Current Affairs Quiz: 16 November 2021


Current Affairs Quiz with answers- 16 November 2021: The Current Affairs Quiz section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise Current Affairs of the day at ease. The Current Affairs quiz with answers covers topics such as T20 , World Cup 2021, Rani Kamalapati station and South Africa’s last apartheid president among others. 

1. Which team lifted the T20 World Cup 2021 trophy?

a) Australia

b) England

c) New Zealand

d) South Africa

2. Who was named T20 World Cup 2021 Player of the tournament?

a) Shikhar Dhawan

b) David Warner

c) KL Rahul

d) Rohit Sharma

3. Where is the newly redeveloped Rani Kamalapati station located?

a) Bhopal

b) Indore

c) Pune

d) Chennai

4. Who is the current Chief of the Central Bureau of Investigation?

a) Sanjay Kumar Mishra

b) Atul Karwal

c) SN Pradhan

d) Subodh Kumar Jaiswal 

5. Prior to 1956, when was Children’s Day observed in India?

a) November 1st

b) November 15th

c) November 20th

d) November 30th

6. Who said that Covid-19 booster dose is a scandal that must stop now?

a) Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyes

b) Ursula von der Leyen

c) António Guterres

d) Vladimir Putin

7. Name South Africa’s last apartheid president who passed away at 85 years on November 11.

a) FW de Klerk

b) M. Viljoen

c) P.W. Botha

d) B.J. Voster


1. (a) Australia

Australia beat New Zealand by 8 wickets in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 final at Dubai International Stadium on November 14, 2021. This is the first time Australia has won a T20 World Cup Trophy. 

2. (b) David Warner

David Warner was named T20 World Cup 2021 Player of the tournament. Warner finished the tournament with 289 runs from seven innings despite a slow start. He played a match-winning knock of 53 runs off 38 balls in the T20 World Cup final against New Zealand. 

3. (a) Bhopal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated the newly revamped Rani Kamalapati railway station, India’s first world-class railway station, to the nation in Bhopal on November 15, 2021.

4. (d) Subodh Kumar Jaiswal 

Subodh Kumar Jaiswal took charge as the Director of Central Bureau of Investigation on May 25, 2021.

5. (c) November 20th

Till 1956, Children’s Day in India was celebrated annually on November 20- the day marked by the United Nations. India decided to celebrate Children’s Day on November 14 after Jawaharlal Nehru’s death to mark his birth anniversary. 

6. (a) Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyes

World Health Organization (WHO) director-general Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyes has called the administration of COVID-19 booster doses a scandal that must stop now. He said every day there are 6 times more boosters administered globally than primary COVID19 vaccine doses in low-income countries.

7. (a) FW de Klerk

South Africa’s last apartheid president FW de Klerk passed away at the age of 85 on November 11, 2021 after suffering from mesothelioma cancer.

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