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Current Affairs Quiz: 23 November 2017

Nov 23, 2017 16:37 IST
Current Affairs Quiz: 23 November 2017

23 November 2017: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover the topics like Hyderabad Metro Rail, Mahila Shakti Kendra and 15th Finance Commission among others.

1. Name the UBS India Chief who resigned recently.
a) Aashish Kamat
b) Manish Girotra
c) Bipin Rawat
d) Sunil Lamba

2. Name the first Indian woman physician who was honoured with the Google Doodle.
a) Neelima Mukherjee
b) Rukhmabai Raut
c) Yashoda Bai
d) Shreya Gupta

3. Anuk Arudpragasam, who won the 2017 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature, hails from which country?
a) India
b) Bangladesh
c) Sri Lanka
d) Malaysia

4. Who became the first woman to be appointed as Black Rod at the House of Lords, UK?
a) Adriana Hunter
b) Isabel Ashdown
c) Elleke Boehmer
d) Sarah Clarke

5. Which company launched India’s first Electric Vehicle (EV) charging station in Nagpur?
a) Indian Oil Corporation‎
b) Oil and Natural Gas Corporation
c) Hindustan Petroleum
d) Bharat Petroleum

6. As per the Truecaller Insights' report, which Indian bank is largest bank by volume of SMSes?
a) Central Bank of India
b) State Bank of India
c) Punjab National Bank
d) Oriental Bank of Commerce

7. Which state recently announced setting up of Gender Budget Cell?
a) Assam
b) Gujarat
c) Maharashtra
d) West Bengal

8. Who was appointed as the Director General of Doordarshan News?
a) Hina Dutt
b) Supriya Sahu
c) Veena Jain
d) Ira Joshi

9. The metro rail of which city is going to roll out driver-less technology?
a) Delhi Metro Rail
b) Hyderabad Metro Rail
c) Mumbai Metro Rail
d) Kochi Metro Rail

10. Union Cabinet recently introduced which new scheme?
a) Mahila Shakti Kendra
b) Mahila Samridhi Yojana
c) Mahila Udhyami Yojana
d) Rashtriya Mahila Kosh

11. The Union Cabinet has approved signing of an agreement on co-operation and mutual assistance in customs matters between India and which nation?
a) Germany
b) Japan
c) Philippines
d) Sri Lanka

12. The Union Cabinet has approved signing of an agreement on cooperation to combat all forms of terrorism and organised crime between India and which nation?
a) US
b) UK
c) Russia
d) Pakistan

13. The Union Cabinet has approved the setting up of the 15th Finance Commission. The commission would start making recommendations for a period of five years starting from which year?
a) 2020
b) 2018
c) 2019
d) 2022

14. The Union government has initiated 'safe-city' plan in 8 metropolitan cities for whom?
a) Adolescent Children
b) Under privileged people
c) Woman
d) Senior Citizens

15. Emmerson Mnangagwa is going to be sworn in as which nation’s President?
a) Tunisia
b) Egypt
c) Colombia
d) Zimbabwe

ANSWERS

1. (a) Aashish Kamat
2. (b) Rukhmabai Raut
3. (c) Sri Lanka
4. (d) Sarah Clarke
5. (a) Indian Oil Corporation‎
6. (b) State Bank of India
7. (c) Maharashtra
8. (d) Ira Joshi
9. (b) Hyderabad Metro Rail
10. (a) Mahila Shakti Kendra
11. (c) Philippines
12. (c) Russia
13. (a) 2020
14. (c) Woman
15. (d) Zimbabwe

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