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Daily Current Affairs Quiz – 13th November 2019


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Q. Which country will host the 2023 Men’s Hockey World Cup?

  1.  Australia
  2.  India
  3.  South Korea
  4.  Argentina

Correct Answer: India

International Hockey Federation, Lausanne (Switzerland) has recently selected India to host the 2023 Men’s Hockey World Cup. India will become the first country to host the Men’s Hockey World Cup four times (1982, 2010, 2018, 2023).


Q. Where will be the 58th Indian Society of Aerospace Medicine (ISAM) Annual conference held?

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

Correct Answer: Bangalore

Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria will inaugurate the 58th ISAM , annual conference which aims to address contemporary issues and applications in the subject of aerospace medicine. The event will take place at the Institute of Aerospace Medicine, Indian Air Force, Bangalore from November 14th to 16th.


Q. Where is the Sambhar Lake situated?

  1. Odisha
  2. Rajasthan
  3. Maharashtra
  4. Assam

Correct Answer: Rajasthan

In News: Around thousand birds were found dead under mysterious circumstance around the Sambhar Lake in District Jaipur, Rajasthan. The authorities believe that the deaths were caused due to water contamination. Sambhar lake is India’s largest inland salt lake.


Q. In which Indian state Boita Bandana or Boat festival is celebrated?

  1. Assam
  2. Tripura
  3. Kerala
  4. Odisha

 Correct Answer: Odisha

Kartik Purnima is celebrated as the Boita Bandana or Boat festival in Odisha. Men, Women & Children celebrate the festival by setting afloat miniature boats. It is believed that ancestors used to take boats to Indonesia to bring items for the state.


Q. Which country has become the first South Asian country to criminalise offences related to match fixing & corruption in sports?

  1. Bangladesh
  2. India
  3. Sri Lanka
  4. Nepal

Correct Answer: Sri-Lanka

Sri-Lanka has become the first South Asian nation to criminalise several offences related to match fixing and sports corruption as its parliament passed all three readings of a bill labeled “Prevention of offences Related to sports”.


Q. Which state CM has announced an annual award ‘Suraj’ to promote organ donation?

  1. Kerala
  2. Delhi
  3. Odisha
  4. Bihar

Correct Answer: Odisha

In a bid to promote organ donation, Chief Minister of Odisha Naveen Patnaik has announced an annual award in the name of ‘Suraj’ who’s parents donated six vital organs of their brain dead son to save lives of others.


Q. Where will be the 11th BRICS summit held?

  1. China
  2. South-Africa
  3. Japan
  4. Brazil

Correct Answer: Brazil

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Brazil on November 13 to attend 11th BRICS summit. The Prime Minister will take part in BRICS business forum closing ceremony and the closed and plenary session of the BRICS summit.

Capital of Brazil is Brasilia and currency of Brazil is Brazilian Real.


Q. Which bank is set to lay out a plan to help peach and walnut farmers in Jammu and Kashmir to get increased yields and good prices.

  1. World Bank
  2. IMF
  4. SBI

Correct Answer: NABARD

National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) is set to lay out a plan to help Peach and Walnut farmers in Jammu and Kashmir to get increased yields and good prices. NABARD Chairman Harsh Kumar Bhanwala said the bank will lay out a plan to help the farmers as per Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman’s instructions.


Q. Who is awarded with Prime Minister Police Medal 2018?

  1. Srijesh Kumar
  2. Nageshwar Pal
  3. G. Siva Kumar
  4. Yogesh Dutt

Correct Answer: G. Shiva Kumar

Police Constable G. Shiva Kumar has been awarded Prime Minister Police Medal 2018 for saving the life of drowning person without caring for his own life.


Q. Who is the Union Minister of Heavy Industries and Public enterprises?

  1. Arvind Sawant
  2. Smriti Irani
  3. Prakash Javadekar
  4. Menka Gandhi

Correct Answer: Prakash Javadekar

Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate change and Minister of Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar has been assigned additional charge of Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public enterprises after President Ram Nath Kovind has accepted the resignation of Union Minister of Heavy Industries and Public enterprises Arvind Sawant (Shiv Sena).

Q. In which Indian state President rule has been imposed under article 356 of the Indian Constitution?

  1. West Bengal
  2. Maharashtra
  3. Madhya Pradesh
  4. Tripura

Correct Answer: Maharashtra

Maharashtra came under the President’s rule on Tuesday after President Ram Nath Kovind gave his approval to the requisite notification. The President signed the notification following the recommendation of the Union Cabinet which acted on the report from the state Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari.

Q. What is the name of the maiden India-US joint tri-services Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) exercise scheduled to begin at Vishakhapatnam?

  1. Yudh Abhyas
  2. Tiger Triumph
  3. Sampriti

Correct Answer: Tiger Triumph

The maiden India-US joint tri-services (HADR) exercise named ‘Tiger Triumph’ is scheduled to begin at Vishakhapatnam from November 13. Indian Naval Ships Jalashwa, Airavat and Sandhayak would be participating in the exercise.


Q. Which state government has launched official website APCOS for transparent recruitment and eliminating middlemen?

  1. Arunachal Pradesh
  2. Andhra Pradesh
  3. Assam
  4. Karnataka

Correct Answer: Andhra Pradesh

Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy launched the official website of Andhra Pradesh Corporation for Outsource Services (APCOS). He stated that the Corporation there will be transparent in the recruitment and payments giving no room for middlemen or corruption.


Q. Where will the 50th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) start in November?

  1. Mumbai
  2. New Delhi
  3. Goa
  4. Pune

Correct Answer: Goa

The Golden Jubilee of International Film Festival Of India (IFFI) will start on 20 November. IFFI was started in 1952. Russia is the country of focus for the year 2019. Eight Movies from Russia will showcase in IFFI 2019.

Q. The 550th birth anniversary of which Sikh Guru was celebrated on 12th November 2019?

  1. Guru Ram Das
  2. Guru Angad
  3. Guru Nanak Dev
  4. Guru Arjun Dev

Correct Answer: Guru Nanak Dev

The 550th birth anniversary of first Sikh Guru and founder of Sikhism Guru Nanak Dev is celebrated on 12th November 2019 as Prakash Parv. He was born in year 1469 A.D. in the village Talwandi near Lahore, Pakistan.


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