Current Affairs NOV-16 MCQ-285

_____ will preside over the eighth edition of the Conference of Parties (COP) to WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) which will be held in Switzerland’s Geneva in 2018.

(A) India
(B) China
(C) Japan
(D) US
(E) Malaysia

As part of its efforts to continue the global transition to zero-and-low carbon energy sources, which country has announced two financial projects worth USD 95 mn for India?

(A) US
(B) UK
(C) Russia
(D) Sweden
(E) Germany

Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently launched the “Saur Sujala Yojana” in which of the following states that would provide solar powered irrigation pumps to farmers?

(A) Rajasthan
(B) Haryana
(C) Punjab
(D) Uttar Pradesh
(E) Chhattisgarh

Pandit Amaradeva, who passed away recently, was a legendary singer and composer from

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

PM Narendra Modi recently inaugurated the first ever International Agro-biodiversity Congress (IAC) in

(A) Mumbai
(B) Jaipur
(C) Bhopal
(D) Lucknow
(E) New Delhi

Donald Trump won elected as the 45th president in the recent US presidential elections. He belongs to which of the following parties?

(A) Democratic Party
(B) Republican Party
(C) Libertarian Party
(D) Green Party
(E) None of these

The Public Service Broadcasting Day is observed every year on

(A) 8-Nov
(B) 10-Nov
(C) 11-Nov
(D) 12-Nov
(E) 14-Nov

_____ has been elected the President of the International Hockey Federation at the 45th FIH Congress in Dubai.

(A) Ken Read, Australia
(B) David Balbirnie, Ireland
(C) Narinder Batra, India
(D) Shahbaz Ahmed, Pakistan
(E) None of these

_____ has been termed as the country’s breast cancer capital, with cases at a record high of 40 per lakh of population.

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

The final shelters at the Calais migrant camp were demolished, bringing an end to the jungle camp, in which country recently?

(A) Spain
(B) Greece
(C) Germany
(D) France
(E) Australia