Current Affairs Quiz: November 6, 2021

Current Affairs 6 November 2021 Quiz

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  1. How much amount has been released by Centre as GST Compensation to States, UTs?
    A) Rs 16,000 crore
    B) Rs 17,000 crore
    C) Rs 18,000 crore
    D) Rs 19,000 crore
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Centre has released 17,000 crore rupees as GST Compensation to States and Union Territories. Finance Ministry said, the total amount of compensation released to the States and UTs so far during the current financial year is 60,000 crore rupees
  2. India and which other country has inked pact for deepening bilateral relations?
    A) Nambia
    B) Gambia
    C) Mauritius
    D) Phillipines
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Minister of State for External Affairs V. Muraleedharan has recently visited Gambia. During the visit two Agreements were signed.
  3. Air Forces of which countries have recently conducted two-day joint exercise at El Berigat airbase?
    A) India and Egypt
    B) India and Australia
    C) India and France
    D) India and USA
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Air forces of India and Egypt conducted a two-day exercise at the latter’s El Berigat airbase to enhance mutual understanding and share operational experience, an official statement said
  4. Which Organization has published ‘Statement of Commitment to Support Greening India’s Financial System?
    A) SEBI
    B) NABARD
    C) RBI
    D) NPCI
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) recently published its ‘Statement of Commitment to Support Greening India’s Financial System – NGFS.
  5. Revised PCA Framework for banks issued by RBI will be effective from which date?
    A) December 1, 2022
    B) January 1, 2022
    C) March 31, 2022
    D) April 1, 2022
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The RBI issued a revised Prompt Corrective Action (PCA) framework for banks to enable supervisory intervention at “appropriate time” and also act as a tool for effective market discipline.The revised PCA framework will be effective from January 1, 2022
  6. According to SBI Report, How much percentage of our economy is now following digitization drive?
    A) 60%
    B) 70%
    C) 80%
    D) 90%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The digitisation drive and pandemic-induced emergence of the gig economy have led to a faster formalisation of the economy, with the share of the informal sector shrinking to just 15-20 per cent in 2021 from 52.4 per cent in 2018, according to an SBI Research report.
  7. How much amount of loan has been approved by ADB for Agartala Smart City Mission?
    A) $61 million
    B) $71 million
    C) $81 million
    D) $91 million
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    he Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $61 million loan to improve livability, harness technology, and promote new developments to accommodate the expanding population in the city of Agartala, India
  8. BSE has joined hands with which bank to promote startup, SME listing?
    A) AXIS Bank
    B) HDFC Bank
    C) ICICI Bank
    D) IDBI Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Leading stock exchange BSE said it has collaborated with private sector lender HDFC Bank to further encourage and promote the listing of startups and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) across India
  9. CCI has approved HDFC Life’s acquisition of Exide Life for how much amount?
    A) ₹6,647 crore
    B) ₹6,697 crore
    C) ₹6,687 crore
    D) ₹6,657 crore
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    HDFC Life had in early September announced that it would acquire the entire share capital of Exide Life Insurance for a total consideration of ₹6,687 crore.
  10. Dwayne Bravo has announced retirement from international Cricket after T-20 World Cup. He belongs from which country?
    A) West Indies
    B) Australia
    C) New Zealand
    D) Pakistan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    West Indies allrounder Dwayne Bravo has announced that he will retire from international cricket after West Indies plays its last T20 World Cup game against Australia this weekend.
  11. Who has become the first Indian cricketer to play in Australia’s Big Bash League?
    A) Rishabh Pant
    B) Unmukt Chand
    C) Shardul Thakur
    D) None of these
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Former U-19 World Cup-winning captain Unmukt Chand is set to become the first Indian cricketer to play in Australia’s Big Bash League after he signed for Melbourne Renegades for the 2021-2022 season.
  12. India-born CS Venkatakrishnan has become CEO of which Bank?
    A) RBL
    B) Citi Bank
    C) DBS
    D) Barclays
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    British bank Barclays chief executive officer (CEO) Jes Staley has stepped down after a probe into his relationship with disgraced financier and sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.
  13. Who has won Booker Prize 2021 for his novel ‘The Promise’?
    A) Damon Galgut
    B) Nadine Gordimer
    C) JM Coetzee
    D) None of these
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    South African author Damon Galgut has won the 2021 Booker Prize for Fiction for his novel The Promise
  14. How many Indian universities have been considered in the QS Asia University Rankings 2022?
    A) 110
    B) 115
    C) 118
    D) 120
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    118 Indian universities were considered in the QS Asia University Rankings 2022 Indian welcomed 10 new entrants. Of them, 7 bagged a spot in the top 100.
  15. How has written A book titled ‘’Not Just Cricket: A Reporters Journey’’?
    A) Chetan Bhagat
    B) Vikram Seth
    C) Pradeep Magazine
    D) None of these
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The book titled ‘’Not Just Cricket: A Reporters Journey’’ written by the cricket writer, columnist Pradeep Magazine set to release on December 2021

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital of Gambia?
    A) Banjul
    B) Maputo
    C) Kima
    D) Lausanne
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. When was Asian Development Bank founded?
    A) 1966
    B) 1978
    C) 1963
    D) 1972
    View Answer
    Option A

  3. What is the tagline of HDFC Bank?
    A) We understand your world
    B) Let make money simple
    C) India banking with us
    D) Aao Sochein bada
    View Answer
    Option A

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