Current Affairs December 2017 Quiz - 1-210

 Question
1The National Pollution Control Day is observed on _________________.
 A) 1st December
 B) 2nd December
 C) 3rd December
 D) 4th December
  
2________________ has been appointed as MD and CEO of Infosys.
 A) S. Ganesh Kumar
 B) Salil S. Parekh
 C) Naina Lal Kidwai
 D) Kalpana Morparia
  
3Senior IAS officer ________________ has been appointed as the Chief Secretary of the Delhi government.
 A) M. Nagaraju
 B) Sanjiv Singh
 C) P. Shiv Shankar
 D) Anshu Prakash
  
4___________________, Veteran journalist has been appointed as the chairman of the Prasar Bharati.
 A) Ashok Mehta
 B) Shinjini Kumar
 C) A Surya Prakash
 D) C. Subramaniam
  
5______________________ has become the First Indian-American to Hold Press Gaggle.
 A) Raj Shah
 B) P Malhotra
 C) S Kumar
 D) S.N. Subrahmanyan
  
6____________________ is the second safest state in South India.
 A) Tamilnadu
 B) Karnataka
 C) Maharastra
 D) Goa
  
7Five-time world champion _______________________ has resigned as the national observer for Indian boxing.
 A) M C Mary Kom
 B) P V Sindhu
 C) Ashiwini Punappa
 D) Sania Mirza
  
8_____________________ archeries have won three gold, four silver and two bronze medals at the Asian Championships in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
 A) Bangladeshi
 B) Indian
 C) Amarecan
 D) Japanees
  
9India's veteran Winter Olympian____________________ has won a gold medal at the Asian Luge Championships at Altenberg, Germany.
 A) Aziz Ansari
 B) Shiva Keshavan
 C) Vivek Murthy
 D) M. Night Shyamalan
  
10World Computer Literacy is observed on ______________________.
 A) 1st December
 B) 2nd December
 C) 3rd December
 D) 4th December
  
11The International Day for the Abolition of Slavery is observed on 2nd December.
 A) 1st December
 B) 2nd December
 C) 3rd December
 D) 4th December
  
12Hello Kitty and Pokemon-s Pikachu have been named cultural ambassadors for the Japanese city of_____________________.
 A) Osaka
 B) Tokyo
 C) Kyoto
 D) Kobe
  
13Kenyan President_____________________ has sworn in for a second and final five-year term.
 A) Uhuru Kenyatta
 B) Catherine Marchi-Uhel
 C) Germain Sengalin
 D) Jean Louis
  
14Miss Korea _________________________ has bagged the title of Miss Supranational 2017.
 A) Ana Brnabic
 B) Balkan Insight
 C) Cooper Hewell
 D) Jenny Kim
  
15The word '_________________' has been announced as Cambridge Dictionary's Word of the Year 2017.
 A) populism
 B) Terrorism
 C) Fake news
 D) Champion
  
16The Indian Navy Day is observed on ___________________.
 A) 1st December
 B) 2nd December
 C) 3rd December
 D) 4th December
  
17_________________, founder and CEO of The Beer Café has taken over as the new President of the National Restaurant Association of India.
 A) Sachin Shaw
 B) Rahul Singh
 C) Ashoke Sharma
 D) Pradip Barman
  
18___________________ has been named Best Actor (Critics Choice) for -Newton-.
 A) Rajkummar Rao
 B) Tushar Singh Rajpur
 C) Aditya Rai Kapoor
 D) Ranbir Singh
  
19___________________ has won the Best Actor award for -Hindi Medium-.
 A) Nawajuddin Siddiki
 B) Irrfan Khan
 C) Salman Khan
 D) Amir Khan
  
20_______________________ has named Best Actress (Critics Choice) for -Tumhari Sulu- at Star Screen Awards 2017.
 A) Priyanka Chopra
 B) Karina Kapoor
 C) Vidya Balan
 D) Rani Mukherjee
  
21_____________________ has won the Best Supporting Actor award for -Bareilly Ki Barfi'.
 A) Rajkummar Rao
 B) Tushar Singh Rajpur
 C) Aditya Rai Kapoor
 D) Ranbir Singh
  
22-____________________- has won the award for Best Film (Critics Choice).
 A) Bareilly Ki Barfi
 B) Newton
 C) Tumhari Sulu
 D) Hindi Medium
  
23______________________, Mumbai's 18-year-old batsman has been named the captain of the Indian Under-19 team for the 2018 U-19 World Cup.
 A) Ashok Mehta
 B) Shinjini Kumar
 C) D.R. Gadgil
 D) Prithvi Shaw
  
24India-s __________________ has won bronze medal at the Indoor Archery World Cup Stage 2.
 A) Ashwini Punappa
 B) Deepika Kumari
 C) P V Sindhu
 D) Sania Mirza
  
25_______________ is the first Indian captain to complete 1,000 runs in a calendar year twice.
 A) Rahul Dravid
 B) Saurav Gangully
 C) M S Dhoni
 D) Virat Kohli
  
26Veteran actor_________________ has passed away at the age of 79.
 A) Shashi Kapoor
 B) Anupan Kher
 C) Om Puri
 D) Amaresh Puri
  
27The International Day of Disabled Persons is observed on ___________________.
 A) 1st December
 B) 2nd December
 C) 3rd December
 D) 4th December
  
28World Soil Day is observed on ____________________.
 A) 5th December
 B) 6th December
 C) 7th December
 D) 8th December
  
29________________________ has been elected as the mayor of Yuba City in California.
 A) Preet Didbal
 B) Snehlata Shrivastava
 C) Nirupama Rao
 D) Usha Sangwan
  
30British singer-songwriter __________________ has signed as a Global Goodwill Ambassador for UN Environment.
 A) Krishna R. Urs
 B) Nikki Haley
 C) Max Baucas
 D) Ellie Goulding
  
31______________________, a 16-year-old Syrian refugee has won the International Children-s Peace Prize for building a school and providing education to hundreds of children who fled to Lebanon to escape the Syrian civil war.
 A) Alexander Zverev
 B) Leo Varadkar
 C) Mohamad Al Jounde
 D) Nick Kyrgios
  
32Venezuelan President ____________________ has announced the creation of a new virtual currency in a bid to ease the country-s economic crisis.
 A) Raymond Floyd
 B) Nicolas Maduro
 C) Gulzarilal Nanda
 D) Ganeshan Neelakanta Iyer
  
33Jamaica Prime Minister ___________________ has unveiled the statue of Usain Bolt at Independence Park as a tribute to the world-s greatest sprinter.
 A) Andrew Holness
 B) Tony Finau
 C) Roberto de Vicenzo
 D) Paul Casey
  
34_____________________ from Ethiopia has won the Full Marathon with the timing of 2 hours, 15 minutes and 15 seconds.
 A) Cyrus Poncha
 B) Getachew Besha
 C) Roberto de Vicenzo
 D) Janet Vidhi
  
35_________________has been appointed as a director on the board of Paytm.
 A) Tapu Shankar
 B) Kabir Misra
 C) Krishna K Jha
 D) Mahul Kapoor
  
36_________________has been appointed as head of Asia Pacific Data and Analytics of Citi Bank.
 A) Andrew Holness
 B) Tony Finau
 C) Zoher Karu
 D) Janet Vidhi
  
37_____________________ continues to be the most followed Indian on Twitter.
 A) Mamata Banerjee
 B) Narendra Modi
 C) Salman Khan
 D) Sachin Tendulkar
  
38_________________ has won the first-ever South Asian Regional Badminton Team Championship.
 A) India
 B) Pakistan
 C) Bangladesh
 D) Srilanka
  
39Mohammed bin Salman, Crown Prince of ____________________ has been voted the Time magazine readers- Person of the Year.
 A) Abu Dhabi
 B) Dubai
 C) Ajman
 D) Saudi Arabia
  
40Mohamad Al Jounde from ____________ has been awarded with the International Children's Peace Prize for his efforts to ensure the rights of Syrian refugee children.
 A) Saudi Arabia
 B) Syria
 C) Turaska
 D) Dubai
  
41Mujeeb-ur-Rehman Zadran, the 16-year-old off-spinner has become the youngest ever from _________________ to play International cricket.
 A) Afghanistan
 B) India
 C) Pakistan
 D) Bangladesh
  
42____________________ has been banned from competing in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang in an historic decision by the International Olympic Committee.
 A) Russia
 B) Pakistan
 C) Japan
 D) Australia
  
43Michael I, former king of Romania has passed away at the age of_________________.
 A) 90
 B) 96
 C) 95
 D) 99
  
44The Armed Forces Flag Day is being observed on ____________________.
 A) 5th December
 B) 6th December
 C) 7th December
 D) 8th December
  
45____________________ has been appointed as the chief executive officer for the new supply business of online food delivery start-up Swiggy (Bundl Technologies Pvt. Ltd).
 A) Vishal Bhatia
 B) Nyaya Mitras
 C) Devika Vaidya
 D) Soni Yadav
  
46The _____________________ starrer -Dangal- has been named as the Best Asian Film at the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (AACTA) 2017.
 A) Salman Khan
 B) Aamir Khan
 C) Hritwik Roshan
 D) Saharukh Khan
  
47___________________, India-s largest religious festival has won UNESCO-s intangible cultural heritage status.
 A) Kumbh Mela
 B) Ganga Sagar Mela
 C) Poush Mela
 D) Makar Sankranti Mela
  
48__________________ has created three new senior national records in +105 Kilogram weight category in the just-concluded IWF World Weightlifting Championships at Anaheim in USA.
 A) M. Nagaraju
 B) Gurdeep Singh
 C) Prakash Chandra Sethi
 D) Shashi Shekar Vempati
  
49 ______________________Aadhithyan has passed away at the age of 63.
 A) Film Director
 B) Doctor
 C) Music director
 D) Engineer
  
50International Civil Aviation Day is annually observed on _______________________.
 A) 7th December
 B) 8th December
 C) 9th December
 D) 10th December
  
51France's biggest rock star ______________________ has passed away at the age of 74.
 A) Paula Abdul
 B) Britney Spears
 C) Christina Aguilera
 D) Johnny Hallyday
  
52Shri Azar A.H.Khan, presently Consul General in the Consulate General of India, Istanbul has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to_________________.
 A) Turkmenistan
 B) Afganistan
 C) Pakistan
 D) Japan
  
53According to a new survey, the Taj Mahal, India-s iconic ivory-white marble mausoleum in ___________ has been named as the second best UNESCO world heritage site in the world.
 A) Delhi
 B) Lucknow
 C) Hariyana
 D) Agra
  
54Actor__________________ has been presented with an Honorary Award at the 14th edition of the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF).
 A) Irrfan Khan
 B) Nawazudin Siddiqui
 C) Anupam Kher
 D) Nashiruddin Shah
  
55Kerala's coastal town of___________________ has been recognized by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) as one of the five models across the world for fighting the pollution menace.
 A) Varkala
 B) Kochi
 C) Alappuzha
 D) Kottayam
  
56Kacheguda Railway Station in _________________ under the South Central Railway (SCR) has earned the unique distinction of being the first Energy Efficient -A1 Category- Railway Station on Indian Railways.
 A) Bengaluru
 B) Hyderabad
 C) Kozhikode
 D) Varkala
  
57____________________ has become the first Indian to win a gold medal at the World Para Swimming Championship.
 A) Aziz Ansari
 B) Padma Lakshmi
 C) Vivek Murthy
 D) Kanchanmala Pande
  
58Mateusz Morawiecki has become the new prime minister of _______________.
 A) England
 B) Poland
 C) Brazil
 D) Argentina
  
59_____________________, Indian businessman has been named as International Ambassador of London.
 A) Madan B. Lokur
 B) Pinaki Chandra Ghose
 C) Deepak Parekh
 D) Rajiv Kumar
  
60Pizzaiuoli, the traditional ____________________ art of pizza tossing has been awarded with intangible heritage status of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).
 A) Canadian
 B) Italian
 C) Indian
 D) Indoneshian
  
61______________________ has won his fifth Ballon D-Or.
 A) Harry Kenn
 B) Cristiano Ronaldo
 C) LionelMessi
 D) Toni Kroos
  
62____________________ has been appointed as the President of Para-Sports Foundation (PSF), India.
 A) Usha Ananthasubramanian
 B) S. Ganesh Kumar
 C) Naina Lal Kidwai
 D) Sarvesh Kumar Tiwari
  
63_______________________ has been declared free from infectious Trachoma, contagious bacterial infection of the eye.
 A) Pakistan
 B) India
 C) Bangladesh
 D) China
  
64Indian Space Research Organisation is planning to launch Chandrayaan-II in the__________ quarter of next year.
 A) first
 B) second
 C) third
 D) fourth
  
65Direct tax collections has registered a growth of ___________________ % during April to November of this fiscal.
 A) 14.4
 B) 18.5
 C) 16.4
 D) 20.4
  
66___________ has won five medals at the 10th Asian Airgun Shooting Championships in Japan.
 A) Pakistan
 B) India
 C) Bangladesh
 D) China
  
67____________________ and the European Union have reached a historic deal on the terms of the Brexit divorce.
 A) London
 B) Manchester
 C) Britain
 D) Liverpool
  
68The international football federation, FIFA has lifted a ________________ suspension against Kuwait-s football association.
 A) One - year
 B) two-year
 C) three - year
 D) four - year
  
69_________________, chief general manager (CGM) in charge of the Reserve Bank of India's financial inclusion and development department has taken over as executive director (ED) in the central bank.
 A) P. Shiv Shankar
 B) Uma Shankar
 C) Ashok Mehta
 D) B Sai Praneeth
  
70Senior IAS officer_______________________ has taken charge as the Chairman and Managing Director of Air India.
 A) P. Shiv Shankar
 B) P.V. Narasimha Rao
 C) Pradeep Singh Kharola
 D) Gurmukh Singh
  
71_________________ has been elected as the new President of Indian National Congress.
 A) Anand Sharma
 B) Sonia Gandhi
 C) Rahul Gandhi
 D) Barun Gandhi
  
72Actor____________________ has been named the top Indian Actor of 2017 by Internet Movie Data Base (IMDb).
 A) Shah Rukh Khan
 B) Aamir Khan
 C) Salman Khan
 D) Akshay Kumar
  
73__________________ Diving Team has won one Gold, three Silver and two Bronze Medals in Indonesia Open Aquatic Championship 2017.
 A) Pakistani
 B) Indian
 C) Bangladeshi
 D) Japan
  
74________________ has defeated Germany 2-1 in the Hockey World League Final to grab the bronze medal at the event, in Bhubaneswar.
 A) China
 B) India
 C) Pakistan
 D) Bangaladesh
  
75_________________, a pioneer of DNA fingerprinting technology in India and former Vice-Chancellor of Benares Hindu University, BHU (2011 to 2014) has passed away at the age of 70.
 A) Lalji Singh
 B) Amarinder Singh
 C) Badal Singh
 D) Gurmukh Singh
  
76Veteran journalist ________________________ has passed away at the age of 85.
 A) Somdev Devvarman
 B) Vijay Amritraj
 C) Sukharanjan Sengupta
 D) Saketh Myneni
  
77Noted Singer and nattuvangam exponent Bhagavatula________________ has passed away at the age of 81.
 A) Seetharama Sharma
 B) Sangeeta Sharma
 C) Sritama Banerjee
 D) Amrita trivedi
  
78The Pantone Colour Institute announced that -____________- is the Colour of the year 2017.
 A) Ultra-Violet
 B) Infra-Red
 C) Blue
 D) Violet
  
79International Mountain Day is observed on _______________________.
 A) 11th December
 B) 12th December
 C) 13th December
 D) 14th December
  
80Pioneering African-American journalist ______________ has passed away at the age of 99.
 A) Ana Brnabic
 B) Balkan Insight
 C) Cooper Hewell
 D) Simeon Booker
  
81____________________, President of AAAI and Senior Advisor, Publicis Communications has been elected as the next Chairman of BARC(Broadcast Audience Research Council) India.
 A) Anupam Gupta
 B) Nakul Chopra
 C) Suman Malik
 D) Kalpana Morparia
  
82_______________, Managing Director and CEO, NCDEX has been appointed as Executive-vice Chairman of Dvara Trust (formerly IFMR Trust), a private trust that develops diverse innovative financial services business.
 A) Somdev Devvarman
 B) Vijay Amritraj
 C) Samir Shah
 D) Chetan Anand
  
83_________________has been honoured with the Mother Teresa Memorial Award for social justice for her work in helping the refugees with food, shelter and education.
 A) Priyanka Chopra
 B) Rani Mukherjee
 C) Alia Bhat
 D) Madhuri Dixit
  
84Prof. _____________________has been conferred with 'Yeraringan' Award in Chennai.
 A) Usha Ananthasubramanian
 B) S. Ganesh Kumar
 C) Naina Lal Kidwai
 D) M.S. Swaminathan
  
85Indian economy is likely to grow by_______________ % in 2018 and go up further to 7.4 percent in 2019.
 A) 7.2
 B) 8.2
 C) 9.2
 D) 10.2
  
86Retail inflation has risen to __________________ % in November this year.
 A) 4.88
 B) 5.88
 C) 4.55
 D) 8.44
  
87___________________ has qualified for the Youth Olympics Games with a gold medal and a junior world record in 10m air pistol at the ongoing Asia Youth Olympics Games qualification tournament in Wako City, Japan.
 A) Saurabh Chaudhary
 B) Sanjiv Singh
 C) P. Shiv Shankar
 D) Madhav Singh Solanki
  
88________________ has bagged 21medals at the 10th Asian Championship 10m Rifle/Pistol at Wako City Japan and also booked 4 Youth Olympic Games quotas.
 A) China
 B) India
 C) Pakistan
 D) Russia
  
89________________ and Egypt have signed a deal to build Egypt-s first nuclear power plant.
 A) China
 B) India
 C) Pakistan
 D) Russia
  
90A twelve foot tall bronze sculpture of legendary Argentinian Footballer _______________has been unveiled at a club in Kolkata.
 A) David Silva
 B) Diego Maradona
 C) Jan Oblak
 D) Lionel Messi
  
91Buddhist monk ______________ from Tripura has been elected as the new secretary general of the International Buddhist Confederation (IBC).
 A) Dhammapiya
 B) Shankaracharyya
 C) Adityanath
 D) Shantinath
  
92_____________________ is the first and only Indian women to hold a licence to venture into the sea for fishing.
 A) K C Rekha
 B) S. Ganesh Kumar
 C) Naina Lal Kidwai
 D) Kalpana Morparia
  
93____________________ will host the 3rd Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) at Mumbai in June 2018.
 A) China
 B) India
 C) Pakistan
 D) Bangaladesh
  
94______________________ has become the first state in India to launch free email addresses in Hindi (in Devanagari script).
 A) Rajasthan
 B) Maharastra
 C) Panjab
 D) Hariyana
  
95Official logo for _________________ Mela 2019 has been released in Locknow.
 A) Allahabad Kumbh
 B) Ganga Sagar
 C) Pushkar
 D) Surajkund
  
96______________________ has become the first-ever team to register 300+ totals 100 times in ODIs after posting 392/4 against Sri Lanka in Mohali.
 A) China
 B) India
 C) Pakistan
 D) Bangaladesh
  
97Defeating Erik Van Rooyen_____________________, 21-year-old Indian Golfer has claimed his maiden European Tour victory in the Joburg Open, in South Africa.
 A) M. Nagaraju
 B) Sanjiv Singh
 C) Shubhankar Sharma
 D) Kalpana Morparia
  
98Ace Indian shuttler ______________________ has begun her campaign at the Dubai World Superseries Finals with a well fought victory.
 A) Saina Nehwal
 B) PV Sindhu
 C) Srikanth Kidambi
 D) Jwala Gutta
  
99The second UN World Tourism Organization/UNESCO World Conference on Tourism and Culture has held in __________________, Capital city of Oman.
 A) Muscat
 B) Sur
 C) Sohar
 D) Nizwa
  
100The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has approved its first loan to ____________.
 A) China
 B) India
 C) Pakistan
 D) Bangaladesh
  
101Inflation based on the wholesale price index has risen to ________ % in November this year.
 A) 3.93
 B) 2.56
 C) 3.69
 D) 5.45
  
102Retail inflation has risen to ____________________ % in November this year.
 A) 4.88
 B) 5.88
 C) 4.55
 D) 4.56
  
103_________________________ has passed away at the age of 79.
 A) C V Karthik Narayanan
 B) Jayant Sinha
 C) Dr. Harshvardhan
 D) Vijay Sampla
  
104Bollywood actor, writer and filmmaker _________________ has passed away at the age of 54.
 A) Vishal Bhatia
 B) Vinod Khanna
 C) Om Puri
 D) Neeraj Vora
  
105__________________ has become the world's first country to shut down national broadcasts of FM network by completing its transition to digital radio.
 A) Japan
 B) Norway
 C) Germany
 D) Thailand
  
106Electric car sharing has launched in _________________.
 A) Japan
 B) Norway
 C) Singapore
 D) Thailand
  
107_________________ has been retired from the post of Congress president.
 A) Rahul Gandhi
 B) Maneka Gandhi
 C) Kapil Sibbal
 D) Sonia Gandhi
  
108____________________ from Lucknow has been named as Mr. India 2017.
 A) Vishal Bhatia
 B) Jayant Sinha
 C) Jitesh Singh Deo
 D) Prashant Mahapatra
  
109Ace shuttler _____________________ has advanced to the knockout stage of the Women's Singles at Dubai Super Series Final badminton tournament with two consecutive wins.
 A) Saina Nehwal
 B) PV Sindhu
 C) Srikanth Kidambi
 D) Jwala Gutta
  
110International Tea Day is observed on _____________________.
 A) 15th December
 B) 16th December
 C) 17th December
 D) 18th December
  
111__________________has been named as the highest-paid athletes of all time.
 A) Michael Jordan
 B) Usain Bolt
 C) Lionel Messi
 D) Maria Saraprova
  
112World youth champion __________________ has been named as the Asian Boxing Confederation-s best youth boxer of the year 2017.
 A) Sachin Siwach
 B) Jayant Sinha
 C) Satya Prodhan
 D) Shiva Thapa
  
113____________________ has been voted BBC overseas sports personality of the year for a record fourth time.
 A) Novak Djokovic
 B) Roger Federer
 C) Rafael Nadal
 D) Serena Williams
  
114Vijay Diwas is celebrated across the India on ___________________.
 A) 15th December
 B) 16th December
 C) 17th December
 D) 18th December
  
115Minorities- rights day is celebrated across India on _____________________.
 A) 15th December
 B) 16th December
 C) 17th December
 D) 18th December
  
116_______________________ has been appointed as the new CFO of Vodafone India.
 A) Manish Dawar
 B) Sangeeta Pendurkar
 C) Neeru Chadha
 D) Avani Saglani Davda
  
117_______________ has been appointed as the new Director of the country-s premier National Institute of Nutrition (NIN), Hyderabad.
 A) D.T. Lakdawala
 B) R Hemalatha
 C) Shiv Shankar
 D) Pranay Lal
  
118__________________, Scientific Adviser to Raksha Mantri and Director General, Missiles and Strategic Systems has been conferred with the prestigious National Design Award.
 A) Y.S. Chowdary
 B) Jayant Sinha
 C) G. Satheesh Reddy
 D) Vijay Sampla
  
119_______________ has clinched a gold medal at the Commonwealth Wrestling Championships in South Africa.
 A) Vijender Singh
 B) Sushil Kumar
 C) Jitender Kumar
 D) Shiva Thapa
  
120Top Indian shuttler _________________ has won the Silver medal in women-s singles summit clash of the Dubai World Super Series Final in Dubai.
 A) Saina Nehwal
 B) PV Sindhu
 C) Srikanth Kidambi
 D) Jwala Gutta
  
121International Migrants Day is observed on _____________________.
 A) 15th December
 B) 16th December
 C) 17th December
 D) 18th December
  
122___________________ has won Chile's presidential election run-off.
 A) Marcel Granollers
 B) Horia Tec?u
 C) Katy Perry
 D) Sebastian Pinera
  
123Former AC Milan and Real Madrid midfielder _________________who lifted the 2002 World Cup with Brazil has announced his retirement from football.
 A) Kaka
 B) Neymar
 C) Messi
 D) Ronaldo
  
124_____________________ has been awarded with the BBC team of the Year Award 2017.
 A) England-s women cricket team
 B) India's women cricket team
 C) Pakistan's women cricket team
 D) Australia's women cricket team
  
125Palestinian film Wajib has won the Suvarna Chakoram(Golden Crow Pheasant) award at the 22nd International Film festival of _________________.
 A) Kerala
 B) Maharastra
 C) Goa
 D) Kolkata
  
126World 10,000m champion Sir ______________ has been awarded with BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017.
 A) Mo Farah
 B) Mike Bryan
 C) Ivan Dodig
 D) Helmut Kohl
  
127____________________ has earned the honor of being able to wear the official FIFA World Champions Badge.
 A) Real Madrid
 B) Manchester United
 C) Arsenal
 D) Juventus
  
128The World Health Organisation has declared ________________ as a polio-free country.
 A) Brazil
 B) Argentina
 C) Gabon
 D) Omman
  
129___________________has entered into a partnership with UNESCO to launch virtual reality content and 360-degree videos on Indian heritage sites.
 A) Samsung India
 B) Lenevo
 C) Micromax
 D) Motorolab
  
130Frenchman ____________________ has smashed the world record for the fastest non-stop solo navigation of the globe, completing the mammoth feat in 42 days, 16 hours, 40 minutes and 35 seconds.
 A) Miroslav Lajcak
 B) Fred Couples
 C) Rickie Fowler
 D) Francois Gabart
  
131The emblems of the Beijing _________________ Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games have been named as -Winter Dream- and -Flight,- respectively.
 A) 2020
 B) 2021
 C) 2022
 D) 2023
  
132Goa has celebrated 56th Liberation Day on ____________________.
 A) 18th December
 B) 19th December
 C) 20th December
 D) 21th December
  
133National Green Tribunal (NGT) Chairperson Justice __________________has retired from the post after completing his five-year tenure.
 A) Dipika Pallikal Karthik
 B) Soumen Ghosh
 C) Swatanter Kumar
 D) Usha Sangwan
  
134Eminent Bengali poet_________________has been given the 31st Moortidevi Award for the year 2017.
 A) Samaresh basu
 B) Buddhadeb Guha
 C) Joy Goswami
 D) Buddhadeb Dashgupta
  
135Joda East Iron Mine (JEIM) of______________ Steel has been honored with the prestigious Golden Peacock Innovation Management Award for the year 2017.
 A) Tata
 B) Shyam
 C) Elegent
 D) Jindal
  
136Country's exports has risen by__________________ % to 26.19 billion US Dollars in November on account of improved global demand, government incentives and simplification of GST refund process.
 A) 55.35
 B) 30.55
 C) 35.55
 D) 35.33
  
137Indian junior boxers has clinched total ____________Medals at the fifth International Sven Lange Memorial Tournament.
 A) 11
 B) 12
 C) 13
 D) 14
  
138India-s top-ranked junior shuttler__________________ has won U-17 and U-19 singles titles at Badminton junior Nationals in Guwahati, Assam.
 A) HS Prannoy
 B) Aakarshi Kashyap
 C) Rituparna Das
 D) Kidambi Srikant
  
139The International Migrants Day is observed on ____________________.
 A) 18th December
 B) 19th December
 C) 20th December
 D) 21th December
  
140___________________ has been named as Balkan Athlete of the Year Award 2017.
 A) Anthony Lianzuala
 B) Alex Rodriguez
 C) Andre Agassi
 D) Grigor Dimitrov
  
141Justice _____________________ has been appointed as officiating chairperson of the National Green Tribunal.
 A) P S Chaudhari
 B) U D Salvi
 C) Swatanter Kumar
 D) Snehalata Srivastava
  
142Dr. _________________, a topical medicine specialist has taken over the charge as director of Pune-based National AIDS Research Institute (NARI).
 A) Indira Hinduja
 B) S P Mandal
 C) Samiran Panda
 D) Jose Chacko
  
143India's Raghu Prasad and _______________have been named in the panel of umpires for next year's Hockey World Cup to be held in Bhubaneswar.
 A) Sardara Singh
 B) Sandeep Singh
 C) Javed Shaikh
 D) P R Sreejesh
  
144Double Olympic medalist ________________ has clinched a gold medal at the Commonwealth Wrestling Championships in South Africa.
 A) Rani Rampal
 B) Sushil Kumar
 C) Harmanpreet Singh
 D) Dilip Tirkry
  
145International Solidarity Day is observed on ___________________.
 A) 18th December
 B) 19th December
 C) 20th December
 D) 21th December
  
146Washington resident _____________________ has been crowned Miss India USA 2017.
 A) S P Singh
 B) P Malhotra
 C) S Kumar
 D) Shree Saini
  
147A photo of an orangutan crossing a river in Indonesia, Captured by Jayaprakash Joghee Bojan has won the 2017 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year a_________________ cash prize.
 A) $10000
 B) $12000
 C) $13000
 D) $15000
  
148__________________, the star forward of Barcelona has received La Liga-s top scorer and best player awards for the 2016-2017 football season.
 A) Cristiano Ronaldo
 B) Lionel Messi
 C) Neymer
 D) Harry Kane
  
149National Mathematics Day is observed on ______________________.
 A) 22nd December
 B) 23rd December
 C) 24th December
 D) 25th December
  
150National Farmers Day is observed on_____________________.
 A) 22nd December
 B) 23rd December
 C) 24th December
 D) 25th December
  
151_____________________, Airtel Payments Bank Chief Executive has resigned from his post.
 A) Shashi Arora
 B) Alok Verma
 C) Vinod Chaubey
 D) Arvind Panagariya
  
152Shri M. Subbarayudu, presently Joint Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Republic of_________________.
 A) Peru
 B) Russia
 C) Indoneshia
 D) Japan
  
153________________ has been appointed as the Chief minister of Himachal Pradesh.
 A) Biplab Deb
 B) Jairam Thakur
 C) M Sathiyavathy
 D) Abhay Krishna
  
154_____________________ has been appointed as the Gujrat Chief Minister.
 A) Biplab Deb
 B) Jairam Thakur
 C) Vijat Rupani
 D) Rajiv Kumar
  
155Former wicketkeeper _________________ has been appointed as General Manager, Cricket Operations.
 A) Parthib Patel
 B) Saba Karim
 C) Noyan Mongia
 D) Rahul Dravid
  
156_______________ has become the highest T20I wicket-taker in 2017.
 A) Md. Shami
 B) Bhubaneshwar Kumar
 C) Rabichandran Ashwin
 D) Yuzvendra Chahal
  
157________________ has won the Sahitya Academy award in English Language for his novel The Black Hill.
 A) Mamang Dai
 B) Seve Ballesteros
 C) Fred Couples
 D) Aleksandar Vucic
  
158______________________ has won Sahitya Academy award in Hindi for his literary criticism work Vishw Mithak Sarit Sagar.
 A) R. Karan Rajan
 B) Syed Modi
 C) Aparna Popat
 D) Ramesh Kuntal Megh
  
159__________________ has defended his WBO Oriental and Asia Pacific super middleweight titles against Ghana-s Ernest Amuzu at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur.
 A) Vijender Singh
 B) R Hemalatha
 C) R P Singh
 D) Sunil Joshi
  
160Acclaimed Bengali singer___________________ has passed away at the age of 82.
 A) Jatileswar Mukhopadhyay
 B) Manna De
 C) Tarun Banerjee
 D) Biman Mukherjee
  
161Former Uttarpradesh governor _________________ has passed away at the age of 82.
 A) Sanjay Kumar
 B) Sumit Deb
 C) Banwari Lal Joshi
 D) Achal Kumar Joti
  
162Good Governance Day is celebrated on __________________________.
 A) 25th December
 B) 26th December
 C) 27th December
 D) 28th December
  
163Sand Artist Sudarshan Pattnaik has claimed to have created the world-s biggest sand Santa face with message world peace on ______________________Beach.
 A) Puri
 B) Goa
 C) Andaman
 D) Mumbai
  
164____________________ has got India's first ever AC suburban local train as Christmas gift.
 A) Mumbai
 B) Kolkata
 C) Delhi
 D) Chennai
  
165________________ is all set to get the first runway on a -sea bridge- as the Airports Authority of India (AAI) has been given a nod to extend Lakshadweep-s Agatti Airport.
 A) India
 B) China
 C) Pakistan
 D) Bangladesh
  
166_______________________has become the first Indian city to have its own logo.
 A) Kolkata
 B) Mumbai
 C) Bengaluru
 D) Chennai
  
167Subhankar Sharma has rallied to snach the Rs.________________crore McLeod Russel Tour Championship 2017.
 A) 1.5
 B) 2.5
 C) 3.5
 D) 4.5
  
168________________________ has become the youngest debutant for India in T20Is.
 A) Washington Sundar
 B) Bhubaneshwar Kumar
 C) Rabichandran Ashwin
 D) Yuzvendra Chahal
  
169Veteran actor_______________________ has passed away at the age of 70.
 A) Haradhan Bandopadhaya
 B) Partha Mukherjee
 C) Nirmal Kumar
 D) Kali Banerjee
  
170Christmas Day is celebrated on ______________________.
 A) 25th December
 B) 26th December
 C) 27th December
 D) 28th December
  
171The world-s longest glass bridge has been opened in ___________________to the public.
 A) India
 B) China
 C) Pakistan
 D) Bangladesh
  
172__________________________ has sworn as the Chief Minister of Gujarat state.
 A) Biplab Deb
 B) Jairam Thakur
 C) Vijat Rupani
 D) Rajiv Kumar
  
173Indian boxers have claimed ________________ gold, a silver and a bronze medal at the Galym Zharylgapov Boxing Tournament in Karaganda, Kazakhstan.
 A) two
 B) three
 C) four
 D) five
  
174Indian team has risen to the _______________ spot in the latest ICC Twenty-20 rankings.
 A) first
 B) second
 C) third
 D) fiourth
  
175______________________has completed a new satellite and named it Kwangmyongsong-5.
 A) North Korea
 B) South Korea
 C) China
 D) Japan
  
176_______________________ has successfully launched remote sensing satellites to conduct Electromagnetic environmental Probes.
 A) India
 B) China
 C) Pakistan
 D) Bangladesh
  
177Actor _____________________has passed away at the age of 68.
 A) Heather Manzies-Urich
 B) Kenneth I. Juster
 C) James Mattis
 D) Bob Givens
  
178___________________ has passed away at the age of 99.
 A) Peter O-Neill
 B) Kenneth I. Juster
 C) James Mattis
 D) Bob Givens
  
179IPS officer ____________________ has been appointed as the Director General of Narcotics Control Bureau of India.
 A) Abhay
 B) Arjun
 C) Amit Kumar
 D) R S Sharma
  
180Senior BJP leader ________________________ has taken oath as the 6th Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh.
 A) Biplab Deb
 B) Jai Ram Thakur
 C) Vijat Rupani
 D) Rajiv Kumar
  
181Actress_____________________has been named as PETA's Person of the Year by animal rights organization, People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).
 A) Anushka Sharma
 B) Priyanka Chopra
 C) Deepika Padukone
 D) Alia Bhatt
  
182Noted writer has been awarded in the neighbouring country Sri Lanka for his contribution to ____________________-s literature.
 A) Older
 B) Children
 C) Women
 D) Youth
  
183_____________________ has Surpass China to become the largest importer of LPG.
 A) India
 B) Japan
 C) Russia
 D) England
  
184____________________ has launched a free household power connection scheme for the poor in the state to mark former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee-s birth anniversary.
 A) Madhya Pradesh
 B) Maharastra
 C) Uttar Pradesh
 D) West Bengal
  
185__________________has finished as runners-up in the SAFF Under-15 Women's Championships.
 A) India
 B) Japan
 C) Russia
 D) England
  
186_____________________, former head of National Boxing and Hockey Federation has passed away at the age of 75.
 A) Dipak Misra
 B) Dipak Agarwal
 C) R A Sankara Narayanan
 D) Ashok Kumar Mattoo
  
187___________________ has been named as the top-grossing actor of 2017 by Forbes with $1.6 billion in global ticketing receipts from his film 'The Fate of the Furious'.
 A) Robert Hardy
 B) Vin Diesel
 C) Julie Andrews
 D) John Ashbery
  
188______________________ is hosting a world chess tournament for the first time.
 A) Dubai
 B) China
 C) Saudi Arabia
 D) Itally
  
189Legendary South African musician ____________________ has passed away.
 A) Robbie Malinga
 B) Steve Mnuchin
 C) James Mattis
 D) Jeff Sessions
  
190Senior IPS officer __________________has been appointed as the Director General of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB).
 A) Abhay
 B) Arjun
 C) Amit Kumar
 D) R S Sharma
  
191Veteran singer________________has been selected for prestigious 'Harivarasanam' award 2017.
 A) Arijit Singh
 B) Yashpindar Nirula
 C) K S Chitra
 D) Mika Singh
  
192Actress____________________ has been named PETA-s Person of the year by animal rights organization People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).
 A) Anushka Sharma
 B) Priyanka Chopra
 C) Deepika Padukone
 D) Alia Bhatt
  
193_____________________ is set to leapfrog Britain and France in 2018 to become the world-s fifth-largest economy in dollar terms.
 A) India
 B) Japan
 C) Russia
 D) England
  
194__________________ has the highest level of non-performing assets (NPA) among BRICS countries and is ranked fifth on a list of countries with the highest levels of NPAs, as per the report by CARE Ratings.
 A) India
 B) Japan
 C) Russia
 D) England
  
195India-s ace chess player_____________________ has won the World Rapid Chess tournament title in Saudi Arabia.
 A) Viswanathan Anand
 B) Humpy Koneru
 C) Tania Sachdev
 D) Dibyendu Barua
  
196Indian marksman ___________________ won the Men's 50-metre pistol national title.
 A) Vijendra Singh
 B) Jitu Rai
 C) Sushil Kumar
 D) H S Pranay
  
197Haryana shooter _____________________ has won the women-s 25m pistol gold with a new record at the ongoing 61st National Shooting Championship Competitions (61st NSCC) in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.
 A) Vijendra Singh
 B) Jitu Rai
 C) Sushil Kumar
 D) Anisa Sayyed
  
198Noted ophthalmologist Dr. _____________________ has passed away.
 A) Sanjay Kumar
 B) Daljit Singh
 C) Vanaja N. Sarna
 D) Vijay Ram
  
199Prince Harry has been named as the _____________________ of African Parks.
 A) Prime Minister
 B) president
 C) Defence Minister
 D) Home Minister
  
200_________________ is going to be appointed as the President of Liberia.
 A) Robert Hardy
 B) Richard Attenborough
 C) George Weah
 D) Jeff Sessions
  
201__________________ has won Globe Soccer award.
 A) Cristiano Ronaldo
 B) Lionel Messi
 C) Neymer
 D) Harry Kane
  
202Veteran actor ___________________ has passed away at the age of 84.
 A) Robert Hardy
 B) Richard Attenborough
 C) Julie Andrews
 D) Alfie Curtis
  
203Andaman Nicobar Islands First Flag Hosting Day is celebrated on ________________ 2017.
 A) 28th December
 B) 29th December
 C) 30th December
 D) 31th December
  
204Dr ___________________ has been appointed as president of Meghalaya Pradesh Congress Committee.
 A) cylindrical robot
 B) Celestine Lyngdoh
 C) polar robot
 D) cartesian robot
  
205_____________________ has qualified for 2018 common Wealth Game.
 A) Vijendra Singh
 B) Jitu Rai
 C) Sushil Kumar
 D) H S Pranay
  
206__________________________, Indian Shooter has won the men-s 50m pistol 61st National Shooting Championship hosted by Thiruvananthapuram.
 A) Vijendra Singh
 B) Jitu Rai
 C) Sushil Kumar
 D) H S Pranay
  
207Former football star George Weah has been elected as Liberia's president.
 A) Cristiano Ronaldo
 B) Lionel Messi
 C) Neymer
 D) George Weah
  
208Real Madrid star _____________________ has been named Globe Soccer's Best Player for the second year.
 A) Cristiano Ronaldo
 B) Lionel Messi
 C) Neymer
 D) Harry Kane
  
209The world's largest human genome research project of ______________ people has launched by China to document their genetic makeup for a study that aims to help generate the precision medicines of the future.
 A) 100,000
 B) 120,000
 C) 130,000
 D) 140,000
  
210_______________________ has passed away at the age of 77.
 A) Miroslav Lajcak
 B) Fred Couples
 C) Sue Grafton
 D) Steve Stricker

 
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1Ans) 2nd December
2Ans) Salil S. Parekh
3Ans) Anshu Prakash
4Ans) A Surya Prakash
5Ans) Raj Shah
6Ans) Karnataka
7Ans) M C Mary Kom
8Ans) Indian
9Ans) Shiva Keshavan
10Ans) 2nd December
11Ans) 2nd December
12Ans) Osaka
13Ans) Uhuru Kenyatta
14Ans) Jenny Kim
15Ans) populism
16Ans) 4th December
17Ans) Rahul Singh
18Ans) Rajkummar Rao
19Ans) Irrfan Khan
20Ans) Vidya Balan
21Ans) Rajkummar Rao
22Ans) Newton
23Ans) Prithvi Shaw
24Ans) Deepika Kumari
25Ans) Virat Kohli
26Ans) Shashi Kapoor
27Ans) 3rd December
28Ans) 5th December
29Ans) Preet Didbal
30Ans) Ellie Goulding
31Ans) Mohamad Al Jounde
32Ans) Nicolas Maduro
33Ans) Andrew Holness
34Ans) Getachew Besha
35Ans) Kabir Misra
36Ans) Zoher Karu
37Ans) Narendra Modi
38Ans) India
39Ans) Saudi Arabia
40Ans) Syria
41Ans) Afghanistan
42Ans) Russia
43Ans) 96
44Ans) 7th December
45Ans) Vishal Bhatia
46Ans) Aamir Khan
47Ans) Kumbh Mela
48Ans) Gurdeep Singh
49Ans) Music director
50Ans) 7th December
51Ans) Johnny Hallyday
52Ans) Turkmenistan
53Ans) Agra
54Ans) Irrfan Khan
55Ans) Alappuzha
56Ans) Hyderabad
57Ans) Kanchanmala Pande
58Ans) Poland
59Ans) Deepak Parekh
60Ans) Italian
61Ans) Cristiano Ronaldo
62Ans) Sarvesh Kumar Tiwari
63Ans) India
64Ans) first
65Ans) 14.4
66Ans) India
67Ans) Britain
68Ans) two-year
69Ans) Uma Shankar
70Ans) Pradeep Singh Kharola
71Ans) Rahul Gandhi
72Ans) Shah Rukh Khan
73Ans) Indian
74Ans) India
75Ans) Lalji Singh
76Ans) Sukharanjan Sengupta
77Ans) Seetharama Sharma
78Ans) Ultra-Violet
79Ans) 11th December
80Ans) Simeon Booker
81Ans) Nakul Chopra
82Ans) Samir Shah
83Ans) Priyanka Chopra
84Ans) M.S. Swaminathan
85Ans) 7.2
86Ans) 4.88
87Ans) Saurabh Chaudhary
88Ans) India
89Ans) Russia
90Ans) Diego Maradona
91Ans) Dhammapiya
92Ans) K C Rekha
93Ans) India
94Ans) Rajasthan
95Ans) Allahabad Kumbh
96Ans) India
97Ans) Shubhankar Sharma
98Ans) P.V.Sindhu
99Ans) Muscat
100Ans) China
101Ans) 3.93
102Ans) 4.88
103Ans) C V Karthik Narayanan
104Ans) Neeraj Vora
105Ans) Norway
106Ans) Singapore
107Ans) Sonia Gandhi
108Ans) Jitesh Singh Deo
109Ans) P V Sindhu
110Ans) 15th December
111Ans) Michael Jordan
112Ans) Sachin Siwach
113Ans) Roger Federer
114Ans) 16th December
115Ans) 18th December
116Ans) Manish Dawar
117Ans) R Hemalatha
118Ans) G. Satheesh Reddy
119Ans) Sushil Kumar
120Ans) P V Sindhu
121Ans) 18th December
122Ans) Sebastian Pinera
123Ans) Kaka
124Ans) England-s women cricket team
125Ans) Kerala
126Ans) Mo Farah
127Ans) Real Madrid
128Ans) Gabon
129Ans) Samsung India
130Ans) Francois Gabart
131Ans) 2022
132Ans) 19th December
133Ans) Swatanter Kumar
134Ans) Joy Goswami
135Ans) Tata
136Ans) 30.55
137Ans) 11
138Ans) Aakarshi Kashyap
139Ans) 18th December
140Ans) Grigor Dimitrov
141Ans) U D Salvi
142Ans) Samiran Panda
143Ans) Javed Shaikh
144Ans) Sushil Kumar
145Ans) 20th December
146Ans) Shree Saini
147Ans) $10000
148Ans) Lionel Messi
149Ans) 22nd December
150Ans) 23rd December
151Ans) Shashi Arora
152Ans) Peru
153Ans) Jairam Thakur
154Ans) Vijat Rupani
155Ans) Saba Karim
156Ans) Yuzvendra Chahal
157Ans) Mamang Dai
158Ans) Ramesh Kuntal Megh
159Ans) Vijender Singh
160Ans) Jatileswar Mukhopadhyay
161Ans) Banwari Lal Joshi
162Ans) 25th December
163Ans) Puri
164Ans) Mumbai
165Ans) India
166Ans) Bengaluru
167Ans) 1.5
168Ans) Washington Sundar
169Ans) Partha Mukherjee
170Ans) 25th December
171Ans) China
172Ans) Vijay Rupani
173Ans) three
174Ans) second
175Ans) North Korea
176Ans) China
177Ans) Heather Manzies-Urich
178Ans) Bob Givens
179Ans) Abhay
180Ans) Jai Ram Thakur
181Ans) Anushka Sharma
182Ans) children
183Ans) India
184Ans) Uttar Pradesh
185Ans) India
186Ans) Ashok Kumar Mattoo
187Ans) Vin Diesel
188Ans) Saudi Arabia
189Ans) Robbie Malinga
190Ans) Abhay
191Ans) K S Chitra
192Ans) Anushka Sharma
193Ans) India
194Ans) India
195Ans) Viswanathan Anand
196Ans) Jitu Rai
197Ans) Anisa Sayyed
198Ans) Daljit Singh
199Ans) president
200Ans) George Weah
201Ans) Cristiano Ronaldo
202Ans) Alfie Curtis
203Ans) 30th December
204Ans) Celestine Lyngdoh
205Ans) Sushil Kumar
206Ans) Jitu Rai
207Ans) George Weah
208Ans) Cristiano Ronaldo
209Ans) 100,000
210Ans) Sue Grafton

 
 
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