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Current Affairs Question and Answers 30 December 2021

  • Question 1 :
  • Who has been named PETA India Person of the Year 2021?

  • ADeepika Padukone
  • BPriyanka Chopra
  • CAlia Bhatt
  • DTwinkle Khanna
  • Explanation:

    PETA India has named Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt as its 2021 Person of the Year to celebrate her work to support an animal-friendly fashion industry and for her advocacy for dogs and cats in need.

  • Question 2 :
  • Who has become the fastest Indian to reach 100 Test dismissals?

  • ARishabh Pant
  • BKL Rahul
  • CShikhar Dhawan
  • DVirat Kohli
  • Explanation:

    Rishabh Pant became the fastest Indian on December 28, 2021 to reach 100 dismissals in Test cricket, breaking former skipper and wicketkeeper Dhoni's record. Pant achieved the feat during India's ongoing first test against South Africa at Centurion.

  • Question 3 :
  • Which company has got the approval to conduct phase 3 trials of its Covid vaccine as a booster dose?

  • ASII
  • BBiological E
  • CDr. Reddy's laboratories
  • DCipla
  • Explanation:

    The Drug Controller General of India has given its approval to Hyderabad-based pharma company Biological E to conduct phase 3 trials of ‘Corbevax’, its COVID-19 vaccine, as a booster dose. The Subject Expert Committee (SEC), after detailed deliberation, recommended granting permission to conduct phase 3 clinical trials of Corbevax.

  • Question 4 :
  • When will Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurate projects in Halwani, Uttarakhand?

  • ADecember 27th
  • BDecember 28th
  • CDecember 29th
  • DDecember 30th
  • Explanation:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of 23 projects worth over Rs 17,500 crore in Uttarakhand's Haldwani on December 30, 2021. Among the 23 projects, PM Modi will lay the foundation stone for 17 projects worth at least Rs 14,100 crore covering various sectors including irrigation, health infrastructure, housing, drinking and sanitation and housing. The Prime Minister will then inaugurate 6 projects worth over Rs 3400 crore that include road widening projects, hydropower project in Pithoragarh and projects to improve the sewage situation in Nainital.

  • Question 5 :
  • Which nation is currently ranked at the top of ICC World Test Championship Points Table 2021-2023?

  • AAustralia
  • BEngland
  • CNew Zealand
  • DSri Lanka
  • Explanation:

    Australia is ranked at the top of the ICC World Test Championship Points Table after thrashing England by an innings in the third Ashes test, claiming the Ashes series 3-0. Australia tops the ICC World Test Championship Points Table with 36 points after winning all tests played so far. Sri Lanka is ranked second with 24 points, while Pakistan is ranked third with 36 points.

  • Question 7 :
  • Which state has approved a policy to export rejected iron ore?

  • AMadhya Pradesh
  • BGujarat
  • CRajasthan
  • DGoa
  • Explanation:

    Goa cabinet approved a policy to permit the export of iron ore dumps on December 22, 2021. The policy will allow the resumption of mining activity in the coastal state for the next four to five years.