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Current Affairs MCQs of 14 December 2021
Q.1 Kochuveli Wetland declared as 16th Bird Sanctuary, in which state of India, Kochuveli Bird Sanctuary is located?
b. Tamil Nadu
Q.2 Human Rights Day is being celebrated on which date?
a. December 10
b. December 08
c. December 07
d. December 09
Q.3 ‘e-Sawaari India e-bus Coalition’ initiative has been launched by which organization?
b. NITI Aayog
c. WRI India
d. All of the above
Q.4 When will Chandrayaan 3 will be launched?
a. First quarter of 2023
b. Second quarter of 2022
c. Third quarter of 2022
d. First quarter of 2022
Q.5 Which state’s Chief Minister has launched the ‘Milk Price Incentive Scheme‘?
d. West Bengal
Q.6 Which state has topped the 9th edition of India Skills Report (ISR) 2022?
c. Madhya Pradesh
Q.7 Which river basin is associated with the haiderpur wetland?
Q.8 Who has been crowned Miss Universe 2021?
a. Harnaaz Sandhu
b. Lalela Lali Mswane
c. Nadia Ferreira
d. Valeria Maria
Q.9 Which city has become the first in the world to go 100 percent paperless?
b. Abu Dhabi
Q.10 What is the new national helpline against atrocities on SCs, STs?
Q.1 b) It is located near Villupuram in Tamil Nadu and will be called the ‘Kochuveli Birds Sanctuary’ from now.
Q.2 a) Human Rights Day is celebrated on 10th December across the world to honor the day in 1948 when the UNGA adopted the UDHR.
Q.3 d) The National Institution of Transforming India (NITI) Aayog has launched an initiative named ‘e-Sawaari India Electric Bus Coalition’ in collaboration with Convergence Energy Service Ltd (CESL) and World Resources Institute, India (WRI India) and Transformative Urban Mobility Initiative (TUMI).
Q.4 c) Chandrayaan-3 mission is likely to be launched during the third quarter of 2022 if normal workflow continues, informed Union Minister of State in the Department of Space Dr Jitendra Singh.
Q.5 c) The Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Pushkar Singh Dhami launched the ‘Milk Price Incentive Scheme‘ in Dehradun. The scheme is aimed to provide incentives benefiting around 53,000 people of Uttarakhand. The state government is targeting to spend INR 444.62 crore to open 500 milk sales centers in Uttarakhand.
Q.6 d) The 9th edition of India Skills Report (ISR) 2022, released by Wheebox, Maharashtra has retained the top position in the list of states with the highest poll of employable talent followed by Uttar Pradesh and Kerala.
Q.7 b) The Haiderpur Wetland abutting the Madhya Ganga barrage, about 10 km from Bijnor in western Uttar Pradesh, has been recognised under the 1971 Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, bringing the total number of such designated areas in the country to 47. Uttar Pradesh is now home to 9 Ramsar wetlands.
Q.8 a) India’s Harnaaz Sandhu was crowned Miss Universe 2021 at the 70th Miss Universe Pageant in Eilat, Israel on December 13, 2021. The 21-year-old has created history by bringing home the crown 21 years after Lara Dutta won it in 2000. She was crowned Miss Universe by Mexico’s Andrea Meza, the current Miss Universe.
Q.10 d) The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment launched a National Helpline Against Atrocities (NHAA) on December 13, 2021 to prevent atrocities on members of Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs). The toll-free number is 14566 and will be available across the country.