Current Affairs Quiz: December 24, 2018

Current Affairs 24 December 2018 Quiz

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  1. Recently,PM Narendra Modi inaugurated IIT new campus in which city?
    A)Bhubaneshwar
    B)Pune
    C)Patna
    D)Chandigarh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    IIT Bhubaneshwar new campus is set to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 24 December, during his Odisha visit

  2. PM Narendra Modi announced the institution of a new award under which name that would be given every year for “outstanding efforts” in the field of furthering national integration?
    A)Jawaharlal Nehru
    B)Sardar Vallabhai Patel
    C)Mahatma Gandhi
    D)Swami Vivekananda
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced the institution of a new award named after Sardar Vallabhai Patel which would be given every year for “outstanding efforts” in the field of furthering national integration.

  3. The Information Fusion Centre-Indian Ocean Region(IFC-IOR) has been established in which city?
    A)Pune
    B)Mumbai
    C)Gurugram
    D)New Delhi
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    In an effort to have more intense relations with countries in the Indian Ocean region,india inaugurate an Information Fusion Centre-Indian Ocean Region(IFC-IOR) which will work closely with countries in the region and will be manned by the Indian Navy. The IFC has been established at the Navy’s Information Management and Analysis Centre at Gurugram.

  4. What was the range of nuclear-capable long-range Inter Continental Ballistic Missile Agni-IV which was recently tested by India?
    A)4000 km
    B)4500 km
    C)5000 km
    D)5200 km
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    india successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable long-range Inter Continental Ballistic Missile Agni-IV,with a strike range of 4000 km.

  5. Which state topped in the NITI Aayog’s SDG Index 2018 in category of providing good health and reducing hunger?
    A)Kerala
    B)Tamil Nadu
    C)Himachal Pradesh
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Himachal Pradesh,Kerala and Tamil Nau have emerged as top performing states in NITI Aayog’s SDG index 20118, which evaluates progress in social, economic and environmental terms. Assam, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh are the worst performing states in the government think tank’s first of its kind India Index for Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).

  6. Recently,who resigned from the post of defense secretary after a clash with President Donald Trump?
    A)Robert Wilson
    B)Kevin Mccharthy
    C)Steve Scalise
    D)Jim Mattis
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis resigned after a clash with President Donald Trump over the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria.

  7. Who has been appointed as President of South Asian Fencing Federation?
    A)Ramesh Powar
    B)Pradeep Nehal
    C)Rajeev Mehta
    D)Sudeep Godse
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Fencing Association of India President Rajeev Mehta has been made the head of the South Asian body for a four-year term.

  8. Who has been appointed as next ambassador of India to Mongolia?
    A)Mohinder Pratap Singh
    B)Navtej Singh Sarna
    C)Pradeep Sinha
    D)Saurabh Kumar
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    the ministry of External Affairs in New Delhi appointed Mohinder Pratap Singh as the next ambassador of India to Mongolia.

  9. Who has been appointed as new High Commissioner of India to Bangladesh?
    A)Pankaj Saran
    B)Riva Ganguly
    C)Ajay Kumar
    D)harmendra Sen
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The ministry of External affairs has appointed Riva Ganguly as the new High Commissioner of India to Bangladesh.
  10. Who has been conferred with Skoch Golden Jubilee Challenger Award?
    A)Suresh Prabhu
    B)Smriti Irani
    C)Amit Shah
    D)Nitin Gadkari
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu has conferred the Skoch Golden Jubilee Challenger Award at the 5th Skoch Summit in New Delhi.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Fencing Association Of India?
    A)Patiala
    B)Pune
    C)Lucknow
    D)New Delhi
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. What is the currency of Mongolia?
    A)Kwacha
    B)Euro
    C)Peso
    D)Togrog
    View Answer
    Option D

  3. What is the currency of Bangladesh?
    A)Rupee
    B)Riel
    C)Taka
    D)Rufiyaa
    View Answer
    Option C

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