Current Affairs Quiz: November 6, 2019

Current Affairs 6 November 2019 Quiz

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  1. Recently Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman unveiled two new IT Initiatives ICEDASH and which other initiative for improved monitoring and pace of customs clearance of imported goods?
    A)RANJEET
    B)VELA
    C)ATITHI
    D)TITHARTH
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman unveiled two new IT Initiatives – ICEDASH and ATITHI for improved monitoring and pace of customs clearance of imported goods and facilitating arriving international passengers.
  2. Which state government has signed agreements with Tata Strive and Tech Mahindra to add new dimensions in skilling and employability of the youth?
    A)Odisha
    B)TamilNadu
    C)Kerala
    D)Maharashtra
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Odisha state government has signed agreements with Tata Strive and Tech Mahindra to add new dimensions in skilling and employability of the youth.

  3. The 5th edition of India International Science Festival (IISF) 2019 was held in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Kolkata
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Lucknow
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narandra Modi inaugurated the 5th edition of India International Science Festival (IISF) 2019 through video conferencing in Kolkata. The four-day science festival, being organized from November 5-8 , aims to build a strategy for inclusive advancement of Science and Technology.

  4. The third RCEP summit held in which city?
    A)Rome
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Bangkok
    D)Kathmandu
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the third Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) meeting along with the delegates from other countries in Bangkok, Thailand.

  5. According to IMF,which country to be the fastest growing country in the world next year at 86%?
    A)Guyana
    B)Ukraine
    C)Brazil
    D)Nepal
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Guyana’s GDP is expected to be more at 86% in 2020 after expanding 4.4% in 2019.

  6. The biennial Commonwealth Law Ministers’ Conference is being held in which city?
    A)Rome
    B)Paris
    C)Kathmandu
    D)Colombo
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The biennial Commonwealth Law Ministers’ Conference is being held in Colombo, Sri Lanka from 4-7 November 2019. India will be represented at the conference by Union Minister for Law and Justice Ravi Shankar Prasad.

  7. India and which other country will jointly produce film on the country’s founding father Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman?
    A)Bangladesh
    B)Bhutan
    C)SriLanka
    D)Ukraine
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    India and Bangladesh will jointly produce two separate films based on Bangladesh’s Liberation War and on the country’s founding father Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said.

  8. With what theme RBI announced the opening of the first cohort under the regulatory sandbox?
    A)Jai Digital
    B)Bharat Abhiyan
    C)Digital India
    D)Retail Payments
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced the opening of the first cohort under the regulatory sandbox with retail payments as its theme.

  9. As per data released by CMIE,unemployment in October 2019 rises to how much percent?
    A)8.1%
    B)8.5%
    C)8.9%
    D)8.2%
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    India’s unemployment rate in the month of October jumped to 8.5 per cent, which is the highest in over three years.

  10. According to Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Developmen (OECD),India’s economy to grow at how much percent in 2020-24?
    A)6.6%
    B)6.5%
    C)6.4%
    D)6.3%
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    India’s gross domestic product (GDP) could grow 6.6% in 2020-24, lower than its 2013-17 average of 7.4%, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) said.

  11. The 35th National Junior Athletics Meet is being held in which state?
    A)Odisha
    B)TamilNadu
    C)Andhra Pradesh
    D)Madhya Pradesh
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Karnataka’s Shaili Singh broke the long jump national record in the girls under-16 and under-18 groups at the 35th National Junior Athletics Meet in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh. With this win, she now qualifies for the World Junior Athletics Championships in 2020.

  12. Recently Amy Kenealy has announced her retirement from which sports?
    A)Cricket
    B)Football
    C)Tennis
    D)Baseball
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Ireland women’s cricketer Amy Kenealy has announced her retirement from international cricket. The 31-year-old’s cricket career with the senior side spanned for 11 years after she made her debut in 2008

  13. Who was appointed as new MD and CEO of IndusInd Bank?
    A)VR Balachandran
    B)Ramesh Sobti
    C)Suman Kathpalia
    D)MK Sinha
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    A private sector lender, IndusInd Bank has appointed its consumer banking head Suman Kathpalia, as its new Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). He will replace Romesh Sobti.

  14. Who was appointed as the chairman of the Land Ports Authority of India (LPAI)?
    A)Aditya Mishra
    B)Saket Singh
    C)Arvind Chaturvedi
    D)S Subramaniam
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Senior IPS officer Aditya Mishra was appointed as the chairman of the Land Ports Authority of India (LPAI). He is a 1989 batch IPS officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of Mishra as the chairman of the LPAI on the recommendations of a search-cum-selection panel.

  15. Who is the author of The Far Field?
    A)Akanksha Chaturvedi
    B)Simran Kaur
    C)Madhuri Vijay
    D)RK Singh
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    U.S. based-Indian author Madhuri Vijay’s debut novel, “The Far Field” bagged this year’s JCB prize for Literature, the most expensive Indian award for writing.

  16. Recently N.V. Balasubramanian passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Author
    B)Actor
    C)Film Director
    D)Judge
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Justice N.V. Balasubramanian, retired Judge of Madras High Court passed away. He served as the Madras High Court judge from 1996 – 2007 & as the Chairman of committees on fixation of fee for self-financing professional colleges and polytechnics after retiring from service.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Tech Mahindra?
    A)Chennai
    B)Pune
    C)Mumbai
    D)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option B

  2. What is the capital of Guyana?
    A)Bangkok
    B)Wrighttown
    C)Georgetown
    D)Bridgetown
    View Answer
    Option C

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