Current Affairs Quiz: December 4, 2019

Current Affairs 4 December 2019 Quiz

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  1. According to CAG report titled ‘Railways Finances’,railways recorded an operating ratio of how much percent in 2017-18?
    A)95.32%
    B)95.85%
    C)98.44%
    D)99.66%
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The CAG report titled ‘Railways Finances’, says the Railways recorded an operating ratio of 98.44% in 2017-18 which is the worst in the previous 10 years.

  2. Which state government launched Dr YSR Aarogyasri Aasara scheme?
    A)Andhra Pradesh
    B)Odisha
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Bihar
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy launched Dr YSR Aarogyasri Aasara scheme at the Guntur General Hospital in Guntur.

  3. In which state, Indigenous Faith Day was celebrated on December 1?
    A)Bihar
    B)Sikkim
    C)Assam
    D)Arunachal Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Indigenous Faith Day was celebrated on December 1 throughout Arunachal Pradesh with day-long programme. The IFCSAP calendar was also launched in the event.

  4. The two-day Regional Conference on ‘Ek Bharat Shreshta Bharat’ concluded in which city?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Dehradun
    C)Jammu
    D)Shimla
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The two-day Regional Conference on ‘Ek Bharat Shreshta Bharat’ focusing on ‘Jal Shakti’ and ‘Disaster Management’ concluded with adoption of Sahyog-Sankalp resolution in Jammu.

  5. India and which other country hold first ‘two-plus-two’ dialogue in New Delhi?
    A)Bhutan
    B)China
    C)Russia
    D)Japan
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    India and Japan held their inaugural foreign and defence ministerial dialogue held in New Delhi with an aim to give further momentum to their special strategic partnership, particularly in the maritime domain.

  6. The day-long festival ‘Global Migration Film Festival (GMFF)’ was organised in which city?
    A)Dhaka
    B)Bangkok
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Kathmandu
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The day-long festival ‘Global Migration Film Festival (GMFF)’ was organised in Dhaka, Bangladesh which will be screened ovrer 15 films on the theme of migration and its various aspects.This year it is being organised across many cities in the world between 28 November to 18 December 2019.

  7. How much amount has been invested by International Finance Corporation (IFC) in Mahindra Finance to boost MSME lending?
    A)300 million dollars
    B)100 million dollars
    C)200 million dollars
    D)150 million dollars
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    International Finance Corporation (IFC), part of the World Bank Group, has anchored an investment round of 200 million dollars (about Rs 1,430 crore) in Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services Ltd to create a dedicated pool of financing for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in low-income states

  8. India’s net revenue decreased by how much percent from Rs 4,913.00 crore in 2016-17 to Rs 1,665.61 crore in 2017-18, according to Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG)?
    A)55.10%
    B)64.10%
    C)65.89%
    D)66.10%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India’s net revenue surplus decreased by 66.10 per cent from Rs 4,913.00 crore in 2016-17 to Rs 1,665.61 crore in 2017-18, said the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG)

  9. Which cricketer was disqualified and banned 2 years for age fraud by the Board of Control of Cricket in India’s (BCCI)?
    A)Narinder Singh
    B)Srikant Dixit
    C)Ram Niwas Yadav
    D)Ram Naresh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Delhi cricketer Prince Ram Niwas Yadav was disqualified and banned 2 years for age fraud by the Board of Control of Cricket in India’s (BCCI).

  10. The Senior Wrestling National Championships is being held in which city?
    A)Jalandhar
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Kochi
    D)Gangtok
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Star wrestlers Vinesh Phogat and Sakshi Malik defated Haryana’s Anju 7-3 in the 55kg category and Radhika of Haryana 4-2 in the 62kg category in the finals to claim gold medals at the Senior Wrestling National Championships in Jalandhar, Punjab.

  11. The third edition of Khelo India Youth Games 2020 Logo was launched in which city?
    A)Pune
    B)Guwahati
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Kochi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The third edition of Khelo India Youth Games 2020 Logo was launched in Guwahati by Assam Chief Minister Sarbanada Sonowal in the presence of Kiren Rijiju, Union Minister of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs and Sports. The Mascot, Jersey and Theme song of the event were also launched at Karmabir Nabin Chandra Bordoloi Indoor Stadium, Sarusajai.

  12. Who has taken over the charge as Chairman, Ordnance Factory Board (OFB)?
    A)Arun Chaturvedi
    B)Sandip Mitra
    C)Nikhil Sahu
    D)Hari Mohan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    A 1982-batch Indian Ordnance Factories’ Service (I.O.F.S.) officer, Mr Hari Mohan has taken over the charge as Chairman, Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) w.e.f. December 01, 2019 from Mr Saurabh Kumar who superannuated from the services.

  13. Masatsugu Asakawa has been elected as president of which organisation?
    A)RBI
    B)WorldBank
    C)Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
    D)Asian Development Bank
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) announced that Masatsugu Asakawa has appointed as its 10th president. He will succeed Takehiko Nakao, who will leave office on January 16, 2020.

  14. Who has won the 12th ‘Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize’?
    A)Robert Downey
    B)Mackinsey S
    C)M Mcmillan
    D)Tony Joseph
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    English author Tony Joseph has won the 12th ‘Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize’ for his 2018 book, Early Indians: The Story of Our Ancestors and Where We Came From, the Shakti Bhatt Foundation.

  15. recently Shelley Morrison passed away.She was related to which field?
    A)Author
    B)Journalist
    C)Singer
    D)Actress
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Veteran Hollywood actress with a 50-year career, Shelley Morrison passed away from heart failure after a brief illness. She was 83 year old.

  16. Recently Tukaram Dighole passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Author
    B)Sports
    C)Politics
    D)Singer
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Former Maharashtra minister Tukaram Dighole passed away after a brief illness. He was 77.

  17. Recently Laxminarayan Nayak passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Journalist
    B)Cricketer
    C)Author and Poet
    D)Freedom Fighter and politician
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Laxminarayan Nayak, centenarian freedom fighter and former MP passed away due to age-related illness. He was 101.

  18. Recently Paramananda Sahu passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Sports
    B)Author
    C)Artist
    D)Social Activist
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Prominent theatre artist of Odisha, Paramananda Sahu passed away due to old age-related illness.He was 72.

  19. When is National Pollution Control Day observed?
    A)December 1
    B)December 3
    C)December 2
    D)December 4
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Every year December 2 is observed as National Pollution Control Day to raise awareness about the problem caused by increasing pollution. The day is observed remembering the innocent lives that were lost in the Bhopal gas tragedy that occurred on this day in 1984.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital of Japan?
    A)Tokyo
    B)Beijing
    C)Panama
    D)HongKong
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of International Finance Corporation?
    A)Rome
    B)NewYork
    C)Washington DC
    D)Paris
    View Answer
    Option C

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