Current Affairs Quiz -14 November 2019

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  1. How much amount has been approved by the UNDP Green Climate Fund for India to boost climate in Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Odisha?
    A) USD 36 million
    B) USD 28 million
    C) USD 50 million
    D) USD 43 million
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    UNDP Green Climate Fund to provide India with 43 million USD to boost climate in 3 coastal states- Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Odisha
  2. Children’s Day is observed every year to pay tribute to which leader?
    A) Rajendra Prasad
    B) APJ Abdul Kalam
    C) Jawaharlal Nehru
    D) Lal Bahadur Shastri
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    65th Children’s Day was celebrated in India on November 14, 2019. It is held on 14 November every year as a tribute to India’s First Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru (birth anniversary)
  3. What is the projected GDP growth of India for 2019-20 according to the latest estimates by Moody’s Investors Service?
    A) 5.6%
    B) 6.1%
    C) 5.5%
    D) 6.3%
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Moody’s Investors Service has revised its GDP growth rate prediction for India for Calender Year 2019 to 5.6% from its earlier prediction of 5.8%.
  4. Who among these has been invited as the Chief Guest at the Republic Day 2020 celebrations in India?
    A) Justin Trudeau
    B) Vladimir Putin
    C) Emmanuel Macron
    D) Jair Messias Bolsonaro
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Modi invited the President of Brazil, Mr. Jair Messias Bolsonaro to be the Chief Guest at the Republic Day 2020. The Brazilian President has accepted the invitation with pleasure.
  5. Name the Indian athlete who has been named in the first-ever TIME 100 Next?
    A) Swapna Barman
    B) Dutee Chand
    C) Neeraj Chopra
    D) Hima Das
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    TIME magazine has released its first-ever TIME 100 Next and Indian athlete Dutee Chand has been named in the list.
  6. Which company has partnered with NSE Indices Limited to launch India’s first agri index named ‘NCDEX Agridex’?
    A) Multi Commodity Exchange
    B) National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India
    C) National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange
    D) National Spot Exchange
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange (NCDEX) has partnered with NSE Indices Limited and launched  India’s first agri index — ‘NCDEX Agridex’, for easy reference to price variations in agricultural commodities.
  7. Which of these days is observed as World Diabetes Day?
    A) November 14
    B) November 13
    C) November 12
    D) November 11
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    World Diabetes Day is observed every year on November 14. World Diabetes Day was launched in 1991 by the IDF and the World Health Organization (WHO) in response to the rapid rise of diabetes around the world. Theme for 2019: “The Family and Diabetes – diabetes concerns every family.”
  8. Which state has launched the Sishu Suraksha app for the protection of rights of children of the state?
    A) Punjab
    B) Rajasthan
    C) Gujarat
    D) Assam
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Assam State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (ASCPCR) has launched a mobile app named ‘Sishu Suraksha’ for the protection of rights of children of Assam.
  9. The Nadu-Nedu programme has been launched by Andhra Pradesh for which purpose?
    A) Double Farmers income
    B) Transform Government School
    C) Provide scholarship to girl students
    D) Women empowerment
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh has launched the ‘Nadu-Nedu’ programme which aims at transforming government schools into vibrant and competitive institutions. The scheme was launched on November 14, 2019 i.e Children’s Day.
  10. Google has planned to roll out checking account service in 2020 in association with which company?
    A) Citigroup
    B) J.P. Morgan
    C) American Express
    D) Goldman Sachs
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Google will launch a checking account service next year in a collaboration with Citigroup and a credit union at Stanford University. It will be launched under a project code named Cache.
  11. The e-Ganna app has been unveiled by which state for its sugarcane farmers?
    A) Haryana
    B) Bihar
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Punjab
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Uttar Pradesh government has launched a web portal and a mobile application named e-Ganna App, for sugarcane farmers of the state.
  12. Based on the 5th annual Doing Business in India Report released by UK India Business Council (UKIBC), __________ percent of the respondents finds doing business in India getting easier?
    A) 42
    B) 56
    C) 31
    D) 25
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    The UK India Business Council (UKIBC) released its 5th annual Doing Business in India Report. 56 per cent of the survey respondents have stated that it is getting easier to do business in India, and only 21 per cent saying that it has not improved (while 23 per cent were undecided).
  13. Which country has invited PM Modi for the Victory Day celebrations on May 09, 2020?
    A) Brazil
    B) Germany
    C) Japan
    D) Russia
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Russian President Vladimir Putin invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the Victory Day celebrations in May 09, 2020. Victory Day is a holiday that commemorates the surrender of Nazi Germany in 1945
  14. Vashishtha Narayan Singh who died recently was a renowned __________
    A) Economist
    B) Surgeon
    C) Mathematician
    D) Biologist
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Indian mathematician, Vashishtha Narayan Singh passes away
  15. The Bali Yatra festival is celebrated in which state of India?
    A) Odisha
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Karnataka
    D) Madhya Pradesh
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    “Bali Yatra” festival begins in Cuttack, Odisha

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