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Weekly Current Affair Quizzes: 21 November to 27 November 2016

Nov 27, 2016 10:00 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader quizzes of the week that covers important happenings of the week. The section revises selected quizzes from the week to help its readers in revising the most important happenings. The topics covered this week include topics like Associate member of CERN, first World Sanskrit Award and 13th World Robot Olympiad among others.

   Which country became as Associate Member of European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) recently?
a)    Japan
b)    Russia
c)    India
d)    China

2.    Name the country that recently launched the world’s longest super-secure quantum communication line?
a)    Japan
b)    South Korea
c)    Russia
d)    China

3.    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

4.    Name the twin-seat aircraft that in November 2016 received the Initial Operation Clearance (IOC).
a)    Jaguar DARIN I
b)    Jaguar DARIN II
c)    Jaguar DARIN III
d)    Jaguar DARIN IV

5.    The 13th World Robot Olympiad will be held for the first time in India. What will be the theme of the competition?
a)    Rap the Scrap
b)    Robot Explorers
c)    Saving the Global Environment
d)    Robots promote tourism

6.    Who of the following won the first World Sanskrit Award?
a)    Mukund Ram Shastri
b)    Maha Chakri Sirindhorn
c)    Daniel H.H. Ingalls
d)    None of the above

7.    Who of the following was named as the US Ambassador to the United Nations by President-elect Donald Trump?
a)    Betsy DeVos
b)    Nikki Haley
c)    Jay Van Andel
d)    Kevin P Chavous

8.    Name the country that topped in the Measuring the Information Society Report that was released in recent past.
a)    Republic of Korea
b)    Japan
c)    The US
d)    Denmark

9.    Who of the following was NOT included in the awardees list of the Presidential Medal of Freedom for the year 2016?
a)    Robert De Niro
b)    Michael Jordan
c)    Tom Hanks
d)    Jim Carrey

10.    South Korea approved a deal to share intelligence on North Korea directly with a country. Name it.
a)    The United States
b)    Japan
c)    Germany
d)    Russia

11.    Name the spacecraft of Russia that reached the International Space Station, carrying a European, a Russian and an American astronaut.
a)    Voskhod
b)    Salyut
c)    Soyuz
d)    Vostok

 Name the state that recently made fitting of auto-dippers mandatory in four-wheel transport vehicles.
a)    Uttar Pradesh
b)    Haryana
c)    Karnataka
d)    Delhi

13.    Which Guided Missile Destroyer ship was commissioned into the Indian Navy recently by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar?
a)    INS Vikrant
b)    INS Chennai
c)    INS Kolkata
d)    INS Vikramaditya

14.    Who is the author of the book titled Gita Press and the Making of Hindu India?
a)    Manu S. Pillai
b)    Madhu Gurung
c)    Akshaya Mukul
d)    Sophia Khan

15.    Recently, who was awarded with the International Peace Prize by Indian Government for his efforts in ensuring world peace?
a)    Baba Ramdev
b)    Sri Sri Ravishankar
c)    Sri Ramakrishna Paramhansa
d)    Dadi Janki


1. (c) India
2. (d) China
3. (c) Mary Kom
4. (d) Jaguar DARIN III
5. (a) Rap the Scrap
6. (b) Maha Chakri Sirindhorn
7. (b) Nikki Haley
8. (a) Republic of Korea
9. (d) Jim Carrey
10. (b) Japan
11. (c) Soyuz
12. (b) Haryana
13. (b) INS Chennai
14. (c) Akshaya Mukul
15. (b) Sri Sri Ravishankar

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