Current Affairs Quiz: November 8, 2019

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  1. Which country will host the conference of the “No Money For Terror” 2020?
    A)India
    B)Pakistan
    C)Russia
    D)Seychelles
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    India will next year host the conference of the “No Money For Terror”, the ministerial-level grouping of 70 countries that focuses on countering terror financing, terror and radicalisation.
  2. The Union Cabinet signed the protocol amending the convention between India and which other country for avoidance of double taxation?
    A)South Sudan
    B)Eritrea
    C)Brazil
    D)Zimbabwe
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Union Cabinet approved the signing of a protocol amending the convention between India and Brazil for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income.
  3. The Union Cabinet gave an ex-post facto approval for the MoU between India and which other country on withdrawal of 1.82 cusec of water from India’s Feni River?
    A)Myanmar
    B)Bhutan
    C)Nepal
    D)Bangladesh
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Union Cabinet gave an ex-post facto approval for the MoU between India and Bangladesh on withdrawal of 1.82 cusec of water from Feni River by India for drinking water supply scheme for Sabroom town in Tripura.

  4. On the occasion of 550thBirth Anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ and Minister for Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal launched how many books on Guru Nanak Dev ji?
    A)3
    B)4
    C)5
    D)6
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ and Minister for Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal will launch three books on Guru Nanak Dev Ji at Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Khalsa College, the University of Delhi, on the occasion of 550thBirth Anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji.

  5. What is the rank of India in Women, Peace and Security Index released by Georgetown University’s Institute for Women, Peace and Security (GIWPS)?
    A)133
    B)134
    C)137
    D)140
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Georgetown University’s Institute for Women, Peace and Security (GIWPS) has released its second report on Women, Peace, and Security Index. The new 2019 report ranks 167 countries for women based on three indicators – inclusion, justice and security.

  6. In which city railway station,India’s first Health ATM was launched?
    A)Kanpur
    B)Gorakhpur
    C)Lucknow
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Indian Railways has installed two ‘Health ATMs’ at the Charbagh railway station in Lucknow. The kiosks, promoted by YOLO Health ATM, provide 16 health check-ups for Rs 50-100.

  7. Recently GRSE deliveredwhich fast patrol vessel to Indian Coast Guard?
    A)Vela
    B)Annie Besant
    C)Ranjeet
    D)Vikramaditya
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd (GRSE) delivered Fast Patrol Vessel (FPV) ICGS Annie Besant, the second in the series of five such ships, to the Indian Coast Guard.

  8. The 6th parliamentary summit of G20 countriesheld in which city?
    A)Madrid
    B)Tokyo
    C)Beijing
    D)NewDelhi
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Lok sabha speaker Om Birla composed the Indian Parliament delegation for 6th parliamentary summit of G20 countries, held in Tokyo, Japan. G20 presiding officer of parliament attended the summit.

  9. Which bank launched Instant Digital Savings and Instant FD Account?
    A)Ujjivan Small Finance Bank
    B)Paytm Payment Bank
    C)Fincare Payments Bank
    D)India post Payment Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The finance service company, Ujjivan Small Finance Bank(SFB) has launched an instant digital savings account (SA) along with Fixed Deposit (FD) and Privilege Savings Account to offer distinctive banking and digital services to its customers.

  10. Which airline has signed a one-way codeshare agreement with Qatar Airwaysto bolster connectivity between India and Qatar?
    A)Indigo
    B)AirIndia
    C)Spicejet
    D)Jet Airways
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Low-cost airline IndiGo signed a one-way codeshare agreement with Qatar Airways, enabling the latter to place its code on IndiGo flights between Doha and Delhi, Mumbai and Hyderabad.

  11. Which Company has acquired BORN Group, a New York-based digital content and production agency, for $95 million?
    A)Infosys
    B)Wipro
    C)TCS
    D)Tech Mahindra
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    IT services firm Tech Mahindra Ltd (Tech M) has acquired BORN Group, a New York-based digital content and production agency, for $95 million.

  12. Recently Fitch Solutions raised India’s fiscal deficit forecast to how much percent of GDP?
    A)3.3%
    B)3.4%
    C)3.6%
    D)3.5%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Fitch Solutions raised India’s fiscal deficit forecast to 3.6 per cent of the GDP for this fiscal year, from 3.4 per cent previously, due to weak revenue collections resulting from sluggish economic growth and government’s sweeping corporate tax rate cut.

  13. Who has become the fastest Indian women cricketer to smash 2,000 runs in ODIs?
    A)Harmanpreet Kaur
    B)Jhulan Goswami
    C)Mithali Raj
    D)Smriti Mandhana
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Smriti Mandhana has become the fastest Indian women cricketer to smash 2,000 runs in ODIs. She achieved the feat during the third ODI against West Indies at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua and Barbuda.

  14. Who won gold medal in women’s 10m air pistol event at Asian Shooting Championships 2019?
    A)Manu Bhaker
    B)Apurvi Chandela
    C)Manisha Keer
    D)Akanksha Saini
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Manu Bhaker won gold medal in women’s 10m air pistol event. She put up a dominant showing, shooting 584 in qualification and 244.3 in the final to take gold.

  15. Recently Christopher Dennis passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Author
    B)Philanthropist
    C)SocialActivist
    D)Actor
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Christopher Dennis, who entertained audiences as Hollywood Boulevard’s Superman, has passed away at the age of 52. He was known for impressing everyone on the Hollywood Boulevard, dressed as Superman.

  16. Recently Babasaheb Dhabekar passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Actor
    B)Sports
    C)Author
    D)Politics
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Former Maharashtra minister and senior Congress party leader Babasaheb Dhabekar passed away. He served as water resource minister in the 1990s during the Shiv Sena-BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party) alliance government.

  17. Recently Author Girija Kir passed away.She was the author of which language?
    A)Telugu
    B)Marathi
    C)Hindi
    D)Tamil
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Noted Marathi author Girija Kir has passed away, following a prolonged illness. She was 86.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Brazil?
    A)Real
    B)Rial
    C)Dinar
    D)Rupee
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of Ujjivan Small Finance Bank?
    A)Chennai
    B)Bengaluru
    C)Mumbai
    D)NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. Where is the HQ of Indigo Airline?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Gurugram
    C)Chennai
    D)NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option B

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