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Today’s Current Affairs
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates India’s first World Food fair
  • President of India inaugurates 21st World Congress of mental health, calls for fighting stigma
  • India offers to share real-time maritime data
  • World’s highest motorable road constructed in Ladakh
  • All 4 wheel Motor Vehicles sold after 1st December 2017 to be fitted with FASTags
  • India slips 21 slots on WEF Gender Gap index 2017
  • 7th Asia Ministerial Energy Roundtable held in Bangkok
  • ‘Fake news’ named word of the year 2017
  • RBI asks large borrowers to obtain 20-digit Legal Entity Identifier unique code
  • Yes Bank signs MoU with Government for Rs 1,000 crore financing
  • AU Small Finance Bank gets RBI nod for Scheduled Commercial Bank
  • India tops domestic air passenger traffic in September, China second: IATA
  • US approves $1 billion deal to service Qatar’s F-15 fighter jets
  • Haryana government signs Rs 20,000 crore worth MoU for logistics parks
  • CBDT signs 7 more unilateral APAs with taxpayers
  • Mukesh Ambani becomes Asia’s richest person

GK Questions 6th November 2017


Question 1: Which Indian state ranked at top in the first ever Gender Vulnerability Index (GVI) released by child rights organization ‘Plan India’?

1.    Gujarat
2.    Assam
3.    Punjab
4.    Goa
5.    Kerala

Answer: 4

Explanation:

Goa ranked at top and Bihar featured at the lowest in the first ever Gender Vulnerability Index (GVI) released by child rights organization ‘Plan India’. GVI provides information on nature and magnitude of various problems affecting children, particularly girls, in difficult circumstances. Goa has topped the index with a GVI score of 0.656, whereas Bihar is at the bottom of the table with a GVI score of 0.410.


Question 2: Who is appointed as High Commissioner of India to the Republic of Malta?

1.    Shyam Srinivasan
2.    Arun Jaitely
3.    Rana Kapoor
4.    Morgan Stanley
5.    Rajesh Vaishnaw

Answer: 5

Explanation:

Shri Rajesh Vaishnaw who was an IFS Officer in the year 1996, presently Joint Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs has been appointed as the next High Commissioner of India to the Republic of Malta. He is expected to take up his assignment shortly.


Question 3: Who is the chairman of recently reconstituted Inter-State Council?

1.    Prime Minister
2.    President
3.    Finance Minister
4.    CM of the respective states
5.    RBI Governor

Answer: 1

Explanation:

The Inter-State Council, has been reconstituted with Prime Minister Narendra Modi as its Chairman and six Union ministers and all chief ministers as members. Inter-State Council investigates and advises on disputes between states.

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Question 4: With which foreign country, the Assam government signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and Terms of Reference (ToR) for skilling youth of the state?

1.    Malaysia
2.    Singapore
3.    USA
4.    Canada
5.    Argentina

Answer: 2

Explanation:

Assam government signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and Terms of Reference (ToR) with Singapore for skilling youth of the state. The MoU and ToR for North East Skills Centre (NESC) was signed between Skill, Employment and Entrepreneurship Department, of Assam and ITE Education Service, Singapore, in Guwahati, Assam.

Question 5: Which state government announced lifetime monthly pension of Rs 10,000 for Hindi Satyagrahis?

1.    Punjab
2.    Gujarat
3.    Haryana
4.    Maharashtra
5.    Uttar Pradesh

Answer: 2

Explanation:

The Haryana government announced lifetime monthly pension of Rs 10,000 for Hindi Satyagrahis and few more assistances. The announcements were made during closing ceremony of Swarna Jayanti celebrations at Mahabir Stadium, in Hisar, Haryana. Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu was the chief guest. The Haryana government would provide lifetime monthly pension of Rs 10,000 for Hindi Satyagrahis which would continue to be provided to their widows after their death.

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Question 6: Name the First Indian Dog Breed to be trained for Army Duty?

1.    Pariah Dog
2.    Rampur Greyhound
3.    Tibetian Mastiff
4.    Jonangi
5.    Mudhol Hound

Answer: 5

Explanation:

Karnataka’s Mudhol Hound, an Indian dog breed, is being trained to serve in the Indian Army, making it the First Indian Dog Breed to be trained for Army Duty. The Army’s Remount and Veterinary Corps (RVC) centre is training the Mudhol Hound dogs. It has almost completed training six hounds.

Question 7: The Civil Aviation Ministry released draft norms for the unmanned aircraft systems(drones). According to the norms what does a drone require?

1.    Unique Identification No
2.    Radio Frequency tags
3.    Anti-collision lights
4.    None of these
5.    All the above

Answer: 5

Explanation:

The Civil Aviation Ministry released draft norms for the unmanned aircraft systems that stated that, drones for civilian use will require a Unique Identification Number and Radio Frequency tags. As per the draft norms, Drones require Unique Identification Numbers Drones, Radio Frequency tags and return to home option and anti-collision lights.


Question 8: For what purpose the Indian state Odisha imposes 7-month ban on fishing?

1.    Since the sea is rough during winter season
2.    Due to the breeding season of fishes
3.    To protect Olive Ridley turtles
4.    To increase the productivity
5.    Because of the plan of new nuclear power plant

Answer: 3

Explanation:

The Odisha Government has imposed seven-months ban i.e. til May 2018, on fishing in the Puri coast in order to protect the endangered Olive Ridley sea turtle. This ban comes prior to arrival of Olive Ridley turtles for nesting in the winter season along the east coast of Odisha. Every year 5 lakh to 10 lakh Olive Ridley turtles come to the state during winters for mass nesting in Rushikulya river mouth and Gahirmatha marine sanctuary along Odisha coast.

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Question 9: How many pacts are signed between India-Italy during the visit of Italy PM Paolo Gentiloni in India to deepen the co-operation in various fields?

1.    9
2.    8
3.    6
4.    5
5.    4

Answer: 3

Explanation:

Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni held extensive talks with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on issues such as terrorism, cyber crime, and ways to strengthen political and economic relations. After the meeting, India and Italy signed six pacts to deepen cooperation in the fields of railways sector safety, energy and promoting mutual investments. As per Indian trade data, Italy is India’s fifth largest trading partner in the European Union (EU). Bilateral trade between India and Italy stood at $8.79 billion in 2016-17.

Question 10: As per joint study by Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India(ASSOCHAM) and Ernst & Young (EY), which country has the largest number of malnourished children in the world?

1.    Australia
2.    China
3.    India
4.    Srilanka
5.    Saudi

Answer: 3

Explanation:

As per joint study by Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India(ASSOCHAM) and Ernst & Young (EY), India has the largest number of malnourished children in the world. Nearly 40% of Indian children were reportedly undernourished in the year 2015. Although there has been an overall reduction in the infant mortality rate and under-five mortality rate in India during 2005-2015, India is still home to 50 percent of undernourished children of the world.

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Question 11: What is the theme of the World’s third largest book fair, Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) 2017?

1.    A World in My Book
2.    Book is My World
3.    Book, My Best Companion
4.    Book For The Knowledge
5.    Books For Better Life

Answer: 1

Explanation:


SIBF 2017 has been organised by Sharjah Book Authority (SBA). The fair will continue for 11 days. Theme of SIBF 2017 is ‘A World in My Book’. As United Kingdom is SIBF 2017 ‘Country of Honour’, a special programme will be held featuring elite British authors and prominent literary figures. The fair showcases more than 1.5 million book titles and 1650 publishing houses from 60 countries.

Question 12: Name the Indian state which signed sister-state agreement with Indiana, a State in the US?

1.    Kerala
2.    Karnataka
3.    Assam
4.    Manipur
5.    Tripura

Answer: 2

Explanation:

Indiana, a State in the US, and Karnataka have signed an agreement to establish sister-state ties for cooperation in economic, educational and cultural fields. The agreement was signed between Indiana Governor Eric J Holcomb and Priyank Khage, Karnataka Minister for IT, BT and Tourism. The Indiana delegation is on a tour in India and visited a few US companies.


Question 13: Prabal Dostyk- 2017 is the joint exercise between India and which country?

1.    Pakistan
2.    Afghanistan
3.    China
4.    Srilanka
5.    Kazakhstan

Answer: 5

Explanation:

Indian and Kazakhstan armies began a 14-day joint exercise “Prabal Dostyk- 2017” in Himachal Pradesh, to strengthen bilateral relations and exchange skills and experience. This is the second joint military exercise between India and Kazakhstan. The first edition of “Prabal Dostyk” was held in Kazakhstan in 2016. The joint exercise is aimed at improving the military relationship between India and Kazakhstan and achieving interoperability between the two armies.


Question 14: EESL (Energy Efficiency Services Ltd) receives $454 mn funding from which organisation for energy efficiency programs?

1.    United Nations Environment
2.    Global Environment Facility
3.    Earth System Governance
4.    Global Green Growth Institute
5.    Green Peace

Answer: 2

Explanation:

Global Environment Facility (GEF), an international partnership of 183 countries, International development banks, United Nations agencies and international non-governmental organisations (NGOs) will provide $454 million funding for energy-efficiency projects run by Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL). Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) is leading implementation of energy efficiency projects across India.

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Question 15: In which Indian city the Walmart India launched its first fulfillment centre?

1.    Chennai
2.    Mumbai
3.    Hyderabad
4.    Kolkata
5.    New Delhi

Answer: 2

Explanation:

After signing a memorandum of understanding with the Maharashtra government, Walmart India on 2nd Nov 2017 has announced its plans to launch its Cash and Carry business in Mumbai to enable small businesses. The global chain recently signed an MoU with the Maharashtra government to build 15 Cash and Carry stores under the brand `Best Price’ in the state. Of these, two stores have already been set up. It is one of the globally fast adopting online retail services.

Question 16: Which is the Asia’s first stock exchange?

1.    Bombay Stock Exchange
2.    National Stock Exchange
3.    Calcutta Stock Exchange
4.    Madras Stock Exchange
5.    Coachin Stock Exchange

Answer: 1

Explanation:

·         About BSE (Bombay Stock Exchange):
·         Asia’s first stock exchange
·         MD & CEO – Ashish kumar Chauhan

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Question 17: Name the Bollywood actress who has featured on the list of the world’s 100 most powerful women compiled by Forbes?

1.    Deepika Padukone
2.    Shradha Kapoor
3.    Sonakshi Sinha
4.    Priyanka Chopra
5.    Divyanka Tripati

Answer: 4

Explanation:

ICICI Bank Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Managing Director (MD) Chanda Kochhar and Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra have featured on the list of the world’s 100 most powerful women compiled by Forbes. The overall list was topped by German Chancellor Angela Merkel. She has retained the top position for the seventh consecutive year and 12 times in total. Other Indians on the list are Shobhana Bhartia, chairperson and editorial director for HT Media, at the 92nd place and Priyanka Chopra, at 97.


Question 18: Which of the below given venue was recently awarded the 2017 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Award for Cultural Heritage Conservation?

1.    Humayun’s Tomb
2.    Sangay National Park
3.    Western Ghats
4.    Royal Opera House
5.    Crafts Of India

Answer: 4

Explanation:

Royal Opera House in Charni Road, Mumbai, was awarded the 2017 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Award for Cultural Heritage Conservation. The Royal Opera House was closed to the public in 1993. It was reopened in 2016 after restoration It was originally inaugurated by Britain’s King George V in 1911 and completed in 1916. It is currently owned by Maharaja Joytendrasinhji Jadeja and Maharani Kumud Kumari Jadeja of Gondal, Gujarat.

Question 19: Who is the new CEO of Paytm Payments Bank?

1.    Chanda Kocchar
2.    Sudhanshu Jain
3.    Shika Sharma
4.    Aditya Puri
5.    Rana Kapoor

Answer: 2

Explanation:

Paytm Payments Bank appointed former ICICI Bank executive Sudhanshu Jain as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Sudhanshu Jain has 14 years of experience across internal audit, finance and borrowing roles. He was earlier assistant general manager and head of borrowing at the foreign exchange desk at ICICI Bank.

Question 20: Who is appointed as brand ambassador for Gatorade, sports drinks giant, in a partnership up to 2021?

1.    Virat Kohli
2.    Sachin Tendulkar
3.    P V Sindhu
4.    Neeraj Chopra
5.    Sakshi Malik

Answer: 4

Explanation:

Junior world record holder javelin thrower, Neeraj Chopra was appointed as brand ambassador for Gatorade, sports drinks giant, in a partnership up to 2021. Neeraj Chopra is a 19 year old javelin thrower. He has been signed as brand ambassador for Gatorade. He would work with Gatorade India’s Gatorade Sports Science Institute during the period of the partnership till 2021 to better understand his training and match day nutrition.


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