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Afternoon Current Affairs Quiz: 14 December 2017

14 December 2017: Afternoon Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh cover the topics like World Economic Situation and Prospects 2018, word of the year 2017 and "Power of One" award among others.

Dec 14, 2017 15:32 IST
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14 December 2017: Afternoon Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh cover the topics like World Economic Situation and Prospects 2018, word of the year 2017 and "Power of One" award among others.

1. United Nations ‘World Economic Situation and Prospects 2018’ report forecasted what per cent of GDP growth for India for 2018?
a) 7.2 per cent
b) 7.4 per cent
c) 7.6 per cent
d) 7.8 per cent

2. Who was appointed as the Executive Director of Reserve Bank of India recently?
a) Meena Hemchandra
b) Uma Shankar
c) KS Joshi
d) TR Ramachandran

3. The Supreme Court referred which sports activity to the five-judge Constitution bench for determining whether it is cultural right within Article 29 of the Constitution?
a) Kambala
b) Camel Race
c) Jallikattu
d) Horse Racing

4. Who was conferred with the inaugural Diwali "Power of One" award of the UN?
a) Arundhati Bhattacharya
b) Nita Ambani
c) Aishwarya Rai
d) Laxmi puri

5. India was ranked at what position in terms of mobile internet speed in the Speedtest Global Index released by Ookla?
a) 109
b) 86
c) 61
d) 42

6. 'Feminism' was named as the word of the year 2017 by which dictionary?
a) Oxford Dictionary
b) Merriam-Webster
c) Dictionary.com
d) Cambridge English Dictionary

ANSWERS

1. (a) 7.2 per cent
2. (b) Uma Shankar
3. (c) Jallikattu
4. (d) Laxmi puri
5. (a) 109
6. (b) Merriam-Webster

The explanation of these quizzes will be covered in the final day quiz.

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