Current Affairs Quiz: December 9, 2019

Current Affairs 9 December 2019 Quiz

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  1. Recently Pravind Kumar Jugnauth visited India.He is the PM of which country?
    A)Mauritius
    B)Singapore
    C)SriLanka
    D)Thailand
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, the Prime Minister of Mauritius since 2017, has arrived in India on a private visit. This is his fourth visit to India.

  2. Recently the Centre implemented umbrella Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) scheme for holistic development of children in which age group?
    A)0-6 years
    B)6-12 years
    C)1-7 years
    D)2-8 years
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Union Minister Smriti Irani said that, the Centre is implementing an umbrella Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) scheme for holistic development of children in the age group of 0-6 years, adolescent girls, pregnant women and lactating mothers.

  3. The central government has decided to build how many Eklavya model residential schools across the country by 2022?
    A)300
    B)500
    C)400
    D)600
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    In an effort to provide affordable and quality education facilities to children in tribal areas, the Narendra Modi led government has decided to build 400 Eklavya Model residential schools across the country in the next three years.

  4. Which became become 5500th railway station to get free Wi-Fi?
    A)Mahua Milan
    B)machgawan
    C)Panna
    D)Attara
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Mahua Milan of East Central Railway became 5500th railway station of the country where free public Wi-Fi, Railwire.

  5. Which city/UT police station topped the list of police stations released by the Central Government?
    A)Kochi
    B)Lakshadweep
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Andaman and Nicobar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Centre on Friday released the list of 10 best police stations across the country with Aberdeen Police Station in Andaman district of Andaman and Nicobar grabbing the first position.

  6. Which bank signed a MoU with Investor Education & Protection Fund Authority (IEPFA) for investor awareness?
    A)Canara Bank
    B)Bank of Baroda
    C)Union Bank of India
    D)IDBI Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Investor Education & Protection Fund Authority (IEPFA) signed a MOU with Bank of Baroda for Investor awareness.

  7. Recently National Thermal Power Corporation Limited has signed a term loan of how much amount with SBI?
    A)₹1000 cr
    B)₹3000 cr
    C)₹2000 cr
    D)₹5000 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    National Thermal Power Corporation Limited has signed a term loan agreement for Rs. 5,000 crore with State Bank of India. The loan facility has been extended at an interest rate linked to 3 Months MCLR of the bank and has a door to door tenure of 15 years. The loan will be utilised to part finance the capital expenditure of NTPC.

  8. Who was named as Plogging Ambassador of India’ at 50th Fit India Plogging Run?
    A)Vinesh Phogat
    B)Ripu Bevli
    C)Rani Rampal
    D)Ritu Rai
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Minister of State(I/C) for Youth Affairs & Sports, Shri Kiren Rijiju felicitated Ripu Daman Bevli, popularly known as the Plogman of India and named him the Plogging Ambassador of India during the event conclusion programme ‘Fit India Plogging Run’ in Delhi’s Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium.

  9. Recently Caroline Wozniacki announced her retirement from which sports?
    A)Cricket
    B)Tennis
    C)basketball
    D)chess
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki announced that she will retire from tennis after next month’s Australian Open.

  10. Who has been appointed as the new senior security advisor in the Ministry of Home Affairs for Jammu and Kashmir?
    A)Arvind Singh
    B)K Vijay Kumar
    C)SN Bhati
    D)Tarun Vijay
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    A 1975 batch officer, K Vijay Kumar appointed as the new senior security advisor in the Ministry of Home Affairs for Jammu and Kashmir and left-wing extremism affected states for a period of one year.

  11. India’s largest geospatial event, 20th edition of GeoSmart India was held in which city?
    A)Hyderabad
    B)ChennAi

    C)Surat
    D)Ahmedabad

    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India’s largest geospatial event, 20th edition of GeoSmart India was held in Hyderabad, Telangana.

  12. Recently Bhawani Mukherjee passedaway.She was related to which field?
    A)Author
    B)Journalist
    C)Sports
    D)Actor
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Former India Table tennis head coach Bhawani Mukherji paased away. He was 68. Mukherji, who was bestowed with the Dronacharya Award in 2012, thus becoming the first coach to earn the recognition in table tennis..

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Mauritius?
    A)Rupee
    B)Krone
    C)Won
    D)Shilling
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of Bank of Baroda?
    A)Ahmedabad
    B)Mumbai
    C)Vadodara
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option C

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