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Q. Who among the following honoured India’s first ‘Quality Ratna’ award?
(a) Ajit Gulabchand
(b) Naveen Jindal
(c) Rahul Bajaj
(d) Pallonji Mistry
(e) Suresh Krishna
Answer: (e) Suresh Krishna
Explanation: India’s first ‘Quality Ratna’ award to Suresh Krishna, Chairman, Sundram Fasteners Ltd. He has been a role model for society in embracing the principles of quality in both personal and professional life.
Q. On 11th anniversary of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, a book titled ___________________________ was released in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
(a) 26/11 : The Attack on Mumbai
(b) The Siege: The Attack on the Taj
(c) Hemant Karkare: A Daughter’s Memoir
(d) Black Tornado: The Three Sieges of Mumbai 26/11
(e) 26/11 Stories of Strength
Answer: (c) Hemant Karkare: A Daughter’s Memoir
Explanation: On 11th anniversary of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, a book titled “Hemant Karkare -A Daughter’s Memoir” by his daughter Jui Karkare Navare was released in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
Q. In a major step to conserve the endangered vulture population, the _________________ government will set up the state’s first vulture conservation and breeding centre.
(c) Uttar Pradesh
Answer: (c) Uttar Pradesh
Explanation: In a major step to conserve the endangered vulture population, the Uttar Pradesh government will set up the state’s first vulture conservation and breeding centre in farenda area of Maharajganj district.
Q. Who among the following will be honoured as Billboard’s 2019 Woman of the Year?
(a) Lady Gaga
(c) Billie Eilish
(d) Selena Gomez
(e) Ariana Grande
Answer: (c) Billie Eilish
Explanation: Singer Billie Eilish will be honoured as Billboard’s 2019 Woman of the Year. Billie has disrupted the entertainment industry through her music and social media platforms, leaving an indelible impact on the global cultural zeitgeist.
Q. Which of the following state has decided to declare Guru Ghasidas National Park as a tiger reserve?
(a) Uttar Pradesh
Answer: (d) Chhattisgarh
Explanation: The Chhattisgarh government has decided to declare Guru Ghasidas National Park in the state’s Korea district as a tiger reserve.
Q. The Indian Navy will host military drill _______________ 2020 in March which will witness the participation of several countries.
Answer: (e) MILAN
Explanation: The Indian Navy will host military drill ‘Milan 2020’ in March which will witness the participation of several countries. 41 nations from South Asia, Southeast Asia, Africa and Europe that share defence cooperation with India have been invited for the drill. MILAN stands for ‘Multilateral Naval Exercise’.
Q. Name the bank who recenlty inked an SME loan co-origination agreement with U-GRO Capital.
(a) State Bank of India
(b) Union Bank
(c) Canara Bank
(d) Punjab National Bank
(e) Bank of India
Answer: (a) State Bank of India
Explanation: New Quest-backed U GRO Capital inked an SME loan co-origination agreement with State Bank of India to facilitate broader credit outreach and faster disbursal.
Q. Which of the following is the first Indian company to cross Rs9.5 lakh in market capitalization (m-cap)?
(b) Reliance Industries Limited
(c) Bharti Airtel
(d) Idea and Vodafone Limited
(e) Tata Consultancy Services
Answer: (b) Reliance Industries Limited
Explanation: Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) is the first Indian company to cross Rs.9.5 lakh in market capitalization (m-cap).
Q. Name the Indian journalist who recently receipt 2019 International Press Freedom Awards.
(a) Shereen Bhan
(b) Shereen Bhan
(c) Shoma Chaudhury
(d) Nidhi Razdan
(e) Neha Dixit
Answer: (e) Neha Dixit
Explanation: Indian journalist Neha Dixit has receipt 2019 International Press Freedom Awards. This award is awarded by Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), a non-profit organization whose aim is to enable journalists to work without the fear of reprisal.
Q. What is the name of the chief of Pakistan Army whose notification of extension of tenure has been suspended by the Pakistan Supreme Court?
(a) Gul Hasan Khan
(b) Abdul Wahid
(c) Parvez Kiyani
(d) Qamar Javed Bajwa
Answer: (d) Qamar Javed Bajwa
Explanation:The Supreme Court of Pakistan has suspended the notification of extension of tenure of General Qamar Javed Bajwa. The Pakistan Supreme Court has also issued a notice to all the parties of this case including General Bajwa. General Bajwa is retiring on 29 November.
Q. Who was Sudhir Dhar who passed away recently?
(d) Political Leader
Answer: (b) Cartoonist
Explanation:Sudhir Dhar was a famous cartoonist. He was 87. Sudhir Dhar started his 58-year-long career with ‘The Statesman’. He worked for many newspapers. These include Indian newspapers as well as foreign newspapers like the New York Times, Washington Post and Saturday Review.
Q. What is the name of the launch vehicle that transported Cartosat-3 to the space?
Answer: (a) PSLV-C47
Explanation:ISRO successfully launched Cartosat-3 and 13 US satellites through launch vehicle PSLV-C47 on November 27, 2019. It is the most powerful civilian satellite launched by ISRO. Cartosat-3 has installed at an altitude of 509 km from the earth.
Q. Noted writer from Rajasthan, ______________________,was awarded the 28th Bihari Puraskar for 2018 for her novel ‘Swapnapash’.
(a) Om Thanvi
(b) Manisha Kulshreshtha
(c) Satya Narayan
(d) Bhagwati Lal Vyas
(e) Vijay sharma
Answer: (b) Manisha Kulshreshtha
Explanation: Noted writer from Rajasthan, Manisha Kulshreshtha, was awarded the 28th Bihari Puraskar for 2018 for her novel ‘Swapnapash’.
Q. Who among the following distribute Bihari Puraskar every year?
(a) Aga Khan Foundation
(b) UDAAN India Foundation
(c) JRD and Sir Ratan Tata Foundation
(d) KK Birla Foundation
(e) Reliance Foundation
Answer: (d) KK Birla Foundation
Explanation: Noted writer from Rajasthan, Manisha Kulshreshtha, was awarded the 28th Bihari Puraskar for 2018 for her novel ‘Swapnapash’. The award is presented by the KK Birla Foundation and is for writers of Rajasthani origin.
Q. Which of the following body distribute the ‘Quality Ratna award?
(a) Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India
(b) Pension Fund Regulatory & Development Authority
(c) Confederation of Indian Industry
(d) Securities and Exchange Board of India
(e) Small Industries Development Bank of India
Answer: (c) Confederation of Indian Industry
Explanation: This award was awarded by trade body Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Institute of Quality, in its 27th Quality Summit held in Bengaluru.
Q. India and ________________ have signed a pact for further strengthening of cooperation in the fields of counter-terrorism and organised crime.
Answer: (d) Uzbekistan
Explanation: India and Uzbekistan have signed a pact for further strengthening of cooperation in the fields of counter-terrorism and organised crime.
Q. Who among the following will be honoured Billboard’s 2019 Woman of the Decade award?
(c) Taylor Swift
(d) Katy Perry
Answer: (c) Taylor Swift
Explanation: Taylor Swift will also be honoured at Billboard’s event, receiving the inaugural Billboard’s 2019 Woman of the Decade award.
Q. When will the term of the 15th Finance Commission end?
(a) October 30, 2020
(b) March 31, 2020
(c) July 31, 2021
(d) April 30, 2020
Answer: (a) October 30, 2020
Explanation:The term of the 15th Finance Commission has been extended till October 30, 2020. The Finance Commission will be submitting its interim report by November 30, 2019.
Q. When will Uddhav Thackeray take oath as new Maharashtra CM?
(a) December 1st
(b) November 30th
(c) November 28th
(d) November 29th
Answer: (c) November 28th
Explanation:Uddhav Thackeray is scheduled to take oath as the new Chief Minister of Maharashtra on November 28, 2019 at Shivaji Park in Dadar, Mumbai. Thackeray will become the first member of the Thackeray family to hold the top post in the Maharashtra government.
Q. What is the new authorized capital of Food Corporation of India?
(a) Rs 15,000 crore
(b) Rs 5000 crore
(c) Rs 7000 crore
(d) Rs 10,000 crore
Answer: (d) Rs 10,000 crore
Explanation:The Union Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved to increase the authorized capital of Food Corporation of India (FCI) from the current Rs 3,500 crore to Rs 10,000 crore.
Q. Who passed the Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes Bill on November 27, 2019?
(a) Rajya Sabha
(b) Lok Sabha
(c) Union Cabinet
Answer: (b) Lok Sabha
Explanation:The Lok Sabha has passed the Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes Bill, which bans usage, production, storage, import, export, trade and advertisements of electronic smoking devices.
Q. Which country recently found some cases of Bubonic Plague?
Answer: (c) China
Explanation:China recently detected some cases of Bubonic plague, a bacterial infection. The plague is spread through infected flea bites. It is caused by Yersinia pestis bacterium. It can be treated if recognized the symptoms of the plague at an early stage.
Q. Odia women weightlifter ___________________________, who has brought laurels for both the State and the country in several national and international events, will receive the 27th Ekalabya Award for 2019.
(a) Punam Yadav
(b) Karnam Malleswari
(c) Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu
(d) Jhilli Dalabehera
(e) Saikhom Mirabai Chanu
Answer: (e) Saikhom Mirabai Chanu
Explanation: Odia women weightlifter Jhilli Dalabehera, who has brought laurels for both the State and the country in several national and international events, will receive the 27th Ekalabya Award for 2019.