Current Affairs Quiz: December 17, 2019

Current Affairs 17 December 2019 Quiz

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  1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired the first meeting of the National Ganga Council (NGC) in which city?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Surat
    C)Ahmedabad
    D)Lucknow
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired the first meeting of the National Ganga Council (NGC) in New Delhi.

  2. President Ram Nath Kovind hosted a conference of 46 Heads of Central Universities and Institutes of Higher Learning in which city?
    A)Shillong
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Pune
    D)Mumbai
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    President Ram Nath Kovind hosted a conference of 46 Heads of Central Universities and Institutes of Higher Learning at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

  3. The 14th edition of the ‘Toshali National Crafts’ Mela began in which city?
    A)Dispur
    B)Kanpur
    C)Pune
    D)Bhubaneswar
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The 14th edition of the ‘Toshali National Crafts’ Mela began in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. The mela was organised by the Handlooms, Textile, and Handicrafts Department, Odisha. About 50 weavers from different states of the country participated in the mela.

  4. The 8th India-China joint training exercise ‘HAND-IN-HAND 2019’ held in which city?
    A)Shillong
    B)Dispur
    C)Pune
    D)Kochi
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The 8th India-China joint training exercise ‘HAND-IN-HAND 2019’ with the theme counter-terrorism under the United Nations’ mandate is being conducted in Meghalaya.

  5. Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), under the guidance of Ministry of Power, Government of India, organised the 29th National Energy Conservation day in which city?
    A)Lucknow
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Kolkata
    D)Ahmedabad
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), under the guidance of Ministry of Power, Government of India, organised the 29th National Energy Conservation day at VigyanBhawan, New Delhi.

  6. Which Company has partnered with local store owners of India for its ‘I Have Space’ (IHS) programme to provide pickup and delivery services to customers?
    A)Myntra
    B)Dailyobjects
    C)Flipkart
    D)Amazon
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Amazon India has partnered with local store owners of India for its ‘I Have Space’ (IHS) programme to provide pickup and delivery services to customers.

  7. Recently Google Earth have covered how much percent of entire population?
    A)92%
    B)99%
    C)98%
    D)96%
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Google Earth, the software that lets you browse the globe with 3D representation, right from the comfort of your couch, offers 6 million square miles of high definition satellite images, covering more than 98 per cent of the entire population.

  8. Which country formally released its new National policy Framework titled ‘Vistas of Prosperity and Splendor’?
    A)Maldives
    B)Myanmar
    C)SriLanka
    D)Bhutan
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Sri Lankan government formally released its new National policy Framework titled ‘Vistas of Prosperity and Splendor’ is aimed at achieving fourfold outcome of being a productive citizen, a contented family, a virtuous, disciplined and just society and a prosperous nation.

  9. Which bank has signed a loan agreement with KfW, the German development bank, for 277 million dollars (about Rs 1,958 crore) for establishing an energy-efficient housing programme in India?
    A)IOB
    B)PNB
    C)IDBI
    D)SBI
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    State Bank of India (SBI) has signed a loan agreement with KfW, the German development bank, for 277 million dollars (about Rs 1,958 crore) for establishing an energy-efficient housing programme in India.

  10. Which team was suspended for a year and fined Rs. 10 Lakh by Mumbai District Football Associaton’s (MDFA)?
    A)Kerala Blasters
    B)FC Goa
    C)FC Pune City
    D)Mumbai City FC
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Indian Super League’s Mumbai City FC’s U18 side was suspended for a year and fined Rs. 10 Lakh by Mumbai District Football Associaton’s (MDFA).

  11. Who was given additional charge of Meghalaya as governor?
    A)RN Ravi
    B)Tathagata Roy
    C)Ganga Prasad
    D)Prem SinghTamang
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    RN Ravi, Governor of Nagaland, was given additional charge of Meghalaya. He was assigned with the additional responsibility as Meghalaya Governor, Tathagata Roy, is on a leave.

  12. Who was awarded on the spot Chief of Army Staff Commendation Card by Army Chief General Bipin Rawat for winning Ultraman India in 27 hours 46 minutes?
    A)Karambir Singh
    B)MKSingh
    C)BD Mishra
    D)Swaroop Singh Kuntal
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Lieutenant Colonel Swaroop Singh Kuntal awarded on the spot Chief of Army Staff Commendation Card by Army Chief General Bipin Rawat for winning Ultraman India in 27 hours 46 minutes.

  13. Recently Three-time Olympic champion and world mile record-holder Peter Snell passed away.He hails from which country?
    A)Zimbabwe
    B)England
    C)NewZealand
    D)Australia
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Three-time Olympic champion and world mile record-holder Peter Snell from New Zealand has passed away in Dallas. He was 80. Snell was the first man since 1920 to win the 800 and 1,500 at the same Olympics. No male athlete has done so since.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of kFW Development Bank?
    A)Paris
    B)Frankfurt
    C)Stockholm
    D)NewYork
    View Answer
    Option B

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

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