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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.
a. Karnali
b. Pokhara
c. Kalapani
d. Dipayal

Answer: Kalapani

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?
a. Pakistan
b. Australia
c. England
d. Bangladesh

Answer: Bangladesh

Question 7. Etalin Hydroelectric Project is proposed to be built on Dri and Tangon rivers in
a. Sikkim
b. Mizoram
c. Arunachal Pradesh
d. Meghalaya

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
a. 4.2%
b. 4.5%
c. 5%
d. 5.5%

Answer: 4.5%

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.
a. Maharashtra
b. Karnataka
c. Tamil Nadu
d. Andhra Pradesh

Answer: Tamil Nadu

Question 17. Pravind Jugnauth was sworn in again as the Prime Minister of
a. Maldives
b. Nepal
c. Cambodia
d. Mauritius

Answer: Mauritius

Question 18. Which team did Brazil beat in the finals to win the 2019 FIFA Under-17 World Cup?
a. Mexico
b. Argentina
c. France
d. Germany

Answer: Mexico

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?
a. Canada
b. Australia
c. USA
d. Germany

Answer: Canada

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?
a. 7
b. 8
c. 9
d. 10

Answer: 8

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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