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Current Affairs Quiz: 26 December 2016

Dec 26, 2016 19:00 IST

26 December 2016, the daily current affairs quizzes of the day provided by Jagranjosh.com cover topics like Shivaji Memorial in the Arabian Sea, Christmas celebration in a Syrian city and malaria control programme named DAMAN among others.

1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently laid foundation stone for Shivaji Memorial in the Arabian Sea off Mumbai coast. What is the expected expenditure for the project?
a) Rs. 3600 crore
b) Rs. 3200 crore
c) Rs. 3700 crore
d) Rs. 3100 crore

2. Christians recently celebrated Christmas for the first time in five years in which of the following Syrian cities?
a) Damascus
b) Palmyra
c) Al-Raqqah
d) Aleppo

3. Which of the following states will soon be launching a malaria control programme named DAMAN?
a) Andhra Pradesh
b) Telangana
c) Odisha
d) Madhya Pradesh

4. Who won the ITF Hong Kong F4 Futures singles title?
a) Shintaro Imai
b) Yuki Bhambri
c) Pak Long Yeung
d) Karan Rastogi

5. Who recently won the National title in 6-red Snooker?
a) Pankaj Advani
b) Ishpreet Chadha
c) Yasin Merchant
d) Geet Sethi

6. Name the institution/organisation that launched India’s first Performance on Health Outcomes’ index.
a) World Bank
b) WHO
c) UNESCO
d) NITI Aayog

7.
India successfully test fired its home-grown long range intercontinental surface-to-surface nuclear capable ballistic missile Agni-5. What is the striking range of Agni 5?
a) 1000 kilometer
b) 2500 kilometer
c) 3500 kilometer
d) 5000 kilometer

8. The first Lucky Grahak Yojana and Digi-Dhan Vyapar Yojana awards were announced by Union Government on Good Governance Day. What is the monetary amount that was awarded to the winners of these two awards?
a) Rs 1000
b) Rs 5000
c) Rs 10000
d) Rs 20000

9. Good Governance observed across India on 25 December 2016 to mark the birth anniversary of_____?
a) Atal Bihari Vajpayee
b) Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya
c) Gulzarilal Nanda
d) Rajendra Prasad

10. India won the Asian Cricket Council Under-19s Asia Cup title by defeating Sri Lanka. Who was adjudged as the man-of-the-series of the tournament?
a) Praveen Jayawickrama
b) Rahul Chahar
c) Himanshu Rana
d) Abhishek Sharma

11. The Union Government recently launched OCMC to provide speedy redressal of consumer grievances. What does OCMC stand for?
a) Online Consumer Mediation Centre
b) Online Consumer Media Centre
c) Online Consumer Merchant Centre
d) Online Consumer Medical Centre

12.
EazyPay mobile application for merchants was launched by which bank?
a) State Bank of India
b) ICICI Bank
c) HDFC Bank
d) RBL Bank

13. The first 2G (Second Generation) ethanol bio-refinery will be set up in which state?
a) Haryana
b) Rajasthan
c) Punjab
d) Odisha

14.
Which Indian actor’s 500th film is going to premiere at the annual Sundance Film Festival in January 2017?
a) Anupam Kher
b) Amitabh Bachchan
c) Sharukh Khan
d) Salman Khan

15.
Name the independent director of Tata Motors who was removed from the board of directors at an extraordinary general meeting. The meeting was called to favour the resolution moved by Tata Sons to remove him.
a) Nusli Wadia
b) Ness Wadia
c) Cyrus Mistry
d) None of the above

ANSWER
1. (a) Rs. 3600 crore
2. (d) Aleppo
3. (c) Odisha
4. (b) Yuki Bhambri
5. (a) Pankaj Advani
6. (d) NITI Aayog
7. (a) 5000 kilometer
8. (a) Rs 1000
9. (a) Atal Bihari Vajpayee
10. (c) Himanshu Rana
11. (a) Online Consumer Mediation Centre (OCMC)
12.(b) ICICI Bank
13.(c) Punjab
14. (a) Anupam Kher
15. (a) Nusli Wadia

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