Current Affairs Quiz: December 13, 2019

Current Affairs 13 December 2019 Quiz

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  1. How many monuments have been identified by ASI as “Must See Monuments”?
    A)138
    B)145
    C)150
    D)124
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The ASI has identified 138 monuments as “Must See Monuments”, Minister of State for Culture and Tourism Prahlad Patel informed Parliament.
  2. Mongla and Chattogram declared as Ports of Call under the “Coastal Shipping Agreement” between India and which other country?
    A)SriLanka
    B)Bangladesh
    C)Maldives
    D)Myanmar
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Minister of State for Shipping (I/C) and Chemical & Fertilizers Shri Mansukh Mandaviya informed that the Port of Mongla is declared as Port of Call under Protocol on Inland Water Transit and Trade (PIWT&T) and Chattogram is not part of PIWT&T.

  3. Which ministry has started the scheme of National award for outstanding services in the field of Prevention of Alcoholism and Drug abuse?
    A)Ministry of Home Affairs
    B)Ministry of Defence
    C)Ministry of Human Resource Development
    D)Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Department of Social Justice and Empowerment has started the scheme of National award for outstanding services in the field of Prevention of Alcoholism and Drug abuse.

  4. Which state government approves Disha Act providing for harsher punishments for crimes against women?
    A)Andhra Pradesh
    B)Telangana
    C)Odisha
    D)Assam
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Andhra Pradesh Cabinet under Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy approved the enactment of the Andhra Pradesh Criminal Law (Amendment) Act also known as the Disha Act that provides for harsher punishments, including death sentence, to those guilty of heinous crimes against women.

  5. In which state, The First Pashu Kisan credit cards in India were distributed to 101 animal farmers?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Punjab
    C)Haryana
    D)Uttarakhand
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The First Pashu Kisan credit cards in India were distributed to 101 animal farmers in Bhiwani in Haryana. Haryana Government has set a target to issue 10 lakh Pashu Kisan Credit cards by March 2021.

  6. In a bid to combat pollution in the city, electric autos and bikes service ‘e-yAna’ has been introduced in which city?
    A)Hyderabad
    B)Lucknow
    C)Delhi
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    In a bid to combat pollution in the city, electric autos and bikes service ‘e-yAna’ has been introduced in Hyderabad which is a True Green First Exclusive Fleet Service of the city launched to reduce the carbon footprint.

  7. How many Indian cities have made it to the List Of World’s Most Popular City Destinations In 2019 released by global market research company Euromonitor International?
    A)5
    B)8
    C)7
    D)4
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Global market research company Euromonitor International has published a list of Top 100 City Destinations for 2019. Seven Indian cities, including the capital Delhi, have made it to the top 100 city Destinations ranking this year.

  8. According to the seventh edition of the India Skills Report 2020,which state topped the list of states with the highest employable talent?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Kerala
    C)Odisha
    D)TamilNadu
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    According to the seventh edition of the India Skills Report 2020, Maharashtra topped the list of states with the highest employable talent, followed by Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh while Mumbai, Hyderabad and Pune stood out as the most employable cities.

  9. The exercise INDRA 2019 held between India and which other country?
    A)USA
    B)China
    C)Myanmar
    D)Russia
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India and Russia kicked off the second edition of their bilateral tri-service exercise, designated INDRA – 2019, at Babina town of Uttar Pradesh.

  10. Recently ISRO launched which satellite by PSLV-C48 carrying earth observation satellite from Sriharikota?
    A)RISAT-2BR1
    B)RISAT-3BR2
    C)RISAT-1BC1
    D)RISAT-2CR4
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launched a radar imaging earth observation satellite and nine customer satellites by PSLV-C48 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre. This is the 50th successful mission of the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV).

  11. Recently which country shutted down World Trade Organization appeals court body?
    A)India
    B)Russia
    C)USA
    D)South Africa
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Global commerce lost its ultimate umpire, as the terms of two of the last three judges on the World Trade Organization’s appellate body ended.

  12. The world’s first-ever fully electric commercial aircraft retrofitted with a 750 horsepower all-electric magni500 propulsion system took its inaugural test flight from which country?
    A)Canada
    B)uSA
    C)Russia
    D)India
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The world’s first-ever fully electric commercial aircraft retrofitted with a 750 horsepower all-electric magni500 propulsion system took its inaugural test flight from the Canadian city of Vancouver and flew for 15 minutes.

  13. Recently Maruti Suzuki India Ltd (MSIL) has joined hands with which bank to provide dealer finance and customised auto retail financing solutions to customers?
    A)Federal Bank
    B)RBL Bank
    C)IDBI Bank
    D)ICICI Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Maruti Suzuki India Ltd (MSIL) has joined hands with Federal Bank to provide dealer finance and customised auto retail financing solutions to customers.

  14. Which company announced a new partnership with UNESCO MGIEP to enable school teachers adopt technology in classrooms by using ICT tools?
    A)Dell
    B)Google
    C)TCS
    D)Wipro
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Dell Technologies announced a new partnership with UNESCO MGIEP (Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace) to enable school teachers adopt technology in classrooms by using ICT tools.

  15. Who became the first Indian batsman to score 1,000 T20I runs on home soil?
    A)Shikhar Dhawan
    B)KL Rahul
    C)Rohit Sharma
    D)Virat Kohli
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Skipper Virat Kohli became the first Indian batsman to score 1,000 T20I runs on home soil. He achieved the feat against West Indies in the ongoing third and final T20I of the three-match series.

  16. Who became the first Indian batsman to smash 400 sixes in international cricket?
    A)Shikhar Dhawan
    B)Rohit Sharma
    C)KL Rahul
    D)Virat Kohli
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Rohit Sharma became the first Indian batsman to smash 400 sixes in international cricket. He achieved the feat against West Indies in the ongoing third and final T20I of the three-match series at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

  17. Who was announced as brand ambassador of Pepsi India?
    A)Kiara Adwani
    B)Disha Patani
    C)Salman Khan
    D)Akshay Kumar
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Pepsi India has announced Salman Khan as the brand ambassador of Pepsi. The year 2020 will see brand Pepsi create a 360-degree campaign that will reflect the self-confidence of today’s youth in a manner that is as effortlessly cool as Salman

  18. Who was named Time Magazine’s person of the year 2019?
    A)GV Chaturvedi
    B)Scotty Williams
    C)Malala Yousafzai
    D)Greta Thunberg
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Swedish climate change activist Greta Thunberg was named Time Magazine’s person of the year 2019, becoming the youngest person ever to be the recipient of the title.

  19. Recently Paul Volcker passed away.He was the former head of which country’s central bank?
    A)Australia
    B)USA
    C)Russia
    D)China
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Paul Volcker, the former head of the US central bank who was known for fighting inflation, has passed away at the age of 92.

  20. What is the theme of this year Universal Health Coverage Day?
    A)Moving With Health
    B)Health and Prevention
    C)Keep the Promise
    D)Universal Health Coverage-Everyone,Everywhere
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Universal Health Coverage Day, commemorated each 12 December, is the anniversary of the first unanimous United Nations resolution calling for countries to provide affordable, quality health care to every person, everywhere.The theme for this year’s celebration is “Keep the promise”, a reference to the UN High-Level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage that took place earlier this year.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of a Federal Bank?
    A)Kochi
    B)Chennai
    C)Nagpur
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option A

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

  3. What is the capital of Canada?
    A)Rosemary
    B)Chelsea
    C)Ottawa
    D)Rockland
    View Answer
    Option C

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