Current Affairs Quiz: November 7, 2019

Current Affairs 7 November 2019 Quiz

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  1. Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar released the 5th edition of Wastelands Atlas 2019 in which city?
    A)Pune
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Mumbai
    D)Kochi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar released the 5th edition of Wastelands Atlas 2019. It is helpful in rolling back the wastelands for productive use through various land development programmes and schemes. Wastelands Atlas-2019 also provides State and district wise distribution of different categories of wastelands area in the country and will be helpful in addressing land degradation.

  2. Shripad Naik inaugurated DRDO’s Igniter Complex in which city?
    A)Ahmedabad
    B)Surat
    C)Pune
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Union Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik inaugurated the Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) Igniter Complex at High Energy Materials Research Laboratory (HEMRL) in Pune, Maharashtra.

  3. Which state government recently banned 15-year-old govt cars, old commercial vehicles?
    A)Andhra Pradesh
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Bihar
    D)Odisha
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Government vehicles, which are over 15-years-old have been banned across Bihar, while commercial vehicles of the same age will be stopped from plying in Patna and adjacent regions.

  4. India’s 1-ever multi-venue Mega science exhibition, ‘Vigyan Samagam 2019’ held in which city?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Union Minister of Science & Technology and Minister of Earth Science has inaugurated India’s 1-ever multi-venue Mega science exhibition, ‘Vigyan Samagam 2019’, in Kolkata, West Bengal.

  5. Which Institute has launched country’s ‘first indigenously’ designed standing wheelchair- ‘Arise’ for assisting the specially-abled person in day to day activities?
    A)IIT Kanpur
    B)IIT Delhi
    C)IIT Madras
    D)IISc Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    In a laudable initiative, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras has launched country’s ‘first indigenously’ designed standing wheelchair- ‘Arise’ for assisting the specially-abled person in day to day activities.

  6. The Indian Coast Guard conducted the Regional level Search and Rescue Workshop and Exercise – 2019 (ReSAREX – 2019) in which state?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Karnataka
    C)Goa
    D)TamilNadu
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Indian Coast Guard conducted the Regional level Search and Rescue Workshop and Exercise – 2019 (ReSAREX – 2019) to check the preparedness and response measures for search and rescue at sea in a coordinated manner in Goa.

  7. In which country, Mathadhis building for Shree Budhanilkantha Narayan Temple was inaugurated?
    A)Nepal
    B)Myanmar
    C)Bhutan
    D)Thailand
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Ambassador of India to Nepal, Manjeev Singh Puri inaugurated Mathadhis building for Shree Budhanilkantha Narayan Temple at Budhanilkantha Municipality.

  8. Which country launched Sudan’s first ever satellite “SRSS-1”?
    A)USA
    B)India
    C)Russia
    D)China
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Sudan’s first-ever satellite for conducting research in military, economic and space technology has been launched by China. Sudan’s remote-sensing satellite (SRSS-1), was developed by the Shenzhen Aerospace Oriental Red Sea Satellite Co.

  9. The exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT)- 2019’ is between Bangladesh and which other country?
    A)Russia
    B)USA
    C)China
    D)India
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The second phase of the biggest US- Bangladesh Navy exercise named ‘Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT)- 2019’ started in Chattogram, Bangladesh. CARAT is one of the U.S. Navy’s longest continually running exercise in South Asia and Southeast Asia.

  10. How much amount of loan will be given by Asian Development Bank for Chennai-Kanyakumari Industrial Corridor power links?
    A)$451 million
    B)$234 million
    C)$457 million
    D)$786 million
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Asian Development Bank will provide a $451 million (about Rs 3,200 crore) loan to strengthen power connectivity between the southern and northern parts of the Chennai-Kanyakumari Industrial Corridor (CKIC) in Tamil Nadu.

  11. In collaboration with which company, Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE) launched the SkillsBuild platform?
    A)Microsoft
    B)Wipro
    C)IBM
    D)TCS
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE) launched the SkillsBuild platform in collaboration with IBM.

  12. With which bank, MSTC Ltd has signed an agreement for the development of a dedicated e-Auction platform?
    A)SBI
    B)UCO Bank
    C)IDBI Bank
    D)Allahabad Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    MSTC Ltd has signed an agreement with Allahabad Bank for the development of a dedicated e-Auction platform. This platform directly linked with the Indian Banking Association’s portal (https://ibapi.net) for sale of non-performing assets (NPAs) through the SARFAESI (Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Securities Interest) Act.

  13. Who won the sixth F1 World Championship at United States Grand Prix?
    A)MichAel Schumacher
    B)Dominic Thiem
    C)Sebastian Vettel
    D)Lewis Hamilton
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Lewis Hamilton sealed his sixth world drivers’ title with second place in the United States Grand Prix. He becomes the second most successful Formula 1 driver of all time, one championship behind Michael Schumacher.

  14. Who is the first Indian to be elected to the position of General Vice President (GVP), International Organisation Development Association (IODA)?
    A)Rahul Tamrakar
    B)Varsha Bhatia
    C)Vinaya Shetty
    D)Vinayak Radhakrishnan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Dr Vinaya Shetty, from Mumbai, is the first Indian to be elected to the position of General Vice President (GVP), International Organisation Development Association (IODA) since its inception in 1986.

  15. Who took over as the Chairman of Airports Authority of India (AAI)?
    A)Ranjan Guruswamy
    B)Sa Bobde
    C)Arvind Singh
    D)Shubhankar Swamy
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Arvind Singh, IAS officer of 1988 batch, Maharashtra Cadre, took over as the Chairman of Airports Authority of India (AAI).

  16. Which actor will be honoured by Lesley Ho Asian Film Talent Award at the Singapore International Film Festival (SIFF)?
    A)Nawazuddin Siddiqui
    B)Pankaj Tripathi
    C)Rajkumar Rao
    D)Irfan Khan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui will be honoured by Lesley Ho Asian Film Talent Award at the Singapore International Film Festival (SIFF) for his Netflix’s Emmy-nominated original series Sacred Games on November 23.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Airports Authority of India?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Chennai
    D)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of Allahabad Bank?
    A)Chennai
    B)Kolkata
    C)Mumbai
    D)Pune
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. Where is the HQ of IBM?
    A)Rome
    B)Paris
    C)NewYork
    D)London
    View Answer
    Option C

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