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Top Current Affairs Quiz: 6 November 2019 

The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as Freedom on the net report 2019,  new Guinness World Record, compensation for daily-wage workers in Delhi and RBI violations among others. 

Nov 6, 2019 17:56 IST
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6 November 2019: 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 Freedom on the net report 2019,  new Guinness World Record, compensation for daily-wage workers in Delhi and RBI violations among others. 

1. The World Health Organisation (WHO) recently announced to identify ‘online shopping’ as an addictive disorder by which year?
a) 2021
b) 2022
c) 2023
d) 2024

2. Which IIT announced to set up a space technology cell in collaboration with ISRO?
a) IIT Madras
b) IIT Delhi
c) IIT Roorkee
d) IIT Hyderabad

3. Which international oil and gas company announced to float its initial public offering (IPO)?
a) Saudi Aramco
b) ExxonMobil
c) Sinopec
d) China National Petroleum

4. China launched which country’s first-ever satellite recently?
a) Nepal 
b) Syria
c) Sudan 
d) Turkey

5. When was the International Day for preventing environmental exploitation during armed conflict observed?
a) November 3rd 
b) November 4th 
c) November 5th 
d) November 6th

6. Which among the following bodies recommended the central government to pay compensation to the daily-wage labourers after construction ban in Delhi?
a) Supreme Court
b) Delhi HC
c) NGT 
d) Delhi Government 

7. A group of students from which city created a Guinness World Record for the largest astrophysics lesson?
a) Pune 
b) Hyderabad
c) Kolkatta
d) Chennai

8. Which of the following educational institutes has created India's first 'standing wheelchair'?
a) IIT Madras
b) IIT Hyderabad
c) IIT Kolkata
d) IIT Delhi

9. Which neighboring country of India has appointed new governors in all its seven provinces?
a) Srilanka
b) Bhutan
c) Myanmar
d) Nepal

10. Which bank has been fined Rs.5 crore by the Reserve Bank of India for violating rules?
a) Bikaner Rural Co-Operative Bank
b) Mehsana Urban Co-Operative Bank
c) Ludhiana Urban Co-Operative Bank
d) None of the above

Answers

1. (d) 2024
The World Health Organisation (WHO) would identify ‘online shopping’ as an addictive disorder by 2024. The decision came after the research firm Gartner revealed that millions of people overuse or misuse digital commerce and then encounter financial stress.

2. (b)  IIT Delhi
Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi has announced to set up the space technology cell in collaboration with ISRO - Indian Space Research Organization with an aim to carry out research projects in space technology.

3. (a) Saudi Aramco
Saudi Aramco has announced that it will float initial public offering (IPO). The company, which is known as one of the world’s most profitable oil firms, has decided to sell some percentage of its shares on Saudi stock exchange. The exact percentage of shares is not known. 

4. (c) Sudan 
China launched Sudan’s first-ever satellite, ‘SRSS-1’ on November 3, 2019. SRSS-1 is a remote-sensing satellite, which has been launched to conduct research in economic, military and space technology.

5. (d) November 6th 
The International Day for preventing environmental exploitation during war and armed conflict was observed on November 6, 2019. The environment has often been held hostage during wars and armed conflicts.

6. (c) NGT 
The National Green Tribunal has recommended the central government to pay stipend or compensation to the daily-wage labourers after the Supreme Court mandated a ban on all construction activities in Delhi to combat the issue to severe air pollution levels. 

7. (c) Kolkatta
A group of students successfully created a new Guinness World Record for the largest astrophysics lesson and assembly of spectroscopes at the Science City in Kolkata. The record was created during the first day of the India International Science Festival (IISF) 2019, which saw the participation of over 1,598 students.

8. (a) IIT Madras
India's first 'Standing Wheelchair' has been built by IIT Madras. This wheelchair is named 'Arise' which enables a disabled person to stand up.

9. (d) Nepal
Nepal's President Bidya Devi Bhandari has appointed new governors for all seven provinces. Earlier, the governors of all seven provinces were removed on the recommendation of the Council of Ministers.

10. (b) Mehsana Urban Co-Operative Bank
The Reserve Bank of India has imposed a fine of Rs five crore on the Mehsana Urban Cooperative Bank of Gujarat. The Reserve Bank has imposed this penalty because bank has approved loans and advances to directors, relatives and firms/concerns in which they are interested.

Also read: Top Current Affairs Quiz: 5 November 2019 

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