Current Affairs,  December, 2019
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Current Affairs

is a very important topic for competitive exams like CSS, PMS, PCS, FPSC, Banking etc. Here you can learn about Current Affairs MCQs of the month of December 2019. You can also test your knowledge of current affairs by answering Multiple choice questions (MCQs), which are specially designed for CSS exams, PMS Exams, FSPSC exams, and other government Job’s competitive exams. Master yourself in the current affairs of Pakistan and serve Your country with a more bright mind. Wish You best of luck for a bright feature.

  1. PM Imran inaugurates ‘Science and Technology Park’ in Islamabad on december 9, 2019.
  2. Russia banned from Olympic Games and world championships in a range of sports for four years over doping scandal. World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)
  3. PM Imran Khan launched new application ‘Report Corruption App’ on december 9, 2019.
  4. International Anti-Corruption Day has been observed on December 9, 2019.
  5. Theme for International Anti-Corruption Day 2019 is “United Against Corruption – Take action – Lead the change – Be the change”.
  6. UK London-based travel company Wild Frontiers has listed Pakistan among its top travel destinations for the year 2020.
  7. Wajid Zia is appointed as new DG FIA after Bashir Memon resignation in December 2019.
  8. Sri Lanka appointed Mickey Arthur as head coach.
  9. Sri Lanka Cricket team is going to play first test in Pakistan on December 11, 2019 after 10 long years.
  10. The name “Muhammad” breaks into top 10 US baby names in 2019 as world record.
  11. Finland’s Social Democrats Sanna Marin becomes the world’s youngest ever prime minister at age of 34.
  12. The 8th Ministerial Conference of the Heart of Asia Istanbul summit was held on December 9, 2019, in Istanbul, Turkey.
  13. Tanzania: Country in East Africa , Capital: Dodoma , President: John Magufuli , Currency: Tanzanian shilling.
  14. The 13th South Asian Games has witnessed participation from seven South Asian Countries in December.
  15. Pakistan’s three-membered team beat India in squash final event in 2019 South Asian Games.
  16. 13th South Asian Games Nepal, Pakistani athletes clinched 131 medals comprising 31 gold, 41 silver, 59 bronze and placed fourth in the medal table.
  17. The 40th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit was held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on December 10, 2019.
  18. Lieutenant Colonel Muhammad Suleiman (Rtd) “Suleiman the magnificent” veteran hero of 1971 war breathed his last on december 9,2019 at Lahore.
  19. Pakistan Navy celebrated 48th Hangor Day on december 9, 2019 to commemorate the historic event of sinking of Indian Navy Frigate Khukri and damaging another Ship Kirpaan in 1971 war.
  20. Faizullah has been elected as Chairman of The National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs on december 5, 2019.
  21. In India, On december 9 2019 the lower House (Lok Sabha) has passed the controversial Citizenship Amendment Bill which grants citizenship right to minorities excluding Muslims.
  22. Human Rights Day is observed on 10 December every year.
  23. The theme of the 2019 Human Rights Day is “Youth Standing Up for Human Rights” .
  24. The first permanent Human Library was established in 2006 in Lismore, Australia.
  25. Royal Bank Of Scotland was founded in 1727. It is headquartered in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. It is owned by NatWest Holdings.
  26. Finland: Country in Europe , Currency: Euro , Capital: Helsinki.
  27. South Africa’s Zozibini Tunzi has been crowned Miss Universe for the year 2019.
  28. New Zealand cricket team was awarded with the Marylebone Cricket Club’s (MCC) Christopher Martin-Jenkins (CMJ) Spirit of Cricket Award for 2019.
  29. Masatsugu Asakawa has been elected as the President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) by the Bank’s Board of Governors.
  30. Abu Dhabi has been selected as the world’s leading sports tourism destination in the 26th edition of the World Tourism Awards (WTA) held in Muscat in December.
  31. Saudi oil giant Aramco has announced its initial public offering (IPO) at $25.6 billion, which is the world’s largest ever.
  32. Pakistan re-elected as vice-president of UN climate change summit COP26.
  33. Bahrain king conferred highest civil award of Bahrain ‘‘The King Hamad Order of the Renaissance’ to Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran on December 16, 2019.
  34. Blanket octopus spotted for first time in Pakistani waters along the Sindh and Balochistan coast.
  35. Switzerland to grant Pakistan access to all Pakistanis citizen bank data from 2021.
  36. Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative party won the UK’s General election with a majority vote.
  37. 15 British Pakistani elected to British parliament after the general elections 2019.
  38. Malala becomes the face of Teen Vogue’s final cover of the decade.
  39. Nida Dar named in ICC’s T20I team of the year 2019.
  40. Singer Lizzo has been named as the Entertainer of the Year 2019 by TIME magazine .
  41. Disney CEO Robert Iger was named the Business Person of the Year 2019 by TIME magazine.
  42. Pakistan ranks 151 on Global Gender Gap Index: World Economic Forum (WEF).
  43. 13-18 December ,2019 Current Affairs By Sami Khan Khatak
  44. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been named as the world’s most powerful woman by Forbes in the 2019 list of the 100 most powerful women in the world.
  45. Jamaica’s Toni-Ann Singh was crowned Miss World at an annual beauty pageant held at the 69th annual beauty pageant held in Excel London, UK on December 14, 2019.
  46. The train service between Lahore and Wagah resumed operations after 22 years on December 15, 2019.
  47. Lt. Gen. Manoj Mukund Naravane appointed as Indian Army Chief in December 2019.
  48. Abdelaziz Bouteflika is an Algerian politician who served as President of Algeria from 1999 until 2019.
  49. The former Prime Minister Abdelmadjid Tebboune was declared the winner of Algeria’s Presidential election 2019.
  50. Kumar Sangakkara to captain Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) team on Pakistan tour in February 2020.
  51. Pakistan’s Daanish Mustafa bags British Academy’s heritage and dignity award on December 17, 2019.
  52. Faysal Bank won the 16th Annual TCF Golf Tournament.
  53. Blue Sky Analytics won the Space Oscars awards on the international competition Copernicus Masters.
  54. The 50th World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting will be held on 21-24 January 2020, in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland.
  55. Australian wicketkeeper Alyssa Healy won the 2019 Best T20I Player award by ICC.
  56. Ellyse Perry won the women’s Best cricketer and ODI player of the 2019 award by ICC in December,2019.
  57. The European Union (EU) left Poland out of a 2050 climate neutrality agreement.
  58. Author Peter Handke of Austria was conferred the Nobel Literature Prize 2019.
  59. Pakistan’s Huzaifa Ibrahim Won US Open Junior Squash Championship 2019.
  60. Condé Nast Traveler magazine and website declares Pakistan as the Number One Holiday destination in the world, to visit in 2020.
  61. International Migrants day was observed on December 18, 2019.
  62. Hafeez banned from bowling in all England cricketing tournaments due to illegal bowling action.
  63. Liverpool crowned champions of the FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2019.
  64. Cuba gets first prime minister Manuel Marrero in over 40 years.
  65. On december 23, 2019 ,Pakistan and Japan signed a Memorandum of Cooperation that would allow skilled Pakistani workers to secure employment in Japan
  66. On December 19, 2019 Aisha Farooqui took charge as Foreign Office spokesperson as Pakistan’s Ambassador to German, by replacing Dr Muhammad Faisal.
  67. US resumed military training programmes for Pakistan worth some $2 billion that remain suspended on orders that Trump abruptly issued in January 2018.
  68. Famous Pakistani writer and poet Amjad Islam Amjad received the prestigious Nacip Fazil International Culture and Art Award at a ceremony Saturday in Istanbul.
  69. Imran Ashraf chosen as ILMb assador 2020 for British Council Pakistan in December 2019.
  70. Justice Gulzar Ahmed sworn in as 27th Chief Justice of Pakistan December 21, 2019.
  71. Former Pakistan women’s cricket team captain Sana Mir named as captain of the Wisden’s women’s team of the decade.
  72. Virat Kohli was named the captain of Cricket Australia’s ODI team of the decade.
  73. President Trump will be the third president in U.S. history to be impeached. The other two Presidents who were impeached were President Andrew Johnson in 1868 and President Bill Clinton in 1998.
  74. Alphabet is the parent Organisation of Google.
  75. Ashraf Ghani secured second term as Afghanistan president.
  76. Dr Moeed Yusuf appointed Special Assistant to PM on National Security.
  77. Eight-year-old Ryan Kaji became highest paid YouTuber by earning $26 million in 2019.
  78. IMF approves $452m second tranche to Pakistan under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF).
  79. Naseem Shah becomes youngest pacer to claim 5 wickets in Tests.
  80. Abid Ali becomes first Pak batsman to score centuries in his first two Tests.
  81. Takehiko Nakao is the President of Asian Development Bank.
  82. China topped the US National Science Foundation (NSF) report as the world’s largest publisher and has accounted for 20.67% of all the global publications of articles.
  83. 19-27 December ,2019 Current Affairs By Sami Khan Khatak
  84. Pakistan’s Malala Yousafzai declared ‘most famous teenager’ of decade by UN.
  85. Pakistan’s first street library inaugurated in Karachi at the Commissioner’s Corner near Metropole.
  86. Pakistanis to witnessed ‘ring of fire’ with first solar eclipse in 20 years on December 26, 2019.
  87. The foreign minister of Saudi Arabia Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al-Saud have visited Pakistan in his maiden visit on December 26, 2019.
  88. Rafael Nadal won the Men Singles title in ITF World Champions for 2019.
  89. Brexit deal to come into force, UK to leave European Union on 31 january, 2020.
  90. ECO is the name of common currency recently announced by western Africa in December 2019.
  91. Ecuador recently declared emergency in Galapagos Islands.
  92. EX CJP Justice (r) Tassaduq Jillani will be awarded with 2020 J. Clifford Wallace Award at the society’s annual convention Phoenix, Arizona from February 27 to 29, 2020.
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