Current Affairs Quiz: December 15, 2021

Current Affairs 15 December 2021 Quiz

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  1. PM Modi inaugurated Saryu Canal project in which state?
    A) Madhya Pradesh
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Uttrakhand
    D) Bihar
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    an attempt to realise the vision of farmer welfare and empowerment, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates the Saryu Nahar National Project in Balrampur, Uttar Pradesh.
  2. PM Modi inaugurated Kashi Vishwanath Dham in which city?
    A) Varanasi
    B) Kanpur
    C) Lucknow
    D) Gorakhpur
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the first phase of the Kashi Vishwanath Dham, a project that is spread over 500,000 square feet and connects the temple premises to the River Ganga.
  3. Which state constituted ‘Samanya Varg Aayog’ to address grievances of ‘general category’?
    A) Uttarakhand
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Himachal Pradesh
    D) Bihar
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Himachal Pradesh will become the second BJP-ruled state after Madhya Pradesh to get a commission for the general category.
  4. Which city has become the world’s first government to turn 100% paperless?
    A) NewDelhi
    B) London
    C) Washington
    D) Dubai
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Dubai has become the world’s first government to turn 100% paperless, the Emirate’s Crown Prince, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has announced, pointing at savings of 1.3 billion Dirham ($350 million) and 14-million-man hours.
  5. Which company launched ‘#Care4Hockey’ campaign?
    A) Bajaj Allianz
    B) Max Bupa
    C) Idbi Federal
    D) HDFC Ergo
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Bajaj Allianz General Insurance, one of the leading private general insurers in India announced the launch of its ‘#Care4Hockey’ campaign.
  6. Recently NABARD projected Assam’s credit potential at how much amount for FY23?
    A) ₹46856 cr
    B) ₹28976 cr
    C) ₹35678 cr
    D) ₹36292 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Agencies National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development has projected a 12 per cent increase in Assam’s credit potential to Rs 36,292 crore for the 2022-23 fiscal, an official said.
  7. Who won maiden F1 World Drivers’ Championship in Abu Dhabi?
    A) Nick Rosberg
    B) Sebastian Vettel
    C) Lewis Hamilton
    D) Max Verstappen
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Red Bull’s Max Verstappen seals his maiden F1 title by beating title rival Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes in a last-lap thriller at the season-ending Abu Dhabi GP.
  8. Which bank won two awards at ET BFSI Excellence Awards 2021?
    A) ICICI Bank
    B) HDFC Bank
    C) IDBI Bank
    D) DBS Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    DBS Bank India’s persistent efforts to drive digital transformation for its customers have been awarded at the ET BFSI Excellence Awards 2021.
  9. Recently Centre accepted plea of Mithila Makhana GI tag.From which state does it belong?
    A) Bihar
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Himachal Pradesh
    D) Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Geographical Indications Registry (GIR) under the Central ministry of commerce has accepted the plea to rename Bihar Makhana as Mithila Makhana and also suggested further amendments in the brand logo to better reflect its origins apart from identifying and protecting the product’s Geographical Indications (GI) rights.
  10. The government has launched helpline with an aim to ensure a proper implementation of the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989.What is the toll free number?
    A) 12245
    B) 14455
    C) 12456
    D) 14566
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The government is launched helpline with an aim to ensure a proper implementation of the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989.
  11. Which state launched e-learning platform Unnati to skill school dropouts?
    A) Delhi
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Himachal Pradesh
    D) Bihar
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana launched an e-learning initiative by the southwest district of the police force to help educate youths and impart skill training to school dropouts from the weaker sections of society, officials said.
  12. Lokpal Chairperson Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose inaugurated’ which digital platform for the management of complaints?
    A) LokpalOnline
    B) DigiOnline
    C) DigiLokpal
    D) LokpalSuvidha
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Lokpal Chairperson Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose inaugurated’ a digital platform for the management of complaints called ‘LokpalOnline’ that can be accessed by all citizens of the country and complaints can be filed from anywhere and at any time.
  13. Recently gothic novelist widely known for her bestselling novel “Interview With the Vampire,” died.Name her?
    A) Nicolas Madrid
    B) Stephen Lomens
    C) Krishtiana Georgia
    D) Anne Rice
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Anne Rice, the gothic novelist widely known for her bestselling novel “Interview With the Vampire,” died at the age of 80. Rice died due to complications from a stroke.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Bajaj Allianz General Insurance?
    A) Pune
    B) Mumbai
    C) NewDelhi
    D) ChennAi
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of NABARD?
    A) Lucknow
    B) Mumbai
    C) NewDelhi
    D) Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. Where is the HQ of DBS Bank?
    A) UK
    B) Singapore
    C) USA
    D) China
    View Answer
    Option B

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