Current Affairs Quiz: December 10, 2017

Current Affairs 10 December 2017 Quiz

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  1. According to the latest data by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, which Indian state has topped the Ease of Doing Business Rankings list?
    A) Jharkhand
    B) Telangana
    C) Gujarat
    D) Haryana
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      Option D
    Haryana (with 69 per cent score) has topped the list in the ease of doing business rankings, according to government data. It is followed by Telangana (68.46) and Gujarat (67.74). Also, Jharkhand slipped to the 13th position from seventh last year.
  2. The Bodhi Parva: BIMSTEC Festival of Buddhist Heritage was held in which city?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Mumbai
    C) Jaipur
    D) Hyderabad
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      Option A
    Minister of State for Culture (Independent Charge) Dr. Mahesh Sharma inaugurated the Bodhi Parva BIMSTEC Festival of Buddhist in New Delhi. India is hosing the Bodhi Parva: BIMSTEC Festival of Buddhist Heritage” from 8 to 10 December as part of celebrations of 20th anniversary of BIMSTEC.
  3. How much amount of financial loan has been approved by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for highway upgradation project of Karnataka?
    A) USD 356 million
    B) USD 346 million
    C) USD 366 million
    D) USD 376 million
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      Option B
    Asian Development Bank (ADB) has announced that it will fund highway upgradation project in Karnataka for which it has approved a loan of USD 346 million. The project will carry out a road safety survey to identify critical accident spots across the state highways and carry out measures to improve these.
  4. As per the report by CBDT, the provisional figures of direct tax collected up to November 2017 was found to be ____ percent higher than the tax collected for the corresponding period of last year
    A) 14.0%
    B) 14.2%
    C) 14.4%
    D) 14.5%
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      Option C
    In a statement released by the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), the provisional figures of direct tax collections up to November this year show the net collections are 14.4 per cent higher than those for the corresponding period of last year.
  5. The 2018 Senior Women’s World Boxing Championships will be hosted by which country?
    A) Spain
    B) India
    C) Germany
    D) Argentina
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      Option B
    Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore has announced that India will host the Senior Women’s World Boxing Championships 2018
  6. When is the International Anti-Corruption Day observed?
    A) December 9
    B) December 10
    C) December 8
    D) December 11
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      Option A
    International Anti-Corruption Day has been observed annually, on 9 December, since the passage of the United Nations Convention Against Corruption on 31 October 2003.
  7. The inaugural edition of the India Open International Boxing Tournament will be held in which city from January 2018?
    A) Bangalore
    B) Kanpur
    C) New Delhi
    D) Pune
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      Option C
    India is all set to host its first-ever major boxing tournament for elite men and women–India Open International Boxing Tournament–from January 28 in New Delhi.
  8. Who has been selected to be honoured with the 2017 Vyas Samman?
    A) Gopaldas Neeraj
    B) Mridula Garg
    C) Ashok Chakradhar
    D) Mamta Kalia
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      Option D
    Eminent Hindi writer Mamta Kalia will be honoured with literary award Vyas Samman for year 2017 for her novel “Dukkham Sukkham”. The writer will receive an amount of Rs 3.5 lakh as the prize money.
  9. What was the theme of the 2017 International Anti-Corruption Day?
    A) Be the initiator of anti-corruption
    B) Join hands together to end this corruption
    C) United against corruption for development, peace and security
    D) Be honest and fight corruption
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      Option C
    International Anti-Corruption Day 2017 Theme: “United against corruption for development, peace and security”.
  10. Which country will host the 2021 Senior Men’s World Championships?
    A) India
    B) Japan
    C) France
    D) Australia
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      Option A
    Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore has announced that India will host the Senior Men’s World Championships in 2021.

Static GK Based on Current Affairs

  1. Who is the Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Youth Affairs and Sports?
    A) Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
    B) Sachin Pilot
    C) Manish Tewari
    D) Santosh Gangwar
    View Answer
      Option A
  2. Which among the given is not a direct tax collected by the government of India?
    A) Income Tax
    B) Corporation Tax
    C) Sales Tax
    D) Property Tax
    View Answer
      Option C
  3. How many countries are members to the BIMSTEC?
    A) 9
    B) 7
    C) 11
    D) 6
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      Option B
    The Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) is an international organisation involving a group of countries in South Asia and South East Asia. These are: Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Bhutan and Nepal.
  4. Name the Minister of State for Culture (Independent Charge)
    A) Jitendra Singh
    B) Sarbananda Sonowal
    C) Praful Patel
    D) Mahesh Sharma
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      Option D
  5. Who is the President of the Boxing Federation of India?
    A) Ramesh Sagar
    B) Sagar Rathi
    C) Ajay Singh
    D) Vishwas Nigam
    View Answer
      Option C

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