Nov. 21 2017 quiz

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  • Question 1: The world’s biggest toilet pot model has launched in which Indian state?The world’s biggest toilet pot model has launched in which Indian state?
  • Explanation:The world’s biggest toilet pot model was launched at Marora, popularly known as the ‘Trump village’, in Haryana on the World Toilet Day (WTD) on November 19, 2017 in a bid to create awareness towards sanitation and use of toilets. A mega pot of toilet is made up of iron, fibre, wood and plaster of Paris — measuring 20×10 feet. The nondescript village, with a population of 1800, in Mewat region was in June rechristened as ‘Trump village’ by NGO Sulabh International Social Service Organisation. The world’s biggest toilet pot model was launched at Marora, popularly known as the ‘Trump village’, in Haryana on the World Toilet Day (WTD) on November 19, 2017 in a bid to create awareness towards sanitation and use of toilets. A mega pot of toilet is made up of iron, fibre, wood and plaster of Paris — measuring 20×10 feet. The nondescript village, with a population of 1800, in Mewat region was in June rechristened as ‘Trump village’ by NGO Sulabh International Social Service Organisation.
  • Question 2: Who has been honoured with 2017 Big Little Book Award in Bengali language category?Who has been honoured with 2017 Big Little Book Award in Bengali language category?
  • Explanation:Popular Bengali writer Nabaneeta Dev Sen has been has been declared winner of the 2017 Big Little Book Award in the “Author in Bengali Language” category for her contribution to the children’s literature. Popular Bengali writer Nabaneeta Dev Sen has been has been declared winner of the 2017 Big Little Book Award in the “Author in Bengali Language” category for her contribution to the children’s literature.
  • Question 3: The theme of the 8th edition of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES-2017) is...? The theme of the 8th edition of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES-2017) is...?
  • Explanation:l”. The event will focus on supporting women entrepreneurs and fostering economic growth globally. It will focus on four areas- Energy and Infrastructure, Digital Economy and Financial Technology, Health and Life Sciences and Media and Entertainment. In it, women will represent 52.5% of entrepreneurs, investors and ecosystem supporters at the Summit. The summit will have participation from 150 countries and women from 127 countries are participating. l”. The event will focus on supporting women entrepreneurs and fostering economic growth globally. It will focus on four areas- Energy and Infrastructure, Digital Economy and Financial Technology, Health and Life Sciences and Media and Entertainment. In it, women will represent 52.5% of entrepreneurs, investors and ecosystem supporters at the Summit. The summit will have participation from 150 countries and women from 127 countries are participating.
  • Question 4: What is the India’s rank in the 2017 IMD World Talent Ranking?What is the India’s rank in the 2017 IMD World Talent Ranking?
  • Explanation:India has been ranked 51st globally in terms of ability to attract, develop and retain talent while Switzerland topped the list compiled by leading global business school IMD. The annual IMD World Talent Ranking covered 63 countries and assessed the methods the countries adopted to attract and retain talent. India has been ranked 51st globally in terms of ability to attract, develop and retain talent while Switzerland topped the list compiled by leading global business school IMD. The annual IMD World Talent Ranking covered 63 countries and assessed the methods the countries adopted to attract and retain talent.
  • Question 5: ___ and Myanmar signed Rohingya repatriation deal ? ___ and Myanmar signed Rohingya repatriation deal ?
  • Explanation:Bangladesh and Myanmar have signed a deal on the repatriation of Rohingyas with no specific deadline but with high hopes that the refugees will start returning to their homeland in Rakhine State within the next 2 months. Bangladesh and Myanmar have signed a deal on the repatriation of Rohingyas with no specific deadline but with high hopes that the refugees will start returning to their homeland in Rakhine State within the next 2 months.
  • Question 6: ___ is hosting the 6th edition of India’s premier open water swimming competition - Swimmathon ?___ is hosting the 6th edition of India’s premier open water swimming competition - Swimmathon ?
  • Explanation:The sixth edition of India’s premier open water swimming competition - Swimmathon - will be held at Colva beach in South Goa on December 3, 2017. The sixth edition of India’s premier open water swimming competition - Swimmathon - will be held at Colva beach in South Goa on December 3, 2017.
  • Question 7: The 2017 World Fisheries day (WFD) is observed on which date?The 2017 World Fisheries day (WFD) is observed on which date?
  • Explanation:The World Fisheries day (WFD) is celebrated every year on November 21 throughout the world by the fisherfolk communities holding rallies, workshops, public meetings, cultural programs and exhibition to highlight the importance of maintaining the world’s fisheries. The day helps in highlighting the critical importance to human lives, of water and the lives it sustains, both in and out of water. A recent United Nations study reported that more than two-thirds of the world’s fisheries have been overfished or are fully harvested and more than one third are in a state of decline because of factors such as the loss of essential fish habitats, pollution, and global warming.The World Fisheries day (WFD) is celebrated every year on November 21 throughout the world by the fisherfolk communities holding rallies, workshops, public meetings, cultural programs and exhibition to highlight the importance of maintaining the world’s fisheries. The day helps in highlighting the critical importance to human lives, of water and the lives it sustains, both in and out of water. A recent United Nations study reported that more than two-thirds of the world’s fisheries have been overfished or are fully harvested and more than one third are in a state of decline because of factors such as the loss of essential fish habitats, pollution, and global warming.
  • Question 8: The exercise code-named India-Myanmar Bilateral Army Exercise (IMBAX) has started in which state?The exercise code-named India-Myanmar Bilateral Army Exercise (IMBAX) has started in which state?
  • Explanation:The exercise code-named India-Myanmar Bilateral Army Exercise (IMBAX) has started at the Joint Warfare Centre at Umroi near Shillong in Meghalaya on November 20, 2017. The week-long Army warfare exercise by India and Myanmar is aimed at building and promoting closer relations with armies of the neighbouring countries. The six-day training exercise also aims to train the officers of Myanmar Army in various United Nations Peacekeeping roles and tasks.The exercise code-named India-Myanmar Bilateral Army Exercise (IMBAX) has started at the Joint Warfare Centre at Umroi near Shillong in Meghalaya on November 20, 2017. The week-long Army warfare exercise by India and Myanmar is aimed at building and promoting closer relations with armies of the neighbouring countries. The six-day training exercise also aims to train the officers of Myanmar Army in various United Nations Peacekeeping roles and tasks.
  • Question 9: ___ is hosting 2017 Global Conference on Cyber Space ? ___ is hosting 2017 Global Conference on Cyber Space ?
  • Explanation:Global Conference on Cyber Space two-day mega event began in New Delhi. For the first time, the event is being organized in India. The theme of the conference is Cyber for All: A Secure and Inclusive Cyberspace for Sustainable Development. Global Conference on Cyber Space two-day mega event began in New Delhi. For the first time, the event is being organized in India. The theme of the conference is Cyber for All: A Secure and Inclusive Cyberspace for Sustainable Development.
  • Question 10: ___ hosts Hornbill Festival ? ___ hosts Hornbill Festival ?
  • Explanation:The people of Nagaland are gearing up for the upcoming Hornbill Festival 2017 to be held from first of December till 10 December. It is the coming together of all the elements that make up the total Nagaland. The Hornbill Festival is a collaborative celebration of all Naga tribes at one venue and has been coined as “Festival of Festivals.’ The people of Nagaland are gearing up for the upcoming Hornbill Festival 2017 to be held from first of December till 10 December. It is the coming together of all the elements that make up the total Nagaland. The Hornbill Festival is a collaborative celebration of all Naga tribes at one venue and has been coined as “Festival of Festivals.’