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November 27, 2017

Most Expected Current Affairs Questions for Upcoming Competitive Exams (with Explanations)

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  • Who became Indian Navy's first female pilot in November 2017 ?
    • Shubhangi Swaroop. She hails from Uttar Pradesh. She will soon be flying Maritime Reconnaissance aircraft 
  • Who was conferred the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development 2017 ?
    • Dr. Manmohan Singh. He is only the third Prime Minister of India to complete two full terms between 2004 and 2014. The prize was announced on November 19, 2017, the birth anniversary of former Prime Minister late Indira Gandhi. 
  • Which Indian organization won the UN Equator Prize in September 2017 ?
    • Swayam Shikshan Prayog (SSP). It is a Purse based non-governmental organization working among women farmers. 
  • Who has been appointed as the Special Envoy for the Oceans ? 
    • Peter Thomson. He belongs to Fiji. He is former President of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). He was appointed by the United Na-tions Secretary General Antonio Guterres in September 2017. 
  • Who was given one-year extension as Atomic Energy Secretary in September 2017 ? 
    • Sekhar Basu. He is given extension till September 2018.
  • Which city will host the men's World Boxing Championship in 2019 ? 
    • Sochi, Russia.
  • How many Indian companies are there in the Forbes 7th annual list of  'The World's Most Innovative Companies' released in August 2017 ?
    • Three. Hindustan Unilever (7), Asian Paints (8) and Bharti Airtel (78). 
  • Who was elected the President of the News Broadcasters Association (NBA) for 2017-18 ?
    • Rajat Sharma. He is India TV Chairman and Editor-in -Chief.
  • Who took charge as Director General of the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) on September 30, 2017 ? 
    • Rajni Kant Mishra. He is a 1984 batch IPS officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre. He succeeded Archana Ramasundaram.
  • Which country topped the World Giving Index 2017 ?
    • Myanmar. The World Giving Index is an annual report published by the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF). India is ranked 81 out of 139 countries.
  • Which organization released its Three Year Action Agenda on August 24, 2017 ? 
    • NITI Aayog. The Three YearAction Agenda document is an integral part of the 15-year Vision Document of India.
  • Who replaced Vijay Goel as the new Sports Minister in the cabinet reshuffle on September 3, 2017 ?
    • Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore. Olympic silver medalist Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore was named as Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports. He is also the Minister of State in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. 
  • How many Indian Vice Presidents held the post for two consecutive tams ? 
    • Two. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan and Hamid Ansari.
  • Who has been elected as the Chairman of the Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) for 2017-18 ?
    • Debabrata Mukherjee. He is the Vice President of Coca Cola's South West Asia region operations.
  • Which is the least visited country in the world in 2016 ?
    • Tuvalu. It is located in South Pacific Ocean. A report by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) reveals that only 2000 people visited Tuvalu in 2016. 
  • Who are the nine judges of the Supreme Court bench who ruled unanimously that right to privacy is a fundamental right ?
    • J.S. Khehar, J. Chelameswar, SA. Bobde, R.K Agrawal, R.F. Nariman, A.M. Sapre, D.Y. Cbandrachud, S.K Kaul and S. Abdul Nazeet On August 24, 2017, the Supreme Court nine judge bench ruled that Right to Privacy is an integral part of Right to Life and Personal Liberty guaranteed in Article 21 of the Indian Constitution. 
  • Where was the third Eastem Economic Forum (FM held in September 2017 ? 
    • Vladivostok. It is a city in Russia External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj represented India. 
  • Who was elected as the new Prime Minister of Kosovo on September 9, 2017 ? 
    • Ramush Haradinaj. 
  • Which bank shut down its operations in the United States after being slapped with a hefty $630 million penalty by the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) in August 2017 ?
    • Habib Bank Limited (HBL) It is Pakistan's biggest lender.
  • Which city hosted the first Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Summit on Science and Technology in September 2017 ?
    • Astana. It is the capital city of Kazakhstan. 
  • Which country will give $76 million soft loan for the up gradation of Alang-Sosiya ship recycling yards in Gujarat ? 
    • Japan.
  • What is the name of the mobile wallet app launched by Google in September 2017 ?
    • Google Tej. It is a mobile wallet based on the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) platform built by the National Payments Corporation of India (NPC1). 
  • What is "Shaheen VI" ?
    • It is the name of the joint training exercise of the Pakistan's Air Force and the Chinese People's Liberation Army-Air Force (PLAAF). It was held in China in September 2017. 
  • Who is the author of the book "From Chanakya to Modi- The Evolution of India's Foreign Policy" ? 
    • Apama Pande
  • What is the theme of International Literacy Day 2017 ?
    • "Literacy in a Digital World". The International Literacy Day is celebrated on 8th September every year throughout the world. 
  • Who is the first wicketkeeper in the world to effect 100 stumpings in One Day Internationals ? 
    • Mahendra Singh Dhoni. He achieved the feat in the fifth ODI against Sri Lanka on September 3, 2017. It was Dhoni's 301st ODI match. 
  • Which footballer won the UEFA Player of the Year award in August 2017 ?
    • Cristiano Ronaldo. He plays for Real Madrid football club. 
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