Current Affairs NOV-16 MCQ-277

The venue of the 47th International Film Festival of India is

(A) Mumbai
(B) New Delhi
(C) Bangalore
(D) Goa
(E) Jaipur

Which country recently awarded eight scientists International Prize for Water, named after Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz, at United Nations headquarters in New York?

(A) Saudi Arabia
(B) UAE
(C) Iran
(D) Bahrain
(E) Kuwait

Name the veteran Bollywood actress to be honored by the upcoming Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) with a Lifetime Achievement Award?

(A) HemaMalini
(B) Sharmila Tagore
(C) Rekha
(D) Shabana Azmi
(E) Sridevi

As per the news published in financial newspapers, Corporation Bank is contemplating shifting its major operations from its head office which is located in

(A) Bengaluru
(B) Mangaluru
(C) Chennai
(D) Kochi
(E) Hyderabad

President Jacob Zuma survived a no-confidence vote in parliament in which of the following countries recently?

(A) South Africa
(B) Australia
(C) New Zealand
(D) Austria
(E) Zimbabwe

____ has won the prestigious 2016 Golden Peacock Award for Corporate Governance.

(A) SAIL
(B) GAIL
(C) Indian Oil
(D) ONGC
(E) Coal India

Who among the following has been chosen to be honored with 2016 Tata Literature Live Poet Laureate Award?

(A) Javed Akhtar
(B) Loy Mendonsa
(C) Guzar
(D) Shankar Mahadevan
(E) Prasoon Joshi

Which of the following institutions and the Govt of India on have signed a USD 500-mn loan pact to build a 9.8 km long road bridge across the Ganges River in Bihar? This will be India’s longest river bridge.

(A) World Bank
(B) IMF
(C) Asian Development Bank (ADB)
(D) New Development Bank
(E) AIl

Who among the following has been appointed as the CEO of the World Bank?

(A) Mulyani Indrawati
(B) Irina Bokova
(C) Daniel itov
(D) Antonio Guterres
(E) KristalinaGeorgieva

The central govt is to set up a clean energy equity fund for govt’s ambitious target of adding 175 GW renewable energy generation capacity by 2022. The size of the fund is

(A) USD1bn
(B) USD2bn
(C) USD3bn
(D) USD 4 bn
(E) USD5bn

As decided by the GST Council recently, nearly half of the consumer inflation basket goods including food grains, will be taxed at

(A) 0%
(B) 5%
(C) 12%
(D) 15%
(E) 18%

Which of the following NASA missions now holds the Guinness World Record for highest altitude (70,006.4 km) fix of a GPS signal?

(A) Cassini-Huygens
(B) Galileo
(C) Juno
(D) Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
(E) Magnetospheric Multiscale mission (MMS)