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Monthly Current Affairs Quiz December 2021- Part 1

Question 1

Who has won the Malaysian Open Squash Championship 2021?

Question 2

Name the Hyderabad’s startup, which has developed nation’s first fully cryogenic rocket engine.

Question 3

57th Raising Day of __________________ has been celebrated on 01 December, 2021.

Question 4

 On 30 November 2021, Admiral R Hari Kumar took charge as ______ Chief of the Naval Staff.

Question 5

 Nagaland celebrated its ______ Statehood Day on December 1?

Question 6

In which year, the first World AIDS Day was celebrated?

Question 7

Stephen Sondheim died recently in Roxbury at the age of 91. He was related to which field?

Question 8

Recently, an ancient sculpture has been recovered by J&K Police in Khag area of central Kashmir. The sculpture is having influence of _________________.

Question 9

Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu has recently released book titled “Democracy, Politics and Governance”. Who is the author of this book?

Question 10

Lt Gen Manoj Kumar Mago has recently taken charge as _____ Commandant of National Defence College (NDC).

Question 11

Barbados, a Caribbean island, has become the world's newest republic by removing the Queen as its head of state. What is the capital of Barbados?

Question 12

 Name the exercise, which has been begun between Bangladesh and the United States on 1 December.

Question 13

Name the scheme, which will be launched by the Government for socioeconomic upliftment and overall development of Scheduled Castes students.

Question 14

Who has taken charge as Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief (FOC-in-C), Eastern Naval Command on 01 December 2021?

Question 15

Who among the following has won the the World Athletics Women of year award?

Question 16

Who has won women's 10-metre air rifle national title at MP State Shooting Academy range in Bhopal?

Question 17

India has completed its ambitious goal of generating ___% of its installed electrical capacity from non-fossil fuels.

Question 18

Dr. Rajendra Prasad had joined the Indian National Congress in which year?

Question 19

Which has won the gold medal in the 40th India International Trade Fair (IITF)?

Question 20

Which of the following statement is correct about the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence?

1. It is an apex body for anti-smuggling intelligence and investigation.

2. The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence celebrated its 64th Founding Day on 4 December.

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Question 21

India and EU have recently agreed on a detailed work programme until ______ to implement 2016 India-EU Clean Energy and Climate Partnership.

Question 22

Recently, Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved ___________for improving the quality of school education in India.

Question 23

Assam government has decided to confer the 'Asom Baibhav Award' to _______________.

Question 24

Lok Sabha is scheduled to take up National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (Amendment) Bill, 2021. It will amend the National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research Act of _______.

Question 25

Indian Navy Day is celebrated on which date every year?

Question 26

India and Bangladesh to observe Maitri Divas on ______________.

Question 27

A new species of butterfly named Chocolate-bordered Flitter has been found in which state?

Question 28

06 November 2021 is the 65th Mahaparinirvan Diwas or death anniversary of which of the following leaders?

Question 29

Recently, who among the following has addressed the fifth Indian Ocean Conference in Abu Dhabi?

Question 30

Who among the following has launched the ‘All India EdTech Challenge and Master Class Series’ for EdTech founders in association with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and the Global EdTech Accelerator?

Question 31

Konijeti Rosaiah died in Hyderabad at the age of 89. He was related to which field?

Question 32

 What is the theme of World Soil Day 2021?

Question 33

Who among the following has won the Junior Hockey World Cup by defeating Germany?

Question 34

Recently, the Semeru volcano erupted in which of the following country?

Question 35

On 06 December 2021, first 2+2 dialogue took place between defence and foreign ministers of which of the following countries?

Question 36

NMPB, CSIR-CIMAP Lucknow inked MoU to promote the production of medicinal plants. Which of the following statement is correct about the National Medicinal Plants Board?

1. It works under the Ministry of Ayush.

2. It is responsible for coordinating matters related to medicinal plants.

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Question 37

Who has been honoured with the Yidan Prize 2021?

Question 38

Consider following statements with respect to central government’s scheme for development of infrastructure facilities in courts.

1. Union government is implementing a centrally sponsored scheme for development of infrastructure facilities in district and subordinate courts since 1993-94.

2. Government has extended the scheme for a further period of six years from April 1, 2021 to March 31, 2027.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 39

The Rajya Sabha has cleared the Dam Safety Bill, 2019, which had been passed by the Lok Sabha on which day?

Question 40

Which of the following state government has recently signed agreement with SFI to develop swimming ecosystem.

Question 41

Which Indian origin physician has been selected along with nine other astronauts for future missions?

Question 42

The retirement age of Supreme Court Judges is ______________ and High court is ____________.

Question 43

Indian army will conduct PANEX 21 exercise at _______ from 20 December to 21 December.

Question 44

According to a new report from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), how many Indian companies are among top 100 global arms sales in 2020?

Question 45

Which country has joined the United States in diplomatic boycotting of Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics?

Question 46

Who among the following received the 57th Jnanpith Award?

Question 47

Who has won the gold medal in Men’s 55 kg snatch category at the ongoing Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships 2021?

Question 48

Which of the following statement is correct about the Atma Nirbhar Krishak development scheme?

1. It has been launched by the Uttar Pradesh government.

2. Under this scheme, 1,475 Farmer Producer Organisations (FPOs) will be formed in the next three years in each development block.

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Question 49

The Union Cabinet has granted central support for the Ken-Betwa inter-linking of rivers project in the amount of Rs. ________ crore.

Question 50

Name the rating agency, which has slashed India's GDP forecast for FY22 to 8.4%.

Question 51

Which of the following has launched the 'e-Sawari India E-Bus Coalition' in association with Convergence Energy Service Ltd (CESL) and World Resources Institute, India (WRI India)?

Question 52

Recently, India successfully test-fired the air version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile. Which of the following statement is correct about the BrahMos missile?

1. BrahMos is a joint venture between India and Russia.

2. The air version of the missile has been test-fired from supersonic fighter aircraft Sukhoi 30 MK-I.

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Question 53

PM Modi visited Balrampur, Uttar Pradesh on 11 December 2021 and inaugurated _______________________.

Question 54

Neeraj Chopra has been appointed as the brand ambassador of _______________.

Question 55

Haryana government is constructing 300-crore memorial-museum at __________ to honour martyrs of 1857 uprising.

Question 56

Who of the following has won 'Young Geospatial Scientist' award in December 2021?

Question 57

Which of the following statement is correct about the comprehensive reports on emergency and injury care in India?

1. These studies were carried out by the Department of Emergency Medicine, JPNATC, AIIMS, New Delhi in collaboration with NITI Aayog.

2. The report has also highlighted a nationwide policy for triage, standardized protocols for care, world-class ambulance services.

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Question 58

Who among the following has won 'Ramanujan Prize for Young Mathematicians from Developing Countries 2021'?

Question 59

The Reserve Bank of India has granted scheduled bank status to which payment bank?

Question 60

Name the Indian architect, who has been awarded a prestigious UK medal.

Question 61

Which of the following statement is correct about the Pinaka-ER Rocket Launcher System?

1. It is jointly designed by laboratories of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Development Establishment (ARDE), Pune and High Energy Materials Research Laboratory (HEMRL), Pune.

2. It has been designed with advanced technologies for enhancing range.

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Question 62

UNICEF Day is observed every year on _____________.

Question 63

In December 2021, PM Modi inaugurated rejuvenated and transformed _______________ Dham.

Question 64

Recently, United Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology has inaugurated the _____________of the India International Science Festival at Panaji, Goa.

Question 65

Which of the following statement is correct about the Stand-Off Anti-Tank (SANT) missile?

1. It can hit a target up to 100km.

2. It has been designed and developed by Research Centre Imarat (RCI), Hyderabad in association with DRDO labs and participation from industries.

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Question 66

Who has won Abu Dhabi Grand Prix recently held in December 2021?

Question 67

Who among the following has won the senior and junior air rifle titles at the 64th National shooting championship in Bhopal?

Question 68

National Summit on Agro and Food Processing is being organized by Government of _____________ from 14th December to 16th December 2021.

Question 69

Which of the following statement is correct about the National Testing Agency (NTA)?

1. National Testing Agency (NTA) has launched the ‘National Test Abhyas’ App for high-quality mock tests.

2. It is an Indian government agency established in 2017.

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Question 70

What is the rank of India in Asia among the 26 countries and territories in Indo-Pacific, according to Lowy Institute's Asian Power Index 2021?

Question 71

National Energy Conservation Day is celebrated every year on which date?

Question 72

Recently, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has participated in the ___________ of the Global Technology Summit.

Question 73

India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) and ___________collaborated to launch doorstep bill payment service.

Question 74

Who of the following has been elevated to the head of the White House Office of Presidential Personnel?

Question 75

Recently, India voted against the United Nations Security Council's (UNSC) draft resolution that seeks to link climate change with global security challenges. Which of the following statement is correct about it?

1. The resolution, led by Ireland and Niger, called for the inclusion of information on the security impacts of climate change.

2. India argued that many of the UNSC members are the main contributors of climate change so the Security Council couldn’t take the decision wisely on the climate-related issues.

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