Current Affairs Quiz: December 1, 2019

Current Affairs 1 December 2019 Quiz

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  1. The Ministry of Transport extended deadline for FASTags to which date?
    A)31st December
    B)25th December
    C)5th December
    D)15th December
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Transport Ministry has extended the 1st December deadline for 100% electronic toll collection across National Highways in the country by two weeks to 15th December. This comes as the government wants to allow a 15 days’ breather for vehicle owners to switch to FASTags.

  2. Which state government has planned to set up a skill development university in the state to incorporate world-class technologies to match with industrial needs?
    A)Andhra Pradesh
    B)Odisha
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Bihar
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Andhra Pradesh government has planned to set up a skill development university in the state to incorporate world-class technologies to match with industrial needs.

  3. Which state assembly hosted a three-day Commonwealth Youth Parliament.?
    A)Telangana
    B)Odisha
    C)Punjab
    D)Delhi
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    In a first, the Delhi assembly along with the Lok Sabha hosted a three-day Commonwealth Youth Parliament. 47 participants from 24 Commonwealth countries participated in the event.

  4. Recently United Nations Development Programme launched Accelerator lab in which country?
    A)India
    B)South Africa
    C)China
    D)Japan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The thinking is that this will make the world progress faster towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set by the UN with 2030 as the deadline.

  5. How much amount of Line of credit was announced by India to Sri Lanka?
    A)USD 450 million
    B)USD 300 million
    C)USD 250 million
    D)USD 100 million
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced financial assistance of USD 450 million to Sri Lanka including USD 50 million for counter-terrorism after holding talks with the visiting Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

  6. Who has been appointed as the first chairman of the steering committee of the Code for Responsible Lending (CRL) in micro-credit?
    A)G Mohapatra
    B)Satish Reddy
    C)HR Khan
    D)Sanjiv Mitra
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Former deputy governor of RBI, HR Khan has been appointed as the first chairman of the steering committee of the Code for Responsible Lending (CRL) in micro-credit. The CRL is a self-regulatory step for the micro-credit industry making diverse entities like banks, NBFC-MFIs and NBFCs adhere to standards of customer protection.

  7. Which became the first company to list its commercial papers borrowing of Rs 100 crore on the bourses?
    A)Muthoot Finance
    B)iDBI Federal
    C)SBI Life Insurance
    D)Aditya Birla Finance
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Non-bank lender Aditya Birla Finance became the first company to list its commercial papers borrowing of Rs 100 crore on the bourses.

  8. According to government data,GDP slumped to how much percent in Q2 FY 20?
    A)5.5%
    B)4.8%
    C)3.5%
    D)4.5%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The economic growth slowed to 4.5 per cent in the July to September quarter from 7.1 per cent in the corresponding period of last year, the government data showed.

  9. Recently Tim Murtagh announced his retirement from which sports?
    A)Basketball
    B)Football
    C)hockey
    D)Cricket
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Ireland pacer Tim Murtagh announced retirement from international cricket. The 38-year old seamer made his international debut for Ireland in 2012.

  10. Who wins 2019 Jnanpith Award?
    A)Akkitham Achuthan Namboothiri
    B)Leeladhar Jaguri
    C)LN Sinha
    D)Madurai Sahay
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Celebrated Malayalam poet Akkitham Achuthan Namboothiri, popularly known as Akkitham, has won the Jnanpith Award 2019, becoming the sixth literary personality from Kerala to achieve the honour.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Ireland?
    A)Euro
    B)Dollar
    C)Ruble
    D)Rial
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of Aditya Birla Finance Limited?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Chennai
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option D

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