Current Affairs Quiz : December 25 2016 Question And Answers
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Current Affairs Quiz December 25 2016
Current Affairs Quiz : December 25 2016 Question And Answers
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1. Recently President Pranab Mukherjeeapproved re-promulgationof The Enemy Property (Amendment) __________________ ordinance.
Answer:- B – Fifth – Explanation –President Pranab Mukherjee on December 22 approved re-promulgation of The Enemy Property(Amendment) Fifth Ordinance for the fifth time in a year but at the same time expressed his displeasure to the centre over using this route repeatedly for promulgating law.
2. Recently Defence Ministry approved defence projects over Rs.________________.
Answer: – C – 7000 – Explanation – The Defence Ministry led by Manohar Parrikar approved four defence proposals worth over Rs 7,000 crore in a meeting on December 23, 2016. The Defence Acquisition Council approved purchasing six multi-mission maritime aircraft for the Indian Coast Guard to keep an eye on the 7,500 km-long coastline worth Rs 5,500 crore.
3. Recently which state government removed restriction on night shift for women?
Answer: – D – Karnataka – Explanation – The state government of Karnataka has removed restrictions on allowing women to work in night shifts in all sectors in a move to provide equal opportunities for women in all sectors.
4. Recently India has agreed to give Nepal additional _____________ MW electricity.
A. 240 MW
B. 140 MW
C. 100 MW
D. 340 MW
Answer: – A – 240 MW – Explanation – India has agreed to give Nepal additional 240 MW of electricity. An agreement has been signed between Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) and state-owned NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam (NVVN).
5. Recently Dharamshala vegetable market became the first cashless market in which state of India?
A. Uttar Pradesh
B. Himachal Pradesh
C. Madhya Pradesh
D. Arunachal Pradesh
Answer: – B – Himachal Pradesh – Explanation – The Dharamshala vegetable market has become the first cashless market in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh. It has swipe machine facility to allow farmers and horticulturalists of the area to do cashless transactions.
6. Which day observed as ‘’Good Governance day’’ across India?
A. 24th December
B. 23rd December
C. 25th December
D. 26th December
Answer:- C – 25th December – Explanation – Good Governance Day is observed every year on December 25th across India since 2014 to honor Prime Minister Vajpayee by fostering awareness among the Indian people of accountability in government.
7. Recently RBI opened banking ombudsman office in which district of Uttarakhand?
Answer: – C – Dehradun – Explanation – India’s central banking institution, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has opened its 17th banking ombudsman office in Dehradun, Uttarakhand on December 23; 2016.It is the third such office in North India after Kanpur and Chandigarh.
8. Recently SBI adopted which village of Maharashtra to make it cashless?
Answer: – D – Shikri – Explanation – India’s public sector banking and financial services company State Bank of India (SBI) has adopted a village Shirki in Maharashtra to make the entire village will turn cashless within 30 days said by SBI deputy managing director and CIO Mrutyunjay Mahapatra.
9. Recently which Indian International cricketer appointed as brand ambassador of American Tourister?
A. Mahendra Singh Dhoni
B. Virat Kohli
C. Yuvraj Singh
D. Rohit Sharma
Answer: – B – Virat Kohli – Explanation – Indian international cricketer Virat Kohli was appointed as first Indian brand ambassador of Luggage maker American Tourister owned by Samsonite.
10. Recently who won the gold at Asian Luge Championship in Japan?
A. Shiva Keshavan
B. Tanaka Shohei
C. Lien Te-An
D. Jeje Lalpekhlua
Answer: – A – Shiva Keshavan – Explanation –Shiva Keshavan, the only professional luger from India, won his third gold in Asian LugeChampionship at Nagano, Japan, on December 23, 2016. The 35-year-old Shiva Keshavan finished the Asian Luge Championship race with a time of 99.962 seconds and top speed of 130.4 km/h to clinch the title.
11. Recently who nominated as ‘2016 All India Football Federation (AIFF) player of the year’?
A. Gurpreet Singh Sandhu
B. Robin Singh
C. Jeje Lalpekhlua
D. Arnab Mondal
Answer: – C – Jeje Lalpekhlua – Explanation –Mohun Bagan and Chennaiyin FC striker Jeje Lalpekhlua was nominated as the ‘2016 All IndiaFootball Federation (AIFF) Player of the Year on December 21. The 25-year-old Indian professional footballer from Mizoram will be presented a prize of Rs. 2.5 lakh along with the glittering trophy.
12. Recently which country won the Asia Cup under-19 title?
A. Sri Lanka
Answer: – B – India – Explanation –India beat hosts Sri Lanka by 34 runs in the finals and cinched the Under-19s Asia Cup title on December 23, 2016 at the R Premadasa Stadium, Srilanka. India under-19s team, coached by Rahul Dravid, opted to bat first after winning the toss and posted 273/8 in their 50 overs to which SriLanka could score 239 all out in 48.4 overs.
13. Recently who bagged the National title in 6-red Snooker?
A. Aditya Mehta
B. Geet Sethi
C. Yasin Merchant
D. Pankaj Advani
Answer:- D – Pankaj Advani – Explanation – Sixteen-time world champion, Pankaj Advani bagged the National title in 6-red Snooker, the shorter format of the game. Advani is the only player in the world to win all titles — National, Continental and World — in 6-red Snooker.
14. Recently British-born astronaut Piers Sellers passed away, in that time he was the age of ______________ years old.
Answer: – A – 61 – Explanation – British-born astronaut Piers Sellers died of pancreatic cancer in Houston, Texas at the age of 61 on December 23, 2016. Sellers, a climate scientist and former astronaut flew on three space shuttle missions between 2002 and 2010 and gained fame late in life for his eloquent commentary about the earth’s fragility.