Current Affairs Quiz: December 13, 2018

Current Affairs 13 December 2018 Quiz

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  1. The first international conference on “Sexual Exploitation of Children in Digital Era” will be held in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Kolkata
    C)Delhi
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The first international conference on “Sexual Exploitation of Children in Digital Era” will be held in Kolkata on December 14-15 to spread awareness among people.

  2. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the fourth Partner’s forum in which city?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the fourth Partner’s forum, an international conference organised to improve the health and well-being of women, children and adolescents, with about 1,500 participants from 85 countries.

  3. Recently,Shivraj Singh Chauhan resigned from the post of Chief Minister.He was the former CM of which state?
    A)Madhya Pradesh
    B)Odisha
    C)Assam
    D)Chhattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Congress has its path clear in Madhya Pradesh to form a government with Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan resigning from the post.
  4. Which portal was launched by Agriculture Ministry to connect with direct benefit transfer and provide simple, useful and transparent system to the beneficiary?
    A)Rapid
    B)Ensure
    C)Sure
    D)Livestock
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Agriculture Ministry launched online portal “ENSURE” to connect with direct benefit transfer and provide simple, useful and transparent system to the beneficiary.

  5. India’s first Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence established by the European Union was inaugurated at which institute?
    A)SRM University
    B)Delhi University
    C)Vellore institute of Technology
    D)Manipal Academy of Higher Education
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    india’s first Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence established by the European Union was inaugurated at the Department of European Studies (DES) at Manipal Academy of Higher Education by Ambassador of the European Union (EU) to India and Bhutan, Tomasz Kozlowski.

  6. Which government launched a 10-day special drive “Operation Minimum Wage”?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Bihar
    C)Delhi
    D)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    the Delhi Government launched a 10-day special drive “Operation Minimum Wage” to check whether minimum wage rules set by it are being followed in the national capital.

  7. World’s first floating nuclear plant became operational in which country?
    A)China
    B)France
    C)USA
    D)Russia
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Akademik Lomonosov,the world’s first “floating” nuclear power plant, for installation in remote areas, has been started and brought to 10 per cent of its capacity, Russian state-run atomic energy corporation Rosatom announced.

  8. Which state CM visited Nepal to celebrate ‘Shri Ram Janki Bibaha Panchami festival”?
    A)Haryana
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Bihar
    D)Uttrakhand
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath reached Jankapur to participate in the celebrations of ‘Shri Ram Janki Bibaha Panchami festival and offered prayers at the Janki Mandir.

  9. What is the theme of this year’s Universal Health Coverage Day 2018?
    A)Dependency and Extensive Care
    B)Quality Health Care for every person
    C)Health for All:Rise for Our Rights
    D) Unite for Universal Health Coverage:Now is the time for collective Action
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Universal Health Coverage Day is celebrated annually on Dec 12 and is promoted by the WHO.The theme is “Unite for Universal Health Coverage:Now is the time for collective Action”.

  10. Which Indian state got United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change award for women’s leadership?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Gujarat
    C)Sikkim
    D)Kerala
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    India’s Gujarat got a United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change award for women’s leadership with low cost and sustainable technology to tackle storms.

  11. Which state government honoured AIBA World Women Boxing Gold medalist MC Mary Kom with the title “Meethoileima” ?
    A)Mizoram
    B)Manipur
    C)Sikkim
    D)Assam
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Manipur Government honoured AIBA World Women Boxing Gold medalist MC Mary Kom with the title “Meethoileima” with the title (par excellent queen) at a function in Imphal.

  12. Who became the first ever Indian table tennis player to be decorated with the “Breakthrough Table Tennis Star” Award at the prestigious ITTF Star Awards in Incheon,South Korea?
    A)Saina Nehwal
    B)Sania Mirza
    C)PV Sindhu
    D)Manika Batra
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Manika Batra became the first ever Indian table tennis player to be decorated with the “Breakthrough Table Tennis Star” Award at the prestigious ITTF Star Awards in Incheon,South Korea.
  13. Who is the author of the book ”Of Counsel:The Challenge of the Modi-Jaitley Economy”?
    A)Arvind Pangariya
    B)Arvind Subramanian
    C)Amitabh Kant
    D)Subash Chandra Khuntia
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Former Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian said both demonetisation and implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) led to moderation of the Indian Economy.Speaking at the launch event of his book,”Of Counsel:The Challenge of the Modi-Jaitley Economy” he said the structure of GST implemented to eliminate cascading taxes could have been much better.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change?
    A)London
    B)Geneva
    C)Paris
    D)NewYork
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. What is the capital of Russia?
    A)Port Louis
    B)Singapore city
    C)Moscow
    D)Mexico city
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. Where is the HQ of NABARD?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Lucknow
    C)Delhi
    D)Pune
    View Answer
    Option A

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