Current Affairs Quiz: December 22, 2021

Current Affairs 22 December 2021 Quiz

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  1. Which state government has created three new districts namely Tseminyu, Nuiland and Chumukedima?
    A) Assam
    B) Nagaland
    C) Tripura
    D) Telangana
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Nagaland Government has created three new districts namely Tseminyu, Nuiland and Chumukedima. The state has now a total of 15 districts.
  2. PM Narendra Modi launched development projects worth how much amount on Goa Liberation Day?
    A) ₹550 cr
    B) ₹750 cr
    C) ₹700 cr
    D) ₹650 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi participated in the Goa Liberation Day celebrations at Shyamaprasad Mukherjee Stadium in Taligao. He felicitated freedom fighters and veterans of ‘Operation Vijay’ at the function.
  3. Which state declared the Shri Krishan Balram Rath Yatra as “state festival”?
    A) Punjab
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Telangana
    D) TamilNadu
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi declared the Shri Krishan Balram Rath Yatra as “state festival”. The Chief Minister also announced Rs 2.51 crore for Ludhiana’s Iskcon Temple.
  4. Which state government launched air health service to fly specialists to four districts to address the needs of people?
    A) Kerala
    B) Maharashtra
    C) TamilNadu
    D) Odisha
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    As quality health service remains a far cry in the remote districts in Odisha, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched air health service to fly specialists to four districts to address the needs of people.
  5. Which organisation signed a Statement of Intent with United Nations World Food Program for the mainstreaming of millets?
    A) BPCL
    B) IOCL
    C) NASSCOM
    D) NITI Aayog
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    NITI Aayog has signed a Statement of Intent with United Nations World Food Program for the mainstreaming of millets and supporting India in taking lead globally in knowledge exchange.
  6. Which state has empanelled Equitas SFB as a banking partner with a view to offer its services to the state government employees?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Bihar
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Haryana
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Equitas Small Finance Bank Limited announced it has been empanelled as a banking partnerto the Government of Maharashtra with a view to offer its services to the state government employees.
  7. How much amount was signed by India with German Development Bank for Surat Metro?
    A) 442.26 million
    B) 435 million
    C) 444.98 million
    D) 568 million
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Government of India and the German Development Bank KFW (Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau) have signed a Euro 442.26 million loan for the Surat Metro Rail project.
  8. Recently Edelweiss General Insurance tied up with which company to offer digital motor insurance?
    A) Paytm
    B) Freecharge
    C) Mobikwik
    D) PhonePe
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Edelweiss General Insurance (EGI) has tied up with digital payments major PhonePe to offer digital motor insurance products, EGI announced.
  9. GACL, GAIL teamed up to establish bioethanol plant in which state?
    A) Telangana
    B) Andhra Pradesh
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Gujarat Alkalies and Chemicals Limited (GACL) and GAIL (India) Limited (GAIL) have joined hands to set-up a Bioethanol plant of 500 KLD capacity in Gujarat .
  10. As per report, India registers highest-ever annual FDI inflow of how much amount in 2020-21?
    A) 82 billion
    B) 74 billion
    C) 85 billion
    D) 90 billion
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India has registered the highest ever annual Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflow of 81.97 billion dollar in 2020-21.
  11. How many medals were won by India at Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships 2021?
    A) 11
    B) 14
    C) 13
    D) 16
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India concluded the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships 2021 with 16 medals – 4 Gold, 7 Silver, and 5 Bronze, held at Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
  12. Who becomes first Indian male shuttler to claim silver at BWF World Championship?
    A) Suresh Singh
    B) Leander Paes
    C) Mukesh Agarwal
    D) Kidambi Srikanth
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Star India shuttler Kidambi Srikanth made it to the round of 16 of the BWF World Championships with an emphatic win over Spain’s Pablo Abian by 21-15, 21- 12 and 21-14.
  13. Recently Leftist Gabriel Boric becomes youngest president of which country?
    A) Chile
    B) Seychelles
    C) Malto
    D) Kenya
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The streets of Santiago erupted in celebration after leftist millennial Gabriel Boric became Chile’s youngest-ever president-elect with an unexpectedly large victory over his far-right rival in a polarizing race.
  14. Who has been roped in by the Arunachal Pradesh government to be the brand ambassador for the state?
    A) Salman Khan
    B) Virat Kohli
    C) Sanjay Dutt
    D) Rishabh Pant
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Star Sanjay Dutt has been roped in by the Arunachal Pradesh government to be the brand ambassador for the state.
  15. Who won the BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2021?
    A) Emma Raducanu
    B) Jen Beaite
    C) Adam Riley
    D) Charles Brix
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Tennis star Emma Raducanu is the BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year for 2021. She beat Tom Daley(diver) and Adam Peaty (swimmer) into second and third place, while England’s men’s footballers were named team of the year and Gareth Southgate the coach, as a triumphant period for British sport across the board was commemorated at a ceremony in Salford. Tom Daley won gold for the first time at his fourth Olympics in Tokyo.
  16. Which company has been awarded with the prestigious Golden Peacock Environment Management Award for the year 2021 in the Steel Sector by the Institute of Directors?
    A) SAIL
    B) NTPC
    C) BHEL
    D) BPCL
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) has been awarded with the prestigious Golden Peacock Environment Management Award for the year 2021 in the Steel Sector by the Institute of Directors.
  17. Who is the author of book titled India’s Ancient Legacy of Wellness?
    A) Rekha Chaudhary
    B) Sushmita Bharjwaj
    C) Tanya Tyagi
    D) Rajkumari Sen
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The book titled India’s Ancient Legacy of Wellness authored by Dr. Rekha Choudhary has been released recently.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Steel Authority of India?
    A) NewDelhi
    B) Mumbai
    C) Chennai
    D) Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. What is the currency of Chile?
    A) Euro
    B) Peso
    C) Dollar
    D) Rupee
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. Where is the HQ of GAIL?
    A) Lucknow
    B) Chennai
    C) NewDelhi
    D) Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C

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