Current Affairs Quiz: November 19,2021

Current Affairs 19 November 2021 Quiz

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  1. Recently Films Division paid cinematic tribute to Lala Lajpat Rai on his which death anniversary?
    A)89th
    B)92nd
    C)90th
    D)93th
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Films Division will pay a cinematic tribute to the doyen of Indian Independence movement, popularly known as Punjab Kesari on his 93th death anniversary.
  2. India’s First Fisheries Business Incubation Centre Launched in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Pune
    C)Gurugram
    D)Delhi
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The first-of-its-kind, dedicated fisheries business incubator has been inaugurated in Gurugram of Haryana to nurture fisheries start-ups under real market-led conditions. The incubator is known as LINAC- NCDC Fisheries Business Incubation Centre (LlFlC).
  3. Which state launched the ‘Duare Ration’ (ration at doorstep) scheme?
    A)Telangana
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Andhra Pradesh
    D)WestBengal
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal launched the ‘Duare Ration’ (ration at doorstep) scheme which the administration said will benefit around 10 crores of people of the state.
  4. Which state launched MukhyamantriUdyamKranti Yojana to connect educated youths of the State with self-employment?
    A)Punjab
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)WestBengal
    D)Madhya Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, the Cabinet has given its approval to start MukhyamantriUdyamKranti Yojana to connect educated youths of the State with self-employment.
  5. As per WHO data, number of people using tobacco globally decreased to how much in 2020?
    A)2.10 billion
    B)1.70 billion
    C)1.00 billion
    D)1.30 billion
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The number of people using tobacco globally decreased to 1.30 billion in 2020, from 1.32 billion in 2015, the World Health Organization WHO has reported. This number was expected to decline to 1.27 billion by 2025.
  6. What is the rank of India in global bribery risk rankingspublished by TRACE?
    A)70th
    B)77th
    C)75th
    D)82nd
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India has slipped to 82nd position in 2021, five places down from 77th rank last year, in a global list that measures business bribery risks.
  7. Which bank announced the launch of ‘Indus Merchant Solutions’ a comprehensive mobile application to enable merchants?
    A)HDFC bank
    B)Indian Bank
    C)IDBI Bank
    D)IndusInd Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    IndusInd Bank, announced the launch of ‘Indus Merchant Solutions’ a comprehensive mobile application to enable merchants, retailers and professionals to carry out banking transactions digitally, on a single platform.
  8. Which bank partnered with Tata Steel to promote Indian football through Jamshedpur FC?
    A)BOB
    B)PNB
    C)HDFC Bank
    D)SBI
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    With an aim to support and promote Indian football, the country’s largest lender, State Bank of India (SBI), has entered into a strategic partnership with JFC, the football club owned by Tata Steel.
  9. Which bank was adjudged the best regional rural bank(RRB) under the ‘Regional Rural Banks’ category, in recognition of its initiatives in the sphere of digital financial services by the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM), Mumbai?
    A)MadyanchalGramin Bank
    B)Baroda UP Gramin Bank
    C)Aryavart Bank
    D)Karnataka VikasGramin Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank (KVGB) was adjudged the best regional rural bank(RRB) under the ‘Regional Rural Banks’ category, in recognition of its initiatives in the sphere of digital financial services by the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM), Mumbai.
  10. Which bank partnered with PVR Cinemas to launch co branded movie debit card?
    A)Kotak Mahindra Bank
    B)HDFC Bank
    C)Sbi
    D)PNB
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Kotak Mahindra Bank and PVR Cinemas launched a co-branded movie debit card.
  11. Which will be India’s first scheme that offers exposure to global companies participating in the blockchain ecosystem that got approval by SEBI?
    A)Blockchain Feeder Fund
    B)Mirrae Asset Fund
    C)Invesco Funds
    D)Nippon Taiwan Fund
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has given the nod to Invesco CoinShares Global Blockchain ETF Fund of Fund (FoF), which will be India’s first scheme that offers exposure to global companies participating in the blockchain ecosystem.
  12. Which organisationhas introduced an Internal Ombudsman mechanism for select Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs)?
    A)RBI
    B)Ministry of Finance
    C)IRDA
    D)SIDBI
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has introduced an Internal Ombudsman mechanism for select Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs).
  13. Recently the corpus of the Payments Infrastructure Development Fund (PIDF) reached to what amount?
    A)₹540 cr
    B)₹585 cr
    C)₹600 cr
    D)₹614 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The corpus of the Payments Infrastructure Development Fund (PIDF) stands at ₹613.89 crore.
  14. Which organisationhas inked an MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) with the Government of Navarra, Spain to further promote trade and investments between the two countries?
    A)OPEC
    B)NTPC
    C)NHAI
    D)TPCI
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Trade Promotion Council of India (TPCI) said it has inked an MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) with the Government of Navarra, Spain to further promote trade and investments between the two countries.
  15. As per data, WPI inflation jumped to 5-month high of how much percent in October 2021?
    A)12.54%
    B)13.08%
    C)14.05%
    D)15.07%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The wholesale price-based inflation spiked to 5-month high of 12.54 per cent in October,mainly due to rise in prices of manufactured products and crude petroleum.
  16. India and which other country will jointly host 2031 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup?
    A)Nepal
    B)Pakistan
    C)SriLanka
    D)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The International Cricket Council (ICC) has decided that India and Bangladesh will jointly host the 2031 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup.
  17. Who has been appointed as the United Nations resident coordinator in India with the host government’s approval?
    A)Shombi Sharp
    B)MayankAgarwal
    C)Dinesh Saini
    D)AnotinioGuare
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Shombi Sharp of the United States has been appointed as the United Nations resident coordinator in India with the host government’s approval.
  18. Recently Wilbur Smith passed away,He was related to which field?
    A)Actor
    B)Politics
    C)Social Activist
    D)Author
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    International best-selling author Wilbur Smith has died at his home in Cape Town at the age of 88, his publisher has announced.
  19. Who is the author of book Shuttler’s Flick: Making every match count?
    A)AakashAgnihotri
    B)Manu Sharma
    C)VikasUpdhayay
    D)Priya Kumar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India’s chief national badminton coach P. Gopi Chand formally launched his autobiography Shuttler’s Flick: Making every match count, co-authored by Priya Kumar.
  20. What is the theme of this year’s National Newborn Week 2021?
    A)Health for newborn-Everytime and everywhere
    B)Safety for Child
    C)Safety, quality and nurturing care – birth right of every newborn
    D)Quality and Equity for every newborn
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    National Newborn Week is observed every year from 15 to 21 November.
  21. When was first Audit Diwas observed?
    A)Nov 18
    B)Nov 14
    C)Nov 15
    D)Nov 16
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Audit Diwas was celebrated on November 16 to mark the historic origin of the institution of CAG and the contribution it has made to the governance, transparency and accountability over the past several years.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the tagline of Kotak Mahindra Bank?
    A)Let’s Make Money Simple
    B)AaoSochienBada
    C)Bankers to the way
    D)The dreams to your home
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of IndusInd Bank?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Pune
    C)Chennai
    D)NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option A

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

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