Daily Current Affairs 15th Dec 2020 | Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 15th December 2020 Quiz:

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Q.1. Which of the following has released a white paper titled ‘Vision 2035: Public Health Surveillance in India’?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने “विज़न 2035: पब्लिक हेल्थ सर्विलांस इन इंडिया” शीर्षक से एक श्वेत पत्र जारी किया है?

(a) Planning Commission / योजना आयोग

(b) NITI Aayog / निति आयोग

(c) National Development Council / राष्ट्रीय विकास परिषद

(d) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare / स्वास्थ्य और परिवार कल्याण मंत्रालय

(e) Central Vigilance Commission / केंद्रीय सतर्कता आयोग

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(b)

Exp. NITI Aayog has released a white paper titled ‘Vision 2035: Public Health Surveillance in India’ on 14 December 2020.

The ‘Vision 2035: Public Health Surveillance in India’ is a continuation of the work on Health Systems Strengthening. The building blocks for this vision are an interdependent federated system of governance between the Centre and states.

Q.2. Export-Import Bank of India has extended USD 448 million line of credit to which country recently for various infrastructure projects?

एक्सपोर्ट-इम्पोर्ट बैंक ऑफ इंडिया ने हाल ही में विभिन्न बुनियादी ढांचा परियोजनाओं के लिए किस देश को 448 मिलियन अमरीकी डालर का ऋण दिया है?

(a) Azerbaijan / अज़रबैजान

(b) Georgia / जॉर्जिया

(c) Uzbekistan / उज्बेकिस्तान

(d) Turkmenistan / तुर्कमेनिस्तान

(e) Armenia / अर्मेनिआ

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(c)

Exp. Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) on 13th Dec has extended a USD 448-million line of credit (LOC) for various infrastructure projects in Uzbekistan. The LOC has been extended on behalf of the Indian government.

The LOC of USD 448 million to Uzbekistan has been extended for financing various projects in the roads and transport, water and technology and communication sectors in Uzbekistan.

Q.3. S&P Global Ratings has forecasted India’s FY21 GDP at __________.

एसएंडपी ग्लोबल रेटिंग्स ने भारत की FY21 जीडीपी का अनुमान __________ पर लगाया है।

(a) -7.7%

(b) -9.0%

(c) -10.5%

(d) -12.3%

(e) -14.8%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(a)

Exp. S&P Global Ratings on Tuesday raised India’s growth projection for the current fiscal to (-) 7.7 per cent from (-) 9 per cent estimated earlier on rising demand and falling COVID infection rates.

The US-based rating agency said its revision in growth forecast reflects a faster-than-expected recovery in the quarter through September. For the next fiscal, it projected India’s growth to rebound to 10 per cent.

Q.4. Name the ship recently launched by Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited (GRSE) Kolkata, which is the first of the three Project 17A ships.

गार्डन रीच शिपबिल्डर्स एंड इंजीनियर्स लिमिटेड (जीआरएसई) कोलकाता द्वारा हाल ही में लॉन्च किए गए जहाज का नाम बताएं, जो तीन 17A जहाजों में से पहला है।

(a) Taragiri / तारागिरी

(b) Dunagiri / डुनागिरी

(c) Vindhyagiri / विंध्यगिरि

(d) Himgiri / हिमगिरी

(e) Udaygiri / उदयगिरि

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(d)

Exp. Himgiri, which is the first of the three Project 17A ships being built at Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited (GRSE), Kolkata was launched.

The launch of ‘Himgiri’ has showcased GRSE’s commitment towards the building of three state-of-the-art warships of P17A for Indian Navy.

Q.5. International Tea Day is observed annually on __________________.

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय चाय दिवस प्रतिवर्ष __________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 14 December / 14 दिसम्बर

(b) 15 December / 15 दिसम्बर

(c) 16 December / 16 दिसम्बर

(d) 17 December / 17 दिसम्बर

(e) 18 December / 18 दिसम्बर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(b)

Exp. International Tea Day is observed annually on May 21, according to the United Nations. The concerning resolution was adopted on December 21, 2019 and calls on the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to lead the observance of the Day.

An International Tea Day has been celebrated on December 15, since 2005, in tea producing countries like India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Vietnam, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Kenya, Malawi, Malaysia, Uganda and Tanzania. International Tea Day aims to draw global attention of governments and citizens to the impact of the global tea trade on workers and growers, and has been linked to requests for price supports and fair trade.

Q.6. Who has won gold medal in 10m air rifle shooting event at International Online Shooting Championship (IOSC)?

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय ऑनलाइन शूटिंग चैम्पियनशिप (IOSC) में 10 मीटर एयर राइफल शूटिंग इवेंट में स्वर्ण पदक किसने जीता है?

(a) Visnu Shivaraj / विष्णु शिवराज

(b) Oleksandr Halkin / ऑलेक्ज़ेंडर हल्किन

(c) Yash Vardhan / यश वर्धन

(d) Martin Strempfl / मार्टिन स्ट्रेम्पफ्ल

(e) Pratyush Aman Barik / प्रत्यूष अमन बारिक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(c)

Exp. Junior Asian champion Yash Vardhan clinched the 10m air rifle event at the 6th International Online Shooting Championship (IOSC) on 13TH Dec. The 17-year-old shot a score of 251.9 to lift the title with a margin of 1.2 points. The Indian youngster won the event ahead of the Olympic bound Martin Strempfl of Austria who took home the silver medal and the Ukrainian Oleksandr Halkin who finished third.

Q.7. Sripati Khanchanale, who had won the prestigious ‘Hind Kesari’ title in 1959, passed away recently. He was a/an ______________.

श्रीपति खानचनले, जिन्होंने 1959 में प्रतिष्ठित हिंद केसरीका खिताब जीता था, हाल ही में उनका निधन हो गया। वह एक ______________ थे।

(a) Biologist / जीवविज्ञानी

(b) Hockey Player / हॉकी प्लेयर

(c) Economist / अर्थशास्त्री

(d) Scientist / वैज्ञानिक

(e) Wrestler / पहलवान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(e)

Exp. Noted Indian wrestler, Sripati Khanchanale, who had won the prestigious ‘Hind Kesari’ title in 1959, passed away.

In 1959, Khanchanale won the ‘Hind Kesari’ title by defeating wrestler Rustam-e-Punjab Battasingh at the New Railway Stadium in Delhi. The prestigious ‘Hind Kesari’ title commands the highest respect in the Indian wrestling world.

Q.8. Where is the headquarters of Export-Import Bank of India (EXIM Bank)?

एक्सपोर्ट-इम्पोर्ट बैंक ऑफ़ इंडिया (एक्सिम बैंक) का मुख्यालय कहाँ है?

(a) Mumbai / मुंबई

(b) New Delhi / नई दिल्ली

(c) Hyderabad / हैदराबाद

(d) Bengaluru / बेंगलुरु

(e) Pune / पुणे

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(a)

Exp. CEO: David Rasquinha (Aug 2017–)

Founded: 1982

Headquarters: Mumbai

Q.9. Who is the present CEO of NITI Aaayog?

NITI Aayog के वर्तमान सीईओ कौन हैं?

(a) Rajiv Kumar / राजीव कुमार

(b) Amitabh Kant / अमिताभ कान्त

(c) Tarun Bajaj / तरुण बजाज

(d) N. K. Singh / एन के सिंह

(e) Sunil Arora / सुनील अरोरा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(b)

Exp. NITI Aayog

CEO: Amitabh Kant

Chairperson: Narendra Modi

Vice Chairperson: Rajiv Kumar

Formed: 1 January 2015

Headquarters: New Delhi

Q.10. What is the capital of Uzbekistan?

उज्बेकिस्तान की राजधानी क्या है?

(a) Nur-Sultan / नूर-सुल्तान

(b) Dushanbe / दुशांबे

(c) Ashgabat / अश्गाबात

(d) Tashkent / ताशकंद

(e) Bishkek / बिस्केक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(d)

Exp. Capital: Tashkent

President: Shavkat Mirziyoyev

Currency: Uzbekistani soʻm

Q.11. On which river, the Indira Sagar Dam is located?

इंदिरा सागर बांध किस नदी पर स्थित है?

(a) Ganga / गंगा

(b) Tapti / ताप्ती

(c) Narmada / नर्मदा

(d) Betwa / बेतवा

(e) Son / सोन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(c)

Exp. The Indira Sagar Dam is a multipurpose project of the state Madhya Pradesh on the Narmada River at the town of Narmada Nagar, Punasa in the Khandwa district of Madhya Pradesh in India.

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