Current Affairs Quiz: December 19, 2019

Current Affairs 19 December 2019 Quiz

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  1. GeM_IndiaGovernment e-commerce portal GeM has launched which national outreach programme to bring on-board more local sellers?
    A)Suchi
    B)Samay
    C)Krishi
    D)Samvaad
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    GeM_IndiaGovernment e-commerce portal GeM has launched a national outreach programme, ‘GeM Samvaad’, to bring on-board more local sellers.

  2. Which became the seventh state police force in India to be bestowed with the honour of the President’s Colours?
    A)Gujarat
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Andhra Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Gujarat became the seventh state police force in India to be bestowed with the honour of the President’s Colours.

  3. In which state,Orange festival was observed?
    A)Meghalaya
    B)Manipur
    C)Odisha
    D)Telangana
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Chief Minister N. Biren Singh inaugurated the three-day state-level orange festival begins at district headquarters Tamenglong. Tamenglong district is largest producer of orange fruit in Manipur.

  4. The Five-day music festival ‘Tansen Samaroh’ begins in which city?
    A)Pune
    B)Gwalior
    C)Lucknow
    D)Surat
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    In Madhya Pradesh, popular classical music festival ‘Tansen Samaroh’ began with traditional style in Gwalior with the recitations of Harikatha and Milad. The five-day festival is celebrated every year in the memory of one of the most eminent singers of Indian history, ‘Mian Tansen’.

  5. Which state panchayat tops ranking under Mission Antyodaya scheme?
    A)Assam
    B)TamilNadu
    C)UP
    D)Bihar
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Tamil Nadu’s Molugamboondi has topped the 2019 rankings of gram panchayats in the country, scoring high on implementation of development and infrastructure programmes under the Mission Antyodaya scheme.

  6. The deadline for the government’s Accessible India Campaign (AIC) has been extended to which day?
    A)March 2020
    B)Feb 2020
    C)April 2020
    D)Jan 2020
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The deadline for the government’s Accessible India Campaign (AIC) has been extended to March 2020 due to slow progress. Accessible India Campaign also known as Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan, was launched by PM Modi on 3 December 2015, on the occasion of International Day of People with Disabilities (PwD).

  7. Which country to sign contract with India next year for BrahMos missiles?
    A)Philippines
    B)Maldives
    C)Myanmar
    D)China
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Philippines will sign a contract with India in the first or second quarter next year for two batteries of supersonic BrahMos cruise missiles.

  8. Which country successfully tests air-launched, land attack versions of BrahMos missile?
    A)China
    B)Maldives
    C)India
    D)Myanmar
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Two BrahMos supersonic cruise missiles were successfully test-fired from a mobile launcher at a base off the coast of Odisha by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and targeted a ship.

  9. World’s first liquid hydrogen carrier ship launched in which country?
    A)Myanmar
    B)Japan
    C)China
    D)Russia
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Japan’s Kawasaki Heavy Industries debuted the world’s first marine carrier that transports liquefied hydrogen, using technology that will vastly expand cargo capacity of the green energy source.

  10. In which country, Historic mosque was moved before dam waters rised?
    A)Maldives
    B)Turkey
    C)Saudi Arabia
    D)India
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    In Turkey, the last remaining historical artifact has been removed from the ancient southeastern town of Hasankeyf ahead of its submergence as part of a dam project.

  11. From which date, National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) facility available for 24 hours a day throughout the year?
    A)December 16
    B)December 18
    C)December 19
    D)Dec 25
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    A bank account holder can now transfer any value of money online anytime with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) allowing the National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) facility available for 24 hours a day throughout the year starting from December 16, 2019.

  12. Recently Mastercard selected which company for its Start Path program?
    A)Freecharge
    B)Mobikwik
    C)PhonePe
    D)BharatPe
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Mastercard has selected BharatPe for its Start Path program. Bharat Pe is the only company from India selected by Mastercard as part of the latest cohort.

  13. How much amount of loan has been signed by India and the Asian Development Bank to Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) to expand energy efficiency investments in India?
    A)₹1876 cr
    B)₹1456 cr
    C)₹1500 cr
    D)₹1775 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) have signed a 250 million dollar (about Rs 1,775 crore) loan to Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) to expand energy efficiency investments in India that will benefit agricultural, residential and institutional consumers.

  14. Recently Laura Marsh announced her retirement from which sports?
    A)Hockey
    B)Cricket
    C)Football
    D)Tennis
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    England spinner Laura Marsh announced her retirement from international cricket. In her 13-year long career, Marsh featured in 103 ODIs, 67 T20Is and 9 Tests and scalped 217 wickets across all formats.

  15. Which Indian players named in ICC Women’s ODI Team of the Year?
    A)Smriti Mandhana
    B)PoonamYadav
    C)Jhulan Goswami
    D)All of these
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Smriti Mandhana is among the four Indian players who have been named in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Women’s ODI Team of the Year. She has also been named in the ICC Women’s T20I Team of the Year.

  16. In which city,Haneda Airport is situated where robots will be greeting and guiding travellers during 2020 Olympics?
    A)Brasilia
    B)Tokyo
    C)Singapore City
    D)NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    As the 2020 Tokyo Olympics edge closer, Haneda airport‘s operators have revealed that the robots will be greeting and guiding travellers.

  17. Recently Shriram Lagoo passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Journalist
    B)Social Activist
    C)Actor
    D)Sports
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Veteran actor and acclaimed theatre personality Shriram Lagoo has passed away in Pune. He was 92. Shreeram Lagoo, who has acted in over 100 Hindi and Marathi films, was an ENT surgeon. He has also worked in more than 40 Marathi, Hindi and Gujarati plays.

  18. Recently Anna Karina passed away.She was related to which field?
    A)Social Activist
    B)journalist
    C)Sports
    D)Actress
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Danish-French veteran actress-singer Anna Karina, who became a symbol of French New Wave film movement, passed away in Paris at the age of 79.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ ofAsian Development Bank?
    A)Philippines
    B)Russia
    C)USA
    D)China
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of MasterCard?
    A)Geneva
    B)NewYork
    C)London
    D)Paris
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. What is the currency of Turkey?
    A)Rupee
    B)Krone
    C)won
    D)Lira
    View Answer
    Option D

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