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Every candidate preparing seriously for upcoming SSC CGL/CHSL, Banking and Competitive Exams understands the significance of scoring well on Current Affairs questions. In the absence of systematic and effective preparation for facing these questions, getting ahead of the competition is next to impossible. But if you have arrived on this page, you need not worry.

Vidya Guru, the Institute for Best SSC CGL Coaching in Delhi & NCR, keeps publishing latest Current GK updates that cover expected exam questions. In addition to these updates, the videos we post on our YouTube channel are also immensely beneficial for a quick revision before the D-day.

December 2019 GK Quiz

Question 1. Name the 2019 Time Magazine Person of the Year.
a. Virat Kohli
b. Greta Thunberg
c. Boris Johnson
d. Donald Trump

Answer: Greta Thunberg

Question 2. Hand-In-Hand, a joint military exercise between India & China, was conducted recently at
a. Jaisalmer, Rajasthan
b. Vairengte, Mizoram
c. Umroi, Meghalaya
d. Suratgarh, Rajasthan

Answer: Umroi, Meghalaya

Question 3. Who has become the fastest cricketer to score 7000 test runs?
a. David Warner
b. Virat Kohli
c. Steve Smith
d. Kane Williamson

Answer: Steve Smith

Question 4. Zozibini Tunzi, the Miss Universe 2019, belongs to which of the following countries?
a. South Africa
b. Nigeria
c. Zimbabwe
d. Tanzania

Answer: South Africa

Question 5. Bharat Bond ETF, India’s 1st Corporate Bond Exchange Traded Fund, is available in Fixed Maturity durations of
a. 3 Years
b. 5 Years
c. 10 Years
d. Both A & C

Answer: Both A & C

Question 6. Name the literary award that Malayalam writer Akkitham Achuthan Namboothiri has won recently.
a. Jnanpith Award
b. Saraswati Samman
c. Vyas Samman
d. Sahitya Akademi Puraskar

Answer: Jnanpith Award

Question 7. What was India’s rank on the 2019 Human Development Index published by UNDP (United Nations development Program)?
a. 119
b. 121
c. 127
d. 129

Answer: 129

Question 8. Which nation was ranked 1 on the 2019 Human Development Index?
a. Sweden
b. Norway
c. Finland
d. New Zealand

Answer: Norway

Question 9. RISAT-2BR1, a radar imaging earth observation satellite, which is also being called a sharp-eyed surveillance satellite, was launched by
a. PSLV-C46
b. PSLV-C47
c. PSLV-C48
d. PSLV-C50

Answer: PSLV-C48

Question 10. 28. Surya Kiran, a joint military exercise between India and Nepal, was conducted recently at
a. Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh
b. Bakloh, Himachal Pradesh
c. Rupendehi, Nepal
d. Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand

Answer: Rupendehi, Nepal

Question 11. Who among the following has won the 2019 Ballon d’Or award?
a. Cristiano Ronaldo
b. Virgil van Dijk
c. Lionel Messi
d. Kylian Mbappe

Answer: Lionel Messi

Question 12. India stood 1st on the recently concluded South Asian Games. South Asian Games 2019 were hosted by
a. Bangladesh
b. Bhutan
c. Nepal
d. Maldives

Answer: Nepal

Question 13. RBI has raised the lending limit on Peer-2-Peer (P2P) platforms from Rs. 10 Lakhs to
a. Rs. 20 Lakhs
b. Rs. 40 Lakhs
c. Rs. 50 Lakhs
d. Rs. 70 Lakhs

Answer: Rs. 50 Lakhs

Question 14. YuWaah (Generation Unlimited), a youth skilling initiative, has been launched in India by
a. World Bank
c. International Monetary Fund

Answer: UNICEF

Question 15. World AIDS Day (WAD) annually on 1st December. What was the theme of WAD 2019?
a. Working together to counter AIDS
b. Creating an HIV free world
c. Communities make the difference
d. Dignity for the HIV positive

Answer: Communities make the difference

Question 16. Who has been appointed head of the steering committee on the Code for Responsible Lending in micro-credit?
a. Usha Thorat
b. BP Kanungo
c. Pradeep Kumar
d. HR Khan

Answer: HR Khan

Question 17. Khelo India Youth Games 2020 (3rd edition) are going to be held in
a. Pune, Maharashtra
b. Guwahati, Assam
c. Jaipur, Rajasthan
d. Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

Answer: Guwahati, Assam

Question 18. Sanna Marin has recently become the Prime Minister of which of the following countries?
a. Finland
b. Sweden
c. Switzerland
d. Denmark

Answer: Finland

Question 19. Mitra Shakti, the joint military exercise between India and Sri Lanka, was recently held at
a. Almora, Uttarakhand
b. Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
c. Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh
d. Pune, Maharashtra

Answer: Pune, Maharashtra

Question 20. As per RBI’s on-tap license guidelines for Small Finance Banks (SFBs), a Payment Bank can apply for conversion to an SFB after completing
a. 3 Years
b. 5 Years
c. 7 Years
d. 8 Years

Answer: 5 Years

Question 21. What is the name of residential schools that will be set up by the Govt. for tribal children?
a. Eklavya Model Residential Schools
b. Ekal Vidyalaya
c. Birsa Munda Residential Schools
d. Mangal Pandey Residential Schools

Answer: Eklavya Model Residential Schools

Question 22. Human Rights Day (HRD) is observed annually on 10th December. What was the theme of HRD 2019?
a. Youth standing up for human rights
b. Protecting human dignity
c. Refugees also have rights
d. Respect for child rights

Answer: Youth standing up for human rights

Question 23. The 2019 NATO summit was organized in
a. Ottawa, Canada
b. London, UK
c. Brussels, Belgium
d. Paris, France

Answer: London, UK

Question 24. International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) is observed annually on 3rd December. What was the theme of the IDPD 2019?
a. The future is accessible
b. Understanding the challenges faced by the disabled
c. Empowering the disabled
d. Improving the quality of life of the disabled

Answer: The future is accessible

Question 25. Bharatiya Poshan Anthem has been written by
a. Gulzar
b. Varun Grover
c. Prasoon Joshi
d. Javed Akhtar

Answer: Prasoon Joshi

Question 26. Name the country that assumed the Presidency G-20 recently.
a. France
b. Saudi Arabia
c. Australia
d. Canada

Answer: Saudi Arabia

Question 27. The 15th finance commission has submitted its report recently. Name the Chairman of the 15th Finance Commission.
a. YH Malegam
b. KC Chakrabarty
c. Amitabh Kant
d. NK Singh

Answer: NK Singh

Question 28. The 2019 Economic Times Lifetime Achievement award for Public Service was conferred on
a. Nitish Kumar
b. Sushma Swaraj
c. Manohar Parrikar
d. Arun Jaitely

Answer: Arun Jaitely

Question 29. International Anti-Corruption Day (IACD) is observed annually on 9th December. The theme of IACD 2019 is
a. Transparency in bureaucracy
b. Transparency and efficiency in public services
c. Efficiency in place of corruption
d. United against corruption

Answer: United against corruption

Question 30. The 2020 National Sikh Games are going to be organized in
a. Patna
b. New Delhi
c. Patiala
d. Saharanpur

Answer: New Delhi

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