21st December, 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 21st December, 2018
1. The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi will lay the foundation of 'Paradip Hyderabad Pipeline Product' Project (PHPL) on 24 December 2018. It is being built by _________.
[A] Oil and Natural Gas Corporation
[B] Indian Oil Corporation Limited
[C] Bharat Petroleum
[D] Oil India
[E] Coal India
2. Who has been appointed as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Infosys, effective from 1 March 2019?
[A] Jayesh Sanghrajka
[B] N. R. Narayana Murthy
[C] N. S. Raghavan
[D] Nilanjan Roy
[E] S. D. Shibulal
3. The Chief Minister of which state has announced the setting up of a Herbal Corporation to promote Ayurveda and herbal medicines in the state on 20 December 2018?
[A] Punjab
[B] Rajasthan
[C] Gujarat
[D] Haryana
[E] Uttar Pradesh
4. As per the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation's (EPFO) payroll data, employment generation in the formal sector nearly trebled to ________ in October 2018.
[A] 532,000
[B] 631,000
[C] 763,000
[D] 827,000
[E] 942,000
5. The Maharashtra government approved a sum of Rs ________ crore for the 'Tembhu lift irrigation' scheme in Satara district.
[A] 3,801
[B] 4,089
[C] 5,432
[D] 6,981
[E] 7,439
6. The Chief Minister of which state has launched the health insurance scheme called MHIS-IV on 20 December 2018?
[A] Meghalaya
[B] Maharashtra
[C] Mizoram
[D] Manipur
[E] Madhya Pradesh
7. Where will the International Training Centre for Operational Oceanography (ITCOocean) Complex be inaugurated on 22 December 2018?
[A] Chennai
[B] Hyderabad
[C] New Delhi
[D] Kochi
[E] Pune
8. The Government of India has decided to confer the Prime Minister’s Shram Awards for the year 2017 to be awarded to ________ workers.
[A] 20
[B] 30
[C] 40
[D] 50
[E] 60
9. The Assam government has approved the release of Rs ________ as the second installment of the 'Chah Bagicha (tea estate) Dhan Puraskar Mela'.
[A] 1500
[B] 2000
[C] 2500
[D] 3000
[E] 3500

Read the following statements carefully:

1.The government of India will set up an expert committee to look into all the taxation issues being faced by start-ups and angel investors.

2.The committee of experts from IITs and IIMs will make recommendations on individual cases of recognised startups.

3.The notification for the formation of the committee will be issued by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) shortly.

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