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Daily Current Affairs for SSC and Bank | 18th December ‘2021 – Free PDF

Q1) Who is the author of the new book ‘India’s Ancient Legacy of Wellness’?

  1. Sulekha Mishra
  2. Rekha Chaudhari
  3. Neetu Agarwal
  4. Reena Bharti

Q2) With Which of the following has Hindustan Aeronautics Limited signed a Rs 2,400 crore contract for the development and supply of 20 types of systems for the LCA Tejas MK1A program?

  1. Bharat Dynamics Limited
  2. BEML Limited
  3. Power Grid Corporation of India Limited
  4. Bharat Electronics Limited

Q3) Recently, who among the following has been named as the global Chief Executive Officer of the French fashion brand Chanel?

  1. Sujata Agarwal
  2. Leena Nair
  3. Seema Kapoor
  4. Vinita Gupta

 

Q4) National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI)’s International payments arm NPCI International Payments Limited (NIPL) has signed an MoU with which of the following to enable bank account holders in India to receive cross-border money transfers instantly using UPI IDs?

  1. Western Union
  2. Visa
  3. Mastercard
  4. MoneyGram

Q5) With which of the following countries has India signed a Letter of Intent to collaborate in the field of Digital media?

  1. Vietnam
  2. Germany
  3. Spain
  4. Singapore

Q6) Power Finance Corporation Limited has signed an agreement to lend Rs 275 crore for the deployment of 350 electric buses across nine cities of which of the following states?

  1. Meghalaya
  2. Uttar Pradesh
  3. Telangana
  4. Bihar

Q7) Recently, who has assumed the charge as the chairman of the Chiefs of Staff Committee that comprises the three service chiefs?

  1. M M Naravane
  2. Manoj Pande
  3. Amardeep Singh Bhinder
  4. Yogesh Kumar Joshi

Q8) Scientists from which institute have developed a  new molecule that attaches to the surface of the SARS-CoV-2 virus and prevents it from entering human cells and spreading COVID-19?

  1. University of Copenhagen
  2. University of Oxford
  3. Aarhus University
  4. Stanford University

Q9) The Union Cabinet has approved a PLI scheme for semiconductor and display board production in the country. The Incentives include how much percent subsidy on capital expenditure for establishing a unit of compound semiconductor wafer fabrication etc?

  1. 40
  2. 35
  3. 20
  4. 25

Q10) Recently, an MoU was signed between Financial Intelligence Unit-India and which of the following to facilitate the sharing of data and information between the two on an automatic and regular basis?

  1. Ministry of Home Affairs
  2. Ministry of Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises
  3. Ministry of Corporate Affairs
  4. Ministry of External Affairs

Q11) PM Modi has inaugurated the All India Mayors Conference in which of the following cities?

  1. Kochi
  2. Hyderabad
  3. Lucknow
  4. Varanasi

Q12) Which of the following cities is hosting the 11-day Lokrang Festival 2021 after 2 years at the Jawahar Kala Kendra from 16th December?

  1. Shimla
  2. Surat
  3. Jaipur
  4. Kolkata

Q13) Who is the author of the book ‘Gandhitopi Governor’?

  1. Jagdish Bhagwati
  2. Yarlagadda Lakshmi Prasad
  3. Ravish Kumar
  4. Kulpreet Yadav

Q14) Which of the following countries has become the first country in European Union to legalize cannabis at home and for personal use?

  1. Malta
  2. Italy
  3. Cyprus
  4. Austria

Q15) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the implementation of Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana for 2021-26 with the outlay of how many rupees?

  1. 93,068 crores
  2. 73,555 crores
  3. 95,088 crores
  4. 50,165 crores

Q16) The Cabinet has approved the Treaty on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters between the government of India and which of the following countries?

  1. Romania
  2. Germany
  3. Slovakia
  4. Poland

Q17) Recently, which of the following festivals has been inscribed on the UNESCO’s list of ‘Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity?

  1. Gurpurab
  2. Pongal
  3. Ganesh Chaturthi
  4. Durga Puja

Q18) PepsiCo India’s energy drink Sting has roped in which of the following as its brand ambassador?

  1. Akshay Kumar
  2. Hrithik Roshan
  3. Ranbir Kapoor
  4. Ranveer Singh

 

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