Current Affairs Quiz: November 10, 2019

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  1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi formally inaugurated the Integrated Check Post of the Kartarpur Corridor in which state?
    A)Andhra Pradesh
    B)WestBengal
    C)Odisha
    D)Punjab
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi formally inaugurated the Integrated Check Post of the Kartarpur Corridor in Gurdaspur, Punjab. The Integrated Check Post or the passenger terminal building is where pilgrims will get clearance to travel through the newly-built corridor. The check post will facilitate Indian pilgrims to visit Gurudwara Kartapur Sahib in Pakistan.

  2. Recently Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad announced to set up how many digital villages in the country?
    A)5 lakh
    B)2 lakh
    C)1 lakh
    D)10 lakh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad announced that the Government will set up one lakh digital villages in the country in the coming years. He said, around 800 such villages are already operational on pilot basis.

  3. How much amount of fund was allocated to revive stalled housing projects?
    A)₹25000 cr
    B)₹30000 cr
    C)₹35000 cr
    D)₹45000 cr
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The government has decided to set up 25 thousand crore rupees fund to revive stalled housing projects. The fund will provide relief to developers that require funding to complete a set of unfinished projects and consequently ensure delivery of homes to the home-buyers.

  4. Indian Railways launched how many online applications for all-India rollout to strengthen IT enablement?
    A)7
    B)4
    C)6
    D)3
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Indian Railways has launched three applications for all-India roll out to strengthen its IT-enabled services which will help ensure proper monitoring of projects being undertaken by Railways.

  5. Which state government launched connect to Andhra’ web portal?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Odisha
    C)Bihar
    D)Andhra Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy launched ‘connect to Andhra’ web portal which gives details about the donations received from various sources.

  6. According to India Justice Report,which state ranked at bottom of the list in India justice league?
    A)Bihar
    B)Odisha
    C)Haryana
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    A study, titled ‘India Justice Report’, which Tata Trusts published recently, developed an index of justice system across the country using four parameters police, prisons, judiciary and legal aid. An assessment of 18 bigger states revealed that UP and Bihar have the worst justice system in India. While UP ranked at the bottom of the list, Bihar stood at number 17.

  7. The two-day BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal initiative multi-sector technical and economic cooperation) Conclave was held in which city?
    A)Visakhapatnam
    B)Kochi
    C)Chennai
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The two-day BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal initiative multi-sector technical and economic cooperation) Conclave was held on 7th and 8th November at Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.

  8. The exercise Samudra Shakti is between India and which other country?
    A)Thailand
    B)Netherlands
    C)Nepal
    D)Indonesia
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The navies of India and Indonesia held their joint naval exercise ‘Samudra Shakti’ in Bay of Bengal. Anti-submarine warfare corvette INS Kamorta jointly exercised with Indonesian warship KRI Usman Harun, a multi-role corvette, in the Bay of Bengal as part of the bilateral exercise ‘Samudra Shakti’.
  9. The Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) meeting was held in which city?
    A)Kochi
    B)Abu Dhabi
    C)Mumbai
    D)Amsterdam
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) meeting was held in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan led the Indian delegation to attend the 19th IORA Council of Ministers meeting. The theme is “Promoting a Shared Destiny and Path to Prosperity in the Indian Ocean.”

  10. Which bank signed a MoU with Muthoot Microfinance to serve micro, small and medium enterprises?
    A)Indian Bank
    B)Bank of Baroda
    C)Canara Bank
    D)IDBI Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Public sector Indian Bank has signed a memorandum of understanding with Muthoot Microfinance to serve micro, small and medium enterprises. Under the memorandum of understanding, the bank and the non-banking finance company will jointly lend to the MSME borrowers.

  11. How much amount of line of credit was given to Ghana by Exim Bank?
    A)$15 million
    B)$20 million
    C)$40 million
    D)$30 million
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Exim Bank has entered into an agreement with Ghana for a line of credit (LoC) of $30 million (about Rs 210 crore) for financing rehabilitation and up-gradation of potable water system in Yendi, Ghana.

  12. Which world champion was allowed to use post nominal letters OLY by World Olympic Association?
    A)Mary Kom
    B)Apurvi Chandra
    C)NS Viswanathan
    D)Manu Bhaker
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Six-time world champion MC Mary Kom expressed gratitude to the World Olympian Association (WOA) after it allowed her the use of post-nominal letters ‘OLY’.

  13. Which team clinched the overall team Gross Championship in the 23rd All India Police Golf Tournament?
    A)Ahmedabad Warriors
    B)UP Awadh
    C)Bihar Hammers
    D)Haryana Police
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Haryana Police clinched the overall team Gross Championship in the 23rd All India Police Golf Tournament. The tournament was held at the Oxford Golf Course in Pune.

  14. Pravind Kumar Jugnauth was re elected as Prime Minister of which country?
    A)Thailand
    B)Maldives
    C)Mauritius
    D)Myanmar
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Mauritius has re-elected Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth for a second five-year term, the electoral commission announced.

  15. Who was appointed as new country manager of Google India?
    A)Nilanjana Singh
    B)Rajan Ananadnan
    C)Chinmay Ananad
    D)Sanjay Gupta
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Google India has appointed Sanjay Gupta as its new country manager and vice-president of sales and operations for India.

  16. Who received the prestigious ABLF Global Asian Award in Dubai?
    A)Indra Nooyi
    B)Kumar Mangalam Birla
    C)Aditya Birla
    D)Aziz Premji
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Kumar Mangalam Birla, chairman of the Aditya Birla Group, received the prestigious ABLF Global Asian Award in Dubai. The award, backed by the UAE government, honours Birla for being a “powerful individual whose business footprint and commitment to excellence have engaged international interest and attention.

  17. Recently Former General Secretary of Mohun Bagan club passed away.Name him?
    A)Nandan Singh
    B)Anjan Mitra
    C)Sanjay Singh
    D)Ankur Anand
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Former General Secretary of Mohun Bagan club Anjan Mitra has passed away following multiple problems. Mitra was 72.

  18. Recently Nabaneeta Dev Sen has passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Author
    B)Sports
    C)Actor
    D)Social Activist
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Renowned Bengali author Nabaneeta Dev Sen has passed away at 81 years following a prolonged illness. She breathed her last after suffering from multi-organ failure. Sen had been battling with cancer for sometime now

  19. What is the theme of this year’s International Day of Radiology?
    A)Radioactivity Substance
    B)Breast Imaging
    C)Emergency Radiology
    D)Sports Imaging
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The International Day of Radiology 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.This year’s theme is “Sports Imaging”.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital of Indonesia?
    A)Beijing
    B)Jakarta
    C)Seattle
    D)Thimphu
    View Answer
    Option B

  2. Where is the HQ of Indian Bank?
    A)Kolkata
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Mumbai
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option D

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