17th November, 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 17th November, 2018
1. Shantanu Narayen, who has been ranked 12th by Fortune in its 2018 Business Person of the Year list, is the CEO of ________.
[A] Adobe
[B] General Motors
[C] Walmart
[D] Nike
[E] Parle

Read the followings statements carefully:

1. Scientists have discovered a fossilised upper jaw of an eleven million-year-old human ancestor in Rajasthan.

2. The find significantly extends the southern range of ancient apes in the Indian Peninsula.

3. Apes, or hominoids, are a group of primates from Africa and Southeast Asia that includes the gibbons and the great apes: chimps, orangutans, gorillas, and humans.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All of the above
3. Which state has announced a new Biotechnology Policy to attract investments in the sector on 15 November 2018?
[A] Kerala
[B] Gujarat
[C] Odisha
[D] Punjab
[E] West Bengal
4. Which bank has announced the launch of 'Nexxt Credit Card' ?
[B] Axis
[C] IndusInd Bank

Read the following statements carefully:

1. According to the monthly data released by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the number of transactions on mobile banking apps grew almost 3.5 times at 447 million in September 2018.

2. The value of such transactions also grew more than 2.4 times at ₹2.07 lakh crore.

3. Prepaid Payment Instruments (PPIs) also grew moderately at in both volume and value terms at 357 million and ₹17,700 crore.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All of the above
6. India and China held the ________ edition of 'Annual Defence and Security Dialogue' in Beijing on 13 November 2018.
[A] 1st
[B] 3rd
[C] 7th
[D] 9th
[E] 13th
7. Maldivian Coast Guard Ship (MCGS) Huravee has successfully completed refit at the naval dockyard ________ on 15 November 2018.
[A] Kochi
[B] Visakhapatnam
[C] Jamnagar
[D] Vizianagaram
[E] Bhubaneswar
8. Where was India's first specialised hospital for elephants formally opened on 16 November 2018?
[A] Mathura
[B] Varanasi
[C] Prayagraj
[D] Agra
[E] Kanpur
9. Justice Amareshwar Pratap Sahi sworn in as the Chief Justice of ________ High Court on 17 November 2018.
[A] Uttarakhand
[B] Bombay
[C] Patna
[D] Madhya Pradesh
[E] Delhi
10. Recently, Alyque Padamsee passed away on 17 November 2018 in Mumbai. He was a ________.
[A] Ad Filmmaker
[B] Politician
[C] Painter
[D] Journalist
[E] Singer