22nd November 2020 Daily Current Affairs & Daily GK Update in English

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Daily Current Affairs 22nd November 2020 in English

 

  1. The Ministry of Education organized a webinar on Faculty Development for Quality Education under Shikshak Parv Initiative. Who is present Union Minister of Education?

(A) Smriti Irani

(B) Ramesh Pokhriyal

(C) Prakash Javadekar

(D) Ravi Shankar Prasad

ANSWERS: – 1(B) 

 

  1. Hindustan Organic Chemicals Limited (HOCL)- a PSU under the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers has been granted Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) certification for all its products. In which year the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) was founded?

(A) 1986

(B) 1990

(C) 1982

(D) 1994

Ans: 2(A)

 

  1. Paytm First Games, a subsidiary of the digital financial service platform Paytm, has signed cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar as the brand ambassador for the platform. Who is the present CEO of Paytm?

(A) Ritesh Agarwal

(B) Kunal Bahl

(C) Sachin Bansal

(D) Vijay Shekhar Sharma

Ans: 3(D)

 

  1. Former Prime Minister of India, HD Deve Gowda took oath as a member of the Rajya Sabha. HD Deve Gowda is a leader of which party?

(A) RJD

(B) DMK

(C) JD(S)

(D) AIADMK

Ans: 4(C) 

 

  1. The Union Minister, Dr Jitendra Singh has unveiled the Logo and song for festival “Destination North East-2020” (The Emerging Delightful Destinations). Which of the following state is not belongs to Northeast state of India?

(A) Sikkim

(B) Manipur

(C) West Bengal

(D) Assam

Ans: 5(C) 

 

  1. India and the Maldives have launched the first-ever direct Cargo Ferry Service to boost trade between the two countries. Consider the following statements about Maldives:

 

  1. Maldives is a small archipelagic island country in South Asia.
  2. Male is the capital of the Maldives.
  3. The Maldivian rufiyaa is the currency of the Maldives.
  4. Ibrahim Mohamed Solih is the present President of the Maldives.

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

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

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

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

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

Ans: 6(A) 

 

  1. In order to promote potential technology solutions for enhancing farm mechanization with special emphasis on women friendly equipment’s, a hackathon named “KRITAGYA” has been launched by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) under National Agricultural Higher Education Project (NAHEP).

Consider the following statements:

  1. The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) is responsible for co-ordinating agricultural education and research in India. It reports to the Department of Agricultural Research and Education, Ministry of Agriculture.
  2. The National Agricultural Higher Education Project (NAHEP) has been formulated by Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) for five years starting from 2017-18.
  3. The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) was founded on 16th July 1929.
  4. The Union Minister of Agriculture is the present president of ICAR.

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

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

(B) Only statement 1, 2 and 4 are true

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

(D) All of the above statements are true

Ans: 7(D) 

 

  1. The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) celebrated its 46th Foundation Day in September. Which of the following statement(s) is/are true about CPCB?

 

  1. The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) of India is a statutory organisation under the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.
  2. The CPCB was established in 1974 under the Water Act, 1974.
  3. The CPCB is also entrusted with the powers and functions under the Air Act, 1981.
  4. The headquarters of Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) is located in New Delhi.

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

(B) All of the above statements are true

(C) Only statement 1 is true

(D) Only statement 2 and 4 are true

Ans: 8(B) 

 

  1. The Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly is the lower house (Vidhan Sabha) of the bicameral legislature of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It has a total of 403 members. Match the following list about Indian states and its legislative assembly constituencies:

       List-I                                                 List-II

  1. Haryana                               A. 230
  2. Madhya Pradesh             B. 288
  3. Maharashtra                     C. 90
  4. Kerala                                  D. 294
  5. West Bengal                       E. 117
  6. Punjab                               F. 140

(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. The Charminar was constructed in 1591 and a monument and mosque located in Hyderabad, Telangana. Match the following column about Indian Monuments and its location?

             Column-I                                                        Column-II

  1. Chowmahalla Palace                                A. New Delhi
  2. Qutub Minar                                                   B. Karnataka
  3. Vivekananda Rock Memorial             C. Rajasthan
  4. Safdarjung Tomb                                D. New Delhi
  5. Daria Daulat Bagh                               E. Tamil Nadu
  6. Bada Bagh cenotaphs                        F. Telangana

(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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