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Q. Where was the exhibition of Technologies in Food Processing was organised?
(c) New Delhi
Answer: (c) New Delhi
Explanation: Union Minister for Science and Technology Harsh Vardhan inaugurated an exhibition of Technologies in Food Processing developed by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research. The exhibition organized in New Delhi.
Q. Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) signed a memorandum of understanding with _____________________ as part of the growing fintech ecosystems.
(a) Japan Fintech Association
(b) USA Fintech Association
(c) China Fintech Association
(d) Russia Fintech Association
(e) Singapore Fintech Association
Answer: (e) Singapore Fintech Association
Explanation: Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Ficci) signed a memorandum of understanding with Singapore Fintech Association (SFA) as part of the growing Singapore-India fintech ecosystems.
Q. What is the theme of World Pneumonia Day 2019?
(a) highlighting innovative solutions to end childhood pneumonia
(b) Innovate to End Child Pneumonia
(c) Stop Pneumonia: Invest in Child Health
(d) Healthy lungs for all
(e) Universal access to pneumonia prevention and care
Answer: (d) Healthy lungs for all
Explanation: World Pneumonia Day, marked every year on November 12. The year 2019 marked the 10 anniversary of World Pneumonia Day to fight against pneumonia. The theme for the year 2019 is “Healthy lungs for all”.
Q. Who among the following will inaugurate the 58th Indian Society of Aerospace Medicine (ISAM) Annual Conference?
(a) Pradeep Vasant Naik
(b) Arup Raha
(c) RKS Bhadauria
(d) Bipin Rawat
(e) Karambir Singh
Answer: (c) RKS Bhadauria
Explanation: Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria will inaugurate the 58th Indian Society of Aerospace Medicine (ISAM) Annual Conference.
Q. Name the state on which the Union Cabinate has recently imposed the President’s rule.
(e) Uttar Pradesh
Answer: (b) Maharashtra
Explanation: President Ram Nath Kovind has signed the proclamation imposing President’s rule in Maharashtra. The Union Cabinet has recommended the President rule on the report of the Governor invoking Article 356 of the constitution in the state.
Q. Mauritius’s incumbent Prime Minister ________________________ was sworn in for a five-year term after elections in which his coalition consolidated its grip on parliament.
(a) Anerood Jugnauth
(b) Monique Ohsan Bellepeau
(c) Pravind Jugnauth
(d) Raouf Bundhun
(e) Karl Offmann
Answer: (c) Pravind Jugnauth
Explanation: Mauritius’s incumbent Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth was sworn in for a five-year term after elections in which his coalition consolidated its grip on parliament.
Q. Who among the following ministers has been recently given the additional charge of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises?
(a) Prakash Javdekar
(b) Harsimrat Kaur Badal
(c) Dharmendra Pradhan
(d) Sunny Deol
Answer: (a) Prakash Javdekar
Explanation: Union Cabinet Minister Prakash Javadekar has been given additional charge of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises. He is currently holding the charge of Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.
Q. Which country was attacked with over 200 rockets on November 12, 2019?
Answer: (b) Israel
Explanation: Israel was attacked with over 200 rockets from militants in the Gaza strip on November 12, 2019. Israel’s Defence Forces claimed that the rockets were fired at Israeli towns and cities after almost every 7 and a half minutes.
Q. Who among the following cricketers has been dropped by the ICC from its latest ODI and T20I rankings?
(a) Steve Smith
(b) David Warner
(c) Faf Du Plesis
(d) Shakib al Hasan
Answer: (d) Shakib al Hasan
Explanation: Bangladesh’s all-rounder Shakib al Hasan, who is currently serving one-year ban, has been dropped from the latest ICC ODI and T20I player rankings. Shakib was ranked at the top in the list of all-rounders in ODIs and at the second position in T20I rankings.
Q. Which country has granted asylum to former Bolivian president Evo Morales?
Answer: (d) Mexico
Explanation: Bolivia’s former President Evo Morales has been granted asylum by Mexico. On November 10, Morales resigned due to heavy protest against him in the country. He announced that his life was in threat and he had to flee to Mexico.
Q. Who won the gold medal in the javelin-throw competition at the World Para-Athletics Championships?
(a) Ajeet Pal Singh
(b) Sundar Singh Gurjar
(c) Arjun Singh Malik
(d) Devendra Verma
Answer: (b) Sundar Singh Gurjar
Explanation: Indian player Sundar Singh Gurjar recently won a gold medal at the World Para-Athletics Championship. Sundar Singh won the gold medal with a throw of 61.22 meters. Gurjar won gold in 2013 Leon and silver in 2015 Doha Championships.
Q. As per the report of the Parliamentary Committee, what percentage of people die every year in India due to cancer?
Answer: (c) 68%
Explanation: According to the report of the Parliamentary Committee, about 38 percent of cancer patients are dying every year in developed countries, while in India this figure is 68 percent. It means that the treatment is not reaching to the patients. Last year, 13 lakh new cancer cases were reported in India.
Q. Which country has declared a health emergency due to spread malaria and dengue epidemic fever?
Answer: (d) Yemen
Explanation: Yemen has declared a health emergency, as the nation is battling severe cases of malaria and dengue fever. The epidemic has spread over several of Yemen’s norther provinces. Over 116,522 malaria cases and 23,000 dengue cases have been recorded in the country since January 2019.
Q. Who has become the Indian to be elected to the board of Metropolitan Museum of Art?
(a) Shahrukh Khan
(b) Priyanka Chopra
(c) Nita Ambani
(d) Anupam Kher
Answer: (c) Nita Ambani
Explanation: Nita Ambani has become the first Indian to be elected to the board of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. The announcement was made by Reliance Foundation on November 13, 2019.
Q. In total, how many times has President’s rule been imposed in Maharashtra?
Answer: (c) Three
Explanation: President’s rule has been imposed in Maharashtra for the third time since the state came into existence in May 1960. The last time it was imposed was in 2014 when the then Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan had resigned after the NCP withdrew its support from the Congress-led government.
Q. What is the theme of 39th India International Trade Fair 2019?
(a) Make in India
(b) Digital India
(c) Startup India Standup India
(d) Rural Enterprises in India
(e) Ease of Doing Business
Answer: (e) Ease of Doing Business
Explanation: The theme for the 39th edition of the International trade fair is ‘Ease of Doing Business’ inspired by India’s unique achievement of rising to 63rd rank on the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Index from 142nd rank in the year 2014.
Q. Name the country which will host 19th council of heads of government of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation 2020.
Answer: (c) India
Explanation: India will host the 19th council of heads of government of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation 2020.
Q. Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change is undertaking a mass cleanliness-cum-awareness drive in 50 identified beaches under the programme called _________________________.
(a) Clean India beautiful India
(b) Ek kadam swachhata ki ore
(c) Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
(d) Swachh-Nirmal Tat Abhiyaan
(e) Swachhta Hi Seva
Answer: (d) Swachh-Nirmal Tat Abhiyaan
Explanation: Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change is undertaking a mass cleanliness-cum-awareness drive in 50 identified beaches under the programme called ‘Swachh- Nirmal Tat Abhiyaan’.
Q. Over 1,000 migratory birds of different species were found dead in which lake of Rajasthan?
(a) Nakki Lake
(b) Pichola Lake
(c) Sambhar Lake
(d) Fateh Sagar Lake
Answer: (c) Sambhar Lake
Explanation: More than 1,000 migratory birds have been found dead in Sambhar lake near Jaipur, Rajasthan. The exact reason for death of these birds is not yet known. However, the local administration believes that it may have occurred due to polluted water.
Q. Which of the following country recently discovered a new oilfield with 53 billion barrels of crude oil?
(c) Saudi Arabia
Answer: (a) Iran
Explanation: Iran has discovered a new oilfield with 53 billion barrels of crude oil in Khuzestan province, home to Iran’s Khuzestan’s crucial oil industry.
Q. _________________________ has been appointed as the new High Commissioner of Bangladesh to India.
(a) Md. Manuar Mukarram
(b) A.F.M. Zahid-Ul-Islam
(c) A.T.M. Rokebul Haque
(d) Mohammad Imran
(e) Syed Muazzem Ali
Answer: (d) Mohammad Imran
Explanation: Mohammad Imran has been appointed as the new High Commissioner of Bangladesh to India. He is currently Bangladesh’s Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates.
Q. State bank of India economic research team recently revised India’s Gross Domestic Product(GDP) from 6.1% to _________
Answer: (a) 5%
Explanation: The economic research team from the State Bank of India (SBI) has revised India’s Gross Domestic Product(GDP) to 5% from its earlier estimate of 6.1% for the Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20).
Q. Which of the following monument of India recently selected as the World Monument Watch List for 2020?
(a) The Mughal Riverfront Gardens of Agra
(b) Osmania Women’s College
(c) Gon Nila Phuk Caves
(d) Suranga Bawadi
(e) Balaji Ghat
Answer: (d) Suranga Bawadi
Explanation: Suranga Bawadi in Bijapur, Karnataka was selected as the World Monument Watch List for 2020, by the New York-based non-governmental organisation.
Q. Which of the the following day is observed as World Pneumonia Day?
(a) 10 November
(b) 11 November
(c) 12 November
(d) 13 November
(e) 14 November
Answer: (c) 12 November
Explanation: World Pneumonia Day, marked every year on November 12. The year 2019 marked the 10 anniversary of World Pneumonia Day to fight against pneumonia.
Q. Name the app which was launched by Assam State Commission for Protection of Child Rights on the occasion of Children’s Day.
(c) Kids Education
(d) Sishu Suraksha
(e) ABC kids
Answer: (d) Sishu Suraksha
Explanation: The Assam State Commission for Protection of Child Rights is going to launch a mobile app Sishu Suraksha on the occasion of Children’s Day.