Current Affairs Quiz: December 2, 2019

Current Affairs 2 December 2019 Quiz

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  1. From which year,hallmarking of gold jewellery and artefacts will be made mandatory across the country?
    A)2023
    B)2020
    C)2022
    D)2021
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan announced that Hallmarking of gold jewellery and artefacts will be made mandatory across the country from January 15, 2021.

  2. Recently Santosh Kumar Gangwar inaugurated Pension Week (30th Nov, 2019 – 6th Dec 2019) to enroll one crore beneficiaries for PM-SYM.What is PM SYM?
    A)Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Yogi Mann
    B)Pradhan Mantri Shishu Yog Dhan
    C)Pradhan Mantri Shram Yash Man
    D)Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan Dhan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Labour and Employment Minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar inaugurated Pension Week (30th Nov, 2019 – 6th Dec 2019) to enroll one crore beneficiaries for PM-SYM (Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-dhan) and 50 lakh beneficiaries for NPS-traders by March 2020

  3. PM Narendra Modi addressed Republic Summit in which city/UT?
    A)Chennai
    B)Mumbai
    C)Pune
    D)NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered a keynote address an the Republic Summit in New Delhi . The Theme of this year’s summit is “India’s Moment Nation First.”

  4. Recently Indian Navy commissions sixth Dornier aircraft squadron (INAS) 314.What is the name of it?
    A)Raptors
    B)Fridget
    C)Agni
    D)Avni
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Indian Naval Air Squadron 314, the sixth Dornier aircraft squadron was commissioned by Deputy Chief of Naval Staff Vice-Admiral M S Pawarat Naval Air Enclave, Porbandar town of Gujarat, giving a fillip to coastal security near the sea border with Pakistan.

  5. The 40th Session of the UNESCO General Conference was held in which city?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Bangkok
    C)Paris
    D)Tokyo
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    40th Session of the UNESCO General Conference was held in Paris, France. It meets every two years, and is attended by Member States and Associate Members, together with observers for non-Member States, intergovernmental organizations and non-governmental organizations (NGOs). Each country has one vote, irrespective of its size or the extent of its contribution to the budget.

  6. According to the report from the Lowy Institute,what is the rank of India in global diplomatic heft in terms of missions?
    A)12th
    B)10th
    C)11th
    D)16th
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    According to the report from the Lowy Institute, China now has 276 diplomatic posts globally, three more than the US. India is ranked 12th in terms of such diplomatic heft, with 123 embassies and high commissions, and 54 consulates, across the world. France, Japan, and Russia are ranked at 3rd,4th, and 5th, after China and the United States.

  7. Which country was recently elected to UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee?
    A)Iran
    B)Afghanistan
    C)Myanmar
    D)Saudi Arabia
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, member state of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), was elected to the World Heritage Committee for the first time.

  8. The RBI has excluded Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank from the second schedule of the RBI Act, with effect from April 1, 2019 in lieu of merger with which bank?
    A)Punjab National Bank
    B)bank of Baroda
    C)Canara Bank
    D)IDBI Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India announced that it has excluded Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank from the second schedule of the RBI Act, with effect from April 1, 2019.

  9. Recently Adel Abdul Mahdi submitted his resignation in parliament.He was the former PM of which nation?
    A)Iraq
    B)Iran
    C)Israel
    D)Afghanistan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Iraq Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi submitted his resignation to parliament after more than 40 demonstrators were killed by security forces.

  10. Recently Brad Gobright passed away.He was associated with which profession?
    A)Tennis
    B)Football
    C)Cricket
    D)Rock Climber
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    A world-renowned rock climber, US national Brad Gobright (31) has passed away after fall from a rock known as El Sendero Luminoso, or the Shining Path, in the Potrero Chico national park in northern Mexico.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Iraq?
    A)Rupee
    B)Euro
    C)Dinar
    D)Rial
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. Where is the HQ of UNESCO?
    A)Beijing
    B)Geneva
    C)Rome
    D)Paris
    View Answer
    Option D

  3. what is the capital of Iraq?
    A)Tehran
    B)Baghdad
    C)Jerusalem
    D)Kabul
    View Answer
    Option B

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