24th December, 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 24th December, 2018
1. Recently, World Bank published the new report titled 'In the Dark: How Much Do Power Sector Distortions Cost South Asia'. How much did Indian lose due to power distortion, as per the report?
[A] $86 billion
[B] $85 billion
[C] $82 billion
[D] $88 billion
[E] $90 billion
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2. Tsunami stuck coastal towns in ________ on 22 December 2018.
[A] Indonesia
[B] Malaysia
[C] Maldives
[D] Thailand
[E] None of these
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3. At which of these places did Prime Minister Narendra Modi release a stamp and a coin to commemorate the Paika rebellion of 1817?
[A] Odisha
[B] Bihar
[C] West Bengal
[D] Maharashtra
[E] Jharkhand
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4. How many awards did the Railways bag at the ‘National Energy Conservation awards 2018'?
[A] 16
[B] 15
[C] 14
[D] 17
[E] 20
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5. Squash players ________ and Yash Fadte clinched the men's and under 19 boys titles respectively in the 'CCI Western India Squash Championship' on 23 December 2018.
[A] Cyrus Poncha
[B] Ramit Tandon
[C] Mahesh Mangaonkar
[D] Kush Kumar
[E] Vikram Malhotra
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6. Who amongst these was appointed as the acting Defence Secretary on 23 December 2018 by US President Donald Trump?
[A] Mike Pence
[B] Patrick Shanahan
[C] Jim Mattis
[D] Ryan Zinke
[E] None of these
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7. ________ won the 'FIFA Club World Cup 2018' in United Arab Emirates (UAE) on 23 December 2018.
[A] Real Madrid
[B] Barcelona
[C] Manchester United
[D] Bayern Munich
[E] Manchester City
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8. Researchers have developed the world's smallest ________ board game by using dynamic DNA origami tiles.
[A] tic-tac-toe
[B] chess
[C] checkers
[D] stratego
[E] carrom
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9. Who among the following wrestlers won the 'Maharashtra Kesari' title on 23 December 2018?
[A] Pawan Kumar
[B] Bala Rafique Shaikh
[C] Sushil Kumar
[D] Yogeshwar Dutt
[E] None of these
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10. Which place amongst these has been declared as the new political capital of Burundi?
[A] Gitega
[B] Bujumbura
[C] Kabezi
[D] Rutana
[E] None of these
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