Current Affairs Quiz: December 24, 2021

Current Affairs 24 December 2021 Quiz

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  1. In the latest report published by the World Anti-Doping Agency,which country topped the list in world’s biggest doping violators?
    A) Russia
    B) Iran
    C) India
    D) UAE
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    An uptick in the number of offenders has taken India into the top-three of the world’s biggest doping violators in a World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) report detailing the transgressions for the year 2019. India is only behind Russia (167) and Italy (157), while Brazil (78) is at fourth and Iran (70) fifth.
  2. Which company has been categorisedl to public category from promoter category shareholder in Axis Bank?
    A) Oriental Insurance Company
    B) NIACL
    C) UIICL
    D) LIC
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Axis Bank said The Oriental Insurance Company has been categorisedl to public category from promoter category shareholder in the bank.
  3. Which bank signed co lending agreement with U Gro Capital to disburse MSME loans?
    A) SBI
    B) Bank of Baroda
    C) IDBI Bank
    D) Central Bank of India
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    GRO Capital, an NSE & BSE listed MSME lending fintech platform has signed a co-lending agreement with Central Bank of India.
  4. Recently Govt’s advance tax collection rised by how much percent to Rs 4.60 lakh crore in FY22?
    A) 48%
    B) 45%
    C) 54%
    D) 58%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The finance ministry said advance tax collection increased by 53.50 per cent to Rs 4.60 lakh crore so far this fiscal year, indicating recovery in the economy.
  5. Recently which country committed $100b for investment and infrastructure creation in India?
    A) Russia
    B) UK
    C) USA
    D) UAE
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Union Minister Shri Piyush Goyal chaired an interaction with the captains of Indian industry and heads of Export Promotion Councils in Mumbai, to discuss certain opportunities for Indian businesses to expand their global footprint by leveraging the business platforms and infrastructure offered by UAE.
  6. Who became the first Indian man to win a silver medal at the BWF World Championships?
    A) Deepshikhar Sharma
    B) Sai Praneeth
    C) Prakash Padukone
    D) Kidambi Srikanth
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India’s Kidambi Srikanth has jumped four places to re-enter the world’s top 10 in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings.
  7. Which company acquired cybersecurity provider Edgile for $230 million?
    A) Wipro
    B) Infosys
    C) HCL
    D) TCS
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Wipro said it will acquire Austin, Texas-headquartered Edgile for USD 230 million, a move that will strengthen the IT major’s play in the cybersecurity services space.
  8. Which university has won the “Digital Innovation of the Year” award at the distinguished Times Higher Education (THE) Asia Awards 2021?
    A) St Stephens College
    B) JNU
    C) Integral University
    D) Jindal Global University
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Jindal Global University (JGU) has won the “Digital Innovation of the Year” award at the distinguished Times Higher Education (THE) Asia Awards 2021.
  9. Which company has been adjudged the ‘Best Governed Company Listed Segment: Large Category’ at the 21st edition of the ICSI National Awards for Excellence in Corporate Governance?
    A) Max Bupa
    B) IDBI Federal
    C) ICICI Prudential
    D) HDFC Life
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    HDFC Life, one of India’s leading life insurance companies, has been adjudged the ‘Best Governed Company Listed Segment: Large Category’ at the 21st edition of the ICSI National Awards for Excellence in Corporate Governance.
  10. IAF deployed the first S-400 air defence system in which state?
    A) Punjab
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Uttrakhand
    D) Madhya Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    In a major boost to the country’s air defence capabilities, the Indian Air Force (IAF) is deploying the first squadron of the S-400 air defence missile system in the Punjab sector.
  11. Which company launched India’s first Health Locker integrated with Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission?
    A) Docprime Technology
    B) Finacle Technologie
    C) Mphasis
    D) Dutch Technology
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Docprime Technologies, a wholly owned subsidiary of PB Fintech, has launched Docprime Health Locker, India’s first Health Locker integrated with Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission.
  12. Which state launched mobile application Chalo mobile application and Chalo smart cards?
    A) Maharashtra
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Haryana
    D) Uttrakhand
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Maharashtra Tourism and Environment Minister Aaditya Thackeray launched mobile application Chalo mobile application and Chalo smart cards which will facilitate digital, and advance purchase of BEST bus tickets.
  13. Recently Richard Rogers passed away.He was related to which field?
    A) Sports
    B) Actor
    C) Politics
    D) Architect
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Richard Rogers, a British-Italian Pritzker Prize-winning architect of Jewish descent, passed away in his home in London at the age of 88.
  14. Who announced his book titled ‘Bachelor Dad’, which revolves around his unconventional journey of fatherhood as a single parent?
    A) Amitabh Bachchan
    B) Akshay Kumar
    C) Salman Khan
    D) Tushar Kapoor
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Actor-producer Tusshar Kapoor announced his book titled ‘Bachelor Dad’, which revolves around his unconventional journey of fatherhood as a single parent.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Wipro?
    A) Bengaluru
    B) NewDelhi
    C) Mumbai
    D) Chennai
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of central Bank of India?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Chennai
    C) NewDelhi
    D) Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option A

  3. What is the currency of UAE?
    A) Dirham
    B) Dollar
    C) Peso
    D) Lira
    View Answer
    Option A

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