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Q. Which of the following team won 18th edition of the FIFA under 17 World Cup trophy?
Answer: (d) Brazil
The Brazilian football team defeated the football team of Mexico in the finals for 2-1, to win the 18th edition of the FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) under 17 World Cup trophy held in Brasilia, Brazil.
Q. Who among the following Indian wrestler has been conferred the Indian Personality of the Year Award (Sports) at the Indo Arab Leaders Summit & Awards 2019?
(a) Jeet Rama
(b) Pawan Kumar
(c) Yogeshwar Dutt
(d) Bajrang Punia
(e) Sushil Kumar
Answer: (d) Bajrang Punia
Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia has been conferred the Indian Personality of the Year Award (Sports) at the Indo Arab Leaders Summit & Awards 2019 in Dubai.
Q. UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Fund) has released a 28-page booklet called ___________________________.
(a) Helping Children Cope with the Stresses of War
(b) Child Neglect in Rich Nations
(c) Children First
(d) From uttapam to sprouted dal parantha
(e) The Children and the Nations
Answer: (d) From uttapam to sprouted dal parantha
UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Fund) has released a 28-page booklet called “From uttapam to sprouted dal parantha”.
Q. Who among the following has been appointed as the general secretary of the Gymnastics Federation of India (GFI)?
(a) Matadin Asiwal
(b) P. Giri Rao
(c) Shantikumar Singh
(d) Sandip Pradhan
(e) Anjan Kumar Mishra
Answer: (c) Shantikumar Singh
Shantikumar Singh was a former national level gymnast from Manipur, now elected as general secretary of the Gymnastics Federation of India (GFI).
Q. Which of the following state has recently launched a project that will connect 500 secondary schools to virtual classrooms and schools in the state facing a shortage of teachers will benefit from the new technology?
(d) Uttar Pradesh
Answer: (c) Uttarakhand
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat launched a project that will connect 500 secondary schools to virtual classrooms and schools in the state facing a shortage of teachers will benefit from the new technology.
Q. Union Home Minister Amit Shah launched the supply of special winter-grade ________________ for high altitude Ladakh, which faces sub-zero temperatures during the winter months.
(e) Compressed natural gas
Answer: (a) Diesel
Union Home Minister Amit Shah launched the supply of special winter-grade diesel for high altitude Ladakh, which faces sub-zero temperatures during the winter months.
Q. What is the banner of Directorate of School Education Jammu(DSEJ) for a special enrollment drive?
(a) Sab padhe, Sab badhe
(b) School Chalein Hum
(c) School Chalo Abhiyan
(d) Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan
(e) Aao School Chalein
Answer: (e) Aao School Chalein
In Jammu, the Directorate of School Education (DSEJ) has launched a special enrollment drive under the banner ‘Aao School Chalein’ for increasing the enrollment in government schools.
Q. Which of the following state recently approves Arundhati scheme to provide 1 Tola Gold to Brides free of cost?
(e) Arunachal Pradesh
Answer: (b) Assam
Assam Govt approves Arundhati scheme to provide 1 Tola Gold to Brides free of cost. In a cabinet meeting held in Guwahati.
Q. Who among the following powerlifter of india was honoured with Visionary Leaders of the Year (Sports) award at Indo Arab Leaders Summit & Awards 2019 in Dubai?
(a) Mahant Gaurav Sharma
(b) S Logapriya
(c) Mohammed Azmat
(d) Mukesh Gehlot
(e) Gaurav Sharma
Answer: (a) Mahant Gaurav Sharma
World powerlifting champion Mahant Gaurav Sharma was also honoured with Visionary Leaders of the Year (Sports) award at the Indo Arab Leaders Summit & Awards 2019 in Dubai .
Q. What is the name of first Hindi newspaper launched in Arunachal Pradesh?
(a) Hind Bhumi
(b) Parvat Nama
(c) Poorvoday Times
(d) Arun Bhoomi
Answer: (d) Arun Bhoomi
Explanation:The Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh Pema Khandu has recently launched first Hindi Newspaper of the state ‘Arun Bhoomi’. The newspaper will give a voice to Hindi speaking people of the state.
Q. Which state is planning to develop 34 of its cities on global standards?
(a) Uttar Pradesh
(b) Madhya Pradesh
Answer: (c) Madhya Pradesh
Explanation:The Madhya Pradesh state government has decided to develop 34 of its cities into world class cities, on the lines of the seven best planned cities across the world.
Q. Which among the following countries has introduced visa exemptions for foreigners seeking medical treatment?
Answer: (c) India
Explanation:India has decided to exempt foreigners seeking indoor treatment up to 180 days and admission in a hospital due to illness from getting their primary visa converted into a medical visa.
Q. The Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir has constituted an administrative council to fulfill all the government functions. Who will chair the council?
(a) GC Murmu
(b) RK Mathur
(c) Amit Shah
(d) Rajnath Singh
Answer: (a) GC Murmu
Explanation:Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory has constituted an administrative council to fulfill the functions of a government under the chairmanship of Lieutenant Governor G C Murmu.
Q. Google has launched a new cloud-based game streaming service. What is the name of the gaming service?
(a) Google Arcadia
(b) Google Stadia
(c) Google playmates
(d) Google Nixplay
Answer: (b) Google Stadia
Explanation:Google Stadia, Google’s new game streaming service has been launch in 14 countries across the world including the US, the UK, France, Germany and Spain. The cloud-based game includes a total of 22 launch titles.
Q. Which Bangladeshi cricketer has been banned from the sport for five years?
(a) Soumya Sarkar
(b) Mushfiqur Rahim
(c) Shahadat Hossain
(d) Liton Das
Answer: (c) Shahadat Hossain
Explanation:The Bangladesh Cricket Board banned former national team fast bowler Shahadat Hossain for five years with two years suspended on November 19, 2019. Hossain was banned for assaulting a teammate during a National Cricket League match.
Q. Who announced that the NRC process will be carried out across India and cover all citizens?
(a) PM Narendra Modi
(b) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh
(c) President Ram Nath Kovind
(d) Home Minister Amit Shah
Answer: (d) Home Minister Amit Shah
Explanation:The process of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) will be carried out across the nation and will cover all citizens, irrespective of their religions. This was announced by Home Minister Amit Shah in the Rajya Sabha on November 20, 2019.
Q. Germany will achieve its climate goals by which year, as per the recently passed Climate Protection Act?
Answer: (b) 2030
Explanation:The Parliament of Germany has recently passed the Climate Protection Act. Its objective is to achieve the climate targets by 2030. Flight tickets have been made expensive and different regions have set their own climate targets.
Q. What was India’s rank in the recently concluded World Para Athletics Championship-2019?
Answer: (c) 24th
Explanation:India did its best to finish 24th at the World Para Athletics Championship-2019. India achieved two gold, two silver and five bronze medals. China topped the list with 59 medals including 25 gold medals.
Q. What is the percentage of growth in road accidents mentioned in ‘Road Accidents in India – 2018’ report?
(a) 0.46 per cent
(b) 0.50 per cent
(c) 0.64 per cent
(d) 2.50 per cent
Answer: (a) 0.46 per cent
Explanation:According to the report, during the year 2018, there has been an increase of 0.46 percent in road accidents in the country. The death rate has also increased by about 2.37 percent during this period. In 2018, 1,51,471 people were killed as compared to 1,47,913 in 2017 in road accidents.
Q. President’s Colour was recently awarded to which institution on November 20?
(a) Indian Naval Academy
(b) Indian Air Force
(c) Indian Army
(d) All of the above
Answer: (a) Indian Naval Academy
Explanation:President Ram Nath Kovind awarded the President’s Colour to the Indian Naval Academy (INA) on November 20, 2019. The President’s Colour is the highest honour conferred upon a military unit.
Q. What is the name of Meghalaya-based insurgent group which is recenlty banned by the Government of India?
(a) Maoist Communist Party
(b) National Liberation Front
(c) Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council
(d) United National Liberation Front of East Asia
(e) National Socialist Council
Answer: (c) Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council
Meghalaya-based insurgent group, Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) has been banned by the central government for its increased activities of violence and other subversive acts.
Q. The Home Ministry in collaboration with the __________________ flagged off an awareness campaign To End Violence Against Women from Sultanpur metro station in Delhi.
(a) Indian Women Association
(b) All India Federation of Women
(c) Natal Organisation of Women
(d) National Society for Women’s Suffrage
(e) UN Women
Answer: (e) UN Women
The Home Ministry in collaboration with the UN Women flagged off an awareness campaign To End Violence Against Women from Sultanpur metro station in Delhi.
Q. What is the rank of India in International Institute of Management Development’s World Talent Ranking 2019 report?
Answer: (c) 59th
The International Institute of Management Development’s (IMD) World Talent Ranking (WTR) report for the year 2019 was released. In the released report, India was ranked at 59th position, a slip by 6 places on a global annual list of 63 countries.
Q. ICICI Lombard has been partnering with ________________________ to offer non-life insurance solutions to its customers.
(a) India Posts Payments Bank
(b) Airtel Payments Bank
(c) Paytm Payments Bank
(d) Fino Payments Bank
(e) Kotak Mahindra Bank
Answer: (d) Fino Payments Bank
ICICI Lombard has been partnering with Fino Payments Bank to offer non-life insurance solutions to its customers.
Q. Which of the following Metro Rail Corporation recently conferred with two awards for its commendable initiatives in promoting the metro as a green and sustainable mode of transport among the masses?
(a) Lucknow Metro
(b) Mumbai Metro
(c) Jaipur Metro
(d) Kolkata Metro
(e) Delhi Metro
Answer: (e) Delhi Metro
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has been conferred with two awards for its commendable initiatives in promoting the metro as a green and sustainable mode of transport among the masses.
Q. On which day Africa Industrialization Day is observed?
(a) 21 November
(b) 20 November
(c) 19 November
(d) 18 November
(e) 17 November
Answer: (b) 20 November
Africa Industrialization Day is celebrated on November 20 each year. It is a time when governments and other organizations in many African countries examine ways to stimulate Africa’s industrialization process
Q. Who among the following has been appointed as Army’s first female JAG officer to be deployed on the foreign mission?
(a) Lt Col Ragni Jaswal
(b) Lt Col Deepika Kalra
(c) Lt Col Jyoti Sharma
(d) Lt Col Aanchal Choudhary
(e) Lt Col Diksha Verma
Answer: (c) Lt Col Jyoti Sharma
Lieutenant Colonel Jyoti Sharma has been appointed as Indian Army’s first female Judge Advocate General officer to be deployed on a foreign mission.
Q. What is the theme of Africa Industrialization Day?
(a) Positioning African Industry to Supply the AfCFTA Market
(b) Promoting Regional Value Chains in Africa: A pathway for accelerating Africa’s structural transformation, industrialization and pharmaceutical production
(c) African Industrial Development: A Pre-Condition for an Effective and Sustainable Continental Free Trade Area
(d) Aims to raise awareness around the issue in Africa
(e) A pathway for accelerating Africa’s structural transformation
Answer: (a) Positioning African Industry to Supply the AfCFTA Market
Africa Industrialization Day is celebrated on November 20 each year. 2019 Theme: “Positioning African Industry to Supply the AfCFTA Market” will raise awareness in the international community on the challenges and opportunities for Africa’s industrialization within the framework of the newly created African Continental Free Trade Area.
Q. National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) has lowered its 2019-20 GDP growth forecast for India to ____________ from 6.8% recently.
Answer: (b) 4.9%
The National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) has pegged India’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth for 2019-20 at 4.9% as against 6.8 % in 2018 (or FY-19).
Q. Who among the following has been elected as the president of Gymnastics Federation of India (GFI)?
(a) Sudhakar Shetty
(b) Deepak Kumar
(c) Sudhir Mital
(d) M S Tyagi
(e) Narinder Batra
Answer: (c) Sudhir Mital
“Former Competition Commission of India chairman Sudhir Mital elected as president of the Gymnastics Federation of India (GFI).”
Q. Who has been sworn in as the new Prime Minister of Sri Lanka?
(a) Gotabhaya Rajapaksa,
(b) Sajith Premadasa
(c) Maithripala Sirisena
(d) Mahinda Rajapaksa
Answer: (d) Mahinda Rajapaksa
Explanation:Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa was sworn in as Sri Lanka’s new Prime Minister on November 21, 2019. Mahinda Rajapaksa served as the President of Sri Lanka for two terms, from 2005 till 2015. His younger brother and current President Gotabaya Rajapksa named him as the new Prime Minister.
Q. Who won India’s first gold at 2019 ISSF World Cup?
(a) Yashaswini Deswal
(b) Manu Bhaker
(c) Rahi Sarnobat
(d) Heena Sidhu
Answer: (b) Manu Bhaker
Explanation:Manu Bhaker created history by winning India’s first gold medal in the women’s 10m Air Pistol event at the 2019 ISS World Cup at Putian, China. She has become the second Indian to win gold at the 10m air pistol event at the ISSF World Cup Final after Heena Sidhu.
Q. The Union Cabinet has approved the establishment of National Institute of Sowa Rigpa in India. The institute will be set up in which district?
Answer: (c) Leh
Explanation:The Union Cabinet has approved setting up of the National Institute of Sowa Rigpa (NISR) in Leh. The institute is being established to promote the Sowa-Rigpa system of medicine in Leh, to promote Ladakh’s native culture post the formation of Ladakh Union Territory.
Q. When is the World Fisheries Day celebrated every year?
(a) 19th November
(b) 20th November
(c) 21st November
(d) 22nd November
Answer: (c) 21st November
Explanation:The World Fisheries Day is celebrated every year on November 21, 2019 to spread awareness about the importance of lives of creatures living in water. On this occasion, Union Ministry of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries conferred the Fisheries Awards upon the fish farmers.
Q. Which among the following is the Country of Focus at IFFI 2019?
Answer: (b) Russia
Explanation: Russia is the Country of Focus at International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2019. A total eight Russia movies will be showcased at the IFFI this year. Among these, the inaugural feature film was “The Hero”.
Q. Who topped the list of Fortune’s Businessperson of the Year 2019?
(a) Satya Nadella
(b) Bjorn Gulden
(c) Fabrizio Freda
(d) Ajay Banga
Answer: (a) Satya Nadella
Explanation: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella topped the list of Fortune’s Businessperson of the Year 2019. The list comprises names of three Indian-origin people. Besides Nadella, the two others are Master Card CEO Ajay Banga and Jayashree Ullal, Head of Arista.
Q. Which space agency recently completed the first global geologic mapping of Saturn’s moon?
Answer: (b) NASA
Explanation: The American Space Research Organization (NASA) has completed the first ‘Global Geological’ mapping of Saturn’s largest moon ‘Titan’. According to the information released by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), it includes sand dunes, lakes, plains, as well as volcanic craters and other inaccessible locations.
Q. Who among the following has been selected as PETA person of the year?
(a) Maneka Gandhi
(b) Hritik Roshan
(c) Virat Kohli
(d) Alia Bhatt
Answer: (c) Virat Kohli
Explanation:PETA India named Virat Kohli as person of the year. He was honoured because of his unconditional work towards the safety of animals. Earlier Anushka Sharma and Shashi Tharoor has also received the same award.
Q. When is the World’s Children Day observed globally?
(a) 14th November
(b) 16th November
(c) 18th November
(d) 20th November
Answer: (d) 20th November
Explanation: The World Children’s Day is celebrated every year on November 20 with an aim to promote togetherness and awareness among the children and boost children’s welfare.
Q. Navies of India and ______________ have started a 5-day bilateral maritime exercise “Za’ir-Al-Bahr”.
Answer: (b) Qatar
Navies of India and Qatar have started a 5-day bilateral maritime exercise “Za’ir-Al-Bahr” begins in Doha, Qatar.