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Q. Name the peace activist, which was awarded an international children’s peace prize for her fighting spirit and ‘Peaceful struggle’ against Boko Haram jihadist group.
(a) Peter Brock
(b) Ernesto Balducci
(c) Albert Bigelow
(d) Eva Bacon
(e) Divina Maloum
Answer: (e) Divina Maloum
Explanation: Cameroonian peace activist Divina Maloum, aged 15, also received the International Children’s Peace Prize, for her fighting spirit and ‘Peaceful struggle’ against Boko Haram jihadist group.
Q. The ___________________________ cleared the sale of sophisticated MK-45 naval guns worth $1 billion to India.
(a) Russia State Department
(b) Japan State Department
(c) US State Department
(d) UK State Department
(e) China State Department
Answer: (c) US State Department
Explanation: The US State Department cleared the sale of sophisticated MK-45 naval guns worth $1 billion to India. The MK-45 guns will enhance India’s naval capabilities, particularly in the Arabian Sea.
Q. Who among the following former hockey player turned bodybuilder won ‘Mr. Universe (Pro) 2019’?
(a) Mohammed Shahid
(b) Ajit Pal Singh
(c) Dhanraj Pillay
(d) Chitahresh Natesan
(e) Shankar Lakshman
Answer: (d) Chitahresh Natesan
Explanation: Chitahresh Natesan 33yr old former hockey player turned bodybuilder also known as the ‘Indian Monster’ by bodybuilding circles became the first Indian to win ‘Mr. Universe (Pro) 2019’ in 90kg category at the 11th World Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championship(WBPF) in South Korea.
Q. As a mark of tribute to one of the most decorated soldiers of Indian Army Late ____________________, an Army Goodwill Park was dedicated at his native village Bhara in Doda, Jammu and Kashmir.
(a) Subedar Yogendra Singh Yadav
(b) Brigadier Mohammad Usman
(c) Naib Subedar Chuni Lal
(d) Major General Ian Cardozo
(e) Major Somnath Sharma
Answer: (c) Naib Subedar Chuni Lal
Explanation: As a mark of tribute to one of the most decorated soldiers of Indian Army Late Naib Subedar Chuni Lal, an Army Goodwill Park was dedicated at his native village Bhara in Doda, Jammu and Kashmir.
Q. Who among the following has recenlty take oath as Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra?
(a) Chandrikapure Manohar Gowardhan
(b) Ajit Pawar
(c) Anil Bhaidas Patil
(d) Karemore Raju Manikrao
(e) Anil Deshmukh
Answer: (b) Ajit Pawar
Explanation: Ajit Pawar of the NCP has also taken oath as Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra.
Q. Who has been conferred with Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development 2019?
(a) David Attenborough
(b) David Parker
(c) Bill Gates
(d) Greta Thunberg
Answer: (a) David Attenborough
Explanation:David Attenborough has been conferred with the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development 2019 for his lifetime worth of work to awaken the mankind to the need to preserve and protect the planet’s biodiversity and stop being a “plague on earth”.
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 fulfil 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. 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. 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. Name the first woman pilot of India, who will join naval operations of Indian Navy?
(a) Lieutenant S Vijaya Devi
(b) Lieutenant P Swathi
(c) Lieutenant Pratibha Jamwal
(d) Lieutenant Punita Arora
(e) Lieutenant Shivangi
Answer: (e) Lieutenant Shivangi
Explanation: The first woman pilot, Lieutenant Shivangi, will join naval operations on completion of operational training here on December 2. She hails from Muzzafarpur, Bihar. She was inducted into Indian Navy as SSC (Pilot) as part of 27 NOC course in Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala.
Q. Who among the following teen activist was awarded an international children’s peace prize, for her work in the struggle against climate change which has resonated with schoolchildren across the world?
(a) Jill Duggar Dillard
(b) Jazz Jennings
(c) Jaclyn Corin
(d) Greta Thunberg
(e) Emma Gonzalez
Answer: (d) Greta Thunberg
Explanation: Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg was awarded an international children’s peace prize, for her work in the struggle against climate change which has resonated with schoolchildren across the world.
Q. Oxford Dictionaries has named “_____________________________” as its 2019 Word of the Year.
(a) Flight Shame
(c) Climate Denial
(d) Climate Emergency
(e) Climate Action
Answer: (d) Climate Emergency
Explanation: Oxford Dictionaries has named “climate emergency” as its 2019 Word of the Year.
Q. Union Minister for Jal Shakti released a short documentary film on Water Conservation named ______________________ in New Delhi.
(a) Science World: Water Harvesting
(b) The Water Women of India
(c) Shikhar Se Pukar
(d) For the Love of Water
(e) World Water Wars
Answer: (c) Shikhar Se Pukar
Explanation: Union Minister for Jal Shakti released a short documentary film on Water Conservation named ‘SHIKHAR SE PUKAR’ in New Delhi. The film has been made to promote ‘Jalshakti Abhiyan’ and is based on the Journey of an IAS Officer Ravindra Kumar.
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 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 place does India have in the recently released Global Terrorism Index?
Answer: (c) Seventh
Explanation:India is at the seventh place in the list of 10 countries affected by terrorism. The list released by Forbes said that 350 people died and 540 were injured in 748 terror attacks in the year 2018.
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. Which cricket stadium hosted India’s first-ever pink ball day/ night test match against Bangladesh?
(a) Eden Gardens
(b) Arun Jaitley Stadium
(c) Wankhede Stadium
(d) DY Patil Stadium
Answer: (a) Eden Gardens
Explanation:India played its first-ever pink ball test match on November 22, 2019 against Bangladesh at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.
Q. Which of the following state/UTs achieves highest road length under PMGSY in 2019?
(a) West Bengal
(b) Jammu & Kashmir
(d) Uttar Pradesh
Answer: (b) Jammu & Kashmir
Explanation: Jammu and Kashmir have achieved the highest road length in the country this year so far under a Centre’s rural roads’ programme with the completion of around 11,400 kilometres covering 1,838 habitations.
Q. Where is world’s biggest Islamic Congregation “Aalmi Tablighi Ijtima” was held?
Answer: (c) Bhopal
Explanation: In Madhya Pradesh, the 4-day Aalmi Tablighi Ijtima, world’s biggest Islamic Congregation began in Bhopal.
Q. Union Minister Nitin Gadkari inaugurating the 11th edition of Agro Vision-2019, an Agricultural exhibition at _________________________.
(b) Uttar Pradesh
Answer: (a) Maharashtra
Explanation: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari inaugurating the 11th edition of Agro Vision-2019, an Agricultural exhibition at Reshimbag Ground of Nagpur, Maharashtra.
Q. Where is the Kalaburagi Airport, which was recently inaugurated under the UDAN-RCS Scheme of GOI?
(b) Andhra Pradesh
(d) Tamil Nadu
Answer: (c) Karnataka
Explanation: The first flight from Kalaburagi Airport to Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru took off after the inauguration of Kalaburagi airport by the Chief Minister of Karnataka.
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. Veteran actress _____________________ passed away. She is remembered for her roles in MS Sathyu’s Garm Hawa, Sagar Sathadi’s Bazaar and Muzaffar Ali’s Umrao Jaan.
(a) Asha Parekh
(c) Waheeda Rehman
(d) Shaukat Kaifi
(e) Meena Kumari
Answer: (d) Shaukat Kaifi
Explanation: Veteran actor Shaukat Kaifi passed away. She is remembered for her roles in MS Sathyu’s Garm Hawa, Sagar Sathadi’s Bazaar and Muzaffar Ali’s Umrao Jaan.
Q. Who among the following has recently take oath as Maharashtra Chief Minister?
(a) Uddhav Thackeray
(b) Jayant Patil
(c) Devendra Fadnavis
(d) Ajit Pawar
(e) Sharad Pawar
Answer: (c) Devendra Fadnavis
Explanation: Devendra Fadnavis of the BJP has taken oath as Maharashtra Chief Minister for a second time.
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.