Current Affairs Quiz: November 18,2021

Current Affairs 18 November 2021 Quiz

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  1. India’s first grass conservatory to be established in which state?
    A)Uttarakhand
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Haryana
    D)Telangana
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    A grass conservatory spread across 2 acres and having 90 species of grass, which the Uttarakhand forest department claims to be the first of its kind in the country, was opened in Ranikhet.
  2. Who inaugurated the 14th edition of ‘c0c0n’, an annual Hacking and Cyber Security Briefing, which held virtually?
    A)Amit Shah
    B)Narendra Modi
    C)Karambir Singh
    D)BipinRawat
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat inaugurated the 14th edition of ‘c0c0n’, an annual Hacking and Cyber Security Briefing, which held virtually.The theme of this year’s ‘c0c0n’ is – Improvise, Adapt and Overcome,
  3. Recently Defence Minister Rajnath Singh unveiled a plaque to rename Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses after which personality?
    A)Atal Bihari Vajpayee
    B)SushmaSwaraj
    C)ManoharParrikar
    D)Indira Gandhi
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh unveiled a plaque to rename Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses after late Manohar Parrikar.
  4. The 82nd edition of the All India Presiding Officers’ Conference held in which city?
    A)Shimla
    B)Dehradun
    C)Lucknow
    D)Kanpur
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The All India Presiding Officers’ Conference, AIPOC, the apex body of the Legislatures in India, is celebrating its hundred years this year. To commemorate the Centennial Year of AIPOC, the 82nd edition of the All India Presiding Officers’ Conference begin in Shimla.
  5. India’s First Food Museum Inaugurated In which state?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Arunachal Pradesh
    C)Telangana
    D)TamilNadu
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Union Minister for Commerce, Industry, Food and Public Distribution Piyush Goyal virtually launched India’s first Food Museum in Thanjavur District, Tamil Nadu and said measures were on to make the country go up the ladder from currently being the fifth largest agricultural exporter in the world.
  6. Recently PM Modi launched Ration Aapke Gram, Sickle Cell Mission scheme in which state?
    A)Madhya Pradesh
    B)Gujarat
    C)Chhattisgarh
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched key initiatives for the Janjatiya community on Janjatiya Gaurav DiwasMahasammelan. Among the schemes introduced, the PM launched the ‘Ration Aapke Gram’ scheme in Madhya Pradesh, the Madhya Pradesh Sickle Cell Mission, and laid the foundation of 50 Eklavya Model Residential Schools across the country.
  7. according to a new report by the research arm of consultants McKinsey & Co.,which country overtook USA as world richest nation?
    A)Russia
    B)China
    C)France
    D)UK
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    China has surpassed the United States to become the richest nation in the world as global wealth tripled over the past two decades, according to a new report by the research arm of consultants McKinsey & Co.
  8. As per data from IQAir, a Switzerland-based climate group,how many Indian cities featured in top 10 list in worst air quality?
    A)5
    B)2
    C)4
    D)3
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Of the world’s top 10 cities with the worst air quality, three – Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai, are in India, data from air quality and pollution city tracking service from IQAir, a Switzerland-based climate group showed.
  9. With which country,India held EX SHAKTI 2021 Exercise?
    A)USA
    B)China
    C)France
    D)UK
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The sixth edition of Indo France joint military exercise ‘EX-SHAKTI 2021’ is being conducted at the French port town of Frejus. The 12-day long bilateral exercise, will conclude on the 26th of this month.
  10. Which INS ship 3rd edition of India, Singapore and Thailand Trilateral two day Maritime Exercise SITMEX – 21in Andaman Sea?
    A)Karmuk
    B)Corvette
    C)Vishaka
    D)Agni
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Indian Naval Ship INS Karmuk and an indigenously built Missile Corvette is participating in the 3rd edition of India, Singapore and Thailand Trilateral two day Maritime Exercise SITMEX – 21in Andaman Sea.
  11. Which company launched AI powered ‘Voice Trading’?
    A)Mobikwik
    B)Paytm Money
    C)Freecharge
    D)Payzapp
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Homegrown fintech platform Paytm announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Paytm Money has launched ‘Voice Trading’, powered by artificial intelligence, allowing users to place a trade or get information about stocks via single voice command.
  12. As per data, Country’s Index of Industrial Production, or IIP, grew by how much percent in September 2021?
    A)3.5%
    B)3.8%
    C)2.8%
    D)3.1%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Country’s Index of Industrial Production, or IIP, grew 3.1% in September. In August, Industrial production had jumped 11.9 percent. IIP has maintained significant growth from March 2021 onwards, aided by a continuing low base effect last year.
  13. Which organisationhas launched the second window of Swavalamban Challenge Fund (SCF) with Green Bharat as prioritised theme?
    A)SIDBI
    B)RBI
    C)IRDA
    D)LIC
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Small Industries Development Bank of India (Sidbi) said it has launched the second window of Swavalamban Challenge Fund (SCF) with Green Bharat as prioritised theme.
  14. Which state to award Ratna Award to film actor PuneethRajkumar?
    A)Kerala
    B)Assam
    C)TamilNadu
    D)Karnataka
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Karnataka Chief Minister BasavarajBommai has announced Karnataka Ratna award for the film star Puneeth Rajkumar popularly known as Power Star who passed away last month. He will be the 10th recipient of the state’s highest civilian honour.
  15. Where is the world’s highest motorable road built which has been given World Guinness book award?
    A)Jaipur
    B)Ladakh
    C)Almora
    D)Jammu
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Border Roads Lt Gen Rajeev Chaudhry received the Guinness World Records certificate for the achievement of Border Roads Organisation of constructing and black topping the world’s highest motorable road.
  16. Which Indian state village has been selected as one of the best Tourism Villages by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO)?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Kerala
    C)TamilNadu
    D)Telangana
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Pochampally village in Telangana about 50 km has been selected as one of the best Tourism Villages by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), an official release from the office of Union Minister G Kishan Reddy said.
  17. Recently which state unveiled a career portal aimed at providing professional guidance to students of schools and colleges of the State?
    A)Punjab
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Haryana
    D)Bihar
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Punjab Education Minister Pargat Singh unveiled a career portal aimed at providing professional guidance to students of schools and colleges of the State.
  18. Recently Peer Mohammed passed away,He was related to which field?
    A)Sports
    B)Politics
    C)Singer
    D)Actor
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Noted Mappila song ( Mappilapattu ) artist Peer Mohammed passed away at Kannur. He was 75.
  19. Who is the author of book The Disruptor: How Vishwanath Pratap Singh Shook India’?
    A)DebashishMukherjee
    B)Amit Banerjee
    C)Nikhil Awasthi
    D)Saumya Sarkar
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The book titled ‘The Disruptor: How Vishwanath Pratap Singh Shook India’ written by Debashish Mukerji set to release on December 8,2021. The book is published by HarperCollins India.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of World Tourism Organisation?
    A)Geneva
    B)Rome
    C)Paris
    D)Washington
    View Answer
    Option A

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

  3. Where is the HQ ofIRDA?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Hyderabad
    C)Mumbai
    D)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option B

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