Current Affairs Quiz: 24 November 2020

The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as 48th International Emmys, ICC Player of the Decade Award and Cyclone Nivar among others. 

Created On: Nov 24, 2020 19:47 ISTModified On: Nov 24, 2020 19:48 IST
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24 November 2020: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as 48th International Emmys, ICC Player of the Decade Award and Cyclone Nivar among others. 

1.Indian Government blocked how many mobile apps on November 24, 2020?
a)73
b)61
c)43
d)24

2.Which series won the 'Best Drama Series’ award at 48th International Emmys?
a)Made in Heaven
b)Asur
c)Four More Shots Please
d)Delhi Crime

3.Who among the following has been nominated for the ICC Player of the Decade Award?
a)Virat Kohli
b)Rohit Sharma
c)MS Dhoni 
d)Yuvraj Singh

4.Who among the following has not been nominated for the ODI Player of the Decade award?
a)MS Dhoni 
b)Steve Smith 
c)Kumar Sangakkara
d)AB de Villiers

5.A severe cyclonic storm-Cyclone Nivar is expected to cross over the coasts of which state and union territory on November 25th?
a)Kerala, Lakshadweep
b)West Bengal, Andaman & Nicobar Islands 
c)Tamil Nadu, Puducherry
d)Puducherry, Odisha

6.Which state government has put on hold an ordinance that seeks to make abusive content punishable with jail term?
a)Maharashtra 
b)Madhya Pradesh 
c)Karnataka
d)Kerala

7.Who won the International Emmy Award 2020 for Best Actor?
a)Billy Barratt 
b)Guido Caprino
c)Arjun Mathur 
d)Raphael Logam

8.Who represented India at the Afghanistan 2020 Conference?
a)PM Narendra Modi 
b)S Jaishankar
c)Rajnath Singh 
d)Nirmala Sitharaman 

Answers

1.(c) 43
The Union Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology issued an order under section 69A of the Information Technology Act on November 24, 2020 to block 43 mobile apps including AliExpress, Alipay, CamCard, WeDate and Taobao Live citing threat to India’s security. 

2.(d) Delhi Crime
Indian web series ‘Delhi Crime’ has won the 'Best Drama Series' award at the 48th International Emmys. The Netflix series, directed by Richie Mehta, is based on the horrific 2012 Delhi gang-rape. 

3.(a) Virat Kohli
India skipper Virat Kohli and spinner Ravichandran Ashwin have been nominated for the ICC Player of the Decade Award.

4.(b) Steve Smith 
India’s MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma, Sri Lanka’s Lasith Malinga & Kumar Sangakkara, Australia’s Mitchell Starc and South Africa’s AB de Villiers have been nominated for the ODI Player of the Decade award.

5.(c) Tamil Nadu, Puducherry 
The severe cyclonic storm-Cyclone Nivar is expected to make landfall between Mahabalipuram and Karaikal on November 25, 2020.It is expected to adversely impact several districts in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.  

6.(d) Kerala
The Kerala government on November 23, 2020 decided to put on hold an ordinance that seeks to make abusive or defamatory content punishable with imprisonment up to 3 years.

7.(a) Billy Barratt 
Billy Barratt won the ‘Best Actor’ award at the 48th International Emmy Awards for his role in Responsible Child (UK). Indian actor Arjun Mathur was nominated in the category for his performance in the Prime Video's original Made In Heaven.

8.(b) S Jaishankar
Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar called for an immediate and comprehensive ceasefire to stop violence in Afghanistan while speaking at the Afghanistan 2020 Conference. He reiterated that the peace process must be Afghan-led, Afghan-owned and Afghan-controlled.

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