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Daily Current Affairs Quiz – 16th November 2019


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Q. Who has won the Entrepreneur of the Year award 2019?

  1. Prashant shukla
  2. Nikita Maheshwari
  3. Mahesh Rathi
  4. Rita Kheria

Correct Answer: Nikita Maheshwari

Ministry of Skills Development and Entrepreneurship has awarded Nikita Maheshwari with Entrepreneur of the Year award 2019. Nikita Maheshwari is the founder of logistic company Tatkalorry. 


Q. Which Insurance company has launched ‘Let Them Shine’ campaign?

  1. LIC
  2. SBI
  3. Bharti AXA
  4. HDFC

Correct Answer: Bharti AXA

Bharti AXA life Insurance, a joint venture between Bharti enterprises and AXA one of the world’s largest insurance companies launched a video campaign ‘Let Them Shine’ to celebrate the dreams of the country’s shining stars. The company has rolled out a novel awareness campaign that urged parents to help children follow their dreams unconditionally.


Q. 144th Birth anniversary of which freedom fighter was celebrated on 15th November?

  1. Dada Bhai Naroji
  2. Lala Lajpat Rai
  3. Birsa Munda
  4. Subhash Chander Bose

Correct Answer: Birsa Munda

On November 15th, 144th birth anniversary of Birsa Munda was celebrated. He was a Indian tribal freedom fighter, religious leader and folk hero who belonged to the Munda tribe. 19th formation day of Jharkhand was also celebrated on 15th November.


Q. Which state High court declared promotions based on reservation unconstitutional?

  1. Bihar
  2. Maharashtra
  3. Tamilnadu
  4. Kerala

Correct Answer: Tamilnadu

In a major setback to the Tamilnadu government, the Madras high court declared fixation of seniority and conferring promotions based on reservation in state government services as unconstitutional.


Q. What is India’s rank in Trace Bribery Risk Matrix 2019?

  1. 112th
  2. 88th
  3. 78th
  4. 61st

Correct Answer: 78th

Trace Bribery Risk Matrix was recently released that highlights Bangladesh as the highest risk country in terms of bribery in South Asia. Bangladesh ranked 178th.

India stands on 78th rank. In South Asia, Bhutan (52) has the least risk of bribery as it is placed at 52 in the ranking.


Q. In which country 3000 years old city named Bazeera was discovered?

  1. Iran
  2. Pakistan
  3. Egypt
  4. China

Correct Answer: Pakistan

The archaeological experts from Pakistan and Italy have discovered a 3000 year old city, believed to be the remains of Alexander the Great, in joint excavation in northwest Pakistan. The discovery also find traces of Hindu temples, coins, stupa, pots and weapons of that period.


Q. According to Lancet Countdown Report 2019 in how many years temperature will increase 4 degree Celsius in comparison to present temperature. 

  1. 100 years
  2. 96 years
  3. 71 years
  4. 68 years

Correct Answer: 71 years

The Lancet Countdown Report 201 highlights the fact that if global warming does not mitigate and the world continues to move in the same way, today’s children will be facing a 4 degree hotter world on their 71st birthday. The Lancet Countdown Report 2019 was prepared by experts and scientists from 35 academic institutions and UN agencies.


Q. How many potential crew members has been selected by ISRO for training in Russia for Mission Ganganyaan?

  1. 7
  2. 12
  3. 15
  4. 13

Correct Answer: 12

Gaganyaan is India’s first manned space mission. ISRO will send three Indians for a seven day journey into space. ISRO has selected 12 potential crew members for India’s first manned mission to space. ISRO has announced the deadline as December 2022 for the launch of Gaganyaan.


Q. Which state (UT) has launched ‘Mukhyamantri Septic Tank Safai Yojana’?

  1. Chandigarh
  2. Delhi
  3. Kerala
  4. Punjab

Correct Answer: Delhi

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has announced the Mukhyamantri Septic Tank Safai Yojna, under which, the Delhi Jal Board will deploy 80 trucks along with trained staff to ensure the cleaning and maintenance of the septic tanks across the city.


Q. What is the theme of International Conference on Yoga organized by Ministry of AYUSH?

  1. Yoga for life
  2. Yoga and Heart
  3. Yoga and fitness
  4. Yoga for Heart Care

Correct Answer: Yoga for Heart Care

The Ministry of AYUSH is going to organize the international conference on Yoga on November 15 and 16 2019 at Karnataka’s Mysuru. The two day conference will be inaugurated by the Chief Minister of the southern state, Mr. B.S. Yediyurappa.


Q. Who got Golden Peacock award for social and cultural Leadership from Institute of Directors at London?

  1. Nita Ambani
  2. Shallu Jindal
  3. Priyanka Chopra
  4. Kiran Manjumdar

Correct Answer: Shallu Jindal

Chairperson of JSPL Foundation Shallu Jindal has been conferred with Golden Peacock Award for Social and Cultural Leadership-2019 for being an outstanding pioneer in the world of social welfare. She received the award from the chairman of the British Broadcasting Corporation Sir David Clementi.

Q. Which security agency has set up a unit to prevent online child sexual abuse?

  1. NIA
  2. CBI
  3. Home Ministry
  4. CID

Correct Answer: CBI

The Central Bureau of Investigation has set up an online child sexual abuse and exploitation prevention unit in the national capital. The new unit will collect and disseminate information regarding publication and transmission of information relating to online child sexual abuse and exploitation.


Q. Who inaugurated Sisseri Bridge built by BRO (Border Road Organization) on Pasighat-Buomjir Highway in Arunachal Pradesh?

  1. Nitin Gadkari
  2. Rajnath Singh
  3. Amit Shah
  4. Kiren Rijiju

Correct Answer: Rajnath Singh

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated Sisseri Bridge, built by the Border Road Orgnization on Pasighat Bomjir Highwat. The 200 M. long bridge between Jonai-Pasighat –Ranaghat road will provide connectivity between Dibang Valley and Siang.


Q. Which day is celebrated on November 16th in India?

  1. National Voters Day
  2. National Farmers Day
  3. National Press Day
  4. National Television Day

Correct Answer: National Press Day

National Press Day is celebrated on November 16 to commemorate the establishment of the Press Council of India. Formed in 1966, the Press Council keeps a check on the quality of reportage provided by the Indian press.

Q. Which state has launched an integrated health scheme ‘Dr. Khubchand Baghel Health Assistance Scheme’?

  1. Maharashtra
  2. Madhya Pradesh
  3. Chhattisgarh
  4. Jharkhand

Correct Answer: Chhattisgarh

The Chhattisgarh Cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel gave its nod for the merger and integration of various health schemes running in the State into one. The new scheme which will be implemented in a trust -based model is named after late freedom fighter Khoobchand Baghel.

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