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Daily Current Affairs Quiz 29th November 2018

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1 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate two-day international 'Conference on Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health' in which city?
A Hyderabad
B Chennai
C New Delhi
D Mumbai

Answer: Option [C]
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate two-day international 'Conference on Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health' in New Delhi on 12 December 2018. The objective of the conference is to improve knowledge and accountability to accelerate action on women's and children's health. The programme has been framed around the objectives of the global strategy of 'Survive, Thrive and Transform'.
2 The International Gita Festival, 2018, will be organised in which city from December 7-23 ?
A Haryana
B Uttar Pradesh
C Punjab
D Maharashtra

Answer: Option [A]
The International Gita Festival, 2018, will be organised in Kurukshetra in Haryana from December 7-23. About 200 famous painters from across the country would reach Kurukshetra to draw paintings on the walls of Kurukshetra on the theme of the Mahabharata under the 'paint-the-wall' competition.
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3 New deep-sea shark species named 'Pygmy false catshark' has been found. These species have been found in which of the following place?
A Pacific Ocean
B Gulf of Mexico
C Northern Indian Ocean
D Atlantic Ocean

Answer: Option [C]
New deep-sea shark species named 'Pygmy false catshark' has been found in the northern Indian Ocean. It was found off the southwestern coast of India and north of Sri Lanka. It is about 65cm long and dark brown in colour without any prominent pattern. Its scientific name is 'Planonasus indicus'. It is the first such discovery in India since the 'Mangalore houndshark' in 2011.
4 What is the name of the toy robot that IIT-Bombay graduates launch which is India’s first advanced personal robot for kids?
A 'Em Robots Doraemon.
B Mega Man
C Rock 'Em Sock
D Miko 2

Answer: Option [D]
Miko 2 is the name of the toy IIT-Bombay graduates launch India’s first advanced personal robot for kids
5 Recently Mohammad Aziz passed away on 27 November 2018. He was a notable ________.
A Singer
B Classical dancer
C Politician
D Cricketer

Answer: Option [A]
Veteran singer Mohammad Aziz passed away in Mumbai on 27 November 2018. The singer has lent his voice to over 2000 songs in Hindi, Bengali and Odia films. He made his singing debut with Bengali film 'Jyoti'. He has recorded several devotional Bhajans and Sufi songs as well.
6 Which state became the first to launch a pan-India single emergency number ‘112’?
A Bihar
B Odisha
C Himachal Pradesh
D Assam

Answer: Option [C]
Himachal Pradesh became the first state to launch a pan-India single emergency number ‘112’ where all kinds of immediate help can be sought in urgent matters.
7 Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has formally launched ________ on 27 November 2018, to promote self-reliance in Intellectual Property Rights in defence.
A Mission Atma-Suraksha
B Mission Shakti Prahar
C Mission Raksha Gyan Shakti
D Mission Gagan Shakti

Answer: Option [C]
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has formally launched ‘Mission Raksha Gyan Shakti’ on 27 November 2018. The aim of the mission is to promote self-reliance in Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) in defence. Under the mission, the target is to train 10,000 personnel of Defence Public Sector Undertakings (DPSU) and Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) on IPR.
8 Who is appointed as Chief Electoral Officer of Delhi?
A Shri Arun Kumar
B Shri Vikram Seth
C Shri Dinesh Raj
D Shri Ranbir Singh

Answer: Option [B]
Shri Vikram Seth is appointed as Chief Electoral Officer of Delhi.
9 In which of the following states the initiative called 'Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme' of 'Integrated Health Information Platform' has been launched on 26 November 2018? 1.Andhra Pradesh 2.Himachal Pradesh 3.West Bengal
A Only 1
B Only 2
C Only 1 & 2
D All of the above

Answer: Option [C]
On 26 November 2018, the government of India has launched the initiative called 'Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme' (IDSP) of 'Integrated Health Information Platform'. The initiative has been launched in Andhra Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Odisha, Telangana, & Uttar Pradesh. The initiative will provide near-real-time data to policymakers for monitoring public health.
10 Which country launched contribution based Social Security Scheme for formal sector workers?
A Nepal
B Saudi Arabia
C India
D Pakistan

Answer: Option [A]
Nepal launched contribution based Social Security Scheme for formal sector workers.
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