Current Affairs Quiz: December 16, 2018

Current Affairs 16 December 2018 Quiz

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  1. WHO Global Forum on Medical Devices held in which city?
    A)Mysore
    B)Chennai
    C)Lucknow
    D)Vishakapatnam
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Visakhapatnam is set to emerge as a major hub for manufacture of medical devices in the country, meeting the requirements of the domestic market as well as the export market, according to Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu.
  2. India’s first private unmanned aerial vehicles on drone manufacturing facility has been inagurated in which city?
    A)Chennai
    B) Hyderabad
    C)Lucknow
    D) Ahmedabad
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    India’s first private Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) or drone manufacturing facility has been inaugurated in Hyderabad
  3. Recently,which cyclone is set to hit Andhra Pradesh coast and north Tamil Nadu?
    A)Katrina
    B)Phethlai
    C)Mangut
    D)Ockhi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    A severe cyclone, Phethai, is likely to hit the Andhra Pradesh coast and north Tamil Nadu, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) warned in its latest weather forecast.

  4. India’s first railway University opened up in which city?
    A)Chennai
    B)Vadodara
    C)Mysore
    D)Bangalore
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal has dedicated India’s first railway university to the Nation in Vadodara

  5. Which state has become the first state in the country to have a law banning sexual exploitation?
    A)Odisha
    B)Jammu and Kashmir
    C)Tamil Nadu
    D)West Bengal
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Jammu and Kashmir has become the first state in the country to have a law banning sexual exploitation of women by those in positions of authority, having a fiduciary relationship or a public servant.

  6. UAE President Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nayan declared which year as Year of Tolerance?
    A)2025
    B)2020
    C)2021
    D)2019
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    UAE President Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has declared 2019 as the “Year of Tolerance”, highlighting the country as a global capital for tolerance, through its goals to enhance the role of the country in instilling the values of co-existence and peace in local, regional and international communities

  7. PM Mahindra Rajapaksa recently resigned from his post.He was the former PM of which country?
    A) Afghanistan
    B)Sri Lanka
    C)Pakistan
    D) Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Sri Lanka’s disputed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa resigned from his post, signalling an end to nearly a two-month-long political crisis that has kept the island nation without a functional government

  8. Who was awarded as 2018 Jnanpith Award?
    A)Pranab Ray
    B)Amitav Ghosh
    C)Arundhati Roy
    D)Arnav Singh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    In a first recognition for an English writer, Amitav Ghosh has been announced as2018’s Jnanpith Award winner for“outstanding contribution towards literature”. The 1956, Kolkata-born author was described
  9. Which state government handed over “Sangeet Mahasamman” to singers Shaan and Arijit Singh?
    A)West Bengal
    B)Odisha
    C)Tamil Nadu
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Popular singers Shaan and Arijit Singhwere handed over the ‘Sangeet Mahasamman’ award constituted by the West Bengal government at the inaugural session of the Bengal music and folk culture festival in Kolkata

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of WHO?
    A)Geneva
    B)Rome
    C)Paris
    D)London
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. What is the capital of UAE?
    A)Kabul
    B)bishkek
    C)Abu Dhabi
    D)Paris
    View Answer
    Option C

 

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