Bankers’ Bounty Current Affairs Quiz November 17th 2015


Here’s our Current Affairs Quiz for today. In Banking/ Recruitment exams, general awareness is a potential game changer, as more number of questions can be solved in less time with higher accuracy in this section. Following topics are covered, viz.  Economy, Sports, Awards, Books & Authors, Politics and Business/Banking Awareness and ace the General Awareness section of your banking/recruitment exams

Current Affairs Quiz topic of the day: Mixed Bag

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Consider the following statements:
1. Magnus Carlsen has become the first man in the history of Chess to hold the Chess Triple Crown by holding the World Blitz, Rapid, and Classic titles consecutively

2. He is also the first player to hold the Chess Triple Crown

Which of the above is/are correct?


Question 1 of 10

2. The recently approved Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Bill, 2014 provides for which of the following?
1. It treats any person below the age of 14 years as juvenile

2. A minor is sent to court can also be awarded life sentence

3. It also includes Ragging in educational institutions within its purview

Question 2 of 10

3. The mangroves in Sunderbans region are fast losing their capacity to absorb carbon dioxide. The reasons for this change include:
1. Increasing salinity of water

2. Shrimp farming

3. Deforestation

4. kiln industries

Which of the above are the correct causes?

Question 3 of 10

4. Consider the following statements:
1. Engineers India Ltd (EIL) and National Buildings Construction Corporation (NBCC) have been conferred the Navratna status for Central Public Sector Undertakings.

2. To be granted Navratna status a PSU should be a Schedule A and Miniratna Category-1 company with at least 3 excellent or very good Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) ratings during the last 5 years.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 4 of 10

5. With a view to streamline delivery of public services, the government has decided to introduce self-attestation of documents for a substantial number of government-related works. Self-attestation of documents was first recommended by:

Question 5 of 10

6. RK Pachauri, noted environmentalist, has termed shopping malls as ‘energy guzzlers’ for the reason that they:


Question 6 of 10

As per Budget 2014-15, which of the following programs will be launched to ensure broad band connectivity at village level

Question 7 of 10

Consider the following statements related to the 6th BRICS Summit:1. It was held at Durban, South Africa

2. One of the important outcome was the proposal to set up a BRICS bank with a corpus of $100 billion

3. The headquarters of the BRICS bank will be in India

Which of the above is/are correct?


Question 8 of 10

The 7th BRICS Summit in 2015 will be held at:

Question 9 of 10

Consider the following related to the Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) bill recently passed by the Parliament:1. It proposes establishment of a six-member Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) to for appointments and transfers of judges to the higher judiciary

2. The JAC members will include, among others, the Prime Minister of India

3. Decisions in JAC will be based on consensus and voting in cases where consensus is not reached

Which of the above is/are correct?


Question 10 of 10