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Current Affairs Quiz: 23 November 2016

Nov 23, 2016 19:00 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like Associate Member of CERN, former Governor of Madhya Pradesh and President of FICCI for the year 2017 among others.

1. Which country became as Associate Member of European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) recently?
a) Japan
b) Russia
c) India
d) China

2. Taking into consideration the problems being faced by small borrowers in repaying their loan dues, RBI decided to provide an additional 60 days time for repayment of loan of up to what amount?
a) 5 crore rupees
b) 2.5 crore rupees
c) 1 crore rupees
d) 50 Lakh rupees

3. Name the former Governor of Madhya Pradesh who died recently.
a) Dinesh Yadav
b) Ram Naresh Yadav
c) Satish Kaushik
d) Kedarnath Sinha

4. Which Expressway was inaugurated by UP Government recently as the India’s longest expressway in the Indian road network?
a) Yamuna Expressway
b) Agra-Lucknow Expressway
c) DND Expressway
d) Allahabad Bypass Expressway

5. Which country recently launched the world’s longest super-secure quantum communication line?
a) Japan
b) South Korea
c) Russia
d) China

6. The 13th World Robot Olympiad will be held for the first time in India. What will be the theme of the competition?
a) Rap the Scrap
b) Robot Explorers
c) Saving the Global Environment
d) Robots promote tourism

7. Who of the following was NOT included in the awardees list of the Presidential Medal of Freedom for the year 2016?
a) Robert De Niro
b) Michael Jordan
c) Tom Hanks
d) Jim Carrey

8. Who was recently elected as the President of FICCI for the year 2017?
a) Harshavardhan Neotia
b) Rashesh Shah
c) Pankaj R. Patel
d) Jyotsna Suri

9. Identify the renowned physicist and former ISRO Chairman who passed away recently.
a) MGK Menon
b) Meghnad Saha
c) Amal Kumar Raychaudhuri
d) None of the above

10. Name the renowned Hindi and Bhojpuri litterateur who died in November 2016. He was the author of several books including Sonamati.
a) Ramesh Chandra Jha
b) Bhisham Sahni
c) Amarkant
d) Viveki Rai

11. India recently signed a deal for implementation of Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI) with which country.
a) Japan
b) Singapore
c) Switzerland
d) South Korea

12. Name the Indian Carnatic vocalist who died in recent past.
a) MS Subbulakshmi
b) M Balamuralikrishna
c) Tyagaraja
d) Maharajapuram Santhanam

13. South Korea approved a deal to share intelligence on North Korea directly with a country. Name it.
a) The United States
b) Japan
c) Germany
d) Russia

14. Name the indigenously built nuclear capable ballistic missile that was successfully test-fired by India in fourth week of November 2016 from a test range off Odisha Coast.
a) Agni-I
b) Agni-II
c) Agni-III
d) None of the above

15. Name the spacecraft of Russia that reached the International Space Station, carrying a European, a Russian and an American astronaut.
a) Voskhod
b) Salyut
c) Soyuz
d) Vostok

1. (c) India
2. (c) 1 crore rupees
3. (b) Ram Naresh Yadav
4. (b) Agra-Lucknow Expressway
5. (d) China
6. (a) Rap the Scrap
7. (d) Jim Carrey
8. (c) Pankaj R. Patel
9. (a) MGK Menon
10. (d) Viveki Rai
11. (c) Switzerland
12. (b) M. Balamuralikrishna
13. (b) Japan
14. (a) Agni-I
15. (c) Soyuz

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