12th December 2020 Daily Current Affairs & Daily GK Update in English

Here we are Providing  Top 10 Current Affairs of 12th December 2020 and Daily News are the most important topics for any competitive exams with Questions & Answers for SSC, Bank & Railway Exams. So Solve daily quizzes that will help you memorize the topics.


Daily Current Affairs 12th December 2020 in English


  1. Does the G20 summit get a new president Which of the following country recently took over the G20 presidency from Japan?

(A) Germany

(B) Italy

(C) India

(D) Saudi Arabia

ANSWERS: – 1(D) 


  1. The country’s first University for Transgender Community will be opened to facilitate its members to study right from class one to PG and even do research and get PhD degree. India’s first University for Transgender community to come up in?

(A) Kerala

(B) Rajasthan

(C) Maharashtra

(D) Uttar Pradesh

ANSWERS: – 2(D) 


  1. The Union Home Ministry has recently sent an alert to all States warning them about the Strandhogg. Strand Hogg sometimes seen in the news recently is?

(A) Dwarf Planet orbiting in the Kuiper Belt

(B) An Epidemic rapidly spread in East African region

(C) The World ‘s fastest Super Computer

(D) None

ANSWERS: – 3(D) 


  1. NASA have recently identified the target area, known as the “Nightingale site” to collect samples from an asteroid and return to Earth.

Nightingale Site is located in which of the following?

(A) Russia

(B) Antarctica

(C) Asteroid Ryugu

(D) Asteroid Bennu

ANSWERS: – 4(D) 


  1. A function which marks the 25th year of the Kirti Jheypa Monastery in exile was celebrated recently.

In which state is the Buddhist site Kirti Jheypa Monastery located?

(A) Karnataka

(B) Himachal Pradesh

(C) Arunachal Pradesh

(D) Jammu and Kashmir

ANSWERS: – 5(B) 


  1. As per the Guinness World Records, 6 rowers become 1st to cross perilous Drake Passage unassiste(D)

Consider the following statements with respect to Drake Passage

  1. It is a deep waterway which connects the Atlantic and the Pacific ocean between Cape Horn and the South Shetland Islands.
  2. The waters of the Drake Passage are rich in plankton.
  3. It is located in the Indian ocean

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

(A) 1 only

(B) 2 and 3

(C) Both 1 and 2

(D) Neither 1 nor 2

ANSWERS: –  6(C) 


  1. The students of Chandigarh ‘s government schools buckle up to represent India in the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) test in 2021.

Consider the following statements with respect to The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA)

  1. It is an international assessment that measures 15- year- old students’ reading, mathematics, and science literacy every three years.
  2. It is coordinated by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
  3. It is also coordinated by NITI AYOg

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

(A) 1 only

(B) 2 and 3

(C) Both 1 and 2

(D) Neither 1 nor 2

ANSWERS: –   7(C)


  1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently chaired the first meeting of the National Ganga Council in Kanpur.

Consider the following statements with respect to National Ganga Council

  1. The council was constituted in 2016 to oversee the cleaning of the Ganga and is supposed to meet at least once a year.
  2. Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation will be the ex- officio Chairperson of National Ganga Council.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

(A) 1 only

(B) 2 only

(C) Both 1 and 2

(D) Neither 1 nor 2

ANSWERS: –   8(A) 


  1. Match the following cities with respect to their countries.

                    List1                                                   list2

  1. Beirut                                                 Syria
  2. Mindanao Island                     Indonesia
  3. Whanganui                              Thailand

Select the correct code

(A) 1 only

(B) 3 only

(C) 2 and 3 only

(D) None

ANSWERS: –   9(B) 


  1. Victoria Falls dries to a trickle after worst drought in a century

Consider the following pairs with respect to Waterfalls and their locations       

   Waterfall                         Location

           List1                                   list2

  1. Victoria                  Zambia
  2. Angel                          USA
  3. Nohkalikai             India

Which of the above pairs are matched correctly?

(A) 1& 2 only

(B) 1 & 3 only

(C) 3 only

(D) 1,2 & 3

ANSWERS: –  10(B)



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