Current Affairs Quiz: December 18, 2021

Current Affairs 18 December 2021 Quiz

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  1. Which state government has started Khel Nursery Scheme to promote sports in the state?
    A) Haryana
    B) Jammu and Kashmir
    C) Himachal Pradesh
    D) Uttar Pradesh
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Haryana government has started Khel Nursery Scheme to promote sports in the state. Inder the scheme, sports nurseries will be started in government, private educational institutions and private sports institutions.
  2. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has laid the foundation stone of SAINYA DHAM in which city?
    A) NewDelhi
    B) Lucknow
    C) Dehradun
    D) Shimla
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has laid the foundation stone of SAINYA DHAM in Guniyal village of Dehradun to honour the defence personnel of Uttarakhand, who sacrificed their lives for the nation, ever since World War I.
  3. Which country has signed a Letter of Intent with India to establish partnership in Digital Media?
    A) South Korea
    B) Thailand
    C) Vietnam
    D) Bhutan
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Vietnam signed a Letter of Intent to establish partnership in Digital Media. It was signed by Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Anurag Thakur and Vietnam’s Minister of Information and Communication Nguyen Manh Hung.
  4. Who unveiled an India Post special day cover and acommemorative stamp marking the golden jubilee of India’s victory during the 1971 Indo-Pak War, in New Delhi?
    A) Smriti Irani
    B) Narendra Modi
    C) Amit Shah
    D) Rajnath Singh
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh unveiled an India Post special day cover and acommemorative stamp marking the golden jubilee of India’s victory during the 1971 Indo-Pak War, in New Delhi. The day is the culmination of year-long ‘Swarnim Vijay Varsh’ celebrations, which began in December last year.
  5. Recently Govt gives approval for how many plastic parks to consolidate, synergize capacities of domestic plastic processing industry?
    A) 20
    B) 15
    C) 12
    D) 10
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Government has given in-principle approval for 10 plastic parks in the country with an aim to consolidate and synergize the capacities of the domestic plastic processing industry.
  6. Recently Government has approved a scheme to set up how many Sainik Schools in partnership with NGOs, Private Schools and the State governments?
    A) 150
    B) 120
    C) 100
    D) 110
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Government has approved a scheme to set up 100 Sainik Schools in partnership with NGOs, Private Schools and the State governments.
  7. Recently Florence Parly arrived in India,He is defence minister of which country?
    A) Israel
    B) USA
    C) France
    D) UK
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    French defence minister Florence Parly is arrived in India on a two-day visit that is aimed at further strengthening the already close bilateral strategic ties, people familiar with the developments said.
  8. How much amount was unveiled by World Bank to support aid for poorest nation to recover from Covid-19 crisis?
    A) $93 billion
    B) $100 billion
    C) $80 billion
    D) $85 billion
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The World Bank’s fund to help the world’s poorest nations got a $93 billion injection of cashto help scale up aid for pandemic recovery and other programs, the institution announced.
  9. Which country will host South Asian Football Federation’s (SAFF) U-18 and U-19 Women’s Championships?
    A) Maldives
    B) India
    C) Malaysia
    D) SriLanka
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    India will host South Asian Football Federation’s (SAFF) U-18 and U-19 Women’s Championships next year.
  10. Who has assumed charge of National Film Development Corporation (NFDC), Films Division, and Children Films Society of India (CFSI)?
    A) Ravinder Bhakar
    B) Sumit Bhatnagar
    C) Ashish Kumar Soni
    D) Satyendra Jadia
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Ravinder Bhakar, CEO of Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has assumed charge of National Film Development Corporation (NFDC), Films Division, and Children Films Society of India (CFSI).
  11. Who took Charge as Chairman of Chiefs of Staff Committee?
    A) R Harikumar
    B) Vr Chadhari
    C) Karambir Singh
    D) MM Naravane
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Army Chief Gen MM Naravane has assumed the charge as the chairman of the Chiefs of Staff Committee that comprises the three service chiefs, people familiar with the development said. The post fell vacant following the death of Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat in the IAF helicopter crash on December 8.
  12. Who was appointed as DG of Software Technology Parks of India?
    A) Ashish Kumar
    B) Rahul Jain
    C) VP Badnore
    D) Arvind Kumar
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Arvind Kumar has joined as Director General of Software Technology of India (STPI).
  13. Who was named Time’s 2021 Athlete of the Year?
    A) Roger Federer
    B) Sebastian Vettel
    C) Lewis Hamilton
    D) Simone Biles
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Simone Biles was named Time’s 2021 Athlete of the Year, the magazine announced.The world’s most decorated gymnast was hailed for putting her mental health first when she withdrew from four event finals at the Tokyo Olympics.
  14. Which country has conferred PM Narendra Modi with The Order of The Druk Gyaplo?
    A) SriLanka
    B) South Sudan
    C) Nepal
    D) Bhutan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    On the occasion of Bhutan’s national day, Bhutan has decided to confer its highest civilian award Ngadag Pel gi Khorlo or The Order of The Druk Gyaplo to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. It was announced by Prime Minister of Bhutan Dr Lotay Tshering.
  15. As per government, Targeted Launch for Crewed Space Mission Gaganyaan is in which year?
    A) 2022
    B) 2023
    C) 2024
    D) 2025
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The launch of the crewed Indian space mission, Gaganyaan, is being planned before the next Independence day and this will be proceeded by two uncrewed missions, Lok Sabha was informed.
  16. How many agreements were signed by ISRO with 4 countries to launch foreign satellites during 2021-23?
    A) 7
    B) 4
    C) 5
    D) 6
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Minister of State for Atomic Energy and Space Dr. Jitendra Singh has said that Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has signed six agreements with four countries for launching foreign satellites during 2021-2023.
  17. Recently which typhoon hitted southern Philippines?
    A) Kate
    B) Hikkaa
    C) Nisargaa
    D) Rai
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Typhoon Rai, one of the strongest battering the Philippines this year, made landfall in Siargao Island in the southern Philippines, the Philippines` weather bureau said.
  18. Recently Pradhan Acharyadeva of Satsang passed away.Name him?
    A) Jai Ram Awasthi
    B) Swami Dev
    C) Swami Nityanand
    D) Sree Sree Ashok Chakraborty
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Pradhan Acharyadeva of Satsang, Sree Sree Ashok Chakravarty, popularly known to innumerable devotees and admirers of Sree Sree Thakur Anukulchandra as Parama Pujyapada ‘Sree Sree Dada’, ended his earthly sojourn at Mission Hospital, Durgapur, where he had been under treatment for the last two months. He was 90.
  19. Which state observed Nupee Lal Day on December 12,2021 ?
    A) Meghalaya
    B) Assam
    C) Manipur
    D) Nagaland
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Manipur observed Nupee Lal Day on December 12,2021 to remembering the brave womenfolk of the State, who fought against the monopolistic trade interest of British colonial rulers in 1939.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital of Philippines?
    A) Manila
    B) Bangkok
    C) Maputo
    D) Stockholm
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of ISRO?
    A) Bengaluru
    B) Mumbai
    C) NewDelhi
    D) ChennAi
    View Answer
    Option A

  3. What is the capital of Bhutan?
    A) Bangkok
    B) Laguto
    C) Nyayavi
    D) Thimphu
    View Answer
    Option D

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