Current Affairs Quiz: 24 November 2021

Current Affairs Questions for UPSC: The Current Affairs quiz with answers covers topics such as 2020 World Air Quality Report, Trade Emerge platform and  virtual summit on democracy among others.

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Current Affairs Quiz: 24 November 2021
Current Affairs Quiz: 24 November 2021

Current Affairs Questions for UPSC: The Current Affairs Quiz section of Jagran Josh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise Current Affairs of the day at ease. The Current Affairs quiz with answers covers topics such as 2020 World Air Quality Report, Trade Emerge platform and  virtual summit on democracy among others.

1. Which is the world's most polluted capital for the third straight year, as per 2020 World Air Quality Report?

a) Beijing 

b) Dhaka

c) Islamabad 

d) New Delhi 

2. Defence Ministry has approved a Rs 5,000 crore deal with which nation to manufacture 7.5 lakh AK-203 assault rifles?

a) France

b) Japan

c) Russia

d) Germany

3. Which bank has launched a new online platform ‘Trade Emerge’ for exporters and importers across India?

a) Axis

b) ICICI

c) HDFC

d) PNB

4. Which country will host a virtual summit on democracy in December 2021?

a) US

b) UK

c) India 

d) France

5. Who among the following has been ruled out of India vs New Zealand test series due to injury?

a) KL Rahul

b) Virat Kohli

c) Shreyas Iyer

d) Ajinkya Rahane

6. Which is the most polluted regional city in India?

a) Bhiwadi

b) Greater Noida

c) Faridabad

d) Ghaziabad

7. Which nation's currency fell to a record low on November 24, 2021?

a) Israel

b) Turkey 

c) Japan

d) Nepal

Answers

1. (d) New Delhi 

As per 2020 World Air Quality Report, New Delhi was the world's most polluted capital for the third straight year in 2020. 

2. (c) Russia 

Defence Ministry on November 23, 2021 approved a Rs 5,000 crore deal with Russia to manufacture 7.5 lakh AK-203 assault rifles in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi. 

3. (b) ICICI

ICICI Bank has announced the launch of an online platform ‘Trade Emerge’ for exporters and importers across India. The platform will offer comprehensive digital banking and value-added services to the companies engaged in export and import in India.

4. (a) US 

US President Joe Biden has invited more than 100 countries to a virtual summit on democracy to be held on December 9-10, 2021. The invite list of the democracy summit includes 110 countries such as India and Taiwan but excludes countries like China and Russia and Afghanistan. 

5. (a) KL Rahul

Suryakumar Yadav has replaced KL Rahul in India's Test squad for the New Zealand series, starting from November 25, 2021 in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh.  KL Rahul has been ruled out of the two-match India vs New Zealand test series after sustaining a muscle strain on his left thigh. 

6. (d) Ghaziabad

Ghaziabad is the most polluted regional city in India with an air quality average of 106.6, followed by Bulandshahr that had an air quality average of 98.4, as per 2020 World Air Quality Report.

7. (b) Turkey

Turkish Lira tumbled to a record low versus the US dollar on November 24, 2021 increasing worries about Turkey's monetary policy.

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