Current Affairs

CURRENT AFFAIRS (09.11.16)
  • 2016-11-08
CURRENT AFFAIRS (09.11.16)
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1. Who was appointed as the new Ambassador of India to the Republic of Lebanon?
a) Sanjiv Arora 
b) Rohan Mehra
c) Bimal Kumar
d) Deepak Joshi

2. Who resigned as Managing Director of Southeast Asia, India, Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region of Twitter?
a) Tarjinder Singh
b) Maya Hari
c) Parminder Singh
d) Rajendra Mann

3. Which company tied-up with Archaeological Survey of India for virtual tour of monuments?
a) Yahoo
b) Bing
c) Microsoft
d) Google

4. Name the Padma Shri singer and composer of Sri Lanka who passed away recently?
a) Nimal Mendis
b) Premasiri Khemadasa
c) Ananda Samarakoon
d) Pandit Amaradeva

5. The GST council in November 2016 approved four tier tax structure under the Goods and Services Tax (GST). What is that four tier tax structure?
a) 12, 18, 28 and 40 percent
b) 12, 15, 26 and 32 percent
c) 6, 12, 18 and 26 percent
d) 5, 12, 18 and 28 percent

6. Union Government has decided to launch a clean energy equity fund. The fund will be of what amount?
a) 1 billion 
b) 1.25 billion
c) 2 billion 
d) 2.5 billion

7. As per UK’s high court, the government does not have the power to invoke an article of European Union treaty. Which article was highlighted by the court?
a) Article 20
b) Article 36
c) Article 50  
d) Article 125  

8. Name the state that has decided to converting 42 state-of-the-art cyber crime labs into cyber police stations.
a) Kerala 
b) Delhi
c) Maharashtra
d) Punjab

9. Name the tribe whose history was recently launched in Hindi language by Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla.
a) Gond 
b) Mizo
c) Santhal 
d) Banni

10. Name the news channel that was asked by inter-ministerial committee to be taken off air for 24 hours on 10 November 2016.
a) ABP news
b) NDTV
c) Zee news 
d) News 24 

ANSWER:

1. (a)         2. (c)         3. (d)         4. (d)         5. (d) 
6. (c)         7. (c)         8. (c)         9. (b)         10. (b)


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