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Questions:

1.
The European Organisation for Nuclear Research headquarters located in which city

A.London
B. Vienna
C. New York
D. Geneva


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
CERN as an organisation is world’s largest nuclear and particle physics laboratory. It is situated in North West suburbs of Geneva on France-Swiss Border. It was established in 1954
2.
Which of the following ministry has launched the Multimedia Exhibition- Aazadi 70 Saal, Yaad Karo Kurbani

A.Ministry of Information & Broadcasting
B.Ministry of Railways
C.Ministry of Human Resource Management
D.Ministry of Health and Family Welfare


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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The Union Minister of Information & Broadcasting, M Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated a multimedia exhibition with the theme ‘Aazadi 70 Saal, Yaad Karo Kurbani’ at the 47th International Film Festival of India in Panaji on 21 November 2016.
3.
Dr M Balamuralikrishna passed away at his residence in Chennai on 22 Nov 2016.He is associated with which field

A.Economists
B. Journalist
C. Scientist
D. Musician


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Veteran Carnatic musician Dr M Balamuralikrishna passed away at his residence in Chennai on 22 Nov 2016.
4.
Which of the following indian cricketer ranked in 4 spot in ICC Test cricket ranking recently

A.MS Dhoni
B. Shikhar Dhawan
C. Ashwin
D. Virat Kohli


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Indian test cricket captain Virat Kohli attained the 4 spot in ICC Test cricket ranking. This is his best ranking in test cricket till date.
5.
Which of the following company has has announced it is buying Dyn recently hit with a cyber-attack that closed off the Internet to millions of users.

A.IBM
B. Intel
C. Infosys
D. Oracle


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Oracle has announced it is buying Dyn, a Web traffic management firm recently hit with a cyber-attack that closed off the Internet to millions of users.
6.
Who has been elected as the president of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI)

A.Sanjay Bhatia
B. R Narayan
C.A Didar Singh
D. Pankaj Patel


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Pankaj Patel, chairman and managing director of ZydusCadila, has been elected president of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) for 2017.
7.
Who will be the the Chief Guest at the 14th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) Convention

A.Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner
B. Dilma Rousseff
C. Justin Trudeau
D.Antonio Costa


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa will be the Chief Guest at the 14th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) Convention to be held from January 7 to 9, 2017 in Bengaluru.
8.
Who is the author of book Gita Press and the Making of Hindu India

A.Arundhati Roy
B. Jhumpa Lahiri
C. Aravind Adiga
D.Akshaya Mukul


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Senior journalist Akshaya Mukul won the Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize 2016 for his book Gita Press and the Making of Hindu India.
9.
India and which country Sign Joint Declaration for the implementation of Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI) between the two countries

A.Canada
B. US
C. Russia
D. Switzerland


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
India and Switzerland Sign Joint Declaration for the implementation of Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI) between the two countries
10.
The Union Finance Ministry has constituted a committee,that visit the States and union territories and submit its report by _____

A.30 December 2016
B. 7 March 2017
C. January 27 2017
D.25 November 2016


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The Union Finance Ministry has constituted a committee comprising Additional Secretaries, Joint Secretaries and Directors to know status of implementation of demonetisation drive.
11.
Which of the following Golfer won the BANK BRI-JCB Indonesia Open

A.Anirban Lahiri
B.Shiv Chowrasia
C. Shiv Kapur
D.Gaganjeet Bhullar


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Ace Indian Golfer Gaganjeet Bhullar has won the US $ 300,000 BANK BRI-JCB Indonesia Open for the second time in his career.
12.
Name the renowned physicist,who has passed away on 22 November 2016

A.Ram Naresh Yadav
B.Balamuralikrishna
C. MGK Menon
D.Ishwar Dass Dhiman


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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Renowned physicist MGK Menon passed away on 22 November 2016. He was 88.
13.
Name the renowned Hindi and Bhojpuri litterateur,who has passed away on 22 November 2016

A.M. G. K. Menon
B. Ram Naresh Yadav
C.Matthew
D.Viveki Rai


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Dr Viveki Rai, the renowned Hindi and Bhojpuri litterateur, died on 22 November 2016 in a hospital in a hospital in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. He was 92.
14.
Which of the following country recently associated with member of the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN)

A.Ecuador
B. Iraq
C. Canada
D. India


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
India became an associate member of the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN), the world’s largest nuclear and particle physics laboratory.
15.
Which Guided Missile Destroyer ship was commissioned into the Indian Navy recently by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar

A.INS Kochi
B. INS Vizak
C. INS Ahmed
D. INS Chennai


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Guided Missile Destroyer INS Chennai was commissioned into the Indian Navy by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar at the Naval Dockyard, Mumbai.
16.
Recently,which country affected by the Earthquake

A.Argentina
B. Japan
C. Brazil
D. Canada


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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.4 hit the coast of Fukushima, in Japan, triggering off tsunami scares on 22 November 2016.
17.
Who has been appointed as the Executive Director of McLaren Technology Group

A.Ron Dennis
B.Andy Myers
C.Tim Murnane
D.Zak Brown


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The McLaren Technology Group on 21 November 2016 announced the appointment of Zak Brown as its Executive Director.
18.
The Supreme Court (SC) directed the Union Government to come up with a frame model rules prescribing objective norms for the administration of consumer courts within

A.2 Months
B. 12 Months
C. 9 Months
D. 4 Months


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The Supreme Court (SC) of India has directed the Union Government to frame model rules prescribing objective norms for the administration of consumer courts. It should be done within four months.
19.
Which of the following was awarded with the Infosys Prize 2016

A.Ajay Singh
B.Rajesh Varma
C. S K Singh
D.V. Kumaran


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The Infosys Science Foundation declared the names of six individuals as the winners of Infosys Prize 2016 on 18 November 2016.They are Prof. V. Kumaran,Prof. Sunit Amrith ,Dr. Gagandeep Kang ,Prof. Akshay Venkatesh,Dr. Anil Bhardwaj ,Prof. Kaivan Munshi .
20.
Who won the Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize 2016

A.Anita Desai
B. Vikram Seth
C.Raja Rao
D. Akshaya Mukul


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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Senior journalist Akshaya Mukul won the Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize 2016 for his book Gita Press and the Making of Hindu India.

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