Current Affairs Quiz: December 05, 2018

Current Affairs 5 December 2018 Quiz

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  1. The 80th Session of the three-day Policy Commission of the World Customs Organisation(WCO) held in which city?
    A)Chennai
    B)Delhi
    C)Mumbai
    D)Kolkata
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The 80th Session of the three-day Policy Commission of the World Customs Organisation(WCO) will begin in Mumbai.

  2. International Conference on bears started in which city?
    A)Pune
    B)Delhi
    C)Mumbai
    D)Agra
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    More than 80 delegates from 11 countries are participating in an International Conference on bears being organized in Agra.

  3. Which rule has been added Performing Animals Rules 2001,which will prohibit the use of animals in circuses?
    A)10A
    B)14D
    C)13A
    D)12B
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The centre has proposed prohibitions of use of animals for performances ,exhibition at any circus or mobile entertainment facilities, a move hailed by animal rights activists as “progressive and laudable”.The rule 13A will be added to Performing Animals Rules 2001

  4. External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj inaugurated the Gandhi-Zayed Digital Museum in which city?
    A)Abu Dhabi
    B)New Delhi
    C)Mumbai
    D)Bishkek
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj inaugurated the Gandhi-Zayed Digital Museum in Abu Dhabi.
  5. Exercise SHINYUU Maitri 18 with Indian Air Force held in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Gorakhpur
    C)Agra
    D)Pune
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Japanese Air Self Defence Force(JASDF) is in India for a bilateral air exercise SHINYUU Maitri 18 with Indian Air Force from 03-07 December at A F Station Agra.The theme is “Joint Mobility/Humanitarian Assiatance and Disaster Relief on Transport aircraft.”.
  6. Which state launched PEETHA initiative?
    A)Odisha
    B)West Bengal
    C)Telangana
    D)Andhra Pradesh
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    With an aim at creating awareness about various schemes of the state government and improve transparency in distribution of individual and social benefits, chief minister Naveen Patnaik announced PEETHA initiative.

  7. How much amount will be spent on MGNREGA this year,according to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley?
    A)Rs 30000 cr
    B)Rs 60000 cr
    C)Rs 50000 cr
    D)Rs 40000 cr
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said about 60000 cr rupess would be spent on MGNREGA this year.
  8. The government formed six-member committee to look at selling as many as 149 small and marginal oil and gas fields of state-owned ONGC and OIL to private and foreign companies.Who will head this committee?
    A)Rajiv Kumar
    B)Sanjeev Singh
    C)Subash Chandra Khuntia
    D)Ajay Singh
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The government has constituted a six-member committee to look at selling as many as 149 small and marginal oil and gas fields of state-owned ONGC and OIL to private and foreign companies to boost domestic output.The panel is headed by NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar.
  9. ICICI Securities,along with the BSE has launched which facility for instant payout facility?
    A)uATM
    B)pATM
    C)zATM
    D)eATM
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    ICICI Securities,along with the BSE has launched a facility “eATM”wherein clients of the domestic brokerage entity would be able to receive the pay-out within 30 minutes of selling the shares.

  10. The Economic Development Board(EDB) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with which Government to provide a framework for Co-operation between the two authorities to promote FinTech?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Odisha
    D)Telangana
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Economic Development Board(EDB) the investment promotion arm of the Kingdom of Bahrain signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Maharashtra Government to provide a framework for Co-operation between the two authorities to promote FinTech in their respective markets.

  11. Who becme the first ever Indian individual medal winner in an international ultra running event by clinching a bronze in the 2018 International Association of Ultra Running(IAU) 24 hour Asia and Oceania Championships held in Taipei City,Taiwan?

    A)Shanth Kumar
    B)Ullas Narayan
    C)Shreyasi Singh
    D)Rahul Ragala

    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Ullas Narayan becme the first ever Indian individual medal winner in an international ultra running event by clinching a bronze in the 2018 International Association of Ultra Running(IAU) 24 hour Asia and Oceania Championships held in Taipei City,Taiwan.
  12. Who retained her women’s skeet title at the 62nd National Shooting Championship Competitions(NSCC) for shotgun events?

    A)Snehlata Rani
    B)Jitu Rai
    C)Heena Sindhu
    D)Maheshwari Chauhan

    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Rajasthan’s Maheshwari Chahuhan retained her women’s skeet title at the 62nd National Shooting Championship Competitions(NSCC) for shotgun events.
  13. Who was appointed as new CEO of International Association of Athletics Federation(IAAF) ?
    A)Sebastian Coe
    B)Alfio Giomi
    C)Jon Ridgeon
    D)Marton Hunn
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The International Association of Athletics Federation(IAAF) announced the appointment of Jon Ridgeon as its new CEO

  14. Who received “Hero to Animals Award” by the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals(PETA) India for saving the lives of humans and animals by banning all forms of manja?
    A)Sylvei Guilem
    B)Anushka Sharma
    C)Imran Hussain
    D)Zubeen Garg
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Imran Hussain received a “Hero to Animals Award” by the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals(PETA) India for saving the lives of humans and animals by banning all forms of manja throughout the National Capital Territory of Delhi.

  15. Who won the Ballon d’Or award 2018?
    A)Luka Modric
    B)Lionel Messi
    C)Christiano Ronaldo
    D)Antonia Grizzmen
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Luka Modric won the Ballon d’Or award for the first time, ending the 10-year dominance of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.

  16. What is the theme of this year’s Navy Day ?
    A)For a resurgent nation ensuring a Safety Seas
    B)Power of Maritime for Countries Prosperity
    C)indian Navy:Maritime Power for National Security
    D) Indian Navy:Mission Deployed and Combat Ready
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Navy Day is observed on 4th December every year to celebrate the achievements, and role of the naval force in protecting and guarding the the country. The theme is “Indian Navy:Mission Deployed and Combat Ready”.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals(PETA)?
    A)France
    B)Canada
    C)Russia
    D)USA
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. Where is the HQ of International Association of Athletics Federation(IAAF)?
    A)Tokyo
    B)Monaco
    C)Paris
    D)Kampala
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. What is the capital of Bahrain?
    A)Port Louis
    B)Uganda
    C)Manama
    D)Kampala
    View Answer
    Option C

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