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Current Affairs Quiz (02-Jan-2017)

Quiz (Jan-02-2017)

1. Who won the gold medal in the Junior Hockey World Cup recently?

a) Belgium
b) Australia
c) India
d) France

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


2. Who was recently named as the new Chief of Army Staff?

a) Deepak Kapoor
b) Joginder Jaswant Singh
c) Lt Gen Bipin Rawat
d) Nirmal Chand Vij

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


3. Which country/countries announced the resumption of diplomatic relations with China recently, six years after Beijing froze ties with Oslo over the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to a Chinese dissident?

a) Norway
b) USA
c) Russia
d) France

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


4. Which country/countries researchers have developed world's first Chikungunya vaccine for chikungunya fever made from an insect-specific virus that does not have any effect on people, making the vaccine safe and effective?

a) British
b) German
c) American
d) French

A) a is correct answer
B) b is correct answer
C) c is correct answer
D) None of the above


5. Name the Act which was recently amended by the centre recently for allowing business and industrial establishments to pay salaries through cheques or electronically?

a) The Payment of Wages Act, 1936
b) The Income Tax Act, 1936
c) The Banking Regulation Act, 1949
d) The Anti-Money Laundering Act, 1952

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


6. Name the documents which will be accepted as birth proof date while submitting documents for making the passport as per the new rule announced by the government recently?

a) Aadhaar/e-Aadhaar
b) PAN Card
c) Voter ID
d) School Leaving certificates

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


7. Which all agencies are bound by law to report cyber incidents Section 70B of IT Act?

a) Service Providers
b) Body Corporates
c) Data Centres
d) Intermediaries

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


8. What is the additional grace period which has been provided to farmers to benefit from the prompt repayment incentive of 3% to farmers whose crop loans are due for repayment between November 1 and December 31, 2016?

a) 60 days
b) 50 days
c) 40 days
d) 30 days

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


9. Who was recently named ICC Test Cricketer of the Year 2016?

a) Virat Kohli
b) AB De Villers
c) Ravinchandran Ashwin
d) Glen Maxwell

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


10. Name the countries which have their own satellite to monitor the greenhouse gases?

a) China
b) USA
c) Japan
d) India

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