Weekly Current Affairs Quiz – 16 to 22 November 2020

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Weekly Current Affairs Quiz

General knowledge is an important part of competitive exams, so here is a short quiz to test your general knowledge. Give it a try and see how good are you with current affairs.

Current Affairs Questions

Question 1: What campaign of Oil India Limited has been launched by the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas and Steel in Mahanadi basin?

Question 2: Which project has been launched by Mastercard and United States Agency for women entrepreneurs’ International Development ?

Question 3: RuPay card Phase II is jointly launched by which two countries?

Question 4: Who has won the Booker Prize 2020 ?

Question 5: Safaimitra Suraksha Challenge has been launched in how many cities to prevent Hazardous sewer cleaning?

Question 6: RBI has recently launched moratorium on which bank for thirty days?

Question 7: World Toilet Day is observed on which date in November?

Question 8: Which state in India has won the best state award in fisheries sector?

Question 9: Japan and Australia have signed which pact to counter growing influence of China in the Pacific Island Nations and South China Sea?

Question 10: What is the title of the memoir published by former President of US Barack Obama?

Current Affairs Quiz Answers

Answer 1: Seismic Survey campaign of Oil India Limited has been launched by the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas and Steel in the Mahanadi basin of state of Odisha.

Answer 2: Mastercard and United States Agency has launched “Project Kirana”for International Development. The aims to empower women entrepreneurs and help them start, grow and survive.

Answer 3: RuPay card Phase II has been launched jointly by Bhutanese PM Lotay Tshering and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, which will allow citizens of Bhutan to access RuPay network in India. 

Answer 4: The Booker Prize 2020 has been won by Scottish-American writer Douglas Stuart for his debut novel “Shuggie Bain”. There were five more shortlisted for Booker Prize including Burnt Sugar.

Answer 5: The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs on November 19, 2020 has launched the “Safaimitra Suraksha Challenge”. This aims to ensure the safety of septic tank or sewer cleaner and no life is lost during cleaning. 

Answer 6: The Reserve Bank of India has imposed a moratorium for a period of thirty days on Lakshmi Vilas Bank of India. A scheme has also been drafted by the bank for the merger of the bank.

Answer 7: The United Nations jointly with many other international organizations observe World Toilet Day every year on November 19. UN-Water is the official convener of the World Toilet Day.

Answer 8: From the National Fisheries Development Board under the Ministry of Fisheries, state of Assam has received the best state award under the category of best hilly and North Eastern State in Fisheries. The state has won four awards in fisheries sector.

Answer 9: Japan and Australia have signed the “Reciprocal Access Agreement” for countering the growing influence of China in the Pacific Island Nations and the South China sea.

Answer 10: Barack Obama, former President of US, has published a memoir titled “A Promised Land”. It is one of the two volumes that he had written during his tenure as US President.

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