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## Current Affairs Quiz 22 December 2019

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Question 1:__________ writer and critic L.S. Sheshagiri Rao passed away.
B. Telugu
C. Tamil
D. Marathi

### Answer and Explanation

Kannada writer and critic L.S. Sheshagiri Rao passed away. L. S. Sheshagiri Rao, often referred to as LSS, was an Indian writer and academic specializing in Kannada literature. He wrote an English-Kannada dictionary that is a standard reference text for students. Rao worked for government colleges before gaining a position at Bangalore University’s English department.

Question 2:GST Council has fixed a uniform tax rate of _________ on both state-run and private Lottery.
A. 18%
B. 28%
C. 12%
D. 5%

### Answer and Explanation

GST Council has fixed a uniform tax rate of 28% on both state-run and private Lottery.

Question 3:The Indian government declared _____________ to be National Mathematics Day.
A. 22 December
B. 23 December
C. 24 December
D. 25 December

### Answer and Explanation

The Indian government declared 22 December to be National Mathematics Day. This was announced by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on 26 February 2012 at Madras University, during the inaugural ceremony of the celebrations to mark the 125th anniversary of the birth of the Indian mathematical genius SrinivasaRamanujan. SrinivasaRamanujan FRS was an Indian mathematician who lived during the British Rule in India.

Question 4:_____________ West African countries have agreed to change the name of their common currency to Eco.
A. Eight
B. Seven
C. Nine
D. Ten

### Answer and Explanation

Eight West African countries have agreed to change the name of their common currency to Eco. These countries are Benin, Burkina Faso, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Mali, Niger, Senegal and Togo.

Question 5:Ethiopia launched its first satellite ‘Ethiopian Remote Sensing Satellite’ at a space station in _____________.
A. China
B. USA
C. Russia
D. India

### Answer and Explanation

Ethiopia launched its first satellite ‘Ethiopian Remote Sensing Satellite’ at a space station in China.

Question 6:______________ and Government of India has signed a $490 million loan for Madhya Pradesh’s state Road Infrastructure. A. NDB B. AIIB C. ADB D. WB ### Answer and Explanation Answer: C Asian Development Bank and Government of India has signed a$490 million loan for Madhya Pradesh’s state Road Infrastructure.

Question 7:PM Modi addresses Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) annual conference in _________.
A. Kolkata
B. Mumbai
C. Delhi
D. Chennai

### Answer and Explanation

PM Modi addresses Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) annual conference in Delhi.

Question 8:Indian-American computer scientist __________________ will be appointed as the new Director of National Science Foundation.
A. Sethuraman Panchanathan
B. Venkat Ramakrishnan
C. AS Kiran Kumar

### Answer and Explanation

Indian-American computer scientist Sethuraman Panchanathan will be appointed as the new Director of National Science Foundation.

Question 9:Who is the CEO of Cricket Australia?
A. Kevin Roberts
B. Matthew Mott
C. Justin Langer
D. Earl Eddings

### Answer and Explanation

CEO: Kevin Roberts || Women’s coach: Matthew Mott || Men’s coach: Justin Langer || Chairman: Earl Eddings || Headquarters: Melbourne, Australia

Question 10:International Cricket Council has announced its partnership with ___________ for Womenâ€™s T20 World Cup 2020.
A. UNESCO
B. UNICEF
C. UNWP
D. UNDP

### Answer and Explanation

International Cricket Council has announced its partnership with UNICEF for Womenâ€™s T20 World Cup 2020.

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