Daily Current Affairs (24 – December – 2019)

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Daily Current Affairs For Competitive Exams (24 – December – 2019)

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Which film won the ‘Best Hindi Film’ award at the 66th National Film Awards? 

Andhadhun  

Badhai Ho

Uri 

Padmavat 

Explanation: Andhadhun won the National film Award in the ‘Best Hindi Film’ category at the 66th National Film Awards.

Who won the National Film award for ‘Best Direction’? 

Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Sriram Raghavan 

Aditya Dhar  

Amit Sharma 

Explanation: Aditya Dhar won the National Film Award for ‘Best Direction’ for his movie, Uri: The Surgical Strike.

Which among the following parties is not a part of the pre-poll opposition alliance in Jharkhand?

 INC

 JMM

 RJD 

JVM  

Explanation: Babulal Marandi’s Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) is not a part of the pre-poll opposition alliance formed for the Jharkhand Assembly Elections 2019. The pre-poll opposition alliance comprises the Indian National Congress, Jharkhand Mukti Morcha and the Rashtriya Janata Dal.

Which country recently declared emergency in Galapagos Islands?

 Finland

 Sweden

 Bahamas

 Ecuador  

Explanation: The government of Ecuador has recently declared emergency in Galapagos Islands after fuel spilled in the Galapagos Islands. A barge carrying 600 gallons of diesel fuel sank in the region recently. The Galapagos Island is a UNESCO World Heritage Site which is home to the most fragile ecosystems on the earth.

Which Indian cricketer completed 15 years in international cricket on December 23, 2019? 

Virat Kohli

 Rohit Sharma 

MS Dhoni 

 Shikhar Dhawan 

Explanation: MS Dhoni, two-time world-cup winning former Indian captain completed 15 years in international cricket on December 23, 2019. Dhoni had made his debut in 2004 against Bangladesh. He has played in 350 ODIs, 90 Tests and 98 T20Is.

Which South African cricketer has announced his retirement plan from all forms of cricket? 

Kagiso Rabada

 Vernon Philander  

Rassie van der Dussen

 David Miller 

Explanation: South African all-rounder Vernon Philander has announced his retirement plan after England test-series. The cricketer has played 97 matches in all three formats of cricket. He has scores 1784 runs and picked up 261 wickets.

Manuel Marrero Cruz has been appointed as the Prime Minister of which nation? 

Ecuador

 Georgia

Cuba  

Colombia 

Explanation: Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel has appointed Manuel Marrero Cruz as the new Prime Minister of the nation. Cruz earlier served as the tourism minister of the nation. The post of Prime Minister was abolished in Cuba in 1976 by Fidel Castro and was restored in 2019.

When is National Farmers Day observed in India? 

21st December 

22nd December 

23rd December  

24th December 

Explanation: Every Year India celebrates National Farmers Day on December 23 to mark birth anniversary of Former PM Chaudhary Charan Singh. This day honors Chaudhary Charan Singh’s efforts for farmers. He was also known as the ‘Farmers’ Leader’.

When is National Mathematics Day observed every year in India? 

20th December 

15th December 

10th December 

22nd December 

Explanation: Every year, National Mathematics Day is observed on December 22 in India. This day is observed in memory of the great mathematician Srinivasa Iyengar Ramanujan. Srinivasa Ramanujan was born on 22 December 1887 in Erode Nagar, Madras.

Who among the following was recently appointed as the director of the National Science Foundation (NSF) of America? 

Rahul Sachdeva

 Pankaj Agnihotri 

Sethuraman Panchanathan 

 Pramod Mistri 

Explanation: Indian American Sethuraman Panchanathan was recently appointed as the director of the National Science Foundation (NSF) of America. US President Donald Trump has recently approved his assignment. The US government body National Science Foundation (NSF) assists research in all non-medical fields, including science and engineering.

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