Current Affairs Quiz: December 06, 2018

Current Affairs 6 December 2018 Quiz

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  1. ISRO successfully launched which satellite which is its heaviest and most advanced high throughput communication satellite from Spaceport in French Guiana?
    A)GSAT 12
    B)GSAT 11
    C)GSAT 10
    D)GSAT 9
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    ISRO successfully launched its heaviest and most advanced high throughput communication satellite,GSAT -11 from Spaceport in French Guiana.
  2. The first india ASEAN InnoTech Summit will be held in which city?
    A)Chennai
    B)Kolkata
    C)New Delhi
    D)Pune
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The first india ASEAN InnoTech Summit in New Delhi is organized by FICCI.
  3. The Centre has included Gangotri and Yamunotri in Uttarakhand ,Amarkantak in Madhya Pradesh and Parasnath in Jharkhand under a central scheme “PRASAD”.What does “P” stands for in PRASAD?
    A)Project
    B)Pilgrimage
    C)Precautions
    D)Precious
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Centre has included Gangotri and Yamunotri in Uttarakhand ,Amarkantak in Madhya Pradesh and Parasnath in Jharkhand under a central scheme “PRASAD” to develop pilgrimage and heritage destinations in the country.PRASAD stands for Pilgrimage Rejuvination and Spiritual Heritage Augmentation Drive.

  4. International Gita Mahotsav 2018 to be held in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Pune
    C)Gorakhpur
    D)Kurukshetra
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Haryana’s International Gita Mahotsav 2018 will be organised from December 7 to 23 in Kurukshetra.

  5. India Water Impact Summit 2018 held in which city?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Pune
    C)New Delhi
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Water Resources ,River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Minister Nitin Gadkari inaugurated India Water Impact Summit 2018 in New Delhi.
  6. National Rail Museum and Madame Tussauds Wax Museum have joined hands to provide combo offer to which city tourists?
    A)Nashik
    B)New Delhi
    C)Pune
    D)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    National Rail Museum and Madame Tussauds Wax Museum have joined hands to provide combo offer to Delhi NCR tourists.

  7. Who was roped in as brand ambassador for digital app YONO by SBI?

    A)Heena Sidhu
    B)Swapna Barman
    C)Geeta Phogat
    D)Jitu Rai

    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    SBI has roped in Asian Games gold medalist Swapna Barman as brand ambassador for its digital app YONO.

  8. According to Crisil,at how much percent India will grow in current financial year?
    A)7.4 percent
    B)7.0 percent
    C)7.5 percent
    D)7.6 percent
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Crisil cuts india’s growth forecast for current financial year to 7.4 percent on the back of weakening global GDP and trade growth.

  9. RBI predicted how much percent India’s gross domestic product growth rate for the financial year 2018-19?
    A)7.6 percent
    B)7.3 percent
    C)7.4 percent
    D)7.0 percent
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    RBI pegged India’s gross domestic product growth rate for the financial year 2018-19 at 7.4 percent and 7.2 per cent in H2.

  10. In its fifth bi-monthly meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee(MPC),RBI maintained repo rate at how much percent?
    A)6.4 percent
    B)6.5 percent
    C)6.0 percent
    D)19.5 percent
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    In view of the “current and evolving macroeconomic situation” in the country, the RBI decided to keep the policy repo rate under the Liquidity Adjustment Facility(LAF) unchanged at 6.5 percent. The decision was taken at the fifth bi-monthly meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee(MPC) of the RBI.

  11. According to RBI,how much will be the inflation in H2 of 2018-19?
    A)2.7-3.2 percent
    B)2.5-3.5 percent
    C)3.0-3.5 percent
    D)4.0-4.5 percent
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Assuming a normal monsoon in 2019, the RBI said that inflation is likely to stay in the range of “2.7-3.2 percent in H2 of 2018-19 and 3.8-4.2 percent in H1 of 2019-20”, with risks tilted to the upside.”

  12. HDFC Ergo General Insurance Company tied up with which bank for distribution of non life insurance products?
    A)Kotak Mahindra Bank
    B)Federal Bank
    C)ICICI Bank
    D)Yes Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    HDFC Ergo General Insurance Company, India’s leading private sector general insurance company and Federal Bank announced tie-up for the distribution of HDFC ERGO’s range of non-life insurance offerings to the customers of the Bank through its network branches.

  13. FMCG major Hindustan Unilever Limited(HUL) approved merger with which company valuing the total business of the latter at Rs 31700 crore?
    A)Patanjali
    B)GSKCH India
    C)Nestle
    D)Britannia
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    FMCG major Hindustan Unilever Limited(HUL) said its board has approved the merger with GlaxoSmithKline Consumer HealthCare(GSKCH India) through an-all equity deal, valuing the total business of the latter at Rs 31700 crore.

  14. Which city will host 2023 World Athletics Championships. ?
    A)Paris
    B)Tokyo
    C)Budapest
    D)Port Louisa
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Hungarian capital of Budapest will host the 2023 World Athletics Championships.
  15. Former player Gautam Gambhir announced his retirement from which sports?
    A)Football
    B)Cricket
    C)Baseball
    D)Chess
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Former India opening batsman Gautam Gambhir, who won two World Cups and scored over 10,000 international runs, announced his retirement from the sport.

  16. Who has won Turner Prize 2018?
    A)Helen Marten
    B)Michael Dean
    C)Charlotte Prodger
    D)Lubaina Himid
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Glasgow-based British artist Charlotte Prodger has won the prestigious Turner Prize 2018, awarded for “an outstanding exhibition or other presentation of their work in the preceding year”.

  17. What is the theme of this year’s International Volunteer Day(IVD)?
    A)Volunteers build Resilient Communities
    B)Volunteers Act First
    C)Potential of Volunteers
    D)Your world is changing
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    International Volunteer Day(IVD), an international observance mandated by the UN General Assembly is celebrated every year on 5 December.The theme is “Volunteers build Resilient Communities”.

  18. What is the theme of this year’s World Soil Day?
    A)Caring for the planet starts from the ground
    B)Sustainable management of Soil
    C)Soil:Foundation for Farming
    D)Stop Soil Pollution
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    World Soil Day is observed on December 5th.The theme is “Stop Soil Pollution”.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Hindustan Unilever Limited?
    A)Hyderabad
    B)Kolkata
    C)Delhi
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. Where is the HQ of Federal Bank?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Hyderabad
    C)Chennai
    D)Kochi
    View Answer
    Option D

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