18th December, 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 18th December, 2018
1. In a first, experimental test pilot and test engineer of the Indian Air Force (IAF) flew an ________ military transport aircraft using blended bio-jet fuel on 17 December 2018.
[A] Dassault Mirage
[B] An-32
[C] HAL Tejas
[D] Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules
[E] Mikoyan MiG-29
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2. Who among the following will receive the 'Cecil B DeMille' award 2018 at the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards?
[A] Kurt Russell
[B] Jeff Bridges
[C] John Goodman
[D] Josh Brolin
[E] Robert Duvall
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3. Who has been appointed as the Additional Solicitor General (ASG) of India on 17 December 2018?
[A] Harish Salve
[B] Gopal Subramaniam
[C] Madhavi Divan
[D] Mukul Rohatgi
[E] Abhishek Manu Singhvi
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4. Who has been appointed as the director of cricket operations for Mumbai Indians on 18 December 2018?
[A] Sachin Tendulkar
[B] Zaheer Khan
[C] Ricky Ponting
[D] Shaun Pollock
[E] Mahela Jayawardene
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5.

Read the following statements carefully:



1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch infrastructure and housing projects worth around 41,000 crores rupees in Karnataka on 18 December 2018.



2. He also laid the foundation stone for two important metro corridors: Thane-Bhiwandi-Kalyan Metro and the Dahisar-Mira-Bhayander Metro in Thane district.



3. He also launched mass housing scheme for economically weaker sections.



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
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6. In which of the following pairs of states has the Union Cabinet approved the establishment of two new AIIMS, on 17 December 2018?
[A] Telangana and Karnataka
[B] Karnataka and Kerala
[C] Kerala and Telangana
[D] Telangana and Tamil Nadu
[E] Tamil Nadu and Karnataka
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7. How many destinations have been identified by the Tourism Ministry, for development under the Ramayana Circuit?
[A] 10
[B] 12
[C] 15
[D] 18
[E] 20
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8. What is the name of the coffee table book released by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi on 18 December 2018?
[A] Timeless Laxman
[B] The Common Man
[C] You Said It
[D] Vanity Fair
[E] The Art Book
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9. Scientists have discovered the most-distant body ever observed in our solar system which has been given the provisional designation of '2018 VG18' and nicknamed ________.
[A] Farreach
[B] Farpost
[C] Farout
[D] Faraway
[E] Farstar
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10. Which of the following documentaries has made it to the Oscar shortlist in the Documentary Short Subject category in 2018?
[A] Gulabi Gang
[B] Period. End of Sentence
[C] An Insignificant Man
[D] Beyond All Boundaries
[E] Katiyabaaz
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