• Conquer GK: Your Weekly GK Quiz (9-16 Dec, 2016)

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    Conquer GK: Your Weekly GK Quiz (9-16 Dec, 2016)1. Who among the following Senior Judge of the Supreme Court has been appointed as the next Chief Justice of Pakistan?
    a) Justice Jawwad S. Khawaja
    b) Justice Mian Saqib Nisar
    c) Justice Nasir-ul-Mulk
    d) Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali
    e) Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jillani

    2. According to National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), how many banks have joined the National Financial Switch (NFS) network as direct members?
    a) 200
    b) 1000
    c) 300
    d) 100
    e) 500

    3. The United Nations’ (UN) International Anti-Corruption Day is annually observed on –
    a) 3rd December
    b) 7th December
    c) 9th December
    d) 30th December
    e) 11th December

    4. On which of the following crop Union Government has decreased the import duty to zero from 10% to improve domestic availability in the wake of rising prices?
    a) Rice
    b) Maize
    c) Millets
    d) Barley
    e) Wheat

    5. Which of the following language has been ranked first in the top 10 most powerful languages in the world according to the 2016 World Power Language Index (PLI)?
    a) English
    b) Hindi
    c) French
    d) Spanish
    e) Mandarin

    6. Which of the following country has removed an “undeclared” ban on import of Ginned Cotton from India?
    a) Sri Lanka
    b) Pakistan
    c) China
    d) Russia
    e) Afghanistan

    7. Who among the following Indian Cricketer touches Kapil Dev`s record of 23 five-wicket hauls after picked up a 5-wicket haul in a Test match?
    a) Ishant Sharma
    b) Umesh Yadav
    c) Jayant Yadav
    d) Ravichandran Ashwin
    e) Amit Mishra

    8.Who of the following has won the Ghana’s presidential election with an absolute majority?
    a) Nana Akufo-Addo
    b) John Dramani Mahama
    c) Jerry John Rawlings
    d) Kwame Nkrumah
    e) Dr. John Evans Atta Mills

    9. What is the capital of Gambia?
    a) Hanoi
    b) Cairo
    c) Rome
    d) Banjul
    e) Vienna

    10. What is the name of the TV channel which has launched by the ministry of electronics and information technology (MeitY) in another step to push digital transactions?
    a) DigiTV
    b) DigiSaral
    c) DigiShala
    d) DigiTech
    e) DigiNews

    11. Who among the following NASA Pioneer and former US Senator passed away recently?
    a) Malcolm Roberts
    b) John Glen
    c) Ronald W. Reagan
    d) Richard M. Nixon
    e) Lyndon B. Johnson

    12. Who among the following has been appointed as the Non-Executive Chairperson in IDFC Bank?
    a) Veena Mankar
    b) Shashi Arora
    c) Chandra Shekhar Ghosh
    d) Vijay Shekhar Sharma
    e) Rakesh Sharma

    13. Which of the following country has been successfully launched a rocket carrying the unmanned cargo spaceship Kounotori 6 to deliver supplies for astronauts living in the International Space Station (ISS)?
    a) China
    b) Russia
    c) Pakistan
    d) Japan
    e) India

    14. Which of the following cyclone has striked the Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh recently?
    a) Kyant
    b) Roanu
    c) Nada
    d) Hudhud
    e) Vardah

    15. On which date, the National Energy Conservation Day is observed in India?
    a) 14th December
    b) 4th December
    c) 16th December
    d) 3rd December
    e) 10th December

    16. Who among the following has been appointed as UNICEF’s newest global Goodwill Ambassador?
    a) Deepika Padukone
    b) Priyanka Chopra
    c) Sania Mirza
    d) Mary Kom
    e) Vidya Balan

    17. Which of the following states tops the list of states in distribution of LED bulbs as part of country-wide campaign for reducing power consumption?
    a) Chhattisgarh
    b) Madhya Pradesh
    c) Assam
    d) Gujarat
    e) Goa

    18. Who among the following has been named the world’s most powerful CEO by Forbes, with his company having a market capitalisation of over $550 billion?
    a) Mark Zuckerberg
    b) Larry Page
    c) Jeff Bezos
    d) Elon Musk
    e) Doug McMillon

    19. Delhi International Airport Ltd (DIAL), the company that operates the Delhi airport, announced that it has launched India’s first airport e-Shopping website for domestic passengers. Which is the website?
    a) www.delhiflyshop.com
    b) www.delflyshop.in
    c) www.shopflydel.in
    d) www.flydelshop.in
    e) www.delhiairportshop.in

    20. Which of the following E-commerce major has successfully made its first-ever fully autonomous drone delivery without any human pilot?
    a) Flipkart
    b) ShopClues
    c) Amazon
    d) Snapdeal
    e) eBay


    1. b) Justice Mian Saqib Nisar

    2. d) 100

    3. c) 9th December

    4. e) Wheat

    5. a) English

    6. b) Pakistan

    7. d) Ravichandran Ashwin

    8. a) Nana Akufo-Addo

    9. d) Banjul

    10. c) DigiShala

    11. b) John Glen

    12. a) Veena Mankar

    13. d) Japan

    14. e) Vardah

    15. a) 14th December

    16. b) Priyanka Chopra

    17. d) Gujarat

    18. b) Larry Page

    19. c) www.shopflydel.in

    20. c) Amazon

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