Daily Current Affairs Quiz – 12th November 2019

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Q: President Ram Nath Kovind addressed the annual convocation of Vishwa Bharti University in Shantiniketan in West Bengal. Who is the founder of Vishwa Bharti University?

  1. Dada Bhai Naroji
  2. Bhim Rao Ambedkar
  3. Ravinder Nath Tagore
  4. Dayanand Saraswati

Correct Answer: Ravinder Nath Tagore

President Ram Nath Kovind addressed the annual convocation of Vishwa Bharati University in Shantiniketan in West Bengal. Vishwa Bharati University was founded by Ravindra Nath Tagore in 1921. Ravinder Nath Tagore was the first Asian to get Noble Prize in 1913. He got Noble Prize for Literature.

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Q. Who has become the first Indian bowler to take a hat-trick in T20 international?

   1. Yuzvendra Chahal

   2.  Deepak Chahar

   3. Ravinder Jadeja

   4. Kurnal Pandya

Correct Answer: Deepak Chahar

Deepak Chahar has become first Indian bowler to take a hat-trick in T20 international. Chahar ended the match with figures of 3.2 over 6 wickets 7 runs against Bangladesh at VCA stadium Nagpur, Maharashtra. Deepak Chahar recorded best ever T20 international figures he went past Sri-Lanka’s Ajanta Mendis.

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Q. Who is the longest serving British Indian M.P. who announced retirement recently?

     1. Keith Vaz

     2. Harminder Singh

     3. Tanman Jeet Dhesi

     4. Nus Ghani

Correct Answer: Keith Vaz

Britain’s longest serving Indian-origin MP Keith Vaz announced his retirement from the parliament. The 62 year old was found to have “ expressed a willingness” to purchase cocaine for others during an encounter with male prostitutes.

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Q. Who has become the new Chief Justice of Patna High court?

    1. A.P Shai

    2. Sanjay Karol

    3. B. Subermaniam

    4. Ravi Shankar Jha

Answer: Sanjay Karol

Justice Sanjay Karol has sworn in as new Chief Justice of Patna High Court. Justice Karol Succeeded Justice AP Sahi who has been transferred the Madras High court. Karol was earlier the Chief Justice of Tripura High court.


Q. Who has become the new Chief Justice of Madras High court?

   1. Sanjay Karol

   2. S. Mani Kumar

   3. A.P Shai

   4. Akhil Kureshi

Correct Answer: A.P Shai

Justice AP Shai was sworn in as the Chief Justice of the Madras High court. The office was administrated to the Chief Justice by Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit at the Raj Bhavan. Chief Minister Edapaddi Palaniswami and Assembly Speaker P Dhanapal were also present along with other Ministers.

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Q. Evo Morales announced his resignation amid growing opposition after an International Audit found serious irregularities in recent elections. He belongs to which country?

 ` 1. South Sudan

   2. Bolivia

   3. Turkey

   4. Peru

Correct Answer: Bolivia

Bolivian President Evo Morales has resigned after nearly 14 years in power. Auditors found irregularities in recent elections.

Capital of Bolivia is Sucre and currency of Bolivia is Bolivian boliviano.

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Q. Cyclone ‘Bulbul’ has hit the coastal area of Indian state West Bengal. Which country gave name ‘Bulbul’ to this cyclone?

  1. Bangladesh

  2. Pakistan

  3. Myanmar

  4. India

Correct Answer: Pakistan

Cyclone ‘Bulbul’ hit the coast at Sunderbans, the world’s largest mangrove forest which straddles Bangladesh and India, and is home to endangered species including Bengal tigers and Irrawaddy dolphins. Name ‘Bulbul’ is given by Pakistan to this cyclone.

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Q. Which Indian state has decided to convert its Telugu medium schools into English medium schools?

   1. Telangana

   2. Andhra Pradesh

   3. Tamilnadu

   4. Karnataka

Correct Answer: Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh government has decided to implement English medium in government schools till sixth class. Chief Minister YS Jagmohan Reddy took the decision to introduce English medium in government schools from class 1 to 6th class. Telugu will continue to be a compulsory subject for all classes.

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Q. According to Sample Registration System (SRS) report Maternal Mortality Rate in India has declined by 6.15%. Which state was registered with the highest MMR (Maternal Mortality Rate)?

   1. Bihar

   2. Assam

   3. Chhattisgarh

   4. Jharkhand

Correct Answer: Assam

Sample Registration System Report highlighted that MMR has decreased by 6.15% as compared to the previous survey 2014-16. The report found the number of MMR per lakh live births.

Assam (229) was registered with the highest MMR while Kerala (42) was at lowest.

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Q. Which day is celebrated as National Education Day in India?

     1. 9th November

     2. 5th September

     3. 11th November

     4. 10th November

Correct Answer: 11th November

The National Education Day is celebrated on the birth anniversary of Independent India’s first Education Minister, freedom fighter, Scholar and eminent educationist Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad. He was the visionary behind India’s premier institutes- the IITs, IISc and school of Architecture and planning. He was also responsible for setting up of apex bodies such as AICTE and UGC.

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Q. The Ministry of Home Affairs has stripped which writer of his overseas citizen of Indian (OCI) card?

    1. Tarek Fatah

    2. Nirav Modi

    3. Aatish Taseer

    4. Taslima Nasrin

Correct Answer: Aatish Taseer

The Ministry of Home Affairs has revoked British born writer Aatish Taseer’s OCI card for concealing key information. MHA claimed that Taseer hid the fact that his late father was of Pakistani origin.

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Q. Who inaugurated the India Pavilion along with CEO of the Abu Dhabi National Company (ADNOC) Sultan Al Jaber at the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum exhibition and conference in UAE?

   1. Rajnath Singh

   2. Dharmender Pradhan

   3. Smriti Irani

   4. S. Jayshankar

Correct Answer: Dharmender Pradhan

Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmender Pradhan inaugurated the India Pavilion at the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference. The India Pavilion has been set up by the Federation of Indian Petroleum Industry, Directorate General of Hydrocarbons and Confederation of Indian Industry.  

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Q. Who has become the youngest Indian Cricketer to score a half century in International Cricket match?

  1. Prithvi Shaw

   2. Smriti Mandhana

   3. Harmanpreet Kaur

   4. Shafali Verma

Correct Answer: Shafali Verma

Fifteen year old Shafali Verma became the youngest Indian Cricketer to score a half-century in international cricket. Her 49 ball 73 runs in the first T20 international against West Indies surpassed Sachin Tendulkar’s 30 year old record.

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Q. Where was the Def-Connect in November 2019 organized by the defence ministry to showcase the accomplishments of the innovations for Defence Excellence Initiative (iDEX)?

  1. Mumbai
  2. New Delhi
  3. Hyderabad
  4. Bangalore

Correct Answer: New Delhi

Defence ministry organized Def-Connect in New Delhi on 11th November 2019 to showcase the accomplishments of the Innovations for Defence Excellence (iDEX) initiative. Defence minister Rajnath Singh was the Chief Guest of the event.  

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