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Current Affairs Quiz (15-Dec-2016)

Quiz (15-Dec-2016)

1. Name the country whose space agency recently launched a craft carrying a 'space junk' collector-an experimental tether to pull out of earth's orbit tones of clutter from old satellites?

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

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


2. Which prominent nationalong with 35 other nations abstained from voting on a UN General Assembly resolution demanding an immediate ceasefire in Syria and urgent aid deliveries to the war ravaged country?

a) USA
b) Germany
c) Pakistan
d) India

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


3. Name the famous diplomat who received the Nobel Peace Prize recently?

a) Al Gore
b) Lui Xiaobo
c) Juan Manuel Santos
d) Tawakkol Karman

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


4. Who has been named as the new Prime Minister of Italy?

a) Paolo Gentiloni
b) Matteo Renzi
c) Enrico Letta
d) Romano Prodi

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


5. Name the cyclone which recently effected many parts of Tamil Nadu with heavy rains and winds disturbing normal life in these regions?

a) Vardah
b) Roanu
c) Kyant
d) Nada

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


6. What is the highest runs ever scored by an Indian cricket captain?

a) 230
b) 232
c) 235
d) 240

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


7. Name the Indian batsman who scored the first century by a No.9 batsman of India recently?

a) R Ashwin
b) Mohammed Shami
c) Jayant Yadav
d) Ravindra Jadeja

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


8. What is the name of campaign that strives to change the future of millions of children world-wide which was launched recently?

a) 50 Million for 50 Million
b) 100 Million for 100 Million
c) 25 million for 25 Million
d) None of the above

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


9. Name the famous football player who claimed a fourth Ballon d'Or award recently?

a) Lionel Messi
b) Luis Suarez
c) Cristiano Ronaldo
d) Arjen Robben

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


10. Name the country with which India entered into agreement to expand their defence and maritime security ties and resolved to effectively deal with terrorism?

a) Indonesia
b) Singapore
c) Malaysia
d) France

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