GK & Current Affairs Quiz: November 19-20, 2017

1. Atom Egoyan will be honoured with the lifetime achievement award at the International Film Festival of India (IFFI 2017). He hails from which country?

[A] Canada
[B] Morocco
[C] New Zealand
[D] China

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2. Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi, who passed away recently, was associated with which political party?

[A] Nationalist Congress Party
[B] Indian National Congress
[C] Communist Party of India
[D] All India Trinamool Congress

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3. Who is the author of the book “Age of Anger: A History of the Present”?

[A] Milan Vaishnav
[B] Nabaneeta Dev Sen
[C] Shashi Tharoor
[D] Pankaj Mishra

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4. Who will be honoured with the 2017 Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development?

[A] Raghuram Rajan
[B] Mamata Banerjee
[C] Manmohan Singh
[D] Pranab Mukherjee

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5. Manushi Chhillar has won the coveted ‘Miss World 2017’ title. She hails from which state?

[A] Tamil Nadu
[B] Karnataka
[C] Haryana
[D] Odisha

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6. What is the theme of the 2017 World Toilet Day (WTD)?

[A] Wastewater
[B] Toilets and Nutrition
[C] Follow the Flush
[D] Toilets and jobs

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7. Which country is hosting the 42nd International Congress of Military Medicine (ICMM-2017)?

[A] Japan
[B] India
[C] France
[D] Ireland

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8. Which city is hosting the 2017 Women’s Youth World Boxing Championship (YWBC)?

[A] New Delhi
[B] Pune
[C] Kochi
[D] Guwahati

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9. Which country’s cricket team has clinched the 2017 ACC Under-19 Asia Cup tournament?

[A] Malaysia
[B] Pakistan
[C] India
[D] Afghanistan

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10. Jana Novotna, the former Wimbledon tennis champion passed away. She hails from which country?

[A] Czech Republic
[B] France
[C] Italy
[D] Germany

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