Current Affairs Quiz -27 November 2019

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  1. The Union Cabinet has approved to increase the authorized capital of Food Corporation of India (FCI) to ___________
    A) Rs. 5,000 crore
    B) Rs. 10,000 crore
    C) Rs. 3,000 crore
    D) Rs. 7,000 crore
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    Option B
    Explanation: T
    he authorized capital of Food Corporation of India (FCI) has been approved to be increased from existing Rs.3,500 crore to Rs.10,000 crore.
  2. The 28th Bihari Puraskar for the year 2018 has been bestowed upon Manisha Kulshreshtha. It is an annual literary award given for writing in which language?
    A) Rajasthani
    B) Urdu
    C) Bengali
    D) Sanskrit
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    Rajasthan based noted writer Manisha Kulshreshtha has been awarded the 28th Bihari Puraskar for 2018 for her novel ‘Swapnapash’. The award is presented annually to writers of Rajasthani origin by the KK Birla Foundation for their outstanding work in Hindi or Rajasthani published in the past 10 years.
  3. The state government of Uttar Pradesh has planned to set up a vulture conservation and breeding centre in which of these districts?
    A) Mathura
    B) Lucknow
    C) Maharajganj
    D) Aligarh
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The government of Uttar Pradesh has taken a major step to conserve the endangered vulture population, and therefore, has decided to set up a vulture conservation and breeding centre in Pharenda area of Maharajganj district in the state.
  4. Who among these has been felicitated with the 2019 International Press Freedom Awards?
    A) Rajdeep Sardesai
    B) Nidhi Razdan
    C) Neha Dixit
    D) Swati Chaturvedi
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    Indian journalist Neha Dixit is one of several recipients of the 2019 International Press Freedom Awards. Ms. Dixit is a Delhi-based journalist who reports on politics, social justice and gender in South Asia.
  5. As per the India Ratings and Research, what will be the projected growth rate of Indian economy for FY20?
    A) 4.5%
    B) 5.6%
    C) 3.4%
    D) 6.1%
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Fitch group firm India Ratings and Research has projected India’s GDP Growth rate for FY20 (2019-20) at 5.6%. Earlier this prediction was 6.1%.
  6. Name the recipient of the Billboard’s 2019 Woman of the Year?
    A) Melanie Martinez
    B) Bhad Bhabie
    C) Taylor Swift
    D) Billie Eilish
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    The famous American singer and songwriter Billie Eilish has been named as Billboard’s 2019 Woman of the Year. She is the youngest artist ever to be named Billboard’s Woman of the Year. Apart from this, pop star Taylor Swift will also be honoured with the inaugural ‘Woman of the Decade’ award.
  7. Who is the author of the science fiction novel titled ‘To Sleep in a Sea of Stars’?
    A) Rick Riordan
    B) Christopher Paolini
    C) Patrick Rothfuss
    D) David Eddings
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Bestselling American author Christopher Paolini will come up with his first science fiction novel titled “To Sleep in a Sea of Stars” will be released in 2020.
  8. Jhilli Dalabehera has been named for the prestigious Ekalabya Award 2019. She is associated with which sports?
    A) Boxing
    B) Tennis
    C) Weightlifting
    D) Athletics
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    Odisha-based globally acclaimed weightlifter Jhilli Dalabehera has been named for the prestigious Ekalabya Award 2019. Jhilli Dalabehera has won two gold, three silver and one bronze medals in international weightlifting events between April 1, 2017 and March 31, 2019 to emerge as the clear winner for the 27th Ekalabya Award.
  9. Name the winner of the inaugural ‘Quality Ratna’ award given by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)?
    A) Vivek Chaand Sehgal
    B) Rajiv Krishna
    C) Bhaskar Bhat
    D) Suresh Krishna
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    The Chairman of Sundram Fasteners Ltd Suresh Krishna has been awarded the ‘Quality Ratna’ award by trade body Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). The award was given by the CII Institute of Quality during its 27th Quality Summit held in Bengaluru.
  10. Sudhir Dhar who died recently was a well known ___________
    A) Cartoonist
    B) Journalist
    C) Economist
    D) Mountaineer
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    Renowned cartoonist Sudhir Dhar passed away at the age of 87 years. He had worked with several newspapers in his career spanning 58 years. Dhar began his career with The Statesman in 1961 after which he moved to Hindustan Times.
  11. Where is the Jatayu Conservation Breeding Centre based?
    A) West Bengal
    B) Haryana
    C) Bihar
    D) Madhya Pradesh
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Jatayu Conservation Breeding Centre at Pinjore in Haryana is the first of its kind in India.
  12. Who is the Union Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers?
    A) Arjun Munda
    B) Jagadish Shettar
    C) D.V. Sadananda Gowda
    D) Ananth Kumar
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    Option C
    Explanation: The Union Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers is D.V. Sadananda Gowda

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