Current Affairs Quiz: December 6, 2019

Current Affairs 6 December 2019 Quiz

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  1. Recently India handed over a patrol vessel named “KAAMIYAAB” to which country?
    A)Bhutan
    B)China
    C)Myanmar
    D)Maldives
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India handed over a patrol vessel named “KAAMIYAAB” to the Maldives National Defence Force (MNDF) during a video conference between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Maldivian President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih.

  2. Recently government launched which operation across India to crackdown illegal trade in the mongoose hair?
    A)Clean Art
    B)Clean Hair
    C)Save Mongoose
    D)Clean Up
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Government launched the Operation Clean Art across India. The operation is aimed to crackdown illegal trade in the mongoose hair.

  3. The central government launched which Nationwide vaccination drive to prevent eight diseases?
    A)Indradhanush 2.0
    B)Abhimanyu 2.0
    C)Samarth 2.0
    D)Sankarshan 2.0
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Centre is launching nationwide vaccination drive Indradhanush 2.0 to prevent eight diseases under Intensified Mission Indradhanush 2.0 .

  4. Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu launched which anthem which aims at taking the message of making India malnutrition-free by 2022 to all corners of the country?
    A)Bhartiya Poshan
    B)India Clean
    C)Bharat Poshan
    D)Poshan Bharat
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu launched the “Bharatiya Poshan Anthem” which aims at taking the message of making India malnutrition-free by 2022 to all corners of the country.

  5. In which state, India’s first Maritime Museum will be set up?
    A)Gujarat
    B)Madhya Pradesh
    C)Bihar
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The central government has decided to establish a National Maritime Heritage Museum at Lothal, a Harappan site on the Saurashtra coast in Gujarat. It will be India’s first Maritime Museum.

  6. Which state government launched smart learning app ‘Madhu’?
    A)Bihar
    B)Telangana
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Odisha
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Chief Minister of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik launched a smart learning phone application “Madhu” app for school children. The app named after Utkal Gourab Madhusudan Das. This app is aimed at helping school students in learning their lessons through videos and tutorials.

  7. Which state traffic police signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) World Resource Institute, India in a bid to improve traffic management?
    A)Bihar
    B)Punjab
    C)Delhi
    D)Maharashtra
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Delhi Traffic Police signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) World Resource Institute, India in a bid to improve traffic management and reduce congestion in New Delhi.

  8. Which station was conferred with the ‘Eat Right Station’ certification with four stars rating by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)?
    A)Mumbai Central
    B)Lucknow
    C)Kanpur Central
    D)NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Mumbai Central station of Railways was conferred with the ‘Eat Right Station’ certification with four stars rating by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) as a part of ‘Eat Right India’ movement launched last year. With this, Mumbai Central Railway Station becomes the country’s first “Eat Right Station.”
  9. According to survey released by Transparency International,how much percent of Indians paid bribes in last one year?
    A)49%
    B)56%
    C)55%
    D)51%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    According to survey released by Transparency International, fewer Indians paid bribes in the last one year than in the preceding 12 months.

  10. Which country has implemented a new artificial intelligence (AI) camera program that can automatically detect if drivers are using their cell phones while on the road?
    A)USA
    B)Australia
    C)Japan
    D)China
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    In a first, an Australian state government has implemented a new artificial intelligence (AI) camera program that can automatically detect if drivers are using their cell phones while on the road.

  11. Which company introduces new digital wellbeing feature — Focus Mode?
    A)Amazon
    B)Apple
    C)Microsoft
    D)Google
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Google’s new Digital Wellbeing feature ‘Focus Mode’ is now out of beta and rolling out to all devices supporting Digital Wellbeing and parental controls.

  12. Recently which typhoon hitted Philippines ?
    A)Span
    B)Madri
    C)Zuri
    D)Tisoy
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The typhoon known internationally as Kammuri and called Tisoy in the Philippines reached the Bicol Peninsula southeast of Manila with wind speeds of up to 208 kilometers per hour.

  13. The Central government and Asian Development Bank have signed how much amount of loan agreement to develop water supply and sewerage infrastructure in 5 cities of Tamil Nadu?
    A)$100 million
    B)$200 million
    C)$300 million
    D)$206 million
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Central government and Asian Development Bank have signed a 206 million dollar loan agreement to develop water supply and sewerage infrastructure in 5 cities of Tamil Nadu

  14. The RBI has kept the GDP forecast to how much percent for FY20?
    A)5.0%
    B)5.15%
    C)6.1%
    D)7.5%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) kept the repo rate unchanged at the current 5.15 per cent level but revised gross domestic product (GDP) growth projection to 5 per cent from 6.1 per cent for the current financial year 2019-20.

  15. The rating agency CRISIL has cut its growth forecast for the current financial year to how much percent ?
    A)5.0%
    B)5.2%
    C)5.5%
    D)5.1%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Rating agency Crisil sharply cut its growth forecast for the current financial year to 5.1 per cent from an earlier estimate of 6.3 per cent. Growth in the second half of 2019-20 will go up to 5.5 per cent, up from the 4.75 per cent in the first half.

  16. Which digital wallet partnered with Aditya Birla Health Insurance Co Ltd (ABHICL) to offer sachet health insurance products in India?
    A)Payzapp
    B)Paytm
    C)Freecharge
    D)Mobikwik
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Digital payments company MobiKwik partnered with Aditya Birla Health Insurance Co Ltd (ABHICL) to offer sachet health insurance products in India.

  17. Which bank launched a co branded credit card with Walmart India?
    A)IDBI Bank
    B)Axis Bank
    C)ICICI Bank
    D)HDFC Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Walmart India, in partnership with HDFC Bank launched a co-branded credit card exclusively for members of its Best Price Modern Wholesale “B2B Cash & Carry” stores, offering “free credit upto 50 days at Best Price.

  18. Which bank signed MoU with Canara HSBC Oriental Bank of Commerce Life Insurance Company for bancassurance for selling life insurance?
    A)Bank of Baroda
    B)IDBI Bank
    C)Gramin Bank of Aryavrat
    D)Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank (KVGB) and Canara HSBC Oriental Bank of Commerce Life Insurance Company Ltd. signed an MoU for bancassurance for selling life insurance products through the branches of KVGB).

  19. Who clinched gold medals on the final day of the senior national championships in Jalandhar?
    A)Gurpreet Singh
    B)Sunil Kumar
    C)Both a and b
    D)Sushil Singh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    In wrestling, Asian Championships silver medallists Gurpreet Singh and Sunil Kumar clinched gold medals on the final day of the senior national championships in Jalandhar.

  20. Which cricket team was awarded the Christopher Martin-Jenkins Spirit of Cricket award for 2019?
    A)Australia
    B)England
    C)India
    D)NewZealand
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    New Zealand cricket team was awarded the Christopher Martin-Jenkins Spirit of Cricket award for 2019. The Kane Williamson-led team’s on and off-field display during the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup final at Lord’s has earned them the award. New Zealand gained praise for their humility after losing the premier tournament.

  21. Which country seal qualifiers spot in Davis Cup with victory over Pakistan?
    A)India
    B)SriLanka
    C)Maldives
    D)Thailand
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Leander Paes and Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan booked India’s place in the Davis Cup by Rakuten Qualifiers after defeating Huzaifa Abdul Rehman and Muhammad Shoaib 6-1 6-3 in Nur-Sultan.

  22. Which state won the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 trophy?
    A)TamilNadu
    B)Karnataka
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Telangana
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Karnataka defeated Tamil Nadu to defend its Syed Mushtaq Ali crown in a nail-biting finish at the Lalbhai Contractor Stadium in Surat.

  23. Pritivirajsing Roopun was sworn in as president of which country?
    A)Mauritius
    B)Myanmar
    C)Singapore
    D)SriLanka
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Lawmakers in Mauritius selected former arts and culture minister Pritivirajsing Roopun as president of the island nation Mauritius. His predecessor Ameenah Gurib-Fakim resigned in March 2018

  24. Recently Bhaskar Menon passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Journalist
    B)Singer
    C)Actor
    D)Author
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Veteran journalist Bhaskar Menon passed away following cardiac arrest. He was 87. Menon had handled several key news developments, including the assassination of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi at Sriperumbudur at Sriperumbudur in May 1991.

  25. Recently Bob Willis passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Sports
    B)Social Activist
    C)Author
    D)Actor
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Former England cricketer Bob Willis passed away. He was 70. The former bowler played for the country for more than a decade and took 325 Test wickets in his career.

  26. What is the theme of this year’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD)?
    A)Transformation towards sustainable and resilient society for all
    B)Achieve 17 goals for the future we want
    C)Empowering persons with disabilities and ensuring inclusiveness and equality
    D)Promoting the participation of persons with disabilities and their leadership: taking action on the 2030 Development Agenda
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    United Nations’ (UN) International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) is observed every year on December 3 to focus on issues that affect people with disabilities worldwide.The theme for this 2019 IDPD is ‘Promoting the participation of persons with disabilities and their leadership: taking action on the 2030 Development Agenda’.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital of Mauritius ?
    A)Ruka
    B)Madrid
    C)Port Louis
    D)Rome
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. What is the capital of NewZealand?
    A)Wellington
    B)Amsterdam
    C)Paris
    D)Rome
    View Answer
    Option A

  3. Where is the HQ of Walmart?
    A)Rogers
    B)Bentonville
    C)larue
    D)Decatur
    View Answer
    Option B

  4. Where is the HQ of HDFCBank?
    A)Mumbai
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Chennai
    D)Pune
    View Answer
    Option A

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