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Current Affairs Quiz: 22 December 2016

Dec 22, 2016 19:00 IST

22 December 2016, the daily current affairs quizzes provided by jagranjosh.com cover topics like Digital India Awards 2016, list of 336 feature films eligible for the Oscars and Aerospace and Defence Policy 2016 of a state among others.

1. As per a recent report by the World Health Organisation, 46% population of this continent suffers high blood pressure.
a) Asia
b) Africa
c) Europe
d) South America

2. Railway Ministry and National High Speed Rail Corporation entered into a tripartite agreement with this agency to develop Mumbai- Ahmedabad High Speed Railway Project. Name it.
a) New Development Bank
b) Asian Infrastructure and Investment Bank
c) Japan International Cooperation Agency
d) Asian Development Bank

3. The urban local body of this city won the Platinum Award in the Outstanding Digital Initiative category as part of the Digital India Awards 2016?
a) Surat
b) Hyderabad
c) Mumbai
d) Chandigarh

4. Which of the following movies have made it to the long list of 336 feature films eligible for the Oscars?
a) MS Dhoni: The Untold Story
b) Sarbjit
c) Both (a) and (b)
d) None of them

5. Name the state that announced its own Aerospace and Defence Policy 2016 in December 2016.
a) Punjab
b) Jammu and Kashmir
c) Gujarat
d) Telangana

6.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of a Cancer Center in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. Name the person after whom the center is named.
a) Madan Mohan Malviya
b) Chandra Shekhar Azad
c) Rani Laxmibai
d) Mangal Pandey

7. Which mobile app was launched by Union Ministry to monitor rural electrification data?
a) GARV-II
b) UJWALA
c) SAMWAD
d) JAAGO

8. India’s first cashless bazaar was launched in which state?
a) Rajasthan
b) Chhattisgarh
c) Uttar Pradesh
d) Madhya Pradesh

9. Who will head the newly constituted high-level task force on Indus Water Treaty (IWT)?
a) Shaktikanta Das
b) Ajit Doval
c) Nripendra Mishra
d) Aditya Mehta

10. India received the maximum FDI inflows from which country in 2015-16?
a) Singapore
b) Mauritius
c) Netherlands
d) Japan

11. Which country has withdrawn its visa-free facility for Indians?
a) Thailand
b) Hong Kong
c) Indonesia
d) Nepal

12. Who has been appointed in place of the sacked Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary P Rama Mohana Rao?
a) C. Chandramouli
b) K Shanmugam
c) Thiru P. Annamalai
d) Girija Vaidyanathan

13. Nepal has initiated a new bilateral military engagement with which of India’s neighbours?
a) Pakistan
b) China
c) Bangladesh
d) Bhutan

14.
Who of the following won the Sahitya Akademi Award 2016 for the Hindi language?
a) Nasira Sharma
b) Kamal Vora
c) Sitanath Acharya
d) Gita Upadhyay

15. Who of the following won the Sahitya Akademi Award 2016 for the Sanskrit language?
a) Nasira Sharma
b) Kamal Vora
c) Sitanath Acharya
d) Gita Upadhyay

ANSWER

1. (b) Africa
2. (c) Japan International Cooperation Agency
3. (a) Surat
4. (c) Both (a) and (b)
5. (c) Gujarat
6. (a) Madan Mohan Malviya
7. (a) GARV-II
8. (a) Chhattisgarh
9. (c) Nripendra Mishra
10. (a) Singapore
11.(b) Hong Kong
12.(d) Girija Vaidyanathan
13.(b) China
14. (a) Nasira Sharma
15. (c) Sitanath Acharya

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