Current Affairs NOV-2016 MCQ-274

S Ramadorai, who has resigned as chairman of the govt’s skill development agencies NSDA and NSDC, was formerly heading

(A) Wipro
(B) TCS
(C) Infosys
(D) HCL
(E) Tech Mahindra

The joint military training exercise “Sampriti-2016” is conducted between India and

(A) Sri Lanka
(B) Nepal
(C) Bhutan
(D) Bangladesh
(E) Vietnam

China has selected historical-adventure film Xuanzang as its official entry for the 89th Academy Awards (Oscars). Who among the following is a co-star in the film?

(A) Jimmy Shergill
(B) Irrfan Khan
(C) AamirKhan
(D) Sonu Sood
(E) Amitabh Bachchan

Avinash RaiKhannaisall set to be appointed as a member of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC). Who is the chairman of NHRC?

(A) Cyriac Joseph
(B) HL Dattu
(C) KG Balakrishnan
(D) S Rajendra Babu
(E) AS Anand

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) issued the second tranche of USD 300 mn for the Power Sector Investment Programme of which of the following states recently?

(A) Sikkim
(B) Manipur
(C) Assam
(D) Mizoram
(E) Tripura

Which state govthas signed an agreement with Canada to implement a joint action plan on urban infrastructure development in the state?

(A) Maharashtra
(B) Gujarat
(C) Rajasthan
(D) Haryana
(E) Punjab

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved a three-year $12-bn loan program for Egypt, the largest such package to a Middle East nation The currency of Egypt is

(A) Peso
(B) Franc
(C) Dollar
(D) Pound
(E) Euro

SSP Chawrasia is associated with which of the following games?

(A) Squash
(B) Golf
(C) Billiards
(D) Discuss Throw
(E) Archery

The Nikkei India Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) rose to a 22-month peak in Oct2016 of

(A) 46
(B) 48.1
(C) 52.1
(D) 54.4
(E) 55.6

The Ministry of Railways has appointed who among the following as a Brand Ambassador for Swachh Rail Mission?

(A) Bindeshwar Pathak
(B) Nana Patekar
(C) VidyaBalan
(D) Medha Patkar
(E) AmitabhBachchan

Who among the following has been named the first Indian ambassador for Switzerland Tourism to promote Swiss campaign for 2017 – “Nature wants you back!”?

(A) HrithikRoshan
(B) Shah Rukh Khan
(C) Arjun Kapoor
(D) Ranbir Kapoor
(E) Ranveer Singh

The book ‘An Era of Darkness: The British Empire in India’ is authored by

(A) Shashi Tharoor
(B) M Hamid Ansari
(C) Pranab Mukherjee
(D) Manmohan Singh
(E) Lal Krishna Advani