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Current Affairs Quiz: 13 December 2016

Dec 13, 2016 19:04 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like India-Indonesia agreements, India’s first amphibious bus project and the second country to demonetise its biggest banknotes among others.

1. India and Indonesia signed three agreements to boost the bilateral relations between the two nations. Consider the following statements in context to the project
I. It was inked during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Indonesia
II. MoU on Youth and Sports Cooperation was signed
III. MoU on Standardization Cooperation between the BIS and the National Standardization Agency of Indonesia was signed
IV. Joint Communiqué on combating illegal and unregulated fishing was released  

Which is/are correct?
a) Only III
b) Only II and III
c) Only II, III and IV
d) I, II, III and IV

2. Name the state that launched India’s first amphibious bus project.
a) Haryana
b) Goa
c) Punjab
d) Uttarakhand

3. Name the country that in December 2016 demonetised its biggest banknotes.
a) Venezuela
b) Zimbabwe
c) Cuba
d) Nigeria

4. United Bank of India has adopted two villages, namely Patunagar and Sachindranagar in a state to implement schemes in the line of digital India program. Name the state where these two villages are located.
a) Bihar
b) Uttar Pradesh
c) Manipur
d) Tripura

5. Name the South African cricketer who decided to step down from South Africa's Test captaincy with immediate effect in December 2016.
a) Faf du Plessis
b) AB De Villiers
c) Hashim Amla
d) JP Duminy

6.
Name the Syrian city that was liberated by its Army after ousting rebels.  
a) Damascus
b) Houla
c) Aleppo
d) Al-Tremseh

7. Venezuelan President ordered closure of border with a country for 72 hours in crackdown on smuggling. Name the country with which the border will be closed.
a) Dominica
b) Brazil
c) Colombia
d) Guyana

8. Name the person who was picked as Secretary of State by US President-elect Donald Trump.
a) Lee Raymond
b) John S. Watson
c) Jamie Dimon
d) Rex Tillerson

9. Who won the World Billiards Championships title in Bengaluru?
a) Aditya Mehta
b) Geet Sethi
c) Lucky Vatnani
d) Pankaj Advani

10. It is with this country the European Union signed an agreement on Political Dialogue and Cooperation.
a) Cuba
b) India
c) Japan
d) China

11. The helpline number which will be launched by the government to promote digital payments?
a) 14444
b) 15555
c) 16666
d) 17777

12.
Who became the first Indian cricketer to score a century at No. 9?
a) Ravichandran Ashwin
b) Umesh Yadav
c) Jayant Yadav
d) Ishant Sharma

13.
Which European City introduced odd-even car rule to tackle smog?
a) Paris
b) Brussels
c) London
d) Munich

14. Name the Canadian woman who became the first to appear on Canadian $10 banknote?
a) Viola Desmond
b) Elisha Cuthbert
c) Kim Cattrall
d) Harriet Tubman

15. Who was appointed as the Industry Director of Facebook India recently?
a) Atul Agnihotri
b) Pulkit Trivedi
c) Paras Aggarwal
d) Sumit Bhola


ANSWERS
1. (c) Only II, III and IV
2. (c) Punjab
3. (a) Venezuela
4. (d) Tripura
5. (b) AB De Villiers
6. (c) Aleppo
7. (c) Colombia
8. (d) Rex Tillerson
9.(d) Pankaj Advani
10.(a) Cuba
11.(a) 14444
12.(c) Jayant Yadav
13. (a) Paris
14. (a) Viola Desmond
15. (b) Pulkit Trivedi

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