17th December, 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 17th December, 2018
1. Which High Court has quashed the Central government’s decision to prohibit the sale, distribution, manufacturing and import of Oxytocin by private companies in India on 14 December 2018?
[A] Delhi
[B] Karnataka
[C] Madhya Pradesh
[D] Bombay
[E] Rajasthan

Read the following statements carefully:

1. Foreign Affairs Minister of Denmark Anders Samuelsen arrived in New Delhi on a two-day official visit to India on 17 December 2018.

2. Mr Samuelsen will meet External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.

3. The capital of Denmark is Copenhagen and its currency is Ruble.

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
3. Who among the following was named as the '2018 ITF World Champion' by the International Tennis Federation?
[A] Rafael Nadal
[B] Roger Federer
[C] Andy Murray
[D] Novak Djokovic
[E] Juan Martín del Potro
4. Who was honoured with the 'French Knight of the National Order of Merit' on 14 December 2018?
[A] Avi Arad
[B] Ashok Amritraj
[C] Syed Aman Bachchan
[D] Judd Apatow
[E] Lawrence Bender
5. Where was Soldierathon flagged off, by sports minister Col Rajyavardhan Rathore on 16 December 2018?
[A] Maharashtra
[B] Gujarat
[C] Delhi
[D] Punjab
[E] Haryana
6. Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced $1.4 billion financial assistance to ________ on 17 December 2018.
[A] Indonesia
[B] Nepal
[C] Bhutan
[D] Maldives
[E] Thailand
7. Who became the second fastest batsman to score 25 Test centuries, on 16 December 2018?
[A] Virat Kohli
[B] AB de Villiers
[C] Hashim Amla
[D] Cheteshwar Pujara
[E] Joe Root
8. Geographical Indications Registry at Chennai has granted GI tag to Silao Khaja on 11 December 2018. Silao Khaja is the traditional delicacy of ________.
[A] Haryana
[B] Madhya Pradesh
[C] Bihar
[D] Assam
[E] West Bengal
9. Mount Soputan in ________ has erupted, ejecting columns of thick ash as high as 7,500 metres into the sky on 16 December 2018.
[A] Japan
[B] Chile
[C] Indonesia
[D] Philippines
[E] Ecuador
10. Who won the 'Miss India Worldwide 2018' title at the 27th annual global pageant competition held in New Jersey on 15 December 2018?
[A] Shree Saini
[B] Anusha Sareen
[C] Sakshi Sinha
[D] Gayatri Bhardwaj
[E] Malika Kapoor
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