Current Affairs Quiz -20 November 2019

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  1. Which among these is the host nation for the India ASEAN InnoTech Summit 2019?
    A) Malaysia
    B) India
    C) Philippines
    D) Switzerland
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The second edition of the India ASEAN InnoTech Summit 2019 will be held on 20 – 22 November 2019 at Davao, Philippines.
  2. Who among these has topped the list of Fortune’s Businessperson of the Year 2019?
    A) Jamie Dimon
    B) Daniel Zhang
    C) Elizabeth Gaines
    D) Satya Nadella
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    Microsoft’s Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella has topped the Fortune’s Businessperson of the Year 2019 list. The list features 20 Businesspersons. Elizabeth Gaines of Fortescue Metals Group is on second, Brian Niccol is on third.
  3. Which city has topped the ‘Prime Global Cities Index’ 2019 released by Global property consultant Knight Frank to rank fastest growing prime residential market in the world?
    A) Moscow
    B) Frankfurt
    C) Paris
    D) London
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    Moscow has topped the ranking. Frankfurt is at second and Taipei is at third. Seoul was the weakest-performing global city in the year.
  4. When is the Universal Children’s Day observed?
    A) November 18
    B) November 19
    C) November 20
    D) November 17
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    Universal/World Children’s Day is celebrated on 20 November annually to promote international togetherness, awareness among children worldwide, and improving children’s welfare. The day also marks the anniversary of adoption of Declaration and Convention of the Rights of the Child.
  5. Where was the 29th World Customs Organisation (WCO) Asia Pacific Regional Contact Points (RCP) meeting held?
    A) Agartala
    B) Puducherry
    C) Dehradun
    D) Bhubaneswar
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The 29th edition of the World Customs Organisation (WCO) Asia Pacific Regional Contact Points (RCP) meeting was held at Puducherry, Tamil Nadu from November 18 to 20, 2019 to facilitate customs functions, operations and services in the Asia-Pacific region..
  6. The operation and maintenance of the Golden Chariot train will be handed over to IRCTC. The train was earlier under the supervision of which state government? 
    A) Maharashtra
    B) West Bengal
    C) Gujarat
    D) Karnataka
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC) to market and operate the Golden Chariot train.
  7. Who has been named as the PETA India’s Person of the Year 2019?
    A) M.S. Dhoni
    B) Rohit Sharma
    C) Virat Kohli
    D) Shikhar Dhawan
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    Indian Cricketer, Virat Kohli has been named as the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India’s Person of the Year 2019. Virat Kohli is a fierce animal rights proponent who never hesitates to run out cruelty to animals any way he can.
  8. Name the Indian city which has emerged as the fastest growing prime residential market in the world as per the Knight Frank’s ‘Prime Global Cities Index’ 2019?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Mumbai
    C) Bengaluru
    D) Hyderabad
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    As per the ‘Prime Global Cities Index’ by Global property consultant Knight Frank, New Delhi has been ranked at 9th place in terms of fastest growing prime residential market in the world.
  9. CYBIRA is a cybersecurity interactive robotic agent launched by which city police to improve the efficiency to address the complaints?
    A) Bhubaneshwar
    B) Visakhapatnam
    C) Hyderabad
    D) Bengaluru
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    Visakhapatnam Police have launched first of its kind cybersecurity interactive robotic agent robot named CYBIRA to improve the efficiency to address the complaints. The robot is stationed at Maharanipeta Police Station and can automatically take complaints in an effective manner. 
  10. Gaurav Sharma has been honored with the Visionary Leaders of the Year (Sports) award at Indo Arab Leaders Summit & Awards 2019. He is related with which sports?
    A) Boxing
    B) Shooting
    C) Wrestler
    D) Powerlifting
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia and World powerlifting champion Gaurav Sharma have bee awarded at the Indo Arab Leaders Summit & Awards 2019 in Dubai on November 15. Bajrang has been conferred the Indian Personality of the Year Award (Sports). Gaurav Sharma was honoured with Visionary Leaders of the Year (Sports) award.
  11. When is the Transgender Day of Remembrance observed?
    A) November 18
    B) November 19
    C) November 20
    D) November 21
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Transgender Day of Remembrance (International Transgender Day of Remembrance): November 20
  12. The first of its kind in India ‘Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction’ (RT-PCR) machines has been installed in which city as third umpire for quick detection of diseases like dengue, tuberculosis and swine flu?
    A) Kolkata
    B) Mumbai
    C) Surat
    D) New Delhi
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) has installed India’s first-of-its-kind high-end Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) machines for quick detection of diseases like dengue, tuberculosis and swine flu.
  13. Who among these has been given the 2019 Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development?
    A) Ela Bhatt
    B) Sir David Attenborough
    C) Wangari Maathai
    D) Mohamed ElBaradei
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Renowned naturalist and broadcaster Sir David Attenborough has been awarded the 2019 Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development.
  14. Which city will host the India’s home matches during the 2020 Hockey Pro League?
    A) Bengaluru
    B) New Delhi
    C) Kolkata
    D) Bhubaneswar
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    The second edition of the Hockey Pro League is scheduled to be held from January 18 to June 28, 2020. The Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar will host the India’s home matches during the 2020 Hockey Pro League.
  15. World Customs Organisation (WCO) is based at________
    A) Rome, Italy
    B) Copenhagen, Denmark
    C) Brussels, Belgium
    D) London, United Kingdom
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    World Customs Organisation (WCO) headquarter – Brussels, Belgium

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