Weekly Current Affairs Quiz – 8 to 14 November 2021

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Are you preparing for competitive exams like IBPS, SBI PO, SSC, UPSC and others? Than it is important for you to sharpen your current affairs knowledge. To help you test your current affairs GK Opennaukri’s weekly current affairs quiz is prepared. This quiz includes questions related to important events of the week ended 14 November 2021 along with descriptive answers. Give it a try.

Current Affairs Quiz – Questions and Answers

Question 1: Who is appointed as the new Director-General of Narcotics Control Bureau?

Satya Narayan Pradhan, a 1988-batch IPS officer from the Jharkhand cadre, is appointed on a deputation basis as the Director-General of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) till his superannuation on 31st August 2024, or until further orders.

Question 2: Which city of India has joined UNESCO’s Creative Cities Network 2021?

Srinagar has joined the UNESCO’s Creative Cities Network 2021 under the Crafts and Folk Arts category on 8 November, 2021. This came in as a key recognition of the arts and crafts of Jammu & Kashmir.

Question 3: Who is named as the new captain of the Indian T20I side?

Rohit Sharma is named as the new captain of the Indian T20I side and KL Rahul is named as Vice-Captain for T20 series of India against New Zealand. Rohit Sharma is succeeding Virat Kohli.

Question 4: Which country has passed a ‘historical resolution’ to boost the authority of its President?

The ruling Communist Party of China on November 11, 2021 has approved a rare resolution that uplifted the status of the country’s President Xi Jinping in its history. This recent move by the nation is seen as consolidating authority of the President and the likelihood of securing an unprecedented 3rd leadership term in the year 2022.

Question 5: Who is appointed as the next Chief of Indian Naval Staff?

The Ministry of Defence on November 9, 2021 announced Vice Admiral R Hari Kumar as the next Chief of the Indian Navy. He will take charge after the incumbent, Admiral Karambir Singh, retires on 30 November 2021. Vice Admiral R Hari Kumar is currently serving as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Western Naval Command.

Question 6: Which day will be observed as Janjatiya Gaurav Divas?

The Union Cabinet chaired by Indian PM Narendra Modi has approved November 15 to be observed as Janjatiya Gaurav Divas to commemorate the brave tribal freedom fighters as part of the country’s year-long celebrations of 75 years of Independence. The day marks the birth anniversary of Indian tribal freedom fighter Birsa Munda.

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