Current Affairs Quiz: November 30, 2021

Current Affairs 30 November 2021 Quiz

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  1. How much amount will be invested by the Centre in creating health infrastructure in the country over the next five years?
    A) ₹51000 cr
    B) ₹55000 cr
    C) ₹60000 cr
    D) ₹64000 cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Union Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said about Rs 64,000 crore will be invested by the Centre in creating health infrastructure in the country over the next five years.
  2. How much amount of additional funds was allocated by Finance Ministry as an interim measure for the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) scheme?
    A) ₹11000 cr
    B) ₹15000 cr
    C) ₹12000 cr
    D) ₹10000 cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Finance Ministry has allocated additional funds of ₹10,000 crore as an interim measure for the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) scheme after it ran out of funds allocated in the budget, according to the Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD).
  3. Who has been appointed chairman of the panel to monitor Central Vista project?
    A) Abhishek Singvi
    B) Ratan P Watal
    C) Manohar Das Joshi
    D) Priyank Tiwari
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Centre has constituted a Central Vista Oversight Committee to directly oversee the Rs 20,000 crore project for a period of two years, informed an official statement issued by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs.
  4. according to the first National Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) released by the NITI Aayog,which state has the highest proportion of people who are poor?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Jharkhand
    C) Uttrakhand
    D) Bihar
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    quarter of India’s population is still poor, according to the first National Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) released by the NITI Aayog, but the situation has improved since then, officials said.
  5. Which state launched STREET project for experiential tourism?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Telangana
    C) TamilNadu
    D) Kerala
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    In a pioneering initiative to take tourism deep into the state’s interiors and rural hinterland, Kerala Tourism launched the ‘STREET’ project in select spots in seven districts, which would help visitors experience the diversity of offerings in these locales.
  6. How much amount of state level schemes was sanctioned by the government for drinking water supply schemes in Uttarakhand?
    A) ₹500 cr
    B) ₹315 cr
    C) ₹275 cr
    D) ₹225 cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    State-level scheme sanctioning committee (SLSSC) approved drinking water supply schemes worth Rs 225.24 Crore for Uttarakhand.
  7. Which state launched Kranti Surya Gaurav Kalash Yatra’?
    A) Bihar
    B) Haryana
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Madhya Pradesh
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Madhya Pradesh, the ‘Kranti Surya Gaurav Kalash Yatra’ is being launched from the birthplace of freedom fighter Jannayak Tantya Mama, Barod Ahir village of tahsil Pandhana in Khandwa district.
  8. The 7th India International Science Festival (IISF) 2021 will be held in which state?
    A) TamilNadu
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Goa
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The 7th India International Science Festival (IISF) 2021 will be held in Panaji, Goa from 10th to 13th of December.
  9. With which country,India launched first of its kind program for lateral entry for women researchers in joint R&D projects ?
    A) France
    B) USA
    C) UK
    D) Germany
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Indo-German Science and Technology Centre, IGSTC has launched a first-of-its-kind programme called Women’s Involvement in Science and Engineering Research, WISER.
  10. How much amount of loan was committed by EXIM Bank for Covid vaccines in FY 22?
    A) $150 million
    B) $50 million
    C) $75 million
    D) $100 million
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) has committed loans worth $100 million for domestic manufacturers of Covid-19 vaccines or related products.
  11. How much amount of penalty was imposed by RBI on State Bank of India for contravention of provision of sub section (2) of Section 19 of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949?
    A) ₹5 cr
    B) ₹3 cr
    C) ₹2 cr
    D) ₹1 cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed a penalty of Rs 1 crore on State Bank of lndia (SBI) for contravention of provision of sub section (2) of Section 19 of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949.
  12. Recently,RBI increased higher cap on promoter stake in pvt banks at how much percent after 15 yrs?
    A) 15%
    B) 26%
    C) 24%
    D) 32%
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    An internal working group of the Reserve Bank on the ownership and corporate structure of private sector banks has favoured allowing promoters to maintain any percentage of holding in the first five years– more than the present minimum of 40 per cent now favoured — and then capping it at 26 per cent after 15 years of operations.
  13. Indian Oil, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited announced the launch of Model Retail Outlet Scheme named as Which of the following?
    A) Agni
    B) Piecses
    C) Inovate
    D) Darpan
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Indian Oil, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited announced the launch of Model Retail Outlet Scheme and a Digital Customer Feedback Program called Darpan@petrolpump.
  14. In which city of Assam,a strategic cyber intelligence centre of excellence (CoE) will be set up?
    A) Manali
    B) Baokaro
    C) Dispur
    D) Guwahati
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    strategic cyber intelligence centre of excellence (CoE) will be set up in Assam’s largest city Guwahati soon.
  15. The senior women’s national football championship held in which state?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Telangana
    C) Kerala
    D) TamilNadu
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The senior women’s national football championship is all set to kick off from November 28 in four venues across Kerala.The championship will conclude on December 9.
  16. Who became the first Indian para-powerlifter to win a bronze medal in World Championships being held in Georgia?
    A) Parmjeet Kumar
    B) Mukesh Singh
    C) Ashutosh Dubey
    D) Sameer Singh
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Parmjeet Kumar became the first Indian para-powerlifter to win a medal in World Championships as he claimed a bronze at the ongoing edition in Tbilisi, Georgia.
  17. Who won Maiden Singles Title on ATP Challenger Tour in Manama?
    A) Ramkumar Ramanathan
    B) Priyank Tiwari
    C) Swami Nathan
    D) Vikas Jain
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Indian tennis player Ramkumar Ramanathan won his maiden Challenger level singles title, 12 years after turning a Pro, when he outplayed Evgeny Karlovskiy in the summit clash of the ATP80 Manama event.
  18. Who was elected the first woman president of the Indian Mountaineering Foundation (IMF)?
    A) Tanya Tyagi
    B) Harshwanti Bisht
    C) Avantika Kumari
    D) Sharmila Joshi
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Noted mountaineer from Uttarakhand Harshwanti Bisht has earned the distinction of being elected the first woman president of the Indian Mountaineering Foundation (IMF).
  19. Recently Petr Fiala was appointed as PM of which country?
    A) France
    B) Kenya
    C) Seychelles
    D) Czech Republic
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Czech President Milos Zeman appointed the leader of a centre-right alliance Petr Fiala as prime minister in a ceremony he performed from a plexiglass cubicle after testing positive for COVID-19.
  20. Recently TechEagle, the Gurugram-based company, partnered with which government and Smart Village Movement (SVM) to carry out India’s first hybrid e-VTOL drone delivery of lifesaving drugs?
    A) Tripura
    B) Assam
    C) Nagaland
    D) Meghalaya
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    a first, a drone developed by a Gurugram-based company was put to service to carry lifesaving drugs to a remote part of the state. The successful delivery has inspired the government and the founders of the startup to explore other areas where drone delivery could be put to use.
  21. Recently Stephen Sondheim passed away,He was related to which field?
    A) Politics
    B) Sports
    C) Actor
    D) Somgwriter
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Veteran songwriter Stephen Sondheim, who redefined the American musical theatre, has passed away. He was 91.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital of Czech Republic?
    A) Sehore
    B) Budapest
    C) Prague
    D) Maputo
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. Where is the HQ of Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited?
    A) Lucknow
    B) Chennai
    C) Mumbai
    D) NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. Where is the HQ of EXIM Bank?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Kolkata
    C) Chennai
    D) NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option A

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