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- Which date is observed as ‘International Day of Radiology’ worldwide to mark the importance of radiology in diagnosis of severe diseases like cancer?
D.November 8Answer – D.November 8
The fifth International Day Of Radiology observed worldwide on November 8.The day marks the importance of radiology in diagnosis of severe diseases like cancer. The day also marks the 121th anniversary of the discovery of x-rays in 1895. This year International Day Of Radiology theme is ‘Breast Imaging’.
- Name the first woman to be appointed as Attorney General of US has passed away at an age of 78?
D.Janet RenoAnswer – D.Janet Reno
Janet Reno, the first woman to be appointed as Attorney General of US, passed away as a consequence of Parkinson’s disease. She was 78. She died at her longtime home in Miami-Dade County, Fla. She served as Attorney General under President Bill Clinton and earned praise for her insensitiveness and independence, at the same time also faced criticism for some high-profile controversies.
- Name the young talented batsman has stormed into record books by smashing fastest century in the history of India’s first class cricket at Ranji Trophy?
D.Rishab PantAnswer – D.Rishab Pant
Delhi’s young wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant entered into the record books as he scored the fastest ever hundred by an Indian in a first-class game by hitting a 48-ball ton against Jharkhand in a Ranji Trophy encounter. Pant dominated public interest as he became the second wicket-keeper batsman to win triple-century in first-class cricket. Playing against Maharashtra in a Group B match of the ongoing Ranji Season, Pant achieved the historic feat at the iconic Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai. Pant scored 308 runs from 326 balls before being stumped by Vishant More. Rishabh slammed 42 fours and 8 sixes during his remarkable innings.
- India’s first liquefied natural gas LNG Fuelled Bus in the Country has been launched by Shri Dharmendra Pradhan in which city?
D.Thiruvananthapuram, KeralaAnswer – D.Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
India’s first liquefied natural gas(LNG)-driven bus was launched in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala by Shri Dharmendra Pradhan (Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas). Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and Shri Dharmendra Pradhan jointly flagged off the pilot run of the LNG bus on the occassion of the 4th meeting of the Group of Ministers(GoM), set up by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. The LNG bus is a joint effort of Petronet LNG Limited (PLL), Indian Oil Corporation Ltd and Tata Motors Ltd.
- Name the Former Comptroller and Auditor General of India has been appointed as the chairman of the Fund Trustee and Advisory Commission (FTAC), Kerala?
D.Abhijit GuptaAnswer – C.Vinod Rai
Former Comptroller and Auditor General of India Vinod Rai has been appointed as the chairman of the Fund Trustee and Advisory Commission (FTAC), Kerala. The appointment took place in a board meeting of Kerala Infrastructure Investment Fund Board (KIIFB) under the Chief minister and Chairman, Pinarayi Vijayan. Mr Rai would be responsible to ensure proper utilization of the funds of KIIFB as well as protecting the interest of the investors. The board also appointed two other members of FTAC comprising former Deputy Governor, RBI, Usha Thorat, and Prakash Bakshi, former chairman of NABARD.
- Name the young Syrian journalist was awarded with ‘Reporters without Borders (RSF)-TV5 Monde prize’ By Press Watchdog?
D.Mohammed ShahAnswer – B.Hadi Abdullah
Hadi Abdullah, Syrian freelance journalist was awarded with ‘Reporters without Borders (RSF)-TV5 Monde prize’ on November 8, 2016 for reporting from some of the most hazardous places in Syria’s five years old war. Hadi Al Abdullah (born on 8 May 1987) is a Syrian citizen journalist and activist who belongs to a lower-middle-class family. The 29 year old was nominated in journalist category and the award was presented in Strasbourg on behalf of the World Forum for Democracy, a meeting organized by the Council Of Europe.
- Infrastructure company Adani Enterprises Ltd has commissioned how much power of Solar Power Plant in Punjab?
D.100 MWAnswer – D.100 MW
Infrastructure company Adani Enterprises Ltd announced that it commissioned India’s largest tracker-based solar power plant at Bhatinda in Punjab. The 100 megawatt plant is also the largest solar project in Punjab. Tracker plants are those with equiped panels that keep tracking the sun as it moves across the sky. Compared to fixed panels, tracking panels generate 30-35% more energy. This plant would be India’s biggest horizontal single axis tracker plant at a single location.The annual energy yield is expected to be approximately 88,000 Mwh.
- Which travel search engine has ratified a MoU with the Uttarakhand Tourism Development Board (UTDB) to promote and develop tourism infrastructure in Uttarakhand ?
D.Incredible IndiaAnswer –C.Yatra
India’s branded network of hotels, Yatra has ratified a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Uttarakhand Tourism Development Board (UTDB) to systematize and promote accommodation in Uttarakhand and develop tourism infrastructure. In first phase of this association, OYO has systematize 15 accommodation indicated with UTDB. The standardization process, will be followed by listing and marketing these properties on OYO’s well-established channels. OYO wouldgrasp its expertise in transforming and standardizing hospitality real-estate units and make local accommodation better equipped to suit the need of visitors and tourists.
- India’s third largest private sector bank Axis Bank has announced its partnership with which online shopping portal to launch ‘Axis Bank Buzz Credit Card’?
India’s third largest private sector bank Axis Bank has announced its partnership with Flipkart to launch ‘Axis Bank Buzz Credit Card’. The Buzz credit card is a contactless payment solution that offers various benefits to enhance customers’ online shopping experience, while they enjoy the best discounts and offers. Axis Bank Buzz Credit Card powered by Flipkart is specifically designed to provide to the significantly growing and popular online shopping segment in India.
- Which bank has told that it would raise Rs.271 crore from Life Insurance Corporation of India in preferential allotment of equal shares at Rs.37.74 apiece?
A.Punjab National Bank
B.United Bank of India
D.Union Bank of IndiaAnswer – C.UCO Bank
UCO Bank told that it would raise Rs.271 crore from Life Insurance Corporation of India in preferential allotment of equal shares at Rs.37.74 apiece. Uco Bank is one of the many money lender which are placing shares with LIC on preferential basis to carry government stake and raise public stocks. The special of 7.17 equal shares would raise LIC’s stake in Uco Bank to 14.5%from 10.38% at present, the bank told in a notice to National Stock Exchange.
- Which bank jointly with Government Of India has signed $48 million loan to improve Assam’s power distribution?
A.Asian Development Bank
B.New Development Bank
D.SIDBIAnswer – A.Asian Development Bank
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India signed a $48 million loan deal on 7 November 2016 to help Assam improve its electricity power distribution system. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) had approved a loan of $300 million for the Assam Power Sector Investment Program in July 2014. This $ 48 million is the second tranche loan of the full $ 300 million loan. The first tranche loan of $50 million was signed in February 2015.
- Union government on 7 November has approved the policy to blacklist on which companies are involved in corruption recently?
D.ChemicalAnswer – B.Defence
The government on 7 November approved the policy to blacklist defence companies which are involved in corruption and wrongdoing related to arms purchase.The government has decided to impose heavy fine on the blacklisted companies instead of blanket blacklisting, and complete banning would be the last option with no other choice left. DAC gave Acceptance of Necessity (AoN) to purchase 83 Tejas Mark 1A aircraft worth Rs 50,025 crore.
- Name the famous Hindi channel has been banned for one day by Information and Broadcasting Minister Venkaiah Naidu?
D.News 24Answer – C.NDTV Hindi
The one-day ban on NDTV’s Hindi channel, widely condemned, has been put on hold by Information and Broadcasting Minister Venkaiah Naidu. The decision comes after the Supreme Court agreed to hear NDTV’s application for a stay on the ban. The Indian government ordered the Hindi language news channel to be taken off air for a day as a penalty for its coverage of an attack on Indian soldiers in January and officials had said the channel would go off air on Wednesday.
- Who has been inaugurated the Diamond Jubilee Celebrations, 60th Anniversary of Export Credit Guarantee Corporation of India Limited (ECGC) on November 8, 2016 in New Delhi?
D.Suresh PrabuAnswer – A.Pranab Mukherjee
The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee inugurated the Diamond Jubilee Celebrations i.e. 60th Anniversary of Export Credit Guarantee Corporation of India Limited (ECGC) on November 8, 2016 in New Delhi. The President said that the role of an Export Credit Agency (ECA) is of central importance in international trade and investment flows and that a robust, vibrant and well-functioning ECGC can be an enabler for putting the country back on a high export growth path.
- Which state government has imposed a ban on any type of construction within 2 km radius of its major lakes to protect 968 glaciers?
D.UttarakhandAnswer – D.Uttarakhand
To protect the 968 glaciers of Uttarakhand spread in the area of 2,857 kma division bench of The Uttarakhand High Court comprising Justices Rajiv Sharma and Alok Singh imposed a complete ban on any type of construction within 2 km radius of major lakes (Bhimtal, Nainital, Khurpatal, Sattal and Naukuchiyatal lakes) of the State and also on any construction within 25 km from the edges of all glaciers in the State. The High Court bench has also banned the cutting of trees within 5 km radius of the 5 lakes.
- The Indian Army has successfully completed the task of laying an irrigation pipeline for the villagers in which place?
D.GhorakhpurAnswer – C.Eastern Ladakh
The Indian Army successfully completed the task of laying an irrigation pipeline for the villagers in Demchok region of Eastern Ladakh. The project was undertaken under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme for the purpose of linking the village with a “hot spring”. The Chinese troops tried to hinder the laying of the pipeline by putting a fibre-reinforced plastic (FRP) hut on the border and claiming that no construction was allowed on the border resulting in three days confrontation ending on 5 November.
- The India’s first rural skate park is located in which place within the moderate zone of the Panna National Tiger Reserve?
D.BengaluruAnswer – C.Bundelkhand
Janwaar is a sleepy little village in rural Bundelkhand, and is one of 57 hamlets located in the moderate zone of the Panna National Tiger. Started by Ulrike Reinhard, a German who has lived and worked in the US, Janwaar Castle is rural India’s first skate-park for children, where they are also taught languages, music, dance, painting, 3D modelling, and general life-skills. The park is a place for unrestricted fun, but has two strict ground rules. Rule number one: girls first. And rule number two: no school, no skateboarding.
- Name the Placement centre has been opened in every Parliamentary Constituency by the Govt. of India?
A.Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Awaas Kendra
B.Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Kendra
C.Pradhan Mantri Krishi Vikas Kendra
D.Pradhan Mantri Krishi Vikas KendraAnswer – B.Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Kendra
The Centre has planned to open Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Kendra in every to offer skill training to the people and make them employable. Mr. Rudy told that the check placements of people through fake certificates or by sell, an International Placement Centre under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana has been begun. He told that the placement Centre would impart requisite skill for getting employment abroad. The government is also starting Driver Training Institute in every district of the country to offer driving skills of high standard. He also told that the government has set a aim of providing skill training to one crore people in the next three years.
- Which country has adopted cyber security law to strengthens censorship, surveillance, and other controls over the Internet?
D.BhutanAnswer – A.China
China adopted a new Cybersecurity Law, which Human Rights Watch(HRW) told that a regressive measure that strengthens censorship, surveillance, and other controls over the Internet. The Wall Street Journal announced that the new law is also planned at tightening and centralizing state control over technology equipment, “raising concerns among foreign companies operating in the country.” China’s state-run radio called it a law to prohibit “online activities that are attempts to remove the socialist system, split the nation, undermine national unity, advocate terrorism and extremism“.
- Which bank has issued clarifications on hedging of currency for external commercial borrowings (ECBs) in a notification on its website?
A.Asian Development Bank
B.New Development Bank
D.The Reserve Bank of IndiaAnswer – D.The Reserve Bank of India
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) issued clarifications on hedging of currency for external commercial borrowings (ECBs) in a notification on its website. The ECB borrower will be required to cover both principal as well as coupon payments through the hedges done, starting from the day of borrowing. The hedging period will be for the entire life of the liability with a minimum one-year rollover option, ensuring that the total exposure is not unhedged at any point of time. The borrower has to hedge in such a manner that the projected cash flows match the expectation of the borrowers irrespective of the fluctuations in the foreign currency.
- Indian Army signed MoU with which bank for Defence Salary Package ?
B. Co-operative Bank
C.State Bank of India
D.Reserve Bank of IndiaAnswer – A.Corporation Bank
Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Indian Army and Corporation Bank on the Defence Salary Package.The signing formalities was chaired by the Adjutant General, Lt Gen Rakesh Sharma, and was attended by top officials of Corporation Bank headed by Mr. Gopal MurliBhagat, Executive Director.