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Current Affairs Quiz (02-Dec-2016)

Quiz (02-Dec-2016)

1. Name the coral reef where recently scientists have recorded worst mass coral bleaching event?

a) Scorpion Reef
b) Palancar Reef
c) Great Barrier Reef
d) African coral Reef

A) a is correct answer
B) c is correct answer
C) b is correct answer
D) d is correct answer


2. Which of the following are true regarding growth of Coral Reefs?

a) Warm tropical oceans with minimum temperature of 20 degree.
b) Located between 30 degree north and 25 degree south latitudes where water temperature favours the growth of coral organisms.
c) Transparent parts of ocean bodies; Oceanic water must free of sedimentation; it should have relatively low salinity.

A) a & b are correct answers
B) c & b are correct answers
C) a & c are correct answers
D) All are correct


3. According new data from Civil Registration System (CRS) released by the Office of the Registrar General of India, Sex Ratio at Birth (SRB) continues to worsen in India. Which of the following are true w.r.t to it?

a) The new date show that the majority of births in 2014 occurred in an institution i.e. government or private hospital. Institutional delivery accounted for 92% of all births.
b) Highest SRB has been reported in Lakshadweep (1043), followed by Andaman and Nicobar Islands (1031) and Arunachal Pradesh (993).
c) Lowest SRB has been reported in Manipur (684), Rajasthan (799) and Tamil Nadu (834). These states have worst SRB.
d) 16 States/UTs recorded all births. 14 out of 20 major States crossed the 90% level of registration of births in 2014.

A) a & b are correct answers
B) c & b are correct answers
C) b, c & d are correct answers
D) All are correct


4. Name the State where Asia's first and longest cycle highway was inaugurated?

a) Gujarat
b) Uttar Pradesh
c) Maharashtra
d) None of the above

A) d is correct answer
B) c is correct answer
C) a is correct answer
D) b is correct answer


5. Recently India signed a defense deal for purchase of 145 M777 Howitzers with which country?

a) USA
b) Israel
c) Japan
d) Russia

A) d is correct answer
B) a is correct answer
C) c is correct answer
D) b is correct answer


6. Recently which agency has started using drones to map disasters in north-eastern States by collecting land details and add it to data from remote sensing satellites?

a) Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
b) Ministry of North eastern region
c) Department of Science and Technology
d) None of these

A) d is correct answer
B) b is correct answer
C) c is correct answer
D) a is correct answer


7. Who has been appointed as new Director General of Military Operations (DGMO)?

a) Lt General Raghubir Singh
b) Lt General Sanjay Barua
c) Lt General A K Bhatt
d) Lt General Kalim Khan

A) a is correct answer
B) b is correct answer
C) c is correct answer
D) d is correct answer


8. Recently for which item Union Government has introduced direct subsidy?

a) Urea
b) Fertilizer
c) LPG
d) PDS

A) d is correct answer
B) c is correct answer
C) b is correct answer
D) a is correct answer


9. As on September 30, 2016 gross NPAs of the PSBs in the country rose to...................?

a) Rs 610000 Cr
b) Rs 510542 Cr
c) Rs 630323 Cr
d) None of the above

A) a is correct answer
B) b is correct answer
C) c is correct answer
D) d is correct answer


10. What is full form of NE-SAC which was recently in news?

a) North-Eastern Space Applications Centre
b) North-Eastern Science Applications Centre
c) North-Eastern Space Advance Centre
d) None of the above

A) a is correct answer
B) b is correct answer
C) c is correct answer
D) d is correct answer