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अभ्यास Monthly Current Affairs MCQ : December 2021

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Question 1

Which of the following air version of supersonic missile has been successfully test fired in Chandipur off the coast of Odisha?

Question 2

Which of the following culture and art Scheme of Financial Assistance under “Kala Sanskriti Vikas Yojna” has been started?

Question 3

What is the theme of Human Rights Day 2021?

Question 4

Who has been elected as the President of National Highway Authority of India (NHAI)?

Question 5

Which of the following team is the runner up in Davis Cup 2021?

Question 6

Nanda Prusty, popularly known as 'Nanda Master', passed away recently, for which field he was awarded the Padma Shri?

Question 7

Where is the Headquarters of BIMSTEC?

Question 8

What is the name of 16th bird century recently added by ministry of environment forest and climate change?

Question 9

In which of the following states Saryu Nahar National Project is started by the Prime Minister of India?

Question 10

57th jnanpith award for the year 2022 won by?

Question 11

The theme of International Mountain Day 2021 is

Question 12

Name of India's first female psychiatrist who passed away recently?

Question 13

Who among the following has been chosen as the Miss Universe of 2021?

Question 14

Who has won the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) Player of the Year 2021 award?

Question 15

Name the Multi Barrel Rocket Launcher System which has been successfully test fired by DRDO from Pokhran range recently.

Question 16

Who among the following personalities will be awarded  the Royal Gold Medal in 2022?

Question 17

Consider the following statements about World Inequality Report 2022 in relation to India-

i. Top 5% of population holds 22% of national income

ii. The female labour income share is equal to 18%.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Question 18

Consider the following statements regarding the SAMPANN project-

i. It is a seamless online pension processing and payment system for the Department of Telecommunications pensioners.

ii. It was dedicated to the nation by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 29th  December, 2020.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Question 19

Harbans Kapoor, who passed away recently, belonged to which profession??

Question 20

Who has been conferred the 2021 DST-ICTP-IMU Ramanujan Award?

Question 21

NITI Aayog and which foundation jointly announced the launch of 'Convoke

2021-22'?

Question 22

The book on springshed management in the Indian Himalayan region was released by which of the following?

Question 23

Consider the following statements regarding the International Solar Alliance-

i. United Nations grants observer status to International Solar Alliance

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

iii. Its Headquarters is at Gurugram (Haryana) in India

iv. The U.S. became the 100th country to sign the framework agreement of the ISA.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Question 24

Consider the following statement regarding the Ken-Betwa Interlinking of Rivers Project-

i. The total cost of Ken-Betwa link project has been assessed at Rs.40565 crore at 2020-21 price levels.

ii. Ken and Betwa Rivers originate in Uttar Pradesh and are the tributaries of Yamuna.

iii. The Project is proposed to be implemented in 8 years with state-of-the-art

technology.

Which of the statements given above is/are incorrect?

Question 25

Where was the 7th edition of India International Science Festival (IISF) 2021 held?

Question 26

Who has been appointed by the United Nations as the head of UNICEF?

Question 27

Which of the following personality has been appointed FICCI president?

Question 28

Atmanirbhar Hastshilpkar scheme for hand craftsmen has been announced for which part in India?

Question 29

Consider the following statements regarding the Supersonic Missile Assisted Torpedo System-

i. The system has been designed to enhance anti-submarine warfare capability far beyond the conventional range of the torpedo.

ii. It is a three-stage torpedo system

iii. It is a next generation missile-based standoff torpedo delivery system.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Question 30

Consider the following statements regarding the India International Science Festival (IISF) 2021-

i. It is the 8th edition of the India International Science festival (IISF) 2021

ii. The theme of IISF 2021 was ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ – celebrating Creativity, Science, Technology and Innovation for a prosperous India.

Which of the statements given above is /are correct?

Question 31

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the 52nd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2021?

i. Hema Malini and Prasoon Joshi won the Indian Film Personality of the Year.

ii. Ring Wandering won the Best Film under Golden Peacock Award.

iii. Virendra Kumar won the Best Actor (Male).

Question 32

Consider the following statements regarding the Barbados:

i. Barbados has become the world’s newest republic.

ii. David Markon was named as president-elect of the nation.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 33

When is International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) observed?

Question 34

The GALAH survey was recently used to find out what on Earth?

Question 35

Who has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC)?

Question 36

Who has become the first Indian to be honoured with ‘Knighthood of Parte Guelfa’?

Question 37

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the G20 ‘Troika’?

i. India joined the G20 ‘Troika’ on December 1, 2021.

ii. India will assume the G20 presidency on December 1, 2022 from France.

iii. Troika refers to the top grouping within the G20 that consists of the current, previous and the incoming presidencies.

Question 38

Consider the following statements regarding the Report of National Health Account Estimates for India for 2017-18:

i. The share of total health expenditure as part of GDP (Gross Domestic Product) was 1.35% in 2017-18

ii. As a share of total health expenditure, Out-Of-Pocket Expenditure (OOPE) was 48.8% in 2017-18

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 39

Which committee has recently recommended measures to adopt Online Dispute Resolution (ODR)?

Question 40

Who won the men’s Ballon d’Or Award 2021?

Question 41

When is World Soil Day (WSD) observed?

Question 42

When is Navy Day (India) observed?

Question 43

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the Worldwide Cost of Living Index 2021?

i. Tel Aviv has become the world's most expensive city to live in.

ii. Syria’s Damascus has been ranked as the world’s cheapest city.

iii. The Index has been released by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).

Question 44

Consider the following statements:

i. Recently, the Central government released the new series of Wage Rate Index (WRI) with base year 2006=100.

ii. The Wage Rate Index (WRI) is compiled and maintained by the Labour Bureau.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 45

Who has been appointed as the Chairman of the India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC)?

Question 46

Who has been awarded the Woman of the Year Award 2021 by World Athletics (WA)?

Question 47

When is International Civil Aviation Day observed?

Question 48

Former Chief Minister Konijeti Rosaiah passed away; He was the Chief Minister of which state?

Question 49

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation 2021?

i. Delhi’s Nizamuddin Basti conservation project won 2 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation 2021

ii. 18 projects from 6 countries have been honoured by a jury of heritage experts.

iii. The Nizamuddin Area comprises the World Heritage Site of Humayun’s Tomb.

Question 50

Consider the following statements regarding the ‘Sandhayak’:

i. ‘Sandhayak’ is the first of the four Survey Vessels (Large) projects being built for the Indian Navy.

ii. It was launched in Kolkata.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 51

Who will be appointed as the International Monetary Fund (IMF)’s first Deputy Managing Director?

Question 52

Assam’s highest civilian award was conferred on industrialist Ratan Tata for his contribution to which of the following services?

Question 53

Which organization carried out a nationwide campaign, ‘Puneet Sagar’ to free seashores/beaches from plastic & other waste materials?

Question 54

Who is the author of the book titled ‘Indian Innings: The Journey of Indian Cricket from 1947’?

Question 55

How many agreements were signed between India and Russia in the 21st India and Russia summit held in India?

Question 56

What is the name of the joint military exercise of India and Maldives?

Question 57

Maitri Diwas is observed between India and which of the following countries?

Question 58

Which of the following writer won the Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay NIF Book Prize 2021?

Question 59

Which of the following team has won the Men's Junior Hockey World Cup 2021?

Question 60

In which of the following districts of Tamil Nadu CDS Bipin Rawat's helicopter crashed?

Question 61

Recently, DRDO test-fired new generation ballistic missile ‘Agni P’. What is range capability of this missile?

Question 62

The Union Cabinet took the decision to raise the legal age of marriage for women from 18 to 21 years. Who among the following was the head of the panel to make this recommendation?

Question 63

The Central government has given “In-principle’’ approval for setting up of six nuclear power reactors at Jaitapur in Maharashtra. It will be setup with technical cooperation from which country?

Question 64

Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of Ganga Expressway in Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh. What will be the total length of this highway?

Question 65

The Order of the Dragon King is the highest award of which country?

Question 66

Avani Lekhara won the "Best Female Debut" honour at the 2021 Paralympic Sport Awards. She is related to which sport?

Question 67

Which Indian player won the historic silver medal in BWF World Championship 2021?

Question 68

Indian Desert Cat sighted in Panna Tiger Reserve In which state is this tiger reserve located?

Question 69

How many villages have been declared as "Sampoorna Sukanya Gram" under the Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana campaign?

Question 70

Where has India's first International Arbitration and Mediation Center opened?

Question 71

Consider the following statements regarding India-Central Asia Dialogue

i. The 4th meeting of the India-Central Asia Dialogue was held in New Delhi on 19 December 2021

ii. The Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan took part in the meeting.

Which of the statements given above is /are correct?

Question 72

Consider the following statements regarding the Election Laws (Amendment) Bill 2021-

i. The bill provides three opportunities to enroll in a calendar year as voter upon attaining 18 years of age.

ii. There is a provision for amendment in section 21 of the Representation of the People Act, 1950.

Which of the statements given above is /are incorrect?

Question 73

A meeting of foreign ministers from the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) agreed to establish a humanitarian trust fund to address the growing economic crisis for which country?

Question 74

Recently, in which state three new districts of Tseminyu, Niuland, and Chumukedima have been created?

Question 75

Mukhyamantri Vayu Swasthya Seva scheme has been launched in which state?

Question 76

Who among the following will take Prime Minister’s ‘Meet the Champions’ campaign ahead?

Question 77

Gabriel Boric became the youngest ever president of which country?

Question 78

Which state recently, declared Sri Krishan Balram Rath Yatra as state festival?

Question 79

DRDO successfully test fired surface-to-surface missile ‘Pralay’. What is the range of this missile?

Question 80

How much amount has been released by the sports ministry under various sports development schemes in the last 5 years?

Question 81

With which among the following did the NITI Aayog signed a Statement of Intent (SoI)?

Question 82

Who among the following has been appointed as a member of the Badminton World Federation's (BWF) Athletes' Commission?

Question 83

Odisha CM inaugurates longest bridge ‘T-Setu’ over which River in Cuttack?

Question 84

National Farmers Day, or Kisan Diwas, is celebrated across the country on which day?

Question 85

National Consumer Day is celebrated on which day?

Question 86

Who has won the "Digital Innovation of the Year" award at the Times Higher Education (THE) Asia Awards 2021?

Question 87

Who has won the 2021 Men's Hockey Asian Champions Trophy?

Question 88

Who will host the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) U-18 and U-19 Women's Championship in 2022?

Question 89

Consider the following statements regarding the Atal Innovation Mission (AIM)

i. Ministry of Home Affair has launched a first of its kind Vernacular Innovation Program (VIP).

ii. The programme will enable innovators and entrepreneurs in India to have access to the innovation ecosystem in 22 scheduled languages by the Government of India.

Which of the statements given above is /are correct?

Question 90

Consider the following statements regarding the National Dope Testing Laboratory (NDTL)-

i. The NDTL has regained the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) accreditation.

ii. NDTL’s WADA accreditation was suspended on 20 August 2019

Which of the statements given above is /are correct?

Question 91

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the World Bank’s Remittance Prices Worldwide Database Report 2021?

i. India has become the world’s largest recipient of remittances.

ii. China was the biggest source of remittances in India.

iii. The report was published by the World Bank.

Question 92

Consider the following statements regarding the India’s first Food Museum:

i. It was launched at Varanasi district in Uttar Pradesh.

ii. It has been established by the Food Corporation of India (FCI).

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 93

Where was the three day ‘Rashtra Raksha Samparpan Parv’ inaugurated in November 2021?

Question 94

The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has received the Guinness World Records certificate for constructing the world’s highest motorable road at……………………

Question 95

When is World Children’s Day observed?

Question 96

India has been re-elected to the executive board of the UNESCO till which year?

Question 97

Consider the following statements:

i. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) gave its approval for continuation of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana-I and II (PMGSY-I, PMGSY-II) upto September, 2025 for completion of balance road and bridge works.

ii. The CCEA approved continuation of Road Connectivity Project for Left Wing Extremism Affected Areas (RCPLWEA) upto March, 2023.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 98

Consider the following statements:

i. The International Cricket Council (ICC) has decided that India and Bangladesh will jointly host the 2031 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup.

ii. The USA and Namibia will host an ICC World Cup event for the first time.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 99

Who has won the prestigious JCB Prize for Literature 2021 for his novel ‘Delhi: A Soliloquy’?

Question 100

Recently, which Union Ministry has launched the 41st Scientific Expedition to Antarctica?

Question 101

Mannu Bhandari, who passed away recently, was associated with which field?

Question 102

Who has been elected to the International Law Commission for a five-year term?

Question 103

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the Swachh Survekshan 2021 Awards?

i. Indore was awarded the title of India’s Cleanest City in the ‘more than 1 lakh population’ category.

ii. Varanasi emerged as the ‘Best Ganga Town’.

iii. Ahmedabad Cantonment won the title of ‘India’s Cleanest Cantonment’.

Question 104

Consider the following statements regarding the Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana – Gramin (PMAY-G):

i. PMAY-G completed 5 years on 20th November, 2021

ii. Its objective is to achieve “Housing for All” by 2025

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 105

Which is India's first P15B stealth-guided missile destroyer ship?

Question 106

Who is the author of the book ‘Shuttler’s Flick: Making Every Match Count’?

Question 107

When is World Fisheries Day observed?

Question 108

Who has been appointed as the new chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Cricket Committee.?

Question 109

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the Smart Policing Index 2021?

i. It is released by the Indian Police Foundation (IPF).

ii. Bihar has scored the lowest in overall policing.

iii. Uttar Pradesh has scored the highest in overall policing.

Question 110

Consider the following statements:

i. In November 2021, the Union Cabinet gave its approval for provisioning of 4G based mobile services in Uncovered Villages of Aspirational Districts across 5 States.

ii. The project would be funded by the Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF).

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 111

Who has won the 2021 National Book Award for fiction for novel “Hell of a Book”?

Question 112

Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) survey 2021 has been released by which organisation?

Question 113

When is International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women observed?

Question 114

Which of the following has won the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy title 2021?

Question 115

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the SDG Urban Index and Dashboard 2021–22?

i. The index was released by the SIDBI.

ii. Shimla topped the Index.

iii. Dhanbad was at the bottom of the index.

Question 116

Consider the following statements:

i. The Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for 2021 has been awarded to civil society organisation ‘Pratham’.

ii. The prize was instituted in 2001

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 117

Which countries participated in the trilateral exercise ‘Dosti 2021’?

Question 118

Which state will soon become the only state in India to have five international airports?

Question 119

When is Constitution Day (India) observed?

Question 120

India's first 'Grass Conservatory' was inaugurated in which state?
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