Daily Current Affairs Quiz – 21st December 2017

Daily Current Affairs Quiz – 21st December 2017:

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Q1. A new LIGO gravitational wave detector to measure ripples in the fabric of space and time is set to be built in India by which year?

  1. 2021
  2. 2023
  3. 2025
  4. 2026
  5. None

Q2. Which University is launching world’s first online certificate course in sand art?

  1. Delhi University
  2. Rajasthan University
  3. Andhra University
  4. Indra Gandhi Open University
  5. None

Q3. Ministry of Railways will set up the first ever National Rail and Transport University?

  1. Pune
  2. Vadodara
  3. Shimla
  4. Lucknow
  5. Sini

Q4. Rakhine is a state in which country?

  1. Nepal
  2. Myanmar
  3. Bhutan
  4. Srilanka
  5. Bangladesh

Q5. International Monetary Fund has approved the third installment of a USD 12 billion to which country?

  1. Kenya
  2. Somalia
  3. Egypt
  4. India
  5. Nepal

Q6. PUDA-UCIC mobile app to check unauthorized construction was lauched by which state?

  1. Punjab
  2. Uttar Pradesh
  3. Uttrakhand
  4. Andhra Pradesh
  5. Aurnachal Pradesh

Q7. Which state government has passed a law to open malls, hotels and shops 24X7 round the clock?

  1. Maharashtra
  2. Madhya Pradesh
  3. Gujarat
  4. Sikkim
  5. Assam

Q8. RBI has initiated PCA on which bank?

  1. United Bank of India
  2. State Bank of India
  3. HDFC Bank
  4. Canara Bank
  5. Syndicate Bank

Q9. Which telecom company announced to shut its operations in six circles?

  1. Airtel
  2. Aircel
  3. Telenor
  4. Jio
  5. Idea

Q10. Which company announced the acquisition of Religare Enterprises Ltd’s securities business?

  1. Edelweiss Group
  2. Nomura Group
  3. Soft Bank
  4. Chola Fin corp
  5. None

Q11. Who got Sahitya Academy award in English language for his novel The Black Hill?

  1. Mamang Dai
  2. Ramesh Kuntal
  3. Sreeram Shetty
  4. Gaurav Kapoor
  5. None

Q12. Which country has topped the list of Forbes best countries for business?

  1. UK
  2. USA
  3. Canada
  4. India
  5. Germany

Q13. Yuzvendra Chahal is related to which sport?

  1. Hockey
  2. Tennis
  3. Cricket
  4. Boxing
  5. Swimming

Q14. India’s Raghu Prasad and Javed Shaikh will be seen as umpires in which tournament?

  1. Hockey world cup
  2. ICC world cup
  3. Wimbledon open
  4. FIFA world cup
  5. None

Q15. Mithali Raj was related to which sport?

  1. Cricket
  2. Hockey
  3. Football
  4. Tennis
  5. None

Answers: 

  1. Answer: C

Explanation: A new LIGO gravitational wave detector to measure ripples in the fabric of space and time is set to be built in India by 2025

  1. Answer: D

Explanation: Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) launching world’s first online certificate course in sand art in March, 2018

  1. Answer: B

Explanation: Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the Ministry of Railways’ transformative initiative to set up the first ever National Rail and Transport University (NRTU) in Vadodara

  1. Answer: B

Explanation: India and Myanmar signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) aimed at developing Myanmar’s Rakhine state

  1. Answer: C

Explanation: International Monetary Fund has approved the third instalment of a USD 12 billion, three- year loan for Egypt, bringing the total released to date to just over USD 6 billion

  1. Answer: A

Explanation: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh launched a mobile app to check unauthorized construction

  1. Answer: A

Explanation: Maharashtra Labour Minister Sambhaji Nilangekar-Patil has informed that shops, hotels and malls can now remain open round-the-clock throughout the week in Maharashtra

  1. Answer: A

Explanation: Reserve Bank of India has directed United Bank of India to raise capital, diversify credit portfolio and take cost control measures as the state-run lender is under severe stress with high sticky loans

  1. Answer: B

Explanation: Telecom operator Aircel will shut operations in six circles, including Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra, from January 30

  1. Answer: A

Explanation: Edelweiss Group announced the acquisition of Religare Enterprises Ltd’s securities business

  1. Answer: A

Explanation: Sahitya Akademi announced its annual awards for 2017 in 24 languages. Mamang Dai will get the award in English language for his novel The Black Hill

  1. Answer: A

Explanation: UK has topped the list of Forbes best countries for business

  1. Answer: C

Explanation: Yuzvendra Chahal topped list of highest number of wicket takers in the year 2017 in T20I’s

  1. Answer: A

Explanation: India’s Raghu Prasad and Javed Shaikh will be seen as umpires in Hockey world cup

  1. Answer: A

Explanation: Mithali Raj was named ICC Women’s ODI team of the year

 

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