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Daily Current Affairs Quiz 19 November 2021

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 19 November 2021

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 19 November 2021: This post contains Questions/Quiz based on the Current Affairs and Important News of 19 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. India has been re-elected to the Executive Board of UNESCO for 2021-25. How many members are there on the Board?

    A) 164

    B) 58

    C) 192

    D) 76

    Option B

    Explanation:India has been re-elected to the Executive Board of UNESCO for the term 2021-25 on November 17, 2021. India received 164 votes to get re-elected to four-year term of office.UNESCO Executive Board consists of 58 member-states each with a four-year term of office.

  2. India’s first Food Museum has recently been inaugurated at which place?

    A) Thanjavur

    B) Pune

    C) Kochi

    D) Visakhapatnam

    Option A

    Explanation:The Union Minister for Commerce, Industry, Food and Public Distribution, Shri Piyush Goyal inaugurated India’s first Food Museum at Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu on November 15, 2021 through virtual platform.

  3. Name the incumbent Director of Enforcement Directorate (ED) whose tenure has been extended by the Finance Ministry for one year till November 2022?

    A) Anup Kumar Dubey

    B) Rahul Navin

    C) Sanjay Kumar Mishra

    D) Vivek R. Wadekar

    Option C

    Explanation:The Ministry of Finance has extended the tenure of Sanjay Kumar Mishra, the Director of Enforcement Directorate (ED), for one year until November 18, 2022.

  4. World Toilet Day (WTD) is marked every year on which day?

    A) 17 November

    B) 19 November

    C) 18 November

    D) 16 November

    Option B

    Explanation:World Toilet Day (WTD) is observed every year on 19 November to inspire action to tackle the global sanitation crisis.

  5. President Ramnath Kovind recently inaugurated the Model Village (Adarsh Gram) Sui. In which place is the Sui village located?

    A) Gurugram

    B) Chandigarh

    C) Bhopal

    D) Bhiwani 

    Option D

    Explanation:The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind visited Sui village in Bhiwani district of Haryana on November 17, 2021 to inaugurate various public facilities in the village. This village is being developed as Adarsh Gram (Model village) by Mahadevi Parameshwaridas Jindal Charitable Trust under Swa-Prerit Adarsh Gram Yojana (SPAGY) scheme of Haryana Government.

  6. Which player has won the 2021 WTA Finals Tennis title?

    A) Garbine Muguruza

    B) Simona Halep

    C) Victoria Azarenka

    D) Karolína Pliskova

    Option A

    Explanation:In tennisGarbine Muguruza of Spain beat Anett Kontaveit of Estonia, 6-3, 7-5 in the final to claim her first WTA Final title on November 17, 2021.

  7. Who delivered keynote address from India at the 2021 The Sydney Dialogue?

    A) Nirmala Sitharaman

    B) Narendra Modi

    C) Ramnath Kovind

    D) Venkaiah Naidu

    Option B

    Explanation:Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered keynote address at The Sydney Dialogue on November 18, 2021 via video conferencing. PM addressed the event on the theme ‘India’s technology evolution and revolution’.The Sydney Dialogue has been organised from November 17-19, 2021 by the Australian Strategic Policy Institute.

  8. The first Air Pollution Control Tower (APCT) of Uttar Pradesh has been launched in which city recently?

    A) Ghaziabad

    B) Agra

    C) Lucknow

    D) Noida

    Option D

    Explanation:The Union Minister of Heavy Industries Mahendra Nath Pandey inaugurated the first air pollution control tower of the state of Uttar Pradesh in Noida on November 17, 2021. The Air Pollution Control Tower (APCT) prototype has been developed by state-run Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (Bhel).

  9. India marks the celebration of National Newborn Week from ____________

    A) November 07 to 13

    B) November 01 to 07

    C) November 15 to 21

    D) November 14 to 20

    Option C

    Explanation:In India, the National Newborn Week is observed every year from 15 to 21  November. The theme of National Newborn Week 2021 is ‘Safety, quality and nurturing care – birth right of every newborn’.

  10. Novy Kapadia who has passed away recently was a well known sports commentator of  which sports?

    A) Football

    B) Tennis

    C) Wrestling

    D) Cricket

    Option A

    Explanation: Veteran author, football journalist and sports commentator Novy Kapadia has passed away due to health complications. He was 68. Kapadia was often called as ‘the voice of Indian football’. 

  11. Which financial body has approved USD 150 million loan for Sustainable Urban services program for Chennai Metropolitan Area (CMA)?

    A) Asian Development Bank

    B) International Monetary Fund

    C) World Bank

    D) Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

    Option D

    Explanation:The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has approved USD 150 million loan for the Government of India for the implementation of the Sustainable Urban services program for Chennai Metropolitan Area (CMA).

  12. When is the 2021 World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW) being observed?

    A) November 14 to 20

    B) November 18 to 24

    C) November 15 to 21

    D) November 17 to 23

    Option B

    Explanation:The World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW) is celebrated every year from 18-24 November.

  13. What is the theme of 2021 World Toilet Day?

    A) Valuing toilets

    B) Sustainable sanitation and climate change

    C) When nature calls

    D) Wastewater

    Option A

    Explanation:2021 theme– “valuing toilets”.

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