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Current Affairs Quiz (16-Dec-2016)

Quiz (16-Dec-2016)

1. Name the rare species of egg eating snake which was found recently in Indian subcontinent?

a) The Asian Egg Eater
b) The Red Head
c) The Indian Egg Eater
d) The Yellow Head

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


2. Name the world's longest and deepest rail tunnel which was officially opened recently?

a) Seikan Tunnel, Japan
b) Eurotunnel, France-UK
c) Yulhyeon, South Korea
d) Gotthard Base Tunnel, Switzerland

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


3. Who was recently sworn in as the ninth United Nations Secretary-General?

a) Ban Ki-moon
b) Antonio Gonzalves
c) Antonio Guterres
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


4. Who won his 11th World Billiards (150-Up format) Championships title, in Bengaluru recently?

a) Pankaj Advani
b) Michael Phelan
c) Semih Seyginer
d) Geet Sethi

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


5. Who recently banned the sale and use of glass coated thread in the entire country including Chinese manjha?

a) The National Green Tribunal
b) The Supreme Court
c) National Child Commission
d) None of the above

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


6. Which country recently entered into the group of top five defence spenders in the world according to the annual Jane's Defense Budgets Report?

a) Germany
b) France
c) India
d) Japan

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


7. Name the place in Italy where scientists from European Commission's Joint Research Centre in association with Google engineers used millions of satellite images to show how water bodies have changed over three decades?

a) Milan
b) Florence
c) Ispra
d) Rome

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


8. Which agency recently asked India and Pakistan to explore options to settle their dispute over two hydroelectric projects in the Indus river basin?

a) The Asian Development Bank
b) The World Bank
c) The EXIM bank
d) The BRICS bank

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


9. What are major benefits which will happen after the implementation of GST?

a) Single Tax to replace multiple levies
b) Single tax leviable on goods and services
c) Automated processes to reduce human interface
d) Reduced cost of compliance for taxpayers

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


10. Which is the shattered city of Syria in whose support the lights of the Eiffel Tower in Paris were switched off on recently?

a) Aleppo
b) Palmyra
c) Tartus
d) Homs

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