Current Affairs Quiz 9 December 2018

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Question 1: ___________ has been appointed as CEO of International Association of Athletics Federations.
A. Jon Ridder
B. John Dungeon
C. Jon Ridgeon
D. John Ridge

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

Jon Ridgeon has been appointed as CEO of International Association of Athletics Federations.

Question 2: SoftBank has hired ___________ (Indian born) as first Female partner at its $100 billion Vision Fund.
A. Kirti Reddy
B. Kirthiga Reddy
C. Kirthi Reddy
D. Kirthika Reddy

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

SoftBank has hired Kirthiga Reddy(Indian born) as first Female partner at its $100 billion Vision Fund.

Question 3: Who is the CEO of Exim Bank?
A. David Rasquinha
B. KV Kamath
C. David Rashid
D. SD Dev Gowda

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

Headquarters: Mumbai || CEO: David Rasquinha || Founded: 1982 || Managing director: David Rasquinha

Question 4: India has signed an MOU with _______________ to pay for crude oil imports from Iran in rupees.
A. Saudi Arabia
B. UAE
C. Iran
D. Iraq

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

India has signed an MOU with Iran to pay for crude oil imports from Iran in rupees.

Question 5: What is the theme of International Anti-Corruption Day?
A. United for Anticorruption
B. United Against Corruption
C. Let’s Eliminate Corruption
D. United with Transparency

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

International Anti-Corruption Day has been observed annually, on 9 December, since the passage of the United Nations Convention against Corruption on 31 October 2003 to raise public awareness for anti-corruption.

Question 6: Donald Trump nominated _____________ as the US Ambassador to the United Nations.
A. Hector Nauer
B. Heather Nauert
C. Heather Nauer
D. Hector Nauert

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

Donald Trump nominated Heather Nauert as the US Ambassador to the United Nations.

Question 7: The Start-up India Venture Capital Summit 2018 was held in ___________.
A. Kolkata
B. New Delhi
C. Goa
D. Mumbai

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

The Start-up India Venture Capital Summit 2018 was held in Goa for funding from around the world for start-ups.

Question 8: The 1390 km National Waterway – 1 on River Ganga from Haldia to Varanasi with the assistance of _____________ at an estimated cost of Rs 5369 Crore.
A. WB
B. IMF
C. WTO
D. UN

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

The 1390 km National Waterway – 1 on River Ganga under Jal Marg Vikas Project (JMVP) from Haldia to Varanasi with the assistance of World Bank at an estimated cost of Rs 5369 Crore.

Question 9: Cabinet has approved Agriculture Export Policy, 2018 with an aim to double farmers’ income by _________.
A. 2023
B. 2020
C. 2021
D. 2022

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

Cabinet has approved Agriculture Export Policy, 2018 with an aim to double farmers’ income by 2022.

Question 10: Who is the president of Indonesia?
A. Joko Widodo
B. Prabowo Subianto
C. Basuki Tjahaja Purnama
D. Sandiaga Uno

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

Official languages: Indonesian, Malay || Capital: Jakarta || Regional languages: Over 700 languages || Currency: Indonesian rupiah

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