01st December, 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 01st December, 2018
1. Read the following statements carefully:

1. UNESCO added 'Reggae' music to its collection of 'intangible cultural heritage' deemed worthy of protection and promotion on 29 November 2018.

2. 'Reggae' music originated in South Africa.

3. Intangible Cultural Heritage is defined as intangible heritage as the practices, representations, expressions, knowledge, and skills that communities and individuals recognise as part of their cultural heritage.

Which of the above statements is/are true?
[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All of the above
2. How many Indian-origin technology executives have made it to the Forbes’ list of America’s 50 women in technology space in 2018?
[A] 3
[B] 4
[C] 5
[D] 6
[E] 7
3. Which ecommerce company plans to merge with Myntra with 10% of the combined workforce?
[A] FirstCry
[B] Jabong
[C] Paytm
[D] Voonik
[E] Flipkart
4. Who has become the first Indian to be elected as one of the four Vice-Presidents of the International Shooting Sports Federation?
[A] Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
[B] Abhinav Bindra
[C] Raninder Singh
[D] Gagan Narang
[E] Jitu Rai
5. Name the person who was appointed as Secretary, Department of Youth Affairs ?
[A] Anupama Rao
[B] Murali Srinivas
[C] Upma Chowdhry
[D] Pranav Roy
[E] None of these
6. The Defence Acquisitions Council accorded approval for the acquisition of defence equipment worth ________ crores on 1 December 2018.
[A] 1200
[B] 2500
[C] 3000
[D] 4800
[E] 5600
7. Name the person who was appointed the new Tourism Secretary?
[A] Rashmi Mandal
[B] Udaynath Chaudhary
[C] Yogendra Tripathy
[D] Mukunth Warrier
[E] None of these
8. Who is the first person to lose the 'Freedom of Paris', a symbolic award?
[A] Olga Fatkulina
[B] Aung San Suu Kyi
[C] Elena Nikitina
[D] María Luisa Calle
[E] Jim Thorpe
9. Who was approved as the next governor of the Bank of Israel for 5 years by Israel’s Cabinet ?
[A] Karnit Flug
[B] Ahmed Hashim
[C] Benjamin Leonard
[D] Amir Yaron
[E] ‚ÄčNone of these
10. President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated the 'International CII Agro Tech 2018' in ________ on 1 December 2018.
[A] Ambala
[B] Chandigarh
[C] New Delhi
[D] Meerut
[E] Ahmedabad