Daily GK & Current Affairs Quiz – 12th November 2019
Daily GK & Current Affairs Quiz – 12th November 2019

GK & Current Affairs Questions – November 2019

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Daily Current Affairs Questions  – 12th November 2019

1.Name the former Chief Election Commissioner, known for ushering in tectonic reforms in the country’s electoral process, who died of a cardiac arrest in Chennai.
A. TN Seshan
B. GV Mavalankar
C. Hukam Singh
D. M Ayyangar
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. TN Seshan

Explanation: He was popularly known for enforcing Model Code of Conduct. He was the 10th CEC who served from December 12, 1990 to December 11, 1996. He was cited as a shining example of what a CEC should be.

2._____ decided to ban diesel-run autorickshaws from 2021 in the State capital and its adjoining areas.
A. Bihar
B. Himachal Pradesh
D. Goa
E. None of these

Correct Answer – A. Bihar

Explanation: Bihar has decided to ban the plying of auto-rickshaws running on diesel in Patna in a phased manner. A few days ago, Bihar has proposed a ban on the movement of state-owned vehicles that are more than 15 years old across the state.


3.Which state decided to introduce English as the medium of instruction in all government schools?
A. Maharashtra
B. Telangana
C. Goa
D. Andhra Pradesh
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – D. Andhra Pradesh

Explanation: The state has announced converting all government, Mandal Praja Parishad & Zilla Parishad schools into English medium schools. According to the reports, English will be the medium of instruction from first to 8th standard from the academic year 2020-21. Now, the government has decided to confine it till sixth standard for now.

4.A five-judge Bench headed by _______ of the Supreme Court has allowed the construction of a temple in the Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi site in Ayodhya.
A. Ranjan Gogoi
B. DY Chandrachud
C. Ashok Bhushan
D. SA Bobde
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. Ranjan Gogoi

Explanation: Ranjan Gogoi was appointed the Chief Justice of India in October 2018. CJI Gogoi, who headed the panel, is set to retire on November 17. According to the judgment:

  • A trust should be formed within 3  months for the construction of the temple

• SC directed the government to give a suitable plot of land measuring five acres to the Sunni Waqf Board

5. The 2nd International Conference on Sustainable Water Management was recently held in ____.
A. Mohali
B. Bengaluru
C. Pune
D. New Delhi
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – C. Pune

Explanation: The Conference provides an interactive platform for brainstorming and sharing new ideas and case studies regarding:

  • Flood and Drought Management
  • Hydrology & e-flows
  • Inter-basin water transfers
  • Climate change
  • Intelligent Decision Support Systems
  • Storage projects

6.Sanskrit Bharati Vishwa Sammelan, sometimes seen in the news, was recently held in ______.
A. New Delhi
B. Lucknow
C. Agra
D. Mumbai
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. New Delhi

Explanation: Sanskrit Bharati Vishwa Sammelan is a three-day mega event, which was organized in New Delhi. An exhibition ‘Sanskriti Pradarshini’ has also been put up. It displayed how Sanskrit evolved as a popular language, not only in India but also across the globe.

7.Jakarta is home to 10 million people but it is also one of the fastest-sinking cities in the world. It is the capital of which among the following countries?
A. Indonesia
B. Sri Lanka
C. Malaysia
D. North Korea
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. Indonesia

Explanation: Due to rising sea levels and the over-extraction of groundwater, Jakarta is one of the fastest sinking cities in the world. By 2050, about 95% of North Jakarta will be submerged.

8.Which among the following will be the Closing Film of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI)?
A. Dhappa
B. When The Trees Fall
C. Marghe and Her Mother
D. The Aspern Papers
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – C. Marghe and Her Mother

Explanation: “Marghe and Her Mother” is directed by Iranian filmmaker, Mohsen Makhmalbaf. Notably, International Film Festival of India (IFFI), is often counted amongst one of the earliest film festivals of the Asian continent.