21st December 2020 Daily Current Affairs & Daily GK Update in English

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Daily Current Affairs 21st December 2020 in English

 

  1. Union Home Minister will chair the 22nd Central Zonal Council Meeting.

Consider the following statements with respect to Zonal Councils

  1. The Vice-Chairman of each council hold the office for a period of two years at a time.
  2. Each Zonal Council has a Standing Committee consisting of Chief Secretaries of the member States of their respective Zonal Councils.
  3. The Zonal councils are Constitutional bodies and they are advisory in nature.

Which of the statements given above are not correct?

(A) 1 and 2 only

(B) 2 and 3 only

(C) 1 and 3 only

(D) 1, 2 and 3

ANSWERS: – 1(C) 

 

  1. The Government has constituted a Commission on 2nd October, 2017 under article 340 of the Constitution to examine the issues of the sub-categorization of Other Backward Classes

With respect to Sub-categorization within Other Backward Classes Committee, consider the following statements:

  1. It’s one of the objective is to study the various entries in the Central List of OBCs and recommend correction of any repetitions, ambiguities, inconsistencies and errors of spelling or transcription.
  2. The Commission was constituted under Article 371 of the Indian Constitution.
  3. The Commission was headed by Justice (Ret(D)) Rohini.

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

(A) 3 only

(B) 1 and 3 only

(C) 1, 2 and 3

(D) None

ANSWERS: – 2(B) 

 

  1. Recently, the Andhra Pradesh Cabinet decided to abolish the state’s Legislative Council.

Consider the following statements with respect to State Legislative Council

  1. 1/12th of its members are elected by the registered graduates.
  2. The Legislative Councils are permanent Houses, and like Rajya Sabha, two-third of their members retire every two years.
  3. Governor nominates members from among those who have distinguished themselves only in literature, science, art, the cooperative movement, and social service.

Which of the statements given above are correct?

(A) 1 and 2 only

(B) 2 and 3 only

(C) 1 and 3 only

(D) 1, 2 and 3

ANSWERS: – 3(C) 

 

  1. On January 27 this year, survivors of the Holocaust and international heads of state will mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-

Consider the following

  1. Germany 2. Russia
  2. Lithuania 4. Ukraine
  3. Belarus

Which of the countries shares border with Poland?

(A) 1, 3 and 5 only

(B) 1, 2, 3 and 5 only

(C) 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

(D) 1, 3, 4 and 5 only

ANSWERS: –  4(C) 

 

  1. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) recently shared a sonification video of crab Nebul(A) The video shows Nebula being transformed into music based on its different colours. The blue shades were translated into bass and white shades into to wood winds. Nebula is an interstellar cloud of hydrogen, dust, Helium and ionized gases.

What is “Data Sonification” that has been in the news in the recent past?

(A) It is the use of sound to represent dat(A)

(B) It is the use of data to solve complex arithmetic equations.

(C) It is the use of data to make policies for the different sections of the society.

(D) None of the above.

ANSWERS: – 5(A)

 

  1. Recently, the Fitness Ka Dose Aadha Ghanta Roz Campaign was recently applauded by the World Health Organization. The campaign has been uploaded for its initiatives to promote physical activity. The campaign was launched as a part of the Fit India Movement

Consider the following statements regarding the ‘Fit India Movement’:

  1. It was launched on the occasion of National Sports day in 2020.
  2. It aims to bring about behavioural change by introducing fitness practices in daily

lives of Indians.

  1. It was launched by NADA

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(A) 1 only

(B) 2 only

(C) 1,2,3

(D) None of them

ANSWERS: –  6(B) 

 

  1. Hospitals denying admission is breach of fundamental duty: Calcutta HC

The concept of Fundamental Duties in the Indian Constitution has been borrowed from?

(A) British Constitution

(B) French Constitution

(C) Canadian Constitution

(D) Soviet Constitution (USSR, now Russia)

ANSWERS: –  7(D) 

 

  1. A bill for the creation of new State in India is required to be passed in Parliament by?

(A) Simple Majority of Parliament

(B) Special Majority of Parliament

(C) Special Majority of Parliament and with the Consent of half of the State legislatures

(D) None of the above

ANSWERS: – 8(A)

 

  1. Ramsar Convention has recently declared 10 more wetlands from India as sites of international importance‖, taking the total number of Ramsar sites in India to 37.

Consider the following pairs

LIST 1LIST 2
1. NandurMadhameshwrMaharashtra 
2. KeshopurBird SanctuaryPunjab
3. ParvatiArgaBird SanctuaryUttar Pradesh

Which of the pair(s) given above is/are designated Ramsar Wetland Sites?

(A) 1 only

(B) 3 only

(C) 2 and 3 only

(D) 1, 2 and 3

ANSWERS: –  9(D) 

 

  1. US imposed sanctions on turkey

Match the following middle east countries with their capitals

LIST 1LIST 2
1. IRAQTehran
2. IRANBaghdad
3. LEBANONBeirut
4.SAUDI ARABIARiyadh
5.TURKEYAngara

Options

(A) 1,2,3

(B) 2,3,4

(C) 1,2,3,4,5

(D) 3,4,5

ANSWERS: –  10(D)

 

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