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Current Affairs Questions in English for HTET & KVS Exam: 5th December 2018 (Solutions)

Current Affairs Questions in English for HTET & KVS Exam: 5th December 2018 (Solutions)_30.1

Q1. The Asia Pacific Summit-2018 began in which city?
(a) Tokyo
(b) Beijing
(c) New Delhi
(d) Kathmandu
Q2. The United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) has been annually observed on _______________ December around the world.
(a) 03rd December
(b) 01st December
(c) 02nd December
(d) 05th December
Q3. Ex Cope India-18 is the fourth edition in the series of Bilateral Joint exercise held between IAF and USAF, which is conducted in India. This is the first time, the exercise is being planned at two Air Force bases, Kalaikunda and Panagarh in-
(a) Bihar
(b) Jharkhand
(c) Odisha
(d) West Bengal
Q4. What is the theme of Asia Pacific Summit 2018?
(a) Around 1500 Participants from 45 Countries, Including North Korea
(b) Addressing the Critical Challenges of Our Time: Interdependence, Mutual Prosperity, and Universal Values
(c) Discuss Various Global Issues, Including Peace, Development, Good governance
(d) Role of Parliamentarians, Climate Change and Role of Media.
Q5. What is the theme of “International Day of Persons with Disabilities” day 2018?
(a) The aim of disabilities is to provide operational exposure and undertake mutual exchange
(b) Equitable and sustainable development envisaged in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
(c) Empowering persons with disabilities and ensuring inclusiveness and equality
(d) Focuses on the empowering persons with disabilities for the inclusive
Q6. The G-20 Summit 2018 was held in-
(a) Argentina
(b) USA
(c) Germany
(d) India
Q7. Cyril Ramaphosa will be the Chief Guest at the 2019 Republic Day celebrations in New Delhi. He is present President of-
(a) Canada
(b) South Africa
(c) Uganda
(d) Austria
Q8. India’s first locomotive-less train, known as Train 18, has breached the _______________ kilometres per hour speed limit during a test run at Kota-Sawai Madhopur section in Rajasthan.
(a) 160
(b) 150
(c) 180
(d) 200
Q9. What was the theme of the G-20 Summit 2018?
(a) Provide Adequate Funding and to Meet a Goal of Finalising
(b) Bowing to the View of Trump’s Administration
(c) G20 Signatories to the Paris Agreement on Climate
(d) Building Consensus for Fair and Sustainable Development
Q10. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj visited United Arab Emirates to co-chair the _____________ session of the India-UAE Joint Commission Meeting for Economic and Technical Cooperation with UAE Foreign Minister, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan in Abu Dhabi.
(a) 15th
(b) 13th
(c) 11th
(d) 12th
Q11. Which organisation has unveiled 200 billion US Dollars in climate action investment for 2021 to 2025, adding that this amounts to a doubling of its current five-year funding?
(a) New Development Bank
(b) Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
(c) World Bank
(d) Asian Development Bank
Q12. The UN climate summits, i.e. so called COP (Conference of the Parties) are global conferences, in the course of which action for climate policy is negotiated. The Climate Change Conference 2018 was held in-
(a) Poland
(b) Ireland
(c) Netherland
(d) Switzerland
Q13. Atlawim Debebe has won the Pune International Marathon 2018 with the timing of 2 hours 17 minutes 17 seconds. Atlawim Debebe is from-
(a) South Africa
(b) Poland
(c) Jamaica
(d) Ethiopia
Q14. Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh has inaugurated Global Agriculture and Food Summit 2018 in-
(a) Patna
(b) Ranchi
(c) Kolkata
(d) Hyderabad
Q15. FSSAI has launched a new mass media campaign calling for the elimination of industrially produced trans fat in the food supply. FSSAI’s global target of eliminating trans fat in India by the year_________________.
(a) 2050
(b) 2030
(c) 2025
(d) 2022
Q16. FSSAI is an autonomous body established under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India. What is the full form of FASSI?
(a) Food Safety and System Association of India
(b) Food Safety and Standards Agency of India
(c) Finance Safety and Standards Authority of India
(d) Food Safety and Standards Authority of India
Q17. The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) accorded approval for the acquisition of defence equipment worth nearly Rs _______________ crore which includes BrahMos Missiles, and Armoured Recovery Vehicles (ARVs) for Battle Tank Arjun.
(a) Rs 4000 crore
(b) Rs 1000 crore
(c) Rs 7000 crore
(d) Rs 3000 crore
Q18. Who has become the first Indian to be elected one of the four vice-presidents of the International Shooting Sport Federation recently?
(a) Arvind Saxena
(b) AN Jha
(c) Raninder Singh
(d) AS Rajeev
Q19. Leftist leader ________________________  has been sworn in as the new Mexican President following his landslide victory in the July 2018 presidential election.
(a) Beatriz Gutierrez Muller
(b) Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador
(c) Rocio Beltran Medina
(d) Jesus Ernesto Gutierrez
Q20. The International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) is the governing body of the Olympic Shooting events in Rifle, Pistol and Shotgun disciplines, and of several non-Olympic Shooting sport events. Where is the Headquarters of ISSF?
(a) Munich
(b) Bern
(c) London
(d) New York
Q21. Who has been appointed as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Bank of Maharashtra?
(a) Arvind Saxena
(b) AN Jha
(c) Raninder Singh
(d) AS Rajeev
Q22. The Reserve Bank of India has approved the merger of SBM (Mauritius), India with SBM Bank (India). SBM Bank is the ___________ foreign bank to set up a wholly owned subsidiary (WOS), to provide universal banking service with a focus on wholesale banking, trade finance, capital market and retail banking.
(a) first
(b) third
(c) second
(d) fourth
Q23. Moody’s Investors Service’s annual Banking System Outlook on India estimated the country’s real gross domestic product (GDP) for the current financial year (2018-19) and next fiscal (2019-20) to grow at _______________ and __________________ respectively.
(a) 7.9% and 7.2%
(b) 7.1% and 7.3%
(c) 7.7% and 7.1%
(d) 7.2% and 7.4%
Q24. NATHEALTH has announced the appointment of __________________ as Secretary-General.
(a) Arvind Saxena
(b) Siddhartha Bhattacharya
(c) Raninder Singh
(d) Ashok Chawla
Q25. Which company has announced that 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 Rs31,700 crore?
(a) Dabur Healthcare company
(b) Johnson & Johnson
(c) Hindustan Unilever Limited
(d) Patanjali Ayurved Limited
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