Current Affairs NOV-16 MCQ-278

Recently, India hosted the Seventh Session of the Conference of Parties (COP7) to WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) in

(A) Bengaluru
(B) Mumbai
(C) Greater Noida
(D) Gurugram
(E) Chennai

The World Pneumonia Day is observed across the world on

(A) 2-Nov
(B) 5-Nov
(C) 11-Nov
(D) 12-Nov
(E) 14-Nov

Reuven Rivlin, who visited India, recently, is the present President of which of the following countries?

(A) Sweden
(B) Spain
(C) Norway
(D) Finland
(E) Israel

Which state govt recently launched a programme named “Har Ghar Bijli Lagataar” to provide free electricity connection to about 50 lakh households above the poverty line?

(A) Uttar Pradesh
(B) Rajasthan
(C) Madhya Pradesh
(D) Bihar
(E) Punjab

Which of the following state govts observed Nov 1 as ‘No Tobacco Day’ in an effort to discourage tobacco use in the state?

(A) Kerala
(B) Tamil Nadu
(C) Nagaland
(D) Punjab
(E) Bihar

PM Narendra Modi recently inaugurated the three-day Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR)in

(A) Mumbai
(B) Chennai
(C) Kolkata
(D) Hyderabad
(E) New Delhi

Which of the following is the first indigenous aircraft carrier which is scheduled to be commissioned in 2021?

(A) INS Vikrant
(B) INS Vishal
(C) INS Vikramaditya
(D) INS Viraat
(E) None of these

The world’s first hydrogen-powered, zero-emission passenger train named Coradia iLintwas unveiled recently in

(A) France
(B) Germany
(C) Spain
(D) China
(E) Japan

The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship recently announced launch of Pradhan Mantri Yuva Yojana to scale up an ecosystem of

(A) sports stadiums
(B) skilled labourers
(C) vocational training centres
(D) visa processing centres
(E) entrepreneurship for youngsters

Leonard Cohen, who died recently, was a world famous

(A) dancer
(B) singer-songwriter
(C) guitarist
(D) novelist
(E) actor-director

Name the Indian-origin man from South Africa who was recently awarded the Global Citizen Award for his “innovative and visionary” contribution to the global community. He is the founder of the ‘Gift of the Givers Foundation.’

(A) Ahmed Kathrada
(B) NarinderSingh Kapany
(C) Ronnie Govender
(D) Imtiaz Sooliman
(E) Karthy Govender

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully tested its unmanned combat aerial vehicle recently which is named

(A) Maruti
(B) Rustom-2
(C) Panchhi-2
(D) Hansha
(E) Chetak