Current Affairs Quiz: December 12, 2021

Current Affairs 12 December 2021 Quiz

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  1. Accordign to India Skills Report 2022,which state retained top spot among states for most employable talent in 2022?
    A) WestBengal
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Kerala
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Maharashtra has retained the top position in the list of states with the most employable talentfollowed by Uttar Pradesh and Kerala, according to the India Skills Report 2022.
  2. Recently North Eastern Development Finance Corporation Ltd (NEDFi) has introduced ‘Atmanirbhar Hastshilpkar’ scheme to support artisans in the Northeast region.How much amount of credit assistance was provided to 17 artisans each?
    A) ₹3 lakh
    B) ₹1.5 lakh
    C) ₹2 lakh
    D) ₹1 lakh
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    North Eastern Development Finance Corporation Ltd (NEDFi) has introduced ‘Atmanirbhar Hastshilpkar’ scheme to support artisans in the Northeast region
  3. Which country assumed the Chairmanship of Council of Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (RATS-SCO) in 2021?
    A) China
    B) Russia
    C) India
    D) Nepal
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    India assumed the Chairmanship of Council of Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (RATS-SCO) in 2021 for a period of one year from October 28, 2021
  4. Which organisation was given observer status by United Nation General Assembly?
    A) International Solar Alliance
    B) NASSCOM
    C) Niti Aayog
    D) Solar Energy Corporation of India
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The United Nations General Assembly has granted Observer Status to the International Solar Alliance (ISA), according to India’s Permanent Ambassador to the UN, T S Tirumurti.
  5. Which bank has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Centrum Housing Finance (CHFL) for sourcing and financing housing loan borrowers under co-lending model?
    A) IDBI Bank
    B) Bank of Baroda
    C) SBI
    D) Central Bank of India
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Bank of Baroda (BoB) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Centrum Housing Finance (CHFL) for sourcing and financing housing loan borrowers under co-lending model.
  6. How much loan was approved by Asian development Bank forIndia to help improve its urban services?
    A) ₹2500 cr
    B) ₹4574 cr
    C) ₹2567 cr
    D) ₹2645 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Asian Development Bank said it has approved a Rs 2,644.85 crore (USD 350 million) loan forIndia to help improve its urban services.
  7. Which bank has joined hands with Star Health and Allied Insurance Co Ltd as a corporate agent to provide a wide range of innovative health insurance products?
    A) SBI
    B) IDBI Bank
    C) Federal Bank
    D) PNB
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Federal Bank has joined hands with Star Health and Allied Insurance Co Ltd as a corporate agent to provide a wide range of innovative health insurance products for the Bank’s 8.90 million customers spread over 1,291 banking outlets across the country.
  8. Recently RBI gave approval to LIC to take 9.99% stake in which bank?
    A) SBI
    B) IndusInd Bank
    C) PNB
    D) IDBI Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India has approved the Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) to raise its stake in IndusInd Bank by up to 9.99 per cent. The insurer holds 4.95 per cent in the private lender.
  9. Recently Haiderpur Wetland of Western Uttar Pradesh has been recognized as which Ramsar site in the country?
    A) 44th
    B) 43rd
    C) 47th
    D) 40th
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Recently Haiderpur Wetland of Western Uttar Pradesh has been recognized as 47th Ramsar site in the country and 10th in Uttar Pradesh and 2463rd in the world, which has been confirmed by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.
  10. Who won the RIBA 2022 Royal Gold Medal ?
    A) Balkrishna Doshi
    B) Mayank Agarwal
    C) V Narayan
    D) Swami Agnihotri
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced that Indian architect Balkrishna Doshi will be the recipient of the 2022 Royal Gold Medal.
  11. Which bank has been conferred with two DigiDhan awards instituted by the Union Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY)?
    A) Karnataka Bank
    B) South Indian Bank
    C) IDBI Bank
    D) Federal Bank
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Karnataka Bank has been conferred with two DigiDhan awards instituted by the Union Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY).The awards were given during Digital payment Utsav in New Delhi.
  12. Who is the author of book 1971: Charge of the Gorkhas and Other Stories’ ?
    A) Vikas Singroul
    B) G Swamy
    C) Mayank Singh
    D) Rachna Bisht
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The book titled ‘1971: Charge of the Gorkhas and Other Stories’ written by Rachna Bisht has been released recently.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Karnataka Bank?
    A) Mangalore
    B) Bengaluru
    C) Mumbai
    D) Thiruvananthapuram
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of IndusInd Bank?
    A) Pune
    B) Mumbai
    C) Chennai
    D) NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. Where is the HQ of Federal Bank?
    A) Chennai
    B) Aluva
    C) Mumbai
    D) Thiruvananthapuram
    View Answer
    Option B

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