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Current Affairs Quiz 14th November 2023

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4. Before you take this quiz, we would recommend to you to go through the article,Daily Current Affairs Today 14th November 2023

 

 

Question 1:

What is the primary goal of the PMPVTG Development Mission launched by PM Modi?

A) To improve education in tribal areas

B) To enhance healthcare facilities

C) To promote comprehensive development of PVTGs

D) To increase employment in tribal regions

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The PMPVTG Development Mission is aimed at fostering the comprehensive development of people belonging to Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups.

 

 

Question 2:

Which state’s products recently received the Geographical Indications (GI) tags?

A) Kerala

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B) Uttarakhand

C) Himachal Pradesh

D) West Bengal

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: Over 15 unique products from Uttarakhand, including Mandua and Jhangora millets, have been acknowledged with the GI tags.

 

 

Question 3:

Morgan Stanley predicts India’s economy to grow at what rate in FY24 and FY25?

A) 5.5%

B) 6.5%

C) 7.5%

D) 8.5%

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: Morgan Stanley Research predicts a steady growth rate of around 6.5% for India’s economy in both FY2024 and FY2025.

 

 

Question 4:

Which companies received ISP licenses for satellite internet services from the DoT?

A) Airtel and SpaceX

B) Jio and OneWeb

C) Vodafone and Amazon

D) BSNL and Google

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The Department of Telecom granted Internet Service Provider licenses to Jio Satellite Communications and OneWeb for satellite internet services.

 

 

Question 5:

What is the theme for World Diabetes Day 2023?

A) Diabetes Education and Prevention

B) Access to Diabetes Care

C) The Family and Diabetes

D) Diabetes and Women

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The theme for World Diabetes Day 2023 is “Access to Diabetes Care.”

 

 

Question 6:

What was the theme of Children’s Day in India for 2023?

A) Protecting our Future

B) For every child, every right

C) Educate the Children

D) Healthy Childhood

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The theme of Children’s Day in India for 2023 was ‘For every child, every right’.

 

 

Question 7:

What does the government’s new financial initiative for divyang individuals offer?

A) A 2% interest rate subsidy

B) A 1% interest rate rebate

C) Free health insurance

D) Employment opportunities

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The government introduced a one percent interest rate rebate for divyang borrowers as part of the National Divyangjan Finance and Development Corporation initiative.

 

 

Question 8:

What is the purpose of the PM Kisan Bhai scheme?

A) To provide crop insurance

B) To offer free farming equipment

C) To break the monopoly of traders

D) To subsidize fertilizers

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The PM-Kisan Bhai (Bhandaran Incentive) scheme aims to empower farmers by breaking the monopoly of traders in determining crop prices.

 

 

Question 9:

What was the theme of the 42nd India International Trade Fair 2023?

A) Global Partnerships

B) Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam

C) Trade for All

D) Sustainable Trade Practices

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The theme of the 42nd India International Trade Fair 2023 was “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam.”

 

 

Question 10:

Where was the Joint Arab-Islamic Extraordinary Summit held?

A) Riyadh

B) Dubai

C)

Doha

D) Cairo

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

  • Explanation: The Joint Arab-Islamic Extraordinary Summit took place in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

 

 

Question 11:

What is ‘Sumpoorn,’ introduced by SIDBI?

A) A loan scheme for startups

B) An MSME Economic Activity Index

C) A skill development program

D) A technology upgrade fund

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: ‘Sumpoorn’ is a unique MSME Economic Activity Index launched by SIDBI in collaboration with Jocata.

 

 

Question 12:

Who was appointed as the UK Foreign Secretary by Rishi Sunak?

A) Boris Johnson

B) David Cameron

C) Theresa May

D) Gordon Brown

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: Rishi Sunak appointed former Prime Minister David Cameron as the UK Foreign Secretary.

 

Question 13:

What does the $400 million loan agreement between India and ADB focus on?

A) Rural Development

B) Urban Infrastructure Development

C) Educational Reforms

D) Healthcare Improvement

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: India signed a $400 million policy-based loan agreement with the Asian Development Bank for urban infrastructure development.

 

 

Question 14:

Who founded the Bikanervala brand and recently passed away?

A) Lala Kedarnath Aggarwal

B) Ghanshyam Das Birla

C) Jamnalal Bajaj

D) Shiv Nadar

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

  • Explanation: Lala Kedarnath Aggarwal, the founder of the Bikanervala brand, passed away at the age of 86.

 

 

Question 15:

Which Pablo Picasso painting was sold for $139 million?

A) Guernica

B) The Weeping Woman

C) Femme à la montre (Woman with a Watch)

D) Les Demoiselles d’Avignon

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: Pablo Picasso’s “Femme à la montre” (“Woman with a Watch”) was sold for $139 million.

 

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