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December 4th Week CA Tamil Quiz

Current Affairs English -24th December to 31st December -2019

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Question 1
Galapagos National Park, sometimes seen in news, is located in which country?
A
Ecuador
B
Honduras
C
Papua New Guinea
D
Brazil
Question 2
Manuel Marrero Cruz is the Prime Minister of which country?
A
Cuba
B
Cambodia
C
Chile
D
Ecuador
Question 3
The Ethiopian Prime Minister, the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize winner, had recently called for peace in Horn of Africa. What is it?
A
Island
B
Peninsula
C
Plateau
D
Subcontinent
Question 4
Acute Respiratory Infection, which is claiming the lives in Bangladesh, is caused by which organism?
A
Bacteria
B
Virus
C
Fungus
D
Micro – Organism
Question 5
Storm Elsa is affecting which part of the world?
A
America
B
East Asia
C
Central Asia
D
West Europe
Question 6
What is Ursids that was recently mentioned in the news?
A
Meteor Shower
B
Comet
C
Constellation
D
Satellite
Question 7
FDA has recently approved Ervedo. What is Ervebo?
A
Ebola vaccine
B
Measles vaccine
C
Small – pox vaccine
D
Polio vaccine
Question 8
The National Farmers Day is celebrated in honour of which Indian Prime Minister?
A
Gulzarilal Nanda
B
Morarji Desai
C
Chandra Shekhar
D
Charan Singh
Question 9
The Kirtipur Girls’ Hostel was constructed by the Indian Government for the armed police force of which country?
A
Nepal
B
Bhutan
C
Tibet
D
Afghanistan
Question 10
India’s National Mathematics Day is celebrated on 22 December each year. It is to commemorate which person?
A
Aryabhata
B
C.R Rao
C
D.R Kaprekar
D
Srinivasa Ramanujan
Question 11
The government had recently notified rules on microdot identifiers. Microdot technology is used for what purpose?
A
Vehicle ID
B
Surveillance
C
Navigation
D
E–Banking
Question 12
Shahid Beheshti Port, sometimes seen in the news, is located in which country?
A
Turkey
B
UAE
C
Oman
D
Iran
Question 13
The newly inaugurated DNA analysis centre in Chandigarh was established under which fund?
A
NSS Fund
B
Enterprise Fund
C
Nirbhaya Fund
D
Provident Fund
Question 14
The Kanal Istanbul project connects the Sea of Marmara with which sea?
A
Red Sea
B
Black Sea
C
Arabian Sea
D
Bohani Sea
Question 15
When is National Consumer Day observed?
A
December 21
B
December 22
C
December 23
D
December 24
Question 16
What is thermal inversion which caused Iran to close down its schools recently?
A
A type of heat wave
B
Drought–like condition
C
Hot air held close to the ground by cold air above
D
Cooler air held close to the ground by the hot air above
Question 17
Chillai Kalan, sometimes seen in the news, is related to which of the following?
A
Avalanche–prone area in Kashmir
B
Tourism spot in Jammu and Kashmir
C
Sanctuary
D
Harshest period of winter in Kashmir
Question 18
Which app was recently released by the president to improve access to blood banks?
A
Red Cross App
B
Friends2Support
C
Mblood
D
LifeLine
Question 19
Which region of Africa was recently deemed as the most unequal on the continent by UNDP in terms of income?
A
North Africa
B
West Africa
C
East Africa
D
South Africa
Question 20
Arak Nuclear Reactor, which is currently being redeveloped, is in which country?
A
North Korea
B
India
C
Pakistan
D
Iran
Question 21
When is “Good Governance Day” observed?
A
December 24
B
December 25
C
December 26
D
December 27
Question 22
Who is Madan Mohan Malviya, who was recently mentioned in the news?
A
Freedom Fighter
B
Nobel Peace Prize Winner
C
Wartime Gallantry Winner
D
Distinguished scientist
Question 23
Who is Madan Mohan Malviya, who was recently mentioned in the news?
A
Freedom Fighter
B
Nobel Peace Prize Winner
C
Wartime Gallantry Winner
D
Distinguished scientist
Question 24
What is Sire Directory that was recently launched by Madhya Pradesh Government?
A
Matrimonial record of cattle
B
Land ownership record
C
Farmers’ portal
D
Home ownership record
Question 25
Many civilians were recently killed in Burkina Faso due to terror strike in the military base and a village. Where is Burkina Faso?
A
North Africa
B
Latin America
C
West Asia
D
West Africa
Question 26
Typhoon Phanfone had recently hit which of the following countries?
A
Philippines
B
USA
C
China
D
Japan
Question 27
National Street Food Festival was organised by which of the following?
A
FAO
B
Department of Agriculture
C
Department of Food and Public Distribution
D
NASVI
Question 28
As per the recently released report by Global Alliance on Health and Pollution, which country saw the most deaths due to pollution?
A
China
B
India
C
Indonesia
D
Nigeria
Question 29
Where is Chaukhandi Stupa, an ASI protected site where Chinese sign boards were installed recently?
A
Ladakh
B
Bihar
C
Madhya Pradesh
D
Uttar Pradesh
Question 30
The recently unveiled long distance CNG bus project was executed by which natural gas distribution?
A
Indraprastha Gas Ltd
B
Oil and Natural Gas Corporation
C
Reliance Petroleum Ltd
D
Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd
Question 31
Which state is going to observe 2020 as Susashan Sankalp Varsh?
A
Uttar Pradesh
B
Gujarat
C
Haryana
D
Madhya Pradesh
Question 32
Which of the following is the only ape found in India?
A
Gorilla
B
Chimpanzee
C
Hoolock Gibbon
D
Mandrill
Question 33
Which American firm is developing the Project Kuiper, which is to launch thousands of satellites into space?
A
SpaceX
B
NASA
C
Amazon
D
Blue Origin
Question 34
The Tamil Nadu government recently observed the 15th anniversary of the 2004 tsunami. Where did this tsunami originate?
A
Java Island
B
Sumatra Island
C
Bali Island
D
Sulawesi Island
Question 35
The followers of which religion are called the “Hynniew Trep”?
A
Shinto
B
Taoism
C
Seng Khasi
D
Confucianism
Question 36
Which government is going to conduct ‘Night Walk’ to promote women empowerment?
A
Tamil Nadu
B
Andhra Pradesh
C
Karnataka
D
Kerala
Question 37
In which state, India’s first university for transgender community will be opened?
A
Andhra Pradesh
B
Gujarat
C
Kerala
D
Uttar Pradesh
Question 38
Pakistan, one among the three countries in the world with Polio endemic, is planning to import Polio markers from India. Which are the other two countries?
A
Afghanistan and Mongolia
B
Nigeria and South Africa
C
Afghanistan and Nigeria
D
Nigeria and Kenya
Question 39
Which organisation gives forecast on general locust situation to the global community?
A
FAO
B
WWF
C
IFAD
D
WFP
Question 40
Which of the following is called the Falcon Capital of the World?
A
Siberia
B
Nagaland
C
Meghalaya
D
China
Question 41
Which fighter aircraft, that was recently retired, is also known as Bahadur?
A
MiG 27
B
Tejas
C
Mirage 2000
D
Gulfstream
Question 42
Which tropical storm is also known by the name of Typhoon Ursula?
A
Typhoon Kammuri
B
Typhoon Phanfone
C
Typhoon Nakri
D
Typhoon Bualoi
Question 43
The centre is consulting with the states and UTs for the 2020 Shehri Samriridhi Ursav – which is used to create awareness about which government initiative?
A
DAY–NULM
B
PMKVY
C
PM KISAN
D
NRLM
Question 44
The government recently made Aadhaar linking for Vaya Vandana Yojana mandatory. Who are the beneficiaries under this Vaya Vandana Yojana?
A
Widows of the armed personnel
B
Senior citizens
C
Physically challenged persons
D
Destitute women
Question 45
Who is the world’s longest serving president, recently in news when IMF asked him to declare his assets before availing financial assistance?
A
Teodoro Mbasogo
B
Robert Mugabe
C
Hun Sen
D
Hassanal Bolkiah
Question 46
Mauritius accused UK of committing ‘Crimes against Humanity’ for refusing to allow people to return to their homes. This accusation is in reference to which island?
A
Bougainville
B
Sri Lanka
C
Chagos
D
Kiribati
Question 47
Japan recently announced a rare overseas mission to protect their merchant ships in which region?
A
Strait of Hormuz
B
Gulf of Oman
C
Pacific Ocean
D
South China Sea
Question 48
Which state / UT celebrated the Losar Festival recently?
A
Telangana
B
Meghalaya
C
Puducherry
D
Ladakh
Question 49
Shirodhara, which was recently highlighted by the health ministry, is most associated with which therapy?
A
Ayurveda
B
Rigpa
C
Unani
D
Traditional Chinese Medicine
Question 50
The Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant, near which an earthquake struck recently, is in which couIran ntry?
A
Iran
B
Iraq
C
Saudi Arabia
D
Kuwait
Question 51
China had recently launched its heaviest satellite, Shijian–20, on which rocket?
A
Long March 2E
B
Long March 4C
C
Long March 3B
D
Long March 5
Question 52
Which archipelago did Tropical Cyclone Sarai recently hit?
A
Indonesia
B
Solomon Islands
C
Fiji
D
New Guinea
Question 53
Who had drafted the recent UNGA approved draft for international treaty to combat cyber–crime?
A
USA
B
Russia
C
France
D
China
Question 54
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank had recently announced a loan for irrigation and solar energy projects in India. It is headquartered in which of the following countries?
A
South Korea
B
Singapore
C
Japan
D
China
Question 55
Which state / UT had recently approved the Electric Vehicle Policy, 2019?
A
Delhi
B
Punjab
C
Puducherry
D
Sikkim
Question 56
Da Chen, who had recently died, is well known for which of the following works?
A
Colours of the Mountain
B
Dream of the Red Chamber
C
To Live
D
Art of War
Question 57
Which state’s urban bodies have not yet declared themselves Open Defecation Free?
A
West Bengal
B
Jharkhand
C
Uttar Pradesh
D
Bihar
Question 58
The Mandu Festival is held in Madhya Pradesh. Who is organising this event?
A
Madhya Pradesh Tourism Board
B
Madhya Pradesh Tribal Affairs Department
C
UNESCO
D
Madhya Pradesh Department of Culture
Question 59
Which bank had recently received the “Best Performing Bank Award”?
A
SBI Bank
B
ICICI Bank
C
Jammu and Kashmir Bank
D
Andhra Bank
Question 60
Him Darshan Express that was recently launched connects which of the following sites?
A
Sikkim – Gangtok
B
Kalka – Shimla
C
Chandigarh – Shimla
D
Srinagar – Shimla
Question 61
Koneru Humpy won the World Women’s Rapid Chess Championship by playing which of the following versions of fast chess?
A
Blitz chess
B
Armageddon chess
C
Bullet chess
D
Ultrabullet chess
Question 62
The Stolen Works of Art Database, which was in news recently, is maintained by which organisation?
A
UNESCO
B
WTO
C
ASI
D
INTERPOL
Question 63
Which state recorded the highest forest cover in the recently released India State of Forest Report 2019?
A
Andhra Pradesh
B
Madhya Pradesh
C
Nagaland
D
Meghalaya
Question 64
What is CAT IIIB system which has been in news recently with respect to the fog conditions in the north?
A
Instrument landing system
B
Weather monitoring system
C
System for classifying fog intensity
D
Road safety system
Question 65
The atrial fibrillation technology, over which tech giant Apple was recently sued, is used to detect what condition?
A
Overheating of system
B
Foreign body attack
C
Irregular heartbeat
D
Electrolyte imbalance
Question 66
The protein Importin-11, that was recently identified by scientists, is linked with causing which type of cancer?
A
Blood Cancer
B
Lung Cancer
C
Prostate cancer
D
Colorectal cancer
Question 67
Who recently set the record for the longest spaceflight by a woman?
A
Peggy Whitson
B
Christina Koch
C
Jessica Meir
D
Sally Ride
Question 68
The Dadasaheb Phalke Award, which was conferred recently, is the highest award in the country for which field?
A
Theatre
B
Classical dances
C
Cinema
D
Classical music
Question 69
All cases registered during the Pathalgadi Movement were withdrawn recently. Which state is the movement associated with?
A
Chhattisgarh
B
Jharkhand
C
Odisha
D
West Bengal
Question 70
Operation Inherent Resolve, which was in news recently, is being conducted by which country’s military forces?
A
France
B
USA
C
Canada
D
Russia
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