Top 200 Current Affairs Questions November 2015

Top 200 Current Affairs Questions November 2015

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Top 200 Current Affairs Questions November 2015

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Who among the following led the formation of Breakthrough Energy Coalition on 30 November 2015 to reduce demand for fossil fuels?Bill Gates
Name the Polish professional footballer who on 30 November 2015 was awarded with four separate official Guinness World Records certificates?Robert Lewandowski
As per the Measuring the Information Society Report released by the International Telecommunication Union on 30 November 2015 what was India’s rank in the ICT Development Index?131
 Name the country that on 30 November 2015 refuted China’s claims over islands in the South China Sea, during week-long proceedings at an arbitration court in The Hague.Philipines
 Identify the focus area of Mission Innovation that was launched by world leaders on 30 November 2015 in Paris?Clean Energy
 Leader of which global conglomerate company on 29 November 2015 was awarded with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the annual Asian Business Leadership Forum (ABLF) Series in Dubai?Hinduja Brothers
The Union Government on 30 November 2015 launched the injectable Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV) as part of its commitment to theGlobal Polio Endgame Strategy
Identify the former Indian test captain. He resigned as chief mentor of Mumbai Indians IPL team?Anil Kumble
Name the senior Indian Information Services (IIS) officer and Additional Director General (News) in All India Radio who retired from service on 30 November 2015.DN Mohanty
Which movie on 30 November 2015 bagged the Golden Peacock Award for the Best Film at the 46th International Film Festival of India? Embrace of the Serpent
President Pranab Mukharjee on 30 November 2015 presented Dr APJ Abdul Kalam IGNITE awards 2015 to how many school students?40
Who on 30 November 2015 became the newly elected President of Burkina Faso? Roch Marc Christian Kaboré
International Monetary Fund (IMF) on 30 November 2015 included a currency into its elite reserve currency basket. Name it?china yuan
To review defence cooperation between the two countries, Chief of the Army Staff General Dalbir Singh Suhag is on a five day official visit to which country?Sri Lanka
Chinese currency Yuan was in news in last week of December 2015. Yuan is also known asRenminbi
Name the Missile that was on 27 November 2015 successfully flight-tested for the first time from an Israeli Naval Platform?Long Range Surface-to-Air Missile
Police and Traffic Police of which two cities on 27 November 2015 jointly won the Ministry of Urban Development’s Urban Mobility India Award for the year 2015 for Best Initiative for Improved Road Safety?Gurgaon Police and Bhopal Traffic Police
First day-night Test started at the Adelaide Oval on 27 November 2015 with a Kookaburra ball of which colour?Pink
India on 27 November 2015 exchanged Notes for Official Development Loan Assistance worth 5536 crore rupees for Chennai Metro Rail Project (IV) and Ahmedabad Metro Project withJapan
Who was appointed as the Secretary General of Commonwealth of Nations on 27 November 2015?Patricia Scotland
The Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal (BBIN) Friendship Motor Car Rally was flagged off on 27 November 2015 from which place?Silchar, Assam
What is the other name of the Long Range Surface-to-Air Missile (LRSAM) that was on 27 November 2015 successfully flight-tested from an Israeli Naval Platform?Barak 8 Missile
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II on 27 November 2015 opened a summit of leaders of the 53 Commonwealth nations inMalta
 Who was appointed as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of app-based cab operator OlaCabs on 27 November 2015? Rajiv Bansal
Name the Indian-origin American billionaire who on 27 November 2015 revealed a bicycle, the Free Electric bicycle, which produces electricity when pedaled. Manoj Bhargava
 Which group of countries took part in the Joint Exercise SAADMEx-2015 that was held in Delhi from 23 November to 26 November 2015? SAARC Countries
  India was on 28 November 2015 re-elected as the Member of International Maritime Council for 2016-17. In which year, India joined IMO as a member-state? 1959
 . Bhopal Tablighi Ijtema, one of the world’s largest congregations of Muslims, began on 28 November 2105 at which place? Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
 The National Highways Authorities of India (NHAI) on 27 November 2015 approved a pilot project for undertaking scientific studies on designing greenbelts along national highways. The Proposal regarding was submitted by which organisation? National Environmental Engineering Research Institute
 Name the distinguished Japanese historian of South India and South Asia who was an eminent Tamil Scholar and died on 26 November 2015? Noboru Karashima
 Name the State/Union Territory that on 26 November 2015 introduced Working Journalists Amendment Bill, 2015 in state assembly? Delhi
 Name the joint exercise which was concluded in Delhi on 26 November 2015 and was attended by South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) member countries? SAADMEx 2015
 First day-night Test will be played from 27 November to 1 December 2015 between Australia and New Zealand at Adelaide Oval
 What number of applicants on 24 November 2015 received in-principle approval by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to set up and operate Trade Receivables Discounting System (TReDS)? Three
  The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 26 November 2015 permitted the Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPI) to buy fully or partly defaulted bonds under sections 10(4) and 11(1) of which Act? Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999
 Name the Noted litterateur and former chairman of Rajasthan Brijbhasha Academy who died on 25 November 2015? Surendra Upadhyay
 Name the woman who became the first woman Prosecutor General of Maldives on 24 November 2015? Aishath Bisam
  World Robot Olympiad (WRO), 2015 was held from 6 November to 8 November 2015 in Doha Qatar
 The Reserve Bank of India on 24 November 2015 decided to grant in principle approval to which company to function as Bharat Bill Payment Central Unit in Bharat Bill Payment System?  National Payments Corporation of India
 Which UNESCO award will be awarded for the first time at the 46th International Film Festival of India (IFFI)? Felini Medal
How many female umpires have been appointed on 25 November 2015 by the International Cricket Council? Four
Name the 2nd Anti-Submarine Warfare Corvette built by GRSE that was formally handed over to Indian Navy at Kolkata on 26 November 2015. INS Kadmatt
 IRCTC has tied up with which online delivery firm to enable consumers to order from a variety of cuisine options ? FoodPanda
 Government of India has decided to issue Sovereign Gold Bonds, having a time period of 8 years. It requires how much minimum amount of gold to be deposited ? 2 gm
 A bill that envisages district-level regulatory authorities to fix the prices of food items in hotels has been ratified by which state govt ? Kerala
Winter session of Parliament has been started from November 26th. The legislative agenda includes how many bills for consideration ? 19
On which date India has celebrated its first National Constitution Day to mark the 125th birth anniversary of Ambedkar ? 26 November
 Which city has launched the first metro station in the country to run by only women staff ? Jaipur
Ola app has appointed which of the following as its chief financial officer ? Rajiv Bansal
 Govt has extended the RuPay Debit Card usage for a claim under an inbuilt accident insurance cover under PMJDY accounts to how many days ? 90 Days
 Who has been awarded with Kalinga Samman 2014 for popularising science among the common man in Odisha ? Trilochan Pradhan
 Who is appointed as the new prime minister of Portugal ? Antonio Costa
 Active social worker Khekiho Zhimomi, who has been recently passed away was related to which of the following Indian state ? Nagaland
 Banwari Lal Mittal, who has been recently passed away due to protracted illness was related to which field ? Businessman
 National Milk Day observes on which date ? November 26
 Govt has announced more tax incentives including exemption from excise and custom duties to which of the following ? Shipbuilding
 Assocham has appointed which of the following as its President ? Sunil Kanoria
 Under Gopinath Munde Farmers Accident Insurance Scheme which has been started by Maharashtra Govt how much each farmer will get annual insurance cover ? Rs 2 lakh
 Which marketing research firm has launched India’s first digital advertisement measurement system to find out the return on investment ? Nielsen
 Indian Railways has inked MoU to set up a Railway Chair at The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) University. TERI is situated at which place ? New Delhi
 Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) has appointed which of the following as its chairperson ? Anju Bobby
Gopinath Munde Farmers Accident Insurance Scheme has been launched by which State Govt ?Maharashtra
Union Minister for Social Justice & Empowerment Shri Thaawar Chand Gehlot has announced how many schemes under Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan (Accessible India Campaign) ?10
Telangana Govt has declared how many mandals in the State as drought-affected and sought an immediate assistance of Rs.1,000 crore from the Centre ?231
UNICEF has released a report titled “Unless We Act Now” detailed the millions of children worldwide are at risk from which issue ?Climate Change
After France which country has declared state of emergency and a curfew after a bomb attack on a presidential guard bus which killed at least 12 people ?Tunisia
Orange Day campaign has been organised in which Indian State to end violence against women as stipulated by the UN General Assembly ?Kerala
Which bank has joined hands with Tata-SIA joint venture airline Vistara to launch a travel credit card ?Axis bank
Which of the following industrialist has invested amount in Singapore-based big data company Crayon Data ?Ratan TATA
US scientists bred a genetically modified (GM) mosquito using a gene editing method called Crispr to resist which infection ?Malaria
World’s largest animal cloning factory to save thousands of animals from extinction will set up in which country ?China
 Which of the following was the long-standing and distinguished football administrators of the Tamil Nadu has been recently passed away ? TR Govindrajan
 What is the new deadline for completion of rural connectivity through all- weather roads under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana? 2019
 PM of Sri Lanka said that no naval bases within Sri Lanka would be allocated to other countries at the 6th annual Galle Dialogue in Galle. Who is the PM of Sri Lanka ? Ranil Wickremesinghe
 Which Indo-Pak border has been lighted up with Solar power? Jaisalmer, Rajasthan
 Which journalist has bagged the Shakti Bhatt First Book prize 2015 for her book ‘ The Seasons of Trouble’? Rohini Mohan
 Who has been chosen for the 12th Lok Nayak Foundation Award announced by Chairman Yarlagadda Lakshmi Prasad ? Garikapati Narasimha Rao
Which of the following becomes the first commercial state-owned bank to raise $350 million via selling green bonds ? IDBI Bank
 Which of the following signed a memorandum of understanding on bilateral cooperation and technical assistance ? Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) and the Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC)
 Which FMCG firm has has roped in Bollywood actress Parineeti Chopra to endorse its new skincare product BoroPlus Cocoa Soft Moisturising lotion ? Emami
 Who has been appointed as the strategic coach for the Indian men team for the Hockey World League Finals ? Roger Van Gent
 Who released the report titled The Human Cost of Weather Related Disasters ? United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
 Recently who was conferred with Master Dinanath Mangeshkar Award for his outstanding contribution in the field of theatre, film and music ? Marathi actor Prashant Damle
Which payment gateway services platform for merchants has acquired all the businesses of Delhi-based BankSmarts Solutions in stock and cash deal ?Number Mall
Who has been appointed as Country President of Sodexo India On-site Services ?Rishi Gaour
Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry has constituted 13-member expert committee for the promotion of which Indian language ?Sanskrit
SAADMEx-2015, the first ever South Asian Annual Disaster Management Exercise for strengthening regional disaster response will be hosted by which country ?India
2015 ATP World Tour Finals men’s tennis tournament, which was organized in London has been won by which Tennis Champ ?Novak Djokovic
Maithripala Sirisena inaugurated the Mahatma Gandhi International Centre (MGIC) in which city of Sri Lanka ?Matale
During World Indology Conference who was conferred with ICCR Distinguished Indologist Award which was presented by President Pranab Mukherjee ?Prof. Heinrich Freiherr Von Stietencron
Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated which e-commerce portal of Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) to promote transactions and reduce costs ?e-lala
To boost economic ties with China which Indian commission will engage in a dialogue with China’s Development Research Centre (DRC) ?National Institution for Transforming India
In Expedia‘s “2015 Vacation Deprivation” India has been ranked at which position as most vacation-deprived nation globally ?4th
After France which country has declared State of emergency due to terrorist attack which killed 21 people ?Mali
Where was the venue for first time conducted World Indology Conference in collaboration with Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) ?Rashtrapati Bhavan
Who has won the Argentina’s presidential election which led to ending of 12 years of leftist rule ?Mauricio Macri
Which of the following watch maker companies has joined hands with HP to offer a range of smart watches ?Titan
Which of the following Indian economist who was professor at the Institute for Studies in Industrial Development (ISID) has recently passed away ?T.S. Papola
8th Junior Men’s Asia Cup hockey title in Kuantan, Malaysia has been clinched by which of the following country ?India
Hockey World League(HWL) that to be held in Raipur, which PSU has named as its official partner ?NTPC
 What will be the venue for Conference of the Parties (COP) 21 summit that will start from November 30 ? Paris
 Government has approved the creation of NIIF to maximize economic impact. What does NIIF stands for ? National Investment and Infrastructure Fund
 Haryana Govt launched “TB free Haryana” campaign in collaboration with Medanta-The Medicity. In how many campaign’s target will be completed ? 5 years
 Which foreign President will be the Chief Guest at 2016 Republic Day celebrations ? Francois Hollande
 Suresh Prabhu inaugurated 210 kms long which gauge section by flagging off a goods train via video conferencing ? Lumding-Silchar
 Which Indian State received Rs.3, 250 cr special assistance for decongestion of roads and development that will be funded from Urban Development Fund ? New Delhi
 Who is the Brand Ambassador free Haryana of tuberculosis (TB) campaign ? Amitabh Bachchan
During 52nd Golden Horse Awards which film has clinched five awards in the world of Chinese language cinema ?The Assassin
IRDAI has approved which banks’s subsidiary to commence business as an insurance company ?Kotak Mahindra
On which date Antibiotic awareness day is observed ?November 18
Which bank has opened its representative office in Dhaka to facilitate trade through inbound as well as outbound transactions ?Axis
World Health Organization launched the first World Antibiotic Awareness Week from 16 November to 22 November, 2015 with which theme ?Antibiotics: Handle with Care
Which Indian State has entered the Guinness Book of World Records for planting 10 lakh saplings in 10 locations in one day ?Uttar Pradesh
Which the following India’s cueist has won IBSF World Snooker Championship for 15 times in the best-of-15 final at Hurghada in Egypt ?Pankaj Advani
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) in collaboration with Intel launched a new Centre of Excellence (CoE) for Internet of Things (IoT) in which city ?Hyderabad