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Current Affairs Quiz: 16 December 2016

Dec 16, 2016 19:14 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like 2016 Expedia vacation deprivation report, 2016 Foreign Policy Global Thinker, and Exercise EKUVERIN among others.

1. Who was appointed as Director General and Chief Executive Officer of the Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs?
a)  Sunil Arora
b)  Rajeev Mishra
c)  Pratha Sisodhia
d)  Ranbir Singh

2.
What was India’s position in the vacation deprived country ranking as per 2016 Expedia vacation deprivation report?
a)  1st
b)  2nd
c)  3rd
d)  4th

3. Which rank India got in the defence spending, according to 2016 IHS Jane’s Defense Budgets Report?
a)  2nd
b)  4th
c)  7th
d)  9th

4. Who was named as the 2016 Foreign Policy Global Thinker for Twitter diplomacy?
a)  Narendra Modi
b)  Mamata Banerjee
c)  Arvind Kejriwal
d)  Sushma Swaraj

5.
India’s largest indoor sports arena will come up in which of the following states?
a)  West Bengal
b)  Maharashtra
c)  Uttar Pradesh
d)  Rajasthan

6. Which of the following countries recently inaugurated its first organ transplant centre?
a)  Bangladesh
b)  Maldives
c)  India
d)  Pakistan

7. The seventh edition of Exercise EKUVERIN commenced recently. The exercise is between which two countries?
a)  India and Sri Lanka
b)  India and Mauritius
c)  India and Maldives
d)  India and Cambodia

8. Who of the following was recently awarded with the ICFA’s Global Agriculture Leadership Award 2016?
a)  M.S. Swaminathan
b)  Ratan Tata
c)  Azim Premji
d)  Venugopal Dhoot

9. Who was recently appointed as the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations?
a)  Amina Mohammed
b)  Antonio Guterres
c)  Jan Eliasson
d)  None of the above

10. Which state’s government has passed a law proposing tougher action against illegal liquor sale and purchase?
a)  Kerala
b)  Gujarat
c)  Tamil Nadu
d)  Manipur

11. India’s first island district, Majuli will now become the country’s first ever Carbon neutral district by 2020. Which state is it located in?
a)  Arunachal Pradesh
b)  Assam
c)  Meghalaya
d)  Manipur

12. Identify the lone Indian cricketer who appeared in the ICC Women's Team of the Year 2016.
a)  Smriti Mandhana
b)  Mithali Raj
c)  Thirush Kamini
d)  Poonam Raut

13. Who was appointed as a member of the Donald Trump’s Strategic and Policy Forum?
a)  Indra Nooyi
b)  Satya Nadella
c)  Ajay Bhanga
d)  Shantanu Narayen

14. The FCRA license of this NGO was cancelled by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs for violating the law?
a)  Greenpeace India
b)  Centre for Health and Social Justice
c)  North East Network
d)  Digital Empowerment Foundation

15. How many cities were identified by the Union Government under the Development of Solar Cities Programme?
a)  30 cities
b)  40 cities
c)  50 cities
d)  60 cities

ANSWERS
1. (a) Sunil Arora
2. (d) 4th
3. (b) 4th
4. (d) Sushma Swaraj
5. (a) West Bengal
6. (d) Pakistan
7. (c) India and Maldives
8. (b) Ratan Tata
9. (a) Amina Mohammed
10. (b) Gujarat
11. (b) Assam
12. (a) Smriti Mandhana
13. (a) Indra Nooyi
14. (a) Greenpeace India
15. (d) 60 cities

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