Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 28th October to 3rd November 2019

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Current affairs is an important section for government exam aspirants. It is also a major part of competitive exams. Opennaukri provides weekly current affairs quiz to help competitive exam aspirants have an improved general knowledge.

National Affairs

Q. 1  Which IIT will set up a Space Technology Cell in collaboration with the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)? 

Q. 2 With the help of which fund the Union Ministry of Women & Child Development will set up anti-human trafficking units in all districts of India?

Q. 3 The Robotic Surgery Facility was opened in which hospital in New Delhi? 

Q. 4 Which Indian city held the title for the most polluted city of the world in the latest edition of Guinness World Records?

Q.5 Name the seven Indian states that celebrated their formation day on November 1, 2019 ?

Q. 6 With which country, India will conduct its first ever military exercise?

International Affairs

Q.7 What is the name of Government of Australia’s signature initiative, which will provide students of Australian University the opportunities to gain cross-cultural awareness and experiences?

Q. 8 The ‘Global Microscope: The enabling environment for Financial Inclusion’ report is released by which organization and which edition of the report is released this year?

Q.9 Which two new countries have signed the International Solar Alliance’s (ISA) Framework Agreement?

Q. 10 Which summit and conference were cancelled by Chile government due to the ongoing protest in the country?

Q. 11 The government of which country met with its Opposition delegates for the first time in the United Nations office in Geneva, Switzerland to chart a political settlement and draft a new constitution to end eight-and-a-half-year civil war?

Appointments

Q. 12 Who formally sworn in as first ever Lieutenant Governor of newly carved Union Territory of Ladakh?

Q.13 Girish Chandra Murmu (59) took oath as the first Lieutenant Governor of Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir on 31 October 2019. 

Awards & Recognition

Q. 14 What is the name of the four associations that received the 2019 laureates of Mother Teresa Memorial Award?

Q. 15 Who has been awarded Union Home Minister’s Special Operation Medal for 2019?

Q. 16 Who has been honored with the 28th Vyas Samman for the year 2018?

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz Answers

Answer 1: The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi in collaboration with Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) will set up a Space Technology Cell at the IIT campus.

Answer 2: With the help of Nirbhaya Fund, the Union Ministry of Women & Child Development will be setting up anti-human trafficking units in all districts of the nation. Nirbhaya Fund is an Indian rupee 10 billion corpus which was announced by the Government of India in its Union Budget 2013. 

Answer 3: The Robotic Surgery Facility was opened in the Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi. Under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, it is one of the biggest tertiary care referral centre of India.  

Answer 4: Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh held the title for the most polluted city in the world in the latest edition of Guinness World Records. Thousands of new record titles and holders are included in The book, ‘Guinness World Records 2020’ that will educate curious readers from all age group.

Answer 5: Seven Indian States namely Karnataka, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Chattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, and Haryana celebrated their formation day on November 1, 2019.

Answer 6: India will conduct its first ever military exercise with Uzbekistan, which will be a 10-day session on counter terrorism tactics. This military exercise will be held at Chirchiq Training Area, Uzbekistan from November 4-13, 2019. 

Answer 7: The New Colombo Plan Mobility Program is a signature initiative of Government of Australia, which will provide opportunities to Australian University students to gain cross-cultural awareness and experiences that are vital to today’s globally connected workforce.

Answer 8: The ‘Global Microscope: The enabling environment for Financial Inclusion’ report for the year 2019 was released by Economist Intelligence Unit’s (EIU). It is a benchmarking index that assesses enabling environment for financial access. The year 2019 was the 12th edition of the report.

Answer 9: Eritrea and Saint Kitts & Nevis are the two new countries to sign the International Solar Alliance’s (ISA) Framework Agreement at the 2nd Assembly of ISA held in New Delhi, India.

Answer 10: The Chile Government cancelled the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit and the COP25 conference on October 30, 2019, due to the ongoing protests in the country. 

Answer 11: The Syrian government and Opposition delegates met in the office of United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland for the first time to draft a new constitution and to chart a political settlement for ending the eight-and-a-half-year civil war. 

Answer 12: Radha Krishna Mathur (65) formally sworn in as first ever Lieutenant Governor of newly carved Union Territory of Ladakh on October 31, 2019. He was nominated for the position by the President of India on October 25, 2019.

Answer 13: On 31 October 2019, Girish Chandra Murmu took oath as the first Lieutenant Governor of Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir.

Answer 14: Teams of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) and Delhi Police Special Cell were awarded Union Home Minister’s Special Operation Medal for 2019.

Answer 15: Doctors Against Forced Organ Harvesting (DAFOH), Free A Girl, JEEVIKA (Jeeta Vimukti Karnataka), and Office for Rescue of Yazidis have been honored with the 2019 Mother Teresa Memorial Award.

Answer 16: Hindi poet and writer Leeladhar Jagoori was honored with the 28th Vyas Samman for the year 2018 for his poetry collection ‘Jitne Log Utne Prem’.

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