Current Affairs Quiz: November 24, 2019

Current Affairs 24 November 2019 Quiz

Read our Current Affairs and Newspaper Quiz daily to excel in General Awareness section of upcoming Competitive Exams.

Quiz from Current Affairs 23 November 2019 of A2Z – Click Here to Read Current Affairs of November 23, 2019

  1. Which of the ministries released a short documentary film named ‘SHIKHAR SE PUKAR’?
    A)Rural Development
    B)Civil Aviation
    C)Ayush
    D)Jal Shakti

    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Union Minister for Jal Shakti released a short documentary film on Water Conservation named ‘SHIKHAR SE PUKAR’ in New Delhi.
    The film has been made to promote ‘Jalshakti Abhiyan’ and is based on the Journey of an IAS Officer Ravindra Kumar, who climbed Everest this year to attract the attention of people from the top of the Everest on the serious issue of Water Conservation and stopping Water Pollution.
  2. Where did Dr Jitendra Singh inaugurated ‘Destination North East’ Festival in November 2019?
    A)Bhopal
    B)Raipur
    C)Varanasi
    D)Ambala

    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) Dr Jitendra Singh inaugurated the ‘Destination North East’ Festival in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.
  3. Which state government released a new Land Policy 2019 prepared by Revenue and Disaster Management Department after 30 years ?
    A)Tripura
    B)West Bengal
    C)Madhya Pradesh
    D)Assam

    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal released the new Land Policy 2019 prepared by Revenue and Disaster Management Department.
  4. Which state achieved the highest road length in the country this year so far under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY)?
    A)Tamil Nadu
    B)Haryana
    C) Jammu and Kashmir
    D)Maharashtra

    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Jammu and Kashmir have achieved the highest road length in the country this year so far under a Centre’s rural roads’ programme with the completion of around 11,400 kilometres covering 1,838 habitations.
  5. Which state launched YSR Matsyakara Bharosa, a welfare scheme for fishermen, on the occasion of World Fisheries Day?
    A)Andhra Pradesh
    B)Arunachal Pradesh
    C)Kerala
    D)Tamil Nadu

    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy launched YSR Matsyakara Bharosa, a welfare scheme for fishermen, on the occasion of World Fisheries Day.
  6. Where will the first-ever counter-terrorism (CT) exercise for the Quad countries which include the United States (US), India, Australia, and Japan held?
    A)Gujarat
    B)Rajasthan
    C)New Delhi
    D)Uttarakhand

    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The National Investigation Agency (NIA) will host the first-ever counter-terrorism (CT) exercise for the Quad countries in New Delhi.
  7. Which city hosted the 4-day Aalmi Tablighi Ijtima, world’s biggest Islamic Congregation?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Bhopal
    C)Varanasi
    D)Karnal

    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    In Madhya Pradesh, the 4-day Aalmi Tablighi Ijtima, world’s biggest Islamic Congregation began in Bhopal. More than one million people from 54 countries are expected to attend the congregation.
  8. Where did the three-day Global Bio-India Summit 2019 held?
    A)Bhatinda
    B)Lucknow
    C)Noida
    D)New Delhi

    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Three-day Global Bio-India Summit 2019 begins in New Delhi. It was one of the largest biotechnology stakeholders conglomerate to be held in India for the first time.
  9. Where did Union Minister Nitin Gadkari inaugurated the 11th edition of Agro Vision-2019?
    A)Dehradun
    B)Nagpur
    C)Jaipur
    D)Ladakh

    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Union Minister Nitin Gadkari inaugurated the 11th edition of Agro Vision-2019, an Agricultural exhibition at Reshimbag Ground of Nagpur, Maharashtra.
  10. According to the first ever Prosperity & Inclusion City Seal and Awards (PICSA) Index released in November 2019, which Indian city emerged as the India’s highest ranked city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Delhi
    C)Bengaluru
    D)Jaipur

    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Bengaluru emerged as India’s highest ranked city at No. 83 in a new index of the world’s 113 cities in terms of economic and social inclusivity, topped by Zurich in Switzerland.
  11. Which dictionary has named “climate emergency” as its 2019 Word of the Year?
    A) Penguin Dictionary
    B) Merriam-Webster Dictionary
    C) World Book Dictionary
    D) Oxford Dictionary

    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Oxford Dictionaries has named “climate emergency” as its 2019 Word of the Year, choosing it from an all-environmental shortlist that also included “climate action,” “climate denial,” “eco-anxiety,” “extinction” and “flight shame.
  12. The Reserve Bank constituted a three-member panel to advise DHFL’s administrator R Subramaniakumar to help recover nearly Rs 84,000 crore that the troubled company owes to the system. Who is not among those 3 people?
    A)Rajiv Lall
    B) NS Kannan
    C) NS Venkatesh
    D) Viral Acharya

    View Answer
    Option
    Explanation:

    After superseding the board of the crippled mortgage lender DHFL, the Reserve Bank constituted a three-member panel to advise its administrator to help recover nearly Rs 84,000 crore that the troubled company owes to the system.
    Subramaniakumar, the ex-MD of the state-run Indian Overseas Bank, will be helped by the advisory committee consisting of IDFC First Bank non-executive chairman Rajiv Lall, ICICI Prudential Life Insurance chief executive NS Kannan and the mutual funds body Amfi chief executive NS Venkatesh.
  13. Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development has downgraded its global growth outlook for 2020 to what percent?
    A)2.9%
    B)3.4%
    C)2.6%
    D)3.1%

    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development has downgraded its global growth outlook for 2020. The OECD officials at are now predicting expansion of 2.9 percent.
  14. In which event did Elavenil Valarivan won Gold at the ISSF World Cup Finals in Putian, China?
    A) Women’s 10 metres air pistol competition
    B) Women’s 10 metres air rifle competition
    C) Women’s 25m Rapid Fire Pistol
    D)Women’s 50 metres air rifle competition

    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Elavenil Valarivan and Divyansh Panwar clinching gold medals in their events to give the country its best ever single-day show in the ISSF World Cup Finals in Putian, China.
    Elavenil claimed the top honours in the women’s 10 metres air rifle competition.
    Divyansh finished on top in the men’s 10 metres air rifle competition.
  15. Indian women’s cricket team claimed 5-0 T20I series against which of the teams?
    A)Bangladesh
    B)New Zealand
    C)Sri Lanka
    D)West Indies

    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Indian women’s cricket team completed a 5-0 series whitewash over the West Indies after half centuries from Veda Krishnamurthy and Jemimah Rodrigues, complemented by the bowlers’ clinical show, steered the side to a 61-run triumph in the fifth and final T20 International.
  16. In November 2019, who took oath as the Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra?
    A)Devendra Fadnavis
    B)Ajit Pawar
    C)Uddhav Thackeray
    D)Sharad Pawar

    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Devendra Fadnavis of the BJP has taken oath as Maharashtra Chief Minister for a second time. Ajit Pawar of the NCP has also taken oath as Deputy Chief Minister.
  17. Which of the India-born business person was named as the Fortune’s Businessperson of the Year 2019?
    A) Ajay Banga
    B) Jayshree Ullal
    C)Arvind Patel
    D)Satya Nadella

    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Microsoft’s India-born Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella has occupied the top spot in Fortune’s Businessperson of the Year 2019 list.
  18. Recently, activists Greta Thunberg and Divina Maloum were awarded an international children’s peace prize, for their different woks towards the welfare of school children. Divina Maloum belongs to which country?
    A)Cameroon
    B)Switzerland
    C)The USA
    D)Poland

    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg was awarded an international children’s peace prize, for her work in the struggle against climate change which has resonated with schoolchildren across the world.
    Cameroonian peace activist Divina Maloum, aged 15, also received the International Children’s Peace Prize, for her fighting spirit and ‘Peaceful struggle’ against Boko Haram jihadist group.
  19. The government selected wheelchair-bound 17-year-old marvel child Hridayeshwar Singh Bhati for a national award under the outstanding creative child category. He hails from which place?
    A)Jaipur
    B)Gurugram
    C)Gandhinagar
    D)Faridabad

    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    A wheelchair-bound 17-year-old marvel child Hridayeshwar Singh Bhati from Jaipur has been selected for a national award under the outstanding creative child category by the government.
  20. Shaukat Kaifi passed away recently. She was a veteran ________ .
    A)Politician
    B)Actress
    C)Scientist
    D)Photographer

    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Veteran actor Shaukat Kaifi has passed away. She is remembered for her roles in MS Sathyu’s Garm Hawa, Sagar Sathadi’s Bazaar and Muzaffar Ali’s Umrao Jaan.
  21. What is the theme of World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease(COPD) Day observed on 20th November 2019?
    A)The Many Faces of COPD
    B)NEVER TOO EARLY, NEVER TOO LATE
    C)All Together to End COPD
    D)Improve COPD care worldwide

    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The WHO (World Health Organization) and Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) organize World COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) Day on the third Wednesday of November every year. This year in 2019, it falls on 20 November.
    This year the theme is “All Together to End COPD”.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Satya Nadella is the CEO of which organization?
    A)Google
    B)Microsoft
    C)Mastercard
    D)IBM

    View Answer
    Option B
  2. Who is the governor of Maharashtra?
    A) Biswabhusan Harichandan
    B) Phagu Chauhan
    C) Satya Pal Malik
    D) Bhagat Singh Koshyari

    View Answer
    Option D
  3. Divyansh Panwar is related to which sports?
    A) Cricket
    B) Boxing
    C) Shooting
    D) Chess

    View Answer
    Option C
  4. Where is the HQ of Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development situated?
    A) Perth, Australia
    B) Paris, France
    C)Vienna, Austria
    D) Rome, Italy

    View Answer
    Option B
  5. What is the constituency of Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Union Minister for Jal Shakti?
    A) Surat
    B) Dwarka
    C)Varanasi
    D) Jodhpur

    View Answer
    Option D

Related posts

Leave a Comment