Current Affairs Quiz: November 9, 2019

Current Affairs 9 November 2019 Quiz

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  1. Recently India and Thailand ports signed how many MoU to boost connectivity?
    A)6
    B)2
    C)3
    D)5
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Ranong Port of Thailand and port trusts of Chennai, Visakhapatnam and Kolkata have inked three Memoranda of Understandings (MoUs) to cut down sea travel time by half between the two countries.
  2. India test-fired 3,500-km range K-4 underwater nuclear missile from which place?
    A)Vizag
    B)Surat
    C)Ahmedabad
    D)Vishaakapatnam
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    To further strengthen its capabilities of hitting enemy targets from submarines, India test-fired the 3,500 kilometre strike-range K-4 nuclear missile from an underwater platform off the coast of Andhra Pradesh.
  3. The 10th Asian Conference of Emergency Medicine held in which city?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Ahmedabad
    C)Mumbai
    D)Chennai
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu inaugurating 10th Asian Conference of Emergency Medicine in New Delhi. The aim of the conference is to develop programs and manuals to train citizens in emergency first aid procedures such as Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation as it will help in saving a life while waiting for emergency services.
  4. Which Company builded App Defense Alliance to fight bad apps?
    A)Amazon
    B)Google
    C)Samsung
    D)Apple
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Malicious apps are plaguing app stores and Google wants to fight them better. The search giant announced the launch of App Defense Alliance that will help stop the bad apps from reaching the official app stores.
  5. Recently RBI asked banks not to charge savings account customers for NEFT from which year?
    A)January 2020
    B)February 2020
    C)March 2020
    D)April 2020
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) mandated banks not to charge savings account holders for National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) from January 2020.
  6. Which bank initiated ‘mobile ATMs’ to push digitisation in rural areas?
    A)Aryavrat Bank
    B)SBI
    C)Madyanchal Gramin Bank
    D)Karnataka Gramin Bank
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    In a move to boost digitisation in rural areas, the Karnataka Gramin Bank (KGB) has launched ‘mobile ATMs’ in Kalaburagi among several other districts in the state.
  7. Which Insurance Company has launched a new mobile app called ‘Farmitra’ for the ease of farmers?
    A)SBI Life Insurance
    B)National Insurance Company Limited
    C)IDBI Federal Insurance
    D)Bajaj Allianz General Insurance
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Bajaj Allianz General Insurance has launched a new mobile app called ‘Farmitra’ for the ease of farmers. This app intends to help the farmers needs and address their worries.
  8. Which country to host 2023 FIH Hockey Men’s World Cup?
    A)India
    B)Brazil
    C)Thailand
    D)England
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Executive Board of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) announced that India would be hosting the Men’s Hockey World Cup in 2023.
  9. Who has become the first Indian male cricketer to play 100 T20Is?
    A)Virat Kohli
    B)MS Dhoni
    C)Rohit Sharma
    D)Suresh Raina
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Stand-in skipper Rohit Sharma has become the first Indian male cricketer to play 100 T20Is. He achieved the feat in the ongoing second T20I of the three-match series against Bangladesh here at the Khandheri Cricket Stadium in Rajkot, Gujarat.
  10. Recently champion Nicola Adams announced her retirement from which sports?
    A)Boxing
    B)Cricket
    C)Football
    D)Tennis
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Two-time Olympic boxing champion Nicola Adams (37 years) announced her retirement from the sport on medical advice due to the vulnerability of losing eyesight.
  11. Amid the debacle,CM Devendra Fadnavis announced his resignation from CM position of which state?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Odisha
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Bihar
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Amid the political stalemate in Maharashtra, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis met Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari and submitted his resignation.
  12. Who was appointed as president of UAE?
    A)Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
    B)Hamadan Bin Mohammed
    C)Hind bind Malthus Mohammed
    D)Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The UAE’s Supreme Council of the Union has re-elected his Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan as its President for a 4th five-year term, in accordance with the provisions of the UAE Constitution.
  13. How many Indian Authors novels make it to BBC’s 100 ‘Novels That Shaped Our World’ list?
    A)7
    B)3
    C)4
    D)5
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Renowned Indian authors like R K Narayan, Arundhati Roy, Salman Rushdie, Vikram Seth and V S Naipaul are among 100 writers who have featured on a list of the most inspiring novels chosen by a panel of experts and revealed by the BBC.
  14. Who received the ‘Most Influential Cinema Personality’ Award in South-East Asia?
    A)Rani Mukherjee
    B)Disha Patani
    C)Raveena Tandon
    D)Sonali Bendre
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Rani Mukherji received the ‘Most Influential Cinema Personality’ Award in South-East Asia for her phenomenal work in 2018 flick ‘Hichki’.
  15. Who has been awarded the 2019 Infosys Prize for Life Sciences?
    A)Manjula Reddy
    B)Srikant Dixit
    C)Anvisha Saini
    D)Maniharan Goswami
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    For her work on understanding the structure and synthesis of the bacterial cell wall which is critical for the development of new antibiotics, Dr Manjula Reddy, the Chief Scientist of the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) has been awarded the 2019 Infosys Prize for Life Sciences. Her work has revealed a critical step during cell wall synthesis.
  16. Which Indian writer was given the Gemcon Young Literature Award?
    A)Abhishek Sarkar
    B)Abhijeet Banerjee
    C)Taraknath Banerjee
    D)Abhimanyu Singh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    At the 9th edition of the Dhaka Literature festival, West Bengal-based writer Abhishek Sarkar and Bangladeshi poet Rofiquzzaman Rony were given the Gemcon Young Literature Award and Gemcon Young Poetry Award.
  17. Who has been chosen for the prestigious Raja Ram Mohan Roy Award, presented by the Press Council of India?
    A)AzizPremji
    B)Abhimanyu Anand
    C)Anuj Mahajan
    D)Gulab Kothari
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Rajasthan Patrika group chairman Gulab Kothari has been chosen for the prestigious Raja Ram Mohan Roy Award, presented by the Press Council of India, for his outstanding contribution towards journalism.
  18. Sundaram Clayton and which other personality was conferred with the Deming ‘Distinguished Service Award For Dissemination and Promotion Overseas’, at a ceremony held in Tokyo?
    A)Venu Srinivasan
    B)Indra Nooyi
    C)Ramesh Sobti
    D)Abhishek Singh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Venu Srinivasan, Chairman of TVS Motor Company and Sundaram Clayton, was conferred with the Deming ‘Distinguished Service Award For Dissemination and Promotion Overseas’, at a ceremony held in Tokyo.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Thailand?
    A)Rupee
    B)Rial
    C)Dinar
    D)Baht
    View Answer
    Option D
  2. Where is the HQ of Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance?
    A)Kochi
    B)Chennai
    C)Pune
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C
  3. Where is the HQ ofGoogle?
    A)NewYork
    B)Paris
    C)California
    D)London
    View Answer
    Option C

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