Current Affairs Quiz: December 21, 2020

Current Affairs 21 December 2020 Quiz

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  1. Where will be the headquarters of India’s first Maritime Theatre Command (MTC), set to take concrete shape by next year?
    A) Hampi
    B) Ballari
    C) Karwar
    D) Dharwad
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The country’s first Maritime Theatre Command (MTC) is set to take concrete shape by next year, with its commander-in-chief having full operational control over western and eastern naval fleets, maritime strike fighter jets and transport aircraft, two amphibious infantry brigades and coastal patrol vessels.
    Maritime theatre command’s HQ to be at Karwar.
  2. Which bird’s picture will be used as the logo for the international airport to be constructed in Noida’s Jewar?
    A) Stork
    B) Francolin
    C) Goshawk
    D) Asian Koel
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath approved the design, name and logo of the international airport to be constructed in Noida’s Jewar.
    It will be named Noida International Greenfield Airport while a picture of stork-the state bird will used in its logo.
  3. In December 2020, centre approved Rs.90.60 cr for land acquisition for the Integrated Check Post (ICP) in which state?
    A) Assam
    B) Tripura
    C) Arunachal Pradesh
    D) Sikkim
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Centre has approved of Rs 90.60 crore for land acquisition for the Integrated Check Post (ICP) in Sabroom subdivision of south Tripura.
  4. How much amount has been released by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) as maintenance grants to students enrolled under PMSSS (Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme)?
    A) Rs. 40,000
    B) Rs. 10,000
    C) Rs. 30,000
    D) Rs. 20,000
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    An Expert Group was constituted by the Prime Minister for enhancing employment opportunity among youths of J&K and Ladakh and formulate job opportunities in public and private sectors. Subsequently, Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme (PMSSS) is being implemented by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi.
    In order to support & empower students for completing online studies, it has been decided to release the installment of Rs. 20,000.
  5. Four Indian projects worth how much amount have been approved by the World Bank to support development initiatives?
    A) USD 600 million
    B) USD 800 million
    C) USD 300 million
    D) USD 500 million
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The World Bank approved four India projects worth over USD 800 million to support development initiatives.
    The projects that have been approved are: Chhattisgarh Inclusive Rural and Accelerated Agriculture Growth Project (CHIRAAG); Nagaland: Enhancing Classroom Teaching and Resources Project; and Second Dam Improvement and Rehabilitation Project (DRIP-2).
  6. Which bank has partnered with VISA to introduce a new line of E-series debit cards to enhance payments efficiency?
    A) ICICI Bank
    B) Karnataka Bank
    C) Yes Bank
    D) Federal Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    In partnership with VISA as a payment processor, YES BANK has launched a new line of debit cards – E-series. It will enhance payments efficiency for salaried and YES FIRST account holders.
    The Bank has also introduced a new line of vertical Debit cards under the E-series across Mastercard and VISA cards.
  7. Satya Dev Singh who passed away was related to which profession?
    A) Author
    B) Painter
    C) Singer
    D) Politician
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Former Gonda MP Satya Dev Singh, one of the senior-most leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party, has passed away. He was 75.
  8. Federation of Automobile Dealers Associations (FADA) and Automotive Skills Development Council (ASDC) joined hands with which of the following?
    A) Google
    B) Microsoft
    C) IBM
    D) Facebook
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Federation of Automobile Dealers Associations (FADA) said it along with Automotive Skills Development Council (ASDC) has tied up with Google India to bridge the digital skills gap in the country’s auto dealerships and build their capacity in this critical growth driver.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) located?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Hyderabad
    C) Bengaluru
    D) New Delhi
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. Where is Automotive Skills Development Council (ASDC) situated?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Mumbai
    C) Chennai
    D) Noida
    View Answer
    Option A

  3. Where is the HQ of Federation of Automobile Dealers Associations of India (FADA) situated?
    A) Jaipur
    B) Surat
    C) New Delhi
    D) Gurugram
    View Answer
    Option C

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