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- Who has been received the first copy of book titled ‘CHARAIVETI, CHARAIVETI’ from the Vice President of India, Shri Mohd Hamid Ansari?
A.Ravi Shankar Prasad
D.Narendra ModiAnswer – C.Pranab Mukherjee
The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee will receive the first copy of book CHARAIVETI, CHARAIVETI from the Vice President of India, Shri Mohd Hamid Ansari who will formally release it at a function to be held at Rashtrapati Bhavan. The title is both emotional and philosophical. From our ancient ethos of continuous change to Buddha’s philosophy of Charaiveti, to Gurudev’s call of EklaChalo, the philosophy of eternal and continuous change is reflected in everybody’s life as stagnation leads to death and walking ahead is life.
- Name the Union Territory has became the first in the country to launch ‘Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination’ as a public health programme?
D.PuducherryAnswer – C.New Delhi
Delhi has became the first state in the country to launch ‘Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination’ as a public health programme for preventing cervical cancer among young girls. As part of the programme, girls aged between 11-13 years would be vaccinated free of cost at Delhi State Cancer Institute (DSCI) through its setups in east and west Delhi. Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain launched the vaccination programme on the introductory day of the International Workshop for Cancer Awareness in Delhi. The HPV vaccination programme will target girls between the age of 9 and 13 next year. “This year we are focused on vaccinating girls Class VI girl students.
- Which component is present in the Psyche, the largest metallic asteroid in our solar system proposed by NASA?
D.PotassiumAnswer – A.Water
Scientists have indicated the presence of water on Psyche, the largest metallic asteroid in our solar system and the target of a proposed NASAmission. Previous observations of Psychehad shown no evidence of water-rich minerals on its surface. However, new observations from the NASA Infrared Telescope Facility in Hawaii show evidence of water or hydroxyl on its surface. Psyche is a proposed orbiter mission concept to explore the origin of planetary cores by studying the metallic asteroid 16 Psyche. This asteroid may be the exposed iron core of a protoplanet, likely the remnant of a violent collision with another object that stripped off the outer crust.
- Name the British Prime Minister who has arrived in Delhi on a three-day visit aimed at enhancing their ties in the key areas of trade, investment, defense and security recently?
D.Mohammad Ashraf GhaniAnswer – B.Theresa May
British Prime Minister Theresa May arrived in Delhi on a three-day visit(November 6-8, 2016) aimed at enhancing Indo-UK ties in the key areas of trade, investment, defense and security. May and Prime Minister Narendra Modi witnessed the signing of the two Memorandums of Understanding – one on intellectual property (IP) and another for bilateral cooperation on raising ease of doing business. India and the United Kingdom have agreed to enhance defence ties with a view to expanding military trade and industrial collaboration.
- Name the new yojana has been launched by Minister of State (I/C) for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Shri Rajiv Pratap Rudy?
D.PMAYAnswer – A.PMYY
Minister of State(I/C) for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Shri Rajiv Pratap Rudy, launched the Pradhan Mantri YUVA Yojana, MSDE’s flagship scheme on entrepreneurship education and training, marking the 2nd Foundation Day of Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship. The scheme spans over five years (2016-17 to 2020-21) with a project cost of Rs. 499.94 crore, and will provide entrepreneurship education and training to over 7 lakh students in 5 years through 3050 Institutes. MSDE also unveiled the Lab Guidelines towards standardisation of lab equipment across skill development training centres in India at the conference.
- Name the medical service has been launched for ESIC beneficiaries by Shri Bandaru Dattatreya, the Minister of State at Dwarka?
A.Kahin Bhi Kabhi Bhi
B.Kabhi Bhi Kahin Bhi
C.Kabhi Kushi Meri Bhi
D.Meri Bharat Meri MitteeAnswer – A.Kahin Bhi Kabhi Bhi
Shri Bandaru Dattatreya, the Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Labor and Employment launched the ‘Kahin-Bhi-Kabhi-Bhi’ medical facilities for The Employees’ StateInsurance Corporation (ESIC) beneficiaries of Delhi and Inaugurated the 6 bedded Day Care Unit’ of ESI Dispensary on November 8 at Dwarka. This makes ESIC dispensaries a complete medical unit with facilities like OPD care, family welfare services, full-time laboratory and X-ray and diagnostic care enabling the beneficiaries and their families to visit the day care centre for minor disorder instead of going to ESIC hospitals.
- The Ministry of AYUSH has organized the 9th Annual Meeting of International Regulatory Cooperation for Herbal Medicines (IRCH) from 8-10 November, 2016 in which city?
D.New DelhiAnswer – D.New Delhi
The Ministry of AYUSH has organized the 9th Annual Meeting of International Regulatory Cooperation for Herbal Medicines (IRCH) from 8-10 November, 2016 which was inaugurated by Minister of State for AYUSH Shri Sripad Yesso Naik at Ashoka Hotel in New Delhi. About 36 delegates from 19 countries including experts from WHO and Geneva attended the meeting. India has signed 6 MoUs with other countries over the last two years for improving collaboration in the field of traditional medicine.
- Which chief minister has announced the increasing motherhood leave period for women government employees from six to nine months ?
D.Anandiben PatelAnswer – C.Jayalalithaa
Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa announced increasing motherhood leave period for women government employees from six to nine months, the state government issued an order to implement it. A Government Order (GO) of the Personnel and Administrative Reforms Department remembered that Jayalalithaa had made an announcement in the Tamil Nadu Assembly in September, promising to increase the leave period from the existing six months or 180 days to 270 days.
- Which country has once again blocked India’s effort to join NSG in a meeting in Seoul on November 4 2016?
D.PakistanAnswer – C.China
China once again blocked India’s effort to join NSG in a meeting in Seoul on November 4 2016. Out of 48 members of NSG 47 supported India except China. China wants India to sign the non-Nuclear Proliferation Treaty (NPT) first before joining the NSG. NSG membership will be a significant step to boost India’s which atomic energy sector. Besides, India’s clean track record will get recognition in nuclear non-proliferation without being signatory of non-Nuclear Proliferation Treaty (NPT).
- What are the currency notes would no longer be legal tender from midnight 8th November 2016 announced by the PM Narendra Modi?
A.Rs. 50 and Rs. 1000
B.Rs. 500 and Rs. 100
C.Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000
D.Rs. 50 and Rs. 100Answer – C.Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000
Honorable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi while addressing the nation on November 8 2016, made a historical announcement that the Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 currency notes currently in use will no longer be legal tender from midnight 8th November 2016 that is these notes will not be accepted for any kind of transactions from midnight onwards. The aim behind such move is to curb corruption, black money, money laundering, terrorism creating an environment of panic. However one hundred, fifty, twenty, ten, five, two and one rupee note will remain legal tender and will not be affected by the decision.
- Which bank has launched ‘Unified Payments Interface’ (UPI) solution on 8th November 2016 for its corporate and financial institutional and commercial banking customers?
A.Punjab National Bank
B.Standard Chartered Bank
D.Axis BankAnswer – B.Standard Chartered Bank
Standard Chartered Bank launched ‘Unified Payments Interface’ (UPI) solution on 8th November 2016 for its corporate and financial institutional and commercial banking customers. This UPI solution will enable clients to send and receive money through a Virtual Payment Address without entering additional bank account details. UPI enables real time ‘push and pull’ of funds, making the payment process easier for end customers. Installing UPI app the clients can send request for collection and payment of funds.
- Which edition of Jamnalal Bajaj Foundation Award was awarded on 7 November 2016 in Mumbai, Maharashtra?
D.39thAnswer – D.39th
The 39th Jamnalal Bajaj Foundation Award was awarded on 7 November 2016 in Mumbai, Maharastra.This year, the receivers of the award were Mohan Hirabai Hiralal and BonBehari Vishnu Nimbkar from Maharashtra, Dr. Nannapaneni Manga Devi from Andhra Pradesh and Sheikh Rached Ghannouchi from Tunisia. The four winners were felicitated for their work in the fields of constructive work, application of science & technology for rural development, development and welfare of women and children and international award for promoting Gandhian values outside India. Dr. Justice CS Dharmadhikari (Retd.), Chairman, Council of Advisors of the Foundation was the chief guest at the event.
- Name the famous theatre personality has been conferred with Kalidas Samman national award for 2015-16 by Madhya Pradesh government?
D.Raj BegumAnswer – C.Raj Bisaria
Famous theatre personality and Padma Shri, Prof Raj Bisaria is all set to proud of his achievement with the Madhya Pradesh government honouring him with its prestigious ‘Kalidas Samman’ national award for 2015-16 for achievement in theatre. The ceremony would be held in Ujjain, which is also the birthday of the 80 year old. The annual award constituted in 1980 awards personalities in the four fields of classical dance, classical music, theatre and plastic arts.
- Who has presented the Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam IGNITE Awards to the winners of IGNITE competition, organized by the National Innovation Foundation (NIF) at Rashtrapati Bhavan?
D.Narendra ModiAnswer – A.Pranab Mukherjee
The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee awarded the Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam IGNITE Awards to the winners of IGNITE competition, organized by the National Innovation Foundation (NIF), on November 7, 2016 at Rashtrapati Bhavan. About 55,000 applicants from 458 districts of the country participated in the competition out of which 31 students were awarded for the innovative ideas. It is a national level competition organized every year by National Innovation Foundation (NIF) to promote creativity, innovation, original ideas among children up to class 12 and for those who are passed out upto the age of 17 years.
- Who has been newly elected as a President of United States of America on November 8, 2016?
D.Donald TrumpAnswer – D.Donald Trump
The United States presidential election of 2016, held on November 8, 2016, was the 58th U.S. presidential election. Donald Trump the Republican nominee defeated the Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. Donald Trump, age 70, became the oldest person ever to be elected as president. He was born in 1946. Trump will assume the office as the 45th President from January 20, 2017. Mr. Trump defeated Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton who would have been the country’s first woman President in its 240-year history succeeding Barack Obama, the first African-American President of the U.S.
- Who has been appointed as the new chief executive for Airtel Retail on 8th November 2016?
D.Vasundara RajeshAnswer – A.Vani Venkatesh
Bharti Airtel Ltd appointment Vani Venkatesh as the new chief executive for Airtel Retail on 8th November 2016. She will succeed Rohit Malhotra. Venkatesh will be responsible for driving Airtel’s retail strategy to deliver a seamless customer experience across retail touch point. She started her career with Hindustan Unilever, and also worked with McKinsey & Co. and Abbott Healthcare and has over 19 years of working experience. Bharti Airtel is Indias largest telecommunication service provider and operates in about 18 countries across Asia and Africa.
- Who has been appointed as a Managing Director of GIC Housing Finance?
A.S Govind Singh
C.S Gopala Krishnan
D.S Gopa KumarAnswer – D.S Gopa Kumar
GIC Housing Finance announced that the S. Gopakumar, general manager with Oriental Insurance Company, has been appointed as Managing Director of the company. Warendra Sinha resigned as Managing Director and CEO of GIC Housing Finance following his advancement as whole time director of National Insurance Company. He resigned following a result to the orders of the Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance elevating him as a General Manager and Whole Time Director of National Insurance Company Ltd, GIC Housing Finance said in a regulatory filing to stock exchanges.
- Name the Lieutenant General is probably to replace the incumbent Lt Gen D S Hooda, as new GOC–in Chief of Northern Command?
D.Devendra KumarAnswer – B.Devraj Anbu
Lieutenant General, Devraj Anbu is probably to replace the incumbent Lt Gen D S Hooda, as new GOC–in Chief of Northern Command. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi removed the name of Lt General Anbu for the post of the General Officer Commanding-in-Chief (GOC-in-C) with effect from December. The Udhampur-based Northern Command is a strategically important Army formation which views the functioning of the Srinagar-based 15 Corps, Jammu-based 16 Corps and Leh-based 14 Corps.
- Which company has made an announcement that it’s receiving a small German engineering firm to help automate and accelerate production at its factories?
D.LogitechAnswer – C.Tesla
In the middle of seeking investor approval for a merger with SolarCity Corp., Tesla made an announcement that it’s receiving a small German engineering firm to help automate and accelerate production at its factories. Several critical elements of Tesla’s automated manufacturing systems will be designed and produced” in Pruem, Rhineland-Palatinate state, the California-based firm. Tesla planned to add an additional 1,000 engineering and technician jobs in Germany, on top of Grohmann’s existing 700 employees, over the next two years as the company looks to aggressively increase electrical vehicle production at its Fremont, California factory.
- Archaeologists from India has planned to use which instrument to sample the earth’s surface?
D.LIDARAnswer – D.LIDAR
Archaeologists in India are planning to use exclusively high-end scanning lasers on airborne platforms to conduct survey of the archaeological evidence, flora and fauna in the Rajgir hills, Bihar under the Rajgir Archaeological Survey Project (RASP). As part of the project, Archaeologists have planned to use Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR), which is a remote-sensing technique that makes use of laser light to sample the earth’s surface.