Current Affairs Quiz: December 3, 2021

Current Affairs 3 December 2021 Quiz

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  1. Which state government launched Business Blasters’ TV Show to Help School Children Pitch Start-up Ideas to Investors?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) TamilNadu
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Delhi
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Delhi government launched the ‘Business Blasters’ programme, a first-of-its-kind televised event that will give students of classes 11 and 12 of schools run by it an opportunity to present their start-up ideas to investors and obtain investment capital to take them to the next level.
  2. The government has estimated a saving of over how much amount in fiscal 2020-21 with the help of the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) mechanism?
    A) ₹55000 cr
    B) ₹20000 cr
    C) ₹35000 cr
    D) ₹44000 cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The government has estimated a saving of over ₹44,000 crore in fiscal 2020-21 with the help of the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) mechanism.
  3. Which state celebrated its 59th Statehood day on December 1,2021?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Nagaland
    D) Assam
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Nagaland is celebrating its 59th Statehood day on December 1,2021.A state level programme was held at Civil Secretariat Plaza Kohima this morning. Addressing the people of the state, Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio said the Government is committed to take necessary steps for all round development and to ensure the best opportunities for growth and progress of the state.
  4. Recently The State-level Scheme Sanctioning Committee (SLSSC) has approved drinking water supply schemes worth one thousand 816 Crore rupees for which state?
    A) Haryana
    B) Rajasthan
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Bihar
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The State-level Scheme Sanctioning Committee (SLSSC) has approved drinking water supply schemes worth one thousand 816 Crore rupees for Rajasthan.
  5. Who will head the committee that has been formed to review criteria for EWS quota?
    A) Narasimha Rao
    B) Ajay Pandey
    C) Mukesh Singh
    D) Anil Ahirwar
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment announced the formation of a three-member committee to review the criteria for Economically Weaker Section (EWS) reservations.
  6. The government has approved the continuation of the Scheme for Investment Promotion (SIP) for five years (2021-26) with a financial outlay of how much amount?
    A) ₹660 cr
    B) ₹500 cr
    C) ₹560 cr
    D) ₹970 cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The government has approved the continuation of the Scheme for Investment Promotion (SIP) for five years (2021-26) with a financial outlay of Rs 970 crore, according to a notification of the commerce and industry ministry.
  7. according to the authoritative ranking system compiled by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU),which city in the world is the most expensive city to live in?
    A) Tel Aviv
    B) Zurich
    C) Hongkong
    D) NewYork
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Tel Aviv has been ranked the world’s most expensive city to live in thanks to the rapid rise in inflation that has pushed up the cost of a whole range of goods and services across the world in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
  8. Recently ,European Union and which other country have agreed to step up their Clean Energy and Climate Partnership?
    A) China
    B) India
    C) South Africa
    D) France
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    India and European Union (EU) have agreed to step up their Clean Energy and Climate Partnership.
  9. Recently,which bank has introduced a paperless proposition for the financing of domestic invoices by buyers and sellers?
    A) HSBC
    B) IDBI
    C) DBS Bank
    D) SBI
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    DBS Bank India has introduced a paperless proposition for the financing of domestic invoices by buyers and sellers. The bank now digitally validates the e-Way Bill (i.e. proof of movement of goods) for the purpose of establishing the genuineness of underlying trade transactions.
  10. Which bank has launched India’s first standalone metal debit card?
    A) IDFC First Bank
    B) DBS BAnk
    C) ICICI Bank
    D) HDFC Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    IDFC FIRST Bank announced the launch of FIRST Private Infinite, the country’s first-ever standalone metal debit card, in partnership with Visa, the global leader in digital payments.
  11. Which company has crossed the ATM deployment milestone of 10,000 White Label ATMs?
    A) Paytm
    B) India1 Payments Limited
    C) PayU
    D) India Mart
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    India1 Payments Ltd (formerly BTI Payments Pvt Ltd) has crossed the ATM deployment milestone of 10,000 White Label ATMs.
  12. Accroding to a report issued by the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD),global trade is expected to rise by how much percent in 2021?
    A) 25%
    B) 22%
    C) 20%
    D) 23%
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Global trade is expected to reach $28 trillion in 2021, up 23% from last year, according to a report issued by the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).
  13. As per govt data,what was the amount of GST collection in November 2021 which was highest since its rollout?
    A) ₹1.90 lakh cr
    B) ₹1.50 lakh cr
    C) ₹1.00 lakh cr
    D) ₹1.31 lakh cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Goods and Services Tax (GST) collection in November grew 25 per cent to Rs 1.31 lakh crore — second highest since its implementation — indicating economic recovery with normalisation of business activity and increased compliance.
  14. Recently Walmart, Flipkart announced MoU with which state government to train, support local MSMEs?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Haryana
    D) Bihar
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Walmart and its subsidiary Flipkart announced they will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Madhya Pradesh government to create an ecosystem of capacity building for MSMEs in the state.
  15. Who claimed the women’s 10-metre air rifle national title at the Madhya Pradesh State Shooting Academy range in Bhopal?
    A) Rajshree Sancheti
    B) Zeena Khitta
    C) Shreya Agarwal
    D) Akanksha Chaturvedi
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    In Shooting, Rajshree Sancheti claimed the women’s 10-metre air rifle national title at the Madhya Pradesh State Shooting Academy range in Bhopal.
  16. Who has taken over as the Commandant of National Defence College(NDC), New Delhi?
    A) Manoj Kumar Mago
    B) Manoj Jain
    C) Anil Agarwal
    D) Dhruv Rathee
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Gen Manoj Kumar Mago has taken over as the Commandant of National Defence College(NDC), New Delhi.
  17. Who has been roped in by the Arunachal Pradesh government to be the brand ambassador for the state?
    A) Sanjay Dutt
    B) Salman Khan
    C) Tiger Shroff
    D) Shahrukh Khan
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt has been roped in by the Arunachal Pradesh government to be the brand ambassador for the state.
  18. Which airport was adjudged the ‘Best Airport in India and Central Asia’ this year by Skytrax?
    A) Dublin Airport
    B) Guru Ghasi Das Airport
    C) Chaudhary Charan Singh Airport
    D) IGI Airport
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Centre has said the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi has been adjudged the ‘Best Airport in India and Central Asia’ this year by Skytrax.
  19. Which country has declared Rihanna a national hero after removing Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II as its head of state and entering a new era as a republic?
    A) Kenya
    B) Luthainia
    C) Barbados
    D) Seychelles
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Barbados has declared Rihanna a national hero after removing Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II as its head of state and entering a new era as a republic.
  20. Which company has bagged Award For ‘Highest Average Passenger Load Factor on RCS Flights’ by MoCA?
    A) Indigo Go
    B) Air Asia
    C) Star Asia
    D) Star Air
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    With a commitment to enhance regional connectivity throughout the country, Star Air has had an incredible and exciting journey during the winter schedule of October 2020. It has been voted as the airline with the highest average passenger load factor on RCS flights by the Ministry of Civil Aviation.
  21. Who is the author of book Naoroji: Pioneer of Indian Nationalism” ?
    A) Dinyar Patel
    B) Dhruv Banerjee
    C) Mamta Singh
    D) Rahul Sethi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    A biography of Dadabhai Naoroji, one of the founders of the Indian National Congress, by Dinyar Patel was named winner of the Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay NIF Book Prize 2021.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of IDFC First Bank?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Pune
    C) Chennai
    D) NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. What is the currency of Israel?
    A) Peso
    B) Shekel
    C) Lira
    D) Dinar
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. Where is the HQ of UNCTAD?
    A) Washington
    B) Paris
    C) Geneva
    D) Rome
    View Answer
    Option C

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