Daily Current Affairs 14th and 15th Nov 2020 | Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 14th and 15th November 2020 Quiz:

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Q.1. Which statue has been unveiled by Prime Minister to mark the 151st Birth Anniversary celebrations of Jainacharya Shree Vijay Vallabh Surishwer Ji Maharaj on 16th November in Rajasthan?

राजस्थान में 16 नवंबर को जैनाचार्य श्री विजय वल्लभ सूरिश्वर जी महाराज की 151 वीं जयंती समारोह को चिह्नित करने के लिए किस मूर्ति का अनावरण किया गया है?

(a) Statue of Peace / स्टैच्यू ऑफ पीस

(b) Statue of Unity / स्टैच्यू ऑफ यूनिटी

(c) Statue of Liberty / स्टैच्यू ऑफ लिबर्टी

(d) Statue of Integrity / स्टैच्यू ऑफ इंटीग्रिटी

(e) Statue of Prosperity / स्टैच्यू ऑफ प्रोस्पेरिटी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(a)

Exp. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will unveil ‘Statue of Peace’ to mark the 151st Birth Anniversary celebrations of Jainacharya Shree Vijay Vallabh Surishwer Ji Maharaj, on 16th November 2020.Shree Vijay Vallabh Surishwer Ji Maharaj (1870-1954) led an austere life as a Jain Saint working selflessly and dedicatedly to spread the message of Lord Mahavira. He also worked relentlessly for the welfare of masses, spread of education, eradication of social evils, wrote inspiring literature (poetry, essays, devotional hymns and Stavans) and gave active support to the freedom movement and the cause of Swadeshi. With his inspiration, more than 50 educational institutions of eminence, including colleges, schools and study centres, are operational across several States. The Statue to be unveiled in his honour has been named as ‘Statue of Peace’.

Q.2. Nitish Kumar will be the Chief Minister of Bihar for the 4th Term. He is the member of which political party?

नीतीश कुमार 4 वें कार्यकाल के लिए बिहार के मुख्यमंत्री होंगे। वह किस राजनीतिक दल के सदस्य है?

(a) National Democratic Alliance (NDA) / राष्ट्रीय जनतांत्रिक गठबंधन (NDA)

(b) Janata Dal (United) [JD(U)] / जनता दल (यूनाइटेड) [JD (U)]

(c) Lok Jan Shakti Party (LJP) / लोक जन शक्ति पार्टी (LJP)

(d) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) / राष्ट्रीय जनता दल (RJD)

(e) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) / भारतीय जनता पार्टी (भाजपा)

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(b)

Exp. Nitish Kumar will be the Chief Minister of Bihar for a fourth straight term, the NDA announced after a meeting of its legislators. The alliance has got 125 of Bihar’s 243 assembly seats, three above the halfway mark.

Nitish Kumar has already served three full terms as the state’s chief minister and is now all set to get his fourth term. However, it may be noted that 69-year-old Nitish Kumar has taken oath six times as Bihar chief minister and this will be the seventh time.

Q.3. Name the Director of Enforcement Directorate whose tenure has been extended by one year.

प्रवर्तन निदेशालय के निदेशक का नाम बताइए जिनका कार्यकाल एक वर्ष बढ़ाया गया है।

(a) Ajay Kumar Bhalla / अजय कुमार भल्ला

(b) Sanjay Kumar Mishra / संजय कुमार मिश्रा

(c) Rajkiran Rai / राजकिरण राय

(d) Yashvardhan K Sinha / यशवर्धन के सिन्हा

(e) Dilip Rath / दिलीप रथ

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(b)

Exp. The Union government has extended the tenure of ED Director Sanjay Kumar Mishra by a year after modifying his appointment order that was issued in 2018.

Mishra, 60, is a 1984-batch Indian Revenue Service officer of the Income Tax cadre and was appointed the Enforcement Directorate chief on November 19, 2018. His tenure was to end the next week at the ED director’s post comes with a fixed term of two years. His appointment will be for a period of three years from the date of assumption of charge of the post or until further orders.

Q.4. On which bank, RBI has imposed a Rs 1 crore penalty for unauthorized ATM operations?

किस बैंक पर, RBI ने अनधिकृत एटीएम संचालन के लिए 1 करोड़ रुपये का जुर्माना लगाया है?

(a) Punjab National Bank / पंजाब नेशनल बैंक

(b) Bank of India / बैंक ऑफ इंडिया

(c) Canara Bank / केनरा बैंक

(d) Central Bank of India / सेंट्रल बैंक ऑफ इंडिया

(e) Allahabad Bank / इलाहाबाद बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(a)

Exp. Punjab National Bank on 14th Nov the RBI has imposed a penalty of Rs 1 crore on it for contravention of the Payment and Settlement Systems Act.

“RBI has observed that the Bank was operating a bilateral ATM sharing arrangement with Druk PNB Bank Ltd, Bhutan, (international subsidiary of the Bank), since April, 2010 without the prior approval / authorisation from RBI.

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) imposed the Rs 1 crore penalty for “contravention of the nature referred to in Section 26 (6) of the Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007 (PSS Act)”.

Q.5. RIL’s retail arm RRVL has bought how much stake in Urban Ladder for over Rs 182 crores?

RIL के रिटेल आर्म RRVL ने 182 करोड़ रुपये में अर्बन लैडर की कितनी हिस्सेदारी खरीदी है?

(a) 9.99%

(b) 15.73%

(c) 35%

(d) 54.5%

(e) 96%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(e)

Exp. Billionaire Mukesh Ambani-owned Reliance Industries’ retail arm has picked up 96 per cent stake in online furniture retailer Urban Ladder for over Rs 182 crore.

Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd (RRVL), a subsidiary of Reliance Industries (RIL) , has acquired equity shares of Urban Ladder Home Decor Solutions Pvt Ltd for a cash consideration of Rs 182.12 crore.

Q.6. India has successfully test fired “QRSAM” Missiles from Chandipur Test Fire Range. What does R stands for in QRSAM?

भारत ने चंदीपुर टेस्ट फायर रेंज से “QRSAM” मिसाइलों का सफलतापूर्वक परीक्षण किया है। QRSAM में R का क्या अर्थ है?

(a) Radar

(b) Range

(c) Real-time

(d) Reaction

(e) Rover

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(d)

Exp. India test fired all-weather Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air-Missiles at the Chandipur Test Fire Range On November 13, 2020. It is called QRSAM and is a canister-based system.

The missile is capable of striking aerial target at a height of 15 km. It is launched from mobile two vehicle system. One of the vehicles in the system carries the missile and the second carries the radar. The radar can track 100 targets simultaneously. Also, it is capable of engaging six targets simultaneously.

Q.7. Who among the following has won the International Children’s Peace Prize for his work to stop cyber bullying of teens?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने किशोरों के साइबर बुल्लिंग को रोकने के लिए अपने काम के लिए अंतर्राष्ट्रीय बाल शांति पुरस्कार जीता है?

(a) Greta Thunberg / ग्रेटा थनबर्ग

(b) Sadat Rahman / सदत रहमान

(c) Anzar Mustaeen Ali / अंजर मुस्तीन अली

(d) K Mahashweta / के महाश्वेता

(e) Aishwarya Sridhar / ऐश्वर्या श्रीधर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(b)

Exp. Bangladeshi teen Sadat Rahman has been awarded the International Children’s Peace Prize for his work to stop cyber bullying of teens.

The award was given away on 13th Nov by the Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai during a ceremony in the Netherlands. The prize is given away by the international children’s rights organization KidsRights to a child who fights courageously for children’s rights.

Q.8. On which date International Day against Illicit Trafficking in Cultural Property is observed?

किस तारीख को सांस्कृतिक संपत्ति में अवैध तस्करी के खिलाफ अंतर्राष्ट्रीय दिवस मनाया जाता है?

(a) 9 November / 9 नवम्बर

(b) 11 November / 11 नवम्बर

(c) 14 November / 14 नवम्बर

(d) 16 November / 16 नवम्बर

(e) 18 November / 18 नवम्बर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(c)

Exp. On 14 November 2020, UNESCO celebrates the first International Day against Illicit Trafficking in Cultural Property, adopted by UNESCO’s General Conference in 2019. This international day is particularly symbolic, since this year we are also celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 1970 Convention.

Aims: UNESCO aims to raise awareness about illicit trafficking and calls on the international community to reinforce the fight against this scourge and to highlight the importance of this issue, because looting, selling, or buying cultural property resulting from illicit trafficking contributes to dispossessing peoples of their heritage, their history, their identity and therefore their future.

Q.9. On which date World Diabetes Day is celebrated every year?

हर साल विश्व मधुमेह दिवस किस तारीख 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.9.(d)

Exp. Every year, World Diabetes Day is celebrated on November 14. The celebrations of the World Diabetes Day is led by International Diabetes Federation.

The World Diabetes Day was launched in 1991 by the World Health Organization and the International Diabetes Federation.

Q.10. What was the theme for World Diabetes Day 2020?

विश्व मधुमेह दिवस 2020 के लिए विषय क्या था?

(a) Women and Diabetes

(b) Diabetes: Protect your Family

(c) Nurses make the difference for Diabetes

(d) The Family and Diabetes

(e) Our right to a healthy future

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(c)

Exp. Every year, World Diabetes Day is celebrated on November 14. The celebrations of the World Diabetes Day is led by International Diabetes Federation.

The World Diabetes Day was launched in 1991 by the World Health Organization and the International Diabetes Federation.

Theme 2020: Nurses make the difference for Diabetes

Q.11. Children’s Day is observed every year on __________________.

बाल दिवस हर साल __________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 14 November / 14 नवम्बर

(b) 15 November / 15 नवम्बर

(c) 16 November / 16 नवम्बर

(d) 17 November / 17 नवम्बर

(e) 18 November / 18 नवम्बर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(a)

Exp. Children’s Day is celebrated across India to increase awareness of the rights, care and education of children. It is celebrated on 14 November every year as a tribute to India’s First Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru. Fondly known as Chacha Nehru among children, he advocated for children to have fulfilled education. Nehru considered children as real strength of a nation and foundation of society. On this day, many educational and motivational programs are held across India for children.

The celebration of Children’s Day in India dates back to 1956. Prior to the death of Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru, India celebrated Children’s Day on 20 November (the date observed as Universal Children’s Day by the United Nations).

Q.12. Soumitra Chatterjee has passed away recently. He was a/an _____________________.

सौमित्र चटर्जी का हाल ही में निधन हो गया है। वह एक ______________थे।

(a) Artist / कलाकार

(b) Singer / गायक

(c) Actor / अभिनेता

(d) Lawyer / वकील

(e) Cricketer / क्रिकेटर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(c)

Exp. Legendary Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee passed away on 15th Nov. The legendary Bengali actor had been ‘critical’ for a while. The critically-acclaimed actor was admitted to the hospital on October 6 after he tested positive for Covid-19.

The Dadasaheb Phalke award-winning actor is best known for his collaborations with Oscar-winning director Satyajit Ray, with whom he worked in fourteen films.

Q.13. Sariska National Park is located in which state?

सरिस्का राष्ट्रीय उद्यान किस राज्य में स्थित है?

(a) Assam / असम

(b) Uttarakhand / उत्तराखंड

(c) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

(d) Bihar / बिहार

(e) Rajasthan / राजस्थान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(e)

Exp. Sariska National park is located in Alwar district of Rajasthan, India.

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