Current Affairs Quiz: December 2, 2021

current affairs quiz 2021

1. Where is the National Cadet Corps (NCC) headquartered?

[A] Mumbai
[B] New Delhi
[C] Mussoorie
[D] Ahmadabad

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Correct Answer: B [New Delhi]
Notes:
The National Cadet Corps (NCC) is a youth wing of the New Delhi – based Indian Armed Forces. The NCC is the largest uniformed youth organization in the world. November 28th marked its 73rd anniversary. As a ‘three-service organization’ consisting of the Army, Navy and Air Force, the NCC is open to voluntary school and college students.

2. “Hanukkah”, which community celebrates every year?

[A] Jews
[B] Christians
[C] Muslims
[D] Sikhs

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Correct Answer: A [Jews]
Notes:
BCE Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Lights, is a Jewish festival celebrating the victory of the Jews over a dictatorial king at the beginning of the Maccabean Rebellion against the Seleucid Empire in the 2nd century.

For the second year in a row since the Abrahamic Covenant, Hanuka’s eight-day Jewish celebration will be held across the UAE from Sunday, November 28 to December 5.

3. Which Indian state has announced the implementation of Police Commissionerate system in its two cities?

[A] Maharashtra
[B] Madhya Pradesh
[C] Kerala
[D] West Bengal

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Correct Answer: B [Madhya Pradesh]
Notes:
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan had recently announced that a police commissionerate would be set up in Bhopal and Indore.

The Chief Minister cited the growing population, geographical development of the two cities, administrative and law and order issues. Under this structure, the District Magistrate-DM is tasked with issuing arrest warrants and licenses, while the Superintendent of Police (SP) has the powers and responsibilities to investigate and arrest crimes.

4. Magdalena Anderson is the first woman Prime Minister of which nation?

[A] Iceland
[B] Sweden
[C] Switzerland
[D] Australia

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Correct Answer: B [Sweden]
Notes:
Magdalena Anderson, leader of the center-left Social Democratic Party, has become the country’s first female prime minister.

But she resigned within hours of taking over the job after the budget was rejected in favor of the budget proposed by the opposition. Now Magdalena Anderson has been re-elected Prime Minister.

5. Ramkumar Ramanathan, who recently won his maiden Challenger Level Singles title, is associated with which sport?

[A] Tennis
[B] Table-Tennis
[C] Badminton
[D] Archery

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Correct Answer: A [Tennis]
Notes:
Indian tennis star Ramkumar Ramanathan wins his maiden Challenger Level Singles title in the final bout of the ATP 80 Manama event.

The 27-year-old Ramkumar, seeded sixth and 222nd in the world, defeated his Russian opponent 6-1 6-4 in 68 minutes. Earlier in his career, the Indian had lost six Challenger finals.

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