Current Affairs Quiz: December 26, 2018

Current Affairs 26 December 2018 Quiz

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  1. A memorial of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee, was dedicated to the nation on his 94th birth anniversary.Name it?
    A)Sadaiv Atal
    B)Atal Vishwas
    C)Samarth Atal
    D)Atal Chowk
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Sadaiv Atal,a memorial of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee, was dedicated to the nation on his 94th birth anniversary.

  2. On which river,is India’s longest rail road Bogibeel bridge constructed?
    A)Yamuna
    B)Brahmaputra
    C)Narmada
    D)Ganga
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated India’s longest rail road Bogibeel bridge, which is expected to reduce the distance between Assam and Arunachal Pradesh by around 700 kilometers, and the travel time from 24 hours to merely five hours. The overpass is a combined road and rail bridge over the River Brahmaputra.

  3. In which city, a 25 feet high statue of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee will be installed?
    A)Gorakhpur
    B)Barabanki
    C)Lucknow
    D)Kanpur
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    A 25 feet high statue of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee will be installed in the Lok Bhawan in Lucknow.
  4. Which state launched the “Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee International Schools” for students?
    A)Bihar
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Haryana
    D)Maharashtra
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Marking the 94th birth anniversary celebrations of the late Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis launched the “Bharat Ratna Atal Bihar Vajpayee International Schools” for students in mofussil areas.

  5. According to Union Minister for Science and Technology and Environment Harsh Vardhan, said India is firmly on its course to become one of the top two scientifically advanced nations in the world by which year?
    A)2022
    B)2040
    C)2030
    D)2040
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Union Minister for Science and Technology and Environment Harsh Vardhan said India is firmly on its course to become one of the top two scientifically advanced nations in the world by 2030.

  6. Which state renamed all the Child Care Institutes being run in the state as “Jagannath Ashrams”?
    A)Haryana
    B)Bihar
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Odisha
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal khattar announced to name all the Child Care Institutes being run in the state as “Jagannath Ashrams”.

  7. Which country recently launched its first messaging application “Bizbarde”?
    A)South Africa
    B)Afghanistan
    C)Turkmenistan
    D)Ukraine
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The repressive central Asian nation of Turkmenistan, where the likes of Facebook and Whatsapp are banned launched its first messaging application “BizBarde”.

  8. Who was awarded with the Driver’s Driver of the year Award?
    A)Lewis Hamilton
    B)Sebastian Vettel
    C)Nico Rosberg
    D)Max Verstappen
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    After claiming a historic fifth World Drivers’ Championship, Lewis Hamilton has added to an ever-growing list of accolades after taking home the inaugural Drivers Driver of the Year.

  9. Who bagged the US Kids Junior Golf World Championship in Malaysia?
    A)Arjun Bhati
    B)Hashir Alam
    C)Gaurav rao
    D)Akash Singh
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    India’s Arjun Bhati bagged the first position against Americas Aksel Moe during the three-level final match in the US Kids Junior Golf World Championship in Malaysia.

  10. Who was appointed as new MD and CEO of Corporation bank?
    A)Birupakshya Mishra
    B)PV Bharathi
    C)Balakrishna Alse
    D)K Ramachandran
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The government has appointed PV Bharathi as the Managing Director and Chief Executive of the Corporation Bank.

  11. Recently, Jai Narain Prasad Nishad passéd away.He was related to which field?
    A)Politician
    B)Actor
    C)Poet
    D)Singer
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Former union minister Captain Jai Narain Prasad Nishad passed away at the age of 88.

  12. Legendary singer Dwijen Mukhopadhyay passed away.He was singer of which language?
    A)Hindi
    B)Bengali
    C)Telugu
    D)Tamil
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Legendary Bengali singer Dwijen Mukhopadhyay, gifted with a resonant voice and considered the last surviving colossus of the golden generation of Rabindra Sangeet, passed away at his Salt Lake residence in Kolkata.

  13. Former writer Nirendranath Chakraborty passed away.He was the writer of which language?
    A)Hindi
    B)Bengali
    C)Marathi
    D)Tamil
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Sahitya Academy Award-winning Bengali writer Nirendranath Chakraborty, known for his beautiful poetry, passed away at a private hospital in Kolkata.

  14. Recently,Nirupam Sen passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Singer
    B)Politician
    C)Actor
    D)Poet
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Veteran Communist Party of India leader Nirupam Sen , credited as the architect of West Bengal’s industrial drive during the Left Front rule, passed away at a city hospital after a prolonged illness. He was 72.

  15. Which day will be celebrated as Good Governance Day?
    A)25th December
    B)20th December
    C)15th December
    D)24th December
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee birthday is being celebrated as Good Governance Day across the country on 25th December.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. In which state is Sri Krishna Matha situated?
    A)Tamil Nadu
    B)Andhra Pradesh
    C)Kerala
    D)Karnataka
    View Answer
    Option D

    Udupi Sri Krishna Matha is a famous Hindu temple dedicated to god Krishna and Dvaita Matha located in the city of Udupi in Karnataka, India.
  2. What is the currency of Turkmenistan?
    A)Manat
    B)Ruble
    C)Tenge
    D)Som
    View Answer
    Option A

  3. Where is the HQ of Corporation Bank?
    A)Mangalore
    B)Bangalore
    C)Chennai
    D)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option A

  4. When was Corporation Bank founded?
    A)1908
    B)1900
    C)1906
    D)1904
    View Answer
    Option C

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