Current Affairs Quiz: November 12, 2019

Current Affairs 12 November 2019 Quiz

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  1. Which apex body has amended over 100 forms and returns to provide for interchangeability between permanent account number (PAN) and Aadhaar number?
    A)IRDA
    B)CBIC
    C)RBI
    D)CBDT
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The apex body for direct taxes has amended over 100 forms and returns to provide for interchangeability between permanent account number (PAN) and Aadhaar number.

  2. Who will head the committee which has been formed by Chhattisgarh government to look into the matter of phone tapping?
    A)Suresh Mathur
    B)Anurag Kishor
    C)TN Singh
    D)Sunil Kujur
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel directed to form a three-member committee under the chairmanship of Principal Secretary Home Sunil Kujur to look into the matter of phone-tapping.

  3. Which government has given approval to the world’s first CNG terminal at Bhavnagar port?
    A)Gujarat
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Andhra Pradesh
    D)Odisha
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Gujarat Government has given approval to the world’s first CNG terminal at Bhavnagar port. The joint venture of United Kingdom-based Foresight Group and Mumbai-based Padmanabh Mafatlal Group, will invest 1,900 crore rupees to set up a CNG terminal at Bhavnagar port.

  4. The Indian Oil has planned to set up 2G ethanol plant at which place?
    A)Panipat
    B)Kanpur
    C)Kochi
    D)Mangalore
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Ministry of Environment has granted clearance to the Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) to set up a ₹ 766-crore 2G ethanol plant in Haryana’s Panipat district. The Ethanol produced in the plant will be exclusively used to blend transportation fuels. The project also aims at doubling farmers income.

  5. Which Indian Union minister visited UAE to participate in the Inaugural Ministerial Session of Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC)?
    A)Smriti Irani
    B)Ram Vilas Paswan
    C)Dharmendra Pradhan
    D)Raj Nath Singh
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan visited the UAE to participate in the Inaugural Ministerial Session of Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC).

  6. The 2019 World Para Athletics Championships is being held in which city?
    A)SAN Francisco
    B)Abu Dhabi
    C)Dubai
    D)Beijing
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Indian duo of Sandeep Chaudhary and Sumit created world records on way to their gold and silver medals respectively in the F64 javelin event of the World Para Athletics Championships in Dubai, UAE.

  7. Recently Sundar Singh Gujjar won gold for India for which sports in World Para Athletics Championship?
    A)Javelin
    B)Shooting
    C)Boxing
    D)Tennis
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Top javelin thrower Sundar Singh Gurjar has claimed the second gold for India with a season best performance at the ongoing World Para Athletics Championships.

  8. Who became the first Indian to bag T20I hat-trick?
    A)Yuzvendra Chahal
    B)Deepak Chahar
    C)Ravindra Jadeja
    D)Amit Khare
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    India pacer Deepak Chahar recorded the best-ever figures in the Twenty20 Internationals when he returned figures 6 for 7 runs in 3.2 overs against Bangladesh at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium in Nagpur. The previous record of 6 for 8 by Sri Lankan mystery spinner Ajantha Mendis against Zimbabwe in 2012.

  9. Recently President of which country Evo Morales resigned from his post?
    A)Seychelles
    B)Zimbabwe
    C)Ukraine
    D)Bolivia
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The President of Bolivia, Evo Morales, has resigned amid turmoil following his disputed re-election last month. He has been in power for nearly 14 years. He left the post after losing the support of the army and the police.

  10. Who was conferred with Tata Literature Live! Lifetime Achievement Award for 2019?
    A)Asha Bhosle
    B)AR Rahman
    C)Abhijeet Singh
    D)Shanta Gokhale
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Tata Literature Live! Lifetime Achievement Award for 2019 was conferred on writer, translator and film critic Shanta Gokhale. She, born in 1939 in the town of Dahanu in Maharashtra, recently published her memoir One Foot on the Ground: A Life Told Through the Body. She received the Sangeet Natak Academy Award in 2015. Poet K Satchidanandan was named the Tata Literature Live! Poet Laureate for 2019.

  11. Who released the Assamese version of the book ‘Courts of India: Past to Present’ in Guwahati, Assam?
    A)Ranjan Gogoi
    B)SA Bobde
    C)Raghuram Rajan
    D)Narendra Modi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Chief Justice of India Justice Ranjan Gogoi released the Assamese version of the book ‘Courts of India: Past to Present’ in Guwahati, Assam. The book has been published by the Publication division. The various chapters of the book narrate the historical events of the court.

  12. What is theme of this year’s World Science Day for Peace and Development?
    A)Open Science, leaving no one behind
    B)Science,a human right
    C)Celebrating science centres and science museum
    D)Universal science
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    World Science Day for Peace and Development is an international day that highlights the important role that science has in society and is celebrated each year on November 10. It also highlights the need to engage the wider public in debates on emerging scientific issues.This year’s theme is “Open Science, leaving no one behind”.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Central Board of Direct Taxes?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Chennai
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. What is the capital of Bolivia?
    A)Tarija
    B)La Paz
    C)Potosi
    D)Sucre
    View Answer
    Option D

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