Current Affairs Quiz: December 7, 2021

Current Affairs 7 December 2021 Quiz

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  1. Recently how much amount was transferred to farmers directly under PM- KISAN scheme as per Agriculture Minister?
    A) ₹2,20,000 cr
    B) ₹1,20,000 cr
    C) ₹1,00,000 cr
    D) ₹1,60,000 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has informed that one lakh 60 thousand crore rupees has been transferred to the farmers in their bank accounts directly under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) Scheme so far.
  2. Minister of State for Communications, Devusinh Chauhan released a commemorative postage stamp on the Mahindra group to mark how many years of the company?
    A) 65
    B) 75
    C) 80
    D) 85
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Minister of State for Communications, Devusinh Chauhan released a commemorative postage stamp on the Mahindra group to mark 75 years of the company.
  3. The union housing & urban affairs ministry has extended the timeline for the implementation of the Smart Cities Mission to which year?
    A) May 2025
    B) December 2024
    C) May 2022
    D) June 2023
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The union housing & urban affairs ministry has extended the timeline for the implementation of the Smart Cities Mission to June 2023 due to the Covid pandemic and other reasons.
  4. Recently Sergey Lavrov arrived in New Delhi for his official visit.He is the Minister of Foreign Affairs of which country?
    A) Russia
    B) Seychelles
    C) France
    D) UK
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov arrives in New Delhi for his official visit.
  5. As per defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Government’s aim is to achieve defence export target of how much amount by 2024-25?
    A) ₹25000 cr
    B) ₹20000 cr
    C) ₹40000 cr
    D) ₹35000 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has said that the government’s aim is to achieve the defence export target of 35,000 crore rupees by 2024-25.
  6. Government has set a target to open how many Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Jan Aushadhi Kendras (PMBJK’s), by March 2025 across the country?
    A) 8000
    B) 9500
    C) 10000
    D) 10500
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The government has set a target to open about ten thousand five hundred Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Jan Aushadhi Kendras (PMBJK’s), by March 2025 across the country.
  7. The 5th Indian Ocean Conference held in which city?
    A) Abu Dhabi
    B) Bangkok
    C) Washington
    D) Nairobi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar has stressed on the importance of respecting and facilitating freedom of navigation and overflight and unimpeded commerce in a globalised world. He said this while addressing the fifth Indian Ocean Conference in Abu Dhabi,UAE.
  8. Which company announced its partnership with Mswipe to offer fully digital ‘cardless EMI’ at leading retail stores?
    A) KreditBee
    B) Mobikwik
    C) Freecharge
    D) Paytm
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Fintech lending platform KreditBee announced its partnership with Mswipe to offer fully digital ‘cardless EMI’ at leading retail stores. Through this partnership, KreditBee aims to expand its offline presence and enable purchases of more than ₹5 crore per month.
  9. Which AMC has launched India’s first exchange-traded fund (ETF) based on the Nifty Alpha 50 Index?
    A) Mirrae Asset
    B) Franklin MF
    C) Nippon India
    D) Kotak Mahindra
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Company Ltd has launched India’s first exchange-traded fund (ETF) based on the Nifty Alpha 50 Index, which tracks the performance of 50 stocks with high alphas in the past one year.
  10. Which state has become India’s leading manufacturing hub as per data released by RBI?
    A) Karnataka
    B) TamilNadu
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Gujarat has pipped Maharashtra to emerge the largest manufacturing hub in the country, with the former’s Gross Value Addition (GVA) in manufacturing growing 15.9 per cent annually on average between FY12 and FY20 to touch Rs 5.11 lakh crore, according to the data released by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
  11. Who has become 3rd bowler in Test cricket to claim all 10 wickets in an innings?
    A) Rashid Khan
    B) Ajaz Patel
    C) Mohd Shiraj
    D) Mohd Shami
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    the 2nd Test between India and New Zealand, left-arm spinner Ajaz Patel created history by taking all 10 wickets in an innings and became the third bowler after Jim Laker and Anil Kumble to achieve the feat.
  12. Who won the country’s first silver medal in shotput in the F-20 category at the Asia Youth Paralympic Games in Manama, Bahrain?
    A) Ananya Bansal
    B) Shreya Srivastava
    C) Tanya Tyagi
    D) Shivani Singh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India’s Ananya Bansal won the country’s first silver medal in shotput in the F-20 category at the Asia Youth Paralympic Games in Manama, Bahrain.
  13. Who was appointed as brand ambassador of Kinara Capital?
    A) Ravindra Jadeja
    B) Ms Dhoni
    C) Rohit Sharma
    D) Virat Kohli
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Kinara Capital, an innovative fast-growing fintech serving India’s MSMEs, today announced that it has signed the Indian cricket team’s shining star, Ravindra Jadeja, as its official brand ambassador on the occasion of the company’s 10th anniversary.
  14. Which bank has received an Honorable mention in the constituted by the US-based SME Finance Forum in the Best Bank for Women Entrepreneurs category?
    A) ESAF SFB
    B) IDBI Bank
    C) Paytm Payments Bank
    D) ICICI Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Kerala based ESAF Small Finance Bank Limited has received an Honorable mention in the constituted by the US-based SME Finance Forum. ESAF Small Finance Bank has received an Honorable mention in the Best Bank for Women Entrepreneurs category.
  15. Who was named male player of the year by Badminton World Federation?
    A) Le Weing
    B) Kevin Cordon
    C) Sebastian Coe
    D) Viktor Axelsen
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Olympic champion Viktor Axelsen and Tokyo Olympics silver medallist Tai Tzu Ying were named the Badminton World Federation’s (BWF) Male and Female Player of the Yearrespectively in recognition of their stellar runs this season.
  16. Which project has brought laurels for the country in two categories in this year’s UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation?
    A) Gorakhpur
    B) Varanasi
    C) Lucknow
    D) Nizamuddin
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    In double joy for India, a project on holistic urban revitalisation of the historic Nizamuddin Basti community in Delhi, has brought laurels for the country in two categories in this year’s UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation.
  17. Union Minister Giriraj Singh inaugurated National Generic Document Registration System and Banadhikar mobile app in which state?
    A) Nagaland
    B) Tripura
    C) Assam
    D) Meghalaya
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Tripura, Union Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Giriraj Singh along with Minister of State Faggan Singh Kulaste inaugurated the National Generic Document Registration System and Banadhikar mobile application through virtual mode.
  18. Recently IMD predicted which cyclone to create havoc in Odisha and WestBengal?
    A) Ashima
    B) Kat
    C) Jawad
    D) Rufi
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said Cyclone Jawad will further weaken to depression from deep depression.
  19. Recently leading scholar of atomic weapons who in A World Destroyed challenged support for the U.S. bombing of Japan Passed away,Name him?
    A) Louis Barret
    B) Mathew Wade
    C) Justin Langer
    D) Martin J sherwin
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Martin J Sherwin, a leading scholar of atomic weapons who in A World Destroyed challenged support for the U.S. bombing of Japan and spent more than two decades researching the pioneering physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer for the Pulitzer Prize-winning American Prometheus has died. He was 84.
  20. Recently Former Governor of Tamil Nadu and former Chief Minister of the unified State of Andhra Pradesh passed away.Name him?
    A) Vanraj Singh
    B) Jatin Sharma
    C) M Mohaptara
    D) Konijeti Rosaiah
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Former Governor of Tamil Nadu and former Chief Minister of the unified State of Andhra Pradesh Konijeti Rosaiah passed away in Hyderabad after a brief illness.
  21. Recently Vinod Dua passed away,He was related to which field?
    A) Actor
    B) Journalist
    C) Politics
    D) Author
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Veteran journalist Vinod Dua passed away. He was 67.
  22. What is the theme of this year’s World Soil Day 2021?
    A) Halt soil salinization, enhance soil production
    B) Keep Soil Alive,Protect Biodiversity
    C) Stop Soil Erosion,Save our Future
    D) Be the solution to soil pollution
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    World Soil Day is observed every year on December 5 to raise awareness of the importance of soil to the sustenance of life on earth.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the captial Of NewZealand?
    A) Wellington
    B) London
    C) Amsterdam
    D) Maputo
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of Badminton World Federation?
    A) Malaysia
    B) Thailand
    C) USA
    D) Indonesia
    View Answer
    Option A

  3. What is the currency of Bahrain?
    A) Rupee
    B) Dinar
    C) lira
    D) Peso
    View Answer
    Option B

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