21st November, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 21st November, 2019
1. In November 2019, who was sworn in as the new Prime Minister of Sri Lanka?
[A] Ranil Wickremsinghe
[B] Maithripala Sirisena
[C] Karu Jayasuriya
[D] Mahinda Rajapaksa
[E] Mangala Samaraweera
2. Recently, the government has approved sale of its stake in ________ Central Public Sector Enterprises, CPSEs, including Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL).
[A] 3
[B] 4
[C] 5
[D] 6
[E] 7
3. What was the theme of the conclave of Accountants General held in New Delhi in November 2019?
[A] Towards a Common Future
[B] The Changing Balance of Power
[C] Empowerment through Participation
[D] Transforming Audit and Assurance in a Digital World
[E] None of the above
4. The aim of the Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana - Gramin scheme is to have 2 crore 95 lakh houses by ________.
[A] 2020
[B] 2021
[C] 2022
[D] 2023
[E] 2024
5. In November 2019, the Union Cabinet approved an MoU between India and ________ for strengthening cooperation in the tourism sector.
[A] Norway
[B] Sweden
[C] Denmark
[D] Finland
[E] Greenland
6. Recently, the Union Cabinet approved the establishment of the National Institute for Sowa-Rigpa (NISR) in ________ as an autonomous organization under the Ministry of AYUSH.
[A] Leh
[B] Srinagar
[C] Shimla
[D] Agra
[E] Lucknow
7. Where did the 3-day Global Bio-India Summit begin in November 2019?
[A] Pune
[B] Hyderabad
[C] New Delhi
[D] Mumbai
[E] Chennai
8. The Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for 2019 will be conferred on ________.
[A] Greta Thunberg
[B] David Attenborough
[C] Steve Irwin
[D] David Bellamy
[E] Stephen Fry

Read the following statements carefully:

1.The Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) has installed first of its kind high-end reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) machines in India.

2.These are for quick detection of diseases like dengue, tuberculosis and swine flu.

3.These machines are to serve as a ‘third umpire’ in situations when medical reports and blood tests reveal contradictory results.

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
10. Who won F1 Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos in São Paulo, Brazil in November 2019?
[A] Alexander Albon
[B] Daniel Ricciardo
[C] Max Verstappen
[D] Valtteri Bottas
[E] Lewis Hamilton