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Sunday, November 14, 2021

DAILY GK QUIZ: 1 - 13 NOV 2021

 DAILY GK QUIZ: 1 - 13 NOV 2021

[Q] Where was India’s largest landfill gas-to-compressed biogas plant launched by Ramky Enviro Engineers Limited (REEL)?

(a) Gurugram, Haryana

(b) Noida, Uttar Pradesh

(c) Hyderabad, Telangana

(d) Chennai, Tamil Nadu

(e) Bengaluru, Karnataka

[ANS] c


[Q] Identify the Indian Cricketer who was selected for the MCC awards Honorary Life Membership of the Club along with Indian Bowler Javagal Srinath.

(a) Mithali Raj

(b) Harbhajan Singh

(c) Jhulan Goswami

(d) Gautam Gambhir

(e) Mahendra Singh Dhoni

[ANS] b


[Q] Who authored the book, “The Nutmeg’s Curse: A Parable for a Planet in Crisis”?

(a) Salman Rushdie

(b) Kiran Desai

(c) Anita Desai

(d) Amitav Ghosh

(e) Vikram Seth

[ANS] d


[Q] India’s First Manned Ocean Mission was officially inaugurated by Dr Jitendra Singh. What is the name given to the mission?

(a) Neernidhi

(b) Sagaryan

(c) Samudrayan

(d) Sindhuyan

(e) Shakti

[ANS] c


[Q] What is the interest rate on employees’ provident fund (EPF) deposits for 2020-21?

(a) 6.1%

(b) 7.4%

(c) 8.9%

(d) 8.1%

(e) 8.5%

[ANS] e


[Q] World Vegan Day is held every year on ___________.

(a) 1 November

(b) 2 November

(c) 3 November

(d) 4 November

(e) 5 November

[ANS] a


[Q] Name the new Chairperson of National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT).

(a) Vimal Jallan

(b) Ramalingam Sudhakar

(c) Dilip Asbe

(d) Ashok Bhushan

(e) Ranjan Gogoi

[ANS] d


[Q] Microsoft has taken over which company to become largest company by market cap?

(a) Apple

(b) Google

(c) Intel

(d) Adobe

(e) Tesla

[ANS] a


[Q] Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh dedicates ‘Sardar Patel Leadership Centre’ to the Nation in ___________.

(a) Manali

(b) Nainital

(c) Mussoorie

(d) Srinagar

(e) Imphal

[ANS] c


[Q] Which state topped among ‘large states’ in the governance performance, according to the 6th edition of Public Affairs Index (PAI 2021) report by the Public Affairs Centre (PAC)?

(a) Gujarat

(b) Kerala

(c) Odisha

(d) Karnataka

(e) West Bengal

[ANS] b


[Q] Which language’s film superstar Puneeth Rajkumar passed away recently?

(a) Telugu

(b) Tamil

(c) Kannada

(d) Konkani

(e) Malayalam

[ANS] c


[Q] What is the minimum raw gold deposit limit set by the Central Govt. in the Revamped Gold Monetisation Scheme (R-GMS)?

(a) 10 grams

(b) 20 grams

(c) 1 gram

(d) 5 grams

(e) 8 grams

[ANS] a


[Q] Who authored the Children’s book, “The Story of the First Civilizations: From Mesopotamia to the Aztecs”?

(a) Shashi Deshpande

(b) Anuja Chauhan

(c) Subhadra Sen Gupta

(d) Indu Sundaresan

(e) Preeti Shenoy

 [ANS] c


[Q] Which University topped the 2022 QS World University Rankings listed by Quacquarelli Symonds?

(a) Tsinghua University, China

(b) National University of Singapore

(c) Peking University, China

(d) University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

(e) Nanyang Technological University

 [ANS] b


[Q] Which Country conducted a 2-day long ‘Desert Warrior’ exercise with the Indian Air Force?

(a) Egypt

(b) Israel

(c) Sudan

(d) Libya

(e) Saudi Arabia

[ANS] a


[Q] Which Bank signed an MoU with Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) to encourage listing of Small & Medium Enterprises (SME) & Start-ups?

(a) HDFC Bank

(b) State bank of India

(c) Punjab National Bank

(d) Indian Bank

(e) Union Bank of India

[ANS] a


[Q] Identify the Winner of 2021’s Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (MAKA) Trophy.

(a) Bombay University

(b) Panjab University

(c) Guru Nanak Dev University

(d) Delhi University

(e) Kurukeshetra University

[ANS] b


[Q] Who is the present Director-General of Confederation of Indian Industries (CII)?

(a) Chandrajit Banerjee

(b) Vineet Agarwal

(c) Ashishkumar Chauhan

(d) Sashidhar Jagdishan

(e) Dinesh Kumar Khara

[ANS] a


[Q] Name the campaign launched by the Government of India towards Door-to-Door Campaign on Covid-19 vaccination.

(a) Ghar Jal Dastak

(b) Jan Andolan

(c) Atmanirbhar Bharat

(d) Jal Dastak

(e) Har Ghar Dastak

[ANS] e


[Q] Name the Organization that released “The Adaptation Gap Report 2021” which discusses the irreversible nature of global climate risk.

(a) World Bank

(b) UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

(c) UN Environment Programme

(d) UN Development Programme

(e) Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

[ANS] c


[Q] In November 2021, the Government of the United Kingdom launched its 1st commemorative coin on Mahatma Gandhi (a £5 coin). What is the Quote used in the Coin?

(a) My Experiment with Non-Voilence

(b) My Life is my message

(c) My Experiment with Truth

(d) My Life is experiment with truth

(e) Non-Voilence is my life

[ANS] b


[Q] Where is the headquarters of the United Nations Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) located?

(a) Geneva, Switzerland

(b) Manila, Philippines

(c) Vienna, Austria

(d) Prague, Czech Republic

(e) Berlin, Germany

[ANS] a


[Q] Indian boxer _________ managed to clinch bronze medal at the 2021 AIBA Men’s World Boxing Championships.

(a) Prakhar Rana

(b) Akash Kumar

(c) Vikas Shukla

(d) Shikhar Prabhatt

(e) Sumit Verma

[ANS] b


[Q] The International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict is an international day observed annually on ________.

(a) November 6

(b) November 5

(c) November 4

(d) November 3

(e) November 2

[ANS] a


[Q] Which Indian institute was at the top among the Indian Universities in the QS World University Rankings 2022?

(a) IISc- Bengaluru

(b) IIT-Bombay

(c) IIT- Delhi

(d) IIT-Madras

(e) IIT-Guwahati

[ANS] b


[Q] On which date National Cancer Awareness Day is observed every year?

(a) November 3

(b) November 4

(c) November 5

(d) November 6

(e) November 7

[ANS] e


[Q] Recently, which of the following country approved the worlds first oral pill to treat Covid-19?

(a) USA

(b) Britain

(c) France

(d) Brazil

(e) UAE

[ANS] b


[Q] What was the Interest rate fixed by the Ministry of Finance on Provident Fund (PF) deposits for 2021?

(a) 6.5%

(b) 7.5%

(c) 8.5%

(d) 9.5%

(e) 10.5%

 [ANS] c


[Q] ‘__________’ was declared as the Word of the Year for 2021 by the Oxford English Dictionary.

(a) Climate Emergency

(b) Covid-19

(c) Vax

(d) Lockdown

(e) Pandemic

[ANS] c


[Q] Which Country has recently launched a Commemorative coin celebrating the Life and Legacy of Mahatma Gandhi?

(a) Russia

(b) Japan

(c) UK

(d) USA

(e) Saudi Arabia

[ANS] c


[Q] Who was selected by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports for the Prestigious ‘Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award 2020’?

(a) Kajal Malik

(b) Roshni Tripathi

(c) Priyanka Mohite

(d) Sonia Sharma

(e) Deepika Kumari

[ANS] c


[Q] Who is the 1st Chess Grandmaster of India?

(a) Pentala Harikrishna

(b) Viswanathan Anand

(c) B. Adhiban

(d) Krishnan Sasikiran

(e) Santosh Gujrathi Vidit

[ANS] b


[Q] The Reserve Bank of India has launched its first global hackathon named ________.

(a) BANKING 2021


(c) HARBINGER 2021

(d) LEGAL 2021

(e) DEVELOPER 2021

[ANS] c


[Q] What was the rank of India out of 30 countries in the 1st edition of the Global Drug Policy Index?

(a) 11

(b) 18

(c) 25

(d) 27

(e) 30

[ANS] b


[Q] Who has been re-elected as the President of International Gymnastics Federation?

(a) Penpa Tsering

(b) Morinari Watanabe

(c) Thierry Weil

(d) Gyanendro Ningombam

(e) Narinder Batra

[ANS] b


[Q] On which date World Science Day for Peace and Development is celebrated every year?

(a) 6 November

(b) 7 November

(c) 8 November

(d) 9 November

(e) 10 November

[ANS] e


[Q] Which of the following state is the best-performing state in the National logistics index 2021?

(a) Karnataka

(b) Kerala

(c) Tripura

(d) Gujarat

(e) Nagaland

[ANS] d


[Q] _________ became the first Chinese woman astronaut to walk in space.

(a) Chyou Daiyu

(b) Ah Lam

(c) Wang Yaping

(d) Baozhai Chu Hua

(e) Fen Ju

[ANS] c


[Q] Which country became the 101st member country to join the International Solar Alliance (ISA) during COP26?

(a) Switzerland

(b) Saudi Arabia

(c) USA

(d) Malaysia

(e) Qatar

[ANS] c


[Q] Who was recently appointed as the New Director General of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB)?

(a) Rakesh Asthana

(b) Satya Narayan Pradhan

(c) Monika Ashish Batra

(d) Sachin Jain

(e) Sanjay Kumar Singh

[ANS] b


[Q] Name the portal that was launched by the Civil Aviation Ministry to offer a Single Window platform for the Indian Aviation sector.

(a) e-AP

(b) e-Garud

(c) e-GCA

(d) e-uidai

(e) e-OGD

[ANS] c


[Q] Every year, National Education Day is observed across India ‘___________’.

(a) 9th November

(b) 5th November

(c) 8th November

(d) 11th November

(e) 7th November

[ANS] d


[Q] The World Pneumonia Day is observed across the world on __________ every year.

(a) November 15

(b) November 14

(c) November 13

(d) November 12

(e) November 11

[ANS] d


[Q] Who has been re-elected as the Prime Minister of Japan?

(a) Fumio Kishida

(b) Yoshihide Suga

(c) Shinzo Abe

(d) Yoshihiko Noda

(e) Masayoshi Son

[ANS] a


[Q] Who among the following has become the 72nd Grandmaster of India?

(a) Arjun Kalyan

(b) Harshit Raja

(c) Raja Rithvik

(d) Sankalp Gupta

(e) Mitrabha Guha

[ANS] e



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