Current Affairs Quiz: November 15, 2019

Current Affairs 15 November 2019 Quiz

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  1. On which day,the 550 th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev was celebrated?
    A)Nov 12
    B)Nov 10
    C)Nov 13
    D)Nov 15
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The 550th birth anniversary of the first Sikh guru and founder of Sikhism Guru Nanak Dev was celebrated across the country as Prakash Parv on 12th November.

  2. Who has been appointed special officer for English-medium education in schools in Andhra Pradesh?
    A)Purushottam Rao
    B)Vitthal Swamy
    C)Vetri Selvi
    D)Samiksha Jain
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Andhra Pradesh government has appointed IAS officer Vetri Selvi as the special officer for the project of introducing English as a medium of instruction in grades 1 to 12 from the academic year 2020-2021.

  3. Which state government launches ‘Sishu Suraksha App’?
    A)Sikkim
    B)Nagaland
    C)Assam
    D)Odisha
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Assam State Commission for Protection of Child Rights launched a mobile app Sishu Suraksha tomorrow on the occasion of Children’s Day.

  4. Which state government launched e-Ganna app, web portal?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Himachal Pradesh
    C)Odisha
    D)Punjab
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Uttar Pradesh government has launched a dedicated web portal and a mobile application, e-Ganna App, for sugarcane farmers of the state. Cane supply slip will now be issued to the farmers by sugar mills online.

  5. Which state government approved formation of integrated safety scheme to deal with natural calamities?
    A)Uttarakhand
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Assam
    D)Sikkim
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat during a cabinet meeting approved the formation of an integrated safety scheme under the high-intensity earthquake minimization program to deal with natural calamities in the state.

  6. The 14-day India International Trade Fair began in which city?
    A)Guwahati
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Gurugram
    D)Mumbai
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    14-day India International Trade Fair began in New Delhi. The theme for the 39th edition of the fair (November 14-27, 2019) is ‘Ease of Doing Business’ inspired by India’s unique achievement of rising to 63rd rank on the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Index from 142nd rank in year 2014.

  7. The 27th Conference of Central and State Statistical Organizations (COCSSO) held in which city?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Chennai
    D)Kolkata
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    National Statistical Commission inaugurated the 27th Conference of Central and State Statistical Organizations (COCSSO) at Kolkata, West Bengal. 27th COCSSO is a Conference organized by MoSPI, Government of India every year.

  8. The India-ASEAN Business Summit 2019 held in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Chennai
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Lucknow
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Union Minister of State (I/C) Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), addressed the India-ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Business Summit 2019 in New Delhi. The India- ASEAN Business Summit on the theme: “Today, Tomorrow, Together” is being organised to strengthen trade & investment flows with ASEAN Economies.

  9. The 58th Indian Society of Aerospace Medicine (ISAM) Annual Conference was inaugurated in which city?
    A)Bengaluru
    B)Noida
    C)Pune
    D)Chennai
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria inaugurated the 58th Indian Society of Aerospace Medicine (ISAM) Annual Conference in Bengaluru, Karnataka which aims to address contemporary issues and applications in the subject of aerospace medicine.

  10. The 50th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) will be held in which state?
    A)Goa
    B)Uttarakhand
    C)Haryana
    D)Assam
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Information and Broadcasting ministry launched the official anthem and radio jingle for the golden jubilee edition of International Film Festival of India (IFFI), scheduled to take place in Goa from November 20 to 28.

  11. Recently NASA renamed a distant rock Ultima Thule to which name after Nazi Controversy?
    A)Muleis
    B)Alemith
    C)Aremetis
    D)Arrokoth
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has renamed a distant space rock Ultima Thule, to Arrokoth. It is the farthest cosmic body ever visited by a spacecraft, Arrokoth or “sky” is a name of the Native American Powhatan language following a significant backlash over the old name’s Nazi connotations.

  12. Who has bagged three gold medals in the men’s 10m air pistol event at the Asian Shooting Championships?
    A)Hima Das
    B)Apurvi Chandela
    C)Abhinav Bindra
    D)Dhanesh Srikanth
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Indian shooter Dhanush Srikanth bagged three gold medals in the men’s 10m air pistol event at the Asian Shooting Championships.

  13. Who has been appointed as FIFA’s new chief of global football development?
    A)Arsene Wenger
    B)Justin Langer
    C)Scott Morrision
    D)Arthur Poles
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    French football manager, Arsene Wenger has been appointed as FIFA’s new chief of global football development. Wenger will be chiefly responsible for overseeing and driving the growth and development of the sport for both men and women around the world.

  14. Which Indian athlete has been named in TIME 100 Next List?
    A)Dutee Chand
    B)Hima Das
    C)Smriti Mandhana
    D)Apurvi Chandela
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    TIME magazine has named Indian athlete Dutee Chand to its first-ever TIME 100 Next, a new expansion of the TIME 100 list of the most influential people in the world.
  15. Recently David villa announcedhis retirement from which sports?
    A)Football
    B)Cricket
    C)Tennis
    D)Basketball
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Former Spain and Barcelona forward David Villa announced that he would retire from professional football once the current J-League finishes.
  16. Recently FIFA banned how many officials for life for corruption?
    A)3
    B)2
    C)8
    D)6
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) has banned 3 South American football officials for a lifetime for connection with a 2015 corruption scandal in football. The three officials who were banned were Former Peru Football Federation Manuel Burga and Argentinian officials Eduardo Deluca and Jose Luis Meiszner.
  17. Who has been appointed as new chairman and MD of India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC)?
    A)Kamala Vardhana Rao
    B)Chiranvijay Singh
    C)Swati Chaturvedi
    D)Dinkar Nath Singh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC) has appointed G Kamala Vardhana Rao as the new Chairman and Managing Director. Prior to this, an IAS officer 1990 batch from Kerala Cadre, was the Principal Secretary, Kerala government.
  18. The BRICS Young Scientist forum’s conclave held in which country?
    A)Russia
    B)South Africa
    C)India
    D)Brazil
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India has received the first prize at BRICS Young Scientist forum’s conclave in Brazil. The fourth conclave was held in Brazil from 6- 8 November.
  19. What is the theme of this year’s World Diabetes Day?
    A)Diabetes and Health
    B)Raise Awareness about Diabetes
    C)Eyes on Diabetes
    D)Family and Diabetes
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    World Diabetes Day is the primary global awareness campaign focusing on diabetes mellitus and is held on 14 November each year.The theme for diabetes awareness month and World Diabetes Day 2019 is ‘Family and Diabetes’.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Association of Southeast Asian Nations?
    A)Jakarta
    B)Beijing
    C)Tokyo
    D)NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option A
  2. Where is the HQ of NASA?
    A)NewYork
    B)Beijing
    C)Tokyo
    D)Washington DC
    View Answer
    Option D
  3. Where is the HQ of FIFA?
    A)Beijing
    B)Zurich
    C)Bangkok
    D)Amsterdam
    View Answer
    Option B

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