Now that SSC 10+2 notification has also been released, candidates preparing for CGL and CHSL exams have their work well cut out. The competition is going to be stiff and one must not leave any stone unturned to gain an edge over others in the competition. Current Affairs is one area that can really help you do that.
At Vidya Guru, the Best SSC Coaching Institute in Delhi / NCR, we publish periodic Current Affairs updates on our portal as well as on YouTube. These updates are of utmost importance to candidates preparing for all Competitive Exams that have a section on General Knowledge.
November 2019 GK Quiz
Question 1. Who among the following is going to be the Chief Guest on the 2020 Republic Day celebrations in India?
a. Justin Trudeau (Prime Minister of Canada)
b. Jair Bolsonaro (President of Brazil)
c. Angela Merkel (Chancellor of Germany)
d. Emmanuel Macron (President of France)
Answer: Jair Bolsonaro (President of Brazil)
Question 2. World Pneumonia Day is observed annually on
a. 2nd November
b. 3rd November
c. 12th November
d. 21st November
Answer: 12th November
Question 3. The 2019 World Kabbadi Cup is scheduled to be organized in
a. Punjab, India
b. Sindh, Pakistan
c. Toronto, Canada
d. Kathmandu, Nepal
Answer: Punjab, India
Question 4. Name the region of recent territorial conflict between India and Nepal.
Question 5. SAANS campaign was launched recently by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. SAANS stands for
a. Spreading Awareness to Act and Neutralize Smallpox
b. Social Awareness and Action to Neutralize Pneumonia Successfully
c. Sustained Action and Awareness to Neutralize Scurvy
d. Strategy for Action and Awareness to Neutralize Pneumonia and Swine Flu
Answer: Social Awareness and Action to Neutralize Pneumonia Successfully
Question 6. Deepak Chahar became the 1st Indian bowler to take a hat-trick in Men’s T20 International matches. Against which team did he achieve this feat?
Question 7. Etalin Hydroelectric Project is proposed to be built on Dri and Tangon rivers in
c. Arunachal Pradesh
Answer: Arunachal Pradesh
Question 8. National Milk Day is observed to commemorate the birth anniversary of Dr. Verghese Kurien on
a. 21st November
b. 22nd November
c. 23rd November
d. 26th November
Answer: 26th November
Question 9. Who was recently sworn in as the President of Sri Lanka?
a. Chandrika Kumaratunga
b. Ranil Wickremesinghe
c. Gotabaya Rajapaksa
d. Sajith Premadasa
Answer: Gotabaya Rajapaksa
Question 10. GDP growth rate in the second quarter (July to September 2019) stood at
Question 11. Which of the following ministries has launched the Nagrik Kartavya Palan Abhiyan?
a. Ministry of External Affairs
b. Ministry of Home Affairs
c. Ministry of Human Resource Development
d. Ministry of Defence
Answer: Ministry of Human Resource Development
Question 12. Who among the following has been assigned charge of the Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises ministry?
a. Prakash Javadekar
b. Nitin Gadkari
c. Smriti Irani
d. Piyush Goyal
Answer: Prakash Javadekar
Question 13. Name the winner of the 2019 Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development.
a. Justin Trudeau
b. David Attenborough
c. Greta Thunberg
d. Abiy Ahmed
Answer: David Attenborough
Question 14. RBI has brought in Systemically Important Financial Service Providers (FSPs) under the purview of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC). As per these changes, the NBFCs included under IBC should have a minimum asset size of
a. 200 Crores
b. 400 Crores
c. 500 Crores
d. 800 Crores
Answer: 500 Crores
Question 15. The 550th birth anniversary of Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji was observed on
a. 8th November
b. 10th November
c. 11th November
d. 12th November
Answer: 12th November
Question 16. Name the state that was ranked 1 on Swachh Survekshan Grameen Awards 2019.
c. Tamil Nadu
d. Andhra Pradesh
Answer: Tamil Nadu
Question 17. Pravind Jugnauth was sworn in again as the Prime Minister of
Question 18. Which team did Brazil beat in the finals to win the 2019 FIFA Under-17 World Cup?
Question 19. The 2019 BRICS summit (11th BRICS summit) was held recently in Brasilia, Brazil. What was the theme of the summit?
a. Economic cooperation for mutual prosperity
b. Mutual cooperation for economic progress
c. Sustainable growth for a brighter future
d. Economic growth for an innovative future
Answer: Economic growth for an innovative future
Question 20. Za’ir-Al-Bahr (Roar of the Sea), the bilateral naval exercise between India and Oman, was conducted at
a. Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
b. Port Blair, Andaman & Nicobar Islands
c. Doha, Qatar
d. Kochi, Kerala
Answer: Doha, Qatar
Question 21. National Education Day is observed on 11th November to commemorate the birth anniversary of
a. Sardar Patel
b. Dr. S. Radhakrishnan
c. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
d. Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam
Answer: Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
Question 22. Special Non-Resident Rupee (SNRR) accounts are repatriable accounts that can be opened with an authorized dealer by any individual residing outside India having business interest in India. RBI has removed the earlier restriction on tenure of SNRR Accounts which was
a. 5 years
b. 7 years
c. 10 years
d. 12 years
Answer: 7 years
Question 23. Which of the following teams did Spain beat in the finals to win the 2019 Davis Cup?
Question 24. Bharatiya Poshan Krishi Kosh has been launched by the
a. Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution
b. Ministry of Women and Child Development
c. Ministry of Food Processing Industries
d. Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers
Answer: Ministry of Women and Child Development
Question 25. Cartosat-3, a remote sensing satellite, was launched into orbit by
a. PSLV C-46
b. PSLV C-47
c. PSLV C-48
d. PSLV C-49
Answer: PSLV C-47
Question 26. Where is the Men’s Hockey World Cup 2023 going to be held?
a. Seoul, South Korea
b. Bhubaneswar, India
c. Hamburg, Germany
d. Canberra, Australia
Answer: Bhubaneswar, India
Question 27. Who among the following was chosen the 2019 PETA India’s Person of the Year?
a. PV Sindhu
b. Deepika Padukone
c. Rohit Sharma
d. Virat Kohli
Answer: Virat Kohli
Question 28. Name the 1st Indian company to reach the Rs. 10 Lakh Crore market valuation mark.
a. Tata Consultancy Services
b. Reliance Industries
c. HDFC Bank
d. ICICI Bank
Answer: Reliance Industries
Question 29. How many Union Territories are going to be there in India after the merger of Dadar & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu?
Question 30. Name the cyclone that hit West Bengal & Odisha recently.
a. Cyclone Hikka
b. Cyclone Bulbul
c. Cyclone Maha
d. Cyclone Vayu
Answer: Cyclone Bulbul
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