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Current Affairs Quiz: 8 December 2016

Dec 8, 2016 19:00 IST

8 December 2016; Jagranjosh.com brings for its reader daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like FDI between April 2000 and September 2016, Mobile Banking service called SIMsePaY and Triple Talaq as unconstitutional among others.

1.    Co-operative Apex bank of which state has launched Mobile Banking service called SIMsePaY in collaboration with the Yes Bank Ltd.
a)    Madhya Pradesh
b)    Kerala
c)    Punjab
d)    Arunachal Pradesh

2.    Name the court that declared the process of Triple Talaq as unconstitutional.
a)    Allahabad High Court
b)    Supreme Court of India
c)    Bombay High Court
d)    Madhya Pradesh High Court

3.    Who of the following was declared as Person of the Year 2016 by Time Magazine?
a)    Angela Merkel
b)    Nigel Farage
c)    Donald Trump
d)    Narendra Modi

4.    When is the Armed Forces Flag Day celebrated in India?
a)    5 December
b)    6 December
c)    7 December
d)    8 December

5.    Which is the most powerful language as per the 2016 World Power Language Index (PLI)?
a)    English
b)    French
c)    Spanish
d)    Mandarin

6.    Hindi language fetched what rank on the 2016 World Power Language Index (PLI)?
a)    8th
b)    10th
c)    12th
d)    15th

7.    Which three companies formed consortium recently to set up India's biggest refinery?
a)    IOCL, BPCL and HPCL
b)    OIL, ONGC and HPL
c)    IOCL, OIL and BPCL
d)    None of the above

8.    PIA Flight PK-661 crashed with 47 people on board into a mountain of which country?
a)    Afghanistan
b)    China
c)    Pakistan
d)    Brazil

9.    Demonetisation announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has helped in boosting the revenue of many civic bodies of the state. Name it.
a)    Gujarat
b)    Delhi
c)    Maharashtra
d)    Bihar

10.    Which of the following parliamentary constituency recently became India’s first to have health insurance for all?
a)    Vijayawada
b)    Guntur
c)    Karimganj
d)    Araria

11.    The Serendipity Arts Festival will be held from 16 December to 23 December 2016 in which of the following states?
a)    Maharashtra
b)    Chhattisgarh
c)    Nagaland
d)    Goa

12.    Indian recently signed an agreement with which of the following countries to train its Sukhoi Su-30MK2 fighter pilots?
a)    China
b)    Indonesia
c)    Vietnam
d)    None of the above

13.    The MCC’s World Cricket Committee recently made several recommendations in order to bring about a balance between bat and ball. Who is the head of the committee?
a)    Chris Gayle
b)    Mike Brearley
c)    Adam Gilchrist
d)    Shaun Pollock

14.    Who was recently appointed as the Goalkeeping Coach of India Under-21 hockey team?
a)    PR Sreejesh
b)    Dave Staniforth
c)    Sardar Singh
d)    None of the above

15.    As per reports, India received the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) of what amount between April 2000 and September 2016?
a)    150 billion US dollar
b)    300 billion US dollar
c)    640 billion US dollar
d)    900 billion US dollar

ANSWER
1. (d) Arunachal Pradesh
2. (a) Allahabad High Court
3. (c) Donald Trump
4. (c) 7 December
5. (a) English
6. (b) 10th
7. (a) IOCL, BPCL and HPCL
8. (c) Pakistan
9. (c) Maharashtra
10. (a) Vijayawada
11. (d) Goa
12. (c) Vietnam
13. (b) Mike Brearley
14. (a) PR Sreejesh
15. (c) 300 billion US dollar

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