Current Affairs Interactive Quiz: 24 November – 30 November 2014

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  • 1. 
    Roberto Gomez Bolanos, also known as Chespirito died on 28 November 2014. Who was he?
    • A. 

      A Mexican comedian

    • B. 

      An Italian director

    • C. 

      A French Army Chief

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    The critically endangered Forest Owlet (Athene blewitti) was spotted in northern Western Ghats by naturalist Sunil Laad in October 2014. The bird was spotted in?
    • A. 

      Satpura Mountain ranges in central India

    • B. 

      Tansa Wildlife Sanctuary, Maharashtra

    • C. 

      Melghat Tiger Reserve, Maharashtra

    • D. 

      Yawal Wildlife Sanctuary, Maharashtra

  • 3. 
    Parliament of a country on 28 November 2014 voted to ban commercial surrogacy. Name the Country whose Parliament passed the bill?
    • A. 

      Thailand

    • B. 

      Pakistan

    • C. 

      India

    • D. 

      Switzerland

  • 4. 
    Name the 2010 Commonwealth Games gold-medalist boxer who on 26 November 2014 received the prestigious Arjuna Award after he took the legal route for the same?
    • A. 

      Akhil Kumar

    • B. 

      Manoj Kumar

    • C. 

      Hawa Singh

    • D. 

      Jitender Kumar

  • 5. 
    Recently a Biography titled My Name is Abu Salem was in controversy after being released. Name the author of the book?
    • A. 

      Max Wylie

    • B. 

      Al Saffee and Al Mahdee

    • C. 

      S Hussain Zaidi

    • D. 

      Taslima Nasrin

  • 6. 
    Name the Global credit rating agency that on 26 November 2014 in its report said that FDI inflows in India have increased significantly in the fiscal year 2014-15 and will continue during the remainder of this fiscal and beyond?
    • A. 

      Standard & Poor's (S&P)

    • B. 

      Moody's

    • C. 

      Fitch Group

    • D. 

      Egan-Jones Ratings Company

  • 7. 
    The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on 26 November 2014 held that all vehicles which are old than 15 years would not be permitted to ply on roads of which city?
    • A. 

      Jaipur

    • B. 

      Delhi

    • C. 

      Mumbai

    • D. 

      Kolkata

  • 8. 
    Name the Pakistani actress who was sentenced to 26 years in jail on account of blasphemy on 26 November 2014 by an Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC)?
    • A. 

      Mahira Khan

    • B. 

      Venna Malik

    • C. 

      Humaima Malik

    • D. 

      Saba Qamar

  • 9. 
    South Korean paleontologists recently discovered fossilised skeleton of one of the smallest species of dinosaur in rare condition. The fossil was discovered in?
    • A. 

      Ansan

    • B. 

      Hadong

    • C. 

      Busan

    • D. 

      Dongducheon

  • 10. 
    United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) announced United Nations Lighthouse Activities award 2014 in Bonn, Germany on 25 November 2014. Name the winner of the award?
    • A. 

      Kathmandu-based International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)

    • B. 

      Belgian-based EcoNation

    • C. 

      Assam-based Aaranyak

    • D. 

      Both (a) and (c)

  • 11. 
    Name the state that on 25 November 2014 reversed the retirement age of government employees from 60 to 58 years?
    • A. 

      Uttar Pradesh

    • B. 

      Jammu and Kashmir

    • C. 

      Haryana

    • D. 

      Maharashtra

  • 12. 
    Name the cricketer who in November 2014 died after a bouncer ball hit back of his head at Sydney Cricket Ground?
    • A. 

      Abdul Aziz of Pakistan

    • B. 

      Raman Lamba of India

    • C. 

      Sean Abbott of Australia

    • D. 

      Phillip Hughes of Australia

  • 13. 
    Legendary danseuse Sitara Devi who died on 25 November 2014 at Jaslok Hospital in Mumbai at the age of 94 was associated with which form of dance?
    • A. 

      Odissi

    • B. 

      Kuchipudi

    • C. 

      Kathak

    • D. 

      Bharata Natyam

  • 14. 
    US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel on 24 November 2014 resigned after remaining at the top military post for less than two years. Hagel is a veteran of war for which he had received two Purple Hearts as an infantry squad leader. Name the war with which he is associated?
    • A. 

      Vietnam War

    • B. 

      American Civil War

    • C. 

      Gulf War

    • D. 

      War in Iraq

  • 15. 
    Name the Indian Cyclist who in November 2014 won four gold medals at the Track Asia Cup Cycling Championship 2014?
    • A. 

      Deborah

    • B. 

      Manorama Devi

    • C. 

      Sunita Devi

    • D. 

      Anjana

  • 16. 
    Britain on 24 November 2014 withdrew its last military force based at which Airfield in southern Afghanistan?
    • A. 

      Jalalabad

    • B. 

      Kandahar

    • C. 

      Bagram

    • D. 

      Hemland

  • 17. 
    Name the senior Congress leader and former Union Minister who died after a prolonged illness on 24 November 2014 in Mumbai?
    • A. 

      Murli Deora

    • B. 

      Raghuvir Nevrekar

    • C. 

      Mohan Nag

    • D. 

      Chandrasekhar P Sant

  • 18. 
    Name the F1 driver who on 23 November 2014 won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix (GP) of Formula One (F1) racing at Yas Marina circuit in United Arab Emirates (UAE)?
    • A. 

      Daniel Ricciardo

    • B. 

      Lewis Hamilton

    • C. 

      Valtteri Bottas

    • D. 

      Nico Rosberg

  • 19. 
    Pico do Fogo volcano that erupted on 24 November 2014 is located in?
    • A. 

      Doma Peaks in Papua New Guinea

    • B. 

      Ostrzyca in Poland

    • C. 

      Cape Verde archipelago off the coast of West Africa

    • D. 

      Barren Island located in the Andaman Sea of India

  • 20. 
    Report on the impact of global warming titled Turn Down the Heat: Confronting the New Climate Normal was released by?
    • A. 

      UNESCO

    • B. 

      IPCC

    • C. 

      World Bank

    • D. 

      UNDP

  • 21. 
    Indian Women Boxers Sarjubala Devi and Saweety on 24 November 2014 won Silver medals at the 8th World Women's Boxing Championships, in Jeju, South Korea. Sarjubala Devi is a boxer from which state of India?
    • A. 

      Telangana

    • B. 

      Manipur

    • C. 

      Kerala

    • D. 

      Haryana

  • 22. 
    Who among the following is not the member of UN probe panel on Gaza constituted recently?
    • A. 

      K C Reddy

    • B. 

      Patrick Cammaert

    • C. 

      Pierre Lemelin

    • D. 

      Peter Hans

  • 23. 
    Who was elected as the Majority leader of US Senate during the 114th session of Congress in November 2014?
    • A. 

      Mitch McConnell

    • B. 

      Harry Reid

    • C. 

      John Cornyn

    • D. 

      Roger Wicker

  • 24. 
    Who became the first ever male Goodwill Ambassador of UN Women from South Asia?
    • A. 

      Shahrukh khan

    • B. 

      Salman Khan

    • C. 

      Farhan Akhtar

    • D. 

      Akshay Kumar

  • 25. 
    Which Country will host the G20 Summit of the emerging economies in 2015?
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      Australia

    • C. 

      India

    • D. 

      Turkey

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