Current Affairs Quiz: 4 December 2021

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Top 10 Questions Based on Current Affairs 4 December 2021

  1. Which company signed a contract (in Dec’21) with the Indian Army worth Rs 471.41 crore to supply IGLA-1M missiles?
    1) Defence Research and Development Organisation
    2) Bharat Electronics Limited
    3) Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
    4) Bharat Dynamics Limited
    5) Mishra Dhatu Nigam Limited
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer-4) Bharat Dynamics Limited
    Explanation:
    Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL) and the Indian Army signed a contract worth Rs 471.41 crore in New Delhi for the refurbishment of IGLA-1M missiles. After the Refurbishment, the missile will get a fresh lease life of ten years.

  2. India achieved the target of _________ power generation capacity from non-fossil fuel sources in November 2021.
    1) 40%
    2) 20%
    3) 50%
    4) 70%
    5) 80%
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer-1) 40%
    Explanation:
    In accordance with the Ministry of new & renewable energy (MNRE), India has achieved the target of 40% power generation capacity to 156.83 GW from non-fossil fuel sources in November 2021.
    • At COP 21, as part of its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), India had committed to achieving 40% of its installed electricity capacity from non-fossil energy sources by 2030.

  3. Indian Army received the advanced Heron Drones (in Dec’21) from ____________ to boost the army’s surveillance capabilities in Ladakh sector.
    1) UAE
    2) Indonesia
    3) USA
    4) Israel
    5) Russia
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer-4) Israel
    Explanation:
    The Indian Army has received the advanced Heron Drones from Israel to boost the army’s surveillance capabilities.
    • The drones will be deployed in the eastern Ladakh sector & the drones were received under the emergency procurement clause to monitor the Chinese activities in Ladakh sector.

  4. Which Country is developing the ‘World’s 1st Sustainable Floating City’ along with OCEANIX & UN-Habitat?
    1) Philippines
    2) Maldives
    3) South Korea
    4) New Zealand
    5) Netherlands
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer-3) South Korea
    Explanation:
    South Korea is set to get the World’s first floating city, a joint effort by OCEANIX & the United Nations Human Settlement Programme (UN-Habitat), which is likely to be completed by 2025.
    • The floating city will be developed on the coast of Busan, South Korea, to tackle the problem of rising sea levels.

  5. Name the Organisation that approved a $500 million loan (in Dec’21) to ‘Samagra Shiksha’ for Improving the Quality of School Education in India?
    1) UNICEF
    2) International Monetary Fund
    3) World Bank
    4) Asian Development Bank
    5) United Nations Development Programme
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer-4) Asian Development Bank
    Explanation:
    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) approved a $500 million loan to the Government of India to improve the quality of India’s school education & mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on student’s learning.
    i. ADB’s loan supports the Samagra Shiksha, an Integrated Scheme for School Education and the new Exemplar School Initiative of the Ministry of Education (MOE).

  6. Which Organisation received a grant of Rs 15 crore from the Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction (in Dec’21) to improve the Urban Primary Healthcare in India?
    1) United Nations Development Programme
    2) World Bank
    3) Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
    4) Asian Development Bank
    5) International Monetary Fund
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer-4) Asian Development Bank
    Explanation:
    Asian Development Bank (ADB) has received a grant of around Rs 15 crore from the Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction (JFPR). The fund will be used to enhance urban primary healthcare usage across India.
    • The grant is aligned with the $300 million loan support from ADB to Government of India to strengthen CPHC under the Pradhan Mantri Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission (PM-ABHIM).

  7. What are points that are correct with respect to the UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation 2021?
    A) Nizamuddin Basti, New Delhi got awards under the categories of Award of Distinction & New Design in Heritage Contexts.
    B) 9 projects from Bangladesh, China, India, Japan, Malaysia, and Thailand were honoured with the award.
    C) Nizamuddin Basti project in New Delhi, consists of over 20 historic monuments including Humayun’s Tomb, Hazrat Nizamuddin Basti & Sunder Nursery, Batashewala Tomb-Garden Complex.
    1) Only A
    2) Only B
    3) Only C
    4) Only A & B
    5) Only B & C
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer-5) Only B & C
    Explanation:
    Nizamuddin Basti, New Delhi got 2 awards under the categories of Award of excellence & Special Recognition for Sustainable Development.
    i. 9 projects from Bangladesh, China, India, Japan, Malaysia, and Thailand were honoured with the award.
    ii. Nizamuddin Basti project in New Delhi, consists of over 20 historic monuments including Humayun’s Tomb, Hazrat Nizamuddin Basti & Sunder Nursery, Batashewala Tomb-Garden Complex.

  8. Who was appointed as the IMF’s First Deputy Managing Director (FDMD) in December 2021?
    1) Kristalina Georgieva
    2) Antoinette M. Sayeh
    3) Gita Gopinath
    4) Jagdish Bhagwati
    5) Geoffrey Okamoto
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer-3) Gita Gopinath
    Explanation:
    Indian-American & the first female Chief Economist of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Gita Gopinath is promoted as the IMF’s First Deputy Managing Director (FDMD) serving under IMF Chief Kristalina Georgieva. She succeeded FDMD Geoffrey Okamoto.
    About International Monetary Fund (IMF):
    MD- Kristalina Georgieva
    Established- 1944
    Headquarters- Washington, DC United States

  9. Who became the 1st Indian to win Malaysian Open Squash Championships 2021 that was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia?
    1) Mahesh Mangaonkar
    2) Saurav Ghosal
    3) Miguel Rodriguez
    4) Ramit Tandon
    5) Vikram Malhotra
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer-2) Saurav Ghosal
    Explanation:
    Indian Squash player Saurav Ghosal won the Malaysian Open Squash Championships 2021, defeating Colombia’s Miguel Rodriguez in the men’s singles final held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and became the 1st Indian to win the Malaysian Open Squash Championships.

  10. International Day of Persons with Disabilities is annually observed across the globe by the UN on?
    1) 1st December
    2) 3rd December
    3) 2nd December
    4) 30th November
    5) 4th December
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer-2) 3rd December
    Explanation:
    The United Nations (UN)’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities is annually observed across the globe on 3rd December to create awareness about the situation of persons with disabilities in every aspect of political, social, economic and cultural life.
    • Theme – “Leadership and participation of persons with disabilities toward an inclusive, accessible and sustainable post-COVID-19 world”.
    • The first ever International Day of Disabled Persons was observed on 3rd December 1992.





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