CURRENT AFFAIRS AND GENERAL KNOWLEDGE QUIZ
1.Which institution has launched National ‘Performance on Health Outcomes index’ along with Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to encourage states to take transformative action in the Health sector?
Answer – C.NITI Aayog
2.Which state government has removed restriction on night shift for women in all sectors to provide gender equality?
Answer – A.Karnataka
3.The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has passed a resolution demanding Israel to stop building settlements on occupied ______ territory.
Answer – A.Palestine
4.US President Barack Obama has signed $ ____ billion defence policy bill for 2017 in Honolulu, Hawaii, to enhance security cooperation with India.
A.$ 515 billion
B.$ 629 billion
C.$ 710 billion
D.$ 618 billion
Answer – D.$ 618 billion
5.RBI opened its ___ banking ombudsman office in Dehradun, Uttarakhand on December 23, 2016.
Answer – C.17
6.Which of the following bank has adopted Shirki in Maharashtra to make the entire village turn cashless within 30 days?
C.Union Bank of India
D.State Bank of India
Answer – D.State Bank of India
7.Which country has dragged India to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) against measures taken on imports of iron and steel products?
Answer – B.Japan
8.India recently has agreed to provide additional 240 MW electricity to which country?
Answer – B.Nepal
9.DRDO successfully test fired smart anti-airfield weapon SAAW from Chandipur in OdishA.What does SAAW stands for?
A.Superior Anti Airfield Weapon
B.Synchronous Anti Airfield Weapon
C.Systematic Anti Airfield Weapon
D.Smart Anti-Airfield Weapon
Answer – D.Smart Anti-Airfield Weapon
10.The ‘Aadhaar Payment App‘ of government of India has been developed by which bank along with UIDAI and NPCI?
Answer – B.IDFC Bank
11.Who has been nominated as the Player of the Year 2016 by All India Football Federation (AIFF)?
Answer – B.Jeje Lalpekhlua
12.National title in 6-red Snooker championship 2016 is won by which player?
Answer – A.Pankaj Advani
13.What was the theme of the National Consumer Day 2016 which was observed on December 24?
A.Discharge your Responsibilities: Assert your Rights
B.Combating food adulteration
C.Safe and Healthy food
D.Alternate Consumer Disputes Redressal
Answer – D.Alternate Consumer Disputes
14.Who has been appointed as the brand ambassador of Luggage maker American Tourister?
Answer – C.Virat Kohli
15.Defence Project worth over Rs. __________ has been approved by the Defence Ministry on December 23.
A.Rs 7100 crore
B.Rs 7000 crore
C.Rs 6200 crore
D.Rs 5500 crore
Answer – B.Rs 7000 crore
16.Which among the following tech-giants have collaborated with Ministry of Consumer Affairs to launch ‘Digitally Safe Consumer’ campaign for protecting the online interest of the consumers?
Answer – B.Google
17.India’s first 2G (Second Generation) ethanol bio-refinery is being set up by Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) in which of the given states?
Answer – D.Punjab
18.Good Governance Day is observed every year since 2014 on December 25th across India to honor which famous personality?
A.Atal Bihari Vajpayee
B.APJ Abdul Kalam
Answer – A.Atal Bihari Vajpayee
19.Which player has been ranked as the top player in the Lord’s Cricket Ground 20 best players of 2016 list?
Answer – C.Virat Kohli
20.International Cricket Council has recently granted approval to which of the following stadium to conduct International cricket matches?
A.Shaheed Bhagat Singh Stadium(SBSS), Punjab
B.Shaheed Vijay Singh Parthik(SVSP) Stadium, Greater Noida
C.Sri Alluri Seetarama Raju Stadium, Karanataka
D.Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Stadium, Haryana
Answer – B.Shaheed Vijay Singh Parthik(SVSP)
21.Name the Super Typhoon that made landfall on the eastern province of Philippines on Christmas Day.
Answer – C.Nock-ten
22.76-year-old Chetan Ramarao who recently died on December 23 due to prolonged illness was associated with which field?
Answer – C.Actor
23.Scientists from Canada have developed the first biological pacemaker, sinoatrial node (SAN) cardiomyocytes, using which human stem cells?
B.Theca lutein cells
Answer – D.Pluripotent cells
24.Which of the following regulator has slashed the prices of essential drugs including HIV and Diabetes to make them affordable for general public?
A.AIIMS – All India Institute Of Medical Science
B.Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
C.National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA)
D.Central Drugs Standard Control Organization
Answer – C.National Pharmaceutical Pricing
25.The insurance regulator IRDAI has granted the final certificate of registration, R3, to how many reinsurers to open branch in India?
Answer – C.5
26.ICRA has forecasted India’s gross value added (GVA) growth likely to be at ___________ per cent in 2016-17.
Answer – B.6.6
27.Which city has emerged as the most well-read city in India as per the ‘Annual Reading Trends Report for 2016’ conducted by Amazon.in?
Answer – D.Delhi
28.The union government has recently signed an agreement for new railway projects worth Rs 45,000 crore with which state?
Answer – A.Maharashtra
29.To accelerate works under AMRUT, Centre has decided to approve action plans for the next three years in one go rather than annual approvals. What does AMRUT stands for?
A.Atal Mission for Rural and Urban Transformation
B.Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation
C.Atal Mission for Regional Urban Transformation
D.Atal Mission for Regeneration and Upper Transformation
Answer – B.Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation
30.The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) launched a live customer service resolution platform, ‘Twitter Seva’, on December 23 to provide speedy resolution on which issue of the customers?
B.Grievances of entrepreneurs
C.Setting up Start-up
D.Queries related to Visa and passport
Answer – D.Queries related to Visa and passport
31.Name the famous co-artist, in the team that sketched the national emblem‘Lion Capital of Ashoka’, who die at the age of 89 in Indore on December 24?
Answer – C.Dinanath Bhargava
32.Name the Industrialist who has been voted by the Tata Motors shareholders to be removed as the Independent director of the company.
Answer – A.Nusli Wadia
33.The Consumer Affairs Ministry on December 24, 2016, launched a mobile App ‘Smart Consumer’ and an ‘Online Consumer Mediation Centre (OCMC)’ to provide speedy redressal of consumer grievances. Who is the Union Minister of Consumer Affairs?
A.Ram Vilas Paswan
B.Ashok Gajapathi Raju
D.Radha Mohan Singh
Answer – A. Ram Vilas Paswan
34.Which of the following countries is called one of the four Asian Tigers?
Answer. South Korea
- The famous “Ganga Sagar Mela”, an annual fair is held in which state of India?
Answer. West Bengal
36.After LPG, which of the following commodity has been included under direct benefit transfer scheme from Indian government?
37.“Sahyog-Kaijin” is a joint maritime exercise between which two countries?
A.India and Japan
B.India and Indonesia
C.Indonesia and Japan
D.India and China
Answer. India and Japan
38.As of 2016, with which of the following countries, India has NOT signed an agreement in Civil Nuclear Cooperation?
39.Sabarimala is located in which of the following states?
- Which committee has recommended change in the structure and ecosystem in the Indian cricket board?
A.RM Lodha committee
B.Kirit Parikh committee
C.Bibek Debroy committee
D.Naresh Chandra committee
Answer. RM Lodha committee
- Historic Chandragiri Fort is located in which of the following states?
Answer. Andhra Pradesh
- The term “Post-war miracle” is used in context with which of the following countries?
- Which of the following was the last missile successfully developed under India’s Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme?
- Which of the following parts of constitution explicitly mentions that India is a secular state? A.Preamble
C.Directive Principles of state policy
- What is the current age of retirement of judges from supreme courts and high courts respectively in India?
A.65 & 62
B.65 & 60
C.65 for both
D.65 and 63
Answer. 65 & 62
- What is the correct chronological order of creation of Assam, Nagaland, Goa & Mizoram?
A.Assam, Nagaland,. Goa , Mizoram
B.Assam, Mizoram, Nagaland,. Goa
C.Assam, Nagaland, Mizoram, Goa
D.Assam, Goa, Mizoram, Nagaland
Answer. Assam, Nagaland, Mizoram, Goa
- The Chairman of the Union Public Service Commission is appointed by?
C.Union Home Minister
D.Minister in charge of DoPT
- A judge of Supreme Court of India can be removed from office by __ ?
- Parliament by law
B.Judges of supreme court by Majority
C.President on a resolution by parliament
D.President on his/ her own discretion
Answer. President on a resolution by parliament
- The concept of fundamental duties of Indian constitution was borrowed from which among the following?
A.Constitution of Australia
B.U N Charter
C.Constitution of Socialist Countries such as Russia
D.Constitution of UK
Answer. Constitution of Socialist Countries such as Russia
50.Which of the following is not a correct statement about UPSC?
A.UPSC submits its annual report to the President
B.UPSC Chairman can be removed by Central Government by order
C.Composition of UPSC is determined by President
D.All of the above are correct statements
Answer. B is not a correct statement
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