Current Affairs Quiz December 2017 – Set 3

Hello and welcome to exampundit. Here is the third set of Current Affairs Quiz December 2017 series. This quiz covers all the important financial news comprehensively.

Current Affairs Quiz December 2017

 

  1. The government will bear the merchant discount rate (MDR) charges on transactions up to what amount made through debit cards, BHIM UPI or Aadhaar-enabled payment systems to promote digital transactions?

(1) ₹2000

(2) ₹2500

(3) ₹1000

(4) ₹3000

(5) ₹5000

Answer

 

 

  1. Which of the following Indian state recently announced to hold its first Global Investors Summit on February 3 and 4, 2018?

(1) Manipur

(2) Gujarat

(3) Andhra Pradesh

(4) Assam

(5) West Bengal

Answer

 

 

  1. The GST Council in December 2017 decided to make rollout of all India electronic-way bill compulsory from ____________.

(1) 1 January 2018

(2) 1 February 2018

(3) 1 April 2018

(4) 1 March 2018

(5) 1 July 2018

Answer

 

 

  1. The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 15 December 2017 approved the continuation of Centrally Sponsored Scheme of National Ayush Mission (NAM) from 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2020. How much amount of fund has the government set aside for this scheme?

(1) ₹2000 crore

(2) ₹2500 crore

(3) ₹2400 crore

(4) ₹3000 crore

(5) ₹1800 crore

Answer

 

 

  1. Which of the following bank recently launched a social networking platform “Start-up Social” for start-ups in India?

(1) State Bank of India

(2) ICICI Bank

(3) HDFC Bank

(4) Axis Bank

(5) IndusInd Bank

Answer

 

 

  1. With which of the following state did Google X sign a MoU to set up its first development centre outside the United State of America?

(1) Andhra Pradesh

(2) Telangana

(3) Madhya Pradesh

(4) Karnataka

(5) Tamil Nadu

Answer

 

 

  1. Joint Exercise ‘Ekuverin 17’ was held between India and __________.

(1) Mauritius

(2) Nepal

(3) Japan

(4) Maldives

(5) Oman

Answer

 

 

  1. Which of the following payments bank’s e-KYC license was recently suspended by UIDAI?

(1) Fino Payments Bank

(2) Paytm Payments Bank

(3) Airtel Payments Bank

(4) Jio Payments Bank

(5) Idea Payments Bank

Answer

 

 

  1. With which of the following country did India recently sign a MoU for cooperation in Water Resources, Road and Marine sectors?

(1) Canada

(2) Morocco

(3) Sweden

(4) Cuba

(5) Armenia

Answer

 

 

  1. R Hemalatha was recently appointed as the Director of ____________.

(1) National Institute of Nutrition

(2) National Academy of Agricultural Research Management

(3) Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services

(4) Institute of Forest Biodiversity

(5) National Institute of Rural Development

Answer

 

 

  1. Which of the following dictionary recently announced “Youthquake” as the word of the year 2017?

(1) Collin’s

(2) Cambridge

(3) Meriam-Webster

(4) Oxford

(5) None of them

Answer

 

 

  1. One Planet Summit 2017 was held in ______________.

(1) Paris, France

(2) Berne, Switzerland

(3) Rome, Italy

(4) Washington DC, USA

(5) Berlin, Germany

Answer

 

 

  1. Sri Lanka has become the ________ nation to assent to the anti-personnel mine ban convention.

(1) 168th

(2) 164th

(3) 163rd

(4) 166th

(5) 161st

Answer

 

 

  1. Which of the following Indian state became the first state in India to operationalise a law that makes social audit of government programmes and schemes a part of government practice?

(1) Assam

(2) Meghalaya

(3) Sikkim

(4) Chhattisgarh

(5) Mizoram

Answer

 

 

  1. Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan in December 2017 inaugurated Eastern India’s first compressed natural gas (CNG) stations at ___________.

(1) Kolkata

(2) Haldia

(3) Bhubaneswar

(4) Cuttack

(5) Guwahati

Answer

 

 

  1. The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on 15 December 2017 imposed a complete ban on plastic items in towns located on the banks of the River Ganga like Haridwar and Rishikesh. What is the penalty for violating the terms?

(1) ₹10000

(2) ₹5000

(3) ₹2500

(4) ₹1000

(5) ₹3000

Answer

 

 

  1. Vijay Diwas is observed in India on ____________.

(1) 16 December

(2) 17 December

(3) 15 December

(4) 14 December

(5) 18 December

Answer

 

 

  1. International Tea Day is observed on ___________.

(1) 15 December

(2) 16 December

(3) 14 December

(4) 17 December

(5) 19 December

Answer

 

 

  1. Which of the following bank has recently signed a MoU with Institute of Company Secretaries of India to provide banking services, training and employment opportunities to the students?

(1) IndusInd Bank

(2) Axis Bank

(3) Paytm Payments Bank

(4) AU Small Finance Bank

(5) HDFC Bank

Answer

 

 

  1. Which of the following state did recently launch Safe City Surveillance Scheme for keeping the crimes against women in check?

(1) Uttar Pradesh

(2) Bihar

(3) Jharkhand

(4) Maharashtra

(5) Kerala

Answer

 

  1. Kacheguda has become India’s first energy efficient ‘A1 Category’ railway station on Indian Railways. In which of the following state is it located?

(1) Andhra Pradesh

(2) Karnataka

(3) Tamil Nadu

(4) Telangana

(5) Kerala

Answer

 

 

  1. The Union Cabinet on 16 December 2017 approved the agreement with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) for establishing International Training Centre for Operational Oceanography (ITCOocean) in ____________.

(1) Hyderabad

(2) Bengaluru

(3) Kochi

(4) Mumbai

(5) Chennai

Answer

 

 

  1. Name the first state in the country to offer its residents email ids in Hindi.

(1) Uttar Pradesh

(2) Rajasthan

(3) Madhya Pradesh

(4) Bihar

(5) Chhattisgarh

Answer

 

 

  1. Who among the following was honoured with Smita Patil Memorial Award 2017?

(1) Hema Malini

(2) Jaya Bhaduri

(3) Rekha

(4) Padmini Kolhapure

(5) Zeenat Aman

Answer

 

  1. Which of the following footballer in December 2017 announced his retirement from International Football?

(1) Andrea Pirlo

(2) Francesco Totti

(3) Gianluigi Buffon

(4) Kaka

(5) Frank Lampard

Answer

 

 

 

Take the previous quiz from here.

 

Regards

Team EP