Current Affairs Quiz 29th November 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 29th November 2021 Quiz:

Current Affairs quiz 2021, Daily gk updates and Current affairs is playing a major role in any competitive exam. so here we are providing the current affairs quiz on daily basis for Bank, SSC, Railway and Other Government Competitive Examinations.

Here you can find Current Affairs Quiz for IBPS PO Mains , Current Affairs Quiz for IBPS RRB PO Mains , Current Affairs Quiz for IBPS RRB Clerk Mains , Current Affairs Quiz for RBI Assistant Mains , Current Affairs Quiz for RBI Grade B , Current Affairs Quiz for SSC.

Q.1. The first ever Aharbal Festival has been held in which state/UT to promote tourism?

पर्यटन को बढ़ावा देने के लिए किस राज्य / केंद्र शासित प्रदेश में पहला अहरबल महोत्सव आयोजित किया गया है?

(a) Himachal Pradesh / हिमाचल प्रदेश

(b) Chhattisgarh / छत्तीसगढ

(c) Jammu & Kashmir / जम्मू & कश्मीर

(d) Puducherry / पुदुचेरी

(e) Ladakh / लद्दाख

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(c)

Exp. 1st ever Aharbal Festival held in J&K to promote tourism

Kulgam district administration and the Department of Tourism, Jammu & Kashmir organised the 1st ever Aharbal Festival at Kulgam, J & K to promote tourism in Kashmir, particularly at the Aharbal waterfall.

Aharbal falls, also known as “Niagara Falls” of Kashmir, is a hill station in the south-western part of Kashmir Valley in the Jammu and Kashmir.

The department organised the 1st ever Lolab festival, a one-day festival at Chandigam Lolab in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, J&K, and Doodhpathri Festival, a 3-day tourism festival at Budgam, J&K, to promote Doodhpathri as an attractive tourist destination.

Q.2. Which company along with BPCL and HPCL has announced the launch of Model Retail Outlet Scheme and a Digital Customer Feedback Program called Darpan@petrolpump?

बीपीसीएल और एचपीसीएल के साथ किस कंपनी ने मॉडल रिटेल आउटलेट योजना और दर्पण@पेट्रोलपंप नामक एक डिजिटल ग्राहक प्रतिक्रिया कार्यक्रम शुरू करने की घोषणा की है?

(a) Reliance Industries / रिलायंस इंडस्ट्रीज

(b) Indian Oil Corporation / इंडियन ऑयल कॉर्पोरेशन

(c) Oil and Natural Gas Corporation / तेल और प्राकृतिक गैस निगम

(d) GAIL India Limited / GAIL इंडिया लिमिटेड

(e) National Thermal Power Corporation Limited / नेशनल थर्मल पावर कॉर्पोरेशन लिमिटेड

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(b)

Exp. Indian Oil, BPCL, HPCL launched Model Retail Outlet Scheme and Darpan@petrolpump

Indian Oil, BPCL and HPCL announced the launch of Model Retail Outlet Scheme and a Digital Customer Feedback Program called Darpan@petrolpump.

Three oil PSU’s have joined hands to launch Model Retail Outlets to enhance service standards and amenities, across their networks. The initiative was inaugurated by Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Housing and Urban Affairs, Hardeep Singh Puri.

Q.3. Jitendra Singh has virtually chaired the 9th BRICS Science & Technology Ministers Meeting. Where is the headquarters of BRICS located?

जितेंद्र सिंह ने ब्रिक्स विज्ञान और प्रौद्योगिकी मंत्रियों की 9वीं बैठक की वस्तुतः अध्यक्षता की है। ब्रिक्स का मुख्यालय कहाँ स्थित है?

(a) Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur / मलेशिया, कुआलालंपुर

(b) Jakarta, Indonesia / जकार्ता, इंडोनेशिया

(c) Shanghai, China / शंघाई, चीन

(d) London, United Kingdom / लंदन, यूनाइटेड किंगडम

(e) New York, United States / न्यूयॉर्क, संयुक्त राज्य अमेरिका

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(c)

Exp. Jitendra Singh virtually chaired the 9th BRICS Science & Technology Ministers Meeting

Minister of State (MoS)-Independent Charge, Dr Jitendra Singh, Ministry of Science & Technology (MoST) virtually chaired the 9th BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) Science & Technology Ministers Meeting.

The Indian side called to improve the ranking of BRICS in the Global Innovation Index by strengthening cooperation in the field of Science, Technology and Innovation (STI).

In this regard, all the member states have adopted the BRICS innovation Action Plan 2021-24, BRICS STI Declaration 2021 and Calendar of BRICS STI Activities 2022 which will act as a roadmap for cooperation.

Headquarters: Shanghai, China

Q.4. World Health Organisation has designated the coronavirus variant, B.1.1.529 named ______________ as ‘Variant of Concern (VOC)’.

विश्व स्वास्थ्य संगठन ने कोरोनावायरस संस्करण, बी.1.1.529 को _______ नाम दिया है, जिसे चिंता के संस्करण (VOC)के रूप में नामित किया गया है।

(a) Alpha / अल्फा

(b) Beta / बीटा

(c) Gamma / गामा

(d) Delta / डेल्टा

(e) Omicron / ओमाइक्रोन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(e)

Exp. WHO named new COVID-19 Strain B.1.1.529 as ‘Omicron’

World Health Organisation (WHO) has designated the new, fast-spreading coronavirus variant, B.1.1.529, which was detected in South Africa named “Omicron” after a letter in the Greek alphabet, as ‘Variant of Concern (VOC)’.

Currently designated VOCs are, Alpha (B.1.1.7), Beta (B.1.351), Gamma (P.1), Delta (B.1.617.2), and Omicron (B.1.1.529).

B.1.1.529 variant was first reported from South Africa on 24th November 2021 and the first known confirmed B.1.1.529 infection was from a specimen collected on 9 November 2021.

Q.5. Which small finance bank has launched Electric Vehicle Loan Scheme ‘Go Green’?

किस लघु वित्त बैंक ने इलेक्ट्रिक वाहन ऋण योजना गो ग्रीनशुरू की है?

(a) Jana Small Finance Bank / जना लघु वित्त बैंक

(b) Suryoday Small Finance Bank / सूर्योदय लघु वित्त बैंक

(c) Utkarsh Small Finance Bank / उत्कर्ष लघु वित्त बैंक

(d) Equitas Small Finance Bank / इक्विटास लघु वित्त बैंक

(e) ESAF Small Finance Bank / ESAF लघु वित्त बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(e)

Exp. ESAF Small Finance Bank launched Electric Vehicle Loan Scheme ‘Go Green’

The ESAF Small Finance Bank Limited has announced the latest ‘ESAF Go Green’ range of electric vehicle loan schemes that coincides with 26th Conference of Parties (COP26).

‘ESAF Go green’ loans are available at low-interest rate, zero foreclosure charges, minimal processing fee and zero documentation charges. ESAF Go green loans validate bank’s social business strategy seeking a triple bottom line impact; people; planet; and prosperity.

Q.6. Which bank has launched India’s 1st Credit Card made from Recycled PVC Plastic?

किस बैंक ने पुनर्नवीनीकरण पीवीसी प्लास्टिक से बना भारत का पहला क्रेडिट कार्ड लॉन्च किया है?

(a) Standard Chartered Bank / स्टैंडर्ड चार्टर्ड बैंक

(b) RBL Bank / आरबीएल बैंक

(c) ICICI Bank / आईसीआईसीआई बैंक

(d) HSBC Bank / एचएसबीसी बैंक

(e) DBS Bank / डीबीएस बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(d)

Exp. HSBC India launched India’s 1st Credit Card made from Recycled PVC Plastic

HSBC India launched India’s 1st credit card made from recycled PVC (Polyvinyl chloride) plastic. The cards have been introduced in partnership with global cards manufacturer IDEMIA to gradually eliminate single-use PVC plastic.

The cards are made from 85 percent recycled plastic and each card will save 3.18gm of plastic waste in addition to helping lower overall carbon emission.

The card was launched as a part of a new programme launched by HSBC Group to introduce sustainable cards across all its global locations to support its global commitments to sustainability and a net-zero in its operations by 2030.

Q.7. Which country’s Ahmed Naser Al-Raisi has been elected as the President of International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) for 4-year term?

किस देश के अहमद नासर अलरैसी को 4 साल के कार्यकाल के लिए अंतर्राष्ट्रीय आपराधिक पुलिस संगठन (इंटरपोल) का अध्यक्ष चुना गया है?

(a) Iraq / इराक़

(b) Qatar / क़तर

(c) UAE / संयुक्त अरब अमीरात

(d) Lebanon / लेबनान

(e) Saudi Arabia / सऊदी अरबिया

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(c)

Exp. UAE’s Ahmed Naser Al-Raisi elected as President of INTERPOL

The International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) elected Inspector General Ahmed Naser Al-Raisi (United Arab Emirates) as its President for 4-year term at the 89th Interpol general assembly meeting held in Istanbul, Turkey.

He replaces Kim Jong Yan from South Korea. India’s Central Bureau of Investigation special director Praveen Sinha elected as the delegate for Asia in the Executive Panel/committee of the Interpol.

Q.8. Who among the following has become the first woman president of Indian Mountaineering Foundation?

निम्नलिखित में से कौन भारतीय पर्वतारोहण फाउंडेशन की पहली महिला अध्यक्ष बनी हैं?

(a) Najla Bouden Romdhane / नजला बौडेन रोमधाने

(b) Dhriti Banerjee / ध्रिति बनर्जी

(c) Vartika Shukla / वर्तिका शुक्ला

(d) Poonam Gupta / पूनम गुप्ता

(e) Harshwanti Bisht / हर्षवंती बिष्ट

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(e)

Exp. Harshwanti Bisht became first woman president of Indian Mountaineering Foundation

Noted mountaineer from Uttarakhand Harshwanti Bisht has been elected the first woman president of the Indian Mountaineering Foundation (IMF). It is for the first time that a woman has been elected as the president of the IMF, which was founded in the year 1958.

She scaled the Nanda Devi peak in 1981 which earned her the Arjuna award. She was also a member of an expedition team to Mount Everest in 1984.

Q.9. Who among the following has been appointed as Chairman of Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC)?

निम्नलिखित में से किसे केंद्रीय अप्रत्यक्ष कर और सीमा शुल्क बोर्ड (CBIC) के अध्यक्ष के रूप में नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) M Ajit Kumar / एम अजीत कुमार

(b) J B Mohapatra / जे बी महापात्र

(c) P C Mody / पी सी मोदी

(d) T V Narendran / टी वी नरेंद्रन

(e) Vivek Johri / विवेक जौहरी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(e)

Exp. Vivek Johri appointed as Chairman of Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC)

Senior bureaucrat Vivek Johri has been appointed as the chairman of Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) with effect from 30th September 2021

He is a 1985-batch IRS (Customs and Indirect Taxes) officer and is currently working as the member in CBIC. He succeeded M Ajit Kumar, who will complete his tenure on 30th September 2021.

Q.10. Ring Wandering has won the Golden Peacock Award for Best Film in the 52nd International Film Festival of India. The movie “Ring Wandering” is of which of the following country?

रिंग वांडरिंग ने भारत के 52वें अंतर्राष्ट्रीय फिल्म महोत्सव में सर्वश्रेष्ठ फिल्म का गोल्डन पीकॉक पुरस्कार जीता है। फिल्म रिंग वांडरिंगनिम्नलिखित में से किस देश की है?

(a) Denmark / डेनमार्क

(b) Argentina / अर्जेंटीना

(c) Japan / जापान

(d) China / चीन

(e) USA / यूएसए

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(c)

Exp. 52nd International film festival of India concluded in Goa

The 52nd edition of IFFI in Goa concluded. For the first time, the BRICS film festival was hosted alongside IFFI, OTT platforms participated and 75 creative young minds of cinema were felicitated at IFFI.

  • Most friendly State for film shooting: Uttar Pradesh
  • Silver Peacock for Best Actor (Male): Jitendra Bhikulal Joshi (Godavari)
  • Best actor (female): Angela Molina (Paraguay) for Charlotte
  • Best director: Vaclav Kadrnka (Czech Republic) for ‘Saving One Who Was Dead’
  • Golden Peacock Award for Best Film: Japanese film Ring Wandering (Masakazu Kanyeko)
  • The Special Jury award: Renata Carvalho (Brazil)
  • Indian Film Personality of the Year Award: Prasoon Joshi
  • Jury Special Mention for Debut Feature Film: The Wealth of the World
  • Best Debut Feature Film of a Director: Director Mari Alessandrini’s Zahori
  • ICFT UNESCO Gandhi Award Lingui: The Sacred Bonds

Q.11. Which state has been chosen as the “Most friendly State for film shooting” at 52nd International film festival of India in Goa?

गोवा में भारत के 52 वें अंतर्राष्ट्रीय फिल्म समारोह में किस राज्य को फिल्म शूटिंग के लिए सबसे अनुकूल राज्यचुना गया है?

(a) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(b) Rajasthan / राजस्थान

(c) Goa / गोवा

(d) Assam / असम

(e) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(a)

Exp. 52nd International film festival of India concluded in Goa

The 52nd edition of IFFI in Goa concluded. For the first time, the BRICS film festival was hosted alongside IFFI, OTT platforms participated and 75 creative young minds of cinema were felicitated at IFFI.

  • Most friendly State for film shooting: Uttar Pradesh
  • Silver Peacock for Best Actor (Male): Jitendra Bhikulal Joshi (Godavari)
  • Best actor (female): Angela Molina (Paraguay) for Charlotte
  • Best director: Vaclav Kadrnka (Czech Republic) for ‘Saving One Who Was Dead’
  • Golden Peacock Award for Best Film: Japanese film Ring Wandering (Masakazu Kanyeko)
  • The Special Jury award: Renata Carvalho (Brazil)
  • Indian Film Personality of the Year Award: Prasoon Joshi
  • Jury Special Mention for Debut Feature Film: The Wealth of the World
  • Best Debut Feature Film of a Director: Director Mari Alessandrini’s Zahori
  • ICFT UNESCO Gandhi Award Lingui: The Sacred Bonds

Q.12. Who has won the Best actor (Male) award at 6th BRICS Film Festival Awards 2021?

6ठा ब्रिक्स फिल्म समारोह पुरस्कार 2021 में सर्वश्रेष्ठ अभिनेता (पुरुष) का पुरस्कार किसने जीता है?

(a) Pankaj Tripathi / पंकज त्रिपाठी

(b) Suriya Sivakumar / सूर्य शिवकुमार

(c) Manoj Bajpayee / मनोज वाजपेयी

(d) Dhanush / धनुष

(e) Rajkummar Rao / राजकुमार राव

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(d)

Exp. 6th BRICS Film Festival Awards 2021 announced

Sixth edition of BRICS Film Festival was held alongside the 52nd International Film Festival of India in Panaji, Goa during Nov 20-28.

South African Film ‘Barakat’ by Director Amy Jephta and Russian Film ‘The Sun above Me Never Sets’ by Director Lyubov Borisova shared the Best film Award in the Sixth edition BRICS Film Festival.

Brazilian filmmaker Lúcia Murat awarded Best Director for her documentary ‘Ana’.

Indian actor Dhanush won Best actor (Male) for his role in ‘Asuran’.

Brazilian actor Lara Boldorini honoured with Best actor (Female) for her role in ‘On Wheels’.

Jury Special Mention Award was presented to the Director Yan Han for his film A Little Red Flower from China.

Q.13. Who is the author of the book titled “Indian Innings: The Journey of Indian Cricket from 1947”?

इंडियन इनिंग्स: द जर्नी ऑफ इंडियन क्रिकेट फ्रॉम 1947″ नामक पुस्तक के लेखक कौन हैं?

(a) Ayaz Memon / अयाज मेमन

(b) Sanjay Baru / संजय बरू

(c) C K Garyali / सी के गैरयाली

(d) Rajnish Kumar / रजनीश कुमार

(e) Both a & b / दोनों ए और बी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(a)

Exp. A book titled “Indian Innings: The Journey of Indian Cricket from 1947” authored by Ayaz Memon

A book titled ‘Indian Innings: The Journey of Indian Cricket from 1947’ authored by Ayaz Memon released. It is an anthology of Indian Cricket and marked several insights of Indian cricket of the last 70 years.

The book has covered the era of veteran cricketers K N Prabhu to P N Sundaresan and Dicky Rutnagar to Ramachandra Guha and Suresh Menon, those years of famous victories consists of experiences about World Cups, various Test cricket etc.

Q.14. International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People is annually observed on _________________.

फिलिस्तीनी लोगों के साथ एकजुटता का अंतर्राष्ट्रीय दिवस _________________ को प्रतिवर्ष मनाया जाता है।

(a) 26 November / 26 नवम्बर

(b) 27 November / 27 नवम्बर

(c) 28 November / 28 नवम्बर

(d) 29 November / 29 नवम्बर

(e) 30 November / 30 नवम्बर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(d)

Exp. 29 November: International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

The International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People is an UN-organized day held every year on November 29.

The day aims to educate the public on the question of Palestine and support a peaceful settlement of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. It is observed to mark the anniversary of resolution 181, wherein the Assembly adopted the resolution on the partition of Palestine on November 29, 1947.

Q.15. The International Maritime Organisation Council has decided to establish an International Day for Women in Maritime to be observed on _____________________ every year.

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय समुद्री संगठन परिषद ने हर साल ___________ को मनाया जाने वाला मैरीटाइम में महिलाओं के लिए अंतर्राष्ट्रीय दिवसस्थापित करने का निर्णय लिया है।

(a) 18 January / 18 जनवरी

(b) 18 May / 18 मई

(c) 18 July / 18 जुलाई

(d) 18 September / 18 सितंबर

(e) 18 November / 18 नवंबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(b)

Exp. International Day for Women in Maritime to be observed on May 18 every year

The International Maritime Organisation Council has decided to establish an International Day for Women in Maritime to be observed on May 18 every year.

The observance will celebrate women in the industry, promote the recruitment, retention and sustained employment of women in the male- dominated maritime sector.

Q.16. Stephen Sondheim passed away recently. He was a/an _______________________.

हाल ही में स्टीफन सोंडहाइम का निधन हो गया। वह एक _______________ थे।

(a) Environmentalist / पर्यावरण वादी

(b) Fashion Designer / फैशन डिजाइनर

(c) Actor / अभिनेता

(d) Lyricist / गीतकार

(e) Classical singer / शास्त्रीय गायक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.16.(d)

Exp. Veteran Broadway composer & lyricist Stephen Sondheim passed away

Veteran composer and lyricist Stephen Joshua Sondheim passed away at the age of 91 in Connecticut, United States (US).

He received 8 Tony Awards, a Special Tony Award 2008 for lifetime achievement in the theatre. He also received a Pulitzer Prize (‘Sunday in the Park’), and an Academy Award for the song ‘Sooner or Later’. Also won several awards like eight Grammy Awards, Presidential Medal of Freedom 2015 etc.

Famous albums: West Side Story (1961), Stavisky (2012)

Songs: Finale (1970), No One Is Alone.

Recommended PDF’s for 2021:

2021 Preparation Kit PDF

Most important PDF’s for Bank, SSC, Railway and Other Government Exam : Download PDF Now

AATMA-NIRBHAR Series- Static GK/Awareness Practice Ebook PDF Get PDF here
The Banking Awareness 500 MCQs E-book| Bilingual (Hindi + English) Get PDF here
AATMA-NIRBHAR Series- Banking Awareness Practice Ebook PDF Get PDF here
Computer Awareness Capsule 2.O Get PDF here
AATMA-NIRBHAR Series Quantitative Aptitude Topic-Wise PDF 2020 Get PDF here
Memory Based Puzzle E-book | 2016-19 Exams Covered Get PDF here
Caselet Data Interpretation 200 Questions Get PDF here
Puzzle & Seating Arrangement E-Book for BANK PO MAINS (Vol-1) Get PDF here
ARITHMETIC DATA INTERPRETATION 2.O E-book Get PDF here

 

 

3

Leave a Reply