Current Affairs Quiz December 2017 – Set 6

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

Current Affairs Quiz December 2017

 

  1. Which of the following state topped the list of most GST collection in India in the first five months of GST rollout?

(1) Uttar Pradesh

(2) Gujarat

(3) Maharashtra

(4) Madhya Pradesh

(5) Karnataka

Answer

 

  1. Patanjali Ayurved signed a MoU with the Chhattisgarh Government to set up food and herbal processing unit with a corpus of ___________.

(1) ₹671 crore

(2) ₹571 crore

(3) ₹573 crore

(4) ₹673 crore

(5) ₹371 crore

Answer

 

 

  1. Government recently announce to link highway corridors to international trade points for how much amount?

(1) ₹20,000 crore

(2) ₹24,000 crore

(3) ₹22,000 crore

(4) ₹25,000 crore

(5) ₹28,000 crore

Answer

 

 

  1. Which of the following Indian state was recently recognized as a ‘Champion State’ for recording the highest growth in exports during 2016-17 by the Union Government?

(1) Jharkhand

(2) Odisha

(3) Uttar Pradesh

(4) Maharashtra

(5) Gujarat

Answer

 

 

  1. Fertilisers and Chemicals Travancore signed a MoU with state government of Kerala to set up a petrochemical park at Kochi for _________.

(1) ₹1,800 crore

(2) ₹1,600 crore

(3) ₹1,400 crore

(4) ₹1,200 crore

(5) ₹1,500 crore

 

Answer

 

  1. The Indian Railways on Monday flagged off the country’s first air-conditioned suburban local train for Mumbai commuters. How many daily services will be there on weekdays?

(1) 14

(2) 20

(3) 24

(4) 12

(5) 50

Answer

 

 

  1. Which of the following Indian city became the first to have its own logo?

(1) Kochi

(2) Chennai

(3) Bengaluru

(4) Mumbai

(5) New Delhi

 

Answer

 

  1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi in December 2017 launched a 12-km stretch of Delhi Metro’s ________ line.

(1) Orange

(2) Magenta

(3) Violet

(4) Red

(5) Blue

Answer

 

 

  1. World Economic Forum 2018 will be held in __________.

(1) Berne

(2) Geneva

(3) Davos

(4) Zurich

(5) Basel

Answer

 

 

  1. According to the centre data, which state has constructed most houses for urban poor under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban)?

(1) Gujarat

(2) Rajasthan

(3) Madhya Pradesh

(4) Karnataka

(5) Maharashtra

Answer

 

 

  1. Which of the following country did recently sign an agreement with Sudan to build a nuclear power plant in the nation?

(1) Australia

(2) Japan

(3) China

(4) Russia

(5) USA

Answer

 

 

  1. How much amount of loan agreement did India sign with the World Bank for the Tamil Nadu Irrigated Agriculture Modernization Project to promote climate resilient agriculture technologies?

(1) USD 316 million

(2) USD 318 million

(3) USD 312 million

(4) USD 314 million

(5) USD 326 million

 

Answer

 

  1. How much amount did the Ministry of Home Affairs release to nine states with international border for the development of infrastructure in forward areas?

(1) ₹112 Crore

(2) ₹132 Crore

(3) ₹162 Crore

(4) ₹167 Crore

(5) ₹137 Crore

Answer

 

 

  1. Who among the following launched the electronic-Human Resource Management System (e-HRMS) in Delhi on 25 December 2017?

(1) Jitendra Singh

(2) Rajnath Singh

(3) Nitish Gadkari

(4) Smriti Irani

(5) Maneka Gandhi

Answer

 

 

  1. Which of the following state launched a free household power connection scheme for the poor in the state to mark former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s birth anniversary?

(1) Madhya Pradesh

(2) Uttar Pradesh

(3) Maharashtra

(4) Gujarat

(5) Rajasthan

Answer

 

 

  1. Name the first Indian state government to allow businesses to run 24×7 by passing an amendment to the Shops and Establishments Act.

(1) Rajasthan

(2) Delhi

(3) Karnataka

(4) Maharashtra

(5) Uttar Pradesh

Answer

 

 

  1. How many additional schools did NITI Aayog select for establishment of Atal Tinkering Labs (ATLs)?

(1) 2500

(2) 2000

(3) 1500

(4) 1000

(5) 3000

Answer

 

 

  1. The world’s first fully electric solar train was launched in ________.

(1) New Zealand

(2) United States of America

(3) Canada

(4) Australia

(5) Japan

Answer

 

 

  1. Which of the following nation did recently develop the world’s first artificial intelligence politician “SAM”?

(1) New Zealand

(2) Australia

(3) Canada

(4) Japan

(5) China

Answer

 

 

  1. Paytm became India’s first payments app to cross how many downloads in the Google Playstore?

(1) 1 million

(2) 100 million

(3) 10 million

(4) 1 billion

(5) 50 million

Answer

 

  1. Lok Sabha passed GST (Compensation to States) Amendment Bill, 2017 for GST cess hike on luxury cars to what percent?

(1) 15

(2) 20

(3) 25

(4) 30

(5) 50

Answer

 

 

 

  1. According to the Income Tax department, what per cent of the total population, paid income tax in the assessment year (AY) 2015-16?

(1) 1.2%

(2) 2.3%

(3) 1.8%

(4) 1.7%

(5) 1.4%

Answer

 

 

 

  1. With which of the following bank(s) did Sohan Lal Commodity Management (SLCM) tie up for post harvest credit?

(1) Axis Bank

(2) HDFC Bank

(3) IndusInd Bank

(4) Both 1 and 3

(5) Both 2 and 3

 

Answer

 

 

 

  1. How much amount did Lendingkart raise in debt from State Bank of India (SBI), a first for the country’s largest public sector lender vis-a-vis a digital lending start-up?

(1) ₹50 crore

(2) ₹25 crore

(3) ₹20 crore

(4) ₹30 crore

(5) ₹15 crore

Answer

 

 

  1. Paul Antony was recently appointed as the chief secretary of _______.

(1) Kerala

(2) Karnataka

(3) Himachal Pradesh

(4) Odisha

(5) Tripura

Answer

 

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