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Current affairs MCQs of 16th November 2021
Q.1 SpaceX launched which Indian-origin astronaut led Crew 3 mission to International Space Station?
a. Sirisha Bandla
b. Renku Devi
c. Raja Chari
d. Ravish Malhotra
Q.2 Whose birth anniversary is celebrated as Janjatiya Gaurav Divas?
a. Kunwar Singh
b. Mangal Pandey
c. Birsa Munda
d. Nana Sahib
Q.3 ‘Clean Green Village week’ has been observed under which scheme?
b. DDU GKY
c. DAY NRLM
d. DAY NULM
Q.4 Which state Government has launched a new scheme named ‘Shramik Mitra’ scheme?
Q.5 Which IPS officer has been appointed as the Chief of CISF?
a. Sheel Vardhan Singh
b. Major Sudhir Walia
c. Sher Jang Thapa
d. Wazir Ram Singh
Q.6 Which social media platform has launched two cyber safety campaigns named ‘Safe Stree’ and ‘My Kanoon’?
Q.7 Which is the only state/UT in the country to have metro facilities in five districts?
a. New Delhi
b. Uttar Pradesh
c. West Bengal
Q.8 Which day is commemorated as World Diabetes Day annually celebrated?
a. November 14
b. November 12
c. November 11
d. November 10
Q.9 The biennial military training exercise “EX SHAKTI 2021” is scheduled to be held between India and which country?
c. Sri Lanka
Q.10 Who among the following has been appointed as the Director-General of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB)?
a. Gyaneshwar Singh
b. Satya Narayan Pradhan
c. Mutha Ashok Jain
d. Sanjay Kumar Singh
Q.1 c) US Space agency NASA and the Elon Musk-owned private rocket company SpaceX have launched the “Crew 3” mission. This new SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule carrying four astronauts including Indian origin Raja Chari to the International Space Station (ISS) as part of the company’s Crew-3 mission has docked successfully at the orbiting lab on Thursday.
Q.3 a) As part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, States/UTs have conducted week-long Clean Green Village activity under the MGNREGA scheme.
Q.4 a) The Government of Delhi has launched a new scheme for construction workers named the ‘Shramik Mitra’ scheme.
Q.5 a) Special Director in Intelligence Bureau Sheel Vardhan Singh has been appointed as the new CISF DG, while Director of National Police Academy Atul Karwal has been appointed as NDRF DG.
Q.6 a) Instagram has launched two campaigns named ‘Safe Stree’ and ‘My Kanoon’ to provide online safety to young users.
Q.7 b) Uttar Pradesh is currently having an operational metro railway service in Ghaziabad, Noida, Greater Noida and Lucknow. After the Kanpur Metro is flagged off, Uttar Pradesh would be the only state in the country to have metro facilities in five districts.
Q.9 a) The Navies of India and France will carry out the 6th edition of the biennial training exercise “EX SHAKTI 2021” in Frejus, France.