Current Affairs Quiz: November 23, 2019

Current Affairs 23 November 2019 Quiz

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  1. India and which other country will jointly release commemorative stamps and noble metal coins to mark the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties?
    A)China
    B)Bhutan
    C)Nepal
    D)Pakistan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India and China will jointly release commemorative stamps and noble metal coins to mark the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties as agreed to during last month’s informal summit meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping.

  2. Which state recorded the highest number of road accidents in 2018 as per ministry of road transport and highways Road Accidents in India, 2018’ report?
    A)TamilNadu
    B)Odisha
    C)Bihar
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has released the ‘Road Accidents in India, 2018’. It is an annual publication brought out by the Transport Research Wing of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways which reports on accidents, related deaths and injuries, calendar year-wise, based on information supplied by the Police Departments of States and UTs

  3. Which country announced visa exemption for foreigners seeking medical treatment?
    A)USA
    B)India
    C)China
    D)Australia
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    India has announced a slew of exemptions for foreigners seeking medical treatment in India following the implementation of liberalised medical visa policy.

  4. According to an RTI reply,how many percent of beneficiaries registered under the Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY) between April 2018 and July 2019 (38.3 lakh out of the total 62.8 lakh enrolled) received the full amount of ₹6,000?
    A)61%
    B)62%
    C)71%
    D)66%
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Almost 61% of beneficiaries registered under the Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY) between April 2018 and July 2019 (38.3 lakh out of the total 62.8 lakh enrolled) received the full amount of ₹6,000 promised under the scheme, according to an RTI reply.

  5. The Government e-Marketplace (GeM) has entered into a memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with which city/UT to facilitate buyer organisations with market-based procurement?
    A)Delhi
    B)Ladakh
    C)Jammu
    D)Chandigarh
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Government e-Marketplace (GeM) has entered into a memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the government of National Capital Territory (NCT) of Delhi to facilitate buyer organisations with market-based procurement.

  6. Kalaburagi Airport was Recently inaugurated in which state?
    A)Madhya Pradesh
    B)Kerala
    C)Karnataka
    D)Assam
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    In a major boost to air connectivity in the state, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa inaugurated Kalaburagi airport, which is around 14-km away from the city.

  7. The 29th World Customs Organisation (WCO) Asia Pacific Regional Contact Points (RCP) meeting began at which place?
    A)Puducherry
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Ahmedabad
    D)Lakshadweep
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The 29th World Customs Organisation (WCO) Asia Pacific Regional Contact Points (RCP) meeting hosted by the Chennai Customs Zone at Puducherry began on November 18.

  8. Which country hosted two-day meeting of G20 foreign ministers?
    A)China
    B)USA
    C)India
    D)Japan
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Japanese city of Nagoya hosted a two-day meeting of G20 foreign ministers. The meeting focused on the promotion of free trade and global governance, implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (Sustainable Development Goals) and Africa’s development.

  9. As per direction the central government, NBFCs with over how much amount ofassets size now under IBC?
    A)₹500 cr
    B)₹300 cr
    C)₹200 cr
    D)₹600 cr
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    On the heels of putting in place a generic framework for insolvency proceedings of Systemically Important Financial Service Providers (FSP), the Centre has now specifically brought Non Banking Finance Companies (NBFCs) with over ₹500 crore assets size under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) fold.

  10. Which company bought IDBI Asset Management Ltd and IDBI Mutual Fund Trustee Company Ltd?
    A)Muthoot Finance
    B)PNB Finance
    C)SBI life Insurance
    D)Max Life Insurance
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Muthoot Finance Ltd, the largest gold loan non-banking finance company in the country, entered into a definitive agreement to acquire IDBI Asset Management Ltd and IDBI Mutual Fund Trustee Company Ltd, paving way for its entry into mutual fund asset management space.

  11. Who has become the first Indian to score 5000 runs in Tests as the skipper of the side?
    A)Virat Kohli
    B)Rohit Sharma
    C)KL Rahul
    D)mS Dhoni
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Virat Kohli has become the first Indian to score 5000 runs in Tests as the skipper of the side. He achieved the feat on the first day of the day-night Test against Bangladesh at the Eden Gardens.

  12. Who has assumed charge as Secretary, Overseas Indian Affairs in the Ministry of External Affairs.?
    A)Sanjay Mitra
    B)Vikas Swarup
    C)G Mohapatra
    D)Sanjiv Arora
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Indian diplomat Vikas Swarup assumed charge as Secretary, Overseas Indian Affairs in the Ministry of External Affairs. Swarup, a 1986-batch Indian Foreign Service officer, who previously served as India’s High Commissioner in Canada, replaced senior diplomat Sanjiv Arora.

  13. Which state is the top ranked state in Swachh Survekshan Grameen 2019 awards?
    A)TamilNadu
    B)Kerala
    C)Odisha
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Government conferred the Swachh Survekshan Grameen 2019 awards to top ranked states, union territories, and districts in the various categories on the occasion of World Toilet Day.

  14. Which company has become world’s 6th largest oil company?
    A)Reliance
    B)Armaco
    C)BP Plc
    D)PetroChina
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries has overtaken BP Plc to become the sixth-largest energy company in the world. The conglomerate is now valued at $138 billion.

  15. When is World Heritage Week being observed?
    A)20-25 November
    B)19-25 November
    C)21-25 November
    D)18-23 November
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The World Heritage Week 2019 is being observed by the UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and cultural organization 19th November, 2019 to 25th November, 2019. The objective of the celebration is to make people more aware of and also for the preservation of cultural heritage and monuments.

  16. What is the theme of this year’s Qaumi Ekta Week 2019?
    A)Love,Unity and Peace
    B)Secularism and Country
    C)Unity in Diversity
    D)Secularism, Anti-Communalism and Non-violence
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Qaumi Ekta Week 2019 is being celebrating from 19th November to 25th November. It is also called National Integration Week, and commences on the birth anniversary of the Smt. Indira Gandhi, the first woman Prime Minister of India.The main theme of the week long programs is “Secularism, Anti-Communalism and Non-violence”.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Pune
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. What is the currency of Japan?
    A)Yen
    B)Euro
    C)Rial
    D)Dollar
    View Answer
    Option A

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