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Daily Current Affairs for SSC and Bank | 17th December ‘2021 – Free PDF

Q1) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu has released the memoir ‘Raj Kapoor: The Master at Work’. Who is the writer of the memoir?

  1. Gautam Chintamani
  2. Prabhat Kumar
  3. Dinyar Patel
  4. Rahul Rawail

Q2) Which of the following central African music and dance form has been added by UNESCO to its list of global cultural treasures?

  1. Jerusarema
  2. Adumu
  3. Mohobelo
  4. Congolese Rumba

Q3) Recently, the Sports Journalists Federation of India (SJFI) has decided to confer the prestigious ‘SJFI Medal’ to which of the following?

  1. Mohammad Azharuddin
  2. Sachin Tendulkar
  3. Sunil Gavaskar
  4. Kapil Dev

Q4) Skill India Mission is conducting a Special Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) program for candidates in which of the following districts of Uttar Pradesh?

  1. Aligarh
  2. Agra
  3. Amroha
  4. Prayagraj

Q5) The Ministry of Home Affairs has approved setting up a National Cyber Forensic Laboratory for evidentiary purposes in which of the following cities?

  1. Kolkata
  2. Indore
  3. Hyderabad
  4. Surat

Q6) The Axis Bank’s board has approved the appointment of whom as its new additional non-executive Director for 3 years term?

  1. Amitabh Chaudhry
  2. Ramakant Bharat
  3. Sachin Singh
  4. Ashish Kotecha

Q7) Which of the following states government has signed a pact with the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation and the Indian Council of Agriculture Research to support farmers to adopt sustainable agri-food systems?

  1. Assam
  2. Bihar
  3. Andhra Pradesh
  4. Karnataka

Q8) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has handed over how many DRDO developed products to the armed forces and other security agencies at an event held at DRDO Bhawan, New Delhi?

  1. 5
  2. 10
  3. 12
  4. 7

Q9) Odisha Government has decided to establish how many new cybercrime and economic offense police stations?

  1. 11
  2. 7
  3. 4
  4. 15

Q10) For the first time in history which of the following spacecrafts has touched the corona of the Sun?

  1. TRACE
  2. Hinode
  3. Explorer 33
  4. Parker Solar Probe

Q11) Which of the following companies has announced to expand its partnership with the Central Board of Secondary Education to train 10 million students?

  1. Google
  2. Microsoft
  3. Amazon
  4. Meta

Q12) Scientist at which university has began a clinical trial of the first needle-free air-powered vaccine?

  1. Yale University
  2. University of Oxford
  3. University of Cambridge
  4. Stanford University

Q13) The 24th International Symposium on Plantation Crops (PLACROSYM) began in which of the following cities on 14th December?

  1. Kolkata
  2. Madurai
  3. Kochi
  4. Hyderabad

Q14) Which of the following state governments has received 700 crore rupees from the Japan International Cooperation Agency for the promotion and development of the tourism sector in the state?

  1. Meghalaya
  2. Tripura
  3. Kerala
  4. Himachal Pradesh

Q15) Audi India Luxury carmaker has roped in which of the following as its brand ambassador?

  1. Kiara Advani
  2. Kriti Sanon
  3. Deepika Padukone
  4. Anushka Sharma

Q16) Who is the author of the new book ‘Furrow in a Field: The Unexplored life of H.D. Deve Gowda’?

  1. Sugata Srinivasaraju
  2. Shekhar Gupta
  3. Aditya Puri
  4. Prabhleen Singh

Q17) Who has launched the first edition of Khelo India Women’s Hockey League U-21 at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium in New Delhi?

  1. Jyotiaditya Scindia
  2. Anurag Thakur
  3. Kiren Rijiju
  4. Prem Kumar Dhumal

Q18) Which of the following companies has announced to roll out a pilot program called ‘Digital Payments Utsav’ across 500 villages across Karnataka and Maharashtra?

  1. WhatsApp
  2. Google
  3. PhonePe
  4. Google Pay

 

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