Current Affairs Quiz: December 6, 2021

Current Affairs 6 December 2021 Quiz

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  1. As per government data, India reached how much percent target of power from non-fossil fuel?
    A) 40%
    B) 42%
    C) 45%
    D) 51%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    In line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement to achieve 500 GW of installed electricity capacity from non-fossil fuel sources by 2030 at COP26 Climate Conference, the government said it has already achieved 40% of the target.
  2. Recently India, European Union agreed to enhance clean energy and climate partnership till which year?
    A) 2025
    B) 2024
    C) 2023
    D) 2022
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    India and the EU have agreed on a detailed work programme until 2023 to implement the 2016 EU-India Clean Energy and Climate Partnership with a focus on increasing technical cooperation in the area of energy efficiency, renewable energy, cooperation within the International Solar Alliance and green hydrogen.
  3. Which company has launched Portfolio Management Services (PMS) Marketplace for HNI (High Networth Individuals) investors?
    A) Freecharge
    B) Paytm Money
    C) Mobikwik
    D) Payzapp
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Digital payments platform Paytm announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Paytm Moneyhas launched Portfolio Management Services (PMS) Marketplace for HNI (High Networth Individuals) investors.
  4. How much loan was approved by Asian Development Bank to the Government of India to help improve the quality of the country’s school education ?
    A) $500 million
    B) $650 million
    C) $600 million
    D) $700 million
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) approved a $500 million loan to the Government of India to help improve the quality of the country’s school education and mitigate the impact of the Covid-19) pandemic on students’ learning.
  5. How much grant was approved by JFPR for urban primary healthcare usage across India to Asian Development Bank?
    A) ₹15 cr
    B) ₹20 cr
    C) ₹25 cr
    D) ₹10cr
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Asian Development Bank (ADB) has received a grant of nearly Rs 15 crore from Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction (JFPR), which will be utilised to enhance urban primary healthcare usage across India.The Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction (JFPR) has approved a USD 2 million (nearly Rs 15 crore) technical assistance (TA) grant to provide key technical support to an ADB-financed programme.
  6. DBS revised India’s FY2023 growth forecast to how much percent?
    A) 8.5%
    B) 7.9%
    C) 7.5%
    D) 7.0%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    DBS has revised India’s FY23 growth forecast upwards to 7 per cent year-on-year (y-o-y) (CY2022 6.5 per cent) from 6 per cent earlier.
  7. Who has been appointed as chairman of the National Asset Reconstruction Company (NARCL)?
    A) Pradip shah
    B) Sanjay Jain
    C) Suman Singh
    D) Rajeev Nigam
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Pradip Shah, the founder of IndAsia Fund Advisors, has been appointed chairman of the National Asset Reconstruction Company (NARCL).
  8. Which state government will confer the state’s highest civilian awards to industrialist Ratan Naval Tata?
    A) Telangana
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Nagaland
    D) Assam
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Assam government will confer the state’s highest civilian awards to industrialist Ratan Naval Tata, Olympian Lovlina Borgohain and an array of personalities from diverse fields.
  9. Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Singh Thakur and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath inaugurated Earth Station of Doordarshan Kendra in which city?
    A) Gorakhpur
    B) Lucknow
    C) Varanasi
    D) Kanpur
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Singh Thakur and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath inaugurated Earth Station of Doordarshan Kendra in Gorakhpur. Three FM stations of All India Radio in Etawah, Lakhimpur Kheri, and Bahraich districts were also inaugurated at this juncture virtually.
  10. As per Minister of state for personnel, public grievances and pensions Jitendra Singh,India to have how many nuclear reactors by 2024?
    A) 5
    B) 6
    C) 7
    D) 9
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India will have nine nuclear reactors by the year 2024. This Minister of state for personnel, public grievances and pensions Jitendra Singh said this in the Rajya Sabha on behalf of the Centre.
  11. Which state launched “Hamar Apan Budget” for budget suggestion?
    A) Jharkhand
    B) Arunachal Pradesh
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Bihar
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Chief Minister Hemant Soren launched “Hamar Apan Budget” and a mobile applicationprepared by the state finance Department from the Chief Minister’s residential office in Ranchi.
  12. India and Bangladesh to recognise which day as ‘Maitri Diwas’?
    A) December 7
    B) December 4
    C) December 5
    D) December 6
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India and Bangladesh will jointly observe Maitri Divas or friendship day on December 6 in Dhaka and New Delhi and 18 countries around the world, including Russia, Saudi Arabia and the US.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Bangladesh?
    A) Rupee
    B) Peso
    C) Taka
    D) Dinar
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. Where is the HQ of National Asset Reconstruction Company (NARCL)?
    A) Lucknow
    B) Chennai
    C) NewDelhi
    D) Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option D

  3. Where is the HQ of Asian Development Bank?
    A) Philippines
    B) Thailand
    C) Seychelles
    D) Washington
    View Answer
    Option A

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