Current Affairs Quiz/Questions-answers November 2013, November 18- 24 November 13

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The Vice President of India released a book entitled Maimaar-E-Qaun-Dr. A. R. Kidwai has been edited by whom?

    • A.

      Mufti Ataur Rahman Ansari

    • B.

      V K Karthika

    • C.

      Jayapriya Vasudevan

    • D.

      Anuj Bahri Malhotra

    Correct Answer
    A. Mufti Ataur Rahman Ansari
    Explanation
    Mufti Ataur Rahman Ansari has edited the book entitled Maimaar-E-Qaun-Dr. A. R. Kidwai.

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  • 2. 

    Darvis Patton, the US sprinter, who announced his retirement on 18 November 2013 has won the Olympic silver medal as part of the 4x100 relay teams when?

    • A.

      The 2008 Beijing Olympics and London Olympics in 2012

    • B.

      The 2004 Athens Olympics and Beijing Olympics in 2008

    • C.

      The 2004 Athens Olympics and London Olympics in 2012

    • D.

      The 2000 Sydney Olympics and Athens Olympic in 2004

    Correct Answer
    C. The 2004 Athens Olympics and London Olympics in 2012
    Explanation
    Darvis Patton, the US sprinter, won the Olympic silver medal as part of the 4x100 relay teams in the 2004 Athens Olympics and the London Olympics in 2012.

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  • 3. 

    Which one do you like?The Mars Orbiter Mission also known as Mangalyaan has beamed back the first set of pictures of Earth on 21 November 2013. The pictures were captured by a Camera fitted on Mars Orbiter spacecraft. What is the name of camera?

    • A.

      Spacecraft Camera

    • B.

      Mars Color Camera

    • C.

      Mangalyaan Camera

    • D.

      Mars Orbiter Camera

    Correct Answer
    B. Mars Color Camera
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Mars Color Camera. This is because the question asks for the name of the camera that captured the first set of pictures of Earth during the Mars Orbiter Mission. The camera fitted on the Mars Orbiter spacecraft is specifically called the Mars Color Camera, which is why it is the correct answer.

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  • 4. 

    Cadila Pharmaceuticals on 21 November 2013 launched a new lung cancer drug, which is priced 40000 rupees for 10 course injection. The drug is much cheaper than the drugs manufactured by the multinational companies. Name the drug?

    • A.

      Abiraterone

    • B.

      Carbo Taxol

    • C.

      Drogenil

    • D.

      Mycidac-C

    Correct Answer
    D. Mycidac-C
  • 5. 

    The 22nd Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) was held from 15-17 November 2013 on the theme Growth with Equity: Inclusive Development ended.

    • A.

      Kiev, Ukraine

    • B.

      Perth, Australia

    • C.

      Colombo, Sri Lanka

    • D.

      Auckland, New Zealand

    Correct Answer
    C. Colombo, Sri Lanka
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Colombo, Sri Lanka. The 22nd Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) was held in Colombo, Sri Lanka from 15-17 November 2013. The theme of the meeting was "Growth with Equity: Inclusive Development."

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  • 6. 

    Lionel Messi, the Barcelonan forward footballer on 20 November 2013 won the Golden Shoe award. How many times has, he won the Golden Shoe Award?

    • A.

      One

    • B.

      Two

    • C.

      Three

    • D.

      Four

    Correct Answer
    C. Three
    Explanation
    Lionel Messi has won the Golden Shoe Award three times.

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  • 7. 

    Four people have won the Nobel Prizes two times in their life for their research. Marie Curie, John Bardeen and Linus Pauling are the three people of them, who is the fourth person to win the Nobel Prize twice?

    • A.

      Walter Gilbert

    • B.

      Frederick Sanger

    • C.

      Paul Berg

    • D.

      Wallace Spearmon

    Correct Answer
    B. Frederick Sanger
    Explanation
    Frederick Sanger is the fourth person to win the Nobel Prize twice. The question states that there are four people who have won the Nobel Prizes two times in their life for their research. Marie Curie, John Bardeen, and Linus Pauling are mentioned as three of these people. The correct answer, Frederick Sanger, completes the list of four individuals who have achieved this feat.

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  • 8. 

    The fifth session of India-Ukraine Inter-Governmental Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific, Technological, Industrial and Cultural Cooperation was held on 13 November 2013. Where was it held?

    • A.

      Hyderabad

    • B.

      New Delhi

    • C.

      East Slavic

    • D.

      Golden Horde

    Correct Answer
    B. New Delhi
    Explanation
    The fifth session of India-Ukraine Inter-Governmental Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific, Technological, Industrial and Cultural Cooperation was held in New Delhi.

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  • 9. 

    Who was crowned the male World Athletes of the Year, 2013?

    • A.

      Darya Klishina

    • B.

      Janay DeLoach-Soukup

    • C.

      Chelsea Hayes

    • D.

      Usain Bolt

    Correct Answer
    D. Usain Bolt
    Explanation
    Usain Bolt was crowned the male World Athlete of the Year in 2013. This recognition is likely due to his exceptional performance and achievements in the field of athletics during that year. Usain Bolt is widely regarded as one of the greatest sprinters of all time, having won numerous Olympic and World Championship titles. His speed, record-breaking performances, and dominance in the sport make him a deserving candidate for this prestigious award.

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  • 10. 

    Who on 17 November 2013swornrd in as the 6th President of the Maldives?

    • A.

      Fathimath Ibrahim

    • B.

      Ibrahim Muhammad Didi

    • C.

      Abdulla Yameen

    • D.

      Ibrahim Nasir

    Correct Answer
    C. Abdulla Yameen
    Explanation
    Abdulla Yameen was sworn in as the 6th President of the Maldives on 17 November 2013.

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