Current Affairs Quiz: December 1, 2021

Current Affairs 1 December 2021 Quiz

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  1. Which city became first Indian city to start ropeway service in public transportation?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Varanasi
    C) Nashik
    D) Pune
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s constituency Varanasi will soon become the first Indian city to start ropeway service as a mode of public transport. The proposed ropeway will be constructed between Cantt Railway Station (Varanasi Junction) to Church Square (Godauliya) to ease the traffic congestion.
  2. The Cherry Blossom Festival 2021 was celebrated in which state?
    A) Assam
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Meghalaya
    D) Sikkim
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The three-day Shillong Cherry Blossom Festival 2021 was inaugurated by Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Conrad K Sangma, and Ambassador of Japan to India, Satoshi Suzuki. It was celebrated from November 25 to 27.
  3. The Indian Railways is constructing the world’s tallest bridge pier in which state?
    A) Manipur
    B) Assam
    C) Meghalaya
    D) Maharashtra
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Indian Railways is constructing the world’s tallest bridge pier in Manipur which is a part of 111 km long Jiribam-Imphal railway project.
  4. Recently India ,SriLanka and which other country participated in the first-ever Colombo Security Conclave (CSC) Focused Operation to enhance maritime security?
    A) Pakistan
    B) Bangladesh
    C) Maldives
    D) Myanmar
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The ships and aircraft of the Indian Navy participated in the first-ever Colombo Security Conclave (CSC) Focused Operation to enhance maritime security in the Indian Ocean region,along with Sri Lanka and the Maldives, a statement from the Indian Navy said.
  5. Recently LIC gets RBI’s nod to increase stake in Kotak Mahindra Bank to what percent?
    A) 10.50%
    B) 7.9%
    C) 8.50%
    D) 9.99%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Life Insurance Corporation of India has received approval from the RBI to raise its stake in Kotak Mahindra Bank to up to 9.99%, the bank informed the stock exchanges. LIC held 4.96% stake in the private lender as on 30 September 2021.
  6. Which company announced the launch of Transit Card, keeping in mind the vision of one nation, one card?
    A) Freecharge
    B) Mastercard
    C) Paytm
    D) Visa
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Paytm Payments Bank Limited announced the launch of Paytm Transit Card, keeping in mind the vision of one nation, one card.
  7. Which company launched Health Savings Account” in partnership with neo bank Open?
    A) Fincare
    B) Finacle
    C) Fedo
    D) Neocard
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    AI driven Health- tech company Fedo has announced a announced ‘Health Savings Account’, called Fedo HSA, in collaboration with neo bank Open.
  8. As per RBI Data, India’s forex exchange reserves increased to what amount for the week ended November 19?
    A) USD 450 billion
    B) USD 550 billion
    C) USD 500 billion
    D) USD 640 billion
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India’s forex exchange reserves increased by USD 289 million to USD 640.401 billion for the week ended November 19, the Reserve Bank said.
  9. As per India Ratings, it expects the Indian economy to grow at what percent in Q2 Fy22?
    A) 9.4%
    B) 9.2%
    C) 8.9%
    D) 8.3%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Leading rating agency India Ratings expects the economy to grow 8.3 per cent in Q2 and close the year with 9.4 per cent in FY’22, which is 10 bps lower than the consensus forecast.
  10. According to the government data, FASTag toll collection reached how much amount in October 2021?
    A) ₹6378 cr
    B) ₹2567 cr
    C) ₹3500 cr
    D) ₹3356 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Toll collection through FASTag recorded an all-time high of 214.23 million (about 21.42 crore) transactions in October worth Rs 3,356 crore, indicating higher economic and transport-related activities, particularly during the festive season.
  11. As per latest BrandZ India report by insights and consulting firm Kantar shows,which company is the most purposeful’ brands in 2021 in technology category?
    A) Google
    B) Amazon
    C) Microsoft
    D) Apple
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    commerce giant Amazon, Asian Paints and Tata Tea have been named as the “most purposeful” brands in India 2021 in tech, non-FMCG and FMCG categories, the latest BrandZ India report by insights and consulting firm Kantar shows.
  12. Who becomes first Indian to win Malaysian Open Squash Championship?
    A) Saurav Ghosal
    B) Manish Mishra
    C) Robin Singh
    D) Ajay Jadeja
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Squash star Saurav Ghosal made history as he became the first Indian to win the Malaysian Open Championships after beating Miguel Rodriguez in the men’s singles final.
  13. Recently Paras Agarwal was named CEO of which company?
    A) Apple
    B) IBM
    C) Microsoft
    D) Twitter
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Social media platform Twitter went through a major organisational change as the company’s co-founder Jack Dorsey resigned as the chief executive officer (CEO), paving the way for Indian origin Parag Agrawal to the top post.
  14. Who assumed charge as the 25th Chief of the Naval Staff?
    A) Rajnish Kumar
    B) Mohit Manohar Sinha
    C) R Hari Kumar
    D) Karambir Singh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Admiral R. Hari Kumar assumed charge as the 25th Chief of the Naval Staff. He received Guard of Honour at the South Block lawns in New Delhi as the new Chief of Naval Staff.
  15. Who has been appointed as an independent non-executive director on the board of Hero MotoCorp Company?
    A) Rajnish Kumar
    B) Indra Nooyi
    C) Uday Kotak
    D) LV Prabhakar
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Hero Motocorp said that Rajnish Kumar, former chairman of State Bank of India (SBI), has been appointed as an independent non-executive director on the board of the company.
  16. Who has been appointed as the chairman of the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs CBIC?
    A) Vivek Johri
    B) Ramesh Singhniya
    C) Mahesh Jain
    D) Rahul Tamrakar
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    1985-batch Indian Revenue Service officer Vivek Johri has been appointed as the chairman of the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs CBIC.
  17. Which program received the prestigious India International Trade Fair, 2021 Silver Medal for strengthening commitment to “Vocal for Local” and its strong presence at the Trade Fair?
    A) Rice Hut
    B) Hunar Haat
    C) Apne Dwar
    D) BharatPe
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The HUNAR HAAT, organized by the Ministry of Minority Affairs at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, received the prestigious India International Trade Fair, 2021 Silver Medal for strengthening commitment to “Vocal for Local” and its strong presence at the Trade Fair.
  18. Which company has been adjudged the winner of Startup India Grand Challenge 2021 in the medical device category of the Government of India?
    A) Sascan Meditech
    B) Global Pharma
    C) Sunpharma
    D) Mphasis Limited
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Kerala-based medical technology start-up has been adjudged the winner of Startup India Grand Challenge 2021 in the medical device category of the Government of India.
  19. Which state officially launched the ‘Call your Cop’ mobile App for citizens?
    A) Tripura
    B) Assam
    C) Odisha
    D) Nagaland
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Nagaland DGP T. John Longkumer officially launched the ‘Call your Cop’ mobile App at Police Headquarters in Kohima.
  20. Recently Sivasankar passed away.He was related to which field?
    A) Chreographer
    B) Actor
    C) Sports
    D) Journalist
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Popular choreographer Sivasankar, who rose to prominence through his work in Telugu and Tamil films, passed away, after weeks of battling COVID-19. He was 72 years old.
  21. Who is the author of book , ‘The Ambuja Story: How a Group of Ordinary Men Created an Extraordinary Company’ ?
    A) Narotam Sekhsaria
    B) Pursottam Swamy
    C) MM Naravane
    D) Swanideen Prasad Singh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    HarperCollins is proud to announce a new perspective on business and life, ‘The Ambuja Story: How a Group of Ordinary Men Created an Extraordinary Company’ releasing in December 2021.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Maldives?
    A) Rufiyaa
    B) Rupee
    C) Dinar
    D) Peso
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of LIC?
    A) Lucknow
    B) NewDelhi
    C) Mumbai
    D) Chennai
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. Where is the HQ of Twitter?
    A) California
    B) NewYork
    C) Washington
    D) Rome
    View Answer
    Option A

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