Current Affairs Quiz: 25 November 2020

The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as the 93rd Academy Awards, Bihar Assembly Speaker and Nobel Peace Prize 2021 among others. 

Created On: Nov 25, 2020 20:44 ISTModified On: Nov 25, 2020 20:45 IST
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25 November 2020: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as the 93rd Academy Awards, Bihar Assembly Speaker and Nobel Peace Prize 2021 among others. 

1.Which film has been selected as India's official entry for the Oscars?
a)Jallikattu 
b)The Sky is Pink
c)Chhapaak
d)Gulabo Sitabo

2.Which private bank has been merged with Singapore-based DBS Bank India Ltd?
a)Dhanlaxmi Bank
b)Kotak Mahindra Bank
c)South Indian Bank
d)Lakshmi Vilas Bank

3.Who has been elected as the Bihar Assembly Speaker?
a)Vijay Kumar Sinha
b)Ashok Choudhary
c)Mukesh Sahni 
d)Awadh Bihari Choudhary 

4.Which state has passed an Ordinance against forced religious conversions?
a)Haryana
b)Uttar Pradesh
c)Maharashtra 
d)Bihar 

5.Which nation’s Prime Minister has been nominated for Nobel Peace Prize 2021?
a)Italy 
b)Japan
c)Israel
d)India

6.Which court ruled that the centre and states cannot be allowed to have an indefinite right over the acquired properties of citizens?
a)Delhi HC
b)Allahabad HC
c)Supreme Court
d)Bombay HC

7.Who has been appointed as the new independent Chairman of the International Cricket Council?
a)Greg Barclay
b)Saurav Ganguly 
c)Mahela Jayawardena
d)Rahul Dravid 

8.Which is Constitution Day observed?
a)November 29th 
b)November 28th 
c)November 27th
d)November 26th

Answers

1.(a) Jallikattu 
Malayalam film Jallikattu has been selected as India's official entry for Oscars in the foreign-language film category. The film, directed by Lijo Jose Pellissery, revolves around a bull that escapes from a slaughterhouse in a hilly remote village on the eve of its scheduled slaughter. The film was unanimously chosen among 27 entries across Hindi, Marathi and other languages. 

2.(d) Lakshmi Vilas Bank
The Union Cabinet chaired by PM Narendra Modi on November 25, 2020 approved the amalgamation of Lakshmi Vilas Bank Limited (LVB) with the wholly-owned subsidiary of Singapore-based DBS Bank in India.

3.(a) Vijay Kumar Sinha
Senior BJP leader Vijay Kumar Sinha has been elected as the new speaker of Bihar Assembly. He was elected through a voice vote.Bihar Protem Speaker Jitan Ram Manjhi announced the election result. Vijay Kumar Sinha got 126 votes, while Mahagathbandhan candidate Awadh Bihari Choudhary got 114 votes.

4.(b) Uttar Pradesh 
Uttar Pradesh cabinet on November 24, 2020 passed the UP Prohibition of Unlawful Religious Conversion ordinance that makes forced religious conversions punishable with a jail term between one and 10 years and a fine stretching from Rs 15,000 to Rs 50,000.

5.(c) Israel
The Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan have been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize 2021 for their roles in establishing the strategic and diplomatic ties between the two nations.

6.(c) Supreme Court 
States and the centre cannot be allowed to have an indefinite right or overriding over the acquired properties of citizens, ruled the Supreme Court of India on November 24, 2020. 
 
7.(a) Greg Barclay
New Zealand’s Greg Barclay has been appointed as a new independent Chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC). Barclay will be replacing Shashank Manohar who had stepped down from the post earlier in 2020.

8.(d) November 26th 
Constitution Day will be celebrated across the country on November 26, 2020. The day is also known as National Law Day and commemorates the adoption of the Constitution in India. The Constituent Assembly had formally adopted the Constitution of India on November 26, 1949. 

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