Weekly Current Affairs Quiz – 7th to 13th December 2020

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weekly current affairs quiz

How good is your general knowledge? Are you staying updated on current affairs? Here is a short current affairs quiz to test your general knowledge. Give it a try and give a little boost to your preparation for competitive exams.

Current Affairs Quiz Questions

Question 1: Which country has presented a draft law targeting ” Radical Islamism”?

Question 2: When is UNICEF Day celebrated?

Question 3: The foreign ministers of Nepal and China have recently certified the elevation of Mount Everest at ______ metres above the sea level.

Question 4: Which country has become the first in the world to roll out the COVID-19 vaccine?

Question 5: Which cities of Madhya Pradesh are recently included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Cities?

Question 6: When is Armed Forces flag day observed in India?

Question 7: Which country’s parliament has imposed ‘millionaire tax’ to fund coronavirus countermeasures?

Question 8: What is TRACE Bribery Risk Matrix ?

Current Affairs Quiz Answers

Answer 1: The French Cabinet has recently presented a draft law targeting “Radical Islamism”. The proposed law aims to ensure school education reforms ensuring Muslim children do not drop out of school. 

Answer 2: UNICEF Day is observed every year on December 11 by the United Nations. The day is celebrated on December 11 to mark the creation of the UNICEF by United Nations General Assembly on December 11, 1946. 

Answer 3: China and Nepal’s foreign ministers have recently certified the elevation of Mount Everest at 8,848.86 metres above the sea level. The current height is 86 centimetres higher than the height recorded since 1954. 

Answer 4: The United Kingdom has become the 1st country in the world to roll out the covid-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech. 

Answer 5: Orchha and Gwalior cities of Madhya Pradesh are now in list of UNESCO World Heritage Cities. Orchha city is known for its palaces and temples and it was also the capital of Bundela Kingdom in the 16th century.

Answer 6: The Armed Forces Flag Day is observed in India since December 7, 1949. The day is dedicated for fund collection for the welfare of the armed personnel, ex-servicemen as well as to rehabilitate battle causalities.

Answer 7: The parliament of Argentina has imposed ‘millionaire tax’ on country’s 12,000 richest people for funding coronavirus countermeasures.

Answer 8: The TRACE Bribery Risk Matrix is an annual listing to measure the likelihood of demands of bribe in 194 countries. This matrix was first published in 2014. 

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