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Current Affairs Quiz – Questions and Answers
Question 1: With which sports, Ramkumar Ramanathan, is associated who has recently won his maiden Challenger level singles title?
The 27-year-old Indian tennis player Ramkumar Ramanathan has won his maiden Challenger level singles title at the ATP80 Manama event. He seeded 6th and ranked 222 in the world, after winning against his Russian rival with 6-1 6-4 in 68 minutes.
Question 2: When is the ‘Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare’ is observed every year?
The ‘Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare’ is celebrated by the United Nations every year on 30 November. The day is observed to pay the tribute to the chemical warfare victims. The day also focuses on the pledge taken by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) aimed to eliminate the threat of chemical weapons.
Question 3: Which Indian state/UT has implemented ‘Mukhyamantri Tirth Yatra Yojna’ scheme?
Under Delhi’s Mukhyamantri Tirth Yatra Yojna, senior citizens of the state can go on pilgrimages at the expenses of the government. Velankanni Church in Tamil Nadu and Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara are recently added to the ‘Mukhyamantri Tirth Yatra Yojna’.
Question 4: Who become Sweden’s first ever female prime minister?
Magdalena Andersson, leader of the centre-left Social Democratic Party, became the first-ever female prime minister of Sweden. But resigned just hours after she was appointed after her budget was rejected in favor of the one proposed by the opposition. She is now reappointed as the Prime Minister of the country.
Question 5: Which leader’s Death Anniversary is observed as ‘Mahaparinirvan Divas’?
Babasaheb Dr BR Ambedkar’s death anniversary is observed as ‘Mahaparinirvan Divas’. The day is observed every year on December 6. This year, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the followers at Chaitya Bhumi via video conference.
Question 6: Which country has indigenously developed a surface to surface ballistic missile ‘Shaheen-1A’ ?
Pakistan has conducted a successful test launch of its indigenously developed surface to surface ballistic missile Shaheen-1A. The country stated that the test was conducted to re-validate certain design and technical parameters of the weapon system. The Shaheen-1A is an extended-range variant of the Shaheen 1 (Hatf 4) missile, which has an estimated range of 900km.
Question 7: As per UN General Assembly’s recent resolution, what is the new category of Nepal and Bangladesh?
A historic resolution has been adopted by the UN General Assembly to graduate three nations, including Nepal and Bangladesh, from the least developed country (LDC) category to the developing country grouping. The resolution was adopted by the UNGA at its 76th session, which graduated three countries including Nepal, Bangladesh and the Lao People’s Democratic Republic.
Question 8: The ‘Future Soldier’ modernisation plan has been launched by which country?
The ‘Future Soldier’ modernisation plan has been launched by the United Kingdom, in order to increase its military presence across the globe. Plans have been released by the country to improve manpower serving the military and future investments in weapons. The defence ministry of the country has also announced an additional investment in the military equipment worth $11.46 billion, during the next decade.