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Current Affairs Quiz 20th December 2023

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4. Before you take this quiz, we would recommend to you to go through the article,Daily Current Affairs Today 20th December2023

 

 

Question 1:
What is the date for International Human Solidarity Day?
A) December 25
B) December 20
C) December 10
D) November 20

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: International Human Solidarity Day is observed on December 20.

 

 

Question 2:
Who was named the new emir of Kuwait after the passing of Sheikh Nawaf Al Ahmad Al Sabah?
A) Sheikh Jaber Al Ahmad Al Sabah
B) Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah
C) Sheikh Meshal Al Ahmad Al Jaber
D) Sheikh Salem Al Ali Al Sabah

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: Sheikh Meshal Al Ahmad Al Jaber was named the new emir following the death of Sheikh Nawaf Al Ahmad Al Sabah.

 

 

Question 3:
What is the new gratuity limit for LIC agents as of December 2023?
A) Rs 2 lakh
B) Rs 4 lakh
C) Rs 5 lakh
D) Rs 3 lakh

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: LIC raised the gratuity limit for agents from Rs 3 lakh to Rs 5 lakh.

 

 

Question 4:
What unique feature does the ‘Indus Solitaire Program’ offer?
A) 24/7 gym access
B) 24/7 customer support
C) 24/7 locker access
D) 24/7 online banking

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The ‘Indus Solitaire Program’ offers a unique benefit of 24/7 locker access, among other features.

 

 

Question 5:
What is the maximum coverage amount of the ‘Reliance Health Global’ insurance policy?
A) $500,000
B) $1 million
C) $750,000
D) $2 million

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The ‘Reliance Health Global’ insurance policy offers sum-insured coverage up to $1 million.

 

 

Question 6:
Who approved the business scheme involving Dhani Services and Indiabulls Enterprises?
A) Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)
B) Competition Commission of India (CCI)
C) Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
D) Ministry of Corporate Affairs

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The Competition Commission of India (CCI) approved the scheme involving Dhani Services and Indiabulls Enterprises.

 

 

Question 7:
To what percentage did LIC reduce its shareholding in Dixon Technologies?
A) 4%
B) 3%
C) 2%
D) 5%

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: LIC reduced its shareholding in Dixon Technologies from 5.012% to 3%.

 

 

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Question 8:
What percentage of Pirimid Fintech was acquired by Infibeam Avenues?
A) 49%
B) 50%
C) 51%
D) 45%

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

  • Explanation: Infibeam Avenues acquired a 49% stake in Pirimid Fintech.

 

 

Question 9:
What did the CCI approve regarding Ind Swift Laboratories and Essix Biosciences?
A) Merger
B) Partnership
C) Acquisition of certain business undertakings
D) Joint venture

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The CCI approved the proposed acquisition of certain business undertakings of Ind Swift Laboratories and Essix Biosciences by Synthimed Labs.

 

 

Question 10:
Which teams won the 75th Inter State-Inter Zonal Badminton Championship 2023?
A) Maharashtra (women’s) and AAI (men’s)
B) Karnataka (women’s) and Maharashtra (men’s)
C) AAI (women’s) and Karnataka (men’s)
D) Maharashtra (women’s) and Karnataka (men’s)

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

  • Explanation: Maharashtra won the women’s title, and AAI clinched the men’s title at the championship.

 

 

Question 11:
How many para-athletes participated in the 2023 Khelo India Para Games?
A) Over 1000
B) Over 1200
C) Over 1400
D) Over 1600

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: More than 1400 para-athletes participated in the 2023 Khelo India Para Games.

 

 

Question 12:
What was the age of Sheikh Nawaf Al Ahmad Al Sabah at the time of his passing?
A) 84
B) 86
C) 88
D) 82

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: Sheikh Nawaf Al Ahmad Al Sabah passed away at the age of 86.

 

 

Question 13:
What was the effective date of the amendment to the LIC (Agents) Regulations, 2017?
A) December 1, 2023
B) November 15, 2023
C) December 6, 2023
D) November 30, 2023

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The amendment to the Life Insurance Corporation of India (Agents) Regulations, 2017, became effective from December 6, 2023.
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