Current Affairs NOV-2016 MCQ-275

The Reporters without Borders (RSF) has awarded Hadi Abdullah the RSF-TV5 Monde prize, one of the world’s top press awards. He is a freelance journalist from

(A) Lebanon
(B) Syria
(C) Libya
(D) Yemen
(E) Nigeria

Which of the following women’s team won the 33rd Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament?

(A) Haryana XI
(B) Western Railways
(C) CRPF
(D) Namdhari-XI
(E) Indian Oil

Anerood Jugnauth is the present Prime Minister of which of the following countries?

(A) Mauritius
(B) Suriname
(C) Trinidad and Tobago
(D) Maldives
(E) Bhutan

The tenth edition of the joint military training exercise named “Surya Kiran 2016” was conducted recently between India and

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

Which of the following states observed it formation day on 1 Nov? The state was created on this day in 1966.

(A) Punjab
(B) Haryana
(C) Tamil Nadu
(D) Karnataka
(E) Jharkhand

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has now advised proper washing, no shaving in fight against hospital superbugs. The WHO is headquartered at

(A) Geneva, Switzerland
(B) Paris, France
(C) New York, US
(D) London, UK
(E) Frankfurt, Germany

The Indian researcher Shamik Chowdhury was awarded the Green Talent Award recently by which of the following countries?

(A) Germany
(B) France
(C) UK
(D) US
(E) Japan

Which of the following has become the first company to get Scheme for Sustainable Structuring of Stressed Assets (S4A) approval by the RBI committee?

(A) Sterling Biotech
(B) Electrotherm India
(C) Hindustan Construction Company
(D) Winsome Diamond & Jewellery
(E) Kingfisher Airlines

Masala bonds, which help Indian firms to raise money, while giving international investors access to higher yields in a zero-yield world, were launched in

(A) 2010
(B) 2011
(C) 2013
(D) 2014
(E) 2015

The Supreme Court scrapped Termination of Water Agreements Act, 2004 of which of the following states recently? unilaterally allowed the state to stop sharing Ravi, Beas waters with other States.

(A) Haryana
(B) Punjab
(C) Himachal Pradesh
(D) Uttarakhand
(E) Punjab

Aditi Ashok is associated with which of the following games? She recently scripted history becoming the first Indian woman to win a Ladies European Tour title.

(A) Squash
(B) Snooker
(C) Golf
(D) Chess
(E) Cyclist

The International Day for Tolerance is observed globally every year on

(A) 6-Nov
(B) 11-Nov
(C) 14-Nov
(D) 16-Nov
(E) 17-Nov