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Current Affairs Quiz (10-Dec-2016)

Quiz (10-Dec-2016)

1. What is the number of political parties in India which is the largest in the world?

a) 1700
b) 1800
c) 1900
d) 2000

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


2. What is the name of the solar powered two-seater aircraft with a mission to fly some 78,000 feet above the earth in 2018, which was recently unveiled in Payerne in Switzerland?

a) SolarJet
b) SolarTiger
c) SolarPower
d) SolarStratos

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


3. Name the province of Indonesia which was recently hit by a strong earthquake in which many people lost their lives?

a) Lampung
b) Bali
c) Aceh
d) Papua

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


4. Which country recently lifted an "undeclared" ban on import of ginned cotton from India?

a) Pakistan
b) Germany
c) China
d) France

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


5. Which organization recently cancelled a $100 million loan to Pakistan for a natural gas efficiency project due to no progress in achieving the development objectives?

a) The World Bank
b) The United Nations
c) The BRICS Bank
d) The Asian Development Bank

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


6. Which country was recently granted the "major defence partner" status by the United States?

a) Pakistan
b) China
c) India
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


7. Name some of the incentive measures announced in a bid to promote less-cash economy by government recently?

a) Discount of 0.75 per cent on purchase of petrol and diesel
b) 10 per cent and 8 per cent discount in case of general and life insurance PSU's
c) 0.5 percent discount on monthly and seasonal suburban railway tickets
d) 10 percent discount on purchase of groceries

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


8. Name the former United States senator and astronaut and the first American to orbit the earth who died recently?

a) Buzz Aldrin
b) John Glenn
c) Charles Bolden
d) Scott Kelly

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


9. Name the name of cyclone which is expected to hit the Andhra coast near Machilipatnam by December 12, 2016?

a) Zika
b) Virara
c) Vardah
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. Name the place where the world's biggest stadium in terms of seating capacity is going to be built?

a) Ahmedabad
b) Adelaide
c) Dubai
d) Canberra

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