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Current Affairs Quiz: 20-21 December 2017

1. According to the Indian Forest Amendment Bill which of the following is excluded from the status of a tree?
a. Beech
b. Bamboo
c. Garjan
d. Spruce


2. Which country has become the first country to ban oil and gas production by 2024?
a. France
b. Russia
c. USA
d. Canada

3. In which year was Paris Climate Agreement signed?
a. 2013
b. 2010
c. 2015
d. 2009

4. Which country has withdrawn from Paris Climate Agreement?
a. China
b. US
c. India
d. Russia

5. Paris Agreement is signed within the members of
a. United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea
b. International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution of the Sea by Oil,
c. International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage
d. United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

6. Who won the National Geographic Photographer of the Year Award 2017 in wildlife photography category?
a. Jayaprakash Joghee Bojan
b. Karim Iliya
c. Jim Obester
d. Todd Kennedy

7. What title is given to the award-winning photograph of National Geographic Photographer of the Year in wildlife photography category?
a. Encounter with Orangutan in Borneo
b. Orangutan face in Borneo
c. Face to face in a river in Borneo
d. None of these

8. Which of the following category is not included in the National Geographic Photographer of the Year Awards 2017?
a. Landscape
b. Wildlife
c. Aerials
d. Nature

9. Who won the La Liga’s Best Player Award 2017?
a. Jan Oblak
b. Lionel Messi
c. Andres Iniesta
d. Celta Vigo

10. Which country topped the Forbes' list of Best Countries for Business in 2018?
a. Switzerland
b. Canada
c. US
d. Russia

11. How many countries were assessed in Forbes' list of Best Countries for Business in 2018?
a. 130
b. 145
c. 154
d. 153

12. What is India's rank in Forbes' list of Best Countries for Business in 2018?
a. 62
b. 45
c. 29
d. 103

13. How many times has the Companies Act been amended under the present government?
a. Once
b.Twice
c. Thrice
d. Never Amended

14. According to the new amendments in the Companies Act, what % of their three-year annual average net profit is required to shell out by the profitable companies towards corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities?
a. 1.5%
b. 2.5%
c. 3%
d. 2%

15. ‘Hamesha Vijayee’ military exercise was conducted by
a. Northern Command
b. Southern Command
c. Eastern Command
d. Western Command

16. Where was Hamesh Vijayee military exercise conducted?
a. Uttar Pradesh
b. Madhya Pradesh
c. Odisha
d. Rajasthan

17. In which year did Southern Army command was reverted to the title Southern Command?
a. 1965
b. 1945
c. 1982
d. 1947

Answers


  1. b. Bamboo
  2. b. Russia
  3. c. 2015
  4. b. US
  5. d. United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
  6. a. Jayaprakash Joghee Bojan
  7. c. Face to face in a river in Borneo
  8. d. Nature
  9. b. Lionel Messi
  10. c. US
  11. d. 153
  12. a. 62
  13. b.Twice
  14. d. 2%
  15. b. Southern Command
  16. d. Rajasthan
  17. b. 1945
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