1. The 2017 World Tsunami Awareness Day (WTAD) is observed on which date?
[A] November 4
[B] November 5
[C] November 3
[D] November 6
Corrent Answer : B [November 5]
The World Tsunami Awareness Day (WTAD) is observed every year on November 5 to spread awareness among people across the world in matters related to the dangers of tsunami and shall stress on the importance of early warning systems in order to mitigate damage from the often devastating natural hazard. It also aims at reviving traditional knowledge about tsunamis.
2. Who will be the new US Ambassador to India?
[A] Mark Warner
[B] David Friedman
[C] Kenneth Juster
[D] Richard Verma
Corrent Answer : C [Kenneth Juster]h3>
Kenneth Juster, a top economic expert on India, has been appointed as the new US Ambassador to India, which is unanimously confirmed by US Senate on November 3, 2017. He will replace Indian-American Richard Verma as the top American diplomat to India. The position has been lying vacant since January 20 after Mr. Verma resigned from the post after the swearing-in of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the U.S.