Daily Current Affairs Quiz – 14th November 2019

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Q. Who has become the first Indian to be a board member of New York’s Metropolitan Museum?

  • Kiran Manjumdar
  • Priyanka Chopra
  • Nita Ambani
  • Kiran Bedi

Correct Answer: Nita Ambani

Businesswoman Nita Ambani has been elected to the board of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. She is the first Indian to be honoured with the role of a trustee in the Museum’s 149 year history.


Q. Where will the 39th India International Trade Fair 2019 be held?                

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

Correct Answer: New Delhi

39th edition of India International Trade Fair 2019 will be inaugurated by Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) Nitin Gadkari in New Delhi. Theme of 39th IITF is ‘Ease of Doing Business’. Theme is inspired by India’s achievement of rising up to 63rd rank on the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business index from 142nd rank in 2014.


Q. Which office will be now covered under RTI Act 2005 according to Supreme Court judgement?

  1. President’s Office
  2. Prime Minister’s Office
  3. CJI’s Office
  4. Home Ministry’s Office

Correct Answer: CJI’s Office (Chief Justice of India)

The Supreme Court on Wednesday held that the office of Chief Justice of India is a “public authority” and comes under the ambit of Right to Information Act. 2005 while also adding that the transparency only strengthens the judicial independence. A five-judge bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi delivered its judgment.


Q. Nicholas Pooran was suspended by ICC for four matches for ball tampering. Which country does he belong to?

  1. South Africa
  2. Sri-Lanka
  3. West Indies
  4. England

Correct Answer: West Indies

Nicholas Pooran of West Indies was slapped with a four match suspension by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for breaching level 3 of its Code of Conduct. Pooran was charged with violation Article 2.14 of the code, which related to changing the condition of the ball. Headquarter of ICC is in Dubai, UAE.


Q. Which country has won the first prize at BRICS Young Scientist forum’s conclave in Brazil?

  1. Russia
  2. India
  3. South Africa
  4. China

Correct Answer: India

India has received the first prize at BRICS Young Scientist forum’s conclave in Brazil. The 4th conclave was held in Brazil from 6-8 November. Ravi Prakash, who is a PhD scholar from Indian Council of Agriculture Research-National Dairy Research Institute, has bagged the first position for inventing an affordable indigenously designed milk chilling unit for small to marginal rural dairy farmers.


Q. Supreme Court has upheld the disqualification of 17 MLA’s of which state Legislative Assembly?

  1. Maharashtra
  2. Karnataka
  3. Tamilnadu
  4. Andhra Pradesh

Correct Answer: Karnataka

The Supreme Court allowed the 17 rebel Congress-JDS MLAs to contest upcoming Assembly by-polls in Karnataka and said that they cannot hold any post till they are re-elected.


Q. Who has won three Gold Medals at Asian Shooting Championship?

  1. Apurvi Chandela
  2. Dhanush Srikanth
  3. Deepa Kumari
  4. Manu Bhakar

Correct Answer: Dhanush Srikanth

Indian Shooter Dhanush Srikanth bagged three Gold Medals in the men’s 10m air pistol event at the Asian Shooting Championships in Doha (Qatar). The debutant won the medal in junior men’s 10m air rifle individual, mixed-gender and team events.


Q. Which country’s Air Force has attacked Gaza strip in response of around 200 rockets attack.

  1. Iraq
  2. Iran
  3. Israel
  4. Turkey

Correct Answer: Israel

Israel was attacked with over 200 rockets from militants in the Gaza strip on November12. The rocket barrage came after Israel confirmed the killing of top Islamic Jihad leader, Bahaa Abu al-Ata in an Air raid at his in Gaza city.


Q. Which State Government has added Gurudwara Kartarpur in Pakistan in its ambitious scheme ‘Mukhyamantri Teerth Darshan Scheme’?

  1. Punjab
  2. Uttar Pradesh
  3. Madhya Pradesh
  4. Himachal Pradesh

Correct Answer: Madhya Pradesh

The Madhaya Pradesh government on Wednesday included Gurdwara Durbar Sahib Kartarpur in Pakistan in its ambitious scheme, which sponsors a pilgrimage for the people of the state. An order to add the holy Sikh shrine in the Mukhyamantri Teerth Darshan Scheme was issued by the Spiritual Department of the state.


Q. Which Indian has been named in Time magazine 100 next list?

  1. Marry Kom
  2. Priyana Chopra
  3. Nirmala Sitaraman
  4. Dutee Chand

Correct Answer: Dutee Chand

Time magazine has named Indian athlete Dutee Chand to its first ever Time 100 Next, a new expansion of the Time 100 list of the most influential people in the world. The list highlights 100 rising starts who are shaping the future of business, entertainment, sports, politics, health, science and activism.


Q. Which Company has won ASSOCHAM Award for best women empowerment initiatives?

  1. TATA Steel
  2. Jindal Steel and Power Ltd.
  3. Larson and Turbo
  4. Reliance

Correct Answer: Jindal Steel and Power Ltd.

Jindal Steel & Power Ltd. (JSPL)  has been honoured with the Women Achievers Award by the Associated Chamber of Commerce & Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) for best women empowerment initiatives. JSPL’s Managing Director VR Sharma received the award from Union Minister for Women & Child Development Smriti Irani during Women Leadership & Women Empowerment Summit held at New Delhi on November 13.

Q. What is the revised GDP growth rate of India estimated by the economic research team of SBI for financial year 2019-20?

  1. 6%
  2. 5.7%
  3. 5.2%
  4. 5%

Correct Answer: 5%

The economic research team from the SBI has revised India’s GDP growth rate to 5% from its earlier 6.1% for financial year 2019-20. Main reason behind revised rate was continuous global slowdown in the index of industrial production.


Q. Where will be the second round of the 2+2 dialogue between India and US held?

  1. New Delhi
  2. Washington DC
  3. Mumbai
  4. New York

Correct Answer: Washington DC

The second round of the 2+2 dialogue between India and the United States will take place on 18th December in Washington DC. Foreign and the defence ministers of the US and India will meet to discuss the strategic and security interests of both nations. The first round of the meeting on the 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue was held in New Delhi in September 2018.


Q. Where was the joint military exercise ‘Shakti’ between India and France held?

  1. Pithoragarh
  2. Arunachal Pradesh
  3. Bikaner
  4. Vishakhapatnam

Correct Answer: Bikaner

The joint military exercise ‘SHAKTI-2019’ between the armies of India and France was held at Mahajan Field Firing Range in Bikaner, Rajasthan. The ceremony was reviewed by Brigadier General Jean Christoper Bechon, Commandant 6th Light Armoured Brigade, French Army and Major General Inderjit Singh, General Officer Commanding, Gandiv Division of Sapta Shakti Command.

Q. Which country will host the 19th council of heads of government of the SCO (Shanghai Cooperation Organization) in 2020?

  1. Russia
  2. China
  3. South Africa
  4. India

Correct Answer: India

India will host the 19th council of heads of government of the SCO in 2020 in New Delhi. SCO has its headquarter in Beijing China. India and Pakistan were admitted as full time members in 2017.   


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