Current Affairs Quiz: November 12, 2021

Current Affairs 12 November 2021 Quiz

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  1. With which country,India signed a pact to speed up innovation, dual-use technology?
    A)Israel
    B)Iran
    C)Japan
    D)USA
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India and Israel signed a pact aimed at spurring innovation and speeding up the development of dual use technologies by small and medium sized firms in both countries.
  2. Which state CM inaugurated the newly created Eastern West Khasi Hills district which will be the 12th district of the state?
    A)Tripura
    B)Nagaland
    C)Meghalaya
    D)Assam
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma inaugurated the newly created Eastern West Khasi Hills district which will be the 12th district of the state.
  3. Recently centre adopted which day asJanjatiya Gaurav Divas honouring Birsa Munda?
    A)November 10
    B)November 12
    C)November 14
    D)November 15
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Union Cabinet approved the declaration of 15 November, the birth anniversary of Birsa Munda, as ‘Janjatiya Gaurav Divas’.
  4. Which India’s city to work with European Union on Solid Waste Management project?
    A)Bengaluru
    B)Pune
    C)Mumbai
    D)Lucknow
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The European Union and the German Federal Ministry of the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) funded Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMA) Support Project titled ‘Waste Solutions for a Circular Economy in India’ will support Bengaluru in transition to low-carbon Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Management technologies in line with circular economy principles which are based on design out waste and pollution, keep products and materials in use and regenerate natural systems.
  5. Which country has become the 101st member country to join International Solar Alliance?
    A)Israel
    B)Japan
    C)USA
    D)China
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The United States of America has become the 101st member country to join the International Solar Alliance (ISA) to catalyse global energy transition through a solar-led approach.
  6. What was the rank of India in global Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) released by Germanwatch on the side-lines of the COP26?
    A)3rd
    B)10th
    C)11th
    D)9th
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    India has retained its top 10 spot in the best performing countries for the third year in a row in the global Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) released by Germanwatch on the side-lines of the COP26.
  7. Which company has launched ‘Grow your Business Hub’ to bolster small businesses in India?
    A)Meta
    B)Google
    C)Amazon
    D)Microsoft
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Meta has announced the launch of online resource centre ‘Grow Your Business Hub’, for small businesses to help find relevant information, tools, and solutions curated to cater to their business goals.
  8. How many medals was bagged by India at inaugural ISSF President’s Cup?
    A)6
    B)2
    C)4
    D)5
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    India finished the inaugural ISSF President’s Cup with five medals, including two Gold, two Silver and one Bronze.The invitation-only tournament was held at the Wroclaw in Poland, featuring the top-12 shooters in each of the shotgun, pistol and rifle categories.
  9. Which organisation has signed a MoU with UNODCto further strengthen the cooperation between the two organisations in fighting corruption and crime in sport?
    A)IOC
    B)UNEP
    C)AFI
    D)SAI
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to further strengthen the cooperation between the two organisations in fighting corruption and crime in sport.
  10. Who was appointed as new chief of National Disaster Response Force?
    A)AtulKarwal
    B)SheelVardhan Singh
    C)Sanjay Chaturvedi
    D)Virendra Singh
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Senior IPS officers Sheel Vardhan Singh and Atul Karwal were appointed as chiefs of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) and National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), respectively.
  11. Who was appointed as Next Chief of Navy Staff?
    A)R Hari Kumar
    B)Karambir Singh
    C)SN Pradhan
    D)VinayRathore
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Union government has appointed Western Naval Command chief Vice Admiral R Hari Kumar as the next Chief of Naval Staff, the Ministry of Defence announced.
  12. Which state police station was selected as top station inthe country for the current year by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs?
    A)Odisha
    B)Haryana
    C)Bihar
    D)TamilNadu
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Union ministry of home affairs (MHA) has recognised Bhattu Kalan police station of Fatehabad district in Haryana among the top three police stations in India in 2021.
  13. Recently which INS under Project75 was delivered to Indian Navy?
    A)Kora
    B)Vela
    C)Nishank
    D)Ranvir
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Indian Navy got its fourth submarine INS Vela under Project75 after completing all trails at the sea, the Indian Navy said.
  14. Union Minister of State Civil Aviation General V.K. Singh (retd.) launched India’s first Centre for Excellence in Research on Drone/UAV Technology and Artificial Intelligence at which institute?
    A)IIT Guwahati
    B)IIT Kanpur
    C)IIM Ahmedabad
    D)IIT Jammu
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Union Minister of State Civil Aviation General V.K. Singh (retd.) launched India’s first Centre for Excellence in Research on Drone/UAV Technology and Artificial Intelligence at Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati.
  15. Recently Former chancellor of GITAM deemed-to-be University and former vice-chancellor of Andhra University (AU) passed away,Name him?
    A)Ramakrishna Rao
    B)Hari Shankar
    C)Shankar Vidyapeeth
    D)Raichand Sen
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Former chancellor of GITAM deemed-to-be University and former vice-chancellor of Andhra University (AU), Padma Shri Koneru Ramakrishna Rao, died in Visakhapatnam, after a brief illness.He was 89.
  16. Who is the author of book Sunrise over Ayodhya – Nationhood in our Times”?
    A)Salman Khurshid
    B)Ananya Singh
    C)AnilRanjan
    D)Sandhya Seth
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The book titled “Sunrise over Ayodhya – Nationhood in our Times” written by former union minister and Congress leader Salman Khurshid has been released recently.
  17. Who is the author of book Finding A Straight Line Between Twists and Turns’?
    A)Nikhil Singh
    B)AseemChawla
    C)SusmitaChaturvedi
    D)Akhil Jain
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The book titled ‘Finding A Straight Line Between Twists and Turns’ authored by Aseem Chawla has been released recently.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Israel?
    A)Shekel
    B)Dinar
    C)Peso
    D)Lira
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of International Solar Alliance?
    A)Noida
    B)Gurugram
    C)Pune
    D)Delhi
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. Where is the HQ of International Olympic committee?
    A)Thailand
    B)Switzerland
    C)USA
    D)UK
    View Answer
    Option B

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