Current Affairs Quiz: December 30, 2019

Current Affairs 30 December 2019 Quiz

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  1. Central government’s citizen engagement platform – MyGov has reached how many registered users?
    A)2 cr
    B)3 cr
    C)1 cr
    D)5 cr
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Central government’s citizen engagement platform – MyGov has reached one crore registered users. Five years ago, @mygovindia began its journey with a vision to offer a platform for the voice and views of the people of India.

  2. Which state cabinet approved the Mahatma Jyotirao Phule Farmer Loan Waiver Scheme?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Odisha
    C)Telangana
    D)Maharashtra
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Shiv Sena-led government in Maharashtra approved the farm loan waiver scheme announced last week and also gave its nod to a subsidised meal scheme for the poor.

  3. Which state government launched the ‘Mukhyamantri Aawas Yojana’ for the residents of Jhuggi Jhopri (JJ) clusters?
    A)Delhi
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Jharkhand
    D)Bihar
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal launched the ‘Mukhyamantri Aawas Yojana’ for the residents of Jhuggi Jhopri (JJ) clusters and said the AAP government would provide a pucca house to every citizen of Delhi.

  4. Recently who has been declared as “the most famous teenager in the world” in its ‘Decade in Review’ report by UN?
    A)Amrita Mrityunjay
    B)Malala Yosafzai
    C)Alka Razi
    D)Indra Nooyi
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The UN has declared Pakistani education activist and Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai as “the most famous teenager in the world” in its ‘Decade in Review’ report.

  5. Recently Tropical Cyclone Sarai hitted which country?
    A)Ukraine
    B)Fiji
    C)Uruguay
    D)Zimbabwe
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Tropical Cyclone Sarai lashed the Pacific island nation Fiji with heavy rain and destructive winds. Packing wind gusts up to 140km/h, Sarai has brought down trees and cut power supplies while stranding thousands of holidaymakers as flights to and from Fiji were either cancelled or rescheduled.

  6. Which bank to launch OTP-based cash withdrawal at all its ATMs from January 1, 2020 onwards?
    A)Canara Bank
    B)Bank of India
    C)IDBI Bank
    D)SBI
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The State Bank of India (SBI) will switch to a one-time password (OTP) based cash withdrawal system at all its ATMs from January 1, 2020, onwards.

  7. India set to cross which mark of renewable energy capacity mark in 2020?
    A)300 Gw
    B)200 Gw
    C)150 Gw
    D)100 Gw
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India is set to cross the 100-Gw renewable energy capacity mark in 2020 and can make rapid strides towards the ambitious 175 Gw clean energy target by 2022 provided the government keeps a close eye on key issues and deals with those well in time.

  8. Recently Finance Ministry has made it mandatory for PMVVY beneficiaries and applicants to submit their Aadhaar number.What does PMVVY stands for?
    A)Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana
    B)Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vashisth Yojana
    C)Pradhan Mantri Vayu Vande Yojana
    D)Pradhan Mantri Vinesh Vandana Yojana
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Finance Ministry has made it mandatory for Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana (PMVVY) beneficiaries and applicants to submit their Aadhaar number or undergo Aadhaar authentication. The pension scheme is implemented through LIC for senior citizens.

  9. Who will be the recipient of CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award?
    A)Krishnamachari Srikkanth
    B)Anjum Chopra
    C)VVS Laxman
    D)Saurav Ganguly
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Former India captain and member of the 1983 World Cup – winning team Krishnamachari Srikkanth will be the recipient of this year’s prestigious CK Nayudu Lifetime Award given by the BCCI.

  10. Who won the TATA Steel Tour Championship 2019?
    A)Sanchit Singh
    B)Uddhav Singh
    C)Saket Dixit
    D)Udayan Mane
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    In Golf, Udayan Mane produced a flawless seven-under 65 on the final day to claim a thrilling one-shot win at the season-ending TATA Steel Tour Championship in Jamshedpur. It was Mane’s eighth professional title and his second win on the PGTI this season.

  11. The 2019 Women’s World Rapid Championship held in which city?
    A)Tokyo
    B)Moscow
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Beijing
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Indian grandmaster Koneru Humpy has become the 2019 Women’s World Rapid Champion. She defeated China’s Lei Tingjie in a dramatic final in Moscow, Russia.

  12. Hemant Soren recently took oath as CM of which state?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Bihar
    C)Himachal Pradesh
    D)Jharkhand
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) leader Hemant Soren took oath as the eleventh Chief Minister of Jharkhand at a mega event in Ranchi. This is the second time that Mr Soren is being sworn in as the chief minister.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital of Fiji?
    A)Suva
    B)Lami
    C)Nadi
    D)Apia
    View Answer
    Option A

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

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