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Current Affairs Quiz: 25 November 2016

Nov 25, 2016 19:02 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like 14th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, 10th Asia Pacific Screen Awards and Airtel Payments Bank among others.

1. Who will be the Chief Guest at the 14th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas?
a) Antonio Costa
b) Donald Ramtar
c) Michael Ashwin Satyandre Adhin
d) None of the above

2. Who was honoured with Centenary Award for Indian Film Personality of the year at the 47th International Film Festival of India (IFFI)?
a) SP Bala Subrahmanyam
b) AR Rehman
c) Udit Narayan
d) Gulzar

3. Which Indian actor won the Best Actor Award at the 10th Asia Pacific Screen Awards?
a) Nawazuddin Siddiqui
b) Manoj Bajpayee
c) Naseeruddin Shah
d) Om Puri

4. What is the theme of the 2016 International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women?
a) Pink the World - raise funds to end violence against women
b) Violet the World - raise funds to end violence against women
c) Orange the World - raise funds to end violence against women
d) None of the above

Which of the following state government launched the Smart Water Distribution Monitoring web portal?
a) Maharashtra
b) Punjab
c) Haryana
d) Andhra Pradesh

6. Which of the following organization recently launched India's first Payments Bank?
a) Airtel Payments Bank Limited
b) Aditya Birla Nuvo Limited
c) Reliance Industries Limited
d) Vodafone m-pesa Limited

7. Airtel Payments Bank Limited recently launched India's first live Payments Bank in which of the following states?
a) Haryana
b) Rajasthan
c) Uttar Pradesh
d) Maharashtra

8. Who of the following was recently appointed the Chairman of the National Highways Authority of India?
a) Yudhvir Singh Malik
b) Raghav Chandra
c) Yogendra Narain
d) None of the above

9. Name the twin-seat aircraft that in November 2016 received the Initial Operation Clearance (IOC).
a) Jaguar DARIN I
b) Jaguar DARIN II
c) Jaguar DARIN III
d) Jaguar DARIN IV

10. Name the region/Country that was struck with a fierce hurricane and a powerful offshore earthquake in fourth week of November 2016.
a) Central America
b) North America
c) South America
d) Brazil

11. The Palampur Assembly Constituency of Himachal Pradesh that became the first e-Assembly constituency of India. Palampur constituency lies in which district of Himachal Pradesh?
a) Hamirpur
b) Bilaspur
c) Mandi
d) Kangra

12. Which country has unearthed evidences of a lost 7000-year-old city?
a) India
b) China
c) Egypt
d) Greece

13. NASA food scientists recently developed a healthy meal replacement for their future space mission. What is that discovery?
a) Snack bar
b) Shake
c) Juice
d) Candy

14. The Union Government in association with the North Eastern States and West Bengal organised the International Tourism Mart in which place?
a) Guwahati
b) Sikkim
c) Kolkata
d) Manipur

15. Who is the author of the book ‘Death Under the Deodars’?
a) Kiran Desai
b) Amit Chaudhuri
c) Jhumpa Lahiri
d) Ruskin Bond

1. (a) Antonio Costa
2. (a) SP Bala Subrahmanyam
3. (b) Manoj Bajpayee
4. (c) Orange the World - raise funds to end violence against women
5. (d) Andhra Pradesh
6. (a) Airtel Payments Bank Limited
7. (b) Rajasthan
8. (a) Yudhvir Singh Malik
9. (d) Jaguar DARIN III
10. (a) Central America
11. (d) Kangra
12.  (c) Egypt
13. (a) Snack Bars
14. (d) Manipur
15. (d) Ruskin Bond

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