Current Affairs Quiz: December 30, 2021

Current Affairs 30 December 2021 Quiz

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  1. How much amount was released by the government for Uttarakhand to expedite the implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission?
    A) ₹290.50 cr
    B) ₹300.10 cr
    C) ₹350 cr
    D) ₹360.95 cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The government has released a second tranche of 360 Crore 95 Thousand rupees with an undivided focus to expedite the implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission in Uttarakhand.
  2. The government has approved the Production Linked Incentive, PLI Scheme for Textiles, with an approved outlay of how much amount over a five-year period?
    A) ₹11477 cr
    B) ₹12567 cr
    C) ₹11060 cr
    D) ₹10683 cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The government has approved the Production Linked Incentive, PLI Scheme for Textiles, with an approved outlay of 10 thousand 683 crore rupees over a five-year period.
  3. As per women and child development ministry, Sex Ratio at birth improved at National level, from 918 in 2014-15 to how much in 2020-21?
    A) 930
    B) 935
    C) 937
    D) 942
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Women and Child Development Ministry has taken various measures to ensure development, care and protection of women and children. The Bill on Prohibition of Child Marriage (Amendment) Act, 2021 has been introduced in Lok Sabha this month for raising the age of marriage of women from 18 to 21 years.
  4. Recently Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation has given approval to how many vaccines for emergency use in situations?
    A) 4
    B) 1
    C) 3
    D) 2
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation has given approval to Corbevax vaccine, Covovax vaccine, and anti-viral drug Molnupiravir for restricted use in emergency situations
  5. Which state stood first in the implementation of the Shyama Prasad Mukherji Rurban Mission?
    A) Kerala
    B) Goa
    C) Telangana
    D) TamilNadu
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Telangana stood first in the implementation of the Shyama Prasad Mukherji Rurban Mission(SPMRM) that was launched four years ago to stimulate local economic development, enhance basic services and create well planned clusters.Tamil Nadu and Gujarat took the second and third positions respectively.
  6. Who will head the high-level committee to examine possibility of lifting AFSPA from Nagaland?
    A) Vinay Pathak
    B) Satyam Shukla
    C) Vivek Joshi
    D) Rajendra Singh
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Centre constituted a high-level committee, headed by a secretary-rank officer, to examine the possibility of lifting the controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act in Nagaland, apparently to soothe the rising tension in the northeastern state over the killing of 14 civilians.
  7. Which country introduced world’s first dual-mode vehicle that can run on roads and tracks?
    A) Japan
    B) China
    C) South Korea
    D) USA
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The world’s first dual-mode vehicle has hit the ground in the town of Kaiyo, Japan. It is said that the vehicle can run on roads as well as rail tracks.
  8. Which country will chair the Counter-Terrorism Committee of UNSC in January 2022 after 10 years?
    A) India
    B) Japan
    C) SriLanka
    D) Pakistan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India will chair the Counter-Terrorism Committee of UNSC in January 2022 after 10 years.
  9. Which state partnered with NPCI and SBI for enabling and implementing e-RUPI?
    A) TamilNadu
    B) Karnataka
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Kerala
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Karnataka government’s e-Governance department has partnered with the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) and State Bank of India (SBI) for enabling and implementing ‘e-RUPI’, a cashless and contactless payment solution to students under its scholarship programme.
  10. Which bank has announced the launch of ‘green fixed deposits’, whereby the deposit proceeds will be used to finance projects and firms supporting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)?
    A) IndusInd Bank
    B) HDFC Bank
    C) IDBI Bank
    D) ICICI Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    IndusInd Bank has announced the launch of ‘green fixed deposits’, whereby the deposit proceeds will be used to finance projects and firms supporting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
  11. Which bank has extended the co-brand credit card partnership with Bajaj Finance Ltd for a period of five years up to December 2026?
    A) ICICI Bank
    B) RBL Bank
    C) IDBI Bank
    D) SBI
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    RBL Bank announced that it has extended the co-brand credit card partnership with Bajaj Finance Ltd for a period of five years up to December 2026.
  12. Which becomes fifth Indian pacer to take 200 Test wickets?
    A) Mohammed Shami
    B) RavIndra Jadeja
    C) Karn Sharma
    D) Ishant Sharma
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Mohammed Shami has established himself among the greats of Indian cricket by becoming only the fifth Indian pacer to take 200 Test wickets. Shami achieved the feat on Day 3 of the first India-South Africa Test match in Centurion.
  13. A)
    B)
    C)
    D)
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    Option
    Explanation:
    World No. 7 Nitesh Kumar doubled his gold tally at the 4th Para-Badminton National Championship, which concluded in Bhubaneswar, Odisha recently . Haryana’s Nitesh along with his partner Tarun defeated World No. 1 Paralympic Games gold medallist Pramod Bhagat and Manoj Sarkar in straight sets 21-19, 21-11 in the Men’s doubles finals to win the gold.
  14. In which state, 4th Para-Badminton NationalChampionship was held?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) TamilNadu
    C) Telangana
    D) Odisha
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

  15. Who was appointed as new MD & CEO of Punjab National Bank?
    A) Atul Kumar Goel
    B) Mukesh Singh
    C) LV Prabhakar
    D) Pravin Tiwari
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the appointment of Atul Kumar Goel, MD & CEO of UCO Bank, as MD & CEO of Punjab National Bank (PNB) with effect from February 1 next year.
  16. Recently Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble was suspended.He was the former Pm of which country?
    A) Somalia
    B) Kenya
    C) Uruguay
    D) Netherlands
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Somalian Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble has been suspended. Somalia’s President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has suspended the Prime Minister, who is facing allegations of involvement in the theft of land.
  17. Which state launched GERMIS portal to monitor benefits of state health schemes?
    A) Gujarat
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Goa
    D) Uttrakhand
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel launched a health service management centre (HSMC) for monitoring various national and state-level health schemes. He also unveiled the website of the Gujarat Epidemic Response Management Information System (GERMIS) in Gandhinagar.
  18. Which state launched Kaushal Rozgar Nigam portal?
    A) Uttarakhand
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Haryana
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Haryana Chief Minister, Sh. Manohar Lal launched the portal of Haryana Kaushal Rozgar Nigam along with the announcement of setting up of Atal Park and Smriti Kendra in Gurugram in the programme organized on the occasion of Good Governance Day.
  19. Which country launched Ziyuan-1 02E” or “five-meter optical satellite 02?
    A) North Korea
    B) South Korea
    C) Japan
    D) China
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    China launched a new satellite with a camera that can take pictures of the ground with a resolution of five meters, the China National Space Administration (CNSA) said.
  20. Recently Mahendra Prasad passed away.He was related to which field?
    A) Politics
    B) Actor
    C) Author
    D) Sports
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Rajya Sabha MP from the Janata Dal(United) and industrialist Mahendra Prasad died at a private hospital. He was 81.
  21. Recently Karolos Papoulias passed away.He was the former president of which country?
    A) Greece
    B) Hungary
    C) Kenya
    D) Uruguay
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Former Greek President Karolos Papoulias, who served two terms between 2005 and 2015, died at the age of 92, the presidency said.
  22. Who is the author of book Dr. V.L. Dutt – Glimpses of a Pioneer’s Life Journey?
    A) Indira Dutt
    B) Sanjay Singh
    C) Vikas Dubey
    D) Priyank Tiwari
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu released the book Dr. V.L. Dutt – Glimpses of a Pioneer’s Life Journey, written by V.L. Indira Dutt in Chennai.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the tagline of IndusInd Bank?
    A) We make you feel richer
    B) Banking Hatke
    C) Aao Sochein Bada
    D) Your family bank across India
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of RBL Bank?
    A) Mumbai
    B) ChennAi
    C) NewDelhi
    D) Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option A

  3. What is the capital of Somalia?
    A) Mogadishu
    B) Dijoubti
    C) Nairobi
    D) Luassane
    View Answer
    Option A

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