22 दिसंबर 2019 Gk | 22 december 2019 gk question

22 दिसंबर 2019 Gk | 22 december 2019 gk question

22 december 2019 gk question

(1) According to recently released data by the US National Science Foundation, which country is the largest publisher of science and engineering articles?
A – India
B – Israel
C – USA
D – China
Answer: China
(Explanation) – According to data compiled by the US National Science Foundation (NSF), the number of published scientific forms worldwide has increased by almost four percent annually over the last 10 years.
China holds the top spot in scientific articles, with 20.67 percent of all global publications, followed by the US at 16.57 percent.

Current Affairs 22 December 2019

(2) Recently, which country has announced the Gandhi Citizenship Education Award?
A – Portugal
B – Afghanistan
C – Russia
D – France
Answer: Portugal
(Explanation) – The Portuguese Prime Minister, Antonio Costa, has announced that Portugal will start a Gandhi Citizenship Education Award each year, inspired by his various ideas and quotes, to help perpetuate the ideals of Mahatma Gandhi. He has announced that the first edition of this award will be dedicated to animal welfare as Mahatma Gandhi said that the greatness of a nation can be gauged in the way its animals are treated. 

Daily current affairs: 22 December 2019

(3) India successfully test-fired the missile from indigenously developed Pinaka, what type of missile is it?
A – Air-to-surface missile
B – Surface-to-air missile
C – Air to Air Missile
D – Surface-to-surface missile
Answer: Surface-to-air missile
(Explanation) – India successfully test-fired two missiles from Chandipur, Odisha yesterday. The improved version of the Pinaka Guided Rocket System was tested from DRDO’s Proof and Experimental Establishment firing test range, while the All-Weather Track-Chassis Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile (QR-SAM) at the Integrated Test Range Launch Complex Testing was done with a mobile launcher.
The peculiarity of the QR-SAM missile is that it aims to protect military structures operating in the plains and semi-desert areas, including enemy missiles that suddenly appear at close range. Successful testing of missiles will give India a boost to strengthen its security position.

22 december 2019 gk question

(4) What is the name of the new star discovered by the International Astronomical Union?
A – Perth
B – Romi
C – Sharjah
D – Gram
Answer: Sharjah
(Explanation) – The International Astronomical Union (IAU) announced the names of the newly discovered stars and planets, where the name “Sharjah” was chosen for a star, and “Barzil” was the name of one of its planets. It has been given this name due to the efforts and contributions of Sharjah to the global scientific community. The announcement was made in Paris, the capital of France, celebrating the centenary year of the League.

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 22 December 2019

(5) Who has won the women’s 10 meter rifle event in the 63rd National Shooting Championship competitions?
A – East Chandela
B – Gina Khitta
C – Nita Baghel
D – Smriti Singh
Answer: Gina Khitta
(Explanation) – Gina Khitta from Himachal Pradesh won the 63rd National Shooting Championship in the women’s 10m rifle event. Mehuli Ghosh won the silver medal, while world number 3 player Apurvi Chandela won the bronze medal. These events have been organized in Bhopal.

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(6) Who has been named as the best ODI international female cricketer of the year by the ICC?
A – Smriti Mandhana
B – Alyssa Healy
C – Alice Perry
D – Mithali Raj
Answer: Alice Perry
(Explanation) – Australia’s Elise Perry received the best ODI Cricketer of the Year award. Perry has represented his country in 112 matches. He has scored 3022 runs. Alyssa Healy won the best T20 International Cricketer of the Year award.

(7) What is the code name for the anti-kidnapping exercise conducted by the Indian Navy?
A – Blame
B – Charge
C – Adulteration
D – Kidnapping
Answer: Kidnapping
(Explanation) – The Indian Navy along with the Indian Coast Guard, Cochin Port Trust and all other relevant stakeholders conducted a large scale anti-hijacking exercise at Kochi Port. This is the first time such an exercise has been organized in Kerala on such a large scale involving all stakeholders. The code name of the exercise is “hijacking”, which saw the participation of more than 12 ships and helicopters of the Indian Navy, several agencies including the Indian Coast Guard and the Cochin Port Trust.

Daily current affairs: 22 December 2019

(8) When is International Human Solidarity Day celebrated?
A – 19 December
B – 17 December
C – 16 December
D – 20 December
Answer: 20 December
(Explanation) – On December 22, 2005, the General Assembly recognized solidarity as one of the fundamental and universal values ​​that should be established in relations between people in the twenty-first century, and in this regard on December 20 of each year Decided to declare as International Human Solidarity Day.
On 20 December 2002, the General Assembly established the World Solidarity Fund, which was established in February 2003 as the Trust Fund of the United Nations Development Program. It aims to eradicate poverty and promote human and social development in developing countries, especially in the poorest areas of their population.

(9) Recently, which state has started ambitious Jalasathi program?
A – Uttar Pradesh
B – Assam
C – Odisha
D – Delhi
Answer: Odisha
(Explanation) – Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has started a ‘Jalsathi’ program involving women volunteers to ensure safe drinking water supply in all households in the state.
Under the ‘Jalsathi’ program, about 5,000 women, known as Jalsathi, will engage for safe drinking water supply. They have been provided with water quality testing kits and POS (sales center) machines.

22 december 2019 gk question

(10) Recently, which banking giant has crossed the market capitalization of 100 billion dollars?
A – HDFC
B – Yes Bank
C – Canara Bank
D – IC ICI
Answer: HDFC
(Explanation) – HDFC Bank Ltd. crossed the market capitalization of $ 100 billion in intraday trading on December 19, 2019 and became the only third company in the country to achieve this feat. It is now in the consortium of Reliance Industries Limited, which has a market value of $ 140.74 billion and Tata Consultancy Services Limited, which has a market capitalization of $ 114.60 billion. It is now ranked 110th among the world’s most valuable companies.