Current Affairs Quiz: November 23, 2018

Current Affairs 23 November 2018 Quiz

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  1. The 50th Union World Conference on Lung Health will be held in which city?
    A)Gangtok
    B)Ahmedabad
    C)Hyderabad
    D)Pune
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The 50th Union World Conference on Lung Health will be held in Hyderabad.

  2. What is the rank of India among the major Asian countries in terms of overall patent publication volume,according to “India Innovation Report” by Philadelphia-headquartered Clarivate Analytics?
    A)2nd
    B)4th
    C)3rd
    D)1st
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    India is fourth among the major Asian countries in terms of overall patent publication volume, and second in terms of growth rate, said the “India Innovation Report” by Philadelphia-headquartered Clarivate Analytics.

  3. According to WHO World Malaria Report 2018,India recorded how much percentage decline in cases in a year between 2016 and 2017?
    A)18%
    B)15%
    C)24%
    D)20%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Marking significant progress in the fight against malaria,India recorded nearly 24% decline in cases in a year between 2016 and 2017, the only one among the 11 highest-burden countries to achieve so, says the latest World Malaria Report published by WHO.

  4. Sangai festival 2018 begins in which state?
    A)Sikkim
    B)Assam
    C)Mizoram
    D)Manipur
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Manipur Tourism,is once again returning with one of their most important yearly event, the Manipur Sangai festival. Celebrated each year, this is one of the most popular festivals of India.

  5. Which carpet city got the major boost as the government has extended the “export excellence tag”?
    A)Kolhapur
    B)Solapur
    C)Bhadohi
    D)Gorakhpur
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Known for its hand-woven carpets around the world,Bhadohi received a major boost as the government has extended the “export excellence tag” .

  6. According to LinkedIn,which city pays the highest salary in india?
    A)Bengaluru
    B)Mumbai
    C)Delhi
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    IT capital Bengaluru pays the highest salaries followed by Mumbai and Delhi in India. The report is based on a salary study done by LinkedIn.

  7. President Ramnath Kovind unveiled a statue of Mahatma Gamdhi in which city?
    A)Melbourne
    B)Sydney
    C)New York
    D)Paris
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    On the second day of this three-day visit to Australia, President Ramnath Kovind unveiled a statue of Mahatma Gamdhi at the Jubilee Park in the town of Parramatta, which is a bustling suburb of Sydney.

  8. 12th World Congress on mountain Medicine started in which city?
    A)Beijing
    B)New Delhi
    C)Tokyo
    D)Kathmandu
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    12th World Congress on mountain Medicine started in Kathmandu , the capital of Nepal. The theme of 4 day congress is “Mountain Medicine in the Heart of the Himalayas”.

  9. Nepal’s largest exhibition on construction equipment and technology “ConMac 2018”started in which city?
    A)Pokhara
    B)Birgunj
    C)Kathmandu
    D)Dharan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Nepal’s largest exhibition on construction equipment and technology “ConMac 2018” has started in Bhaktapur near Kathmandu.

  10. According to India Skills Report 2019, employability increased from 37% to how much percent in 5 years?
    A)48.52%
    B)44.58%
    C)45.00 %
    D)47.38%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India Skills Report which is a joint initiative of Wheebox, a Global Talent Assessment Company, PeopleStrong, a leading HR Tech Company and Confederation of Indian Industry(CII) stated that Employability continues to rise thus reaching a new high of 47% this year

  11. Who was appointed as UNICEF’s youngest ever goodwill ambassador?
    A)Roger Moore
    B)Millie Bobby Brown
    C)Richard Attenboro
    D)Leon Lai
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The United Nations children’s agency UNICEF appointed Millie Bobby Brown, the star of hit Netflix series “Stranger Things”, as its youngest ever goodwill ambassador and the 14-year-old had a message for world leaders: “Listen to us.”

  12. Who was appointed as MD of State Bank of Mauritius India?
    A)Anil Rai
    B)Dinesh Sharma
    C)Arijit Basu
    D)Siddharth Rath
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    State Bank of Mauritius, which has received a licence as a scheduled commercial Bank in India has appointed Siddharth Rath as managing director.

  13. Which organization has been selected among the winners of the Asia Environment Enforcement Awards for its work in combating trans-boundary environmental crime?
    A)SIDBI
    B)NABARD
    C)Central Bureau of Investigation
    D)Wildlife Crime Control Bureau
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Wildlife Crime Control Bureau(WCCB) has been selected among the winners of the Asia Environment Enforcement Awards for its work in combating trans-boundary environmental crime

  14. Recently, Baishnab Parida passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Journalist
    B)Writer
    C)Actor
    D)Singer
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Baishnab Parida,a former Member of Parliament and eminent Odiya writer, passed away at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar.

  15. Noted poet and human rights activist Fahmida Riaz passed away.He belongs to which country?
    A)India
    B)Saudi Arabia
    C)Pakistan
    D)Afghanistan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Noted India born Pakistani poet and human rights activist Fahmida Riaz has passed away following a prolonged illness in Lahore, Pakistan.

  16. When is World Hello day observed?
    A)Nov 22
    B)Nov 15
    C)Nov 21
    D)Nov 20
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    November 21,2018 is the 46th annual World Hello day.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of UNICEF?
    A)Tokyo
    B)Paris
    C)Geneva
    D)New York
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. Where is the HQ of State Bank of Mauritius?
    A)Grand Baie
    B)Tamarin
    C)Port Louis
    D)Mahebourg
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. Where is the HQ of Wildlife Control Crime Bureau?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)New Delhi
    View Answer
    Option D

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