Current Affairs Quiz: November 17, 2019

Current Affairs 17 November 2019 Quiz

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  1. How much amount India gets from Green Climate Fund to boost climate resilience in 3 coastal states?
    A)USD 43 million
    B)USD 22 million
    C)USD 32 million
    D)USD 44 million
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    In a move that may positively impact over 10 million people living on the coastline, India kicked-off a USD 43 million project to boost climate resilience in three coastal states in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
  2. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated Sisseri Bridge in which state?
    A)Assam
    B)Sikkim
    C)Himachal Pradesh
    D)Arunachal Pradesh
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated Sisseri Bridge, built by the Border Road Organisation (BRO) on Pasighat-Bomjir Highway in Arunachal Pradesh.

  3. Which Cabinet gives nod to integrated healthcare scheme Dr Khubchand Baghel Health Assistance Scheme’?
    A)Manipur
    B)Assam
    C)Sikkim
    D)Chhattisgarh
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Chhattisgarh Cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel gave its nod for the merger and integration of various health schemes running in the State into one. The new scheme which will be implemented in a trust-based model is named after late freedom fighter Khoobchand Baghel.

  4. Which state government announced ‘Isuka Varotsavalu’ to meet demand for sand?
    A)Andhra Pradesh
    B)Himachal Pradesh
    C)Sikkim
    D)Telangana
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Amid criticism by the opposition parties over the scarcity of sand, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy asserted that floods are coming in the way of sand mining as per demand and made it clear that his government’s aim is to weed out corruption in supply of the construction material.

  5. The National Initiative for School Heads’ and Teachers’ Holistic Advancement (NISHTHA) was launched in which state/UT?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)J&K
    C)Assam
    D)Sikkim
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    National Initiative for School Heads’ and Teachers’ Holistic Advancement (NISHTHA) was launched in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.

  6. The two day international conference on Yoga was held in which city?
    A)Ranchi
    B)Agartala
    C)Bengaluru
    D)Mysuru
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Union Minister of State for AYUSH and Defence Shripad Yesso Naik inaugurated two days international conference on Yoga being held in Mysuru, Karnataka.

  7. The Regional Conference on the theme “Replication of Good Governance Practices held in which state/UT?
    A)Jammu
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Karnataka
    D)Assam
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Regional Conference on the theme “Replication of Good Governance Practices in Union Territories of J&K and Ladakh” was held in Jammu.

  8. The 15-day Aadi Mahotsav, National Tribal festival has began in which city/UT?
    A)Chandigarh
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Pune
    D)Bengaluru
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The 15-day Aadi Mahotsav, National Tribal festival has began in New Delhi from 16th of this month. The theme of the festival is a celebration of the spirit of tribal culture, craft, cuisine and commerce.

  9. The 11th BRICS summit held in which country?
    A)South Africa
    B)India
    C)Brazil
    D)Russia
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the annual session of BRICS, a grouping of five major world economies, namely Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa.

  10. Who recently resigned as president of Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA)?
    A)VVS Laxman
    B)Vijay Singh
    C)Anil Kumble
    D)Rajat Sharma
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) President Rajat Sharma has resigned from his post. Sharma stated that he faced many ‘road blocks’ while discharging his duties.

  11. Who has won 2019 Doodle for Google competition in India?
    A)Divyanshi Singhal
    B)Shivani Sharma
    C)Anup Singh
    D)Akanksha Khare
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    A seven-year-old student, Divyanshi Singhal from Gurugram has won 2019 Doodle for Google competition in India. She doodled her hope to have ‘Walking Trees’ in the future.

  12. Which Film has won prestigious awards in category of Best screenplay at the Asian Film Festival Barcelona.?
    A)Bhonsle
    B)Ramzan
    C)Andhadhun
    D)DreamGirl
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Critically acclaimed movie “Bhonsle” has won prestigious awards at the Asian Film Festival Barcelona. The film has bagged two awards in the ‘Best Screenplay’ and ‘Best Director’ categories at the festival. The film is directed by Devashish Makhija.

  13. The Golden Leaf Award at Tab Expo 2019 event held in which city?
    A)Amsterdam
    B)Bangkok
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Beijing
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Tobacco Board of India, Guntur, has been awarded the Golden Leaf Award at Tab Expo 2019 event in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The award was given in the most impressive public service initiative category for the year 2019.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Tobacco Board of India?
    A)Sikkim
    B)Assam
    C)Madhya Pradesh
    D)Andhra Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option D

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