Current Affairs Quiz: December 9, 2021

Current Affairs 9 December 2021 Quiz

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  1. Which city to host joint military exercise with BIMSTEC countries?
    A) Hyderabad
    B) Pune
    C) Lucknow
    D) NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Pune will host a multilateral and multi-agency exercise for the member countries of BIMSTEC(Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) between December 20 and 22, which will focus on Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) operations.
  2. Who was appointed as new managing director and chief executive officer Of Ujjivan Small Finance Bank?
    A) Ittira Davis
    B) Martin PS
    C) Maghreb Hayden
    D) Rakesh Singh
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Ujjivan Small Finance Bank (SFB) said it has appointed Ittira Davis as its managing director and chief executive officer for three years. The bank’s day-to-day operations are currently being looked after by Martin P S as an officer on special duty (OSD). Before Martin, Carol Furtado was the OSD.
  3. Which bank has partnered with Flipkart to offer an instant and completely digital overdraft (OD) facility of up to ₹25 lakh to individual sellers and businesses registered on the e-commerce platform?
    A) ICICI Bank
    B) HDFC Bank
    C) IDBI Bank
    D) UCO Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    ICICI Bank announced that it has partnered with Flipkart to offer an instant and completely digital overdraft (OD) facility of up to ₹25 lakh to individual sellers and businesses registered on the e-commerce platform.
  4. Which bank in collaboration with National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI)and its manufacturing partner Seshaasai, has announced the launch of RuPay On-the-Go contactless wearable keychain for its debit card customers?
    A) IDBI Bank
    B) City Union Bank
    C) ICICI Bank
    D) DBS Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    City Union Bank (CUB), in collaboration with National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI)and its manufacturing partner Seshaasai, has announced the launch of RuPay On-the-Go contactless wearable keychain for its debit card customers.
  5. Which has become the first certified tokenization service for National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) to support the tokenization of RuPay cards?
    A) Payphi
    B) WazirX
    C) Etherum
    D) Doge
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    PayPhi, Phi Commerce’s API-first digital payments platform has become the first certified tokenization service for National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) to support the tokenization of RuPay cards.
  6. Who won silver medal at the BWF World Tour Finals (Women)?
    A) PV Sindhu
    B) An Seyoung
    C) Lee Weing
    D) Mahima Singh
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Indian badminton ace P V Sindhu settled for a silver medal at the BWF World Tour Finals after going down meekly against Korean teen sensation An Seyoung in the summit clash.
  7. Which country has won Davis Cup tennis title?
    A) Russia
    B) Croatia
    C) Seychelles
    D) China
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Russia has won the Davis Cup for the third time after the side defeated Croatia 2-0 in the summit clash in Madrid.
  8. Who has been appointed as president of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) ?
    A) Sanjiv Mehta
    B) Dhruv Rathee
    C) Sanjay Agarwal
    D) Ritesh Singh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) chairman and managing director Sanjiv Mehta will become the president of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) after the association concludes its 94th annual general meeting.
  9. Recently who has joined the board of advisers for the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance, a Stockholm-based inter-governmental organisation of 34 member countries?
    A) V Vaidhyanathan
    B) Uday Shankar
    C) Sunil Mehta
    D) Sunil Arora
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Election Commission said that former Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora had joined the board of advisers for the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance, a Stockholm-based inter-governmental organisation of 34 member countries.
  10. Recently, Xiomara Castro became the first female President of which country?
    A) Maldives
    B) Kenya
    C) Seychelles
    D) Honduras
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Leftist opposition candidate Xiomara Castro became the first female President of Honduras. The conservative ruling party accepted loss in presidential elections, handing victory to Castro and assuaging fears of a second contested election and violent demonstrations.
  11. Who has won the 57th Jnanpith Award ?
    A) Damodar Mauzo
    B) Nilmani Phookan
    C) Nilesh Singh
    D) Vikas Singroul
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Eminent Assamese Poet Nilmani Phookan Jr. has won the 56th Jnanpith Award while the 57th Jnanpith Award has gone to the Konkani novelist Damodar Mauzo.
  12. The The Kazhuveli wetland located in which state has been declared a bird sanctuary by the Environment, Climate Change and Forest Department?
    A) TamilNadu
    B) Kerala
    C) Telangana
    D) Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Kazhuveli wetland located near Villupuram in Tamil Nadu has been declared a bird sanctuary by the Environment, Climate Change and Forest Department, and will henceforth be called the ‘Kazhuveli Birds Sanctuary’.
  13. Recently World’s Oldest Test Cricketer passed away.Name him?
    A) Eileen Ash
    B) Raymond S
    C) Elias JR
    D) Mathew Wade
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    World’s oldest Test Cricketer, former English legend, Eileen Ash passed away at the age of 110.
  14. The At Home In The Universe is the autobiography of which personality?
    A) BK Madhur
    B) Rishi Nihgam
    C) Manila S
    D) Vijay Raj
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    At Home In The Universe, a book that chronicles a poor boy’s journey from a village in South India to the pinnacle of corporate success and personal spiritual growth spanning over six decades, has been released in Mumbai.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Ujjivan Small Finance Bank?
    A) Lucknow
    B) Bengaluru
    C) Pune
    D) NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option B

  2. Where is the HQ of City Union Bank?
    A) TamilNadu
    B) Karnataka
    C) Kerala
    D) Maharashtra
    View Answer
    Option A

  3. Where is the HQ of Badminton World Federation?
    A) Seychelles
    B) Thailand
    C) Maldives
    D) Malaysia
    View Answer
    Option D

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