Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 16 to 22 December 2019

209
weekly Current affairs

This weekly current affairs quiz is to help boost your competitive exam preparation. Current affairs is an important section of every exam be it for government jobs or student level competition. Give a try to this weekly GK quiz and review your General Knowledge.

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz – Questions

National Current Affairs

Question 1: ______________ has been launched by India to provide a template for cross-disciplinary leadership in India.

Question 2: With whom Government of India (GoI) has signed a lone of $490 million for public-private partnership (PPP) project for upgradation of approx. 1,600 km of state highways?

Question 3: National Rail Transport Institute (NRTI) has signed an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with which university to set up its first Centre of Excellence for Next Generation Transportation Systems?

International Current Affairs

Question 4: Which country has become the first country to recognize Indian Pharmacopoeia (IP) ?

Question 5: Which country has launched its first satellite from China?

Question 6: Which country has set up the Gandhi Citizenship Education Prize to promote Mahatma Gandhi’s ideals?

Awards and Recognition

Question 7: Who has won Gold in women’s 49 kg category at 6th Qatar International Cup in Doha,Qatar ?

Business and Economy Affairs

Question 8: Which bank has crossed the $100 billion market capitalization (M-Cap) in intraday trading ?

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz Answers

Answer 1: EChO Network has been launched by Government of India (GoI), which is a program to provide a template for cross-disciplinary leadership in India. This network focuses on increasing research, knowledge, and awareness of Indian ecology and the environment.

Answer 2: Government of India (GoI) has signed a $490 million loan with
Asian Development Bank (ADB) for public-private partnership (PPP) project for upgradation of approx. 1,600 km of state highways and major district roads (MDRs) from single-lane to two-lane widths, in state of Madhya Pradesh.

Answer 3: National Rail Transport Institute (NRTI) signed an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with University of Birmingham in Rail Bhawan, New Delhi to set up its first Centre of Excellence for Next Generation Transportation Systems. NRTI is a deemed to be university under Union Ministry of Railways.

Answer 4: The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan has become the first country to recognize Indian Pharmacopoeia (IP) pursuant to the efforts of Department of Commerce and Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare.

Answer 5: Ethiopia has launched its first satellite named ‘Ethiopian Remote Sensing Satellite’ (ERSS) from China. ERSS is a remote-sensing microsatellite launched that was sent into space together with 8 other satellites by a Long March-4B carrier rocket from Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center (TSLC) in Shanxi Province, North China.

Answer 6: Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa has announced the setting up of a Gandhi Citizenship Education Prize to promote the ideals of Mahatma Gandhi. The announcement was made by him while addressing the 2nd meeting of National Committee for Commemoration Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th Birth Anniversary.

Answer 7: Saikhom Mirabai Chanu, the Former world champion weightlifter won gold medal in women’s 49 kg category at 6th Qatar International Cup being held in Doha,Qatar. She lifted 83 kg in snatch, 111 kg in clean and jerk.

Answer 8: HDFC Bank Ltd has crossed the $100 billion market capitalization (M-Cap) in intraday trading, and became the 3rd company in India to achieve this milestone.

Leave a Reply !!

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.