Current Affairs Quiz: December 10, 2019

Current Affairs 10 December 2019 Quiz

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  1. Who will coordinate the group which has been formed to study issues related to pornographic content on the Internet and social media platforms?
    A)KamalNath
    B)Smriti Irani
    C)Lokesh Aiyar
    D)Jairam Ramesh
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu announced the formation of a 14-member informal group to study issues related to pornographic content on the Internet and social media platforms.

  2. President Ram Nath Kovind laid the foundation stone for a memorial to mark completion of 200 years of Paika Rebellion in which state?
    A)Telangana
    B)MadhyaPradesh
    C)Odisha
    D)Bihar
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    In Odisha, President Ram Nath Kovind laid the foundation stone for a memorial to mark completion of 200 years of Paika Rebellion, a valiant uprising of Paikas in 1817 against the British Rule which is often termed as the First War of Independence at Barunei Hill in Khordha.

  3. Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has inaugurated ambitious Integrated Command and Control Centre (ICCC) in which city?
    A)Gurugram
    B)Noida
    C)Chandigarh
    D)Surat
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has inaugurated Gurgaon’s ambitious Integrated Command and Control Centre (ICCC). It has been developed as the nerve centre to provide multifaceted online smart services to people.

  4. National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), in collaboration with which government organized a two-day national workshop titled Preparedness, Mitigation, and Management of Heat Wave?
    A)Karnataka
    B)Assam
    C)Telangana
    D)Sikkim
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), in collaboration with the Government of Karnataka, organized a two-day national workshop titled Preparedness, Mitigation, and Management of Heat Wave in Bengaluru, Karnataka.

  5. Recently,a human library event was held in which city?
    A)Chennai
    B)Kochi
    C)Mysore
    D)Kolkata
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    In Karnataka, Human Library, a concept which seeks to replace books with humans, was held in the City of Palaces, Mysuru. The first event of Human Library aims to break past long-standing prejudices and stereotypes by creating a safe framework for conservation by using a library analogy of lending people rather than books.

  6. 4th India Water Impact Summit was held in which city?
    A)Pune
    B)Chennai
    C)Lucknow
    D)Delhi
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Ministry of Jal Shakti, Government of India and the Centre for Ganga River Basin Management and Studies (cGanga) led by IIT Kanpur organized the 4th India Water Impact Summit from 5-7 December 2019 at the Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi.

  7. The 54th DGPs & IGPs Conference was inaugurated in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Chennai
    C)Pune
    D)Lucknow
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The 54th DGPs & IGPs Conference was inaugurated by the Union Home Minister Amit Shah in Pune, Maharashtra. The Prime Minister also awarded the President’s police medals for distinguished service to officers of the Intelligence Bureau.

  8. The 35th SAARC Charter Day was observed on which day?
    A)Dec 11
    B)Dec 10
    C)Dec 9
    D)Dec 8
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has extended his greetings and felicitations to the people of member countries on the 35th SAARC Charter Day on 9th December.

  9. Which country is 1st Asian Guest of Honour at Mexico Int’l Book Fair?
    A)Nepal
    B)Pakistan
    C)India
    D)China
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Sanjay Dhotre, Union Minister of State (MoS) for Human Resource Development (HRD) inaugurated the India Pavilion at the International Book Fair in Guadalajara, Mexico. Gandhi’s philosophy ‘Let Our Lives Be Open Books’ is the theme of the India pavilion.

  10. The Pacific Air Force Chiefs Conference (PACS-2019) is being held in which city?
    A)Washington DC
    B)NewYork
    C)Houston
    D)Hawaii
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria is set to participate in the Pacific Air Force Chiefs Conference (PACS-2019) at the American military base in Pearl Harbour in Hawaii, US. The theme of the conference is ‘Collaborative approach towards Regional Security’. The IAF chief is expected to present his views during the meeting.

  11. The 7th OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting was held in which city?
    A)Paris
    B)Rome
    C)Vienna
    D)Geneva
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The 7th OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting was held in Vienna, Austria under the Co-Chairmanship of OPEC’s President, HE Manuel Salvador Quevedo Fernandez, People’s Minister of Petroleum of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, and HE Alexander Novak, Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation.

  12. The 8th edition of Embassy’s annual film festival inaugurated at which city?
    A)Kabul
    B)Abu Dhabi
    C)Riyadh
    D)Oman
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The eighth edition of the Embassy’s annual film festival titled “Ambassador’s Choice: Screening of Films” was inaugurated at the auditorium of Embassy of India, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

  13. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has increased lending limit for Non-Banking Financial Company-Peer to Peer Lending platforms (NBFC-P2P) to how much amount?
    A)Rs 45 lakh
    B)Rs 40 lakh
    C)Rs 35 lakh
    D)Rs 50 lakh
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has increased lending limit for Non-Banking Financial Company-Peer to Peer Lending platforms (NBFC-P2P) to Rs 50 lakh.

  14. Which country junior women’s hockey team won the three-nations tournament?
    A)England
    B)Australia
    C)NewZealand
    D)India
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Indian junior women’s hockey team won the three-nations tournament after finishing at the top of the points table.

  15. Who has been appointed as new chairman of National Stock Exchange?
    A)GC Nair
    B)Suresh Mathur
    C)Ashok Chawla
    D)Girish Chaturvedi
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Leading stock exchange NSE has appointed Public Interest Director Girish Chandra Chaturvedi as its new chairman.

  16. Who has been appointed as new MD and CEO of Kerala based CSB Bank?
    A)SC Chaturvedi
    B)Nalini Singh
    C)G Mohapatra
    D)Rajendran Chinna Veerappan
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Kerala based CSB Bank, formerly known as formerly known as Catholic Syrianre-appointed Rajendran Chinna Veerappan as Managing Director and CEO of the Bank.

  17. Who has been appointed as President of Namibia?
    A)Scott Morrison
    B)Steve Nilson
    C)Williams G
    D)Hage Geingob
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Namibia’s President Hage Geingob has won the country’s Presidential elections securing a second term despite a recession and a corruption scandal that has fuelled popular discontent.

  18. Sanna Marin has been elected as the Prime Minister of Which country?
    A)Finland
    B)Scotland
    C)Namibia
    D)Australia
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Former transport minister, 34-year-old Sanna Marin elected as the Prime Minister of Finland. Marin is set to become the world’s youngest sitting prime minister.

  19. Recently World Health Organisation has declared which year as Year of the Nurse and Mid-wife?
    A)2019
    B)2021
    C)2022
    D)2020
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, presented the National Florence Nightingale Awards to 36 nursing personnel include Lini Puthussery, the nurse from Kerala who died due to Nipah virusin New Delhi on the occasion of International Nurses Day.

  20. Zozibini Tunzi has been selected as Miss Universe 2019.She hails from which country?
    A)Kenya
    B)Saudi Arabia
    C)Australia
    D)South Africa
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    South Africa’s 26 year old Zozibini Tunzi is the Miss Universe 2019. Zozibini and Miss Universe Puerto Rico Madison Anderson were the top two contestants for the Miss Universe title.

  21. Who has been named as the top star of Indian cinema and television series in 2019 in a list released by IMDb?
    A)Priyanka Chopra
    B)Deepika Padukone
    C)Disha Patani
    D)Kiara Advani
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Actor and singer Priyanka Chopra Jonas has been named as the top star of Indian cinema and television series in 2019 in a list released by IMDb.

  22. What is the theme of this year’s International Anti Corruption Day 2019?
    A)United Against Corruption – Take action – Lead the change – Be the change
    B)United Against Corruption-Peace and Security
    C)Obervance fro Peace and Development
    D)Maintain Harmony and Prevent Corruption
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    International Anti-Corruption Day has been observed annually, on 9 December, since 2005 to raise public awareness for anti-corruption.This year’s theme for International Anti-Corruption Day 2019 is – “United Against Corruption – Take action – Lead the change – Be the change”

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of SAARC?
    A)Bangkok
    B)Pune
    C)Kathmandu
    D)Tokyo
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. Where is the HQ of Organisation of Petroleum ExportCountries?
    A)Paris
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Kathmandu
    D)ViennA
    View Answer
    Option D

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