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Current Affairs Quiz: 24 November 2016

Nov 24, 2016 19:01 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Measuring the Information Society Report and Information Society Report among others.

1.
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs recently approved the setting up of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV) in how many districts?
a) 34
b) 48
c) 57
d) 62

2. Which data satellite was launched by China recently?
a) Tianlian I-01
b) Tianlian I-02
c) Tianlian I-03
d) Tianlian I-04

3. Who was appointed as the CEO of State Bank of Mauritius (SBM) Group?
a) Siby Sebastian
b) Gaganjeet Bhullar
c) Pankaj Patel
d) Kamala Harris

4. India recently signed Joint Declaration for the implementation of Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI) with which country?
a) Switzerland
b) Malaysia
c) Mauritius
d) Greece

5. Which online home rental solutions provider firm was acquired by Quikr recently?
a) Grabhouse
b) Oyo Rooms
c) Zo Rooms
d) Trivago

6. Who of the following was named as the US Ambassador to the United Nations by President-elect Donald Trump?
a) Betsy DeVos
b) Nikki Haley
c) Jay Van Andel
d) Kevin P Chavous

7. Who of the following was named as the education secretary of the US by President-elect Donald Trump?
a) Betsy DeVos
b) Nikki Haley
c) Jay Van Andel
d) Kevin P Chavous

8.
Name the organisation/Institution that released the 2016 edition of the Measuring the Information Society Report.
a) International Telecommunication Union
b) UNESCO
c) World Bank
d) None of the above

9. Name the country that topped in the Measuring the Information Society Report that was released in recent past.
a) Republic of Korea
b) Japan
c) The US
d) Denmark

10. Name the country that was ranked last in the Information Society Report that was released in recent past.
a) Chad
b) Guinea-Bissau
c) South Sudan
d) Niger

11. What was India’s rank in the Information Society Report that was released in recent past?
a) 99
b) 108
c) 138
d) 142

12.
The National Green Tribunal recently ordered environment audit of all the government buildings of which of the following States/UTs?
a) Delhi
b) Chandigarh
c) Maharashtra
d) Punjab

13. What was the theme of the 24th APEC Summit that concluded recently in Lima, Peru?
a) Challenges and opportunities for free trade and investment
b) Food security, climate change and access to water
c) Towards real and functional connectivity in the region
d) Quality Growth and Human Development

14
. Which of the following countries will chair the 2017 Energy Club of Shanghai Cooperation Organization?
a) Uzbekistan
b) Mongolia
c) Turkey
d) China

15. Who of the following will be the Special Guest at the Youth Pravasi Bharatiya Divas?
a) Antonio Costa
b) Donald Ramtar
c) Michael Ashwin Satyandre Adhin
d) None of the above

ANSWERS
1. (d) 62
2. (d) Tianlian I-04
3. (a) Siby Sebastian
4. (a) Switzerland
5. (a) Grabhouse
6. (b) Nikki Haley
7. (a) Betsy DeVos
8. (a) International Telecommunication Union
9. (a) Republic of Korea
10. (d) Niger
11. (c) 138
12. (a) Delhi
13. (d) Quality Growth and Human Development
14. (c) Turkey
15. (c) Michael Ashwin Satyandre Adhin

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