Current Affairs For (20 December, 2021)

1. Which state has launched Sports Action toward Harnessing Aspiration of Youth (SAHAY) scheme?

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Answers With Explanation : (B) Jharkhand CM launched Sports Action toward Harnessing Aspiration of Youth (SAHAY) scheme for maoist-hit areas.

2. Who has received Global Entrepreneur of the Year Award- Business Transformation from The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE)?

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Answers With Explanation : (C) Kumar Mangalam Birla receives Global Entrepreneur of the Year Award from The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE).

3. Who is the author of the book titled ‘Rewinding of First 25 years of Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology’?

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Answers With Explanation : (D) The book titled ‘Rewinding of First 25 years of Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology’ authored by S S Oberoi, the former adviser at the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) was launched by Ajay Prakash Sawhney, Secretary of MeitY.

4. According to the reports of the data analytics company YouGov, who among the following personalities is listed the world’s most admired men?

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Answers With Explanation : (D) Barack Obama has ranked 1st on the list of the world’s top 20 most admired men, in a survey carried out by data analytics company YouGov.

5. What is the theme of the International Migrants Day 2021?

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Answers With Explanation : (B) The theme of International Migrants Day 2021 is Harnessing the potential of human mobility.

6. Every year, ________ is observed as the Minorities Rights Day to uphold the right to freedom and equal oppo0rtunities for the ethnic minorities in India.

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Answers With Explanation : (A) Every year, December 18 is observed as the Minorities Rights Day to uphold the right to freedom and equal opportunities for the ethnic minorities in India and create awareness about the respect and dignity of the minorities.

7. World Arabic Language Day is observed globally on _________ every year.

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Answers With Explanation : (C) World Arabic Language Day is observed globally on 18th December every year. The Arabic language is one of the pillars of the cultural diversity of mankind.

8. What is the rank of PM Narendra Modi in world’s top 20 most admired men, by data analytics company YouGov?

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Answers With Explanation : (D) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has ranked 8th on the list of the world’s top 20 most admired men, in a survey carried out by data analytics company YouGov.

9. A penalty of _______ has been imposed on Punjab National Bank (PN(B) by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)

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Answers With Explanation : (A) A penalty of Rs 1.8 crores has been imposed on Punjab National Bank (PN(B) by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), while ICICI Bank has been fined Rs 30 lakh for deficiencies in regulatory compliances.

10. Union Cabinet approved a Rs ___________ crore production linked incentive (PLI) scheme for boosting semiconductor.

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Answers With Explanation : (D) Union Cabinet approved a Rs 76,000-crore production linked incentive (PLI) scheme for boosting semiconductor and display manufacturing in India.

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