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  1. Which state government has launched an emergency police service system in the state for 24 hours public safety?
    A.Madhya Pradesh
    C.Uttar Pradesh
    Answer  – C.Uttar Pradesh
    Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Akhilesh Yadav launched a state-wide integrated emergency service UP-100 in Lucknow on November 19, 2016.The UP-100 is the official name for Uttar Pradesh Police Emergency Management System which was previously called dial 100 project to provide emergency services relating to public safety across the state round the clock.

  2. Who has been awarded the 2016 Tata Literature Live! Lifetime Achievement Award?
    A.Anil K Gupta
    B.Amitav Ghosh
    C.Siddhartha Mukherjee
    D.Srinath Raghavan
    Answer  – B.Amitav Ghosh
    Indian-American author Amitav Ghosh has been named for the 2016 Tata Literature Live! Lifetime Achievement Award  in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the Indian literary space.

  3. Name the next generation advanced weather satellites launched by NASA recently ?
    Answer  – A.GOES-R
    NASA has successfully launched the A “next generation” US advanced weather satellites GOES-R from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, US on November 20, 2016. GOES-R will provide more accurate and timely forecasts, watches and warnings about hurricanes and storms.

  4. Which state has emerged as hub of drug manufacturing?
    A.Jammu & Kashmir
    C.Himachal Pradesh
    Answer  – C.Himachal Pradesh
    Himachal Pradesh State Industries Minister Mukesh Agnihotri announced that Himachal Pradesh has emerged as a hub of drug manufacturing units and meets 35 % of Pharma products demands in Asia.

  5. Who has won Gold Medal in men’s Trap event in National Shooting Championship?
    A.Ronjan Sodh
    B.Abhinav Bindra
    C.Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
    D.Manavjit Singh Sandhu
    Answer  – D.Manavjit Singh Sandhu
    Former World No.1 Trap shooting champion Manavjit Singh Sandhu clinched the gold medal in men’s trap event at the 60th National Shooting Championship for Shotgun in Jaipur on Saturday.

  6. Which player bagged the super series title in the china open badminton tournament 2016?
    A.PV Sindhu
    B.Parupalli Kashyap
    C.Jwala Gutta
    D.Saina Nehwal
    Answer  – A.PV Sindhu
    Rio Olympics silver medallist, PV Sindhu clinched her maiden Super Series Title as she defeated China’s Sun Yu in a tough final of the China Open Badminton tournament. It is Sindhu’s maiden China Open title. P V Sindhu has become the second Indian to win the China Open Super series. The only Indian woman to win the title before Sindhu was Saina Nehwal who won it in the year 2014.

  7. Name the Israeli President who was on a six days visit to India to strengthen bialateral ties ?
    A.Zalman Shazar
    B.Moshe Katsav
    C.Reuven Rivlin
    D.Shimon Peres
    Answer  – C.Reuven Rivlin
    Israeli president Reuven Rivlin arrived India on November 14, 2016 on a six-day visit to strengthen bilateral ties.Rivlin, landed at the Mumbai airport with a large delegation of businessmen and presidents & senior representatives of Israeli academic institutions, from where he left for Delhi.

  8. What is the name of the identity card distributed to the artisans in Gujarat for national recognition?
    Answer  – A.PAHCHAN
    Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani distributed PAHCHAN identity cards to artisans of Gujarat belonging to Jamnagar, Naroda, Surendranagar, Amreli and Kalol at Ahmedabad Haat, Vastrapur, Ahmedabad, Gujarat on November 19, 2016. The cards will enable the artisans to take the benefit of any government scheme, participate in any domestic or international fair and also give the national identity to the artisans by registering them under a national database.

  9. Who launched Pradhan Mantri Grameen Awas Yojna in Agra?
    A.Pranab Mukherjee
    B.Rajnath Singh
    C.Narendra Modi
    D.Arun Jaitley
    Answer  – C.Narendra Modi
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch Pradhan Mantri Grameen Awas Yojna, an ambitious housing scheme for rural poor, in Agra on November 20, 2016. Mr Modi will also give away the allotment letters to 50 beneficiaries of the scheme that aims to provide about 3 crore new housing units countrywide.

  10. Where was a recent mock drill conducted by NSG?
    A.Jammu & Kashmir
    D.New Delhi
    Answer  – D.New Delhi
    A special counter-terror unit of NSG commandos conducted a three-hour-long mock drill at a Delhi Metro station located on the airport express line on November 19, 2016. The mock drill was named ‘intervention of rail coaches and countering of terrorist elements’.

  11. Which country has launched the world’s longest secure quantum communication  line?
    Answer  – A.China
    China has launched a 712-km quantum communication line, on November 20, 2016. This quantum communication line is the world’s longest secure telecommunications network, with ultra-high security which makes it impossible to tap, intercept or crack the information transmitted through them. The new quantum communication line will connect Hefei, capital of Anhui province, to Shanghai, the China’s financial hub.

  12. Telangana government has joined hands with which Bank to enable cashless transactions?
    A.ICICI Bank
    B.IDFC Bank
    C.Yes Bank
    D.IndusInd Bank
    Answer  – B.IDFC Bank
    Telangana government joined hands with Mumbai based IDFC Bank to enable cashless transactions and to solve the change problem. In this way, people get the coupon from Market counter, after their shopping if they have any amount remaining that will be credited back to their account.

  13. Recently BSE has opened its new Regional Investor Service centre in which city ?
    Answer  – C.Shimla
    Leading stock exchange BSE has opened its regional investor service centre in Shimla on November 19, 2016 to expand its operations and conform to SEBI’s directives. BSE is now available in 24 cities across the country with the opening of this new service centre.

  14. Who has been conferred with prestigious Mother Teresa International Award 2016?
    A.Edwin Britto
    B.Al Nahyan
    C.Sayed Iqbal Haider
    D.Ansar Burney
    Answer  – B.Al Nahyan
    Shaikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has been conferred the prestigious Mother Teresa International Award by the Mumbai-based NGO Harmony Foundation for his work in establishing institutions that protect youth from being brainwashed and radicalised from terrorist groups and other persons who create violence against innocent people.

  15. The Universal Children’s Day celebrated every year on
    A.November 19
    B.November 21
    C.November 20
    D.November 18
    Answer  – CNovember 20
    The Universal Children’s Day is celebrated worldwide on November 20 to promote awareness in the society for international togetherness, awareness among children worldwide, and improving children’s welfare. The theme of 2016 is “Stop Violence against the Children.”

  16. Who has been appointed as the CEO of State Bank of Mauritius Indian branches ?
    A.Siby Sebastian
    B.Shri Sharad Sharma
    C.Raj Dussoye
    D.Bruno Chabas
    Answer  – A.Siby Sebastian
    State Bank of Mauritius (SBM) Group has appointed Siby Sebastian as Chief Executive for its 4 branches operating in India on November 20, 2016. Sebastian has over 20 years of banking experience and has joined SBM Group from ICICI Bank.

  17. Who has been appointed as the new Prime Minister of Guinea-Bissau?
    A.Joãozinho Vieira Có
    B.Umaro Sissoco Embalo
    C.Antonieta Rosa Gomes
    D.Fernando Delfim da Silva
    Answer  – B.Umaro Sissoco Embalo
    President of Guinea-Bissau, Jose Mario Vaz, named Umaro Sissoco Embalo as Prime Minister of Guinea-Bissau, on November 18, 2016, replacing Baciro DjA.He has held various positions in previous governments, including advisor to the president, to the prime minister and to the speaker of parliament.

  18. Who has been conferred with Dr Nagendra Singh international peace prize 2016?
    A.Sant Shri Dnyaneshwara
    B.Gurnaam Singh
    C.Dalveer Bhandari
    D.Sri Sri Ravishankar
    Answer  – D.Sri Sri Ravishankar
    Home Minister Rajnath Singh honoured Spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravishankar with Dr Nagendra Singh International Peace Award for his efforts in ensuring world peace on November 20 2016 at Vigyan Bhawan in Delhi.

  19. Which state government has launched a Voluntary Disclosure Schemefor declaring defective meters?
    Answer  – C.Haryana
    Manohar Lal Khattar lead Haryana government launched a Voluntary Disclosure Scheme (VDS) 2016 and Surcharge Waiver Scheme 2016 on November 19, 2016.This scheme shall remain in operation from November 20 to December 31, 2016. VSD Scheme for declaring tampered or defective meters for all categories of consumers having sanctioned load up to five KW

  20. Who is the winner of the Delhi Half Marathon in men’s race?
    A.Deriba Merga
    B.Edwin Kipyega
    C.Guye Adola
    D.Eliud Kipchoge
    Answer  –  D.Eliud Kipchoge
    Reigning Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge from Kenya won the men’s race of Delhi Half Marathon in a fast time of 59 minute and 44 seconds to cover the 21.097km distance

  21. Which cricketer has become the first to take 50 wickets in two consecutive years?
    A.Rohit Sharma
    B.Ravichandran Ashwin
    C.Murali Kartik
    D.Ravindra Jadeja
    Answer  – B.Ravichandran Ashwin
    Indian Cricketer Ravichandran Ashwin become the first bowler to complete 50 wickets in two consecutive years after his 5-wicket haul against England in the Visakhapatnam Test on November 20, 2016. He took 62 wickets in 9 Tests in 2015 and has so far claimed 52 wickets in 9 Tests in 2016

  22. Who won the International Children’s Peace Prize 2016 ?
    A.Muzoon Almellehan from Syria
    B.Kehkashan Basu from the UAE
    C.Divina Maloum from Cameroon
    D.All of these
    Answer – B.Kehkashan Basu from the UAE
    Explanation :
    UAE-based Environmentalist Kehkashan Basu(16) has been announced one of the three finalists for the International Children’s Peace Prize 2016.From a list of 120 international entries, an expert committee chose Kehkashan Basu from the UAE, Muzoon Almellehan, 18, from Syria and Divina Maloum, 12, from Cameroon.