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Daily Current Affairs Quiz 27th November 2018

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1 Who has been appointed as Managing Director and Vice-President of Facebook for its Indian operations?
A Sunil Duggal
B Ajit Mohan
C Dinesh Paliwal
D Nikesh Arora

Answer: Option [B]
Facebook has appointed Ajit Mohan as Managing Director and Vice-President for its Indian operations. Mr. Mohan, who was previously the CEO of video streaming platform Hotstar, will join Facebook early in 2019. The post was lying vacant since the exit of Umang Bedi last year. Mr. Mohan will be responsible for aligning teams and driving Facebook’s overall strategy in India.
2 The ________ has recommended that severely malnourished children must be fed freshly cooked food prepared from locally available cereals, pulses and vegetables.
A Food Safety Promotion Board
B Food and Agriculture Organization
C Food Safety and Standards Authority of India
D National Technical Board on Nutrition

Answer: Option [D]
The National Technical Board on Nutrition has recommended that severely malnourished children must be fed freshly cooked food prepared from locally available cereals, pulses and vegetables. The measures are part of the community-based health management of children suffering from Severe Acute Malnutrition. The guidelines outline the role of Anganwadi workers and auxiliary nurse midwives.
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3 Which country ranked 158th among 195 countries for investment in health care and education: The Lancet ?
A Saudi Arabia
B Pakistan
C India
D Indonesia

Answer: Option [C]
India ranked 158th among 195 countries for investment in health care and education: The Lancet.
4 Shri Nitin Gadkari inaugurated the rehabilitation and up-gradation of Jowai-Ratacherra section of the National Highway- 06 at ________.
A Shillong
B Guwahati
C Cherrapunji
D Dibrugarh

Answer: Option [A]
Shri Nitin Gadkari inaugurated the rehabilitation and up-gradation of Jowai- Ratacherra (Meghalaya Assam border) section of the National Highway- 06 at Shillong. The 102 km road is very important for the development of industries as it passes through cement and coal belts of the Meghalaya. NH 6, is a national highway running from Jorabat in Meghalaya to Selling in Mizoram.
5 Dr. Harsh Vardhan Inaugurated Air Pollution Control Device ''WAYU'' in which city?
A New Delhi
B Chennai
C Pune
D Hyderabad

Answer: Option [A]
Dr. Harsh Vardhan Inaugurated Air Pollution Control Device ''WAYU'' in New Delhi.
6 Which state has topped among States in terms of “Ease of Living Index” rankings launched by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs in 2018?
A Andhra Pradesh
B Telangana
C Karnataka
D Arunachal Pradesh

Answer: Option [A]
Andhra Pradesh has topped among States in terms of “Ease of Living Index” rankings launched by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. The state is followed by Odisha and Madhya Pradesh. Ease of Living Index is a transformative initiative to help the cities assess their liveability vis-à-vis national and global benchmarks.
7 Which bank partnered with ICICI Prudential Life for bancassurance ?
A IndusInd Bank
B ICICI Bank
C HDFC Bank
D Saraswat Bank

Answer: Option [D]
Saraswat Bank partnered with ICICI Prudential Life for bancassurance.
8 The Ministry of Women and Child Development has launched a contest inviting people to share images of the Childline logo. What is the helpline number for CHILDLINE?
A 1080
B 1085
C 1098
D 1099

Answer: Option [C]
The Ministry of Women and Child Development has launched a contest, #Childline1098, inviting people to share images of the Childline 1098 logo that they spot at unique locations and send it with a tagline, to mark World Day against Trafficking in Persons on July 30. CHILDLINE is India's first 24-hour, free, emergency phone service for children in need of aid and assistance. At present, it is operational at 450 locations.
9 Name the Canadian author who has again made the Man Booker Prize list with his latest novel “Warlight”.
A Robertson Davies
B Joseph Boyden
C Margaret Laurence
D Michael Ondaatje

Answer: Option [D]
Canadian author Michael Ondaatje has again made the Man Booker Prize list with his latest novel “Warlight,” weeks after his book “The English Patient” was named the best work of fiction from the last five decades of the literary prize.
10 The 10th edition of BRICS Summit had begun recently in which of the following city?
A Johannesburg
B New Delhi
C Moscow
D Beijing

Answer: Option [A]
The 10th edition of BRICS Summit began in Johannesburg, South Africa. It is 3 day long summit and will be attended by all the BRICS leaders. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s three-nation tour of Africa will culminate in South Africa.
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