Current Affairs Quiz: November 26,2021

Current Affairs 26 November 2021 Quiz

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  1. Recently Union Cabinet has approved continuation of National Apprenticeship Training Scheme for how many more years?
    A) 5
    B) 2
    C) 4
    D) 3
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Union Cabinet has approved continuation of National Apprenticeship Training Scheme for next five years.
  2. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs gave its approval for the continuation of the umbrella scheme, Ocean Services, Modelling, Application, Resources and Technology, O-SMART.Which ministry will implement this scheme?
    A) Ministry of Jal Shakti
    B) Ministry of Renewable Energy
    C) Ministry of Earth Science
    D) Ministry of Environment
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs gave its approval for the continuation of the umbrella scheme, Ocean Services, Modelling, Application, Resources and Technology, O-SMART of Ministry of Earth Sciences for implementation during the period from 2021-26 at an overall cost of 2 thousand 177 crore rupees.
  3. Recently how much amount of cluster development fund was announced by FM Nirmala Sitharaman for Jammu and Kashmir?
    A) ₹505 cr
    B) ₹405 cr
    C) ₹300 cr
    D) ₹200 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman handed over credit sanction letters of Rs 306 crore to beneficiaries in Jammu and Kashmir and announced a host of initiatives, including a Rs 200 crore cluster development fund for the Union territory.
  4. Which state to launch Urja Saksharta Abhiyan’?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Haryana
    D) Bihar
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    In Madhya Pradesh ‘Urja Saksharta Abhiyan’ would be launched to make all the citizens aware about energy saving. The decision was taken in the Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan.
  5. Which city topped the list in inaugural Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Urban Index and Dashboard 2021-22?
    A) Lucknow
    B) Dehradun
    C) Chandigarh
    D) Shimla
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    NITI Aayog under the Indo-German Cooperation has released the inaugural Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Urban Index and Dashboard 2021-22. In its journey towards localizing the SDGs and instituting robust SDG progress monitoring systems at the national, State and UT and local levels, NITI Aayog has achieved yet another milestone with the launch of the inaugural SDG Urban Index and Dashboard (2021-22).
  6. Government has approved the proposals for Construction how many houses under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban)?
    A) 2.90,000
    B) 3,70,000
    C) 2,50,000
    D) 3,61,000
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Government has approved the proposals for Construction of three lakh 61 thousand housesunder Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban). These houses have been approved in the 56th meeting of Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee held in New Delhi under the chairmanship of Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs Durga Shanker Mishra.
  7. Who inaugurated the 24th edition of Bengaluru Tech Summit?
    A) Rajnath Singh
    B) Narendra Modi
    C) Amit Shah
    D) Venkaiah Naidu
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Vice President Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated the 24th edition of Bengaluru Tech Summit, which is being conducted in a hybrid format, will witness participation of over 30 countries.
  8. Indian Army’s Southern Command concluded a four-day multi-agency exercise ‘Sagar Shakti’ in which city?
    A) Pune
    B) Mumbai
    C) Lucknow
    D) Chennai
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Indian Army’s Pune-based Southern Command concluded a four-day multi-agency exercise ‘Sagar Shakti’ involving army, navy, air force, coast guard, Border Security Force and Gujarat state security in Kutchs’s Creek sector.
  9. Five-day biennial trilateral exercise Dosti was conducted between Maldives,India and which other country?
    A) Nepal
    B) Bhutan
    C) Myanmar
    D) SriLanka
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The 15th edition of the Maldives, India, and Sri Lanka biennial Trilateral Exercise ‘Dosti’, held in the Maldives is set to concluded. This year marked 30 years since the initiation of the exercise.
  10. With which country, India inked a Memorandum of Understanding for reciprocal recognition of COVID vaccination certificate ?
    A) Maldives
    B) Nepal
    C) SriLanka
    D) Bhutan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    India and Nepal inked a Memorandum of Understanding for reciprocal recognition of COVID vaccination certificate to significantly ease the travel woes for fully vaccinated people from the two neighboring countries.
  11. India and which other country have agreed on a transitional approach on Equalisation Levy 2020?
    A) UK
    B) USA
    C) France
    D) Russia
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    India and United States have agreed on a transitional approach on Equalisation Levy 2020.India and United States have agreed that the same terms that apply under the October 21 Joint Statement shall apply between the two countries with respect to India’s charge of two per cent equalisation levy on e-commerce supply of services and the United States’ trade action regarding the Equalisation Levy.
  12. As per joint report by Equifax and Small Industries Development Bank of India (Sidbi), Microfinance portfolio outstanding in 112 of districts stood at what amount at the end of June 2021?
    A) ₹28737 cr
    B) ₹36854 cr
    C) ₹25889 cr
    D) ₹25679 cr
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Access to credit in the country’s most under-developed districts has grown rapidly following the introduction of the government’s aspirational district programme with microfinance loan outstanding in these districts rising 2.6-fold in the three-and-a-half years.
  13. Recently Equitas SFB have partnered for co-branded credit cards with which bank?
    A) IDBI Bank
    B) RBL Bank
    C) ICICI Bank
    D) HDFC Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Equitas Small Finance Bank had HDFC Bank have partnered for co-branded credit cards.
  14. How much amount of loan was given by World Bank for school learning project in Andhra Pradesh?
    A) USD 400 million
    B) USD 300 million
    C) USD 200 million
    D) USD 250 million
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    World Bank will provide USD 250 million loan for a school education project in Andhra Pradesh, which will cover over 50 lakh students in the southern state.
  15. Which bank been named the world’s most important bank to the health of the wider financial system, according to the latest annual ranking of top lenders by global regulators?
    A) RBL Bank
    B) Goldman Sachs
    C) BNB Paribas
    D) JP Morgan Chase
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    JPMorgan Chase (JPM.N) has once again been named the world’s most important bank to the health of the wider financial system, according to the latest annual ranking of top lenders by global regulators.
  16. Goldman Sachs pegged India’s GDP growth at what percent in FY23 ?
    A) 9.8%
    B) 9.5%
    C) 9.1%
    D) 9.4%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Indian GDP will grow at 8.5 per cent in 2021-22, and the rate will accelerate further to 9.8 per cent in 2022-23, a foreign brokerage said.
  17. Magdalena Andersson resigned in as first female PM of which country?
    A) Kenya
    B) Uk
    C) Russia
    D) Sweden
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Just hours after being installed as Sweden’s first ever female prime minister, Magdalena Andersson dramatically resigned after suffering a budget defeat in parliament and then losing her coalition partner in a two-party minority government.
  18. Sheikh Sabah Al-Khalid was sworn in as PM of which country?
    A) Afghanistan
    B) North Korea
    C) Kuwait
    D) Sudan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Kuwait’s Emir has reappointed Sheikh Sabah al-Khalid as prime minister and tasked with forming a cabinet that would be the Gulf OPEC oil producer’s third this year in a domestic political standoff.
  19. Who has become the first Indian to be honoured with the Knighthood of Parte Guelfa for his humanitarian and Environmental protection efforts in business and movies?
    A) SK Sohan Roy
    B) Ramesh Singh
    C) Mohan Singh
    D) Tanya Tyagi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Dr S K Sohan Roy from Kerala, CEO, and founder of Aries Group of Companies has become the first Indian to be honoured with the Knighthood of Parte Guelfa for his humanitarian and Environmental protection efforts in business and movies.
  20. Recently which INS was commissioned into the Indian Navy in Mumbai?
    A) Vikas
    B) Vikram
    C) Agni
    D) Vela
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    INS Vela, the fourth Scorpene-class submarine was commissioned into the Indian Navy, a short while ago, in the presence of Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh, at the naval dockyard in Mumbai.
  21. Which mission was launched by NASA to test technology for defending Earth against potential asteroid or comet hazards?
    A) PLUS
    B) MINUS
    C) SPACE
    D) DART
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART), a new mission was launched by NASA to test technology for defending Earth against potential asteroid or comet hazards.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital of Maldives?
    A) Male
    B) Sangai
    C) Manila
    D) Bangkok
    View Answer
    Option A

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

  3. Where is the HQ of World Bank?
    A) Manila
    B) Frankfurt
    C) Washington
    D) Copenhagen
    View Answer
    Option C

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