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Current Affairs Quiz: 29 November 2016

Nov 29, 2016 19:00 IST

29 November 2016, Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like book ‘Conflicts of Interest: My Journey through India's Green Movement’, underwater festival of India and first state to run on a cashless system among others.

1. Who is the author of the book titled ‘Conflicts of Interest: My Journey through India's Green Movement’?
a) Vandana Shiva
b) Sugatha Kumari
c) Sunita Narain
d) Anadish Pal

2. Which words was picked by Dictionary.com as the Word of the Year for 2016?
a) Post Truth
b) Xenophobia
c) Chatbot
d) Adulting

3. Which city will organise the first underwater festival of India?
a) Pune
b) Delhi
c) Bhubaneshwar
d) Kolkata

4. Name the Bank that launched contactless debit card based on Near Field Communication (NFC) technology?
a) State Bank of India
b) Kotak Mahindra Bank
c) United Bank of India
d) South Indian Bank

5. Which bank tied-up with Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC) to digitise payment of bus tickets for its customers?
a) Dena Bank
b) Bank of Baroda
c) YES Bank
d) State Bank of India

6. Who was appointed as Director of Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, Mussoorie?
a) Sheila Das
b) Upma Chawdhry
c) Vineet Thakur
d) Rajat Kapoor

7. Who was appointed as the Director-General of Military Operations (DGMO) recently?
a) Lt-General A K Bhatt
b) Lt-General Ranbir Singh
c) Lt-General Dalbir Singh Suhag
d) Lt-General Arup Raha

Which Indian dairy brand is going to sell its products through e-tailer Amazon in the United States?
a) Amul
b) Mother Dairy
c) Milma
d) Paras

9. Which Indian state is soon going to become the first state to run on a cashless system?
a) Delhi
b) Gujarat
c) Goa
d) Kerala

10. Which Indian state hosted the 47th International Film Festival of India?
a) Goa
b) Delhi
c) Maharashtra
d) Karnataka

11. Which film won the Golden Peacock prize at the 47th IFFI?
a) Afterimage
b) Daughter
c) Cold of Kalandar
d) The Throne

12. Dilip Padgaonkar, who passed away on 25 November 2016, was the former editor-in-chief of which renowned publication?
a) Hindustan Times
b) Times of India
c) The Hindu
d) Indian Express

Which government body is the latest to introduce the third gender column in their forms?
a) Indian Railways
b) University Grants Commission (UGC)
c) Central Board of Secondary Education
d) University of Delhi

Who won the French conservative presidential candidature?
a) Alain Juppe
b) François Fillon
c) Le Pen
d) Nicolas Sarkozy

15. Who won the 2016 Davis Cup?
a) Argentina
b) Croatia
c) United States
d) Great Britain


1.(c) Sunita Narain
2. (b) Xenophobia
3. (a) Pune
4. (d) South Indian Bank
5. (c) YES Bank
6. (b) Upma Chawdhry
7. (a) Lt-General A K Bhatt
8.(a) Amul
9.(c) Goa
10.(a) Goa
11. (b) Daughter
12. (b) Times of India
 13.(a) Indian Railways
14.(b) François Fillon
15. (a) Argentina

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