22nd December 2020 Daily Current Affairs & Daily GK Update in English

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Daily Current Affairs 22nd December 2020 in English

 

  1. Recently dev Diwali was celebrated in Uttar Pradesh on the banks of river gang(A)

Consider the following statements regarding the “Namami Gange Project”:

  1. It is also called the National Mission for Clean Gang(A)
  2. It was launched in 2014 to achieve abatement of pollution in conservation and rejuvenation of Gang(A)
  1. It is being implemented by National Ganga Council which replaced the NationalnGanga River Basin authority in 2016.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(A) 1 only

(B) 1 and 2 only

(C) 1, 2 and 3

(D) 2 and 3 only

ANSWERS: – 1(C)

 

  1. BSNL, in partnership with Skylo tech India, announced today a breakthrough in satellite-based NB-IoT (Narrow Band-Internet of Things),  Consider the following statements regarding the Narrow Band Internet of Things (NB-IoT)
  1. It is a High Power Wide Area technology that was developed to enable wide range of new internet of things devices.
  2. It mainly improves the power consumption of the devices, spectrum efficiency and system capacity.
  3. Under this technology battery life of more than 10 years can be achieved in devices.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(A) 1 and 2 only

(B) 2 and 3 only

(C) 1,2 and 3

(D) 1 and 3 only

ANSWERS: – 2(B) 

 

  1. Digital health mission ready for nationwide roll-out soon: Ayushman Bharat CEO

-Consider the following statements regarding National Digital Health Mission:

  1. The National Digital Health Mission is a digital health ecosystem under which every Indian citizen will now have unique health IDs, digitized health records with identifiers for doctors and health facilities.
  2. The scheme comes under the Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojan(A)
  3. National Health Authority (NHA), is nodal body attached

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(A) 1 only

(B) 2 only

(C) Both 1,2,3

(D) None of them

ANSWERS: – 3(C) 

 

  1. In 2020, bush fires burned over half of the island’s bushlan(D) Fraser Island” has been in the news in the recent past. It is located off the coast of which country?

(A) Russia

(B) United Kingdom

(C) Australia

(D) Canada

ANSWERS: – 4(C) 

 

  1. Governments ambitious programme PM WANI rolled outRecently, The Union Cabinet has approved the “PM-WANI” scheme.This is an effort of the government, which is related to which of the following?

(A) Elevate wireless internet connectivity in the country.

(B) Create infrastructure for the generation of COVID-19 vaccine.

(C) To create world class infrastructure for primary education in the rural areas of the

country.

(D) None of the above.

ANSWERS: -5(A) 

 

  1. Recently floods caused distress to kaziranga national park “Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary” is located in which of the following state?

(A) Nagaland

(B) Bihar

(C) Uttar Pradesh

(D) Assam

ANSWERS: – 6(D) 

 

  1. A new study from researchers at Columbia University examined the greenhouse warming effects of Ozone-depleting substances (ODS).

Consider the following

  1. Chlorofluorocarbon (CFC)
  2. Hydrochlorofluorocarbon(HCFC)
  3. Hydrobromoflurocarbon(HBFC)
  4. Halons
  5. Methyl bromide
  6. Carbon tetrachloride

Which of these are Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS)?

(A) 1, 2, 4 and 6 only

(B) 1, 3, 5 and 6 only

(C) 1, 2, 3, 5 and 6 only

(D) All of the above

ANSWERS: – 7(D) 

 

  1. Recently, the Central government has allowed the conversion of surplus rice to ethanol.

Which of the following statement stands true regarding conversion of surplus rice to ethanol ?

  1. Ethanol produced from this will be used for utilisation in making alcohol-based hand sanitizers and blending in petrol
  2. TheNational Policy on Biofuels, 2018allowsconversion of surplus quantities of food grains to ethanol when there is a projected oversupply of food grains.
  3. To achieve20% ethanol-blendingand5% biodiesel-blending by the year2030

(A) 1 and 3 only

(B) 1 and 2 only

(C) All of the above

(D) None of the above

ANSWERS: –  8(C)

 

  1. Malabar concluded on a high note

Consider the following pairs:

Military Exercise                         Countries

LIST 1                                    LIST 2

  1. Shakti India-            France
  2. Dharma Guardian  India-USA
  3. Vajra-Prahar           India-      Japan

Which of the pairs given above is/are correct?

(A) 1 only

(B) 1,2 and 3

(C) 2 and 3 only

(D) None of the above

ANSWERS: – 9(A) 

 

  1. Vikramaditya was harboured at a port for civilian visit

 Consider the following ports

LIST 1                        LIST 2

  1. Kochi port           Kerala
  2. Ennore port      Tamilnadu
  3. Kandla              Gujarat
  4. Karwar           Karnataka

Options

(A) 1,2

(B) 2,3

(C) 1,2,3

(D) All of the above

ANSWERS: –  10(D)

 

 

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