December 15, 2017

Daily Current Affairs Quiz: 15 Dec 2017

Daily Current Affairs Quiz: 15 Dec 2017

Daily Current Affairs Quiz: 15 Dec 2017

1. What was India’s current account deficit (CAD) during Jul-Sep 2017 period?
1) $5.2 bn
2) $5.7 bn
3) $6.2 bn
4) $6.8 bn
5) $7.2 bn
2. The Supreme Court has increased the iron ore mining cap from 30 mn tonnes to 35 mn tonnes for the iron ore mining industry in
1) Jharkhand
2) Karnataka
3) Madhya Pradesh
4) Odisha
5) Chhattisgarh
3. The FDRI Bill has been doing round in media for some time. What is the full form of the term FDRI?
1) Financial Responsibility and Deposit Insurance
2) Financial Restructuring and Deposit Insurance
3) Financial Restoration and Deposit Insurance
4) Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance
5) None of these
4. The US central bank recently raised the benchmark interest rate to 1.25-1.5 per cent. The present chairman of the US Federal Reserve is
1) Janet Yellen
2) Gary D Cohn
3) Alan Greenspan
4) Mario Draghi
5) Ben Bernanke
5. The World Trade Organisation’s Ministerial Conference in Buenos Aires ended in an impasse recently. Buenos Aires is the capital of
1) Chile
2) Norway
3) Argentina
4) New Zealand
5) Sweden
6. The RBI has placed Corporation Bank under the prompt corrective action framework. The public sector bank is headquartered in
1) Mangalore
2) Chennai
3) Manipal
4) Hyderabad
5) Bengaluru
7. An Artificial Intelligence program, AlphaZero, devised by Google-owned DeepMind is a wizard of
1) Sudoku
2) Chess
3) Cooking
4) Painting
5) Eye surgeries
8. Saudi Arabia approved a $19.2-bn worth of measures to stimulate growth in the private sector in 2018. The currency of Saudi Arabia is
1) Real
2) Riel
3) Riyal
4) Dinar
5) Dirham
9. The Supreme Court recently allowed which telecom firm to initiate a second arbitration process over tax demand for more than $2 bn?
1) Idea Cellular
2) Reliance Communications
3) MTS
4) Aircel
5) Vodafone
10. What is India’s ranking on ‘The Legatum Prosperity Index 2017’?
1) 56th
2) 65th
3) 99th
4) 100th
5) 106th

Answers:

  1. 5
  2. 2
  3. 4
  4. 1
  5. 3
  6. 1
  7. 2
  8. 3
  9. 5
  10. 4

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