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  1. Which state has launched 52 generic medicine stores to provide medicines at cheaper rate than market value?
    Answer  –  C.Gujarat
    Gujarat Government inaugurated 52 generic medicine stores across the state on November 14, 2016. The Medicines sold in these stores will be 30 to 80 per cent cheaper than the medicines sold in the market. Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani inaugurated one of the generic stores named as ‘Deendayal Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Store’ inside Civil Hospital premises.

  2. The government will reintroduce compulsory class X board examination for ____ schools from 2017.
    D.State Board(SB)
    Answer  –  B.CBSE
    Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar after a meeting with the Rajasthan Education Minister, on November 14, 2016 informed about the decision of the Government to reintroduce compulsory class X board examination for Central Board of Secondary Education(CBSE) schools from the 2017-18 academic year which was scrapped 6 years ago.

  3. Arunachal Pradesh launched an e-Kiosk System to provide the detail about which district of the state?
    A.Lohit District
    B.Changlang  District.
    C.Tirap District
    D.Namsai District
    Answer  –  A.Lohit District.
    Arunachal Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein on November 15, 2016 inaugurated a Kiosk System, which ia a touch screen portable device that runs with power supply and provides all the necessary information relating to Lohit District. The e-Kiosk system will provide details like Lohit Tourism, District Administration, important contacts, public representatives, Jan Suvidha, Helpline, NPR & Aaadhar, Disaster Management, Children’s Corner with photo galleries at fingertip in a single system.

  4. What amount has been funded by the World bank for the Jhelum-Tawi Flood Recovery Project in Jammu and Kashmir?
    A.US $ 250 million
    B.US $ 275 million
    C.US $ 310 million
    D.US $ 195 million
    Answer  –  A.US $250 million
    Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Mehbooba Mufti  launched the Jhelum-Tawi Flood Recovery project on November 14, 2016, for which World Bank has funded an amount of US $250 million (Rs. 1,600 crore). The loan assistance from the World Bank would be shared by Centre and the State Government in the ratio 90:10 and it would be operative for five years ending June 2020.

  5. Which city has been named as the country’s breast cancer capital?
    C.Kollam district
    Answer  –  D.Thiruvanathapuram
    Thiruvananthapuram has been termed as the country’s breast cancer capital the Kerala Chapter of Indian Radiological and Imaging Association (IRIA) Conference. The city holds a record high of 40 per lakh of population.It is noted that 50 per cent of breast cancer is occurring in the age group of under 50 years.

  6. Recently which state has become the first state to adopt ‘Fly Ash Utilisation Policy’?
    C.Madhya Pradesh
    Answer  –  B.Maharasthra
    Maharashtra has become the first state to adopt Fly Ash Utilisation Policy announced by Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis on November 15, 2016. This policy would paving way for prosperity by generating “wealth from waste”, and environment protection. The policy will create new employment opportunities in the power plant areas and also make available raw material for construction at low cost to help ‘Housing for All‘projects.

  7. The United States in November 2016 announced two financial projects for India. What is the total expense of the projects?
    A.USD 82 million
    B.USD 101 million
    C.USD 95 million
    D.USD 112 million
    Answer  –  C.USD 95 million
    The United States,has announced two financial projects worth USD 95 million in India to bring more energy-efficient appliances to rural sector in India, as part of its efforts to continue the global transition to zero-and-low carbon energy sources.

  8. Which city ranked first in the 2017 World’s Best City Brands List
    B.New York
    Answer  –  D.London
    A report was released by Resonance on 2017 World’s Best City Brands at World Travel Market in London on November 8, 2016.According to the report London ranked first in the Resonance Consultancy 2017 World’s Best City Brands Report. Singapore, NewYork, Paris were among the top 5 cities.

  9. UNESCO World Heritage siteAl Ain Oasisis in which country?
    D.Saudi Arabia
    Answer  –  A.UAE
    Al Ain Oasis was the first site in the UAE to be inscribed on Unesco’s world heritage site list in 2011. Al Ain Oasis was opened by Shaikh Tahnoun Bin Mohammad Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Ruler’s Representative in the Eastern Region. Al Ain Oasis has tools like the ‘Eco-Centre’ to better understand the oasis’ ecosystem, its historic evolution, and its significance for Abu Dhabi’s heritage and civilisation.

  10. The Gwadar Port, recently inaugurated by Nawaz Sharif is a strategic part of which of the following projects?
    A.Chabahar Deal
    B.One Belt, One Road
    C.Maritime Silk Projects
    D.China Pakistan Economic Corridor
    Answer  –  B.One Belt, One Road
    Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif inaugurated a trade route linking southwestern Gwadar port to Kashgar city in China as part of $46 billion project to jump start economic growth in the South Asian country on November 14, 2016.This project is an extension of China’s “One Belt, One Road” initiative and encompasses a series of infrastructure, power and transport upgrades that Islamabad hopes will kickstart its long-underperforming economy

  11. Which Indian city will host India-China Joint Training Exercise “Hand-in-Hand 2016”?
    Answer  –  B.Pune
    The sixth annual joint training exercise “Hand in Hand 2016” between Indian and China is being hosted by India.The India-China Joint Training Exercise between the Indian Army and the People’s Liberation Army of China  began in Pune on November 15 and will end on be November 27.

  12. GoI has signed $500 million loan with which bank to Build Longest Bridge across River Ganga?
    Answer  –  D.ADB
    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India(GoI) have signed a $500 million loan to build India’s longest river bridge, a 9.8 km long road bridge across the Ganges River to improve transport connectivity between North and South Bihar for a better link between the State Capital, Patna, and the surrounding areas.
    ADB Bank headquarters: Mandaluyong, Philippines

  13. The government has formed a special taskforce team to recalibrate ATMs. Who will head the taskforce?
    A.Ajay Sharma
    B.P. K . Sethi
    C.S.S. Mundra
    D.Sameer Gehlaut
    Answer  –  C.S.S.Mundra
    A Special Task Force headed by S.S Mundra, Deputy Governor, has been formed by The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to speed up the process of recalibration of Automated Teller Machines (ATM) to dispense the new denomination notes.

  14. Which Indian bank is the first to roll out newly issued 500 rupee notes?
    A.State Bank of India
    B.Central Bank of India
    C.Canara Bank
    D.Bank of India
    Answer  –  A.State Bank of India
    A new Rs 500 notes was rolled out first by State Bank of India (SBI) branch in Bhopal. Some branches like SBI Main branch in Delhi have started distribution of Rs 500 notes. The new 500-note is expected to ease pressure on banks’ cash position and improve liquidity in the market.

  15. Which Pharmaceutical company has signed a signedtri-party agreement for For Malaria Project In Mandla?
    B.Sun Pharma
    D.Surya Pharma
    Answer  –  B.Sun Pharma
    Drug major Sun Pharma signed tri-party agreement between Indian Council of Medical Research, Government of Madhya Pradesh and Foundation for Disease Elimination and Control of India (FDEC- India) to launch the malaria-free India demonstration project in Mandla, Madhya Pradesh.

  16. What is the name of the venture formed by the Reliance group to provide Internet of Things (IoT) services to customers across India?
    Answer  –  D.UNLIMIT
    Reliance group partnered with Cisco Jasper for a new venture named ‘UNLIMIT’ to provide Internet of Things (IoT) services to customers across India. Unlimit is designed solely for enterprise customers in India, for providing them IoT services.

  17. Suzuki Motor Corporationis to set up an industrial training institute ‘Japan-India Institute for Manufacturingin which state of India?
    D.West Bengal
    Answer  –  B.Gujarat
    Japanese carmaker, Suzuki Motor Corporation is to set up an industrial training institute ‘Japan-India Institute for Manufacturing (JIM)’ at Mehsana district, Gujarat to cooperate on the human resource development in the manufacturing sector.Chairman of Suzuki Motor Corporation: Osamu Suzuki

  18. In which state the 135 women commando inducted in CRPF are undertaking anti-Maoist operations? 
    D.Madhya Pradesh
    Answer  –  A.Jharkhand 
    A team of women commandos has been inducted for the first time in Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) to counter Naxal insurgency in Jharkhand.The 135 women belonging to the 232 battalion’s Delta Company, included in the operation, are currently undertaking operations under the close supervision of CRPF’s 133 battalion in Naxal-infested forests on the outer area of Ranchi near Khoonti area.

  19. Supermoon was seen on 14 November 2016 across the worlD.Last time, it was observed in which year?
    Answer  –  B.1948
    According to the American Space Agency NASA, November 14, 2016, moon will be the biggest and brightest it has been in the 68 years.This moon will be a rare ‘supermoon’ making an appearance early morning just before dawn. It will appear especially bright because it is the closest it has been to Earth since Jan. 26, 1948 which won’t be seen until Nov. 25, 2034.

  20. Name the winner of the National Women Premier Chess Championship. 
    A.Rucha Pujari
    B.Tania Sachdev
    C.Padmini Rout
    D.Sarita Reddy
    Answer  –  C.Padmini Rout
    Padmini Rout, the International chess Master has won the 2016 National Women Premier Chess Championship for the third consecutive year.  In the year 2014 and 2015 too Padmini was the winner of the National Women Premier Chess Championship, thus making a hat-trick in the year 2016.

  21. SSP Chawrasia who recently won the Asian Tour is associated with which game?
    Answer  –  B.Golf
    Indian golfer SSP Chawrasia (38) win the USD One million Resorts World Manila Masters in Philippines. It is his first Asian Tour title outside India.

  22. Who won the 2016 Champions Showdown?
    A.Viswanathan Anand
    B.Magnus Carlsen
    C.Bobby Fischer
    D.Veselin Topalov
    Answer  –  A.Viswanathan Anand
    Viswanathan Anand won the 2016 Champions Showdown against Hikaru Nakamurain in St Louis, USA.The tournament was played across five days, each competitor faced 24 matches. Anand won seven matches and drew 16.

  23. The fifth edition of the India Surfing Festival held in which state ?
    Answer – B.Odisha
    Explanation :
    Scores of surfers have gathered in Konark city, Odisha, for the fifth edition of the India Surfing Festival. The three-day event has attracted enthusiasts from across the world. It offers people the chance to participate in workshops, competitions, musical events and much more. During its course from Saturday to Monday, the festival, this time, will also host the Stand Up Paddle Championship.