Daily Current Affairs Quiz:
The Current Affairs Quiz section of Crack Adda aims to help aspirants to revise Current Affairs for 13th December at ease. The Current Affairs questions and answers cover topics such as UNICEF Day, Climate Change Mission, World Ayurveda Congress (WAC) and Arogya Expo, Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Day, and Currency Swap Agreement.
Q1. When is UNICEF day celebrated every year?
a) 3 December
b) 7 December
c) 11 December
d) 13 December
Correct Answer: c) 11 December
Explanation: Every year on December 11, UNICEF Day is observed. UNICEF was once known as the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund but is now officially known as the United Nations Children’s Fund. Following World War II, the United Nations established the International Children’s Emergency Fund to provide humanitarian assistance for the well-being of children whose future was jeopardized. It also protects children’s rights and assists them in reaching their full potential.
Q2. Which state becomes the First State To Launch Its Own Climate Change Mission in India?
c) Himachal Pradesh
d) Tamil Nadu
Correct Answer: d) Tamil Nadu
Explanation: Tamil Nadu will be the first state to establish its own Climate Change Mission. It began the Green Tamil Nadu Mission in September of last year and the Tamil Nadu Wetlands Mission in August of this year. The State Climate Action Plan will be implemented through a Special Purpose Vehicle, the Tamil Nadu Green Climate Company (TNGCC).
Q3. The 9th World Ayurveda Congress (WAC) and Arogya Expo 2022 was inaugurated in which state?
d) West Bengal
Correct Answer: a) Goa
Explanation: Today marked the start of the 9th World Ayurveda Congress (WAC) and Arogya Expo 2022 in Panaji, Goa. It aspires to demonstrate the efficacy of AYUSH medical systems on a global scale. On this day, the third issue of the ‘Ayushman comic book series was also launched. The All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA) and Rosenberg’s European Academy of Ayurveda, Germany, have signed an MoU for advanced study in traditional Indian medicinal systems.
Q4. Which city hosted the celebration of Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Day 2022?
Correct Answer: b) Varanasi
Explanation: The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare hosted a two-day National Conclave on Universal Health Coverage in Varanasi. At the inauguration event, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya introduced operating guidelines for AB-HWCs, and Tele-MANAS, as well as training modules for CHOs and the SASHAKT site. He also recognized the Best Performing States/UTs.
Q5. RBI signs Currency Swap Agreement with which country?
b) Sri Lanka
Correct Answer: c) Maldives
Explanation: Under the SAARC Currency Swap Framework, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has inked a Currency Swap Agreement with the Maldives Monetary Authority (MMA). This arrangement allows the MMA to withdraw funds from the RBI in various tranches up to a maximum of USD 200 million.
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