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Current Affairs Quiz: 19 December 2016

Dec 19, 2016 19:00 IST

Daily current affairs quizzes provided by Jagranjosh.com cover topics like words added to the Oxford Dictionary, approval to 3-parent technique and 2016 Men's Hockey Junior World Cup among others.

1. This country became first in the world to legally approve the 3-parent technique.
a) The United Kingdom
b) Germany
c) Australia
d) India

2. Which of the following words were added to the Oxford Dictionary?
a) Brexit
b) YouTuber
c) Bama
d) All of the above

3. Lanura, a village in Budgam district became the first village of that state to go cashless. Lanura village is located in which state?
a) Himachal Pradesh
b) Jammu and Kashmir
c) Uttarakhand
d) Manipur

4. State Bank MobiCash Mobile Wallet was launched in December 2016. State Bank of India launched MobiCash in collaboration with which telecom giant?
a) Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL)
b) Airtel
c) Reliance Jio
d) Vodafone

5. Name the entertainment giant that has launched Hour of Code campaign to teach computer programming to school kids in India.
a) Warner Bros.
b) Red Giant Entertainment
c) 20th Century Fox
d) Disney

6. India’s first ever Indian Institute of Skills will be set up in this city.
a) Hyderabad
b) Kanpur
c) New Delhi
d) Chennai

7.
It is with this country India signed 4 agreements to boost bilateral cooperation on 18 December 2016.
a) Tajikistan
b) China
c) Japan
d) South Korea

8. Who won the 2016 Indian Super League?
a) Atletico de Kolkata
b) Kerala Blasters
c) Chennaiyin
d) NorthEast United

9. Indian boxer Vijender Singh recently knocked out which of the following boxers to retain the WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight title?
a) Abasi Kyobe
b) Kerry Hope
c) Egy Rozten
d) Francis Cheka

10. Name the famous medical researcher and inventor of Heimlich manoeuvre who passed away recently.
a) William Heimlich
b) Irene Bogachus
c) Henry Heimlich
d) Edward Patrick

11. Who won the 2016 Men's Hockey Junior World Cup?
a) Belgium
b) India
c) Germany
d) Argentina

12. Who was recently appointed as the Chairman of the Life Insurance Corporation of India?
a) VK Sharma
b) SK Roy
c) SK Sharma
d) None of the above

13. Which International library has undertaken a project that includes digitisation of over 4000 early printed Bengali books?
a) The library of congress
b) British library
c) The New York public library
d) Boston public library

14. Who has won the esteemed title of Miss World 2016?
a) Yaritza Reyes
b) Stephanie Del Valle
c) Catriona Elisa Gray
d) Evelyn Njambi

15. The 66th edition of the Miss World pageant recently concluded in the United States of America. Who represented India at the World stage?
a) Sushruthi Krishna
b) Pankhuri Gidwani
c) Rajkanya Baruah
d) Priyadarshini Chatterjee

ANSWERS
1.(a) The United Kingdom
2. (d) All of the above
3. (b) Jammu and Kashmir
4. (a) Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL)
5. (d) Disney
6. (b) Kanpur
7. (a) Tajikistan
8. (a) Atletico de Kolkata
9. (d) Francis Cheka
10.(c) Henry Heimlich
11.(b) India
12.(a) V K Sharma
13.(b) British Library
14.(b) Stephanie Del Valle
15.(d) Priyadarshini Chatterjee

Daily current affairs quizzes provided by Jagranjosh.com cover topics like words added to the Oxford Dictionary, approval to 3-parent technique and 2016 Men's Hockey Junior World Cup among others.

1. This country became first in the world to legally approve the 3-parent technique.
a) The United Kingdom
b) Germany
c) Australia
d) India

2. Which of the following words were added to the Oxford Dictionary?
a) Brexit
b) YouTuber
c) Bama
d) All of the above

3. Lanura, a village in Budgam district became the first village of that state to go cashless. Lanura village is located in which state?
a) Himachal Pradesh
b) Jammu and Kashmir
c) Uttarakhand
d) Manipur

4. State Bank MobiCash Mobile Wallet was launched in December 2016. State Bank of India launched MobiCash in collaboration with which telecom giant?
a) Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL)
b) Airtel
c) Reliance Jio
d) Vodafone

5. Name the entertainment giant that has launched Hour of Code campaign to teach computer programming to school kids in India.
a) Warner Bros.
b) Red Giant Entertainment
c) 20th Century Fox
d) Disney

6. India’s first ever Indian Institute of Skills will be set up in this city.
a) Hyderabad
b) Kanpur
c) New Delhi
d) Chennai

7. It is with this country India signed 4 agreements to boost bilateral cooperation on 18 December 2016.
a) Tajikistan
b) China
c) Japan
d) South Korea

8. Who won the 2016 Indian Super League?
a) Atletico de Kolkata
b) Kerala Blasters
c) Chennaiyin
d) NorthEast United

9. Indian boxer Vijender Singh recently knocked out which of the following boxers to retain the WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight title?
a) Abasi Kyobe
b) Kerry Hope
c) Egy Rozten
d) Francis Cheka

10. Name the famous medical researcher and inventor of Heimlich manoeuvre who passed away recently.
a) William Heimlich
b) Irene Bogachus
c) Henry Heimlich
d) Edward Patrick

11. Who won the 2016 Men's Hockey Junior World Cup?
a) Belgium
b) India
c) Germany
d) Argentina

12. Who was recently appointed as the Chairman of the Life Insurance Corporation of India?
a) VK Sharma
b) SK Roy
c) SK Sharma
d) None of the above

13. Which International library has undertaken a project that includes digitisation of over 4000 early printed Bengali books?
a) The library of congress
b) British library
c) The New York public library
d) Boston public library

14. Who has won the esteemed title of Miss World 2016?
a) Yaritza Reyes
b) Stephanie Del Valle
c) Catriona Elisa Gray
d) Evelyn Njambi

15. The 66th edition of the Miss World pageant recently concluded in the United States of America. Who represented India at the World stage?
a) Sushruthi Krishna
b) Pankhuri Gidwani
c) Rajkanya Baruah
d) Priyadarshini Chatterjee

ANSWERS
1.(a) The United Kingdom
2. (d) All of the above
3. (b) Jammu and Kashmir
4. (a) Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL)
5. (d) Disney
6. (b) Kanpur
7. (a) Tajikistan
8. (a) Atletico de Kolkata
9. (d) Francis Cheka
10.(c) Henry Heimlich
11.(b) India
12.(a) V K Sharma
13.(b) British Library
14.(b) Stephanie Del Valle
15.(d) Priyadarshini Chatterjee

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