Current Affairs Quiz – November 21, 2019

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Current Affairs Quiz – November 21, 2019
Current Affairs Quiz – November 21, 2019

Current Affairs Quiz – November 21, 2019

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  1. World Television Day is observed on which date?
  • November 22
  • November 21
  • November 20
  • November 24
  1. World Hello Day is observed on which date?
  • November 22
  • November 21
  • November 20
  • November 24
  1. Which date is going to celebrate as Constitution Day?
  • November 22
  • November 20
  • November 26
  • November 24
  1. How many number of high court judges appointed by the government?
  • 457
  • 485
  • 478
  • 459
  1. Union cabinet approved the National Institute for which medical course?
  • Ayush Yoga
  • Sowa Rigpa
  • Ayush Herbal
  • Naturopathy
  1. Which cabinet committee approves amendments proposed in Toll Operate Transfer Model?
  • Cabinet Committee on Investment and Growth
  • Cabinet Committee on Employment and skill development
  • Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs
  • Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs
  1. Which state government launched the ‘Back to Village programme’?
  • Ladakh
  • Jammu and Kashmir
  • Punjab
  • Haryana
  1. How many projects are under Himayat Mission?
  • 42
  • 45
  • 48
  • 52
  1. Which state is going to start Arundhati gold scheme by January 2020?
  • Maharashtra
  • Madhya Pradesh
  • Karnataka
  • Assam
  1. In which state Munderwa sugar mill was inaugurated?
  • Uttar Pradesh
  • Assam
  • Punjab
  • Chandigarh
  1. Where Global Bio-India Summit is going to held?
  • Mumbai
  • Kolkata
  • New Delhi
  • Pondicherry
  1. Who inaugurates the Deputy Accountants General Conclave?
  • Narendra Modi
  • Rajnath Singh
  • Amit Shah
  • Piyush Goyal
  1. India and which country expressed satisfaction over defence ties?
  • Malaysia
  • Iran
  • Australia
  • Singapore
  1. India and which country signed an MoU in the field of tourism?
  • Norway
  • Finland
  • Sweden
  • Denmark
  1. Who is the new Prime Minister of srilanka?
  • Mahinda Rajapaksha
  • Gotabhaya Rajapaksha
  • Ranil Wickremesinghe
  • Sajith Premdasa
  1. India and which country was played in ACC Emerging Cup?
  • Russia
  • England
  • Pakistan
  • Oman

ANSWERS AND EXPLANATION:

1)  B) November 21

  • The United Nations’ (UN) World Television Day is annually observed in many places around the world on November 21. The day recognizes that television plays a major role in presenting different issue that affect people. World Television Day is a day to renew governments’, organizations’ and individuals’ commitments to support the development of television media in providing unbiased information about important issues and events that affect society.

2)  B) November 21

  • On World Hello Day, people greet each other to show their support for world peace. The greetings demonstrate to world leaders that conflicts should be settled with communication instead of by force and violence. Anyone can participate in the day, which can be done by greeting at least ten people.

3)  C) November 26

  • University Grants Commission, UGC has issued circular to higher educational institutions to celebrate Constitution Day on 26th of November.On this day in 1949, the Constitution was adopted which came into force on 26th January, 1950, marking the beginning of a new era in the history of India.

4)  C) 478

  • The Minister of Law and Justice, Ravi Shankar Prasad has said that the government has provided all kinds of infrastructure and other support to the Judiciary to expedite speedy disposal of long-pending cases.Mr. Prasad said that the government has appointed a record number of 478 Judges in the High Courts and 34 Judges in the Supreme Court. He also said that the Chief Justices of the High Courts have been requested to take proactive steps to dispose off cases that are more than 10 years old.

5) B) Sowa Rigpa

  • The Union Cabinet approved the establishment of the National Institute for Sowa-Rigpa (NISR) in Leh as an autonomous organization under the Ministry of AYUSH.It also approved creation of the post of director in Level-14 to oversee implementation of the project from the construction stage itself.

6) C) Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs

  • The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, CCEA, has approved the amendments proposed in the Toll Operate Transfer (TOT) Model by National Highways Authority of India. The Model would facilitate efficient toll realization through private sector.

7) B) Jammu and Kashmir

  • The Jammu and Kashmir administration is all set to launch the second phase of ‘Back to Village programme’ to upgrade government websites with latest information from 25th to 30th November. The flagship programme is aimed at empowerment and development of Panchayats.It ensures the functionality of Panchayats in terms of manpower, 100% coverage of beneficiary oriented schemes and doubling of income of rural people by giving the impetus to the rural economy.

8) A) 42

  • The Jammu and Kashmir administration is working on effective implementation of Himayat Mission.Under this, 42 projects have been sanctioned for training and placement target of 68,134 youths.They are provided free skill training for a duration ranging from 3 to 12 months. They will be trained in a range of skills with the provision to provide placement to every trained candidate.63 Training centres have been set up within & outside the Union Territory with the enrollment of 5815 candidates.

9) D) Assam

  • The Assam government will start Arundhati gold scheme by January next year for the registered newly married couples. Under the scheme, an amount of 30 thousand rupees will be given to the bride to purchase gold.

10) A) Uttar Pradesh

  • Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will inaugurate the newly-established Munderwa Sugar Mill in Basti district.It will be third inauguration of sugar mills in the state in just three weeks after the opening of mills in Ramala in Baghpat and Pipraich in Gorakhpur

11) C) New Delhi

  • Three-day Global Bio-India Summit will begin in New Delhi.Secretary of Department of Bio-Technology Dr RenuSwarup said, it will be one of the largest biotechnology stakeholders conglomerate to be held in India for the first time.She said, it will bring academia, innovators, researchers, start-ups, medium and large companies together on the same platform.DrSwarup said, over three thousand delegates from around 25 countries and over 15 states of India will participate in the mega event.

12) A) Narendra Modi

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the Accountants General and Deputy Accountants General Conclave in New Delhi.Mr Modi will unveil the statue of Mahatma Gandhi before his address to Accountants General and Deputy Accountants General from across the country in the Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General.The conclave on the main theme Transforming Audit and Assurance in a Digital World is being held to consolidate experience and learning and chart out the path of Indian Audit and Accounts Department for the next few years.

13) D) Singapore

  • India and Singapore have expressed satisfaction at the deepening defence ties between the two countries and reaffirmed their commitment to promote stability in the regionDefence Minister Rajnath Singh and his Singaporean Counterpart Dr N G Eng Hen co-chaired the Fourth Singapore-India Defence Ministers’ Dialogue in Singapore.

14) C) Finland

  • The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for strengthening cooperation in the field of Tourism.

15) A) Mahinda Rajapaksha

  • In Sri Lanka, Mahinda Rajapaksa will be sworn in as new Prime minister after Ranil Wickremsing he decided to resign from his post to pave way for a caretaker government. The swearing-in will take place in the afternoon after Wickremsinghe formally tenders his resignation.

16) C) Pakistan

  • India crashed out of the Asian Cricket Council Emerging Teams Cup after losing by three runs to Pakistan in the first semifinal in Dhaka.Pakistan scored 267 for seven after opting to bat first. Chasing the target, Skipper Belur Ravi Sharath with 47 and Aryan Juyal with 17 runs made a bright start, stitching 43 runs for the opening wicket.

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