Current Affairs Quiz: December 26, 2017

Current Affairs 26 December 2017 Quiz

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  1. India observes the Good Governance Day annually on December 25 to commemorate the birth anniversary of ____
    A) H. D. Deve Gowda
    B) I. K. Gujral
    C) Manmohan Singh
    D) Atal Bihari Vajpayee
    View Answer
      Option D
    Explanation:
    Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s birthday is being celebrated as Good Governance Day across the country on 25th December. Good Governance Day was established in 2014 to honor Mr Vajpayee by fostering awareness among the people of accountability in government.
  2. According to Nomura’s Composite Leading Index (CLI) released recently, India’s GDP growth is likely to be around ______percent for 2018
    A) 7.4 Percent
    B) 7.2 Percent
    C) 7.5 Percent
    D) 7.1 Percent
    View Answer
      Option C
    Explanation:
    According to Japanese financial services major Nomura’s Composite Leading Index (CLI), Indian economy is expected to witness a sharp recovery in the January-March quarter and its GDP growth likely to be around 7.5 per cent for 2018.
  3. Which among the following airports is set to become the first airport in India to have a runway on a ‘sea bridge’ by building an RCC platform on the beach and shallow sea?
    A) Agatti Airport, Lakshadweep
    B) Juhu Airport, Mumbai
    C) Kullu–Manali Airport, Himachal Pradesh
    D) Malda Airport, West Bengal
    View Answer
      Option A
    Explanation:
    India is all set to get its first runway on a ‘sea bridge’ soon, as the Airports Authority of India (AAI) has been given a nod to extend Lakshadweep’s Agatti Airport. 
  4. Name the first country of the world to appoint a female as its ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    A) Netherlands
    B) Belgium
    C) Germany
    D) France
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    For the first time ever, a foreign nation has appointed a woman to be its ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Dominique Mineur, who currently serves as Belgium’s ambassador to the UAE – will transfer to Riyadh next summer. The move comes as Saudi Arabia continues to undergo a series of rapid social reforms and progress. 
  5. India’s first air-conditioned (AC) local train has been flagged off in which city on December 25, 2017?
    A) Mumbai
    B) New Delhi
    C) Bengaluru
    D) Kolkata
    View Answer
      Option A
    Explanation:
    The country’s first AC local left Borivali station for its maiden journey to Churchgate in Mumbai on 25th December, 2017. The train had a good response and ran almost packed with passengers from 6-year-old to senior citizens enjoying the ride. 
  6. Which among the following states has been recognised by Govt of India as Champion State in the country for recording highest growth in exports during 2016-17?
    A) Telangana
    B) Assam
    C) West Bengal
    D) Odisha
    View Answer
      Option D
    Explanation:
    The Centre has recognised Odisha as “champion state” for recording highest growth in exports during 2016-17. The commerce ministry announced that Odisha’s export volume has been increased from Rs 19, 082 crores in 2015-16 to Rs 40,872 crore in 2016-17. 
  7. The two-day Regional Conference on Good Governance and Replication of Best Practices was held in which state?
    A) Maharashtra
    B) Assam
    C) Telangana
    D) Haryana
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    The two-day Regional Conference on Good Governance and Replication of Best Practices concluded in Guwahati, Assam. The Conference is an effort to create a common platform to share experiences in the formulation and implementation of citizen centric governance, and improved public service delivery.
  8. Recently veteran Bengali ______, Partha Mukhopadhyay, passed away at the age of 70
    A) Singer
    B) Journalist
    C) Actor
    D) Author
    View Answer
      Option C
    Explanation:
    Iconic Bengali actor Partha Mukhopadhyay has passed away after a cardiac arrest. He was 70.
  9. Which Indian city has recently become the first ever city of the country to have its own logo?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Mumbai
    C) Hyderabad
    D) Bengaluru
    View Answer
      Option D
    Explanation:
    Karnataka’s capital city Bengaluru has become the first Indian city to have its own logo. The logo was designed by a design start-up and uses both English and Kannada alphabets. Adding that Bengaluru has a vibrant culture, the designers said, “We wanted the ‘Be’ and ‘u’ to stand out.”
  10. The UN General Assembly has planned to mark the 100th birth anniversary of whom by holding a Peace Summit in 2018?
    A) Martin Luther King
    B) Paul Goodman
    C) Nelson Mandela
    D) Margaret Holmes
    View Answer
      Option C
    Explanation:
    The UN General Assembly has decided to mark the 100th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s birth by holding a high-level meeting focusing on world peace ahead of the annual gathering of world leaders in September 2018. The summit will be called  “Nelson Mandela Peace Summit” will include speeches by top UN officials, the chair of the African Union Commission and member states.
  11. According to the data provided by the government, which states have been found to be the top contributors of the total cess collections levied on sin and luxury goods in the first five months of the rollout of the GST regime?
    A) Karnataka and Chhattisgarh
    B) Maharashtra and Karnataka
    C) Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh
    D) Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
      Option C
    Explanation:
    Comprising about 24 per cent of the total cess collections of Rs 30,224 crore under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime, Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh are the top contributors among states and Union Territories in the first five months of the rollout of the GST regime.
  12. Which country has won the 2017 SAFF U-15 Women’s Championship?
    A) Bangladesh
    B) India
    C) Nepal
    D) Bhutan
    View Answer
      Option A
    Explanation:
    India finished runners-up after going down 1-0 to Bangladesh in the final of the SAFF U15 Women’s Championship in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Static GK Based on Current Affairs

  1. The Agatti Airport is located in_______
    A) Lakshadweep
    B) Assam
    C) Delhi
    D) Puducherry
    View Answer
      Option A
  2. The UN General Assembly has its headquarter in
    A) Washington D.C, United States
    B) New York, United States
    C) Paris, France
    D) London, United KIngdom
    View Answer
      Option B
    Explanation:
    President: Miroslav Lajcak
  3.  The Good Governance Day was established in which year?
    A) 2010
    B) 2011
    C) 2012
    D) 2014
    View Answer
      Option D
  4. What is the currency of Belgium?
    A) Rupee
    B) Pound
    C) Euro
    D) Dollar
    View Answer
      Option C
    Explanation:
    Capital: City of Brussels
  5. Nelson Mandela served as the President of which country?
    A) Mozambique
    B) South Africa
    C) Zimbabwe
    D) Namibia
    View Answer
      Option B

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