23rd December 2020 Daily Current Affairs & Daily GK Update in English

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Daily Current Affairs 23rd December 2020 in English

 

 

 

  1. January 18 marked the beginning of this year‘s Pulse Polio Programme

Consider the following statements with respect to Pulse Polio Programme

  1. Children in the age group of 0-6 years are administered polio drops under this programme.
  2. WHO removed India from the list of countries with active endemic wild polio virus transmission.
  3. It was launched by NITI Aayog.

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

(A) 1 and 3

(B) 2 only

(C) All of the above

(D) None of the above

ANSWERS: – 1(B) 

 

  1. United nations – To the rescue -UN chief launches plan to revitalise

What is “3RF Framework” which has been in the news in the recent past?

(A) It is the project of the United Nations to revitalise Beirut.

(B) It is the project of the WHO to eradicate Malaria from the worl((D)

(C) It is the project of the UNFCCC to combat environmental pollution.

(D) None of the above

ANSWERS: -2(A) 

 

  1. India’s GI tagged Kashmiri saffron enters UAE market.

Consider the following statements regarding the Kashmir Saffron:

  1. The saffron cultivated in Kashmir is long, thick and has natural deep red colour.
  2. The colour of the saffron is unique due to the high quantity of crocin.
  3. The saffron cultivated in the Kashmir valley has received Geographical Indication Tag.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(A) 1 and 2 only

(B) 1,2 and 3

(C) 1 only

(D) 2 and 3 only

ANSWERS: –  4(A) 

 

  1. Govt of India flags off Vigyan Yatra ahead of the India International Science Festival 2020

Consider the following statements regarding the Vigyan yatra:

  1. Vigyan yatra is a promotional activity to promote scientific temper.
  2. It is being carried out as a part of the India International Science Festival.
  3. It is organised by the Ministry of Education.

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: – 4(A) 

 

  1. A series of floating islands called ‘Phumdis’ are found in which of the following lake of India?

(A) Chilika lake

(B) Loktak lake

(C) Sambar lake

(D) Kolleru lake

ANSWERS: – 5(B) 

 

  1. Consider the following statements regarding the CITES:

 

  1. It is an international agreement that ensures that the international trade in birds, wild animals and plants does not endanger them.
  2. Although CITES is legally binding on the Parties, it does not take the place of national laws.
  3. India is a member of CITES.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(A) 1 only

(B) 1,2 and 3

(C) 2 and 3only

(D) 1 and 3 only

ANSWERS: – 6(B) 

 

  1. Swasthya Sathi scheme is being implemented in which state?

(A) Maharashtra

(B) Gujrat

(C) West Bengal

(D) Rajasthan

ANSWERS: –  7(C) 

 

  1. Consider the following statements regarding the Election Commission of India

 

  1. The Election Commission is a Constitutional body.
  2. The appointment of the Chief Election Commissioner and other election commissioners shall be made by the Prime Minister.
  1. ECI conducts all local body elections also Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(A) 1 only

(B) 2 and 3

(C) 1,2,3

(D) None of the above

ANSWERS: –  8(A) 

 

  1. Pollution in lakes increased Says CPCB –

Match the following lakes with their states

       LIST 1                        LIST 2

  1. Lonar                   Maharastra
  2. kelageri              Karnataka
  3. Chilika                  odisha
  4. Chandrataal     Uttarakhand

Options

(A) 1,2,3

(B) 2,3,4

(C) 1,2

(D) 2,4

ANSWERS: –   9(A) 

 

  1. forests are being cleared in goa for the purpose of coal mining

Consider the following coal based power stations

       LIST 1                            LIST 2

  1. Farakka                     West Bengal
  2. Talcher thermal    Odisha
  3. Barh                              Bihar
  4. Sipat                       Jharkhand

Options

(A) 1,2,3

(B)2,3,4

(C) 1,2

(D) 2,4

ANSWERS: –   10(A)

 

 

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