Current Affairs Quiz December 2017 – Set 5

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

Current Affairs Quiz December 2017

  1. For how many projects did the Union Government lay foundation stone in Uttarakhand under Namami Gange programme?

(1) 20

(2) 28

(3) 34

(4) 32

(5) 26

Answer

 

  1. With which of the following nation did Indian Navy recently completed the second phase of the joint oceanographic survey?

(1) Oman

(2) Sri Lanka

(3) Bangladesh

(4) Japan

(5) South Korea

Answer

 

 

  1. Which Indian personality recently topped the list ‘Rise of the Millennials: India’s Most Valuable Celebrity Brands’ 2017?

(1) Salman Khan

(2) Shah Rukh Khan

(3) Mahendra Singh Dhoni

(4) Virat Kohli

(5) Sachin Tendulkar

Answer

 

 

  1. International Human Solidarity Day 2017 was observed on ___________.

(1) 20 December

(2) 21 December

(3) 22 December

(4) 23 December

(5) 19 December

Answer

 

 

  1. How much amount of loan did Odisha government sign with KfW, Germany for strengthening urban infrastructures?

(1) ₹400 crore

(2) ₹450 crore

(3) ₹440 crore

(4) ₹480 crore

(5) ₹420 crore

Answer

 

 

  1. With which of the following bank did Samsung tie-up to offer ‘Bill Payments’ on Samsung Pay?

(1) HDFC Bank

(2) Axis Bank

(3) Yes Bank

(4) ICICI Bank

(5) IndusInd Bank

Answer

 

 

  1. For which of the following purpose did Ministry of External Affairs has launched a new program SAMEEP (Students and MEA Engagement Program)?
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(1) To teach students global affairs and their values

(2) To make the student understand India’s place in the world and its global ambitions

(3) To look at diplomacy as a career option

(4) Both 2 and 3

(5) All 1, 2 and 3

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  1. With which of the following nation did Indian navy conduct Exercise Naseem-Al-Bahr?

(1) Iran

(2) Afghanistan

(3) Kazakhstan

(4) Oman

(5) Egypt

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  1. Which of the following bank did recently establish a Medium Term Note (MTN) programme to raise USD 1 billion (over 6,400 crore) by issuing debt securities on private placement basis?

(1) Yes Bank

(2) Axis Bank

(3) ICICI Bank

(4) HDFC Bank

(5) State Bank of India

Answer

 

 

  1. Which of the following Indian state did recently sign a MoU with South Korea to enhance cooperation in the field of tourism, skill development, culture and farming?

(1) Madhya Pradesh

(2) Chhattisgarh

(3) Uttar Pradesh

(4) Rajasthan

(5) Assam

Answer

 

 

  1. Government recently launched ‘Ganga Gram’ project for development of villages situated on the banks of Ganga. How many villages to be taken up for pilot project basis?

(1) 104

(2) 44

(3) 62

(4) 24

(5) 9

Answer

 

 

  1. Who among the following was appointed executive director of United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)?

(1) Henrietta Holsman Fore

(2) Fernando Quevedo

(3) Yuri Fedotov

(4) Yukiya Amano

(5) Hamadoun Touré

Answer

 

 

  1. Who was appointed English Premier League’s 1st brand ambassador in India?
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(1) Virat Kohli

(2) Ranveer Singh

(3) Shah Rukh Khan

(4) Sachin Tendulkar

(5) Siddharth Malhotra

Answer

 

 

  1. Who among the following was appointed as General Manager (Cricket Operations) of the BCCI?

(1) Kiran More

(2) Sunil Gavaskar

(3) Saba Karim

(4) Anil Kumble

(5) Sourav Ganguly

Answer

 

 

  1. Which of the following Indian personality was announced to be honoured with a doctorate degree by the Bareilly International University?

(1) Akshay Kumar

(2) Priyanka Chopra

(3) Sachin Tendulkar

(4) Amitabh Bachchan

(5) Rekha

Answer

 

 

  1. Tata Consultancy Services Ltd (TCS) has won outsourcing contract, the largest ever bagged by an Indian information technology firm, from television ratings measurement company Nielsen. What is the amount of the contract?

(1) USD 2.50 billion

(2) USD 2.40 billion

(3) USD 2.20 billion

(4) USD 2.25 billion

(5) USD 2.30 billion

Answer

 

 

  1. For what amount did Reliance Infrastructure sign a definitive binding agreement to sell its Mumbai power business to Adani Transmission Ltd?

(1) ₹16,000 crore

(2) ₹18,000 crore

(3) ₹18,800 crore

(4) ₹18,600 crore

(5) ₹16,800 crore

Answer

 

 

  1. Union Minister of Communications Manoj Sinha on 21 December 2017 launched Project DARPAN for which of the following purpose?

(1) To digitize postal services across rural areas

(2) To digitize postal services pan India

(3) To improve postal services for rural customers

(4) To improve postal delivery speed across the nation

(5) None of the above

Answer

 

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  1. Union Minister of Communications Manoj Sinha on 21 December 2017 launched Project DARPAN with an outlay of __________.

(1) ₹1400 crore

(2) ₹1800 crore

(3) ₹1500 crore

(4) ₹1600 crore

(5) ₹1200 crore

Answer

 

 

  1. Who received the Sahitya Akademi Award 2017 in English Language category?

(1) Mamang Dai

(2) Ramesh Kuntal Megh

(3) Shrikant Deshmukh

(4) Bina Hangkhim

(5) Jagdish Lachhani

Answer

 

 

  1. Who topped the Forbes India Celebrity 100 List 2017?

(1) Priyanka Chopra

(2) Salman Khan

(3) Shah Rukh Khan

(4) Virat Kohli

(5) Deepika Padukone

Answer

 

  1. Rohit Sharma recently equaled the record for the fastest century in T20 with ___________.

(1) Steve Smith

(2) AB De Villiers

(3) Joe Root

(4) David Miller

(5) Chris Gayle

Answer

 

  1. National Mathematics Day is observed on __________.

(1) 21 December

(2) 22 December

(3) 23 December

(4) 20 December

(5) 24 December

Answer

 

 

  1. HDFC Realty and HDFC Red was recently acquired by Quikr for a total amount of ___________.

(1) ₹800 crore

(2) ₹600 crore

(3) ₹350 crore

(4) ₹200 crore

(5) ₹850 crore

Answer

 

 

  1. Name the first country to make a woman its ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

(1) France

(2) Belgium

(3) Serbia

(4) Denmark

(5) Finland

 

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