Current Affairs Quiz: November 15, 2020

Current Affairs 15 November 2020 Quiz

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  1. Which city is likely to get country’s very first sandalwood museum?
    A) Coimbatore
    B) Ahmedabad
    C) Mysuru
    D) Kochi
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The country’s very first sandalwood museum is likely to come up later this month in Mysuru in Karnataka.
  2. Which state/UT unveiled ‘Project Air Care’ to combat rising air pollution in the NCR and surrounding region?
    A) Haryana
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Delhi
    D) Rajasthan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar unveiled ‘Project Air Care’ in Gurgaon to combat rising air pollution in the NCR and surrounding region.
  3. Which state government launched Mukhya Mantri Rural Street Vendor Scheme on the line of Pradhanmantri street vendor scheme, thereby launching a roadmap to Aatma Nirbhar state?
    A) Odisha
    B) Goa
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Jharkhand
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Madhya Pradesh, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan launched a roadmap to Aatma Nirbhar Madhya Pradesh.
    The Mukhya Mantri Rural Street Vendor Scheme has been launched by the state government, on the line of Pradhanmantri street vendor scheme. Its objective is to make available an amount up to 10 thousand rupees as working capital loan through banks to the street vendors in rural areas.
  4. From December 12 to 18, the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) will organize ‘Bharat Darshan–Dakshin Bharat Yatra’ from Hyderabad to which city?
    A) Visakhapatnam
    B) Bilaspur
    C) Vijayawada
    D) Secunderabad
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) will organise ‘Bharat Darshan–Dakshin Bharat Yatra’ from Hyderabad and Secunderabad from December 12 to 18.
  5. How much aid has been provided by India to ASEAN Covid-19 Response Fund as announced by PM Modi at the 17th ASEAN-India Summit which was held virtually?
    A) $1 million
    B) $4 million
    C) $3 million
    D) $2 million
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced $1 million aid to ASEAN Covid-19 Response Fund at the 17th ASEAN-India Summit which was held virtually.
  6. In November 2020, Fitch Solutions revised its estimate for India’s fiscal deficit to what percent of GDP for 2020-21 from 8.2% projected earlier?
    A) 8.6%
    B) 7.8%
    C) 7.5%
    D) 9.7%
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Fitch Solutions has revised its estimate for India’s fiscal deficit to 7.8% of GDP for 2020-21 from 8.2% projected earlier. This was mainly driven by a strong recovery in tax revenues during Q2FY21.
  7. Rating agency Moody’s Investors Service forecasted how much percent contraction in India’s GDP for 2020?
    A) 7.8%
    B) 8.5%
    C) 8.9%
    D) 9.2%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Rating agency Moody’s Investors Service has raised India’s GDP forecast for the calendar year 2020 upwards to -8.9 per cent contraction from -9.6 per cent contraction forecast earlier.
  8. Autobiography of actor Sonu Sood titled ‘I Am No Messiah’ is co-written by whom?
    A) Karuna Swami
    B) Meena Iyer
    C) Preeti Sudan
    D) Renu Chinoy
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Actor Sonu Sood, is often dubbed as the ‘Messiah of migrants’ for his philanthropic work during the on-going Covid-19 pandemic, is all set to pen his autobiography titled ‘I Am No Messiah.’
    The book is set to be published by Penguin Random House India and released in December 2020.The book will be co-written by Meena Iyer.
  9. Asif Basra who passed away was related to which profession?
    A) Actor
    B) Politician
    C) Musician
    D) Author
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Bollywood actor Asif Basra allegedly died by suicide at a private guest house in McLeod Ganj, Himachal Pradesh. He was 53.
  10. What is the theme of 5th National Ayurveda Day 2020?
    A) Ayurveda for Public health amid COVID-19
    B) Ayurveda for COVID-19 pandemic
    C) Ayurveda for longevity amid COVID-19
    D) Ayurveda: Divine propagator amid COVID-19
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    National Ayurveda Day 2020 is observed on 13 November. The day is being celebrated every year from 2016 on the day of Dhanwantri Jayanti or Dhanteras.
    The theme of the 5th National Ayurveda Day is — Ayurveda for COVID-19 pandemic.
  11. When is Children’s Day celebrated in the country?
    A) November 19
    B) November 11
    C) November 14
    D) November 15
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Children’s Day which is popularly known as ‘Baal Diwas’ is celebrated on November 14 across India to increase awareness of the rights, care and education of children.
    It is celebrated on the birth anniversary of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of the country.
  12. What is the theme of World Diabetes Day 2020?
    A) The Nurse and Diabetes
    B) The Family and Diabetes
    C) Women and diabetes
    D) Eyes on Diabetes
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    World Diabetes Day happens on the 14th November every year all around the world. It aims to promote global awareness and how can people live the way they want while managing diabetes in an efficient way.
    The theme for World Diabetes Day 2020 is The Nurse and Diabetes.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Fitch Solutions, Inc. situated?
    A) Washington DC
    B) Seattle
    C) New York
    D) California
    View Answer
    Option C
  2. Where is the HQ of Moody’s Investors Service situated?
    A) Washington DC
    B) Seattle
    C) New York
    D) California
    View Answer
    Option C
  3. Where is the HQ of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) situated?
    A) Jakarta, Indonesia
    B) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    C) Bangkok, Thailand
    D) Hanoi, Vietnam
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

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