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Current Affairs 24 Dec.2016
Accent Institute Hisar

1 Sahitya Akademi announces awards in how many different languages?
a. 23
b. 24
c. 25
d. 26

2)   Which country will hold its first ever military exercise with China in 2017?

a. Nepal
b. Pakistan
c. India
d. None of the above

3)   Gujarat has announced the Aerospace and Defence Policy 2016. What are its highlights?
a. 100 percent reimbursement will be provided to investors on stamp duty and registration charges that are paid for purchase, mortgage and lease of land meant for setting up/developing facility in areas of Aerospace and Defence.
b. Investors will be allowed the land at 50 percent of prevailing market rate when manufacturing facility is established on government lands.
c. Both of the above
d. Neither of the above

4)   Which Indian bowler/s have topped the ICC Test rankings?
a. Ravichandran Ashwin
b. Ravindra Jadeja
c. Both of the above
d. Neither of the above

5)   National mathematics day is celebrated on the birth anniversary of which famous mathematician?
a. Srinivasa Ramanuja
b. John Nash
c. Bhaskara
d. Varahamihira

6)   Who has been nominated as AIFF player of the year 2016?
a. Gurpreet Singh Sandhu
b. Uvena Fernandes
c. Jeje Lalpekhlua
d. None of the above

7)   Najeeb Jung resigned from LG Delhi’s post. He assumed charge on?

a. 9th July, 2013
b. 10th September 2013
c. 10th March, 2013
d. 9th March 2013

8)   JICA has signed an MOU with Indian Railways & National High Speed Rail Corporation. What does JICA stand for?
a. Japan International Cooperation Agency
b. Javanese International Cooperation Agency
c. Japan International Cooperation Association
d. None of the above

9)   Which railway station became the 100th to get Google Wi-FI?
a. Ooty
b. Mysore
c. Kullu
d. None of the above

10)   NASA space based centre can see through fogs to observe which foundation of the ocean’s food web?
a. Phytoplankton
b. Algae
c. Fungi
d. Bacteria

11)   China has launched a global CO2 monitoring satellite called _______.
a. LamSat
b. TanSat
c. ResourceSat
d. None of the above

12)   International team of researchers found among the biggest superclusters of galaxies near the Milky way called __________.
a. Vela
b. Nela
c. Lela
d. Tela

13)   Who has been elected to head the White House National Trade Council?
a. Peter Smith
b. Peter Jones
c. Peter Navarro
d. None of the above

14)   Agriculture ministry launched the ICAR data centre for providing electronic services to which sector?
a. Farm
c. Animal Husbandry
d. Fisheries

15)   Which ministry has launched the first central academic institute and the second Ayurvedic college in NE?
a. WCD
b. Agriculture
d. Science and Technology

1. b
2. a
3. c
4. c
5. a
6. c
7. a
8. a
9. a
10. a
11. b
12. a
13. c
14. a
15. c