Daily Current Affairs 5th and 6th Dec 2020 | Daily GK update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 5th and 6th December 2020 Quiz:

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Q.1. The newly built Majerhat Bridge which has been named “Jai Hind” bridge to mark Netaji’s 125th Birth Anniversary is located in which state?

नेताजी की 125वीं जयंती को चिह्नित करने के लिए नवनिर्मित मेजरहाट पुल जिसे “जय हिंद” पुल का नाम दिया गया है, किस राज्य में स्थित है?

(a) Chhattisgarh / छत्तीसगढ़

(b) Jharkhand / झारखंड

(c) Maharashtra / महाराष्ट्र

(d) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(e) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(d)

Exp. West Bengal Chief Minister, Mamata Banerjee named the newly built “Majerhat bridge” in Kolkata as ‘Jai Hind’ bridge to commemorate the 125th Birth Anniversary of Subash Chandra Bose.

The new bridge has been built in the place of an old one which collapsed in September 2018. It is 650-metres long and connects the Central part of Kolkata to the Southwestern suburbs of Behala and others.

Q.2. India Post has recently released a commemorative postage stamp in honour of which of the former Prime Minister?

इंडिया पोस्ट ने हाल ही में किस पूर्व प्रधानमंत्री के सम्मान में एक स्मारक डाक टिकट जारी किया है?

(a) Gulzarilal Nanda / गुलजारीलाल नंदा

(b) Inder Kumar Gujral / इंद्र कुमार गुजराल

(c) Chaudhary Charan Singh / चौधरी चरण सिंह

(d) Atal Bihari Vajpayee / अटल बिहारी वाजपेयी

(e) Chandra Shekhar / चन्द्र शेखर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(b)

Exp. India Post has released a commemorative postage stamp on former PM I.K. Gujral on 4th December 2020. Shri Inder Kumar Gujral was sworn in as the 12th Prime Minister of India. Indra Kumar Gujral (4 December 1919 – 30 November 2012).

About: Prime Minister of India, Shri Gujral was the Minister of External Affairs from June 1, 1996 and held additional charge of the Ministry of Water Resources from June 28, 1996. He was the Minister of External Affairs earlier during 1989-1990. He was Ambassador of India to U.S.S.R. (Cabinet Rank) from 1976-1980. Prime Minister of India from April 1997 to March 1998.

Q.3. Who has been appointed as the new brand ambassador of Horlicks Protein Plus?

हॉर्लिक्स प्रोटीन प्लस के नए ब्रांड एंबेसडर के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Rohit Sharma / रोहित शर्मा

(b) Salman Khan / सलमान खान

(c) Akshay Kumar / अक्षय कुमार

(d) Suniel Shetty / सुनील शेट्टी

(e) Virat Kohli / विराट कोहली

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(c)

Exp. Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) has onboarded Akshay Kumar as the brand ambassador of its adult nutrition brand, Horlicks Protein Plus.

Akshay Kumar, will represent the core values of the brand and encourage urban Indian adults to fight protein deficiency everyday by making ‘Protein ka routine’.

Q.4. Name the Indian village school teacher who has won the $1 million Global Teacher Prize 2020.

उस भारतीय गाँव के स्कूल शिक्षक का नाम बताइए जिसने 1 मिलियन डॉलर का ग्लोबल टीचर प्राइज 2020 जीता है।

(a) Ranjitsinh Disale / रणजीतसिंह डिसले

(b) Susanta Kar / सुशांत कर

(c) Sadat Rahman / सआदत रहमान

(d) Dinesh Katre / दिनेश कात्रे

(e) Udit Singhal / उदित सिंघल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(a)

Exp. An Indian schoolteacher has been awarded the 2020 Global Teacher Prize — and has vowed to give half of the $1 million prize money to the runners-up.

The award, which is run by the Varkey Foundation in partnership with UNESCO, celebrates “exceptional” teachers who have made an outstanding contribution to their profession.

Ranjitsinh Disale, a teacher at Zilla Parishad Primary School, in the village of Paritewadi in the western Indian state of Maharashtra, was chosen as winner from more than 12,000 nominations and applications, from over 140 countries around the world.

Q.5. With which Countries’ Navy, Indian Navy has recently conducted Passage Exercise (PASSEX) in eastern Indian Ocean Region?

किस देश की नौसेना के साथ, भारतीय नौसेना ने हाल ही में पूर्वी हिंद महासागर क्षेत्र में पैसेज एक्सरसाइज (PASSEX) का आयोजन किया है?

(a) Germany / जर्मनी

(b) France / फ्रांस

(c) Russia / रूस

(d) United States / संयुक्त राज्य अमेरिका

(e) UK / यूनाइटेड किंगडम

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(c)

Exp. On the occasion of ‘Navy Day’, the Indian Navy on 4th Dec began a two-day Passage Exercise (PASSEX) with Russian Federation Navy (RuFN) in the Eastern Indian Ocean Region (IOR) aimed at enhancing interoperability, improving understanding and imbibing best practices between both the navies.

The exercise would also involve advanced surface and anti-submarine warfare exercises, weapon firings, seamanship exercises and helicopter operations.

Q.6. Every year, the World Soil Day is celebrated on ______________.

हर साल, विश्व मृदा दिवस ______________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 5 December / 5 दिसम्बर

(b) 6 December / 6 दिसम्बर

(c) 7 December / 7 दिसम्बर

(d) 8 December / 8 दिसम्बर

(e) 9 December / 9 दिसम्बर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(a)

Exp. Every year, the World Soil Day is celebrated on December 5. The day is celebrated by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) operating under the United Nations and also by several other international organizations.

Q.7. What was the theme for World Soil Day 2020?

विश्व मृदा दिवस 2020 के लिए विषय क्या था?

(a) Stop Soil Erosion, Save our Future!

(b) Be the Solution to Soil Pollution

(c) Keep Soil Alive, Protect Soil Biodiversity

(d) Caring for the Planet starts from the Ground

(e) Soil & Pulses, symbiosis for life

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(c)

Exp. Every year, the World Soil Day is celebrated on December 5. The day is celebrated by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) operating under the United Nations and also by several other international organizations.

Theme: Keep Soil Alive, Protect Soil Biodiversity

Q.8. On which date every year International Volunteer Day (International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development) is observed?

हर साल अंतर्राष्ट्रीय स्वयंसेवक दिवस (आर्थिक और सामाजिक विकास के लिए अंतर्राष्ट्रीय स्वयंसेवक दिवस) किस तारीख को मनाया जाता है?

(a) 1 December / 1 दिसम्बर

(b) 2 December / 2 दिसम्बर

(c) 3 December / 3 दिसम्बर

(d) 4 December / 4 दिसम्बर

(e) 5 December / 5 दिसम्बर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(e)

Exp. The International Volunteer Day (IVD), also called International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development is observed on 5 December every year.

The IVD international observance was mandated by the UN General Assembly in 1985.

Q.9. What was the theme for International Volunteer Day (International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development) 2020?

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय स्वयंसेवक दिवस 2020 (आर्थिक और सामाजिक विकास के लिए अंतर्राष्ट्रीय स्वयंसेवक दिवस) का विषय क्या था?

(a) Volunteer for an inclusive future

(b) Together We Can Through Volunteering

(c) Volunteers build Resilient Communities

(d) #VolunteersActFirst

(e) #GlobalApplause – give volunteers a hand

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(b)

Exp. The International Volunteer Day (IVD), also called International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development is observed on 5 December every year.

The IVD international observance was mandated by the UN General Assembly in 1985. IVD 2020 Theme: “Together We Can Through Volunteering”.

Q.10. Mahaparinirvana Divas is observed every year on December 6 on the death anniversary of ________________________.

महापरिनिर्वाण दिवस हर साल 6 दिसंबर को ________________________ की पुण्यतिथि पर मनाया जाता है।

(a) Subhas Chandra Bose / सुभास चंद्र बोस

(b) Mahatma Gandhi / महात्मा गांधी

(c) Swami Vivekananda / स्वामी विवेकानंद

(d) Babasaheb Ambedkar / बाबासाहेब अम्बेडकर

(e) Vallabhbhai Patel / वल्लभभाई पटेल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(d)

Exp. The death anniversary of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar, which falls on December 6 1956, is dubbed as Mahaparinirvana Divas. On this day each year, millions of people throng to Dr Ambedkar’s Samadhi in Mumbai, which is called Chaitya bhoomi to pay respect to the father of Indian Constitution.

In 1956, he converted to Buddhism and initiated mass conversions of the lips. He was awarded with the India’s highest civilian award, Bharat Ratna in 1990.

Q.11. Who is the author of the book “40 Years with Abdul Kalam – Untold Stories” released by Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu?

उपराष्ट्रपति एम वेंकैया नायडू द्वारा जारी पुस्तक “40 इयर्स विद अब्दुल कलाम – अनटोल्ड स्टोरीज़” के लेखक कौन हैं?

(a) Pradeep Srivastava / प्रदीप श्रीवास्तव

(b) A Sivathanu Pillai / ए शिवथनु पिल्लई

(c) Romila Thapar / रोमिला थापर

(d) Sonali Chitalkar / सोनाली चितलकर

(e) Sarbpreet Singh / सरबप्रीत सिंह

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(b)

Exp. The Vice President of India, M Venkaiah Naidu has released the book titled “40 Years with Abdul Kalam- Untold Stories”, a book on the life of the former President of India Dr APJ Abdul Kalam.

The book was authored by Dr A.Sivathanu Pillai. The book is published by Pentagon Press LLP and the foreword was written by Pranab Mukherjee, former president of India.

Q.12. Ravi Patwardhan passes away recently. He was a/an ___________.

रवि पटवर्धन का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह एक ___________ थे।

(a) Actor / अभिनेता

(b) Formula 1 Driver / फार्मूला 1 ड्राईवर

(c) Lyricist / गीतकार

(d) Cricketer / क्रिकेटर

(e) Music composer / संगीतकार

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(a)

Exp. Actor Ravi Patwardhan, known for his work in Hindi and Marathi cinema as well as theatre, passed away on 5th Dec, following a massive heart attack. He was 84.

In his career, which began in the late 1970s, Ravi Patwardhan played a variety of roles in films, TV shows and plays. One of his notable Hindi film roles came in Tezaab. He also starred in movies like Ankush, Jhanjaar, Bond and Yeshwant. He was last seen in TV show Aggabai Sasubai.

Q.13. Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport is situated in which state?

नेताजी सुभाष चंद्र बोस अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा किस राज्य में स्थित है?

(a) Assam / असम

(b) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(c) Nagaland / नागालैंड

(d) Uttarakhand / उत्तराखंड

(e) Manipur / मणिपुर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(b)

Exp. Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport is an international airport located in Dum Dum, West Bengal, India.

Q.14. What is the currency of Russia?

रूस की मुद्रा क्या है?

(a) Złoty / ज़्लॉटी

(b) Toman / टोमन

(c) Ruble / रूबल

(d) New shekel / नई शेकेल

(e) Krone / क्रोन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(c)

Exp. Currency: Russian ruble (₽) (RUB)

Q.15. Where is the headquarters of Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)?

खाद्य और कृषि संगठन (FAO) का मुख्यालय कहाँ है?

(a) Rome, Italy / रोम, इटली

(b) Atlanta, Georgia, United States/ अटलांटा, जॉर्जिया, संयुक्त राज्य अमेरिका

(c) Manila, Philippines / मनीला, फिलीपींस

(d) New Delhi, India / नई दिल्ली, भारत

(e) Geneva, Switzerland / जिनेवा, स्विट्जरलैंड

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(a)

Exp. Headquarters: Rome, Italy

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