Current Affairs – 17 December 2020 Questions and Answers

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GK Quiz on 17th December 2020 for Every Competitive Exams


Taxi service company Ola has invested Rs 2,400 crore to set up the first e-scooter factory in which state?

  • Gujarat
  • Maharashtra
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Kerala
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    Answer: Tamil Nadu - Ola, an app-based taxi service company, recently set up the Tamil Nadu government to set up the first e-scooter factory in Tamil Nadu. It has invested Rs. 2,400 crores with the agreement. This will be the world's largest scooter manufacturing plant. It will create around 10,000 jobs.

    Which of the following transport departments has made it mandatory to install high security registration plates for vehicles in the state?

  • Mumbai Transport Department
  • Kolkata Transport Department
  • Delhi Transport Department
  • Chennai Transport Department
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    Answer: Delhi Transport Department - Delhi Transport Department has recently made it mandatory to install high security registration plates for vehicles in Delhi. According to the notice issued, citizens "must obtain HSRP on their owned vehicles" without delay "and failing to do so, they will have to pay a fine under the Central Motor Vehicles Act.

    In which city of Gujarat has Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently laid the foundation stone of developmental projects?

  • Surat
  • Quota
  • Rajkot
  • Kutch
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    Answer: Kutch - Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently laid the foundation stone of developmental projects during his visit to Dhorado, Kutch in Gujarat. Including a hybrid renewable energy park, a desalination plant for potable water, and a fully automated milk processing and packing plant.

    Who among these is going to provide digital election photo identity card to voters soon?

  • Policy Commission
  • Election Commission
  • Planning Commission
  • Railway Commission
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    Answer: Election Commission - Election Commission is going to provide digital election photo identity card to voters soon. After the Election Photo Identity Card goes digital, the voter will be able to keep it with them all the time through an app in their mobile phone.

    Which day is celebrated worldwide on 17 December?

  • International Day to End Violence Against Children
  • International Day to End Violence Against Disabilities
  • International Day to End Violence Against Women
  • International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers
  • SHOW Answer
    Answer: International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers - December 17 to end violence against sex workers worldwide International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers is celebrated. The International Day against Sex Workers is celebrated on December 17 every year by sex workers, their advocates, friends, families and colleagues on December 17.

    India’s famous wrestler Shripati Khacharale has passed away recently. In which year she was awarded the title of Hind Kesari?

  • 1950
  • 1953
  • 1959
  • 1963
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    Answer: 1959 - India's famous wrestler Shripati Khacharale has recently passed away at the age of 86 of Hind Kesari in 1959. The title was conferred on him as well as the Maharashtra Government awarded him the Shiv Chhatrapati Award. He won the Hind Kesari title by defeating Rustom Punjab Batta Singh in New Delhi in 1959.
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    Which Bollywood actor and BJP MP has been provided with the Y category security by the Union Home Ministry?

  • Shatrughan
  • Jai Bachchan
  • Sunny Deol
  • Hema Malini
  • SHOW Answer
    Answer: Sunny Deol - Union Home Ministry has recently provided Bollywood actor and BJP MP Sunny Deol with Y category security. They will have 11 jawans and 2 PSOs under Y category security. BJP MP Sunny Deol is a Bharatiya Janata Party MP from Gurdaspur in Punjab.

    Which of the following state government has recently approved free Kovid-19 vaccine for all people?

  • Government of Gujarat
  • Government of Bihar
  • Government of Maharashtra
  • Government of Kerala
  • SHOW Answer
    Answer: Government of Gujarat - Bihar government has recently approved free Kovid-19 vaccine for all people. Also, the cabinet has received approval to create more than 20 lakh new employment opportunities in the government and non-government sectors in the next 5 years.

    Which India-Myanmar bilateral meeting on drug control operation has been held recently?

  • First
  • Third
  • Fifth
  • Seventh
  • SHOW Answer
    Answer: Fifth - The fifth India-Myanmar bilateral meeting on drug control operation has been held recently. In this meeting, the Narcotics Control Bureau of India and the Central Committee on Drug Abuse Control of Myanmar have agreed to exchange information in a timely manner to conduct investigations on new psychotropic substances, drug seizures.

    The Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) has been awarded which award in the field of steel by the Institute of Directors?

  • Silver Peacock Environment Management Award 2020
  • Bronze Peacock Environment Management Award 2020
  • Golden Peacock Environment Management Award 2020
  • Iron Peacock Environment Management Award 2020
  • SHOW Answer
    Answer: Golden Peacock Environment Management Award 2020 - Steel Institute of India Limited (SAIL) by the Institute of Directors for the year in steel sector Silver Peacock Environment Management Award 2020. SAIL has been the winner of this award for 2 consecutive years.