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Top 10 Current Affairs Questions with Answers of 24th December

 

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Top 10 Current Affairs Questions with Answers: 24th December 2020

 

 

(1) ………… .. India's eighth hydrocarbon producing basin has been opened in …….

 

Answer: 24 Parganas District

 

Important Point -

 

The public sector Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) started production of oil from Ashoknagar-1 well in 24 Parganas district and commissioned India's eighth hydrocarbon producing basin.

The Bay of Bengal is spread over about 1.22 lakh square kilometers, of which 2/3 falls under the Bay of Bengal.

ONGC:

 

ONGC is the country's largest oil and gas producer. It has a 72 percent share in the country's hydrocarbon production.

 

 

(2) ……………. Country came back to Earth with the first fresh rock sample from the Moon?

 

Answer: China

 

Important Point -

 

China's Chang 5 lunar mission came back to Earth with 2 kilograms of the first fresh rock sample from the moon in 44 years.

The samples were placed in a seal container that was transported back to the return module by the Ascent vehicle.

Chang 5 has landed in the Sijiang banner, which is the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region of North China.

The mission is named after the moon goddess of Chinese mythology.

It first flew from the Wenchang spacecraft launch site in Hainan on 24 November.

 

 

(3) ……………. Mumbai-Ahmedabad is helping India in completing the high-speed rail project?

 

Answer: Japan

 

Important Point -

 

Japan helping India complete Mumbai-Ahmedabad high-speed rail project

Why in the news?

 

The Japanese Embassy has released the first glimpse of the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project to be executed in India.

This series train will be used to implement the Mumbai-Ahmedabad high-speed rail project.

The project will be completed by 2023.

 

(4) Recently, Vishwa Bharati Institute of National Importance was established by ………… ..?

 

Answer - Rabindranath Tagore

 

Important Point -

 

It is a public research center university and an institute of national importance present in Santiniketan, West Bengal.

Rabindranath Tagore founded it in 1921 and called the institution Visva-Bharati, which means the world's dialogue with India.

It was a college until before independence and soon after independence, it was given the status of a Central University in 1951 by an Act of Parliament.

Why in the news?

 

Union Home Minister Amit Shah asked this institution to renew the ideas of Rabindranath Tagore to celebrate 100 years of Visva Bharati.

 

 

(5) How many games have recently been added to the Khelo India Youth Games 2021?

 

Answer - 4

 

Important Point -

 

The Sports Ministry has approved the inclusion of 4 indigenous sports such as Gatka, Kalaripayatu, Thang-Ta and Malkhamb in the Khelo India Youth Games 2021. These games will be held in Haryana.

Kalaripayatu is an Indian martial art, which originated in modern Kerala and is played all over the world.

The indigenous game Mallakhamba is popular in Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra.

Gatka is the traditional martial arts format of Punjab on weapons. It is used in self defense as well as sports.

Thanga-ta is a Manipuri martial art.

 

 

(6) Rehabilitation center for the rescue of monkeys ……………… .. being set up in the state?

 

Answer: Telangana

 

Important Point -

 

The first rescue and rehabilitation center for monkeys in South India is being set up in Telangana.

The center is one of the worst affected districts of Telangana.

Another rescue and rehabilitation center in the country is located in Himachal Pradesh.

Monkeys going into human settlements will be caught in a phased manner.

They will be brought to the center where they will be operated for birth control and will be released into the forests again after the rehabilitation period.

Fruits and flowering plants, different types of trees that provide shade, and medicinal plants will be grown for monkeys.

 

(7) Five hundred meter aperture spherical telescope ………… .. is the heritage of the country?

 

Answer: China

 

Important Point -

 

After the world's second largest Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico collapsed, China announced that it would open its world's largest five hundred meter aperture spherical telescope (FAST) for international scientists.

The construction of FAST was completed in 2016.

It is located in the Daodang Depression, a natural basin in Guizhou, southwest China.

It is the largest filled aperture radio telescope and the second largest single dish aperture.

Russia's RATA-600 is the world's largest single-dish aperture telescope

 

 

(8) The word "Dhokra" is related to ……………….

 

Answer: Non-ferrous metal

 

Important Point -

 

Dhokra is a non-ferrous metal casting using lost-wax casting technique. This type of metal casting has been used in India for 4,000 years and is still used. One of the earliest known lost wax artifacts is the dancing girl of Mohenjo-daro.

Why in the news?

 

The best dhokra products of many tribes of India were added to the 7th edition of the "Our House to Your House" campaign of tribes in India. The campaign focuses on sourcing new, natural, attractive as well as immune enhancing tribal products and delivering them to the customer.

 

 

(9) ‘BC Sakhi Yojana’ ……………. Launched by the state government?

 

Answer - Uttar Pradesh

 

Important Point -

 

Yogi Adityanath government of Uttar Pradesh has taken the initiative to connect rural areas with banks.

The government of Uttar Pradesh has decided to deploy the banking correspondent Sakhi in rural areas by launching the 'BC Sakhi Yojana or Banking Correspondent Sakhi' scheme.

These activities will help people in banking.

 

 

(10) …………… .. took over as controller warship production and acquisition, on 21 December 2020?

 

Answer: Sandeep Naithani

 

Important Point -

 

On 21 December 2020, Vice Admiral Sandeep Naithani, AVSM, VSM took over as Controller Warship Production and Acquisition.

He graduated from National Defense Academy, Khadakwasla, Pune and joined the Power Branch of the Indian Navy on 01 January 1985.

He is a post graduate in Radar and Communication Engineering from IIT Delhi and is an alumnus of Defense Services Staff College and National Defense College.

 

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