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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 1. Which country has been declared as the world’s healthiest country in a recent reports with India securing the 103rd position. The list ranked the countries with the help of the data from the United Nations the World Bank and the World Health Organisation a. Singapore b. Japan c. Russia d. Nigeria Answer a Singapore 2. An advanced version of land-attack cruise missile has been successfully test-fired by India. It was launched from Indian Navy’s newest stealth destroyer INS Kochi on the west coast of India. Name the advanced cruise missile. a BrahMos Missile b Prithvi Missile c Agni Missile d Agni-II Missile Answer a BrahMos Missile 3. Sania Mirza and ______ came up with another wonderful performance on November 1 to win the women’s doubles title of the prestigious 7 million WTA Finals at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. a Martina Hingis b Selena Wiliams c Maria Sharapova d Sania Nehwal Answer a Martina Hingis 4. Name the economic affairs secretary who has joined the board of capital markets regulator SEBI a Shaktikanta Das b Manoj Joshi c Prashant Saran d Rajeev Kumar Answer a Shaktikanta Das 5. How many cities in the state have achieved the status of being free of open defecation under the government’s Swach Maharashtra Mission a 19 b 20 c 21 d 16 Answer a 19 6. The dark-matter particle explorer satellite will observe the direction energy and electric charge of high-energy particles in space. Which country will launch a series of scientific satellites including a retrievable one to probe ‘dark matter a China b Japan c Australia d Germany Answer a China 2 | P ag e WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 7. With domestic trade estimating cotton production at around 400 lakh bales Which country is expected to emerge as the largest cotton producer in the world in 2015-16 a China b India c Israel d Iran Answer b India 8. Defending champion Viswanathan Anand’s played out a draw with American ------so in the fifth and penultimate round of the Bilbao Masters Final Chess Tournament. Name the defender. a Wesley b Wiley c Weston d William Answer a Wesley 9. India has moved up one position to become the world’s seventh most Valued ------- with an increase of 32 per cent in its brand value to 2.1 billion. a Nation Brand b Khadi Gram c Democracy d Trusted Brand Answer a Nation Brand 10. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Clean India’ drivethe state government has set a target to achieve a complete open defecation-free status by ______ a 2018 b 2020 c 2021 d 2016 Answer a 2018 11. Name the Air Marshal _______ has assumed the role of Air Officer-in-charge Maintenance AOM at Air Headquarters New Delhi. a Virender Mohan Khann b Aryavir Singh c Kushal khuswah d Karan Khurana Answer a Virender Mohan Khanna 12. India had launched National Super Computing Mission jointly being implemented by the Department of Science and Technology and the Department of Electronics and Information Technology. India has asked assistance with which country in development of high end technologies both in software and hardware sectors a Korea b Russia c Germany d China Answer a Russia 13. Who is the Union Minister for Science Technology and Earth Science a Dr Harsh Vardhan b Ms. Naledi Pando c Kapil Sibal d Smriti Irani Answer a Dr Harsh Vardhan 3 | P ag e WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 14. The Union minister for Science Technology and Earth Science in India and South Africa have decided to strengthen their science areas with the major focus on which domain a HIV Vaccine Research Collaboration b Cancer Research and Technology c Tuberculosis Research d Ebola Joint Research Answer a HIV Vaccine Research Collaboration 15. Rashtriya Ekta Diwas was introduced by Govt. of India and inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2014. The intent is to pay tribute to Patel who was instrumental in keeping India united. Ever year it is celebrated on a 31 October b 1st November c 30 October d 2nd November Answer a 31 October 16. Minister of Civil Aviation released the Revised Draft National Civil Aviation Policy NCAP 2015 in New Delhi. The minister has urged all stakeholders to participate in the process of firming up the policy by giving their valuable suggestions to the Ministry.Who is the Minister of Civil Aviation a P Ashok Gajapathi Raju b Jairam Ramesh c Nitin Gadkari d Rajnath Singh Answer a P Ashok Gajapathi Raju 17. Who has been appointed as the sixth member of the Central Board of Excise and Customs CBEC the apex body on indirect taxes filling up the last vacancy on the board a Bhushan Kumar Bansal b Ramesh Bansal c Kamlesh Shah d Vijender Singh Answer a Bhushan Kumar Bansal 18. Who has become world champions for a record 3rd time and the first nation to retain the Webb Ellis Cup. They cemented their status as the greatest team in rugby history when they overwhelmed Australia 34-17 at Twickenham a New Zealand b England c South Africa d Bangladesh Answer a New Zealand 19. The longest-serving Speaker of any Legislative Assembly in the country passed away on 2nd November 2015. Name the Person. a Somnath Chatterjee b Hashim Abdul Halim c Mohd. Salim d Susanta Ghosh Answer b Hashim Abdul Halim 4 | P ag e WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 20. In Turkey a party overwhelmed by unexpected victory in elections on 1st November 2015 returning the country to single-party rule in an outcome that will boost the power of President. Name the Party. a Justice Party b Public Party c National Party d AK Party Answer d AK Party 21. Which is the first metro service in the country to be certified with the prestigious International Organisation for Standardisation ISO rating for efficient energy management a Kolkata Metro b Delhi Metro c Mumbai Metro d Chennai Metro Answer b Delhi Metro 22. In order to protect the endangered Olive Ridley sea turtles that arrive during winters for nesting. Which state Government imposes 7- month ban on fishing to protect Olive Ridley sea turtles a Delhi Government b Maharashtra Government c Odisha Government d Kerala Government Answer c Odisha Government 23. Boosting the government’s ambitious ‘Digital India’ drive social media giant set up 100 wi-fi hotspots in rural India. Name the Social giant. a Face book b Twitter c Instagram d Whatsapp Answer a Face book 24. Union Ministry of Human Resource Development MHRD on 31 October 2015 constituted a drafting committee to frame the New Education Policy NEP. Name the committee. a Birla Committee b Narishma Committee c TSR Subramanian committee d Kumarmanglam Committee Answer d TSR Subramanian committee 25. Full form of MHRD. a Ministry of Human Resource Development b Ministry of Human Resource Develop c Ministry of Human Resource Delegation d Ministry of Human Resources Development Answer a Ministry of Human Resource Development 5 | P ag e WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 26. Who is CMD of Mahanadi Coalfields Limited a Sri K.K.Parida b Mr. Anil Sharma c Mr. Anil Kumar Jha d Sri J.P.Singh Answer c Anil Kumar Jha 27. This actor known to millions of television viewers for his roles as the diner owner Al Delvecchio in Happy Days and Murray the cop in The Odd Couple has died. Name the person. a Al Molinaro b Anson Williams c Don Most d Scott Biss Answer a Al Molinaro 28. Who assumed charge as the second Commanding Officer of INS Vikramaditya Indian Navy’s new and formidable aircraft carrier at Karwar a Keval Sharma b Krishna Swaminathan c Naresh Sinha d None of the above Answer b Krishna Swaminathan 29. Environment Ministry Launches New Website on __________. a National Clean Develop Mechanism Authority b National Clear Development Mechanism Assembly c National Clean Development Manipulative Authority d National Clean Development Mechanism Authority Answer d National Clean Development Mechanism Authority 30. Which Country will no longer appoint knights and dames under its honours system a Saudi Arabia b UK c UAE d Australia Answer d Australia 31. ______ have won their first World Series title in 30 years after beating the New York Mets 7-2 in game five. a Royalty Roars b Kansas City Royals c Dark Knight riders d None of the above Answer b Kansas City Royals 6 | P ag e WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 32. Which day is observed as International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists a 1st December b 2nd November c 13th October d 5th December Answer b 2nd November 33. Who has been named as World Rugby player of the year for a third time at a ceremony in London a Sonny Bill Williams b Maa Nonu c Michael Cheika d Dan Carter Answer d Dan Carter 34. South-based lender Federal Bank has appointed as the chief operating officer. a Shalini Warrier b Shalu Sharma c Shyam Srinivasan d Kulangara Paulo Hormis Answer a Shalini Warrier 35. Information Technology firm Unisys Corporation has appointed a Managing Director of company’s India unit effective October 31 2015. Name him. a Bhushan Kumar Bansal b Ramesh Bansal c Kamlesh Shah d Ravikumar Sreedharan Answer d Ravikumar Sreedharan 36. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will open the World Economic Forum’s India summit on ________. a 3rd November b 5th November c 4th November d 10th November Answer c 4th November 37. The Union government has announced Rs 10000-crore road and bridges development projects for which city in next five years a Nagaland b Meghalaya c Assam d Manipur Answer a Nagaland 38. Who is Road and Highways Minister a Jairam Ramesh b Nitin Gadkari c Dr Harsh Wardhan d Hamid Ansari Answer b Nitin Gadkari 7 | P ag e WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 39. Who has been appointed as Managing Director of Indian unit of Information Technology firm Unisys Corporation a Ravikumar Sreedharan b Rajkumar Rao c Mahesh Kumar Jain d R R Reddy Answer a Ravikumar Sreedharan 40. Who has been appointed managing director of the Hyderabad-based Andhra Bank a Suresh N Patel b Ramesh Mehta c K R Rao d P N Venkata Answer a Suresh N Patel 41. Who has been appointed as head of Kolkata-based UCO Bank and previously was executive director of Dena Bank a R K Takkar b Anurag Kakkar c Suresh N Patel d Ramesh Garg Answer a RK Takkar 42. Who has been named as the Managing director of Corporation Bank a J K Garg b Ramesh Shakil c R K Mathur d Kamlesh Jain Answer a J K Garg 43. All India Radios Programme has bagged the first prize under the Community Service Announcement category at the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union ABU Prizes 2015 on which social issue a Child labour b Dowry c Sexual Abuse d Drug Abuse Answer a Child Labour 44. Name the Malayamal programme titled Which is part of an initiative taken up by Biju Mathew Programme Executive at AIR Thiruvananthapuram on behalf of All India Radio a Nilkkam Ivarkkoppam b Child on pyre c Water d Agony Answer a Nilkkam Ivarkkoppam 45. Oscar-winning writer and actor who won an Oscar in 1982 for best original screenplay for writing the film Chariots of Fire about two athletes at the 1924 Olympic Games. died. Who was he a Audrey Hepburn b Colin Welland c Ashton Kucher d Tim cook Answer b Colin Welland 8 | P ag e WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 46. Tata Motors on November 2 has signed-up football player as its brand ambassador. Name the football player a Lionel Messi b David Beckham c Arild Stavrum d Reggie White Answer a Lionel Messi 47. Which country has rolled its first homegrown large passenger jet off the production line in Shanghai vowing to challenge the dominance of Airbus and Boeing in the global commercial aviation market a Japan b China c Germany d Korea Answer b China 48. Which Indian goalkeeper has added another feather to his cap by ensuring that he would be the first from his country to be part of a team scheduled to play in the Europa League next season a Gurpreet Singh Sandhu b Vishal Kumar c Jaideep Sandhu d Sandeep Kumar Answer a Gurpreet singh sandhu 49. Former Janata Dal MLA -------------- who was on a fast unto death demanding liquor ban and strengthening of Lokayukta in Rajasthan has died a Gurcharan Chabbra b Rajendra Rathore c Ashok Gehlot d Gurpreet Singh Answer a Gurcharan chabbra 50. A 1980-batch Indian Foreign Service officer will replace Mr Ranjan Mathai in London named the next High Commissioner to Britain. who is he a Navtej Singh Sarna b Gurcharan Chabbra c Jaideep Sandhu d Sandeep Kumar Answer a Navtej Singh Sarna 51. Who has been appointed as India’s Ambassador to strategically important Afghanistan succeeding Amar Sinha. Nmae the senior diplomat a Manpreet Vohra b Amar Kumar c Navtej Singh Sarna d Gurcharan Chabbra Answer a Manpreet Vohra 52. Nepal has received 73.5 metric tonnes of petrol from which country for the first time after signing a major deal with it to ease crippling shortage of petroleum products a China b Dubai c Riyaad d Japan Answer a China 9 | P ag e WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 53. India and which country have signed two agreements on new and renewable sources of energy and cultural exchange. The agreements were signed in the presence of Vice President M. Hamid Ansari a Indonesia b Japan c China d Riyaad Answer a Indonesia 54. The IPL’s chief operating officer has resigned from his position. Name him. a Sundar Raman b Lalit Modi c Subharraiyam d Rajiv Shukla Answer a Sundar Raman Note : Sundar Raman the IPL’s chief operating officer has resigned from his position. Raman had been associated with the IPL since its inception he had been the right-hand man of Lalit Modi and after his removal in 2010 worked closely with N Srinivasan. 55. Which Indian Actress bags People’s Choice Awards nomination a Kangana Ranaut b Priyanka Chopra c Katrina Kaif d Lisa Haydon Answer b Priyanka Chopra Note : The 33-year-old “Mary Kom” actress who has made it to the top five will be competing with big names like Jamie Lee Curtis Emma Roberts Marcia Gay Harden and Lia Michele. In her debut American TV thriller “Quantico” the “Gunday’ star plays the lead role of a young FBI recruit Alex Parish. The news of her being one of 15 actresses vying for a final nomination in the category came last month. 56 Who has been roped in as the Afghanistan coach for a two-year period. a Wasim Akram b Shohaib Akhtar c Inzamam ul Haq d Naseem Ahmad Answer c Inzamam ul Haq Note : Inzamam ul Haq the former Pakistan captain has been roped in as the Afghanistan coach for a two-year period. Inzamam had agreed to be the batting consultant for the Asian side during the recent tour of Zimbabwe. 57 The Maharashtra state Government has approved a revised scheme named_____ a Atal Bihari Vajpayee Yojana b APJ Abdul Kalam Amrut Yojna c Pradhan Mantri Amrit Yojana d None of the above Answer b APJ Abdul Kalam Amrut Yojna Note : The Maharashtra state Government has approved a revised scheme named APJ Abdul Kalam Amrut Yojna for pregnant and lactating women in the tribal areas of the state. 10 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 58. UNGA Disarmament Committee adopts draft resolution backing abolition of _________. a Women Trafficking b Nuclear Arms c Child Trafficking d Drugs Answer b Nuclear Arms Note: The United Nations General Assembly’s UNGA Disarmament Committee has adopted a draft resolution submitted by Japan calling for the abolition of nuclear arms.. 59. What is the full form of UNGA a United Nations Gene Assembly b United Nations General Assemblies c United Neutral General Assembly d United Nations General Assembly Answer d United Nations General Assembly 60. Tropical Cyclone _______hits Yemen triggering heavy floods. a Chelpa b Chapala c Rita d Chelika Answer b Chapala Note : A rare tropical cyclone has slammed into Yemen triggering heavy flooding and causing damage in a region of the war-racked country. Packing winds of more than 100 km/h Cyclone Chapala made landfall in the southeastern provinces of Hadramawt and Shabwa. 61. SC: Daughters cannot inherit ancestral property if father died before year ___. a 2000 b 2002 c 2005 d 2010 Answer c 2005 Note : In 2005 the Supreme Court had passed a landmark amendment to The Hindu Succession Act of 1956 granting daughters the right to inherit ancestral property along with their male relatives. But now a ‘small’ clause has been added to it. 62. China has successfully launched new communication satellite which will be used for radio television and broadband services. Name the satellite. a ChinaSat 2C b China Yuki c Chian2c d None Answer a ChinaSat 2C Note : China has successfully launched new communication satellite which will be used for radio television and broadband services. The “ChinaSat 2C” satellite was launched from the southwestern Xichang Satellite Launch Centre. 11 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 63. India and Russia will hold joint military exercise. Name the exercise. a Indru b Indra c Run d Indr Answer b Indra Note : India and Russia will hold joint military exercise ‘Indra 2015’ in Mahajan field firing range in Bikaner district of Rajasthan from November 8. The joint counter terrorism exercise will take place from November 8 to 19 in which troops from India and Russia will participate.. 64. First international film festival for the persons with disabilities IFFPD will be held in _____. a Kerala b New Delhi c Mysuru d Surat Answer b New Delhi Note : First international film festival for the persons with disabilities IFFPD will be held in Delhi from 1st to 3rd December 2015. A total of 40 films 10 feature films 16 short films and14 documentaries will be screened during the three days festival. IFFPD 2015 . 65. Indian Railways Signs MoU with State of _____ to Form an SPV for Implementation of Railway Projects. a Maharashtra b Tamil Nadu c Odisha d Madhya Pradesh Answer c Odisha Note : A Memorandum of Understanding MoU has been signed between Ministry of Railways and Odisha Government to form a Special Purpose Vehicle SPV for implementation of railway projects in the state 66. Who is the Next Chief Justice of India a H L Dattu b T S Thakur c Sathasivam d None Answer b T S Thakur Note : Justice T S Thakur would succeed Justice H L Dattu as the next Chief Justice of India. Justice Thakur the senior-most judge of the apex court will take over as the CJI after Justice Dattu retires on December 2. His name was recommended to the government by Justice Dattu. 67. _______has declared a 30-day state of emergency ahead of a planned anti- government rally. a India b Africa c Nepal d Maldives Answer d Maldives 12 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 Note : The Maldives president has declared a 30-day state of emergency ahead of a planned anti-government rally. The declaration by President Abdulla Yameen gives security forces sweeping powers to arrest suspects.. 68. Who is the new flipkarts Senior Vice President and Head of Consumer Experience and Growth a Surojit Chatterjee b Kunal Behl c Sachin Bansal d Binny Bansal Answer a Surojit Chatterjee Note : Homegrown e-commerce giant Flipkart has announced that Google’s Surojit Chatterjee will join the company as Senior Vice President and Head of Consumer Experience and Growth. 69. UK signs 3bn pounds in trade deals with _______. a Kazakhstan b Tajikistan c Pakistan d Afghanistan Answer a Kazakhstan Note : Britain and Kazakhstan have signed trade deals worth 3 billion pounds as London rolled out the red carpet for the country’s autocratic President Nursultan Nazarbayev. The pro-Russian Kazakh leader is due to have lunch with Queen Elizabeth II when he will be greeted by a guard of honour at Buckingham Palace. 70. Which Pakistani Cricket player announces retirement from Test Cricket a Shoaib Malik b Mohammad Hafeez c Ahmed Shehzad d Shoaib Akhtar Answer d Shoaib Akhtar Note : Veteran Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik who made a spectacular comeback into the Pakistani Test squad after five years has announced retirement from the longest format of the game. 71. Who won best swimmers’ award a Mana Patel b Virdhawal Khade c both a and b d None Answer a Mana Patel Note : Mana Patel of Gujarat and Maharashtra’s Virdhawal Khade emerged as the best swimmers of the 69th senior National Aquatic Championship. 72. Which state became the first blind-friendly Railway Station in India a Uttrakhand b Mysuru c New Delhi d Kerela Answer b Mysuru 13 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 Note : Mysuru Railway Station Karnataka India became the first blind-friendly Railway Station in India. The visually impaired – friendly facilities at Mysuru Railway Station has been inaugurated by Mysuru’s Member of Parliament Pratap Simha. 73. India rank at No._____ Global Prosperity Index a 1 st b 130th c 100th d 99 th Answer d 99th Note : India has been ranked 99 out of 142 countries on Global Prosperity Index. The country has climbed three places from last year but falling behind one spot in a sub- category that measures personal freedom. 74. Who has been voted the most powerful person in the world for the third time in a row in a new list published by financial magazine Forbes a Barack Obama b Vladimir Putin c Mukesh Ambani d Bill Gates Answer b Vladimir Putin Note : Vladimir Putin has been voted the most powerful person in the world for the third time in a row in a new list published by financial magazine Forbes. The Russian President has topped the Most Powerful People list with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and US President Barack Obama coming in second and third place respectively.. 75. Who have became the highest-ranked Indian boxer zooming to second in the latest international rankings after winning a bronze medal at last month’s World championships in Doha a Shaurya Mehta b Michael Conlan c Shiva Thapa d Lalit Mehta Answer c Shiva Thapa Note : Shiva Thapa became the highest-ranked Indian boxer zooming to second in the latest international rankings after winning a bronze medal at last month’s World championships in Doha. Shiva was placed second with 1550 points in the 56kg category up five places from the previous list. The top spot was occupied by Irishman Michael Conlan 2150 points who won the gold medal at the World Championships. . 76. Who has become the first female jockey to win Melbourne Cup a Lalia Roita b Frankie Dettori c Max Dynamite d Michelle Payne Answer d Michelle Payne Note : Michelle Payne made history Tuesday as the first female jockey to win Australia’s 154-year-old Melbourne Cup when she rode 100-1 outsider Prince of Penzance to a shock win. The New Zealand-bred Prince of Penzance won despite being an outsider with French horse Max Dynamite second and New Zealand horse Criterion third. 14 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 77. Which is the largest spoken Indian language in US: Census Bureau of US a Urdu b Hindi c English d French Answer b Hindi Note :Hindi has emerged as the largest Indian language spoken in the US with nearly 6.5 lakh people speaking it according to the latest Census data. The US Census Bureau based on American Community Survey data collected from 2009 to 2013. 78. India’s former Ambassador to Nepal is dead. Name him. a Bimal Prasad b Jayaprakash Narayan c JP Singha d Kishore Rana Answera Bimal Prasad Note: India’s former Ambassador to Nepal Bimal Prasad who was also a close associate of Jayaprakash Narayan passed away today at the age of 92. He was earlier professor of South Asian Studies and Dean of School of International Studies JNU after teaching at Patna University.. 79. Who has won silver in 13th Asian Shooting Championship a Jitu Rai b Apurvi Chandela c Abhinav Bindra d Prakash Nanjappa Answer a Jitu Rai 80. Who is the new Tanzania’s President a Jakaya Kikwete b John Magufuli c Edward Lowassa d Bernard Membe Answer b John Magufuli Note : Tanzania’s new President John Magufuli was sworn into office today along with the east African nation’s first female vice-president to huge cheers from crowds. Magufuli’s win in the October 25 poll with over 58 percent of votes cemented the long-running Chama Cha Mapinduzi CCM party’s firm grip on power. Vice-President Samia Suluhu Hassan who comes from Zanzibar. 81. President Pranab Mukherjee launched ________ – a single window funding clearance mechanism to get Indian technical institutions to conduct original research in areas where the country is heavily dependent on foreign technology. a Imprint India b Techno India c Foreigntech India d None Answer a Imprint India Note : President Pranab Mukherjee launched IMPRINT India – a single window funding clearance mechanism to get Indian technical institutions to conduct original research in areas where the country is heavily dependent on foreign technology. 15 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 82. The Union Government has constituted an Empowered Committee to approve schemes proposed under _______. a Ashodh Fund b Shakti Fund c Women Empower Fund d The Nirbhaya Fund Answer d The Nirbhaya Fund Note : The Union Government has constituted an Empowered Committee to approve schemes proposed under the Nirbhaya Fund. The Committee comprises officials from various ministries including Women and Child Development Home Affairs Road Transport and Railways. 83. Bernie Sanders introduces legislation to end federal ban on which drug a escasty b LSD c heroin d marijuana Answer d marijuana Note : Bernie Sanders introduced legislation on 4th November 2015 that would end the federal prohibition on marijuana removing the drug from the federal government’s list of the “most dangerous” substances. Under Sanders’ plan marijuana would not automatically become legal. 84. RBI includes which bank in second schedule list a India Bull b Bandhan c Federal Bank d None Answer b Bandhan Note : Reserve Bank on November 5 included Bandhan Bank in the second schedule list. The newly launched bank now is eligible for loans from the central bank at bank rate. Bandhan Bank Limited has been included in the Second Schedule to the ReserveBank of India Act 1934. A scheduled bank is eligible for loans from the RBI at bank rate.. 85. Indian Railways Signs MoU with State of _____ to Form an SPV for Implementation of Railway Projects. a Maharashtra b Tamil Nadu c Odisha d Madhya Pradesh Answer c Odisha 86. A French intellectual who is also known as the new Darwin away on 4 November 2015 due to a prolonged illness in the United States. a Gianni Vattimo b Jmes Alison c Rene Girard d Raymund Schwager Answer c Rene Girard 16 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 87. RBI imposes Rs 1 crore penalty on which Bank a Bandhan Bank b Dhanlaxmi Bank c Federal Bank d Indianbull Answer b Dhanlaxmi Bank Note : The Reserve Bank of India RBI has imposed Rs 1 crore penalty on Dhanlaxmi Bank for violation of Know Your Customer KYC and Anti Money Laundering AML norms. It had issued a Show Cause Notice to the bank for not complying with KYC and AML guidelines in respect of a current account under investigation of the Economic Offences Wing EOW. 88. Which Actor won Vishnudas Bhave Award a Vikram Gokhale b Mohan Gokhale c Ashok Saraf d Binny Bansal Answer a Vikram Gokhale Note : Vikram Gokhale on 5 November 2015 was conferred with the prestigious Vishnudas Bhave Award at a ceremony held in Sangli Maharashtra on the eve of Marathi Rangbhumi Din. Gokhale was honoured for his outstanding contribution to Marathi theatre. Prominent actress-singer Faiyaz Shaikh presented the award.. 89. Which day is observed on International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict a November 6 b November 5 c November 4 d November 3 Answer a November 6 Note : On 5th November 2001 the UN General Assembly passed a resolution declaring the from that year onward 6th November would be designated as The International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict. 90. Who has been sworn in as Prime Minister of Canada a Tom Mulcair b Justin Trudeau c Malcolm Turnbull d Shamit Choudhary Answer b Justin Trudeau Note : Justin Trudeau has been sworn as Prime Minister of Canada on 4th November 2015. His selection marks a new era of Liberal politics after an election. He was sworn in as Canada’s 23rd prime minister of Canada. . 91. Which Country topped FIFA World Rankings 2015 a India b Brazil c Belgium d Britain Answer c Belgium 17 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 Note : Mana Patel of Gujarat and Maharashtra’s Virdhawal Khade emerged as the best swimmers of the 69th senior National Aquatic Championship. Mana who broke her national record by 13 micro second in women’s 50m backstroke race 92. Union Cabinet gives nod to MoU between India and ____ in the field of energy. a India b Brazil c Belgium d Britain Answer c Belgium Note : MThe Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved a Memorandum of Understanding MoU with Belgium for cooperation in development of new and renewable energy technologies. The MoU will be signed between Union Ministry of Power and respective Belgian government authority at the Federal and regional level. 93. Which operator launches special tariff vouchers for Diwali a Airtel b BSNL c Vodafone d Reliance Answer b BSNL Note : BSNL has launched special tariff vouchers STV for its pre-paid mobile customers for the Diwali festival.. 94. China-Taiwan summit was held in_____. a Beijing b Taipei c Singapore d New Delhi Answer c Singapore Note : Chinese president Xi Jinping has arrived in Singapore with Taiwan’s president Ma Ying-jeou to attend China and Taiwan summir – the first such meeting since the end of the Chinese civil war. The mainly ethnic Chinese city-state is celebrating 25 years of diplomatic ties with Beijing. It is the first meeting which is to be held after their split in China war.. 95. Who has become the India’s first transgender SISub Inspector a Tapi Singh b Shabina Khurish c Prathima d K Prithika Yashini Answer d K Prithika Yashini Note : K Prithika Yashini will soon become India’s first transgender Sub Inspector of Police. The Madras High Court has declared the 25-year-old as a fit candidate paving the way for her appointment as Sub Inspector by the Tamil Nadu Government. The court has also directed the recruitment board to make changes to draw transgenders to the state police force. 18 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 96. India and ________ on November 7 signed two agreements including one in the field of water resources on sharing hydrological data on the Satluj river. a Russia b China c Germany d USA Answer b China Note : India and China on November 7 signed two agreements including one in the field of water resources on sharing hydrological data on the Satluj river. Vice President Hamid Ansari and his Chinese counterpart Li Yuanchao held delegation level talks in New Delhi. Li is the first Chinese Vice president to visit India in more than six decades.. 97. ________ is likely to provide a relief to struggling state-owned discoms to the extent of Rs 80000 crore per year till FY19. a PMDJY b UDAY c ABVJY d None Answer b UDAY Note: The state-run Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojna UDAY is likely to provide a relief to struggling state-owned discoms to the extent of Rs 80000 crore per year till FY19. It would translate into a reduction in losses by around Rs 0.95 per unit on an all India basis.. 98. CISF has launched a new mobile application for jawans. Name the app. a m power b m soldiers c m facility d m Techno Answer a m power 99. An Indian Cultural Week inaugurated at Shanghai. Name the culture week. a Inc b India in China c Satmev Jayate d India in Shanghai Answer d India in Shanghai Note : An Indian culture week was inaugurated today at China-Shanghai International Arts Festival where India has been designated as a guest country for the first time. The India culture week called “India in Shanghai” was inaugurated by Indian Ambassador Ashok K Kantha along with Zhong Yanqun Vice Chair of The Standing Committee of the Shanghai Municipal People’s Congress Indian Consulate in Shanghai. 100. ____ and _____ ink pacts on water resources culture. a India and China b India and UK c India and Russia d India and Japan Answer a India and China Note : India and China signed two agreements including one in the field of water resources on sharing hydrological data on Satluj river after talks between Vice President Hamid Ansari 19 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 and his Chinese counterpart Li Yuanchao. Li is the first Chinese Vice president who visited India. 101. RBI issued Uniform Guidelines on________for Cooperative Banks a Loans b Investment c Loan and Investment d Internet Banking Answer d Internet Banking Note : Reserve Bank on 5 November allowed state co-operative banks StCBs and district central co-operative banks DCCBs to offer internet banking with “view only” facility. At present urban cooperative banks UCBs that meet certain criteria are permitted to provide internet banking with transactional facility to their customers with prior approval of the RBI. Besides internet banking with “view only” facility is allowed to be given by all UCBs complying with certain conditions without RBI’s approval.. 102. 21st INCOFYRA to be organised in _____ a Kerela b New Delhi c Benguluru d Mumbai Answer c Benguluru Note : The conference will be inaugurated by the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi. Shripad Yesso Naik Union Minister for State Independent Charge for AYUSH and Dr HR Nagendra President of 21st INCOFYRA President VYASA and Chancellor S-VYASA University were also present on this occasion.ives nod to MoU between India and Belgium in the field of energy. 103. Who has been appointed as Managing Director of Oxford University Press India a Indira Bajaj b Syam Vanketeshwar c V Sivaramakrishnan d None Answer c V Sivaramakrishnan Note : V Sivaramakrishnan was named as the new Managing Director of Oxford University Press India OUPI with regional responsibilities including Bangladesh Sri Lanka and Nepal. He succeeds Ranjan Kaul who will be retiring this month end after working with OUP for 14 years. 104. UN approves its first ____ for poor nations. a Climate aid b medical aid c financing d none Answer a Climate aid Note : The UN’s Green Climate Fund GCF said Friday it had approved its first financing of projects to help developing countries fight global warming three weeks before a summit opens in Paris to ink a climate rescue pact. 20 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 105. Which state government gives nod to bauxite mining on forest land in Vizag a Andhra Pradesh b Kerala c Mahrashtra d Tamil Nadu Answer a Andhra Pradesh Note : In a move that could trigger protests from tribals the Andhra Pradesh government has given an approval for bauxite mining in 1212 hectares of forest land in Visakhapatnam district with certain conditions. 106. Full Form of OROP. a one rank-only pension b one rank-one play c one rank-one pension d only rank-one pension Answer c one rank-one pension 107. P M announces ___________crore rupee package for Jammu and Kashmir. a 60000 b 80000 c 12000 d 25000 Answer b 80000 Note : Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced a package of Rs. 80000 crore for Jammu and Kashmir and said it should be used to transform the state devastated by floods last year into a modern progressive and prosperous one. The several thousand people at the Sher-i-Kashmir cricket stadium where he was making his address broke into applause as PM Modi made his announcement. 108. Who is the new Chief Minister of Bihar a Nitish Kumar b Amit Shah c Krishna Singh d Lalu Prasad Answer a Nitish Kumar Note : The Grand Alliance secured a landslide victory to give Nitish Kumar a third term in power after decimating the BJP-led alliance in the high-stakes Assembly elections in Bihar. As the Grand Alliance surged ahead Prime Minister Narendra Modi who had put up an aggressive campaign addressing over 30 rallies called up Mr. Kumar to congratulate him on the poll victory. 109. Name the woman who remains the most powerful woman in the Indian business sector according to Fortune India. a Meena Ganesh b Shikha Sharma c Chanda Kochhar dArundhati Bhattacharya Answer d Arundhati Bhattacharya 21 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 Note : Arundhati Bhattacharya Chairperson of country’s largest bank SBI remains the most powerful woman in the Indian business sector according to Fortune India. ICICI Bank’s Chanda Kochhar and Shikha Sharma of Axis Bank follow Bhattacharya at the second and third place. Besides HPCL Chairperson and Managing Director MD Nishi Vasudeva has bagged the fourth position while AZB Partners Co-Founder Zia Mody and Aruna Jayanthi Chief Executive of Capgemini India shared the fifth rank.. 110. Titanic is getting its own ride in 2018 in an amusement park. Name the park. a Dubai Amusement Park Dubai b Disney land California c Central park New York d Hyde Park London Answer a Dubai Amusement Park Note: Titanic is getting its own ride at a Dubai amusement park in 2018. Twentieth Century Fox is building the structure for a Dubai resort and the studio is also developing attractions based on TV shows and films such as “Sons of Anarchy” “Planet of the Apes” and “Aliens”.. 111. Indian Army successfully test-fired _________supersonic cruise missile in Rajasthan. a MOM b UCAV Variant c BrahMos d None Answer c BrahMos Note : Indian Army on 7 November successfully test fired the nearly 300-km-range Brahmos supersonic land attack cruise missile in Pokhran. At 1000 hrs the Indian Army fired Brahmos land-attack cruise missile successfully against a designated target at Pokhran test range in Rajasthan demonstrating the weapon’s supreme operational capability. 112. Who won gold in 13th Asian Shooting Championship a Heena Sidhu b Gundegma Otreyad c Apurva d Jangmi King Answer a Heena Sidhu Note : India’s Heena Sidhu has won Gold medal in 10 metre Air Pistol event in women’s category at 13th Asian Shooting Championships held in Kuwait. In the final match Heena shot 198.2 score to defeat Gundegma Otreyad of Mongolia who shot 198 winning Silver medal. Jangmi Kim of South Korea won the bronze with a score of 176.2.. 113. Where was 13th Asian Shooting Championship held a Kuwait b Dubai c Russia d Malaysia Answer a Kuwait Note : India’s Heena Sidhu has won Gold medal in 10 metre Air Pistol event in women’s category at 13th Asian Shooting Championships held in Kuwait. In the final match Heena 22 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 shot 198.2 score to defeat Gundegma Otreyad of Mongolia who shot 198 winning Silver medal. Jangmi Kim of South Korea won the bronze with a score of 176.2.. 114. Who has became the fastest Indian to reach 150 wickets mark in the Indian test cricket history a Ravindra Jadeja b Ravichandran Ashwin c Suresh Raina d Virat Kohli Answer a Ravichandran Ashwin Note : Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on 6 November 2015 became the fastest Indian to reach 150 wickets mark in the Indian test cricket history. He achieved this feat when he took Imran Tahir’s wicket in the first innings of the first test against South Africa in Mohali Punjab. In this match Ashwin also became the first bowler in over 100 years to take 50 wickets after opening the bowling. He achieved this feat in 12 matches off 1888 balls.. 115. Who has for the first time won in 32nd Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament a Indian railways b Indian Oil Corporation c Indian Overseas d SBI Answer a Indian railways Note : Indian Railways has emerged as champions for the first time in 32nd Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament. They have defeated the defending champions Indian Oil Corporation of Mumbai by 4-3 in the nail biting final at the Olympian Surjit Hockey Stadium. 116. Who has been declared free of Ebola by the World Health Organisation recently a Greece b Syria c Sierra Leone d None Answer c Sierra Leone Note : Sierra Leone has been declared free of Ebola by the World Health Organisation prompting nationwide celebrations tinged with sadness over the 4000 lives the virus claimed. Freetown was transformed into a giant carnival on Friday night as ecstatic crowds took to the streets of the capital in an outpouring of emotion. Relief that the 17-month outbreak was all but over was reflected in candlelit prayers and spontaneous parties. . 117. Which player became the first cricketer in Ranji Trophy history to notch up 10000 runs on day two of their Group A match a Aditya Tare b Hiken Shah c Abhishek Nayar d Wasim Jaffer Answer d Wasim Jaffer Note : Vidarbha opener Wasim Jaffer became the first cricketer in Ranji Trophy history to notch up 10000 runs on day two of their Group A match against Bengal at the Jadavpur University second campus ground in Saltlake. Having made his debut for Mumbai in 1996- 97 Jaffer needed eight runs to reach the milestone which he got with an elegant drive to 23 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 long off boundary against Bengal seamer Veer Pratap in the penultimate delivery of eighth over. 118. Who has been honoured with the Aditya Vikram Birla Kala Shikhar Award for lifetime achievement a Shiv Kumar Sharma b Hariprasad Chaurasia c Rahul Sharma d Zakir Hussain Answer a Shiv Kumar Sharma Note : Santoor maestro Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma has been honoured with the Aditya Vikram Birla Kala Shikhar Award for lifetime achievement. Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar Rao presented the award to 77-year-old Sharma. He also presented the Kala Kiran Awards to Murad Ali Khan Sarangi Satyajit Talwalkar Tabla and Special Jury Award to Sanjeev and Ashwani Shankar both Shehnai. 119. Which two country inked a deal to share information about sea ice conditions around Antarctica a Australia and China b India and China c Japan and China d Germany and China Answer a Australia and China Note : Australia and China 9 November inked a deal to share information about sea ice conditions around Antarctica. This deal is for better navigation and shipping in the Earths southernmost continent. The agreement was signed between Chinas National Marine Environment Forecasting Centre and Australias Antarctic Climate and Ecosystems Cooperative Research Centre CRC in Hobart city. 120. Maggi noodles back in stores Nestle India ties up with an e-commerce giant. Name it. a flipkart b Snapdeal c Cupondunia d perppertap Answer b Snapdeal Note : Nestle India has relaunched its popular Maggi noodles in India five months after they were banned due to alleged presence of excessive lead content. Besides the Swiss food major has partnered with online marketplace Snapdeal for the rollout. The company is presently manufacturing Maggi noodles at three locations – Nanjangud Karnataka Moga Punjab and Bicholim Goa. 121. Full form of SAADMEx a South Asian Annually Disaster Management Exercise b South Asian Annual Disaster Managing Exercise c South Asian Annual Diluted Management Exercise 24 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 d South Asian Annual Disaster Management Exercise Answer d South Asian Annual Disaster Management Exercise. 122. Which Country is hosting South Asian Annual Disaster Management Exercise this year a India b Malaysia c Maldives d Philippians Answer a India Note : India will host the South Asian Annual Disaster Management Exercise SAADMEx 2015 here from November 23-26. Member-countries of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation SAARC will participate in the joint exercise which will be inaugurated by Home Minister Rajnath Singh. 123. Which city is top destination for real estate investments a Bangaluru b New Delhi c Hyderabad d Mumbai Answer a Bangaluru Note: Bengaluru the IT capital has surpassed both the commercial and political capitals of India as the top investment destination in the property market. Nearly 13 per cent of over 6.7 billion Rs 44450 crore that PEs have invested in India’s property market from 2013 through the first half of 2015 has gone to Bengaluru. Global property consultancy Jones Lang LaSalle’s JLL latest Asia-Pacific City Investment Intensity Index ranks the southern city among the top-20 destinations globally. 124. India’s latest Communication Satellite________ is scheduled for launch on board Ariane space rocket from the space port of Kourou in French Guiana. a MOM b GSAT c GSAT-15 d None Answer b GSAT-15 Note : India’s latest Communication Satellite GSAT-15 is scheduled for launch on board Ariane space rocket from the space port of Kourou in French Guiana on November 11. The launch of GSAT-15 with its co-passenger Arabsat-6B for Arabsat Saudi Arabia is planned at 0304 Hrs IST by Ariane-5 VA-227 launch vehicle. 125. Iran appoints first Woman Ambassador to Malaysia. Name her. a Razia Zafir b Heena unair c Marzieh Afkham d Maria Fatima Answer c Marzieh Afkham Note : Iran has appointed its first woman ambassador since the 1979 Islamic revolution naming foreign ministry spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham to head its embassy in Malaysia. 25 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 Iranian media first said back in April that Afkham was lined up for promotion to the rank of ambassador but the reports were unconfirmed. 126. The GOI has approved Rs. ________ crore funds under the National Disaster Relief Fund NDRF for Karnataka and Gujarat. a 2000 b 2100 c 3000 d 6000 Answer b 2100 Note : The GOI has approved Rs. 2100 crore funds under the National Disaster Relief Fund NDRF for Karnataka and Gujarat which recently faced drought and floods respectively. The Committee examined the proposals based on the report of the central team that visited the affected states hit by severe natural disasters. 127. Who has been appointed to Key University Position in Texas a Sahil Jafir b Michael cox c Daniel Soviet d Ashok Mago Answer d Ashok Mago Note : Padma Shri awardee Indian-American Ashok Mago has been appointed as a member of Board of Regents of the University of North Texas in the US. Dallas-based Mr Mago was appointed by Texas Governor Greg Abbott for a six-year term ending on May 22 2021 said a statement issued by the Governor’s office. 128. INDRA – Indo-Russian joint training begins in _______. a Bikaner b Vishakhapattnam c Kochi d Madurai Answer a Bikaner Note : The seventh Indo-Russian joint training exercise INDRA-2015 has commenced at Mahajan field firing range. The two contingents presented a parade before the senior officers in the ceremony with unfurling of the National Flags of both the countries. 129. Om Prakash Mehra dies recently. He was a former ______. a chief of Air Staff b Cricketer c Vice chief of Air staff d None Answer a chief of Air Staff Note : Former chief of Air Staff Om Prakash Mehra has died in New Delhi. He was 96 years old. The Retd marshal also served the nation as the Governor of Maharashtra 1980-82 and Rajasthan 1985-87. He is survived by four children three sons and one daughter 26 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 130. India inks _______ million loan pact with ADB for funding rural roads a 270 Million b 271 Million c 272 Million d 273 Million Answer d 273 Million Note : GOI has signed a 273 million loan agreement with the Asian Development Bank ADB to improve rural roads in Assam Chhattisgarh Madhya Pradesh Odisha and West Bengal. The loan constitutes the third tranche which is also the last tranche of the 800 million financing facility under the Rural Connectivity Investment Programme. 131. Which country has been re-elected to the UN Commission on International Trade Law for another six years term a India b China c Germany d Japan Answer a India Note : India has been re-elected to the UN Commission on International Trade Law for another six years term maintaining its unbeaten track record of winning elections at the world body. At an election held in the General Assembly India was re-elected to UN Commission on International Trade Law UNCITRAL for the 2016-2022 term. . 132. National Skill Development Corporation NSDC has appointed_______ as the interim Chief Executive Officer CEO. a S. Ramadorai b Jayant Krishna c Rohit Nandan d Anup K. Pujari Answer b Jayant Krishna Note : National Skill Development Corporation NSDC has appointed Jayant Krishna as the interim Chief Executive Officer CEO. Krishna will be in office until the selection and appointment of the new MD CEO NSDC said in a statement. He is on deputation for the period of his appointment at NSDC from Tata Consultancy Services TCS. 133. According to the CAF World Giving Index released on Tuesday what is India’s rank out of 145 Nations a 106 b 107 c 108 d 110 Answer a 106 Note : The Charities Aid Foundation CAF World Giving Index a study based on surveys in 145 countries carried out by Gallup considers these three criteria i.e... people who help for strangers donate money and volunteer their time for a good cause while drawing up the list. iIndia ranks 106th just behind Brazil. While Myanmar ranks highest in the world for ‘generosity’ with the US second New Zealand third Canada fourth and Australia fifth. The next five most generous countries are the UK Netherlands Sri Lanka Ireland and Malaysia. 27 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 ii This year’s report found that the proportion of people in India donating to charity in 2014 had fallen to 20 down eight percentage points since 2013. There were also fewer Indians who had volunteered or helped a stranger with 17 of people having volunteered a drop of four percentage points and 37 of people having helped a stranger down two percentage points 134. Which India’s Satellite launched by by the European Ariane 5 VA-227 launch Vehicle on November 11 2015. a GSAT-15 b GSAT- 19 c GSAT -14 d GSAT-1 Answer a GSAT-15 Note : The 3164 kg GSAT-15 carries communication transponders in Ku-band and a GPS Aided GEO Augmented Navigation GAGAN payload operating in L1 and L5 bands. ii After a smooth countdown lasting 11 hours and 30 minutes the Ariane 5 launch vehicle lifted off right on schedule at 3.04am IST on Wednesday. After a flight of 43 minutes and 24 seconds GSAT-15 separated from the Ariane 5 upper stage in an elliptical Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit GTO with a perigee nearest point to Earth of 250 km and an apogee farthest point to Earth of 35819 km inclined at an angle of 3.9 degree to the equator. The achieved orbit was very close to the intended one. 135. Indian space agency ISRO’s telecommunication satellites _____ _____ have been planned to be launched from French Guiana in 2016-17 a GSAT-15 GSAT- 16 b GSAT-16 GSAT-17 c GSAT-17 GSAT-18 d GSAT-18 GSAT-19 Answer c GSAT-17 GSAT-18 Note : ISRO has chosen to launch telecommunication satellites GSAT-17 and GSAT-18. The two satellites will be launched by Ariane 5 launch vehicles at the Guiana Space Centre Europe’s spaceport in Kourou French Guiana in 2016-2017 ″ Arianespace said in a statement. The two satellites weighing each 3400 kgs at the time of launch were designed assembled and integrated by ISRO. ii Both these satellites would be replacement for operational satellites providing services in multiple frequency bands including C Extended-C and Ku Bands. Arianespace Chairman and CEOà Stephane Israel ISRO Satellite Centre Directorà Mayilsami Annadurai 28 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 136. The first Indian central banker to be appointed as vice-chairman of the Bank for International Settlements BIS for 3 years a Raghuram Ranjan b Raghuram Rajan c Raghurao Rajan d Raghurao Ranjan Answer b Raghuram Rajan Governor of RBI Note : Rajan was elected to the number two position for a period of three years from November 10 2015 at a meeting of the BIS board. Rajan had joined the BIS board in December 2013. As vice-chairman Rajan will work with BIS chairman Jens Weid mann who is also president of Germany’s Bundesbank. Prior to Rajan former RBI governor Y V Reddy had a key role as chairman of the BIS Asian Consultative Council which comprised all governors of BIS member central banks in the Asia-Pacific region. 137. Which Government Conducted Global Conference on gender Equality and What is its Theme a Kerala Gender Governance Inclusion b Maharastra Gender Governance Inclusion c Kerala Gender Governance Inclusion d Gujarat Gender Governance and Inclusion Answer c Kerala Gender Governance Inclusion. Note : The Kerala government is set to host the country’s first global conference on gender equality here from November 12-14. This is in order to reduce gender inequality in India and increase female work participation rates. With a core theme of “Gender Governance and Inclusion” the conference is set to discuss issues ranging from citizenship globalisation work governance health education disability and the role of media. 138. According to the recent changes made by Railways one can one can book a railway ticket online ___minutes prior to the departure of a train a 30 mins b 60 mins c 35 mins d 20 mins Answer a 30 mins Note : From November 12 one can book a railway ticket online 30 minutes prior to the departure of a train. In a passenger-friendly move Railways has also made changes in its system of preparation of chart which would now be prepared twice. First reservation chart would be prepared four hours prior to departure of a train while second and final one 30 minutes before the train departs. 139. A leading UAE-based bank has announced a partnership deal with ___ to help NRI customers in the gulf carry out their remittances instantly and more conveniently a SBI b Dena bank c Insurance bank d None Answer a SBI 29 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 Note : With this partnership the bank’s Non-Resident Indian NRI customers who also bank with SBI can now avail themselves of the fastest remittance service in the UAE more easily. The partnership will allow fund transfers to SBI bank accounts across India in 60 seconds at zero fees. Emirates NBD currently has existing tie-ups with HDFC Bank ICICI Bank and Axis Bank in India. Chairman SBIàArundhati Bhattacharya Senior Executive Vice President Group Head Emirates NBDà Suvo Sarkar 140. Which of the following is Bangladesh First Satellite a Bangavandhu-1 b Bangabandhu-1 c Bangladesh-1 d Banglabandhu-1 Answer c Bangabandhu-1 Note : Bangladesh has signed a USD 250 million deal with French-Italian firm Thales Alenia Space in Dhaka to build the country’s first communications satellite. Thales Alenia Space will build the satellite called Bangabandhu-1 for the Bangladesh Telecommunications Regulatory Commission BTRC to be launched into space in 2017. BTRC chairman-à Shahjahan Mahmud 141. Name the person who recently retired from one-day internationals a Pakistan veteran Younis Khan b Pakistan veteran Yuvi khan c Pakistan veteran Younis Pathan d None Answer a Pakistan veteran Younis Khan Note : Pakistan veteran Younis Khan will retire from one-day internationals after Wednesday’s November 11th 2015 match with England. The match against England will be the 37-year-old’s 265th and final match in the format and will bring to an end a 15-year ODI career. Younus who made his debut against Sri Lanka in February 2000 scored 7240 runs from his 264 ODI matches with seven centuries and 48 half-centuries. Since March 2013 Younis has been picked for only 11 ODIs putting a big question mark on his future in the 50- over format 142. Who was appointed as the ethics officer ombudsman at Board of Control for Cricket in India BCCI a AP Shah b AP SAI c IS JHA d None Answer a AP Shah Note : Former Chief Justice of Delhi High Court Justice AP Shah has been appointed as the ethics officer ombudsman at Board of Control for Cricket in India BCCI. He will preside as the sole decision maker on all conflict of interest issues plaguing Indian cricket. The decision to appoint an ombudsman was taken at the Board’s 86th Annual General Meeting to end 30 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 the problem on conflict of interest in the Board. This is being considered as a BCCI’s clean- up operation. 143. Name the person who has been named as “Point of Light” a Mouni Chauhan b M Chadan c Muna Chauhan d Muni Chadan Answer c Muna Chauhan Note : Muna Chauhan a 46-year-old Indian-origin community campaigner in the UK has been named “Point of Light” by British Prime Minister . She has been recognized for her “fantastic” charity work and empowering young people including women. Chauhan was awarded for her work as a children’s charity fundraiser and for empowering hundreds of women and young people to get involved with their community as volunteers. British Prime Ministerà David Cameron 144. Allen Toussaint has died recently he is an __ a Actor b Director c Musician d None Answer c Musician Note : American musician Allen Toussaint has died of a heart attack. He was 77. He was known for songs like “Working In The Coalmine” and “Southern Nights”. 145. Recently SBI launched an New mobile Wallet it is called a Batia b Batuva c Batua d Batt Answer c Batua Note : Country’s largest lender State Bank Of India is all set to become the first bank to offer wallet services for feature phone users. SBI is set to launch mobile wallet “Batua” next month and the service will be available to existing as well as non-SBI customers. The application will be available on Java-enabled mobile phones. 146. According to the social network’s Government Requests Report __ is the top requestor for content removal requests from Face book a India b UK c Japan d None Answer a India Note: India made the highest number of content restriction requests screaming 15155 from Face book in the first six months of this year according to the social network’s Government Requests Report which it releases biannually. India has been the top requestor for content removal requests from Face book since the past two years. 31 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 147. The new UN refugee chief was a Italian diplomat Filippo Grandi b Italian diplomat Phillip Drandi c Italian diplomat Filippo Grand d Italian diplomat Flippo Gandhi Answer a Italian diplomat Filippo Grandi Note : UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has announced the appointment of Italian diplomat Filippo Grandi as the new UN refugee chief tasked with handling the world’s worst refugee crisis. The 58-year-old diplomat will replace Antonio Guterres of Portugal who was UN High Commissioner for Refugees since 2005. Grandi who will take up the job on January 1 beat out former Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt and German Achim Steiner the director of the UN Environment Program for the key appointment. 148. The new Chairman and Managing Director of Power Grid Corporation of India Limited is a AP Shah b IS Jha c Arun kumar d None Answer b IS Jha Note : IS Jha has been appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director CMD of Power Grid Corporation of India Limited with effect from November 10 2015. The CMD was on board of state transmission utilities of Haryana and Madhya Pradesh governing board member of CPRI and member of board of governors of Indian Institute of Forest Management. PGCIL à Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd 149. Which of the following has made its first debut in the 2015 Thomson Reuters Top 100 global innovators list a Amazon.com Inc b Flipkart c Paytym d None Answer a Amazon.com Inc Note : Online marketplace Amazon.com Inc made its debut in the 2015 Thomson Reuters Top 100 global innovators list leaving International Business Machines Corp the worlds largest technology services company out of the list. There are 27 companies that are dropped from the list this year including ATT IBM Siemens and Xerox. 150. IISc Stands For a Indian Institute of Science b Indian Institute of Service c Indian Institute of Social d Indian Inclusion of Services Answer a Indian Institute of Science 32 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 Note : The Indian Institute of Science IISc Bangalore broke India’s poor ranking spell by making a debut in the world’s top 100 universities for engineering and technology. IISc made its entry at 99th spot in a list that remains dominated by US institutions with Stanford CalTech and Massachusetts Institute of Technology MIT in the top three positions in the ‘Times Higher Education THE Ranking for Engineering Technology’ 151. World Kindness Day was observed on a Nov 13 th b Nov 12 th c Nov 11 th d Nov 10 th Answer a Nov 13th Note: It was introduced in 1998 by the World Kindness Movement a coalition of nations kindness NGOs. It’s honored in countries all over the world including Canada Japan Australia Nigeria and United Arab Emirates. 152. ____ won the 2015 International Childrens Peace Prize a Abraham Keita b Abraham M Keita c Philips d Louis paul Answer b Abraham M Keita Note : Liberian teenager Abraham M Keita was on 10 November 2015 awarded with the prestigious International Children’s Peace Prize 2015. He was awarded for his extraordinary and peaceful fight for justice for child victims of physical or sexual violence and for successfully campaigning for the Liberian parliament to adopt the Children’s Law. 153. India inked MoUs with six countries in the International Civil Aviation Negotiations ICAN which of the following is not among the six countries a Turkey b Finland c Kenya d Norway Answer a Turkey Note : The Government of India announced on 12 November 2015 that it signed Memorandum of Understanding MoU with six countries. These countries are: Finland Kazakhstan Kenya Sweden Norway and Denmark and Oman and Ethiopia. 154. ________ was appointed as Executive Director at IMF a Suresh Naik b Subir Gokarn c Sagar Kumar d Suvir Gokarn Answer b Subir Gokarn Note : Former Reserve Bank of India RBI deputy governor Subir Gokarn has been appointed as an executive director at IMF. IMF : International Monetary Fund.  Subir Gokarn will replace Rakesh Mohan.  33 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 155. CPEC project stands for a China Persia economic Currency b China Pakistan Economic Currency c China Pakistan Economic Corridor d China Persia Economic Corridor Answer c China Pakistan Economic Corridor Note : Pakistan and China today kicked off their ambitious USD 46 billion economic corridor project with Beijing acquiring over 2000 acres of land in restive Balochistan to develop the strategic Gwadar port providing the Communist-giant an opening to the Arabian Sea.The two countries have signed a deal to acquire the usage rights to more than 2000 acres of land for a Chinese company. iAbout CPEC Project : CPEC seeks to connect the Gwadar port in Pakistan to the Xinjiang region in China by means of highways airways and railways and also deploy pipeline to transport oil and gas. The corridor will also act as a trade route for Chinese goods and commodities meant for the Middle East and Africa. 156. Which festival is celebrated in Meghalaya in the second week of November a Messie b Meghal c Wangala d None Answer c Wangala Note : Annual Hundred Drums Wangala Festival has begun at Asanang near Tura Town inMeghalaya. This is a three days festival which was started with the arrival of ten Wangala Dance Troupes from various parts of the Garo Hills. ii This is an annual post-harvest festival of the Garos tribes of North east India. Generally celebrated in the second week of November every year. iii It is a thanks giving ceremony to Misi Saljong which is also known as Pattigipa Rarongipa The Great Giver for blessing the people with rich harvest of the season. 157. Recently who was recently appointed as Circuit Judge in the UK a Kalyan Kumar b Kalyani Kaul c Karthik Kumar d Kumar Answer b Kalyani Kaul Note : Kalyani Kaul a prominent barrister of Indian-origin who has handled high-profile cases has been sworn in as a Circuit Judge in the UK. ii 54-year-old Kalyani who has spent much of the past 32 years defending serious and high- profile cases is known for her extensive and wide-ranging experience in heavy-weight criminal defence work 158. A new website on Climate Change has been launched by Environment minister it is called as 34 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 a www.climatechange.com b www.justclimateaction.org c www.climate.org d www.climatechange.org Answer b www.justclimateaction.org Note : This website has been created especially for the purpose of putting up India’s stands and efforts till Paris Summit. The website focuses on bringing transparency to the entire effort. As each stakeholder brings his activity to the fore to take a billion-strong people into confidence the website and associated social media infrastructure ensures that each citizen in the country becomes a votary for a better future. Union Minister of Environment Forest and Climate Change : Prakash Javadekar  159. State Bank of India SBI has signed an agreement to launch India’s first bond index with a FTSE Russell b Russell c Bond index d None Answer a FTSE Russell Note: Global index provider FTSE Russell and State Bank of India SBI has signed an agreement to launch India’s first bond index. The two companies have signed a letter of intent to develop the FTSE-SBI India Bond Index. SBI Mutual Fund the asset management unit of India’s largest bank intends to use the new index as the basis for a new investment product the release added. The index provides a tool to deepen liquidity in the sovereign and corporate bond market. 160. According to Fortune magazine Worlds Top 50 Business leaders list What is the position of Satya Nadella a 47 th b 10 th c 48 th d 35 th Answer a 47 th Note : MasterCard’s Ajay Banga and Microsoft’s Satya Nadella have been named among the top 50 global business leaders by Fortune magazine a list that is topped by Nike’s Mike Parker. Both Banga and Nadella are India-origin CEOs. While global payment solutions provider MasterCard’s Banga is ranked at the fifth position software giant Microsoft’s Nadella is placed at the 47th spot. ii Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg is at the second placefollowed by Electronic Arts’ CEO Andrew Wilson 3 Apple’sTim Cook 4 Ulta Beauty’s Mary Dillon 6 Xiaomi’s Lei Jun7 Uber’s Travis Kalanick 8 Chipotle’s Steve Ells andMontgomery Moran 9 and Biogen’s George Scangos 10. 161. India’s first Gender University to come up in _____ a Karnataka b Madhurai c Coimbatore d Kerala 35 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 Answer d Kerala Note : Kerala government is getting ready to set up a first-of-its-kind university in the country exclusively for research-oriented studies related to gender. The gender varsity will be located in in Kozhikode district in the campus of Gender Park an autonomous institution under the state’s Social Justice Department. Kerala government is envisaging to end the societal stigma towards the sexual minority group and ensure them non-discriminatory treatment. 162. Recently a Panel has been appointed by the government to follow on the registered cases against the wrongdoings of ______ a Delhi Crime Association b Delhi District Cricket Association c Delhi Crime Association d Delhi District Crime Association Answer b Delhi District Cricket Association Note : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on 12 November appointed a three-member panel to probe into the financial irregularities of the Delhi District Cricket Association DDCA. ii The committee headed by Principal Secretary of Vigilance Department Chetan Sanghi has been asked to examine complaints of financial fraud and structural irregularities in DDCA among others. The probe committee comprises secretary in the sports department Punya Salila Srivastava and Delhi governments senior Standing Counsel member Rahul Mehra. 163. Union Health Minister has ordered to set up panel to look after ___ a Demands of doctors b Hospital Requirements c Hospital Equipments d None Answer a Demands of Doctors Note : Union Health Minister JP Nadda has ordered formation of a committee to evaluate in a time-bound manner the Indian Medical Association’s five-point demands including amendments to the PCPNDT Act and the Consumer Protection Act. The committee comprises the Additional Secretary Health Joint Secretary Law Joint Secretary Home and Joint Secretary Consumer Affairs. Besides the committee will have three representatives of IMA and one from Medical Council of India MCI. 164. November 14th is observed as _____ a Children’s Day b World Diabetes Day c World Catholic day d both a b Answer d Both a b Note : Children’s day also known as Bal Divas in India is celebrated every year on 14th of November to increase the awareness of people towards the rights care and education of 36 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 children. 126th Birth anniversary of 1st Prime Minister of India Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru 14th Nov 1889 – 27th May 1964 is being observed as the Children’s Day. b World Diabetes Day is the primary global awareness campaign of the diabetes world and is held on November 14 each year. It was introduced in 1991 by the International Diabetes Federation and the World Health Organization in response to the alarming rise of diabetes around the world. Theme : “Healthy Living and Diabetes”. 165. IITF stands for a Indian Institute of Telecom Fair b Indian Institute of Tourism Force c India International Trade Fair d India International Trade Force Answer c India International Trade Fair Note: President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated 35th edition of India International Trade Fair IITF at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi. The 14 day fair has been organised by India Trade Promotion Organisation ITPO under aegis of Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry. ii Theme of 2015 edition of IITF is Make in India in order to encourage companies to manufacture their products in India. 166. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated a BR Ambedkar memorial in London that is recently acquired by which Government a Maharashtra b Kerala c Gujarat d None Answer a Maharashtra Note: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the recently acquired Ambedkar memorial by Maharashtra Government at King Henry’s Road in London United Kingdom. ii Maharashtra government had bought this house in London where social reformer and architect of the Indian Constitution Dr Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar had stayed as a student in the 1920s. Maharashtra Chief Minister : Devendra Fadnavis  167. Shipwright School the Indian Navy’s training establishment for architect officers shipwright officers and shipwright sailors was commissioned as _____ a INS VishwasKarma b INS Vishwakarma c INS VikasKarma d INS Vinodkarma Answer b INS Vishwakarma 37 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 Note : It was commissioned by Admiral RK Dhowan Chief of the Naval Staff at a formal ceremony held at Visakhapatnam. INS Vishwakarma was commissioned in keeping with the Navy’s thrust towards indigenisation and ‘Make in India’ initiative. 168. First Elephant hospital in Northeast India was established at ______ a KaziRam National Park b Kaziranga National Park c Betel National Park d Rajiv Gandhi National Parl Answer b Kaziranga National Park Note: Northeast India’s first exclusive hospital for elephants has been established at theKaziranga National Park in Assam. Located in Golaghat and Nagaon Districts of Assam  Circumscribed by Brahmaputra River.  The hospital was set up at Mark Shand Memorial Learning Centre in Kaziranga National Park. It was inaugurated by Sir Evelyn de Rothschild who is founding patron of the UK-based charity Elephant Family. 169. AMRIT stands For a Armed Medicines and Reliable Implants for Treatment b Affordable Medicines and Reliable Implants for Treatment c Affordable Medicines and Reform Implants For Treasure d Armed Medical and Reliance Implants for Treatment Answer b Affordable Medicines and Reliable Implants for Treatment Note : The Union Minister for Health Family Welfare JP Nadda inaugurated the Affordable Medicines and Reliable Implants for Treatment AMRIT outlet at AIIMs. The aim is to reduce the expenditure incurred by patients on treatment of cancer and heart diseases. The retail outlet will sell drugs for the two ailments at highly discounted rates at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences AIIMS to begin with. AMRIT will be launched in all Central Govt hospitals soon. 170. The 2015 Valletta Summit on Migration was held at _____ a Valletta Malta b Iraq c China d Turkey Answer a Valletta Malta Note: European Union Emergency Trust Fund worth of 1.8 billion euros 1.93 billion was established to address root causes of irregular migration and displaced persons in Africa. 38 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 The European Investment Bank will provide financing to support the reestablishment of the conditions and development of human capital in Africa. 171. PM Narendra Modi has launched Neev Fund in UK the fund aims at which of the following a Equity Religion b Tax Exemption c Equity Partnerships d Equity Army Answer c Equity Partnerships Note : Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched India’s first Low Income State Infrastructure Equity Partnership the Neev Fund in UK ii The Fund aims to provide equity partnerships for small infrastructure development in sectors like water sanitation clean energy and urban infrastructure. It will seek to demonstrate sustainable and inclusive development through small infrastructure projects within target sectors. Prime Minister United Kingdom : David Cameron  172. According to Swachh Bharat Cess which of the following becomes Expensive from November 15th a Travelling b Eating out c Telephony d All Answer d All Note : Eating out telephony and travel will become expensive from November 15th with the government imposing a 0.5 per cent Swachh Bharat cess on taxable services which is expected to yield about Rs. 3800 crore to the exchequer in the remaining months of the fiscal year. Revenue Secretary :Hasmukh Adhia  173. International Children’s Film Festival takes place at _____ a Hyderabad b Vizag c Vijayawada d Bangalore Answer a Hyderabad Note : Union Minister of State for Information Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore inaugurated the 19th International Children’s Film Festival of India ICFFI at Shilpa Kala Vedika in Hyderabad. Rathore wished that the week-long festival would offer good and quality cinema to the audience especially children. Over 1200 entries have been received from about 80 countries. 174. Who won the BMW Masters in Shanghai a Paul Broberg b kristoffer Broberg c Missie john d Audice Berg 39 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 Answer b Swede Kristoffer Broberg Note: Swede Kristoffer Broberg won his maiden European Tour title with a play-off victory at the BMW Masters in Shanghai. After a four-under 68 the 29-year-old world number 149 birdied the first extra hole to defeat American Patrick Reed after both finished at 17 under. 175. India signed the Standard Operating Procedure SOP in New Delhi to operationalize the “Agreement on Coastal Shipping” with _____ a Japan b Bangalore c Bangladesh d China Answer c Bangladesh Note: The SOP will pave the way to promote coastal shipping between India and Bangladesh and would enhance bilateral trade between the two countries by bringing down the cost of transportation of EXIM cargo. The two sides have also agreed upon the use of vessels of River Sea Vessel RSV category for Indo-Bangladesh coastal shipping. 176. Gyps Vulture Reintroduction Programme’was launched by which government a Punjab b Haryana c Japan d China Answer b Haryana Note : Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has launched ‘Gyps Vulture Reintroduction Programme’ by putting ten captive bred vultures in pre-release aviaries close to Jatayu Conservation Breeding Centre at Pinjore. 177. Yitzhak Navon has died recently he is an a Former President of Algeria b Former President Of Nigeria c Former President of Israel d Former President of Iraq Answer c Former President of Israel Note: Yitzhak Navon former President of Israel died on 06th November 2015. He was remained President of Israel during 1978 to 1983. 178. 12th ASEM meet held in Luxembourg what does ASEM stands for a Asia- England Ministers Meeting b Asia-Europe Foreign Ministers meeting c Africa-Europe Foreign Ministers Meeting d Asia-England Foreign Ministers meeting Answer b Asia-Europe Foreign Ministers meeting Note: 2th Asia-Europe Foreign Ministers meeting ASEM held in Luxembourg during 5-6th November 2015 under the theme ‘Working Together for a Sustainable and Secure Future’. 40 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 179. Recently Kamala Laxman has passed away she is an a Cartoonist b Singer c Dancer d Writer Answer d Writer Note : A well-known author of childrens books Kamala Laxman passed away in Pune on 14 November 2015 due to old age issues. She was 90. ii. Widow of legendary cartoonist R.K. Laxman Kamala was commissioned by the India Book House in the 1970s to write stories for children such as Thama and His Missing Mother and tales of Tenali Raman. The Tenali Raman stories penned by her were later memorably serialised into 13 and telecast on Doordarshan. 180. Who won 2015 Brazilian Grand Prix title of Formula One F1 a Lewis Hamilton b Sebastian vettel c Nico Rosberg d Roger Answer c Nico Rosberg Note : Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg Germany has won the 2015 Brazilian Grand Prix title of Formula One F1 held at Autódromo José Carlos Pace in Socorro district of Sao Paulo. It was Rosberg’s overall thirteenth championship title of F1 in his career and the fifth win in the 2015 season after Spain Monaco Australian and Mexican Grand Prix. Second position : Lewis Hamilton  Third Position : Sebastian vettel  181. Saina Nehwal has won silver medal at 2015 China Open in the Women’s Singles category she was defeated by _____ a Xuerui Li b Serena Williams c Martian Hingis d Seril Li Answer a Xuerui Li Note : Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal has won silver medal at 2015 China Open Superseries Premier Badminton tournament after finishing at second position in the Women’s Singles category List of winners in 2015 China Open: iMen’s Singles category: won by Lee Chong Wei from Malaysia. ii Men’s Doubles category: won by South Korea pair of Kim Gi-jung and Kim Sa Rang. iii Women’s Doubles category: won by Chinese pair of Tang Yuanting and Yu Yang. iv Mixed Doubles category: won by Chinese pair of Zhang Nan and Zhao Yunlei. 41 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 182. Who was banned by FIFA for 10 years for corruption a Ganesh iyar b Tharun c Ganesh Thapa d Ramesh Powar Answer c Ganesh Thapa Note : Ganesh Thapa the Chief of Nepal Football team banned by FIFA for 10 years as ban imposed on 16th November 2015. 183. The International Day for Tolerance was observed on a 16th November b 17th November c 15th November d 18th November Answer a 16th November Note: The International Day for Tolerance was observed globally on 16 November 2015 with an aim to educate people about the need for tolerance in society and help them understand the negative effects of intolerance. 184. An Advanced Torpedo Defence System was handed over to Indian Navy by the Defence Minister it is named as a Marian b Torpedo Mareech c Maareech d Navy Maareech Answer c Maareech Note : The Defence Minister handed over the Maareech - Advanced Torpedo Defence System – developed by DRDO to the Navy Chief in Vishakhapatnam. ii. Maareech is a joint project of Naval Physical and Oceanographic Laboratory NPOL Kochi and NSTL Visakhapatnam. It is a state-of-the-art indigenous system for torpedo detection and countermeasures Defence Minister : Manohar Parrikar  Navy Chief Admiral : Robin K. Dhowan  185. Which Government introduced Mobile Governance a Karnataka b Jharkhand c Kerala d Haryana Answer b Jharkhand Note: The Jharkhand Chief Minister on 15 November 2015 introduced Mobile Governance in the state to realise the dreams of Digital India during the occasion of 16th Foundation Day of the state. The State Government launched 14 mobile applications and three web portals on the State Foundation Day to deliver the benefits of information technology to the people of the state in order to bridge the gap between the government and public. Jharkhand CM : Raghuvar Das  42 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 186. Saeed Jaffrey has passed away recently he is an a Actor b Cartoonist c Cricketer d None Answer a Actor Note : Veteran actor Saeed Jaffrey who was seen in films like Shatranj Ke Khiladi and Ram Teri Ganga Maili passed away on Sunday November 15 2015. He was 86. 187. Recently which Bank has launched Student GIC Programme a ICICI b SBI c HDFC d AXIM Answer a ICICI bank Note : ICICI Bank Canada a subsidiary of private lender ICICI Bank has launched Student GIC Guaranteed Investment Certificate Program for students aspiring to study in Canada. ii. As per the terms of the programme the amount of C10000 is paid back to the student while he/she is studying in Canada in 12 equal instalments along with the interest amount. The processing fee for applying to this programme is C150. 188. APEC stands for a Asia-Pakistan Economic corridor b Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation c Asia- Pakistan Economic Cooperation d Africa- Pacific Economic Cooperation Answer b Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Note : Philippines is going to host 2015 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation APEC summit from 18–19 November 2015 in its capital city Manila for the first time in nearly two decades. Theme of 2015 APEC Summit – “Building Inclusive Economies Building a Better World”. 189. _____ has appointed as the India’s next and Permanent Representative to UN a Syed Akbaruddin b Syed Mohammed c Mohammed Ali d Meharunissa Answer a Syed Akbaruddin Note : IFS officer Mr. Syed Akbaruddin currently serving as an Additional Secretary in Ministry of External Affairs MEA has appointed as the India’s next and permanent representative to UN by replacing Asoke Kumar Mukerji. 190. Ministry of Tourism has launched two schemes to promote the travel and tourism what are they a Swadesh Darshan and PRASAD b PRASAD and Darshan 43 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 c Darshan and Vihar d Swadesh Darshan and Vihar Answer a Swadesh Darshan and PRASAD Note : PRASAD : Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spiritual Augmentation Drive Features : Swadesh Darshan is for Integrated Development of Tourist Circuits around Specific Themes such as religion culture ethnicity niche etc.. ii National Mission on Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spiritual Augmentation Drive PRASADis to beautify and improve the amenities and infrastructure at pilgrimage centres of all faiths  191. The Government of India has declared the NSCN K as terrorist organization What does it Stands For a National Socialist Corridor of Nagaland Khaplang b National Service Corridor of Nagaland Khaplang c National Socialist Council of Nagaland Khaplang d National Security Corridor of Nagaland Khaplang Answer c National Socialist Council of Nagaland Khaplang Note : The Government has declared the National Socialist Council of Nagaland Khaplang NSCN K all its formations and front organizations as a terrorist organization under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act 1967. A Gazette Notification issued on November 6 2015 mentions that the NSCN K a militant outfit came into existence in 1988 and is active along the Indo-Myanmar border. NSCN K has resorted to terrorism by killing innocent civilians and security forces and engaged in other violent activities including the June 4 2015 attack on the Army convoy in Chandel district of Manipur. A total of 38 organisations are banned under the UAPA which was amended in the aftermath of the November 2008 Mumbai terror attacks. 192. Nokia announced which of the following would become the Head of India a Amr Karim El-Leithy b Surrendar c Mahesh singh d Sandeep Girotra Answer d Sandeep Girotra Note : Nokia announced that Sandeep Girotra would become the head of India and Amr Karim El-Leithy would become the head of Middle East and Africa as part of the planned combination of Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent after and subject to the successful closing of the public exchange offer for Alcatel-Lucent securities announced on 15 April. 193. _____ has won silver medal at the BWF World Junior Championships a Chai Hung Lu b Siril Verma c Suresh Verma d Chai LU 44 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 Answer b Siril Verma Note : Young Indian shuttler Siril Verma clinched a silver medal at the BWF World Junior Championships after suffering a narrow defeat against Chinese Taipei’s Chia Hung Lu in Lima. 194. Who won ATP World Tour Finals a Kei Nishikori b Novak Djokovic c Bob Bryan d Yuki Bhambri Answer b Novak Djokovic Note: Novak Djokovic began his bid for a record fourth straight end-of-season title with victory over Japan’s Kei Nishikori at the ATP World Tour Finals. The Serb won 6-1 6-1 to claim his 15th consecutive win at London’s O2 Arena a run stretching back to 2011. 195. India has sealed Nuclear-deal procedures for supply of uranium with which of the following a Africa b Australia c China d Pakisthan Answer b Australia Note : India and Australia have sealed Nuclear-deal procedures for supply of uranium from later to energy starved India. N-deal procedures were formally completed between both countries following a bilateral meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his counterpart Malcolm Turnbull in Antalya Turkey on the sidelines of the G-20 Summit. Following the conclusion of the agreement India has become the first country to buy Uranium from Australia without being a signatory to the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty NPT. 196. Who was appointed as India’s Permanent Representative to UN a Syed Salim b Sudheer Rathan c Syed Akbaruddin d Akbar Answer c Syed Akbaruddin Note : Syed Akbaruddin the chief coordinator of the India-Africa Forum Summit IAFS has been appointed as the new permanent representative of India to the United Nations in New York. He is currently additional secretary in the ministry. Akbaruddin will be replacing Asoke Kumar Mukherjee who will be retiring. 197. _____ named as the most Valuable Star of 2015 a Sania Mirza b Serena Viliams c Jennifer Lawrence d Watson Answer c Jennifer Lawrence Note : It was given by the entertainment website – Vulture.com It is the 2nd consecutive time that Lawrence got this name. 45 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 198. What Does NDLM stands for a National Digital Language Mission b National Digital Literacy Mission c National Danger Limit Mission d National Digital Literacy Market Answer b National Digital Literacy Mission Note : The government has advanced the deadline for making 52.5 lakh people digitally literate under National Digital Literacy Mission by a year to 2016 than end of 2017 fixed earlier. Already under NDLM has certified 10 lakh people and next 8 lakh are in process. The Digital Saksharta Abhiyan DISHA or National Digital Literacy Mission NDLM Scheme has been formulated to impart IT training to 52.5 lakh persons including Anganwadi and ASHA workers and authorised ration dealers in all states/UTs across the country so that the non-IT literate citizens are trained to become IT literate. 199. Which of the following is a Vishwa Hindu Parishad VHP leader who passed away recently a V R Prasad b K Mahaveer c Ashok Singhal d Suresh Singh Answer c Ashok Singhal Note : Ashok Singhal the veteran Vishva Hindu Parishad VHP leader died on 17th November 2015. He was famous leader of temple movement in Ayodhya called as ‘Ramjanmabhoomi Movement’. 200. Recently Pithukuli Murugadas has passed away Who is he a Writer b Music Composer c Singer d All Answer d All Note : Noted Tamil devotional singer Pithukuli Murugadas died in Chennai following a brief illness. Murugadas 95 was a writer lyricist and music composer. He was recipient of Kalaimamani Sankeerthana Samrat and Thyagaraja awards. Born at Coimbatore on January 25 1920 in a Brahmin family Murugadas Balasubramanian learnt bhajans from his grandfather Gopalakrishna Bagavathar. 201. Union government approved State Annual Action Plans SAAP of 81 mission cities in 5 states-Tamil Nadu Madhya Pradesh Jharkhand Odisha and Mizoram Under which of the following a AMRUT b AKYC c NIIF d TADF Answer a AMRUT Note : Inter-ministerial Apex Committee approved Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation AMRUT Action Plans with total project outlay of Rs. 5748 crore 46 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 Committee – headed by Madhusudan Prasad Secretary Union Ministry of Urban Development. 202. Which government implemented National Food Security Act NFSA 2013 in 14 districts a Russia b Haryana c Punjab d Orissa Answer d Orissa Note : 1st phase – implemented in 14 districts out of the 30 districts covering 26.33 lakh families .State Food supplies and Consumer Welfare department issued directives to the district administration to monitor the implementation of the NFSA and rectify irregularities The 14 districts are Angul Bargarh Boudh Balangir Deogarh Gajapati Jharsuguda Kandhamal Kalahandi Koraput Malkangiri Nuapada Sambalpur and Sonepur Families will be provided with 5 kg of rice at Rs 3 or 5 kg of wheat at Rs 2 from Public Distribution System PDS Centres 2nd phase - will be implemented in the remaining districts from 1st December 2015. 203. India on November 17 agreed to share information on militants with which of the following a Bangladesh b Russia c China d Turkey Answer a Bangladesh Note : India and Banglades agreed to share information on militants. Home secretaries of the two neighbours concluded their talks reviewing internal security and other cross-border issues. India assured Bangladesh of providing information immediately if they get any information on militancy. They will eliminate terrorism and insurgency through bilateral understanding and intelligence sharing. The issue of Bangladeshi nationals being detained by Indian border forces was a major issue of the talks while both the countries have agreed to reduce such incidents to zero figure. 204. Who was the new India CEO of Standard Chartered Bank a Dharan b Zarin Daruwala c Mahesh d Suresh Dhiren Answer b Zarin Daruwala Note : ICICI Bank’s head of corporate banking division Zarine Daruwala has quit the Mumbai based lender to join UK base Standard Chartered as its India CEO. Daruwala will be replaced 47 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 by Vishakha Mulye. On November 16 Vishakha Mulye was designated as executive director at the bank. Mrs. Zarin Daruwala is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Company Secretary with over 25 years of experience in the Banking Investment Banking industry. 205. Axis Mutual Fund has recently launched which of the following a Pension Gift Fund b Farmers Gift Fund c Children’s Gift Fund d Adult Gift Fund Answer c Children’s Gift Fund Note: Axis Mutual Fund today announced its new fund offer the Axis Childrens Gift Fund. This is Axis first goal-based investment option the MF house said. Investments can only be made for a minor represented by a parent or guardian. 206. Philips India has appointed _______ as vice-chairman and MD. a S Saravanan b V Raja c A Krishnan d N Veera Answer b V Raja Note : Raja who was earlier heading TE Connectivity’s India operations will be responsible for driving and building Philips India’s healthcare and consumer lifestyle businesses. 207. Name the Syrian Journalist who won the Frances Media Freedom Prize along with Reporters without Borders Group a Zaina Erhaim b Nasim Malik c Saina Begum d Sumitha Nazrina Answer a Zaina Erhaim. The Paris-based media rights group singled out Zaina Erhaim for her “determination and courage” in covering the conflict in Syria which is deemed the most dangerous country in the world for journalists. 208. Who has been named as this year’s sexiest man alive by People magazine a Roger Federer b David Beckham c George Clooney d Christian Bale Answer b David Beckham 209. Andhra Pradesh has inked a pack with _______ for 75 million ₹500 crore credit deal for its Rural Inclusive Growth Project. a IMF b World bank c Singapore d Japan Answer b World Bank. The project seeks to enhance agricultural incomes of small and marginal farmers and ensure increased access to services related to health nutrition sanitation and social entitlements. 210. The Line of Actual Control or LAC is associated with India and a Bhutan b China c Pakistan d Nepal 48 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 Answer b China. India and China have decided to deepen bilateral defence ties and maintain peace and tranquillity at the Line of Actual Control LAC besides strengthening cooperation against terror including at the international level. 211. India has signed an MoU with which country for cooperation in the field of Animal Health a Cambodia b Laos c Vietnam d Malaysia Answer c Vietnam 212. GOI extended the currency swap facility for SAARC members. Under this the RBI offers the facility of varying sizes not exceeding _________ in total. a 2 billion b 3 billion c 4 billion d 5 billion Answer a 2 billion 213. Who is the present Union Minister of Environment Forest and Climate Change a JP Nadda b Prakash Javadekar c Ravi Shankar Prasad d Dyan Krishna Chatterjee Answer b Prakash Javadekar. He announced the formation of Indian Resource Panel InRP on Resource Efficiency. 214. _________ has announced the launch of ‘Ek Kadam Unnati Ki Aur’ initiative aimed at working with the government to create the blueprint for the digitisation of rural India. a Airtel b IBM c Intel India d Samsung Answer c Intel India 215. Which country has recently declared emergency after a deadly mining waste spill a Indonesia b Brazil c Malaysia d Peru Answer b Brazil. Samarco is a joint venture of Australia’s BHP Billiton the world’s largest mining firm and Brazil’s Vale the biggest iron ore miner. 216. China has inked a 15 billion nuclear deal with a New Zealand b South Africa c Argentina d Germany Answer c Argentina 217. Telecom major Bharti Airtel and social media giant Facebook announced the launch of free internet access service platform in a EU b Asia c North America d African Countries 49 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 Answer d African Countries n 17 218. Tianhe-2 is the World’s most powerful supercomputer. It belongs to a Germany b Japan c China d USA Answer c China. 219. EKS Kosmos-2510 is the defence satellite of a Japan b USA c Russia d China Answer c Russia 220. Jonah Lomu who passed away recently was associated with which of the following games a Basket Ball b Rugby c Foot Ball d Swimming Answer b Rugby. Rugby great Jonah Lomu a pioneering global superstar whose speed and power terrorised opponents died unexpectedly at the age of 40 after a long battle with kidney disease. 221. Dr. Satya Paul Agarwal who passed away recently was associated with ____________. a White Cross b Blue Cross c Red Cross d Yellow Cross Answer c Red Cross. He was a Famous neurosurgeon and Secretary General of Indian Red Cross Society. 222. Shankaran Nair who passed away recently was associated with ____________. a UNO b WHO c IMF d RAW Answer d RAW. He was the former chief of India’s external intelligence agency Research and Analysis Wing RAW. 223. Who was awarded with Disaster Risk Reduction DRR Champion for Asia Region by United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction UNISDR by UN a Kiran Rai b Anil Kumar c Arun kumar d Kiren Rijiju Answer b Kiren Rijiju Note : Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju has been designated as the Disaster Risk Reduction DRR Champion for the Asia Region by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction UNISDR. The honour was conferred by Ms. Margarete Wahlstrom Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary General for Disaster Risk Reduction 50 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 during the inaugural session of the Asia Leaders’ Meeting towards Implementation of the Sendai Framework for DRR in Asia. 224. 1st International Qawwali Festival 2016 titled as ____ which will be held in Delhi during 12th February to 14th February 2016 a Thalli Ho b Qawwali c Taali Ho d Qawwali Ho Answer c Taali Ho Note : Various Qawwali Singers from India and Pakistan are going to participate at the event. 225. The World Health Organisation WHO launched the World Antibiotic Awareness Week with the theme Antibiotics: handle with care a Antibiotics : Be Careful b Antibiotics : Be Preventive c Antibiotics : Handle With care d None Answer c Antibiotics : Handle With Care. 226. Vijay Keshav Gokhale appointed as India’s Ambassador to which of the following a Germany b China c UK d Turkey Answer b China Note : He will replace Ashok Kantha. Presently Gokhale is India’s Ambassador to Germany. He also had held the following posts in the Ministry of External Affairs MEA headquartered in New Delhi. a Director China and East Asia b Joint secretary East Asia 227. ______ was appointed as the Vice-Chairman and Managing Director effective of Philips India a Rajiv b B Raju c V Raja d K Rajiv Answer c V Raja 228. World Toilet day was on ______ a November 18 th b November 19 th c November 20 th d November 17 th 51 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 Answer b November 19 th Note : World Toilet Day WTD was observed on 19 November 2015 across the world with the theme Sanitation and Nutrition. The aim of WTD is to raise awareness about the people in the world who don’t have access to a toilet despite the fact that it is a human right to have clean water and sanitation. 229. Union Cabinet approved Tripartite Agreement on the IBSA Fund IBSA consists of a Indonesia Brazil South Asia. b India Brazil South Africa c Iran Burma South Africa d None Answer b India Brazil South Africa. Note : The Union Cabinet on 18 November 2015 approved the signing of the Tripartite Agreement among India Brazil and South Africa IBSA on the IBSA Fund for the Alleviation of Poverty and Hunger. The decision will help in strengthening the IBSA Fund which is a unique vehicle in the context of South-South cooperation. 230. What does NARF stands for a National Relief Facility for Bio-Medical Research b National Resource Fund for Bio-Medical Research c National Resource Facility for Bio-Medical Research d National Research Firm for Bio-Medical Research Answer c National Resource Facility for Bio-Medical Research Note : Union Cabinet approved setting up of National Resource Facility for Bio-medical Research NARF. Location of NARF – Genome Valley in Hyderabad Telangana NARF will be set up by Indian Council for Medical Research ICMR The proposal in this regard was forwarded by the Department of Health Research of the union 231. The Delhi Government approved Jan Lokpal Bill 2015 under which Act a Prevention of Corruption Act 1988 b Prevention of Interruption Act 1988 c Currency Control Act 1988 d Prevention of Currency Control Act 1988 Answer a Prevention of Corruption Act 1988 52 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 Note : Objective of Bill – to establish an independent authority to investigate offences under the Prevention of Corruption Act 1988 It ensures time-bound investigation of offences within 6 months The punishment for any act of corruption cannot be less than 6 months and a maximum of 10 years Lokpal would comprise a chairperson and 10 members It was drafted by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy CM Manish Sisodia The bill resembles the Uttarakhand Lokayukta Bill 2011 232. _____ became World’s powerful Supercomputer for 6th consecutive time a Tianha-2 b Tianhe-2 c Tian-2 d Tianr-2 Answer b Tianhe-2 Note : Tianhe has been developed by National University of Defence Technology of China. 233. ‘Ek Kadam Unnati Ki Aur’ campaign launched by which famous organization a Syntel b Intel c Microsoft d HCL Answer b Intel Note : Location of Centre - Nadimpalle village in Mahabubnagar Telangana The centre will be used to create the framework for the Telangana model digital village It provides various services under the Telangana governments e-panchayat scheme Objective of the programme – to augment digitalization of rural India 234. What does TADF stands for a Telangana Acquisition and Development Fund b Telecom Acquisition and Development Fund c Technology Acquisition and Development Fund d Tamilnadu Technology Acquisition and Development Fund Answer c Technology Acquisition and Development Fund 53 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 Note: Union Government on 18 November 2015 launched the Technology Acquisition and Development Fund TADF under the National Manufacturing Policy 2011. The TADF was launched by Minister of State for Commerce Industry Nirmala Sitharaman. 235. Union Cabinet has approved which of the following as additional foreign language in Kendriya Vidyalaya a German b Telugu c Irish d French Answer a German Note: Union Cabinet on 18 November 2015 gave its ex-post approval to the Joint Declaration of Intent JDI between the Ministry of Human Resource Development and Federal Foreign Office of Germany. The JDI seeks to promote German as an additional Foreign Language in Kendriya Vidyalayas KV schools. 236. What does CCEA stands for a Cabinet Committee on Economic Awareness b Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs c Cabinet Control on Economic Area d Committee on Currency Economic Affairs Answer b Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs Note : The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs CCEA on 18 November 2015 approved the disinvestment of 10 percent paid up equity capital of Coal India Limited CIL. 237. Who was appointed as Chief justice of INDIA a T S Jaikumar b T S Vijay c T S Thakur d T S Rao Answer c T S Thakur Note : The President of India Pranab Mukherjee on 18 November 2015 appointed Justice Tirath Singh Thakur as the Chief Justice of India. Justice Thakur will take over the office from 3 December 2015 as the 43rd Chief Justice of India. His tenure will be till 3 January 2017. 238. Recently P Vijay Kumar has passed away he is an a Cricketer b Tennis player c Footballer d Athlete Answer c Footballer Note : Senior Tata Football Academy coach and former international footballer P Vijay Kumar died of cardiac arrest. Kumar had represented Bihar and Bengal in National Football Championships from 1979 to 1989. He represented undivided Bihar seven times and Bengal four times. 239. An Indian-American woman judge has become the first recipient of a US public service award who is she 54 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 a Usha Rani b Ushir Pandit-Durant c Unir Pandit d Pranavi Durant Answer b Ushir Pandit-Durant Note: An Indian-American woman judge has become the first recipient of a US public service award in recognition of her contributions in the field of law. Queens Senior Assistant District Attorney and newly elected Civil Court Judge Ushir Pandit-Durant was honoured with the ‘South Asian Public Service Award’ by the Office of Immigrant Affairs under Queens District Attorney Richard Brown. 240. What does IDEAS stands for a Indian Development and Economic Affairs Scheme b Indian Development and Economic Assistance Scheme c Indian Development and Ecology Assistance Scheme d Indian Development and Economic Affairs scheme Answer b Indian Development and Economic Assistance Scheme Note : The government on November 18 extended its economic assistance programme IDEAS for five years. Government has been providing Line of Credit LoC under the Indian Development and Economic Assistance Scheme IDEAS since 2005-06. The first extension to the scheme was granted in 2009-2010.The objectives of the scheme continue to be relevant it has been decided to give second extension to the scheme for another five years i.e. from 2015-16 to 2019-20. 241. Recently which Government has blocked social media platform on security grounds a Haryana b Bangladesh c Gujarat d Bangalore Answer b Bangladesh Note : The Bangladesh Government on 18 November 2015 blocked popular social media platform Facebook and online messaging and calling services WhatsApp and Viber on security grounds. Following this Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission BTRC issued a letter to different telecom operators and all Internet Service Providers asking them to stop the services immediately. 242. Recently Former Gujarat Governor and Chief Election Commissioner ___ has passed away a Ram Krishna b Radhuvar Das c Ram Krishna Trivedi d Ranjit Answer c Ram Krsihna Trivedi Note : He introduced the Election Photo identity card EPIC i.e. voter ID cards in Indian Elections 55 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 He had also served as the Central Vigilance Commissioner CVC He was conferred with Padma Vibhushan by the Government. 243. _____ was chosen for Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace Disarmament and Development for 2015 a UNHCR b UNCIN c UNCIR d UNHIR Answer a UNHCR United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Note : UNHCR It was chosen for this award by the international jury of the prize headed by Vice PresidentHamid Ansari. It was declared on the occasion of 98th birth anniversary of India’s Iron Lady Indira Gandhi 244. World Anti-Doping Agency WADA has suspended which of the following’s anti- doping agency a China b Russia c Japan d Brazil Answer b Russia Note : World Anti-Doping Agency WADA has suspended Russia’s anti-doping agency RUSADA. 245. _____ has been awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of East London a Anil Kumar b Ashok c Vijay Vardhan d Ashok Amritraj Answer d Ashok Amritraj Note : Tennis champion-turned Hollywood filmmaker Ashok Amritraj on 19 November 2015 was awarded with an honorary doctorate of Arts by the University of East London. Amritraj was honoured for promoting talented moviemakers from across the world including India. ‘Advantage Hollywood’ is his Auto-biography. 246. Russia signed an agreement with _____ on 19th November 2015 with the aim to build a nuclear power plant a Egypt b Brazil c Iraq d Pakistan Answer a Egypt Note : Russia signed an agreement with Egypt on 19th November 2015 with the aim to build a nuclear power plant in Dabaa Egypt. The estimated year of completion of the project is 2022. 56 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 247. ______ was elected as Chairperson of an urban municipal body in Kerala a Sunitha Roi b Prameela Rani c Parimala d Prameela Sashidharan Answer d Prameela Sashidharan Note : Prameela Sashidharan of BJP elected as Chairperson of an urban municipal body in Kerala. She became 1st BJP member ever to head an urban municipal body in the State. 248. ___ was the Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar a Nithish Kumar b Ram Gopal c Prasad d Tejaswi Prasad Yadav Answer d Tejaswi Prasad Yadav Note : Nitish Kumar sworn-in as Chief Minister of Bihar for 5th time on 20th November 2015 while Tejaswi Prasad Yadav became Deputy Chief Minister. Earlier Nitish Kumar became CM in 2000 for just 7 Days 2005 2010 February 2015 and November 2015. 249. Who won Reporters Without Borders Prize on 20th November 2015 for covering news in civil war a Zarina Ehaim b Sudheer Patel c Chandra Kumar d Zaina Erhaim Answer d Zaina Erhaim Note : Zaina Erhaim of Syria won Reporters Without Borders Prize on 20th November 2015 for covering news in civil war. The award was established in 1992 by NGO ‘Reporters Without Borders’. 250. What does SASEC Stands for a South Asia Sub Continent Economic Committee b South Africa Sub Regional Economic Committee c South Asia Sub-regional Economic Co-operation d South Africa Sub-regional Economic Co-operation Answer c South Asia Sub-regional Economic Co-operation Note : India-Bangladesh Electricity Link will get loan of 120 million from Asian Development Bank headquartered at Manila Philippines under South Asia Sub-regional Economic Co- operation SASEC Programme. 251. According to the Global Gender Gap Report 2015 India ranked Which of the following positions a 107 th b 108 th c 109 th d 110 th 57 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 Answer b 108th Note : World Economic Forum WEF on 19 November 2015 released the Global Gender Gap Report 2015. India stood at the 108th position. Top 5 countries with high gender equality are Iceland 1 Norway 2 Finland 3 Sweden 4 and Ireland 5 and five countries with least gender equality are Iran 141 Chad 142 Syria 143 Pakistan 144 and Yemen 145. 252. TCS and _____ has launched the Centre of Excellence for IoT in Hyderabad a HCL b Syntel c Microsoft d Intel Answer d Intel Note : Tata Consultancy Services TCS Indias largest software exporter on 18 November 2015 launched a new Centre of Excellence CoE for Internet of Things IoT in collaboration with Intel. The CoE is located at the TCS campus in Hyderabad. 253. APEC Stands for a Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation b Asia-Pakistan Economic Cooperation c Africa-Pacific Economic Cooperation d Africa-Pakistan Economic Cooperation Answer a Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation. Note : 23rd Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation APEC Economic Leaders Summit was held at Manila Philippines from 18 November to 19 November 2015. The summit was chaired by Philippines President Benigno S. Aquino III. 254. Universal Children’s Day was observed on a November 14 th b November 21 st c November 20 th d November 18 th Answer c November 20 th 255. Africa Industrialization Day was observed on November 20th what was its theme a Small and Medium Enterprises for Poverty Eradication b Job Creation for Women c Job Creation for Youth d All Answer d All Note : The Day is intended to mobilize the commitment of the international community to the industrialization of Africa. 256. _______ was Nominated as director of the Asian Development Bank a Swathi Thakur b Suneetha iyar c Rajiv Singh d Swati Dandekar 58 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 Answer d Swati Dandekar Note : President Barack Obama has nominated India-born Swati Dandekar a Nagpur and Bombay University alum to be United States director of the Asian Development Bank with the rank of ambassador. The nomination of Dandekar who will replace Robert M. Orr was announced by the White House along with eight other key Administration posts. 257. The Finance Ministry has imposed anti-dumping duty on carbon black imports from ______ a China b Russia c Japan d Both ab Answer d Both a b Note : The Finance Ministry has imposed definitive anti-dumping duty on certain carbon black imports from China and Russia. The anti-dumping duty would be valid for five years. It has been specifically imposed on carbon black used in rubber applications. The latest Revenue Department move follows the recommendation of the Designated Authority in Commerce Ministry in its sunset review investigation of existing anti-dumping duty on import of ‘carbon black used in rubber applications’ from China Russia and Thailand. 258. South Australia has signed a historic ‘sister-state agreement’ with a Rajasthan b Maharashtra c Tamil Nadu d Odisha Answer a Rajasthan Note : South Australia has signed a historic ‘sister-state agreement’ with Rajasthan that would pave new ways to boost export and investment opportunities between the two states. The sister-state relationship between South Australia and Rajasthan is based on a two-way exchange of research policy and technical capabilities. The agreement provides partnership and collaborative opportunities across key sectors where South Australian business can offer services and product support. 259. Who won Indiana FIDE Rating Chess Tournament a Sruthi Sain b Rajeev khan c Rakesh Sharma d Srishti Pandey Answer d Srishti Pandey Note : Maharashtra’s chess player Srishti Pandey has clinched the second Indiana All India FIDE Rating Chess tournament. The tournament was organised by Nagpur Taluka Chess Association which concluded at Dr Hedgewar Smarak Samiti Hall Reshimbagh Nagpur. 260. Madhav Chari has passed away recently he was a ________. a Singer b Cartoonist c Player d Musician Answer d Musician 59 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 Note : Madhav Chari one of the India’s leading Jazz pianists died in Chennai on Friday. He was 48 and survived by his parents and a brother. Madhav Chari’s life exemplified the belief that the two subjects — mathematics and music — complement each other. 261. Which of the following are the finalists for the 2015 World Athlete of the year a Usain Bolt b Ashton Eaton c Christian Taylor d All Answer d All Note : The International Association of Athletics Federations IAAF has announced that Usain Bolt Ashton Eaton and Christian Taylor are the finalists for the 2015 World Athlete of the year. 262. The World Television Day is observed on a November 20 b November 21 c November 22 d November 23 Answer b November 21. World Television Day is not so much a celebration of the tool but rather the philosophy which it represents. Television represents a symbol for communication and globalization in the contemporary world. 263. Name the Indian scientist who has been appointed to high-level panel on health a Yusuf Hamied b Mohammad Saliyullah Khan c Azhar Ahmad d Salim Malik Answer a Yusuf Hamied. Yusuf Hamied an eminent Indian scientist has been named by UN chief Ban Ki-moon to a high-level panel on health technology innovation. He is the non- executive Chairman of generic pharmaceutical manufacturer Cipla. 264. ___________ has received approval of the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority IRDA to commence business as an insurance company. a Miniature Insurance b Kotak General Insurance c MSME Insurance d Barclays Insurance Answer b Kotak General Insurance. Kotak General Insurance has received permission to underwrite all classes of general insurance business including health insurance. 265. The Asian Development Bank ADB has pledged to provide 120 million dollar loan in order to finance cross-border electricity link between __________ and India under SASEC Programme. a Nepal b Bhutan c Bangladesh d Myanmar Answer c Bangladesh. South Asia Sub-regional Economic Co-operation SASEC Programme. 266. Who will be the Brand Ambassador of Haryana Governments Campaign to free TB in the state a Aamir Khan b Rani Mukherjee c Amitabh Bachchan d Salman Khan 60 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 Answer c Amitabh Bachchan 267. The Worlds First Indology conference has been inaugurated in a Mumbai b New Delhi c Kolkata d Chennai Answer b New Delhi. President Pranab Mukherjee has inaugurated the first ever three-day World Indology Conference at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi. On this occasion A ‘Distinguished Indologist’ Award was also presented to Prof Heinrich Freiherr Von Stietencron from Germany. 268. ___________ and India have agreed to actively exchange intelligence on terror groups and their activities through a dedicated communication channel. a Japan b United States c China d United Kingdom Answer c China. A comprehensive joint statement issued after talks between Home Minister Rajnath Singh and top Chinese leaders. 269. Jos Buttler is associated with which of the following game a Football b Badminton c Cricket d Hockey Answer c Cricket. Jos Buttler hit England’s fastest one-day international century to lead them to an 84-run win over Pakistan in Sharjah and a 3-1 series victory. 270. Aditi Chauhan is associated which of the following game a Swimming b Archery c Chess d Football Answer d Football. Delhi’s very own Aditi Chauhan the 23-year-old goalkeeper bagged the Woman in Football Award at the third Asian Football Awards in London. 271. India beat which country in the finals and won the Junior Asia Cup a Japan b Sri Lanka c Pakistan d Nepal Answer c Pakistan 272. Who has been elected president of industry body FICCI for 2016 a Prakash Kumar Gupta b Arvind Jain c Harshavardhan Neotia d Shymala Mukherjee Answer c Harshavardhan Neotia. Neotia a ‘Padma Shri’ awardee is also a member of the Rajasthan Chief Minister’s Advisory Council and West Bengal Chief Minister’s Core Committee on Industry. 273. ________ has declared industrialist Vijay Mallya a ‘wilful defaulter’ for defaults on nearly Rs 7000 crore loans to the long-grounded Kingfisher Airlines. 61 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 a ICICI b HDFC c RBI d SBI Answer d SBI. 274. Which bank has recently opened a representative office in Dhaka capital city of Bangladesh a ICICI Bank b Axis Bank c HDFC Bank d Canara Bank Answer b Axis Bank 275. The first meeting of the Indo-European Water Forum will be held in a Jaipur b Hyderabad c Bengaluru d New Delhi Answer d New Delhi. It is being co-organized by National Water Mission Ministry of Water Resources River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation and the Environment Directorate- General of the European Commission. 276. The first “South Asian Annual Disaster Management Exercise” will be organized by a Nepal b Sri Lanka c India d Bhutan Answer c India. The objective is to provide a platform for strengthening Regional Disaster Response Mechanism amongst the SAARC countries. 277. Railway Ministry inaugurates landmark Silchar-Lumding broad gauge rail line in __________. a Uttar Pradesh b Assam c Manipur d Sikkhim Answer b Assam. The rail line brings Assam’s underdeveloped but strategically important Barak Valley on the broad gauge map. 278. The Palatana power plant is in which Indian State a Manipur b Mizoram c Tripura d Sikkhim Answer c Tripura. Tripura had promised to export 100 MW power to Bangladesh from its share of 196 MW power from the Palatana power plant in reciprocation of Bangladesh allowing Tripura to use its ports to transport the heavy equipment for the 726MW Palatana project. 279. ASEAN leaders agree to AEC. What is C in AEC a Consortium b Conservation c Community d Company Answer c Community. In a historic development ASEAN leaders have declared the establishment of an European Union style regional economic bloc the ASEAN Economic Community AEC. 62 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 280. Pankaj Advani won the IBSF World Snooker Championship after battling past his Chinese opponent a Xin Jantoa b Zhua Xintong c Yi Pingli d Jua Li Nimtao Answer b Zhua Xintong 281. Rory McIlroy is associated with a Snooker b Billiards c Golf d Badminton Answer c Golf. Rory McIlroy won the World Tour Championship in Dubai to finish the season as Europe’s number one golfer. 282. Who is the present Tourism Minister a Rakesh Kumar b Manoj Mishra c Mahesh Sharma d Naresh Chandra Sinha Answer c Mahesh Sharma. Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma has announced that India receives less than one per cent international tourists annually and their average stay in the country has come down by two days 283. The 2015 Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix has been won by ___________. a Nico Rosberg b Lewis Hamilton c Sebastian Vettel d Kimi Raikkkonen Answer a Nico Rosberg. 284. Joe Marston who died recently was associated with ____________. a Cricket b Volley Ball c Basket Ball d Foot Ball Answer d Foot Ball. Australian football icon Joe Marston has passed away on Sunday 29th November morning. The 89-year-old was a pioneer for the game in this country. 285. Who defeated Wladimir Klitschko to become world heavyweight champion a Mark Twain b Jimmy Wales c Tyson Fury d Mike Nicholson Answer c Tyson Fury. Britain’s Tyson Fury pulled off one of the great boxing upsets as he outpointed Wladimir Klitschko to become heavyweight champion of the world. 286. Who is the present Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment a Thawar Chand Gehlot b Ashok Kumar c Ravishankar Prasad d Dev Anand Answer a Thawar Chand Gehlot. The Minister has revealed that the Centre was planning to introduce special identity cards for all persons with disabilities. 63 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 287. India has announced ___________ in aid for the small states in the Commonwealth to help them combat climate change in the 24th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting. a 2.5 million b 3 million c 3.5 million d 4 million Answer a 2.5 million. CHOGM is held after every two years and the theme for this year’s meeting is ‘Adding Global Value’ 288. The Indian Coast Guard ICG has commissioned an interceptor boat __________ at the Karaikal port recently. a ICGS C-420 b ICGS C-421 c ICGS C-422 d ICGS C-423 Answer c ICGS C-422. This will enhance the port’s shallow water operational capability along the South Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coast. 289. Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree imposing a raft of punitive economic sanctions against which country a Syria b Iran c Turkey d Iraq Answer c Turkey. Putin has taken this decision after Turkey shot down a Russian warplane. 290. __________ plans to invest Rs 60000 crore over the next three years on network transformation. a BSNL b Bharti Airtel c Reliance d Vodofone Answer b Bharti Airtel 291. _________ have won the Davis Cup for the first time since 1936. a USA b Switzerland c Great Britain d Germany Answer c Great Britain. Great Britain have won the Davis Cup for the first time since 1936 after Andy Murray beat Belgium’s David Goffin to clinch the decisive point in Ghent. 292. Which state in India has maximum number of SEZs a Maharashtra b Uttar Pradesh c Telangana d Tamil Nadu Answer d Tamil Nadu. Parliament has announced that a total of 36 special economic zones SEZs are operational in Tamil Nadu followed by Telangana and Karnataka. In Telangana and Karnataka 26 SEZs in each state are operational. 293. ________________ has ratified a free trade agreement FTA with China that would remove most tariffs between Asia’s largest and fourth-largest economies. a India b Russia c Nepal d South Korea 64 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 Answer d South Korea. 294. Who has been re-elected as the president of Asian Tennis Federation ATF a Mukesh Khanna b Sunil Khanna c Anil Khanna d Mukhil Khanna Answer c Anil Khanna. He was elected for four years in the Annual General Meeting AGM held in Colombo Sri Lanka. 295. Which Marathi actor will be conferred with the Master Dinanath Mangeshkar Award for outstanding contribution in the field of theatre film and music a Anil Kapoor b Prashant Damle c Pt Suresh Talvalkar d Dilip Prabhavalkar Answer b Prashant Damle 296. The Telecom Ministry has issued notices to state-owned _________________ after Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad personally took note of citizen complaints over service quality on social media since July. a BSNL b MTNL c India Posts d All of the above Answer d All of the above 297. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has launched which app enabling residents to apprise authorities with pics of garbage a Swachh Delhi b Nirmal Delhi c Green Delhi d None of these Answer a Swachh Delhi 298. Who among them has been invited to be chief guest at the Republic Day parade in 2016 a Vladimir Putin b Justin Trudeau c France President Francois Hollande d Malcolm Turnbull Answer c France President Francois Hollande 299. Which government has earned a place in the Guinness World Records for planting the most number of plants in 24 hours a Uttar Pradesh b Gujarat c Madhya Pradesh d Karnataka Answer a Uttar Pradesh 300. Which Watch maker and global information technology major HP have joined hands to offer a range of smart watches to be launched soon. 65 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 a Titan Co b Fast track c Zoop dRolex Answer a Titan Co 301. India has successfully test-fired which indigenously developed supersonic missile which is capable of destroying a hostile ballistic missile from a test range off the Odisha coast a Agni IV b Prithvi c Interceptor d Dhanush Answer c Interceptor 302. ______ became first player to win ATP World Tour Finals for 4th consecutive time on 22 Nov recently. a Novak Djokovic b Stan Wawrinka c Andy Murray d Roger Federer Answer a Novak Djokovic 303. With which country India will move closer on economic ties and to deliberate on macro economic issues a team led by NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Arvind Panagariya will engage in a dialogue a Singapore b Australia c China d France Answer c China 304. Four-day World Congress on Disaster Management has concluded with the unanimous adoption of ___________________ calling for a comprehensive action plan for a disaster-resilient society. a Vizag Manipulation b Vizag Declaration c Vizag Mitigation d Vizag Secularization Answer b Vizag Declaration 305. FMCG firm Emami has roped in which Bollywood actress to endorse its new skincare product BoroPlus Cocoa Soft Moisturising lotion a Priyanka Chopra b Parineeti Chopra c Kareena Kapoor d Alia Bhat Answer b Parineeti Chopra 306. India and __________ will deepen cooperation in security and defence Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on November 23. a Thailand b Singapore c Malaysia d Dubai Answer c Malaysia 66 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 307. The noted labour economist founder Member former director and currently honorary professor at the Institute for Studies in Industrial Development ISID New Delhi who passed qway recently a K. S. Gopalakrishnan b R. K. Trivedi c A. S. Ponnammal d Dr. TS Papola Answer d Dr. TS Papola 308. India and _______________ signed agreements for enhanced defence cooperation and in areas like cyber security shipping and civil aviation. aMalaysia bSingapore cFrance dAustralia ANS: bSingapore 309 Which Bank has become the first commercial state-owned bank to raise 350 million via selling green bonds where proceeds are used for clean energy projects aIDBI Bank bBandhan Bank cSBI dBank of India ANS: a IDBI Bank 310 Thailand’s military held an air show with ______________ ahead of joint manoeuvres in a sign of warming ties. aRussia bMaldives cChina dJapan ANS: cChina 311 The state government was mulling to develop which district ______________ into a ‘Smart City’ as it is an international tourist destination of the country aKullu bChamba cManali dDharamsala ANS: dDharamsala 312 _____________ retired judge of the Rajasthan and Gujarat high courts has been appointed as the President of Association of Retired Judges of Supreme Court and High Courts of India. aJustice MR Calla bJustice Mihir Kumar Jha cJustice Reva Khetrapal dJustice Vineet Saran ANS: aJustice MR Calla 313 Hockey India the apex organisation governing field hockey in India has announced ____________ as an Official Partner for the Hero Hockey World League Final 2015. aNTPC Limited bOil India Ltd cNLC Ltd dNone of these 67 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 ANS: aNTPC Limited 314 According to UNICEF nearly _______ million of the world’s 2.3 billion children live in areas most exposed to climate change facing higher rates of death poverty and disease from global warming. a510 b690 c749 d600 ANS: b690 315 What is DAR system aDomestic Ad Ratings bDigital Ad Ratings cDigital Auto Ratings dDesigned Ad Radiation ANS: bDigital Ad Ratings It will help marketers in the country find out the return on investment of their campaigns on the internet and mobile platforms 316 Which city has topped the list of most popular international destination for Indian travellers aNew York USA bBali Indonesia cGoa India dBeijing China ANS: bBali Indonesia Goa is the most preferred domestic destination 317 TATA Sons Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata has invested in which start up on 25th November 2015 aCrayon Data bGrabTaxi cJungle Ventures dTokopedia ANS: aCrayon Data 318 Antonio Costa a Goa origin political leader has ben named PM of which nation aSpain bPortugal cItaly dNone of the above ANS: bPortugal 319 Which district of Rajasthan has been successfully lighted with solar power aUdaipur bJaipur cJodhpur dJaisalmer ANS: dJaisalmer 320 Who has been confirmed as the winner in Argentina’s presidential elections after his ruling party opponent conceded aThein Sein bJohn Magufuli cMauricio Macri dMahinda Rajapaksa ANS: cMauricio Macri 68 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 321 Which Government has announced that they would not any country to set up naval base on its territory aSri Lankan bSingapore cAustralia dChina ANS: aSri Lankan 322 What is CrPC aCode of Criminal Procedure bCode of Conduct Procedure cCentre for Criminal Prison dNone of these ANS: aCode of Criminal Procedure Delhi Assembly has passed a Bill proposing amendments in the Code of Criminal Procedure CrPC setting up another flash point with the Centre as it seeks to broaden the scope of magisterial probes into cases of kidnapping rape and disappearances 323 Rishi Gour appointed as Country President of __________ India On-site Services. aSodexo bSnap Deal cInfosys dTCS ANS: aSodexo 324 _________ has been honoured with ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ for his contribution to journalism at the eighth edition of the prestigious Ramnath Goenka Excellence awards for years 2013 and 2014. aKuldip Nayar bKhushwant Singh cBoth a and b dNone of these ANS: aKuldip Nayar 325 What is UNISDR aUnited Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction bUnited Nations Office for Disease Risk Reduction cUnited Nations Office for Disaster Reduce Risk dNone of the above ANS: aUnited Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction90 percent of major disasters have been caused by 6457 recorded floods storms heatwaves droughts and other weather-related events the report says 326 _____________ appointed as Special Representative for Somalia and Head of UNSOM United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia. aDavid Cameroon bJohn Kerry cMichael Keating dNicholas Kay ANS: cMichael Keating 69 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 327 Noted litterateur and former chairman of Rajasthan Brijbhasha Academy Professor who passed away on November 25 aT. R. Govindrajan bSurendra Upadhyay cA. S. Ponnammal dA. Veluppillai ANS: bSurendra Upadhyay 328 The Navy has successfully test-fired nuclear-capable surface-to surface ballistic missile ____________ in full operational configuration from a naval warship off the Odisha coast. aBrahmos bAgni cPrithvi dDhanush ANS: dDhanush 329 When is International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women aNov 23 bOct 26 cNov 24 dNov 25 ANS: dNov 25 330 ________________ successfully launches its first commercial satellite. aNepal bBangladesh cJapan dChina ANS: cJapan 331 Securities and Exchange Board of India SEBI and __________ have signed an MoU on bilateral cooperation and technical assistance. aBangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission BSEC bNepal Rashtra Bank cSoftbank dNone of these ANS: aBangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission BSEC 332 _______________ is building the world’s biggest animal cloning factory where it will recreate sniffer dogs pets racehorses and beef cattle. aChina bJapan cUSA dAustralia ANS: aChina 333 _________________ on November 25 assumed charge as president of industry body Assocham. aRana Kapoor bD. S. Rawat cSunil Kanoria dNone of these ANS: cSunil Kanoria 70 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 334 Which state to have price regulatory authority for hotels aKerala bTamil Nadu cKarnataka dGujarat ANS: aKerala 335 IRCTC has tied up with which online delivery firm ____________ to enable consumers to order from a variety of cuisine options. aKFC bFood Panda cGrubHub dZomato ANS: bFood Panda 336 When is National Milk Day celebrated aNov 24 bNov 25 cNov 26 dNov 27 ANS: cNov 26 336 Which veteran soap actor passed away at 77 aA. Veluppilla bBrijmohan Lall Munjal cAshok Singhal dDavid Canary ANS: dDavid Canary 337 India on November 26 successfully test-fired which indigenously developed nuclear capable aAgni V bPrithvi II cDhanush dBrahmos ANS: bPrithvi II 338 Who has been conferred with the prestigous “Kalinga Samman 2014” aLouis de Broglie bDr Hara Prasanna Mishra c Xiangyi Li dTrilochan Pradhan ANS: dTrilochan Pradhan 339 India and __________ have made progress on their ambitious COLLABORATION in the fields of jet engine and aircraft carrier technology. aUS bUK cSingapore dRussia ANS: aUS 340 Rajya Sabha was on November 26 adjourned for the day as a mark of respect to sitting member ____________ of Nagaland People’s Front who died this morning. aVarduhi Varderesyan bKhekiho Zhimomi cA. S. Ponnammal dNone of these 71 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 ANS: bKhekiho Zhimomi 341 When is constitution day celebrated aNov 29 bNov 26 cNov 27 dNov 25 ANS: bNov 26 342 Which bank is finalising plans to set up a subsidiary for managing its large portfolio of real estate properties and those taken on lease or rent aSBI bPNB cBank of India dIndian Bank Answer aSBI 343 What is CKYCR aCentral KYC Register bCentral KYC Records cCentralised KYC Register dNone of these Answer bCentral KYC Records 344 Where is New Development Bank located aBeijing bDhaka cShanghai dTokyo Answer cShanghai 345 ____________ the second of the four indigenously built stealth Anti-Submarine Warfare ASW corvette was formally handed over to the Navy. aKamorta bVikramadithya cKadmatt dNone of these Answer cKadmatt 346 Which bank will shut its private banking business in India marking the exit of another foreign bank from the cut-throat business in Asia’s third-largest economy aHSBC bStandard Chartered cSoft Bank dCity Bank Answer aHSBC 347 Who was appointed as the Chairperson of Target Olympic Podium Scheme TOPS aSania Mirza bP T Usha cAnju Bobby George dSaina Nehwal Answer cAnju Bobby George 348 Which Motor cycle company has tied up with online marketplace Snapdeal for the sales of its vehicles the two wheeler 72 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 aHero Honda bSuzuki cHonda dTVS Answer bSuzuki 349 Which airline is scheduled to commence a direct flight service to the Silicon Valley from the national capital from December 2 aKingfisher bAir India cSpice Jet dJet Airways Answer bAir India 350 Eiffel Tower replica to come up in ____________. aKolkata bChennai cNew Delhi dHyderabad Answer aKolkata 351 Which cricket playerhas bagged his first endorsement deal outside the country roped in to be the brand ambassador of Dubai-based hospitality and event management company Grand Midwest Group for three years aVirat Kholi bRohit Sharma cMS Dhoni dRavichander Ashwin Answer cMS Dhoni 352 Which country launched its latest Yaogan Weixing satellite via Long March 4C aJapan bRussia cIndia dChina Answer dChina 353 Which bank has tied up with Maharashtra for over-the-counter OTC collection of taxes and receipts aUnion Bank of India bSBI cBank of Baroda dSyndicate Bank Answer aUnion Bank of India 354 What is NHAI aNational Highways Authority of India bNational Hydro Assitance of India cBoth a and b dNone of these Answer aNational Highways Authority of India 355 Which two countries have sign MoU on diplomatic passport holders aIndia and Russia bIndia and Albania cChina and Russia dU.K and Pakistan 73 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 Answer bIndia and Albania 356 Name the surface-to-air missile SAM system jointly developed by Israeli Aerospace Industries Rafael and DRDO was successfully tested for the first time from an Israeli warship. aBarack bBarak cBarok dNone of these Answer bBarak 357Which Country is to provide Rs 5536 crore loan for metro projects in Chennai and Ahmadabad aJapan bChina cGermany dUSA Answer aJapan 358 Full form of AMRUT. aAtal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transport bAtal Mission for Rejuvenation and Upper Transformation cAtal Mission for Rehabilitation and Urban Transformation dAtal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation Answer dAtal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation 359. Name the book which has been included in the New York Times’ 100 Notable Books of 2015. It is written by Indian-origin writer. aVanessa and Her Sister bThe Paris wife cUnder the wide sky dThe umbrella meander Answer aVanessa and Her Sister 360 Name the person who took over as the new chief of Army’s 9 Corps Rising Star Corps aAnil Sharma bPriya Sharma cAshok Ambre dArif Answer cAshok Ambre 361 Who is known as flying Sikh aNirmal Kaur bMilkha Singh cFrahan Akhtar dNone Answer bMilkha Singh 362 The Secret Sanctuary is written by....... aAgastha Christie bCecila Aherin cRobin Sharma dStephen Alter 74 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 Answer dStephen Alter 363 Which Country removes India from its safe travel destinations list aJapan bRussia cPakistan dSri Lanka Answer bRussia 364 Patanjali to invest ____cr on expansion a200 b5000 c1000 d2000 Answer c1000 365 _____completed a hat-trick of women’s singles title at Macau Open Grand Prix Gold aSaina Nehwal bP V Sindhu cAshwini Ponnappa dJwala Gutta Answer bP V Sindhu 366 Who has been elected the sixth Commonwealth Secretary General aMark Clarke bCecilia Mathew cKamalesh Sharma d Baroness Patricia Answer d Baroness Patricia 377. Who is the present Tourism Minister a Rakesh Kumar b Manoj Mishra c Mahesh Sharma d Naresh Chandra Sinha Answer c Mahesh Sharma. Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma has announced that India receives less than one per cent international tourists annually and their average stay in the country has come down by two days. 378. The 2015 Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix has been won by ___________. a Nico Rosberg b Lewis Hamilton c Sebastian Vettel d Kimi Raikkkonen Answer a Nico Rosberg. 379. Joe Marston who died recently was associated with ____________. a Cricket b Volley Ball c Basket Ball d Foot Ball Answer d Foot Ball. Australian football icon Joe Marston has passed away on Sunday 29th November morning. The 89-year-old was a pioneer for the game in this country. 380. Who defeated Wladimir Klitschko to become world heavyweight champion a Mark Twain b Jimmy Wales c Tyson Fury d Mike Nicholson 75 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 Answer c Tyson Fury. Britain’s Tyson Fury pulled off one of the great boxing upsets as he outpointed Wladimir Klitschko to become heavyweight champion of the world. 381. Who is the present Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment a Thawar Chand Gehlot b Ashok Kumar c Ravishankar Prasad d Dev Anand Answer a Thawar Chand Gehlot. The Minister has revealed that the Centre was planning to introduce special identity cards for all persons with disabilities. 382. India has announced ___________ in aid for the small states in the Commonwealth to help them combat climate change in the 24th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting. a 2.5 million b 3 million c 3.5 million d 4 million Answer a 2.5 million. CHOGM is held after every two years and the theme for this year’s meeting is ‘Adding Global Value’. 383. The Indian Coast Guard ICG has commissioned an interceptor boat __________ at the Karaikal port recently. a ICGS C-420 b ICGS C-421 c ICGS C-422 d ICGS C-423 Answer c ICGS C-422. This will enhance the port’s shallow water operational capability along the South Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coast. 384. Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree imposing a raft of punitive economic sanctions against which country a Syria b Iran c Turkey d Iraq Answer c Turkey. Putin has taken this decision after Turkey shot down a Russian warplane. 385. __________ plans to invest Rs 60000 crore over the next three years on network transformation. a BSNL b Bharti Airtel c Reliance d Vodofone Answer b Bharti Airtel. 386. _________ have won the Davis Cup for the first time since 1936. a USA b Switzerland c Great Britain d Germany Answer c Great Britain. Great Britain have won the Davis Cup for the first time since 1936 after Andy Murray beat Belgium’s David Goffin to clinch the decisive point in Ghent. 76 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ PDF NOVEMBER 2015 387. Which state in India has maximum number of SEZs a Maharashtra b Uttar Pradesh c Telangana d Tamil Nadu Answer d Tamil Nadu. Parliament has announced that a total of 36 special economic zones SEZs are operational in Tamil Nadu followed by Telangana and Karnataka. In Telangana and Karnataka 26 SEZs in each state are operational. 388. ________________ has ratified a free trade agreement FTA with China that would remove most tariffs between Asia’s largest and fourth-largest economies. a India b Russia c Nepal d South Korea Answer d South Korea. 389. Who has been re-elected as the president of Asian Tennis Federation ATF a Mukesh Khanna b Sunil Khanna c Anil Khanna d Mukhil Khanna Answer c Anil Khanna. He was elected for four years in the Annual General Meeting AGM held in Colombo Sri Lanka. CONTACT US arunsathyan.day2daygkgmail.com prerikagupta.daytodaygkgmail.com THANK YOU    77 | P a ge WWW.DayTodayGK.com

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