Current Affairs Quiz: December 10, 2021

Current Affairs 10 December 2021 Quiz

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  1. Recently Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in which city?
    A) Gorakhpur
    B) Varanasi
    C) Lucknow
    D) Kanpur
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh. He also inaugurated a fertilizer plant and a new building of the Regional Medical Research Center of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) in Gorakhpur.
  2. according to the latest World Inequality Report 2022,in India,the top 10% holds how much percent of national income?
    A) 57%
    B) 61%
    C) 59%
    D) 65%
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    India stands out as a “poor and very unequal country, with an affluent elite”, where the top 10 per cent holds 57 per cent of the total national income while the bottom 50 per cent’s share is just 13 per cent in 2021, according to the latest World Inequality Report 2022.
  3. As per Asian Power Index for 2021,India was ranked at what position as powerful country of Asia?
    A) 5th
    B) 1st
    C) 2nd
    D) 4th
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    the Asian Power Index for 2021 that ranks 26 nations and territories in Asia, prepared by the Lowy Institute of Sydney, India has been ranked 4th most powerful country.
  4. Which bank has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Liberty General Insurance for selling general insurance products?
    A) Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank
    B) Aryavrat Bank
    C) Baroda UP Bank
    D) Pratham Bank
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank (KVGB), a regional rural bank headquartered in Dharwad, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Liberty General Insurance for selling general insurance products through 629 branches of KVGB.
  5. What was the growth projected by RBI in its monetary policy 2021 for Fy21?
    A) 8.8%
    B) 8.5%
    C) 9.1%
    D) 9.5%
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) kept the repo rate unchanged at 4 per cent for the ninth consecutive time while maintaining an ‘accommodative stance’ as long as necessary, RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das announced.
  6. As per Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI),how many Indian companies were among the top 100 global arms-producing and military services companies in 2020?
    A) 2
    B) 3
    C) 4
    D) 5
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) and Indian Ordnance Factories were among the top 100 global arms-producing and military services companies in 2020, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) said.
  7. Recently Fitch Ratings cutted India’s economic growth forecast to how much percent for Fy22?
    A) 8.4%
    B) 8.0%
    C) 8.6%
    D) 9.0%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Fitch Ratings cut India’s economic growth forecast to 8.4 per cent, from the previous 8.7 per cent for the current fiscal year (2021-22, or FY22).
  8. Who has been sworn in as Germany’s new chancellor?
    A) Christopher Nicolas
    B) Mathew Wade
    C) Angela Merkel
    D) Olaf Scholz
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Social Democrat Olaf Scholz has been sworn in as Germany’s new chancellor, ending 16 years of conservative rule under Angela Merkel and paving the way for a pro-European coalition government that has promised to boost green investment.
  9. Who won WTA Player of the Year for the second time?
    A) Ash Barty
    B) Barbora Krejcikova
    C) Carla Suárez Navarro
    D) Emma Raducanu
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Ash Barty’s Wimbledon title and hold on the No. 1 ranking helped her win WTA Player of the Year for the second time in voting results announced. Barbora Krejcikova was selected as Most Improved Player and shared the Doubles Team of the Year award with Katerina Siniakova.
  10. What was the rank of Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Forbes’ 100 most powerful women list?
    A) 37
    B) 40
    C) 45
    D) 35
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has made it to the Forbes’ annual list of powerful women — The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women. She is ranked at number 37. This is the third year in a row that she made it to the list. Last year, she was in the 41st spot and 34th in 2019.
  11. Who presented the President’s Standard award to the 22nd Missile Vessels Squadron of the Indian Navy?
    A) Ram Nath Kovind
    B) Narendra Modi
    C) Amit Shah
    D) Rajnath Singh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    President Ram Nath Kovind presented the President’s Standard award to the 22nd Missile Vessels Squadron of the Indian Navy at a ceremony held in the naval dockyard.
  12. Who bagged “Young Geospatial Scientist” Award for Developing Indian Geoid Model?
    A) Ropesh Goyal
    B) Nitin Tyagi
    C) Rohit Garwal
    D) Tanmay Bhatt
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Ropesh Goyal from IIT-Kanpur won the ‘Young Geospatial Scientist’ award in recognition of his unique contribution to developing the Indian Geoid Model and computation software.
  13. Who announced the launch of ‘e-Sawaari India Electric Bus Coalition’ in partnership with Convergence Energy Service Ltd (CESL) and World Resources Institute, India (WRI India)?
    A) SECI
    B) NASSCOM
    C) UNESCO
    D) NITI Aayog
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Government think tank NITI Aayog announced the launch of ‘e-Sawaari India Electric Bus Coalition’ in partnership with Convergence Energy Service Ltd (CESL) and World Resources Institute, India (WRI India), with support from Transformative Urban Mobility Initiative (TUMI).
  14. Recently Nanda Kishore Prusty passed away.He was related to which field?
    A) Author
    B) Actor
    C) Politics
    D) Educationist
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Noted Educationist and Padma Shri awardee Nanda Kishore Prusty passed away, at the age of 104, after fighting a prolonged battle with Covid-19.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Indian Council of Medical Research?
    A) Lucknow
    B) Chennai
    C) Mumbai
    D) NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. Where is the HQ of Hindustan Aeronatics Limited?
    A) Kolkata
    B) Bengaluru
    C) Chennai
    D) NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. Where is the HQ of Fitch Ratings?
    A) Geneva
    B) Rome
    C) NewYork
    D) Washington
    View Answer
    Option C

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