Current Affairs Quiz: December 4, 2017

Current Affairs 4 December 2017 Quiz

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  1. India’s first Madame Tussauds museum has been unveiled in which city?
    A) Hyderabad
    B) Shimla
    C) Delhi
    D) Mumbai
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Madame Tussauds has debuted in Delhi at historic Regal building in Connaught Place with 50 wax models of Indian and international celebrities. Waxworks of Bollywood actors, sports stars, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and father of the Indian nation Mahatma Gandhi are on display at the museum. The Delhi centre is the 23rd museum for Madame Tussauds
  2. Which among the following words has been announced as the Cambridge Dictionary’s Word of the Year 2017?
    A) Populism
    B) Megalomania
    C) Inauguration
    D) Nepotism
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    The word ‘populism’ has been announced as Cambridge Dictionary’s Word of the Year 2017. The dictionary defined populism as “political ideas and activities that are intended to get the support of ordinary people by giving them what they want”.
  3. Virat Kohli became the second batsman ever to set a record for most double centuries as a Test Captain during the final Test against Sri Lanka. Who was the first batsman to make this record?
    A) Graeme Smith
    B) Brian Lara
    C) AB de Villiers
    D) Shane Watson
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      Option B
    Explanation: 
    Captain Virat Kohli surpassed Brian Lara to set the record for most double centuries scored by a Test captain on the second day of the third and final Test against Sri Lanka in Delhi on Sunday, 3 December. This is the second double century on the trot for the Indian skipper.
  4. Who has been recently appointed as the Global Goodwill Ambassador for UN Environment?
    A) Jarvis Cocker
    B) Annie Lennox
    C) Charli XCX
    D) Ellie Goulding
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    British singer-songwriter Ellie Goulding is appointed as Global Goodwill Ambassador for UN Environment, joining the fight to save the lives and habitats of people and animals by cleaning up the planet’s air and seas, fighting climate change and protecting species.
  5. Which among the given bodies has been awarded the Certificate of Commendation by Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) for its effort to combat illegal wildlife trade?
    A) Wildlife Crime Control Bureau, India
    B) Wildlife Body Count, United States
    C) Wildlife Conservation Society, China
    D) Wildlife Watch Australia
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    India wons award for putting high effort to combat Illegal Wildlife Trade. The award was given to Wildlife Crime Control Bureau by the Secretary-General of Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITIES) of Wild Fauna and Flora.
  6. What was the theme of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2017?
    A) Removing barriers to create an inclusive and accessible society for all
    B) Achieving 17 Goals for the Future We Want
    C) Transformation towards sustainable and resilient society for all
    D) Decent work for persons with disabilities
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      Option C
    Explanation: 
    International Day of Persons with Disabilities (December 3) is an international observance promoted by the United Nations since 1992. The observance of the Day aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities. The theme of International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2017: “Transformation towards sustainable and resilient society for all”.

Static GK Based on Current Affairs

  1. When is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities observed?
    A) December 4
    B) December 3
    C) December 2
    D) December 1
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      Option B
    Explanation: 
    International Day of Persons with Disabilities (December 3) is an international observance promoted by the United Nations since 1992. 
  2. The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITIES) of Wild Fauna and Flora has its headquarter in ____
    A) Washington D.C
    B) Geneva
    C) New York
    D) Los Angeles
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Founded: 1 July 1975
  3. Who is the head of the United Nations Environment Programme?
    A) Fang Liu
    B) Jose Graziano da Silva
    C) Erik Solheim
    D) Gilbert Houngbo
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      Option C
  4. The Madame Tussauds inaugurated in Delhi is the _____ centre for the museum worldwide.
    A) 20th
    B) 23rd
    C) 25th
    D) 30th
    View Answer
      Option B
    Explanation: 
    The Delhi centre is the 23rd museum for Madame Tussauds which has centres in major cities across the globe, including London, Washington, New York, Amsterdam, Berlin, Bangkok, Tokyo and Beijing

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  1. Sachin shukla( Banker 2018)

    ty..

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