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Current Affairs MCQs of 20 December 2021
Q.1 Which initiative was launched by the Maharashtra government that focuses on environmental conservation and protection?
a. Vasundhara initiative
b. Vasundhara Earth initiative
c. My Vasundhara initiative
d. My Earth initiative
Q.2 India has been re-elected to International Maritime Organisation Council for 2022-2023. Where is the headquarters of IMO?
a. New York, United States
b. London, United Kingdom
c. Shanghai, China
d. Jakarta, Indonesia
Q.3 Which country has become the first country in the world to go paperless?
d. United Arab Emirates
Q.4 Which state has topped a maximum number of beneficiaries under the Atmanirbhar Bharat Rozgar Yojana?
a. Tamil Nadu
Q.5 In which city, PM Modi has inaugurated the Saryu Nahar National Project?
Q.6 Who has been named Time Magazine’s Person of the Year 2021?
a. Jeff Bezos
b. Larry Ellison
c. Bernard Arnault
d. Elon Musk
Q.7 Centre has granted ‘in-principle’ approval to set up largest nuclear power generating site in which state?
c. Andhra Pradesh
Q.8 Which nation has banned laughing, drinking and shopping for 11 days?
c. North Korea
d. South Korea
Q.9 Which nation has honoured Prime Minister Narendra Modi its highest civilian award – Ngadag Pel gi Khorlo?
d. Sri Lanka
Q.10 Which state has topped Foundational Literacy Index 2021 in the larger states category?
a. West Bengal
Q.1 c) Maharashtra Government launched My Vasundhara (My Earth) initiative environmental conservation and protection, focusing on all the five elements of nature called “Panchamahabhutas”
Q.3 d) Dubai became the first government in the world to go 100% paperless, this was announced by the Crown Prince of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
Q.5 c) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the Saryu Nahar National Project in Balrampur, Uttar Pradesh to realise the vision for farmer welfare and empowerment.
Q.7 a) The Government of India has granted ‘In-Principle’ approval to set up six Nuclear Power Reactors of 1,650 MW each in technical cooperation with France. The approval to the nuclear power reactors has been accorded to a site in Maharashtra’s Jaitapur which will make it the largest nuclear power generating site in India with a total capacity of 9,900 MW.
Q.9 a) Bhutan has honored Prime Minister Modi with the country’s highest civilian award- Ngadag Pel gi Khorlo. It is an acknowledgment of unconditional friendship between India and Bhutan which has further strengthened under PM Modi’s leadership.
Q.10 a) The Economic Advisory Council to Prime Minister recently released a report on the ‘Index on Foundational Literacy and Numeracy’. The report on the literacy rate in India is an indicator of literacy among children below the age of 10 years in Indian states that are further divided into different categories. On one hand, in the ‘large states category’, West Bengal has topped the charts while Bihar is on the bottom, Kerala can be seen on a top spot in the ‘small states category’.