Current Affairs Quiz: December 13, 2017

Current Affairs 13 December 2017 Quiz

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  1. As per Nomura’s latest prediction, India’s economy is expected to grow at ______ percent in 2018.
    A) 7%
    B) 7.2%
    C) 7.5%
    D) 7.7%
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Global investment bank Nomura has predicted India’s economy to register a 7.5 per cent growth rate in 2018, saying it is on the cusp of a cyclical recovery.
  2. Who among the following has been honored with the 2017 Mother Teresa Memorial Award for Social Justice?
    A) Nicole Kidman
    B) Emma Watson
    C) Angelina Jolie
    D) Priyanka Chopra
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Priyanka Chopra, who has taken up the cause of fighting for the rights of refugees and displaced people as a Unicef Goodwill Ambassador, has been feted with the Mother Teresa Memorial Award for Social Justice.
  3. What is the rank of India in ‘The Legatum Prosperity Index 2017’
    A) 135
    B) 100
    C) 122
    D) 117
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    After rising up in the Ease of Doing Business Index, India has upgraded its ranks in ‘The Legatum Prosperity Index 2017’, an annual ranking developed by the London-based Legatum Institute. The index, which offers an insight into how prosperity is forming and changing across the world, ranks India 100th on the list of prosperous countries among 149 countries.
  4. Based on the 2018 World Economic Situation and Prospects report by UN, India’s GDP is projected to grow by how much percent in the year 2018?
    A) 7.2%
    B) 7.3%
    C) 7.4%
    D) 7.5%
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    According to UN’s ‘World Economic Situation and Prospects 2018’ report, Indian economy is likely to grow by 7.2% in 2018 and go up further to 7.4% in the following year on the back of strong private consumption, public investment and the ongoing structural reforms.
  5. The International Day of Neutrality is observed on which date?
    A) December 10
    B) December 11
    C) December 12
    D) December 13
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    International Day of Neutrality is a United Nations observance held on December 12 each year. It was officially declared by a UN General Assembly resolution adopted in February 2017 and first observed on December 12 of the same year.
  6. The second edition of the UN World Tourism Organization/UNESCO World Conference on Tourism and Culture was hosted by which country?
    A) Israel
    B) Oman
    C) United Arab Emirates
    D) Saudi Arabia
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    The Second UNWTO/UNESCO World Conference on Tourism and Culture: Fostering Sustainable Development, hosted by the government of the Sultanate of Oman, was held in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman on 11-12 December 2017 within the framework of International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development.
  7. How much amount has been announced by the government of India to launch the Khelo India Programme?
    A) Rs.1,756 crore
    B) Rs.1,555 crore
    C) Rs.1,850 crore
    D) Rs.1,652 crore
    View Answer
      Option A
    Explanation:
    Khelo India, a programme strives to promote “Sports for All” as well as “Sports for Excellence,will be launched at a cost of Rs.1,756 crore, Union Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Col. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore announced.
  8. Who has been conferred with the Yeraringan Award?
    A) E.C.G. Sudarshan
    B) Anil Kakodkar
    C) Dronamraju Krishna Rao
    D) M S Swaminathan
    View Answer
      Option D
    Explanation:
    Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu conferred ‘Yeraringan’ Award to Prof M S Swaminathan. He called him a transformative leader who has inspired many scientists to focus on the problem of Indian agriculture.
  9. Technology giant _________ has acquired song recognition company Shazam for $400 million
    A) Microsoft
    B) Apple
    C) Facebook
    D) Google
    View Answer
      Option B
    Explanation:
    Apple announced that it has acquired song recognition company Shazam. The deal is worth $400 million.
  10. The government of India has decided to observe which of the following year as the Year of Sports?
    A) 2020
    B) 2019
    C) 2018
    D) 2021
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    The Union Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Col. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore has announced that 2018 will be celebrated as Year of Sports
  11. Which country has topped the latest Legatum Prosperity Index 2017?
    A) Norway
    B) New Zealand
    C) Finland
    D) Switzerland
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Norway heads the ranking of The Legatum Prosperity Index 2017 followed by New Zealand, Finland, Switzerland and Sweden
  12. The 14th Inclusive Finance India Summit was organised in which city?
    A) Pune
    B) Bhopal
    C) Gurgaon
    D) New Delhi
    View Answer
      Option D
    Explanation:
    The 14th Inclusive Finance India Summit began in New Delhi to build consensus on strategies and a unified vision for achieving universal financial inclusion in India.
  13. Which country will host the 3rd Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)?
    A) Japan
    B) China
    C) India
    D) United States
    View Answer
      Option C
    Explanation:
    India and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) Secretariat has announced that the 3rd Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of AIIB will be hosted by India at Mumbai on 25th and 26th in June, 2018. The theme of the meeting will be Mobilizing Finance for Infrastructure: Innovation and Collaboration.

Static GK Based on Current Affairs

  1. Who is the President of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)?
    A) Martin Kimmig
    B) Gerard Sanders
    C) Sir Danny Alexander
    D) Jin Liqun
    View Answer
      Option D
  2. The headquarter of World Tourism Organization is situated in _____
    A) Beijing, China
    B) Paris, France
    C) Madrid, Spain
    D) Austria, Vienna
    View Answer
      Option C
  3. What is the currency of Oman?
    A) Shekel
    B) Rial
    C) Dinar
    D) Won
    View Answer
      Option B
  4. Who is the Director-General of UNESCO?
    A) Audrey Azoulay
    B) Zhan Videnov
    C) Irina Bokova
    D) Koichiro Matsuura
    View Answer
      Option A
  5. The United Nations was founded in which year?
    A) 1942
    B) 1945
    C) 1947
    D) 1950
    View Answer
      Option B
    Explanation:
    The United Nations is an intergovernmental organization founded on 24 October 1945 to promote international cooperation and to create and maintain international order.
  6. Nomura is a financial services company with its headquarter in_______
    A) Russia
    B) China
    C) Japan
    D) France
    View Answer
      Option C
  7. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has its headquarter in____
    A) London, United Kingdom
    B) New York, United States
    C) Washington DC, United States
    D) Geneva, Switzerland
    View Answer
      Option D

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