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GK Quiz December 2018
Question 1. Which of the following teams did Belgium defeat in the finals to win the Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018?
a. South Korea
Question 2. What is the venue of the 2018 Hand-in-Hand military exercise between China and India?
a. Chengdu, China
b. Sanya, China
c. Guangzhou, China
d. Pithoragarh, India
Answer: Chengdu, China
Question 3. Which of the following footballers has won the Ballon D’or 2018 award?
a. Lionel Messi
b. Kylian Mbappe
c. Cristiano Ronaldo
d. Luka Modric
Answer: Luka Modric
Question 4. Bhupesh Baghel has been sworn in recently as the Chief Minister of which of the following states?
b. Himachal Pradesh
Question 5. Pu Zoramthanga, who has been recently elected as the Chief Minister of Mizoram, belongs to which of the following political parties?
a. Mizo National Front
b. Indian National congress
c. Mizoram People’s Conference
d. Zoram Nationalist Party
Answer: Mizo National Front
Question 6. Who among the following was recently appointed as Chief Economic Advisor of India?
a. Arvind Panagariya
b. Gita Gopinath
c. Krishnamurthy Subramanian
d. Surjit Bhalla
Answer: Krishnamurthy Subramanian
Question 7. Catriona Elisa Gray, who has won the Miss Universe 2018 pageant, belongs to which of the following nations?
Question 8. Name the writer who has won the 2018 Jnanpith Award.
a. Krishna Sobti
b. Amit Chaudhuri
c. Amitav Ghosh
d. Vikram Seth
Answer: Amitav Ghosh
Question 9. K Chandrasekhar Rao, who was recently re-elected as the Chief Minister of Telangana, belongs to which of the following political parties?
a. Telugu Desam Party (TDP)
b. Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS)
c. Telangana Jana Samithi (TJS)
d. None of the Above
Answer: Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS)
Question 10. Which of the following countries does Vanessa Ponce de Leon, Miss World 2018, belong to?
Question 11. Name the team that won the Aga Khan Hockey Cup 2018.
a. Army XI
b. Air India
Question 12. Who among the following was recently appointed as the Chief Election Commissioner of India?
a. KV Chowdary
b. Sunil Arora
c. Sudhir Bhargava
d. Rajiv Mehrishi
Answer: Sunil Arora
Question 13. World AIDS Day (WAD) is observed annually on 1st December. What was the theme for WAD 2018?
a. Developing AIDS Vaccine
b. Know Your Status
c. Fighting AIDS with Dignity
d. Preventing the Spread of HIV
Answer: Know Your Status
Question 14. Konkan 18, a bilateral maritime exercise, was conducted recently between the navies of India and
c. United Kingdom
Answer: United Kingdom
Question 15. Kandhamal Haldi, which was awarded with a Geographical Indication (GI) tag recently, is associated with which state?
c. Madhya Pradesh
Question 16. Vajra Prahar, a combined military exercise, was held recently in Jaipur between the armies of India and
b. United Kingdom
Question 17. Where was the G-20 Summit 2018 held?
a. Vancouver, Canada
b. Brisbane, Australia
c. Hamburg, Germany
d. Buenos Aires, Argentina
Answer: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Question 18. Name the Indian cities that have been selected by the United Nations for its Global Sustainable Cities 2025 initiative under the University City category.
a. Pune and Jaipur
b. Jaipur and Allahabad
c. Noida and Greater Noida
d. Noida and Pune
Answer: Noida and Greater Noida
Question 19. Human Rights Day is observed annually across the world on
a. 10th December
b. 12th December
c. 21st December
d. 22nd December
Answer: 10th December
Question 20. Bhasha Sangam initiative for providing multilingual exposure in Indian languages to school students has been launched by the
a. Ministry of Culture
b. Ministry of Home Affairs
c. Ministry of Women & Child Development
d. Ministry of Human Resource Development
Answer: Ministry of Human Resource Development
Question 21. Kartarpur corridor is going to connect Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur in Pakistan with Dera Baba Nanak Sahib which is located in
a. Ludhiana, Punjab
b. Gurdaspur, Punjab
c. Ferozepur, Punjab
d. Bathinda, Punjab
Answer: Gurdaspur, Punjab
Question 22. Which of the following has become the 1st Indian state to have 4 international airports?
d. Tamil Nadu
Question 23. ISRO successfully launched its HySIS (Hyper Spectral Imaging Satellite) recently using PSLV-C43. HySIS is a/an
a. advanced communication satellite
b. navigation satellite
c. remote sensing satellite
d. earth observation satellite
Answer: earth observation satellite
Question 24. The Ministry of Tourism runs PRASAD Scheme for the development of pilgrimage destinations across the country. PRASAD stands for
a. Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spiritual Activity Drive
b. Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spirituality Augmentation Drive
c. Pilgrimage Redevelopment and Spirituality Activity Drive
d. Pilgrimage Redevelopment and Spiritual Augmentation Drive
Answer: Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spirituality Augmentation Drive
Question 25. Name the Time Magazine’s Person of the Year 2018.
a. The Guardians
b. The Avengers
c. Emmanuel Macron
d. Justin Trudeau
Answer: The Guardians
Question 26. Who among the following was appointed recently as the Chairperson of SWIFT India?
a. Deepak Parekh
b. KV Kamath
c. Rana Kapoor
d. Arundhati Bhattacharya
Answer: Arundhati Bhattacharya
Question 27. The 2018 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 24) was held in
a. Buenos Aires, Argentina
b. Paris, France
c. Katowice, Poland
d. Doha, Qatar
Answer: Katowice, Poland
Question 28. Who among the following recently became the 1st Indian ever to win the BWF World Tour Finals?
a. Saina Nehwal
b. PV Sindhu
c. Parupalli Kashyap
d. Kidambi Srikanth
Answer: PV Sindhu
Question 29. IDFC First Bank has been created by the merger of IDFC Bank with
a. Capital First
b. Industrial Finance Corporation of India Limited
c. Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services Limited
d. Repco Home Finance
Answer: Capital First
Question 30. International Migrants Day (IMD) is observed on 18th December. The theme of IMD 2018 was
a. Migration and Globalization
b. Facilitating Migration across the World
c. Empathy for Distressed Migrants
d. Migration with Dignity
Answer: Migration with Dignity
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