Current Affairs Quiz: December 15, 2019

Current Affairs 15 December 2019 Quiz

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  1. UNESCO & MGIEP jointly organized TECH 2019 in which city?
    A)Kochi
    B)Chennai
    C)Vishakapatnam
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    A three-day TECH (Transforming Education Conference for Humanity) 2019, being organised jointly by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) and Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (MGIEP) in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.

  2. Recently Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government decided to name the upcoming Nagpur-Mumbai Super Communication Expressway (NMSCE) after which personality?
    A)Aditya Thackeray
    B)Supriya Sule
    C)Balasaheb Thackeray
    D)Uddhav Thackeray
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government decided to name the upcoming Nagpur-Mumbai Super Communication Expressway (NMSCE) after the Shiv Sena founder-patriarch late Balasaheb Thackeray.

  3. Which state to celebrate three day Orchha Festival?
    A)Odisha
    B)Telangana
    C)Bihar
    D)Madhya Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The three-day Namaste Orchha festival marking the cultural landscape of Madhya Pradesh will be organised by the state government from March 6 to March 8 in Orchha, which won the award for the best heritage city for 2017-18.

  4. Which state government CM flagged off the 1st Baristha Nagarika Tirtha Yatra Train?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Odisha
    C)Assam
    D)Sikkim
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik flagged off the 1st Baristha Nagarika Tirtha Yatra Train from Balasore in Odisha.

  5. 37 th National Symposium of Heads of Police Training Institution organised in which city?
    A)Pune
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Chennai
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPR&D) is organizing the 37th National Symposium of Heads of Police Training Institutions at BPR&D Headquarters, New Delhi.

  6. Which e commerce company has launched the Audible Suno application in India?
    A)Amazon
    B)Nykaa
    C)Flipkart
    D)Dailyobjects
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Amazon-owned Audible has launched the Audible Suno app especially for Indian market. It features content from celebrities like Karan Johar, Tabu, Vidya Balan and Anurag Kashyap among others.Amazon’s Audible Suno is available for free of and it features ad-free content.

  7. Who will head the committee to suggest segment-wise ways and means to improve loss prevention and loss minimisation in the general insurance industry?
    A)Guruprasad Mohapatra
    B)Sanjiv Bhatia
    C)TL Alamelu
    D)MK Singh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    A ten-member working group has been constituted by the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) to suggest segment-wise ways and means to improve loss prevention and loss minimisation in the general insurance industry.

  8. According to data furnished by the oil ministry to parliamentary committee,which country tops the list as largest oil supplier to India?
    A)USA
    B)Kuwait
    C)Israel
    D)Iraq
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    According to data furnished by the oil ministry to parliamentary committee, the United States has surpassed Kuwait to become India’s sixth largest oil supplier as it supplied 70 per cent more crude to the world’s third largest energy consumer during April-September.

  9. Moody’s Investors Service has lowered its 2019 GDP growth forecast for India at how much percent?
    A)5,5%
    B)5.6%
    C)5.7%
    D)5.8%
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Moody’s Investors Service has lowered its 2019 GDP growth forecast for India to 5.6 per cent as slow employment growth weighs on consumption.

  10. Who was named WTA Player of the Year 2019?
    A)Ashleigh Barty
    B)Timea Babis
    C)Kristina Mladenovic
    D)Scoch Williamson
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Australian Ashleigh Barty, whose breakout 2019 campaign included French Open crown and world number one ranking, was named the WTA Player of the Year.

  11. Recently Dwayne Bravo has returned from the retirement from T20.He hails from which country?
    A)WestIndies
    B)India
    C)England
    D)Australia
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo has returned from the retirement and will be available for selection for the ICC T20 World Cup in Australia next year.

  12. Who will be the next Chairman of Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.?
    A)Shrikant Madhav Vaidya
    B)Vaibhav Shukla
    C)Sanjiv Singh
    D)Hemant Shivhare
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Public Enterprise Selection Board has shortlisted Shrikant Madhav Vaidya to be the next Chairman of Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.

  13. Recently Abdelmadjid Tebboune was declared as president of which country?
    A)Thailand
    B)Netherlands
    C)Kenya
    D)Algeria
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Abdelmadjid Tebboune(74), a former Algerian prime minister who served under deposed leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika, was declared the winner of Algeria’s presidential election as thousands of protesters poured into the centre of the capital, Algiers, to denounce the vote.

  14. Who won the 26th Annual Crystal Award for spreading awareness about the importance of mental health?
    A)Aishwarya Rai
    B)Disha Patani
    C)Deepika Padukone
    D)Bhumi Pednekar
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Adding another feather to her hat, Deepika Padukone won the 26th Annual Crystal Award for spreading awareness about the importance of mental health. She is the only Indian actress to feature in Davos 2020 winners list.

  15. Recently India’s first advertising lady passed away.Name her?
    A)Tara Sinha
    B)Tara Singh
    C)Suchi Agarwal
    D)Priyal Srivastava
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The advertising industry’s doyenne Tara Sinha passed away. She was 87 years. Ma Sinha, as she was popularly called, started her career in the world of advertising in 1950. With over 50 years of experience, she was also the first woman to set up a national advertising agency, Tara Sinha Associates (TSA), in the 1980s.

  16. Recently Gollapudi Maruti Rao passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Social Activist
    B)Sports
    C)Journalist
    D)Actor
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Renowned Telugu actor and writer Gollapudi Maruti Rao, who enthralled people with his writings and acting for several decades, passed away. He was 80.

  17. Who is the author of book titled “Mind Master: Winning Lessons from a Champion’s Life”?
    A)VVS Laxman
    B)MS Dhoni
    C)Saurav Ganguly
    D)Viswanathan Anand
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Five-time world champion, Viswanathan Anand has penned a book titled “Mind Master: Winning Lessons from a Champion’s Life”. The book, published by Hachette India. This book is co-authored by sports journalist Susan Ninan.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Algeria?
    A)Krone
    B)won
    C)Dinar
    D)Dollar
    View Answer
    Option C

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

  3. What is the currency of Kuwait?
    A)Rupee
    B)Dinar
    C)Riel
    D)Krone
    View Answer
    Option B

  4. Where is the hq of IRDAI?
    A)Bhopal
    B)Mumbai
    C)Hyderabad
    D)NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option C

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