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Current Affairs Quiz: 2 December 2019 

The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as Ayodhya Judgement review petition,  Intensified Mission Indradhanush, G20 Presidency and World AIDS Day among others. 

Dec 2, 2019 19:35 IST
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2 December 2019: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as Ayodhya Judgement review petition,  Intensified Mission Indradhanush, G20 Presidency and World AIDS Day among others. 

1. Which Muslim Body filed a review petition against the Supreme Court’s Ayodhya judgement on December 2?
a) Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind
b) AIMPLB
c) Sunni Waqf Board 
d) Nirmohi Akhara

2. Who has been appointed as the 24th Controller General of Accounts?
a) Sumanto Ghosh
b) Soma Roy Burman
c) Ashutosh Sahay
d) Patralekha Dutta 

3. When was Intensified Mission Indradhanush launched?
a) 2014
b) 2016
c) 2018
d) 2017

4. Which country took over the G20 Presidency recently from Japan?
a) France
b) Israel
c) Saudi Arabia
d) China

5. Which nation will soon initiate its online news portal registration?
a) India
b) Nepal
c) Bangladesh
d) Pakistan

6. When is International Day for the Abolition of Slavery observed?
a) 1st December
b) 2nd December
c) 30th November
d) 29th November

7. Who among the following won the 55th Jnanpith Award?
a) Akkitham
b) Prem Das
c) Rachna Mandal
d) Anil Desai

8. When is World AIDS Day observed?
a) 28th November
b) 29th November
c) 30th November
d) 1st December

Answers

1. (a) Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind
Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind has filed a review petition against the Supreme Court's Ayodhya verdict, highlighting few errors in the judgement. The Muslim body stated that the apex court, by giving the disputed land to the Hindu parties, had condoned their illegal act of destroying the Babri Mosque. 

2. (b) Soma Roy Burman
Soma Roy Burman has taken charge as the 24th Controller General of Accounts (CGA). She is the seventh women to hold the post. 

3. (d) 2017
The Intensified Mission Indradhanush was lauched by PM Narendra Modi on October 8, 2017 to intensify India’s immunization programme.

4. (c) Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia recently became the first Arab nation to assume the G20 Presidency. The Kingdom took over the presidency from Japan. Saudi Arabia will now host world leaders for the G20 Summit on November 21-22, 2020.

5. (c) Bangladesh 
Bangladesh will begin the process of registration of online news portal from next week. The nation has received a total of 3,595 applications for news portal registrations. 

6. (b) 02 December 
The International Slavery Abolition Day is observed every year on 02 December. This day is celebrated to spread awareness about ending human trafficking and exploitation of humans.

7. (a) Akkitham
Akkitham Achuthan Namboodari has won the 55th Jnanpith Award. He was born on March 8, 1926 in Palakkad district of Kerala. Akkitham Namboodari was interested in literature and art since childhood. Apart from poetry, Akkitam has also written plays and novels.

8. (d) 1st December
World AIDS Day is observed every year worldwide on December 1, 2019 to make people aware of HIV infection. In August 1987, it was celebrated globally for the first time.

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