20th November, 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 20th November, 2018
1. Where was the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit held on 17 and 18 November 2018?
[A] Malaysia
[B] Singapore
[C] Indonesia
[D] Papua New Guinea
[E] Brunei
2. What is the rank of India according to the annual 'Global Talent' rankings released by IMD Business School in Switzerland on 20 November 2018?
[A] 47
[B] 53
[C] 57
[D] 63
[E] 67
3. HDFC bank has disbursed over Rs ________ crore subsidy to over 51,000 customers under the government’s flagship scheme PMAY.
[A] 800
[B] 900
[C] 1000
[D] 1,100
[E] 12,00
4. In which country will Russia, Iran and Turkey hold the next round of talks on Syria's conflict on November 28-29, 2018?
[A] Russia
[B] Iran
[C] Kazakhstan
[D] Syria
[E] Turkey
5. SBI CAP Ventures Ltd. has launched Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) Fund which aims to raise Rs ________ crore.
[A] 100
[B] 200
[C] 300
[D] 400
[E] 500

The report on 'Industrial Park Rating System' (IPRS) was released on 19 November 2018. It was prepared by which of the following?

1.Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion

2.Ministry of Commerce & Industry

3.Niti Aayog

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All are correct
7. Which country will rejoin the Commonwealth in 2018, two years after withdrawing from the 53-nation grouping?
[A] Maldives
[B] Mauritius
[C] Seychelles
[D] Fiji
[E] Thailand

Read the following statements carefully:

1.The 'GROWTH-India telescope' at the Indian Astronomical Observatory located in Hanle, Ladakh has made its first science observation which is a follow-up study of a nova explosion.

2.Novae are explosive events involving violent eruptions on the surface of white dwarf stars, leading to temporary increase in brightness of the star.

3.This recurrent nova has been named 'M31N-2008'.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] Only 2
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All are correct
9. Where was the 14th edition of international children's theatre festival, 'JashneBachpan', inaugurated on 17 November 2018?
[A] Raipur
[B] New Delhi
[C] Ranchi
[D] Jodhpur
[E] Jaipur
10. Who has been appointed as the full-time Chief of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on 18 November 2018?
[A] Sushil Chandra
[B] S.Ramesh
[C] Sanjay Kumar Mishra
[D] Ajit Doval
[E] U. Sagayam
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