Current Affairs Quiz: November 16,2021

Current Affairs 16 November 2021 Quiz

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  1. Which state government launched ‘Niramay Yojana’ to screen and protect people above 30 years from non-communicable diseases?
    A)Gujarat
    B)Himachal Pradesh
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Uttarakhand
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Gujarat government launched ‘Niramay Gujarat Yojana’ to screen and protect people above 30 years from non-communicable diseases.
  2. Ministry of Tourism in its ongoing effort to strengthen the Hospitality & Tourism Industry has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with which company?
    A)IRCTC
    B)NHAI
    C)NITI AAYOG
    D)NASSCOM
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Ministry of Tourism in its ongoing effort to strengthen the Hospitality & Tourism Industry has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC).
  3. Which bank announced its integration with the government’s National Agriculture Market (eNAM) to enable digital collections and settlement of funds to various e-NAM beneficiaries?
    A)ICICI Bank
    B)HDFC Bank
    C)RBL Bank
    D)IDBI Bank
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    HDFC Bank announced its integration with the government’s National Agriculture Market (eNAM) to enable digital collections and settlement of funds to various e-NAM beneficiaries.
  4. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) imposed several restrictions on Laxmi Cooperative Bank Ltd, including Rs 1,000 cap on withdrawals for customers, due to deterioration in its financial position.It is situated in which state?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Haryana
    D)Bihar
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) imposed several restrictions on Laxmi Cooperative Bank Ltd, Solapur, including Rs 1,000 cap on withdrawals for customers, due to deterioration in its financial position.
  5. Recently which company ties up with Indian Oil to collaborate in renewable energy?
    A)NTPC
    B)BHEL
    C)BEML
    D)BEL
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    State-run Indian Oil Corporation and NTPC have signed an agreement for collaborating on renewable energy.
  6. Which institute will collaborate with Oil India Limited (OIL) on the development and introduction of new technologies energy, and related sectors?
    A)IIT Ropar
    B)IIT Guwahati
    C)IIM AHMEDABAD
    D)IIT Kanpur
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Indian Institute of Technology-Guwahati (IIT) will collaborate with Oil India Limited (OIL) on the development and introduction of new technologies energy, and related sectors.
  7. Whivh company bagged $120mn order for power transmission project in Bangladesh?
    A)Tata Projects
    B)L&T
    C)Seri infrastructure
    D)Adani Infrastructure Limited
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Tata Projects Limited has received an order for a 400kV double circuit transmission line project valued at around $120 million (around ₹900 crores) from the Power Grid Company of Bangladesh Limited (PGCB).
  8. Which country won the ICC T20 WorldCup 2021?
    A)India
    B)Pakistan
    C)Australia
    D)NewZealand
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Australia has become the new world champions after beating New Zealand by 8 wickets in the finale of the 2021 ICC T20 World Cup at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium .
  9. Who won the Erste Bank Open Title 2021?
    A)Alexander Zverev
    B)Frances Tiafoe
    C)Casper Ruud
    D)Nirobek Rosberg
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Alexander Zverev won his fifth ATP title of the season and 18th overall by defeating American qualifier Frances Tiafoe 7-5, 6-4 at the Erste Bank Open.
  10. Recently Erik Kynard was upgraded to a 2012 Olympic high jump gold medal.He represented which nation?
    A)USA
    B)France
    C)Russia
    D)China
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    American Erik Kynard was upgraded to a 2012 Olympic high jump gold medal after original gold medalist Ivan Ukhov of Russia was previously stripped for doping, the IOC announced.
  11. Recently WahabRiaz has decided to retire from international cricket after 2023 World Cup.He is representing which country?
    A)Bangladesh
    B)Afghanistan
    C)Pakistan
    D)Kenya
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Left-arm Pakistan fast bowler Wahab Riaz is planning to retire from international cricket after the 2023 World Cup in India.
  12. Who has been appointed next head of the National Cricket Academy?
    A)MS Dhoni
    B)AjayJadeja
    C)Rahul Dravid
    D)VVS Laxman
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Former India batter VVS Laxman will be the next head of the National Cricket Academy(NCA), a senior BCCI official confirmed.
  13. Who been elected to the International Law Commission for a five-year term starting January 1, 2023 in a hard-fought election at the United Nations?
    A)Bimal Patel
    B)Rakesh Sharma
    C)Taraknath Banerjee
    D)Ramesh JairamAwasthi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Professor Bimal Patel, Vice-Chancellor, Rashtriya Raksha University and Member of National Security Advisory Board of India, has been elected to the International Law Commission for a five-year term starting January 1, 2023 in a hard-fought election at the United Nations.
  14. Who has been named brand ambassador of kids footwear brand Plaeto?
    A)Rahul Dravid
    B)VVS Laxman
    C)Ms Dhoni
    D)ViratKohli
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Plaeto, a footwear brand for children, has roped in Rahul Dravid as its brand ambassador and mentor. The brand has announced the partnership along with a campaign featuring Dravid.
  15. Recently who has joined Legends League Cricket (LLC) as commissioner?
    A)Ravi Shastri
    B)AjayJadeja
    C)Parthiv Patel
    D)SauravGanguly
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    After retiring as a Head Coach for Men In Blue, former cricketer Ravi Shastri has joined Legends League Cricket (LLC) as commissioner.
  16. Recently which SriLankan player has been chosen to be inducted into ICC Hall of Fame?
    A)Shaun Pollock
    B)Angelo Mathews
    C)Kumar Sangakkara
    D)MahelaJayawardene
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Sri Lankan great MahelaJayawardena, former South Africa all-rounder Shaun Pollock and ex England batter Janette Brittin will be inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame before the T20 World Cup final gets underway.
  17. Which state school and higher education and tourism departments have received Skoch award?
    A)Telangana
    B)WestBengal
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Odisha
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    West Bengal school and higher education and tourism departments have received Skoch award.
  18. Recently a famous Noted historian and Padma Vibhushan awardee passed away.Name him?
    A)Ram Tirath Singh Tiwari
    B)Rakesh Sharma
    C)Ramesh Naiyat
    D)Balwant MoreshwarPurandare
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Noted historian and Padma Vibhushan awardee Balwant MoreshwarPurandare, popularly known as Babasaheb Purandare, died at a Pune hospital after a brief illness. He was 99.
  19. When is World Diabetes Day observed?
    A)Nov 17
    B)Nov 16
    C)Nov 14
    D)Nov 15
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    World Diabetes Day is celebrated every year on November 14 to mark the birthday of Sir Frederick Banting, who discovered the insulin hormone along with Charles Herbert Best in 1922.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of International Cricket Council?
    A)Dubai
    B)Washington
    C)Bangkok
    D)Rome
    View Answer
    Option A

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

  3. When was Indian Oil a corporation founded?
    A)1959
    B)1977
    C)1965
    D)1951
    View Answer
    Option A

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