19th December 2020 Daily Current Affairs & Daily GK Update in English

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Daily Current Affairs 19th December 2020 in English

 

 

  1. Recently INTERPOL issued a Blue Corner notice to help locate fugitive self-styled godman Nithyananda, weeks after the Gujarat Police sought the agency’s intervention for this.

Consider the following statements with respect to INTERPOL notices

  1. Yellow Notice is issued to help locate missing persons, often minors, or to help identify persons who are unable to identify themselves.
  2. Orange Notice is issued to seek the location and arrest of wanted persons wanted for prosecution or to serve a sentence.
  3. INTERPOL Notices are national requests for cooperation or alerts allowing police in member countries to share critical crime related information.

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

(A) 1 only

(B) 2 only

(C) Both 1,2,3

(D) Neither 1,2,3

ANSWERS: – 1(A) 

 

  1. Recently, India has restricted Palm oil imports after Malaysi(A)

Consider the following statements with respect to Palm oil import

  1. China is the world’s largest importer of Palm oil.
  2. India imports most of its refined palm oil from Malaysia and crude palm oil from Indonesi(A)
  3. Indonesia and Malaysia are the top 2 producers of palm oil in the world

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

(A) 1 only

(B) 2 and 3

(C) Both 1,2,3

(D) Neither 1,2,3

ANSWERS: – 2(B) 

 

  1. The Zoological Survey of India (ZSI), with help from Gujarat’s forest department, is attempting for the first time Bio rock or Mineral Accretion Technology. Bio rock or Mineral Accretion Technology sometimes seen in the news recently is related to?

(A) Poly metallic Nodules

(B) Coral Reefs Restoration

(C) Petroleum Extraction

(D) Emission free Energy generation

ANSWERS: –  3(B) 

 

  1. Evidence that the 70km wide Yarrabubba crater may be the Earth’s oldest known meteorite impact structure has been presented in the journal Nature Communications.

Consider the following statements with respect to Yarrabubba

  1. It is the Earth’s oldest known impact structure.
  2. Earth’s surface is geologically active and constantly changing making it difficult to determine the impact craters.
  3. It is located in Australia

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

(A) 1 only

(B) 2 only

(C) 1,2,3

(D) None of the above

ANSWERS: –  4(C) 

 

  1. A five-judge Bench, led by Justice Arun Mishra, was constituted Section 438 of Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 often seen in the news recently deals with?

(A) Defamation

(B) Anticipatory Bail

(C) Termination of Pregnancy

(D) Insulting the modesty of a woman

ANSWERS: –  5(B) 

 

  1. Two Indian Coast Guard Ships (ICGS) —Annie Besant and Amrit Kaur were commissioned by Defence Secretary.

Consider the following statements with respect to ‘Annie Besant’ ship

  1. It is an advanced patrol ships of the Indian Navy belongs to Saryu class.
  2. It has been indigenously designed, built and commissioned at Khidderpore Dock, Kolkat(A)

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: – 6(B) 

 

  1. Recently, The World Health Organization (WHO) admitted an error in its assessment of Wuhan Corona virus risk.

Consider the following statements with respect to Disease Outbreaks –

  1. A Pandemic is the worldwide spread of a new infectious disease.
  2. The Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network (GOARN) is an international network of institutions that provides health professionals and expert advice in time of outbreaks to countries.
  3. It is a collaboration of existing institutions and networks, constantly alert and ready to respon(D)

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

(A) 1 only

(B) 2 only

(C) 1,2,3

(D) None of the above

ANSWERS: –  7(C)

 

  1. The Supreme Court has recently lifted its seven-year stay on a proposal to introduce African cheetahs from Namibia into the Indian habitat on an experimental basis.

Consider the following statements with respect to Asiatic Cheetah

  1. It is listed as critically endangered under the IUCN Red list.
  2. Asiatic cheetah, which once roamed parts of India, is now only found in Iran.
  3. palpur kuno scantury is located in Madhya Pradesh

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

(A) 1 only

(B) 2 only

(C) Both 1,2,3

(D) None of the above

ANSWERS: –  8(C) 

 

  1. A volcano erupted in Indonesia recently

Consider the following pairs

Active Volcanoes                        Countries

   LIST 1                                               LIST 2
1. Erebus                                         Alaska

  1. Taal                       New Zealand
  2. Stromboli            Iceland
  3. Sinabung           Indonesia

Which of the pairs given above are correctly matched?

(A) 1 and 4 only

(B) 2 and 3 only

(C) 1, 2 and 4 only

(D) 1, 3 and 4 only

ANSWERS: –  9(A)

 

  1. Three islands of Andaman and nicobar were recently renamed

Consider the following islands, Match them with their respective countries

LIST 1                                               LIST 2

  1. Wheeler island          India
  2. Ross Island                India
  3. Baffin                      Canada

(A) 1,2

(B) 2,3

(C) 1,3

(D) 1,2,3

ANSWERS: -10(D)

 

 

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