Current Affairs Quiz: December 12 & 13, 2021

current affairs quiz 2021

Who is the most searched personality by Google in India by 2021?

[A] Neeraj Chopra
[B] P V Sindhu
[C] Elon Musk
[D] Mirabai Chanu

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Correct Answer: A [Neeraj Chopra]
Notes:
Google has released its ‘Year in Search 2021’ list, which displays the most searched search engine worldwide.

Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra has become the most sought after personality in India in 2021. The most searched topics on Google in India in 2021 were the ICC T20 World Cup, the Indian Premier League, the Covin, the Euro Cup and the Tokyo Olympics. Top five positions.

Which Indian state has recently reported cases of bird flu and killed 12,000 ducks?

[A] Bihar
[B] Kerala
[C] Assam
[D] Tamil Nadu

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Correct Answer: B [Kerala]
Notes:
In Kerala, bird flu cases have been reported in Alappuzha district recently and 12,000 ducks have been slaughtered in Thakazhi Grama Panchayat, which has been declared a Containment Zone.
Further samples from different regions have been sent to the ICAR-National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases in Bhopal for testing and identification of bird flu cases.

In which state / UT did the NITI Commission announce the setting up of 1,000 Atal Tinkering Laboratories?

[A] Jammu and Kashmir
[B] Sikkim
[C] Goa
[D] Arunachal Pradesh

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Correct Answer: A [Jammu and Kashmir]
Notes:
The Justice Commission has said that 1000 Atal Tinkering Laboratories will be set up in Jammu and Kashmir.
187 of them will be installed by the end of this financial year. ATL is an initiative of the NITI Commission to enhance the cognitive development of children by creating avenues for testing and understanding scientific concepts.

Which South American country has recently adopted a law allowing same-sex marriage?

[A] Argentina
[B] Peru
[C] Chile
[D] Bolivia

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Correct Answer: C [Chile]
Notes:
Chilean President Sebastian Pinera recently signed into law a law allowing same-sex couples to marry and adopt.

The event was attended by LGBT and broader human rights activists. According to the country, the law ‘equals all romantic relationships between two people’. The law includes the recognition of parental relationships for married same-sex couples, full partner benefits, and adoption rights.

The NIPER (Amendment) Bill, recently passed by Parliament, seeks to give it the status of an ‘Institute of National Importance’?

[A] Institutes of pharmaceutical education and research
[B] Institutes of physical education
[C] Institutes of petroleum research
[D] Institutes of philosophical research

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Correct Answer: A [Institutes of Pharmaceutical Education and Research]
Notes:
The National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (Amendment) Bill was recently passed by Parliament.

It also aims to designate six pharmaceutical educational research institutes located in Ahmedabad, Hajipur, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Guwahati and Rae Bareli as ‘Institutions of National Importance’. It also aims to form an advisory committee for them.

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