Q1. Name the Eminent Hindi poet and Jnanpith awardee who passed away recently in New Delhi.
Answer: Kunwar Narayan
Q2. Name the country that will host the 2023 Rugby World Cup to stage one of the world’s best attended and lucrative sporting events.
Q3. Kevin Lilliana was recently crowned Miss International 2017 by Verzosa in Tokyo, beating 68 candidates from across the globe. She is from which country?
Q4. Name the state that scripted history when it became the first State in the Northeast to launch Point of Sale (POS) facility for electricity bill payment.
Q5. International rating agency Moody’s Analytics Headquarters in __________.
Answer: The USA
Q6. Name the Ecobliss India managing director who has been appointed as the ambassador of World Packaging Organization.
Answer: AVPS Chakravarthi
Q7. As per the Spanish government, Nicaraguan author and former politician _____________ has won the 2017 Cervantes Prize.
Answer: Sergio Ramirez Mercado
Q8. The government has given the go-ahead for setting up India’s first mega coastal economic zone (CEZ) at the Jawaharlal Nehru Port in _________________.
Q9. Which bank has collaborated with Paytm to announce an all-new initiative where users can get interest-free short-term digital credit?
Answer: ICICI Bank
Q10. Name the Private sector lender who has recently signed an MoU with Innovation Centre Denmark India (ICDK India).
Answer: Yes Bank
Q11. Name the India’s tennis star who has clinched his first title of the 2017 season on the ATP Challenger Tour.
Answer: Yuki Bhambri
Q12. In a bid to help break taboos around toilets and make sanitation for all a global development priority, the United Nations General Assembly designated _____________ as World Toilet Day.
Answer: 19 November
Q13. Birhanu Legese and Almaz Ayana won the Delhi Half Marathon, 2017. The both are from which country?
Q14. Dr Manmohan Singh was India’s ____________ Prime Minister.
Q15. In 2000 an Indian beauty pageant has won the coveted Miss World crown. Who was she?
Answer: Priyanka Chopra
Q1. Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has signed a joint venture agreement with CTGC to construct 750 MW West Seti Hydropower Project. CTGC is a/an _____________.
Answer: Chinese company
Q2. International rating agency Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded India’s local and foreign currency issuer ratings to _________________.
Answer: Baa2 from Baa3
Q3. Who is the present president of International rating agency Moody’s Analytics?
Answer: Mark Almeida
Q4. Name the Indian Economist who was appointed to the Financial Stability Institute Advisory Board of the Bank of International Settlement (BIS).
Answer: RBI Governor Urjit Patel
Q5. President Ram Nath Kovind launched various schemes entailing total expenditure of Rs 3,455 crore in which state to coincide with the state’s 17th Foundation Day?
Q6. Name the country with which India has agreed to deepen security cooperation, bilaterally and in the multilateral fora, and strengthen strong commitment to combating terrorism in all its forms and manifestations.
Q7. Reliance General Insurance has signed a comprehensive bancassurance-corporate agency agreement with ________________.
Answer: YES Bank
Q8. The Centre has given an in-principle approval to provide an assistance of Rs 10,000 crore to fund 107 irrigation projects in drought-hit regions of which state?
Q9. The WHO Global Ministerial Conference “Ending TB in the Sustainable Development Era: A Multisectoral Response” was held in _______________.
Answer: Moscow, Russia
Q10. Name the shooter who has recently bagged a National Champion Crown when she won the women’s trap event at the 61st National Shooting Championship.
Answer: Shagun Chowdhary
Q11. Name the India’s beauty pageant who has won the coveted Miss World 2017 crown at a grand event in China.
Answer: Manushi Chhillar
Q12. India has recently paid homage to former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her birth anniversary. This was her ____________ birth anniversary.
Q13. Name the Indian Economist who will receive the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development this year.
Answer: Manmohan Singh
Q14. The Centre has recently raised import duty on crude palm oil to ____________ from 15 percent.
Answer: 30 percent
Q15. The Qaumi Ekta Week is being observed across the country from ______________ to foster and reinforce the spirit of communal harmony and national Integration.
Answer: 19th November
Answer: 1500 Cr
Q2. In a shocking revelation, football major_______________ failed to qualify for the FIFA World Cup 2018 for the first time since 1958.
Q3. The IBSF World Billiard Championship which saw ace Indian cueist Pankaj Advani clinch his 17th World Title, took place in which city?
Q4. The 14 day annual event, 37th India International Trade Fair (IITF) has begun at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi inaugurated by President Ram Nath Kovind.What is the Theme this year?
Answer: Startup India Standup India
Q5. Who chaired the 31st ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Summit was held in Manila with the theme “Partnering for Change, Engaging the World”?
Answer: Rodrigo Duterte
Q6. Name the Pakistani bowler who has recently announced his retirement from all forms of cricket.
Answer: Saeed Ajmal
Q7. Which country has approved the practice of yoga as a sports activity?
Answer: Saudi Arabia
Q8. India, the United States, Japan and Australia held their first official-level talks in ______________.
Q9. As per a report, in the next decade, India will overtake Japan to become the third-largest economy. The report has been published by _____________.
Answer: Bank of America-Merrill Lynch
Q10. What is the capital of Germany?
Q11. Name the Eminent chartered accountant who has been appointed as the chairman of the leading Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE).
Answer: Sethurathnam Ravi
Q12. Ministry for Power and New & Renewable Energy has recently launched the Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana – ‘Saubhagya’ Web Portal. Name the present Minister of State (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy.
Answer: R.K. Singh
Q13. From which city the Andhra Pradesh Mineral Development Corporation (APMDC) has bagged an International award?
Answer: Abu Dhabi
Q14. National Press Day is celebrated on ______________ to commemorate the establishment of the Press Council of India.
Answer: 16 November
Q15. What is the capital of Tennessee?
Answer: Sujoy Ghosh
Q2. What was the theme of the World Diabetes Day 2017 observed globally on 14th November?
Answer: Women and diabetes – Our right to a healthy future
Q3. Inaugurated by President Ram Nath Kovind, the 37th India International Trade Fair (IITF) has begun at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi. Who is the partner country in this event?
Q4. Which state has topped in mobilizing Jan Dhan Accounts under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) which was launched to further the financial-inclusion process in the country in 2014?
Answer: Uttar Pradesh
Q5. Who is the Bangladesh Chief Justice who has resigned about six weeks after he went on leave amid criticism by the government over a Supreme Court verdict which scrapped Parliament’s power to remove judges on grounds of misconduct and incapacity?
Answer: Surendra Kumar Sinha
Q6. Which Slovenian President won the second term in runoff election recently?
Answer: Borut Pahor
Q7. At which port was India’s first wave-powered navigational buoy, developed by the National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT) launched?
Answer: Ennore Kamarajar Port
Q8. The Space Kingdom of Asgardia has launched its first satellite which is called ‘virtual nation’ and is the pet project of Russian scientist. The satellite was launched from _____________.
Answer: USA’s NASA
Q9. Which country has launched world’s first all-electric ship that can travel up to 80 km with 2000-tonnes cargo after a two-hour charge?
Q10. Name the Ferrari’s driver who took his first victory since July at the Brazilian Grand Prix.
Answer: Sebastian Vettel
Q11. Name the Renowned Hindustani vocalist of Kirana Gharana who has passed away recently.
Answer: Jagdish Mohan
Q12. The government launched the exchange traded fund (ETF) named ____________, which is managed by ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund, targeting an initial amount of about Rs8,000 crore.
Answer: Bharat 22
Q13. The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug in which country the with a digital ingestion tracking system?
Q14. Indian tennis duo of Leander Paes and Purav Raja lifted the Knoxville Challenger title in the finals of the men’s doubles event. The championship was held in ____________.
Q15. As per the recent Forbes’ ranking list, Name the business family of India that stood second in India.
Answer: Premji family
Answer: Rodrigo Roa Duterte
Q2. Govt of India launched the second phase of its high speed service project to provide service in all Gram Panchayats by March 2019 implemented at an outlay of around 34 thousand crore rupees. What is the project known as?
Q3. In which city the 3 day, 10th South Asia Economic Summit (SAES) has begun under the theme “Deepening Economic Integration for Inclusive and Sustainable Development in South Asia”?
Q4. The 34th annual conference of the Asian Bankers Association (ABA) under the theme ‘Asia’s turn to transform’ will be held in which city?
Q5. On this Children’s Day President Shri Ram Nath Kovind gave away the National Child Awards 2017. Who won the gold for innovation in these awards?
Answer: Akash Manoj
Q6. The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) under the aegis of Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology organized the 15th APCERT Conference in New Delhi. What does “R” stand for?
Q7. Ace golfer__________________ qualified for the season-ending CME Group Tour Championship on the LPGA, becoming the first from the country to play in the prestigious meet.
Answer: Aditi Ashok
Q8. A part of 8th Global Entrepreneurship Summit, India’s first Tribal Entrepreneurship Summit to inspire, nurture and promote the spirit of entrepreneurship in tribal youth began in which state?
Q9. Who represented India at the Curtain Raiser Event for the Founding Ceremony of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) held in Bonn, Germany?
Answer: Anand Kumar
Q10. Who has been appointed as the president of the 36th International Geological Congress (IGC), a global platform for the advancement of earth science, to be held in 2020?
Answer: Vijay Prasad Dimri
Q11. Name the business family that has topped the Forbes list of Asia’s Richest Families for the first time with a net worth of $44.8 billion, according to the Forbes.
Answer: India’s Ambani family
Q12. Name the lender whose plea has been recently rejected by the Reserve Bank of India plea to declassify its parent company as a foreign institutional investor (FII).
Answer: HDFC Bank
Q13. According to the UN report, name the country that has officially signed up to the Paris Agreement, leaving the United States as the only country to reject the global climate-rescue pact.
Q14. Binge watching in public is the new trend in India, and Indians are the second-highest public bingers in the world. Name the country which is first, according to a survey released by online streaming platform Netflix.
Q15. Name the country that has hosted the 2017 UN Peacekeeping Defence Ministerial Conference.
Q1. The government has notified the third protocol between India and _____________ for avoidance of double taxation and prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income.
Answer: New Zealand
Q2. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina jointly inaugurated the long-awaited direct train-service between Kolkata and _____________.
Q3. Who is the present Chairperson of National Green Tribunal (NGT)?
Answer: Justice Swatanter Kumar
Q4. Name the city which is the world’s most visited city by international travelers according to the market research firm Euromonitor International.
Answer: Hong Kong
Q5. Name the Badminton player who has recently became the national champion for the third time in the women’s singles final of Senior National Badminton Championships.
Answer: Saina Nehwal
Q6. The Union Home Ministry has formed two new divisions to exclusively deal with emerging security challenges. The two divisions are CTCR to focus on tracking and assessing the online reach of global terrorist outfits and CIS to monitor online crimes and threats. What does ‘R’ stand for?
Q7. The _____________ has been named as the recipient of the Mother Teresa Memorial Award for Social Justice, 2017 instituted by Harmony Foundation.
Q8. Nominated as one of the navratna of the Swachha Bharat Abhiyan by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Padam Shri awardee and ____________ Manu Sharma recently passed away.
Q9. Who succeeds Irina Bokova of Bulgaria as UNESCO’s second woman director general after member states confirmed the nomination to head the cultural agency?
Answer: Audrey Azoulay
Q10. As per the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission, the government has raised the maximum amount that a central government employee can borrow from the government to Rs ________________ for new construction/purchase of new house/flat.
Answer: 25 lakh
Q11. Who is the first India-born fighter to be signed by Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) as the Mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter?
Answer: Bharat Khandare
Q12. The Supreme Court had appointed former football captain _________________ as ombudsman, according to the All India Football Federation (AIFF).
Answer: Bhaskar Ganguly
Q13. The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders’ Meeting for the year 2018 will take place in which country?
Answer: Papua New Guinea
Q14. What was the theme of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders’ Meeting 2017?
Answer: Creating New Dynamism, Fostering a Shared Future
Q15. As per the Global Climate Risk Index (CRI) report published by the Germanwatch, India is the sixth most vulnerable country in the world in terms of facing extreme weather events. Which country tops the list?