Current Affairs Quiz: December 24, 2020

Current Affairs 24 December 2020 Quiz

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  1. To set up the Gujarat-Special Education Region (G-SER) at which place, has the state govt signed a pact with Cerestra Managers Pvt Ltd?
    A) Dholera
    B) Anand
    C) Bagodara
    D) Rajkot
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Gujarat government signed a pact with Cerestra Managers Pvt Ltd to set up the Gujarat-Special Education Region (G-SER) at the Dholera Special Investment Region.
  2. UN Women has collaborated with which state in India to establish India’s first Gender Data Hub in that region?
    A) Goa
    B) Odisha
    C) Madya Pradesh
    D) Kerala
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Kerala government and UN Women have collaborated to establish India’s first Gender Data Hub.A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed in this regard in the presence of Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.
  3. With which of the following has the central govt signed a USD 500 million project to build safe and green national highway corridors in Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh?
    A) World Bank
    B) Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
    C) New Development Bank
    D) Asian Development Bank
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Centre and the World Bank signed a USD 500 million project to build safe and green national highway corridors in Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh.
  4. Which bank has launched a new online platform ‘Infinite India’ looking to set up or expand their business in India?
    A) Yes Bank
    B) HDFC Bank
    C) ICICI Bank
    D) Axis Bank
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    ICICI Bank has launched a new online platform for foreign firms looking to set up or expand their business in India. The platform, dubbed ‘Infinite India’, will offer foreign businesses banking solutions and value-added services.
  5. Which bank has granted a $40 million loan to Northern Arc Capital Limited (NACL) to support the livelihoods of microfinance borrowers and MSMEs in India?
    A) World Bank
    B) Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
    C) New Development Bank
    D) Asian Development Bank
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) said it has signed a $40 million loan to Northern Arc Capital Limited (NACL) to support the livelihoods of microfinance borrowers and MSMEs in India.
  6. The National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) has revised upward its gross domestic product (GDP) projection for India for FY21 to what percent?
    A) 7.3%
    B) 7.9%
    C) 6.8%
    D) 8.2%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) has revised upward its gross domestic product (GDP) projection for FY21 to 7.3% contraction from the 12.6% dip estimated in September with the expectation that the economy will register marginal growth in the December quarter.
  7. Where has Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) launched a multilingual call centre for aquafarmers to address their technical issues and impart knowledge about efficient farming methods round the clock?

    A) Kochi
    B) Coimbatore
    C) Vijayawada
    D) Hyderabad

    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    In a first of its kind initiative, the Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA), headquartered in Kochi, has launched a multilingual call centre for aquafarmers at Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh, which will address their technical issues and impart knowledge about efficient farming methods round the clock.
  8. Who has been conferred with the “Global Visionary of Sustainable Business and Peace” by the Federation of Indo-Israel Chambers of Commerce (FIICC) for epitomising “unity, peace and sustainability”?
    A) Azim Premji
    B) Ratan Tata
    C) Mukesh Ambani
    D) Cyrus Mistry
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Veteran industrialist Ratan Tata was conferred the title of “Global Visionary of Sustainable Business and Peace” by the Federation of Indo-Israel Chambers of Commerce (FIICC) for epitomising “unity, peace and sustainability”.
  9. When is Kisan Diwas or National Farmers’ Day observed in India?
    A) December 21
    B) December 24
    C) December 23
    D) December 27
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Kisan Diwas or National Farmers’ Day is observed on December 23, the birth anniversary of Chaudhary Charan Singh, the fifth prime minister of India.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Marine Products Export Development Authority located?
    A) Kochi
    B) Chennai
    C) Amravati
    D) Mangalore
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) situated?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Mumbai
    C) Kochi
    D) Chennai
    View Answer
    Option A

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