19th December, 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 19th December, 2018
1. Which of the following organised the 'Sangeet Kala Sangam' on 18 December 2018?
[A] Ministry of Culture
[B] Ministry of Women and Child Development
[C] Ministry of Human Resource Development
[D] Ministry of Home Affairs
[E] Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
2. Who among the following was named PETA India's 'person of the year' for 2018 for her animal advocacy efforts?
[A] Anushka Sharma
[B] Sonam Kapoor
[C] Hema Malini
[D] Priyanka Chopra
[E] Jacqueline Fernandez
3. Which state government has launched the 'Shiksha Setu' app on 18 December 2018?
[A] Haryana
[B] Punjab
[C] Bihar
[D] Rajasthan
[E] Madhya Pradesh
4. As per the World Economic Forum's 'Global Gender Gap Report 2018', India was ranked ________.
[A] 97th
[B] 100th
[C] 103rd
[D] 108th
[E] 111th
5. FAA has retained the highest aviation safety ranking for India. What is the full form of 'FAA'?
[A] Foreign Aviation Administration
[B] Federal Aviation Administration
[C] Fast Aviation Administration
[D] Federal Aerodrome Administration
[E] Foreign Aerodrome Administration
6. Lok Sabha has passed the Surrogacy Bill, 2016 on 19 December 2018. Which among the following are the provision/provisions of the bill?
[A] To constitute National Surrogacy Board
[B] To constitute State Surrogacy Boards
[C] Appointment of appropriate authorities for regulation of surrogacy
[D] Both 1 and 2
[E] All are correct
7. Smriti Irani has presented awards to ________ handicrafts exporters for their outstanding performance in exports for the year 2015-16 & 2016-17 on 19 December 2018.
[A] 120
[B] 128
[C] 136
[D] 142
[E] 149

Read the following statements carefully:

1.EU countries and the European Parliament agreed details of a ban on single-use plastics, including plates, cutlery and drinking straws, in a bid to cut marine pollution.

2.The new rules target the top 10 items most frequently found littering European beaches.

3.Plastic cotton bud sticks and expanded polystyrene food containers are also barred.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] Only 2
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All are correct
9. NITI Aayog unveiled its comprehensive national Strategy for New India on 19 December 2018, which defines clear objectives for ________.
[A] 2020-21
[B] 2021-22
[C] 2022-23
[D] 2023-24
[E] 2024-25
10. According to the EU, new cars sold in 2030 will emit ________% less carbon dioxide on average as compared to 2021 levels.
[A] 22.5
[B] 28.5
[C] 33.5
[D] 37.5
[E] 42.5
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