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Current Affairs December 2019

December 2018 Current Affairs presents you latest current affairs news of December 2019 related to politics, sports, culture, science, awards, person in news, etc. Monthly edition of our current affairs carries important news and events happening in India and around the world. These current affairs are important for competitive examinations such as SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, SSC CPO, Banking, CDS, NDA, LIC, PSC, MAT, CAT, Railways, etc.

Latest current affairs for the month of December 2019 are given below. Hope you like it.


Who has been appointed as Chief of the Indian Army? Manoj Mukund Naravane
Which city has been adjudged India's cleanest city for the 4th time in the latest cleanliness survey of the Union Government? Indore
Which state secured first position in the recently released ‘India State of Forest Report 2019’ for the highest growth in forest area in the country? Andhra Pradesh (990 km) and Kerala (823 km) secured 2nd and 3rd position respectively. Karnataka (1,025 km)
Web portal launched for Delhi-NCR residents to track or block their lost/stolen phones. What is the name and address of this portal? Central Equipment Identity Register
The deadline for linking Pan Card with Aadhaar has been extended till which period? March 2020
Who has been named as India’s first Chief of Defence Staff? General Bipin Rawat
Which state has topped the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Index for 2019-20? Kerala
Which Union Territory of India has topped the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Index for 2019-20? Chandigarh
Which Indian defence service has banned the use of Facebook by its personnel to prevent the "leaking" of classified information? Indian Navy
Which state government has withdrawn all cases relating to the pathalgadi movement? Jharkhand
Which Indian female chess player recently won the World Rapid Championship title? Koneru Humpy
What is the name of ISRO’s first solar mission that will help scientists study the solar corona? Aditya L1
Who sworn in as the new deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra? Ajit Pawar
Name the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha leader who has been sworn-in as the 11th Chief Minister of Jharkhand? Hemant Soren
On which day 'Good Governance Day' is observed in India every year? 25th December
Which film won the Best Hindi Film award at the 66th National Film Awards? Andhadhun
Who won the National Film Award for Best Direction for his movie Uri: The Surgical Strike? Aditya Dhar
Which Indian Air Force aircraft was decommissioned on December 27, 2019? MiG-27
Name the cricketer who has become the first Indian bowler to claim 2 hat-tricks in one-day internationals? Kuldeep Yadav
Which Indian tennis player has announced his decision to retire in 2020? Leander Paes
Name the veteran Hindi and Marathi film and theatre actor who passed away on 17th December 2019? Dr. Shriram Lagoo
Which mobile service provider recently introduced Wi-Fi calling facility in India? Bharti Airtel
Former Sri Lankan opener batsman Sanath Jayasuriya's record of scoring the most runs in a year as an opener was broken by which Indian batsman? Rohit Sharma (2,442 runs)
On 25th of December which tunnel was officially renamed as the Atal tunnel and dedicated to the nation by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi? Rohtang tunnel
Name the noted Hindi writer who has been chosen for the 33rd Moortidevi Award 2019 for his work Asti aur Bhavati? Vishwanath Prasad Tiwari
Who has been appointed as Foreign Secretary of India? Harsh Vardhan Shringla
On which day National Farmers Day is observed in India? 23rd December
On which day National Mathematics Day is observed every year in India? 22nd December
To which country India gifted a Made in India patrol vessel named KAAMIYAAB? Maldives
Which railway station has been conferred with the Eat Right Station certification with four stars rating by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) as a part of 'Eat Right India' movement launched last year? Mumbai Central
Who has been awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award in the creative non-fiction category in English literature? Shashi Tharoor
On which day India observes Vijay Diwas every year to commemorate India's victory over Pakistan in the 1971 war? 16th December
Who has recently announced his decision to step down as Mahindra Group Executive Chairman? Anand Mahindra
The Union Government has decided to sell its ____ percent stake in Air India. 100 percent
Who has been named as La Liga's first India brand ambassador? Rohit Sharma
The Constitution (126th) Amendment Bill proposes to extend the reservation quota for SCs and STs in the legislatures by how many years? 10 years, till 2030
Which Bollywood actor has been appointed by the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) as its brand ambassador? Sunil Shetty
India won maximum gold medals in which sport at the South Asian Games 2019? Swimming
Who has been appointed as the 24th Controller General of Accounts? Soma Roy Burman
Which language made its debut in the Rajya Sabha on December 6, 2019? Santhali
Which among the following disciplines has been introduced as a CBSE subject from 2019-20 academic year? Artificial Intelligence


Which country recently deployed first ‘Avangard’ Hypersonic missile in its defence system? Avangard is capable of carrying 2 megaton nuclear weapon at 27 times the speed of sound. Russia
What is the title of movie based on the life of Malala Yousafzai? The movie is scheduled to release on 31 January 2020? Gul Makai
Name the US astronaut who has created a new record for the longest single space flight by a woman breaking the record of 288 days held by Peggy Whitson? Christina Koch
Name the activist from Pakistan who has been named as the most famous teenager in the world by the United Nations in its decade review report? Malala Yousafzai
Name the tennis players who have been named International Tennis Federation's World Champions for 2019? Ashleigh Barty (Australia) and
Rafael Nadal (Spain)
Eight West African countries Mali, Niger, Senegal, Benin, Togo, Burkina Faso, Guinea-Bissau, and Ivory Coast have renamed their common currency CFA-Franc to ______. Eco
Who has been appointed as the Prime Minister of Cuba? Manuel Marrero Cruz
Name the European country whose football team has been named FIFA Team of the Year 2019 for the second time in a row? Belgium
Who was named the captain of the Wisden Test Team of the decade? Virat Kohli
Name the English cricketer who has been chosen as the BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2019? Ben Stokes
Name the environmental activist from Sweden who has been named Time Person of the Year 2019 by Time Magazine? Greta Thunberg
Name the South African contestant who has been crowned Miss Universe 2019 in an event held in Atlanta, USA? Zozibini Tunzi
Which country has been banned by World Anti-Doping Agency for 4 years from all major sporting events for its alleged tampering with laboratory data by planting fake evidence and deleting files linked to positive doping tests that could have helped identify drug cheats? Russia
Name the US engineer who helped develop the barcode and who recently passed away at the age of 94? George Laurer
Name the Australian cricketer who has become the fastest to score 7000 runs in test cricket by reaching the milestone in 126 innings? He broke the record of Wally Hammond who had made 7000 runs in 131 innings. Steve Smith
Which country topped the medal tally at the South Asian Games 2019 with 312 medals including 174 gold, 93 silver and 45 bronze medals? India
Name the Prime Minister of Ethiopia who was recently conferred with the Noble Peace Prize 2019 for his efforts to resolve his country’s long-standing conflict with neighbouring nation Eritrea? Abiy Ahmed
Name the Indian-American CEO of Google who will soon take over as the CEO of Alphabet? Sundar Pichai
Which company has announced the world’s largest-ever Initial Public Offering (IPO)? Saudi Aramco
On which day United Nations Human Rights Day is observed across the world every year? 10th December
On which day International Civil Aviation Day is observed across the world every year? 7th December
On which day World Soil Day is observed across the world every year? 5th December
On which day World AIDS Day is observed across the world every year? 1st December

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