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  1. The International Conference on Brucellosis 2016 was inaugurated in which city?
    C.New Delhi
    Answer  – C.New Delhi
    International Conference on Brucellosis 2016 and the 69th meeting of the International Society on Brucellosis was inaugurated in New Delhi from November 17 to 19, 2016. The three day conference was organized by the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) in collaboration with Indian Council for agriculture Research (ICAR).

  2. Who inaugurated the Rail Vikas Shivir at Surajkund?
    A.Pranab Mukherjee
    B.Narendra Modi
    C.Suresh Prabhu
    D.Nitin gadkari
    Answer  – B.Narendra Modi
    The Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi, inaugurated the Rail Vikas Shivir at Surajkund (Faridabad, Haryana ) through video conferencing on November 18, 2016. The conference laid emphasis on the importance of innovation in todays technology driven century, and the need of two aspects, namely, ‘Gati’ (speed) and ‘Pragati’ (progress) in our Railway system.

  3. India has signed how many Bilateral Advance Pricing Agreements (APA) with UK to have a smooth taxation system?
    Answer  – C.3
    India and the UK have signed 3 Bilateral Advance Pricing Agreements (APAs) on November 18, 2016, to have a smooth taxation system between the two and reduce differences arising between the two due to transfer pricing issues.

  4. Global Citizen Festival was organised in which city?
    C.New Delhi
    Answer  – A.Mumbai
    The Global Citizen Festival has been organized on November 19, 2016, at the MMRDA grounds in suburban Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) in Mumbai. Global Citizen Festival, which is a charitable event, is one of the biggest international music events to be held in the India.

  5. Where will the National Institute of Sowa Rigpa established?
    A.Shimla(Himachal Pradesh)
    B.Jaipur (Rajasthan)
    C.Leh (Jammu & Kashmir)
    D.Panaji (Goa)
    Answer  –  C.Leh (Jammu & Kashmir)
    Minister of State (Independent Charge) for AYUSH, Shri Shripad Yesso Naik announced that The Government has approved the establishment of National Institute of Sowa Rigpa at Leh (Jammu & Kashmir)

  6. Who is the head of the committee formed to verify the availability of night shelters?
    A.Justice Kailash Gambhir
    B.Justice M. Patanjali Sastri
    C.Justice Kailas Nath Wanchoo
    D.Justice Amal Kumar Sarkar
    Answer  – A.Justice Kailash Gambhir
    The Supreme Court constitute the committee headed by former Delhi High Court judge Justice Kailash Gambhir to verify the availability of night shelters for providing shelters to the urban homeless

  7. The twenty-second session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 22) is held in which country?
    Answer  – D.Morocco
    The twenty-second session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 22) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change  (UNFCC), the twelfth session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP 12), and the first session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Paris Agreement (CMA 1) were held in Bab Ighli, Marrakesh, Morocco from 7-18 November 2016.

  8. According to the World Health Organization(WHO) which virus is not an emergency any more?
    A.Sindbis Fever
    D.Oropouche Fever
    Answer  – B.Zika
    The World Health Organisation (WHO) announced in an online press conference on November 19, 2016, that the Zika Virus occurrence will no longer poses a world public health emergency.

  9. Which bank has launched a New loan scheme to support and promote start-ups at its 98th Foundation Day celebrations.
    A.Union Bank of India
    B.Bank of Baroda
    C.State Bank of India
    D.Bank Of India
    Answer  – A.Union Bank of India
    Union Bank of India has launched a New loan scheme to support and promote start-ups at its 98th Foundation Day celebrations. Under this new scheme, the bank will provide the  finance up to Rs.5 crore with no processing fee

  10. Dr Sonam Wangchuk who won RolexGlobal Enterprise Award belongs to which state?
    B.Jammu & Kashmir
    C.Himachal Pradesh
    D.Arunachal Pradesh
    Answer  – B.Jammu & Kashmir
    Dr Sonam Wangchuk, a famous Educationist and Social Scientist from Secmol (Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir) has been awarded the 40th Rolex Global Enterprise Award at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on November 17, 2016.

  11. Which bank has appointed C.V.R. Rajendran as its MD and CEO?
    A.Catholic Syrian Bank
    C.DCB Bank
    D.Punjab & Sindh Bank
    Answer  – A.Catholic Syrian Bank
    C.V.R. Rajendran has appointed as the Managing Director & CEO of Catholic Syrian Bank for a period of three years. His appointment was approved by Reserve Bank of India(RBI) on November 18, 2016

  12. Who has been appointed as Executive Chairman of NALSA?
    A.Justice Dipak Misra
    B.Jagdish Singh Khehar
    C.Justice K Ramaswamy
    D.Justice Altamas Kabir
    Answer  – B.Jagdish Singh Khehar
    A judge of the Supreme Court , Jagdish Singh Khehar is appointed as the new Executive Chairman of the National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) on November 19, 2016. He will replace Anil R. Dave.

  13. Who has been appointed as National Security Adviser (NSA) by Donald Trump ?
    A.Robert Cutler
    B.Gordon Gray
    C.Michael Flynn
    D.Susan Rice
    Answer  – C.Michael Flynn
    Michael Flynn, the retired Army lieutenant general and former head of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) was appointed by the US President-Elect Donald Trump as National Security Adviser (NSA) on November 18, 2016. He will have to work in the White House to frame foreign and military policy and have frequent access to a president.

  14. In which state has the Salt Tolerant Plant Garden been inaugurated byMauritius President?
    B.Jammu & Kashmir
    C.West Bengal
    D.Tamil Nadu
    Answer  – D.Tamil Nadu
    The President of Mauritius, Ameenah Gurib Fakim, inaugurated a Genetic Garden of naturally occurring Salt-Tolerant Plants called halophytes at the coastal town of Vedaranyam in Tamil Nadu on November 18, 2016 through video-conference.

  15.  Name the famous cardiovascular surgeon of Texas who died recently.
    A.Dr. Katrin Debakey
    B.Dr. Denton Cooley
    C.Dr. Benjy Brooks
    D.Dr. Michael E. DeBakey
    Answer  – B.Dr. Denton Cooley
    Dr. Denton Cooley, a Texas cardiovascular surgeon, who had performed some of the earliest heart transplants and implanted the world’s first artificial heart, has died on November 18, 2016. He was 96.

  16. When is the World Toilet Day celebrated?
    A.November 19
    B.November 21
    C.November 18
    D.November 20
    Answer  – A.November 19
    World Toilet Day is observed every year on 19th November 2016 to motivate and mobilize millions around the world on issues of sanitation. 2016 Theme : ‘Toilets and Jobs’

  17. What is the currency of Cyprus?
    Answer  – A.Euro
    Explanation: Cyprus is an island country in the Eastern Mediterranean and the third largest and third most populous island in the Mediterranean. Capital: Nicosia; Currency: Euro

  18. India on November 18 signed a new double tax avoidance pact with which country?
    D.Saudi Arabia
    Answer  – B.Cyprus
    A revised Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion (DTAA) with respect to taxes on income, along with its protocol, was signed between India and Cyprus on November 18, 2016 in Nicosia (Cyprus). It was signed by High Commissioner of India to Cyprus, Ravi Bangar and Cyprus’ Finance Minister Harris Georgiades.

  19. Which country has recently become the top crude oil supplier to India?
    A.Saudi Arabia
    Answer  – D.Iran
    Iran has exceeded Saudi Arabia to become India’s top crude oil supplier.Till 2010-11 Saudi Arabia, was the largest
    supplier of crude oil in India while Iran was the India’s second biggest supplier of crude oil. Crude oil exports by Iran to India increased in 2016, by selling 759,700 barrels of oil per day to India in October. This was 56 per cent more than 2015.

  20. When is Qaumi Ekta Week observed in India?
    A.November 19 to November 25
    B.November 17 to November 23
    C.November 20 to November 26
    D.November 18 to November 24
    Answer  – A.November 19 to November 25
    Quami Ekta Week or National Integration Week is observed every year across India from November 19 to the November 25, with around 66 languages, 22 religions, 28 states and numerous tribe to promote the unity in the country of diversity, encourage and reinforce the strength of public harmony and national integration

  21.  Which ministry is planning to set up Steel Research & Technology Mission of India (SRTMI) ?
    A.Ministry of Corporate Affairs
    B.Ministry of Finance
    C.Ministry of Industry
    D.Ministry of Steel
    Answer – D.Ministry of Steel
    Explanation :
    Ministry of Steel is planning to set up Steel Research & Technology Mission of India (SRTMI), to enable joint collaborative research projects in the iron & steel sector in India.It is aimed to enhance the R&D investments in the iron and steel industry to the international levels.

  22. ‘Parippida Mission’  is launched by which state government to ensure housing for all ?
    C.J & K
    D.Uttar Pradesh
    Answer – A.Kerala
    Explanation :
    Kerala government launched four major programmes—Parippida Mission, Haritha Keralam, Ardram and Life—in the education, health, housing and sanitation sectors.Under “Parppida Mission”, the government plans to ensure housing for all, while “Ardram” proposes to upgrade basic facilities in government hospitals without inflating rates.