Current Affairs Quiz: December 1, 2017

Current Affairs 1 December 2017 Quiz

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Quiz from Current Affairs 30 November 2017 of A2Z – Click Here to Read Current Affairs of November 30, 2017

  1. How much amount has been sanctioned by the Union Government for the Global Centre for Security and Counter-Terrorism to be set up in Rajasthan?
    A) Rs 375 crore
    B) Rs 250 crore
    C) Rs 275 crore
    D) Rs 300 crore
    View Answer
      Option C
    Explanation:
    The Centre has sanctioned Rs 275 crore for establishing a Global Centre for Security and Counter-Terrorism in Jaipur, Rajasthan. Central Government will allocate Rs. 165 crore and Rajasthan State Government will bear Rs 110 crore for setting-up this centre.
  2. The 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Summit took place in which city?
    A) Chennai
    B) Hyderabad
    C) Bangalore
    D) Kochi
    View Answer
      Option B
    Explanation:
    Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017 was held in Hyderabad between November 28 and November 30. This year’s Summit highlighted the theme ‘Women First, Prosperity for All.
  3. The Re 1 currency note completed ____ years on November 30, 2017 with the first such note being issued in the year ______.
    A) 150, 1917
    B) 75, 1918
    C) 100, 1917
    D) 150, 1918
    View Answer
      Option C
    Explanation:
    The Re 1 currency note has completed 100 years after the first note, which was printed in England, was issued on November 30, 1917 in India. Since 1917 to 2017, there have been 125 different One Rupee notes that have been issued for circulation with different serial numbers and signatures.
  4. The 15th edition of the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit has been inaugurated in which city on November 30, 2017?
    A) Hyderabad
    B) Jaipur
    C) Pune
    D) New Delhi
    View Answer
      Option D
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the two-day Hindustan Times Leadership Summit in New Delhi.
  5. In order to support India to fight against Tuberculosis (TB), the USAID has announced monetary assistance of $_____ million.
    A) $2.5 million
    B) $2 million
    C) $1.5 million
    D) $1 million
    View Answer
      Option D
    Explanation:
    The US Agency for International Development (USAID) announced $1 million to create awareness about Tuberculosis (TB) to help India in its fight against the disease. The move would support Prime Minister Modi’s ultimate goal of securing a TB-free India by 2025.
  6. According to the report by the Central Statistics Office (CSO), India’s GDP growth recovered by ____ percent in the second quarter (July-September) of 2017-18.
    A) 6.3 Percent
    B) 6 Percent
    C) 6.7 Percent
    D) 6.5 Percent
    View Answer
      Option A
    Explanation:
    The data released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO), Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation estimated GDP for the second quarter (July-September) Q2 of 2017-18. According to it, India’s Gross Domestic Products (GDP) surged by 6.3 percent in the September quarter, thus indicating healing in the Indian economy from the shake off of Demonetisation and Goods and Services Tax (GST) last year.
  7. Name the winner of the 2017 World Weightlifting Championship in the 48 kg event held in Anaheim, USA.
    A) Ana Segura
    B) Mirabai Chanu
    C) Thunya Sukcharoen
    D) Chiraphan Nanthawong
    View Answer
      Option B
    Explanation: 
    Mirabai Chanu scripted history by becoming the first Indian woman in over two decades to clinch gold at the 2017 World Weightlifting Championship in Anaheim, USA. She won the Championship by creating a new world record of 194-kg – lifting 85 kg snatch and 109 kg in clean-and-jerk.
  8. Kalabhavan Abi died due to health issues on November 30, 2017. He was a renowned actor of which language?
    A) Kannada
    B) Malayalam
    C) Bengali
    D) Telugu
    View Answer
      Option B
    Explanation:
    Popular Malayalam actor and mimicry artist Abi has passed away. The actor, who is best known for films like Mazhavil Koodaram, Kireedamillatha Rajakkanmar, Mimics Action 500, Aniyathipraavu and Rasikan, etc.
  9. Who among the following snooker players has clinched the 2017 IBSF World Snooker Championship?
    A) Pankaj Advani
    B) Amir Sarkhosh
    C) Soheil Vahedi
    D) Muhammad Asif
    View Answer
      Option A
    Explanation: 
    Pankaj Advani continued his strong show on global stage by winning the 15-frame IBSF World Snooker Championship at the Al Arabi Sports Club in Doha. It was the Indian star’s 18th world title. Advani defeated Amir Sarkhosh of Iran 8-2 in the final.
  10. How much amount of loan has been approved by the Asian Development Bank to improve rural roads in five states of India under the ‘Second Rural Connectivity Investment Programme’?
    A) $550 million
    B) $650 million
    C) $500 million
    D) $600 million
    View Answer
      Option C
    Explanation:
    Multilateral funding agency Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide a $500 million loan to improve rural road connectivity in five states – Assam, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Odisha and West Bengal.
  11. What was the theme of the 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Summit?
    A) Women First, Prosperity for All
    B) Harnessing the Power of Technology for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
    C) Towards Developing a Remarkable World
    D) Make Yourself a Priority
    View Answer
      Option A
    Explanation:
    Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017 highlighted the theme ‘Women First, Prosperity for All’, and focused on supporting women entrepreneurs and fostering economic growth globally. 
  12. The West Bengal government has negotiated with the World Bank to avail subsidy to buy 130 electric buses for the state. Under the agreement the World Bank would provide Rs ____ lakh per bus.
    A) Rs 5 Lakh
    B) Rs 7 Lakh
    C) Rs 6 Lakh
    D) Rs 8 Lakh
    View Answer
      Option B
    Explanation:
    The West Bengal government has negotiated with the World Bank to avail subsidy to buy 130 electric buses for plying in Kolkata, Asansol and Durgapur. The World Bank has agreed to provide a subsidy of Rs seven lakh per bus.
  13. Based on the data by the Comptroller General of Accounts (CGA), India’s budgetary fiscal deficit for the first seven months of 2017-18 rose to ____ percent at Rs _____ lakh crore of full year’s target of Rs 5.46 lakh crore.
    A) 96.0%; Rs 5 lakh crore
    B) 95.2%; Rs 5.75 lakh crore
    C) 96.1%; Rs 5.25 lakh crore
    D) 96.2%; Rs 5.50 lakh crore
    View Answer
      Option C
    Explanation:
    The data furnished by the Comptroller General of Accounts (CGA) showed that India’s budgetary fiscal deficit for the first seven months of 2017-18 stood at 96.1 per cent — Rs 5.25 lakh crore — of the full year’s target of Rs 5.46 lakh crore.
  14. Who has been conferred with the Best Boxer title at the 2017 AIBA World Youth Women’s Boxing Championship held in Guwahati?
    A) Jyoti Gulia
    B) Ankushita Boro
    C) Sakshi Choudhury
    D) Neha Yadav
    View Answer
      Option B
    Explanation:
    Ankushita Boro, a young girl from Assam, has done India proud after winning ‘The Best Boxer’ title in World Youth Women’s boxing Championship held in Guwahati.
  15. Name the technology giant that has launched Datally App to help the users in better managing the data on their mobile phones
    A) Amazon
    B) Oracle
    C) Apple Inc
    D) Google
    View Answer
      Option D
    Explanation:
    Technology Giant Google announced the launch of Datally App that will help users understand, control and save on their mobile data.
  16. Renowned national level player Sreerupa Bose passed away on November 30, 2017. She was associated with which sports?
    A) Cricket
    B) Tennis
    C) Badminton
    D) Shooting
    View Answer
      Option A
    Explanation:
    Former India women’s cricket team coach and batswoman Sreerupa Bose (Mukherjee) has passed away due to massive cardiac arrest. She was 66.

Static GK Based on Current Affairs

  1. The first Re 1 note circulated in India had the image of which leader?
    A) Mahatma Gandhi
    B) King George V
    C) Frederic John Napier Thesiger
    D) King Edward VII
    View Answer
      Option B
    Explanation:
    The first Re 1 note issued in India beared an image of King George V, the then British monarch, imprinted on the left corner.
  2. The US Agency for International Development (USAID) has its headquarter in which city?
    A) Geneva
    B) Washington DC
    C) New York City
    D) Chicago
    View Answer
      Option B
  3. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) was founded in which year?
    A) 1959
    B) 1975
    C)  1981
    D) 1966
    View Answer
      Option D
    Explanation:
    Founded on 19 December 1966, President-Takehiko Nakao,  Headquarter-Mandaluyong, Philippines
  4. The first Re 1 note issued in India was printed in which country?
    A) England
    B) United States
    C) France
    D) Italy
    View Answer
      Option A
    Explanation:
    The first Re1 note printed in England was issued on November 30, 1917 in India. 

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5 Thoughts to “Current Affairs Quiz: December 1, 2017”

  1. AmRITa @ bank po

    Subhra mam,,on daily current quiz page it is not loaded after 12nov..I found this from google

      1. AmRITa @ bank po

        Ty..just a blunder by me..didn’t see pages

  2. Sachin shukla( Banker 2018)

    ty..

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