18 November 2021 Current Affairs | Daily Current Affair

 

18 November 2021 Current Affairs | Daily Current Affair


18 November 2021 Current Affairs | Daily Current Affair
18 November 2021 Current Affairs | Daily Current Affair

Today we are providing you with the Current Affairs of 18th November 2021.
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18th November 2021 Current Affairs.


1. When was World COPD Day observed?

a) 12 November
b) 17 November
c) 21 November
d) 24 November
  • World COPD Day is observed every year on the third Wednesday of November to raise awareness of the chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and improve COPD care around the world.
  • The theme of World COPD Day 2021 is Healthy Lungs: Never More Important. World COPD Day was first organized in 2002.
  • The day is organized by the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease.


2. Which bank has launched the second edition of Keep your mouth shut?

a) HDFC Bank
b) Axis Bank
c) ICICI Bank
d) SBI Bank
  • HDFC Bank Limited has launched the second edition of the Keep Your Mouth shut campaign in support of International Fraud Awareness Week 2021.
  • HDFC Bank will organize 2,000 workshops in the next 4 months under this campaign. 
  •  keep your mouth shut campaign aims to raise awareness among customers about fraud and not to share confidential banking information with anyone.


3. Where did India's first food safety museum open?

a) Jaipur
b) Hyderabad
c) Thanjavur
d) Mumbai
  • Union Minister Piyush Goyal opened India's first food safety museum in Thanjavur. He inaugurated this food museum virtually from Delhi.
  • He has established this food security museum to bring India from fifth place to number one in the category of agricultural exporters.
  • He established it with the objective of making the farmers of the country a global supplier and to take the farmers' product to the world and to underline the importance of quality and productivity of crops.


4. Which country's cricketer Usman Shinwari announced his retirement from Test cricket?

a) Sri Lanka
b) Namibia
c) Afghanistan
d) Pakistan
  • Pakistan cricket team's fast bowler Usman Khan Shinwari announced his retirement from Test cricket.
  • He has played 17 ODIs for Pakistan so far, Shinwari is out of the Pakistan team due to injury for the last 2 years.
  • Shinwari has announced her retirement from Test cricket to focus her attention on ODIs and T20Is.


5. In which state India's first grass conservancy was inaugurated?

a) Punjab
b) Uttarakhand
c) Bihar
d) Rajasthan
  • India's first grass conservation center which we can also call germplasm conservation center was inaugurated in Ranikhet of Almora district of Uttarakhand state.
  • The conservatory is funded under the Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority scheme of the Central Government. Which has been developed by the research wing of the Uttarakhand Forest Department.


6. Who has been appointed by the United Nations as the Resident Coordinator in India?

a) Shombi Sharp
b) Pebros Laby
c) Jiltos Geoffrey
d) None of the above
  • The United Nations has appointed US Shombi Sharp as the 'Resident Coordinator' of the world body in India who is currently serving as the UN Resident Coordinator in Armenia.
  • Shombi Sharp has worked internationally for more than 25 years to promote inclusive and sustainable development.
  • He has been the Resident Representative in Armenia, Deputy Resident Representative in Georgia, Deputy Country Director in Lebanon, Program Manager for the Western Balkans in New York, and Assistant Resident Representative in the Russian Federation.


7. Which country topped the list of richest countries?

a) Russia
b) Japan
c) China
d) America
  • China has overtaken the US country to top the list of richest countries China has earned a 3-fold increase in global attention over the past two decades.
  • Ranked by China in the national balance sheets of 10 countries representing more than 60% of world income according to a McKinsey & Company report.
  • According to the report, the total wealth of China in the year 2020 was $ 156 trillion, which has increased to $ 514 trillion.


8. In which country will the FIFA World Cup 2022 be held?

a) Qatar
b) Italy
c) Belgium
d) None of the Above
  • The FIFA World Cup 2022 will be held in the country of Qatar, which will be the 22nd edition of this year, which will be held from 21 November 2022 to 18 December 2022.
  • A total of 32 teams will participate in the FIFA World Cup 2022. It will be held for the first time in the Middle East and the Arab world.
  • The FIFA World Cup will be held mainly in three stadiums, which include Khalifa International, Al Janob, and Education City.


9. Which village of Telangana has been adjudged the best tourism village in the world?

a) Niligudi
b) Pochampally
c) Penisolanki
d) None of the Above
  • Pochampally village in Telangana has been adjudged as one of the best tourism villages by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).
  • Pochampally village, located in the Nalgonda district of Telangana, is known as the Silk City of India for its exquisite sarees. Which is made through a unique style called Ikat.
  • The Pochampally Ikat style was registered as a Geographical Indication (GITA) in the year 2004.


10. Who launched the world's first merchant shareholding program?

a) Phone Pay
b) Google Pay
c) Bharat Pay
d) None of the Above
  • Bharat-Pe launched the world's first merchant shareholding program worth $100 million for its merchant partners.
  • Under which Bharat-pay will provide an opportunity to its merchant customers to buy equity shares of Bharat-pay and become a participant.
  • Bharat-Pe plans to publicly list it by the year 2024 and has also targeted to take its public listing value to $1 billion.


Question for you

Q. In which city the boat library was started?

a) Jaipur
b) Kolkata
c) Goa
d) Patna



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