Current Affairs December 2015 Quiz - 2

11Sir ________________ assumed Presidency of the Royal Society in London in Dec 2015 as he was elected to the office in March 2015 by the society-s council and will serve for up to five years. With this appointment, he became the 61st president of the society and joined the elite club that has included Christopher Wren, Samuel Pepys, Isaac Newton, Joseph Banks, Humphry Davy, and Ernest Rutherford.
 A) Har Gobind Khorana
 B) Venkatraman Ramakrishnan
 C) Har Gobind Khorana
 D) Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar
  
12Brazil-s economy grew by ____________ in July-September quarter of 2015 compared to previous quarter, as per announcement made by the Government in Dec 2015.
 A) -1.1%
 B) 1.7%
 C) -1.7%
 D) 0.3%

13The European Central Bank (ECB) has cut its interest rate to _________ in order to boost economic growth of the eurozone region as a part of its stimulus programme in Dec 2015.
 A) -0.2%
 B) -0.3%
 C) -0.1%
 D) -0.05%
  
14The Reserve Bank of India has kept the SLR rate unchanged at  ________ during its fifth bi-monthly monetary policy review meeting for fiscal year 2015-16 in Dec 2015.
 A) 23.5%
 B) 22.5%
 C) 23%
 D) 21.5%
  
15The International day of people with disability is observed on ____________.
 A) 3-Dec
 B) 5-Dec
 C) 10-Dec
 D) 12-Dec
  
16Justice ______________ was sworn in as 43rd Chief Justice of India (CJI) by President Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan on 3rd December. He will have the tenure as CJI for over one year and will retire on 4th January 2017 when he will be 65 years old.
 A) H L Dattu
 B) Tirath Singh Thakur
 C) Kurian Joseph
 D) Dipak Misra
  
17The Union Cabinet has approved setting up of how many new Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) in Dec 2015?
 A) Four
 B) Five
 C) Six
 D) Three
  
18Which Indian state became the first Indian state to launch Rotavirus vaccination project in Dec 2015 with the aim of controlling the child mortality rate (under five years of age) due to diarrhoea?
 A) Uttar Pradesh
 B) Haryana
 C) Himachal Pradesh
 D) Punjab
  
19Senior Janata Dal (United) leader _____________ was unanimously elected new Speaker of the Bihar Legislative Assembly in Dec 2015.
 A) Vijay Kumar Chaudhary
 B) Pappu Yadav
 C) Sharad Yadav
 D) None of These
  
20_______________, Group Senior Legal and Compliance Director of Adidas India, was awarded with the Indian National Bar Association's (INBA) General Counsel of the year 2015 - Retail Award in New Delhi. Senior lawyer Ram Jethmalani presented the award to him on the occasion of INBA's Annual International Conference-66th National Law Day.
 A) Pulin Kumar
 B) Frank Islam
 C) Jamaludeen Mohamed Sali
 D) None of These

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Answers:
11Ans) Venkatraman Ramakrishnan
12Ans) -1.7%
13Ans) -0.3%
14Ans) 21.5%
15Ans) 3-Dec
16Ans) Tirath Singh Thakur
17Ans) Six
18Ans) Himachal Pradesh
19Ans) Vijay Kumar Chaudhary
20Ans) Pulin Kumar

 
 
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