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Questions:

1.
The National Press Day is celebrated on which date

A.23 May
B. 15 August
C.6 July
D. November 16


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The National Press Day is celebrated on November 16, 2016 to remember the day on which the Press Council of India started which is also coincides with Golden Jubileeof Press Council of India.
2.
Which country will host the 2016 T20 Cricket World Cup for the Blind

A.India
B. Pakistan
C. Sri Lanka
D. South Africa


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
India are to host the T20 Cricket World Cup for the Blind at nine different centres from January 31 to February 12 and Pakistan is among the competing teams.
3.
Taiwanese electronics multinational company Acer launched its lightest, thinnest and the most portable laptop Swift 7 in which country recently

A.Bangladesh
B.Sri Lanka
C. China
D.India


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Taiwanese electronics multinational company Acer launched its lightest, thinnest and the most portable laptop Swift 7 in Indian market.Acer Swift 7 is the thinnest laptop in the World till now.
4.
What is the name of World's Thinnest Laptop now

A.MacBook Air
B. Toshiba Portege Z930
C. HP Spectre
D.Swift 7


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Taiwanese electronics multinational company Acer launched its lightest, thinnest and the most portable laptop Swift 7 in Indian market.Acer Swift 7 is the thinnest laptop in the World till now.
5.
Name the supercomputer,that has perform 93 million billion calculations per second.

A.Tianhe-2
B.Titan - Cray XK7
C. Sequoia
D.Sunway TaihuLight


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
For the eight consecutive year, China has retained the top spot in the list of the world's fastest supercomputers for its 'Sunway TaihuLight' which can perform 93 million billion calculations per second.
6.
Which of the following country has retained the top spot in the list of the world's fastest supercomputers for the eighth consecutive year

A.Switzerland
B.US
C. Japan
D. China


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
For the eight consecutive year, China has retained the top spot in the list of the world's fastest supercomputers for its 'Sunway TaihuLight' which can perform 93 million billion calculations per second.
7.
Which of the following country nominated a new ambassador to Turkey since 2010

A.Iraq
B.Afghanistan
C. New Zealand
D. Israel


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Israel nominated a new ambassador to Turkey , its first since the two countries normalised ties after the 2010 crisis triggered by Israel's deadly storming of a Gaza-bound ship.
8.
Who has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Times Global Partners

A.Ishaat Hussain
B. Adam Bain
C. Bhaskar Bhat
D.Rishi Jaitly


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Times Internet, the digital venture of the Times of Indiagroup, today announced the appointment of former Twitter India head Rishi Jaitly as CEO of Times Global Partners.
9.
'Festival of India' was celebrated in which country

A.Qatar
B. South Africa
C. Brazil
D. Oman


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
For the first time, Indian embassy at Oman is holding a five-month long ‘Festival of India’ in four major cities of Oman – Muscat, Sur, Sohar and Salalah.
10.
Government has banned controversial preacher Zakir Naik's NGO 'Islamic Research Foundation' for how many years

A.3
B.8
C.7
D.5


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
overnment has banned controversial preacher Zakir Naik's NGO 'Islamic Research Foundation' for five years terming it illegal. The ban has been enforced under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) and was approved at a meeting of the Union Cabinet.
11.
Prime Minister of the Republic of Mauritius Anirood Jugnauth has inaugurated AYUR Herbarium project in which state

A.Haryana
B. Kerala
C.Assam
D. Goa


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
rime Minister of the Republic of Mauritius Anirood Jugnauth today inaugurated AYUR Herbarium project in North Goa, an initiative by the pharmaceutical major in association with Union AYUSH Ministry.
12.
Name the Former Jammu and Kashmir Governor Lt Gen ,who has passed away on 17 November

A.Ishwar Dass Dhiman
B. Punya Datta
C.Russ Nixon
D. SK Sinha


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Former Jammu and Kashmir Governor Lt Gen Srinivas Kumar Sinha died on 17 November 2016 at the Army Research and Referral (R&R) hospital, New Delhi. He was 92.
13.
Who won the 2016 Resorts World Manila Masters

A.Nicholas Fung
B. Sam Chien
C.Shubhankar Sharma
D.SSP Chawrasia


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Indian golfer SSP Chawrasia won his first Asian Tour title outside the country on 13 November 2016. He won the 1 million US dollar Resorts World Manila Masters.
14.
DRDO recently successfully carried out maiden flight of which Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

A.Imperial Eagle
B. RUSTOM – II
C. Pawan UAV
D.Quimar MQ-1


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Rustom-II, India's indigenously developed long-endurance combat-capable drone, successfully completed its maiden-flight, giving a boost to India's development programme for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV).
15.
Which of the following country has officially withdrawn from International Criminal Court (ICC)

A.Pakistan
B. China
C. Netherland
D. Russia


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Russia has officially withdrawn from International Criminal Court (ICC) after President Vladimir Putin signed an executive order in this regard.
16.
Which of the following country has conducted Raad ul Barq (Strike of Thunder) military exercise in a strategically located area in Punjab

A.India
B. Pakistan
C.Afghanistan
D. China


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Pakistan conducted Raad ul Barq (Strike of Thunder) military exercise in a strategically located area in Punjab province, bordering India.
17.
Which of the following countries conducted the Hand- in- Hand 2016 military exercise

A.Bangladesh and China
B. Pakistan and USA
C. Russia and India
D.India and China


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The sixth India China joint training exercise Hand- in- Hand 2016 commenced on 16 November 2016 at the parade ground in Aundh Military Camp, Pune. The exercise will terminate on 27 November 2016.
18.
Which of the following company has launched the scanning app Google PhotoScan to scan and digitise physical photographs

A.Intel
B.Yahoo
C. IBM
D. Google


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Search Engine Google on 16 November 2016 launched the scanning app Google PhotoScan to scan and digitise physical photographs.The App is maintained by Google Photos.
19.
The World Philosophy Day was observed on which date

A.23 May
B. 15 August
C. 6 July
D. November 17


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The World Philosophy Day was observed globally on 17 November 2016. This year, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) organised the special events from 16 November to 18 November.
20.
Which state became the first state to adopt resolution on demonetisation

A.Punjab
B. Assam
C. Haryana
D.Chhattisgarh


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Chhattisgarh became the first state of India to adopt a resolution that welcomes the demonetisation scheme of the union government. The resolution was moved in the state assembly by Chief Minister Raman Singh.
21.
Which of the following state has permitted the use of old 500 and 1000 rupee notes for land registry fee payment until 24 November 2016

A.Bihar
B. Andhra Pradesh
C. Telangana
D.Uttar Pradesh


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The State Government of Uttar Pradesh (UP) has permitted the use of old 500 and 1000 rupee notes for land registry fee payment until 24 November 2016.
22.
Which of the following was declared as the word of the year 2016 by Oxford Dictionaries

A.Post-truth
B. Woke
C.Adulting
D. Hygge


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
he word Post Truth was named as word of the year 2016 by Oxford Dictionaries on 16 November 2016.

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