CURRENT AFFAIRS UPDATE 25 December
first time in five years in which of the following Syrian cities?
2. Which of the
following states will soon be launching a malaria control programme named
a) Andhra Pradesh
d) Madhya Pradesh
Performance on Health Outcomes’ index.
a) World Bank
d) NITI Aayog
4. India successfully test fired its home-grown long range
intercontinental surface-to-surface nuclear capable ballistic missile Agni-5.
What is the striking range of Agn5?
a) 1000 kilometer
b) 2500 kilometer
c) 3500 kilometer
d) 5000 kilometer
5. Which of the following states will host the National Games in 2022?
b) West Bengal
c) Madhya Pradesh
a) David Warner
b) Steve Smith
c) Virat Kohli
d) Mitchell Marsh
7. A study involving 1200 bird species was conducted by researchers from
the University of Bath in the UK. Which of the following sentence is the
correct result of the study?
a) Birds with larger brains are more likely to survive harsh climatic
b) Birds with smaller brains are more likely to survive harsh climatic
c) Birds with a bigger body are more likely to survive harsh climatic
d) Birds with a smaller body are more likely to survive harsh climatic
8. He was appointed as the Deputy Governor of RBI recently
a) Satya Narayan
b) Sunderlal Patwa
c) Nagraj Varma
d) Viral Acharya
9. Who headed the
Committee to Review the Framework Related to Digital Payments?
a) Ratan P Watal
b) Vijay Kelkar
c) D Subba Rao
d) Y V Reddy
10. Name the inter-linking rivers project that received clearance from
the National Board of Wildlife in the recent past.
a) Godavari-Krishna project link
b) Cauvery-Vaigai-Gundar link
c) Mahanadi-Godavari Link
d) Ken-Betwa link
11. Nedumkayam, which became India’s first cashless and digital tribal
colony, is located in which state?
b) Tamil Nadu
a) Hemant Shesh
b) Om Thanvi
c) Satya Narayan
d) Bhagwati Lal Vyas
13. Who was appointed as the first ever female director of Vatican
a) Nusli Wadia
b) Barbara Jatta
c) Girija Vaidyanathan
d) Deepika Agarwal
Who of the
following bowlers occupied 1st place in the ICC Rankings for Test Bowlers?
a) Ravindra Jadeja
b) Ravichandran Ashwin
c) Rangana Herath
d) Dale Steyn
of the following countries?
b) South Korea
d) None of the above
‘Sahaj International’ recently started in which of the following states?
c) Andhra Pradesh
recently appointed as the 27th Army Chief of India?
b) Lieutenant General Praveen Bakshi
c) Lieutenant General PM Hariz
d) General Dalbir Singh Suhag
delivered four Sukhoi Su-35 fighter jets to a country after a delay of two
years. Name the country to which the delivery was made.
designated a particular theme for the year 2017. What is the theme?
b) International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development
c) International Year of Light and Light-based
d) International Year of Soils
recently took over as the ninth Secretary-General of the United Nations?
b) Ban Ki-moon
c) Luis Ayala
d) George Papandreou
the first one to provide a basic monthly income to its unemployed citizens?
that no politician can seek vote in the name of caste, creed or religion. Consider
the following statements in context of the verdict.
five-bench Constitution bench of the court.
II. The bench was headed by Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar.
III. It held that election is a secular exercise and its way
and process should be followed.
b) Only I and II
c) Only I and III
d) I, II and III
104th Indian Science Congress in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh. What is the theme
for the event?
b) Unity of life
c) The Classical Determinism and the Quantum Theory
d) Science and Technology for National Development
long range intercontinental nuclear capable ballistic missile named Agni-IV. It
is missile of which category?
d) Ballistic missile
was honoured by Google Doodle recently on her 186th birth anniversary.
b) Medha Patkar
c) Manasi Pradhan
d) Savitribai Phule
to the Digi-Dhan Mela?
statements regarding Maternity Benefit Programme.
to pregnant and lactating women to meet nutrition needs
II. It is being implemented in Andhra Pradesh and Punjab only
b) Only II
c) Both (a) and (b)
d) None of them
People’s President: Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam?
b) Sunita Narain
c) Ramachandra Guha
d) RD Burmania
b) 3 January 2017
c) 4 January 2017
d) 5 January 2017
following countries to win the 2016 SAFF Women’s Championship title?