Current Affairs Quiz for 19th and 20th December 2016
(Q.1) ‘International Human Solidarity Day’ is observed on which date every year?
- 19th December
- 20th December
- 21st December
- 22nd December
(Q.2) Fifth edition of the India-Arab Partnership Conference was held in December 2016 in:
- Muscat, Oman
- Dubai, UAE
- Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
- New Delhi, India
(Q.3) Which among the following has become the first country in the world to approve ‘Three-Parent Baby’ – a technique, which uses DNA from two women and a man for conceiving a child?
(Q.4) Which among the following has become the first state in India to launch Mahila Police Volunteer (MPV) initiative for safety of women?
- Andhra Pradesh
(Q.5) Who among the following has been appointed as new Deputy Secretary-General (DSG) of United nations?
- Amina Mohammed
- Nadia Sultana
- Zaida Sheikh
- Taslima Fatehi
(Q.6) Who among the following has been appointed as the new chief of Intelligence Bureau (IB)?
- Anil Dhasmana
- Rajiv Jain
- Ketan Bhatia
- Ajay Rajput
(Q.7) Who among the following have been selected for SIES-Sri Chandrasekarendra Saraswati National Eminence Award?
- Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis
- ISRO chairman A S Kiran Kumar
- Hari Katha exponent Kamala Murthy
- All of the above
(Q.8) Which City Municipal Corporation will receive the Digital India Silver Award in the category of “Most Innovative Citizen Engagement” and also for installing and implementing free WiFi Scheme in its various offices?
- Kochi City Municipal Corporation
- Bengaluru City Municipal Corporation
- Rajkot City Municipal Corporation
- Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation
(Q.9) Emomali Rahmon, who was on official visit to India in December 2016, is the President of:
(Q.10) NTPC Ltd and National Aluminium Company (Nalco) have jointly agreed to set up a coal-based power project, having a production capacity of 2,400 Mw, in Dhenkanal district of:
- Madhya Pradesh