Daily Current Affairs 21st & 22nd Nov 2020 | Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 21 & 22 November 2020 Quiz:

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Q.1. In which of the following state “Maha Awas Yojana” has been launched?

निम्नलिखित में से किस राज्य में “महा आवास योजना” शुरू की गई है?

(a) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(b) Jharkhand / झारखंड

(c) Maharashtra / महाराष्ट्र

(d) Chhattisgarh / छत्तीसगढ़

(e) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddav Thackeray launched “Maha Awas Yojana”. The project aims to build 8.82 lakhs of rural houses in 100 days. The project includes construction of toilets as well. The cost of the project has been estimated as Rs 4,000 crores. The main objective of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana is to help rural people Below the Poverty Line in construction of dwelling units. The beneficiaries of the scheme are chosen from Socio-Economic Caste Census, 2011. It includes urban poor living in slums as well.

Q.2. PM Modi has participated in the 15th G20 Summit recently? What was the theme of 15th G20 Summit convened by Saudi Arabia

पीएम मोदी ने हाल ही में 15वें G20 शिखर सम्मेलन में भाग लिया है? सऊदी अरब द्वारा आयोजित 15वें जी20 शिखर सम्मेलन का विषय क्या था?

(a) Realizing Opportunities of 21st Century for All

(b) Global Economy

(c) Trade and Investment

(d) Women’s Empowerment

(e) Environment and Energy

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, participated in the 15th G20 Summit convened by Saudi Arabia, on 21-22 November, 2020. The Summit, which saw participation of respective Heads of State/ Government of 19 member countries, EU, other invited countries and international organizations, was conducted in virtual format in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Summit under Saudi Presidency centered on the theme “Realizing Opportunities of 21st Century for All”.

Q.3. Which among the following has become the world’s 1st central bank to reach 1 million followers on Twitter?

निम्नलिखित में से कौन ट्विटर पर 1 मिलियन फॉलोअर तक पहुंचने वाला दुनिया का पहला केंद्रीय बैंक बन गया है?

(a) European Central Bank / यूरोपीय सेंट्रल बैंक

(b) Swiss National Bank / स्विस नेशनल बैंक

(c) Reserve Bank of India / भारतीय रिजर्व बैंक

(d) Reserve Bank of Australia / ऑस्ट्रेलिया रिजर्व बैंक

(e) U.S. Federal Reserve System / अमेरिकी फेडरल रिजर्व सिस्टम

Answer & Explanation

Exp. With one million Twitter followers, the Reserve Bank of India has become the first central bank in the world to reach this milestone.

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has beaten the US Federal Reserve and European Central Bank on Twitter by emerging as the most popular central bank on the microblogging site with one million followers.

Q.4. Who is the head of the Panel for conversion of large NBFCs into banks?

बड़े एनबीएफसी के बैंकों में रूपांतरण के लिए पैनल का प्रमुख कौन है?

(a) V. Krishnaswamy / वी कृष्णस्वामी

(b) P K Mohanty / पीके मोहंती

(c) Vineet Arora / विनीत अरोड़ा

(d) P K Purwar / पीके पुरवार

(e) Ajay Mahajan / अजय महाजन

Answer & Explanation

Exp. In a series of proposals, an Internal Working Group (IWG) of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has recommended the guarded entry of corporates into the banking space, conversion of big NBFCs into banks and hike in promoters’ stake to 26 per cent from 15 per cent.

The group also proposed a hike in minimum capital for new banks from Rs 500 crore to Rs 1,000 crore. The committee, headed by PK Mohanty.

Q.5. With which organization, Mastercard has launched Project Kirana to enable women entrepreneurs to grow?

किस संगठन के साथ, मास्टरकार्ड ने महिला उद्यमियों को विकसित करने में सक्षम बनाने के लिए प्रोजेक्ट किरण शुरू की है?

(a) United Nations Children’s Fund / संयुक्त राष्ट्र बाल निधि

(b) United Nations Development Programme / संयुक्त राष्ट्र विकास कार्यक्रम

(c) United Nations Human Rights Council / संयुक्त राष्ट्र मानवाधिकार परिषद

(d) World Health Organization / विश्व स्वास्थ्य संगठन

(e) United States Agency for International Development / अंतर्राष्ट्रीय विकास के लिए संयुक्त राज्य अमेरिका एजेंसी

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Mastercard and United States Agency for International Development launched “Project Kirana” On November 19, 2020. The programme will enable women entrepreneurs to grow, launch and thrive.

Aims: Under Project Kirana, a two-year programme is to be rolled out in selected cities such as Kanpur, Lucknow and Varanasi of Uttar Pradesh. The project will work to increase revenue, digital payments and expand financial inclusion. The project aims to build digital literacy and financial literacy of the women in the state. It will improve business management skills of women.

Q.6. Barclays has projected India’s GDP at _______________ in FY21.

बार्कलेज ने वित्त वर्ष 21 में भारत के सकल घरेलू उत्पाद का अनुमान _______________ पर लगाया है।

(a) -6.4%

(b) -8.6%

(c) -9.3%

(d) -10.1%

(e) -11.5%

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Barclays has revised down its GDP forecast for India in the current fiscal year 2020-21 (FY21) to – 6.4% from its earlier estimate of – 6%.

However, Barclays has raised its FY22 (2021-22) growth forecast to 8.5 per cent from 7 per cent.

Q.7. On which date World Fisheries Day is celebrated?

विश्व मत्स्य दिवस किस तारीख को मनाया जाता है?

(a) 20 November / 20 नवम्बर

(b) 21 November / 21 नवम्बर

(c) 22 November / 22 नवम्बर

(d) 23 November / 23 नवम्बर

(e) 24 November / 24 नवम्बर

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Every year, the World Fisheries Day is celebrated on November 21. it is important to celebrate the day to create awareness about sustainable fishing.

Q.8. What was the theme for World Fisheries Day 2020?

विश्व मत्स्य पालन दिवस 2020 के लिए विषय क्या था?

(a) The voice of fishers and fish workers

(b) Ensuring social sustainability

(c) Importance of healthy oceans ecosystems

(d) Defining a Pan-African Agenda for Sustainable Artisanal Fisheries

(e) Social Responsibility in the fisheries value chain

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Every year, the World Fisheries Day is celebrated on November 21. it is important to celebrate the day to create awareness about sustainable fishing.

Theme: Social Responsibility in the fisheries value chain

Q.9. World Television Day is celebrated every year on _______________.

विश्व टेलीविजन दिवस हर साल _______________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 18 November / 18 नवम्बर

(b) 19 November / 19 नवम्बर

(c) 20 November / 20 नवम्बर

(d) 21 November / 21 नवम्बर

(e) 22 November / 22 नवम्बर

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Every year, the world celebrates World Television Day on November 21 to acknowledge the importance of visual media. The first World Television Forum was celebrated on November 21 in 1996 and the day later came to be known as World Television Day.

AN important mode of communication and information dissemination, World Television Day, has played an important role in framing public opinion and global decisions.

Q.10. India and World Bank has signed __________________ agreement to implement Meghalaya Integrated Transport Project.

भारत और विश्व बैंक ने मेघालय एकीकृत परिवहन परियोजना को लागू करने के लिए __________________ समझौते पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं।

(a) 120 million USD / 120 मिलियन अमरीकी डालर

(b) 250 million USD / 250 मिलियन अमरीकी डालर

(c) 370 million USD / 370 मिलियन अमरीकी डालर

(d) 490 million USD / 490 मिलियन अमरीकी डालर

(e) 560 million USD / 560 मिलियन अमरीकी डालर

Answer & Explanation

Exp. India and World Bank signed 120 million USD to modernise transport sector in the state of Meghalaya on November 19, 2020. The project aims to improve 300 km of strategic road segment through climate resilient and nature-based solutions.

The project will help Meghalaya to emerge as the major connecting hub of trade with border countries such as Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh.

Q.11. Leena Acharya has passed away recently. She was a/an ____________.

लीना आचार्य का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह एक ________ थी।

(a) Singer /गायक

(b) Journalist / पत्रकार

(c) Actress / अभिनेत्री

(d) TV Anchor / टीवी एंकर

(e) Classical singer / शास्त्रीय गायक

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Actor Leena Acharya passed away on Saturday in Delhi due to kidney failure.

Leena Acharya was a part of shows like Seth Ji, Aap Ke Aa Jane Se, Meri Hanikarak Biwi and Class of 2020 among others. She also starred in Bollywood film Hichki.

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