17 December 2021 Current Affairs in English

17th December 2021 – Daily Current Affairs Questions and Answers in English

GS Team published here 17 December 2021 Current Affairs Quiz. These will be helpful for the upcoming SSC, Bank, Railway, Clerk, PO exams. These current affairs make daily analysis and related India, World, Technology, and all govt news.


Which of the following magazine has honored American gymnast Simone Biles with the Best Athlete Award 2021?

  • Fortune Magazine
  • Time Magazine
  • New India Magazine
  • Moody’s Magazine
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    Answer: Time magazine - Time magazine recently honored America's famous gymnast Simone Biles with the Best Athlete Award 2021. Simone Biles has won seven Olympic medals and 25 World Championships medals.

    Union Home Minister Amit Shah has recently laid the foundation stone of Maa Umiya Dham Development Project in which state?

  • Kerala
  • Gujarat
  • Maharashtra
  • Bihar
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    Answer: Gujarat - Union Home Minister Amit Shah has recently laid the foundation stone of Maa Umiya Dham development project at Umiya complex at Sola in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Under which Umiya Mata Dham temple and temple complex will be built at a cost of Rs 1500 crore on 74 thousand square yards of land.

    The Sports Journalists Federation of India has announced to honor which sportsperson with the prestigious SJFI Award?

  • Kapil Dev
  • Sachin Tendulkar
  • Sunil Gavaskar
  • Vinod Kambli
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    Answer: Sunil Gavaskar - Federation of Sports Journalists of India has recently announced to honor legendary cricketer Sunil Gavaskar with the prestigious 'SJFI Medal'. Sunil Gavaskar is an ex-player of Indian cricket. Sunil Gavaskar is counted among the great batsmen of cricket in the present era.

    Name the Chief of Army Staff, who has recently taken over as the chairman of the “Chief of Staff Committee”?

  • Gen MM Naravane
  • General Vijay Singh
  • General Sandeep Singh
  • General Sujit Mehta
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    Answer: General MM Naravane - Chief of Army Staff General MM Naravane has recently taken over as the chairman of the "Chief of Staff Committee". The post had fallen vacant after the death of CDS General Bipin Rawat. Whereas before the formation of the post of CDS, usually the senior most of the chiefs of the three services were given the charge of chairman of the 'Chief of Staff Committee'.

    Which United Nations organization has given heritage status to Durga Puja festival of West Bengal?

  • UNICEF
  • UNDP
  • UNEP
  • UNESCO
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    Answer: UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has recently given heritage status to Durga Puja festival of West Bengal. UNESCO has said that Durga Puja is seen as the best example of public display of religion and art. This is a huge opportunity for collaborating artists and designers.

    The Union Cabinet has approved a proposal to increase the age of marriage of a woman to how many years under the law?

  • 19 years
  • 20 years
  • 21 years
  • 24 years
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    Ans : 21 years - The Union Cabinet has recently approved a proposal to increase the age of marriage of a woman from 18 years to 21 years under the law. After this approval, the central government will present a proposal in the Parliament to amend the existing laws.

    The Union Cabinet has approved a plan of how many crore rupees to promote semiconductor and display manufacturing in India?

  • Rs 36,000 crore
  • Rs 56,000 crore
  • Rs 76,000 crore
  • Rs 96,000 crore
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    Answer: Rs 76,000 crore - The Union Cabinet has recently approved Rs 76,000 crore scheme to promote semiconductor and display manufacturing in India. Under this plan, approval has been given to establish India as a global hub of hi-tech production as well as attract large chip makers.

    Which of the following bank has won 2 awards at the recent ET BFSI Excellence Awards 2021?

  • Bank of Baroda
  • Canara Bank
  • Yes Bank
  • DBS Bank India
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    Answer: DBS Bank India - DBS Bank India has recently won (DBS Rapid (Real-time API), Intelligent Banking) awards at ET BFSI Excellence Awards 2021 for promoting digital transformation for customers.

    Australian opener David Warner and which female player have been named ICC Player of the Month for November?

  • Haley Matthews
  • Anissa Mohammed
  • Dandora Dotti
  • Shamilia Konnell
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    Answer: Haley Mathews - Australia's opener David Warner and West Indies all-rounder Haley Mathews were recently named ICC Player of the Month for November. Whereas in October, Asif Ali of Pakistan team and Laura Delany of Ireland were selected as Player of the Month.

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