Page-3 of Current Affairs Quiz – November, 2016
1. Who has been bestowed with the 2016 honorary Academy Award (or Oscar)? [A]Jackie Chan [B]Tom Hanks [C]Chris Tucker [D]Michelle Yeoh Answer: Jackie ChanNotes: Jackie Chan, the popular Chinese actor, has been bestowed with the honorary Academy Award (or Oscar) by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences at the 8th Annual Governors Awards ..
1. Who has become the first Indian to be elected the President of the International Hockey Federation (FIH)? [A]Narinder Batra [B]Dhanraj Pillay [C]K D Singh [D]Kirtan Singh Answer: Narinder BatraNotes: Narinder Batra has become the first Indian to be elected the President of the International Hockey Federation (FIH). He succeeds Spaniard Leandro Negre, who has ..
1. The Healthy India Initiative magazine has been launched by which union minister? [A]Jagat Prakash Nadda [B]Raj Nath Singh [C]Prakash Javadekar [D]Narendra Modi Answer: Jagat Prakash NaddaNotes: The Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Jagat Prakash Nadda has recently launched the “Healthy India Initiative” magazine and “No More Tension” mobile App for promotion of health ..
1. Kanubhai Gandhi, who passed away recently, was related to which field? [A]Law [B]Sports [C]Science [D]Journalism Answer: ScienceNotes: Kanubhai Gandhi (87), grandson of Mahatma Gandhi and a former NASA scientist, has recently passed away in Surat, Gujarat. He was famously captured in an iconic photograph as the boy tugging at Mahatma Gandhi’s walking stick during ..
1. The 7th session of Conference of Parties (COP7) on tobacco control has started in which state of India? [A]Uttar Pradesh [B]Haryana [C]Rajasthan [D]Odisha Answer: Uttar PradeshNotes: The 7th session of Conference of Parties (COP7) on tobacco control has started at India Exposition Mart in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh from November 7, 2016. The 6-day ..
1. Which state government has recently inked MoU with Union Ministry of Civil Aviation for Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS)-UDAN? [A]Assam [B]Odisha [C]Haryana [D]Madhya Pradesh Answer: AssamNotes: The Assam government has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Union Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) under Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) – UDAN to boost State ..