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Current Affairs Quiz (23-Dec-2016)

Quiz (23-Dec-2016)

1. What is the number of RAC berths which will be available in sleeper coaches from 16th January, 2017 onwards?

a) 5
b) 6
c) 7
d) 8

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


2. What is the amount of fine which would be imposed on any person or agency, government or private, found throwing garbage at a public place as per the directives of The National Green Tribunal?

a) Rs. 7,000
b) Rs.8, 000
c) Rs. 9,000
d) Rs.10, 000

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


3. Name the environmentalist famous for book, Aaj Bhi Khare Hain who passed away recently?

a) Rajendra Singh
b) Anupam Singh
c) Anupam Mishra
d) Sanjay Singh

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


4. 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 & c is the correct answer
C) c & d is the correct answer
D) None of the above


5. Which country/countries senate recently passed resolutions seeking withdrawal of high denomination Rs 5,000 currency notes from circulation to halt illicit money flows and money laundering?

a) Pakistan
b) Bangladesh
c) Nepal
d) Sri Lanka

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


6. 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 & b is the correct answer
B) b & c is the correct answer
C) c is correct answer
D) a & d is the correct answer


7. Which country ended 2016 as the number-one ranked Test side on the MRF Tyres ICC Test Team Rankings?

a) Australia
b) England
c) India
d) Pakistan

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


8. Name the country/countries with which India recently firmed up broad contours of a bilateral investment agreement and inked other pacts?

a) Kazaksthan
b) Kyrgyzstan
c) Uzbekistan
d) Russia

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


9. Name the country where a massive explosion gutted biggest fireworks market in which many persons were killed and many were hurt?

a) Singapore
b) Hong Kong
c) Mexico
d) France

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


10. 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) a is correct answer
B) a & b is the correct answer
C) c & d is the correct answer
D) d is correct answer