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Questions Based on Current Affairs December 11 2019

  1. Which state has distributed India’s 1st Pashu Kisan credit cards (Animal husbandry Credit Card) to 101 animal farmers to promote animal husbandry and agribusiness ?
    1) West Bengal
    2) Assam
    3) Uttar Pradesh
    4) Haryana
    5) None of these
    Answer-4) Haryana
    Explanation:
    On December 7, 2019 the 1st Pashu Kisan credit cards (Animal husbandry Credit Card) in India were distributed to 101 animal farmers in Bhiwani district of Haryana. These credit cards were launched to promote animal husbandry and agribusiness. The haryana govt has also set a target to issue 10 lakh Pashu Kisan Credit cards by March 2021.

  2. Which organization has collaborated with Wheebox, PeopleStrong, UNDP (United Nations Development Programme), AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education) and AIU (Association of Indian Universities) & released the 7th edition of the India Skills Report 2020 for the year 2019-20 ?
    1) World Economic Forum (WEF)
    2) Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)
    3) National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM)
    4) Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI)
    5) None of these
    Answer-2) Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)
    Explanation:
    On December 10, 2019 the 7th edition of the India Skills Report 2020 for the year 2019-20 was launched. As per the report about 46.21% students were found employable or ready to take up jobs in 2019, compared with 33% in 2014, and 47.38% in 2018. The India Skills Report, is a joint initiative of Wheebox (global talent-assessment company), PeopleStrong and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in collaboration with UNDP (United Nations Development Programme), AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education) and AIU (Association of Indian Universities).

  3. Which state has emerged as the top ranked state in terms of employability as per the 7th edition of the India Skills Report 2020 for the year 2019-20 ?
    1) Telangana
    2) Uttar Pradesh
    3) Maharashtra
    4) Tamil Nadu
    5) None of these
    Answer-3) Maharashtra
    Explanation:
    On December 10, 2019 the 7th edition of the India Skills Report 2020 for the year 2019-20 was launched. As per the report about 46.21% students were found employable or ready to take up jobs in 2019, compared with 33% in 2014, and 47.38% in 2018. Maharashtra emerged as the top ranked state in terms of employability. It was followed by Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh(UP) in the second and third rank respectively. Availability of employable talent has also improved over the past six years.

  4. How much amount of loan was disbursed by government of India under Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojana (PMMY) as on November 1, 2019 ?
    1) Rs. 10.24 lakh crore
    2) Rs. 10.54 lakh crore
    3) Rs. 10.64 lakh crore
    4) Rs. 10.74 lakh crore
    5) None of these
    Answer-1) Rs. 10.24 lakh crore
    Explanation:
    On December 9, 2019 the ministry of Labour and Employment announced that Rs. 10.24 lakh crore have been disbursed under the Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojana (PMMY) as on November 1, 2019. The loans under PMMY were sanctioned to 20.84 crore account holders.

  5. Which city is set to host the 17th edition of BioAsia 2020 with the theme “Today For Tomorrow” ?
    1) Mumbai, Maharashtra
    2) Guwahati, Assam
    3) Chennai, Tamil Nadu
    4) Hyderabad, Telangana
    5) None of these
    Answer-4) Hyderabad, Telangana
    Explanation:
    17th edition of BioAsia2020 scheduled to be held from February 17-19, 2020 with the theme “Today For Tomorrow” in Hyderabad, Telangana.This information was provided by Jayesh Ranjan, Telangana Principal Secretary of Industries and Commerce and Information Technology(IT) at a press conference in Hyderabad on December 11, 2019.

  6. Name the partner country of 17th edition of BioAsia 2020 .
    1) Belgium
    2) Switzerland
    3) Sweden
    4) Norway
    5) None of these
    Answer-2) Switzerland
    Explanation:
    Switzerland will be the country partner at the 17th edition of BioAsia2020 scheduled to be held from February 17-19, 2020 with the theme “Today For Tomorrow” in Hyderabad, Telangana.This information was provided by Jayesh Ranjan, Telangana Principal Secretary of Industries and Commerce and Information Technology(IT) at a press conference in Hyderabad on December 11, 2019.

  7. Under which scheme, 65 lakh patients availed treatment worth Rs 9,549 crore as on December 5, 2019 ?
    1) Ayushman Bharat- Prime Minister Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY)
    2) Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Arogya Maan-dhan (PM-SYAM)
    3) Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY)
    4) Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Kisan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMKAY)
    5) None of these
    Answer-3) Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY)
    Explanation:
    On December 10, 2019 the health ministry announced that over 65 lakh patients were treated under the Centre’s flagship Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) ever since its launch till december 5, 2019. The treatment costs were worth Rs. 9,549 crore. Out of the total 65,45,733 patients, treatment amounting to Rs 6,133 crore was provided to 35,34,695 patients through private hospitals.

  8. Which city is set to host the 11th edition of the biennial flagship event DefExpo 2020 ?
    1) Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh (UP)
    2) Bhubaneswar, Odisha
    3) Bengaluru, Karnataka
    4) Guwahati, Assam
    5) None of these
    Answer-1) Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh (UP)
    Explanation:
    The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has organised a series of web seminars (webinars) from December 10, 2019 in the run upto(the period of time just before an important event) DefExpo 2020. The 11th edition of the biennial flagship event DefExpo 2020 will be held in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh (UP) from February 05-08, 2020. Focus: The webinars (web seminars) will focus on topics related to defence, aerospace and security industry, academia and student fraternity.

  9. How many monuments were recognized as the ‘Must see monuments’ by the Minister of State (MoS) of Culture and Tourism, Prahlad Singh Patel on December 9, 2019 ?
    1) 168
    2) 178
    3) 150
    4) 138
    5) None of these
    Answer-4) 138
    Explanation:
    On December 9, 2019, As per the Minister of State (MoS) of Culture and Tourism, Prahlad Singh Patel, Archaeological Survey of India (ASI),an Indian government agency attached to the Culture Ministry ,has identified 138 numbers of monuments as ‘Must See’ Monuments . The ‘Must See’ list of ASI features first-class Indian monuments and archaeological sites including those that feature on UNESCO’s (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization)World Heritage List. Such monuments and sites showcase exceptionality in terms of art and architecture, planning and design.

  10. Mongla & Chattogram declared as Ports of Call under “Coastal Shipping Agreement”, these ports are located in which country ?
    1) Bhutan
    2) Bangladesh
    3) Nepal
    4) Sri Lanka
    5) None of these
    Answer-2) Bangladesh
    Explanation:
    On December 5, 2019 the Ministry of Shipping (MoS) announced that Mongla and Chattogram (Both in Bangladesh) have been declared as Ports of Call under “Coastal Shipping Agreement” between India & Bangladesh. A MoU (Memorandum of Understanding), agreement and Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) on the use of Chattogram Port & Mongla Ports for goods movement between India and Bangladesh has been signed between both the nations.

  11. Which country has decided to shut down the appeal court of WTO (World Trade Organisation) ?
    1) China
    2) United Kingdom (UK)
    3) United States (US)
    4) Russia
    5) None of these
    Answer-3) United States (US)
    Explanation:
    On December 9, 2019, The United States (US) decided to shut down the appeal court of WTO (World Trade Organisation) in response to WTOs decisions against the federal trade rules imposed by the US administration. WTO’s appeal court acts as a trade dispute settlement body for its member countries.Reason for shut down: The appeal court which consisted of 7-member body was then cut down to a 3-member body in 2018. Recently, the terms of two of the last three judges on the WTO’s appellate body ended on December 10,2019.

  12. Which city topped in the list of Euromonitor International’s ‘Top 100 City Destinations’ of 2019 ?
    1) Hong Kong
    2) Bangkok
    3) London
    4) Singapore
    5) None of these
    Answer-1) Hong Kong
    Explanation:
    On December 6, 2019, According to list of the ‘Top 100 City Destinations’ of 2019 released by the UK based market research company Euromonitor International. Hong Kong continues to hold the top position. Favorite cities for tourists also include Bangkok, Macau, Singapore, London and New York City.

  13. Name the Indian city, that topped in the list of Euromonitor International’s ‘Top 100 City Destinations’ of 2019 among other Indian cities & ranked 11th globally .
    1) Chennai
    2) Agra
    3) Mumbai
    4) Delhi
    5) None of these
    Answer-4) Delhi
    Explanation:
    On December 6, 2019, According to list of the ‘Top 100 City Destinations’ of 2019 released by the UK based market research company Euromonitor International, 7 cities in India are included in the list including the capital Delhi (11th position due to the strong development in its tourism infrastructure, having a world class airport and is focusing on luxury, medical, sports and cultural tourism) .Other Indian cities in list includes, Mumbai (14th ), Agra(26th), Chennai (36th ), Pink City Jaipur (39th position), Kolkata (76th ) and Bengaluru (100th ).

  14. Which entity has partnered with Union Bank of India (UBI) for 20,000 Banking Business Correspondent (BC) point ?
    1) India Finserve
    2) Vakrangee Finserve Limited
    3) Star Finserv India Ltd
    4) Swadhaar FinServe Private Limited
    5) None of these
    Answer-2) Vakrangee Finserve Limited
    Explanation:
    On December 9, 2019, Vakrangee Finserve Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Vakrangee Limited (VL) has partnered with Union Bank of India (UBI) , one of the largest government-owned banks of India for 20,000 Banking Business Correspondent (BC) point for Nextgen Vakrangee Kendra.

  15. What is the GDP(Gross Domestic Product) growth of India for the current financial year-FY 20 as per Asian Development Bank (ADB) ?
    1) 5.5%
    2) 5.7%
    3) 5.1%
    4) 5.3%
    5) None of these
    Answer-3) 5.1%
    Explanation:
    On December 11, 2019, Asian Development Bank (ADB),an international development finance institution has lowered India’s GDP(Gross Domestic Product) growth forecast to 5.1% for the current financial year-FY 20(or 2019) due to consumption has been affected due to slowing employment growth and delayed harvesting.

  16. Which firm has partnered with AGNIi (Accelerated Growth of New India’s Innovations) to support the development of sustainable innovations and technologies across industries ?
    1) DuPont de Nemours, Inc
    2) Siemens
    3) Syngenta
    4) Clariant
    5) None of these
    Answer-1) DuPont de Nemours, Inc
    Explanation:
    On December 10, 2019, DuPont de Nemours,Inc (commonly known as DuPont), an American company with technology-based materials, ingredients and solutions has partnered with AGNIi (Accelerated Growth of New India’s Innovations), an initiative of the office of the Principal Scientific Advisor to the Government of India (GoI), executed by Invest India (the national investment promotion and facilitation agency of India), to support the development of sustainable innovations and technologies across industries.

  17. Which state government has won the ‘World Habitat Award’ for its Jaga Mission, that aims at transforming the slums into livable habitats by UK based organization World Habitat ?
    1) Gujarat
    2) Uttar Pradesh
    3) Odisha
    4) Assam
    5) None of these
    Answer-3) Odisha
    Explanation:
    On 9th December, 2019, Odisha won the ‘World Habitat Award’ for Jaga Mission also called Odisha Liveable Habitat Mission (OLHM), a slum land titling project executed for the benefit of millions of urban-poor people living in slums. The award was given by the World Habitat, a UK (United Kingdom) based organization which gives the award annually to recognize innovative housing projects around the world.

  18. Who was appointed as the brand ambassador for athletic and casual footwear firm ‘PUMA’ for 3 years on December 10, 2019 ?
    1) Bhaichung Bhutia
    2) Sunil Chhetri
    3) Virat Kohli
    4) Sandesh Jhingan
    5) None of these
    Answer-2) Sunil Chhetri
    Explanation:
    On December 10, 2019, PUMA,a German multinational company that designs and manufactures athletic and casual footwear has appointed Indian men’s football team captain Sunil Chhetri as its brand ambassador for 3 years.Chhetri now joins the list of France’s Antoine Griezmann, Belgium’s Romelu Lukaku, Uruguay’s Luis Suarez and Argentina’s Sergio Aguero with whom Puma has tied up.

  19. Which organization has appointed Suniel Shetty as its Brand Ambassador on 10th December 2019 ?
    1) International Paralympic Association (IPA)
    2) International Olympic Association (IOA)
    3) World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)
    4) National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA)
    5) None of these
    Answer-4) National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA)
    Explanation:
    On 10th December 2019, Suniel Shetty, Bollywood actor has been appointed as the Brand Ambassador of National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA). The appointment took place in the presence of Kiren Rijiju, Minister of State (MoS) for Youth Affairs and Sports.

  20. Who was appointed as the brand ambassador for Food and beverage company, PepsiCo on December 11, 2019 ?
    1) Hrithik Roshan
    2) Aamir Khan
    3) Salman Khan
    4) Shahrukh Khan
    5) None of these
    Answer-3) Salman Khan
    Explanation:
    On December 11, 2019, Food and beverage company PepsiCo has appointed Bollywood actor Salman Khan (born as Abdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan) as brand ambassador for its flagship Pepsi brand of carbonated beverage in India.The commercial will be launched in 2020 and will take up the “SWAG” themed campaign which was launched in the summer of 2019.

  21. Name the World’s first fully electric commercial aircraft that was test flighted recently in Vancouver, Canada .
    1) DHC-2 de Havilland Beaver
    2) Douglas DC-3
    3) de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter
    4) de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter
    5) None of these
    Answer-1) DHC-2 de Havilland Beaver
    Explanation:
    On 11th December 2019, the World’s first fully electric commercial aircraft namely DHC-2 de Havilland Beaver takes test flight in Vancouver, Canada. Manufactured by Harbour Air and Magnix, the six-passenger e-plane’s first flight involved 750-horsepower (560 kW) magni500 propulsion system, and was piloted by Greg McDougall, founder and Chief Executive of Harbour Air.

  22. Which technology is used by Dell technologies in association with UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) MGIEP (Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace) to improve educational quality in classrooms in India ?
    1) TC (Technology and Communication) tools
    2) TIT (Teaching and Information Technology) tools
    3) TCT (Teaching and Communication Technology) tools
    4) ICT (Information and Communication Technology) tools
    5) None of these
    Answer-4) ICT (Information and Communication Technology) tools
    Explanation:
    On 10th December, 2019, Dell technologies announced a partnership with UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) MGIEP (Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace) to improve educational quality in classrooms by using ICT (Information and Communication Technology) tools and enabling teachers to adopt new technologies in classrooms as mentioned under Sustainable Development Goal 4 (SGD 4-Education) by the member-states of the United Nations (UN).

  23. Name the Union Minister of State (MOS) for Culture and Tourism IC (Independent Charge), who launched the Indian Culture Web Portal in New Delhi .
    1) Prakash Javadekar
    2) Prahlad Singh Patel
    3) Narendra Singh Tomar
    4) Hardeep Singh Puri
    5) None of these
    Answer-2) Prahlad Singh Patel
    Explanation:
    On 10th December 2019, Prahlad Singh Patel, Union Minister of State (MOS) for Culture and Tourism IC (Independent Charge) launched the Indian Culture Web Portal in New Delhi. The web portal was proposed by the Ministry of Culture and was developed by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay and the data was organized by Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU).

  24. Name the first woman referee in the Men’s ODI (One Day International) match, who overlooked the opening match of the third series of the World Cup League 2 held in Sharjah Cricket Stadium, in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) .
    1) Uvena Fernandes
    2) Rubadevi Gurusamy
    3) Gandikota Sarva Lakshmi
    4) Ranjita Devi Tekcham
    5) None of these
    Answer-3) Gandikota Sarva Lakshmi
    Explanation:
    On 8th December 2019, Gandikota Sarva Lakshmi, 51, former Indian Cricketer became the first woman referee in the Men’s ODI (One Day International) match after overseeing the opening match of the third series of the World Cup League 2 held in Sharjah Cricket Stadium, in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The match is between the UAE and the United States of America (USA). Lakshmi was born in Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh. As of now, she has overseen three women’s ODI matches, 16 men’s T20 Internationals and seven women’s T20 Internationals.

  25. Where was the 13th edition of the South Asian Games, officially known as XIII South Asian Games held ?
    1) Kathmandu and Pokhara in Nepal
    2) Delhi and Odisha in India
    3) Dhaka and Chittagong in Bangladesh
    4) Kabul and Kandahar in Afghanistan
    5) None of these
    Answer-1) Kathmandu and Pokhara in Nepal
    Explanation:
    The 13th edition of the South Asian Games, officially known as XIII South Asian Games held in Kathmandu and Pokhara in Nepal.

  26. Which country topped the overall medal tally in 13th edition of the South Asian Games, officially known as XIII South Asian Games ?
    1) Pakistan
    2) Nepal
    3) Bangladesh
    4) India
    5) None of these
    Answer-4) India
    Explanation:
    The 13th edition of the South Asian Games, officially known as XIII South Asian Games held in Kathmandu and Pokhara in Nepal. India topped the medal tally winning a total of 311 medals comprising 173 gold, 93 silver, and 45 bronze medals. India was followed by Nepal and sri Lanka in the second and third rank respectively. A total of 7 nations namely India, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Srilanka participated in the 27 games.

  27. What is the mascot of the 13th edition of the South Asian Games, officially known as XIII South Asian Games ?
    1) Neve and Gliz
    2) Blackbuck (Krishnashar)
    3) Schneeman (Snowman)
    4) Haakon and Kristin
    5) None of these
    Answer-2) Blackbuck (Krishnashar)
    Explanation:
    Blackbuck (Krishnashar), is the official mascot for the 13th South Asian Games.

  28. Name the former Chairman of the Federal Reserve of the United States (US), who passed away in New York.
    1) Janet Yellen
    2) Ben Bernanke
    3) Paul Adolph Volcker
    4) Toyoo Gyohten
    5) None of these
    Answer-3) Paul Adolph Volcker
    Explanation:
    On 8th December 2019, Paul Adolph Volcker, former Chairman of the Federal Reserve of the United States (US) dies at 92 in New York. Volcker was diagnosed with prostate cancer in the year 2018, he was born in Cape May, New Jersey and was educated at Princeton, Harvard and the London School of Economics.

  29. What was the theme of the International Mountain Day (IMD) 2019 that is observed on 11th December ?
    1) Theme – “Mountains Matter for Youth”
    2) Theme – “Mountains Matter”
    3) Theme – “Mountains – Key to a Sustainable Future”
    4) Theme – “Promoting Mountain Products for Better Livelihoods”
    5) None of these
    Answer-1) Theme – “Mountains Matter for Youth”
    Explanation:
    On 11th December 2019, the International Mountain Day (IMD) is observed by the United Nations (UN). The theme of IMD 2019 is “Mountains Matter for Youth”. The day aims to conserve freshwater obtained from mountains which is also a part of Goal 15 of the SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals).

  30. On which date, UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Fund) day was celebrated ?
    1) December 8
    2) December 9
    3) December 10
    4) December 11
    5) None of these
    Answer-4) December 11
    Explanation:
    On December 11, 2019, UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Fund) day was celebrated. UNICEF was created by the United Nations General Assembly(UNGA) on December 11, 1946, as the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund to provide emergency food, nutrition, education to children, devastated due to World War II.

STATIC GK based on Current Affairs

  1. What is the authorized capital of MUDRA bank?
    Answer-Rs. 1000 crores

  2. Who is the Executive Director of UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Fund)
    Answer-Henrietta H. Fore

  3. Who is the chairman of National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) ?
    Answer-Kiren Rijiju

  4. How many member countries are there in Asian Development Bank (ADB) ?
    Answer-68 countries

  5. Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is located in which city ?
    Answer-Hyderabad, Telangana
    Explanation:
    Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is located in Hyderabad, Telangana.The Airport was in news recently because the government has started a pilot project for using FASTag for parking purpose at this airport. The pilot project has been launched in two phases, the first being a controlled pilot testing, wherein only ICICI tags would be used. The second phase of pilot project for using FASTags for parking purposes at Hyderabad airport shall cover all other issuer bank tags. After Hyderabad, the project will be launched at the Delhi airport.

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