Current Affairs November 2015 Quiz - 7

61Australian fast bowler ___________ announced his retirement from all forms of international cricket in Nov after conclusion to the second Test match against New Zealand at WACA. In his test career, he had taken 311 wickets and scored 2,036 runs. He also took 239 wickets in ODIs.
 A) Shane Watson
 B) Josh Hazlewood
 C) Mitchell Starc
 D) Mitchell Johnson
62The President of India Pranab Mukherjee has appointed Justice _______________ as the Chief Justice of India in Nov 2015.
 A) Anil R. Dave
 B) Kurian Joseph
 C) Tirath Singh Thakur
 D) Dipak Misra

63_____________ Central Pay Commission has submitted its report in Nov 2015 to central government in which it has recommended 23.55% hike in pay and allowances of government employees. Minimum basic pay of 18 thousand and maximum of 2.5 lakh rupees per month have been suggested by the Commission. The new salary structure will be effective from 1st January 2016.
 A) 6th
 B) 7th
 C) 8th
 D) 9th
64Leader of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP), ____________ passed away on 17th November in Gurgaon due to a prolonged illness.
 A) Mohan Bhagwat
 B) Pravin Togadia
 C) Ashok Singhal
 D) Murli Manohar Joshi
65"National Epilepsy Day" is observed on ____________.
 A) 14-Nov
 B) 19-Nov
 C) 17-Nov
 D) 16-Nov
66Standard Chartered Bank has appointed _____________ as the new chief executive officer of its Indian operation in Nov 2015.
 A) Ajay Kanwal
 B) Zarin Daruwala
 C) V Raja
 D) A Krishna Kumar
67Philips India has appointed _____________ as the Vice-Chairman and Managing Director effective in Nov 2015 from 1st December.
 A) Ajay Kanwal
 B) Zarin Daruwala
 C) V Raja
 D) A Krishna Kumar
68"International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People" is observed on ____________.
 A) 28-Nov
 B) 21-Nov
 C) 29-Nov
 D) 22-Nov
69Indian shuttler ______________ won a silver medal at the BWF World Junior Championships held in Lima, Peru in Nov 2015.
 A) Siril Verma
 B) Jwala Gutta
 C) Saina Nehwal
 D) Parupalli Kashyap
70World Economic Forum (WEF) has released the Global Gender Gap Report 2015 in Nov 2015 in which it ranked 145 countries on gender bias based on economic, educational, health-based and political indicators. India has been ranked at ________ position in the list.
 A) 98th
 B) 102nd
 C) 108th
 D) 110th

61Ans) Mitchell Johnson
62Ans) Tirath Singh Thakur
63Ans) 7th
64Ans) Ashok Singhal
65Ans) 17-Nov
66Ans) Zarin Daruwala
67Ans) V Raja
68Ans) 29-Nov
69Ans) Siril Verma
70Ans) 108th

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