Current Affairs Quiz: November 27, 2019

Current Affairs 27 November 2019 Quiz

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  1. The Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs has launched Credit-linked Subsidy Services Awas Portal, CLAP in which city/UT?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Pune
    C)Chennai
    D)Mumbai
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs has launched Credit-linked Subsidy Services Awas Portal, CLAP, in New Delhi. The portal provides a transparent and robust real-time web-based monitoring system for credit-linked Subsidy Services, CLSS, beneficiaries. Using the portal, a beneficiary can track his application status in real-time. The initiative would also benefit other stakeholders to work in synergy to release subsidy to beneficiaries on time.

  2. Recently the Indian Railway Institute of Financial Management (IRIFM) has been set up in which city?
    A)Pune
    B)Hyderabad
    C)Ahmedabad
    D)Mumbai
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Indian Railway Institute of Financial Management (IRIFM) has been set up in Hyderabad, Telangana. This new entity is set up to impart professional training in the management of railway finances

  3. Recently the central government has approved the proposal of setting up five new medical colleges in which state?
    A)Gujarat
    B)Madhya Pradesh
    C)Rajasthan
    D)TamilNadu
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Central government has approved the proposal of setting up five new medical colleges in different districts of Rajasthan.

  4. Which state government has announced 5% reservation to national and international medallists sportspersons in state government jobs?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Gujarat
    D)Madhya Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Madhya Pradesh government has announced 5% reservation to national and international medallists sportspersons in state government jobs.

  5. Recently the Etawah Lion Safari, formally known as Etawah Safari Park was thrown open for public.It is situated in which state?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Bihar
    D)Odisha
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Etawah Lion Safari, formally known as Etawah Safari Park was thrown open for public in Uttar Pradesh without the lion segment.

  6. How much amount was collected by Public sector banks in minimum balance penalty in FY’19?
    A)₹1996.46 cr
    B)₹2015.45 cr
    C)₹2030.65 cr
    D)₹1876.25 cr
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Public sector banks collected Rs 1,996.46 crore in penalty from customers for not keeping minimum monthly balance in savings account in 2018-19. In 2017-18, the 18 public sector banks collected Rs 3,368.42 crore by levying minimum balance penalty.

  7. U GRO Capital, a tech-enabled lender to small businesses, has signed a loan co-origination partnership with which bank to offer credit at a competitive rate of interest?
    A)SBI
    B)Indian Bank
    C)IDBI Bank
    D)Allahabad Bank
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    U GRO Capital, a tech-enabled lender to small businesses, has signed a loan co-origination partnership with State Bank of India (SBI) to offer credit at a competitive rate of interest.

  8. Which service carrier airline have joined hands with SBI Card for premium co branded credit cards?
    A)Vistara
    B)AirIndia
    C)AirAsia
    D)SpiceJet
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    SBI Card, the country’s second largest credit card issuer, and Vistara, a full-service carrier, have joined hands to launch a one-of-its-kind premium credit card for travel savvy urban Indians.

  9. At how much percent India GDP will grow in FY 20 according to India. Ratings and research?
    A)5.4%
    B)5.6%
    C)4.8%
    D)4.6%
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) revised its GDP growth forecast for the current financial year (FY20) to 5.6 per cent.

  10. Ashok Leyland signed agreement with which bank for vehicle financing?
    A)ICICI Bank
    B)HDFC Bank
    C)PNB
    D)IDBI Bank
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Commercial vehicle manufacturer Ashok Leyland Ltd. (ALL) has entered into a two­ year memorandum of understanding (MoU) with ICICI Bank to offer customised financial solutions to customers across India with a focus on semi­urban and rural geographies.

  11. The Under-15 Asian Championships is being held in which country?
    A)Japan
    B)India
    C)Russia
    D)China
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    In wrestling, India concluded its campaign at the Under-15 Asian Championships with 28 medals, including 13 gold, 14 silver and a bronze. The superb show by Indian grapplers continued as they won 5 gold on the last day at Taichung, China yesterday. Led by 2019 Cadet World Championships bronze medallist Deepak Chahal, the freestyle grapplers captured four gold while one gold came in the Greco-Roman category.

  12. The 63rd National Shotgun Shooting Championship is being held in which city?
    A)Chennai
    B)Mumbai
    C)Pune
    D)NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Sangram Dahiya and Varsha Varman clinched double trap titles, winning gold at the 63rd National Shotgun Shooting Championship in New Delhi.

  13. Who is set to join the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO)?
    A)Suman Billa
    B)Narendra Singh
    C)Swati Singh
    D)Sanjiv Batra
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Kerala cadre senior IAS officer Suman Billa is set to join the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) at its headquarters in Madrid, Spain.

  14. Recently Devendra Fadnavis announced his resignation from which state CM position?
    A)Telangana
    B)Odisha
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Jharkhand
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Devendra Fadnavis submitted his resignation as Chief Minister to Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari as, he said, BJP fell short of the required number of MLAs to win the scheduled floor test.

  15. Who was awarded the 28th Bihari Puraskar for 2018 for her novel ‘Swapnapash’?
    A)Manisha Kulshreshtha,
    B)Leeladhar Jaguri
    C)Manish Sharma
    D)Apurv Sinha
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Noted writer from Rajasthan, Manisha Kulshreshtha, was awarded the 28th Bihari Puraskar for 2018 for her novel ‘Swapnapash’.

  16. Which country floating school project wins Aga Khan Architecture Award?
    A)India
    B)China
    C)Nepal
    D)Bangladesh
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Floating school project of Bangladesh wins Aga Khan Architecture Award. Bangladesh is a land of water. A large part of its landscape remains submerged underwater during the monsoon months.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Vistara?
    A)Chennai
    B)Gurugram
    C)Noida
    D)Pune
    View Answer
    Option B

  2. Where is the HQ of ICICI Bank?
    A)ChennAi
    B)Delhi
    C)Mumbai
    D)Pune
    View Answer
    Option C

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