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Questions Based on Current Affairs December 6 2019

  1. Which two countries participate in the joint tri services exercise “INDRA 2019” ?
    1) India and China
    2) India and Japan
    3) India and Russia
    4) India and Sri Lanka
    5) None of these
    Answer-3) India and Russia
    Explanation:
    11th “INDRA 2019” which is a joint tri services exercise between India and Russia is to be held from December 10-19 2019. Both the nation’s armed forces will jointly evolve drills to defeat the scourge of terror under the United Nations(UN) mandate. Esprit-de-corps and goodwill will be the key areas during the exercise which will facilitate further strengthening of bonds between the defence forces of India and Russia.

  2. Which State/UT will host the 11th edition of “INDRA 2019”, a joint tri services exercise between India and Russia ?
    1) Andhra Pradesh, Kerala and West Bengal
    2) Uttar Pradesh (Babina), Maharashtra (Pune) and Goa
    3) Maharashtra, Punjab and Assam
    4) Kerala, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh
    5) None of these
    Answer-2) Uttar Pradesh (Babina), Maharashtra (Pune) and Goa
    Explanation:
    11th “INDRA 2019” which is a joint tri services exercise between India and Russia is to be held from December 10-19 2019, simultaneously at Babina (near Jhansi in Uttar Pradesh(UP)), Pune and Goa. Both the nation’s armed forces will jointly evolve drills to defeat the scourge of terror under the United Nations (UN) mandate. Esprit-de-corps and goodwill will be the key areas during the exercise which will facilitate further strengthening of bonds between the defence forces of India and Russia.

  3. How much amount was sanctioned by Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) for setting up women help desks in police stations in all states and Union Territories (UT) across the country ?
    1) Rs 400 crore
    2) Rs 200 crore
    3) Rs 500 crore
    4) Rs 100 crore
    5) None of these
    Answer-4) Rs 100 crore
    Explanation:
    The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has sanctioned Rs 100 crore for setting up women help desks in police stations in all states and Union Territories (UT) across the country. The women help desks will be focused on making police stations more women friendly and approachable. Women police officers will be deployed at the help desks which would be the first and single point of contact for any woman walking into a police station.

  4. Under which fund, Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has sanctioned Rs 100 crore for setting up women help desks in police stations in all states and Union Territories (UT) across the country ?
    1) Nirbhaya Fund
    2) Fund for Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao
    3) Fund for Integrated Child Development Services
    4) Womens Welfare Development Fund
    5) None of these
    Answer-1) Nirbhaya Fund
    Explanation:
    The Ministry of Home Affairs(MHA) has sanctioned Rs 100 crore from the Nirbhaya Fund for setting up women help desks in police stations in all states and Union Territories (UT) across the country. The women help desks will be focused on making police stations more women friendly and approachable. Women police officers will be deployed at the help desks which would be the first and single point of contact for any woman walking into a police station.

  5. Where was the 4th Workshop on management of Heat Wave, “Heat Wave 2020” held ?
    1) Jaipur, Rajasthan
    2) Bengaluru, Karnataka
    3) Mumbai, Maharashtra
    4) Kolkata, West Bengal
    5) None of these
    Answer-2) Bengaluru, Karnataka
    Explanation:
    On December 5, 2019 the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), in collaboration with Karnataka govt. has organised a two-day national workshop “Heat Wave 2020” on preparedness, mitigation and management of Heat Wave in Bengaluru city of Karnataka. The workshop has been conducted well in advance of the heat wave season to manage the hot weather conditions for the year 2020. Climate change led to rise of average summer temperature by 0.5°C in the past five years.

  6. Who will head the 14 member panel to study issues related to online pornographic content on the internet and social media platforms ?
    1) Kapil Sibal
    2) Shashi Tharoor
    3) Jairam Ramesh
    4) Anand Sharma
    5) None of these
    Answer-3) Jairam Ramesh
    Explanation:
    On December 5, 2019, the Rajya Sabha Chairman and Vice President of India Shri Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu announced a 14-member panel coordinated by Congress leader Jairam Ramesh to study the issues related to pornographic content on the internet and social media platforms. The panel will prepare a report regarding it within 1 month.

  7. To which country, India has extended one Line of Credits (LOC’s) and two Solar projects ?
    1) Nigeria
    2) Guinea
    3) Liberia
    4) Sierra Leone
    5) None of these
    Answer-2) Guinea
    Explanation:
    On 5th December 2019, India has extended one Line of Credits (LOC’s) and two Solar projects in Guinea. S Jaishankar, External Affairs Minister, India and Mamadi Toure, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Guinea were both present during the exchange of the agreements. The agreement was open for signature on 15th November, 2016 during the Conference of the Parties (COP 22) held at Marrakech, Morocco.

  8. Where was the 33rd International Book Fair for the year 2019 held ?
    1) Asunción, Paraguay
    2) San José, Costa Rica
    3) Havana, Cuba
    4) Guadalajara, Mexico
    5) None of these
    Answer-4) Guadalajara, Mexico
    Explanation:
    On December 1, 2019 the Minister of State(MoS) for Human Resource and Development(HRD) Shri Sanjay Dhotre inaugurated the India Pavilion at the 33rd International Book Fair 2019 in Guadalajara, Mexico.

  9. Name the first Asian Country, which becomes the “guest of honour” for 33rd International Book Fair 2019 that held in Guadalajara, Mexico .
    1) India
    2) China
    3) Indonesia
    4) Thailand
    5) None of these
    Answer-1) India
    Explanation:
    On December 1, 2019 the Minister of State(MoS) for Human Resource and Development(HRD) Shri Sanjay Dhotre inaugurated the India Pavilion at the 33rd International Book Fair 2019 in Guadalajara, Mexico. India is the “guest of honour” for the 2019 book fair and is also the first Asia country to have received this honour. In Mexico, this book fair called “Feria Internacional del Libro de Guadalajara” in Spanish is the biggest book fair in the Spanish-speaking world and will be held till December 8, 2019.

  10. Where was the Central India’s 1st Avantee mega Food Park inaugurated by Harsimrat Kaur Badal ?
    1) Dehradun, Uttarakhand
    2) Chandigarh, Haryana
    3) Dewas, Madhya Pradesh (MP)
    4) Jaipur, Rajasthan
    5) None of these
    Answer-3) Dewas, Madhya Pradesh (MP)
    Explanation:
    On December 5, 2019, Harsimrat Kaur Badal, the Union Minister for Food Processing has inaugurated the Central India’s 1st Avantee mega Food Park spread over 51 acres in Dewas, Madhya Pradesh (MP).It was built with a cost of about 150 crore rupees. Gram, wheat, soyabean and other grains and vegetables will be Processed in park. Warehouses will also be opened in Agar, Indore, Dhar, Ujjain and in next phases.

  11. Where did IAF Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria addressed the Pacific Air Force Chiefs Conference (PACS-2019) ?
    1) Damascus, Syria
    2) Hawaii, United States(US)
    3) Tehran, Iran
    4) Moscow, Russia
    5) None of these
    Answer-2) Hawaii, United States(US)
    Explanation:
    On December 4, 2019 Pacific Air Force Chiefs Conference (PACS-2019) was held at the American military base in Pearl Harbour in Hawaii, United States(US). Air chiefs of the Air forces of various countries participated in the conference. Representing India, Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria participated in the conference.

  12. What was the theme of the Pacific Air Force Chiefs Conference (PACS-2019) ?
    1) Theme – “Future Challenges and Collaboration in Military Health”
    2) Theme – “Challenges to Regional Security: Promoting Combined Operations in the Indo-Asia-Pacific”
    3) Theme – “Unity of Effort: Building Civil-Military Partnerships in Land Force”
    4) Theme – “Collaborative approach towards Regional Security”
    5) None of these
    Answer-4) Theme – “Collaborative approach towards Regional Security”
    Explanation:
    On December 4, 2019 Pacific Air Force Chiefs Conference (PACS-2019) was held at the American military base in Pearl Harbour in Hawaii, United States(US). Air chiefs of the Air forces of various countries participated in the conference. Representing India, Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria participated in the conference. Theme: The theme of the conference for the year 2019 is ‘Collaborative approach towards Regional Security‘.

  13. To which banks, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has released the final guidelines on the facility to apply ‘on- tap’ for licenses ?
    1) Small Finance Banks (SFBs)
    2) Payment Banks
    3) Commercial Banks
    4) Agricultural or Co-operative Banks
    5) None of these
    Answer-1) Small Finance Banks (SFBs)
    Explanation:
    On December 5, 2019, India’s central Bank, the Reserve Bank of India(RBI) has released the final guidelines on the facility to apply ‘on- tap’ for licenses to Small Finance Banks (SFBs).

  14. What is the minimum paid-up voting equity capital of Small Finance Banks (SFBs) ?
    1) Rs 500 crore
    2) Rs 400 crore
    3) Rs 200 crore
    4) Rs 300 crore
    5) None of these
    Answer-3) Rs 200 crore
    Explanation:
    Under the decree, the minimum paid-up voting equity capital has been doubled to Rs 200 crore from Rs 100 crore. The minimum required capital condition of Rs 200 crore will not be applicable to the entities operating from primary (urban) cooperative banks (UCBs), non-banking financial company, micro financial institution (MFIs), local regional bank/payment bank. However, UCBs transiting into SFBs will require of net worth of Rs 100 crore, which will have to be increased to Rs 200 crore within five years.

  15. After completion of how many years, payment banks are eligible to become Small Finance Banks (SFBs) if they meet the regulatory requirements ?
    1) 8 years
    2) 5 years
    3) 10 years
    4) 7 years
    5) None of these
    Answer-2) 5 years
    Explanation:
    The payment banks which have completed 5 years of operations, are eligible to become SFBs if they meet the regulatory requirements. If the promoter of a payments bank desires to set up an SFB separately, both the banks should come under the non-operative financial holding company (NOFHC) structure.

  16. What is the increased lending limits imposed on peer-to-peer (P2P) lenders from Rs 10 lakh by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 5th December, 2019 ?
    1) Rs 15 lakh
    2) Rs 25 lakh
    3) Rs 50 lakh
    4) Rs 100 lakh
    5) None of these
    Answer-3) Rs 50 lakh
    Explanation:
    On December 5, 2019, India’s central Bank, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has taken a big step to promote the peer-2-peer (P2P) sector by increasing the total loan limit among such lenders by five times to Rs 50 lakh. Right now the aggregate limit is 10 lakh rupees for all borrowers and lenders on all P2P platforms. Apart from this, a single borrower can only take up to a maximum of Rs 50,000 from a lender on all NBFC (Non Banking Financial Company)-P2P platforms.

  17. Which bank has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Investor Education & Protection Fund Authority (IEPFA) to spread customer awareness and investor education ?
    1) Canara Bank
    2) Punjab National Bank (PNB)
    3) State Bank of India (SBI)
    4) Bank of Baroda (BoB)
    5) None of these
    Answer-4) Bank of Baroda (BoB)
    Explanation:
    On December 5, 2019, Investor Education & Protection Fund Authority (IEPFA) works under the Ministry of Corporate Affairs,has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Bank of Baroda (BoB), Indian Multinational, public sector Bank to spread customer awareness and investor education and reaching out to investors and stakeholders.

  18. Which entity has partnered with Thailand Tourism Authority (TAT) to tap more tourists from India & enable digital payments ?
    1) Mastercard
    2) Credicard
    3) Visa Inc
    4) PayPal
    5) None of these
    Answer-1) Mastercard
    Explanation:
    On December 5, 2019, Mastercard, an American multinational financial services corporation has partnered with Thailand Tourism Authority (TAT) to tap more tourists from India & enable digital payments for a more experiential visit for them.As per Mastercard data, 20 % increase in the amount of spends done by Indians via cashless transactions in Thailand & TAT witnessed a growth of nearly 25 % in arrivals from India, taking the total to 1.60 million in 2018-19. Airports of Mumbai & Delhi account for more than 50 % of departures to Thailand.

  19. Indian foreign exchange (forex) reserve crossed how much billion for the first time ?
    1) $550 billion
    2) $450 billion
    3) $350 billion
    4) $250 billion
    5) None of these
    Answer-2) $450 billion
    Explanation:
    On December 6, 2019 the Indian foreign exchange (forex) reserve for the first time crossed $450-billion mark. This was mainly due to strong inflows which enabled the central bank to buy dollars from the market. The forex reserves were at $451.7billion on December 3, 2019, which is an increase of $38.8 billion compared to that of March 2019.

  20. National Florence Nightingale Awards 2019 is given to ________ .
    1) Doctors
    2) Social service
    3) Nurses
    4) Politician
    5) None of these
    Answer-3) Nurses
    Explanation:
    On 5th December 2019, Ram Nath Kovind, President of India bestowed 36 awardees with the National Florence Nightingale Awards 2019 at an event in Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. The Nurses were awarded for their enthusiasm and compassion towards their work in community health centres and hospitals and also their involvement in national health programmes like eradication of polio, malaria and HIV/AIDS.

  21. Who topped in the IMDB’s (Internet Movies Database) 2019 Top 10 Indian Celebrities on 5th December 2019 ?
    1) Hrithik Roshan
    2) Akshay Kumar
    3) Disha Patani
    4) Priyanka Chopra
    5) None of these
    Answer-4) Priyanka Chopra
    Explanation:
    On 5th December 2019, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Indian actress tops the list of IMDb (Internet Movies Database) 2019 top 10 Indian Celebrities. Priyanka Chopra was born in Jamshedpur, India. Other Indian celebrities in the top 10 list are Disha Patani and Hrithik Roshan taking the 2nd and 3rd places respectively. The IMDb’s top 10 list is taken from IMDbPro Starmeter rankings and is based on the number of viewers in the page of the celebrities, there are about 200 million monthly IMDb visitors.
    Top 5 list of IMDB’s (Internet Movies Database) 2019 Top 10 Indian Celebrities:

    Rank Name of Celebrities
    1 Priyanka Chopra
    2 Disha Patani
    3 Hrithik Roshan
    4 Kiara Advani
    5 Akshay Kumar


  22. Who was elected as the President of Namibia for the second term on 1st December 2019 ?
    1) Hage Gottfried Geingob
    2) Hifikepunye Pohamba
    3) Ben Ulenga
    4) Sam Nujoma
    5) None of these
    Answer-1) Hage Gottfried Geingob
    Explanation:
    On 1st December 2019, Hage Gottfried Geingob (78), Namibia’s third leader since the country freed itself from South Africa in 1990 has been named as President of Namibia for the second term with 56.3% votes. Hage Geingob was preceded by Hifikepunye Pohamba in the year 2015.

  23. Which bank has appointed Rajendran Chinna Veerappan as the Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) on 4th December 2019 ?
    1) Kotak Mahindra Bank
    2) Catholic Syrian Bank (CSB) bank
    3) Dhanlaxmi Bank
    4) Bandhan Bank
    5) None of these
    Answer-2) Catholic Syrian Bank (CSB) bank
    Explanation:
    On 4th December 2019, Rajendran Chinna Veerappan was appointed as the Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Catholic Syrian Bank (CSB) bank, Thrissur, Kerala by the Board of Directors of CSB bank in the Board meeting held on 2nd December 2019 for a three year term effective from 9th December 2019 to 8th December 2022.

  24. Who was appointed as Plogging Ambassador of India on the 50th Fit India Plogging Run in Delhi ?
    1) K. M. Beenamol
    2) Milkha Singh
    3) Jayanti Ravi
    4) Ripu Daman Bevli
    5) None of these
    Answer-4) Ripu Daman Bevli
    Explanation:
    On 2nd October 2019, Ripu Daman Bevli was appointed as Plogging Ambassador of India by Kiren Rijiju, Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports (MYAS) on the 50th Fit India Plogging Run held in Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. The minister also launched the Plogging Ambassador Mission to nominate Indians who have been running and cleaning their cities, towns or districts as Plogging Ambassadors of their region.

  25. Name the institute, that has collaborated with 4 Japanese institutions for research purpose in areas which includes earthquake engineering, and doctoral programs .
    1) Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT-B)
    2) Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT-D)
    3) Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (IIT-H)
    4) Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT-K)
    5) None of these
    Answer-3) Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (IIT-H)
    Explanation:
    On December 5, 2019 the Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (IIT-H) will collaborate with 4 Japanese institutions for research purpose in areas which includes earthquake engineering, and doctoral programs. The Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) in this regard was signed by IIT-H director B.S. Murty with the 4 institutions during his visit to Japan. The MoU will boost the Indo-Japanese research ties.

  26. Where was the 63rd edition of the National Shooting Championship Competitions (NSCC) in shotgun events held ?
    1) New Delhi
    2) Mumbai
    3) Guwahati
    4) Bhubaneswar
    5) None of these
    Answer-1) New Delhi
    Explanation:
    The 63rd edition of the National Shooting Championship Competitions (NSCC) in shotgun events organised by the National Rifle Association of India(NRAI) was held at Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Ranges in New Delhi from November 16-30, 2019.

  27. Angad Vir Singh Bajwa is associated with which sport ?
    1) Tennis
    2) Shooting
    3) Archery
    4) Badminton
    5) None of these
    Answer-2) Shooting
    Explanation:
    Angad Vir Singh Bajwa is associated with shooting.Indian shooter Angad Vir Singh Bajwa unofficially hit a world record score in the men’s skeet final at the 63rd National Shooting Championships. Ankit made clean score of 60, winning gold medal. Mairaj Ahmad Khan also created an unofficial world record making a perfect score of 125. However, both Angad and Mairaj were credited with National records.

  28. Which country’s former cricket captain, Robert George Dylan Willis passed away on 4th December, 2019 ?
    1) Bangladesh
    2) Australia
    3) New Zealand
    4) England
    5) None of these
    Answer-4) England
    Explanation:
    On 4th December 2019, Robert George Dylan Willis, former cricket captain of England dies at the age of 70 after prolonged illness. Robert Willis was born in Sunderland, England and was the captain of the England cricket team from 1982 to 1984. Bob Willis was well known for his memorable performance in the third Ashes test in 1981 against Australia, it was also known as ‘Botham’s Ashes’ for the remarkable performance of England in the test match.

  29. Who authored the book titled “Kaleswaram project: Telangana Pragathi Ratham” that describes the details and History of Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Scheme (KLIS) ?
    1) C. Lakshmi Rajyam
    2) K. S. Ashwath
    3) Sridhar Rao
    4) Leelavathi
    5) None of these
    Answer-3) Sridhar Rao
    Explanation:
    On 5th December 2019, Kalvakuntla Chandrashekhar Rao, Chief Minister of Telangana released a book named “Kaleswaram project: Telangana Pragathi Ratham (Kaleswaram project: The Telangana Development Chariot) at Pragati Bhavan. The book was authored by Sridhar Rao Deshpande. The book is about the details and History of Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Scheme (KLIS), the explanation of the efforts taken by Chandrasekhar Rao from the initiation to the execution of the project and the data of water flow from Central Water Commission (CWC). The Kaleswaram Project was completed in three years and has started supplying water to the farming community in the state.

  30. Which government has set up 15 Anti-depredation squads to tackle human-wildlife conflicts to ensure the safety of both humans and wildlife ?
    1) Assam
    2) Karnataka
    3) Kerala
    4) West Bengal
    5) None of these
    Answer-1) Assam
    Explanation:
    On December 6, 2019, Assam Chief Minister (CM) Sarbananda Sonowal has launched the Anti- Depredation Squad of the Forest Department. The Squads will be to deploy in 15 major human-wildlife conflict districts to ensure the safety of both humans and wildlife. Under the squad, 12 Bore pump action guns and 15,000 rounds of rubber bullet ammunition will be used.Forest Department will get connected with specially trained 50 frontline staff to handle human-wildlife conflict situations. 100 more staff will also be trained in future.

STATIC GK based on Current Affairs

  1. Santhali language is associated with which state ?
    Answer-Odisha
    Explanation:
    Santhali language is associated with Odisha. Santhali language on Friday made its debut in Rajya Sabha when a lawmaker from Odisha used it to raise a matter of urgent public importance during the Zero Hour. Sarojni Hembram of the Biju Janata Dal spoke in Santhali, an Austroasiatic-Munda language spoken mostly by tribals in Odisha.

  2. Orang National Park is located in which state ?
    Answer-Assam

  3. What is the Capital and Currency of Namibia ?
    Answer-Capital- Windhoek & Currency- Namibian dollar

  4. What is the tagline of Bank of Baroda (BoB) ?
    Answer-India’s International Bank

  5. How many Deputy Governors can be there in Reserve Bank of India ?
    Answer-4 (BP Kanungo, N S Vishwanathan, Mahesh Kumar Jain, 1 is yet to be appointed)

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