Current Affairs Quiz: November 14, 2021

Current Affairs 14 November 2021 Quiz

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  1. The Wangala Festival, also known as the 100 drum festival was celebrated in which state?
    A)Manipur
    B)Telangana
    C)Assam
    D)Meghalaya
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Wangala Festival, also known as the 100 drum festival is celebrated with much zeal and enthusiasm in India’s north-eastern state of Meghalaya.
  2. With which country navy,India is collaborating a CORPAT exercise?
    A)UK
    B)Thailand
    C)SriLanka
    D)USA
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Indian and Thai navies began a three-day coordinated patrol in the Andaman Sea amid growing concern over China’s increasing maritime forays into the Indian Ocean region.
  3. Which company has launched a platform for Non-Resident External (NRE) and Non-Resident Ordinary (NRO) categories of investors to open online trading and demat account services through Central Depository Services Ltd (CDSL)?
    A)Geojit Financial
    B)Niyo
    C)Mobikwik
    D)Paytm
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    In a first-of-its-kind initiative by a brokerage in India, Geojit Financial has launched a platform for Non-Resident External (NRE) and Non-Resident Ordinary (NRO) categories of investors to open online trading and demat account services through Central Depository Services Ltd (CDSL).
  4. Recently which company in association with SBM Bank India and Visa offers a digital savings account?
    A)Paytm
    B)Mobikwik
    C)Niyo
    D)Freecharge
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Fintech company Niyo, in association with SBM Bank India and Visa, said it now offers a digital savings account with Niyo Global.
  5. Which company announced the launch of Merchant Shareholding Program (MSP) for its merchant partners?
    A)Freecharge
    B)Paytm
    C)Mobikwik
    D)BharatPe
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Fintech company BharatPe announced the launch of Merchant Shareholding Program (MSP) for its merchant partners.
  6. Recently which platform has collaborated with the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) and Axis Bank to launch “RuPay Card”?
    A)Mobikwik
    B)Freecharge
    C)Paytm
    D)Payzapp
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Mobile wallet and Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) fintech company MobiKwik has collaborated with the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) and Axis Bank to launch “MobiKwik RuPay Card”.
  7. Which bank has tied up with M1xchange, RXIL, A.TReDS to help SMEs?
    A)Paytm Payments Bank
    B)IDBI Bank
    C)Jana SFB
    D)SBI
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Jana Small Finance Bank has tied up with M1xchange, RXIL, A.TReDS. The partnership with Jana Small Finance Bank will now provide buyers and suppliers registered on all the TReDS platforms with a variety of options to secure funds by discounting invoices after sale.
  8. According to the data released by the National Statistical Office (NSO), Retail inflation inched up to how much per cent in October 2021?
    A)4.48%
    B)4.70%
    C)4.45%
    D)3.5%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Retail inflation inched up to 4.48 per cent in October due to an uptick in food prices, government data showed. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) based inflation was at 4.35 per cent in September and 7.61 per cent in October 2020.
  9. Which organisationhas amended rules to introduce silver exchange traded funds?
    A)NSE
    B)BSE
    C)SEBI
    D)RBI
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Markets regulator Sebi has amended rules to introduce silver exchange traded funds, a move that will expand the options available for investing in commodities through stock exchanges.
  10. Which organisationsigned an MoU with Japan Railway Track Consultant Co Limited (JRTC) for the designs of High-Speed Rail (HSR) track works?
    A)NHSRCL
    B)NHAI
    C)IRDA
    D)MOFPI
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The National High-Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL), signed an MoU with Japan Railway Track Consultant Co Limited (JRTC) for the designs of High-Speed Rail (HSR) track works.
  11. Which organisation joined hand with All India MSME Association to promote listing of MSMEs?
    A)NSE
    B)RBI
    C)SIDBI
    D)BSE
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Leading stock exchange BSE said it has collaborated with the All India MSME Association (AIMA MSME) to encourage and promote the listing of MSMEs and startups.
  12. Recently which company has joined the United Nations Global Compact,the world’s largest sustainability initiative?
    A)TCS
    B)Honda
    C)Hero
    D)TVS
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Chennai-based TVS Motor Company said it has joined the United Nations Global Compact,the world’s largest sustainability initiative.
  13. Daniel Ortega was sworn in as president of which country?
    A)Kenya
    B)Nicaragua
    C)South Africa
    D)Seychelles
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Nicaragua’s President Daniel Ortega clinched a fourth consecutive term, results showed, after jailing political rivals ahead of a vote that prompted threats of sanctions from the United States and international calls for free elections,
  14. Who has been appointed as new Rajya Sabha Secretary General?
    A)PC Mody
    B)Sanjay Acharya
    C)PPK Ramacharyulu
    D)PR Sundaram
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Less than three months after being appointed as the secretary general of the Rajya Sabha, PPK Ramacharyulu has been replaced with former Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) chairman PC Mody.
  15. Which country demonstrated a system for controlling urban air mobility vehicles (UAM),?
    A)Japan
    B)China
    C)South Korea
    D)Seychelles
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    South Korea demonstrated a system for controlling urban air mobility vehicles (UAM), which it hopes will serve as taxis between major airports and downtown Seoul as soon as 2025, cutting travel time by two-thirds.
  16. Recently Anand Shankar Pandya passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Author
    B)Politics
    C)Sports
    D)Actor
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Renowned author Anand Shankar Pandya has passed away at the age of 99.
  17. What is the theme of this year’s World Usability Day 2021?
    A)Design for the future we want
    B)Design of our Online World: Trust, Ethics, and Integrity
    C)Design and Start the future
    D)Design for good or evil
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    World Usability Day, also known as the Make Things Easier Day, is celebrated on the second Thursday of November every year.This year it is fall on November 11,2021.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of South Korea?
    A)Won
    B)Lira
    C)Dollar
    D)Peso
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. What is the capital of Nicaragua?
    A)Thar
    B)Malobo
    C)Niko
    D)Managua
    View Answer
    Option D

  3. Where is the HQ of SEBI?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Chennai
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option D

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