14th December 2020 Daily Current Affairs & Daily GK Update in English

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Daily Current Affairs 14th December 2020 in English

 

  1. The bloom of Noctiluca Scintillans on Karnataka coast has displaced microscopic algae

Which is true statements about Noctiluca scintillans?

  1. They accumulate toxic levels of ammonia, then excreted into the surrounding waters.
  2. They produce a toxin that acts as a killing agent in algal blooms.
  3. They are commonly known as “sea sparkle”.

(A) 2 only

(B) 1 and 3 only

(C) 1 and 2 only

(D) All are true

ANSWERS: – 1(B) 

 

 

  1. Sabarimala verdict: In striking down patriarchal tradition, SC paves way for positive interference in religious affairs.

Consider the following statements about Article 25-

  1. It covers religious beliefs as well as religious practices.
  2. these rights are available to citizens only
  3. State promotes all the religions equally

(A) 1 and 3

(B) 2 only

(C) Both

(D) none

ANSWERS: – 2(A) 

 

 

  1. India slams Pakistan about OIC again Which is wrong statement about Organisationof Islamic Cooperation (OIC) ?

(A) It is an international organization founded in 1969, consisting of 57 member states.

(B) It is the largest inter-governmental organization after the United Nations.

(C) The OIC has permanent delegations to the United Nations and the European Union.

(D) None of the above

ANSWERS: – 3(B) 

 

 

  1. A global group called ‘One Health Global Leaders Group on Antimicrobial Resistance’ was launched in the wake of rising antimicrobial resistance (AMR) .

Select the right about One Health Global Leader Group on Antimicrobial Resistance –

(1) Launched by FAO, World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) and WHO

(2) It created, seeks to catalyse global attention and action to preserve antimicrobial medicines and avert the disastrous consequences of antimicrobial resistance.

(3) This 20-member group consists of heads of states, current and former ministers of different countries, leaders from only private sector

(A) 1 only

(B) 1 and 2 only

(C) 2 and 3 only

(D) 1 and 3 only

ANSWERS: – 4(B) 

 

 

  1. Japan’s Hayabusa 2 mission returns asteroid sample to Earth

Which is wrong statement about Hayabusa 2 project?

(1) It is an asteroid sample-return mission operated by the ISRO.

(2) The soil samples and data from the asteroid could provide clues to the origins of the solar system.

(3) Japan’s Hayabusa2 space craft left the asteroid Ryugua.

(A) 1 and 2 only

(B) 2 and 3 only

(C) 3 only

(D) 1 only

ANSWERS: –  5(B) 

 

  1. At celebration of the 9th Foundation Day of GITA, Union Minister of Science & Technology underlined how Global Innovation and Technology Alliance (GITA) served as a catalyst for nurturing innovation and industrial R&D.

Which is true statement about Global Innovation and Technology Alliance (GITA) ?

(1) It is a “not–for–profit” Section-8 Public Private Partnership company.

(2) promoted jointly by the Technology Development Board , Department of Science & Technology ,GOI & Confederation of Indian Industry .

(3) The theme for 9th Foundation Day of GITA was Atma-nirbhar Bharat.

(A) 1 only

(B) 2 only

(C) 1 and 3 only

(D) All of them

ANSWERS: – 6(D) 

 

  1. Gujarat ranks second in e-transactions on govt portals

Select the right one about PRAGATI –

(1) It is the multimodal platform for Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation involving central and state governments

(2) It is a three-tier system: PMO, Union Government Secretaries, and Chief Secretaries of the States.

(3) It uses latest technologies such as Digital data management, video-conferencing and geo-spatial technology.

(A) 1 only

(B) 2 and 3 only

(C) 3 only

(D) 1, 2 and 3

ANSWERS: -8(D)

  1. Navy’s Information Management and Analysis Centre to become national maritime domain awareness centre

With reference to Information Management And Analysis Centre (IMAC), which is true one?

(1) It is the nodal centre for maritime security information collation and dissemination.

(2) Jointly operated by the Navy and Coast Guard.

(3) IMAC tracks only non-military or commercial ships, known as blue shipping.

(A) 2 only

(B) 2 and 3 only

(C) 1 only

(D) 1 and 2 only

ANSWERS: – 8(D) 

 

  1. India successfully concluded the military exercise in Malabar.

Consider the following pairs:

Military Exercise Countries involved

List1                                                  List2

  1. Al Nagah- li India-Oman
  2. Ekuverin India- Singapore
  3. Bold Kurukshetra India- Maldives

Which of the pairs given above is/are correct?

(A) 1 only

(B) 1 and 3 only

(C) 1,2 and 3

(D) 1 and 2 only

ANSWERS: – 9(A) 

 

  1. The region was in discussion in the recent past due to Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict

Consider the following pairs:

Nation                                              Capital

List1                                                  list2

  1. Turkey Ankara
  2. Syria Damascus
  3. Azerbaijan Yerevan
  4. Armenia Baku

Which of the pairs given above is/are correct?

(A) 1 and 2 only

(B) 1,2 and 3 only

(C) 2,3 and 4 only

(D) 1,2,3 and 4

ANSWERS: -10(A)

 

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