Current Affairs Quiz: November 13, 2021

Current Affairs 13 November 2021 Quiz

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  1. Which state approved the proposal for implementation of ‘Mathrubhumi Yojana’?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Haryana
    C)Bihar
    D)Uttrakhand
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Uttar Pradesh cabinet approved the proposal for implementation of ‘Mathrubhumi Yojana’ to facilitate individuals or private institutions to contribute in the development of any village.
  2. Union Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs & Petroleum and Natural Gas Shri Hardeep S. Puri unveiled the statue of Rani Lakshmi Bai at the Maharani Lakshmi Bai college for Women in which state?
    A)Haryana
    B)Bihar
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Telangana
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Union Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs & Petroleum and Natural Gas Shri Hardeep S. Puri unveiled the statue of Rani Lakshmi Bai at the Maharani Lakshmi Bai college for Women, Bhiwani Rohilla in Hisar (Haryana) through video conferencing.
  3. Which state launched road safety ‘Rakshak’ programme?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Bihar
    C)Odisha
    D)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched ‘Rakshak’ road safety initiative, under which 30,000 first responders will be trained by 300 master trainers across all 30 districts.
  4. NPCI Bharat BillPay has tied up with which company to provide ClickPay to the insurer’s customers?
    A)HDFC Ergo
    B)LIC HFL
    C)IDBI Federal
    D)ICICI Prudential
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    NPCI Bharat BillPay has tied up with ICICI Prudential Life Insurance to provide ClickPay to the insurer’s customers.
  5. Which bank has entered into a agreement with Aadhar Housing Finance to offer home loans at competitive interest rates?
    A)SBI
    B)IDBI Bank
    C)PNB
    D)UCO Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Aadhar Housing Finance and UCO Bank have entered into a co-lending agreement to offer home loans at competitive interest rates.
  6. Recently National Internet Exchange of India launched ‘Digital Payment Gateway’ in partnership with which company?
    A)Payzapp
    B)PayU
    C)Paytm
    D)Visa
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    National Internet Exchange of India (NIXI) under the aegis of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has gone digital by enabling digital payments on all its customer-facing websites for ease of use.
  7. Which AMc launched India’s first Global Real Estate Securities Fund?
    A)PGIM India
    B)BNP Paribas
    C)SBI Mutual Fund
    D)Axis Bluechip
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    PGIM India Mutual Fund announced the launch of PGIM India Global Select Real Estate Securities Fund of Fund, an open-ended equity fund of fund scheme investing in PGIM Global Select Real Estate Securities Fund.
  8. Which bank signed an MoU with the Army Insurance Group (AGI) to offer retail mortgage loans to the Indian Army?
    A)ICICI Bank
    B)HDFC Bank
    C)Axis Bank
    D)Kotak Mahindra Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Axis Bank signed an MoU with the Army Insurance Group (AGI) to offer retail mortgage loans to the Indian Army.
  9. Recently RBI removed restrictions from which company regarding on-boarding of fresh domestic customers onto its card network?
    A)Visa
    B)Diners Club
    C)MasterCard
    D)Rupay
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India has removed restrictions, with immediate effect, imposed on Diners Club International regarding on-boarding of fresh domestic customers onto its card network.
  10. Which bank launched Vaccine-linked deposit scheme knows as Kavacham?
    A)Kerala Gramin Bank
    B)Gramin Bank of Aryavrat
    C)MadyanchalGramin Bank
    D)IDBI bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Even as government bodies are exploring options to encourage people to take Covid jabs, a regional rural bank in Kerala has come out with a novel motivational incentive by offering an additional interest rate on the deposits for its customers.
  11. Recently how manyinnovative customer-centric initiatives of RBI
    was launched by PM Modi?
    A)5
    B)3
    C)2
    D)1
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is launched two innovative customer-centric initiatives of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) namely RBI Retail Direct Scheme and the Reserve Bank – Integrated Ombudsman Scheme.
  12. Who will head the committee that has been setup for determination of RoDTEP rates for exports from SEZs, EOUs?
    A)GK Pillai
    B)Harjan Mishra
    C)RK Paul
    D)Sanjay Singh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The government has constituted a committee for the determination of RoDTEP rates for exports from special economic zones (SEZs) and export-oriented units (EOUs), as these sectors were left out in the earlier exercise, according to the DGFT.
  13. Who has become India’s 72nd chess Grand Master by bagging his third and final GM norm during a tournament in Serbia?
    A)Mitrabha Guha
    B)PJ Sundaram
    C)AvantikaSinha
    D)Rahul Tamrakar
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Kolkata-based player Mitrabha Guha has become India’s 72nd chess Grand Master by bagging his third and final GM norm during a tournament in Serbia.
  14. Which Indian city set to host the first-ever yogasana world championship in June next year?
    A)Bhubaneswar
    B)Chennai
    C)Kolkata
    D)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India is set to host the first-ever yogasana world championship in June next year. It was said by NYSF president Udit Sheth at the opening ceremony of India’s first Physical National Yogasana Sports Championships in Bhubaneswar.
  15. Who has been named Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations World Food Programme WFP?
    A)Daniel Bruhl
    B)Lee Heing
    C)Bye Lenin
    D)Daniel Craig
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Spanish-German actor Daniel Bruhl has been named a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations World Food Programme WFP.
  16. Recently who has been appointed as Director-General of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on a deputation basis?
    A)
    B)
    C)
    D)SN Pradhan
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Satya Narayan Pradhan has been appointed as Director-General of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on a deputation basis till the date of his superannuation on August 31, 2024, or until further orders.
  17. Who has become India’s wealthiest self-made female billionaire, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index?
    A)AkankshaParihar
    B)MadhubalaMukherjee
    C)Akshata Rao
    D)FalguniNayar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Beauty startup Nykaa’s founder Falguni Nayar has become India’s wealthiest self-made female billionaire, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, as shares made a strong stock market debut.
  18. Recently Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia launched eGCA, the e-governance platform of Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).How many services will it provide?
    A)293
    B)297
    C)290
    D)300
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia launched eGCA, the e-governance platform of Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).
  19. A new SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule carrying four astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) as part of the company’s Crew-3 mission has docked successfully.Who was leading the mission?
    A)Satyam Kori
    B)RishiKhurrana
    C)BhuvanBham
    D)Raja Chari
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    A new SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule carrying four astronauts including Indian origin Raja Chari to the International Space Station (ISS) as part of the company’s Crew-3 mission has docked successfully at the orbiting lab, the company said.
  20. Recently president FW de Klerk Passed away.He was the former president of which country?
    A)South Africa
    B)Austria
    C)Kenya
    D)North Korea
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Former South African president FW de Klerk died at his Cape Town home at the age of 85, his organization announced.
  21. Public Service Broadcasting Day is celebrated every year to commemorate the first and last visit Of whom to to the studio of All India Radio, Delhi in 1947?
    A)Mahatma Gandhi
    B)Rajiv Gandhi
    C)Jawaharlal Nehru
    D)Indira Gandhi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Public Service Broadcasting Day is celebrated every year to commemorate the first and last visit of the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi to the studio of All India Radio, Delhi in 1947.
  22. When is World Pneumonia Day observed?
    A)November 16
    B)November 15
    C)November 12
    D)November 11
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    World Pneumonia Day is observed every year on November 12 to raise awareness about the disease.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of South Africa?
    A)Dollar
    B)Euro
    C)Rand
    D)Peso
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. Where is the HQ of Narcotics Control Bureau?
    A)Mumbai
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Chennai
    D)Pune
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. Where is the HQ of World Food Programme?
    A)Geneva
    B)Rome
    C)Paris
    D)Amsterdam
    View Answer
    Option B

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