Current Affairs Quiz: December 2, 2020

Current Affairs 2 December 2020 Quiz

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  1. Which state’s Chief Minister inaugurated the Suryadhar lake in one of the districts?
    A) Rajasthan
    B) Himachal Pradesh
    C) Uttarakhand
    D) Madhya Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat inaugurated the Suryadhar lake at Doiwala in Dehradun.
  2. Which state government launched the biggest-ever Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) scheme called ‘Orunodoi’?
    A) West Bengal
    B) Uttarakhand
    C) Bihar
    D) Assam
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowalon launched the biggest-ever Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) scheme called ‘Orunodoi’, aiming to cover 22 lakh families in the state.
  3. Where was the first “child-friendly” police station inaugurated in November 2020?
    A) Lucknow
    B) Pune
    C) Hyderabad
    D) Karnal
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The city’s first “child-friendly” police station was inaugurated at the cantonment police station in Pune, premises by Abhay Karandikar, director, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT).
  4. Central government announced third stimulus package worth how much amount for the Mission COVID Suraksha- The Indian COVID-19 Vaccine Development Mission?
    A) Rs 1200 crore
    B) Rs 800 crore
    C) Rs 900 crore
    D) Rs 1000 crore
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Centre has announced the third stimulus package of Rs 900 crore for the Mission COVID Suraksha- The Indian COVID-19 Vaccine Development Mission.
  5. Madhya Pradesh government has aimed to completely eliminate AIDS by which year?
    A) 2030
    B) 2028
    C) 2025
    D) 2035
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Madhya Pradesh did not see a significant increase in the number of HIV patients in the last two years. As per Union health ministry report issued this September 20, the state reported 0.59 lakh patients in 2018. The government aims to completely eliminate AIDS by 2030.
  6. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) approved $132.8 million loan to strengthen and modernize the distribution network and improve the quality of power supplied to households, industries, and businesses in which state?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Nagaland
    C) Meghalaya
    D) Rajasthan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India signed a $132.8 million loan to strengthen and modernize the distribution network and improve the quality of power supplied to households, industries, and businesses in India’s northeastern state of Meghalaya.
  7. According to data of the Commerce and Industry Ministry, which country emerged as the biggest source of foreign direct investment (FDI) into India during the first half of the current financial year?
    A) UK
    B) Singapore
    C) Mauritius
    D) USA
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    The U.S. has emerged as the second biggest source of foreign direct investment (FDI) into India after Singapore, replacing Mauritius, during the first half of the current financial year, according to data of the Commerce and Industry Ministry.
  8. Who won the 2020 Bahrain Grand Prix?
    A) Daniel Ricciardo
    B) Max Verstappen
    C) Charles Leclerc
    D) Lewis Hamilton
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Lewis Hamilton has won the 2020 Bahrain Grand Prix at Bahrain International Circuit, Bahrain.
  9. Who has been appointed as the new Chairperson of National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) by the Government of India?
    A) Varsha Joshi
    B) Charu Gaba
    C) Snehlata Kumari
    D) Ruchi Jain
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Government of India appointed Varsha Joshi as the new Chairperson of National Dairy Development Board (NDDB).
  10. Who has been appointed as the Secretary General of the Lok Sabha?
    A) Dinesh Kumar Thappa
    B) Utpal Kumar Singh
    C) Om Birla
    D) Rahul Srivastav
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla appointed senior IAS officer Utpal Kumar Singh as Secretary General of the Lok Sabha.
  11. Who is appointed as the ambassador for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts’ (BAFTA) ‘Breakthrough Initiative’?
    A) Shankar Mahadevan
    B) Harris Jayaraj
    C) AR Rahman
    D) Udit Narayan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Academy Award-winning music composer AR Rahman was announced as the ambassador for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts’ (BAFTA) ‘Breakthrough Initiative’.
  12. Abhay Bhardwaj who passed away was related to which profession?
    A) Singer
    B) Actor
    C) Author
    D) Politician
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Rajya Sabha MP from Gujarat, Abhay Bhardwaj died due to Covid19 in a Chennai hospital. He was 66.
  13. Papa Bouba Diop from Senegal who passed away was related to which sports?
    A) Football
    B) Hockey
    C) Squash
    D) Table Tennis
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Former Senegal midfielder Papa Bouba Diop has died at the age of 42.
  14. What is the theme for World AIDS Day 2020?
    A) On the fast track to end AIDS
    B) Right to health
    C) Ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic: Resilience and Impact
    D) Communities make the difference
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    World AIDS Day takes place on 1 December each year to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection and mourning those who have died of the disease.
    This year’s theme for World AIDS Day is ‘Ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic: Resilience and Impact’ .

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) situated?
    A) Delhi
    B) Gujarat
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Haryana
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Anand, Gujarat

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