Current Affairs Quiz for 16th and 17th December 2016
(Q.1) According to a new report by Capgemini Consulting(a global strategic and transformation consulting major) and Altimeter, which country has topped the list in Asia in terms of the number of innovation centres?
(Q.2) The Ministry of Information & Broadcasting had organised the 28th State Information Ministers Conference (SIMCON) in December, 2016 at:
- New Delhi
(Q.3) Which State Govt. will block pornography and other “undesirable sites” while providing free WiFi in colleges and universities to ensure that the facility is used purely for educational purposes?
- Uttar Pradesh
- Madhya Pradesh
(Q.4) Paolo Gentiloni, has been chosen as Prime Minister of which European Country?
(Q.5) Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) has constituted a committee to fight against the problem of online piracy and develop suitable business standards and best practices for the digital entertainment industry. This committee will be chaired by:
- Ajit Mohan
- Shekhar Gupta
- Vikas Rathi
- Anil Chainani
(Q.6) Walter Swinburn, who passed away in December 2016, was a famous:
- Novel Writer
- Racing Jockey
(Q.7) The Badminton World Federation (BWF) unveiled 5 top players as the first Integrity Ambassadors to promote clean, fair and honourable sport. Which Indian player is one of them?
- P V Sindhu
- Saina Nehwal
- Ashwini Ponnappa
- Jwala Gutta
(Q.8) As per Forbes Magazine, who among the following was the world’s most powerful person for a fourth straight year in 2016?
- Barak Obama
- Narendra Modi
- Xi Jinping
- Vladimir Putin
(Q.9) Union Ministry of Tribal Affairs in collaboration with UNDP and National Scheduled Tribes Finance and Development Corporation (NSTFDC) will launch “Vanjeevan” the National Resource Centre for Tribal Livelihood issues at:
- Bhubaneswar, Odisha
- Ranchi, Jharkhand
- Raipur, Chhattisgarh
- Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
(Q.10) EKUVERIN Exercise 2016 was 7th edition of bilateral exercise between armies of India and:
- Sri Lanka