Current Affairs NOV-2016 MCQ-277

The World Science Day for Peace and Development is observed globally on

(A) 2-Nov
(B) 5-Nov
(C) 6-Nov
(D) 10-Nov
(E) 14-Nov

Gurumoorthy Mahalingam took charge as full-time member of SEBI recently. Who among the following is the present chairman of SEBI?

(A) TS Vijayan
(B) Shashi Kant Sharma
(C) AS Kiran Kumar
(D) CB Bhave
(E) Upendra Kumar Sinha

Which of the following banks launched India’s first banking robot named “Lakshmi” recently?

(A) Centurian Bank
(B) Karur Vysya Bank
(C) Jammu and Kashmir Bank
(D) Federal Bank
(E) City Union Bank

The Govthas hiked the MSP of wheat by Rs 100 per quintal and pulses by up to Rs 550 a quintal to boost the output of these rabi crops and check prices. The term MSP means

(A) Minimum Support Price
(B) Maximum Support Price
(C) Monitored Support Price
(D) Managed Support Price
(E) None of these

Which country was recently elected as chairman of the Association of Natural Rubber Producing Countries (ANRPC) in the 39th Assembly Session held at Guwahati?

(A) Vietnam
(B) Indonesia
(C) India
(D) China
(E) Cambodia

PM Narendra Modi recently presented the Ramnath Goenka Awards in New Delhi. The awards honour exceptional work across 28 categories related to

(A) education
(B) journalism
(C) scientific research
(D) social service
(E) None of these

President Pranab Mukherjee recently approved what percent hike in Dearness Allowance to central govt employees?

(A) 1%
(B) 2%
(C) 3%
(D) 5%
(E) 6%

The RBI recently appointed who among the following as an Executive Director (ED)?

(A) G Mahalingam
(B) Ravindra Dholakia
(C) M Rajeshwar Rao
(D) Pami Dua
(E) Chetan Ghate

Who among the following scripted history as he/she won the US Senate seat from California, becoming the first Indian-American to reach the feat?

(A) Preet Bharara
(B) Rajat Gupta
(C) Kamala Harris
(D) Ami Bera
(E) None of these

India has so far signed civil nuclear deal(s) with which of the following countries?

(A) Kazakhstan
(B) Argentina
(C) Namibia
(D) US
(E) All the above

India and Japan have signed ten agreements to boost the bilateral cooperation between the two nations. Which of the following is one of them?

(A) MoU on Cooperation in the Field of Outer Space
(B) MoU on Mutual Collaboration in Marine and Earth Science and Technology
(C) MoU in the Field of Agriculture and Food Related Industry
(D) MoU for Transport and Urban Development
(E) All the above

What is the currency of Israel?

(A) Sol
(B) Rand
(C) Riel
(D) Baht
(E) New Shekel