Current Affairs Quiz: December 26, 2021

Current Affairs 26 December 2021 Quiz

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  1. The four-day agriculture exhibition ‘Agrovision’ was held in which city?
    A) NewDelhi
    B) Mumbai
    C) Pune
    D) Nagpur
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Minister of Agriculture, Narendra Singh Tomar has said that, under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, agriculture is being given priority and 1 lakh 62 thousand crore rupees have been provided to 11.5 crore farmers in the country under PM Kisan Yojana. He was speaking after inaugurating the four-day agriculture exhibition ‘Agrovision’, in Nagpur, Maharashtra.
  2. Centre extended Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana till which year?
    A) April 2022
    B) March 2022
    C) May 2022
    D) December 2022
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Terming it as a pro-people move, the Centre announced it was extending the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) for another four months i.e., from December 2021 till March 2022 as Phase 5 of the scheme started during the lockdown last year.
  3. Which state tops the list with highest number of accounts in PM Jan Dhan Yojana?
    A) Bihar
    B) Uttrakhand
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Uttar Pradesh
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    As the calendar year draws to a close, the total number of beneficiaries under the Centre’s financial inclusion scheme, Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY), has crossed the 44 crore mark.
  4. Recently Govt signed 140 mn euro loan agreement with KfW for energy sector reforms in which state?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Haryana
    D) Bihar
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Government of India (GoI) and the German development bank KfW signed agreements for a Euro 140 million reduced interest loan and Euro 2 million grant for an energy reform programme in Madhya Pradesh.
  5. Which organisation has signed the enhanced multilateral memorandum of understanding (EMMoU) of the International Organization of Securities Commissions?
    A) RBI
    B) NASSCOM
    C) IRDA
    D) SEBI
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Markets regulator Sebi has signed the enhanced multilateral memorandum of understanding (EMMoU) of the International Organization of Securities Commissions. Sebi is already a signatory to MMoU since 2003.
  6. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) extended the card-on-file (CoF) tokenisation deadline by how many months?
    A) 9
    B) 3
    C) 6
    D) 7
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) extended the card-on-file (CoF) tokenisation deadline by six months to June 30, 2022, in view of various representations received from industry bodies. Card-on-file, or CoFabc, refers to card information stored by payment gateway and merchants to process future transactions.The earlier deadline was December 31, 2021.
  7. As per Wizikey report,which company is India’s most-visible corporate in media?
    A) Reliance
    B) SBI
    C) Airtel
    D) Infosys
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Reliance Industries Ltd, India’s largest corporate by revenues, profits and market value, topped 2021 Wizikey News Score ranking as India’s most-visible corporate in the media. State Bank of India (SBI) is a close second on the ranking, followed by Bharti Airtel, Infosys and Tata Motors, according to Wizikey’s News Score Report.
  8. Recently Harbhajan Singh retired from which sports?
    A) Hockey
    B) Tennis
    C) Cricket
    D) Football
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Veteran off-spinner Harbhajan Singh, who became the first Indian bowler to grab a Test hat-trick in a memorable international career, announced retirement from all forms of cricket, saying that he is finally communicating what has been on his mind for the past few years.
  9. Who was appointed as the Chef de Mission of the country’s contingent for the upcoming 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing?
    A) Harjinder Singh
    B) Rakesh Singh
    C) Ashish Soni
    D) Priyank Tiwari
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Indian Olympic Association of India (IOA) appointed Ice Hockey Association of India’s general secretary, Harjinder Singh, as the Chef de Mission of the country’s contingent for the upcoming 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.
  10. Which institute bagged first position among most innovative institutions as selected by CII?
    A) IISc Bengaluru
    B) IIM Ahmedabad
    C) IIT Kanpur
    D) IIT Roorkee
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    For the second year in a row, IIT Roorkee has been selected by the prestigious Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for the Industrial Innovation Awards.
  11. Which state launched the ‘CM Dashboard Monitoring System’ to trace real time data?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Telangana
    C) Maharashtra
    D) TamilNadu
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin launched the ‘CM Dashboard Monitoring System’ at his office. It will enable him to track all welfare schemes, including the status of their implementation, fund allocation and the number of beneficiaries.
  12. Recently Indian Army launched a contemporary messaging application named as which of the following?
    A) INDBHARAT
    B) BharatPe
    C) ASIGMA
    D) AASTA
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Indian Army launched a contemporary messaging application named ASIGMA. ASIGMA stands for Army Secure IndiGeneous Messaging Application.
  13. Recently which INS was decommissioned after 32 years of service at a solemn ceremony held at Visakhapatnam?
    A) INS Khukri
    B) INS Deep
    C) INS Samudra
    D) INS Vishaka
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    INS Khukri, the first of the indigenously built missile corvettes, was decommissioned after 32 years of service at a solemn ceremony held at Visakhapatnam.
  14. Recently which Indian Navy’s indigenous stealth destroyer sailed on Goa Liberation Day?
    A) Vikramaditya
    B) Ranvijay
    C) Rana
    D) Mormugao
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    On Goa Liberation Day, Mormugao, the Indian Navy’s second indigenous stealth destroyer of the P15B class, proceeded on her maiden sea sortie.
  15. The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully conducted a flight test of which indigenously-developed high-speed expendable aerial off the Chandipur coast in Odisha?
    A) Abhyas
    B) Agni
    C) Rana
    D) Ranvijay
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully conducted a flight test of indigenously-developed high-speed expendable aerial target ‘Abhyas’ off the Chandipur coast in Odisha.
  16. Recently during which exercise security of the Offshore Development Area (ODA) in Krishna Godavari Basin on the East Coast of India was reviewed?
    A) Gunor
    B) Kamrota
    C) Tarmugli
    D) Prasthan
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The security of the Offshore Development Area (ODA) in Krishna Godavari Basin on the East Coast of India was reviewed during exercise “Prasthan” conducted from 21 December to 22 December 21.
  17. Recently KS Sethumadhavan passed away.He was related to which field?
    A) Filmaker
    B) Actor
    C) Politics
    D) Author
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Award-winning legendary filmmaker KS Sethumadhavan, who helmed a handful of iconic and path-breaking movies in Malayalam, died at his residence in Chennai, film industry sources said. He was 90.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

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

  2. Where is the HQ of ICC?
    A) Lausanne
    B) Stockholm
    C) Abu dhabi
    D) Dubai
    View Answer
    Option D

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