Daily Current Affairs Quiz 21 December 2023

Daily Current Affairs Quiz: important questions of 21 December 2023

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 21 December 2023 : Important questions related to current affairs and their answers made available by this article for the students preparing for competitive exams. Through these questions, candidates can prepare well for the competitive exam and make it easier to get a government job.

Daily Current Affairs Quiz of 21 December 2023

Question 1. Which Hindi novel has been selected for the Sahitya Akademi Award 2023?

Answer – Mujhe Pehchano

Sanjeev’s novel ‘Mujhe Pehchano’ has been selected for the Sahitya Akademi Award 2023. Sahitya Akademi has announced its annual Sahitya Akademi Awards in 24 languages. 9 books of poetry, 6 of novels, 5 of short stories, 3 essays and 1 literary study have been selected for the Sahitya Akademi Award 2023.

Question 2. Which disease has recently been added to the list of NTDs by WHO?

Answer – Noma (Cancrum oris)

Recently the World Health Organization (WHO) has added Noma (gangrenous stomatitis) to the list of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs). This step of WHO will make people aware of Noma and encourage research for it. Children aged 2 to 6 years in poor communities in tropical and subtropical regions are particularly affected by noma. This disease, which affects the tissues of the face and mouth, poses a threat to the patient’s life in 90% of the cases.

Question 3. When is World Basketball Day celebrated?

Answer – 21 December

World Basketball Day is celebrated every year on 21 December. This day marks the invention of basketball in 1891 by Dr. James Naismith. Basketball is one of the popular and prevalent sports in the world today. On December 21, 1891, basketball was invented by Canadian physical education teacher Dr. James Naismith at the International YMCA Training School in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA. The purpose of the invention of this game was to get students active during the winter months.

Question 4. Where is the International Geeta Mahotsav 2023 being organised?

Answer – Kurukshetra

The International Geeta Mahotsav-2023 has started in Kurukshetra, Haryana with the Maha Aarti and Mahapuja of the holy book Geeta and recitation of the verses of Geeta. This festival is being organized from 17th December to 24th December. Vice President Jaideep Dhankhar, Chief Minister Manohar Lal, Geeta Manishi Swami Gyananand participated in the Maha Aarti and Maha Puja of the festival.

Question 5. For the success of which mission ISRO received the Leif Ericsson Lunar Award?

Answer – Chandrayaan-3

Husavik Museum has awarded the prestigious Leif Ericsson Lunar Prize to the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) for the success of Chandrayaan-3 mission. Chandrayaan-3 mission has been very important for India because with it India has become the fourth country to successfully land on the Moon and the first to land on the South Pole. Before India, the United States, China and Russia have succeeded in landing on the moon.

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