Current Affairs Quiz: December 29, 2020

Current Affairs 29 December 2020 Quiz

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  1. ‘In Pursuit Of Justice’ is the autobiography of whom?
    A) Manish Tulli
    B) Hemansh Rajput
    C) Prem Prakash Kohli
    D) Rajindar Sachar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Autobiography ‘In Pursuit Of Justice’ By Justice Rajindar Sachar
  2. Ishwar Bidri, who passed away was related with which profession?
    A) Actor
    B) Cinematographer
    C) Painter
    D) Dancer
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Veteran cinematographer Ishwar Bidri, best known for his work in popular 1990s films like Andaz Apna Apna and Border, died due to multiple health issues. He was 87.
  3. Robin Jackman who passed away was related with which sport?
    A) Hockey
    B) Tennis
    C) Cricket
    D) Football
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Former England and Surrey bowler Robin Jackman has died at the age of 75.
  4. Which country launched a new remote sensing satellite, Yaogan-33, into space?
    A) Japan
    B) China
    C) Russia
    D) Singapore
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    China has successfully launched a new remote sensing satellite, Yaogan-33, into space from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in northwest China.
  5. Which state government was announced the winner of Digital India Awards, instituted by the central government, this year for innovative steps in e- governance?
    A) Nagaland
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) West Bengal
    D) Bihar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Bihar government’s initiative to transfer financial assistance directly to the accounts of beneficiaries during the COVID-19 pandemic has made its departments winners of the Digital India Awards, instituted by the central government, this year for innovative steps in e- governance.
    More than 21 lakh stranded workers outside Bihar were provided financial assistance through the “Bihar Sahayata Mobile App”.
  6. Twenty one-year-old Arya Rajendran is going to be the next Mayor of which Corporation, making her the youngest ever to occupy the post in the country?
    A) Thiruvananthapuram
    B) Thrissur
    C) Coimbatore
    D) Chennai
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Twenty one-year-old Arya Rajendran will be the next Mayor of Thiruvananthapuram Corporation, making her the youngest ever to occupy the post in the country.
  7. Which countries respectively will host the postponed 2021 editions of men’s U-20 and U-17 World Cup in 2023?
    A) Australia and Denmark
    B) Indonesia and Peru
    C) Netherlands and Mali
    D) Poland and New Zealand
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Bureau of the FIFA Council canceled the 2021 editions of men’s U-20 and U-17 World Cup due to the ongoing pandemic and decided to give the hosting rights to Indonesia and Peru for the 2023 editions.
    The two host countries, Australia and New Zealand will automatically qualify for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023
  8. Where did Indian Navy undertook a “passage exercise” with the Vietnamese Navy?
    A) Yellow Sea
    B) Arabian Sea
    C) Indian Ocean
    D) South China Sea
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    An Indian Navy warship undertook a “passage exercise” with the Vietnamese Navy in the South China Sea as part of efforts to boost maritime cooperation between the two countries.
  9. Which state government launched its lagship programme of Navaratnalu ‘Pedalandariki Illu,’ (housing for poor)?
    A) Andhra Pradesh
    B) Telangana
    C) Odisha
    D) Maharashtra
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy launched the flagship programme of Navaratnalu ‘Pedalandariki Illu,’ (housing for poor) at Komaragiri layout of Pithapuram Assembly constituency in East Godavari district.
  10. Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off the 100th “Kisan Rail” from Sangola in Maharashtra to ___________ in West Bengal?
    A) Asansol
    B) Jalpaiguri
    C) Shalimar
    D) Malda
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off the 100th “Kisan Rail” from Sangola in Maharashtra to Shalimar in West Bengal via video-conferencing.
  11. India’s first ever driverless train of Delhi Metro was launched on which line?
    A) Pink
    B) Red
    C) Yellow
    D) Magenta
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the country’s first ever driverless train on the Magenta Line of Delhi Metro along with the fully operational National Common Mobility Card (NCMC) service on Airport Express Line virtually.
    PM Modi also launched the National Common Mobility Card (NCMC) services on the Airport Express Line. Named ‘One Nation One Card’, the inter-operable transport card will allow users to pay for bus travels, toll taxes, parking charges, retail shopping and even withdraw money besides utilizing metro services across India.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Vietnam?
    A) Dong
    B) Lao kip
    C) Birr
    D) Riel
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Capital: Hanoi

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