Current Affairs Quiz: December 27, 2018

Current Affairs 27 December 2018 Quiz

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Quiz from Current Affairs 26 December 2018 of A2Z – Click Here to Read Current Affairs of December 26, 2018

  1. The Power Ministry has decided to make all meters smart prepaid by which year?
    A)Oct 31,2019
    B)April 1,2019
    C)Dec 31,2020
    D)Dec 31,2019
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Power Ministry has decided to make all meters smart prepaid in three years from April 1,2019.

  2. Mount Etna, Europe’s highest and most active volcano erupted recently.Where is Mount Etna located?
    A)USA
    B)Italy
    C)Iran
    D)Russia
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Italy’s Mount Etna,Europe’s highest and most active volcano erupted , sending a huge column of ash into the sky and causing the closure of Catania airport on Sicily’s eastern coast.

  3. According to SEBI data, the total value of P-note investments in Indian markets- equity, debt, and derivatives rose to how much amount?
    A)Rs 79511 cr
    B)Rs 78451 cr
    C)Rs 80150 cr
    D)Rs 79247 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    According to SEBI,the total value of P-note investments in Indian markets- equity, debt, and derivatives rose to Rs 79247 crore till November-end from Rs 66,587 crore at October-end.

  4. Who became the youngest women to win 50 World Cup Ski races?
    A)Ingemar Stenmark
    B)Lindsey Vonn
    C)Mikaela Shiffrin
    D)Julia Hagues
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    American Mikaela Shiffrin became the youngest woman to win 50 World Cup Ski races with victory in the slalom in the French Alps recently.

  5. Who has taken over as as India’s chief boxing coach?
    A)CA Kuttappa
    B)Suronjay Singh
    C)SR Singh
    D)RK Singh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Dronacharya awardee CA Kuttappa has taken over as India’s chief boxing coach.

  6. Who was honored with Senco Gold and Diamonds,Swarna Samman Award at a star-studded event held in Kolkata?
    A)Poonam Raut
    B)Mithali Raj
    C)Mansi Joshi
    D)Smriti Mandhana
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Mithali Raj, captain of the Indian women’s cricket team and the official ambassador for Rio Tinto’s Australian Diamonds programme, was honored with the Senco Gold and Diamonds,Swarna Samman Award at a star-studded event held in Kolkata.

  7. Which playback singer was conferred with Mohammed Rafi Award?
    A)Arijit Singh
    B)Usha Timothy
    C)Shreya Ghoshal
    D)Niti Mohan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Mohammed Rafi award, instituted by an NGO Spandan Arts headed by Mumbai BJP chief Ashish Shelar, was bestowed upon late music composer Laxmikant Shantaram Kudalkar and playback singer Usha Timothy.
  8. Who has been conferred with “Tansen Samman” 2018?
    A)Manju Mehta
    B)Viral sen
    C)Manju Devi
    D)Lata Chakraborty
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Noted sitar player Manju Mehta has been conferred with the”Tansen Samman” for 2018 by the Madhya Pradesh government for her contribution in the field of music.

  9. Recently, Padma Shri awardee Sulagitti Narasamma passed away.She was related to which field?
    A)Social worker
    B)Actor
    C)Poet
    D)Writer
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Social worker and Padma Shri awardee Sulagitti Narasamma passed away in BengalurU.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital of Italy?
    A)Luxembourg city
    B)Rome
    C)New York
    D)Beijing
    View Answer
    Option B

  2. What is the currency of Italy?
    A)Ruble
    B)Euro
    C)Riel
    D)Dollar
    View Answer
    Option B

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