12th November 2020 Daily Current Affairs & Daily GK Update in English

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Daily Current Affairs 12th November 2020 in English

 

 

  1. Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL) has signed License Agreement and Transfer of Technology (ToT) with Defence Research and Development Organisation-Defence Research and Development Laboratory (DRDO-DRDL) for Akash Missile Weapon System. Who is the present Chairman of DRDO?

(A)Dr G Satheesh Reddy

(B)AvinashChander

(C)Kailasavadivoo Sivan

(D)BhupathirajuSomaraju

ANSWERS: – 1(A)

 

 

  1. NADA has launched its first mobile application to eliminate the gap between itself and the athletes by providing easily-accessible information on various aspects of sport, prohibited substances and dope-testing. What is the full form of NADA?

(A) National Anti-Doping Association

(B) National Anti-Doping Agency

(C) National Anti-Doping Assembly

(D) National Anti-Doping Assets

Ans: 2(B) 

 

  1. Moody’s Investors Service has released its update to Global Macro Outlook (2020-21). Moody’s Investors Service is the bond credit rating business of Moody’s Corporation. Where is the headquarters of Moody’s?

(A) New Delhi, India

(B) Vienna, Austria

(C) New York, USA

(D) Geneva, Switzerland

Ans: 3(C) 

 

  1. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has launched an indigenously developed mobile application ‘Self-Scan’ to help people scan important documents and keep them stored on their mobile phones. In which among the following year West Bengal was founded?

(A) 1912

(B) 1936

(C) 1947

(D) 1950

Ans: 4(D) 

 

  1. AlokMisra is appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Microfinance Institutions Network (MFIN) recently. Where is the headquarters of MFIN?

(A) Pune

(B) Jaipur

(C) Kochi

(D)Gurugram

Ans: 5(D) 

 

  1. Union Finance Minister NirmalaSitharaman has presented the Union Budget 2020-21 for the second time in a row. Consider the following statements about Union Budget:

 

  1. The Union Budget of India, also referred to as the annual Financial Statement in the Article 112 of the Constitution of India.
  2. Union Budget is a statement of the estimated receipts and expenditure of the government of India for that particular year.
  3. Union Budget keeps the account of the government’s finances for the fiscal year that runs from 1st April to 31st March.
  4. Union Budget is classified into Revenue Budget and Capital Budget.
  5. The first Union Budget of Independent India was presented by RK ShanmukhamChetty on 26th November 1947.

Which of the following statement(s) is/are true about Union Budget?

(A) Only statement 3, 4 and 5 are true

(B) Only statement 1, 2 and 5 are true

(C) All of the above statements are true about Union Budget

(D) Only statement 1, 2, 3 and 4 are true

Ans: 6(C)

 

  1. Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports (MYAS) has partnered with UNICEF to strengthen resolve to mobilise 1 crore youth volunteers to achieve goals of Atmanirbhar Bharat. Consider the following statements:

 

  1. The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports is a branch of the Government of India that administers the Department of youth affairs and the Department of Sports in India.
  2. UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Fund) is a United Nations agency responsible for providing humanitarian and developmental aid to children worldwide.
  3. The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports was founded in 2000 and Mr. KirenRijiju is he Honourable Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Ministry of Youth Affairs And Sports.
  4. The UNICEF was founded in 1946 and its headquarters located in New York, USA.
  5. Henrietta H Fore is present Executive Director of UNICEF.

Which of the following statement(s) is/are true?

(A) Only statement 2, 3 and 4 are true

(B) All of the above statements are true

(C) Only statement 3, 4 and 5 are true

(D) Only statement 1, 2 and 3 are true

Ans: 7(B) 

 

  1. The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved acquisition of Krishnapatnam Port Company Limited by Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Limited recently.

Which of the following statement(s) is/are true about CCI?

  1. Competition Commission of India or CCI is a statutory body of the Government of India responsible for enforcing The Competition Act, 2002.
  2. The CCI was founded on 14th October 2003 and its headquarters located in New Delhi.
  3. Dhanendra Kumar is the former Executive Director of World Bank and first Chairman of Competition Commission of India.
  4. Ashok Kumar Gupta has joined the Competition Commission of India as Chairperson in November, 2018.

(A) All of the above statements are true about Competition Commission of India

(B) Only statement 1, 2 and 3 are true

(C) Only statement 2, 3 and 4 are true

(D) Only statement 3 and 4 are true

Ans:8(A) 

 

  1. Patna High Court is the High Court of the state of Bihar. Patna High Court was established on 09th February 1916 and later affiliated under the Government of India Act 1915. Match the following list about High Court and its year of establishment:

                              List-I                                                                                    List-II

  1. Jharkhand High Court                                                             A. 1966
  2. Punjab and Haryana High Court                                         B. 1862
  3. Calcutta High Court                                                                 C. 2000
  4. Madras High Court                                                                 D. 1862
  5. Bombay High Court                                                                       E. 1950
  6. Allahabad High Court                                                                       F. 1862   

(A) 6-D, 2-F, 3-A, 1-E, 5-C, 4-B

(B) 3-B, 2-E, 1-A, 4-C, 5-D, 6-F

(C) 5-E, 1-F, 3-A, 4-C, 6-B, 2-D

(D) 4-F, 6-E, 3-B, 2-A, 5-D, 1-C

Ans: 9(D) 

 

  1. Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium is a sports stadium located in New Delhi. Match the following column about Stadium and its location?

                    Column-I                                                                           Column-II

  1. The Fatorda Stadium                                                       A. New Delhi
  2. Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium                                  B. New Delhi
  3. JRD Tata Sports Complex                                              C. Thiruvananthapuram
  4. Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium                                   D. Guwahati
  5. Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium                  E. Jamshedpur
  6. Greenfield International Stadium                                F. Goa

(A) 6-C, 2-D, 3-E, 1-F, 5-B, 4-A

(B) 3-B, 2-E, 1-A, 4-C, 5-D, 6-F

(C) 5-E, 1-F, 3-A, 4-C, 6-B, 2-D

(D) 4-D, 6-A, 3-B, 2-F, 5-D, 1-E

Ans:10(A)

 

 

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