MCQs on Current Affairs for the month of November 2015 (11)

1. Who has been appointed as the head of UAE based Mashreq’s retail banking group.
(a) Som Subroto
(b) Arun Agrawal 
(c) Dr.M.Sreenatha Sastry
(d) Bhuwanchandra B. Joshi

2. Who among the following is the recipient of the first ‘Distinguished Indologist’ award?
(a) Wendy Doniger
(b) Heinrich von Stietencron
(c) Romila Thapar
(d) Bannanje Govindacharya 

3. Which of the following countries are anchor investors of the Commonwealth Trade Financing Facility? 
(a) Sri Lanka, Australia, South Africa and United Kingdom
(b) Sri Lanka, Australia, South Africa and Nigeria 
(c) India, Sri Lanka, Malta and Mauritius
(d) India, Sri Lanka, Australia and Mauritius 

4. Which among the following organisations has launched the programme-‘Enable Makeathon’, a to develop affordable assistive devices for persons with disabilities living in rural areas.
(a) Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
(b) UNDP
(c) Global Interfaith WASH Alliance (GIWA) 
(d) International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

5. Which country will host the BRICS Media Summit 2015? 
(a) China
(b) India
(c) South Africa
(d) Russia

6. Who is the author of the book titled ‘Vanessa and Her Sister’ which has been named by New York Times in its annual prestigious list of 100 most notable books of 2015
(a) Neel Mukherjee
(b) Priya Parmar
(c) Raj Kamal Jha
(d) Akhil Sharma

7. The Bharat Stage (BS)-V norms will be implemented from which year?
(a) 2017
(b) 2022
(c) 2019
(d) 2020

8. In context to Indian defence system, ‘INS Kadmatt’ belongs to which type?
(a) Research vessel 
(b) Offshore patrol vessel 
(c) Guided missile frigate
(d) Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Corvette 

9. Who of the following cricketers is suspended from bowling in international cricket by ICC? 
(a) Sunil Narine 
(b) Taskin Ahmed 
(c) Imran Tahir
(d) Lasith Malinga

10. Green bonds are what type of financial instruments? 
(a)  equity instruments
(b) debt instruments
(c) quasi-debt instruments
(d) None of the above



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