Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 11th to 17th November 2019

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National Affairs

Q. 1 The Government of India (GoI) has announced to merge which 3 public Sector Insurance Companies as mentioned in the budget 2019-20?

Q. 2 Which campaign has been launched by the Union Ministry for Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) to reduce child mortality due to pneumonia?

Q. 3 On November 16, 2019, which two tea varities of Darjeeling were registered under “Geographical Indication of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act, 1999”?

Q. 4 India conducted it’s first night trial of which missile on November 11, 2019?

Q. 5 Which programme is launched by Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh YS Jagan Mohan Reddy to transform government schools into vibrant and competitive institutions?

Q. 6 Which web portal and app are launched by Uttar Pradesh government for sugarcane farmers of the state?

International Affairs

Q. 7 Which country has becomes the first country to introduce WHO approved typhoid vaccine?

Q. 8 World Heritage Week is celebrated by UNESCO between November 19, 2019 and November 25, 2019. The Objective of celebrating World Heritage Week is to increase awareness among people about safety and preservation of cultural heritages and monuments.

Appointments

Q. 9 Who sworn in as the 13th Chief Justice of Jharkhand High Court?

Awards and Recognition

Q. 10 What is the name of Indian paddler won has won men’s singles title at International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Challenge Indonesia Open 2019 Table Tennis tournament?

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz Answers

Answer 1: In the budget 2019-20, Government of India (GoI) has announced to merge 3 public Sector Insurance Companies. The merger includes National Insurance Co Limited, United India Insurance Limited, and Oriental Insurance Company Limited.

Answer 2: SAANS: ‘Social Awareness and Action to Neutralise Pneumonia Successfully’ campaign has been launched by the Union Ministry for Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW) to reduce child mortality due to pneumonia. The campaign was launched by Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan.

Answer 3: On November 16, 2019, Green Tea and White Tea of Darjeeling were registered under “Geographical Indication of Goods (Registration & Protection) Act, 1999”.

Answer 4: On November 11, 2019, India conducted its first night trial of
nuclear capable missile AGNI II successfully. It is the first night trial being tested by the country at the Abdul Kalam Island of Odisha Coast.

Answer 5: Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has launched the ‘Nadu-Nedu’ programme aimed to transform government schools into vibrant and competitive institutions. The programme will also provide opportunities to weaker sections and underprivileged.

Answer 6: e-Ganna, a dedicated web portal and mobile app, has been launched by Uttar Pradesh government for sugarcane farmers of the state.

Answer 7: Pakistan has become the first country to introduce WHO approved typhoid vaccine. This vaccine is to be used in southern Sindh province of the country as over 10,000 cases of Typhoid were documented in this province since 2017.

Answer 8: World Heritage Week is celebrated by UNESCO between November 19-25, 2019. This week is celebrated to increase awareness about safety and preservation of cultural heritages and monuments.

Answer 9: Justice Dr Ravi Ranjan sworn in as the 13th Chief Justice of Jharkhand High Court. The post of Chief Justice of Jharkhand High Court was vacant since early May 2019 after former Jharkhand HC Chief Justice Aniruddha Bose was elevated to the Supreme Court.

Answer 10: Indian paddler Harmeet Desai has won men’s singles title at International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Challenge Indonesia Open 2019 Table Tennis tournament which was held at Batam, Indonesia.

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