Current Affairs Quiz: November 11, 2021

Current Affairs 11November 2021 Quiz

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  1. Which state has launched the ‘Shramik Mitra‘ scheme for construction workers?
    A)Delhi
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Telangana
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Government of Delhi launched the ‘Shramik Mitra‘ scheme for construction workers.
  2. The Karnataka government at the cabinet meeting, decided to rename the ‘Mumbai-Karnataka’ region as what ?
    A)Kittur Karnataka
    B)Kalyana Karnataka
    C)Kaman Karnataka
    D)Kullu Karnataka
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Karnataka government at the cabinet meeting held 8 November, decided to rename the ‘Mumbai-Karnataka’ region as ‘Kittur Karnataka’, state Law Minister JC Madhuswamy confirmed.
  3. The International Maritime Organization (IMO) , the UN body charged with delivering international shipping’s strategy on tackling climate change has set a target to cut emissions by 50 per cent by which year?
    A)2045
    B)2050
    C)2040
    D)2060
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    International shipping is a crucial part of the global economy — 90 per cent of the world’s trade is transported by sea. But almost all ships use fossil fuels and so the sector is also a major emitter of greenhouse gas pollution — with emissions roughly on a level with the entire nation of Germany.
  4. As per World Economic Forum, India could represent upwards of a $15 trillion economic opportunity by which year?
    A)2060
    B)2045
    C)2050
    D)2070
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    In its latest research report, the World Economic Forum has propagated that a Green New Deal for India could represent upwards of a $15 trillion economic opportunity by 2070 & that it has the potential to create more than 50 million net new jobs.
  5. Recently who has been permitted to invest in debt securities issued byInfrastructure Investment Trusts (InvITs) and Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)?
    A)Single investors
    B)FEMA
    C)FCIs
    D)FPIs
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank said FPIs had been permitted to invest in debt securities issued byInfrastructure Investment Trusts (InvITs) and Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs).
  6. Recently Reserve Bank of India (RBI) imposed several restrictions onBabaji Date MahilaSahakari Bank, including capping withdrawals at Rs 5,000 for customers, amid deterioration in the lender’s financial position.It is situated in which state?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)TamilNadu
    D)Karnataka
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) imposed several restrictions on Maharashtra-based Babaji Date MahilaSahakari Bank, including capping withdrawals at Rs 5,000 for customers, amid deterioration in the lender’s financial position.
  7. How much amount was sanctioned by World Bank for Inland Water Transport department in Assam?
    A)₹200 cr
    B)₹650 cr
    C)₹500 cr
    D)₹770 cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said the Inland Water Transport (IWT) department has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the World Bank for a Rs 770 crore loan to improve river transportation in the state.
  8. Which company has launched a smart multipurpose card for pre-teens and teenagers on the RuPay platform?
    A)Payzapp
    B)Paytm
    C)Mobikwik
    D)Junio
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Children-focussed fintech, Junio, has launched a smart multipurpose card for pre-teens and teenagers on the RuPay platform.
  9. What is the theme of recently launched global hackthon HARBINGER by RBI?
    A)Innovation for Transformation
    B)Smarter Digital Payments
    C)Learn to lead
    D)Digital World
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced its first global hackathon ‘HARBINGER 2021 – Innovation for Transformation’ with the theme ‘smarter digital payments’.
  10. Which company launched a client innovation centre in Mysuru, Karnataka, with support from the Karnataka Digital Economy Mission (KDEM)?
    A)Infosys
    B)Wipro
    C)IBM
    D)TCS
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    IBM Corp. launched a client innovation centre in Mysuru, Karnataka, with support from the Karnataka Digital Economy Mission (KDEM) which aims to attract companies to set up operations in cities beyond Bengaluru.
  11. Which player was named October player(men) of the month award by ICC?
    A)Asif Ali
    B)Kane Williamson
    C)Rohit Sharma
    D)Babar Azam
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Big-hitting Pakistan batter Asif Ali was selected for the ICC Player of the Month award in men’s category.
  12. Who became the third cricketer to score 3,000 runs in men’s T20I?
    A)Rohit Sharma
    B)Babar Azam
    C)ViratKohli
    D)Rishabh Pant
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Rohit Sharma became the third batter in men’s T20 Internationals to score 3000 runs in the T20 World Cup clash against Namibia.
  13. Who was appointed as brand ambassador of Amway India?
    A)Shahrukh Khan
    B)Vicky Kaushal
    C)Salman Khan
    D)Amitabh Bachchan
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Amway India has announced the appointment of Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan as its brand ambassador.
  14. Who was appointed as high representative for Youth by International Human Rights Foundation?
    A)Daniel del Valle
    B)Lee WeingSoo
    C)Greta Thurnberg
    D)Alex Riley
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The International Human Rights Foundation (IHRF) has appointed the Spaniard Daniel del Valle as the High Representative for Youth due to his achievements in the thematic area of youth empowerment and youth participation for the United Nations.
  15. Which country launched a small, low-cost Epsilon rocket carrying nine satellites?
    A)Japan
    B)Australia
    C)South Korea
    D)North Korea
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Japan launched a small, low-cost Epsilon rocket carrying nine satellites, the country’s space agency said, in the latest attempt to promote involvement by educational institutions and companies in space development.
  16. Who is the author of book Nehru: The Debates that Defined India”?
    A)Tripurdaman Singh and Adeel Hussain
    B)AnilRanjan and Vidisha Singh
    C)Adeel Hussain and MohdAzam
    D)AnilRanjan and Salman Khurshid
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    A book titled “Nehru: The Debates that Defined India” is co-authored by Tripurdaman Singh and Adeel Hussain.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of World Economic Forum?
    A)Switzerland
    B)Denmark
    C)France
    D)UK
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of International Cricket Council?
    A)Montreal
    B)Dubai
    C)Copenhagen
    D)Bangkok
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. When was IBM founded?
    A)1930
    B)1911
    C)1950
    D)1880
    View Answer
    Option B

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