Current Affairs NOV-16 MCQ-282

The 1st International Agro-biodiversity Congress was held recently in

(A) Chandigarh
(B) Jaipur
(C) Bhopal
(D) New Delhi
(E) Shimla

Who among the following won the 2016 Brazilian Grand Prix F1 championship recently?

(A) Lewis Hamilton
(B) ) Nico Rosberg
(C) Max Verstappen
(D) Daniel Ricciardo
(E) Sebastian Vettel

The World Diabetes Day is observed every year on

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

Who among the following on 01 Nov took over as Chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT)?

(A) Rani Singh Nair
(B) Sushil Chandra
(C) KaushalSrivastava
(D) Najib Shah
(E) None of these

Which private sector lender has launched its new mobile banking app “Yes Mobile 2.0” that supports banking transactions on Apple and Android-based smart watches?

(A) Yes Bank
(B) Federal Bank
(C) IDFC Bank
(D) HDFC Bank
(E) ICICI Bank

In Boxing, Manny Pacquiao has reclaimed the World Boxing Organisation (WBO) welterweight title for the third time. I He is a pugilist from

(A) Malaysia
(B) Cambodia
(C) Colombia
(D) Philippines
(E) Vietnam

The govt recently launched Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan (PMSMA). Which of the following is NOT correct about the scheme?

(A) It will provide healthy life to pregnant women.
(B) It is applicable for all pregnant women.
(C) It will provide free tests like blood pressure
(D) Women will be marked differently using sugar level, weight, hemoglobin test. Colored stickers based on their health problems.
(E) None of these

Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat recently conferred the Uttarakhand Ratna award on who among the following on the occasion of the state’s 17th foundation day (9 Nov)?

(A) Rita Bahuguna
(B) Narayan DuttTiwari
(C) Ram Naresh Yadav
(D) Vijay Bahuguna
(E) None of these

The book Democrats and Dissenters has been authored by

(A) Arvind Adiga
(B) HemantSingh
(C) Sanjaya Baru
(D) Ankush Saikia
(E) Ramachandra Guha

Which of the following private sector lenders appointed Amresh Acharya as Group President and Head of Global Indian Banking recently?

(A) RBLBank
(B) Federal Bank
(C) Dhanlaxmi Bank
(D) Centurion Bank
(E) YES Bank

The agencies like CRISIL, ICRA and CARE are categorized as

(A) Asses Reconstruction Companies
(B) Asset Management Companies
(C) Credit Information Bureaus
(D) Credit Rating Agencies
(E) None of these

Name the Indian lawyer who has been elected by the UN General Assembly as one of the members of the International Law Commission.

(A) Prashant Bhushan
(B) Mukul Rohatgi
(C) Gopal Subramaniam
(D) Aniruddha Rajput
(E) Harish Salve