Current Affairs Quiz-December, 2020

1. Which word has been selected as the ‘Top Word of 2020’, by Merriam-Webster?

[A] Lock down
[B] Pandemic
[C] Vaccine
[D] Immunity

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2. Sadiq al-Mahdi, who died recently, was the former Prime Minister of which country?

[A] UAE
[B] Saudi Arabia
[C] Sudan
[D] Oman

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3. Hayabusa2, which was making news recently, is a spacecraft of which country?

[A] China
[B] Japan
[C] South Korea
[D] UAE

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4. Which state has implemented a PPP model for rescue and rehabilitation of leopards?

[A] Himachal Pradesh
[B] Haryana
[C] Jammu and Kashmir
[D] Gujarat

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5. Which country has detected Avian Influenza outbreak and decided to cull over 1 million chicken?

[A] China
[B] Japan
[C] Philippines
[D] Indonesia

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6. Which North Indian city has recently got its bonds listed on Bombay Stock Exchange?

[A] Kanpur
[B] Surat
[C] Gandhinagar
[D] Lucknow

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7. Which country has banned cotton imports from China citing ‘slave labour’?

[A] India
[B] United States
[C] Russia
[D] United Kingdom

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8. Which organization has released the provisional 2020 State of the Global Climate report?

[A] UNFCC
[B] WMO
[C] IMF
[D] UNESCO

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9. Which country has eliminated per country cap on employment-based immigration visas?

[A] China
[B] Japan
[C] UK
[D] USA

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10. What is the new repo rate after the RBIS’s Monetary Policy Committee meeting of December 2020?

[A] 4.2 per cent
[B] 4.0 per cent
[C] 3.8 per cent
[D] 3.5 per cent

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