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Top 10 Questions Based on Current Affairs 23 November 2021

  1. What are the points that are correct with respect to the 24th Bengaluru Tech Summit (BTS) held in November 2021?
    A) BTS 2021, held under the theme ‘Driving the Next’, which also hosted the US Tech Conclave for the 1st time.
    B) Australian PM Scott Morrison announced the establishment of the Australia-India Centre of Excellence for Critical and Emerging Technology Policy in Bangalore, Karnataka.
    C) During BTS 2021, Harshil Mathur, CEO of Razorpay, was appointed as the head of Karnataka Digital Economy Mission (KDEM) Task Force by the Karnataka government.
    1) Only A
    2) Only B
    3) Only C
    4) Only B & C
    5) All A, B & C
    Answer-5) All A, B & C
    Explanation:
    BTS 2021, held under the theme ‘Driving the Next’, which also hosted the US Tech Conclave for the 1st time.
    • Australian PM Scott Morrison announced the establishment of the Australia-India Centre of Excellence for Critical and Emerging Technology Policy in Bangalore, Karnataka.
    • During BTS 2021, Harshil Mathur, CEO of Razorpay, was appointed as the head of Karnataka Digital Economy Mission (KDEM) Task Force by the Karnataka government.


  2. Which Indian Company signed a Contract with Airbus Defence Space (in Nov’21) to manufacture & supply Radar Warning Receiver (RWR) & Missile Approach Warning System (MAWS)?
    1) Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
    2) Bharat Electronics Limited
    3) Boeing India Private Limited
    4) Bharat Dynamics Limited
    5) Antrix Corporation Limited
    Answer-2) Bharat Electronics Limited
    Explanation:
    Airbus Defence and Space, an aircraft manufacturer, has signed a contract with Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL), Indian Government-owned aerospace and defence electronics company, for the manufacture and supply of Radar Warning Receiver (RWR) and Missile Approach Warning System (MAWS).
    • This is a part of Airbus’s Offset commitments under the C295 aircraft programme of the Government of India.


  3. Which Organisation released the “Forest Products in the global bioeconomy” report (in Nov ’21) that highlighted the importance of forestry in ‘Net Zero Future’?
    1) United Nations Environment Programme
    2) United Nations Development Programme
    3) Food and Agriculture Organization
    4) Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
    5) International Union for Conservation of Nature
    Answer-3) Food and Agriculture Organization
    Explanation:
    The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations (UN) released a new report titled ‘Forest Products in the global bioeconomy: Enabling substitution by wood-based products and contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)‘.
    • The report highlighted the forestry’s role in providing green solutions for Net Zero future, and the use of Renewable wood-based products to combat climate change and to achieve SDG.


  4. Which Country signed the Nuclear Powered Submarine Alliance with the United Kingdom & the United States (in Nov’21) to share & exchange naval nuclear propulsion information?
    1) Australia
    2) Japan
    3) Indonesia
    4) France
    5) United Arab Emirates
    Answer-1) Australia
    Explanation:
    Australia Signed a Nuclear Powered Submarine Alliance with the United Kingdom (UK) and the United States (US) in Canberra, Australia.
    • It is the first agreement on technology signed by the three countries after the formation of defence alliance AUKUS (Australia-UK-US).
    • Under the AUKUS deal, Australia will be provided with 8 nuclear powered submarines capable of stealthy and long range missions.


  5. In November 2021, The economic advisory Council to the Prime Minister projected India’s economy to grow at ___________ in the FY 2022-23.
    1) 7-7.5%
    2) 6.5-7%
    3) 7.5-8%
    4) 6-6.5%
    5) 6.8-7.3%
    Answer-1) 7- 7.5%
    Explanation:
    The economic advisory Council to the Prime Minister has projected India’s economy to grow 7-7.5% and a nominal rate of growth of more than 11% in FY23.
    • They also projected a growth of 5% in the FY22.
    About Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM):
    It is a council of 7 members who advise the Prime Minister (Currently Narendra Modi) on India’s economy.
    Chairman– Bibek Debroy


  6. What are the Points that are correct with respect to the Award “Swachh Survekshan 2021” hosted by the Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs (MoHUA)?
    A) Surat, awarded the title of India’s Cleanest City under Swachh Survekshan 2021 for the 2nd consecutive year.
    B) Varanasi adjudged the ‘Cleanest Ganga town’ & Gandhinagar adjudged India’s cleanest State capital.
    C) In Swachh Survekshan 2021, Maharashtra won the highest number of awards, a total of 92 awards, including Navi Mumbai receiving India’s cleanest Big City award.
    1) All A, B & C
    2) Only B & C
    3) Only A
    4) Only B
    5) Only C
    Answer-2) Only B & C
    Explanation:
    Indore, Madhya Pradesh (MP), awarded the title of India’s Cleanest City under SS 2021 for the 5th consecutive year.
    i. Varanasi adjudged the ‘cleanest Ganga town’ & Gandhinagar adjudged India’s cleanest State capital.
    ii.In SS 2021, Maharashtra won the highest number of awards, a total of 92 awards & followed by Chhattisgarh.


  7. Who was appointed as the New “Permanent Chief Executive Officer” of the International Cricket Council (ICC) in November 2021?
    1) Geoff Allardice
    2) Shashank Manohar
    3) Manu Sawhney
    4) Percy Sonn
    5) N.Srinivasan
    Answer-1) Geoff Allardice
    Explanation:
    Geoff Allardice appointed as Permanent Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the International Cricket Council (ICC).
    • Geoff Allardice has replaced Manu Sawhney, who had resigned from his position in July 2021.


  8. Who got reappointed as the “Prime Minister of Sudan” (in Nov’21)?
    1) Sadiq al-Mahdi
    2) Abdalla Hamdok
    3) Motazz Moussa
    4) Mohamed Tahir Ayala
    5) Bakri Hassan Saleh
    Answer-2) Abdalla Hamdok
    Explanation:
    Abdalla Hamdok reappointed as the Prime Minister of Sudan after signing a political declaration to end the current political crisis with Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan, general commander of the Sudanese Armed Force.
    About Sudan:
    Capital – Khartoum
    Currency – Sudanese Pound


  9. Name the Padma Awardee who authored the Book, “Conversations: India’s Leading Art Historian Engages with 101 themes, and More”.
    1) Ali Jawad Zaidi
    2) Vidya Niwas Mishra
    3) Brijinder Nath Goswamy
    4) Rama Swamy Annavarapu
    5) Krishna mohan pathi
    Answer-3) Brijinder Nath Goswamy
    Explanation:
    Art historian & Padma Awardee Brijinder Nath Goswamy authored a new book on Indian arts, titled “Conversations: India’s Leading Art Historian Engages with 101 themes, and More”.

  10. World Fisheries Day 2021 was celebrated across the world on _________.
    1) 21st November
    2) 20th November
    3) 18th November
    4) 19th November
    5) 22nd November
    Answer-1) 21th November
    Explanation:
    The 5th World Fisheries Day is annually celebrated across the world on 21st November to recognise the contributions of millions of fish farmers, and people involved with the fishery trade across the globe since its 1st observance in 2015.
    Note – Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) – 4: “Life Below Water”, deals with goals to safeguard Oceanic population.