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Current Affairs Quiz: 6 December 2016

Dec 6, 2016 19:02 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like SIMsePay, a digital banking service; Phulel Singh Sujlana; and Managing Director of AirAsia India among others.

1.    Name the Indian bank that recently launched a digital banking service known as SIMsePay.
a)    Canara Bank
b)    State Bank of India
c)    Axis Bank
d)    Yes Bank

2.    Phulel Singh Sujlana, who passed away, recently, was the former international umpire of which of the following sports?
a)    Cricket
b)    Ice hockey
c)    Tennis
d)    Hockey

3.    Who was recently elected as the President of Uzbekistan?
a)    Sarwar Otamuratov
b)    Hotamzhon Ketmonov
c)    Shavkat Mirziyoyev
d)    Narimon Umarov

4.    Who was appointed as the Managing Director of AirAsia India?
a)    BS Bhullar
b)    Amar Abrol
c)    M Sathiyavathy
d)    Pashupati Ashok Gajapathi

5.    Who was recently appointed as the Chief of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation?
a)    B.S. Bhullar
b)    M Sathiyavathy
c)    Pashupati Ashok Gajapathi
d)    None of the above

6.    Which State government has proposed the making of an anti-child trafficking panel?
a)    Delhi
b)    Bihar
c)    Jharkhand
d)    West Bengal

7.    The Supreme Court in the UK has begun its hearing on which major issue?
a)    Refugee crisis
b)    Brexit
c)    Immigration
d)    New £5 note

8.    Two extra coaches to be added to the Lifeline Express. Which particular life-threatening disease will they be used to treat?
a)    Cancer
b)    Tuberculosis
c)    HIV/ AIDS
d)    Diabetes

9.    Which district became the first to pay wages to tea garden workers through bank accounts?
a)    Nalbari
b)    Golaghat
c)    Baksa district
d)    Hailakandi district

10.    Which e-Commerce platform launched the Launchpad Programme in India?
a)    eBay
b)    Amazon
c)    Flipkart
d)    Ali Express

11.    When the Indian Navy Day is celebrated every year?
a)    2 December
b)    3 December
c)    4 December
d)    5 December

12.    What is the theme of 2016 Heart of Asia (HoA) ministerial conference?
a)    Addressing challenges, achieving prosperity
b)    E-connectivity for prosperity
c)    Peace: Priority for all
d)    Connect world with harmony
 
13.    Name the state that in December 2016 banned carrying of arms at wedding functions.
a)    Haryana
b)    Punjab
c)    Rajasthan
d)    Bihar

14.    Who was sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu in December 2016?
a)    E Madhusoothanan
b)    O Panneerselvam
c)    Sasikala
d)    Edappadi K Palaniswami

15.    Name the Philippine Vice President who resigned from his/her Cabinet post of Housing Secretary after citing irreconcilable differences with President.
a)    Bongbong Marcos
b)    Leila de Lima
c)    Rodrigo Duterte
d)    Leni Robredo

ANSWER
1. (d) Yes Bank
2. (d) Hockey
3. (c) Shavkat Mirziyoyev
4. (b) Amar Abrol
5. (a) B.S. Bhullar
6.(d) West Bengal
7.(b) Brexit
8.(a) Cancer
9. (d) Hailakandi district
10. (b) Amazon
11. (c) 4 December
12. (a) Addressing challenges, achieving prosperity
13. (a) Haryana
14. (b) O Panneerselvam
15. (d) Leni Robredo

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