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ONLINE CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ - NOVEMBER 2015


1) Which country has topped the FIFA world ranking for the first time?
A) Brazil
B) Argentina
C) Belgium
D) Greece

2) Who has topped the list of world most powerful persons released by Forbes recently?
A) Narendra Modi
B) Vladimir Putin
C) Angela Merkel
D) Barack Obama

3) In which year India will host the Under-17 FIFA World Cup?
A) 2016
B) 2017
C) 2018
D) 2019

4) Who was elected as President of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI)?
A) Harshavardhan Neotia
B) Arvind Ranjan
C) Upendra Kumar Sinha
D) Ajit Kumar Seth

5) Name the Pakistani cricketer and husband of tennis player Sania Mirza of India, who has announced his retirement from Test Cricket?
A) Shoaib Malik
B) Shahid Afridi
C) Yusuf Khan
D) Misbah-ul-Haq

6) Name the eminent neurosurgeon and secretary general of Indian Red Cross Society who passed away recently at the age of 70?
A) Dr Ratan Kumar Sinha
B) Deepak Gupta
C) Salil Shetty
D) Satya Paul Agarwal

7) 23rd Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders Summit was held at?
A) Bangkok
B) Manila
C) Seoul
D) Beijing

8) Which country won the Rugby World Cup for record third time by defeating Australia 34-17?
A) South Africa
B) Japan
C) USA
D) New Zealand

9) Name the ambitious project of Google Inc. which has recently been approved by the Indian Government?
A) Project Loon
B) Project Balloon
C) Project Sky Internet
D) Project Moon

10) Name the competition watchdog which has imposed penalties to the tune of Rs 151 crore on Jet Airways, Rs 63 crore on IndiGo and Rs 42 crore on Spice Jet, finding the airlines guilty of colluding in fixing of fuel surcharge for cargo transportation?
A) Competition Commission of India (CCI)
B) Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)
C) Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
D) National Stock Exchange (NSE)

11) Name the state to which the central government will provide highest ever financial assistance of Rs 80,000 crore package for development?
A) Bihar
B) Jammu and Kashmir
C) Arunachal Pradesh
D) Gujarat

12) Government of which state has decided to waive loans taken by over 25,000 weavers amounting to a total of more than Rs 110 crore?
A) Andhra Pradesh
B) Madhya Pradesh
C) Uttar Pradesh
D) Tamil Nadu

13) Who became the 1st player to win ATP World Tour Finals for 4th consecutive time?
A) Andy Murray
B) Roger Federer
C) Rafael Nadal
D) Novak Djokovic

14) Who will be appointed as the next Chief Justice of India (CJI) on 2nd December 2015 replacing the current Chief Justice of India H L Dattu?
A) Justice Anil R Dave
B) Justice T S Thakur
C) Justice Dipak Misra
D) Justice Jasti Chelameswar

15) 13th ASEAN-India Summit was held at?
A) Malaysia
B) Singapore
C) Thailand
D) Japan

16) Name the veteran Bollywood actor who died recently at the age of 86?
A) Dilip Kumar
B) Shammi Kapoor
C) Saeed Jaffrey
D) Amrish Puri

17) Name the Indian city in which the owner of Madame Tussauds, Merlin Entertainments, has announced to open its new venture for Bollywood stars?
A) Mumbai
B) New Delhi
C) Bengaluru
D) Kolkata

18) Name the West Indies cricket player who was suspended by the ICC for illegal bowling action?
A) Dwayne Bravo
B) Kieron Pollard
C) Marlon Samueuls
D) Sunil Narine

19) Name the company in which the Government of India decided to disinvest 10% paid up equity capital out of its shareholding of 78.65%?
A) Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)
B) Coal India Limited
C) Indian Oil Corporation
D) NHPC Limited

20) Name the founder of Hero MotoCorp who died at the age of 92?
A) Brijmohan Lall Munjal
B) Pawan Munjal
C) Pradeep Munjal
D) Prakash Munjal

21) Which Indian language became third most common language in Parliament of Canada after English and French?
A) Punjabi
B) Bengali
C) Gujarati
D) Tamil

22) Which country launched Operation Inherent Resolve to tackle ISIS?
A) France
B) USA
C) Russia
D) Germany

23) Who will head the Governing Council which will oversee the activities of the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) which aims to boost financing for the infra sector in the country?
A) Upendra Kumar Sinha
B) C B Bhave
C) Raghuram Rajan
D) Arun Jaitley

24) For which category railway fares for travel go up by 4.35 percent as service tax levy of 14 per cent and a Swachh Bharat cess of 0.5 per cent become effective from November 2015?
A) Sleeper and all AC Classes
B) First Class and all AC Classes
C) Sleeper Classes
D) All Classes

25) Name the social media giant which is planning to launch a satellite in partnership with France's Eutelsat Communications to bring Internet access to large parts of sub-Saharan Africa?
A) Facebook
B) Twitter
C) WhatsApp
D) Google Plus

26) Name the former president of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) who has been removed from the post of chairman of International Cricket Council (ICC) recently?
A) N Srinivasan
B) Shashank Manohar
C) Jagmohan Dalmiya
D) Rajiv Shukla

27) According to the Annual Global Prosperity Index released by the Legatum Institute, a think tank based in London, what is the rank of India in education among 142 countries?
A) 66
B) 85
C) 92
D) 106

28) NASA celebrated the presence of human at International Space Station (ISS) for long 15 years. NASA is the space agency of which country?
A) USA
B) Russia
C) France
D) China

29) Name the Asian country in which 27th ASEAN Summit was held?
A) Malaysia
B) India
C) Singapore
D) Philippines

30) Name the country which Indian Prime Minister visited recently and signed Civil Nuclear Agreement with it?
A) United Kingdom
B) Canada
C) Japan
D) Russia

31) Which railway station becomes country's first blind friendly station with the unveiling of the station's tactile map and train schedule in Braille?
A) Bengaluru Railway Station
B) Mysuru Railway Station
C) Bellary Railway Station
D) Belgaum Railway Station

32) Against which country Australia will play the historic first day-night cricket test match at Adelaide Oval?
A) Sri Lanka
B) New Zealand
C) England
D) West Indies

33) Name the social networking giant which has partnered with BSNL to sponsor 100 Wi-Fi hotspots in villages across western and southern India?
A) WhatsApp
B) Facebook
C) Twitter
D) Google+

34) Name the former long jump champion who was appointed as the chairperson of Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS)?
A) Prem Kumar
B) Anju Bobby George
C) Sanjay Kumar Rai
D) Vijay Singh Chauhan

35) Name the person who was recently elected vice-president of the world tennis body International Tennis Federation (ITF), was today re-elected as the Asian Tennis Federation (ATF) president for another four-year years?
A) Arvind Kushwaha
B) Anil Khanna
C) K G Balakrishnan
D) Sharad Kumar

36) India has been recently re-elected to the UN Commission on International Trade Law for the term of?
A) 2016 - 2019
B) 2016 - 2020
C) 2016 - 2021
D) 2016 - 2022

37) First International Film Festival for the persons with disabilities will be held at?
A) New Delhi
B) Mumbai
C) Kolkata
D) Pune

38) Government of which state has introduced Mobile Governance recently and 15 mobile application was launched by the Chief Minister Raghubar Das in this respect?
A) Jharkhand
B) West Bengal
C) Maharashtra
D) Karnataka

39) Government of which state banned fishing activities on a 20 kilometers stretch of Dharma-Rushikulya river mouth within Gahirmatha Marine Sanctuary to protect Olive Ridley Sea Turtles for 7 months?
A) West Bengal
B) Andhra Pradesh
C) Kerala
D) Odisha

40) Name the portal launched by the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) in a bid to tackle the threat posed by e-commerce sites to small traders?
A) e-shop
B) e-kirana
C) e-lala
D) e-bazaar

41) Which country is building world's biggest animal cloning center?
A) Germany
B) Russia
C) China
D) USA

42) Which country defeated Belgium to win 2015 Davis Cup tennis title?
A) Great Britain
B) France
C) Switzerland
D) USA

43) In which place International Mei-Ramew (IMR 2015) or Indigenous Terra Madre (ITM 2015) will be held from 7th November 2015?
A) Shillong
B) Itanagar
C) Imphal
D) Agartala

44) Name the system for which the Centre for Development of Telematics (C-DOT) received the Recognition of Excellence award at the ITU World Telecom 2015?
A) GyanSetu
B) VigyanSetu
C) GyanSagar
D) VigyanSagar

45) Name the Indian badminton player (female) who won the Macau Open Grand Prix Gold Badminton tournament for 3rd consecutive time?
A) P V Sindhu
B) Saina Nehwal
C) Jwala Gutta
D) Sunila Apte

46) Who is the new Director of Indian Institute of Rice Research, Hyderabad?
A) Vemuri Ravindra Babu
B) Alok Joshi
C) Naseem Ahmad
D) Soumya Swaminathan

47) Name the telecom operator which announced the acquisition of Russian conglomerate Sistema's Indian telecom unit that will create an operator with 118 million subscriber?
A) Bharti Airtel
B) Vodafone India
C) Idea Cellular
D) Reliance Communications

48) Nitish Kumar sworn-in as Chief Minister of?
A) Jharkhand
B) Chattisgarh
C) Madhya Pradesh
D) Bihar

49) Name the Information Technology (IT) company which has announced to fund hundreds of new entrepreneurs in Indian smart-city space?
A) Oracle Inc.
B) Cognizant
C) Microsoft Corporation
D) Intel Corporation

50) Name the star footballer of Argentina who was made Global Brand Ambassador of Tata Motors recently?
A) Cristiano Ronaldo
B) Neymar
C) Lionel Messi
D) Luis Suarez

51) Who was appointed as President of The Associated Chamber of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) succeeding Rana Kapoor, Yes Bank Managing Director and CEO?
A) R C Tayal
B) Shekhar Basu
C) Mukul Rohatgi
D) Sunil Kanoria

52) On which day National Milk Day was observed to mark 94th birth anniversary of the Father of the White Revolution, Dr Verghese Kurien?
A) 3rd November
B) 10th November
C) 14th November
D) 26th November

53) Who is the author of the book - Rebooting India: Realizing a Billion Aspirations?
A) N R Narayana Murthy
B) Azim Premji
C) Nandan Nilekani
D) Vishal Sikka

54) Which Indian boxer from Assam rises to career best 2nd in AIBA rankings after winning a bronze medal at last month's World championships in Doha?
A) Vijender Singh
B) Akhil Kumar
C) Hawa Singh
D) Shiva Thapa

55) Who became the first ever cricket player to reach 10000 runs in Ranji Trophy history?
A) Amol Muzumdar
B) Wasim Jaffer
C) Mithun Manhas
D) Devendra Bundela

56) With whom the GOI signed a $273 million loan agreement in New Delhi recently to continue improving rural roads in the States of Assam, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha and West Bengal?
A) World Bank
B) International Monetary Fund
C) International Finance Corporation
D) Asian Development Bank

57) Whom did India defeated in the final to win Under-19 Tri-Series cricket title?
A) Australia
B) England
C) Bangladesh
D) Sri Lanka

58) Who was elected as the vice-chairman of Bank of International Settlement (BIS)?
A) Raghuram Rajan
B) Manmohan Singh
C) Ajit Kumar Seth
D) Arun Jaitely

59) Name the Australian fast bowler who has announced his retirement from all forms of international cricket recently?
A) Brett Lee
B) Ryan Harris
C) Nathan Lyon
D) Mitchell Johnson

60) V.N. Misra who passed away recently was related to which field?
A) Archaeology
B) Films
C) Politics
D) Journalism

61) Name the former chief of the country's external intelligence agency, Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) who passed away recently at the age of 94?
A) Achal Kumar Jyoti
B) K Shankaran Nair
C) Om Prakash Rawat
D) Anil Kr Sinha

62) Which country's membership proposal has been rejected by the UNESCO?
A) Kosovo
B) Albania
C) Estonia
D) Jordan

63) Name the nuclear-capable long-range strategic ballistic missile, capable of hitting a target at a distance of 4,000 km, which was successfully test fired recently?
A) Agni-I
B) Agni-II
C) Agni-III
D) Agni-IV

64) Which country has signed Civil Nuclear Pact with India during G-20 Summit?
A) Germany
B) Australia
C) Canada
D) Russia

65) Name the CEO of Nike who has been elected Fortune's Business Person of the Year 2015?
A) Mark Parker
B) Bjorn Gulden
C) Herbert Hainer
D) Samuel John

66) Which country has been declared by World Health Organisation (WHO) as Ebola free?
A) Liberia
B) Sierra Leone
C) Nigeria
D) Rwanda