Daily Current Affairs 12th Nov 2020 | Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 12th November 2020 Quiz:

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Q.1. Which state’s CM has launched “Secha Samadhan”, a bilingual mobile application to address the irrigation problems faced by farmers?

किस राज्य के सीएम ने किसानों द्वारा सामना की जाने वाली सिंचाई की समस्याओं को दूर करने के लिए एक द्विभाषी मोबाइल एप्लिकेशन “सेचा समाधन” लॉन्च किया है?

(a) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(b) Telangana / तेलंगाना

(c) Tamil Nadu / तमिल नाडू

(d) Odisha / ओडिशा

(e) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has launched ‘Secha Samadhan’, a bilingual mobile application, to address the irrigation problems faced by farmers without them having to visit the offices concerned.

Benefit: Farmers need not run to the offices of the Water Resources department and can send their grievances through photographs or videos. The farmers will be informed about the status of their complaints through SMS.

Q.2. Which country has launched the world’s first 6G satellite into orbit?

किस देश ने दुनिया का पहला 6G उपग्रह कक्षा में लॉन्च किया है?

(a) Russia / रूस

(b) Japan / जापान

(c) USA / अमेरीका

(d) UK / यूके

(e) China / चीन

Answer & Explanation

Exp. China has launched the world’s first 6G satellite from Taiyuan in the northwestern province of Shanxi. A Long March-6 rocket lifted off on November 6, 2020, with the satellite, which weighs about 70kg (150lbs).

Able to provide data-transmission speeds 100 times faster than 5G, the 6G test satellite will be used to test systems which will be used to build smart cities, for disaster prevention and mitigation, and for environmental protection.

Q.3. Who chaired the 20th Summit of SCO Council of Heads of State?

SCO काउंसिल ऑफ हेड्स ऑफ़ स्टेट्स के 20 वें शिखर सम्मेलन की अध्यक्षता किसने की?

(a) Ram Nath Kovind / राम नाथ कोविंद

(b) Vladimir Putin / व्लादिमीर पुतिन

(c) Joe Biden / जो बिडेन

(d) Theresa May / थेरेसा मे

(e) Donald Trump / डोनाल्ड ट्रम्प

Answer & Explanation

Exp. 20th Summit of SCO Council of Heads of State was held on November 10, 2020 (in Video Conference Format). The Meeting was chaired by the President of the Russian Federation Mr. Vladimir Putin. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi led the Indian delegation.

This was the first SCO Summit held in Virtual Format and third meeting that India participated after becoming a full member in 2017. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi in his address to the SCO leaders congratulated President Vladimir Putin for organizing the meeting despite challenges and constraints arising due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Q.4. Rating agency Moody’s Investors Service has projected India’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) forecast for calendar year 2020 to ________________.

रेटिंग एजेंसी मूडीज इन्वेस्टर्स सर्विस ने कैलेंडर वर्ष 2020 के लिए भारत के सकल घरेलू उत्पाद (जीडीपी) का पूर्वानुमान ________________ पर लगाया है।

(a) -10.0%

(b) -9.6%

(c) -8.9%

(d) -6.5%

(e) -5.9%

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Rating agency Moody’s Investors Service has revised upward India’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) forecast for calendar year 2020 to -8.9% contraction from -9.6% it had projected earlier.

Similarly, India’s GDP forecast for calendar year 2021 has been revised upwards to 8.6% from 8.1% projected earlier.

Q.5. Which Bank has launched SmartHub Merchant Solutions 3.0 for SMEs?

SMEs के लिए किस बैंक ने स्मार्टहब मर्चेंट सॉल्यूशंस 3.0 लॉन्च किया है?

(a) IndusInd Bank / इंडसइंड बैंक

(b) Axis Bank / एक्सिस बैंक

(c) Citibank / सिटी बैंक

(d) HDFC Bank / एचडीएफसी बैंक

(e) IDFC First Bank / आईडीएफसी फर्स्ट बैंक

Answer & Explanation

Exp. HDFC Bank announced the launch of SmartHub Merchant Solutions 3.0, on 11th Nov. This solution allows merchants and self-employed professionals to instantly open a current account and start accepting payments in-store, online, and on-the-go.

SmartHub 3.0 will be available in app based, web based and a range of PoS devices and will have features like digitizing Khata, enabling collection reminders, inventory management, billing software and lending to merchants’ basis their banking history.

Q.6. Who is the head of a 21-member Inter-Ministerial Committee to strengthen Capital Goods (CG) sector which has been set up by Government?

सरकार द्वारा स्थापित कैपिटल गुड्स (CG) क्षेत्र को मजबूत करने के लिए 21 सदस्यीय अंतर-मंत्रिस्तरीय समिति का प्रमुख कौन है?

(a) Arun Goel / अरुण गोएल

(b) Mukundakam Sharma / मुकंदकम शर्मा

(c) Madhabi Puri Buch / माधबी पुरी बुच

(d) M S Ananth / एम एस अनंत

(e) G K Pillai / जि के पिल्लई

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The government has set up a 21-member inter-ministerial committee in strengthening the Capital Goods (CG) Sector through interventions that help the CG Sector in contributing more actively in the national goal of achieving a $5 trillion economy and a $1 trillion manufacturing sector.

The 21-member committee will be headed by the Arun Goel Secretary of the Department of Heavy Industries and will have representation from other concerned ministries.

The committee will look into on all such issues pertaining to the Capital Goods Sector including technology development, mother technology development, global value chains, testing, skill training, global standards, reciprocity issues, custom duties to make this sector globally competitive and to become the manufacturing hub for the world.

Q.7. Name the fifth Scorpene Submarine which has been launched by Indian Navy at Mazagon Dock of south Mumbai.

उस पांचवीं स्कॉर्पीन पनडुब्बी का नाम बताएं जो भारतीय नौसेना द्वारा दक्षिण मुंबई के मझगांव डॉक में लॉन्च की गई है।

(a) Kalvari / कलवारी

(b) Vela / वेला

(c) Karanj / करंज

(d) Khanderi/ खंडेरी

(e) Vagir / वगीर

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Indian Navy launched the fifth Scorpene submarine “Vagir” at Mazagon Dock of south Mumbai. The submarine is capable of taking missions such as anti-submarine warfare, anti-surface warfare, mine laying, intelligence gathering and area surveillance. Vagir is a part of six Kalvari class submarine that is being built in India. These submarines were designed by French Navy and an energy company DCNS. The six submarines were built under Project-75 of Indian Navy.

Q.8. ‘Boskiyana’ is a new book on which of the following person, which has been published by Radhakrishna Prakashan?

“बोस्कियाना” निम्नलिखित में से किस व्यक्ति पर एक नई पुस्तक है, जिसे राधाकृष्ण प्रकाशन द्वारा प्रकाशित किया गया है?

(a) Dalai Lama / दलाई लामा

(b) Sampooran Singh Kalra / संपूरन सिंह कालरा

(c) Sarbpreet Singh / सरबप्रीत सिंह

(d) Sonali Chitalkar / सोनाली चितलकर

(e) Shashi Tharoor / शशि थरूर

Answer & Explanation

Exp. An Oscar-award-winner lyricist Sampooran Singh Kalra, known professionally as Gulzar and some of the visible and the hidden truth of his writing, the atmosphere of his home ‘Boskiyana’ his living style, his likes and dislikes. A book where one can admire his opinion and how he wants to vision this world. A detailed conversation that politely confronts us to the personality of Gulzar.

Rajkamal Prakashan Samuh has launched a limited gift pack edition that includes Gulzar’s pen, an attractive note pad, a bookmark, and a beautiful canvas bag celebrating the life and times of Gulzar.

Q.9. Who has won the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Women’s World Cup 2020 title held in Weihai, China?

वीहाई, चीन में आयोजित अंतर्राष्ट्रीय टेबल टेनिस महासंघ (IITF) महिला विश्व कप 2020 का खिताब किसने जीता है?

(a) Chen Meng / चेन मेंग

(b) Sun Yingsha / शुन यिन्ग्शा

(c) Mima Ito / मीमा इतो

(d) Liu Shiwen / लियू शिवेन

(e) Polcanova Sofia / पोलकेनोवा सोफिया

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The world number one Chen Meng beat Chinese compatriot Sun Yingsha to win her maiden International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Women’s World Cup table tennis title held in Weihai, China.

The 2020 ITTF Women’s World Cup was the 24th edition of the ITTF-sanctioned event.

Q.10. 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

Exp. 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.

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