Current Affairs Quiz: December 18, 2018

Current Affairs 18 December 2018 Quiz

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  1. Foreign Affairs Minister Anders Samuelsen arrived in New Delhi for a two-day official visit.He is a foreign minister of which country?
    A)Austria
    B)Australia
    C)Norway
    D)Denmark
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Foreign Affairs Minister of Denmark Anders Samuelsen arrived in New Delhi for a two-day official visit and is scheduled to meet Minister of commerce and industry Suresh Prabhu at Udyog Bhawan.

  2. Kaiga Atomic Power Station has created a world record for continous operation.Where is Kaiga Atomic Power located?
    A)Karnataka
    B)Tamil Nadu
    C)Sikkim
    D)Maharashtra
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Equipped with Bharat Heavy Electricals supplied Nuclear power equipment, the 220 MW Unit 1 at the indigenously developed Kaiga Atomic Power Station(KAPS) of Nuclear Power Corporation of India, has created a world record for continuous operation.

  3. Recenlty,Silao Khaja got GI tag at Chennai.It is a traditional delicacy of which state?
    A)Karnataka
    B)Haryana
    C)Bihar
    D)Maharashtra
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Geographical Indications Registry at Chennai has granted GI tag to Silao Khaja the traditional delicacy of Nalanda district of Bihar.

  4. How much loan assistance was provided to Maldives by India recently to boost friendship ties?
    A)USD 1.4 billion
    B)USD 1.5 billion
    C)USD 2.0 billion
    D)USD 3.5 billion
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India announced financial assistance of USD 1.4 billion to the Maldives as the island nation’s President Ibrahim Mohammed Solih undertook his maiden visit, which Prime Minister Narendra Modi said would enhance “trust and friend” between the two nations.

  5. Who won Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018?
    A)Netherlands
    B)Australia
    C)Belgium
    D)Austria
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Belgium pipped the Netherlands via a penalty shootout to lift their maiden title of the Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018 at Kalinga Stadium,Bhubaneshwar.

  6. Who were named as the 2018 ITF world champions by the governing body of global tennis?
    A)Roger Federer and Barbora Krejsikohava
    B)Jack Sock and Katerina Sikaranova
    C)Mike Bryan and Simona Halep
    D)Novak Djokovic and Simona Halep
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Novak Djokovic and Simona Halep were named as the 2018 ITF world champions by the governing body of global tennis.

  7. Who have been named as the official bearers of the 2022 Beijing Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing?
    A)Pepsico and Yanjing
    B)Tsingtao and Yanjing
    C)Amul and Microsoft
    D)Alibaba and Tsingtao
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Tsingtao and Yanjing have been named as the official bearers of the 2022 Beijing Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing.
  8. Who takes over as FICCI President?
    A)Mahesh Kumar Jain
    B)Sandip Somany
    C)Rashish Shah
    D)Uday Shankar
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Leading industry chamber FICCI announced that it has elected Sandip Somany as the association’s President for 2018-19.

  9. Who has been appointed as new director of National Crime Records Bureau?
    A)Ashish Kumar
    B)Rakesh Jain
    C)Mahesh Kumar
    D)Ramphal Pawar
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Government appointed Ramphal Pawar as the new Director of National Crime Records Bureau(NCRB).

  10. Who has been named as the goodwill leader of Super Sniffers Campaign initated by TRAFFIC India along with World Wildlife Fund India(WWF)?
    A)Deepika Padukone
    B)Katrina Kaif
    C)Yami Gautam
    D)Neha Dhupia
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Actress Yami Gautam has been named as the goodwill leader of Super Sniffers Campaign initated by TRAFFIC India along with World Wildlife Fund India(WWF).
  11. Who was crowned as Miss Universe 2018?
    A)Elisa Gray
    B)Neha Chudasama
    C)Manushi Chillar
    D)Tamaryn Green
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Catriona Elisa Gray from Philippines was crowned Miss Universe 2018 at a gala ceremony, where representatives from South Africa and Venezuela secured the first runner-up and second runner-up spots. India’s Nehal Chudasama failed to make it to the Top 20.

  12. Who has been crowned as the Miss India Worldwide 2018?
    A)Sakshi Sinha
    B)Shree Saini
    C)Anusha Shareen
    D)Manishi Jain
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Indian American Shree Saini has been crowned Miss India Worldwide 2018 at a pageant held in the Fords City of New Jersey.

  13. Who was honored with French Knight of the National Order of Merit?
    A)Anurag Basu
    B)VK Menon
    C)Ashok Amritraj
    D)Karan Johar
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Producer Ashok Amritraj was honoured with the French Knight of the National Order of Merit.

  14. Who won the best actor award at 25th edition of Star Screen awards?
    A)Ranveer Singh
    B)Ranbir Kapoor
    C)Arjun Kapoor
    D)Aamir Khan
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The first awards for the year 2018 have been declared and the B-Town celebs graced the red carpet in their stunning and stylish outfits to attend the 25th edition of Star Screen awards.

  15. Recently,Arun Bhaduri passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Singer
    B)Sportsmen
    C)Actor
    D)Poet
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Renowned classical singer Pandit Arun Bhaduri passed away at a city hospital in Kolkata after a prolonged illness.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital of Phillippines?
    A)Mexico city
    B)Manila
    C)Vienna
    D)Kathmandu
    View Answer
    Option B

  2. Where is the HQ of National Crime Records Bureau?
    A)Bangalore
    B)Chennai
    C)NewDelhi
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. What is the currency of Maldives?
    A)Rupee
    B)Peso
    C)Rufiyaa
    D)Euro
    View Answer
    Option C

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