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Daily Current Affairs Quiz 17 November 2021

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 17 November 2021

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 17 November 2021: This post contains Questions/Quiz based on the Current Affairs and Important News of 17 November 2021. These questions have been framed keeping in mind the pattern of banking and competitive exams and hence this current affairs quiz will be helpful for upcoming competitive exams. Give our online current affairs test every day to be prepared for all Current Affairs competitive exams

  1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently inaugurated the Purvanchal Expressway in which state?

    A) Maharashtra

    B) Uttar Pradesh

    C) Haryana

    D) Gujarat

    Option B

    Explanation:Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated the Purvanchal Expressway at KarwalKheri in Sultanpur district of Uttar Pradesh on November 16, 2021. It will connect Lucknow with Ghazipur. The 341-km long Purvanchal Express has been constructed at an estimated cost of Rs 22,500 crore.

  2. RBI has mandated all deposit-taking NBFCs (NBFCs-D) with _______ or more branches to appoint Internal Ombudsman within six months

    A) 20

    B) 15

    C) 5

    D) 10

    Option D

    Explanation:The Reserve Bank of India has announced to introduce the Internal Ombudsman mechanism for Deposit-taking NBFCs (NBFCs-D) with 10 or more branches  

  3. Who is the winner of the 2021 JCB Prize for literature?

    A) M Mukundan

    B) P. Valsala

    C) K. Satchidanandan

    D) T. Padmanabhan

    Option A

    Explanation:The novel titled “Delhi: A Soliloquy”written by Malayalam writer M Mukundan has won the 2021 JCB Prize for literature.

  4. The campaign titled “Mooh Band Rakho” has been launched by which bank to raise awareness on fraud prevention?

    A) SBI

    B) ICICI Bank

    C) HDFC Bank

    D) Axis Bank

    Option C

    Explanation:HDFC Bank Ltd has launched the second edition of its “Mooh Band Rakho” campaign to raise awareness on fraud prevention in support of International Fraud Awareness Week 2021 (November 14-20, 2021).

  5. The World COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) Day is observed every year on which day?

    A) Third Monday of November

    B) Third Wednesday of November

    C) Third Tuesday of November

    D) Third Sunday of November

    Option B

    Explanation:World COPD Day is observed on Third Wednesday of November every year to raise awareness about chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and improve COPD care throughout the world.The World COPD Day 2021 falls on November 17, 2021.

  6. Internationally acclaimed bestselling author Wilbur Smith who has passed away recently was from which country?

    A) France

    B) Australia

    C) Canada

    D) South Africa

    Option D

    Explanation:Internationally acclaimed Zambia-born South African author Wilbur Smith has passed away. He was 88. The global bestselling author has authored 49 novels and sold over 140 million copies worldwide in more than 30 languages.

  7. Currently what is the total corpus of Payments Infrastructure Development Fund (PIDF) of RBI?

    A) Rs 614 crore

    B) Rs 250 crore

    C) Rs 451 crore

    D) Rs 525 crore

    Option A

    Explanation:The total corpus of Payments Infrastructure Development Fund (PIDF) of RBI has reached Rs 614 crore. The PIDF scheme was launched by RBI in January 2021, to subsidize deployment of payment acceptance infrastructure (PoS) in Tier-3 to Tier-6 centres with a special focus on the North-Eastern States of the country.

  8. NTPC Ltd has signed an MoU with which organisation for the generation and storage of renewable energy?

    A) NHPC Ltd

    B) SJVN Ltd

    C) IOCL

    D) Power Grid 

    Option C

    Explanation:State-owned Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) and NTPC Ltd have inked an MoU for the generation and storage of renewable energy or other cleaner forms of energy, including gas-based power.

  9. Which state has declared Kaiser-i-Hind butterfly as its state butterfly?

    A) Sikkim

    B) Arunachal Pradesh

    C) West Bengal

    D) Tripura

    Option B

    Explanation:Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu has approved the declaration of large and brightly coloured Kaiser-i-Hind butterfly as the State butterfly. The Kaiser-i-Hind butterfly is scientifically known as Teinopalpus imperialis. The Kaiser-i-Hind literally means Emperor of India.

  10. Who has been roped in as the new chief of the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru?

    A) Gautam Gambhir

    B) Anil Kumble

    C) Virender Sehwag

    D) VVS Laxman

    Option D

    Explanation:Former Indian international cricketer VVS Laxman has been named as the next head of the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

  11. Mannu Bhandari who has passed away was a noted Indian writer in which language?

    A) Bengali

    B) Hindi

    C) Malayalam

    D) Punjabi

    Option B

    Explanation:Renowned Hindi author Mannu Bhandari has passed away. She was 90 years old.

  12. RBI has introduced the Internal Ombudsman mechanism for non-deposit taking Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs) whose asset size is of Rs __________ or above

    A) Rs.2,000 crore 

    B) Rs.3,000 crore 

    C) Rs.5,000 crore 

    D) Rs.1,000 crore 

    Option C

    Explanation:Non-Deposit taking NBFCs (NBFCs-ND) with asset size of Rs.5,000 crore and above having public customer interface

  13. When is the National Epilepsy Day observed in India?

    A) November 16

    B) November 17

    C) November 15

    D) November 14

    Option B

    Explanation:In India, November 17 is observed every year as National Epilepsy Day by the Epilepsy Foundation, to create awareness about epilepsy.

  14. What is the theme of 2021 World COPD Day?

    A) Never too early, never too late

    B) All Together to End COPD

    C) Living Well With COPD – Everybody, Everywhere

    D) Healthy Lungs – Never More Important

    Option D

    Explanation:The 2021 theme is Healthy Lungs – Never More Important.

  15. What is the contribution of RBI in Payments Infrastructure Development Fund (PIDF) of RBI?

    A) Rs. 250 crore

    B) Rs. 550 crore

    C) Rs. 450 crore

    D) Rs. 750 crore

    Option A

    Explanation:RBI has made an initial contribution of Rs. 250 crores to the PIDF

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