Daily Current Affairs Quiz – 12th November 2017

Daily Current Affairs Quiz – 12th November 2017:

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  1. Public Service Broadcasting Day observed on which day? 
  1. November 08
  2. November 10
  3. November 21
  4. November 15
  5. November 12

 

  1. All India Radio (AIR) to launch its services through which among the leading private brand speakers in next three months? 
  1. Amazon echo
  2. Snapdeal echo
  3. Flipkart echo
  4. Shopclues echo
  5. None of these

 

  1. According to the recent survey of Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), which city was named as a most polluted city? 
  1. Lucknow
  2. Patna
  3. Varanasi
  4. Kanpur
  5. None of these

 

  1. A two-day seminar to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Prasar Bharati was held in which city? 
  1. Kolkata
  2. Shillong
  3. Impal
  4. Mizoram
  5. None of these

 

  1. According to the rank released by the global climatic risk index, what is India rank in most vulnerable country in the world list? 
  1. Seventh
  2. Ninth
  3. Sixth
  4. Eighth
  5. None of these

 

  1. The four-day traditional Lavi Fair held in which of the following state? 
  1. Meghalaya
  2. Manipur
  3. Mizoram
  4. Himachal Pradesh
  5. None of these

 

  1. Which state government has announced that it will organize a Military Literature Festival from December 7-9? 
  1. Maharashtra
  2. Punjab
  3. Haryana
  4. Rajasthan
  5. None of these

 

  1. In which state scholarships reserved for Other Backward Classes (OBC) students will be extended to students belonging to Economically Backward Classes (EBC)? 
  1. Assam
  2. Jharkhand
  3. Maharashtra
  4. Tripura
  5. None of these

 

  1. Which among the following Private aviation company receives loan worth of 1500 crore from Bank of India to meet its urgent working capital? 
  1. Go Air
  2. Air Asia
  3. Spice Jet
  4. Kingfisher
  5. Air India

 

  1. From which institution Olympian Dipa Karmakar receives her honorary degree? 
  1. NIT-Agartala
  2. NIT-Trichy
  3. NIT-Calicut
  4. NIT-Rourkela
  5. None of these

 

  1. Who among the following cricketer launches global cricket academy in Dubai? 
  1. Virendar Sehwag
  2. Anil Kumble
  3. MS Dhoni
  4. Sachin Tendulkar
  5. None of these

 

  1. Which country will host the FIFA World Cup 2018? 
  1. Geneva
  2. Switzerland
  3. France
  4. Russia
  5. None of these

 

  1. Veteran cyclist who has passed away at Mumbai recently? 
  1. Ashok Khale
  2. Ashok Saraf
  3. Ashok Malhotra
  4. Ashok Mankad
  5. None of these

 

Answers: 

  1. Answer: E

Explanation: Public Service Broadcasting Day is being observed on November 12.

 

  1. Answer: A

Explanation: All India Radio (AIR) Director General Fayyaz Sheheryar announced that the government-owned broadcaster will have its services on Amazon’s Echo Dot in the next three-to-six months’ time. Amazon Echo (shortened and referred to as Echo) is a brand of smart speakers developed by Amazon.com.

 

  1. Answer: C

Explanation: Cities across North India continued to be ‘severe’ on the Air Quality Index (AQI), as per the report by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).  Varanasi topped the list at 491, followed by Gurugram at 480, Delhi at 468, Lucknow at 462 and Kanpur at 461, in the AQI.

 

  1. Answer: B

Explanation: A two-day seminar was held in Shillong to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Prasar Bharati on the occasion of Public Broadcasting Day.

 

  1. Answer: C

Explanation: India is the sixth most vulnerable country in the world in terms of facing extreme weather events with Haiti, Zimbabwe, Fiji, Sri Lanka and Vietnam taking top five positions in the fresh list of nations facing climate risk.

 

  1. Answer: D

Explanation: Himachal Pradesh Governor Acharya Devvrat inaugurated the four-day traditional Lavi Fair, ending November 14, at Rampur.

 

  1. Answer: B

Explanation: The Punjab government has announced that it will organize a Military Literature Festival in Chandigarh from December 7-9. Further, seminars will be held on India’s defence literature, art, music, photography, among others.

 

  1. Answer: C

Explanation: Maharashtra government has decided that scholarships reserved for Other Backward Classes (OBC) students will be extended to students belonging to Economically Backward Classes (EBC) including the Maratha community.

 

  1. Answer: E

Explanation: Debt-laden Air India has received a loan worth Rs 1,500 crore from Bank of India to meet urgent working capital needs less than a month after floating a tender in this regard

 

  1. Answer: A

Explanation: India’s star gymnast Dipa Karmakar conferred a D.Litt. degree by the National Institute of Technology (NIT), Agartala.

 

  1. Answer: C

Explanation: The flamboyant Indian cricketer MS Dhoni unveiled his first global cricket academy in the effervescent city of Dubai.

 

  1. Answer: D

FIFA World Cup Venue 2018 – Russia

 

  1. Answer: A

Explanation: Veteran cyclist Ashok Khale, who was recently injured in an accident on the Sion-Panvel highway, died today in a hospital during treatment. He was 64

 

 

 

 

 

 

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