- Question 1: ___ has resigned as national observer for Indian boxing?
Explanation: Five-time world champion M C Mary Kom has resigned as the national observer for Indian boxing.
Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore had recently made it clear that active sportspersons will not be considered for the position.
Mary Kom said that she resigned as national observer 10 days ago after having a word with the Minister.
- Question 2: Mahesh Mangaonkar is related with...?
Explanation: Mahesh Mangaonkar did the star turn as eighth seed India edged out seventh seed Germany 2-1 and moved to the quarterfinal of the WSF World men's team squash championship in Marseille, France.
- Question 3: UN seeks record $22.5 billion in humanitarian aid for...?
Explanation:The United Nations is appealing for a record 22.5 billion Dollar to provide humanitarian assistance to 91 million victims of conflict and natural disasters in 2018.
According to Mark Lowcock, the UN undersecretary-general for humanitarian affairs and emergency relief coordinator, the money is to be used to give tens of millions of the world's most vulnerable people food, shelter, health care, emergency education, protection and other essential relief next year.
- Question 4: Where is the Headquarters of International Maritime Organization?
Explanation: India was re-elected to the Council of the International Maritime Organisation at an assembly of the body at its headquarters in London on Friday. Indian High Commissioner to the UK, YK Sinha represented India at the assembly where India secured the second-highest 144 number of votes from member-countries, just after Germany's 146.
- Question 5: World AIDS day is observed on...?
Explanation:World AIDS day is celebrated every year all over the world on December 1st to raise the public awareness about Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome, AIDS. The theme for World AIDS day 2017 is - Right to health.
- Question 6: BSF Raising Day is celebrated on
Explanation:Border Security Force (BSF), the sentinels of Indian borders with Pakistan and Bangladesh, celebrated its 52nd Anniversary of Raising Day on 1st December.
BSF is the biggest border guarding force in the world. It came into existence on the eventful day of 1st December, 1965.
- Question 7: IMF has approved $88 billion Credit Line For ....?
Explanation:The International Monetary Fund has approved a new USD 88 billion credit line for Mexico, replacing the existing line.
The two-year flexible credit line boosts Mexico’s ability to immediately deal with a potential need for liquidity, without having to request an IMF loan.
- Question 8: ___ celebrates Hornbill festival ?
Explanation:Nagaland is all set to celebrate the 54th Statehood Day and the 18th Hornbill festival 2017 at Naga Heritage Village, Kisama.
- Question 9: How much budget has been allocated for National Nutrition Mission?
Explanation:The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved setting up of National Nutrition Mission (NNM) with a three year budget of Rs.9046.17 crore commencing from 2017-18.