Current Affairs Quiz: December 20, 2018

Current Affairs 20 December 2018 Quiz

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  1. Foreign Minister Kang Kyung Wha arrived in india.He is the foreign minister of which country?
    A)South Korea
    B)North Korea
    C)Australia
    D)Austria
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung wha arrived in New Delhi on a two-day visit to the country.

  2. Recently,ISRO launched its which military communication satellite from Sriharikota,Andhra Pradesh?
    A)GSAT 6A
    B)GSAT 7 A
    C)GSAT 1A
    D)GSAT 8B
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    ISRO launched its military communication satellite GSAT 7A from Sriharikota,Andhra Pradesh. The satellite GSAT-7A is the 35th Indian communication satellite weighing 2,250 kg.

  3. The integral coach factory rolled out mini version of which train with 130 kmph speed?
    A)Train 15
    B)Garibrath
    C)Shatabadi
    D)Train 18
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The integral Coach Factory rolled out the mini version of Train 18 as it launched the new generation Mainline Electrical Multiple Unit(MEMU)with underslung equipment and some features from the Train 18.

  4. Who will head the committee that has been formed for cadre review and restructuring of Income Tax Department?
    A)SK Dash
    B)Suresh Garg
    C)Ajay Tyagi
    D)Rovin Updhayay
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    A fresh cadre review and restructuring of the Income Tax department has been ordered by the government with an aim to create a “caring but strict” direct taxes regime in the country.It will be chaired by SK Dash.

  5. What is the rank of India in World economic Forum(WEF) Global Gender Gap Report 2018?
    A)105th
    B)108th
    C)106th
    D)110th
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    india has been ranked 108th in World economic Forum(WEF) Global Gender Gap Report 2018, same as 2017, while recording improvement in wage equality for similar work and fully closing its tertiary education gender gap for the first time.Iceland topped the list.

  6. Which country retained highest aviation safety ranking according to Federal Aviation Administration(FAA)?
    A)India
    B)Switzerland
    C)England
    D)Australia
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Federal Aviation Administration(FAA) communicated that India is adhering to safety standards of International Civil Aviation Organization and India’s International Aviation Safety Assessment Ratings remains Category 1.

  7. The ninth meeting of the India Republic of Korea Joint Commission will held in which city?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Chennai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The ninth meeting of the India Republic of Korea Joint Commission will be held in New Delhi.

  8. Sushma Swaraj and South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung Wha agreed to redouble bilateral trade to 50 billion USD by which year?
    A)2035
    B)2025
    C)2022
    D)2030
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung Wha and her Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj agreed to redouble bilateral trade to 50 billion USD by the year 2030.
  9. Which state will be imposed by President’s rule from 20th December?
    A)Sikkim
    B)Assam
    C)Jammu and Kashmir
    D)Mizoram
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    President’s rule will be imposed in Jammu and Kashmir from 20 December with President Ram Nath Kovind signing a proclamation to give effect to the recommendation of the state Governor Satya Pal malik.

  10. Which state has rolled out mobile app “Shiksha Setu”?
    A)Bihar
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Haryana Government has started mobile app “Shiksha Setu”which would have all information related to attendance, fee, online admission and scholarships in all government colleges of the state besides having details of lecturers of government colleges and officers of the Directorate.

  11. Which application was launched in Bihar to fight the rampant social evil of child marriage and sexual harassment?
    A)Insight
    B)Majboor
    C)Chuppi Tod
    D)1090:For the women
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    A mobile application “Chuppi Tod” was launched in Patna to fight the rampant social evil of child marriage and sexual harassment.

  12. PM Charles Michael announced his retirement.He was the former PM of which country?
    A)Austria
    B)South Korea
    C)Belgium
    D)Luxembourg
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Begium PM Charles Michael announced his resignation from the post.
  13. Which word was declared as the 2018 word of the year by Merriam Webster?
    A)Youthquake
    B)Justice
    C)Emoji
    D)Posttruth
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Merriam Webster has declared “Justice” as the 2018 Word of the year.
  14. According to a report by World Economic Forum(WEF),how much years will it take for women to earn as much as men?
    A)202 years
    B)200 years
    C)205 years
    D)210 years
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    It could take 202 years for women to earn as much as men because the global pay gap is so vast and the pace of change so slow, the World Economic Forum(WEF)has said in a report.

  15. Which bank recently merged with non-banking financial company Capital First?
    A)ICICI Bank
    B)IDFC Bank
    C)IDBI Bank
    D)Axix Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    New generation private sector IDFC Bank and non-banking financial company Capital First announced completion of their merger, creating a combined loan asset book of Rs 1.03 trillion for the merged entity IDFC First Bank.

  16. Who was appointed as additional director by the Appointment Committee of the Cabinet?
    A)M Nageshwar Rao
    B)Alok Verma
    C)Rakesh Ashthana
    D)Ajay Tyagi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    the interim chief of CBI M Nageshwar Rao was promoted to the rank of an Additional Director by the Appointment Committee of the Cabinet.
  17. Who has been awarded the UN Human Rights Prize for 2018?
    A)Rajeev Dhavan
    B)Soni Sori
    C)Asma Jahangir
    D)Bezwada Wilson
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Late lawyer and human rights activist Asma Jahangir has been awarded the UN Human Rights Prize for 2018.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of South Korea?
    A)Won
    B)Peso
    C)Euro
    D) Riel
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of World Economic Forum?
    A)UK
    B)Italy
    C)USA
    D)Switzerland
    View Answer
    Option D

  3. Where is the HQ of Federal Aviation Administration?
    A)Rome
    B)Washington DC
    C)London
    D)Paris
    View Answer
    Option B

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