Current Affairs Quiz: December 26, 2019

Current Affairs 26 December 2019 Quiz

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  1. How much amount was approved to Atal Jal Yojana for better groundwater management?
    A)₹6000 cr
    B)₹5000 cr
    C)₹4000 cr
    D)₹2000 cr
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    A day ahead of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s birth anniversary, the Union Cabinet on Tuesday approved Atal Bhujal Yojana (ATAL JAL) with a budget of Rs 6000 crores aimed at sustainable groundwater management.

  2. As per Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar,digital radio to be launched in which year?
    A)2022
    B)2025
    C)2024
    D)2030
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar announced that NDA government is bringing Digital Radio in 2024 at an annual Akashvani awards function in New Delhi.

  3. As per Income Tax Department,by which date PAN and Aadhar card has to be linked?
    A)Jan 31
    B)Jan 1
    C)Dec 30
    D)Dec 31
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Income Tax Department has said that it will be mandatory to link Permanent Account Number (PAN) with Aadhaar by the end of this month.

  4. In which state, Gopalpur beach festival was inaugurated?
    A)Bihar
    B)TamilNadu
    C)Telangana
    D)Odisha
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the five-day annual Gopalbpur beach festival at the famous seaside town of Gopalpur.

  5. Which state to declare 2020 as “Year of AI” on January 2?
    A)Odisha
    B)Telangana
    C)Andhra Pradesh
    D)TamilNadu
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    On January 2, K T Rama Rao, Minister for IT and Industries, would officially declare 2020 as the Year of AI for Telangana, announce exciting AI projects and launch the calendar of events.

  6. Recently the first tripartite Memorandum of Agreement was signed between the department of Fisheries Government of India, NABARD and which state for the implementation of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development Fund (FIDF)?
    A)TamilNadu
    B)Odisha
    C)Karnataka
    D)Uttar Pradesh
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The first tripartite Memorandum of Agreement was signed between the department of Fisheries Government of India, NARBARD and the Government of Tamil Nadu for the implementation of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development Fund (FIDF).

  7. Recently Centre gives approval for semi-high speed rail project in which state?
    A)Karnataka
    B)Kerala
    C)TamilNadu
    D)Odisha
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Centre has given in-principle approval to the Silver Line, a semi-high speed railway project from Thiruvananthapuram to Kasaragod. The double line project can cover up to 200 km/hr.

  8. Recently the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the renaming of the strategic tunnel under Rohtang Pass after which major personality?
    A)Pramod Sawant
    B)Atal Bihari Vajpayee
    C)Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
    D)Arun Jaitley
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the renaming of the strategic tunnel under Rohtang Pass after former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on the late Vajpayee’s 95th birth anniversary.

  9. Which state has emerged as the topper in coverage of area under micro-irrigation (MI) this year?
    A)TamilNadu
    B)Kerala
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Andhra Pradesh
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Tamil Nadu has emerged as the topper in coverage of area under micro-irrigation (MI) this year. Of about 3.64 lakh hectares brought under MI, Tamil Nadu accounts for around 1.39 lakh hectares, accounting for 38% of the total coverage in the country.

  10. The 2020 EU Summit will held in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)London
    C)Paris
    D)Brussels
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    PM Narendra Modi will visit Brussels in 2020 for the next India-EU Summit aimed at expanding strategic partnership with Europe.

  11. An Earth observation satellite jointly developed by China and which other country into space to monitor Amazon rainforest?
    A)Brazil
    B)Japan
    C)USA
    D)Russia
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    An Earth observation satellite jointly developed by China and Brazil was launched into space under a bilateral programme seen as a template for broader cooperation among BRICS nations.

  12. Recently SEBI signed pact with which country for mutual co-operation and technical assistance?
    A)Afghanistan
    B)Kazakhstan
    C)Iran
    D)Israel
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Markets regulator Sebi has signed a pact with Kazakhstan’s Astana Financial Services Authority (AFSA) for mutual co-operation and technical assistance.

  13. As per RBI,lending on peer-to-peer platforms should not exceed how much amount at any given point of time?
    A)₹100 lakh
    B)₹40lakh
    C)₹45 lakh
    D)₹50 lakh
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    To protect consumers interest, the Reserve Bank said that on a peer-to-peer lending (P2P) platform the permissible exposure of a lender to all borrowers should not exceed Rs 50 lakh at any given point of time.

  14. How much amount of loan was announced by Beijing-based Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) for irrigation and solar energy projects in India?
    A)$210 million
    B)$250 million
    C)$300 million
    D)$400 million
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Beijing-based Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) announced a total loan of $210 million for irrigation and solar energy projects in India.

  15. The 63rd National Shooting Championships held in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Ahmedabad
    C)Surat
    D)Bhopal
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Commonwealth Games champions Manu Bhaker and Anish Bhanwala clinched gold medals at the 63rd National Shooting Championships in Bhopal.

  16. Which district secured the United Nations International Children’s and Education Fund (Unicef)-2019 Award for effective implementation of Swachh Bharat Mission in water sanitation and hygiene sectors?
    A)Kamareddy
    B)Samastipur
    C)Danapur
    D)Nagod
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Kamareddy district secured the United Nations International Children’s and Education Fund (Unicef)-2019 Award for effective implementation of Swachh Bharat Mission in water sanitation and hygiene sectors.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of UNICEF?
    A)NewYork
    B)London
    C)Paris
    D)NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ ofSEBI?
    A)Chennai
    B)Hyderabad
    C)Mumbai
    D)NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option C

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

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