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Monthly Current Affairs Quiz: November 2021

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Question 1

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the Climate Change Performance Index 2022?

i. The top three places in the overall ranking were kept empty.

ii. India is ranked 10th.

iii. The index has been released by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

Question 2

Consider the following statements regarding the Janjatiya Gaurav Divas:

i. It will be celebrated on 15th November every year.

ii. Janjatiya Gaurav Divas is the birth anniversary of Birsa Munda.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 3

Which edition of Indo-Thai CORPAT between the Indian Navy and the Royal Thai Navy was conducted from 12 – 14 November 2021?

Question 4

When is World Diabetes Day observed?

Question 5

Who is the author of the book “Sunrise over Ayodhya – Nationhood in our Times”?

Question 6

Who has been appointed as the Director-General of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB)?

Question 7

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021?

i. Australia won their maiden ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 title after beating New Zealand.

ii. David Warner was declared Player of the series.

iii. It was held in India.

Question 8

Consider the following statements regarding the 6th Edition of exercise “EX SHAKTI 2021”:

i. It was a joint military exercise between India and France.

ii. It was held at Mahajan Field Firing Ranges, Rajasthan.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 9

The central government has extended the tenures of the directors of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI):

Question 10

Which railway station has been renamed after Rani Kamalapati?

Question 11

Which state Chief Minister inaugurated the newly created ‘Eastern West Khasi Hills’ district which will be the 12th district of the state?

Question 12

Who has been appointed as the Director-General of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF)?

Question 13

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the Exercise ‘SITMEX-2021’?

i. It was the 3rd edition of the Indonesia, Singapore and Thailand Trilateral Maritime Exercise.

ii. It was conducted in the Andaman Sea.

iii. It was hosted by Thailand.

Question 14

Consider the following statements regarding the first Audit Diwas:

i. It was celebrated on 16 November 2021

ii. It was celebrated to mark the historic origins of the institution of Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG).

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 15

India’s first Centre for Excellence in Research on Drone/UAV Technology and Artificial Intelligence has been launched in which institutions?

Question 16

Recently, which Union Ministry has launched the eGCA portal?

Question 17

Which state has declared the ‘Kaiser-i-Hind’ as the State butterfly?

Question 18

Who has been appointed as the Director-General of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)?

Question 19

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the Pochampally village?

i. The Pochampally village has been selected as one of the best Tourism Villages by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO).

ii. It is often referred to as the Silk City of India.

iii. Pochampally Ikat has received a Geographical Indicator (GI Status).

Question 20

Consider the following statements regarding the Purvanchal Expressway:

i. It is a 441 km long Expressway.

ii. It passes through 7 districts of Uttar Pradesh.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 21

Which company has joined the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest sustainability initiative?

Question 22

Who is set to become the first Indian layman to be declared a saint by the Vatican?

Question 23

Who is set to become the first gay judge of Delhi High Court?

Question 24

Who has been appointed as the new Secretary General of Rajya Sabha?

Question 25

Consider the following statements regarding the 2021 Bribery Risk Matrix:

i. India is ranked 82.

ii. It was released by TRACE.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 26

Consider the following statements regarding the All India Presiding Officers’ Conference:

i. The All India Presiding Officers’ Conference (AIPOC), the apex body of the Legislatures in India, is celebrating its hundred years in 2021.

ii. The 82nd edition of the All India Presiding Officers’ Conference was held in Lucknow.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 27

7th edition of Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS) Conclave was hosted by which country?

Question 28

Which country will host the first-ever World Yogasana Championship in June 2022?

Question 29

When is World Toilet Day observed?

Question 30

Who will become the new head of the National Cricket Academy (NCA)?

Question 31

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the National Sports Awards 2021?

i. Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award will be given to 7 Sports persons.

ii. 35 Sports persons will receive Arjuna Awards.

iii. Shikhar Dhawan will receive the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award.

Question 32

Consider the following statements:

i. Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Infrastructure for Resilient Island States (IRIS) during the G20 Rome Summit 2021

ii. Prime Minister Narendra Modi pledged at the COP26 UN climate conference in Glasgow that India will achieve net-zero emissions by 2050.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 33

Which country has inaugurated the World’s largest Hydrogen Fuel Cell Power Plant?

Question 34

Which country has become the first country to pass climate change disclosure laws for financial firms?

Question 35

What is the name of Captain Amarinder Singh’s new political party?

Question 36

Who has been recently appointed as the Head Coach of the senior Indian men’s cricket team?

Question 37

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the Times Higher Education (THE)’s World Reputation Rankings 2021?

i. 4 Indian institutes have made it to the Times Higher Education (THE)’s World Reputation Rankings 2021 that lists the world’s top 200 universities.

ii. IIT Delhi has topped among the Indian Institutes.

iii. Harvard University has secured first place.

Question 38

Consider the following statements regarding the Covaxin:

i. It is now only recognized by the American government.

ii. It is developed by the Indian biotechnology company Bharat Biotech.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 39

Which state has topped the State Energy Efficiency Index (SEEI) 2020?

Question 40

Recently, with which e-commerce marketplace has the Ministry of Rural Development signed a MoU for Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihood Mission (DAY-NRLM)?

Question 41

Which word has been declared as the word of the year 2021 by the Oxford English Dictionary?

Question 42

Who has won the Booker Prize 2021 for his novel ‘The Promise’?

Question 43

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the Logistics Ease Across Different States (LEADS) Report 2021?

i. Punjab, Gujarat and Haryana have emerged as the top performers in the index respectively.

ii. It ranks the states on the basis of quality and capacity of key infrastructure such as road, rail and warehousing etc.

iii. It is released by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI).

Question 44

Consider the following statements regarding the 2020 Padma awards:

i. President Ram Nath Kovind presented the Padma awards to 119 recipients.

ii. Actress Kangana Ranaut received the Padma Shri.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 45

Which day has been proposed on the birth anniversary (Gurpurab) of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev?

Question 46

Recently, which organisation has launched the State of Global Climate 2021 Report?

Question 47

Logos of which railways have been registered by India as its intellectual property?

Question 48

Who has/have been awarded the prestigious 'Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award 2020'?

Question 49

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the Global Drug Policy Index 2021?

i. It is released by the Harm Reduction Consortium.

ii. It is the second edition of the index.

iii. India is ranked 18th.

Question 50

Consider the following statements regarding the UNESCO Creative Cities Network:

i. UNESCO designated Srinagar as a part of UNESCO Creative Cities Network.

ii. Srinagar is the third Indian city designated as a part of UNESCO Creative Cities Network.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 51

Kaho village, recently came in news, is situated in which state?

Question 52

Who has been appointed as the next Chief of the Naval Staff'?

Question 53

Which has clinched 1st position in World Deaf Judo Championship 2021 held at Paris Versailles, France?

Question 54

Who has won a bronze medal at the AIBA Men's World Boxing Championships 2021?

Question 55

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the Member of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS)?

i. The Union Cabinet has recently approved the restoration and continuation of MPLADS during the remaining part of Financial Year 2021-22 and up to Financial Year 2025-26.

ii. The Ministry will release MPLADS fund at the rate of Rs. 2 crore per Member of Parliament for the remaining period of FY 2021-22 in one instalment.

iii. It is a Central Sector Scheme fully funded by the Government of India.

Question 56

Consider the following statements regarding the INS Vela:

i. INS Vela is the second Scorpene-class submarine of the Project – 75.

ii. Project – 75 includes construction of eight submarines of Scorpene design.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 57

Recently, the Delhi Regional Security Dialogue was held. It was mainly based on which country’s peace and security?

Question 58

Who has been appointed as the Chairperson of the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT)?

Question 59

What is the name of the world's first Earth Science Satellite dedicated to serving the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development?

Question 60

Which country became the 101st member country of the International Solar Alliance (ISA)?

Question 61

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding India’s First Manned Ocean Mission ‘Samudrayan’?

i. The Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) has launched it.

ii. It will be a part of the Deep Ocean Mission.

iii. The MATSYA 6000, the deep water manned submersible, will be ready for trials by the second quarter of 2024.

Question 62

Consider the following statements regarding the G-20 Leaders’ Summit-2021.

i. It was held in Russia.

ii. It focused on three broad, interconnected pillars of action: People, Planet, Prosperity.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 63

The Central Government has extended the tenure of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das for a period of………….years.

Question 64

The DRDO carried successful test-firing of surface-to-surface ballistic missile Agni-5. The missile can strike targets at ranges up to

Question 65

Recently which company changed its name to Meta?

Question 66

Who has written the book titled “Kamala Harris: Phenomenal Woman”?

Question 67

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the ‘Sarthak’?

i. Sarthak is an indigenously built Indian Coast Guard Ship.

ii. It was commissioned and dedicated to the nation at Kerala.

iii. It will be based at Porbandar in Gujarat.

Question 68

Consider the following statements regarding the Sixth Edition of National Formulary of India (NFI).

i. The Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers launched it.

ii. It has been published by Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission (IPC).

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 69

Which Union Ministry had organised the AI Pe Charcha (AI Dialogue)?

Question 70

Who has been appointed as chairperson of the newly set up National Bank for Financing Infrastructure and Development (NaBFID)?

Question 71

Which state has become India’s first state to release its own Wildlife Action plan (2021-30)?

Question 72

Who has written the book titled ‘AIIMS Mein Ek Jang Ladte Hue’?

Question 73

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the ‘Bhasha Sangam’?

i. It is an initiative of the Ministry of Culture under Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat.

ii. It is developed by National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT).

iii. It aims to teach basic sentences of everyday usage in 22 Indian languages.

Question 74

Consider the following statements regarding the 7th Indian Navy Frigate of P1135.6 class.

i. It was launched in Russia.

ii. It was formally named as ‘Tushil’.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 75

Glacier in Antarctica named after which climate summit?

Question 76

Which state government has recently launched the world’s first-ever FIFA Football for School Programme?

Question 77

In October 2021, which vaccine was launched nationwide under the Universal Immunization Programme?

Question 78

Which organisation has released the Emissions Gap Report 2021?

Question 79

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the 16th East Asia Summit (EAS)?

i. It was held on 27 October 2021

ii. It was hosted by Thailand.

iii. The EAS leaders adopted three Statements on Mental Health, Economic recovery through Tourism and Sustainable Recovery.

Question 80

Consider the following statements regarding the Krishi UDAN 2 .0.

i. The Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises launched it.

ii. The scheme proposes to facilitate and incentivize movement of Agri-produce by air transportation.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 81

Which Union Ministry has launched the “SAMBHAV” e-National Level Awareness Programme, 2021?

Question 82

Who is the chairman of the committee set up by the Supreme Court to examine the Pegasus surveillance case?

Question 83

Which organisation has launched the Garuda app?

Question 84

Which of the following has won the UNESCO-ICM 2021 Martial Arts Education Prize?

Question 85

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship (MGNF)?

i. In October 2021, the Union Minister for Education and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship launched the phase-III of MGNF.

ii. It is a two-year long fellowship.

iii. Its Academic Partner is IIT, Bombay.

Question 86

Consider the following statements regarding the recently added new teams for Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022.

i. Lucknow and Bhopal have been added.

ii. Sanjiv Goenka's RPSG Group got the Lucknow franchise.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 87

Which film has been selected as India's official entry for the 94th Academy Awards (Oscars 2022)?

Question 88

CUNSULT app, launched by the Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari, is a……………….

Question 89

India’s 1st State government -owned Wildlife DNA testing lab was inaugurated in which city?

Question 90

Indian-origin Anita Anand has been appointed as the new Defence Minister of which country?

Question 91

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the World Bank’s Remittance Prices Worldwide Database Report 2021?

i. India has become the world’s largest recipient of remittances.

ii. China was the biggest source of remittances in India.

iii. The report was published by the World Bank.

Question 92

Consider the following statements regarding the India’s first Food Museum:

i. It was launched at Varanasi district in Uttar Pradesh.

ii. It has been established by the Food Corporation of India (FCI).

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 93

Where was the three day ‘Rashtra Raksha Samparpan Parv’ inaugurated in November 2021?

Question 94

The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has received the Guinness World Records certificate for constructing the world’s highest motorable road at……………………

Question 95

When is World Children’s Day observed?

Question 96

India has been re-elected to the executive board of the UNESCO till which year?

Question 97

Consider the following statements:

i. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) gave its approval for continuation of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana-I and II (PMGSY-I, PMGSY-II) upto September, 2025 for completion of balance road and bridge works.

ii. The CCEA approved continuation of Road Connectivity Project for Left Wing Extremism Affected Areas (RCPLWEA) upto March, 2023.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 98

Consider the following statements:

i. The International Cricket Council (ICC) has decided that India and Bangladesh will jointly host the 2031 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup.

ii. The USA and Namibia will host an ICC World Cup event for the first time.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 99

Who has won the prestigious JCB Prize for Literature 2021 for his novel ‘Delhi: A Soliloquy’?

Question 100

Recently, which Union Ministry has launched the 41st Scientific Expedition to Antarctica?

Question 101

Mannu Bhandari, who passed away recently, was associated with which field?

Question 102

Who has been elected to the International Law Commission for a five-year term?

Question 103

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the Swachh Survekshan 2021 Awards?

i. Indore was awarded the title of India’s Cleanest City in the ‘more than 1 lakh population’ category.

ii. Varanasi emerged as the ‘Best Ganga Town’.

iii. Ahmedabad Cantonment won the title of ‘India’s Cleanest Cantonment’.

Question 104

Consider the following statements regarding the Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana – Gramin (PMAY-G):

i. PMAY-G completed 5 years on 20th November, 2021

ii. Its objective is to achieve “Housing for All” by 2025

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 105

Which is India's first P15B stealth-guided missile destroyer ship?

Question 106

Who is the author of the book ‘Shuttler’s Flick: Making Every Match Count’?

Question 107

When is World Fisheries Day observed?

Question 108

Who has been appointed as the new chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Cricket Committee.?

Question 109

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the Smart Policing Index 2021?

i. It is released by the Indian Police Foundation (IPF).

ii. Bihar has scored the lowest in overall policing.

iii. Uttar Pradesh has scored the highest in overall policing.

Question 110

Consider the following statements:

i. In November 2021, the Union Cabinet gave its approval for provisioning of 4G based mobile services in Uncovered Villages of Aspirational Districts across 5 States.

ii. The project would be funded by the Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF).

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 111

Who has won the 2021 National Book Award for fiction for novel “Hell of a Book”?

Question 112

Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) survey 2021 has been released by which organisation?

Question 113

When is International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women observed?

Question 114

Which of the following has won the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy title 2021?

Question 115

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the SDG Urban Index and Dashboard 2021–22?

i. The index was released by the SIDBI.

ii. Shimla topped the Index.

iii. Dhanbad was at the bottom of the index.

Question 116

Consider the following statements:

i. The Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for 2021 has been awarded to civil society organisation ‘Pratham’.

ii. The prize was instituted in 2001

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 117

Which countries participated in the trilateral exercise ‘Dosti 2021’?

Question 118

Which state will soon become the only state in India to have five international airports?

Question 119

When is Constitution Day (India) observed?

Question 120

India's first 'Grass Conservatory' was inaugurated in which state?
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