Current Affairs Quiz: December 19, 2018

Current Affairs 19 December 2018 Quiz

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  1. Which country was welcomed by India as a member of International Solar Aliance?
    A)Austria
    B)Luxembourg
    C)Zambia
    D)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    India has welcomed Zambia as a member of the International Solar Alliance, with Vice President Venkaiah Naidu expressing hope for an early ratification of the Framework Agreement by Zambia.

  2. India’s largest cancer hospital opened up in which state?
    A)Uttar pradesh
    B)Haryana
    C)Sikkim
    D)Bihar
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The National Cancer Institute in Jhajjar,Haryana which is also India’s largest cancer hospital, opened for public service with the formal inauguration to be held in January.

  3. Government approved two new All India Institute of Medical Sciences in which states?
    A)Uttar Pradesh and Uttrakhand
    B)Telanagana and Sikkim
    C)TamilNadu and Telangana
    D)Tamilnadu and Bihar
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Union Cabinet approved setting up of 2 new All India Institute of Medical Sciences at Madurai,Tamil Nadu at a cost of Rs.1264 crore and at Bibinagar,Telangana at a cost of Rs 1,028 crore.

  4. How much financial aid was provided for establishment of odiya Cultural Centre in Gujarat’s Surat for their social celebrations?
    A)Rs 10 crore
    B)Rs 15 crore
    C)Rs 5 crore
    D)Rs 20 crore
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has announced financial aid of Rs 10 crore for establishment of odiya Cultural Centre in Gujarat’s Surat for their social celebrations.

  5. Who is the author of the book “Timeless Laxman”?
    A)Usha Srinivas Laxman
    B)RK Laxman
    C)KJ Laxman
    D)Venkatesh Laxman
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi released a book “Timeless Laxman”, based on the life and times of legendary cartoonist, the late RK Laxman. The book has been penned by cartoonist’s daughter-in-law Usha Srinivas Laxman.

  6. Who has been appointed as Chairman of the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs(CBIC)?
    A)Sneha Kumari
    B)Pranab Kumar Das
    C)S Ramesh
    D)Subash Khuntia
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Senior bureaucrat Pranab Kumar Das has been appointed as Chairman of the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs(CBIC), the apex policy-making body for indirect taxes.

  7. Who was appointed as Additional Solicitor General?
    A)Indira Jaysingh
    B)S Ramesh
    C)Pinky Anand
    D)Madhvi Divan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    the Central government appointed advocate Madhvi Divan the additional Solicitor General.
  8. Who was been named People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals(PETA) India’s Person of the Year for 2018?
    A)Deepika Padukone
    B)Sonam Kapoor
    C)Yami gautam
    D)Disha Patani
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Actress Sonam Kapoor, a vegan, has been named People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals(PETA) India’s Person of the Year for 2018.
  9. Former PM Tulsi Giri passed away.He was the former PM of which country?
    A)Sri Lanka
    B)Nepal
    C)india
    D)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Former Nepalese PM Tulsi Giri passed away in Kathmandu. He was 92.

  10. What is the theme of this year’s International migrants Day 2018?
    A)Migration with Dignity
    B)safe migration in a world on the move
    C)Campaign against Togetherness
    D)Safe,regular and together
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    the International Migrants Day 2018 observed on 18th December across the world.The theme is “Migration with Dignity”.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of PETA?
    A)UK
    B)Australia
    C)USA
    D)India
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. Where is the HQ of Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Lucknow
    C)New Delhi
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. Where is the HQ of International Solar Alliance?
    A)Chennai
    B)Lucknow
    C)Gurugram
    D)Delhi
    View Answer
    Option C

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