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Monday, December 14, 2015

Free GK Quiz from Based on Newspaper From 1-12 Dec. 2015

GK QUIZ BASED ON NEWSPAPERS-1-12 DEC 2015

Free GK Quiz
1. India defeated South Africa by 337 runs in the fourth and final Test at the Feroz Shah Kotla ground to clinch the Test series by margin of- 3-0
2. India Russia joint naval exercise INDRA NAVY-15,held in which place- Visakhapatnam
3. Who won the Indonesian Masters Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament- Tommy Sugiarto
4. Who is winner of the Men's International Hockey Federation (FIH) Hockey World League Final is- Australia
5. Which Actor ishonoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 12th edition of Dubai International Film Festival- Naseerudin Shah
6. Which actor became the co-owner of the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) franchise OUE Singapore Slammers- Amitabh Bachchan
7. The International Cricket Council in December 2015 announced new global partnership with- OPPO
8. What is India’s rankin Global Illicit Financial Flows Report 2015, in terms of illicit financial outflows- 4th
9. Which country is identified as world’s top exporter of illicit money by the Global Financial Integrity report 2015- China
10. Who is new President of Argentina- Mauricio Macri
11. Government has slashed the Minimum Export Price (MEP) of onions from 700 dollars a tonne to- $ 400/tonne
12. Name of new a new stock exchange inaugurated by Myanmar- Yangon Stock Exchange (YSX)
13. On My Terms: From the Grassroots to the Corridors of Power is an autobiography of- SharadPawar
14. Name of the person who is accused 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks and in granted pardon as he turns an approver- David Coleman Headley
15. Which country has updated gas-turbine technology transfer policy with India- USA
16. Which Indian cyclist has became World No. 4 Cyclist in latest ranking that was issued by cycling world body International Cycling Union (UCI). - Deborah Herold
17. Which Country has launched its first UNSECO Biosphere Reserve InleLake- Myanmar
18. 59th National Shooting Championships is held at- New Delhi
19. Index of Industrial Production (IIP) for October 2015 is how much higher as compared to the level in October 2014- 9.8% higher
20. Which company has won the 2015 Aegis Graham Bell Award for developing a solution for the Internet of Things (IoT) - Wipro
21. India has signed a protocol to amend double taxation avoidance pact with which country- Japan
22. Who is honoured with Mailer Prize for Lifetime Achievement- Salman Rushdie
23. Name of World’s first dengue vaccine approved for use in Mexico- Dengvaxia
24. Who is awarded with an honorary life membership of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) - MahelaJayawardene
25. Who have won the 2016 Queen’s Young Leaders award in the United Kingdom- KartikSawhney and Neha Swain
26. Which year is declared as UK-INDIA Year of Education, Research and Innovation          2016
27. Who is named as 2015 Person of the Year- German Chancellor Angela Merkel
28. Human Rights Day is celebrated on- 10-December
29. Name of the year-long campaign launched on Human Rights Day to shine a light on the inalienable and inherent rights of global citizens is- Our Rights. Our Freedoms
30. Indian-American entrepreneur who is conferred with Uttar Pradesh Ratna Award is- Frank Islam
31. International Anti-Corruption Day is celebrated on- 9 December
32. Who became co-owner of UP Warriors in Pro Wrestling League- Rohit Sharma
33. Which Indian bank has announced to mobilize 5 billion US dollars for climate action by 2020- Yes Bank
34. Which Indian company became first to receive Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) approval for hepatitis C drug- Hetero
35. Who bagged the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Male and Female Player of the Year Awards respectively in Dubai- Chen Long (China) & Carolina Marin
36. Which are 2 new IPL franchises to replace CSK, RR- Pune &Rajkot
37. When is International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide- 9 December:
38. Which state defeated Punjab to win the 2015 National Wheelchair Basketball Championship- Maharashtra
39. Which state has issued first-ever Red Alert on Air Pollution- Beijing
40. Who is appointed as President and MDGeneral Motors India- KaherKazem
41. Name of the Storm that hit UK in december- Desmond
42. Armed Forces Flag Day is observed on- 7 December
43. Which country replaced Mauritius as top source of FDI into India- Singapore
44. When is International Volunteer Day- 5 December
45. Name of China’s first electricity-powered aircraft approved for production- RX1E
46. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) revised Priority Sector Lending (PSL) target from current 60% of total outstanding for Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) to- 75%
47. Navy Day is observed on- 4 December
48. Which state became first state to launch Rotavirus vaccination project- Himachal Pradesh
49. United Nations Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) was held in- Paris, France.
50. First India International Science Festival held at       IIT-Delhi
51. Who was conferred with the Indian National Bar Association’s (INBA) General Counsel of the year 2015 – Retail Award in New Delhi- Pulin Kumar
52. International Day of Persons with Disabilities observed on- 3 December
53. What is theme of International Day of Persons with Disabilities- Inclusion matters: access and empowerment for people of all abilities.
54. The Union Cabinet approved setting up of six new Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) in- Andhra Pradesh, Chhatisgarh, Goa, Jammu, Kerala and Karnataka.
55. As per CSO estimates India’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew by what percent in the second quarter (July-September) of 2015-16- 7.4 %
56. International Day for the Abolition of Slavery is observed on- 2 December:
57. Who assumed Presidency of the Royal Society in London- Sir VenkatramanRamakrishnan
58. Which organization is awarded with the E-India Award for adopting technology to serve the public better and using resources efficiently through mobile applications- The Delhi Development Authority (DDA)
59. UstadSabri Khan who died recently was a famous- Sarangi player
60. World AIDS Day is observed on- 1 December
61. Who is elected president of Burkina Faso- Roch Marc Christian Kabore
62. Which film was awarded with the Golden Peacock Award for the Best Film at the 46th International Film Festival of India (IFFI), Goa- Embrace of the Serpent
63. India launched the International Solar Alliance with which country- France
64. Who ishonoured with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at the annual Asian Business Leadership Forum (ABLF) Series in Dubai- Hinduja Brothers
65. Who is re-elected as the president of Asian Tennis Federation (ATF) - Anil Khanna
66. India defeated which country to win Under-19 Tri-Series cricket title held at Kolkata- Bangladesh


Daily Current Affairs 14 Dec. 2015 ( Daily GK Update )

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 14 DEC 2015
(Daily News India)
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1. VIJAY KUMAR WON GOLD IN THE 59TH NATIONAL SHOOTING CHAMPIONSHIP
i. Vijay Kumar won the centre fire pistol gold in the 59th National shooting championship at the Dr Karni Singh Range in Tughlakabad in New Delhi.
ii. Gold medalists in the Championship
iii. Gurpreet Singh won gold medal in  25m standard pistol,,Pemba Tamang won gold medal in Rapid fire pistol and Achal Pratap Singh Grewal won gold in Air pistol & Standard pistol events

2. CONSTRUCTION WORK TAPI GAS PIPELINE PROJECT BEGINS
i. The starting ceremony of 1800-kilometre-long Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India gas pipeline project was held at the ancient city of Mary of Turkmenistan.
ii. The ground breaking function was attended by Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow, Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani, Pakistan Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif and Indian Vice President Mohd Hamid Ansari
iii. TAPI Project TAPI gas pipeline project is a proposed trans-country natural gas pipeline from Caspian Sea, Turkmenistan to India through Afghanistan and Pakistan. Countries involved: The abbreviation TAPI itself indicate its member countries- Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India.

3. J M SALI AWARDED 2015 SOUTH EAST ASIA WRITE AWARD
i. Indian-origin writer Jamaludeen Mohamed Sali from Singapore has been awarded prestigious 2015 South East Asia Write Award.
ii. The award was given to him at the annual ASEAN regional award for literary excellence in Bangkok, Thailand.

4. LEGENDARY ACTOR DILIP KUMAR CONFERRED WITH PADMA VIBHUSHAN
i. Legendary actor Dilip Kumar has been honoured with the prestigious Padma Vibhushan award.
ii. It is country’s second highest civilian award.
iii. The Substance and the Shadow id the autobiography written by author and former journalist Udaya Tara Nayar.
iv. He was recently Awarded with Padma Bhushan, Dadasaheb Phalke Award, Pakistan’s highest civilian award Nishan-e-Imtiaz.
v. Guinness World Record for winning the maximum number of awards by an Indian actor.

5. COP 21 UNDER UNFCCC ADOPTED PARIS AGREEMENT ON CLIMATE CHANGE
i. Conference of the Parties 21 under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change adopted the Paris Agreement on Climate Change.
ii. The conference  was attended by 192 parties.
iii. India was represented by Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar.
iv. The agreement facilitates enforcement of global green house emission reduction measures in the post-2020 scenario
v. The Objectives of the protocol is to limit the global average temperature to well below 2 °C above pre-industrial levels.


Daily Current Affairs 13 Dec. 2015 ( Daily GK Updates )

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 13 DEC 2015
(Daily News India)
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1. NOZOMI OKUHARA AND KENTO MOMOTA WON SINGLES TITLES AT WORLD DUBAI SUPERSERIES FINALS
i. Japanese shuttlers Kento Momota and Nozomi Okuhara won Men's singles and Women’s singles title at the BWF World Superseries finals at the Hamdan Sports Complex, Dubai.
ii. Nozomi Okuhara defeated China’s Wang Yihan to grab the women’s singles crown.
iii. Kento Momota defeated Denmark’s Viktor Axelsen to won the Men’s singles title.

2. INDIA AND JAPAN SIGNED MOC ON HIGH SPEED RAIL ON MUMBAI-AHMEDABAD SECTOR
i. India and Japan have signed Memorandum of Co-operation to introduce High Speed Rail on Mumbai-Ahmedabad route.
ii. The Purpose of the pact is to revolutionize Indian Railways.
iii. The High Speed Rail project will be India’s first high speed rail line with a length of 508 km line connecting the cities of Mumbai and Ahmedabad.
iv. The total project cost is 98,000 crore rupees and will be implemented in 7 years.
   Prime Minister of India: Narendra Modi
   Japanese Prime Minister: Shinzo Abe

3. NGT BANS REGISTRATION OF NEW DIESEL-RUN VEHICLES IN DELHI
i. National Green Tribunal has ordered ban on registration of new diesel-run vehicles in Delhi.
ii. The main aim of the ban is to curb the growing menace of air pollution in the capital city.
iii. The National Green Tribunal bench was headed by Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar.
iv. NGT has also ordered the central and state government to stop buying diesel cars in Delhi.

4. MASCOT AND LOGO OF 2016 SOUTH ASIAN GAMES ANNOUNCED
i. Orgnaising committee of 12th South Asian Games has announced the mascot of the south asian games and logo in Guwahati, Assam.
ii. The mascot of the south asian games is Tikhor.It is a one horned rhino and is the brand ambassador of the games promoting the message of peace, stability, amity and progress in the South Asian region.
iii. The logo of the south asian games has eight petals representing the countries participating in the mega event.

iv. The south asian games will be jointly held in Guwahati and Shillong from 6 February to 16 February 2016.

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