26th December, 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 26th December, 2018

Read the following statements carefully:

1. Haryana's Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar announced to name all the Child Care Institutes (CCIs) being run in the state as 'Jagannath Ashrams.'

2. The Chief Minister made the announcement during an event in Karnal.

3. A child care institution as defined under the JJ Act,2015, is a facility recognized under the Act for providing care and protection to children, who are in need of such services.

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
2. Italy's ________ erupted on 24 December 2018, causing a magnitude 3.3 earthquake and the closure of Sicily's Catania Airport.
[A] Mount Vesuvius
[B] Mount Etna
[C] Mount Stromboli
[D] Mount Makiling Luzon
[E] Monte Nuovo
3. The International Weightlifting Federation announced on 24 December 2018, that ________ weightlifters have been provisionally suspended after reanalysis of their urine samples provided during the 2012 London Olympics.
[A] 2
[B] 3
[C] 4
[D] 5
[E] 6

Read the following statements carefully:

1. The photo division of the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting will organise the 10th National Photography Awards in February 2019.

2. The photographers will be awarded in mainly three categories - lifetime achievement award, awards for professional photographers, and the awards for the amateur photographers.

3. The Life Time Achievement award carries a cash prize of three lakh rupees.

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
5. Who became the youngest woman to win 50 World Cup ski races with victory in the slalom in the French Alps on 22 December 2018?
[A] Petra Vlhova
[B] Frida Hansdotter
[C] Viktoria Rebensburg
[D] Mikaela Shiffrin
[E] Stephanie Brunner
6. Recently, Sulagitti Narasamma passed away in Bengaluru on 25 December 2018. She was a ________.
[A] Politician
[B] Journalist
[C] Social Worker
[D] Singer
[E] Musician
7. Where did Rajnath Singh lay the foundation stones of 576 projects worth Rs 161 crore on 25 December 2018?
[A] Kanpur
[B] Prayagraj
[C] Noida
[D] Lucknow
[E] Varanasi
8. The Western Railway launched the special heritage train on the Patalpani-Kalakund section in ________ on 25 December 2018.
[A] Maharashtra
[B] Rajasthan
[C] Madhya Pradesh
[D] Gujarat
[E] Punjab
9. Who has taken over as India's Chief boxing coach on 26 December 2018?
[A] CA Kuttappa
[B] SR Singh
[C] Suranjoy Singh
[D] Sajan Mishra
[E] Gurlove Singh
10. Who was conferred with the 'Tansen Samman' for 2018 by the Madhya Pradesh government on 25 December 2018?
[A] Ulhaas Kashalkar
[B] Manju Mehta
[C] Ajoy Chakrabarty
[D] Dalchan Sharma
[E] Dinkar Kaykini
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