Current Affairs Quiz: 2 November 2021

The Current Affairs questions and answers of the day cover topics such as National Ayurveda Day,  net-zero carbon emissions and Captain Amarinder Singh's new party among others. 

Current Affairs Quiz: 2 November 2021
Current Affairs Quiz: 2 November 2021

Current Affairs Quiz 2 November 2021: The Current Affairs Quiz section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise Curent Affairs of the day at ease. The Current Affairs questions and answers of the day cover topics such as National Ayurveda Day,  net-zero carbon emissions and Captain Amarinder Singh's new party among others. 

1. India will achieve net-zero carbon emissions by which year, as per PM Modi’s address at the climate summit in Glasgow?

a) 2040

b) 2050

c) 2070

d) 2090

2. What is the name of Captain Amarinder Singh's new party?

a) Lok Punjab Congress

b) Punjab Lok Congress

c) Punjab Shakti Congress

d) Punjab Congress Sena

3. When is Dhanteras festival?

a) November 1st

b) November 2nd

c) November 3rd

d) November 4th

4. Who has won from Ellenabad by-poll election 2021 in Haryana?

a) Abhay Singh Chautala 

b) Gobind Kanda 

c) Charan Singh 

d) Balwan Singh 

5. Which Indian cricketer has hinted at his comeback in February 2022?

a) Yuvraj Singh 

b) Suresh Raina

c) MS Dhoni

d) Virender Sehwag

6. Which party won all three assembly bypolls in Himachal Pradesh?

a) INC

b) BJP

c) SP

d) AAP

7. When is National Ayurveda Day observed?

a) November 1st

b) November 2nd

c) November 3rd

d) November 4th 

Answers

1. (c) 2070

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the COP26 World Leaders’ Summit in Glasgow, Scotland on November 1, 2021. He said India will achieve its net-zero carbon emissions target by 2070. He also reiterated that climate change is a major threat to the existence to many developing countries and we must take major steps to save the world. 

2. (b) Punjab Lok Congress

Former Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh announced the name of his new party- Punjab Lok Congress on November 2, 2021.The announcement comes after he resigned from Congress.

3. (b) November 2nd

Dhanteras 2021 will be celebrated on November 2, 2021. On this auspicious day of Dhanteras, the devotees will worship Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Kuber, the God of Wealth. 

4. (a) Abhay Singh Chautala 

Indian National Lok Dal's Abhay Singh Chautala has won from the Ellenabad assembly constituency in Haryana by a margin of 6739 votes against BJP's Gobind Kanda. The votes were counted on November 2, 2021. 

5. (a) Yuvraj Singh 

Yuvraj Singh has hinted at his comeback with a video post on his Instagram account that reads, "God decides your destiny !! On public demand, I will be back on the pitch hopefully in February!"

6. (a) INC 

The Indian National Congress has won all three assembly constituencies in Himachal Pradesh- Arki, Fatehpur and JUBBAL-KOTKHAI. Congress also won the Dhariawad Assembly constituency in Rajasthan, while the BJP has won three seats in Assam. 

7. (b) November 2, 2021

The National Ayurveda Day 2021 was celebrated on November 2, 2021 to promote the Ayurvedic principles of wellness and healing. The day is celebrated every year on the occasion of Dhanwantri Jayanti or Dhanteras. Dhanwantri Jayanti is observed on the birth anniversary of Lord Dhanwantri, who is believed to be the God of Ayurveda who bestowed the knowledge of Ayurveda to mankind. 

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