26th December, 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 26th December, 2018
1. Who has taken over as the Deputy Chief of Integrated Defence Staff (Operations) on 26 December 2018?
[A] Air Marshal Pradeep Vasant Naik
[B] Air Marshal Lakshman Madhav Katre
[C] Air Marshal Ramaswamy Rajaram
[D] Air Marshal Rajeev Sachdeva
[E] Air Marshal Anil Chopra
2. RBI, in consultation with GoI, has set up a six-member committee to review the 'Economic Capital Framework' of the central bank. Who will be the chairman of this committee?
[A] Raghuram Rajan
[B] Bimal Jalan
[C] C. Rangarajan
[D] Y. Venugopal Reddy
[E] I. G. Patel

Read the following statements carefully:

1. The government of India said that e-commerce companies would be barred from selling products sourced from firms in which they have the stake in or control over.

2. It also said that an e-commerce marketplace will not force any seller to sell any product exclusively on its platform.

3. The norms will come into effect from February 1, 2019.

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
4. Who has become the first person to complete a solo trek across Antarctica without the assistance of any kind?
[A] Alex Honnold
[B] Justin Fornal
[C] Colin O’Brady
[D] Ian Walsh
[E] Felicity Aston
5. On 25 December 2018, Nepal imposed a monthly limit of Rs ________, on the amount of Indian currency its citizen can spend in India.
[A] 1 Lakh
[B] 2 Lakh
[C] 3 Lakh
[D] 4 Lakh
[E] 5 Lakh
6. With the creation of the new High Court for Andhra Pradesh, the country will have ________ High Courts.
[A] 22
[B] 23
[C] 24
[D] 25
[E] 26
7. Which of the following has released the 'Second Delta Ranking' of the Aspirational Districts Programme on December 27, 2018?
[A] Ministry of AYUSH
[B] NITI Aayog
[C] Ministry of Human Resource Development
[D] Ministry of Rural Development
[E] Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs
8. Who among the following was formally inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame on 26 December 2018?
[A] Viv Richards
[B] Ricky Ponting
[C] Glenn McGrath
[D] Shane Warne
[E] Brian Lara
9. As part of the Swachhta Pakhwada held from 1 to 15 November 2018, DIPP organised a 'Swachch Bharat Grand Challenge'. How many areas were selected for the grand challenge?
[A] 2
[B] 3
[C] 4
[D] 5
[E] 6
10. The RBI launched a 'Survey on Retail Payment Habits of Individuals' on 26 December 2018, which will cover a sample of ________ individuals from various socio-economic backgrounds.
[A] 4000
[B] 5000
[C] 6000
[D] 7000
[E] 8000