Current Affairs Quiz: December 17, 2018

Current Affairs 17 December 2018 Quiz

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  1. Which country’s President recently visited India and hold talks with Indian PM Narendra Modi?
    A)Myanmar
    B)Maldives
    C)Nepal
    D)China
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Maldives new President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih arrived in New Delhi on a three-day state visit during which he will hold talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi aimed at strengthening bilateral ties.
  2. Recently,India launched IRDSS to improve data relay and communication.What is “R”in IRDSS?
    A)Request
    B)Relay
    C)Repeat
    D)Remit
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    As part of its proposed manned space mission,India will launch the Indian Data Relay Satellite System(IRDSS) to improve data relay and communication links with its remote sensing/earth observation satellites.

  3. Who has been sworn as new CM of Chattisgarh?
    A)Ashok Gehlot
    B)Jyotiraj Sindhia
    C)Raman Singh
    D)Bhupesh Bhagel
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Bhupesh Bhagel is the new CM of Chattisgarh.

  4. Who will head the committee to select managing directors of public sector insurance companies?
    A)Ajay Tyagi
    B)Rahul Dev Vrat
    C)Subash kHuntia
    D)BP Sharma
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The government has constitute d a seven member panel to select managing directors of public sector insurance companies.The panel would be headed by Banks Board Bureau (BBB) chairman BP Sharma.
  5. Who became the first Indian to lift the Badminton World Federation World Tour Finals Title 2018?
    A)Saina Nehwal
    B)Sania Mirza
    C)Arundhati Pathamwate
    D)PV Sindhu
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Ace Indian shuttler PV Sindhu lifted the prestigious season-ending World Tour Finals Trophy in China.The Olympic silver medallist defeated Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara 21-19, 21-17 in the summit clash.
  6. Who was sworn as new PM of Sri Lanka?
    A)Mahindra Rajasekgran
    B)Mahinda Rajapaksa
    C)M Srisena
    D)Ranil Wickremsinghe
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    United National Party leader Ranil Wickremsinghe was swore-in as the PM of Sri Lanka.

  7. Recently,Ajayan passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Film director
    B)Poet
    C)Actor
    D)Singer
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Ajayan,noted filmmaker and director of classic Malayalam movie Perumthachan, passed away at Thiruvananthapuram

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Bank Boards Bureau?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Chennai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. Where is the HQ Of ISRO?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)Bangalore
    View Answer
    Option D

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