19th November 2020 Daily Current Affairs & Daily GK Update in English

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Daily Current Affairs 19th November 2020 in English

 

  1. Thomas Cup and the Uber Cup, which were scheduled to be held from 3rd to 11th October 2020 in Denmark, have been postponed for 2021. Thomas Cup and the Uber Cup are associated with which of the following sports?

(A) Football

(B) Badminton

(C) Hockey

(D) Tennis

ANSWERS: – 1(B) 

 

  1. The Department of Biotechnology has launched the programme for “Strengthening Clinical Trial Research Capacity in Neighbouring Countries”. The Department of Biotechnology is an Indian government department, under which of the following ministry?

(A) Ministry of Science and Technology

(B) Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change

(C) Ministry of Earth Sciences

(D) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Ans: 2(A) 

 

  1. HDFC Bank has launched Shaurya KGC card for the armed forces. In which year HDFC bank was founded?

(A) 1998

(B) 1995

(C) 1991

(D) 1994

Ans: 3(D) 

 

  1. Israel has successfully tested its advanced missile defence system, “Arrow-2” ballistic missile interceptor. What is the capital city of Israel?

(A) Jakarta

(B) Kuala Lumpur

(C) Jerusalem

(D) Singapore city

Ans: 4(C) 

 

  1. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has approved the setting up of 3-member committee headed by Lt. Gen. Shekatkar (retired) to review the effective utilisation of the Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Services (AFHQ CS) cadre. Rajnath Singh represents which of the following constituency?

(A) Kanpur

(B) Lucknow

(C) Meerut

(D) Ghaziabad

Ans: 5(B) 

 

  1. Former RBI deputy governor, Subhash Sheoratan Mundra has been appointed as non-executive chairman of Indiabulls Housing Finance (IBH). Consider the following statements about IBH:

 

  1. Indiabulls Housing Finance Limited is a mortgage lender headquartered in Gurugram, Haryana.
  2. Indiabulls Housing Finance Limited is India’s second largest housing finance company and is regulated by the National Housing Bank.
  3. It was founded in 2005.
  4. Sameer Gehlaut is the Chairman of Indiabulls Housing Finance Limited.

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

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

(B) Only statement 1 and 2 are true

(C) Only statement 1, 3 and 4 are true

(D) All of the above statements are true about IBH

Ans: 6(D) 

 

  1. The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has announced the recipients of the International Press Freedom Awards 2020 include Shahidul Alam from Bangladesh, Mohammad Mosaed from Iran, Dapo Olorunyomi from Nigeria and Svetlana Prokopyeva from Russia. Consider the following statements about International Press Freedom Awards?

 

  1. The CPJ International Press Freedom Awards honor journalists or their publications around the world who show courage in defending press freedom despite facing attacks, threats, or imprisonment.
  2. Established in 1995, the awards are administered by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ).
  3. Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is an independent, non-governmental organization based in New York City.
  4. Every November four to seven individuals or publications are honored at a banquet in New York City and given an award.

Which of the following statement(s) is/are true about International Press Freedom Awards?

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

(B) Only statement 1 and 2 are true

(C) Only statement 1, 3 and 4 are true

(D) All of the above statements are true about International Press Freedom Awards

Ans: 7(C) 

 

  1. The Centre of Excellence (CoE) for Tribal Affairs, Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA) organised 2-days long “National Tribal Research Conclave”. Consider the following statements about IIPA:

 

  1. The Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA) was established in 1954.
  2. It is research and training organization under the Ministry of Personnel of the Government of India.
  3. Dr Jitendra Singh is the present Chairman of IIPA.
  4. IIPA is an autonomous academic institution of national eminence for training, research and information dissemination in streams related to the ethos of Public Administration.

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

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

(B) All of the above statements are true about IIPA

(C) Only statement 1, 3 and 4 are true

(D) Only statement 1 and 2 are true

Ans: 8(B) 

 

  1. The Guwahati High Court was promulgated by governor-general of India on 1st March 1948 after the Government of India Act 1935 was passed. Match the following list about High Court and its year of establishment:

        List-I                                                                List-II

  1. High Court of Tripura                   A. 1975
  2. High Court of Sikkim                   B. 2013
  3. Meghalaya High Court                C. 2013
  4. High Court of Manipur                 D. 1948
  5. Orissa High Court                             E. 2000
  6. High Court of Chhattisgarh        F. 2013  

(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. Arun Jaitley Stadium formerly known as Feroz Shah Kotla Ground is a cricket stadium located at Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg in New Delhi. Match the following column about Stadium and its location?

           Column-I                                                                                      Column-II

  1. M Chinnaswamy Stadium                                            A. Chennai
  2. Eden Gardens                                                                  B. Mumbai
  3. Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium       C. Indore
  4. MA Chidambaram Stadium                                            D. Kolkata
  5. Wankhede Stadium                                                           E. Hyderabad
  6. Holkar Cricket Stadium                                                 F. Bengaluru

(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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