Current Affairs Quiz: November 27, 2020

Current Affairs 27 November 2020 Quiz

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  1. What is the theme of International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women 2020?
    A) Orange the World: Fund, Respond, Prevent, Collect!
    B) Orange the World: #HearMeToo
    C) Orange the World: Generation Equality Stands Against Rape
    D) Orange the World: Female genital mutilation and stop child marriage
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The United Nations has been observing 25 November as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women since 1981.
    The theme for International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women this year is “Orange the World: Fund, Respond, Prevent, Collect!”.
  2. Football legend Diego Maradona who passed away hailed from which country?
    A) Portugal
    B) Germany
    C) Brazil
    D) Argentina
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Football legend Diego Maradona passed away due to a heart attack. He was 60.
  3. Ahmed Patel who passed away was related to which profession?
    A) Actor
    B) Writer
    C) Politician
    D) Singer
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel, who was undergoing treatment at a Gurugram hospital after testing positive for the COVID-19, passed away. He was 71.
  4. Fixed line users will have to add a “0” before dialing any mobile number in the country from which date?
    A) January 15 2021
    B) January 1 2021
    C) March 15 2021
    D) April 1 2021
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Fixed line users will have to add a “0” before dialing any mobile number in the country from January 15 informed by the Ministry of Communications.
  5. Which state government launched ‘Thee’, a mobile phone-based application for the benefit of the general public to reach out to the state’s Fire and Rescue Services when in need?
    A) Goa
    B) Gujarat
    C) Tamil Nadu
    D) Jharkhand
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami launched ‘Thee’, a mobile phone-based application for the benefit of the general public to reach out to the Tamil Nadu Fire and Rescue Services when in need.
  6. Which tiger reserve has bagged the first-ever international award, TX2, for doubling the number of tigers in four years against a target of 10 years?
    A) Dudhwa Tiger Reserve
    B) Pilibhit Tiger Reserve
    C) Bandipur Tiger Reserve
    D) Sahyadri Tiger Reserve
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Pilibhit Tiger Reserve (PTR) and the Uttar Pradeash Forest department have bagged the first-ever international award, TX2, for doubling the number of tigers in four years against a target of 10 years.
  7. Greg Barclay who has been elected as the new Chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC) hails from which country?
    A) Canada
    B) Australia
    C) Brazil
    D) New Zealand
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    New Zealand’s Greg Barclay has been elected as the new Chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC).
  8. Which bank has taken over capital-starved Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB) as approved by the cabinet?
    A) DBS Bank India
    B) RBL Bank
    C) IndusInd Bank
    D) Standard Chartered Bank India
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The cabinet approved DBS India’s plan to take over capital-starved Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB), paving the way for the first such rescue by a foreign lender.
  9. Luxury carmaker Mercedes-Benz has partnered with which bank to offer attractive financial benefits, on owning a Mercedes-Benz?
    A) Federal Bank
    B) State Bank of India
    C) Bank of Baroda
    D) ICICI Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Luxury carmaker Mercedes-Benz has partnered with the State Bank of India, to offer attractive financial benefits, on owning a Mercedes-Benz.
    The collaboration guarantees a host of financial benefits including an attractive rate of interest, additional benefits worth INR 25,000 exclusively for YONO customers who book a Mercedes-Benz vehicle through its Icon displayed on SBI’s digital platform YONO.
  10. The insurance arms of which bank joined hands to launch a combi insurance product ‘Click 2 Protect Corona Kavach’?
    A) Punjab National Bank
    B) ICICI Bank
    C) HDFC Bank
    D) State Bank of India
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    HDFC Life and HDFC Ergo joined hands to launch a combi insurance product ‘Click 2 Protect Corona Kavach’.
  11. Which bank has joined hands with ICCI (Inventivepreneur Chamber of Commerce and Industries In its endeavour for supporting SMEs and Start-ups?
    A) HDFC Bank
    B) Axis Bank
    C) Bandhan Bank
    D) Karnataka Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Private lender HDFC Bank has joined hands with ICCI (Inventivepreneur Chamber of Commerce and Industries In its endeavour for supporting SMEs and Start-ups.
  12. India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) joined hands with which of the following to launch Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana?
    A) Bajaj Allianz General Insurance
    B) Tata AIA Life Insurance
    C) ICICI Prudential Life Insurance
    D) PNB MetLife India Insurance
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) has joined hands with PNB MetLife India Insurance Company Limited to launch Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana. The unique scheme offers life cover on death of the insured member due to any Advertising
  13. For which country, India announced a new phase of over 100 high-impact community projects worth USD 80 million (Rs 592 crore)?
    A) Afghanistan
    B) Maldives
    C) Bhutan
    D) Indonesia
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    India announced a new phase of over 100 high-impact community projects in Afghanistan worth USD 80 million (Rs 592 crore) as the country’s development portfolio in the war-ravaged nation has reached over USD 3 billion (Rs 22,200 crore) so far.
  14. Which state government will install the life-size statue of late football legend Diego Maradona by early next year?
    A) Odisha
    B) Goa
    C) Kerala
    D) Telangana
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Goa government will install the life-size statue of late Argentine football legend Diego Maradona in the coastal belt of North district by early next year.
  15. Who is the chairman of the committee formed by NITI Aayog to explore the technological and commercial viability of the Virgin Hyperloop technology for ultrahigh speed travel in India?
    A) Sudhendu Jyoti Sinha
    B) Avinash Chander
    C) V.K. Saraswat
    D) D. K. Aatre
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Government think-tank NITI Aayog has formed a high-level panel to explore the technological and commercial viability of the Virgin Hyperloop technology for ultrahigh speed travel in India, weeks after its first test was completed with humans on board.
    The committee has NITI Aayog member V.K. Saraswat as its Chairman and Adviser (Infrastructure Connectivity, NITI Aayog) Sudhendu Jyoti Sinha as its convener.
  16. Where did Union Food Processing Industries Minister Narendra Singh Tomar virtually inaugurated the Rs 107.83 crore mega food park in November 2020?
    A) Hisar
    B) Phagwara
    C) Surat
    D) Bharuch
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Union Food Processing Industries Minister Narendra Singh Tomar virtually inaugurated the Rs 107.83 crore mega food park at Phagwara in Kapurthala district of Punjab which is likely to generate 5,000 jobs.
  17. Which state government launched ‘Suraksha Abhiyan’ to sensitize the people regarding Covid-19 pandemic and also to collect information regarding symptoms of diseases like TB, Leprosy, sugar and blood pressure?
    A) Goa
    B) Haryana
    C) Rajasthan
    D) Himachal Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Himachal Pradesh, the state government launched ‘Him Suraksha Abhiyan’ to sensitize the people regarding Covid-19 pandemic and also to collect information regarding symptoms of diseases like TB, Leprosy, sugar and blood pressure by door to door campaign throughout the State. This campaign will continue till coming 27th December, across the State.
  18. Which state government launched ‘Duare Duare Sarkar’ or government at the doorstep initiative?
    A) West Bengal
    B) Tamil Nadu
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Karnataka
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    From December 1, West Bengal will launch an initiative to take government services to the doorsteps of people. ‘Duare Duare Sarkar’ or government at the doorstep.
  19. The Union Cabinet approved equity infusion of how much amount in NIIF Debt Platform sponsored by National Investment and Infrastructure Fund?
    A) Rs 5,000 crore
    B) Rs 6,000 crore
    C) Rs 4,000 crore
    D) Rs 2,000 crore
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Union Cabinet approved equity infusion of Rs 6,000 crore in NIIF Debt Platform sponsored by National Investment and Infrastructure Fund. This was informed by information and broadcasting minister Prakash Javadekar after the Cabinet meeting.
  20. In November 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled a commemorative Rs 100 coin of the centennial foundation day of which university?
    A) Maharshi Dayanand University
    B) University of Delhi
    C) Banaras Hindu University
    D) University of Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled a commemorative Rs 100 coin of the centennial foundation day of the University of Lucknow through a video conference.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is Inventivepreneur Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ICCI) situated?
    A) Delhi
    B) Mumbai
    C) Jaipur
    D) Gandhinagar
    View Answer
    Option A
  2. Where is the HQ of Mercedes-Benz situated?
    A) Switzerland
    B) Germany
    C) Italy
    D) Romania
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. Where is the HQ of DBS Bank situated?
    A) Germany
    B) Singapore
    C) UK
    D) Qatar
    View Answer
    Option B

  4. Where is the HQ of International Cricket Council situated?
    A) Dubai
    B) London
    C) Wellington
    D) Riyadh
    View Answer
    Option A

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