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Current Affairs Questions on 11, 12th November 2016:
Leonard Cohen, who passed away recently, was the legendary singer of which country?
A. Japan
B. India
C. Brazil
D. Canada
Answer: D
Explanation: Leonard Cohen (82), the legendary singer-songwriter of Canada, has recently passed away in California, United States. His work explored religion, politics, isolation, sexuality and personal relationships. A memorial will take place in Los Angeles at a later date. The family requests privacy during their time of grief," the statement read.Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Who became the first Indian American to be elected to US House of Representatives?
A. Sandy Chawla
B. Pramila Iyer
C. Pramila Janardhan
D. Pramila Jayapal
Answer: D
Explanation: Pramila Jayapal on 9th Nov 2016 became the first Indian-American woman to be elected to the US House of Representatives. She won the senate seat from the state of Washington leaving behind rival Brady Walkinshaw. Jayapal secured 57 percent of the votes from Washington State and beat her rival who secured 43 percent votes. Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Who has become the brand ambassador for 2017 T20 Blind Cricket World Cup?
A. Virendra Sehwag
B. Kapil Dev
C. Rahul Dravid
D. Sachin Tendulkar
Answer: C
Explanation: Rahul Dravid, the former Indian Cricketer and Captain, has become the brand ambassador for 2017 T20 Blind Cricket World Cup, which will be hosted by India. Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Who has been appointed as the Interim Chairman of TCS?
A. N. Chandrasekaran
B. Ratan Tata
C. Ajij Premji
D. Ishaat Hussain
Answer: D
Explanation: Tata Sons on 10th November appointed Ishaat Hussain as Chairman of Board Of Directors after Cyrus Mistry was ousted as the holding company's Chairman. In a statement TCS said, The company has received a letter dated November 09, 2016 from Tata Sons Limited nominating Mr. Ishaat Hussain as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the company in place of Mr. Mistry with immediate effect. Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

China's e-commerce website Alibaba, set a new world record with sales figures of $20 Billion on which day?
A. Black Friday
B. Diwali
C. Singles Day
D. China Day
Answer: C
Explanation: China's e-commerce website  Alibaba on Singles' Day festival posted a record $20 billion worth of sales on 11th November. Amid fanfare and celebrity razzmatazz, sales on Alibaba's platforms had raced to a billion dollars in less than five minutes and broke past last year's total with almost nine hours of the day-long shopping gala to spare. Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Public Service Broadcasting Day observed is observed on which date ?
A. 10th November
B. 12th November
C. 1st November
D. 15th December
Answer: B
Explanation: Public Service Broadcasting Day is being observed on 12th November. On 12 November, 1947, the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi visited the studio of All India Radio, Delhi for the first and last time.  He addressed the displaced people who had temporarily settled at Kurukshetra in Haryana after partition. Check Detail Explanation at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

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