Daily Current Affairs Quiz : December 2, 2021
Published: December 2, 2021
1. Magdalena Andersson is the first female Prime Minister of which country?
Correct Answer: B [Sweden]
Magdalena Andersson, leader of the centre-left Social Democratic Party, became the country’s first female prime minister.
But she resigned within hours of taking the job, after her budget was rejected in favour of one proposed by the opposition. Now Magdalena Andersson has been reappointed Prime Minister of the country.
2. Ramkumar Ramanathan, who recently won his maiden Challenger level singles title, is associated with which sports?
Correct Answer: A [Tennis]
Indian tennis player Ramkumar Ramanathan won his maiden Challenger level singles title, in the final clash of the ATP80 Manama event.
The 27-year-old Ramkumar, seeded sixth and ranked 222 in the world, beat his Russian rival 6-1 6-4 in 68 minutes. The Indian player had lost six Challenger finals in his career before.
3. Hanukkah, is a celebration held every year by which group of population?
Correct Answer: A [Jews]
Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Lights, is a Jewish festival celebrating the Jewish victory over a tyrant king, the rededication of the Second Temple at the beginning of the Maccabean revolt against the Seleucid Empire in the 2nd century BCE.
The eight-day Jewish celebration of Hanukkah is being held across the UAE between Sunday, November 28 and December 5, for a second year in a row after the Abraham Accords.
4. Where is the headquarters of the National Cadet Corps (NCC) located?
[B] New Delhi
Correct Answer: B [New Delhi]
National Cadet Corps (NCC) is the youth wing of the Indian Armed Forces with its headquarters in New Delhi, India.
NCC is the largest uniformed youth organisation in the world. It recently observed its 73rd anniversary of its raising on November 28. NCC is open to school and college students on a voluntary basis as a ‘tri-services organisation’, comprising the army, the naval, and the air wings.
5. Which Indian state has announced the implementation of a police commissionerate system in two of its cities?
[B] Madhya Pradesh
[D] West Bengal
Correct Answer: B [Madhya Pradesh]
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan recently announced the implementation of a police commissionerate system in Bhopal and Indore.
The Chief Minister cited growing population and geographical expansion of the two cities and the administrative and law & order problems. Under this structure, the District Magistrate -DM is entrusted with issuing arrest warrants, licenses while the Superintendent of Police (SP) has powers and responsibilities to investigate crime and make arrests.
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