Current Affairs 13 November 2019 Quiz
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- How many medical device parks approval was given by the central government?
Explanation: The government of India has given approval for setting up four medical device parks with a view to support Make in India initiative and provide world-class products at an affordable price for treatment.
- Which state celebrated Boat festival on Kartik Purnima?
Explanation: Large number of citizens in Odisha took part in the yearly ritual of boat festival which was celebrated with joy and religious fervour in the state.
- Dal lake to be declared as an eco-sensitive zone (ESZ).It is situated in which state?
D)Jammu and Kashmir
Explanation: The Jammu and Kashmir government has set up a 10-member committee to declare Srinagar’s famous Dal Lake and its surrounding areas as an eco-sensitive zone (ESZ), following concerns over its shrinking size.
- After whose name,a Newly discovered spider species was named in Kerala ?
Explanation: Dhruv Prajapati, a junior researcher with the Gujarat Ecological Education & Research (GEER) Foundation, discovered two new species of spiders and named one after Sachin Tendulkar and the other after Saint Kuriakose Elias Chavara, who played a key role in creating awareness on education in Kerala.
- Which country became the first South Asian nation to criminalise several offences related to match-fixing?
Explanation: Sri Lanka become the first South Asian nation to criminalise several offences related to match-fixing as it as its parliament passed all three readings of a bill labelled “Prevention of Offences Related to Sports”.
- Who has been appointed as the Head Coach of the Indian Women’s U-17 team?
Explanation: Sweden’s Thomas Dennerby has been appointed as the Head Coach of the Indian Women’s U-17 team. The 60-year-old guided the Swedish Women’s National Team to a third-place finish in the FIFA Women’s World Cup in Germany in 2011 and a quarterfinal spot in the 2012 London Olympics.
- Who has been given the additional charge of the Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises?
B)Raj Nath singh
Explanation: Union minister Prakash Javadekar has been given the additional charge of the Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, after Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant stepped down from the post citing moral grounds.
- Who was awarded the George Schaller Lifetime Award in Wildlife Conservation Science for his contribution to the field of conservation?
C)K Ullas Karanth
D)Iqroop Singh Ghuman
Explanation: Wildlife biologist K. Ullas Karanth, Director, Centre for Wildlife Studies, Bengaluru, was awarded the George Schaller Lifetime Award in Wildlife Conservation Science for his contribution to the field of conservation.
- Who is the author of Accidental Magic?
Explanation: Author Keshava Guha has penned his debut novel which channels Harry Potter nostalgia and straddles multiple contexts and themes like fandom, identity, aspirations and relationships.
- Recently PS Krishnan passed away.He was related to which field?
Explanation: Former Union Secretary PS Krishnan, who is considered as a champion of the oppressed people in India, has passed away. Krishnan, a retired IAS official, had also served as a member of the National SC/ST commission.
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