Current Affairs Quiz: December 27, 2019

Current Affairs 27 December 2019 Quiz

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  1. Recently Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the 25-feet tall bronze statue of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in which city?
    A)Amritsar
    B)Lucknow
    C)Ujjain
    D)Surat
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the 25-feet p tall bronze statue of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at Lok Bhawan, Lucknow on his 95th birth anniversary.

  2. Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan unveiled India’s first long distance CNG bus fitted with CNG cylinders in which city?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Surat
    D)Kochi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan unveiled India’s first long distance CNG bus fitted with CNG cylinders at a function in New Delhi. It can travel around one thousand kilometre in a single fill. He said, the first long range interstate CNG bus will ply from Delhi to Dehradun. Mr Pradhan said, such type of buses will soon ply between Delhi to Jaipur, Chandigarh and Agra.

  3. Recently the Indian Railways started which train between Kalka and Shimla stations, as a Christmas gift to the people?
    A)Vande Bharat
    B)Him Darshan
    C)Swarn Shatabadi
    D)Janrath
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Indian Railways started the Him Darshan Express train between Kalka and Shimla stations, as a Christmas gift to the people.

  4. according to data provided by the Personnel Ministry,

    A)
    B)
    C)
    D)

    View Answer
    Option
    Explanation:
    The southern state of Tamil Nadu has bagged the top position in the composite ranking for good governance index (GGI), followed by Maharashtra and Karnataka, according to data provided by the Personnel Ministry.

  5. according to data provided by the Personnel Ministry,which state tops good governance index among big states?

    A)TamilNadu
    B)Punjab
    C)Bihar
    D)Odisha

    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The southern state of Tamil Nadu has bagged the top position in the composite ranking for good governance index (GGI), followed by Maharashtra and Karnataka, according to data provided by the Personnel Ministry.

  6. Recently which country declared itself as the only country that has hypersonic weapons?
    A)USA
    B)China
    C)India
    D)Russia
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    President Vladimir Putin said that Russia is the only country in the world that has hypersonic weapons. Putin said that for the first time in history Russia has an edge in designing a new class of weapons unlike in the past when it was catching up with the United States.

  7. Recently Typhoon Phanfone, also known as Ursula shattered which country?
    A)HongKong
    B)Philippines
    C)Uruguay
    D)SriLanka
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Typhoon Phanfone, also known as Ursula, has battered the central Philippines. Thousands of people have been left stranded, as ferries and flights were cancelled. Thousands more spent the night in temporary shelters.

  8. What is the limit of the new prepaid payment instrument (PPI) launched by RBI which could be used only for purchase of goods and services?
    A)₹10000
    B)₹20000
    C)₹25000
    D)₹35000
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank has introduced a new type of prepaid payment instrument (PPI) which could be used only for purchase of goods and services up to a limit of Rs 10,000 per month.

  9. As per RBI report on Trend and Progress of Banking in India 2018-19, gross non-performing assets (GNPA) ratio of Scheduled Commercial Banks (SCBs) decline your how much percent in March 2019?
    A)9.1%
    B)9.5%
    C)9.8%
    D)10.1%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India released the Report on Trend and Progress of Banking in India 2018-19, a statutory publication in compliance with Section 36 (2) of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949. This Report presents the performance of the banking sector, including co-operative banks, and non-banking financial institutions during 2018-19 and 2019-20 so far.

  10. Which bank has tied up with online real estate platform Magicbricks for listing and e-auctioning of immovable properties repossessed by it in recovery proceedings?
    A)iDBI Bank
    B)Federal Bank
    C)Bank of Baroda
    D)Indian Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Private sector lender Federal Bank has tied up with online real estate platform Magicbricks for listing and e-auctioning of immovable properties repossessed by it in recovery proceedings. The move is aimed at speedy recovery of the bank’s impaired assets, while helping customers get the best rate in the market for their properties.

  11. Which Company has tied up with Kotak Mahindra Bank to enable EMI payments via Kotak Debit Cards?
    A)Paytm
    B)Mobikwik
    C)Freecharge
    D)Pine Labs
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Pine Labs, one of India’s largest merchant-focused companies and Kotak Mahindra Bank (Kotak) announced a tie-up to enable EMI payments via Kotak Debit Cards. This arrangement enables over 10 million eligible Kotak debit card customers to pay for their purchases in easy instalments via the Pine Labs POS terminals.

  12. Leander Paes recently announced his retirement from which sports?
    A)Basketball
    B)Tennis
    C)Cricket
    D)Football
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Indian tennis legend Leander Paes announced his retirement stating that the year 2020 will be his last as a professional player. Paes, whose international career would have spanned 30 years in 2020, said that he will play a ‘few select tournaments’ in 2020 as he plans to bring down curtains on a decorated career.

  13. Who has been named captain of Cricket Australia’s (CA) ODI team of the decade?
    A)Rohit Sharma
    B)Virat Kohli
    C)MS Dhoni
    D)Glenn Maxwell
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Former India skipper and wicket-keeper batsman MS Dhoni been named captain of Cricket Australia’s (CA) ODI team of the decade and the line-up features three Indian players. Apart from Dhoni, Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma have made the cut in CA’s team.

  14. Which Indian cricketer has been named among Wisden cricketers of the decade?
    A)Jasprit Bumrah
    B)KL Rahul
    C)Rohit Sharma
    D)Virat Kohli
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India skipper Virat Kohli and Australian batsman Steve Smith are among the five players who are named in the Wisden cricketers of the decade on Wednesday.

  15. Who has been named chief executive of Boeing?
    A)Dennis Muilenburg
    B)William Smith
    C)Scott Williamson
    D)David Calhoun
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Boeing replaced its embattled chief executive, Dennis Muilenburg, saying a change was needed as it attempts to restore its reputation amid the protracted 737 MAX crisis.

  16. Recently Ganga Prasad Vimal passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Sports
    B)Actor
    C)Singer
    D)Author
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Renowned Hindi author Ganga Prasad Vimal and his two family members were killed in a road accident in southern Sri Lanka.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital of Philippines?
    A)NewYork
    B)Quezon
    C)Tokyo
    D)Manila
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. Where is the HQ ofFederal Bank?
    A)Mumbai
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Kochi
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. Where is the HQ of Pine Labs?
    A)Gurugram
    B)Mumbai
    C)Noida
    D)NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option C

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