Current Affairs Quiz: December 16, 2019

Current Affairs 16 December 2019 Quiz

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  1. Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu, Inaugurating the FICCI ARISE Conference on School Education in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Lucknow
    D)Chennai
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu, Inaugurating the FICCI ARISE Conference on School Education in New Delhi. The theme for this year’s FICCI ARISE Conference was ‘Future Ready Learners and Schools’.

  2. Which state government launches ‘Vijayamritham’ & ‘Sahachari’ schemes to support differently-abled people?
    A)Telangana
    B)Assam
    C)Kerala
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Kerala state government has launched two social welfare schemes – ‘Vijayamritham’ and ‘Sahachari’ to honour differently-abled people as well as NSS, NCC and Student Police Cadet (SPC) units working for their care and welfare.

  3. Which movie bagged the ‘Suvarna Chakoram’ (The Golden Crow Pheasant) award at the 24th edition of the International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK)?
    A)Everyday Everyone Everywhere
    B)The Sky is Limit
    C)Avengers Endgame
    D)They Say Nothing Stays the Same
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Japanese movie ‘They Say Nothing Stays the Same’, directed by actor and musician Joe Odagiri bagged the ‘Suvarna Chakoram’ (The Golden Crow Pheasant) award at the 24th edition of the International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK).

  4. Which country has given its nod to designate India’s NAVIC as its “allied” navigational satellite system?
    A)Russia
    B)USA
    C)China
    D)Japan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Along with the Galileo of the European Union and QZSS of Japan, the US Congress has given its nod to designate India’s NAVIC as its “allied” navigational satellite system.

  5. 25th UN Climate Change Conference held in which city?
    A)NewYork
    B)NewDelhi
    C)paris
    D)Madrid
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    COP25, is the 25th United Nations Climate Change conference held in Madrid, Spain, under the presidency of the Chilean government. The conference incorporates the 25th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the 15th meeting of the parties for the Kyoto Protocol (CMP15), and the second meeting of the parties for the Paris Agreement (CMA2).

  6. The Indian embassy has inked an agreement with a New Delhi-based non-profit charitable organisation to rebuild 11 cultural heritage sites damaged in devastating earthquakes in which country?
    A)Bhutan
    B)Nepal
    C)China
    D)Myanmar
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Indian embassy has inked an agreement with a New Delhi-based non-profit charitable organisation to rebuild 11 cultural heritage sites damaged in devastating earthquakes in and around the Kathmandu Valley.

  7. Which mutual fund launched the new fund offer of India’s first corporate bond ETF (exchange-traded fund) called Bharat Bond ETF?
    A)Edelweiss Mutual Fund
    B)L&T Mutual Fund
    C)HDFC Mutual Fund
    D)Nippon Mutual Fund
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Edelweiss Mutual Fund launched the new fund offer of India’s first corporate bond ETF (exchange-traded fund) called Bharat Bond ETF.

  8. Who was crowned as 69th Miss World 2019?
    A)Manushi Chillar
    B)Opehly Mezino
    C)Suman Rao
    D)Toni Ann Singh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Toni-Ann Singh from Jamaica was crowned the 69th Miss World, beating her contenders from France and India.

  9. Recently ID Swami passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Philosophy
    B)Sports
    C)Actor
    D)Politics
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Former Union Minister ID Swami passed away at the age of 90. He was suffering from heart disease and was admitted to the hospital in Faridabad, Haryana.

  10. When is International Tea Day observed?
    A)Dec 13
    B)Dec 14
    C)Dec 16
    D)Dec 15
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    International Tea Day is observed annually on 15th December. It has been celebrated since 2005 in tea producing countries like India,Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Vietnam, Indonesia, Kenya, Malawi, Malaysia, Uganda, and Tanzania.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Tanzania?
    A)Krone
    B)Won
    C)Shilling
    D)Dollar
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. What is the capital of Jamaica?
    A)Cayman
    B)Negril
    C)Bahart
    D)Kingston
    View Answer
    Option D

  3. Where is the HQ of Edelweiss Group?
    A)Pune
    B)Mumbai
    C)Kolkata
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option B

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