Current Affairs Quiz: November 9, 2021

Current Affairs 9 November 2021 Quiz

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  1. Union Power Minister R K Singh virtually inaugurated the diversion of Marusudar River of Pakal Dul Hydro Electric Project in which state?
    A) Jammu and Kashmir
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Himachal Pradesh
    D) Uttarakhand
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Union Power Minister R K Singh virtually inaugurated the diversion of Marusudar River of Pakal Dul Hydro Electric Project in Kishtwar.
  2. Which state developed country’s ‘first-ever’ bamboo made cricket bat, stumps?
    A) Assam
    B) Tripura
    C) Nagaland
    D) Meghalaya
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Bamboo and Cane Development Institute (BCDI) of Tripura along with North East Centre of Technology Application and Reach (NECTAR) claimed to have developed the country’s first-ever bamboo made cricket bat maintaining all the standard protocols used for manufacturing cricket bats.
  3. Which bank launched Video Life Certificate’ facility for pensioner?
    A) IDBI
    B) PNB
    C) SBI
    D) UBI
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    With an aim to offer seamless life certificate submission experience for millions of pensioners (other than family pensioners), the country’s largest lender State Bank of India (SBI), has announced the launch of the Video Life Certificate (VLC) facility.
  4. How much percent of rate of interest was approved by Finance Ministry on PF deposits in FY21?
    A) 8.5%
    B) 8.1%
    C) 7.5%
    D) 8.8%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The finance ministry has given its go ahead to 8.5% rate of interest on provident fund deposit for 2020-21 paving way for the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation to credit the interest in accounts of over 60 million beneficiaries.
  5. Which company has launched a new company that aims to use artificial intelligence for drug discovery?
    A) Alphabet
    B) Microsoft
    C) Amazon
    D) Walmart
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Google’s parent company Alphabet has launched a new company that aims to use artificial intelligence for drug discovery,
  6. Who won the Mexican Grand Prix 2021?
    A) Nick Rosberg
    B) Max Verstappen
    C) Sebastian Vettel
    D) Lewis Hamilton
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Max Verstappen won the Mexican Grand Prix at Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez in Mexico City to extend his F1 World Championship points lead over runner-up Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes.
  7. Which company has joined iconic British racing team Jaguar Racing as title partner?
    A) TCS
    B) Wipro
    C) Infosys
    D) Mphasis
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has joined iconic British racing team Jaguar Racing as title partner, ahead of the 2021/22 ABB FIA Formula E World Championship.
  8. Who will be bestowed with the prestigious ‘Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award 2020‘ for her outstanding contribution in the field of land adventure?
    A) Avantika Mishra
    B) Priyanka Mohite
    C) Jagreeti Singh
    D) Vimlesh Singh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Maharashtra-based mountaineer Priyanka Mohite will be bestowed with the prestigious ‘Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award 2020‘ for her outstanding contribution in the field of land adventure, a central government official said.
  9. Who will be posthumously conferred the Basavashree award 2021?
    A) Puneeth Rajkumar
    B) Punit Singh
    C) Ranveer Singh
    D) Gaurav Taneja
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Kannada actor Puneeth Rajkumar will be posthumously conferred the Basavashree award 2021 by the Bruhanmutt. Murugha Mutt seer Dr Shivamurthy Murugha Sharanaru made an announcement in this regard.
  10. How many Padma Awards will be presented by President this year in 2021?
    A) 119
    B) 121
    C) 125
    D) 130
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    President Ram Nath Kovind presented Padma Vibhushan Award to Boxer MC Mary Kom this evening. He also honoured former Mauritius President Anerood Jugnauth and late seer of Pejawar Mutt Vishwesha Teertha Swami with the second-highest civilian honour posthumously.
  11. Which country to send a rover in 2024 to search for water on the moon under partnership with NASA?
    A) Japan
    B) Sweden
    C) Australia
    D) Austria
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Australian Space Agency announced plans to send an Australian-made rover to the Moon by as early as 2026, under a deal with NASA. The rover will collect lunar soil containing oxygen, which could eventually be used to support human life in space.
  12. Who is the author of book Modern India?
    A) Anil Baijal
    B) Poonam Dahiya
    C) Srinath Banerjee
    D) Priyanka Seni
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Shri M L Khattar, Haryana Chief Minister released the book ‘Modern India’ – a book authored by Poonam Dalal Dahiya; an author popular among the UPSC community for her subject-matter expertise.
  13. When is International Day of Radiology is observed?
    A) November 8
    B) November 9
    C) November 10
    D) November 11
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The International Day of Radiology, observed on November 8, is celebrated with an aim to build greater awareness of the significance of radiology.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital of Australia?
    A) Canberra
    B) Luassane
    C) Amsterdam
    D) Paris
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of TCS?
    A) Lucknow
    B) Chennai
    C) Mumbai
    D) NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. Where is the HQ of State Bank of India?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Pune
    C) NewDelhi
    D) Chennai
    View Answer
    Option A

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