Current Affairs Quiz: December 21, 2019

1. Which country recently became the first to recognize the Indian Pharmacopoeia?
[A] Afghanistan
[B] Iraq
[C] Saudi Arabia
[D] Qatar

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2. What aspect does the recently launched EChO Network deal with?
[A] Indian ecology and environment
[B] Indian foreign policy
[C] Indian military technology
[D] India’s satellite network

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3. What is Pinaka which was recently tested in Chandipur of Odisha?
[A] Cruise Missile
[B] IED
[C] Minesweeper
[D] Artillery Missile

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4. What is Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft that is being tested?
[A] Solar space probe
[B] Mars space probe
[C] Astronaut capsule
[D] Jupiter space probe

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5. The Kuril Island is being disputed between which two countries?
[A] Japan and South Korea
[B] Japan and Russia
[C] Russia and Ukraine
[D] Russia and USA

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6. Which surface rover recently broke the record for lunar longevity?
[A] Lunokhod 1
[B] Viper
[C] Pragyan
[D] Yutu 2

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7. The bite strength of a Purussaurus was recently calculated. What is a Purussaurus?
[A] a flying reptile
[B] an ancient shark
[C] a caiman
[D] an ancient snake

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8. RBI’s Operation Twist is meant for tackling which issue?
[A] Stagflation
[B] Hardening in long tenor bond yields
[C] Liquidity crunch in NBFC
[D] Low transfer of rate cuts

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9. The ‘Cricket 4 Good’ is a partnership program of ICC with which international body?
[A] Olympic committee
[B] UNESCO
[C] UNICEF
[D] WADA

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10. The Kambala sport, which is to get its own museum, involves the use of which animal?
[A] Dogs
[B] Camels
[C] Horses
[D] Buffaloes

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