Current Affairs Quiz: 5 November 2021

The Current Affairs questions and answers of the day cover topics such as World Tsunami Awareness Day, 2021 Booker Prize and Nizami Ganjavi Award among others. 

Current Affairs Quiz: 5 November 2021
Current Affairs Quiz: 5 November 2021

Current Affairs Quiz 5 November 2021: The Current Affairs Quiz section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise Current Affairs of the day at ease. The Current Affairs questions and answers of the day cover topics such as World Tsunami Awareness Day, 2021 Booker Prize and Nizami Ganjavi Award among others. 

1. When is World Tsunami Awareness Day?

a) November 3rd

b) November 4th

c) November 5th

d) November 6th

2. Who has won 2021 Booker Prize?

a) Khaled Hosseini 

b) Paulo Coelho

c) Nguyen Phan Que Mai

d) Damon Galgut

3. Which country has become the first one to approve oral Covid pill?

a) US

b) UK

c) Canada

d) India

4. Who has become the seventh male boxer to win a medal at World Boxing Championships?

a) Vikas Krishnan

b) Shiva Thapa

c) Akash Kumar 

d) Amit Panghal

5. Senior political leader Subrata Mukherjee passed away on November 4, 2021. He was a part of which political party?

a) TMC

b) INC

c) BJP

d) RJD

6. Which veteran cricketer has announced that he will retire from international cricket after the ongoing T20 World Cup?

a) Dwayne Bravo

b) Kane Williamson 

c) Quinton de Kock 

d) Aaron Finch

7. Who won Nizami Ganjavi Award?

a) Tedros Ghebreyesus

b) Jim Yong Kim

c) Antonio Guterress

d) Kristalina Georgieva

Answers

1. (c) November 5th

World Tsunami Awareness Day is observed every year on November 5, 2021 to raise tsunami awareness and share innovative approaches to risk reduction. In the past 100 years, tsunamis have killed more than 2,60,000 people.

2. (d) Damon Galgut

South African novelist Damon Galgut won the 2021 Booker Prize for his novel ‘The Promise’ on November 3, 2021. It was one of the six shortlisted novels for the Booker Prize and stood out for its artistry and scope.

3. (b) UK

The United Kingdom on November 4, 2021, became the first country in the world to approve a potentially game-changing COVID-19 anti-viral pill. It has been jointly developed by the U.S.-based Merck and Ridgeback Biotherapeutics, in a boost to the fight against pandemic.

4. (c) Akash Kumar

Akash Kumar has become the seventh Indian male boxer who won a medal at the World Boxing Championships. He won a bronze medal in the 54-kg category at the 2021 AIBA Men’s World Boxing Championships in Belgrade, Serbia on November 4, 2021. 

5. (a) TMC

West Bengal Minister and senior TMC leader, Subrata Mukherjee passed away at the age of 75 in Kolkata on November 4, 2021. He was an MLA from Ballygunge constituency. He passed away at the age of 75 years after a cardiac arrest. 

6. (a) Dwayne Bravo

The International Cricket Council informed on November 5, 2021 that West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo has confirmed that he will retire at the end of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup. Bravo said that he will retire from international cricket after the ongoing T20 World Cup as "time has come" to leave the stage after a career he can be proud of.

7. (a) Tedros Ghebreyesus

World Health Organisation (WHO) Director-General Tedros Ghebreyesus and UN Geneva Office Director-General Tatiana Valovaya were honoured with the Nizami Ganjavi International Award on November 4, 2021.

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