Current Affairs Quiz: 15 December 2016

1. Who among the following is the only Indian in ICC's first-ever women's team of the year?
a. Smriti Mandhana
b. Harmanpreet Kaur
c. Purnima Raut
d. Latika Kumari


2. Who among the following won a gold medal at the National Boxing Championships, his first in the lightweight (60 kg) category, in Guwahati?
a. L Devendro Singh
b. Vikas Krishan Yadav
c. Shiva Thapa
d. Manoj Kumar


3. Who among the following was honoured with the Most Improved Player of the Year award by Badminton World Federation?
a. Ashwani Ponnappa 
b. PV Sindhu
c. Aditya Joshi
d. Chetan Anand


4. Who among the following has been named the world's most powerful CEO of 2016 by Forbes?
a. Jeff Bezos
b. Rex Tillerson
c. Elon Musk
d. Larry Page


5. Who among the following has been named as World's Most Powerful Person of 2016 by Forbes?
a. Mark Zuckerberg
b. Vladimir Putin
c.  Xi Jinping
d. Larry Page


6. In Forbes 2016, list of world's most powerful persons, what is Indian PM Narendra Modi's rank?
a. 5th
b. 7th
c. 9th
d. 8th


7. Which soundtrack of A.R. Rehman is nominated as the 'Best Original Score' by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for the Oscars 2017?
a. Pele: Birth of a Legend
b. If I Rise’ – 127 Hours
c. O Saya’, ‘Dreams on Fire
d. Family Pictures


8. Who among the following has topped the list of 50 contenders from around the world for The Global Teacher Prize 2017 by Varkey Foundation?
a. Kavita Kaul
b. Kavita Puro
c. Kavita Sanghvi
d. Kavita Sangli


9. Final Mile has been given ESOMAR excellence award for the best paper. The paper was based on the topic of
a. domestic violence
b. sex abuse
c. child trafficking
d. trafficking of sex workers


10. Who among the following Indian actors have been named the hottest vegetarians of 2016 by animal rights organisation PETA India?
a. Sonakshi Sinha & Shahid Kapoor
b. Shahid Kapoor & Sonam Kapoor
c. Shahid Kapoor & Deepika Padukone
d. Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh


11. Who among the following has been named an 'Integrity Ambassador' by the Badminton World Federation to promote "clean, fair and honourable sport."?
a. Saina Nehwal
b. PV Sindhu
c. Jwala Gutta
d. PVV Lakshmi

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