Current Affairs Quiz: November 7, 2020

Current Affairs 7 November 2020 Quiz

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  1. Who will head the committee constituted by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting to review guidelines on Television Rating agencies in India?
    A) Shashi Shekhar Vempati
    B) Dakshita Das
    C) RV Verma
    D) Sriram Kalyanaraman
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has constituted a committee to review guidelines on Television Rating agencies in India.
    Prasar Bharti CEO Shashi Shekhar Vempati will be Chairman of the Committee.
  2. In which did the Municipal Corporation launched an initiative named Plastic Lao MASK LE JAO to fight against the menace of plastic waste and contain the spread of Covid-19?
    A) Ranchi
    B) Lucknow
    C) Shimla
    D) Dehradun
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    In Dehradun, the Municipal Corporation has launched an initiative named Plastic Lao MASK LE JAO to fight against the menace of plastic waste and contain the spread of Covid-19.
  3. How much amount has been approved by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, as investment proposal of 210 Mega Watt Luhri Stage-I Hydro Power Project on river Satluj in Himachal Pradesh?
    A) Rs 1450 Cr
    B) Rs 1630 Cr
    C) Rs 1810 Cr
    D) Rs 1780 Cr
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, CCEA approved 1 thousand 8 hundred 10 crore rupees investment proposal of 210 Mega Watt Luhri Stage-I Hydro Power Project on river Satluj which is situated in Shimla and Kullu districts of Himachal Pradesh.
  4. Which country formally left the Paris Agreement, a global pact forged five years ago to avert the threat of catastrophic climate change?
    A) USA
    B) China
    C) UAE
    D) Singapore
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The United States formally left the Paris Agreement, a global pact forged five years ago to avert the threat of catastrophic climate change.
  5. Visa recently announced the first successful live deployment of a PCI certified Tap to Phone card acceptance solution, in partnership with DigitSecure and which bank?
    A) Axis Bank
    B) HDFC Bank
    C) IndusInd Bank
    D) Federal Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Visa recently announced the first successful live deployment of a PCI certified Tap to Phone card acceptance solution, in partnership with DigitSecure and HDFC Bank.
    DeliveryPlus is the first merchant to go live with HDFC Bank as acquirer.
  6. Which small finance bank entered into agreement with Care Health Insurance Company for health insurance products as Corporate Agent?
    A) AU Small Finance Bank
    B) Ujjivan Small Finance Bank
    C) Janalakshmi Small Finance Bank
    D) ESAF Small Finance Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    AU Small Finance Bank entered into agreement with Care Health Insurance Company for health insurance products as Corporate Agent.
  7. Which digital payment platform in partnership with SBI Card has launched credit cards on its platform?
    A) Cashfree
    B) Phonepe
    C) Paytm
    D) Paypal
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    SBI Cards and Payment Services (SBI Card) said it has launched credit cards in partnership with the digital payment platform Paytm.
    Available in two variants, Paytm SBI Card and Paytm SBI Card SELECT, the product has been launched on the Visa platform.
  8. Which bank launched ‘Mine’, a banking stack for millennial customers which offers an instant savings account, curated credit and debit card, instant personal loans and overdrafts, and an experiential branch with social engagement space?
    A) Axis Bank
    B) HDFC Bank
    C) Bandhan Bank
    D) ICICI Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    ICICI Bank has launched a banking stack for millennial customers which offers an instant savings account, a feature-driven iMobile application that offers investment guidance, curated credit and debit card, instant personal loans and overdrafts, and an experiential branch with social engagement space.
    Called ICICI Bank Mine, any millennial-aged up to 35 years can apply digitally for the account from November 6 through the bank’s website or the app.
  9. TRIFED signed MoU with JD Centre of Arts to preserve craft traditions through collaborations. Where is JD Centre of Arts situated?
    A) Bhubaneswar
    B) Kochi
    C) Chennai
    D) Pune
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    TRIFED and JD Centre of Arts have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for collaborating on joint socio-cultural research work and anthropological study of tribal art and tradition in tribal dominated regions of India.
  10. Which of the following in partnership with Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation (MoSPI) has launched MSME Credit Health Index to provide a measure of the growth and strength of the MSME sector in India?
    A) CRISIL
    B) CIBIL
    C) SEBI
    D) Equifax
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    In order to provide a measure of the growth and strength of the MSME sector in India, TransUnion CIBIL in partnership with Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation (MoSPI) has launched MSME Credit Health Index.
  11. Who has been named as the brand ambassador for the Namami Gange project?
    A) Spider-man
    B) Dhruva
    C) Shaktimann
    D) Chacha Chaudhary
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Indian comic book character, Chacha Chaudhary has been named the brand ambassador for the Namami Gange project.It was announced at the Ganga Utsav 2020 by Union Jal Shakti Minister, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat.
  12. Who has been unanimously elected to the Board of International Dairy Federation (IDF)?
    A) Ajay Kumar Khosla
    B) V.A. Srinivasan
    C) Dilip Rath
    D) Champaklal Shah
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Dilip Rath, Chairman, National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) has been unanimously elected to the Board of International Dairy Federation (IDF) during the General Assembly of IDF.
  13. Which state’s education department launched a toll free tele education helpline number – 18003453578 – for government school students?
    A) Assam
    B) Kerala
    C) Andhra Pradesh
    D) Goa
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    In Assam, the Education department has launched a toll free tele education helpline number for government school students.
    The tollfree no is – 18003453578 would work on all 6 days in week except Sunday from 10 am to 3 pm.
  14. Who is the author of the book titled “Jugalbandi: The BJP Before Modi”?
    A) Rudrangshu Mukherjee
    B) Vinay Sitapati
    C) Jairam Ramesh
    D) Chandraswamy
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The book, “Jugalbandi: The BJP Before Modi”, is written by political scientist Vinay Sitapati. It will be published by Penguin’s ‘Viking’ imprint.
  15. Australian Don Talbot wo passed away recently is related to which of the following?
    A) Acting
    B) Writing
    C) Sports
    D) Politics
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Don Talbot, the foundation director of the Australian Institute of Sport and one of the country’s greatest coaches, has died. He was 87.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of DigitSecure situated?
    A) Bengaluru
    B) Pune
    C) Nashik
    D) Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

  2. Where is the HQ of Prasar Bharati situated?
    A) Hyderabad
    B) Pune
    C) Delhi
    D) Kanpur
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

  3. Where is the HQ of AU Small Finance Bank situated?
    A) Jaipur
    B) Surat
    C) Meerut
    D) Gurugram
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

  4. Where is the HQ of TransUnion CIBIL situated?
    A) USA
    B) Russia
    C) France
    D) Italy
    View Answer
    Option A
  5. Where is the HQ of International Dairy Federation situated?
    A) Vienna, Austria
    B) Geneva, Switzerland
    C) Brussels, Belgium
    D) Amsterdam, Netherlands
    View Answer
    Option C

  6. Where is the HQ of National Dairy Development Board situated?
    A) Delhi
    B) Rajasthan
    C) Haryana
    D) Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Anand, Gujarat

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