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Current Affairs Quiz: 3 December 2016

Dec 3, 2016 19:00 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like International Children’s Peace Prize 2016, Formula One, The Modi Doctrine, ISRO and 6th Heart of Asia Conference among others.

1.Name India’s traditional practice/art that was inscribed on UNESCO’s Representative List as the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in November 2016.
a)Yoga
b)Chhaudance
c)BuddhistchantingofLadakh
d)Ramlila

2.A book titled “The Modi Doctrine: New Paradigms in India's Foreign Policy” was recently launched at the Indian High Commission in London. Who is the author of the book?
a)AnirbanGanguly
b)BinaAgarwal
c)Agnivesh
d)AmiyaKumarBagchi

3.How many satellites is ISRO planning to launch in one go next year?
a)23
b)83
c)9
d)11

4.Which of the following is not among those countries whose satellites ISRO will be launching in January 2017?a)Kazakhstan
b)Netherlands
c)Switzerland
d)Sweden

5.Which new currency note is facing criticism for containing traces of animal fat?a)$5
b)£5
c)₹500
d)₹2000

6.Which country recently issued currency based on polymer rather than paper?
a)India
b)TheUnitedStatesofAmerica
c)England
d)France

7.Who has been officially named the King of Thailand?

a)PremTinsulanonda
b)MahaVajiralongkorn
c)PrayutChan-o-cha
d)BhumibolAdulyadei

8.Who is the receiver of the International Children’s Peace Prize 2016?
a)KehkashanBasu
b)AbrahamMKeita
c)NehaGupta
d)MalalaYousafzai

9.Which Formula One player announced his shocking retirement from the sport?
a)LewisHamilton
b)SebastianVettel
c)FernandoAlonso
d)NicoRosberg

10.The newly named King of Thailand belongs to which dynasty?

a)SuphanabhumiDynasty
b)BannPluDynasty
c)ChakriDynasty
d)SukhothaiDynasty


11.Which country is hosting the 6th Heart of Asia conference 2016?
a)India
b)China
c)Afghanistan
d)Pakistan

12.The winner of the International Children’s Peace Prize 2016 belongs to which country?
a)India
b)Pakistan
c)Bangladesh
d)Nepal

13.The final of the third Hero Indian Super League will be held on 18 December 2016. Which Indian city would be hosting it?
a)Delhi
b)Kolkatta
c)Mumbai
d)Kochi

14.Which minister inaugurated the Gollapalli reservoir that forms a part of the Handri Neeva Sujala Sravanti (HNSS) project?
a)ShivrajSinghChouhan
b)K.ChandrashekarRao
c)NChandrababuNaidu
d)Siddaramaiah


15.Which male athlete has been crowned IAAF male athlete of the year 2016?
a)UsainBolt
b)BritonMoFarah
c)ThiagoBraz
d)EliudKipchoge

Answers
1. (a) Yoga
2. (a) Anirban Ganguly
3. (b) 83
4. (d) Sweden
5. (b) £5
6. (c) England
7. (b) Maha Vajiralongkorn
8. (a) Kehkashan Basu
9. (d) Nico Rosberg
10. (c) Chakri Dynasty
11. (a) India
12. (a) India
13. (d) Kochi
14. (c) N Chandrababu Naidu
15. (a) Usain Bolt

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