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Current Affairs Quiz: 26 November 2016

Nov 26, 2016 13:00 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like Smart Water Distribution Monitoring’ web interface, AIBA’s Legends Award and safeguard duty on import of steel among others.

1.    Who of the following will be conferred with the Legends Award by International Boxing Association (AIBA) on its 70th anniversary?
a)    Kerry Hope
b)    Mary Kom
c)    Vijender Singh
d)    Shiva Thapa

2.    As per Union Government the safeguard duty will be slapped on import of certain steel products that will be dumped in India below a certain price. What is the minimum price below which the duty will be slapped?
a)    USD 290 per tonne
b)    USD 409 per tonne
c)    USD 504 per tonne
d)    USD 610 per tonne

3.    Who of the following took charge of Hockey India as its president in November 2016?
a)    Mariamma Koshy
b)    Narinder Dhruv Batra
c)    Tapan Das
d)    Mushtaque Ahmad

4.    India in recent past signed an agreement with an international agency to accept digital payments. Name the agency.
a)    Food and Agriculture Organization
b)    International Civil Aviation Organization
c)    United States Agency for International Development
d)    World Tourism Organization

5.    Name the portal and mobile app that was launched by Union Government to offer air travelers a convenient and hassle free experience.
a)    UDJA
b)    AirSewa
c)    AirIt
d)    AeroKraft

6.    Who of the following resigned as the Chancellor of Nalanda University in November 2016?
a)    Vivian Balakrishnan
b)    George Yeo
c)    Amratya Sen
d)    Goh Chok Tong

7.    Name the country that in November 2016 signed a revised peace agreement with the country’s largest rebel movement named FARC to end the half century old hostility.
a)    Colombia
b)    Philippines
c)    Indonesia
d)    Israel

8.    The Supreme Court directed the suspension of licences for possessing, stocking and selling of fire crackers in a state/UT till further orders. Name it.
a)    Kerala
b)    Delhi-NCR
c)    Uttarakhand
d)    Punjab

9.    Name the former editor of The Times of India who died in November 2016.
a)    Devyani Chaubal
b)    BK Karanjia
c)    Dileep Padgaonkar
d)    Praful Bidwai

10.    Army in November 2016 launched a full fledged Bench of the Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT) at a Military Station in
a)    Jammu
b)    Kashmir
c)    Punjab
d)    West Bengal

11.    Constitution Day is celebrated across India on
a)    25 November
b)    26 November
c)    1 December
d)    26 January

12.    Name the body/ministry that announced new standards for manufacturers of products to check mis-labelling.
a)    FSSAI
b)    Ministry of Health
c)    Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution
d)    Bureau of Indian Standards

13.    What will be the theme for the 12th International Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition, PETROTECH-2016 that will be held in New Delhi from 5 to 7 December 2016?
a)    Hydrocarbons to fuel the future – Choices and Challenges
b)    Hydrocarbons a life for the world – Challenges and Choices
c)    Hydrocarbons are future
d)    Hydrocarbon and Oil

14.    Name the state that in November 2016 formally launched the Smart Water Distribution Monitoring’ web interface through which people can check the status of drinking water in the water tanks.
a)    Andhra Pradesh
b)    Goa
c)    Punjab
d)    Uttar Pradesh

15.    The Fifth International Tourism Mart for the North Eastern Region was formally inaugurated in
a)    Tawang
b)    Guwahati
c)    Imphal
d)    Itanagar

ANSWER

1. (c) Mary Kom
2. (c) USD 504
3. (a) Mariamma Koshy
4. (c) United States Agency for International Development
5. (b) AirSewa
6. (b) George Yeo
7. (a) Colombia
8. (b) Delhi-NCR
9. (c) Dileep Padgaonkar
10. (a) Jammu
11. (b) 26 November
12. (a) FSSAI
13. (a) Hydrocarbons to fuel the future – Choices and Challenges
14. (a) Andhra Pradesh
15. (c) Imphal

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