7th Nov National & International Current Affairs

1. Which of the following developed Harmonized System? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has allocated separate HS code for signature fabric of India. HS stands for Harmonized System and was developed by the World Customs Organization (WCO). The code is used by customs officers to clear commodities entering or crossing international border.

2. World Science Day for Peace and Development is observed every year on:? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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World Science Day for Peace and Development is celebrated each year on November 10.

3. Which space agency is associated with Voyager 2? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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NASA’s Voyager 2 has exited heliosphere and has entered interstellar space. It is now at 11 billion miles from the earth.

4. Which of the following is India’s heaviest communication satellite till date? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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5. Which of the following launched India’s first indigenously designed standing wheelchair? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras has launched country’s first indigenously designed standing wheelchair named as ‘Arise’

6. The International Space Station programme is a joint project among how many Space agencies? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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The ISS programme is a joint project among five participating space agencies: NASA, Roscosmos, JAXA, ESA, and CSA. Therefore it is a collaboration between the U.S., Russia, Canada, Europe and Japan. It has been in operation since 1998 and due to be retired in 2024.

7. National Press Day is observed on:? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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The Press Council of India (PCI) has awarded this year’s Raja Ram Mohan Roy National Award for Excellence in Journalism to Rajasthan Patrika group chairman Gulab Kothari. The awards will be presented on the occasion of National Press Day on 16 November 2019.

8. Which of the following is not correct with respect to Border Area Development program? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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9. Recently government set up how much fund for stalled housing projects? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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The Union Cabinet has cleared a proposal to set up a 'Special Window' in the form of Alternative Investment Fund (AIF) to provide priority debt financing for the completion of stalled housing projects that are in the affordable and middle-income housing sector. The corpus size of the AIF would be scaled up to Rs 25,000 crore after SBI and LIC pump in funds. It would grow further in the coming days with the addition of sovereign wealth funds and pension funds.

10. Which of the following is wrongly matched? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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11. Recently in which coast Indian coast guard conducted ReSAREX- 19exercise? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) conducted the ‘Regional Level Search and Rescue Workshop and Exercise 2019’: ReSAREX- 19 off Goa coast.

12. Which of the following is not correct with respect to Montreal Protocol? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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13. Which country has recently approved the world’s first drug for Alzheimer’s disease “GV-971”? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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China has approved GV-971 (home-grown drug) to be launched for Alzheimer’s disease

14. Which country will host 11th BRICS summit? (Kalyansir OnlineIAS.com)

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on a two-day visit to Brazil from the 13th November, 2019 to attend the 11th BRICS Summit in Brasilia. The theme of the Summit this year is "Economic Growth for an Innovative Future”.

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