Daily Current Affairs Quiz – 2nd December 2019

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Q: Who has been appointed as the new Controller General of Accounts?

  1. S Subarmaniam
  2. Soma Roy
  3. Amitab Kant
  4. Gita Gopinath

Correct Answer: Soma Roy

Ministry of Finance appointed Soma Roy Burman a 1986 batch Indian Civil Accounts officer, as the new Controller General of Accounts. She is the 24th Controller General of Accounts and the seventh woman to hold this position.

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Q. Which day is celebrated as Nagaland statehood day?

  1. 1st December
  2.  2nd December
  3. 30th November
  4. 3rd December

Correct Answer: 1st December

On 1st December Nagalnad celebrated its 57th statehood day. On this day in 1963, the state of Nagaland came into existence as the 16th state of the Union of India.

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Q. Which day is celebrated as BSF (Border Security Force) raising day?

  1. 30th November
  2. 1st December
  3. 2nd December
  4. 3rd Decembe

Correct Answer: 1st December

On 1st December BSF celebrated its raising day. BSF established on December 1, 1965, is a paramilitary force charged with guarding India’s land borders during peacetime and preventing transnational crime. It is under the administrative control of Ministry of Home Affairs.

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Q. Who has been elected as President of Namibia for second time?

  1. Panduleni Itula
  2. Hage Geingob
  3. Sara Gungogewala
  4. Nagola Muamba

Answer: Hage Geingob

Incumbent Namibian President Hage Geingob has won a second term after securing 56.3 percent votes in the recently concluded elections. First elected in 2014 after sweeping 87% of the vote, Geingob was in a tight race this time with Panduleni Itula.


Q. In Which Indian state International sand art festival was recently held?

  1. Goa
  2. Odisha
  3. West Bengal
  4. Tamilnadu

Correct Answer: Odisha

Five day long annual Konark Festival in the backdrop of the Sun Temple and the International Sand Art Festival at Chandrabhaga beach, started in Konrak, Odisha.

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Q. Which country is hosting 13th South Asian Games 2019?

  1. Nepal
  2. Bangladesh
  3. Sri Lanka
  4. Bhutan

Correct Answer: Nepal

Nepal President Bidiya Devi Bhandari formally inaugurated the 13th edition of the South Asian Games. The Nepal President declared the multi sports event of SAARC open at the newly constructed Dasharath Stadium.

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Q. Who has been elected new speaker of Maharashtra assembly?

  1. Kisan Kathore
  2. Udhav Thakrey
  3. Dilip Walse Patil
  4. Nana Patole

Correct Answer: Nana Patole

Nana Patole has been elected new speaker of the Maharashtra Assembly. This development occurred after BJP withdraw its nominee Kisan Kathore out of the race citing it did not want any controversy in the speaker election.

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Q. In which Indian state new fish species Schistura syngkai discovered?

  1. Telangana
  2. Kerala
  3. Tamilnadu
  4. Meghalaya

Correct Answer: Meghalaya

A fish species, that has a scientific name Schistura Syngkai was discovered in Meghalaya’s West Khasi Hills district.

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Q. What is the GST collection for the month of November 2019?

  1. 1.5 lakh cr.
  2. 1.80 lakh cr.
  3. 1.20 lakh cr.
  4. 1 lakh cr

Correct Answer: 1 lakh cr.

The Goods and Services tax GST collection in November crossed 1 lakh crore. November’s GST collection stood at Rs. 1,03,492 crore.

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Q. What is the theme of World AIDS day 2019?

  1. Awareness can make a difference
  2. Ending the HIV/AIDS Epidemic: Community by Community
  3. Know your Status
  4. Communities make the difference

Correct Answer: Communities make the difference

December 1st is celebrated as world aids day every year all over the world. Main Motto to celebrate world aids day is to raise public awareness about AIDS.

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