Current Affairs Quiz: November 26, 2020

Current Affairs 26 November 2020 Quiz

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  1. When did Airports Authority of India (AAI) commenced Aviation Safety Awareness Week 2020?
    A) November 21 to November 25
    B) November 22 to November 26
    C) November 23 to November 27
    D) November 24 to November 28
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Country’s largest Airport operator and sole air navigation service provider Airports Authority of India (AAI) commenced Aviation Safety Awareness Week 2020 from November 23 to November 27.
  2. What is the theme of National pharmacy week 2020?
    A) Knowledge is the Best Medicine
    B) Educate Before You Medicate
    C) Talk With Your Pharmacist
    D) Pharmacist: Frontline Health Professionals
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The National pharmacy week is celebrated every year during the 3rd week of November.
    59th Pharmacy week, 2020 from 18-20 November, 2020 on the theme “Pharmacist: Frontline Health Professionals”
  3. What is the theme of World Heritage Week 2020?
    A) Rural Landscapes
    B) Shared Cultures, Thread Heritage, Shared Responsibility
    C) Cultural Heritage & Sustainable Tourism
    D) The Heritage of Sport
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    The World Heritage Week is celebrated by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) every year from November 19 to November 25.
    The theme for 2020 is ‘Shared Cultures, Thread Heritage, Shared Responsibility’, the aim of which is to raise awareness about the values and conservation of our heritage sites.
  4. Ashiesh Roy who passed away was related to which profession?
    A) Writer
    B) Politician
    C) Actor
    D) Mathematician
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Popular TV actor Ashiesh Roy passed away at his Mumbai residence. He was 55.
  5. Vishwa Mohan Badola who passed away was related to which profession?
    A) Actor
    B) Journalist
    C) Author
    D) Dramatist
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Popular actor Varun Badola’s father, Vishwa Mohan Badola (VM Badola) passed away due to age-related issues. He was 84.
  6. Netflix’s India Original series “Delhi Crime”, which bagged the best drama series honour at the 48th International Emmy Awards, was directed by whom?
    A) Stuart A. McIntyre
    B) Rupinder Nagra
    C) Richie Mehta
    D) Anurag Arora
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Netflix’s India Original series “Delhi Crime”, helmed by Indian-Canadian director Richie Mehta, has bagged the best drama series honour at the 48th International Emmy Awards.
  7. Who claimed the ATP Finals in London?
    A) Dominic Thiem
    B) Stefanos Tsitsipas
    C) Alexander Zverev
    D) Daniil Medvedev
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Russian Daniil Medvedev claimed the biggest title of his career as he stormed back to beat Dominic Thiem 4-6 7-6(2) 6-4 in an absorbing climax to the ATP Finals in London.
  8. According to a Confederation of Indian Industry and EY joint report, India can expect to attract how much of foreign direct investment (FDI) annually by 2025?
    A) $120-160 billion
    B) $150-180 billion
    C) $120-150 billion
    D) $100-150 billion
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    India can expect to attract $120-160 billion of foreign direct investment (FDI) annually by 2025 if it manages to increase the FDI to Gross Domestic Product (GDP) ratio between 3-4% from less than 2% now, Confederation of Indian Industry and EY said in a report.
  9. Muthoot Finance in partnership with which company launched a gold jewellery insurance scheme called ‘Gold Shield’?
    A) Kotak Mahindra Life Insurance
    B) Bajaj Allianz General Insurance
    C) IDBI Federal Life Insurance
    D) IndiaFirst Life Insurance
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    One of the largest gold loan NBFC company, Muthoot Finance has launched a gold jewellery insurance scheme called ‘Gold Shield’ in partnership with Bajaj Allianz General Insurance.
  10. HDFC ERGO General Insurance Company tied up with whichbank to offer a range of general insurance products to the bank’s customers?
    A) Jio Payments Bank
    B) Fino Payments Bank
    C) NSDL Payments Bank Limited
    D) India Post Payments Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    HDFC ERGO General Insurance Company has tied up with NSDL Payments Bank Limited to offer a range of general insurance products to the bank’s customers.
  11. Which country launched its ‘Chang’e-5 lunar probe’ to collect samples from the moon’s surface and return to earth?
    A) China
    B) Russia
    C) Japan
    D) Italy
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    China successfully launched its first unmanned space mission ‘Chang’e-5 lunar probe’ to collect samples from the moon’s surface and return to earth, the country’s maiden attempt to retrieve materials from an extra-terrestrial body.
  12. Which of the following Secretary flagged off the first Varunastra, the heavy weight torpedo, which was delivered to the Indian Navy, at a ceremony held at BDL, Visakhapatnam unit?
    A) ISRO
    B) CSIR
    C) CDRI
    D) DRDO
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Secretary, Department of Defence R&D and Chairman, DRDO, G. Satheesh Reddy, flagged off the first Varunastra, the heavy weight torpedo, which was delivered to the Indian Navy, at a ceremony held at BDL, Visakhapatnam unit.
  13. Which state launched “Abhayam” mobile phone application which helps women and children travelling in taxis and autorickshaws to raise an alarm in case of any emergency?
    A) Madhya Pradesh
    B) Andhra Pradesh
    C) Goa
    D) Odisha
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy launched “Abhayam” mobile phone application which helps women and children travelling in taxis and autorickshaws to raise an alarm in case of any emergency.
  14. Haveri Railway Station situated where has been renamed after the freedom fighter Mailara Mahadevappa?
    A) Tamil Nadu
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Odisha
    D) Karnataka
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Karnataka government notified the naming of Haveri Railway Station after the freedom fighter Mailara Mahadevappa. Following a request by the state government, the union home ministry has approved the name change of the railway station.
  15. On the completion of three years of which app, the international version of the app has been launched for 9 countries?
    A) UMANG
    B) Incredible India
    C) BHIM
    D) Digilocker
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    On the completion of three years of the UMANG (Unified Mobile Application for New-age Governance) app, the international version of the app has been launched.
    The UMANG international version is for select countries including US, UK, Canada, Australia, UAE, Netherlands, Singapore, Australia and New Zealand, and will help Indian international students, NRIs and Indian tourists abroad to avail government of India services anytime.
  16. Where did Prime minister Narendra Modi launched ‘Har Ghar Nal Yojna’ (tap water to every household)?
    A) Prayagraj
    B) Aligarh
    C) Sonbhadra
    D) Gorakhpur
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Prime minister Narendra Modi launched ‘Har Ghar Nal Yojna’ (tap water to every household), for Sonbhadra and Mirzapur in Vindhya region of Uttar Pradesh via video conference.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Confederation of Indian Industry situated?
    A) Kanpur
    B) New Delhi
    C) Jaipur
    D) Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option B

  2. Where is the HQ of NSDL Payments Bank situated?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Hyderabad
    C) Bengaluru
    D) Pune
    View Answer
    Option A

  3. Where is the HQ of Muthoot Finance situated?
    A) Chennai
    B) Pune
    C) Kochi
    D) Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option C

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