Thursday, 15 December 2016

Current Awareness Quiz 
Questions are selected from the recent news.


1. The first woman to receive the award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea by IMO (International Maritime Organisation) is an Indian. Who is she?
Captain Radhika Menon
Conchita Carpio-Morales
Sara Hossain
Fiona Watt

2. The cyclone that hit Chennai recently was named Vardah. Which country gave the name to this cyclone?
India
Srilanka
Pakistan
Myanmar

3. Fengyun, abbreviated FY, are the weather satellites of which one of the following countries?
Japan
South Korea
Russia
China

4. The Gotthard Base Tunnel opened on 1 June 2016, and began full service on 11 December 2016 is the world's longest and deepest traffic tunnel. In which country is it located?
Italy
Switzerland
Japan
USA

5. The Ballon d'Or, is an annual association football award presented by France Football. Name the footballer who won this prestigious award in 2016.
Cristiano Ronaldo
Lionel Messi
Antoine Griezmann
ernando Torres

6. Where is the Sardar Patel Cricket Stadium, commonly called Motera Stadium, located?
Kanpur
Delhi
Ahmedabad
Lucknow

7. What is India's position according to the Global Terrorism Index (GTI), 2016, released by the Institute for Economics & Peace?
10
7
25
5

8. Who was selected as the Person of the Year 2016 United States news magazine Time?
Hillary Clinton
Beyonce
Donald Trump
Narendra Modi

9. Where does Hindi stand in the World Power Language Index‘ published by World Economic Forum on december 2, 2016?
Third
Tenth
Fifteenth
Twenty-second

10. With which one of the following will you associate Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal, joint winners of Asian of the Year 2016 award?
Amazon
Paytm
Infibeam
Flipkart

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