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Q. Who among the following took oath as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra?
(a) Ahmed Patel
(b) TR Baalu
(c) Raj Thackeray
(d) MK Stalin
(e) Uddhav Thackeray
Answer: (e) Uddhav Thackeray
Explanation: Shiv Sena Chief and Maha Vikas Aghadi nominee Uddhav Thackeray took oath as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra. He is the 19th Chief Minister of Maharashtra.
Q. The European Union’s legislature has declared a _______________________, in a symbolic move aimed at increasing pressure on the incoming European Commission to take a stronger stance on climate change.
(a) Nature Emergency
(b) Save Ocean
(c) Climate Emergency
(d) Save Climate
(e) Save Tree
Answer: (c) Climate Emergency
Explanation: The European Union’s legislature has declared a climate emergency, in a symbolic move aimed at increasing pressure on the incoming European Commission to take a stronger stance on climate change.
Q. Name the renowned cartoonist whose works graced several newspapers, recently passed away.
(a) Sudhir Tailang
(b) O.V. Vijayan
(c) Abu Abraham
(d) Sudhir Dar
(e) K.Shankar Pillai
Answer: (d) Sudhir Dar
Explanation: Renowned cartoonist Sudhir Dar whose works graced several newspapers in a career spanning 58 years, passed away.
Q. Which state government is going to set up the state’s first vulture conservation centre?
(b) Uttar Pradesh
(c) Madhya Pradesh
Answer: (b) Uttar Pradesh
Explanation:The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to set up the state’s first vulture conservation and breeding centre in farenda area of Maharajganj district. The major aim behind the move is to conserve the endangered vulture population.
Q. Which country was recently elected to the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO for first time?
(b) Saudi Arabia
Answer: (b) Saudi Arabia
Explanation:Saudi Arabia was recently elected to the World Heritage Committee of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) for the first time. The development came after the Kingdome won the membership of UNESCO Executive Board.
Q. Which nation’s President signed enacted two laws in support of Hong Kong protesters?
Answer: (c) The US
Explanation:US President Donald Trump has signed two bills into law, which supports the Hong Kong protesters. The bill requires the US State Department to certify once in a year that Hong Kong is sufficiently autonomous to retain its special US trading consideration.
Q. India will have how many union territories after the merger of Daman and Diu & Dadra and Nagar Haveli?
Answer: (b) 8
Explanation:The Lok Sabha recently passed a bill for the merger of two union territories Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu. The name of the new union territory will be Dadra and Nagar Haveli & Daman and Diu. India will now have 8 Union Territories.
Q. Which former Sri Lankan cricketer has been appointed as the Governor of Northern Sri Lanka Province?
(a) Kumar Sangakkara
(b) Sanath Jayasuriya
(c) Muthiah Muralidharan
(d) Mahela Jayawardene
Answer: (c ) Muthiah Muralidharan
Explanation:Former Sri Lankan spinner Muttiah Muralidharan has been appointed as the Governor of the Northern Province of Sri Lanka. This province is a Tamil majority. Muralidharan has taken 534 in 350 ODIs and 13 wickets in 12 T20s.
Q. Who among the following has recently been appointed as the Ambassador of Japan to India?
(a) Amida Wong
(b) Satoshi Suzuki
(c) Hana Ribasi
(d) Jirome Kirade
Answer: (b) Satoshi Suzuki
Explanation:Satoshi Suzuki has been appointed as Japan’s ambassador in India. He has given this responsibility when both countries want to take their bilateral relations to the new heights.
Q. Which state is hosting the NuGen Mobility Summit 2019?
(b) Uttar Pradesh
Answer: (a) Haryana
Explanation:The NuGen Mobility Summit-2019 is being held at the International Center of Automotive Technology (ICAT) in Manesar, Haryana during November 27-29, 2019.
Q. Which of the following country host 2023 Men’s Hockey World Cup?
(a) New Zealand
Answer: (c) India
Explanation: India wins bid to host 2023 Men’s Hockey World Cup Kalinga Hockey Stadium in Bhubaneswar and Biju Patnaik Hockey Stadium in Rourkela to be the venues for the tournament.
Q. Who among the following has been appointed as the MD and CEO of Tata Communications?
(a) Madhusudhan Mysore
(b) Anthony Bartolo
(c) Genius Wong
(d) Amur Swaminathan Lakshminarayanan
(e) Aadesh Goyal
Answer: (d) Amur Swaminathan Lakshminarayanan
Explanation: The Board of Tata Communications (Tata Comm) appointed Amur Swaminathan Lakshminarayanan as the managing director (MD) and chief executive officer (CEO) of the telecom company for a term of five years with effect from 26 November 2019.
Q. Name the Veteran Tamil actor and theatre artist, recently passed away.
(b) Bala Singh
(c) Delhi Ganesh
(d) V.K. Ramasamy
Answer: (b) Bala Singh
Explanation: Veteran Tamil actor and theatre artist Bala Singh passed away. Bala, an alumnus of National School of Drama(NSD) started his career as a theatre artist.
Q. Union Minister _________________________________ launched 3 books which are a collection of stories for Children namelyKumbh, Garam Pahad and Dilli ki Bulbul (Sindhi edition) in New Delhi.
(a) Subrahmanyam Jaishankar
(b) Arjun Munda
(c) Thaawar Chand Gehlot
(d) Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’
(e) Ravi Shankar Prasad
Answer: (d) Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’
Explanation: Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ launched 3 books which are a collection of stories for Children namelyKumbh, Garam Pahad and Dilli ki Bulbul (Sindhi edition) in New Delhi.
Q. Minister of State for Home Affairs, inaugurated the 1st International Conference on “Landslides Risk Reduction and Resilience” in __________________.
(c) New Delhi
Answer: (c) New Delhi
Explanation: Minister of State for Home Affairs, inaugurated the 1st International Conference on “Landslides Risk Reduction and Resilience” in New Delhi.
Q. Who among the following MPs described Nathuram Godse, as a “patriot” during Lok Sabha proceedings?
(a) Pragya Thakur
(b) Gajendra Patel
(c) Sakshi Maharaj
(d) Gautam Gambhir
Answer: (a) Pragya Thakur
Explanation:Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur was removed from the key parliamentary panel- the defence committee after she described Mahatma Gandhi’s assassin, Nathuram Godse, as a “patriot” during Lok Sabha proceedings. The MP will not be able to attend any BJP parliamentary party meetings during the current session.
Q. Abdulla Yameen gets 5 years jail for money laundering. He is the former President of which nation?
Answer: (d) Maldives
Explanation:The former President of Maldives, Abdulla Yameen was sentenced to five years of imprisonment in a money laundering case on November 28, 2019. The order was passed by a five-judge bench of a court in Maldives. Yameen also has to pay a penalty of USD 5 million.
Q. Who will chair the Expert Committee constituted to review the Draft National Sports Code?
(a) Mukundakam Sharma
(b) Gagan Narang
(c) Bhaichung Bhutia
(d) Anju Bobby George
Answer: (a) Mukundakam Sharma
Explanation:The Union Sports Ministry recently constituted a 13-member expert committee headed by former Supreme Court judge Justice Mukundakam Sharma to review the Draft National Sports Code. The other members of the committee are Gagan Narang, Bhaichung Bhutia, Anju Bobby George, Pulella Gopichand, Ajay Singh, Sudhanshu Mittal, Adille Sumariwala BP Baishya and Dr A Jayathilak.
Q. Which of the following day International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People observed globally?
(a) 25 November
(b) 26 November
(c) 27 November
(d) 28 November
(e) 29 November
Answer: (e) 29 November
Explanation: In 1977, the General Assembly called for the annual observance of 29 November as the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People.
Q. Global rating agency Moody’s expects the India’s fiscal deficit to touch ____ of the GDP.
Answer: (d) 3.9%
Explanation: Global rating agency Moody’s expects the Centre’s fiscal deficit to touch 3.7% of the GDP. The Centre has targeted to keep the deficit at 3.3 per cent for the current fiscal (2019-20), but it has already reached 92.6 per cent of the Budget estimate in first six months of the current fiscal.
Q. Where will be 3-day-long Military Literature Festival (MLF) held?
Answer: (d) Chandigarh
Explanation: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will inaugurate the 3-day-long Military Literature Festival (MLF) on 13 December 2019 at Chandigarh.
Q. The Indian Army has successfully test-fired ______________________ long-range anti-tank missiles at Mhow in Madhya Pradesh.
Answer: (c) Spike
Explanation: The Indian Army has successfully test-fired 2 Spike long-range anti-tank missiles at Mhow in Madhya Pradesh. Spike is a 4th-generation missile which can engage any target with precision at ranges up to 4 km.
Q. Which of the following film won Golden Peacock Award at the 50th International Film Festival of India (IFFI)?
(c) After the Silence
(e) A Period of Transition
Answer: (b) Particles
Explanation: ‘Particles’ directed by Blaise Harrison and produced by Estelle Fialon has won the coveted Golden Peacock Award at the 50th International Film Festival of India (IFFI), which concluded in Goa on November 28, 2019.
Q. ISRO has transferred its indigenous technology to produce space-grade Li-Ion cells to ____________________________.
(a) Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited
(b) Engineers India Limited
(c) Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
(d) National Aluminium Company Limited
(e) Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited
Answer: (a) Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited
Explanation: ISRO has transferred its indigenous technology to produce space-grade Li-Ion cells to Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL).
Q. Name the world-renowned rock climber, who fell to his death while climbing a sheer rock face in northern Mexico.
(a) Dean Potter
(b) Steph Davis
(c) Brad Gobright
(d) Chris Sharma
(e) Catherine Destivelle
Answer: (c) Brad Gobright
Explanation: A world-renowned rock climber, US national Brad Gobright, fell to his death while climbing a sheer rock face in northern Mexico.