1. What is the name of the protest being held by Farmers in India?
- Road Rokho
- Delhi Chalo
- Raasta Rokho
- Delhi Farmers
2. Which high court recently ruled that the right to marry a person of choice irrespective of caste/ religion is a Fundamental Right?
- Allahabad HC
- Karnataka HC
- Delhi HC
- Madras HC
3. Which new definition was included in the Motor Vehicles Amendment Act, 2019?
- Medical Vehicles
- Cargo Vehicles
- Electric Vehicles
4. Which Indian cricketer has become the fastest to score 12,000 ODI runs?
- Rohit Sharma
- Shikhar Dhawan
- KL Rahul
- Virat Kohli
5. Chandrabhaga beach, which is the venue of the International Sand Art Festival 2020, is located in which state?
6. India has reportedly invited which world leader to be the Chief Guest at Republic Day 2021?
- Joe Biden
- Boris Johnson
- Yoshihide Suga
- Emmanuel Macron
7. The United Kingdom is set to impose a new competition regime next year to curb the dominance of which organizations?
- Google & Facebook
- Twitter & Instagram
- Orkut & Facebook
- Pinterest & Whatsapp
8. Which nation has become the first to approve the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID vaccine?
9. Which state debarred its Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) and retired IPS officer Lalduhoma, from its state assembly?
- Madhya Pradesh
10. When is the International Day for Abolition of Slavery observed?
- December 1st
- December 2nd
- December 3rd
- December 4th
1. Ans: Delhi Chalo
2020 Indian farmers’ protest. 2020 Indian Farmers Protest is an ongoing protest started against the three farms act passed by the Indian Parliament, described as Anti-Farmers Law by Farmer groups.
2. Ans: Karnataka HC
The Karnataka High Court observed that the right of an individual to marry any person of his/her choice irrespective of caste or religion is a fundamental right enshrined in the Constitution of India. The court said this while ordering the release of a woman in a Habeas Corpus Petition filed by her lover Wajeed Khan.
3. Ans: Aggregators
4. Ans: Virat Kohli
India captain Virat Kohli is making a habit of breaking long-standing records. On Wednesday, the 32-year-old became the quickest to reach 12,000 runs in One-day Internationals.
5. Ans: Odisha
The International Sand Art Festival shall be held at Chandrabhaga beach, Konark, Puri, Odisha, India from 1st – 5th December 2020 coinciding with the famous Konark Festival. The sand art festival shall be organized at Chandrabhaga Beach which is about one kilometer from the World heritage site Konark.
6. Ans: Boris Johnson
India has reportedly invited UK Prime Minister Borris Johnson to be the chief guest at 2021 Republic Day. According to a media report, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had extended the formal invite to the UK PM during their talks on September 27. In return, Johnson has also invited PM Modi to attend the G-7 Summit to be held in the United Kingdom next year, the report said, citing people familiar with the development. John Major was the last UK Prime Minister to be the chief guest at Republic Day in 1993.
However, it has not yet been confirmed whether PM Johnson has accepted PM Modi’s invite to be the chief guest at Republic Day 2021. Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was the chief guest at Republic Day 2020. He was invited after US President Donald Trump reportedly declined India’s invite citing prior commitments.
7. Ans: Google & Facebook
Britain to curb Google and Facebook with tougher competition rules. Britain will impose a new competition regime next year to prevent Google and Facebook using their dominance to push out smaller firms and disadvantage consumers.
8. Ans: UK
The United Kingdom became the first country Wednesday to formally approve the Pfizer and BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine, a huge symbolic milestone in the fight against the pandemic.
The first inoculations are set to be rolled out next week, the government said, although the initial batch of 800,000 will cover a relatively small number of healthcare workers, care home staff and residents, and people over the age of 80.
9. Ans: Mizoram
India’s first Member of Parliament to have been disqualified from the Lok Sabha has now been disqualified as an MLA in Mizoram.
Mizoram Assembly Speaker Lalrinliana Sailo Friday debarred Lalduhoma, a retired IPS officer who was in charge of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi’s security, from the 40-member House.
The disqualification was on the ground that Mr. Lalduhoma had declared himself as a representative of the Zoram People’s Movement (ZPM) despite being elected as an independent candidate from the Serchhip Assembly constituency. “He lost the character of an independent legislator because of the declaration,” Mr. Sailo said.
10. Ans: December 2nd
Wednesday, 2 December
International Day for the Abolition of Slavery 2020
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