Current Affairs 2018-12-20 - Questions (Section-1)
1Assam Government approved to waive off what per cent of loan of farmers of maximum upto Rs.25000 under the state's Debt Relief Scheme?
A. 15%B. 18%
C. 22% D. 25%
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2Belgium Prime Minister, who has resigned amid pressure on his government over his support for the UN global pact on migration.
A. Julius Maada BioB. Peter Mutharika
C. Jorge Bom Jesus D. Charles Michel
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3India, Nepal and this country plans to form a joint task force that would allow free movement of wildlife across political boundaries and check smuggling of wildlife across the Kanchenjunga Landscape.
A. BhutanB. Sri Lanka
C. Bangladesh D. Myanmar
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4Indian Armed Forces inaugurate the Tri Services Cycling and Trekking Expedition in which of the following state?
A. UttarkhandB. Rajasthan
C. Sikkim D. Jammu and Kashmir
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5India's largest Cancer hospital 'National Cancer Institute' was opened in __________.
A. UttarkhandB. Odisha
C. Haryana D. Assam
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6Karnataka Bank Partners with this firm for the Home Loans.
A. BankBazaarB. Kalaari Capital
C. Paisabazaar D. Rubique
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7Name of the non-banking financial company which merged with IDFC Bank.
A. Capital First LtdB. Bajaj Finance Limited
C. Tata Capital Financial Services D. Power Finance Corporation
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8Name of the player who become the youngest crorepati in IPL after being bought by RCB for ₹1.5 crore in IPL auction 2019.
A. Mayank MarkandeB. Avesh Khan
C. Prayas Ray Barman D. Shubman Gill
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9'Sangeet Kala Sangam' was organised by the Ministry of;
A. Rural DevelopmentB. Home Affairs
C. Women and Child Development D. Human Resource Development
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10The Ministry of External Affairs appointed Harsh Vardhan Shringla as the new Ambassador of India to __________.
A. IcelandB. Switzerland
C. United States of America D. Romania
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11The theme of World Arabic Language Day 2018 celebrated on 18th December 2018 is;
A. Arabic in Science and TechnologyB. Arabic Language and Youth
C. Arabic language and the World D. Uniqueness of Arabic
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12The Union Cabinet of India approved the MoU with this country in the field of education, recently.
A. South KoreaB. Afghanistan
C. Russia D. Brazil
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13This country plans to introduce a tax system named 'GAFA tax' on internet firms from 1 January 2019.
A. USAB. Spain
C. France D. Switzerland
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14Which Indian Atomic Power Station created a world record for continuous operation for 941 days?
A. KaigaB. Tarapur
C. Rawatbhata D. Kakrapar
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15Which Institute launched an e-library of ancient religious and historical works in Pune?
A. Deccan College Post-Graduate and Research InstituteB. BORI
C. Agharkar Research Institute D. Indian Institute of Science Education and Research
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16Which of the following is launched to improve data relay and communication links with its remote sensing earth observation satellites?
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17Which state government has launched 'Shiksha Setu' app to ensure better connectivity with college students?
A. PunjabB. Andra Pradesh
C. Uttar Pradesh D. Haryana
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18Which word has been chosen by Merriam-Webster as its 2018 word of the year?
A. StalemateB. Nano
C. Meme D. Justice
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19Who has been appointed as the Chairman of Capgemini India on 18 December 2018?
A. Thomas BuberlB. Srinivas Kandula
C. Ashok Vemuri D. Narendra Patni
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20Who has been awarded the UN Human Rights Prize for 2018?
A. Asma JahangirB. Yarabati Bhaskar Rao
C. Syed Ghayorul Hasan Rizvi D. Pinaki Chandra Ghose
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