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December – 15 | Daily Current Affairs 2020


1. The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced the schedule for the 2022 ICC Women’s World Cup. This game is started from which date?
A) 4 March 2022
B) 6 March 2022
C) 3 March 2022
D) 5 March 2022
Answer: A) 4 March 2022
This Match held in New Zealand.
Start Date : 4 March 2022
End Date: 3 April 2022
ICC – announce Women’s World Cup 2022 schedule.


2. Eric Freeman passed away. He was Test all-rounder which Team?
A) Australia
B) New Zealand
C) India
D) Pakistan
Answer: A) Australia

  • Former Australia Test all-rounder Eric Freeman has passed away.
  • Freeman became Australia’s 244th men’s Test cricketer when he made his debut against India at the Gabba in 1968, removing both openers in the tourist’s first innings with his right-arm fast-mediums.
  • Freeman received the Medal of the Order of Australia in 2002 for “services to sport, particularly cricket as a player, administrator and commentator”.

Eric Freeman – Former Australian Test cricketer all-rounder.
Australia:                                                                                                       Capital : Canberra
Currency : Australian Dollar

3. Roddam Narasimha passed away. He won Padma Vibhushan in which year?
A) 2012
B) 2013
C) 2011
D) 2015
Answer: B) 2013

  • Eminent aerospace scientist and Padma Vibhushan awardee Roddam Narasimha died.
    the central government bestowed on him Padma Vibhushan, the second-highest civilian award of India, in 2013.
  • Dr Kalam and Prof Narasimha had together authored a book —”Developments In Fluid Mechanics and Space Technology”.

Roddam Narasimha – Padma Vibhushan awardee and eminent aerospace scientist.


4. Who has topped in the list of the highest-paid celebrity of 2020 by Forbes?
A) Lionel Messi
B) Kylie Jenner
C) Roger Federer
D) Kanye West
Answer: B) Kylie Jenner

Top three Celebrities are,
1—> Kylie Jenner
2—> Kanye West
3—> Roger Federer

5. Who is topped in ICC Test rankings for batsmen?
A) Kane Williamson
B) Steve Smith
C) Chesteshwar Pujara
D) Virat Kohli
Answer: B) Steve Smith
Top three batsmen are,
1—> Steve Smith- Australia
2—> Virat Kohli- India
3—> Kane Williamson- New Zealand


6. Department of Posts and India Post Payments Bank unveiled a new digital payment app named ____________?
A) DayPay
B) DiePay
C) DakPay
D) PostPay
Answer: C) DakPay

  • Department of Posts and India Post Payments Bank unveiled a new digital payment app DakPay.
  • The App is launched as part of its ongoing efforts to provide Digital Financial inclusion at the last mile across India.

Dept of Posts + India Post Payments Bank = unveil new digital payment app ‘DakPay’.

India Post Payments Bank:
Headquarters: New Delhi, Delhi
CEO: J Venkatramu


7. A book named To win your battles STAY ALIVE is authored by whom?
A) Anita Peter
B) Arundhati Roy
C) Vikram Seth
D) Salman Rushdie
Answer: A) Anita Peter

To Win Your Battles, Stay Alive – Anita Peter.


8. RBI has approved the re-appointment of Uday Kotak as managing director of the bank for a further period of how many years?
A) 4
B) 3
C) 2
D) 1
Answer: B) 3
RBI – re-appointment of Uday Kotak as MD of KMB for 3 years.
Kotak Mahindra Bank:
Hq : Mumbai
MD and CEO : Udaykotak
Tagline : Let’s make money simple, Ab Kona KonaKotak
Reserve Bank of India:
Headquarters– Mumbai, Maharashtra
Governor– Shaktikanta Das
Deputy Governors– 4 (Bibhu Prasad Kanungo, Mahesh Kumar Jain, Michael Debabrata Patra, M. Rajeshwar Rao)


9. Shivaji Ghadge has received the National Water award for his decade-long concerted efforts in the field of water conservation in the state. He is related to which state?
A) Uttarakhand
B) Maharashtra
C) Nagaland
D) Tamil Nadu
Answer: B) Maharashtra

  • Prominent Marathi writer and journalist Shivaji Ghadge has received the National Water award for his decade-long concerted efforts in the field of water conservation in the state.
  • The award was presented to him by Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Union Water Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat in the presence of several others dignitaries at a function held at Vigyan Bhavan, Delhi.

Maharashtra journalist Shivaji Ghadge – Receive National Water award.
Capital : Mumbai
CM : Udhav Thackarey

10. Which word has been choosed the Dutch word of the year?
A) Epidemic
B) Lock down
C) Pandemic
D) Social distancing
Answer: D) Social distancing
Social distancing – The Dutch word of the year.


11. Prime Minister of which country will be the Chief Guest of India’s Republic Day celebrations in 2021?
B) Iran
D) Russia
Answer: C) UK

  • British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will be the chief guest at the Republic Day celebrations in January 2021.
  • Johnson is the sixth from the UK to be Republic Day chief guest. He will also be the first British PM since John Major in 1993 to be chief guest at the celebrations. In the past, members of the British royalty have been chief guests — Prince Philip in 1959 and Queen Elizabeth II in 1961.
  • British chancellor of exchequer Rap Butler (1956, along with Japan’s former chief justice Kotaro Tanaka) and then Chief of Defence Staff Lord Louis Mountbatten (1964) have also been chief guests in the past.

UK PM Boris Johnson – attend Republic Day parade as chief guest.
United Kingdom:
Capital : London
Currency : Pound Sterling


12. Which state announced that women self-help groups engaged in making LED lights will be given a revolving fund of Rs 50,000?
A) Uttarakhand
B) Uttar Pradesh
C) Nagaland
D) Tamil Nadu
Answer: A) Uttarakhand
Uttarakhand – Women self-help groups to get Rs 50,000.
Capital : Dehradun(Winter), Gairsain(Summer)
CM : Trivendra Singh Rawat
Governor : Baby Rani Maurya

13. GSL launches the 5th and the last vessel of the indigenous project for five Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV) for Indian Coast Guard (ICG). What is the name of that vessel?
A) ICGS ‘Sigaram’
B) ICGS ‘Sakthi’
C) ICGS ‘Saksham’
D) ICGS ‘Suryavegam’
Answer: C) ICGS ‘Saksham’

  • The 5th and the last Vessel of the indigenous Project for 05 Offshore Patrol Vessels for Indian Coast Guard were launched.
  • The vessel was named ICGS ‘Saksham’.

GSL – indigenous Coast Guard Offshore Patrol Vessel, 5th vessel of 5 OPV project.

14. Which organisation and the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company announced commissioning of about 8 megawatt solar-agro project at Devdaithan, Maharashtra?
Answer: A) EESL

EESL + MSEDCL = Eight megawatt solar energy project in Maharashtra.

Capital : Mumbai
CM : Udhav Thackarey

15. Prime Minister Narendra Modi lays foundation stone of the country’s largest renewable energy generation park named The Hybrid Renewable Energy Park in which state?
A) Gujarat
B) Nagaland
C) Chandigarh
D) Haryana
Answer: A) Gujarat

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday laid foundation stones of a desalination plant, a hybrid renewable energy park, and a fully automated milk processing and packing plant in his home state Gujarat.
  • This desalination plant, with 10 crore litre per day capacity (100 MLD), will strengthen water security in Gujarat by complementing Narmada Grid, Sauni network and treated waste water infrastructure.
  • The Hybrid Renewable Energy Park near Vighakot village in the district will be the country’s largest renewable energy generation park.
  • It will lead to the generation of renewable energy to the tune of 30 GW.
  • Spread over 72,600 hectares of land, the park will have a dedicated hybrid park zone for wind and solar energy storage, as well as exclusive zone for wind park activities.
  • Modi also laid the foundation stone of a fully automated milk processing and packing plant at Sarhad Dairy at Anjar.
  • The plant will cost Rs 121 crore and have the capacity to process two lakh litre milk per day.

PM Modi – Foundation stones for energy park, milk plant in Gujarat.
Capital : Gandhinagar
CM : Vijay Rupani
Governor : Acharya Dev Vrat


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