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Current Affairs Quiz (30-Dec-2016)

Quiz (30-Dec-2016)

1. Name the famous pop star singer who died recently?

a) Stevie Wonder
b) Justin Bieber
c) George Michael
d) Elton John

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


2. Name the famous Bollywood actor who was recently conferred an honorary D.Litt. degree by Maulana Azad National Urdu University?

a) Aamir Khan
b) Saif Ali Khan
c) Dilip Kumar
d) Shah Rukh Khan

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


3. Name the plant whose seedlings were germinated recently under microgravity conditions of the International Space Station (ISS)?

a) Papaya
b) Mint
c) Cucumber
d) Coriander

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


4. Name the sailor of France who recently smashed the world record for a single-handed non-stop sailing circumnavigation of the globe?

a) Thomas Coville
b) Francis Joyon
c) Ellen MacArthur
d) Joshua Slocam

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


5. Name the batsman who broke a 117-year-old record in first-class cricket by notching up the highest score while carrying his bat through the innings?

a) Samit Gohel
b) Mohammad Ali
c) Parthik Gohel
d) Austin Langer

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


6. What was the main theme of the Amir Khan starrer Dangal movie which was released recently?

a) Women's hockey
b) Women's boxing
c) Women's wrestling
d) Women's judo

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


7. Name the place where the Mars Desert Research Station (MDRS) is located which was in the news recently after it announced that for the first time, an all-Indian crew will take part in a two-week Mars-related research assignment?

a) Maui
b) Miami
c) Utah
d) Boston

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


8. Who was recently appointed as one of the Reserve Bank of India's four deputy governors for a term of three years by government?

a) S.N. Verma
b) Viral Acharya
c) H. R. Patel
d) Subodh Pandey

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


9. Which organization recently allowed banks to issue prepaid instruments to any institution that can be given to their employees to facilitate greater adoption of digital payments?

a) Department of Financial Services
b) The SEBI
c) The Reserve Bank of India
d) The NSE

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


10. What are the penalties for holding old currency in excess of 10 notes which are there in the ordinance approved by Union Cabinet recently?

a) Financial fines
b) Jail term of up to four years
c) Jail term of up to two years
d) Attachment of property

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