Current Affairs Quiz: December 23, 2019

Current Affairs 23 December 2019 Quiz

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  1. Which program was launched to catalyze cross-disciplinary leadership in India?
    A)EchO network
    B)Netscape
    C)Digital Echo
    D)Eks Network
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    EChO Network, a national program to provide a template for cross-disciplinary leadership in India with the specific focus of increasing research, knowledge, and awareness of Indian ecology and the environment was launched in New Delhi.

  2. The Government has decided to organize how many Hunar Haat across the country in the next five years to provide market exposure and employment opportunities to artisans, craftsmen and traditional culinary experts?
    A)80
    B)150
    C)100
    D)125
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Government has decided to organize hundred Hunar Haat across the country in the next five years to provide market exposure and employment opportunities to artisans, craftsmen and traditional culinary experts.

  3. Recently Indian Coast Guard (ICG) conducted which two-day regional level pollution response exercise in Gulf of Kutch?
    A)Dornier 2019
    B)Swach Samigiri
    C)ReSAREX NE 2019
    D)Swachchh Samundra NW 2019
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) conducted a two-day regional level pollution response exercise named ‘Swachchh Samundra NW-2019’ at sea off Vadinar in Gulf of Kutch.

  4. The first ever Global Refugee Forum held in which city?
    A)Mexico city
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Rome
    D)Geneva
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The first ever Global Refugee Forum held in Geneva, Switzerland. The event, which is held at Ministerial level, will be co-hosted with Switzerland and co-convened by Turkey, Germany, Ethiopia and Costa Rica.

  5. How many West African countries have agreed to change the name of their common currency to Eco?
    A)4
    B)5
    C)6
    D)8
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Eight West African countries have agreed to change the name of their common currency to Eco and severed their earlier currency CFA Franc’s links to former colonial ruler France.

  6. Who was named ATP’s comeback player of the year 2019?
    A)Leander Paes
    B)Rafael Nadal
    C)Ashleigh Barty
    D)Andy Murray
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Ashleigh Barty and Rafael Nadal were named International Tennis Federation’s (ITF) World Champions in singles for 2019.

  7. Who won the Men’s singles Bangladesh Junior International Badminton Series 2019 in Dhaka, Bangladesh?
    A)Maisnam Meiraba Luwang
    B)Ken Yong Ong
    C)Kento Monota
    D)Jonathan Christie
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India’s shuttler Maisnam Meiraba Luwang beat Ken Yong Ong to won the Men’s singles Bangladesh Junior International Badminton Series 2019 in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

  8. The HCL-SRFI India Tour Squash Tournament held in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Bengaluru
    C)Kolkata
    D)Kochi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Indian squash player Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu clinched the men’s title after defeated Tomotaka Endo of Japan in the third leg of the HCL-SRFI India Tour Squash Tournament in Mumbai.

  9. Who won Bengaluru Open Golf Championship?
    A)Brooks Koepka
    B)Dustin Johnson
    C)Rajesh Singh Rajput
    D)Abhinav Lohan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Abhinav Lohan lifted PGTI title securing a narrow one-shot triumph at the Bengaluru Open golf championship. It was Lohan’s first title on the TATA Steel PGTI and second win of the year

  10. Who won the women’s 49kg category gold medal at the 6th Qatar International Cup in Doha?
    A)Saraswati Rout
    B)Pratima Kumari
    C)Karnam Malleshwari
    D)Saikhom Mirabai Chanu
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Former world champion, weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu won the women’s 49kg category gold medal to open India’s account at the 6th Qatar International Cup in Doha.

  11. Manuel Marrero Cruz was named As which country’s Prime Minister?
    A)Kenya
    B)Cuba
    C)Zimbabwe
    D)Iran
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Manuel Marrero Cruz was named Cuba’s new prime minister, the first person to take up the post since it was abolished in 1976 when Fidel Castro became president.

  12. Recently Chandrakanth Karadalli passed away in Bengaluru.He was related to which field?
    A)Actor
    B)politics
    C)Writer
    D)Sports
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Renowned children’s book writer and Rajyotsava award winner Chandrakanth Karadalli passed away in Bengaluru. He was 70.

  13. When is National Mathematics Day observed?
    A)21 December
    B)22 December
    C)23 December
    D)25 December
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    National Mathematics Day is observed on 22 December every year to commemorate the birth anniversary of Indian mathematical genius Srinivasa Ramanujan for his substantial contributions to the world of mathematics.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of International Tennis Federation?
    A)Doha
    B)Geneva
    C)Rome
    D)London
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. What is the Capital of Cuba?
    A)Vinales
    B)SAN Juan
    C)Havana
    D)Varadero
    View Answer
    Option C

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