Current Affairs Quiz For SSC Exams 2019-20 : 18th November

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Q1. Who among the following has won the Panasonic Open recently held at the Classic Golf and Country Club in Gurugram, India?
(a) Tiger Woods
(b) Rory McIlroy
(c) Phil Mickelson
(d) Kim Joo Hyung

Q2. The North India’s first sugar mill which will produce ethanol direct from sugarcane was inaugurated in Pipraich area of Gorakhpur,________________
(a) Haryana
(b) Uttar Pradesh
(c) Punjab
(d) Rajasthan

Q3. The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has officially changed its name and will now be known as “__________________”.
(a) Global Athletics
(b) Universal Athletics
(c) World Athletics
(d) Sports Athletics

Q4. Name the veteran actor who was recently conferred with the Akkineni Nageswara Rao National Award for year 2019.
(a) Jaya Bhaduri
(b) Rekha
(c) Hema Malini
(d) Meena Kumari

Q5. Name the Indian table tennis star who defeated Amalraj Anthony to win men’s singles title at ITTF Challenge Indonesia Open 2019 held at Batam, Indonesia.
(a) Harmeet Desai
(b) Ayhik Mukherjee
(c) Sathiyan Gnanasen
(d) Anthony Amalraj

Q6. The Ministry of Agriculture will organize the 8th International Conference on Agricultural Statistics (ICAS-VIII) in?
(a) Kolkata
(b) Mumbai
(c) New Delhi
(d) Chennai

Q7. On which day the United Nations observes “World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims” every year?
(a) 17 November
(b) 18 November
(c) 19 November
(d) 20 November

Q8. The World Athletics was founded in ___________ as the International Amateur Athletic Federation.
(a) 1916
(b) 1915
(c) 1914
(d) 1912

Q9. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated Sisseri Bridge, built by the Border Road Organisation (BRO) on Pasighat-Bomjir Highway in?
(a) Himachal Pradesh
(b) Arunachal Pradesh
(c) Uttar Pradesh
(d) Nagaland

Q10. Who among the following was sworn in as the new Chief Justice of the High Court of Tripura?
(a) Justice Ajit Singh
(b) Justice Dr Ravi Ranjan
(c) Justice Ravi Shankar Jha
(d) Justice Akil Abdulhamid Kureshi

 

 

Solutions

S1. Ans.(d)
Sol. South Korea’s Kim Joo Hyung has won the Panasonic Open held at the Classic Golf and Country Club in Gurugram, India.
S2. Ans.(b)
Sol. The North India’s first sugar mill which will produce ethanol direct from sugarcane was inaugurated in Pipraich area of Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh.
S3. Ans.(c)
Sol. The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has officially changed its name and will now be known as “World Athletics”.
S4. Ans.(b)
Sol. The veteran actors Sridevi and Rekha were conferred with the Akkineni Nageswara Rao National Award for 2018 and 2019 respectively.
S5. Ans.(a)
Sol. Indian paddler Harmeet Desai defeated Amalraj Anthony to win men’s singles title at ITTF Challenge Indonesia Open 2019 held at Batam, Indonesia.
S6. Ans.(c)
Sol. The Ministry of Agriculture will organize the 8th International Conference on Agricultural Statistics (ICAS-VIII) in New Delhi.
S7. Ans.(a)
Sol. The United Nations observes “World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims” on 17 November every year.
S8. Ans.(d)
Sol. The World Athletics was founded in 1912 as the International Amateur Athletic Federation.
S9. Ans.(b)
Sol. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated Sisseri Bridge, built by the Border Road Organisation (BRO) on Pasighat-Bomjir Highway, Arunachal Pradesh.
S10. Ans.(d)
Sol. Justice Akil Abdulhamid Kureshi was sworn in as the new Chief Justice of the High Court of Tripura.

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