Which city hosted the 48th International Film Festival of India?
The 48th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) was held in Panaji in Goa.
Theme of 48th IFFI was “Celebrating the Future of Cinema”.
The International Film Festival of India (IFFI) was founded in 1952.
Amitabh Bachchan was honoured with the Indian film personality of 2017 award.
 What was the theme of 2017 International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women?
[A] The Power of the Adolescent Girl: Vision for 2030
[B] Adolescent Girls: Issues and Challenges
[C] Leave no one behind: end violence against women and girls
[D] Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030
[Leave no one behind: end violence against women and girls]
November 25 of every year is observed as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.
 Who has won Miss World 2017 title?
[A] Manushi Chhillar
[B] Andrea Meza
[C] Stephanie Hill
[D] Achintya Holte Nilsen
Indian model and beauty pageant holder Manushi Chhillar was crowned Miss World 2017.
Prior to this, she was crowned Femina Miss India 2017.
Manushi Chhillar is sixth Indian woman to win the coveted title of Miss World.
Miss World winners from India:
 Reita Faria 
 Aishwariya Rai 
 Diana Haydon 
 Yukta Mookhey 
 Priyanka Chopra 
Miss World 2017 was the 67th edition of the Miss World pageant.
It was held on 18 November 2017 at the Sanya City Arena in Sanya, China.
The winner of 2016 title, Puerto Rico’s Stephanie Del Valle passed on her crown to Manushi Chhillar.
Miss England Stephanie Hill was first runner up and Miss Mexico Andrea Meza was second runner up.
 In which city the 21st World Congress of Mental Health was organized?
[C] New Delhi
The 21st World Congress of Mental Health was organised by the World Federation for Mental Health in partnership with Caring Foundation and other institutions in New Delhi.
The World Congress of Mental Health took place in India for the first time.
 In which country Blue Flag 17, a military aviation exercise, was held?
Blue Flag is a bi-annual military aviation exercise held by the Israeli Air Force.
It first took place in November 2013 at Ovda Air Force Base in Israel.
The exercise, which included the participation of several foreign air forces, is aimed at expanding international cooperation.
This is the first time the Indian Air Force operated with Israeli Air Force in a multilateral exercise setting.
 Which country hosted the 15th Asia Pacific Computer Emergency Response Team (APCERT) Conference?
Asia Pacific Computer Emergency Response Team (APCERT) is a regional community for Computer Emergency Response Teams (CERTs) and Computer Security Incident Response Teams (CSIRTs) located in the Asia Pacific region.
Currently, APCERT consists of 30 Operational Members from 21 economies and 3 Supporting Members.
This is the 15th Annual Conference since its establishment in 2003.
CERT-In is privileged to host the conference in New Delhi for the first time in India as well as South Asia.
 Which state has declared Urdu as the state’s second official language?
[A] Andhra Pradesh
[D] Tamil Nadu
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao in the state assembly recently declared Urdu as the state’s second official language.
Every office in Telangana will have an Urdu-speaking officer.
All competitive examinations in the state will also be conducted in Urdu.
Now all government offices from the Chief Minister’s office to District Collectorate will receive all petitions in Urdu also.
 Which city hosted Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017?
The 8th annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017 was held in Hyderabad between November 28 and November 30.
Theme of the summit: Women First, Prosperity for All.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s daughter and Presidential advisor Ivanka Trump led the U.S. delegation to the Summit.
This year is the first time GES hosted in South Asia.
GES is the preeminent annual entrepreneurship gathering that convenes emerging entrepreneurs, investors and supporters from around the world.
 In which states Multi State Mega Mock Tsunami Exercise 2017 was conducted by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA)?
[A] Maharashtra, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh
[B] Maharashtra, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh
[C] Karnataka, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh
[D] West Bengal, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh & Tamil Nadu
[West Bengal, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh & Tamil Nadu]
The Ministry of Home Affairs through National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and the Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) conducted a first-of-its-kind multi-State mega mock exercise on tsunami preparedness covering the entire eastern coastline of the country.
Simulation exercises were conducted simultaneously in 35 coastal districts across four States of West Bengal, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh & Tamil Nadu and Union Territory of Puducherry along the entire East Coast, to assess and improve the early warning and response mechanism to mitigate the impact of a high-intensity tsunami.
 In which state the first ever Namami Barak festival was held?
[A] Uttar Pradesh
[C] West Bengal
“Namami Barak” means “To pay tribute to the River”.
The Festival will showcase the Trade, Tourism, different cultures & tradition Of Barak Valley, Assam.
The Government of Assam is organizing “Namami Barak 2017” in 3 districts of Barak Valley, Assam namely Cachar, Hailakandi and Karimganj with central venue at Silchar with effect from 18th Nov to 20th November 2017.
The event proposes to be a mix of live musical and dance performances, exhibitions, displays of crafts, handlooms etc., local cuisines of all tribes, film shows, fashion show, trade show, panel discussions, indigenous sports , international seminar to be attended by experts from across the globe etc.