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Current Affairs MCQs of 15 & 16 Dec 2021
Q.1 PM Modi participated in ‘Summit For Democracy’, the ‘Summit For Democracy’ has been hosted by which country?
Q.2 Which state has topped the 9th edition of India Skills Report (ISR) 2022?
Q.3 In which country, Asian Youth Para Games was held in 2021?
Q.4 Haiderpur wetland recognised as Ramsar Site, now a total of how many such designated areas in the country?
Q.5 Royal Institute of British Architects has announced which Indian architect will be the recipient of the 2022 Royal Gold Medal?
a. Grafton Architects
b. Balkrishna Doshi
c. Nicholas Grimshaw
d. David Adjaye
Q.6 Universal Health Coverage Day is celebrated on which date?
a. December 11
b. December 14
c. December 12
d December 10
Q.7 Which country has not been invited to the ‘Summit For Democracy’ in the USA?
b. Russia & China
Q.8 Which state government has approved the Atma Nirbhar Krishak Vikas Yojana?
a. Uttar Pradesh
Q.9 Which South American country approved a law allowing same-sex marriage?
Q.10 Kashi Vishwanath corridor has been inaugurated in which city?
Q.11 When is PM Narendra Modi scheduled to address the National Summit on Agro and Food Processing?
a. December 14th
b. December 15th
c. December 16th
d. December 17th
Q.12 When is National Energy Conservation Day observed?
a. December 11th
b. December 12th
c. December 13th
d. December 14th
Q.13 Which among the following institutes has developed Bhu Parikshak device to detect soil health in 90 seconds?
a. IIT Madras
b. IIT Delhi
c. IIT Kanpur
d. IIT Bombay
Q.14 Which city to host joint military exercise with BIMSTEC countries?
Q.15 The At Home In The Universe is the autobiography of which personality?
a. BK Madhur
b. Rishi Nigam
c. Manila S
d. Vijay Raj
Q.16 India has launched the second edition of water innovation challenges with the Royal Embassy of which nation?
Q.17 Who has been appointed as the new head of UNICEF?
a. Tom Donilon
b. Catherine Russell
c. Tom Donilon& Henrietta Fore
d. Henrietta Fore
Q.18 What is GST on electric vehicles in India?
Q.19 What is the status of “Bryde’s whale”, seen in the news?
a. Near Threatened
b. Least Concern
Q.20 Which Indian Mathematician has been honored with the Ramanujan Prize 2021?
a. Neena Gupta
c. Neena Datta
d. Neena Sharma
Q.2 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.3 a) The 4th Asian Youth Para Games is Asia’s biggest event, was held at Riffa city, Bahrain.
Q.4 b) The Haiderpur Wetland has been recognised under the 1971 Ramsar Convention on Wetlands and there is now a total of 47 such designated areas in the country.
Q.5 b) Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced that Indian architect Balkrishna Doshi will be the recipient of the 2022 Royal Gold Medal
Q.7 b) Russia and China were not invited to the Summit For Democracy and released a joint statement in which they said that the US is displaying a “Cold-War mentality” that will “stoke up ideological confrontation and a rift in the world”.
Q.8 a) The Uttar Pradesh cabinet has approved the Atma Nirbhar Krishak Vikas Yojana to boost the agriculture sector.
Q.10 d) Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated phase 1 of Kashi Vishwanath Dham in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.
Q.11 c) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address National Summit on Agro and Food Processing on December 16, 2021. The summit will be organized as a part of Pre-event Vibrant Gujarat Summit to be held in Anand, Gujarat from December 14- 16, 2021.
Q.13 c) IIT Kanpur has developed a portable testing device called ‘Bhu Parikshak’ that can detect soil health in just 90 seconds through a mobile application. The technology has been transferred to a start-up.
Q.14 b) Pune will host a multilateral and multi-agency exercise for the member countries of BIMSTEC(Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) between December 20 and 22, which will focus on Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) operations.
Q.15 a) At Home In The Universe, a book that chronicles a poor boy’s journey from a village in South India to the pinnacle of corporate success and personal spiritual growth spanning over six decades, has been released in Mumbai.
Q.16 c) NITI Aayog, Atal Innovation Mission and the Royal Embassy of Denmark to India together have launched the second edition of water innovation challenges to address the global water woes as a part of the Indo-Danish Bilateral Green Strategic partnership.
Q.17 b) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has announced to appoint an assistant to U.S. President Joe Biden Catherine Russell as the next head of the U.N. children’s agency UNICEF.
Q.19 c) Gulf of Mexico Bryde’s whales have been classified as “endangered” under the Endangered Species Act.
Q.20 a) Indian mathematician Neena Gupta has been honored with the Ramanujan Prize for Young Mathematicians, 202