Current Affairs Quiz -15 November 2019

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  1. How much amount has been pledged by India for UN development activities for the year 2020?
    A) USD 18.5 million
    B) USD 13.5 million
    C) USD 15.5 million
    D) USD 20.5 million
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    India has pledged to contribute USD 13.5 million for various operational activities of development across the UN agencies for the year 2020.
  2. The 8th edition of the International Conference on Agricultural Statistics (ICAS-VIII) will be held in which city?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Hyderabad
    C) Mumbai
    D) Guwahati
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The 8th edition of the International Conference on Agricultural Statistics (ICAS-VIII) will be held in New Delhi from 18th to 21st November 2019.
  3. Name the Indian organisation which has been awarded with the Golden Leaf award 2019 at Tab Expo 2019 in Amsterdam, Netherlands?
    A) Tea Board of India
    B) Coffee Board of India
    C) Rubber Board of India
    D) Tobacco Board of India
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Tobacco Board of India awarded the Golden Leaf award 2019 in the ‘Public Service Initiative’ category at Tab Expo 2019 in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  4. Which country has topped in South Asia region in the TRACE Bribery Risk Matrix 2019 index for being the high business bribery risk nation?
    A) Pakistan
    B) Maldives
    C) Bangladesh
    D) India
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    Bangladesh emerged as the top most nation among the South Asian countries where the bribery risk is high. It has been placed at 178th position among 200 nations with a risk score of 72 out of 100. Pakistan (153) and Afghanistan (168) were the only other South Asian nations where the bribery risk is ‘high’.Bhutan (52) has the lowest risk of bribery (41) in South Asia.
  5. DPIIT has constituted a Development Council for Bicycle. Who is the head of this council?
    A) Guruprasad Mohapatra
    B) Amitabh Prasad
    C) R. RamaChandran
    D) Piyush Goyal
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Ministry of Commerce and Industry, has set up a twenty-three-member Development Council for Bicycle. The Council will be headed by Secretary DPIIT. Dr. Guruprasad Mohapatra is the present Secretary of DPIIT.
  6. Who has been appointed as the new Chief of global football development by FIFA?
    A) Alex Ferguson
    B) Arsene Wenger
    C) Unai Emery
    D) Jose Mourinho
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    The world football governing body FIFA has selected veteran coach Arsene Wenger as FIFA’s new Chief of global football developmentThe 70-year-old former Arsenal and Monaco coach would be responsible for the growth of the game for both men and women around the world.
  7. The Sisseri River bridge has been inaugurated by the Defence Minister in which state?
    A) Manipur
    B) Gujarat
    C) Arunachal Pradesh
    D) West Bengal
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh was on two-day visit to Arunachal Pradesh on 14-15 November 2019. The minister inaugurated the Sisseri River bridge in the state that will connect the Lower Dibang Valley with Siang.
  8. The Central Bureau of Investigation has set up an online Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation (OCSAE) Prevention/Investigation Unit in which city?
    A) Surat
    B) Pune
    C) Chennai
    D) New Delhi
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Central Bureau of Investigation has set up an online Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation (OCSAE) Prevention/Investigation Unit at New Delhi under its Special Crime Zone.
  9. Who is the author of the novel ‘An Extreme Love for Coffee’?
    A) Harish Bhat
    B) V Leeladhar
    C) Sunalini Menon
    D) K. Venkataramanan
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Harish Bhat, Chairma of Tata Coffee Ltd. and Brand Custodian of Tata Sons has authored India’s first coffee themed Novel titled ‘An Extreme Love for Coffee.’
  10. The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved the merger of Baroda (BOB) Mutual Fund with which of these AMC?
    A) SBI Mutual Fund
    B) BNP Paribas (BNPP) Mutual Fund
    C) ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund
    D) HDFC Mutual Fund
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Competition Commission of India (CCI) approves merger of BNP Paribas (BNPP) Mutual Fund and the Baroda (BOB) Mutual Fund, under Section 31(1) of the Competition Act, 2002.

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