Current Affairs Quiz: December 21, 2018

Current Affairs 21 December 2018 Quiz

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  1. The Department of Posts released a commemorative Postage stamp on which personality in NewDelhi recently?
    A)Vijay Vyas
    B)Shantunu Kumar
    C)Ramesh Singh
    D)Rajkumar shukla
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Department of Posts will honour all important people who have not been given their due place in history by issuing commemorative postal stamps in their names, Communications Minister Manoj Sinha said. In this series, a postal stamp has been issued on Shri Rajkumar Shukla.

  2. How much amount will be infused in PSBs by government in the next few months of the current fiscal?
    A)Rs 80000 cr
    B)Rs 83000 cr
    C)Rs 85000 cr
    D)Rs 90000 cr
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that government will infuse Rs 83000 crore in PSBs in the next few months of the current fiscal.

  3. Which state CM inaugurated Patanjali’s World Herbal forest Project?
    A)Sikkim
    B)Haryana
    C)Bihar
    D)Assam
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    In an attempt to give a boost to Ayurvedic products, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar wil inaugurate World Herbal Forest Project,a collaboration of Patanjali and Haryana Government,in Morni Hill which is located 45 kilometres away from Chandigarh.

  4. Who is the author of the book “The Changing india”?
    A)Narendra Modi
    B)Rajnath Singh
    C)Manmohan Singh
    D)Amit Shah
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Former PM Manmohan Singh, ridiculed for his silence by his political opponents for years, had taken an unusual dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the release of his book, Changing India. Dr Manmohan Singh said he wasn’t “the PM who was afraid of talking to the Press”.

  5. Which state has been ranked as “Top Performer” in the state startup ranking 2018 organised by the Department of Industrial Promotion and Policy(DIPP) of the Central government?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Odisha
    C)Bihar
    D)Haryana
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Odisha has been ranked as “Top Performer” in the state startup ranking 2018 organised by the Department of Industrial Promotion and Policy(DIPP) of the Central government.

  6. india’s former World Cup winning captain Anup Kumar announced his retirement.He is related to which sports?
    A)Cricket
    B)Kabaddi
    C)Football
    D)Hockey
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    india’s former World Cup winning captain Anup Kumar announced his retirement from Kabaddi, ending a 15-year iconic career.

  7. Who has been appointed as new women cricket team head coach?
    A)WV Raman
    B)Ramesh Powar
    C)Rahul Dravid
    D)VVS Laxman
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Former Indian cricketer WV Raman has been chosen by the BCCI-appointed ad-hoc committee as the head of women cricket team.

  8. Who was appointed as new ambassador of India to USA?
    A)Ajay Kumar
    B)Pradeep Singh
    C)Gaddam Dharmendra
    D)Harsh Vardhan Shringla
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The ministry of external affairs(MEA) in New Delhi appointed Harsh Vardhan Shringla as the new ambassador of India to USA.
  9. Who has been appointed as new SEBI Chief Vigilance Officer?
    A)Ishani Singh
    B)Navtej Singh Sarna
    C)Arti Chhabra Srivastava
    D)Pradeep Singh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    SEBI, which has been in existence for over three decades, will now have its first full time Chief Vigilance Officer. The PMO recently cleared the name of Arti Chhabra Srivastava, a 1990-batch Indian Ordinance Factory Services officer, as SEBI CVO.

  10. When is United Nations’ International Human Solidarity celebrated?
    A)December 18
    B)December 22
    C)December 20
    D)December 15
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The United Nations’ International Human Solidarity is observed every year on December 20 to celebrate unity in diversity.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of SEBI?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Chennai
    C)Lucknow
    D)Delhi
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of India Post Payments Bank?
    A)Mumbai
    B)New Delhi
    C)Chennai
    D)Pune
    View Answer
    Option B

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