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Current affairs MCQs of 18th November 2021
Q.1 The Bhadrachalam pilgrimage site is newly included in the IRCTC’s Ramayana Circuit of the Pilgrim Special Train. In which state is the holy temple situated?
a. Uttar Pradesh
d. Tamil Nadu
Q.2 The Habibganj railway station has been renamed as Rani Kamlapati Railway Station. In which city is this railway station located?
Q.3 Who has been appointed as the new secretary general of Rajya Sabha to replace P.P.K. Ramacharyulu?
a. Pramod Chandra Mody
b. J.B. Mohapatra
c. Nitin Gupta
d. Rajiv Gauba
Q.4 Renowned historian and author Babasaheb Purandare who has passed away recently wrote extensively about which of these rulers?
a. Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar
b. Maharaja Bir Bikram
c. Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar
d. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj
Q.5 The Trilateral Maritime Exercise named SITMEX – 21 will be held between which countries?
a. India, Bangladesh and Russia
b. India, Singapore and Thailand
c. India, Japan and Singapore
d. India, Sri Lanka and Australia
Q.6 The Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses in New Delhi has been renamed after which Indian?
a. Atal Bihari Vajpayee
b. Sushma Swaraj
c. Arun Jaitley
d. Manohar Parrikar
Q.7 When is the National Press Day observed?
a. 14 November
b. 15 November
c. 16 November
d. 13 November
Q.8 Who has been awarded the 2021 International Children’s Peace Prize award?
a. Neha Gupta and Om Prakash Gupta
b. Vihaan Agarwal and Nav Agarwal
c. Advik Soni and Ehsaan Soni
d. Jivin Sehgal and Lakshit Sehgal
Q.9 India’s First Food Museum has been launched in which state?
a. Tamil Nadu
c. Andhra Pradesh
Q.10 Which among the following organisations has received Guinness World Records for the world’s highest motorable road in Ladakh?
Q.1 b) The Hindu pilgrimage site Bhadrachalam in Telangana has been added as one of the destinations in the Ramayana Circuit of the Pilgrim Special Train of IRCTC.
Q.2 c) The Habibganj railway station in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh has been renamed after 18th-century Gond Queen of Bhopal, Rani Kamlapati. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will inaugurate the revamped Rani Kamlapati railway station on November 15, during his visit to Bhopal.
Q.4 d) The eminent historian, orator and noted author from Maharashtra, Balwant Moreshwar Purandare has passed away. He was 99. The celebrated author was popularly known as Babasaheb Purandare. He wrote extensively about Maratha warrior king Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.
Q.6 d) The Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses in New Delhi has been renamed as Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (MP-IDSA). Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh unveiled a plaque on November 15, 2021 to rename the institute after former Defence Minister late Manohar Parrikar.
Q.8 b) Two Delhi-based teenage brothers Vihaan (17) and Nav Agarwal (14) have won the 17th annual KidsRights International Children’s Peace Prize for tackling pollution in their home city by recycling household waste.
Q.9 a) Food Corporation of India has launched India’s First Food Museum in Tamil Nadu. The Museum has been set up at Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu, which is also the cultural capital of the state, to digitally exhibit the foodgrain production scenario in India and across the globe.
Q.10 b) The Border Roads Organization (BRO) on November 16, 2021, received the Guinness World Records certificate for constructing and blacktopping the world’s highest motorable road at 19,024 feet at Umlingla Pass in Ladakh.