Current Affairs Quiz – December, 2016

GK & Current Affairs: December 30-31, 2016

1. Which committee has submitted report on promoting digital payments to the Union Government? [A]Vinod Rai committee [B]Ajit Seth committee [C]H R Khan committee [D]Ratan Watal committee Answer: Ratan Watal committeeNotes: The Ratan Watal committee has recently submitted report on promoting digital payments to the Union Government. The committee has suggested a separate regulator to ..

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GK & Current Affairs: December 29, 2016

1. “Swachh Swasth Sarvatra” initiative has been launched by the Union Health Ministry in collaboration with which union ministry? [A]Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation [B]Ministry of Finance [C]Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation [D]Ministry of AYUSH Answer: Ministry of Drinking Water and SanitationNotes: The Swachh Swasth Sarvatra is a joint initiative of the ..

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GK & Current Affairs: December 28, 2016

1. Nedumkayam, which has become the India’s first cashless and digital tribal colony, is in which state/union territory? [A]Kerala [B]Tamil Nadu [C]Puducherry [D]Andhra Pradesh Answer: NedumkayamNotes: Nedumkayam, Nilambur in Malapuram District of Kerala has become the India’s first cashless and digital tribal colony. The people of this colony, in spite of threats from the Maoists, ..

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GK & Current Affairs: December 27, 2016

1. “Atal Amrit Abhiyan” a health insurance scheme has been launched by which state government of India? [A]Assam [B]Haryana [C]Andhra Pradesh [D]Punjab Answer: AssamNotes: The Assam Government has recently launched a health insurance scheme “Atal-Amrit Abhiyan” to provide coverage against several critical illnesses. The scheme will offer coverage against 437 illnesses in six disease groups ..

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GK & Current Affairs: December 26, 2016

1. “Aadhaar Pay” an aadhaar-linked cashless merchant solution has been launched by which bank? [A]State Bank of India [B]IDFC Bank [C]ICICI Bank [D]HDFC Bank Answer: IDFC BankNotes: IDFC Bank has recently launched the aadhaar-linked cashless merchant solution “Aadhaar Pay” that uses a retailers’ smartphone to enable digital payments. It has been developed by IDFC Bank ..

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