16th December, 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 16th December, 2018

Read the following statements carefully:

1. The government of India notified rules for providing in-flight & maritime mobile phone services on 16 December 2018.

2. Indian and foreign airlines and shipping companies operating in the country can provide in-flight and maritime voice and data services with a valid Indian telecom licence holder.

3. The connectivity can be provided using telecom networks on the ground as well as using satellites.

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. The severe cyclonic storm ________ struck Andhra coast near Kakinada on 17 December 2018 with a wind speed of 70-90 km per hour.

[A] Gaja
[B] Ockhi
[C] Phethai
[D] Vardah
[E] Thane
3. Where has the Information Fusion Centre for the Indian Ocean Region been established by the Indian Navy?
[A] Haryana
[B] Maharashtra
[C] Andhra Pradesh
[D] Odisha
[E] Taml Nadu
4. Bhupesh Baghel took the oath as the Chief Minister for which state on 17 December 2018?
[A] Madhya Pradesh
[B] Rajasthan
[C] Chhattisgarh
[D] Himachal Pradesh
[E] Jharkhand
5. Who was named 'Miss Universe 2018' in the pageant competition in Bangkok on 17 December 2018?
[A] Sthefany Gutierrez
[B] Catriona Gray
[C] Tamaryn Green
[D] Nehal Chudasama
[E] Maëva Coucke
6. Who won the Badminton World Federation World Tour Finals tournament on 16 December 2018?
[A] Nozomi Okuhara
[B] PV Sindhu
[C] Akane Yamaguchi
[D] Carolina Marin
[E] Ratchanok Intanon
7. Where did the 37th Senior National Rowing Championship begin on 17 December 2018?
[A] Odisha
[B] Kerala
[C] Maharashtra
[D] West Bengal
[E] Tamil Nadu
8. Which country won the 'Hockey World Cup 2018' in Bhubaneswar on 16 December 2018?
[A] Netherlands
[B] Australia
[C] India
[D] Belgium
[E] Pakistan
9. Who among the following has been restored to the office of Prime Minister for Sri Lanka by the country's President on 16 December 2018?
[A] Mahinda Rajapaksa
[B] Maithripala Sirisena
[C] Ranil Wickremesinghe
[D] Ranasinghe Premadasa
[E] Mangala Samaraweera
10. Recently, Arun Bhaduri passed away on 17 December 2018. He was a famous ________.
[A] Singer
[B] Politician
[C] Actor
[D] Journalist
[E] Painter