Current Affairs Quiz: November 4, 2021

Current Affairs 4 November 2021 Quiz

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  1. Home Minister Amit Shah launched the ‘Ayushmaan CAPF’ Scheme health cards at the national level in which city/UT?
    A) NewDelhi
    B) Chandigarh
    C) Mumbai
    D) Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Home Minister Amit Shah launched the ‘Ayushmaan CAPF’ Scheme health cards at the national level in New Delhi. The Home Minister launched the scheme by handing over the Ayushmaan card to a personnel.
  2. Indian Railways to develop an Art Gallery with Souvenir Shop at which railway station?
    A) Lucknow
    B) Dharmshala
    C) Pune
    D) Kevadiya
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Indian Railways will develop an Art Gallery with Souvenir Shop at Kevadiya Railway Station under Public-Private Partnership. This Art Gallery showcases different Art and Craft forms of Gujarat and India. Vadodara Division of Western Railway has awarded first its kind contract in Indian Railways for the development of Art Gallery with Souvenir Shop.
  3. The National Tribal Dance Festival and Rajyotsava 2021 was held in which city?
    A) Lucknow
    B) Raipur
    C) Chennai
    D) Pune
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The National Tribal Dance Festival and Rajyotsava 2021 was held at Science College ground in Raipur, the capital of Chhattisgarh. Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh Bhupesh Baghel presided over the inaugural ceremony.
  4. Which organisation launched whistle blower’ portal to check fraud, abuse of power?
    A) SEBI
    B) NASSCOM
    C) NHAI
    D) IREDA
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA), a PSU under the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy, on Tuesday launched a ‘whistle-blower Portal’, as a part of ‘Vigilance Awareness Week 2021’.
  5. Recently RBI authorised which bank as an agency bank for undertaking government business?
    A) Bandhan Bank
    B) RBL Bank
    C) IndusInd Bank
    D) IDBI Bank
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has authorised Bandhan Bank as an agency bank for undertaking government business.
  6. Which bank has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with NCDEX e Markets Ltd (NEML) to become a “clearing bank” for handling financial transactions in the NeML market place and procurement/auction platform?
    A) IDBI Bank
    B) Bank of Baroda
    C) Punjab National Bank
    D) SBI
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Bank of Baroda has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with NCDEX e Markets Ltd (NEML) to become a “clearing bank” for handling financial transactions in the NeML market place and procurement/auction platform.
  7. Recently which 2 wheeler loan scheme was launched by SBI through YONO?
    A) SBI Easy Ride
    B) SBI RideOn
    C) SBI Roadon
    D) SBI RangOn
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The country’s largest lender State Bank of India (SBI), has announced the launch of a pre-approved 2-wheeler loan scheme ‘SBI Easy Ride’ through YONO.
  8. Which company has collaborated with Vega Helmets to provide a personal accidental policy on every online purchase of Vega Helmet?
    A) IDBI Federal
    B) LIC HFL
    C) Dhfl
    D) ICICI Lombard
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company has collaborated with Vega Helmets to provide a personal accidental policy on every online purchase of Vega Helmet to increase road safety awareness and inculcate the habit of protection.
  9. Which organisation is working with Niti Aayog to facilitate a program for faster and easier financing of electric vehicles (EV)?
    A) IMF
    B) AIIB
    C) ADB
    D) World Bank
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Niti Aayog and the World Bank are working together to facilitate a program for faster and easier financing of electric vehicles (EV) after high-street banks seemed lukewarm due to a small resale market, higher default probabilities and significant upfront costs.
  10. Recently how much amount of defence procurement was approved by Defence Ministry including 12 light utility helicopters from Hindustan Aeronautics Limited?
    A) ₹8065 cr
    B) ₹6899 cr
    C) ₹7647 cr
    D) ₹7965 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Defence Ministry approved the procurement of arms and military equipment worth Rs 7,965-crore, including 12 light utility helicopters from Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, according to an official statement.
  11. Which company to set up India’s first mega-scale Maleic Anhydride Plant at Panipat?
    A) Indian Oil Corporation
    B) Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited
    C) NTPC
    D) BHEL
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    State-owned Indian Oil Corp (IOC) said it will invest Rs 3,681 crore in setting up India’s first mega-scale Maleic Anhydride Plant to manufacture value-added chemical products at its Panipat refinery and petroleum complex (PRPC) in Haryana.
  12. With which company, Ministry of Rural Development has signed MoU to help empower local businesses and SHGs?
    A) Walmart
    B) Amazon
    C) Flipkart
    D) Snapdeal
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Ministry of Rural Development has signed an MoU with Flipkart to help empower local businesses and self-help groups (SHGs) especially those that are led by women by bringing them into the e-commerce fold.
  13. Recently Elon Musk’s satellite internet division has registered its business in India.Name it?
    A) Starlink
    B) SpaceX
    C) Delta
    D) Meta
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Elon Musk’s satellite internet division Starlink has registered its business in India.
  14. Who won the men’s doubles title at WTT Contender Tunis 2021?
    A) G Sathiyan and Harmeet Desai
    B) Pramod Bhagat and Sunil Antil
    C) Abhishek Verma and G Sathiyan
    D) Harmeet Desai and Leander Paes
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    As a pair, G. Sathiyan and Harmeet Desai of India won their first international title by bagging the men’s doubles title of the World Table Tennis Contender Tunis, with a 11-9, 4-11, 11-9, 11-6 victory over France’s Emmanuel Lebesson and Alexander Cassin in the final.
  15. Who was appointed as new director general of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) ?
    A) Arun Chawla
    B) PR Sreejesh
    C) Ankit Raina
    D) Sumit Nagpal
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Industry chamber Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) announced the appointment of Mr Arun Chawla as the FICCI’s new Director General. Mr Arun Chawla will assume the new charge with immediate effect.
  16. Who was given the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Awards 2021 in cricket category?
    A) Simran Kaur
    B) Virat Kohli
    C) Mithali Raj
    D) Shikhar Dhawan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports announced the National Sports Awards 2021 to recognize and reward excellence in sports.The awardees will receive their awards from the President of India at a specially organized function at the Darbar Hall of Rashtrapati Bhavan on 13th November, 2021.
  17. Which state launched Uttam Beej Portal?
    A) Haryana
    B) Bihar
    C) Karnataka
    D) Assam
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Manohar Lal Khattar, Chief Minister (CM) of Haryana has launched the ‘Uttam Beej portal’which will benefit the farmers of Haryana by providing quality seeds with transparency.
  18. Which country agency has provided a solar power calculator application that can measure solar energy potential of any region?
    A) India
    B) UK
    C) China
    D) USA
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that Indian Space Research Organisation- ISRO will soon provide the world a solar power calculator application that can measure solar energy potential of any region across the globe.
  19. Who is the author of book titled The Story Of The First Civilizations From Mesopotamia To The Aztecs”?
    A) Subhadra Sen Gupta
    B) Ankit Raina
    C) Simranjeet Kaur
    D) Harpal Singh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Posthumous book of award-winning author Subhadra Sen Gupta, who passed away due to Covid-19 this year, informs children about the ancient civilisations from across the world – Mesopotamia, Egypt, Indus Valley, China, Greece, Rome, the Americas and Africa — in a fun manner.
  20. When is National Ayurveda Day observed?
    A) Day of Dhanteras
    B) 2nd November
    C) 1st November
    D) Day of Bhai Dooj
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India celebrates Ayurveda Day every year on the auspicious occasion of Dhanteras. This day has been marked every year since 2016 on the occasion of Dhanwantri Jayanti.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of ISRO.?
    A) Chennai
    B) Mumbai
    C) Pune
    D) Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. Where is the HQ of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry?
    A) Lucknow
    B) Pune
    C) NewDelhi
    D) Chennai
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. Where is the HQ of Indian Oil Corporation?
    A) Chennai
    B) Mumbai
    C) Lucknow
    D) Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option B

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

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