Current Affairs Quiz December 2017 – Set 2

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

Current Affairs Quiz December 2017

  1. According to the latest RBI notification, MDR charges for small merchants with a yearly turnover of up to Rs 20 lakh has been fixed at _______.

(a) .04%

(b) .40%

(c) 4%

(d) 4.04%

(e) .90%

Answer

Option: B

 

  1. International Civil Aviation Day is observed on ____________.

(a) 6 December

(b) 7 December

(c) 8 December

(d) 11 December

(e) 9 December

Answer

Option: B

 

  1. Who among the following was recently conferred with the 2017 Mother Teresa Memorial Award?

(a) Sushmita Sen

(b) Diya Mirza

(c) Shilpa Shetty

(d) Priyanka Chopra

(e) Deepika Padukone

Answer

Option: D

 

  1. What was India’s rank in the Legatum Global Prosperity Index 2017?

(a) 98th

(b) 103rd

(c) 100th

(d) 106th

(e) 102nd

Answer

Option: C

 

  1. Who among the following launched the first NIC-CERT centre to prevent, predict cyber attacks?

(a) Alphons Kannanthanam

(b) Ram Vilas Paswan

(c) Arun Jaitley

(d) Ravi Shankar Prasad

(e) Ananth Kumar

Answer

Option: D

 

  1. Universal Health Coverage Day is observed on __________.

(a) 11 December

(b) 12 December

(c) 13 December

(d) 14 December

(e) 17 December

Answer

Option: A

 

  1. For which of the following purpose did India recently launch LaQshya Initiative?

(a) To improve public health

(b) To prevent viral diseases

(c) To improve labour room quality

(d) To promote generic medicines

(e) None of the above

Answer

Option: C

 

  1. In which of the following state did Boeing get approval to manufacture and assemble aircraft component?

(a) Telangana

(b) Karnataka

(c) Maharashtra

(d) Tamil Nadu

(e) Andhra Pradesh

Answer

Option: B

 

  1. Which of the following organization released the World Economic Situation and Prospects 2018 Report in December 2017?

(a) World Economic Forum

(b) World Bank

(c) Asian Development Bank

(d) Morgan Stanley

(e) United Nations

Answer

Option: E

 

  1. Which of the following Indian state recently announce to recognise political prisoners as ‘Loktantra Sainani’?

(a) Madhya Pradesh

(b) Punjab

(c) Rajasthan

(d) Maharashtra

(e) Uttar Pradesh

Answer

Option: C

 

  1. Which of the following dictionary announced “Feminism” as the Word of the Year 2017?

(a) Oxford Dictionary

(b) Dictionary. com

(c) Collin’s Dictionary

(d) Merriam Webster

(e) Cambridge Dictionary

Answer

Option: D

Word of the years

  • Oxford – Youthquake
  • Merriam Webster – Feminism
  • Collin’s Dictionary – Fake News
  • Global Language Monitor – Truth
  • Dictionary. com – Complicit
  • Cambridge Dictionary – Populism

 

  1. For energy conservation, which Indian state did recently make it compulsory for all government offices to install LED bulbs?

(a) Sikkim

(b) Uttarakhand

(c) Himachal Pradesh

(d) Assam

(e) Manipur

Answer

Option: B

 

  1. Indian batsman Rohit Sharma created history on 13 December 2017 by becoming the first batsman in the history of cricket to score three double centuries in one-day internationals (ODI). Against which did he achieve the feat?

(a) West Indies

(b) Australia

(c) South Africa

(d) Sri Lanka

(e) New Zealand

Answer

Option: D

 

  1. International Mountain Day is observed on ________.

(a) 12 December

(b) 14 December

(c) 11 December

(d) 13 December

(e) 15 December

Answer

Option: C

 

  1. India will host Afghanistan for their first ever International Test Match which will be against Ireland at ____________.

(a) Shaheed Vijay Singh Pathik Sports Complex

(b) Green Park Stadium

(c) Feroz Shah Kotla

(d) Eden Gardens

(e) M Chinnaswamy Stadium

Answer

Option: A

 

  1. What was India’s Mobile and Broadband Internet Speed in Ooklas November Speedtest Global Index?

(a) 104, 76

(b) 109, 74

(c) 106, 76

(d) 109, 76

(e) 106, 74

Answer

Option: D

 

  1. With which of the following bank did FundsIndia.Com tie up to launch UPI on mobile for faster, easier payments?

(a) Axis Bank

(b) Yes Bank

(c) HDFC Bank

(d) IndusInd Bank

(e) ICICI Bank

Answer

Option: B

 

  1. Name the first state to launch GST enabled e-ticketing for movie houses?

(a) Karnataka

(b) Telangana

(c) Andhra Pradesh

(d) Kerala

(e) Uttar Pradesh

Answer

Option: D

 

  1. How much amount of loan did Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) approve to finance a 100-per cent electric metro rail project in Bangalore?

(a) US$ 330 million

(b) US$ 350 million

(c) US$ 335 million

(d) US$ 355 million

(e) US$ 365 million

Answer

Option: C

 

  1. What amount of Loan Agreement did India sign with the World Bank for Skills Acquisition and Knowledge Awareness for Livelihood Promotion (SANKALP) Project?

(a) USD 240 million

(b) USD 340 million

(c) USD 250 million

(d) USD 300 million

(e) USD 200 million

Answer

Option: C

 

  1. How much amount did Madhya Pradesh approve for Narmada – Parvati river linking project that seeks to create irrigation facilities on two lakh hectares of agriculture land?

(a) ₹7,546 crore

(b) ₹7,456 crore

(c) ₹7,446 crore

(d) ₹7,645 crore

(e) ₹7,506 crore

Answer

Option: A

 

  1. What was Bengaluru’s rank in most-popular innovation centre destination report by Capgemini’s Digital Transformation Institute?

(a) 3rd

(b) 5th

(c) 4th

(d) 6th

(e) 2nd

Answer

Option: C

 

  1. Which of the following did recently approve Control of Organised Crime Act to control Mafia and Organised Crime in the state?

(a) Madhya Pradesh

(b) Punjab

(c) Chhattisgarh

(d) Uttar Pradesh

(e) Kerala

Answer

Option: D

 

  1. National Energy Conservation Day is observed on _____________.

(a) 14 December

(b) 15 December

(c) 16 December

(d) 13 December

(e) 17 December

Answer

Option: A

 

  1. The Reserve Bank of India recently revised upwards the foreign portfolio investors’ (FPIs) holdings limits in government securities by an aggregate of ₹11,200 crore to ________ for this Financial Year.

(a) ₹3,05,500 crore

(b) ₹3,01,500 crore

(c) ₹3,02,500 crore

(d) ₹3,03,500 crore

(e) ₹3,10,500 crore

Answer

Option: B

 

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