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Top 10 Questions Based on Current Affairs 21 &22 November 2021

  1. Where was Asia’s largest Civil Aviation event, “Wings India 2022” held (in Nov’21) under the theme of ‘[email protected]: New Horizon for Aviation Industry’?
    1) Bengaluru, Karnataka
    2) Hyderabad, Telangana
    3) Chennai, Tamil Nadu
    4) Mumbai, Maharashtra
    5) New Delhi
    Answer-2) Hyderabad, Telangana
    Explanation:
    Union Minister Jyotiraditya Madhavrao Scindia, Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) inaugurated a curtain raiser of the 5th edition of Asia’s largest event on Civil Aviation (Commercial, General and Business Aviation) namely ‘Wings India, 2022’.
    • This biennial event is scheduled on March 24-27, 2022 at Begumpet Airport, Hyderabad in the theme of ‘[email protected]: New Horizon for Aviation Industry’.
    • It will be organized by MoCA, Airports Authority of India (AAI) and FICCI (Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry) with the support of the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).

  2. What are the points that are correct with respect to the Initiatives Inaugurated during the ‘Rashtra Raksha Samarpan Parv’?
    A) Rashtra Raksha Samarpan Parv inaugurated by Minister of Defence, Rajnath Singh in Jhansi, UP.
    B) PM Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for 600 MW Ultramega Solar Power Park at Garautha in Jhansi, UP.
    C) The indigenously built Light Combat Helicopters (LCH) which was developed by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited was handed over to the Indian Air Force (IAF).
    1) Only A
    2) Only B
    3) Only A & B
    4) Only A & C
    5) All A, B & C
    Answer-5) All A, B & C
    Explanation:
    Rashtra Raksha Samarpan Parv inaugurated by Minister of Defence, Rajnath Singh in Jhansi, UP.
    i. PM Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for 600 MW Ultramega Solar Power Park at Garautha in Jhansi, UP.
    ii. The indigenously built Light Combat Helicopters (LCH) which was developed by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited was handed over to the Indian Air Force (IAF).

  3. Which State has topped the “SMART policing index 2021” released by Indian Police Foundation (IPF)?
    1) Telangana
    2) Assam
    3) Andhra Pradesh
    4) Kerala
    5) Uttar Pradesh
    Answer-3) Andhra Pradesh
    Explanation:
    Indian Police Foundation (IPF) has published a survey named ‘IPF Citizen Satisfaction Survey on SMART Policing, 2021’ to identify the public perception of the police in which Andhra Pradesh & Telangana have the highest ‘SMART policing index’ scores of 8.11 and 8.1 respectively on a scale of 1-10.
    Uttar Pradesh & Bihar scored the lowest score of 5.81 and 5.74 respectively.

  4. Which Country hosted the 7th edition of Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS) to enhance maritime cooperation among Navies of the littoral states of the Indian Ocean Region?
    1) United Arab Emirates
    2) France
    3) Sri Lanka
    4) Indonesia
    5) Australia
    Answer-2) France
    Explanation:
    The 7th edition of Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS) hosted by the French Navy at Paris.
    About France:
    Capital – Paris
    President – Emmanuel Macron
    Currency – Euro

  5. In November 2021, Which Bank got authorised by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to collect direct taxes on behalf of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT)?
    1) RBL Bank
    2) Bandhan Bank
    3) HDFC Bank
    4) IndusInd Bank
    5) Axis Bank
    Answer-1) RBL Bank
    Explanation:
    Reserve Bank of India (RBI) authorised RBL Bank to collect direct taxes on behalf of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) based on recommendation from the Controller General of Accounts, Ministry of Finance and Government of India (GoI).
    • Now, the customers of RBL Bank could pay their direct taxes through RBL Bank’s mobile banking or net banking platforms or through branch banking networks.

  6. Who was awarded with the “Lifetime Achievement Award 2021” by the Badminton World Federation (BWF)?
    1) Pullela Gopichand
    2) Aparna Popat
    3) Dinesh Khanna
    4) Saina Nehwal
    5) Prakash Padukone
    Answer-5) Prakash Padukone
    Explanation:
    The former Indian badminton player Prakash Padukone will be awarded with the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award 2021’ from the Badminton World Federation (BWF).
    • The President of Uttarakhand Badminton Association, Alaknanda Ashok, will receive the ‘Women & Gender Equity Award 2021’. She has been associated with badminton administration.

  7. The New Tree Species “Cryptocarya muthuvariana” was identified by the University of Kerala and Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute in ____________ District of Kerala.
    1) Idukki
    2) Kannur
    3) Thrissur
    4) Palakkad
    5) Malappuram
    Answer-1) Idukki
    Explanation:
    A group of scientists from the University of Kerala and Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute(JNTBGRI) has identified a new tree species from the Edamalakudy forests in Idukki District, Kerala.
    • The new species has been named Cryptocarya muthuvariana, to honour the Muthuvar Tribes of the Edamalakudy Tribal Settlement in Idukki, who play a major role in conserving the forest.

  8. What are the points that are correct with respect to the 22nd Asian Archery Championship 2021?
    A) South Korea Topped the overall medal tally, while India won a total of 10 medals in the 22nd Asian Archery Championship 2021 which was held in Thimphu, Bhutan.
    B) Archer, Jyothi Surekha Vennam, won India’s only gold medal in the tournament, in the Compound – Women’s Individual event by defeating Oh Yoohyun (South Korea).
    C) Rishabh Yadav won Silver medal in the Compound – Men’s Individual event, after getting defeated by Kim Jong Ho (South Korea).
    1) Only A
    2) Only B
    3) Only C
    4) Only A & B
    5) Only A & C
    Answer-2) Only B
    Explanation:
    South Korea with a total of 15 medals topped the table and India won a total of 7 medals (1 Gold, 4 Silver & 2 Bronze) in the 22nd Asian Archery Championship 2021 that was held in the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka.
    i. Archer, Jyothi Surekha Vennam, won India’s only gold medal in the tournament, in the Compound – Women’s Individual event by defeating Oh Yoohyun (South Korea).
    ii. Abhishek Verma won Silver medal in the Compound – Men’s Individual event, after getting defeated by Kim Jong Ho (South Korea)

  9. Name the Nobel Prize Winner who authored the Book, “Cooking to Save your Life”
    1) Amartya Sen
    2) Abhijit Banerjee
    3) Esther Duflo
    4) Kailash Satyarthi
    5) Peter Handke
    Answer-2) Abhijit Banerjee
    Explanation:
    Indian-born American economist & Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee has authored a new book(cookbook) titled “Cooking to Save your Life”. The book is illustrated by France based illustrator Cheyenne Oliver.

  10. Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana- Gramin was launched on ________ & _______ is the target year of PMAY-G.
    1) 2016; 2022
    2) 2015; 2023
    3) 2016; 2025
    4) 2014; 2026
    5) 2016; 2026
    Answer-1) 2016; 2022
    Explanation:
    The 5th Anniversary of ‘Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana- Gramin’ (PMAY-G) is celebrated as ‘Awaas Diwas’ on 20th November.
    • The PM Narendra Modi on November 20, 2016 launched PMAY-G at Agra, Uttar Pradesh, Under the ambit of the Ministry of Rural Development.
    • It aims to provide ‘Housing for All by 2022’.