Current Affairs December 2015 Quiz - 9

81Which Indian Institute bagged a US military contract for research and development on solar powered micro-grid in Dec 2015? It is one of the rare instances that an Indian scientific institute has been awarded a federal contract by the US military.
 A) TIFR
 B) Indian Institute of Science
 C) IIT Bombay
 D) IIT Delhi
  
82India has been ranked at ___ out of 144 nations on Forbes- annual list of the best countries for doing business in 2015 published in Dec 2015.
 A) 85th
 B) 97th
 C) 105th
 D) 112nd

83An Indian-origin politician, ______________ has been appointed as South Africa-s new Finance Minister in Dec 2015.
 A) Arun Jhaveri
 B) Rajeev Srinivasan
 C) Pravin Gordhan
 D) Swati Dandekar
  
84The growth rate of eight core sectors industries stood at ________ in October from a year earlier (announced in Dec 2015).
 A) -0.3%
 B) 2.1%
 C) 3.2%
 D) 4.8%
  
85Who won the Men's singles title at the BWF World Superseries finals held at the Hamdan Sports Complex, Dubai in Dec 2015?
 A) Chen Long
 B) Viktor Axelsen
 C) Kento Momota
 D) Lee Chong Wei
  
86Who won the Women's singles title at the BWF World Superseries finals held at the Hamdan Sports Complex, Dubai in Dec 2015?
 A) Nozomi Okuhara
 B) Wang Yihan
 C) Carolina Marin
 D) Li Xuerui
  
87India-s total exports dropped by 24.4% in November to _____________-. (announced in Dec 2015).
 A) USD 31.45 billion
 B) USD 25.5 billion
 C) USD 22.47 billion
 D) USD 20 billion
  
88India's Retail inflation, measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), stood at _______ in Nov 2015 (announced in Dec 2015).
 A) 4.2%
 B) 3.78%
 C) 5.41%
 D) 6.11%
  
89Who was appointed as Chief Information Commissioner of India in Dec 2015?
 A) Arun Kumar Jain
 B) Radha Krishna Mathur
 C) Ahmad Javed
 D) M Nair Rajeevan
  
90International Mountain Day is observed on ___________ .
 A) 21-Dec
 B) 23-Dec
 C) 11-Dec
 D) 18-Dec

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Answers:
81Ans) Indian Institute of Science
82Ans) 97th
83Ans) Pravin Gordhan
84Ans) 3.2%
85Ans) Kento Momota
86Ans) Nozomi Okuhara
87Ans) USD 20 billion
88Ans) 5.41%
89Ans) Radha Krishna Mathur
90Ans) 11-Dec

 
 
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