Current Affairs Quiz: December 28, 2017

Current Affairs 28 December 2017 Quiz

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  1. As announced by Ministry of Railways, the work of installing bio-toilets in all passenger trains will be completed by ____
    A) March 2018
    B) March 2019
    C) December 2018
    D) January 2019
    View Answer
      Option B
    Explanation:
    The government said that it plans to complete the work of installing bio-toilets in all passenger trains by March 2019.
  2. At a cost of ₹4,000, India’s first pod taxi project also known as Personal Rapid Transit (PRT) is going to execute on Delhi-_____ pilot corridor on a PPP (public-private partnership) basis.
    A) Gurgaon
    B) Jaipur
    C) Noida
    D) Agra 
    View Answer
      Option A
    Explanation:
    The projected ₹4,000-crore pod taxi scheme — also known as Personal Rapid Transit (PRT) — is a dream project of Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari, and the NHAI has been mandated to execute it on Delhi-Gurgaon pilot corridor (12.3 km) from Delhi-Haryana border to Rajiv Chowk in Gurgaon on a PPP (public-private partnership) basis.
  3. In response to a request from the Yemeni government, what amount of medical assistance has been provided by India to Yemen?
    A) $5 million
    B) $2 million
    C) $3 million
    D) $1 million
    View Answer
      Option D
    Explanation:
    India has provided medical assistance worth about $1 million to Yemen in response to a request from the Yemeni government. As part of its commitment to provide humanitarian assistance to Yemen, India has been a member of the ‘Friends of Yemen’ Group
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  4. Which of the following Municipal Corporation launched Atal Jan Aahar Yojana in December 2017 for poor to provide lunch at Rs 10?
    A) West Delhi Municipal Corporation (WDMC)
    B) South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC)
    C) East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC)
    D) North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC)
    View Answer
      Option B
    Explanation: 
    The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) has launched a new scheme for the poor that will allow them to buy meal for Rs 10 from the civic body’s kiosks during the day.
  5. The United Nations has approved a cut of how much amount in its annual budget for the year 2018?
    A) $256 million
    B) $266 million
    C) $286 million
    D) $246 million
    View Answer
      Option C
    Explanation: 
    The UN has approved a $286 million cut in its annual budget for the next year, a 5% “historic reduction in spending”. The General Assembly approved the regular budget of $5.397 billion for 2018-2019
  6. Which of the following payments app became the India’s first payments app to cross 100 mn downloads on Play Store in December 2017?
    A) Jio
    B) Freecharge 
    C) Airtel
    D) Paytm
    View Answer
      Option D
    Explanation:
    India’s largest mobile-first financial services platform, Paytm announced that its app has crossed the 100 million milestone on Google Play Store in the second week of December 2017.
  7. Which country hosted the World Chess Games in December 2017?
    A) South Africa
    B) Saudi Arabia 
    C) North Korea 
    D) Kuwait 
    View Answer
      Option B
    Explanation:
    Saudi Arabia is hosting a world chess tournament for the first time. The tournament has been named as the King Salman World Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships.
  8. Which of the following Bollywood personality was crowned People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals’ (PETA) 2017 Person of the Year Award?
    A) Priyanka Chopra
    B) Salman Khan 
    C) Anushka Sharma
    D) Amitabh Bachchan 
    View Answer
      Option C
    Explanation:
    Anushka Sharma. She has taken the title for her wide-reaching work for animals, from helping to protect dogs from fireworks to advocating for horses who are forced to pull carriages in Mumbai.
  9. Legendary musician Robbie Malinga passed away recently. He hailed from which country?
    A) South Africa 
    B) Sri Lanka  
    C) Bangladesh 
    D) Russia  
    View Answer
      Option A
    Explanation:
    Legendary South African musician Robbie Malinga has passed away. The veteran musician, who suffered from anaemia, announced his retirement as a solo artist in 2016, after more than 20 years in the industry.
  10. Ashok Kumar Mattoo Paased away recently. He was associated with which of the following fields?
    A) Sports
    B) Literature  
    C) Politician 
    D) Arts  
    View Answer
      Option A
    Explanation:
    Veteran sports administrator Ashok Kumar Mattoo, who headed the national boxing and hockey federations at different times, has passed away after a prolonged illness.

Static GK Based on Current Affairs

  1. Paytm is an Indian e-payments and e-commerce brand based out of ______
    A) Kolkata
    B) Chennai
    C) Delhi
    D) Mumbai
    View Answer
      Option C
  2. Where is the headquarters of World Chess Federation situated?
    A) Moscow, Russia 
    B) Lausanne, Switzerland
    C) Ottawa, Canada 
    D) Sydney, Australia 
    View Answer
      Option B
    The Fédération Internationale des Échecs or World Chess Federation is an international organization that connects the various national chess federations around the world and acts as the governing body of international chess competition. It is usually referred to as FIDE
  3. Where is the headquarters of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Situated?
    A) Australia 
    B) UAE
    C) UK
    D) USA
    View Answer
      Option D
    People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is the largest animal rights organization in the world, with more than 6.5 million members and supporters.
    Headquarters: Norfolk, Virginia, United States
  4. What is the currency of Yemen?
    A) Franc
    B) Dinar 
    C) Rial
    D) Manat 
    View Answer
      Option C
    Capital: Sana’a

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