Current Affairs Quiz -22 November 2019

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  1. What is the rank of India in 2019 Global Terrorism Index (GTI) among countries most impacted by terrorism?
    A) 7th
    B) 10th
    C) 5th
    D) 12th
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    India has been placed at 7th position in terms of country most impacted by terrorism.
  2. Which city has emerged as highest ranked Indian city in the inaugural Prosperity & Inclusion City Seal and Awards (PICSA) Index?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Bengaluru
    C) Mumbai
    D) Hyderabad
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    Option B
    Explanation:
     Bangalore has emerged highest-ranked Indian city in the first-ever Prosperity & Inclusion City Seal and Awards (PICSA) Index which features world’s 113 cities in terms of economic and social inclusivity. Three Indian city has been listed in the index. While Bengaluru is placed at 83rd position, Delhi (101) and Mumbai (107) are the other two Indian cities in the list.
  3. The 2019 Destination North East Festival will be held in which city?
    A) Varanasi
    B) New Delhi
    C) Jaipur
    D) Chandigarh
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    The 2019 edition of the ‘Destination North East’ Festival will be held at IIT BHU grounds in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh from 23 November 2019. The 4-day festival is being organised by the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER). 
  4. Name the first ever Indian women to join the Indian Navy as first female pilot?
    A) Lt Shailja
    B) Lt Deepsikha
    C) Lt Shivangi
    D) Lt Prateeksha
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    Shivangi, hailing from Muzzafarpur, Bihar, has created history by becoming the first Indian woman pilot to join the Indian Navy. She is set to join naval operations as first female Pilot of Indian Navy on December 2 in Kochi, two days ahead of Navy Day, which falls on December 4. Shivangi will join naval operations as a Lieutenant on completion of her operational training which she has been undergoing at the Southern Naval Command in Kochi. After the training, Shivangi will get authorisation to fly dornier aircrafts
  5. The first-ever counter-terrorism exercise ‘CT-TTX’ for the Quad countries was held in which city?
    A) Tokyo
    B) Sydney
    C) New York
    D) New Delhi
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The New Delhi based National Investigation Agency (NIA) hosted the first-ever counter-terrorism exercise ‘CT-TTX’ for the Quad countries namely India, the US, Japan and Australia, on November 21 and 22, 2019 in New Delhi.
  6. Which country has been ranked as the top most nation in 2019 Global Terrorism Index (GTI) for largest number of deaths from terrorism?
    A) Afghanistan
    B) Iraq
    C) Syria
    D) Israel
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    According to the 2019 Global Terrorism Index (GTI), Afghanistan recorded largest increase in deaths from terrorism. The Global Terrorism Index released by the Australia based Institute for Economics & Peace (IEP) ranks 163 countries according to the impact of terrorism on the basis of factors such as the number of attacks, fatalities, injuries and the extent of property damage.
  7. The humanoid robot ‘Sona 1.5’ has been unveiled at which of these place for non technical work?
    A) Integral Coach Factory, Chennai
    B) Modern Coach Factory (MCF), Rae Bareli
    C) Rail Coach Factory, Kapurthala
    D) Diesel Locomotive Works, Varanasi
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    The Modern Coach Factory (MCF), Rae Bareli, Uttar Pradesh has introduced indigenously developed humanoid robot named ‘Sona 1.5’ to transport documents from one place to another. The full-service robot Sona 1.5 has been developed by Jaipur based Club First Technologies and will also be used for welcoming visitors, technical interaction, other types of training. The robot is said to be the first robot in the world having human-like spine technology which helps them to balance.
  8. The government has formed a high level committee to suggest necessary policy initiatives for attracting more investments into the Petroleum, Chemicals and Petrochemical Investment Regions (PCPIR). Who will head the committee?
    A) Pradeep Dinodia
    B) Suman Kant Munjal
    C) Rajat Bhargava
    D) Shobana Kamineni
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    The Centre has constituted a high-level committee to suggest necessary policy initiatives for attracting more investments into the Petroleum, Chemicals and Petrochemical Investment Regions (PCPIR) in the country. The committee will be headed by senior Andhra Pradesh bureaucrat Rajat Bhargava who serves as AP Industry and Infrastructure Principal Secretary.
  9. The ‘K-12 Education Transformation Framework’ has been launched by which company to offer comprehensive digital transformation of schools in India?
    A) Microsoft
    B) Google
    C) Apple
    D) UNICEF
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    Microsoft has unveiled ‘K-12 Education Transformation Framework’ to offer comprehensive digital transformation of schools in India. The framework comprises of four pillars namely leadership and policy, modern teaching and learning, intelligent environments and technology blueprint.
  10. Which city has topped the 2019 Prosperity & Inclusion City Seal and Awards (PICSA) Index?
    A) Paris
    B) Zurich
    C) Oslo
    D) Luxembourg
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    The index has been topped by Zurich in Switzerland. Vienna, Copenhagen, Luxembourg and Helsinki are the top five cities in the index respectively.
  11. Which country has approved to sell 13 MK45 Naval guns and related equipment to India?
    A) Germany
    B) Japan
    C) Israel
    D) United States
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    The United States has approved the sale of 13 MK45 Naval guns and related equipment to India at an estimated cost of $1.0210 billion (approximately Rs 7,331.76 crore). The MK 45 5 inch/62 calibre (MOD 4) naval guns will provide the capability to conduct anti-surface warfare and anti-air defense missions while enhancing interoperability with the U.S. and other allied forces. 
  12. What is the projected global growth rate for 2020 as per OECD?
    A) 2.5%
    B) 3.3%
    C) 2.9%
    D) 3.0%
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    The Paris-based Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has cut its 2020 global economic growth forecast in the November 2019 Economic Outlook As per OECD, the world economy is projected to grow 2.9% in 2019 and 2020, as against its earlier estimate of 3.0% in September.
  13. When is the World COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary diseas) Day observed?
    A) Third Wednesday of November
    B) November 22
    C) November 20
    D) Third Thursday of November
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    World COPD Day is observed on third Wednesday of November to raise awareness about chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and improve COPD care throughout the world. World COPD Day 2019: November 20. The 2019 theme : “All Together to End COPD.”
  14. Which word has been declared as the word of the year for 2019 by Oxford Dictionaries?
    A) Environmental degradation
    B) Water scarcity
    C) Economic inequality
    D) Climate emergency
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Oxford Dictionaries has declared “climate emergency” as the word of the year for 2019
  15. The 2019 Global Terrorism Index (GTI) has been released by
    A) International Committee of the Red Cross
    B) Institute for Economics & Peace (IEP)
    C) International Rescue Committee
    D) Amnesty International
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Global Terrorism Index released by the Australia based Institute for Economics & Peace (IEP) ranks 163 countries according to the impact of terrorism on the basis of factors such as the number of attacks, fatalities, injuries and the extent of property damage.

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