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Current Affairs Quiz: 30 December 2016

Dec 30, 2016 19:03 IST

30 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’s longest bullet train, Swachh Swasth Sarvatra, 21st Lieutenant Governor of Delhi among others.

1. World’s longest bullet train was recently operationalised in which of the following countries?
a) Japan
b) South Korea
c) China
d) None of the above

2. Swachh Swasth Sarvatra was recently launched in New Delhi. It is a joint initiative of which two ministries?
a) Union Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation and Union Ministry of Human Resource Development
b) Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare and Union Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation
c) Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare and Union Ministry of Human Resource Development
d) None of the above

3. Identify the British cyclist who recently announced retirement from the game.
a) Bradley Wiggins
b) Chris Froome
c) Nicole Cooke
d) Robert Millar

4.
The 77th session of Indian History Congress recently commenced in which of the following states?
a) Kerala
b) West Bengal
c) Assam
d) Uttar Pradesh

5. The 27th Southern Zonal Council, chaired by Rajnath Singh, was held in which of the following cities?
a) Kolkata
b) New Delhi
c) Lucknow
d) Thiruvananthapuram

6. Which state’s government recently approved 50% reservation in all its judicial services?
a) West Bengal
b) Uttar Pradesh
c) Bihar
d) Jharkhand

7. Sunderlal Patwa, who passed away recently, was the former Chief Minister of which State?
a) Madhya Pradesh
b) Uttar Pradesh
c) Arunachal Pradesh
d) Andhra Pradesh

8. Which state launched 25 bio-diesel buses recently?
a) Uttar Pradesh
b) Karnataka
c) Gujarat
d) Maharashtra

9.
Name the person who resigned from the Rajya Sabha citing health issues recently?
a) Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan
b) Javed Akhtar
c) Mithun Chakraborty
d) Shatrughan Sinha

10. Which country launched two remote sensing satellites SuperView-1 01 and 02 recently?
a) Japan
b) China
c) India
d) Nepal

11. The Department of Telecommunications has launched an Integrated Voice Response System (IVRS). Which issue is the system going to address?
a) 4G signal issue
b) Frequent call drops
c) Data loss
d) Wifi connectivity
 
12. Which of the following Serbian tennis player recently announced retirement at the age of 29?
a) Jelena Jankovic
b) Ana Ivanovic
c) Ana Jovanovic
d) Dinara Safina

13. Who was recently appointed as the 21st Lieutenant Governor of Delhi?
a) Anil Baijal
b) Ajai Raj Sharma
c) Romesh Bhandari
d) None of the above

14. Name the person who will chair the High Level Committee (HLC) that was constituted to review institutionalization of Arbitration Mechanism in India.
a) Justice S Ravindra Bhat
b) Justice RV Raveendran
c) Justice BN Srikrishna
d) Indu Malhotra

15. Name the world’s highest bridge that was inaugurated in China in recent past.
a) Puli Bridge
b) Beipanjiang Bridge
c) Sidu River Bridge
d) Baluarte Bridge

ANSWERS

1. (c) China
2. (b) Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare and Union Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation
3. (a) Bradley Wiggins
4. (a) Kerala
5. (d) Thiruvananthapuram
6.(c) Bihar
7. (a) Madhya Pradesh
8. (b) Karnataka
9. (c) Mithun Chakraborty
10. (b) China
11.(b) Frequent call drops
12. (b) Ana Ivanovic
13. (a) Anil Baijal
14. (c) Justice BN Srikrishna
15. (b) Beipanjiang Bridge

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