Current Affairs of 20 November 2022

Current Affairs of 20 November 2022

Que. 1 At which place, PM Narendra Modi inaugurated the third ‘No Money for Terror’ (NMFT) Ministerial Conference on Counter- Terrorism Financing on 18th November 2022?

1.Gandhinagar

2.Shimla

3.New Delhi

4.Bhopal

Answer:The correct answer is New Delhi.

Explanation:-

•PM Narendra Modi inaugurated the third ‘No Money for Terror’ (NMFT) Ministerial Conference on Counter-Terrorism Financing in New Delhi on 18th Nov 2022.

•It will be attended by about 450 delegatesfrom across the world, including Ministers, and Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Heads of Delegations.

•It offers a unique platform for participating nations and organisations.

Que. 2 In India, November 18th is observed as National Naturopathy Day as a future- oriented health-care system. TheNational Institute of Naturopathy is located in______.

1.Mumbai

2.Chennai

3.Pune

4.Nagpur

Answer:The correct answer is Pune.

Explanation:-

• In India, November 18th is observed as National Naturopathy Day as a future- oriented health-care system.

• The main event was organized at National Institute of Naturopathy in Pune.

•This year’s Naturopathy day was celebrated with the theme Naturopathy: An Integrative Medicine, thus spreading the message of patient-oriented approach of treatment with Naturopathy across the country.

Que. 3 Which of the following ministries is going to organise a cultural programme at the India Gate on 19th and 20th November 2022?

1.Ministry of External Affairs

2.Ministry of Commerce

3.Ministry of Consumer Affairs

4.Ministry of Culture

Answer: The correct answer is Ministry of Culture.

Explanation:-

• Sangeet Natak Akademi of the Ministry of Culture, Government of India, will organize a variety of programmes at the India Gate on 19th and 20th November.

•Odissi Dance and Kathak dance along with Chenda Melam, Puppet Show, Manipuri Dance will be organised.

•It is organised to commemorate Mahatma Gandhi, Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore, and Raja Ram Mohan Roy.

Que. 4 Indian Coast Guard (ICG) conducted the 20th National Maritime Search and Rescue (NMSAR) Board meeting at______on November 18, 2022.

1.Porbandar, Gujarat

2.Kevadia, Gujarat

3.Chennai, Tamil Nadu

4.Kolkata, West Bengal

Answer:The correct answer is Kevadia, Gujarat.

Explanation:-

• Indian Coast Guard (ICG) conducted the 20th National Maritime Search and Rescue (NMSAR) Board meeting at Kevadia, Gujarat on November 18, 2022.

• The NMSAR Board, comprising 31members from various centralministries/agencies, members of the Armed Forces, all Coastal States & Union Territories, meets annually to discuss policy issues.

Que. 5 Who is going to inaugurate ‘Kashi Tamil Sangamam’, a month-long programme on 19 November 2022 in Varanasi?

1.Narendra Modi

2.M. K. Stalin

3.Anandiben Patel

4.Droupadi Murmu

Answer:The correct answer is Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Explanation:-

• Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to inaugurate a month-long ‘Kashi Tamil Sangamam’ on 19th November in Varanasi.

•It is being organized as a part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav.

•Sangamam is scheduled from 17November, 2022 to 16 December, 2022.

•The program is being organized by the Ministry of Education, Government of India, and Banaras Hindu University is the host institution for the program.

Que. 6 Who among the following chaired the first session of the 3rd ‘No Money for Terror’ Ministerial Conference on ‘Global Trends in Terrorist Financing and Terrorism’ theme in New Delhi on 18th November 2022?

1.Home Minister Amit Shah

2.Defence Minister Rajnath Singh

3.PM Narendra Modi

4.President Droupadi Murmu

Answer: The correct answer is Home Minister Amit Shah.

Explanation:-

•Union Home Minister Amit Shah chaired the first session of the 3rd ‘No Money for Terror’ Ministerial Conference on ‘Global Trends in Terrorist Financing and Terrorism’ theme in New Delhi on 18th November 2022.

•It was attended by about 450 delegates from across the world, including Ministers, and Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Heads of Delegations.

Que. 7 Major General________ who amputated his leg on battlefield, launched his new book ‘Cartoos Saab: A Soldier’s Story of Resilience in Adversity’ in November 2022.

1.Anil Chauhan

2.Yogendra Dimri

3.Ajai Singh

4.lan Cardozo

Answer:The correct answer is lan Cardozo.

Explanation:-

• Major General lan Cardozo, who amputated his leg on battlefield, launched his new book in November 2022.

• The book is titled ‘Cartoos Saab: A Soldier’s Story of Resilience in Adversity!

•He was the first war-disabled officer of the Indian Army to command a battalion and a brigade.

• It recounts Major General Ian Cardozo’s painstaking efforts as a war-disabled officer to command a battalion.

Que. 8 Who is the author of the book ‘Nalanada – Until we meet again’ launched in November 2022?

1.Ruskin Bond

2.Boria Majumdar

3.Gautaam Borah

4.Saitsh Singh

Answer:The correct answer is Gautaam Borah.

Explanation:-

•Gautaam Borah, the author of the widely acclaimed book ‘Monetising Innovation’, launches his new book ‘Nalanada – Until we meet again’ on November 13, 2022.

•The book was launched by legendary writer Ruskin Bond.

•’Nalanda- until we meet again’ is a gripping story of romance, vengeance, and an age-old mystery.

Que.9 Which of the following personlities will represent India at the inauguration of the FIFA World Cup 2022?

1.PM Narendra Modi

2.President Droupadi Murmu

3.Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar

4.Home Minister Amit Shah

Answer:The correct answer is Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar.

Explanation:-

• Vice President Jagdeep Dhankar will pay an official visit to Qatar on November 20-21 and represent India at the inauguration of the FIFA World Cup 2022.

• He is visiting there at the invitation of Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Amir of the State of Qatar.

•In 2023, both countries would be celebrating 50 years of the establishment of full diplomatic relations.

Que. 10 Veteran Punjabi actress______ known for her appearances in films like Putt Jattan De, Sarpanch, and more, passed away on November 17, 2022.

1.Simran Kaur Mundi

2.Navneet Kaur Dhillon

3.Neeta Mohindra

4.Daljeet Kaur

Answer:The correct answer is Daljeet Kaur.

Explanation:-

•Veteran Punjabi actress Daljeet Kaur, known for her appearances in films like Putt Jattan De, Sarpanch, and more, passed away on November 17.

•Daljeet was one of the most popular actors in the Punjabi film industry through the 1970s and 1980s.

•She is known for films like Daaj, Giddha, Putt Jattan De, Roop Shaqinan Da, Ishaq Nimana, Laajo, and Anakh Jattan Dee among many others

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