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Weekly Current Affair Quizzes: 7 November to 13 November 2016

Nov 13, 2016 11:01 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 Indo-Japan agreements, Vice President-elect of US and Smart India Hackthon 2017 among others.

1. India and Japan in November 2016 signed ten agreements to boost the bilateral cooperation between the two nations. Consider the following statements in context the same
I. Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) in the Field of Agriculture and Food Related Industry was inked
II. It signed in New Delhi
III. MoC on the Manufacturing Skill Transfer Promotion Program was inked

Which is/are correct?
a) Only III
b) Only I and II
c) Only I and III
d) I, II and III

2. Who of the following was appointed as Vice President-elect of US by President-elect Donald Trump?
a) Tim Kaine
b) Melania Trump
c) Mike Pence
d) Ted Cruz

3. Which man is the real brain behind Modi’s currency withdrawal move?
a) Arvind Subramanian
b) Anil Bokil
c) T N Manoharan
d) Arun Jaitley

Consider the following statement about Smart India Hackthon 2017 launched recently:
I. It is the world's largest nation-Building Digital Initiative.
II. It was launched by Ministry of Science and Technology.
III. It is a pan-India 36-hour nonstop digital programming competition.

Which is/are correct?

a) Only I
b) I and II
c) I and III
d) II and III

5. How much loan was sanctioned by the Asian Development Bank to improve Assam’s power distribution system?
a) 48 million US dollars
b) 81 million US dollars
c) 26 million US dollars
d) 57 million US dollars

Who will host the ICN 2018 Annual Conference in New Delhi in March –April 2018?
a) Competition Commission of India
b) NITI Aayog
c) Law Commission of India
d) Planning Commission of India

7. India’s first LNG-powered bus was recently launched in which of the following states?
a) Kerala
b) Odisha
c) Tamil Nadu
d) Punjab

8. Who of the following became the first India-American woman to be elected to the U.S. House of Representative?
a) Shyamala Gopalan
b) Kamala Harris
c) Pramila Jayapal
d) Kali Penn

9. Who of the following became the first ever India-American to win the U.S. Senate seat from California?
a) Shyamala Gopalan
b) Kamala Harris
c) Pramila Jayapal
d) Kal Penn

Who among the following was conferred with the Jamnalal Bajaj Foundation Awards for promoting Gandhian values outside India?
a) Sheikh Rached Ghannouchi
b) Barack Obama
c) Al Gore
d) Richard Attenborough

11. The Vice President of India, M. Hamid Ansari, recently released a book authored by Sashi Tharoor. What is the title of the book?
a) The Adivasi Will Not Dance
b) An Era of Darkness: The British Empire in India
c) The Ministry of Utmost Happiness
d) The Ocean of Churn: How the Indian Ocean Shaped Human History

Who of the following was awarded with Reporters without Borders (RSF)-TV5 Monde prize in the journalist category?
a) Seymour Khazi
b) Edouard Perrin
c) Hadi Abdullah
d) Ismail Alexandrani

13. Who of the following was/were awarded with Reporters without Borders (RSF)-TV5 Monde prize in Citizen Journalist category?
a) Leonardo Sakamoto
b) Ali Al-Mearaj
c) Tania Quintero and Ivan García Quintero
d) Lu Yuyu and Li Tingyu

14. Which Mission of NASA created Guinness World Record for highest altitude fix of GPS signal recently?
a) Asteroid Redirect Robotic Mission
b) Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission
c) Orion spacecraft Mission
d) MAVEN: Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN Mission

Lost Ancient River Chandrabhaga flowed near which UNESCO recognised heritage site?
a) Ajanta Caves
b) Konark Sun Temple
c) Agra Fort
d) Hampi

1. (c) Only I and III
2. (c) Mike Pence
3. (b) Anil Bokil
4. (c) I and III
5. (a) 48 million US dollars
6. (a) Competition Commission of India
7. (a) Kerala
8. (c) Pramila Jayapal
9. (b) Kamala Harris
10. (a) Sheikh Rached Ghannouchi
11. (b) An Era of Darkness: The British Empire in India
12. (c) Hadi Abdullah
13. (d) Lu Yuyu and Li Tingyu
14. (b) Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission
15. (b) Konark Sun Temple

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