Current Affairs Quiz – December 05, 2019

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Current Affairs Quiz – December 05, 2019

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  1. International Volunteer Day is observed on which date?
  • December 08
  • December 05
  • December 03
  • December 04
  1. World Soil Day is observed on which date?
  • December 08
  • December 03
  • December 05
  • December 04
  1. India and which country began the shipping secretary-level meeting?
  • Bangladesh
  • Bhutan
  • Pakistan
  • Myanmar
  1. Where was At Home reception on Navy Day held?
  • Ladakh
  • Jammu and Kashmir
  • Daman and Diu
  • New Delhi
  1. How many numbers of key development projects are jointly inaugurated by PM Modi and Maldivian President?
  • 8
  • 5
  • 4
  • 6
  1. Which ministers launched the Fit India School Rating System?
  • Piyush Goyal and Mr.Prakash Javadekar
  • Ramesh Pokhriyal and Mr. Giren Rijiju
  • Bhagat Singh Koshyari and Mr. Harsh Vardhan
  • Smriti Irani and Mrs.Nirmala Sitharaman
  1. Which cabinet approved the launch of Bharat Bond Exchange Traded Fund?
  • Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs
  • Cabinet Committee on Education
  • Cabinet Committee on Finance
  • Cabinet Committee on Employment and Skill Development
  1. Which Minister attended the Hornbill festival in Kohima?
  • Prakash Javadekar
  • Prahlad Singh Patel
  • Piyush Goyal
  • Narendra Singh Tomar
  1. In Madhya Pradesh, How many percent of quotas are proposed for sportspersons in state jobs?
  • 4 Percent
  • 8 Percent
  • 5 Percent
  • 9 Percent
  1. Who regained the top spot in the ICC Test rankings in batting?
  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni
  • Sachin Tendulkar
  • Virat Kohli
  • Yuvaraj Singh
  1. Navy Day in India is celebrated on which date?
  • December 04
  • December 06
  • December 08
  • December 05
  1. By 2040 India is set to rose how many billion people in the country?
  • 8 Billion
  • 2 Billion
  • 4 Billion
  • 5 Billion
  1. How many countries Air Chiefs are participated in Pacific Air Chiefs’ Symposium 2019?
  • 32
  • 20
  • 45
  • 55
  1. Election Commission of India and which country’s Election Commission signed a MoU in the field of Electoral Management & Administration?
  • Mauritis
  • Srilanka
  • Maldives
  • Dubai
  1. Which country topped the medals tally on the fourth day with 70 medals in 13th South Asian Games?
  • India
  • Pakistan
  • China
  • Nepal

ANSWERS AND EXPLANATION

1) B) December 05

  • The International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development (5 December), more commonly referred to as International Volunteer Day (IVD), is an international observance mandated by the UN General Assembly in 1985.

2) C) December 05

  • The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) Conference, in June 2013, endorsed World Soil Day, and requested official adoption at the 68th UN General Assembly. In December 2013, the 68th session of the UN General Assembly declared 5 December as the World Soil Day.

3) A) Bangladesh

  • A two-day-long meeting between Shipping Secretaries of India and Bangladesh began in Dhaka. The Shipping Secretary of Bangladesh Abdus Samad said that the two countries will discuss issues like land port facility, transhipment fees, dredging of navigational rivers among others.He said Bangladesh and India will also discuss ways to improve immigration and customs arrangement and management of passenger and cruise ships.

4) D) New Delhi

  • President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh attended At Home reception on occasion of Navy Day in New Delhi.The reception was organised at the residence of Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh.

5) C) 4

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Maldivian President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih jointly inaugurated four key development projects covering a wide range of sectors through video conference. One of the projects includes the lighting up of Male using LED lights. Another project is the launch of the RuPay card in Maldives.Three fish processing plants were inaugurated and a Fast Interceptor Craft was gifted to the Maldives.Prime Minister Modi said, it has been a landmark and significant year for India-Maldives relationship.

6) B) Mr. Ramesh Pokhriyal and Mr. Giren Rijiju

  • Union HRD Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ and Minister of State for Youth Affairs & Sports Shri Kiren Rijiju jointly inaugurated the newly constructed Cricket Stadium at KV No. 1, Delhi Cantt in Delhi . They also launched the Fit India School Rating System. Member of Parliament Smt Meenakshi Lekhi graced the occasion along with other dignitaries.

7) A) Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs

  • The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for creation and launch of Bharat Bond Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) to create an additional source of funding for Central Public Sector Undertakings (CPSUs) Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs), Central Public Financial Institutions (CPFIs) and other Government organizations. Bharat Bond ETF would be the first corporate Bond ETF in the country.

8) B) Mr.Prahlad Singh Patel

  • Union Minister of State for Tourism and Culture (Independent Charge), Prahlad Singh Patel attended the ongoing Hornbill Festival at Kisama, near Kohima.Addressing the gathering at a cultural function, Mr Patel said, festivals are a reflection of one’s cultural identity and heritage.While acknowledging the rich and unique cultures of Nagas, the Union Minister said that Centre will extend all possible help to preserve and promote the rich cultural, tradition and heritage of the Nagas.

9) C) 5 Percent

  • The Madhya Pradesh government would introduce a bill in the Legislative Assembly to earmark five per cent reservation to sportspersons in State jobs.This was disclosed by the state’s Sports and Youth Welfare Minister, Jitu Patwari in Bhopal. He was speaking to reporters after scaling a 40-feet-tall rock wall at the sports ground of the Barkatullah University in the state capital.

10) C) Virat Kohli

  • India captain Virat Kohli regained the top spot in the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Test rankings in batting.Australian Steve Smith slipped a rung in the latest list issued in Dubai. Kohli, who had struck a fine 136 in the day-night Kolkata Test against Bangladesh last week, reached 928 points.

11) A) December 04

  • Navy Day is being celebrated by Southern Naval Command in Kochi. Vice Admiral A K Chawla, Flag Officer and Commander-in-Chief of Southern Naval Command, laid a wreath during a solemn ceremony conducted at the war memorial in the Naval Base to pay homage to the Navymen who made the supreme sacrifice while defending the nation.

12) D) 1.5 Billion

  • The Minister of Chemicals & Fertilizers, ShriDV Sadananda Gowda addressed at Valedictory Session of the Fertilizer Association of India (FAI) Annual Seminar on ‘New Approach to Fertilizer Sector’. Prof. Ramesh Chand, Member, NITI Aayog, Shri K.S.Raju, Chairman, FAI, Shri Satish Chander, Director General, FAI and representatives of the industry were also present on the occasion.

13) B) 20

  • The conference will bring together Air Chiefs from across the Indo-Pacific region who will provide perspectives on common challenges faced and on shared mutual interests while focusing on relevant topics like ‘Regional Security’, ‘Domain Awareness’, ‘Multi-Domain Awareness’, Ínteroperability’ and ‘HADR’. The symposium will also entail discourse and discussions on the combined effort required to maintain peace and security within the region In addition to the host country USA, Air Chiefs from 20 countries are present at the Symposium.

14) C) Maldives

  • The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the proposal of the Election Commission to enter into the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Election Commission of Maldives on cooperation in the field of electoral management and administration. This includes exchange of knowledge and experience in the field of organizational and technical development of electoral process; support in exchanging information, institutional strengthening and capacity building, training of personnel, holding regular consultations; etc.

15) A) India

  • At the 13th South Asian Games in Nepal, India topped the medals tally on the fourth day with 70 medals comprising 34 gold, 23 silver and 13 bronze. Indian athletes dominated in most of the competitions.On the fourth day of games, India clinched 28 medals including 17 gold. Athletics grabbed maximum 10 medals including 5 Gold. In Tennis, Table Tennis, Kho-Kho, Indian men’s and women’s teams won gold each. In Taekwondo India clinched six medals, including 3 Gold.

 

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