21stNovember 2020 Daily Current Affairs & Daily GK Update in English

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Daily Current Affairs 21st November 2020 in English

 

  1. Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to set up the first of its kind innovation cum incubation center. Who is the present Chairman of ISRO?

(A) Avinash Chander

(B) Kailasavadivoo Sivan

(C) AS Kiran Kumar

(D) G Satheesh Reddy

ANSWERS: – 1(B) 

 

  1. The 10th DTTI group meeting was held by the Indian and US defense delegations. What is the full form of DTTI?

(A) Defense Technology and Trade Instant

(B) Defense Technology and Trade Innovation

(C) Defense Technology and Trade International

(D) Defense Technology and Trade Initiative

Ans: 2(D) 

 

  1. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a USD 1 billion loan to construct the modern, high-speed 82-kilometres (Delhi- Meerut) Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS). In which year, the Asian Development Bank was established?

(A) 1966

(B) 1958

(C) 1984

(D) 1978

Ans: 3(A) 

  1. Union Minister, Jitendra Singh has released a book on cancer named “Gastric Cancer” edited by Dr Ashok K Vaid. Jitendra Singh is the Minister of State for which portfolios?

(A) Minister of State for the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region

(B) Minister of State for Prime Minister’s Office

(C) Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions

(D) All of the above

Ans: 4(D) 

 

  1. Airtel Payments Bank Limited has collaborated with National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) to train and skill young people in rural areas on financial services, enabling them to find jobs and become entrepreneurs in the sector. Airtel Payments Bank Limited is the __________ company in India to receive a payments bank license from the Reserve Bank of India.

(A) Second

(B) Fourth

(C) First

(D) Third

Ans: 5(C) 

 

  1. Union ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has extended the Armed Forces (Special power Act) (AFSPA) 1958 in Nagaland for six months. Consider the following statements:

 

  1. Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), 1958 is an act of the Parliament of India that grants special powers to the Indian Armed Forces the power to maintain public order in “disturbed areas”.
  2. The Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act-(AFSPA) was passed on 1st September 1958 to help the army in tackling the disturbed areas of the Northeast India.
  3. As per the Section (3) of the AFSPA, it is mandatory to seek the opinion of the state government that whether an area is disturbed or not.
  4. Under this law the armed forces have the authority to prohibit gathering of five or more persons in an area.

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

(A) All of the above statements are true about AFSPA

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

(C) Both statement 2 and 4 are true

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

Ans: 6(A)

 

  1. Former captain of Indian cricket team MS Dhoni announced his retirement from internationals cricket. Consider the following statement(s) about MS Dhoni:

 

  1. MS Dhoni is the only captain in the world to win all three ICC Trophies i.e. 2007 World T20, 2011 ICC World Cup and 2013 Champions Trophy.
  2. He is the first Indian wicket-keeper to amass more than 4000 Test runs.
  3. MS Dhoni made his debut in 2004 vs Bangladesh.
  4. Dhoni eclipsed Sourav Ganguly’s record of most Test wins as captain with 27 to become India’s most successful captain in the format.

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

(A) Only statement 1 is true

(B) Both statement 3 and 4 are true

(C) Both statement 2 and 4 are true

(D) All of the above statements are true about MS Dhoni

Ans: 7(D) 

 

  1. Which of the following statement(s) is/are true about “Panchvati Yojana”?

 

  1. Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has launched “Panchvati Yojana”.
  2. Panchvati Yojana” for the senior citizens of rural areas of Himachal Pradesh.
  3. Under the “Panchvati Yojana”, state government of Himachal Pradesh will set up parks and gardens in every development block with all the necessary amenities.
  4. “Panchvati Yojana” seeks to provide an opportunity for elderly people to spend their leisure time while strolling in these parks and gardens.

(A) Only statement 1, 2 and 4 is true

(B) All of the above statements are true about “Panchvati Yojana”

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

(D) Both statement 3 and 4 are true

Ans: 8(B)

 

  1. There are 80 parliamentary constituencies (Lok Sabha) in Uttar Pradesh. Match the following list about Indian states and its parliamentary constituencies:

   List-I                                                       List-II

  1. Bihar                                       A. 48
  2. Maharashtra                        B. 39
  3. Tamil Nadu                          C. 40
  4. West Bengal                        D. 29
  5. Madhya Pradesh                 E. 14
  6. Assam                                     F. 42  

(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. Wildlife sanctuaries of India are classified as International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Category-IV protected areas. Match the following column about Wildlife Sanctuary/Tiger Reserve of India and its location?

     Column-I                                                                       Column-II

  1. Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary                                 A. Goa
  2. Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve                          B. Bihar
  3. Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary                                 C. Uttar Pradesh
  4. Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary            D. Maharashtra
  5. Bhimbandh Wildlife Sanctuary                     E. Kerala
  6. Hastinapur Wildlife Sanctuary                       F. Karnataka

(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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