Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 23 to 29 December 2019

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weekly current affairs quiz

The syllabus of current affairs is too vast and to prepare this topic for competitive exams you will need regular practice.  So here we have a weekly current affairs quiz. The quiz is having questions related to the incidents that happened in the previous week. Read the questions given in the weekly current affairs quiz and give a try to them.

National Current Affairs

Q.1         Which state has announced to celebrate the year 2020 as Susashan Sankalp Varsh?

Q.2         The government of which state has announced to conduct the ‘Night Walk’ and what is its purpose?

Q.3         When ‘Good Governance Day’ is observed every year in India?

Q.4         Which fighter aircraft has recently retired from Indian Air Force?

Q.5         Strategic tunnel under Rohtang Pass was recently named after which famous personality?

Q.6         Which state will be conducting Mandu Festival and who is organizing this event?

International Current Affairs

Q.7         Recently an Indian-origin American has been appointed as the director of the National Science Foundation (NSF) of America. What is his name?

Q.8       To combat cyber-crime who has approved an international treaty? 

Q.9       Recently Pakistan and two other countries approached India to export Polio marker. What are the names of two other countries?

Q.10    What is the name of China’s rocket which carried the countries’ heaviest Satellite?

Q.11     Recently African countries announced a common currency. What is its name?

Awards & Honors  

Q.12       Who received the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke Award 2019?

Q.13       Who won the National Award for the Best Film Director 2019?

Q.14       Who has been awarded the National Award for the Best actor for 2019?

Economy and Banking Affairs

Q.15       Which bank has recently announced a loan for irrigation and solar energy projects in India?

Q.16       Name the four subsidiaries of RBI?

Weekly GK Quiz Answers: 

Here are the answers to the weekly current affairs quiz on various topics. Read this section after attempting all the questions on your own. You can give yourself one mark for every right answer and if you score 12-15 marks than tap your back as you are doing good with current affairs.

Ans.1     The Chief Minister of Haryana, Manohar Lal Khattar has announced to celebrate the year 2020 as Susashan Sankalp Varsh. In this duration, the state will invite suggestions from the people to reform government policies.

Ans.2     Kerala government announces to conduct the ‘Night Walk’ in 100 different locations in the state. The main motive for this campaign is to spread awareness about women’s empowerment and safety. The Night walk for women will be organized on December 29. It is the day when young ‘Nirbhya’ died after a brutal rape in Delhi in 2012.

Ans.3     Good Governance Day is observed in India annually on the twenty-fifth day of December. This day is observed on the birth anniversary of former-Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

Ans.4     Mig 27, also known as Bahadur, has retired from the Indian Air Force.

Ans.5     The government named the strategic tunnel under Rohtang Pass in Himachal Pradesh after former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in a tribute to him on his 95th birth anniversary.

Ans.6     Mandu festival is held in Madhya Pradesh and the festival is being organized by the Madhya Pradesh Truism Board. 

Ans.7     Indian-origin American, Dr. Panchanathan, 58 has been appointed as the director of the National Science Foundation (NSF) of America. 

Ans.8     The UN General Assembly approved a resolution to combat cyber-crime.

Ans.9   Along with Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Nigeria have also approached India to export Polio Markers. The markers are used to mark the fingers of children after administering them polio vaccine.

Ans.10  China’s biggest rocket, the Long March 5 was the carrier for China’s heaviest and most advanced satellite to date.

Ans.11  The Eco is the proposed name for the common currency that the West African Monetary Zone (WAMZ) plans to introduce in the framework of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).

Ans.12  Amitabh Bachchan received Dadasaheb Phalke Award for 2019.

Ans.13   Uri Director Aditya Dhar won the National Award for Best Director.

Ans.14  Ayushmann Khurrana and Vicky Kaushal shared the Best Actor national film award for  Andhadhun and Uri respectively.

Ans.15  The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) announced a loan for irrigation and solar energy projects in India.

Ans.16  National Housing Bank, Bhartiya Reserve Note Mudran Private Limited, Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation (DICGC), and NABARD are the four subsidiaries of RBI.

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