Current Affairs Quiz: December 11, 2018

Current Affairs 11 December 2018 Quiz

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  1. Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) approved how much loan agreement for a water sanitation project in Andhra Pradesh?
    A)$450 million
    B)$350 million
    C)$300 million
    D)$400 million
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The board of Beijing-headquartered Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank(AIIB) has approved a $400 million loan for a water sanitation project in Andhra Pradesh, taking the overall exposure of the bank to India to $2 billion spread over nine projects.

  2. India is set to get its first underwater museum at which place?
    A)Gujarat
    B)Daman and Diu
    C)Puducherry
    D)Andaman and Nicobar Islands
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    India is set to get its first underwater museum off the Puducherry coast, giving a boost to tourism in the Union territory.

  3. The first international conference on “Sustainable Water Management” will held in which city?
    A)Chandigarh
    B)Mohali
    C)Nashik
    D)Pune
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    In order to promote sustainable policies for water management, India is organising the first international conference on “Sustainable Water Management” on December 10-11 in Mohali in which experts from across the globe will participate.

  4. Which state got its 23rd district the formal inauguration of Shi Yomi?
    A)Arunachal Pradesh
    B)Sikkim
    C)Assam
    D)Mizoram
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Arunachal Pradesh got its 23rd district with the formal inauguration of Shi Yomi, carved out of the West Siang district.

  5. Exercise “INDRA NAVY 18’ commenced in which city?
    A)Pune
    B)Gandhinagar
    C)Vishakapatnam
    D)New Delhi
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Russian Federation Navy ships Varyag, Admiral Panteleyev and Boris Butoma arrived in Vishakapatnam to participate in INDRA NAVY-18, the bilateral maritime exercise between the Indian Navy and the Russian Federation Navy.

  6. Exercise “AVIAINDRA 2018” commences in which city?
    A)Pune
    B)Vishakapatnam
    C)Thiruvanathpuram
    D)Jodhpur
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    A service-specific exercise between the Indian Air Force(IAF) and Russian Federation Aerospace Force(RFSAF) “EX AVIAINDRA 2018”will commence at Air Force Station ,Jodhpur,Rajasthan, from December 10 to 21.

  7. Recently,which union minister state for human resource development resigned?
    A)Smriti Irani
    B)Upendra Kushwaha
    C)Ashok Gehlot
    D)Sachin Pilot
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Union Minister of state for human resource development Upendra Kushwaha,resigned from the Union Council of Ministers.
  8. Which country launched first ever space mission to the dark side of the moon?
    A)USA
    B)Japan
    C)Russia
    D)China
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    China has launched a rover that will land on the far side of the moon, a global first that would boost Beijing’s ambitions to become a space superpower.

  9. Which organization decided to rename ‘Institutional Trading Platform” of start ups listings as “Innovators Growth Platform”?
    A)RBI
    B)SIDBI
    C)SEBI
    D)NABARD
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Securities and Exchange Board of India(SEBI) passed a slew of relaxtions for start ups in sectors like e-commerce, data analytics and bio-technology to raise funds and list them on stock exchanges.The proposed changes include renaming the ‘Institutional Trading Platform” of start ups listings as “Innovators Growth Platform”.
  10. According to RBI,India’s current account deficit(CAD) widened to how much percent of the GDP in the second quarter of the fiscal?
    A)3. 1 percent
    B)3.0 percent
    C)2.5 percent
    D)2.9 percent
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    india’s current account deficit(CAD) widened to 2.9 percent of the GDP in the second quarter of the fiscal compared to 1.1 per cent in the year-ago period, mainly due to a large trade deficit, the RBI said.

  11. Recently,CEO Ananth Narayan resigned from his post.He was the former CEO of which company?
    A)Myntra
    B)Jabong
    C)Paytm
    D)Freecharge
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The chief executive officer of Myntra, a unit of Walmart Inc-owned Flipkart.Myntra CEO Ananth Narayan’s position will be abolished as Flipkart’s Amar Nagaram is set to head the unit.
  12. Khelo india Youth Games 2019 will be held in which city?
    A)Gangtok
    B)Dispur
    C)Lucknow
    D)Pune
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Khelo india Youth Games 2019 will be held in Pune of Maharashtra.

  13. Who was appointed as SWIFT India Chairman?
    A)Mahesh Kumar Jain
    B)PS Jayakumar
    C)Arundhati Bhattacharya
    D)MV Nair
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    SWIFT India Domestic Services, the local unit of SWIFT(Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication) global that facilitates international payments functions for banks, has appointed Arundhati Bhattarcharya, former chairman of State Bank of India, as its chairman.

  14. Who was awarded the Steel Users Federation Of India(SUFI) Lifetime Achievement Award?
    A)Sunil Mittal
    B)Ratan N.Tata
    C)Mukesh Ambani
    D) Anil Ambani
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Eminent industrialist Ratan N.Tata was conferred the Steel Users Federation Of India(SUFI) Lifetime Achievement Award for his association and contribution to the industry.

  15. Former President Belisario Betancur passed away.He was the former president of which country?
    A)Austria
    B)Uganda
    C)Colombia
    D)Luxembourg
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Former Colombian President Belisario Betancur, who steered his country through one of its most turbulent periods in the 1980s, passed away.

  16. Recenlty,Jagdish Thakkar passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Singer
    B)Actor
    C)Poet
    D)Journalist
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Public relation officer in the PM’s office and senior journalist Jagdish Thakkar passed away in New Delhi.

  17. Recently,Mushirul Hasan passed away.He was the former?
    A)Poet
    B)Actor
    C)Historian
    D)Philosopher
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Historian Mushirul Hasan, who has extensively written on India’s Partition, passed away on 10 December

  18. What is the theme of this year’s Human Rights Day?
    A)Our Rights,Our Freedom
    B)Lets StandUp for equality and justice
    C)StandUp for someone’s rights today
    D)Stand Up for Human rights
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Human Rights Day is commemorated every year all over the world on 10 December.The theme is “Stand Up for Human Rights”.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital of Colombia?
    A)Tallinn
    B)Bogota
    C)Majuro
    D)Belmopan
    View Answer
    Option B

  2. What is the currency of Colombia?
    A)Dollar
    B)Peso
    C)CFA Franc
    D)Euro
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. Where is the HQ of Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication(SWIFT)?
    A)Luxembourg
    B)Colombia
    C)Belgium
    D)Mexico
    View Answer
    Option C

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