Current Affairs Quiz: November 29, 2018

Current Affairs 29 November 2018 Quiz

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  1. Government of India and the ADB signed how much loan agreement to provide 24*7 water supply in Karnataka?
    A)$100 million
    B)$45 million
    C)$75 million
    D)$80 million
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Government of India and the ADB signed a $75 million loan to provide 24*7 water supply in Karnataka’s four coastal towns of Kundapura, Mangalore Puttur and Udupi and improve sanitation infrastructure for Mangalore town.

  2. Which ministry will launch Operation Raksha Gyan Shakti?
    A)Ministry of Defence
    B)Ministry of Finance
    C)Ministry of Women and Child Development
    D)Ministry of Corporate Affairs
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    In a bid to increase self-reliance, the Ministry of Defence will launch Operation Raksha Gyan Shakti on November 27 to increase Intellectual Prperty Rights(IPR) filing in design with an aim to reduce the transfer of technology and dependence on foreign companies.

  3. Union Health Secretary launched IDSP in 7states.What does “S” stands for in IDSP?
    A)Support
    B)Secure
    C)System
    D)Surveillance
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Preeti Sudan,Union Health Secretary did soft launch of the Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme(IDSP) segment of Integrated Health Information Platform(IHIP) in 7 states(Andhra Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Odisha, Telangana and Uttar Pradesh).

  4. India’s premier National Research Laboratory CSIR will establish a High Skill Development Centre in which city?
    A)Chandigarh
    B)Mumbai
    C)Lucknow
    D)Pune
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    India’s premier National Research Laboratory CSIR-Institute of Microbial Technology(CSIR-IMTECH) announced a new partnership with ,Merck, a leading German science and technology company, to establish a “High End Skill Development Centre “in CSIR-IMTECH ,Chandigarh.

  5. Recently,which airport has been decided to be renamed after former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee?
    A)Indira Gandhi International Airport
    B)Sardar Vallabhbhai Airport
    C)Kempegowda International Airport
    D)Jolly Grant Airport
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Uttrakhand Government decided to rename the Dehradun Airport after former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

  6. Which state became the first state to launch a single emergency number “112”?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Himachal Pradesh
    C)Haryana
    D)Uttrakhand
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Himachal Pradesh became the first Indian state to launch a single emergency number 112 which will connect to police, fire, health and other helplines through an Emergency Response Centre in Shimla along with 12 District Command Centre covering entire State.

  7. Recently,which company has been accrediated with the status of Miniratna company?
    A)Gas Authority Of India
    B)TATA Steel
    C)National Projects Construction Corporation
    D)National Mineral Development Corporation
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The government conferred the National Projects Construction Corporation(NPCC) with the status of Miniratna:Category 1, empowering it to “taking speedy decisions”.

  8. A 3 day “South Asia Regional Youth Peace Conference”will be held in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Pune
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Gandhi Smriti and Darshan Samiti(GSDS), functioning under Ministry of Culture will be organising a 3 day “South Asia Regional Youth Peace Conference”in partnership with UNESCO Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development(UNESCO-MGIEP)and Standing Together to Enable Peace from November 28-30.

  9. The 43rd International Kolkata Book Fair will begin in which country?
    A)Australia
    B)Ukraine
    C)Austria
    D)Guatemala
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The 43rd International Kolkata Book Fair will begin from January 30 next year, with the central American nation Guatemala, the heart of the Mayan World as the focal country. The focal theme this time is “The Heart of the Mayan World-Guatemala”.
  10. How much outlay has been setup by the government for the first phase of the FAME India scheme?
    A)750 cr
    B)895 cr
    C)800 cr
    D)795 cr
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The government has increased the outlay by Rs 100 crore to Rs 895 crore for the first phase of the FAME India scheme to promote mass adoption of electric vehicles, having extended the scheme four times.

  11. Hockey’s Men’s World Cup 2018 kicked off in which state?
    A)Odisha
    B)Sikkim
    C)Haryana
    D)Maharshtra
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneshwar was in vibrant colours after the grand opening ceremony of 14th edition of the Odisha Hockey’s Men’s World Cup kicked off with a laser show with an army of drones and fire crackers.

  12. Who became the fastest cricketer in the history of Test cricket to complete the double of 200 wickets and 3000 runs?
    A)Tim Paine
    B)Shakib Al Hasan
    C)Yujevendra Chahal
    D)Steve Smith
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan surpassed legendary English cricketer Ian Botham to become the fastest cricketer in the history of Test cricket to complete the double of 200 wickets and 3000 runs.

  13. Who was named as World Gold Council next CEO?
    A)Peter Hambro
    B)Arvind Saxena
    C)Aram Shishmanian
    D)David Tait
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The World Gold Council announced the appointment of David Tait as its next CEO He will succeed Aram Shishmanian, who served as CEO over the last 10 years.
  14. Who was appointed as next chairman of UPSC?
    A)Deepak Gupta
    B)Arvind Saxena
    C)Vinay Mittal
    D)Alka Sirohi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    President Ram Nath Kovind has appointed Arvind Saxena as chairman of UPSC.

  15. Who was appointed as next chairman of National Skill Development Corporation?
    A)Ajay Sharma
    B)Manish Kumar
    C)Jayant Krishna
    D)AM Naik
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The government appointed AM Naik as the chairman of National Skill Development Corporation.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of National Skill Development Corporation?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Lucknow
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Pune
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. Where is the HQ of World Gold Council?
    A)Washington DC
    B)NewYork
    C)Paris
    D)London
    View Answer
    Option D

  3. What is the currency of Guatemala?
    A)Rican Colon
    B)Loti
    C)Quetzal
    D)Guarani
    View Answer
    Option C

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