Current Affairs For (11 December,2021)

1. Human Rights Day is celebrated on ________ annually across the world.

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Answers With Explanation : (A) Human Rights Day is celebrated on 10 December annually across the world. This Day came into existence on December 10, 1948, when the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted by the United Nations.

2. Name the author of the book ‘At Home In The Universe’.

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Answers With Explanation : (C) An autobiography titled ‘At Home In The Universe’ by Bala Krishna Madhur was released by R.C. Sinha, IAS (Rtd), advisor to the Ministry of Road Development in Mumbai, Maharashtra.

3. Which bank has signed an MoU with Kendriya Sainik Board to support and educate the children of war veterans, ex-servicemen, and war widows?

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Answers With Explanation : (D) State Bank of India (SBI) has signed an MoU with Kendriya Sainik Board to support and educate the children of war veterans, ex-servicemen, and war widows. India’s largest bank said it will provide a grant of ? 1,000 per month to 8,333 war veterans’.

4. Who among the following personality was SpaceX’s first flight surgeon?

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Answers With Explanation : (A) Nasa-turned-SpaceX flight surgeon, Anil Menon is among the 10 latest trainee astronauts who will join the 2021 class of the American space agency as it plans for the first human missions to the moon in more than 50 years.

5. Aung San Suu Kyi was sentenced to four years imprisonment recently. She is a prominent civilian leader who belongs to?

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Answers With Explanation : (D) Myanmar’s ousted civilian leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, was sentenced to four years imprisonment after being found guilty on two charges, the first verdicts in a raft of criminal cases that the country’s military has brought against her since seizing power 10 months ago.

6. Who has won the gold medal in Men’s 55 kg snatch category at the ongoing Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships 2021?

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Answers With Explanation : (D) Sanket Mahadev Sargar won the gold medal in Men’s 55 kg snatch category at the ongoing Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships 2021. He created the national record by lifting 113kg in the men’s 55kg snatch category.

7. Which of the following ministry has launched the Bhasha Sangam mobile app for teaching a language other than mother tongue?

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Answers With Explanation : (B) Union Minister of State for Education, Dr Subhas Sarkar has informed that the government is all set to launch Bhasha Sangam mobile app.

8. The Union Cabinet has granted central support for the Ken-Betwa inter-linking of rivers project in the amount of Rs. ________ crore

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Answers With Explanation : (C) The Union Cabinet has approved central support for the project in the amount of Rs. 39,317 crore, which includes a grant of Rs. 36,290 crore and a loan of Rs. 3,027 crore.

9. Which organization has launched a cybersecurity skills training programme in India to train over 1 lakh people?

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Answers With Explanation : (A) Microsoft has launched a cybersecurity skilling program with the goal of training over 1 lakh learners by 2022 to address the skills gap and prepare India’s workforce for a career in cybersecurity.

10. Which state defended their Senior Women’s National Football Championship?

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Answers With Explanation : (D) Manipur successfully defended their Senior Women’s National Football Championship crown after a dramatic penalty shootout win over Railways in the final at the EMS Stadium in Kozhikode, Kerala.

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