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Current Affairs Quiz: 7 December 2016

Dec 7, 2016 19:00 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like launch of India’s earth observation satellite, retirement of Spanish footballer and Maritime exercise Konkan 16 among others.

1.    Name the Spanish footballer who recently announced retirement.
a)    Alvaro Dominguez Soto
b)    Sergios Ramos
c)    Iker Casillas
d)    Fernando Torres

2.    Name the Indian Navy’s offshore patrol vessel that is on a visit to Australia to strengthen bilateral ties.
a)    INS Arihant
b)    INS Chakra
c)    INS Sindhughosh
d)    INS Sumitra

3.    Konkan 16 that recently commenced in Mumbai, Maharashtra is an annual maritime exercise between which of the following countries?
a)    India and China
b)    India and Japan
c)    India and United Kingdom
d)    India and Sri Lanka

4.  
 Fisher recently made a comeback in the state of Washington, USA. The species belong to which of the family?
a)    Fish
b)    Weasel
c)    Feline
d)    Reptile

5.    Who won the 2016 Turner Prize?
a)    Helen Marten
b)    Michael Dean
c)    Anthea Hamilton
d)    Josephine Pryde

6.  
 French Prime Minister Manuel Valls announced his resignation recently. Which minister has been chosen to succeed him?
a)    Jean-Marc Ayrault
b)    George Pau-Langevi
c)    Bernard Cazeneuve
d)    Bruno Le Roux

7.    With the promotion of the current French Interior Minister, who has been chosen to take charge from him?
a)    Bruno Le Roux
b)    Bernard Cazeneuve
c)    Alain Juppé
d)    François Fillon

8.    What was the theme of 2016 International Volunteer Day (IVD)?
a)    Global Applause – give volunteers a hand
b)    Your world is changing
c)    Global active volunteers for peace
d)    Volunteer to change!

9.    
The first-ever International Gita Mahotsav will be held in which state?
a)    Punjab
b)    Haryana
c)    Rajasthan
d)    Bihar

10.  
 How much amount will be provided by NITI Aayog to every district to encourage digital payment system?
a)    Rs 1 lakh
b)    Rs 2 lakh
c)    Rs 5 lakh
d)    Rs 10 lakh

11.    Indian Railways recently announced Aadhaar-based ticketing system for which category?
a)    Children below 5 years
b)    Senior Citizen
c)    Widows
d)    Physically disabled

12.  
 Name the noted journalist who passed away recently and was the close ally of Late Jayalalitha?
a)    Cho S Ramaswamy
b)    Phulel Singh Sujlana
c)    Diwaliben Bhil
d)    Balu Anand

13.  
 Who will succeed Justice TS Thakur as Chief Justice of India?
a)    Justice JS Khehar
b)    Justice Anil R Dave
c)    Justice Madan Lokur
d)    Justice Ranjan Gogoi

14.  
 Dr BR Ambedkar’s birthday, 14 April, will be observed as which day across India?
a)    Solar Appreciation Day
b)    Oxygen Day
c)    Environment Day
d)    Water Day

15.    Name India’s earth observation satellite that was launched on 7 December 2016 from Sriharikota.
a)    Resourcesat -1
b)    Resourcesat -1A
c)    Resourcesat -2
d)    Resourcesat -2A

Answer

1. (a) Alvaro Dominguez Soto
2. (d) INS Sumitra
3. (c) India and United Kingdom
4. (b) Weasel
5. (a) Helen Marten
6.(c) Bernard Cazeneuve
7. (a) Bruno Le Roux
8. (a) Global Applause – give volunteers a hand
9. (b) Haryana
10. (c) Rs 5 lakh
11. (b) Senior Citizen
12. (a) Cho S Ramaswamy
13. (a) Justice JS Khehar
14. (d) Water Day
15. (d) Resourcesat -2A

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