Current Affairs Interactive Quiz: 10 November – 16 November 2014

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  • 1. 
    Surface-to-surface nuclear-capable Dhanush ballistic missile was test-fired from a naval ship off the Odisha coast on 14 November 2014. Dhanush is a naval variant of India’s indigenously-developed missile?
    • A. 

      Akash

    • B. 

      Prithvi

    • C. 

      Nirbhay

    • D. 

      Trishul

  • 2. 
    The Union Government launched the National Bal Swachhta Mission on?
    • A. 

      2 October

    • B. 

      10 October

    • C. 

      14 November

    • D. 

      19 November

  • 3. 
    Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani on 14 November 2014 launched a programme designed for girls that will provided them a comprehensive platform to pursue higher education in engineering and also assist them in preparing for the IIT-JEE. Name the programme?
    • A. 

      Saakshar Bharat Mission

    • B. 

      Udaan programme

    • C. 

      District Education Revitalization Programme

    • D. 

      Padhai-Likhai programme

  • 4. 
    Union Ministry of Home Affairs on 13 November 2014 relaxed Indian citizenship norms for Hindu and Sikh refugees from Pakistan and Afghanistan. The relaxation has been given to those refugees who came to India on or before?
    • A. 

      31 December 2008

    • B. 

      31 December 2009

    • C. 

      31 December 2010

    • D. 

      31 December 2011

  • 5. 
    In Nigeria, Boko Haram militants on 14 November 2014 seized the northeastern Nigerian town, name it?
    • A. 

      Abuja

    • B. 

      Kano

    • C. 

      Calabar

    • D. 

      Chibok

  • 6. 
    A judicial probe has been ordered into the sterlisation tragedy of Bilaspur that claimed lives of 15 women, leaving more than 100 women hospitalised. Bilaspur is a part of which state?
    • A. 

      Chhattisgarh

    • B. 

      Madhya Pradesh

    • C. 

      Punjab

    • D. 

      Andhra Pradesh

  • 7. 
    Name the personalised video creation tool that was launched by the Social networking website Facebook on 13 November 2014?
    • A. 

      Thanks giving

    • B. 

      Give Thanks

    • C. 

      Say Thanks

    • D. 

      Thank you

  • 8. 
    India on 14 November 2014 celebrated Children’s Day. The Universal Children's Day on United Nations recommendation is observed on?
    • A. 

      14 November

    • B. 

      20 November

    • C. 

      14 December

    • D. 

      20 October

  • 9. 
    The UK, France and Nepal on 13 November 2014 supported candidature of G4 nations as a permanent member of a reformed UN Security Council (UNSC). Which of the following countries are part of G4 nations?
    • A. 

      China, Germany, Brazil and Japan

    • B. 

      Pakistan, China, Brazil and Japan

    • C. 

      India, Australia, Brazil and Japan

    • D. 

      India, Germany, Brazil and Japan

  • 10. 
    International Cricket Council (ICC) on 13 November 2014 announced appointment of its ambassadors for ICC Cricket World Cup (CWC) 2015. Who of the following has not been named as ambassador for ICC CWC 2015?
    • A. 

      Virat Kohli

    • B. 

      Shane Watson

    • C. 

      MS Dhoni

    • D. 

      Brendon McCullum

  • 11. 
    Union Government on 12 November 2014 constituted a high-level Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) to ensure smooth allocation of 204 cancelled coal blocks. The Committee will be headed by?
    • A. 

      Additional Secretary Ministry of Coal

    • B. 

      Secretary of Ministry of power

    • C. 

      Representative of Ministry of steel

    • D. 

      Representative of Ministry of Industrial Policy and Promotion

  • 12. 
    Armenian Military Helicopter (Mi-24 combat helicopter) was shot down by the force of a country. Name it?
    • A. 

      Turkey

    • B. 

      Georgia

    • C. 

      Russia

    • D. 

      Azerbaijan

  • 13. 
    Russia and Iran on 11 November 2014 signed a contract to build two nuclear reactors in Iran. As per the contract the reactors will be made in?
    • A. 

      Darkovin

    • B. 

      Fordow

    • C. 

      Isfahan

    • D. 

      Bushehr

  • 14. 
    Sri Lanka’s Supreme Court on 11 November 2014 gave nod to President Mahinda Rajapaksa to stand for third term as President. Name the Constitutional Amendment Act of Sri Lanka that allows the President to stand for third term
    • A. 

      18th Constitutional Amendment

    • B. 

      17th Constitutional Amendment

    • C. 

      16th Constitutional Amendment

    • D. 

      19th Constitutional Amendment

  • 15. 
    Name the first state to achieve 100 percent bank accounts for all families under Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojna?
    • A. 

      Goa

    • B. 

      Tamil Nadu

    • C. 

      Kerala

    • D. 

      Meghalaya

  • 16. 
    Name the person who will head the UN appointed five-member panel that will investigate Israeli attacks on UN shelters during the Gaza war and the discovery of Hamas weapons at UN sites?
    • A. 

      Patrick Cammaert

    • B. 

      William Schabas

    • C. 

      K.C. Reddy

    • D. 

      Pierre Lemelin

  • 17. 
    India observed Public Service Broadcasting Day on?
    • A. 

      12 October

    • B. 

      12 November

    • C. 

      12 December

    • D. 

      12 January

  • 18. 
    Public Service Broadcasting Day is observed in remembrance of?
    • A. 

      Jawaharlal Nehru’s first interaction with Refugees from Pakistan on Radio

    • B. 

      All India Radio was formed on this day

    • C. 

      Mahatma Gandhi’s maiden visit to studio of All India Radio in Delhi

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
    Name the militant outfit operational in Assam and West Bengal that was banned by Union Home Ministry in November 2014?
    • A. 

      Kamatapur Liberation Organisation

    • B. 

      United Liberation Front of Assam and West Bengal

    • C. 

      National Democratic Front of Bodoland

    • D. 

      Indian Mujahideen

  • 20. 
    Name the person who was awarded with Jnanpith award for the year 2013?
    • A. 

      Kunwar Narayan

    • B. 

      Amar Kant

    • C. 

      Sri Lal Sukla

    • D. 

      Kedarnath Singh

  • 21. 
    India and Israel on 10 November 2014 successfully test fired LRSAM in Israel. What is the full form of LRSAM?
    • A. 

      Long Ranger Surface to Air Missile

    • B. 

      Long Ranged Surface to Air Missile

    • C. 

      Long Range Surface to Air Missile

    • D. 

      Latitude Recipient Surface to Air Missile

  • 22. 
    The UN's Syria mediator Staffan de Mistura proposed a UN truce plan for a city in Syria for creating freeze zones in local areas. Name the city for which the plan was proposed?
    • A. 

      Aleppo

    • B. 

      Kobani

    • C. 

      Tel Aviv

    • D. 

      Afrin

  • 23. 
    Reserve Bank of India on 10 November 2014 tightened its norms for Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs) by requiring them to have a much stronger capital base. The new limit of capital base is?
    • A. 

      2 crore rupees

    • B. 

      1 crore rupees

    • C. 

      75 lakh rupees

    • D. 

      50 lakh rupees

  • 24. 
    Name the football club that won the Durand Cup in November 2014.
    • A. 

      Mohun Bagan

    • B. 

      East Bengal

    • C. 

      Pune FC

    • D. 

      Salgaocar FC

  • 25. 
    International Cricket Council (ICC) on 10 November 2014 raised the amount money for 2015 World Cup by what percentage?
    • A. 

      10 percent

    • B. 

      30 percent

    • C. 

      20 percent

    • D. 

      25 percent

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