Current Affairs Quiz: December 11, 2017

Current Affairs 11 December 2017 Quiz

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  1. Name the programme launched by UN Women in collaboration with Facebook to spread awareness regarding the contribution of women in the society
    A) Women Power
    B) We the Women
    C) Women is the Future
    D) We Deserve Better
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    UN Women in collaboration with Facebook inaugurated a two day event in Mumbai titled ‘We The Women’ to empower and recognise the magnificent contribution of women in our society.
  2. The two days Asean-India Connectivity Summit (AICS) will be hosted in which city of India?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Pune
    C) Mumbai
    D) Chandigarh
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      Option A
    Explanation: 
    Keeping with India’s initiative of connectivity with southeast Asia under its Act East Policy, New Delhi will host an Asean-India Connectivity Summit (AICS) on December 11-12 on the theme “Powering Digital and Physical Linkages for Asia in the 21st Century”.
  3. Which among the following campaigns have been started by RBI against fraud SMSes promising prize money from RBI?
    (i) SMS
    (ii) Email
    (iii) Miscall
    A) Only (ii) and (iii)
    B) Only (i) and (ii)
    C) Only (i) and (iii)
    D) All (i), (ii), (iii)
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      Option C
    Explanation: 
    Taking the fight to the arena used by fraudsters promising prize money from the RBI, the central bank has itself launched an SMS campaign and a ‘missed-call’ helpline to warn people against such scams. The central bank has asked people to give a missed call to a phone number (8691960000) which is returned with another call that provides more information on steps to be taken in such cases.
  4. Sukharanjan Sengupta who passed away recently was a renowned ______
    A) Author
    B) Banker
    C) Doctor
    D) Journalist
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Veteran journalist Sukharanjan Sengupta has passed away due to old age-related health problems. He was 85.
  5. Who among the following has recently been appointed as the executive director (ED) of the Reserve Bank of India?
    A) Meena Hemchandra
    B) Uma Shankar
    C) Deepali Pant Joshi
    D) Ganesh Sinha
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Uma Shankar, chief general manager (CGM) in charge of the Reserve Bank of India’s financial inclusion and development department has taken over as executive director (ED) in the central bank.
  6. When is the Human Rights Day observed?
    A) December 8
    B) December 9
    C) December 10
    D) December 11
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Human Rights Day is celebrated annually across the world on 10 December every year. The date was chosen to honour the United Nations General Assembly’s adoption and proclamation, on 10 December 1948, of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), the first global enunciation of human rights and one of the first major achievements of the new United Nations.

Static GK Based on Current Affairs

  1. In which year did the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR)?
    A) 1948
    B) 1950
    C) 1951
    D) 1947
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      Option A
    Explanation:
     The United Nations General Assembly adopted and proclaimed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) on 10 December 1948. It is the first global enunciation of human rights and one of the first major achievements of the new United Nations.
  2. Name the head of UN Women
    A) John Hendra
    B) Michelle Bachelet
    C) Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka
    D) Sarita Raghuvanshi
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      Option C
  3. Who is the President of the United Nations General Assembly?
    A) Anthony Lake
    B) Miroslav Lajcak
    C) Achim Steiner
    D) Jafar Javan
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      Option B
  4. The headquarter of UN Women is located in _______
    A) Geneva, Switzerland
    B) Moscow, Russia
    C) Paris, France
    D) New York, United States
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      Option D

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