Current Affairs Quiz: December 02, 2018

Current Affairs 2 December 2018 Quiz

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  1. Which country’s President will be the Chief guest at the 2019 Republic Day celebration in New Delhi?
    A)Australia
    B)USA
    C)South Africa
    D)Argentina
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    South African President Cyril Ramaphosa will be the Chief guest at the 2019 Republic Day celebration in New Delhi.
  2. The Asia Pacific Summit 2018 began in which city?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Kathmandu
    C)Tokyo
    D)Beijing
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Asia Pacific Summit 2018 began in Kathmandu the capital of Nepal. The theme of two-day Summit is “Addressing the Critical Challenges of our Time:Interdependence,Mutual Prosperity,and Unniversal Values”.

  3. 19th edition of the Hornbill festival 2018 began in which state?
    A)Nagaland
    B)Assam
    C)Mizoram
    D)Manipur
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    In Nagaland,the 19th edition of the Hornbill festival 2018 began with a colourful extravaganza of music and dance.

  4. Which emergency number was announced by Rajnath Singh which will have a special women safety feature?
    A)1090
    B)105
    C)111
    D)112
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    With women’s safety in mind, Home Minister Rajnath Singh announced a pan-India single-number “112” under an emergency mobile app. It will have a special women safety feature to get immediate assistance from police and volunteers.

  5. India’s first owl festival was organized in which city?
    A)Kanpur
    B)Kolkata
    C)Pune
    D)Mumbai
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Indian Owl Festival the country’s first owl fest, was held at Pingori village in Purandar taluka of Pune from November 29.

  6. Which has become the first country in the world to recognise so-called orphanage trafficking as a form of modern day slavery?
    A)France
    B)China
    C)Australia
    D)South Africa
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Australia has become the first country in the world to recognise so-called orphanage trafficking as a form of modern day slavery.

  7. The 3rd ASEAN-India Business Summit was held in which city?
    A)New York
    B)Beijing
    C)Tokyo
    D)Kuala Lampur
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The 3rd ASEAN-India Business Summit , conclave organized under the aegis of Ministry of International Trade and Industries conducted its annual achievements awards ceremony at the St. Regis Hotel in Kuala Lampur,Malaysia.

  8. Which company has overtaken Apple in market cap value as the most valuable company recently?
    A)Microsoft
    B)Google
    C)IBM
    D)Samsung
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Microsoft has overtaken Apple in market cap value for the first time in eight years.

  9. Who won the gold medal in 62 kg category at Tata Motors Senior Women’s National Championship in Gond UP?
    A)Babita Kumari
    B)Kavita Devi
    C)Vinesh Phogat
    D)Sakshi Malik
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Vinesh Phogat announced her return from injury after a successful day out by grabbing the 57 kg title while Sakshi Malik emerged the champion in the 62 kg on the second day of the Tata Motors Senior Women’s National Championship in Gond UP.

  10. Who has become the first Indian to be elected one of the four vice-president of the International Shooting Sports Federation?
    A)Ravinder Mukherjee
    B)Raninder Singh
    C)Ajay Singh Tomar
    D)Deepshekhar Sharma
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Raninder Singh has become the first Indian to be elected one of the four vice-president of the International Shooting Sports Federation.

  11. Who has been appointed as the head of the three member committee to oversee rejuvenation work of the Ganga river?
    A)UC Dhyani
    B)Madan lokur
    C)TS Thakur
    D)Ranjan Gogoi
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The National Green Tribunal has appointed former Uttarakhand High Court judge, Justice UC Dhyani as head of the three member committee to oversee rejuvenation work of the Ganga river.

  12. Who has been conferred with the sport’s highest honour for his outstanding services as the chairman of the International Shooting Sports Federation’s Athletes Committee?
    A)Arjun Babuta
    B)Vikram Bhatnagar
    C)Abhinav Bindra
    D)Anish bhanwala
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    India’s Olympic and world champion shooter Abhinav Bindra has been conferred the sport’s highest honour for his outstanding services as the chairman of the International Shooting Sports Federation’s Athletes Committee.

  13. Recently,President George HW Bush passed away.He was the former President of which country?
    A)France
    B)UK
    C)USA
    D)Russia
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The 41st President of the USA ,George H W Bush, passed away on November 30.

  14. What is the theme of this year’s World AIDS Day?
    A)Getting to Zero
    B)Focus,Partner,Achieve:An AIDS Free Generation
    C)Right to Health
    D)Know your Status
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    World AIDS Day is observed on December 1 every year. The theme of this year is “Know your Status”.

  15. Armed Forces Week 2018 will be observed from which day?
    A)Nov 30 to Dec 6
    B)Dec 1 to Dec 7
    C)Dec 2 to Dec 8
    D)Dec 3 to Dec 9
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has appealed the people of the country to participate in the Armed Forces Week 2018 which is beginning from 1 December and will conclude on 7th December.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of South Africa?
    A)Euro
    B)Rial
    C)Rand
    D)Lira
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. What is the currency of Malaysia?
    A)Riel
    B)Quetzal
    C)Lira
    D)Ringgit
    View Answer
    Option D

  3. Where is the HQ of Apple?
    A)Washington DC
    B)California
    C)Paris
    D)New York
    View Answer
    Option B

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