JIGYASA: Daily Current Affairs Quiz of December12, 2015

Daily Current Affairs Quiz

Dear Aspirants,

Here is the JIGYASA: Daily Current Affairs Quiz of December12, 2015 for you!!

  1. Who among the following India-born author has been awarded with the prestigious Mailer Prize for lifetime achievement?

1)        Arundhati Roy
2)        Nayantara Sahgal
3)        Salman Rushdie
4)        Kiran Desai


  1. The United Nations agencies has launched the Sahel humanitarian appeal for 2016 to tackle triple crisis of poverty, insecurity and climate change in Sahel region. The Sahel region is located in

1)        Middle East
2)        Far East
3)        Central Asia
4)        Africa


  1. The International Cricket Council announced a four-year deal as a new global partnership with which of the following?

1)        OPPO
2)        Amazon
3)        Flipkart
4)        Google


  1. Which of the following countries has approved the use of the first-ever vaccine named Dengvaxia against dengue fever?

1)        Israel
2)        Mexico
3)        Japan
4)        France


  1. British luxury car maker Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), has signed an agreement to set up a manufacturing facility in Slovakia with an investment of £1 billion. Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is a fully-owned subsidiary of which of the following?

1)        Volkswagen
2)        Toyota Motors
3)        General Motors
4)        Tata Motors

Answer: 4

  1. The Shinkansen network of high-speed railway lines was in news recently. This network belongs to:1) Japan
    2) Germany
    3)        Canada
    4)        China


  1. Which of the following cities of India have made it to the Creative City Network of the UNESCO for the first time ever?

1)        Lucknow and Agra
2)        Varanasi and Jaipur
3)        Mysore and Hyderabad
4)        Delhi and Ajmer


  1. On December 11, 2015 the Government of India has inked a protocol for amending the existing convention for the avoidance of double taxation with of the following?

1)        Government of Japan
2)        Government of Russia
3)        Government of Germany
4)        Government of the United States


  1. Who among the following Veteran Bollywood actor has been honoured with the lifetime achievement award at the 12th edition of Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF)?

1)        Anupam Kher
2)        Dilip Kumar
3)        Naseeruddin Shah
4)        Amitabh Bachchan


  1. A country has has successfully test-fired nuclear-capable Shaheen-III ballistic missile. Name the country:

1)        North Korea
2)        Pakistan
3)        Iran
4)        Israel


Happy learning!