Current Affairs Quiz: November 10 and 11, 2020

Current Affairs 10 & 11 November 2020 Quiz

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  1. Which state topped the list of states for providing employment under the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) during Corona pandemic?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Karnataka
    C) Tamil Nadu
    D) Andhra Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Uttar Pradesh has found place among top five states of the country for providing employment under the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) during Corona pandemic.
    The states ahead of Uttar Pradesh are Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra.
  2. Where was the India’s first solar-based Integrated Multi-Village Water Supply Project (IMVWSP) launched in November 2020?
    A) Assam
    B) Odisha
    C) Arunachal Pradesh
    D) Telangana
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    India’s first solar-based Integrated Multi-Village Water Supply Project (IMVWSP) was dedicated to the people of Arunachal Pradesh by Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat.
    The solar-based lift water supply project for 39 villages in Lower Dibang Valley district in northeastern Arunachal Pradesh was commissioned at a cost of Rs 28.50 crore.
  3. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Ro-pax ferry services between ________ near Surat and Ghogha in Bhavnagar district in November 2020?
    A) Patan
    B) Dahod
    C) Bhuj
    D) Hazira
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Ro-pax ferry services between Hazira near Surat and Ghogha in Bhavnagar district, through video conferencing.
    This ferry service will reduce the distance between Bhavnagar and Surat from 375 km (by road) to just 90 kilometres (by sea route).
  4. The Union Ministry of Shipping is being renamed as what?
    A) Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Inland Waterways
    B) Ministry of Seaports, Shipping and Waterways
    C) Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways
    D) Ministry of Seaports, Shipping and Inland Waterways
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Union Ministry of Shipping is being renamed as the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways, in line with how it functions in most of the developed nations. With more clarity in name, there will be more clarity in the work.
  5. Where was the longest motorable single lane suspension bridge in India inaugurated?
    A) Uttarakhand
    B) Punjab
    C) Himachal Pradesh
    D) Bihar
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat inaugurated the 725-metre long Dobra-Chanthi suspension bridge in Tehri-Garhwal district.
    This project is the longest motorable single lane suspension bridge in India.
  6. Which state became the first in the country to provide free internet to all government colleges and universities?
    A) Madhya Pradesh
    B) Kerala
    C) Tripura
    D) Uttarakhand
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat launched free high-speed WiFi service for all government colleges and universities in the state.
    Uttarakhand is the first state in the country to provide free internet to all government colleges and universities.
  7. Which state government launched a pioneering environmental program called ‘Parivartanam’ to improve the livelihood of the fishing community?
    A) Andhra Pradesh
    B) Kerala
    C) West Bengal
    D) Odisha
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Government of Kerala launched a pioneering environmental program called ‘Parivartanam’ to improve the livelihood of the fishing community.
  8. Which state’s high court became the first high court in the country to live-stream its court proceedings on Youtube in order to enhance access to courts, especially during the Covid-19 pandemic?
    A) Punjab and Haryana
    B) Gujarat
    C) Rajasthan
    D) Jharkhand
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Gujarat High Court became the first high court in the country to live-stream its court proceedings on Youtube in order to enhance access to courts, especially during the Covid-19 pandemic.
  9. Which insurance company launched #CancerSendsNoNotifications campaign – a special initiative to increase awareness and spread knowledge on detecting the disease early among people in India?
    A) HDFC ERGO General Insurance Company
    B) Bharti AXA General Insurance
    C) IFFCO Tokio General Insurance Company
    D) Bajaj Allianz General Insurance
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Bharti AXA General Insurance has launched #CancerSendsNoNotifications campaign – a special initiative to increase awareness and spread knowledge on detecting the disease early among people in India.
  10. Airtel Payments Bank partnered with which insurance company to offer Smart Drive Private Car Insurance, a comprehensive car insurance to the payments bank’s customers?
    A) HDFC Life Insurance
    B) Bajaj Allianz General Insurance
    C) ICICI Prudential Life Insurance
    D) Bharti AXA General Insurance
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Airtel Payments Bank has partnered with Bharti AXA General Insurance to offer comprehensive car insurance to the payments bank’s customers.
    The Smart Drive Private Car Insurance offers financial protection against damage to the vehicle due to accident, theft, and natural and man-made disasters.
  11. Marg ERP, one of the biggest enterprise solutions providers in India, partnered with which company to facilitate seamless transactions for MSMEs?
    A) Paytm
    B) PhonePe
    C) Jio
    D) Freecharge
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    One of the biggest enterprise solutions providers in India, Marg ERP, with over 50 per cent market share in Pharma and FMCG sector nationally, has come together with Paytm to facilitate seamless transactions for MSMEs.
  12. ‘Flexi-cap category’ introduced for mutual funds (MFs) by the market regulator SEBI will be required to invest at least how much percent of the corpus in equity?
    A) 75%
    B) 60%
    C) 65%
    D) 70%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The markets regulator, SEBI has introduced a ‘flexi-cap category’ for mutual funds (MFs), which will be required to invest at least 65% of the corpus in equity but will have no restrictions on investing in large-, mid- or small-cap company stocks. Unlike the new multi cap funds, there is no restriction in terms of allocation to any market cap.
  13. How much loan amount has been extended by the German state-owned development bank KfW to the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) for infrastructure projects in Mumbai?
    A) €545 million
    B) €538 million
    C) €565 million
    D) €528 million
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The German state-owned development bank KfW has extended two loans totalling over €545 million (Rs 4,767 crore) to the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) for infrastructure projects in Mumbai.
  14. IFFCO Bazaar announced its integration with which mobile APP to introduce a wide variety of agriculture products are made accessible to lakhs of Indian Farmers?
    A) ICICI iMobile
    B) SBI YONO
    C) Baroda mConnect
    D) KVB – DLite
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    www.iffcobazar.in, the e-commerce arm of IFFCO has announced its integration with the SBI YONO Krishi, which is the dedicated portal catering to the farmer’s needs.
  15. Who won the 2020 Rolex Paris Masters title?
    A) Alexander Zverev
    B) Dominic Thiem
    C) Novak Djokovic
    D) Daniil Medvedev
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    World No.5 Daniil Medvedev of Russia has won the 2020 Rolex Paris Masters title by defeating World No.7 Alexander Zverev of Germany, 5-7, 6-4, 6-1. This is the maiden Paris Masters title of Medvedev.
  16. Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. has been elected as which president of USA?
    A) 46th
    B) 47th
    C) 45th
    D) 44th
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Democratic candidate Joseph Robinette Biden Jr., was elected the 46th President of the United States, beating incumbent U.S. President Donald Trump, by securing more than the required 270 of 538 Electoral College votes needed to win the White House.
    Mr. Biden’s running mate, Kamala Devi Harris, a U.S. Senator from California, will become the first woman and first Indian- and African-American Vice-President of the country.
  17. Moustache, authored by whom has won the 2020 JCB Prize for Literature?
    A) Jayasree Kalathil
    B) S. Hareesh
    C) Santhosh Echikkanam
    D) M. Mukundan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Moustache, authored by Malayalam writer S. Hareesh and translated to English by Jayasree Kalathil, has won the 2020 JCB Prize for Literature
  18. Tezpur Litchi of which state has been granted the Geographical Indication (GI) tag?
    A) Odisha
    B) Sikkim
    C) Assam
    D) Maharashtra
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Tezpur Litchi of Assam has been granted the Geographical Indication (GI) tag.Now Tezpur Litchi has been protected from the production of the fruit in other places.
  19. Nar Bahadur Bhandari, former Chief Minister of which state passed away recently?
    A) Sikkim
    B) Tripura
    C) Manipur
    D) Arunachal Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The three-term former chief minister of Sikkim, Nar Bahadur Bhandari, passed away. The 77-year old Bhandari rose to become one of the longest-serving chief ministers of Sikkim.
  20. Who is the author of the book titled “Your Best Day Is Today!”?
    A) Anupam Kher
    B) Karan Johar
    C) Amitabh Bachchan
    D) Annu Kapoor
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Veteran actor Anupam Kher unveiled the cover of his latest book “Your Best Day Is Today!”. Kher had announced the book, in which he experiences during the coronavirus-induced countrywide lockdown.
  21. Who has authored the book titled “Archaeology and the Public Purpose: Writings on and by M N Deshpande”?
    A) Muttathu Varkey
    B) Nayanjot Lahiri
    C) Paul Zacharia
    D) N. S. Madhavan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The book, “Archaeology and the Public Purpose: Writings on and by M N Deshpande”, is written by history professor Nayanjot Lahiri has been released recently.
  22. Administrator of which Union Territory (UT) launched the Mobile Based Application (App) ‘Wildlife Rescue’ for online monitoring of rescue, reporting and release of the wildlife in the UT?
    A) Chandigarh
    B) Delhi
    C) Puducherry
    D) Ladakh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Governor of Punjab & the Administrator of UT Chandigarh V.P. Singh Badnore launched the Mobile Based Application (App) for online monitoring of rescue, reporting and release of the wildlife in Chandigarh.
  23. What is the theme of International Day of Radiology 2020?
    A) Emergency Radiology supporting patients during COVID-19
    B) The Art of Paediatric Imaging during COVID-19
    C) Cardiac and sports imaging during COVID-19
    D) Radiologists and radiographers supporting patients during COVID-19
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The International Day of Radiology (IDoR) is an annual event promoting the role of medical imaging in modern healthcare. It is celebrated on November 8 each year and coincides with the anniversary of the discovery of x-rays.
    International Day of Radiology Theme 2020 is Radiologists and radiographers supporting patients during COVID-19.
  24. When is National Legal Services Day celebrated in the country?
    A) November 6
    B) November 9
    C) November 10
    D) November 7
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The National Legal Services Day is celebrated on 9th November to spread awareness for ensuring reasonable fair and justice procedure for all citizens.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative (IFFCO) situated?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Gurugram
    C) Agra
    D) Jaipur
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of KfW Development Bank situated?
    A) Frankfurt
    B) Berlin
    C) Munich
    D) Hamburg
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Germany
  3. Where is the HQ of Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) situated?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Lucknow
    C) Mumbai
    D) Pune
    View Answer
    Option C

  4. Where is the HQ of Marg ERP situated?
    A) Pune
    B) New Delhi
    C) Hyderabad
    D) Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option B

  5. Where is the HQ of Airtel Payments Bank situated?
    A) Gurugram
    B) Delhi
    C) Pune
    D) Rajkot
    View Answer
    Option B

  6. Where is the HQ of Bharti Axa General Insurance situated?
    A) Bengaluru
    B) Meerut
    C) Jaipur
    D) Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option D

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