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Questions Based on Current Affairs December 14 2019

  1. India is set to reconstruct 11 heritage sites under Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) in which of the following country ?
    1) Bangladesh
    2) Sri Lanka
    3) Nepal
    4) Myanmar
    5) None of these
    Answer-3) Nepal
    Explanation:
    On December 12, 2019 the Indian embassy of the govt of India has deployed Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) to provide consultancy services for Post-Earthquake reconstruction of 11 Cultural Heritage sites in Nepal. The agreement was signed between Dr. Ajay Kumar, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of India and Dr. C.T. Mishra, Member Secretary of INTACH in Kathmandu, Nepal.

  2. Which act will be amended by the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 ?
    1) Citizenship Act, 1955
    2) Citizenship Act, 1945
    3) Citizenship Act, 1935
    4) Citizenship Act, 1965
    5) None of these
    Answer-1) Citizenship Act, 1955
    Explanation:
    On December 12, 2019 the President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind approved the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019. After his assent, the bill has changed into Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019. This act amended Citizenship Act, 1955.

  3. Which countries non-Muslims migrants will get citizenship if they migrated to India on or before December 31, 2014 as per the new Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 ?
    1) Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Myanmar
    2) Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan
    3) Bangladesh, Pakistan and Nepal
    4) Bangladesh, Nepal and Afghanistan
    5) None of these
    Answer-2) Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan
    Explanation:
    On December 12, 2019 the President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind approved the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019. After his assent, the bill has changed into Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019. This act amended Citizenship Act, 1955 by granting citizenship to undocumented non-Muslims migrants from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan who came to India on or before December 31, 2014.

  4. After how many years, the migrants from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan will receive the residence in India for citizenship by naturalization ?
    1) 4 years
    2) 7 years
    3) 10 years
    4) 5 years
    5) None of these
    Answer-4) 5 years
    Explanation:
    On December 12, 2019 the President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind approved the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019. After his assent, the bill has changed into Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019. This act amended Citizenship Act, 1955 by granting citizenship to undocumented non-Muslims migrants from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan who came to India on or before December 31, 2014. The act will also relax the requirement of residence in India for citizenship by naturalisation from 11 years to 5 years for these migrants.

  5. Which schedule of the Constitution states that tribal areas of Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram and Tripura will not be affected with the Citizenship Amendment Act 2019 ?
    1) Fourth
    2) Second
    3) Sixth
    4) Fifth
    5) None of these
    Answer-3) sixth
    Explanation:
    Act excluded regions: The Citizenship Amendment Act 2019 will not be applicable to tribal areas of Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram and Tripura as included in the sixth schedule of the Constitution.

  6. Name the states that are protected by the Inner Line Permit (ILP) where, Citizenship Amendment Act 2019 can’t be implemented .
    1) Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Mizoram and Nagaland
    2) Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya and Nagaland
    3) Arunachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal and Nagaland
    4) Arunachal Pradesh, Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland
    5) None of these
    Answer-1) Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Mizoram and Nagaland
    Explanation:
    The act will not be applicable to tribal areas of Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram and Tripura as included in the sixth schedule of the Constitution and States of Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur Mizoram and Nagaland that are protected by the Inner Line Permit (ILP). Citizens of other states should possess ILP to visit the four States (Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Mizoram and Nagaland) as per the Bengal Eastern Frontier Regulation, 1873.

  7. Which of the following communities from three neighbouring countries (Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan) are only allowed to take up jobs, purchase land or settle down in India as per the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 ?
    1) Hindu, Buddhist, Christian and Zoroastrianism
    2) Hindu, Buddhist, Christian, Parsi, Jain and Sikh
    3) Hindu, Buddhist, Christian and Jain
    4) Hindu, Buddhist, Christian, Islam, Jain and Sikh
    5) None of these
    Answer-2) Hindu, Buddhist, Christian, Parsi, Jain and Sikh
    Explanation:
    As per the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 Illegal migrants other than the 6 communities which are Hindu, Buddhist, Christian, Parsi, Jain and Sikh from the three neighbouring countries (Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan) will not be able to take up jobs, purchase land or settle down in these areas.

  8. Where will the 36th International Geological Congress (IGC) with the theme ‘Geosciences: The Basic Science for Sustainable Development’ held ?
    1) Tokyo, Japan
    2) Beijing, China
    3) Washington D.C., United States
    4) New Delhi, India
    5) None of these
    Answer-4) New Delhi, India
    Explanation:
    India is to host the 36th International Geological Congress (IGC) in New Delhi on the first week of March 2020. The theme of the conference is ‘Geosciences: The Basic Science for Sustainable Development’. The event is to be organized by the Ministry of Mines.

  9. ____ edition of the Economic Census, first digital census was launched in New Delhi recently .
    1) 5th
    2) 6th
    3) 7th
    4) 8th
    5) None of these
    Answer-3) 7th
    Explanation:
    On December 13, 2019 7th edition of the Economic Census was launched in New Delhi. To carry out the economic census, Ministry of Statistics and Program Implementation (MoSPI) tied up with Common Service Centres Network (CSCN). CSC is an SPV (Special Purpose Vehicle) under Ministry of Electronics and IT(MeitY). It is for the first time the census is being conducted in digital platform named ICT (Information and Communication Technology).

  10. What was the theme of the FICCI ARISE Conference 2019 that held in New Delhi ?
    1) Theme – “Future Ready Learners and Schools”
    2) Theme – “Schools of Future: Learners of Tomorrow”
    3) Theme – “School Education 3.0; Student First”
    4) Theme – “The Future now streaming”
    5) None of these
    Answer-1) Theme – “Future Ready Learners and Schools”
    Explanation:
    On December 9, 2019, Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has inaugurated the 2-day FICCI ARISE Conference 2019 based on the theme ‘Future Ready Learners and Schools’ held at Dr. Ambedkar International center in New Delhi. It was organized by Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) with the aim to collaborate the views from key stakeholders on achieving India’s vision of becoming a knowledge and human resource hub.

  11. Which country has designated India’s Indigenously developed satellite navigation system “NAVIC (NAVigation with Indian Constellation)” as allied navigational satellite system ?
    1) Russia
    2) United States
    3) Japan
    4) China
    5) None of these
    Answer-2) United States
    Explanation:
    On December 11, 2019, The US (United States) Congress has approved to designate India’s Indigenously developed satellite navigation system, NAVIC (NAVigation with Indian Constellation) as “allied” navigational satellite system along with the Galileo of the European Union and QZSS(Quasi-Zenith Satellite System) of Japan. The tag has been given as part of the conference report under National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) 2020. The designation of allied system would means that the Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) regional navigation system- NAVIC will be treated at par with the European Union’s(EU) Galileo and Japan’s QZSS.

  12. Which city hosted the 25th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 25) ?
    1) Tokyo, Japan
    2) Beijing, China
    3) Washington D.C., U.S.
    4) Madrid, Spain
    5) None of these
    Answer-4) Madrid, Spain
    Explanation:
    The 25th United Nations(UN) Climate Change Conference held in Madrid, Spain from December 2-13, 2019. The conference featured 25th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 25) to the United Nations Framework Convention to Combat Climate Change (UNFCCC).

  13. What is the rank of India in the Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) 2020, released by Germanwatch and NewClimate Institute report with the Climate Action Network (CAN) ?
    1) 13th
    2) 12th
    3) 9th
    4) 10th
    5) None of these
    Answer-3) 9th
    Explanation:
    For the 1st time India was ranked among the top ten countries in the Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) 2020, released by Germanwatch and NewClimate Institute report together with the Climate Action Network (CAN). India ranked 9th in the index in 2019. Previously in 2018, it ranked at the 11th place. The list was topped by Sweden ranking 4th on the list. The top three ranks were left empty. United States(US) ranked 61st(last) on the list as the worst climate change performer.

  14. By, how much percent India has reduced emission intensity of its GDP (gross domestic product) ?
    1) 33%
    2) 30%
    3) 15%
    4) 21%
    5) None of these
    Answer-4) 21%
    Explanation:
    Addressing the COP 25, Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change(MoEFCC), Shri Prakash Javadekar announced that India has reduced emission intensity of its GDP (gross domestic product) by 21% and is also on track to achieve the goal of 35% emission reduction by 2030.

  15. Name the Indian minister, who addressed the BASIC Ministerial Joint Statement in Madrid, Spain ?
    1) Piyush Goyal
    2) Prakash Javadekar
    3) Ram Vilas Paswan
    4) Rajnath Singh
    5) None of these
    Answer-2) Prakash Javadekar
    Explanation:
    The Ministers BASIC countries i.e., Brazil, South Africa, India and China group (BASIC) met during COP25 in Madrid, Spain, on 10th December 2019. The Ministers pledged their full support to the Chilean COP (Conference of the Parties) Presidency. Mr. Prakash Javadekar, Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change and Information and Broadcasting of the Republic of India attended the meeting from Indian side.

  16. Based on how many categories, 57 countries were ranked in the Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) 2020 ?
    1) 4 Categories
    2) 5 Categories
    3) 6 Categories
    4) 8 Categories
    5) None of these
    Answer-1) 4 categories
    Explanation:
    A total of 57 countries were ranked in the Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) 2020 and the rankings were based on 14 indicators within 4 categories. The 4 categories are GHG (GreenHouse Gas emissions) emissions”, “renewable energy” and “energy use”, as well as on “climate policy”.

  17. Name the 1st Indian corporate firm, that was awarded with UN award in ‘climate neutral now’ category for its carbon neutral programme .
    1) Reliance Industries Limited
    2) Tech Mahindra
    3) Tata Consultancy Services
    4) Infosys
    5) None of these
    Answer-4) Infosys
    Explanation:
    On december 11, 2019 IT (Information Technology) services major Infosys Ltd was presented with the United Nations Global Climate Action Award in the ‘Climate Neutral Now‘ category. The Bengaluru (Karnataka)- headquartered company Infosys, is the 1st Indian corporate to receive the award. The award was given for its outstanding achievements in combating climate change.

  18. Which organization has planned to set up a dedicated “Green Window” to serve the unserved segments of renewable energy sector ?
    1) Institute for Energy Studies (IES)
    2) Indian Wind Turbine Manufacturers Association (IWTMA)
    3) Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA)
    4) National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE)
    5) None of these
    Answer-3) Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA)
    Explanation:
    Addressing the COP 25 conference, Secretary for the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) Shri Anand Kumar announced that Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA), has planned to set up a dedicated “Green Window” to serve the unserved segments of renewable energy sector.

  19. How many countries agreed to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 during the 25th session of Conference of Parties (COP 25) ?
    1) 80 Countries
    2) 73 Countries
    3) 75 Countries
    4) 71 Countries
    5) None of these
    Answer-2) 73 Countries
    Explanation:
    A total of 73 countries agreed to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050. These 73 countries represent 13% of total global emissions. Most of the 73 countries’ emission rate is negligible when compared with big emitters such as the USA, China and India. China, US, European Union(EU) and India contributed to 59% of the total global Carbon dioxide(Co2) emissions. Out of these countries, China emitted 28% of Co2 emissions, while India emitted 7% of the Co2 emissions.

  20. Which organization has released the report titled “Birth Registration for Every Child by 2030: Are we on track? “ ?
    1) United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
    2) United Nation (UN)
    3) Save the Children
    4) United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
    5) None of these
    Answer-1) United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
    Explanation:
    On December 11, 2019, According to the new report, ‘Birth Registration for Every Child by 2030: Are we on track?’ released by UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Fund).

  21. How much percent of children registered after birth in the year 2015-16, where the registration of children stood at 41 % in 2005–2006 ?
    1) 71%
    2) 75%
    3) 80%
    4) 95%
    5) None of these
    Answer-3) 80%
    Explanation:
    The number of registered children increased from 41 % in 2005–2006 to 80 % a decade later (2015-16) in India. The number of childbirth registrations has increased significantly over the past decade & the great efforts of South Asian countries like India, Bangladesh and Nepal have contributed to the global progress in this field. The birth registration level in these regions has almost tripled from 23% in the last two decades to 70%.As per the report,the proportion of infants under the age of 5 registered globally is around 20 % of the last 10 years. This figure has increased from 63 % to 75%.

  22. Name the India’s 1st Corporate Bond ETF (Exchange Trade Fund) launched by Edelweiss Asset Management Company (AMC) .
    1) Bharat Bond ETF
    2) Edelweiss Bond ETF
    3) India Bond ETF
    4) Private Bond ETF
    5) None of these
    Answer-1) Bharat Bond ETF
    Explanation:
    On December 12, 2019, Edelweiss Asset Management Company (AMC), a subsidiary of Edelweiss Capital Limited (ECL) has launched the India’s 1st Corporate Bond ETF (exchange trade fund) called the Bharat Bond ETF. This bond will invest only in bonds rated AAA bonds of Public Sector companies.Edelweiss aims to raise an initial amount of Rs 3,000 crore through this bond from institutional players.

  23. Which state’s Restoration of Dignity and Human Rights of Indigenous Tribal Community has received the gold prize in the 2019 World Habitat Award ?
    1) Madhya Pradesh
    2) Maharashtra
    3) Tamil Nadu
    4) Karnataka
    5) None of these
    Answer-4) Karnataka
    Explanation:
    On 12th December 2019, the Restoration of Dignity and Human Rights of Indigenous Tribal Community in Karnataka project was bestowed with a gold prize in the 2019 World Habitat Award. The project started in the year 2000 and is executed by ActionAid India with Koraga Federation and Samagra Grameena Ashrama. The award was given by the World Habitat, a UK (United Kingdom) based organization, in association with the United Nations (UN)-Habitat.

  24. Name the Indian actress, who received the 26th Annual Crystal Awards for the year 2020 by World Economic Forum (WEF) for her leadership in raising mental health awareness .
    1) Alia Bhatt
    2) Deepika Padukone
    3) Priyanka Chopra
    4) Aishwarya Rai
    5) None of these
    Answer-2) Deepika Padukone
    Explanation:
    On 14th December 2019, the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) 26th Annual Crystal Awards 2020 announced its winners to celebrate the enduring contributions of exceptional artists to the society. The winners will be honoured in the World Economic Forum at its 50th Annual Meeting 2020 to be held on 20th January in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland.
    Winners of 26th Annual Crystal Award 2020 are as follows:
    • Deepika Padukone, India, for her leadership in raising mental health awareness.
    • Theaster Gates, United States (US), for his leadership in creating sustainable communities.
    • Jin Xing, China, for her leadership in shaping inclusive cultural norms .
    • Lynette Wallworth, Australia, for her leadership in creating inclusive narratives.

  25. Which film has won the prestigious Suvarna Chakoram award 2019 (Golden Crow Pheasant) in the 24th edition of International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) 2019 ?
    1) Howl’s Moving Castle
    2) Nobody Knows
    3) They Say Nothing Stays the Same
    4) The Tale of Princess Kaguya
    5) None of these
    Answer-3) They Say Nothing Stays the Same
    Explanation:
    Kerala State Chalachitra Academy (KSCA), an a Kerala Government Institution to promote cinema has organized the 24th edition of International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) 2019 in Nishagandhi Auditorium, Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) from December 6- 13, 2019.Chief Minister (CM) Pinarayi Vijayan presented awards during the event.Japanese film, ‘They Say Nothing Stays the Same’, directed by Joe Odagiri, has won the prestigious Suvarna Chakoram award 2019 (Golden Crow Pheasant) for the best film screened in the competition section.

  26. Which massage has been inducted to UNESCO’s (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) prestigious heritage list ?
    1) Nuad Thai (Thailand)
    2) Balinese Massage (Bali)
    3) Indian Ayurvedic Massage (India)
    4) Hot Stone Massage (Vietnam)
    5) None of these
    Answer-1) Nuad Thai (Thailand)
    Explanation:
    On December 13, 2019, Thailand’s famous 2000-year-old massage, Nuad Thai was added to UNESCO’s (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) prestigious heritage list. Thai massage originated in India and brought it to Thailand about 2,500 years ago by doctors and monks who carried its secrets for generations. Under King Rama III of Thailand in the nineteenth century, scholars carved their knowledge on the stones of Wat Pho (a Buddhist temple complex).

  27. Who was elected as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on 13th December 2019 ?
    1) Gordon Brown
    2) David Cameron
    3) Theresa May
    4) Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson
    5) None of these
    Answer-4) Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson
    Explanation:
    On 13th December 2019, Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson won the United Kingdom (UK) general election after his Conservative Party crossed the required majority of 326 votes of the 650 seats in the House of Commons. The Labour party headed by Jeremy Bernard Corbyn and the Scottish National Party headed by Nicola Ferguson Sturgeon gained 203 and 43 votes respectively. 15 Indian-origin politicians entered the UK’s House of Commons and the UK will be removed from the European Union (EU) in January marking Johnson’s win in the general election.

  28. Which country has elected Abdelmadjid Tebboune as its President on 13th December 2019 ?
    1) Libya
    2) Algeria
    3) Morocco
    4) Tunisia
    5) None of these
    Answer-2) Algeria
    Explanation:
    On 13th December 2019, Abdelmadjid Tebboune, (74) former Prime Minister (PM) of Algeria was elected as the President of Algeria succeeding Abdelkader Bensalah. Tebboune served as the PM from May 2017 to August 2017, under the governance of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika.

  29. Which space agency is set to launch its rover ‘MARS 2020’ in Mars in the year 2020 ?
    1) SpaceX
    2) European Space Agency (ESA)
    3) National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
    4) Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
    5) None of these
    Answer-3) National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
    Explanation:
    On December 11, 2019, NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) announced to launched its rover ‘MARS 2020’ in the year 2020. The rover will land on Mars, the 4th closest planet to the sun. it is also known as the red planet. The rover is built and managed by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory(JPL) in Pasadena, California,United States(US).

  30. Which country’s Olympic & Commonwealth Games medalist, Sir Peter George Snell passed away recently ?
    1) New Zealand
    2) India
    3) Russia
    4) Australia
    5) None of these
    Answer-1) New Zealand
    Explanation:
    On December 14, 2019, New Zealand middle-distance runner, Sir Peter George Snell, who had won the 3 Olympic gold medals & and made the world mile record-holder has passed away in Dallas, U.S(United States). He was 80. Snell won the 800-meter race at the 1960 Rome Olympics at the age of 21. He was successful in winning the double title of 800 meters and 1500 meters at the Tokyo 1964 Games. Since 1920, he is the first male player to win the 800 m and 1500 m titles at the same Olympics. After him, no male runner has repeated this feat.He also won 2 gold medals at the Commonwealth Games in 1962 in the 880 yard and one mile run in Perth.

  31. ‘Mind Master: Winning Lessons from a Champion’s Life’ is a autobiography of _____ .
    1) Garry Kasparov
    2) Magnus Carlsen
    3) Sergey Karjakin
    4) Viswanathan Anand
    5) None of these
    Answer-4) Viswanathan Anand
    Explanation:
    On 13th December 2019, Indian chess Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand’s autobiography ‘Mind Master: Winning Lessons from a Champion’s Life’ was released in Chennai. The book was authored by Viswanathan Anand and Susan Ninan and published by Hachette India.It is an inspirational book that shares Anand’s experience on how to navigate life. In this book he revisits the ups and downs he faced in the games played against the best minds, and the methods he used to win the games.

  32. On which date National Energy Conservation Day is observed ?
    1) December 13
    2) December 14
    3) December 12
    4) December 11
    5) None of these
    Answer-2) December 14
    Explanation:
    The National Energy Conservation Day is observed annually on 14 December by Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), under the Ministry of Power. The day which was first implemented in 2001, aims to showcase India’s achievements in energy efficiency and conservation. It also works on the nation’s overall effort towards climate change mitigation. Minister of State (IC) for Power, New & Renewable Energy and Minister of State (MoS) for Skill Development & Entrepreneurship Shri Raj Kumar Singh was the chief guest of National Energy Conservation Day celebrations in New Delhi.

  33. National Energy Conservation Week is observed from _____________ .
    1) 7th to 12th December
    2) 8th to 13th December
    3) 9th to 14th December
    4) 10th to 15th December
    5) None of these
    Answer-3) 9th to 14th December
    Explanation:
    National Energy Conservation Week: In order to create mass awareness on the importance of conservation and efficiency of energy, BEE observed National Energy Conservation Week from 9th to 14th December 2019.

  34. Which state has launched 2 social welfare schemes – ‘Vijayamritham’ and ‘Sahachari’ to provide motivation and to become the helping hand for differently-abled persons ?
    1) Kerala
    2) Assam
    3) Odisha
    4) Karnataka
    5) None of these
    Answer-1) Kerala
    Explanation:
    On December 13, 2019, In order to provide motivation and to become the helping hand for differently-abled persons, the state Government of Kerala has launched 2 social welfare schemes – ‘Vijayamritham’ and ‘Sahachari’. These schemes are also applicable to NSS(National Service Scheme), NCC(National Cadet Corps) and Student Police Cadet (SPC) units working for their care and welfare. Vijayamritham’: It provides a one-time cash award to meritorious differently-abled people who have scored high marks in Degree/ Equivalent courses, Post Graduate (PG) & Professional courses.Sahachari scheme: This scheme aims to provide encouragement to NCC/NSS/SPC units functioning in schools that offer assistance to differently-abled students with over 40% disability in their studies as well as other extra-curricular activities.

  35. Under which scheme, Odisha government has included the department of agriculture and farmer’s empowerment to provide quality governance to the people ?
    1) Biju Swastya Kalyan Yojana
    2) Sarbakhyama Yojana
    3) Utthan Scheme
    4) Mo Sarkar
    5) None of these
    Answer-4) Mo Sarkar
    Explanation:
    On 12th December, The Odisha Government included the department of agriculture and farmer’s empowerment in the “Mo Sarkar” scheme as an expansion of the ‘5T’ initiative. The plan will also be implemented by the Department of Higher Education (DHE).The ‘Mo Sarkar program’ also called ‘My Government’ was launched on 2nd October 2019, it was first implemented in the department of Home and Health. The aim of the program is to provide service with dignity to people who are coming to government offices for different purposes.

STATIC GK based on Current Affairs

  1. Mullaperiyar Dam is located in which state ?
    Answer-Kerala
    Explanation:
    Mullaperiyar Dam is located in Kerala.The Dam was in news recently because Ministry of Jal Shakti has constituted a three member Supervisory Committee with representative from Central Water Commission (CWC) (Chairman of the committee) and one representative each from Kerala and Tamil Nadu. The committee shall supervise the restoration of FRL in the Mullaperiyar Dam to the elevation of 142 ft.

  2. Shore Temple was in news recently it is located in which state ?
    Answer-Tamil Nadu
    Explanation:
    Shore Temple is located in Tamil Nadu.It was in news recently because the PWD seeks Centre’s nod to construct groynes to the north of the Shore Temple, at a cost of Rs. 95.95 cr.

  3. United States (US) , Mexico, Canada sign USMCA trade deal recently, it will replace which agreement ?
    Answer-North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
    Explanation:
    United States (US), Mexico, Canada sign USMCA trade deal.It is set to replace 25-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) .

  4. Dwayne Bravo has returned from retirement and announced to play T20 World Cup 2020, he belongs to which country ?
    Answer-West Indies
    Explanation:
    West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo has returned from the retirement and will be available for selection for the ICC T20 World Cup in Australia 2020.

  5. Where is the head quarter of International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) located ?
    Answer-Gland, Switzerland

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