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Current Affairs Quiz: 9 November 2016

Nov 9, 2016 19:00 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like Conference of Parties, US Presidential Election and withdrawal of currency banknotes.

1. The National Convention on Innovations in Green Highways was recently inaugurated in which of following cities?
a) Hyderabad
b) Chennai
c) Lucknow
d) New Delhi

2. Girish Nikam recently died after a heart attack at the age of 59. He was related to which of the following fields?
a) Acting
b) Politics
c) Real Estate
d) Journalism

3. 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

4.
The Uttarakhand High Court recently demanded putting a ban on all construction within how many kilometres radius of the glaciers?
a) 30 km
b) 25 km
c) 20 km
d) 15 km

5. Who will be honoured with Tata Literature Live! Lifetime Achievement Award for 2016?
a) Amitav Ghosh
b) Porochista Khakpour
c) Jhumpa Lahiri
d) Amy Tan

6. Which personality was appointed as the brand ambassador of Switzerland tourism?
a) Ranveer Singh
b) Sachin Tendulkar
c) Mahendra Singh Dhoni
d) Shah Rukh Khan

7. Who was appointed as MD & CEO of Central Registry of Securitisation Asset Reconstruction and Security Interest of India (CERSAI)?
a) Rahul Sehgal
b) Praveen Kumar Sharma
c) Ramesh Yadav
d) S Krishnamoorthy

8. Who won the 2016 US Presidential Elections?
a) Donald Trump
b) Hillary Clinton
c) Gary Johnson
d) Jill Stein

9. Union Government recently signed loan agreement with which bank to improve Assam’s Power Distribution?
a) World Bank
b) International Monetary Fund
c) United Nations Economic and Social Council
d) Asian Development Bank

10. The Reserve Bank of India recently notified withdrawal of legal tender of which denominations of Bank Notes?
a) 100 and 500 rupees notes
b) 50 and 100 rupees notes
c) 500 and 1000 rupees notes
d) 50 and 1000 rupees notes

11. Name the organisation that in its report said that the five years from 2011 to 2015 were the warmest on record.
a) European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites
b) Blue Hill Meteorological Observatory
c) Kandilli Observatory
d) World Meteorological Organisation

12. Who of the following will be awarded with Madhya Pradesh’s Rashtriya Kalidas Samman for the year 2015-16?
a) Raj Bisaria
b) Banshi Kaul
c) Heisnam Kanhailal
d) Kalamandalam Gopi

13. Who of the following will be awarded with Madhya Pradesh’s Rashtriya Kalidas Samman for the year 2016-17?
a) Raj Bisaria
b) Banshi Kaul
c) Anupam Kher
d) Puttaraj Gavai

14. Who is most likely to be selected as the mascot of ‘Incredible India’ campaign?
a) Amitabh Bachchan
b) Priyanka Chopra
c) Narendra Modi
d) Sidharth Malhotra

15.
Nalanda University’s RASP project concerns which ancient city?
a) Bodhgaya
b) Rajgir
c) Kesaria
d) Pawapuri

ANSWER
1. (d) Lucknow
2. (d) Journalism
3. (b) Seventh
4. (b) 25 km
5. (a) Amitav Ghosh
6. (a) Ranveer Singh
7. (b) Praveen Kumar Sharma
8. (a) Donald Trump
9. (d) Asian Development Bank
10. (c) 500 and 1000 rupees notes
11. (d) World Meteorological Organisation
12. (a) Raj Bisaria
13. (b) Banshi Kaul
14. (c) Narendra Modi
15. (b) Rajgir

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