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. 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
4. 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
5. 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
6. 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
7. The growth rate of eight infrastructure sectors slowed down to ________% in October 2018 due to contraction in the production of crude oil, natural gas, and fertiliser.
[A] 3.6
[B] 4.2
[C] 4.8
[D] 5.2
[E] 5.59
8. Which country passed the 'Modern Slavery Bill' on 29 November 2018?
[B] England
[C] Canada
[D] Australia
[E] Singapore

Read the following statements carefully:

1. The United States, Canada, and Mexico have signed a new trade agreement which will replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) on 30 November 2018.

2. The new trade agreement has been renamed as the 'United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement' (USMCA).

3. USMCA will govern more than $1 trillion worth of trade between the countries.

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
10. The second 'Tejas' superfast express train will be operated between Chennai and ________.
[A] Coimbatore
[B] Tiruchirappalli
[C] Kanyakumari
[D] Madurai
[E] Ooty
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