Current Affairs Quiz -12 November 2019

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  1. Which country will host the 19th council of heads of government of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation(SCO) Summit in 2020?
    A) Russia
    B) China
    C) India
    D) Pakistan
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    SCO Secretary-General Vladimir Norov has announced that India will host the 19th council of heads of government of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation in 2020 in New Delhi. This is for the first time that India will host this meet.
  2. Maharashtra has been brought under the President’s rule due to inability of political parties to form a government after an assembly election 2019. This is the _________ time that President’s rule has been imposed in the state
    A) Fourth
    B) Second
    C) First
    D) Third
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    Based on Governor’s recommendation (Bhagat Singh Koshyari), President Ram Nath Kovind signed proclamation imposing President’s rule in Maharashtra.Overall, this is third time that Maharashtra has come under the central rule.
  3. ‘Tiger Triumph’ is the first ever joint tri-services Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) Exercise of India with which country?
    A) France
    B) United States
    C) Russia
    D) Israel
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The first India-US joint tri-services Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) Exercise named ‘Tiger Triumph’ is scheduled to begin at Visakhapatnam from November 13 to 21.
  4. As per the SBI research report, the GDP Growth rate of India for 2019-20 (FY20) is predicted at ____________
    A) 5%
    B) 6.1%
    C) 5.8%
    D) 6.2%
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    An SBI research report has predicted the GDP Growth rate of India for 2019-20 (FY20) at 5%. Earlier the projection was 6.1%. As per the report, India is expected to grow at 6.2% in 2020-21 (FY21).
  5. Who among these has been awarded the inaugural George Schaller Lifetime Award in Wildlife Conservation Science?
    A) Meera Kathiravan
    B) S. Theodore Baskaran
    C) Madhaviah Krishnan
    D) K. Ullas Karanth
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Wildlife biologist K. Ullas Karanth, has been awarded the George Schaller Lifetime Award in Wildlife Conservation Science for his contribution to the field of conservation.
  6. The BRICS Summit 2019 will take place in which country?
    A) Russia
    B) Brazil
    C) China
    D) India
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the 11th edition of the BRICS summit to be held in Brasilia, Brazil on 13-14 November 2019. The theme of the BRICS summit 2019 is “Economic Growth for an Innovative Future.”
  7. In India, when is the Public Service Broadcasting Day observed?
    A) November 12
    B) November 11
    C) November 10
    D) November 9
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Public Service Broadcasting Day is celebrated every year on November 12 to commemorate the first and only visit of the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi, to the studio of All India Radio, Delhi in 1947.
  8. Name the cyclone which recently hit parts of West Bengal and Odisha?
    A) Gaja
    B) Maha
    C) Bulbul
    D) Pabuk
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Cyclone Bulbul hits part of West Bengal and Odisha
  9. Shane Watson is a professional cricker player of which country?
    A) South Africa
    B) England
    C) New Zealand
    D) Australia
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Shane Watson Appointed As President Of Australian Cricketers Association (ACA)
  10. The World Pneumonia Day is held every year on___________
    A) November 10
    B) November 12
    C) November 11
    D) November 9
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    The World Pneumonia Day is observed across the world on November 12 every year to raise awareness, promote prevention and treatment and produce action to combat the disease. The theme for World Pneumonia Day 2019 is “healthy lungs for all”.
  11. Which city will host the ‘IndiaJoy’ as a global platform for Digital, Media and Entertainment Corporations to collaborate and innovate?
    A) Hyderabad
    B) Kochi
    C) Nagpur
    D) Dehradun
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Hyderabad to host ‘IndiaJoy’ from November 20-23. It is a global platform for Digital, Media and Entertainment Corporations to collaborate and innovate.

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