Current Affairs Quiz -11 November 2019

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  1. The ‘Air Fest-2019’ was held in which city by the Indian Air Force?
    A) Kolkata
    B) Mumbai
    C) Kochi
    D) Nagpur
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The ‘Air Fest-2019’ was held in Nagpur, Maharashtra. It was a part of the 87th anniversary celebrations of the Indian Air Force and the 65th anniversary of the headquarters maintenance command (HQMC).
  2. RBI has mandated the banks not to charge savings bank account customers for online transactions in the NEFT system with effect from
    A) December 2019
    B) February 2020
    C) January 2020
    D) March 2020
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Mandate banks not to charge savings bank account customers for online transactions in the NEFT system with effect from January 2020.
  3. How many beaches have been identified for mass cleanliness-cum-awareness drive under the “Swachh – Nirmal Tat Abhiyaan” announced by the government?
    A) 50
    B) 20
    C) 10
    D) 30
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) has started a mass cleanliness-cum-awareness drive in 50 identified beaches under the “Swachh – Nirmal Tat Abhiyaan” from 11th -17th November, 2019. The identified beaches are in 10 coastal States/Union Territories (UTs)
  4. The Defence Innovations Conference ‘Def-Connect’ was held in which city to showcase the accomplishments of the Innovations for Defence Excellence (iDEX) initiative?
    A) Pune
    B) New Delhi
    C) Mumbai
    D) Lucknow
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    The Ministry of Defence (MoD) organised the conference ‘Def-Connect’ in New Delhi on November 11, 2019 to showcase the accomplishments of the Innovations for Defence Excellence (iDEX) initiative and growth of the defence ecosystem in the country. Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh was the Chief Guest of the event.
  5. PayNearby has partnered with which bank along with NPCI to launch its own micro ATMs at retail shops?
    A) AU Small Finance Bank
    B) Ujjivan Small Finance Bank
    C) ESAF Small Finance Bank
    D) Equitas Small Finance Bank
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    PayNearby, the hyperlocal fintech network builder, has partnered with National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) and Equitas Small Finance Bank for launching its own mirco ATMs at retail shops.
  6. The World Science Day for Peace and Development is celebrated on __________
    A) November 11
    B) November 8
    C) November 10
    D) November 9
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    The World Science Day for Peace and Development is celebrated each year on November 10 to highlight the important role that science play in society and the need to engage the wider public in debates on emerging scientific issues. World Science Day was proclaimed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 2001 and celebrated for the first time in 2002. 2019 Theme:“Open science, leaving no one behind”
  7. Marengo sachintendulkar is a new species of which animal discovered recently and named after cricket legend Sachin Tendulakar?
    A) Fish
    B) Spider
    C) Frog
    D) Crab
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    A research scholar, Dhruv Prajapati, who is pursuing a Ph. D in spider taxonomy at the Gujarat Ecological Education & Research (GEER) Foundation has discovered two new species of spiders. Of the two, he has named one spider species after Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar, as Marengo sachintendulkar, to show his love towards his favourite cricketer.
  8. The first ever CNG port terminal of the world is scheduled to be set up in which state of India?
    A) Gujarat
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Assam
    D) Odisha
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    Gujarat Government has given its nod for the establishment of the world’s first CNG port terminal at Bhavnagar. The proposal has also been approved by the Gujarat Infrastructure Development Board (GIDB) under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister Vijay Rupani.
  9. TN Seshan, the former chief election commissioner (CEC) passed away recently. He was the ____________ CEC of India.
    A) 5th
    B) 7th
    C) 10th
    D) 14th
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    Former chief election commissioner (CEC), TN Seshan passed away in Chennai of cardiac arrest. He was 86-year old. Seshan was a 1955 batch IAS officer of the Tamil Nadu cadre. He was the 10th Chief Election Commissioner of India who had led the Election Commission from 1990 to 1996.
  10. Who among these has been selected for the Tata Literature Live! Lifetime Achievement Award for 2019?
    A) Kishori Shahane
    B) Mahesh Elkunchwar
    C) Arun Khopkar
    D) Shanta Gokhale
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    Indian writer, translator, journalist and theatre critic, Shanta Gokhale has been named to be honored with Tata Literature Live! Lifetime Achievement Award for 2019. Also, Poet K Satchidanandan has been selected for the Tata Literature Live! Poet Laureate for 2019.
  11. Every year National Education Day is held in India on November 11 to commemorate the birth anniversary of
    A) Rajendra Prasad
    B) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
    C) A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
    D) Jawaharlal Nehru
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    In India the National Education Day is celebrated on 11 November every year to commemorate the birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, the first education minister of independent India.
  12. Ramakant Gundecha who died recently was a maestro of which of these Indian musical form?
    A) Dhrupad
    B) Bhajan
    C) Thumri
    D) Dhamar
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    Dhrupad maestro Ramakant Gundecha passed away due to a heart attack. He was 56. He was the younger of the Gundecha brothers duo (Umakant Gundecha and Ramakant Gundecha) who are well known singers of Dagarvani style of dhrupad. 
  13. Indian government has targeted to achieve five trillion dollar economy by which year?
    A) 2022
    B) 2024
    C) 2028
    D) 2030
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Rajnath Singh informed that Prime Minister has set a target of becoming five trillion dollar economy by 2024 and a 10 trillion dollar economy within 10 to 15 years.
  14. The government of India has given green nod to Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) to set up new 2G Ethanol plant at which place?
    A) Rishikesh
    B) Patiala
    C) Rajkot
    D) Panipat
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change gives Environment Clearance to Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) to set up new 2G Ethanol plant at Panipat, Haryana at an estimated investment of Rs 766 crore.
  15. Evo Morales has recently announced to resign as the President of which country?
    A) Uruguay
    B) Colombia
    C) Bolivia
    D) Costa Rica
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Bolivia President Evo Morales Announces Resignation; Bolivia capital – Sucre; Bolivia Currency – Bolivian boliviano

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