Daily GK & Current Affairs Quiz – 11th November 2019
Daily GK & Current Affairs Quiz – 11th November 2019

GK & Current Affairs Questions – November 2019

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Daily Current Affairs Questions  – 11th November 2019

1.The CSIR-NEERI recently launched the country’s first interactive online repository named as _______.
B. VandeAIR
C. BharatStorage
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. IndAIR

Explanation: The aim of the project is to make air quality research available to everyone. The repository, one of the few such facilities in the world, has the maximum number of studies, concerning Delhi-NCR. At present, CPCB has about 700 air quality monitoring stations and more than 100 continuous air quality monitoring stations.

2.Google India has appointed _______, former Star and Disney head as its new country manager. 
A. Sanjay Gupta
B. Ramesh Thakral
C. Gopal Sharma
D. Sunil Bhaskar
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. Sanjay Gupta

Explanation: Gupta is a post graduate from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Kolkata and an engineer from Delhi College of Engineering. With a career spanning nearly 3 decades, Gupta joins Google from Star and Disney India where he was the MD.

3.Bal Sangam, now in its 11th edition, was recently held in _____.
A. New Delhi
B. Kolkata
C. Varanasi
D. Bengaluru
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. New Delhi

Explanation: Bal Sangam brings forth the heritage and legacy of art forms. It provides a stage to the children to traditional performing arts and folk. The fest is an ensemble of varied performing traditional art forms presented by children.

4.India has registered a ______ reduction in Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) since 2013, according to the Sample Registration System Bulletin-2016.
A. 12.6%
B. 26.9%
C. 31.2%
D. 39.6%
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – B. 26.9%

Explanation: The ratio has seen a decline from 167 in 2011-13 to 122 in 2015-17. The SDG target of 70 per 100,000 MMR have already been met by some Indian states. The key to the progress of a country lies in reducing its maternal & child mortality.

5. In the Humanities category (Infosys Prize), who has been picked winner for his original and wide-ranging work on pre-modern South India?
A. Vikrant Malhotra
B. Nikhil Chinappa
C. Manu V Devadevan
D. Ramesh Sapra
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – C. Manu V Devadevan

Explanation: The award was announced by Infosys Science Foundation in November 7. It will be presented to Dr. Devadevan on January 7, 2020. Dr. Devadevan’s primary research interests include political and economic processes as well as literary practices in South India and the study of ancient inscriptions from the region. The prize comprises a pure gold medal, a citation and a prize purse of $ 100,000.

6. Which among the following nation re-elected incumbent Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth?

A. Sri Lanka
B. Mauritius
C. Madagascar
D. Myanmar
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – B. Mauritius

Explanation: Militant Socialist Movement has won more than half of parliamentary seats. The island nation touts itself as a bridge between Africa and Asia. It also has a flourishing financial sector. Mauritius’ economy is dependent on tourism and financial services.

7.Which nation’s parliament passed The Zero-Carbon Act, which will commit the country to zero carbon emissions by 2050 or sooner?
A. New Zealand
B. India
C. Russia
D. Canada
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. New Zealand

Explanation: This legislative framework enshrines in law the new 2050 greenhouse gas reduction target. The law will set up an independent climate change commission. The targets are intended to cap global warming at 1.5 degree Celsius by 2050.

8. Under the Mathematical Sciences category, the Infosys Prize 2019 will be awarded to ______.
A. Rupam Kirti
B. Siddhartha Mishra
C. D Vasudevan
D. K Manglam
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – B. Siddhartha Mishra

Explanation: For his outstanding contributions to Applied Mathematics, Mishra has been chosen under the above mentioned category. He has produced codes for complicated realistic problems like waves in the solar atmosphere, and tsunamis generated by rock slides.

9. Infosys Prize, sometimes seen in the news, is given annually to honor outstanding achievements of contemporary researchers and scientists across ___ categories.
A. 4
B. 5
C. 6
D. 8
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – C. 6

Explanation: The Infosys Prize is awarded by the Infosys Science Foundation. The award intends to celebrate success in research & stand as a marker of excellence in these fields. This is given  across six categories:

  • Engineering and Computer Sciences
  • Humanities
  • Life Sciences
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Physical Sciences
  • Social Sciences

10.____ marks 30 years since the Berlin Wall fell in one of the most famous moments in recent history.
A. Nov 9
B. Nov 21
C. Dec 5
D. Dec 16
E. None of these

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Correct Answer  – A. Nov 9

Explanation: The Berlin Wall came up in Aug 1961. It divided East and West Berlin with barbed wire, concrete structure. Berlin Wall represented the division between the East and the West as a whole. The fall of the Berlin Wall, eventually allowed the East Berliners to rejoin West Germany & become the progressive, wealthy nation.

11._____ has topped the list of states in delivering justice to people, according to a report by Tata Trusts: India Justice Report 2019.
A. Maharashtra
B. Haryana
C. Goa
D. Punjab
E. None of these

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Correct Answer  – A. Maharashtra

Explanation: According to the ‘India Justice Report: Ranking States on Police, Judiciary, Prisons and Legal Aid’ prepared by Tata Trusts:

  • 9 Indian states will take more than 50 years to increase the share of women in their police forces to 33%

• The report ranked 18 large and mid-sized and 7 small states to ascertain the strengths and deficits in each state

12.Who was conferred the ABLF Global Asian Award recently?
A. KM Birla
B. Ratan Tata
C. Mukesh Ambani
D. Indra Nooyi
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. KM Birla

Explanation: Kumar Mangalam Birla is the chairman of the Aditya Birla Group.The award is backed by the UAE government.

The previous recipients of the award include among others:

  • Late Dhirubhai Ambani
  • Mr. Lakshmi Mittal
  • H.E Mohamed Ali Alaber (Chairman- Emaar)

• H.E Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum (Chairman-Emirates)

13. The International Hockey Federation (FIH) have announced _____ as the hosts for the 2023 FIH Hockey Men’s World Cup.
A. India
B. Japan
C. South Korea
D. Russia
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. India

Explanation: The 2023 FIH Men’s World Cup is scheduled to be held from January 13, 2023, till January 29, 2023. While Spain and the Netherlands were named as the co-hosts of the 2022 Women’s World Cup. Thus, India will become the first country to stage four men’s Hockey World Cups after having hosted the showpiece in

• 1982 (Mumbai)
• 2010 (New Delhi)
• 2018 (Bhubaneswar)

14.The Export-Import (Exim) Bank has provided a ______ line of credit to Ghana for potable water project in the country.
A. $30 million
B. $50 million
C. $70 million
D. $90 million
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. $30 million

Explanation: The aim of this line of credit is to finance rehabilitation and up-gradation of potable water system in Yendi, Ghana. Out of the total credit, works and services of the value of at least 75% of the contract price shall be supplied by the seller from India.

15.Who has emerged winner of the Infosys Prize 2019 under the Life Sciences category?
A. Hemant Bajwa
B. Manjula Reddy
C. Niharika Khatri
D. S Parthasarthy
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – B. Manjula Reddy

Explanation: Dr Reddy’s team became the first one to identify the enzymes which carry out controlled cleavage of the cell walls. She worked to understand cell wall growth of bacteria.