Daily GK & Current Affairs Quiz – 20th November 2019
Daily GK & Current Affairs Quiz – 20th November 2019

GK & Current Affairs Questions – November 2019

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Daily Current Affairs Questions  – 20th November 2019

1.International Men’s Day is celebrated on _____ every year to raise awareness about the health of men and boys.
A. Nov 18
B. Nov 19
C. Nov 20
D. Nov 21
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – B. Nov 19

Explanation: International Men’s Day is celebrated every year on November 19. It’s observed:

• To raise awareness about men’s health

• Improving gender relations

• Promoting gender equality

Jerome Teelucksingh initiated the project for this day in 1999.

2._____ will widen government powers to block foreign investment on national security grounds.
A. New Zealand
B. Sri Lanka
C. Australia
D. China
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. New Zealand

Explanation: This proposed legislation would allow the government to intervene in investments. The new government power could also be used to veto foreign investments in media firms if they were a threat to democracy.

3.Puducherry has declared the famous and pristine _________near Chunnambar boathouse a ‘no plastic’ zone.
A. Paradise Beach
B. Shaheed Beach
C. Indira Beach
D. T2 Beach
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. Paradise Beach

Explanation: The use and sale of plastic items has been restricted. The beach has become one of the most sough- after tourist spots in the UT. The increasing use of plastic on the beach has become a threat to marine ecology.

4.Which leader of Pakistan’s Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to grant him asylum in India?
A. Altaf Hussain
B. Imran Khan
C. Jahangir Khan
D. Asad Umar
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. Altaf Hussain

Explanation: It is worth noting that Hussain is due to stand trial in the UK charged with an offence of encouraging terrorism. He is a British Pakistani fugitive and the founder of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM). In 1992, he fled Pakistan for the UK. Since then he is living in the United Kingdom.

5. _______ has successfully conducted training launch of the Shaheen-1 the Surface-to-Surface Ballistic Missile (SSBM).
A. Iran
B. Pakistan
C. Saudi Arabia
D. Israel
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – B. Pakistan

Explanation: Shaheen-1 is capable of delivering all types of warheads upto range of 650 KMs. Earlier, on August 29, Pakistan successfully test-fired nuclear-capable surface-to-surface ballistic missile ‘Ghaznavi’ with a range of up to 290 kms.

6.The Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for 2019 will be conferred on ______.
A. Suman Dubey
B. David Attenborough
C. Donald Trump
D. Imran Khan
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – B. David Attenborough

Explanation: The 2019 prize has been awarded to Sir David Attenborough for a lifetime of doing more to reveal the wonders of the natural world. His name was selected for the prize by an international jury chaired by former president Pranab Mukherjee.

7.The 29th Regional Contact Points (RCP) meeting of Asia Pacific (A/P) region of the World Customs Organization (WCO) is being organised in ______.
A. India
B. Malaysia
C. South Africa
D. Sri Lanka
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. India

Explanation: As a mandate of the Vice Chair office, India is organising the current meeting. Globally, WCO consist of 6 regions, each headed by a member country as Vice Chair of that region of WCO. The last RCP was organised in Nov 2018 in Jaipur.

8.Bharatiya Poshan Krishi Kosh which is a repository of diverse crops across ___ agro-climatic zones for better nutritional outcomes.
A. 102
B. 110
C. 128
D. 154
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – C. 128

Explanation: The Ministry of Women and Child Development has launched the Bharatiya Poshan Krishi Kosh. It aims to promote and reinforce healthy dietary practices. The Kosh aims to reduce malnutrition among women and children across the country. Malnutrition was the predominant risk factor for death in children younger than five in every state of India in 2017.

9. IRCTC signed an agreement with the Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC) to refurbish the state’s _______ train.
A. Golden Chariot
B. Royal Wheels
C. Paradise On Wheels
D. Silver Bullets
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. Golden Chariot

Explanation: The luxury train (Golden Chariot) has 44 guest rooms that can accommodate 84 guests. It covers tourist attractions in Karnataka and Goa. Its operations were stopped last year due to low occupancy rate.

10.Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde, was administered oath as the ____ Chief Justice of India by President Ram Nath Kovind.
A. 34th
B. 47th
C. 54th
D. 65th
E. None of these

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Correct Answer  – B. 47th

Explanation: • Chief Justice Bobde will have a tenure of around 17 months ( till 2021 )

• He was part of the recent historic verdict in Ayodhya land dispute case

• He was elevated as a judge of the SC on April 12, 2013

• In his new role, he will be facing several unprecedented issues that affect India’s legal system, politics and society

11.The 4th Edition of the India International, Cherry Blossom festival, 2019 was recently held in _______.
A. Guwahati
B. Shillong
C. Kolkata
D. Patna
E. None of these

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Correct Answer  – B. Shillong

Explanation: For the first time, India and South Korea jointly celebrated the four-day 4th International Cherry Blossom Festival. The bloom marks the beginning of autumn in northeast India. This festival is held every year to celebrate the unique autumn flowering of the Himalayan Cherry Blossoms.

12.Which Indian boxer has been elected unopposed to the International Boxing Association’s first-ever athletes commission to represent the Asian bloc?
A. Sarita Devi
B. Himanshi Mehra
C. Saroj Asha
D. Kiran Roop
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. Sarita Devi

Explanation: She is currently an athlete representative in the executive committee of the Boxing Federation of India. The election of the AIBA Athletes Commission members was conducted in Russia.

13.Indian Space Research Organisation or ISRO would launch its earth imaging and mapping satellite _____ along with 13 commercial nano satellites on November 25.
A. Cartosat-1
B. Cartosat-2
C. Cartosat-3
D. Cartosat-4
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – C. Cartosat-3

Explanation: The Cartosat-3 is a third generation agile advanced satellite, having high resolution imaging capability. According to ISRO, the 13 nanosatellites from US is a part of the commercial arrangement with NewSpace India Ltd.

14.Who has inaugurated North India’s first sugar mill which will produce ethanol direct from sugarcane?
A. Yogi Adityanath
B. Amarinder Singh
C. Narendra Modi
D. Amit Shah
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. Yogi Adityanath

Explanation: The mill was inaugurated in Pipraich area of Gorakhpur. UP government is working to restore the pride of the ‘sugar bowl’ of east Uttar Pradesh. Now a state-of-the-art distillery will be set up, sulfur-free sugar will be produced, and ethanol will be prepared from sugarcane/molasses.

15.________ has decided to create a dedicated new department namely Department of ‘Foreign Cooperation’.
A. Haryana
B. Punjab
C. Tamil Nadu
D. Maharashtra
E. None of these

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Correct Answer – A. Haryana

Explanation: This department will streamline and provide focus to various initiatives for the promotion of investment, employment for Haryana youth and welfare of NRIs or PIOs. It will also work to enhance engagement with cities under the sister provinces and twin cities programmes of Ministry of External Affairs.