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Current Affairs Quiz 29th November 2023

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Question 1:

What was the duration of the workers’ entrapment in the Uttarakhand tunnel before being rescued?

A) 17 days
B) 10 days
C) 15 days
D) 20 days

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

  • Explanation: All 41 workers were trapped for 17 days in the Silkyara Barkot tunnel in Uttarakhand before their successful rescue.

 

 

Question 2:

Which Indian city is set to have the largest circular railway network?

A) Mumbai
B) Chennai
C) Kolkata
D) Bengaluru

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: Bengaluru is set to have India’s largest circular railway network, spanning 287 kilometers.

 

 

Question 3:

Who inaugurated the first tranche auction of critical and strategic minerals in India?

A) Narendra Modi
B) Piyush Goyal
C) Pralhad Joshi
D) Nirmala Sitharaman

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

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  • Explanation: Union Minister Pralhad Joshi inaugurated the first tranche auction of critical and strategic minerals in India.

 

 

Question 4:

Where did the Anak Krakatau volcano erupt?

A) Japan
B) Philippines
C) Indonesia
D) Malaysia

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: Anak Krakatau volcano, located in Indonesia, erupted, sending a 1 km-high ash cloud into the sky.

 

 

Question 5:

In which state is India’s first Telecom Center of Excellence being established?

A) Maharashtra
B) Uttar Pradesh
C) Karnataka
D) Gujarat

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: India’s first Telecom Center of Excellence is being established in Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh.

 

 

Question 6:

What is the focus of the upcoming Military Literature Festival in Amritsar?

A) World War II
B) Punjab’s Military History
C) Indian Independence Struggle
D) Modern Warfare Techniques

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The Military Literature Festival in Amritsar will focus on Punjab and Punjabiyat, exploring the region’s military history.

 

 

Question 7:

Which company received the second type certificate for medium category drones from DGCA?

A) Bharat Drone
B) Infosys
C) Reliance Aerospace
D) Garuda Aerospace

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: Garuda Aerospace received the second type certificate for medium category drones from the DGCA.

 

 

Question 8:

Where did the joint military exercise Mitrashakti 2023 take place?

A) Hyderabad
B) Pune
C) Bengaluru
D) New Delhi

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: Mitrashakti 2023, the joint military exercise between India and Sri Lanka, concluded at Pune’s southern command.

 

 

Question 9:

In which city was the crest of the INS Imphal unveiled?

A) Mumbai
B) Kolkata
C) Kochi
D) New Delhi

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: The crest of the INS Imphal was unveiled in New Delhi by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.

 

 

Question 10:

Which company plans significant expansion in India and the Middle East?

A) WeWork
B) The Executive Centre (TEC)
C) Regus
D) Amazon Web Services

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The Executive Centre (TEC) has plans to expand in India and the Middle East, adding approximately 500,000 sq ft of workspace.

 

 

Question 11:

What is the focus of Indian businesses according to an IBM and Morning Consult survey?

A) Artificial Intelligence

B) Green and Sustainability Technologies
C) Blockchain Technology
D) Cybersecurity

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: According to an IBM and Morning Consult survey, 82% of Indian business leaders are looking to hire professionals with expertise in green and sustainability technologies.

 

 

Question 12:

Which airline operated the world’s first 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel flight from London to the US?

A) British Airways
B) Virgin Atlantic
C) Emirates
D) American Airlines

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: Virgin Atlantic operated a flight from London to New York using 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF).

 

 

Question 13:

What is commemorated on November 29th as per the United Nations General Assembly?

A) International Day of Human Rights
B) International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
C) International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
D) International Peace Day

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: November 29th is observed as the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People.

 

 

Question 14:

Which scheme was launched by Odisha CM for banking in unbanked Gram Panchayats?

A) Odisha Gramin Bank Yojana
B) AMA Bank
C) Panchayat Banking Scheme
D) Odisha Rural Banking Initiative

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik launched the “AMA Bank” scheme to provide banking services in unbanked Gram Panchayats.

 

 

Question 15:

Which railway station received the IGBC’s platinum rating?

A) Mumbai Central
B) New Delhi
C) Vijayawada
D) Chennai Central

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: Vijayawada Railway Station received the platinum rating from the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) for its eco-friendly practices.

 

 

Question 16:

Which film won the Golden Peacock at the 54th IFFI?

A) Endless Borders
B) Kantara
C) Panchayat Season 2
D) None of the above

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

  • Explanation: ‘Endless Borders’ won the Golden Peacock at the 54th International Film Festival of India (IFFI).

 

 

Question 17:

Which Chennai-based startup is set to launch a rocket with a 3D-printed engine?

A) Skyroot Aerospace
B) Agnikul
C) Bellatrix Aerospace
D) Dhruva Space

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: Chennai-based startup Agnikul is preparing to launch its rocket, Agnibaan, with the world’s first 3D-printed engine, Agnilet.

 

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