December to 18 December 2016
1. What was India’s position in the vacation deprived
country ranking as per 2016 Expedia vacation deprivation report?
ANSWERS (d) 4th
2. How many cities were identified by the Union Government
under the Development of Solar Cities Programme?
a) 30 cities
b) 40 cities
c) 50 cities
d) 60 cities
ANSWERS (d) 60 cities
3. India’s first island district, Majuli will now become
the country’s first ever Carbon neutral district by 2020. Which state is it located
a) Arunachal Pradesh
ANSWERS (b) Assam
4. Union Government recently approved MoU between ISRO and
which international agency to use Land Remote Sensing Satellite Data?
a) National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
b) United States Geological Survey (USGS)
c) National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
d) None of these
ANSWERS (b) United States Geological Survey (USGS)
5. The Rights of Persons with Disabilities (Equal
Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Bill, 2016 seeks to
enhance reservation for Divyangs in government jobs from 3% to
ANSWERS (a) 4%
6. A biopic, titled Blond Ambition, was named as the most
admired unproduced film script available at present in the Hollywood system. It
is a biopic of whom of the following?
b) Nicolas Cage
c) John Travolta
d) Bruce Willis
ANSWERS (a) Madonna
7. India’s Prime Minster Narendra Modi’s position in the
2016 Forbes World’s Most Powerful People List is
a) 6th position
b) 7th position
c) 8th position
d) 9th position
ANSWERS (d) 9th position
8. Name the biography titled on Gymnastic Dipa Karmakar
that was released in 2016?
a) The Ascension
b) The Worrier
c) The Small Wonder
d) Rise The Bar
ANSWERS (c) The Small Wonder
9. Identify the country that abolished the controversial
Kafala Labour System.
c) Saudi Arabia
ANSWERS (a) Qatar
10. Which country launched the advanced weather satellite
b) South Korea
ANSWERS (c) China
11. Which State Government launched the Annapurna Rasoi
ANSWERS (c) Rajasthan
12. Name the state that launched India’s first amphibious
ANSWERS (c) Punjab
13. Who was appointed as the Industry Director of Facebook
a) Atul Agnihotri
b) Pulkit Trivedi
c) Paras Aggarwal
d) Sumit Bhola
ANSWERS (b) Pulkit Trivedi
14. Name the foundation who’s 100 Million for 100 Million
campaign was flagged off by President Pranab Mukherjee Campaign on his 81st
a) Azim Premji Foundation
b) Children’s Development Trust
c) SOS Children’s Villages India
d) Kailash Satyarthi Children’s Foundation
ANSWERS (d) Kailash Satyarthi Children’s Foundation
15. Who was sworn-in as the UN Secretary General in
a) Antonio Guterres
b) Helen Clark
c) Natalia Gherman
d) Danilo Turk
ANSWERS (a) Antonio Guterres
December to 25 December 2016
National High Speed Rail Corporation entered into a tripartite agreement with
this agency to develop Mumbai- Ahmedabad High Speed Railway Project.
New Development Bank
b) Asian Infrastructure and Investment Bank
c) Japan International Cooperation Agency
d) Asian Development Bank
Japan International Cooperation Agency
movies have made it to the long list of 336 feature films eligible for the
MS Dhoni: The Untold Story
c) Both (a) and (b)
d) None of them
Both (a) and (b)
received the maximum FDI inflows from which country in 2015-16?
was recently selected for the 2016 AIFF Woman Player of the Year award?
b) Yumnam Kamala Devi
c) Sasmita Malik
d) Manpreet Kaur
state government allotted land to NPCIL for setting up 6600 MW nuclear power
project in Kovvada?
b) Andhra Pradesh
d) Tamil Nadu
state has decided to opt for cashless payment in all its public transactions?
Garfield Sobers Trophy for ICC Cricketer of the Year 2016?
b) Ravindra Jadeja
c) Ravichandran Ashwin
d) None of the above
of the following won the Sahitya Akademi Award 2016 for the Hindi language?
b) Kamal Vora
c) Sitanath Acharya
d) Gita Upadhyay
the first time in nearly 150 years, India’s economy surpassed the economy of
The United Kingdom
d) South Korea
The United Kingdom
Government announced Rs 207 crore for development of Majuli Island. The island
is located in
notified Wetlands (Conservation and Management) Rules, 2016 to replace the
Wetlands (Conservation and Management) Rules, 2008
b) Wetlands (Conservation and Management) Rules, 2009
c) Wetlands (Conservation and Management) Rules, 2010
d) Wetlands (Conservation and Management) Rules, 2011
Wetlands (Conservation and Management) Rules, 2010
country became first in the world to legally approve the 3-parent technique.
The United Kingdom
Narendra Modi laid foundation stone of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj memorial off
the coast of this city.
Vijender Singh recently knocked out which of the following boxers to retain the
WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight title?
b) Kerry Hope
c) Egy Rozten
d) Francis Cheka
Miss World 2016 title?
b) Stephanie Del Valle
c) Catriona Elisa Gray
d) Evelyn Njambi
Stephanie Del Valle