Current Affairs Quiz: December 01, 2018

Current Affairs 1 December 2018 Quiz

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  1. Which country will chair the Kimberley Process(KP), a global initiative to remove conflict diamonds from the global supply chain?
    A)China
    B)Russia
    C)USA
    D)India
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    India will chair the Kimberley Process(KP), a global initiative to remove conflict diamonds from the global supply chain, from January next year, the Commerce Ministry said.

  2. India and US participate in “Cope India 2019” exercise in which state?
    A)Gujarat
    B)Maharashtra
    C)West Bengal
    D)Telangana
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The air forces of the USA and India are scheduled to participate in a 12-day- long joint exercise “Cope India 2019” at two air force stations in West Bengal in December 2018.

  3. Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry has approved the construction of how many more affordable houses for the benefit of urban poor under Pradhan Mantri awas Yojana?
    A)2 lakhs
    B)3 lakhs
    C)4 lakhs
    D)4.5 lakhs
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry has approved the construction of over 2 lakh more affordable houses for the benefit of urban poor under Pradhan Mantri awas Yojana.

  4. The central ministry is planning to set up a ganga Exhibition and a ganga museum in which city?
    A)Pune
    B)New Delhi
    C)Gorakhpur
    D)Lucknow
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The central ministry is planning to set up a ganga Exhibition and a ganga museum to showcase the history and mythology and the importance of the sacred river in the livelihood of the people living around it.

  5. Government launched which programme to introduce school students to 22 Indian languages?
    A)India Sangam
    B)Bhasha Saili
    C)Shrestha Bharat
    D)Bhasha Sangam
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The government has launched a unique initiative called Bhasha Sangam to introduce school students to 22 Indian languages.

  6. The India Rivers Week 2018 was held in which city?
    A)Chennai
    B)Lucknow
    C)Pune
    D)New Delhi
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The India Rivers Week 2018 was held in New delhi with “Can India Rejuvenate Ganga” as its theme.
  7. Which organization aims to be first carbon neutral economy by 2050?
    A)AIIB
    B)ADB
    C)European Union
    D)World Bank
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The European Union’s executive branch proposed that the bloc should cut its emissions of greenhouse gases to net zero by 2050, a measure scientists say needs to be adopted worldwide in order to avoid catastrophic global warming.

  8. Which organization added Jamaican reggage,Georgian wrestling and Japanese Rituals to its list of “intangible heritage” ?
    A)WHO
    B)UNESCO
    C)EU
    D)OECD
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Jamaican reggage,Georgian wrestling and Japanese Rituals are among the new elements added by UN cultural agency UNESCO to its list of “intangible heritage” for the world to treasure, improving the visibility of often little-known and understood arts traditions.

  9. Which place will host India Indonesia Business Forum?
    A)Goa
    B)Gujarat
    C)Daman and Diu
    D)Port Blair
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    India and Indonesia will hold a business forum to facilitate the commercial and people-to-people linkages between the Andaman and Nicobar islands with Aceh and North Sumatra Provinces of Indonesia in Port Blair.

  10. Who is the author of book “Modiraj main Kisan,Double Aamad Ya Double Afat”?
    A)Ajay Singh
    B)Sushma Jaiswal
    C)Yogendra Yadav
    D)Avnit Ghosh
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    A book detailing how Modi government’s policies have led to a drop in farmers’ income and caused rural distress across the country was launched in New Delhi. The book “Modiraj main Kisan,Double Aamad Ya Double Afat” is authored by Swaraj India President Yogendra Yadav.

  11. According to RBI data,non food credit grows at how much percent?
    A)15.8 percent
    B)13.1 percent
    C)14.0 percent
    D)15.6 percent
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Total credit flow from banks to the commercial sector grew at 15.6 per cent year-on-year at Rs 97.32 trillion, the highest growth since demonetisation, according to an RBI data.

  12. According to Central Statistical Office(CSO),India’s GDP came down from 8.2 percent in Q1 to how much percent in Q2?
    A)6.5 percent
    B)6.8 percent
    C)7.0 percent
    D)7.1 percent
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    India’s latest GDP growth figures came as a disappointment after it came down from 8.2 percent ,registered in the first quarter (April-June) of the year 2018, to 7.1 percent in the second quarter (July-September).

  13. According to NCAER,India economy is to be projected to grow at how much percent in FY 19?
    A)7.2-7.6 percent
    B)8.0-8.2 percent
    C)7.0-7.4 percent
    D)7.4-7.8 percent
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Indian economy is projected to grow at 7-7.4 percent in the current fiscal, economic policy think-tank NCAER said.

  14. Which Indian player won 3 gold medals at the 62nd National Shooting Championships in Thiruvananthapuram?
    A)Heena Sindhu
    B)Manu Bhaker
    C)Jyotiraj Singh
    D)Esha Singh
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Telangana teenager Esha Singh prevailed over big names such as Manu Bhaker and Heena Sidhu to win 3 gold at the 62nd National Shooting Championships in Thiruvananthapuram.

  15. Who won gold medal in Junior Boys Singles and doubles at the 2018 Portugal Junior and Cadet Open in Guimaraes,Portugal?
    A)Harmeet Desai
    B)Manav Thakkar
    C)Sathiyan Gananeskaram
    D)Anthony Amalraj
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Top-seed Manav Thakkar finished the ITTF World Junior Circuit on a high as he claimed the Junior Boys Singles and doubles gold at the 2018 Portugal Junior and Cadet Open in Guimaraes,Portugal.

  16. Who has been elected as Georgia President?
    A)Grigol Vashdze
    B)Scott Morrison
    C)Salome Zurabishvilli
    D)Mikheil Saakashvilli
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Georgia has elected ruling party candidate Salome Zurabishvilli as its first women president.

  17. Who took over as new Union Revenue Secretary?
    A)Subash Chandra Khuntia
    B)Vijay Kumar Sharma
    C)Ajay Tyagi
    D)Ajay Bhushan Pandey
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) CEO Ajay Bhushan Pandey took over as the Union Revenue Secretary.

  18. Which actor was awarded for “best performance by an actor” at the 12th Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) in Brisbane, Australia?
    A)Pankaj Tripathi
    B)Shahrukh Khan
    C)Irfan Khan
    D)Nawazuddin Siddiqui
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Indian actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui and filmmaker Nandita Das have been awarded at the 12th Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) in Brisbane, Australia.

  19. Recently,senior news reader Ashutosh Jain passed away.He was news reader of which language?
    A)Hindi
    B)English
    C)Tamil
    D)Telugu
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Senior Hindi news reader of All India Radio,Ashutosh Jain passed away in New Delhi.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of European Union?
    A)China
    B)Japan
    C)Belgium
    D)France
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. What is the currency of Georgia?
    A)Lari
    B)Kina
    C)Loti
    D)Dobra
    View Answer
    Option A

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