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Current Affairs Quiz: 28 November 2016

Nov 28, 2016 19:00 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like Indian film to be screened at the UN Headquarters, AIBA Youth World Championships and AIBA Youth World Championships in Australia among others.

1. Who of the following became the third Indian boxer to clinch gold medal at the AIBA Youth World Championships?
a) Vikas Krishan
b) Sachin Singh
c) Naman Tanwar
d) Thokchom Nanao Singh

2. IIT study recently highlighted that burning of biomass helps in increasing atmospheric aerosols and in turn atmospheric warming. The study was conducted in which Indian city?
a) Kanpur
b) Delhi
c) Mumbai
d) Ludhiana

3. Who of the following won the women’s singles title of 2016 Hong Kong Open Super Series?
a) Tai Tzu Ying
b) PV Sindhu
c) Chou Tien-chen
d) Saina Nehwal

4. Who of the following won the men’s singles title at the 2016 Hong Kong Open Super Series?
a) Sameer Verma
b) Chen Long
c) Wong Wing Ki
d) Ng Ka Long Angus

5. Name the thunderstorm that killed at least six people in the Australian city of Melbourne in last week of November 2016.
a) Asthma
b) Downburst
c) Akkadian
d) Aputsiaq

6. Who of the following was given an additional charge of Chairman-sum-Managing Director of Eastern Coalfields Ltd, a subsidiary of Coal India Limited?
a) Shashikant Yadav
b) N V Srinivasan
c) Rajiv Ranjan Mishra
d) None of the above

7. Who of the following was elected as the new National President of Trade body Indo-American Chamber of Commerce (IACC) for 2016-17?
a) Ishaat Hussain
b) N V Srinivasan
c) Harish Bhat
d) None of the above

8. When is the National Milk Day observed?
a) 26 November
b) 25 November
c) 28 November
d) None of the above

The Board of Tata Steel recently removed Cyrus Mistry as the Chairman of the company. Who of the following will take over as the Interim Chairman of the entity?
a) Nusli Wadia
b) Ishaat Hussain
c) Harish Bhat
d) OP Bhatt

10. Who was recently appointed as the 16th Chief of Pakistan Army?
a) Raheel Sharif
b) Zubair Hayat
c) Qamar Javed Bajwa
d) Javed Iqbal Ramday

11. The Union Government recently constituted a committee, to be headed by NITI Aayog CEO, to push cashless transactions. Who is the CEO of NITI Aayog?
a) Arvind Panagariya
b) Amitabh Kant
c) Ramesh Chand
d) Bibek Debroy

12. Name the Indian golfer who won the inaugural Qatar Ladies Open.
a) Aditi Ashok
b) Sharmila Nicollet
c) Ankita Tiwana
d) Smriti Mehra

13. Name the noted Marathi author and Sahitya akademi awardee who passed away in recent past in Pune.
a) Ravindra Kalia
b) Mahasweta Devi
c) Anand Yadav
d) Labhshankar Thakar

14. Dilip Padgaonkar who died in recent past was a part of Union Government’s three-member interlocutors’ team. The team was chosen to hold dialogues with people of which state?
a) Andhra Pradesh
b) Manipur
c) Assam
d) Jammu & Kashmir

15. Which Indian film has been invited for a special screening at the UN Headquarters?
a) Pink
b) Udta Punjab
c) Neerja
d) Aligarh

1. (b) Sachin Singh
2. (a) Kanpur
3. (b) PV Sindhu
4. (d) Ng Ka Long Angus
5. (a) Asthma
6. (c) Rajiv Ranjan Mishra
7. (b) N V Srinivasan
8. (a) 26 November
9. (d) OP Bhatt
10. (c) Qamar Javed Bajwa
11. (b) Amitabh Kant
12. (a) Aditi Ashok
13. (c) Anand Yadav
14.(d) Jammu & Kashmir
15. (a) Pink

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