Daily Current Affairs Quiz – 12th & 13th December 2021

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Dear Readers, Daily Current Affairs Questions Quiz for SBI, IBPS, RBI, RRB, SSC Exam 2021 of 12th & 13th December 2021. Daily GK quiz online for bank & competitive exam. Here we have given the Daily Current Affairs Quiz based on the previous days Daily Current Affairs updates. Candidates preparing for IBPS, SBI, RBI, RRB, SSC Exam 2021 & other competitive exams can make use of these Current Affairs Quiz.

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1) On which among the following date UNICEF Day has been observed every year?

(a) December 11

(b) December 12

(c) December 13

(d) December 10

(e) December o9

2) The United Nations General Assembly has granted an Observer Status to which among the following organisation?

(a) International Solar Alliance

(b) Amnesty International

(c) International Atomic Energy Agency

(d)Confederation of Indian Industry

(e)NITI Aayog

3) Who among the following has been appointed as the next executive Director of the UN Children’s Fund?

(a) Catherine Russell

(b) Antonio Guetrus

(c) Mingeirou Lust

(d) Phillipe Lust

(e) Henrietta Fore

4) For which among the following field Balkrishna Doshi would be awarded the ‘Royal Gold Medal 2022’?

(a)Agriculture

(b)Architecture

(c)Sports

(d)Education

(e)Science

5) Who among the following has been awarded ‘2021 DST-ICTP-IMU Ramanujan Prize for Young Mathematicians?

(a) L Subramaniam

(b)Neena Gupta

(c)Saina Pradap

(d)Tina Monty

(e)Nil Davidson

6) Harnaaz Sandhu has been crowned the Miss Universe 2021 at Universe Dome in which among the following country?

(a)Israel

(b)South Sudan

(c)Italy

(d)UAE

(e)South Africa

7) Which among the following Indian has attended the closed-door session of the first Summit for Democracy?

(a)Narendra Modi

(b)Nirmala Sitharaman

(c)Ramnath Kovind

(d)Piyush Goyal

(e)Ashwini Vaishnaw

8) In which among the following place the Defence Research and Development Organisation has successfully tested Pinaka (Pinaka-ER) Multi Barrel Rocket Launcher System?

(a)Rajasthan

(b)Odisha

(c)Karnataka

(d)Maharashtra

(e)Andhra Pradesh

9) Which among the following organisation and Indian Air Force has flight-tested the Stand-off Anti-tank (SANT) Missile from Pokhran firing ranges of Rajasthan?

(a)DRDO

(b)ISRO

(c)Indian Navy

(d)Hindustan Aeronautics Limited

(e)Bharat Electronics

10) Mridula Ramesh has authored a new Book Titled, ‘Watershed: How We Destroyed India’s Water and How We Can Save It”. It is published by which among the following company?

(a) Hachette India

(b) Roli Books

(c) Rupa Publications

(d) Penguine Random House India

(e) Aleph book company

11) In which among the following place the Fide world Championship has been held?

(a)Dubai

(b)London

(c) Malaysia

(d)Buenos Aires

(e)Mumbai

Answers :

1) Answer: A

UNICEF Day is observed on December 11 every year; to spread awareness on saving children’s lives, defending their rights and helping them fulfill their potential from childhood to adolescence.2021 Theme is to help children to recover from interruption and learning losses experienced through the pandemic in the last two years.

2) Answer: A

On December 9, 2021, India’s Permanent Ambassador to the UN, T S Tirumurti announced The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has granted Observer Status to the International Solar Alliance. It has been taken based on the UNGS’s Sixth Committee report.

The fourth general assembly of the International Solar Alliance (ISA), was held in October 2021.

A total of 108 countries participated in the Assembly, including 74 Member Countries and 34 Observer and Prospective Countries, 23 Partner Organizations and 33 Special Invitee Organisations.

3) Answer: A

On December 10, 2021, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appointed Catherine Russell of the United States to become the next Executive Director of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF).She will succeed Henrietta Fore, who resigned in July.

She will become the fourth woman to head the agency of 20,000 personnel.

4) Answer: B

Eminent Indian architect Balkrishna Doshi will be awarded the ‘Royal Gold Medal 2022’, one of the world’s highest honors for architecture. This was announced by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). Doshi is the first Indian to win this award. The 94-year-old, who worked with Le Corbusier on his designs for the city of Chandigarh, was instrumental in defining the architecture of post-independence India. His designs combined modernist principles with a deep understanding of local vernacular traditions.

5) Answer: B

Professor Neena Gupta, a mathematician and faculty member of the (ISI) was awarded the ‘2021 DST-ICTP-IMU Ramanujan Prize for Young Mathematicians from developing countries’ for her outstanding work in affine algebraic geometry and commutative algebra.

She has become the fourth Indian to win Ramanujan Prize for Young Mathematicians.

6) Answer: A

On Dec 12, 2021, the 21-year-old model Harnaaz Sandhu was crowned the Miss Universe 2021 at Universe Dome in Eilat, Israel. She was was representing India at the 70th Miss Universe 2021.Miss Universe 2021 Harnaaz Sandhu was presented the crown by Andrea Meza, former Miss Universe 2000 from Mexico.Meanwhile Paraguay’s Nadia Ferreira, 22, finished second, South Africa’s Lalela Mswane, 24, came third. With this win, she became the third Indian woman to be crowned Miss Universe

7) Answer: A

Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the closed-door session of the first Summit for Democracy.PM Modi was invited to participate in the main Leaders’ Plenary Session hosted by US President Joe Biden. This closed-door session saw interventions from 12 select countries, including India. The second Leaders’ Plenary Session was hosted by the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen.

8) Answer: A

The Defence Research and Development Organisation’s (DRDO) successfully tested an extended range Pinaka (Pinaka-ER) Multi Barrel Rocket Launcher System at Rajasthan’s Pokhran Range. The system is jointly designed by laboratories of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) – Armament Research & Development Establishment (ARDE), Pune and High Energy Materials Research Laboratory (HEMRL), Pune.

The new Pinaka ER gives it a range of around 70 km, over the 45 km existing range of the missile.

9) Answer: A

On Dec 11, 2021, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Indian Air Force (IAF) flight-tested the indigenously designed and developed Helicopter launched Stand-off Anti-tank (SANT) Missile from Pokhran firing ranges of Rajasthan.

The SANT missile has been designed and developed by Research Centre Imarat (RCI), Hyderabad in coordination with other DRDO labs and participation from industries.

10) Answer: A

Mridula Ramesh authored a new Book Titled Watershed: How We Destroyed India’s Water and How We Can Save It. The Book is published by Hachette India.

11) Answer: A

On Dec 10, 2021, Reigning world chess champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway defended his title and won the FIDE World Championship in Dubai, UAE. With this Carlsen clinched his fifth world championship title. He won the title 7.5-3.5 against Ian Nepomniachtchi of Russia.

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