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Current Affairs Quiz (21-Dec-2016)

Quiz (21-Dec-2016)

1. 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) c is correct answer
C) b is correct answer
D) d is correct answer


2. 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) d is correct answer
C) b is correct answer
D) c is correct answer


3. 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) a is correct answer
B) d is correct answer
C) b is correct answer
D) c is correct answer


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


5. 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) d is correct answer
B) a is correct answer
C) c is correct answer
D) b is correct answer


6. 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


7. 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) a is correct answer
B) b is correct answer
C) c is correct answer
D) d is correct answer


8. What are the 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) d is correct answer
B) c is correct answer
C) a & b are correct answers
D) All are correct


9. Who headed the government committee on electronic payments which submitted its final report recently?

a) HR Khan
b) Ashok Ahluwalia
c) RatanWatal
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. Which agency recently announced daily, weekly, and mega-awards on digital transactions to incentive cashless payments for consumers and merchants to encourage a transition to digital payments?

a) NPCI
b) RBI
c) Finance Ministry
d) NITI Aayog

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