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Current Affairs Quiz: 29 December 2016

Dec 29, 2016 19:00 IST

29 December 2016: Jagranjosh.com provides daily current affairs quizzes to help aspirants of competitive exam to revise themselves in relation to current happenings that may be asked in their papers. The day’s daily current affairs quizzes include topics like World Bank fund for rural roads of Bihar, 600 MW Chashma-III nuclear power plant and India’s first cashless and digital tribal colony among others.

1. How much amount was recently approved by the World Bank for the Bihar Rural Roads Project?
a) USD 230 million
b) USD 335 million
c) USD 235 million
d) USD 236 million

Who headed the Committee to Review the Framework Related to Digital Payments?
a) Ratan P Watal
b) Vijay Kelkar
c) D Subba Rao
d) Y V Reddy  

3. It is in this country 600 MW Chashma-III nuclear power plant was inaugurated.
a) China
b) Pakistan
c) Sri Lanka
d) Bangladesh

4. Name the inter-linking rivers project that received clearance from the National Board of Wildlife in the recent past.
a) Godavari-Krishna project link
b) Cauvery-Vaigai-Gundar link
c) Mahanadi-Godavari Link
d) Ken-Betwa link

5. Nedumkayam, which became India’s first cashless and digital tribal colony, is located in which state?
a) Kerala
b) Tamil Nadu
c) Puducherry
d) Odisha

6. Union Government released a roadmap for early completion of this many number of projects under PMKSY and AIBP.
a) 96
b) 97
c) 98
d) 99

Who was chosen for 2016 Bihari Puraskar?
a) Hemant Shesh
b) Om Thanvi
c) Satya Narayan
d) Bhagwati Lal Vyas
8. Who was appointed as the first ever female director of Vatican Museums?
a) Nusli Wadia
b) Barbara Jatta
c) Girija Vaidyanathan
d) Deepika Agarwal

9. It is with this country India signed a MoU to extend cooperation in the field of infrastructure engineering.
a) Bangladesh
b) Nepal
c) Bhutan
d) Sri Lanka

10. Which country tested the 5th-generation fighter jet FC-31 Gyrfalcon?
a) China
b) South Korea
c) Japan
d) Germany

11. Who of the following bowlers occupied 1st place in the ICC Rankings for Test Bowlers?
a) Ravindra Jadeja
b) Ravichandran Ashwin
c) Rangana Herath
d) Dale Steyn

12. Who was recently selected for the 2016 AIFF Player of the Year award?
a) Sunil Chhetri
b) Subrata Pal
c) Romeo Fernandes
d) Jeje Lalpekhlua

13. Who was recently selected for the 2016 AIFF Woman Player of the Year award?
a) Uvena Fernandes
b) Yumnam Kamala Devi
c) Sasmita Malik
d) Manpreet Kaur

14. The Odisha Government recently decided to name Mega Lift Irrigation Scheme after which of the following freedom fighters?
a) Sarojini Naidu
b) Sachindra Bakshi
c) Bagha Jatin
d) Parbati Giri

15. Name the person who was appointed as the Director General of Police of Jammu and Kashmir in December 2016.
a) SP Vaid
b) SK Mishra
c) SM Sahai
d) None of the above

1. (c) USD 235 million
2. (a) Ratan P Watal
3. (b) Pakistan
4. (d) Ken-Betwa link
5. (a) Kerala
6. (d) 99 projects
7.(c) Satya Narayan
8. (b) Barbara Jatta
9.(c) Bhutan
10.(a) China
11. (b) Ravichandran Ashwin
12. (d) Jeje Lalpekhlua
13. (c) Sasmita Malik
14. (d) Parbati Giri
15. (a) SP Vaid

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