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Current Affairs Quiz: 4 November 2016

Nov 4, 2016 19:00 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like four tier tax structure, clean energy equity fund and Conference of Parties among others.

1. Who was appointed as the new Ambassador of India to the Republic of Lebanon?
a) Sanjiv Arora
b) Rohan Mehra
c) Bimal Kumar
d) Deepak Joshi

2. Who resigned as Managing Director of Southeast Asia, India, Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region of Twitter?
a) Tarjinder Singh
b) Maya Hari
c) Parminder Singh
d) Rajendra Mann

3. Which company tied-up with Archaeological Survey of India for virtual tour of monuments?
a) Yahoo
b) Bing
c) Microsoft
d) Google

4. Name the Padma Shri singer and composer of Sri Lanka who passed away recently?
a) Nimal Mendis
b) Premasiri Khemadasa
c) Ananda Samarakoon
d) Pandit Amaradeva

5. The GST council in November 2016 approved four tier tax structure under the Goods and Services Tax (GST). What is that four tier tax structure?
a) 12, 18, 28 and 40 percent
b) 12, 15, 26 and 32 percent
c) 6, 12, 18 and 26 percent
d) 5, 12, 18 and 28 percent

6. Union Government has decided to launch a clean energy equity fund. The fund will be of what amount?
a) 1 billion
b) 1.25 billion
c) 2 billion
d) 2.5 billion

7. As per UK’s high court, the government does not have the power to invoke an article of European Union treaty. Which article was highlighted by the court?
a) Article 20
b) Article 36
c) Article 50  
d) Article 125  

8. Name the state that has decided to converting 42 state-of-the-art cyber crime labs into cyber police stations.
a) Kerala
b) Delhi
c) Maharashtra
d) Punjab

9. Name the tribe whose history was recently launched in Hindi language by Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla.
a) Gond
b) Mizo
c) Santhal
d) Banni

10. Name the news channel that was asked by inter-ministerial committee to be taken off air for 24 hours on 10 November 2016.
a) ABP news
b) NDTV
c) Zee news
d) News 24

11. India’s first titanium project recently started its test production in which of the following states?
a) Odisha
b) Maharashtra
c) West Bengal
d) Tamil Nadu

12. The International Forum on Adopting an ICT Perspective to Education and Learning recently started in which city?
a) Mumbai
b) Kolkata
c) Chennai
d) New Delhi

13. As per the Paris Agreement on Climate Change that officially entered into force recently, how much the developed countries will raise annually to finance climate change mitigation projects by 2020?
a) 200 billion US dollars
b) 150 billion US dollars
c) 100 billion US dollars
d) 50 billion US dollars

14. The Government of India will be hosting the Conference of Parties for the first time ever. It will be which edition of the conference?
a) Sixth
b) Seventh
c) Eighth
d) Ninth

15. Which Indian actor will be honoured by the upcoming Dubai International Film Festival with a Lifetime Achievement Award?
a) Rekha
b) Amitabh Bachchan
c) Jaya Bachchan
d) Jaya Prada

ANSWERS
1. (a) Sanjiv Arora
2. (c) Parminder Singh
3. (d) Google
4. (d) Pandit Amaradeva
5. (d) 5, 12, 18 and 28 percent
6. (c) 2 billion
7. (c) Article 50  
8. (c) Maharashtra
9. (b) Mizo
10. (b) NDTV
11. (a) Odisha
12. (d) New Delhi
13. (c) 100 billion US dollars
14. (b) Seventh
15. (a) Rekha

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