Current Affairs Quiz: December 25, 2019

1. The government had recently notified rules on microdot identifiers. Microdot technology is used for what purpose?

[A] Vehicle ID
[B] Surveillance
[C] Navigation
[D] E-Banking

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2. Shahid Beheshti Port, sometimes seen in the news, is located in which country?

[A] Turkey
[B] UAE
[C] Oman
[D] Iran

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3. The newly inaugurated DNA analysis centre in Chandigarh was established under which fund?

[A] National Small Savings Fund
[B] Enterprise Fund
[C] Nirbhaya Fund
[D] Provident Fund

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4. The Kanal Istanbul project connects the Sea of Marmara with which sea?

[A] Red Sea
[B] Black Sea
[C] Arabian Sea
[D] Bohani Sea

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5. When is National Consumer Day observed?

[A] March 15
[B] December 24
[C] March 14
[D] December 25

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6. What is thermal inversion which caused Iran to close down its schools recently?

[A] A type of heat wave
[B] Drought-like condition
[C] Hot air held close to the ground by cold air above
[D] Cooler air held close to the ground by the hot air above

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7. Chillai Kalan, sometimes seen in the news, is related to which of the following?

[A] Avalanche-prone area in Kashmir
[B] Tourism spot in Jammu and Kashmir
[C] Sanctuary
[D] Harshest period of winter in Kashmir

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8. Which app was recently released by the president to improve access to blood banks?

[A] Red Cross App
[B] ed Cross App
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[C] MBlood
[D] LifeLine

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9. Which region of Africa was recently deemed as the most unequal on the continent by UNDP in terms of income?

[A] North Africa
[B] West Africa
[C] East Africa
[D] South Africa

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10. Arak Nuclear Reactor, which is currently being redeveloped, is in which country?

[A] North Korea
[B] India
[C] Pakistan
[D] Iran

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