In this article, we will discuss MCQ on important current affairs of 23rd November 2021 and their answers with explanations.
1. Which state has bagged the Best Marine State Award for 2021-22 on the World Fisheries Day 2021?
C) Andhra Pradesh
2. The international conference and exhibition on information & communication technology (ICT) ‘Connect 2021’ will be organised by which organisation?
B) Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)
C) National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI)
3. Name the winner of the Tata Literature Live! Lifetime Achievement Award for 2021
A) Anita Desai
B) Arundhati Roy
C) Vikram Seth
D) Salman Rushdie
4. Which country has planned to establish world’s first Bitcoin City?
A) United States
D) El Salvador
5. What is the range of GDP growth projection for India in the financial year 2021-22 as per the State Bank of India (SBI) Ecowrap report?
6. Which state has been adjudged as the best Inland state for fisheries on the occasion of the ‘World Fisheries Day’ 2021?
B) Uttar Pradesh
C) West Bengal
7. Which player has won men’s single title at the 2021 Indonesia Masters badminton tournament
A) Shi Yuqi
B) Kento Momota
C) Lin Dan
D) Viktor Axelsen
8. The Ministry of Education has recently set up Centre for Nanotechnology (CNT) and the Centre for Indian Knowledge System (CIKS) in which institution?
A) IIT Delhi
B) IIT Guwahati
C) IIT Kanpur
D) IIT Bombay
9. The Zircon hypersonic cruise missile was successfully test fired by which country recently?
D) United Arab Emirates
10. Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) have been allowed to invest what percent of their annual deposit in the alternative investment funds (AIFs)?
11. Which country has set the Guinness Record for the world’s largest orchestra?
12. In the Hilly and North Eastern region states category, which state has won the best performing state in fisheries sector on World Fisheries Day 2021?
13. Who has been conferred with the Tata Literature Live! Poet Laureate award for 2021 ?
A) Meena Kandasamy
B) Vikram Seth
C) Jeet Thayil
D) Adil Jussawala
14. Name the player who has clinched the women’s single title at 2021 Indonesia Masters badminton tournament
A) Carolina Marin
B) Akane Yamaguchi
C) An Se-young
D) Nozomi Okuhara
15. Balaghat has been adjudged as the best Inland district for fisheries sector in 2021. The district is in which state?
A) Madhya Pradesh
C) Uttar Pradesh
16. President Ram Nath Kovind has honored Group Captain Abhinandan of the Indian Army with which award?
A) Knowledge Wheel
B) Vir Chakra
C) Dhya Chakra
D) Mahavir Chakra
17. Shri Amit Shah has laid the foundation stone of Tribal Freedom Fighter Museum in which state?
18. President Shri Ram Nath Kovind has honored which institution with the most prestigious Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puraskar 2021?
A) Delhi University
B) JNU University
C) Manav Rachna Educational Institute
D) Rohtak University
19. Which of the following state government has announced to repeal the law paving the way for three capitals?
A) Government of Kerala
B) Government of Punjab
C) Gujarat government
D) Government of Andhra Pradesh
20. Which of the following badminton player has been selected by the Badminton World Federation for the Lifetime Achievement Award 2021?
A) Saina Nehwal
B) PV Sindhu
C) Prakash Padukone
D) Sania Mirza
Andhra Pradesh has been named as the best marine state in the country by the Department of Fisheries.
The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) will organise its flagship event ‘Connect 2021’ from November 26 to 27 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Connect is an international conference and exhibition on information & communication technology (ICT). Theme : “Building a Sustainable Deep T’ech’N’ology Ecosystem”.
India’s one of the best-selling authors, Anita Desai has been conferred with the Tata Literature Live! Lifetime Achievement Award for 2021 to recognise her long literary career which spans over 50 years.
El Salvador President Nayib Bukele has announced that the country is planning to build the world’s first “Bitcoin City”.
The State Bank of India (SBI) economists in its research report – Ecowrap, has revised upwards the GDP growth projection for India to range of 9.3%-9.6% for FY22 (2021-22).
Inland states – Telangana
In badminton, top-seeded Kento Momota of Japan beat Anders Antonsen of Denmark 21-17, 21-11 to win men’s singles title at 2021 Indonesia Masters Super 750 badminton tournament.
The Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated two new state-of-the-art centres at IIT, Guwahati in Assam on November 21, 2021. These are: Centre for Nanotechnology (CNT) and the Centre for Indian Knowledge System (CIKS).
The Russian military carried out successful test-firing of its Zircon hypersonic cruise missile recently. The missile was launched from the Admiral Gorshkov warship towards a test target set in Arctic waters of the White Sea in northern Russia.
The Central Board of Trustees (CBT) of the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) have approved that up to 5 percent of the annual deposits can be invested in alternative investment funds (AIFs) including infrastructure investment trusts (InvITs).
Venezuela has set a new Guinness World Record for the largest orchestra with 8,573 musicians playing together for more than five minutes. The record was set by the country’s National System of Youth and Children’s Orchestras, known as “El Sistema”.
Hilly and NE states-Tripura
The Poet Laureate award for 2021 has been conferred upon Indian poet Adil Jussawala.
In women’s single, fourth-seeded An Seyoung of South Korea defeated top-seed Akane Yamaguchi of Japan 21-17, 21-19 to win the title
Best Marine District – Balasore in Odisha
Best Inland District – Balaghat in Madhya Pradesh
Best Hilly and NE District – Bongaigaon in Assam
President Ram Nath Kovind congratulated Indian Army Group Captain Abhinandan for shooting down Pakistani F-16 fighter jet after the recent Balakot airstrike by Vardhaman Awarded “Veer Chakra” While martyr Major Vibhuti Shankar Dhoundiyal, who killed five terrorists in Pulwama, has been awarded the Shaurya Chakra posthumously by President Ram Nath Kovind.
Union Home Affairs and Cooperation Minister Amit Shah recently inaugurated Tribal Freedom Fighters Museum at Luangkao Village, Tamenglong District at the City Convention Center of Imphal East in Manipur State. The foundation stone has been laid. This Luangcao village is the birthplace of the freedom fighter Queen Gaidinliu. Also, it has been announced to name this museum after him.
President Shri Ram Nath Kovind recently conferred the most prestigious Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puraskar to the Institute with the objective of recognizing the significant contribution of Manav Rachna Educational Institute in identifying and nurturing sports talent of the country in the last 25 years. Awarded 2021. It is the only university in India that has been awarded the prestigious National Khel Protsahan Puraskar.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy recently announced the repeal of the law paving the way for three capital cities. And now the state will have only one capital and that will be Amaravati. Amaravati was a legislative capital, Visakhapatnam an executive and Kurnool the judicial capital.
India’s badminton player Prakash Padukone has been selected by the Badminton World Federation for the Lifetime Achievement Award 2021. Padukone, a former world number one player and the first Indian to win a medal at the World Championships, was given the BAI’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2018.
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