16 November 2021 Current Affairs in English [MCQ]

By | November 16, 2021
16 November 2021 Current Affairs in English

Let’s discuss today 16 November 2021 current affairs.

In this post, we covered wide topics of today’s news like Sports News, Defence News. New Appointments, Political and Financial Matters, National & International Summits, Banking News, New Government Schemes, New Books with Authors, Inauguration News, Passed Away News, etc.

Question: Which player of Pakistan has broken the record of Virat Kohli in T20 International cricket and has made the record of scoring 2500 runs in the lowest innings?

(A) Babar Azam

(B) Aron Finch

(C) Maxwell

(D) None of above

View Answer
(A) Babar Azam

Question: The government of India has promulgated two ordinances to extend the tenure of the Directors of Enforcement Directorate (ED) and Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) from the present 2 years to _____ years.

(A) 5 years

(B) 3 Years

(C) 10 Years

(D) None of above

View Answer
(A) 5 years

Question: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has recently inaugurated the first operationalised private sector defence manufacturing facility in which state?

(A) UP

(B) MP

(C) Gujarat

(D) None of above

View Answer
(A) UP

The facility will be run by Aerolloy Technologies, a wholly-owned subsidiary of PTC Industries Limited. It will manufacture parts for Aircraft Engines, Helicopter Engines, Structural parts for aircrafts, Drones and UAV, Submarines, Ultra-Light Artillery Guns, Space Launch Vehicles and Strategy Systems.

Question: Which country is set to host the UN climate change conference COP27 in 2022? 

(A) Australia

(B) Egypt

(C) Japan

(D) None of above

View Answer
(B) Egypt

COP29 – UK, Glasgow

The COP is the decision-making body of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The Convention has 197 Parties and is striving to achieve the goals set out in the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change.

Question: Kaiser-i-Hind, it has been approved as the State butterfly of which state?

(A) Arunachal Pradesh

(B) Telangana

(C) Meghalaya

(D) None of above

View Answer
(A) Arunachal Pradesh

Question: World’s largest solar power park is situated in which state?

(A) MP

(B) Rajsthan

(C) Gujarat

(D) None of above

View Answer
(B) Rajsthan (Bhadla)

The Park comprises of 10 million solar panels at the park. These solar panels contribute to an operational capacity of 2245 MW (Total 14,000 acres).

Question: Who is the new head of National Cricket Academy (NCA)?

(A) VVS Laxman

(B) Rahul Dravid

(C) MS Dhoni

(D) None of above

View Answer
(A) VVS Laxman

Question: 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

(B) Telangana

(C) Maharashtra

(D) None of above

View Answer
(B) Telangana

Question: Which edition of the India-Thailand Coordinated Patrol (Indo-Thai CORPAT) was conducted in November 2021 in the Andaman Sea?

(A) 34th

(B) 32nd

(C) 30th

(D) None of above

View Answer
(B) 32nd

Question: “Retail Direct Scheme” and “Integrated Ombudsman Scheme” have been launched by which organisation?

(A) Reserve Bank of India

(B) Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority

(C) Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority

(D) None of above

View Answer
(A) Reserve Bank of India

Question: 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) SN Pradhan

(D) None of above

View Answer

(A) Pramod Chandra Mody

Question: Name the writer of the book titled “UNSHACKLING INDIA: Hard Truths and Clear Choices for Economic Revival”

(A) Jagdish Bhagwati and Vijay Kelkar

(B) Ajay Chhibber and Salman Anees Soz

(C) Surjit Bhalla and Bina Agarwa

(D) None of above

View Answer
(B) Ajay Chhibber and Salman Anees Soz

Question: Anand Shankar Pandya who has passed away recently was the former Vice President of which organisation?

(A) Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad

(B) Vishwa Hindu Parishad

(C) Hindu Yuva Vahini

(D) None of above

View Answer
(B) Vishwa Hindu Parishad
16 November 2021 Special Notes For Competitive Examination
  • National Press Day: 16th November 2021 (Must remember… World Press Freedom Day 2021: 3rd May)
  • International Day for Tolerance: 16 November
  • World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW): Every year, from November 18 to 24
  • [imp] Celebration of First Audit Diwas: 16th November 2021
  • ISSF increases Olympic quota places for Asia from 38 to 48.
  • Indian Air Force (IAF) to participate in biennial Dubai Air Show. The UAE Government has invited the IAF to participate with the Sarang and Suryakiran Aerobatics Teams in the Dubai Air Show.
  • PM Modi transfers first instalment of PMAY-G to over 1.47 lakh beneficiaries in Tripura.
  • 52nd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) will be held in Goa on November 20 to November 28, 2021.
  • Padma Vibhushan Babasaheb Purandare took his last breath on November 15, 2021 at Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital in Pune. He is a historian, author, and theatre personality.
  • Defence Secretary Dr Ajay Kumar releases a book titled ‘FORCE IN STATECRAFT’.
  • Australia wins their maiden T20 World Cup title.
  • 44th Wangala festival begins in Meghalaya.
  • Novelist Wilbur Smith dies in Cape Town, South Africa at 88.
  • Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton wins Formula One Sao Paulo Grand Prix in Brazil.

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