Current Affairs Quiz: November 21,2021

Current Affairs 21 November 2021 Quiz

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  1. Where has Indian Navy conducted security exercise ‘Prasthan’?
    A) Chennai
    B) Mumbai
    C) Pune
    D) Kerela
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Indian Navy conducted a security exercise, called “Prasthan“, in the Offshore Development Area (ODA) off the coast of Mumbai.
  2. How much amount of Jaguar simulators are procured from Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd by Government?
    A) Rs 337 crore
    B) Rs 347 crore
    C) Rs 357 crore
    D) Rs 367 crore
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The government has signed a contract for procurement of two simulators at a cost of Rs 357 crore for imparting training to pilots of Jaguar fighter jets, the defence ministry said.
  3. Which country has become first to establish metaverse embassy?
    A) Zimbawe
    B) Barbados
    C) Phillipines
    D) none of the above
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Barbados has broken new ground as it prepares to become the first sovereign country with an embassy in the metaverse.
  4. India has been re-elected to Unesco executive board for which term?
    A) 2021-25
    B) 2022-26
    C) 2021-26
    D) 2022-25
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India has been reelected to the UNESCO Executive Board, one of the three constitutional organs of the United Nations, for the 2021-25 term.
  5. Where has NPCI and Network International signed and MoU for UPI payments?
    A) Japan
    B) UAE
    C) Afghanistan
    D) Sri Lanka
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Network International, the leading enabler of digital commerce across the Middle East and Africa, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with NPCI International Payments Ltd (NIPL), the international arm of National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), to discuss their collaboration on acceptance of NIPL’s mobile-based real-time payment system, Unified Payments Interface (UPI), in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
  6. How much amount of loan has been approved by AIIB for Chennai Metropolitan Area project?
    A) USD 120 million
    B) USD 130 million
    C) USD 140 million
    D) USD 150 million
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has approved USD150 million loan to the Government of India for implementation of the Sustainable Urban services program for Chennai metropolitan area (CMA).
  7. BOB Financial has partnered with which organization to launch Bank of Baroda credit cards on RuPay platform?
    A) SEBI
    B) RBI
    C) NPCI
    D) NABARD
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    BOB Financial Solutions Limited (BFSL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bank of Baroda (BoB) has partnered with National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) to launch BoB Credit Cards (Easy and Premier variants) on the RuPay platform.
  8. AB de Villiers has announced retirement from all forms of cricket. He hails from which country?
    A) Australia
    B) South Africa
    C) New Zealand
    D) Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Former South Africa captain and superstar batter AB de Villiers has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket, thus ending his 10-year-long association with the Indian Premier League franchise, Royal Challengers Bangalore
  9. Who has been appointed as the Chairman of the ICC men’s Cricket Committee?
    A) Sourav Ganguly
    B) Anil Kumble
    C) Sachin Tendulkar
    D) M S Dhoni
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has been appointed as the Chairman of the ICC men’s Cricket Committee, the game’s governing body said
  10. Government has extended tenure of ED Director S K Mishra by how many years?
    A) One
    B) Two
    C) Three
    D) Four
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The government extended the tenure of ED Director Sanjay Kumar Mishra by a year till November 18, 2022, days after the Centre brought ordinances to allow ED and CBI directors to occupy the office for up to five years
  11. Who has won National Book Awards?
    A) Jason Mott
    B) Tiya Miles
    C) Both A & B
    D) None of the above
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Jason Mott’s Hell of a Book, a surreal meta-narrative about an author’s promotional tour and his haunted past and present, has won the National Book Award for fiction — a plot twist Mott did not imagine for himself.
  12. Which state has launched Food & Supplies chatbot on WhatsApp?
    A) Assam
    B) Kerela
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) West Bengal
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    West Bengal’s Food & Supplies department has launched a dedicated WhatsApp chatbot to make it easier for the citizens of the State to apply for a ration card, lodge grievances and get access to other critical resources
  13. Which country’s scientists have discovered an exoplanet bigger than Jupiter?
    A) China
    B) India
    C) Japan
    D) USA
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Scientists at the Ahmedabad-based Physical Research Laboratory (PRL), under the Department of Space, have discovered a new exoplanet orbiting too close to an evolved or aging star with a mass of 1.5 times that of the Sun and located 725 light years away.
  14. Which Union Minister has turned author with debut novel Lal Salaam?
    A) Smriti Zubin Irani
    B) Rajnath Singh
    C) Amit Shah
    D) Nitin Gadkari
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Union Minister Smriti Zubin Irani has turned author with her debut novel “Lal Salaam”, announced publishing house Westland.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of ICC?
    A) Dubai
    B) Bangkok
    C) Dublin
    D) Philippines
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of National Payments Corporation Of India?
    A) Lucknow
    B) Chennai
    C) Mumbai
    D) NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. When was Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank founded?
    A) 2016
    B) 2017
    C) 2019
    D) 2020
    View Answer
    Option A

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