Current Affairs Quiz: November 27 2019

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Questions Based on Current Affairs November 27 2019

  1. Who launched the logo of lokpal in New Delhi on November 26, 2019 ?
    1) Pradip Kumar Mohanty
    2) Dilip Babasaheb Bhosale
    3) Prashant Mishra
    4) Pinaki Chandra Ghose
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer-4) Pinaki Chandra Ghose
    Explanation:
    On November 26, 2019 The Chairman of Lokpal, Shri Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose launched the lokpal’s logo in New Delhi. On this day, the motto of the lokpal “Ma Gridhah Kasyasvidhanam (Do not be greedy for anyone’s wealth)” was also adopted.
  2. Where was the first “Mine Countermeasure Exercise (MINEX) 2019” participated by Indian Navy and the Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) held ?
    1) New Delhi, Delhi
    2) Kochi, Kerala
    3) Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
    4) Bengaluru, Karnataka
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer-2) Kochi, Kerala
    Explanation:
    On November 23, 2019, For the 1st time , Indian Navy and the Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) have conducted Mine Countermeasure Exercise (MINEX) 2019 at Kochi,Kerala. Officials of the Indian Navy and from the warships Bungo and Takashima of JMSDF’s Minesweeper (a naval ship that is deployed in removing naval mines) Division 3, commanded by Captain Seiji Ikubu took part in the exercise.
  3. Who chairs the Inter Ministerial Approval Committee(IMAC) that approved Rs 271 crores worth project under Creation/Expansion of Food Processing and Preservation Capacities(CEFPPC) scheme ?
    1) Harsimrat Kaur Badal
    2) Ravi Shankar Prasad
    3) Preneet Kaur
    4) Thawar Chand Gehlot
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer-1) Harsimrat Kaur Badal
    Explanation:
    On November 25, 2019 the Inter Ministerial Approval Committee(IMAC) under food processing minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal’s chairmanship, has approved Rs 271 crores worth project under Creation/Expansion of Food Processing and Preservation Capacities(CEFPPC) scheme. Beside this approval, the food processing ministry has also implemented Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sampada Yojana (PMKSY) with an outlay of Rs 6,000 crores.
  4. Which state topped the list of overall crimes in India as per the Child Relief and You (CRY) report prepared based on data of National Crime Records Bureau(NCRB) for 2016-2017 ?
    1) Tamil Nadu and Karnataka
    2) Assam and Maharashtra
    3) Himachal Pradesh(HP) and Gujarat
    4) Uttar Pradesh(UP) and Madhya Pradesh(MP)
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer-4) Uttar Pradesh(UP) and Madhya Pradesh(MP)
    Explanation:
    On November 26, 2019 an analysis by Non-govt Organisation (NGO) Child Relief and You (CRY), released its report on crimes against children in India. As per the report, crimes against children rose by 20% which is higher than the overall number of crimes that rose by 3.6%. Among the Indian states, Uttar Pradesh(UP) and Madhya Pradesh(MP) topped the list for overall crimes in India. The CRY analysis was based on data of National Crime Records Bureau(NCRB) for 2016-2017, which was released after a gap of 2 years on October 21, 2019.
  5. Name the state that recorded the highest prevalence of acute respiratory infections (ARIs) among children under the age of 5 years between September 2018 and June 2019 as per report titled “Situation Analysis of Pneumonia in India” .
    1) Madhya Pradesh
    2) Jharkhand
    3) Bihar
    4) Uttar Pradesh
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer-3) Bihar
    Explanation:
    On November 26, 2019 Non-Government Organisation(NGO), Save the Children released a report titled “Situation Analysis of Pneumonia in India”. The report was on respiratory infections in children. As per the report, Bihar recorded the highest prevalence of acute respiratory infections(ARIs) among children under the age of 5 years when compared with the 5 high burden states between September 2018 and June 2019. Bihar had 15.9% of prevalence of ARIs. The other states in the top 5 ranking includes, Uttar Pradesh (2nd), Jharkhand(3rd), Madhya Pradesh(4th) and Rajasthan(5th).
  6. Where was the 3rd edition of ‘Destination Northeast (or Destination NE)’ festival 2019 held ?
    1) Kolkata, West Bengal
    2) Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh (UP)
    3) New Delhi, Delhi
    4) Mumbai, Maharashtra
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer-2) Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh (UP)
    Explanation:
    The Minister of State (MoS) for the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) Dr Jitendra Singh has attended the 4-day long 3rd edition of ‘Destination Northeast (or Destination NE)’ festival 2019 held at IIT-BHU (Indian Institutes of Technology-Banaras Hindu University) grounds in Varanasi,Uttar Pradesh (UP) from November 23-26, 2019. It was organized by DoNER with the aim to bring the rest of India closer to the North East and to have experience of two rich cultures of Ganga and Brahmaputra, represented by Varanasi and North East respectively.
  7. Where was the 8th WATEC (Water Technology and Environment Control ) Conference 2019 held with the theme “Water Stewardship and Innovation – driving global leadership in the responsible planning management, and protection of water” ?
    1) Tel Aviv, Israel
    2) Moscow, Russia
    3) Jerusalem, Israel
    4) Damascus, Syria
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer-1) Tel Aviv, Israel
    Explanation:
    Union Minister of Jal Shakti, Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat represented India at the 8th WATEC (Water Technology and Environment Control ) Conference 2019 based on the theme “Water Stewardship and Innovation – driving global leadership in the responsible planning management, and protection of water” held at David intercontinental in Tel Aviv ,Israel from November 18-21, 2019.
  8. Which bank has approved 2nd tranche of loan $150 million (about Rs 1,065 crore) for West Bengal to boost capital investment and infrastructure ?
    1) Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)
    2) New Development Bank (NDB)
    3) World Bank (WB)
    4) Asian Development Bank (ADB)
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer-4) Asian Development Bank (ADB)
    Explanation:
    On November 26, 2019, Asian Development Bank (ADB) ,an international development finance institution has approved 2nd tranche of policy based programme loan $150 million (about Rs 1,065 crore) for West Bengal to boost capital investment and infrastructure in the state.
  9. Name the intergovernmental organization, whose currency swap arrangement framework was revised by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) .
    1) Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
    2) North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
    3) South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)
    4) BRICS
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer-3) South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)
    Explanation:
    On November 26, 2019, Country’s apex bank Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has revised the SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) currency swap arrangement framework for a period of November 14, 2019 to November 13, 2022. The revision has been made for financial stability and economic cooperation within the SAARC region. As per the new framework, RBI continues to offer a swap arrangement within the overall corpus of USD 2 billion. The drawls can be made in US Dollar, Euro or Indian Rupee. There are certain concessions for swap drawals in Indian Rupee. The SAARC central banks, who want to avail swap facility, subject to their signing the bilateral swap agreements, RBI will make bilateral swap agreements.
  10. Which bank has inked a pact with Ashok Leyland (ALL) for commercial vehicle financing ?
    1) ICICI bank & Indian Bank
    2) Axis bank & ICICI bank
    3) Axis bank & HDFC Bank
    4) HDFC Bank & State Bank of India (SBI)
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer-2) Axis bank & ICICI bank
    Explanation:
    On November 27, 2019, Ashok Leyland (ALL), an Indian automobile company has tied-up with Axis Bank, the fifth-largest bank in India for vehicle loans for a period of two years. On November 25, 2019, Ashok Leyland has also signed a two¬ year memorandum of understanding (MoU) with ICICI (Industrial Credit and Investment Corporation of India) Bank for vehicle financing.
  11. What is the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of India for the financial year 20 (FY 20) as per India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) projection ?
    1) 5.6%
    2) 5.2%
    3) 6.2%
    4) 6.5%
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer-1) 5.6%
    Explanation:
    On November 26, 2019 Fitch group’s firm India Ratings and Research(Ind-Ra) has downgraded India’s Gross Domestic Product(GDP) forecast FY20 (Financial year 20) to 5.6% from the previous estimate of 6.1%. The new projection also suggests that FY20 GDP growth for second quarter(Q2) to likely be at 4.7%. Q2 denotes period from July-September.
  12. Which of the following organization along with Department of Science and Technology (DST) has partnered with T-Hub to launch the 1st edition of Fintech Accelerator program ?
    1) Data Security Council of India (DSCI)
    2) National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM)
    3) Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI)
    4) National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI)
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer-4) National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI)
    Explanation:
    On November 26, 2019 Telangana government initiative for startups, T-Hub has announced the launch of 1st edition of Fintech Accelerator program in partnership with DST (Department of Science and Technology) and NPCI (National Payments Corporation of India). Txnnxt hub, an innovation lab by NPCI at the premises of T-Hub was also launched. Fintech Accelerator program: The Fintech Accelerator program, presented by DST under NIDHI (National Initiative for Developing and Harnessing Innovations) acceleration scheme, will be executed by T-Hub and NPCI. This is done to increase opportunities for fintech startups with products and services for the digital payments sector.
  13. Name the first Indian, who was awarded with the “Honorary Fellowship of the Society 2019” award by Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) .  
    1) Shripad Yesso Naik
    2) MSR Prasad
    3) G Satheesh Reddy
    4) Sudhir Kamath
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer-3) G Satheesh Reddy
    Explanation:
    On November 26, 2019, G Satheesh Reddy, Secretary Department of Defence Research and Development (R&D), and Chairman of DRDO (Defence Research and Development Organisation) has been awarded the Honorary Fellowship of the Society 2019 by Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS). With this, he became the first Indian recipient of this prestigious award in over 100 years. G Satheesh Reddy is known for his capability to develop indigenous technologies and is famous amongst students as “Junior Kalam” and “Next Generation Missile Man”.
  14. Which state’s Chief Minister, Devendra Fadnavis resigned on November 26, 2019 ?
    1) Maharashtra
    2) Madhya Pradesh
    3) Kerala
    4) Karnataka
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer-1) Maharashtra
    Explanation:
    On November 26, 2019 Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis (Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)) announced his resignation after serving only 80 hours as Chief Minister & created a new record of shortest tenured Chief Minister in Maharashtra. His(Fadnavis) resignation was announced after Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Ajit Pawar (Nationalist Congress Party (NCP)) resigned citing personal reasons.
  15. Where did the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched the 3rd-generation advanced earth observation and mapping satellite “CARTOSAT 3″along with 13 other nano satellites ?
    1) Kochi, Kerala
    2) Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh(AP)
    3) Bhubaneswar, Odisha
    4) Mumbai, Maharashtra
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer-2) Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh(AP)
    Explanation:
    On November 26, 2019 the Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO’s) successfully launched CARTOSAT 3 satellite along with 13 other nano satellites from the United States(US) into Sun Synchronous Orbit(SSO). It was launched from Satish Dhawan Space Centre(SDSS) at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh(AP).The CARTOSAT-3 is ISRO’s 3rd-generation advanced earth observation and mapping satellite having high-resolution imaging capability. It weighs 1,625 kg with mission life of 5 years. This was the 9th satellite of Cartosat series.
  16. Which rocket was used by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to launch CARTOSAT 3 satellite along with 13 other nano satellites ?
    1) Polar Satellite Launching Vehicle C27 (PSLV-C27)
    2) Polar Satellite Launching Vehicle C13 (PSLV-C13)
    3) Polar Satellite Launching Vehicle C21 (PSLV-C21)
    4) Polar Satellite Launching Vehicle C47 (PSLV-C47)
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer-4) Polar Satellite Launching Vehicle C47 (PSLV-C47)
    Explanation:
    On November 26, 2019 the Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO’s) PSLV-C47(Polar Satellite Launching Vehicle C47) rocket has successfully launched CARTOSAT 3 satellite along with 13 other nano satellites from the United States(US) into Sun Synchronous Orbit(SSO). It was launched from Satish Dhawan Space Centre(SDSS) at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh(AP).
  17. From which country Indian Army inducted Anti Tank Guided Missiles Spike (ATGMS) which is also known as “fire and forget” missiles on November 27, 2019 ?
    1) United States
    2) China
    3) Israel
    4) Russia
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer-3) Israel
    Explanation:
    On November 27, 2019, As a part of “emergency purchase” mechanism, Indian Army has inducted Israel made Anti Tank Guided Missiles Spike ATGMS) along the Line of Control (LoC) in the northern command theatre in Jammu and Kashmir to strengthen security along the border with Pakistan. Israel has delivered 210 missiles along with 12 launcher to Army under a Rs 280 crore deal.
  18. Which country has played the 1st Pink Ball test series against Indian Men’s Team in India ?
    1) Bangladesh
    2) West Indies
    3) New zealand
    4) Sri Lanka
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer-1) Bangladesh
    Explanation:
    Bangladesh played the 1st Pink Ball test series against Indian Men’s Team in India. India defeated Bangladesh by an innings and 46 runs in their first ever day-night Test match and first match played with a SG pink ball manufactured by the SG(Sanspareils Greenlands) factory of New Delhi. The match was held at Eden Gardens stadium in Kolkata, West Bengal. India recorded its 12th home series win in a row. India also became the first team to win 4 tests in a row by an innings margin.
  19. Who became the third & fastest batsman to score 70 international centuries in just 439 innings ?
    1) Shikhar Dhawan
    2) Virat Kohli
    3) Rohit Sharma
    4) Ishant Sharma
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer-2) Virat Kohli
    Explanation:
    Kohli- 3rd batsman to hit 70 international centuries: Virat Kohli became the third batsman after former cricket players Sachin Tendulkar(India) and Ricky Thomas Ponting (Australia) to score 70 international centuries. Kohli has currently hit 27 centuries in test matches and 43 centuries in One Day Internationals (ODI).
  20. Name the Indian wicket-keeper, who became the fifth to affect 100 dismissals in the test series .
    1) Shikhar Dhawan
    2) Rishabh Pant
    3) Bhuvneshwar Kumar
    4) Wriddhiman Saha
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer-4) Wriddhiman Saha
    Explanation:
    India’s Wriddhiman Saha became the fifth Indian wicket-keeper to affect 100 dismissals in the longest format of the game. The feat was achieved during the second test match between India and Bangladesh at the Eden Gardens stadium. It is to be noted that former Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni holds the record of most dismissals for an India keeper in the purest format of the game. Dhoni has made 294 dismissals.
  21. Name the deceased former Navy Chief Admiral, who led the Indian navy during the Kargil War .
    1) Laxminarayan Ramdas
    2) Jayant Ganpat Nadkarni
    3) Sushil Kumar
    4) Sourendra Nath Kohli
    5) None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer-3) Sushil Kumar
    Explanation:
    On November 27, 2019 Former Navy Chief Admiral Sushil Kumar, who led the Indian navy during the Kargil War passed away at the age of 79 in New Delhi. He served as Navy Chief between 1998 and 2001 and also oversaw Kargil conflict in 1999. He authored a book which portrays the decisions taken by late former Prime Minister of India Atal Bihari Vajpayee titled “A Prime Minister to Remember- Memories of a Military Chief”.

STATIC GK based on Current Affairs

    1. Panna Tiger Reserve (PTR) was in news recently, it is located in which state ?
      Answer & Explanation
      Answer-Madhya Pradesh
      Explanation:
      Panna Tiger Reserve (PTR) is located in Madhya Pradesh. The reserve was in news because the recent litter of new cubs at the Panna Tiger Reserve (PTR) in Madhya Pradesh caps the remarkable turnaround in a place that was left with no big cats a decade ago.
    2. Corbett Tiger Reserve was in news recently it is located in which state ?
      Answer & Explanation
      Answer-Uttarakhand
      Explanation:
      Corbett Tiger Reserve was in news recently it is located in Uttarakhand. Uttarakhand government has decided to re-introduce Rhinoceros in Corbett Tiger Reserve to increase the diversity of fauna in both the protected areas of the hill state.
    3. What is the Capital and Currency of Israel ?
      Answer
      Answer-Capital: Jerusalem & Currency: Israeli new shekel
    4. Who is the Director of Satish Dhawan Space Centre(SDSS) ?
      Answer
      Answer-Arumugam Rajarajan
    5. Where is the headquarter of National Payments Corporation of India(NPCI) located ?
      Answer
      Answer-Mumbai, Maharashtra

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