17th November, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 17th November, 2019
1. The Driving Cities Index released by Mister Auto reported that Mumbai and  ________ had been rated as the world's worst cities to drive in 2019.
[A] Kolkata
[B] Ranchi
[C] Lucknow
[D] Pune
[E] Hyderabad
2. Which of the following secured the top position in terms of achievement of Rupay Card transaction targets (POS and eCOM) in 2019?
[A] Andhra Pragathi Grameena Bank
[B] Telangana Grameena Bank
[C] J&K Grameen Bank
[D] Baroda Uttar Pradesh Gramin Bank
[E] Mizoram Rural Bank
3. Who launched the ‘Mukhyamantri Septic Tank Safai Yojana’ in November 2019?
[A] Nitish Kumar
[B] Pramod Sawant
[C] Arvind Kejriwal
[D] Jai Ram Thakur
[E] N. Biren Singh
4. Who among the following Para high-jumpers claimed the silver medal in the World Para-Athletics Championships in Dubai in November 2019?
[A] Varun Singh Bhati
[B] Sharad Kumar
[C] Mariyappan Thangavelu
[D] Amit Kumar Saroha
[E] Anuj Gupta
5. When is the National Epilepsy Day observed?
[A] 15 November
[B] 16 November
[C] 17 November
[D] 18 November
[E] 19 November
6. The UK observed the ________ Armistice Day on 11 November 2019.
[A] 100th
[B] 101st
[C] 102nd
[D] 103rd
[E] 104th
7. A very rare species known as the silver-backed chevrotain or mouse deer, has been spotted in the northwestern jungle of ________ for the first time in nearly 30 years.
[A] Laos
[B] Cambodia
[C] Vietnam
[D] India
[E] Brunei

Read the following statements carefully:

1.DRDO has decided to grant the Indian industry free access to patents held for technologies developed by it.

2.The aim is to boost indigenous production and give a fillip to the ‘Make in India’ policy.

3.A new policy formulated by the DRDO recently states that no licence fee or royalty will be applicable on the use of Indian patents held by the research agency.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All are correct
9. Recently, the government of India formed a high-powered committee led by ________ to analyze and draft new water reforms.
[A] Abhijit Banerjee
[B] Raghuram Rajan
[C] Mihir Shah
[D] Jagdish Bhagwati
[E] Avinash Dixit
10. India, Russia and ________ are exploring an alternative to the US-dominated SWIFT (Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication) payment mechanism.
[A] China
[B] Japan
[C] Germany
[D] Poland
[E] Indonesia