20th December, 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 20th December, 2018
1. Where will the third edition of the 12-day 'Dwijing Festival' be held from 27 December 2018?
[A] Manipur
[B] Arunachal Pradesh
[C] Assam
[D] Nagaland
[E] Meghalaya

Read the following statements carefully:

1. The UN General Assembly officially adopted the 'Global Compact for Safe, Orderly, and Regular Migration' on 19 December 2018.

2. The compact was adopted by the General Assembly in Marrakesh, Morocco on 10 December 2018.

3. It is a legally binding compact.

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. The central government imposed President's rule in Jammu and Kashmir under article ________ of the Indian Constitution, from December 20, 2018.
[A] 352
[B] 356
[C] 360
[D] 362
[E] 365
4. How many schemes has the Assam government announced for the welfare of farmers on 19 December 2018?
[A] 2
[B] 3
[C] 4
[D] 5
[E] 6
5. When is International Human Solidarity Day observed every year?
[A] 19 December
[B] 20 December
[C] 21 December
[D] 22 December
[E] 24 December
6. Which company has signed an MoU with the Ministry of Rural Development under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana on 19 December 2018?
[A] Maruti Suzuki India Ltd.
[B] Reliance Industries Ltd.
[C] Aditya Birla Group
[D] Air India
7. Paisabazaar.com and ________ announced a strategic partnership through which consumers will now be able to choose and apply for a home loan.
[A] ICICI Bank
[B] HDFC Bank
[C] Karnataka Bank
[D] IDFC Bank
[E] CITI Bank
8. Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Nitin Gadkari inaugurated and laid the foundation stone for several national highway projects in which state on 20 December 2018?
[A] Maharashtra
[B] Madhya Pradesh
[C] Gujarat
[D] Arunachal Pradesh
[E] Rajasthan
9. Who is the new Ambassador of India to the United States?
[A] Harsh Vardhan Shringla
[B] Riva Ganguly Das
[C] Pranab Kumar Das
[D] Anup Kumar
[E] None of the above
10. The U.S. Federal Reserve System raised interest rates on 19 December 2018, which lifted the target range for the Fed’s benchmark overnight lending rate from 2.25% to ________%.
[A] 2.50
[B] 2.75
[C] 3.00
[D] 3.25
[E] 3.50
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