Current Affairs Quiz: November 23,2021

Current Affairs 23 November 2021 Quiz

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  1. In which state, Boita Bandana’ festival will be celebrated?
    A) Madhya Pradesh
    B) Odisha
    C) TamilNadu
    D) Telangana
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Kartika Purnima (Boita Bandana) is celebrated on the full moon of the Kartika month where Odisha people across the State head for the nearest water body to set afloat tiny banana, paper or thermocol boats with diyas, betel leaves, crackers, fruits and coins.
  2. Recently how much kms of roads was approved by Cabinet to be built under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) in far-flung tribal and backward areas?
    A) 32152 kms
    B) 33500 kms
    C) 34245 kms
    D) 21578 kms
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Cabinet approved the construction of 32,152 km of roads which are to be completed under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) in far-flung tribal and backward areas, including those affected by left wing extremism, at a cost of Rs 33,822 crore.
  3. The North-East Education Conclave 2021 is being conducted in Which city?
    A) Dispur
    B) Guwahati
    C) Kohima
    D) Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said the country’s northeast, where people speak in at least 180 different languages, epitomise diversity, and Assam, being the gateway to the region, will be made a “laboratory” for mother tongue-based education.
  4. As per IPF Citizen Satisfaction Survey on SMART Policing, 2021’!which state ranked lowest in quality of policing?
    A) Bihar
    B) Chhattisgarh
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Maharashtra
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The levels of popular satisfaction with the quality of policing is reported to be highest in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Assam, Kerala, Sikkim, Mizoram, and Gujarat, a new survey revealed.
  5. As per Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) survey, Enrollment in govt schools rose by how much percent in pandemic year?
    A) 4
    B) 5
    C) 6
    D) 8
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Enrollment of children in government schools has leaped from 65.8 per cent to 70.3 per centover the last one year, according to the latest Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) survey. The survey aims to capture the transition in the education system in the country as the Covid-19 pandemic shows signs of receding.
  6. Which state has signed an MoU with the United Nations World Food Programmeto streamline and strengthen the public distribution system in the state?
    A) Manipur
    B) Meghalaya
    C) Assam
    D) Nagaland
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Meghalaya government has signed an MoU with the United Nations World Food Programmeto streamline and strengthen the public distribution system in the state.
  7. Which state launched ‘Aatmanirbhar Gram Yatra’ ?
    A) Gujarat
    B) Assam
    C) TamilNadu
    D) Telangana
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel launched ‘Aatmanirbhar Gram Yatra’ from Mahemdabad near Ahmedabad to reach out to the villages in the state.
  8. UP’s first anti-air pollution tower started operating in which city?
    A) Kanpur
    B) Lucknow
    C) Noida
    D) Gurugram
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Uttar Pradesh’s first air pollution control tower opened in Noida. Located in the posh Sector 16A, the 20-metre-high tower with a diameter of nine metres can filter air in an area of one square kilometre around.
  9. The 7th edition of Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS) Conclave of Chiefs held at which city?
    A) NewDelhi
    B) Paris
    C) Geneva
    D) Washington
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The 7th edition of Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS) Conclave of Chiefs was hosted by French Navy at Paris.Vice Admiral R Hari Kumar, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Naval Command, lead a two member Indian Naval delegation for this Conclave.
  10. Recently RBI authorised which bank to collect direct taxes on behalf of the Central Board of Direct Taxes?
    A) RBL Bank
    B) IDBI Bank
    C) HDFC Bank
    D) ICICI Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Private sector lender RBL Bank has been authorised by the Reserve Bank of India to collect direct taxes on behalf of the Central Board of Direct Taxes.
  11. Which bank has partnered with HPCL to facilitate fuel payments at their retail outlets using the bank’s FASTags?
    A) IDBI Bank
    B) IDFC First Bank
    C) Indian Bank
    D) Central Bank of India
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    IDFC First Bank has partnered Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL) to facilitate fuel payments at their retail outlets using the bank’s FASTags.
  12. SIDBI has entered into a partnership with which company for piloting a social impact lending programme with financial assistance up to ₹1 crore at competitive interest rates to MSMEs?
    A) Amazon
    B) Microsoft
    C) Google
    D) Mphasis
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Small Industries Development Bank of India (Sidbi) said it has entered into a partnership with Google India Pvt. Ltd. (GIPL) for piloting a social impact lending programme with financial assistance up to ₹1 crore at competitive interest rates to MSMEs.
  13. Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) has projected a real rate of growth of how much percent in 2022-23?
    A) 9.0-9.5%
    B) 8.0-8.5%
    C) 7.5-8.0%
    D) 7-7.5%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) has projected a real rate of growth of 7 to 7.5 per cent and a nominal rate of growth of more than 11 per cent in 2022-23
  14. The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 will be played in which country?
    A) India
    B) UAE
    C) Israel
    D) Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    BCCI secretary Jay Shah has announced that the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 will be played in India.
  15. Whivh city to host 2025 Asian Youth Para Games?
    A) Tashkent
    B) NewDelhi
    C) Bangkok
    D) Dhaka
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Asian Paralympic Committee (APC) announced that Tashkent will host the 2025 Asian Youth Para Games.
  16. Who won the men single Vienna Open 2021?
    A) Sebastian Vettel
    B) Alexander Zverev
    C) Frances Tifoe
    D) Alex Riley
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Alexander Zverev won his fifth ATP title of the season and 18th overall by defeating American qualifier Frances Tiafoe 7-5, 6-4 at the Erste Bank Open.
  17. How many medals were bagged by India at the Asian Archery Championships 2021 held in Dhaka?
    A) 12
    B) 10
    C) 7
    D) 8
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    India bagged a total of seven medals at the Asian Archery Championships 2021 held in Dhaka. India’s recurve archery teams added two silver medals and a bronze on the final day of the Championships. India ended the week-long continental event with seven medals – one gold, four silvers and two bronze.
  18. Recently SAI conferred its first-ever Institutional Awards to a total of how many athletes and coaches for their performance in national and international competitions?
    A) 205
    B) 246
    C) 300
    D) 255
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Sports Authority of India gave out its first-ever Institutional Awards to a total of 162 athletes and 84 coaches for their performance in national and international competitions.
  19. Who will receive the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award this year from the Badminton World Federation (BWF)?
    A) Prakash Padukone
    B) Manish Raj
    C) Ayushmaan Singh
    D) Bhagwant Mann
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Indian badminton great Prakash Padukone will receive the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award this year from the Badminton World Federation (BWF).
  20. Recently Novy Kapadia Passed away,He was the commentator of which sports?
    A) Cricket
    B) Football
    C) Tennis
    D) Basketball
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Considered an authority on Indian football, veteran commentator and former Delhi University professor Novy Kapadia died after a prolonged illness. He was 67.
  21. Who is the author of book Cooking to Save your Life”?
    A) Abhijit Banerjee
    B) Priyank Tiwari
    C) Arundhati Roy
    D) Tanmay Bhatt
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The book titled “Cooking to Save your Life” written by Economist Abhijit Banerjee has been released recently.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of World Archery Federation?
    A) Switzerland
    B) Thailand
    C) India
    D) USA
    View Answer
    Option A

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

  3. Where is the HQ of IDFC First bank?
    A) Lucknow
    B) NewDelhi
    C) Chennai
    D) Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option D

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