29 दिसंबर 2019 Gk | 29 december 2019 gk question

29 दिसंबर 2019 Gk | 29 december 2019 gk question

29 december 2019 gk question

(1) Which Ministry has invited applications for the Nari Shakti Puraskar for the year 2019?

A – Ministry of Tourism

B – Ministry of Finance

C – Ministry of Forests

D – Ministry of Women and Child Development

Answer: Ministry of Women and Child Development

Explanation – The Ministry of Women and Child Development has invited applications for the Nari Shakti Puraskar for the year 2019. The National Award is conferred every year to individuals, groups, institutions for women’s empowerment, especially for vulnerable and marginalized women, in recognition of their extraordinary work.

Around 40 Nari Shakti Awards will be presented on the International Women’s Day celebrated on 8 March 2020.

29 december 2019 gk question

(2) According to the GAHP report, which of the following countries is the world leader in pollution deaths?

A – America

B – France

C – Russia

D – India

Answer- India

Explanation – The Global Alliance on Health and Pollution (GAHP) found pollution to be the largest environmental cause of premature death on the planet, accounting for 15% of all deaths, approximately 8.3 million deaths. It derives its data from the Institute of Health Metrics Evaluation, which is based in Seattle and was founded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation,

India and China lead the way in deaths from pollution with 2.3 million and 1.8 million deaths respectively, followed by Nigeria, Indonesia and Pakistan.

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(3) Who has been appointed as the new president of ASSOCHAM?

A – Nitin Gadkari

B – Akhilesh Rabindran

C – Niranjan Hiranandani

D – Rajendra Singh

Answer: Niranjan Hiranandani

Explanation – Niranjan Hiranandani, co-founder and managing director of the respected and highly diversified Hiranandani Group, has taken over as the new chairman of the Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ASSOCHAM), the apex body of industry and trade.

Dr. Hiranandani is widely known as the ‘Builder Extraordinaire’ and the person responsible for the transformation of Mumbai’s horizon by giving landmark project ‘Hiranandani Gardens, Powai’.

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(4) Recently which district won UNICEF award 2019?

A – Alappuzha

B – Balaghat

C – Nellore

D – Kamareddy

Answer: Kamareddy

Explanation – Kamareddy district of Telangana received the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) -2019 award for effective implementation of Swachh Bharat Mission in the water sanitation and hygiene sectors.

The district was at the forefront of the country in the construction of personal hygiene laboratories, clean mirror wall paintings, clean surveys, clean beautiful toilets and other activities.

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(5) Where did the 11th edition of National Street Food Festival begin?

A – Mumbai

B – Assam

C – Delhi

D – Karnataka

Answer: Delhi

Explanation – Food regulator FSSAI and National Association of Street Vendors of India (NASVI) are jointly organizing the 11th edition of National Street Food Festival in New Delhi.

 

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(6) Recently Ganga Prasad Vimal has passed away from which region he was associated?

A – Cantonment Board, Mumbai

B – Cantonment Board, Kanpur

C – Pune, Cantonment Board

D – Cantonment Board, Delhi

Answer – Cantonment Board, Delhi

Explanation – Defense Minister Rajnath Singh presented awards for excellence in defense wealth management.

The Defense Estates Award was instituted in the year 2013 to recognize achievements in the fields of new innovation and digitization in health, education, sanitation as well as public services and land management.

(7) How much amount has the Andhra Pradesh government proposed for the development of the greenfield port?

A – 1000 crores

B – 50000 Crore

C – 10000 Crore

D – 12000 crores

Answer – 10000 Crore

Explanation – This is an initiative to meet the ever increasing cargo demand in the state. It is proposed to be developed as a non-major state port at Ramayapatnam along the Andhra coast.

It plans to develop the port as an all-weather port with world-class terminal facilities, which is suited to meet the current and future needs of the business and is also suitable to be developed as a major port is.

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(8) The first Sanskrit inscription in South India has been found in which of the following states?

A – Tamil Nadu

B – Karnataka

C – Assam

D – Andhra Pradesh

Answer: Andhra Pradesh

Explanation – The epigraphy branch of the Archaeological Survey of India has discovered the earliest epigraphic evidence for the Saptmatruka cult. It is also the first Sanskrit inscription discovered in the village of Chabrolu in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh.

The inscription is in Sanskrit and Brahmi sections and was issued in 207 AD by the Satavahana king Vijay.

Hitherto the Nagarjunakonda inscription of the Ikshvaku king Ahavala Chantamula was issued in his 11th reign, dating to the 4th century AD, and was considered to be the oldest Sanskrit inscription in South India.

29 december 2019 gk question

(9) Who recently inaugurated the second edition of “Eat Right Fair”?

A – Ministry of Roads and Environment

B – Ministry of Women and Child Development

C – Ministry of Railways

D – Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Answer: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Explanation – Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan inaugurated the second edition of ‘Eat Right Fair’ on 26 December 2019, at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi. The FSSAI’s Eat Right Fair is a commendable effort and outreach activity for citizens, which motivates them to eat right.

The Union Minister launched ‘The Purple Book’, a handbook on diets for diseases. The handbook provides general guidelines to hospitals in a simple format on a diet suitable for common medical conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, cancer, intestinal disorders etc. and has been developed by experts in the field of food and nutrition.