Daily Current Affairs Quiz – 19th November 2019

Daily Current Affairs Quiz for 19th November 2019 contains questions on Rajya Sabha, Winter-grade Diesel, ASEAN Defence Ministers Meeting and other topics.


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Q. Which organization recently launched a mobile exposition unit known as ‘Space on Wheels’?

  1. NASA
  2. ISRO
  3. ESA
  4. Space X

Correct Answer: ISRO

ISRO recently launched a mobile expo unit known as ‘Space on Wheels’. ISRO has launched 6 six such buses to all over the country which will display models of various launch vehicles, launch pads and other projects taken by ISRO. These buses are launched on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the formation of ISRO and to celebrate the birth anniversary of famous scientist and founding father of India’s Space Program Sh. Vikram Sarabhai.

ISRO was formed on 15 August 1969. It was formed as INCOSPAR in 1962, renamed as ISRO in 1969.

Headquarters of ISRO: Bengaluru

Present Director: K Sivan


Q. Who is the winner of 2019 Kirtan Sanjeevani Pushpalata Ranade Woman Researcher National Award?

  1. Dutee Chand
  2. Ramanuja Chandran
  3. Seema Rao
  4. Indira Hinduja

Correct Answer: Indira Hinduja

Dr. Indira Hinduja has won 2019 Kirtan Sanjeevani Pushpalata Ranade Woman Researcher National Award. She is credited with pioneering the gamete intrafallopian transfer technique and under her guidance India’s first test tube baby was born. She has also been awarded with Padma Shri.

Also, Dr. Seema Rao will be awarded with the 2019 Kirtan Sanjeevani Pushpalata Ranade Woman Bravery National Award. Dr. Seema Rao, also famously known as ‘Wonder Woman’, is India’s first and only commando trainer.

Q: NBFCs having how much asset size has been brought under IBC by the Union Government?

  1. Above Rs 200 crores
  2. Above Rs 500 crores
  3. Above Rs 1000 crores
  4. Above Rs 750 crores

Correct Answer: Above 500 crores

The Government of India has brought the NBFCs having an asset size above Rs 500 crores under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy code (IBC).


Q. Who has won the Under-19 BCCI Challenger Trophy?

  1. India-A
  2. India-B
  3. India-C
  4. Nepal

Correct Answer: India-A

India-A defeated India-B by 43 runs in the finals of Under-19 BCCI Challenger Trophy. India-C was at the third place in the tournament.


Q. Which country recently tested Shaheen-1 missile?

  1. Turkey
  2. Saudi Arabia
  3. Pakistan
  4. Afghanistan

Correct Answer: Pakistan

Pakistan recently test-fired its Shaheen-1 missile. It’s a surface to surface nuclear capable missile having a range of about 650kms.


Q. Where was the 6th ASEAN Defence Ministers Plus meeting recently held?

  1. South Korea
  2. Indonesia
  3. Malaysia
  4. Thailand

Correct Answer: Thailand

The 6th ASEAN Defence Ministers Plus meeting was recently held in Bangkok,Thailand. Defence Minsiters of ASEAN countries and its 8 partner nations i.e. India, China, USA, Australia, Russia, New Zealand, South Korea and Japan participated in the meeting.

ASEAN Headquarters: Jakarta, Indonesia.

Members of ASEAN: Indonesia, Laos, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Vietnam, Brunei, Cambodia, Myanmar (Burma).


Q. Where was the 8th International Conference on Agriculture Statistics held?

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

Correct Answer: New Delhi

The 8th International Conference on Agriculture Statistics held in New Delhi. It is being organized by Ministry of Agriculture in collaboration with Union Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoPSI), ISI-CAS, FAO, USDA, World Bank, Asian Development Bank, Eurostat, AfDB (African Development Bank), Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and various other organizations. This conference is held after every 3 years and it was first organized in 1998. Last year the conference was held in Rome.

Chief Guest of the 2019 conference: Bill Gates


Q. Who is the present chairman of Rajya Sabha?

  1. Sumitra Mahajan
  2. Hamid Ansari
  3. Om Birla
  4. Venkaiah Naidu

Correct Answer: Venkaiah Naidu

In News: Rajya Sabha is conducting its landmark 250th session since inception.


Q. Which Oil company has produced special winter-grade diesel for the high-altitude regions of Ladakh?

  1. Indian Oil     
  2. Hindustan Petroleum
  3. BPCL
  4. Reliance

Correct Answer: Indian Oil

Indian Oil Limited has produced special winter-grade diesel for the high-altitude regions of Ladakh. Home Minister Amit Shah launched the newly developed fuel through video conferencing. This winter grade diesel has been produced by Panipat Refinery. This special fuel does not lose its fluidity function even in the extreme winter weather of the cold Ladakh region.


Q: Who among the following has been elected as a member of the International Boxing Association’s (AIBA) first-ever Athletes Commission?

  1. Mary Kom
  2. Sarita Devi
  3. Sumitra Devi
  4. Rita Devi

Correct Answer: Sumitra Devi

Laishram Sarita Devi has been elected as a member of the International Boxing Association’s (AIBA) first-ever Athletes Commission. She will be representing Asian block and is one of the 6 members of the commission. She belongs to Manipur and an eight time Asian Boxing Champion.

Q. Which company has set-up the world’s largest lithium-ion battery?

  1. ECL
  2. Tesla
  3. NASA
  4. Petronet

Correct Answer: Tesla

Tesla has setup the world’s largest lithium-ion battery in Australia. Tesla will be expanding the capacity of the battery as per the reports.

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