Current Affairs Quiz 12th November 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 12th November 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. Which state has launched a road safety initiative “Rakshak”?

किस राज्य ने सड़क सुरक्षा पहल रक्षकशुरू की है?

(a) Telangana / तेलंगाना

(b) Uttarakhand / उत्तराखंड

(c) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(d) Assam / असम

(e) Odisha / ओडिशा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(e)

Exp. Odisha CM launched a Road Safety initiative ‘Rakshak’

Chief Minister of Odisha Naveen Patnaik launched a road safety initiative “Rakshak”.

It is the first of its kind state level programme in the country where 30,000 volunteers staying or working at the eateries and different business establishments located near accident prone spots will be trained as First Responders to road accidents.

The programme is organised by the Commerce & Transport Department of Odisha in partnership with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and Indian Red Cross Society of Odisha State branch.

Q.2. Which state’s cabinet has approved the proposal to implement the ‘Mathrubhumi Yojana’?

किस राज्य की कैबिनेट ने मातृभूमि योजनाको लागू करने के प्रस्ताव को मंजूरी दे दी है?

(a) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(b) Sikkim / सिक्किम

(c) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(d) Uttarakhand / उत्तराखंड

(e) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(e)

Exp. UP Cabinet approved the proposal to implement ‘Mathrubhumi Yojana’

The cabinet of Uttar Pradesh headed by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has approved the proposal to implement the ‘Mathrubhumi Yojana’ to facilitate individuals or private institutions to contribute to the development of any village as per the Panchayati Raj Act, 1947.

To ensure the effective implementation the UP government will set up the ‘Uttar Pradesh Mathrubhumi Society’ which will have a governing council and empowered committee.

Q.3. Who is the head of the committee set up by Central Government to determine RoDTEP (Remission of Duties and Taxes on Exported Products) rates for exports from export-oriented units (EOUs), special economic zones (SEZs)?

निर्यात उन्मुख इकाइयों (EOUs), विशेष आर्थिक क्षेत्रों (SEZs) से निर्यात के लिए RoDTEP (निर्यात उत्पादों पर शुल्क और करों की छूट) दरों का निर्धारण करने के लिए केंद्र सरकार द्वारा गठित समिति का प्रमुख कौन है?

(a) H R Nagendra / एच आर नागेंद्र

(b) P Vasudevan / पी वासुदेवन

(c) Gopal Krishna Pillai / गोपाल कृष्ण पिल्लै

(d) Sudarshan Sen / सुदर्शन सेन

(e) C K Mishra / सी के मिश्रा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(c)

Exp. Govt sets up committee to determine RoDTEP rates for exports from SEZs, EOUs; headed by Gopal Krishna Pillai

The Central Government has constituted a 3-member committee for determination of RoDTEP (Remission of Duties and Taxes on Exported Products) rates for AA (advance authorisation)/export-oriented units (EOUs)/ special economic zones (SEZs) exports as these sectors were left out in the earlier exercise.

It will be headed by Former Home Secretary Gopal Krishna Pillai, Former CBEC (Central Board of Excise and Customs) member Y G Parande and former customs member Gautam Ray.

Q.4. Which Bank has signed a co-lending agreement with Aadhar Housing Finance to provide convenient home finance solutions?

सुविधाजनक गृह वित्त समाधान प्रदान करने के लिए किस बैंक ने आधार हाउसिंग फाइनेंस के साथ सहऋण समझौते पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) Union Bank of India / यूनियन बैंक ऑफ इंडिया

(b) RBL Bank / RBL बैंक

(c) UCO Bank / यूको बैंक

(d) Indian Bank / इंडियन बैंक

(e) City Union Bank / सिटी यूनियन बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(c)

Exp. UCO Bank signed Co-Lending Agreement with Aadhar Housing Finance

UCO Bank signed a co-lending agreement with Aadhar Housing Finance to provide convenient home finance solutions or home loans to customers from the economically weaker sections, lower and middle-income groups.

This partnership is premised upon the co-lending framework of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) that provides a tool for banks and non-banks to collaborate for providing affordable solutions to the unserved and underserved sections.

Q.5. Who has been named the Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations World Food Programme (UN-WFP)?

संयुक्त राष्ट्र विश्व खाद्य कार्यक्रम (UN-WFP) के लिए सद्भावना राजदूत किसे नामित किया गया है?

(a) David Beckham / डेविड बेकहम

(b) Ayushman Khurrana / आयुष्मान खुराना

(c) Mukundakam Sharma / मुकुंदकम शर्मा

(d) Daniel Brühl / डेनियल ब्रुहल

(e) M. Nethra / एम नेत्रा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(d)

Exp. Daniel Brühl named as Goodwill Ambassador of UN- World Food Programme

Spanish-German Actor Daniel Brühl has been named the Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations World Food Programme (UN-WFP).

He has joined the WFP’s mission to reach a world with Zero Hunger. As the goodwill ambassador, he will inform about the main drivers of hunger and showcase the efforts of UN WFP to tackle both immediate needs and root causes of hunger.

Q.6. Who among the following has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Standard Chartered Securities for India (SCSI) operations?

निम्नलिखित में से किसे स्टैंडर्ड चार्टर्ड सिक्योरिटीज फॉर इंडिया (SCSI) संचालन के मुख्य कार्यकारी अधिकारी के रूप में नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Baldev Prakash / बलदेव प्रकाश

(b) Rajeev Srivastava / राजीव श्रीवास्तव

(c) Subhash Kumar / सुभाष कुमार

(d) Suneet Sharma / सुनीत शर्मा

(e) Atish Chandra / आतिश चंद्र

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(b)

Exp. Rajeev Srivastava appointed as CEO of Standard Chartered Securities India

Rajeev Srivastava has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Standard Chartered Securities for India (SCSI) operations.

SCSI is a leading broking company and is registered as a trading and clearing member with BSE and NSE.

Q.7. Who has been appointed as the Director-General (DG) of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB)?

नारकोटिक्स कंट्रोल ब्यूरो (NCB) के महानिदेशक (DG) के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Satya Narayan Pradhan / सत्य नारायण प्रधान

(b) Kuldiep Singh / कुलदीप सिंह

(c) Gurbirpal Singh / गुरबीरपाल सिंह

(d) Pradeep Chandran Nair / प्रदीप चंद्रन नायर

(e) Subodh Kumar Jaiswal / सुबोध कुमार जायसवाल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(a)

Exp. SN Pradhan appointed as Director-General of NCB

Satya Narayan Pradhan has been appointed as the Director-General (DG) of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on a deputation till the date of his superannuation on 31st August 2024 or until further orders.

SN Pradhan was holding the additional charge as the DG of NCB in addition to the responsibilities as the DG of NDRF.

Q.8. First Physical National Yogasana Championships of India has been organized in which city?

भारत की पहली शारीरिक राष्ट्रीय योगासन चैंपियनशिप का आयोजन किस शहर में किया गया है?

(a) Puri / पुरी

(b) Bhubaneswar / भुवनेश्वर

(c) Patna / पटना

(d) Mumbai / मुंबई

(e) Vadodra / वडोदरा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(b)

Exp. India’s 1st National Yogasana Sports Championships organized in Bhubaneswar

First Physical National Yogasana Championships of India has been organized in Bhubaneswar, Odisha from 11th to 13th November 2021.

It has been organized by National Yogasana Sports Federation (NYSF) in association with the Odisha state.

Aim: to promote yoga and create a global brand around it, portraying it as a competitive sport with high standards and benchmarks.

Q.9. US Space agency NASA and SpaceX have launched Crew 3 mission named Endurance fixed to Falcon 9 rocket. Name the Indian-origin astronaut who is the mission commander of Crew 3 mission.

अमेरिकी अंतरिक्ष एजेंसी नासा और स्पेसएक्स ने फाल्कन 9 रॉकेट के लिए तय एंड्योरेंस नाम के क्रू 3 मिशन को लॉन्च किया है। उस भारतीय मूल के अंतरिक्ष यात्री का नाम बताइए जो क्रू 3 मिशन के मिशन कमांडर हैं।

(a) Bhavya Lal / भव्या लाल

(b) Raja Chari / राजा चारी

(c) Vivek Murthy / विवेक मूर्ति

(d) Kumud Srinivasan / कुमुद श्रीनिवासन

(e) Raj Iyer / राज अय्यर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(b)

Exp. SpaceX launched Indian-origin astronaut Raja Chari-led Crew 3 mission

US Space agency NASA and SpaceX have launched Crew 3 mission named Endurance fixed to Falcon 9 rocket from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

Under this mission, 4 astronauts have been sent to International Space Station (ISS) for a six-month science mission until April 2022.

Crew 3 mission (NASA’s Tom Marshburn (pilot); and Kayla Barron, ESA astronaut Matthias Maurer) consists of Indian-origin NASA astronaut Raja Chari as its mission commander.

Q.10. 4th Scorpene submarine of the Project-75, Yard 11878 has been delivered to the Indian Navy which will be commissioned as INS _____________.

प्रोजेक्ट 75, यार्ड 11878 की चौथी स्कॉर्पीन पनडुब्बी को भारतीय नौसेना को सौंप दिया गया है जिसे आईएनएस _________ के रूप में चालू किया जाएगा।

(a) Vela / वेला

(b) Kalvari / कलवारी

(c) Karanj / करंज

(d) Khanderi/ खंडेरी

(e) Vagir / वगीर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(a)

Exp. Indian Navy received 4th Scorpene Submarine ‘Vela’ under Project-75

4th Scorpene submarine of the Project-75, Yard 11878 was delivered to the Indian Navy which will be commissioned as INS (Indian Naval Ship) Vela.

Project-75 includes construction of six submarines of Scorpene design by Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) Mumbai (Maharashtra) in collaboration with M/s Naval Group, France.

Currently, three submarines under Project-75 are functional with Indian Navy viz. INS Karanj, INS Kalvari, and INS Khanderi.

Q.11. Who has authored the new book “Sunrise over Ayodhya: Nationhood in our Times”?

सनराइज ओवर अयोध्या नेशनहुड इन आवर टाइम्सपुस्तक किसने लिखी है?

(a) Ayaz Memon / अयाज मेमन

(b) Sanjay Baru / संजय बरू

(c) C K Garyali / सी के गैरयाली

(d) Rajnish Kumar / रजनीश कुमार

(e) Salman Khurshid / सलमान खुर्शीद

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(e)

Exp. Salman Khurshid authored a new book “Sunrise over Ayodhya: Nationhood in our Times”

Former union minister and Congress leader Salman Khurshid, recently launched his book on the Ayodhya verdict named “Sunrise over Ayodhya – Nationhood in our Times”.

On 9 November 2019, the Supreme Court, in a unanimous verdict, cleared the way for the construction of a Ram temple at the disputed site in Ayodhya.

Q.12. World Pneumonia Day is observed every year on _________________________.

विश्व निमोनिया दिवस हर साल ___________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 11 November / 11 नवम्बर

(b) 12 November / 12 नवम्बर

(c) 13 November / 13 नवम्बर

(d) 14 November / 14 नवम्बर

(e) 15 November / 15 नवम्बर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(b)

Exp. 12 November: World Pneumonia Day

World Pneumonia Day is observed every year on November 12 to raise awareness about the disease.

The day was first commemorated in the year 2009 with an aim to highlight the complications and issues related to Pneumonia. Overall, India accounts for 23 per cent of the pneumonia burden globally and case fatality rates range between 14 and 30 per cent.

Q.13. Public Service Broadcasting Day is celebrated on ______________ every year.

लोक सेवा प्रसारण दिवस हर साल ______________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 10 November / 10 नवम्बर

(b) 11 November / 11 नवम्बर

(c) 12 November / 12 नवम्बर

(d) 13 November / 13 नवम्बर

(e) 14 November / 14 नवम्बर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(c)

Exp. 12 November: Public Service Broadcasting Day

Public Service Broadcasting Day is celebrated on 12 November every year. The day is celebrated to commemorate the first and only visit of the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi, to the studio of All India Radio, Delhi in 1947.

On 12 November 1947, Mahatma Gandhi addressed the displaced people (a refugee from Pakistan), who had temporarily settled at Kurukshetra in Haryana after partition.

Q.14. Nobel Laureate FW de Klerk passed away recently. He was the former President of which country?

नोबेल पुरस्कार विजेता एफडब्ल्यू डी क्लार्क का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह किस देश के पूर्व राष्ट्रपति थे?

(a) England / इंग्लैंड

(b) Australia / ऑस्ट्रेलिया

(c) New Zealand / न्यूजीलैंड

(d) South Africa / दक्षिण अफ्रीका

(e) Ireland / आयरलैंड

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(d)

Exp. Former South African President and Nobel Laureate FW de Klerk passed away

Former president of South Africa and the last white person to head the country, Frederik Willem de Klerk passed away due to cancer.

De Klerk and Nelson Mandela jointly received the Nobel Peace Prize for their work towards ending apartheid in 1993.

He was a South African politician, who served as state president from September 1989 to May 1994 and as deputy president from 1994 to 1996.

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