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Current Affairs Questions are a part of GK section in almost all Govt. Job Exams. With systematic preparation and right guidance answering these questions correctly is not as difficult a task as it may seem. The crux of systematic preparation is the ability to sift through the entire sea of information around us and cull out those facts which are important from the exam perspective.

Unfortunately, most students are unable to do so. To help students crack Current GK section without much trouble, experts from the Institute for Best SSC Coaching in Delhi keep publishing updated quizzes comprising expected exam questions. The latest in the continuing series of these quizzes has been given below for your benefit.

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
b. Australia
c. Netherlands
d. Germany

Answer: Netherlands

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?
a. Uttarakhand
b. Himachal Pradesh
c. Jharkhand
d. Chhattisgarh

Answer: Chhattisgarh

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?
a. Spain
b. Brazil
c. Argentina
d. Philippines

Answer: Philippines

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?
a. Mexico
b. Cuba
c. Italy
d. Spain

Answer: Mexico

Question 11. Name the team that won the Aga Khan Hockey Cup 2018.
a. Army XI
b. Air India
d. Railways

Answer: SAIL

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
a. Singapore
b. France
c. United Kingdom
d. USA

Answer: United Kingdom

Question 15. Kandhamal Haldi, which was awarded with a Geographical Indication (GI) tag recently, is associated with which state?
a. Odisha
b. Maharashtra
c. Madhya Pradesh
d. Karnataka

Answer: Odisha

Question 16. Vajra Prahar, a combined military exercise, was held recently in Jaipur between the armies of India and
a. France
b. United Kingdom
c. USA
d. Nepal

Answer: USA

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?
a. Kerala
b. Maharashtra
c. Karnataka
d. Tamil Nadu

Answer: Kerala

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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