Daily Current Affairs Quiz 12th December 2018

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1 Who has been named India’s Hottest Vegetarian 2018 by PETA?
A Anushka Sharma
B Alia Bhatt
C Rajkummar Rao
D Ranbir Kapoor

Answer: Option [A]
Actors Anushka Sharma and Kartik Aaryan have been named India’s Hottest Vegetarians, according to votes on the official website of People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India.
2 ________ became the 24th district of Arunachal Pradesh on 10 December 2018.
A Tirap
B Lohit
C Anjaw
D Lepa Rada

Answer: Option [D]
Lepa Rada became the 24th district of Arunachal Pradesh on 10 December 2018. Shi Yomi became 23rd district of Arunachal Pradesh on 9 December 2018 Lepa Rada is carved out of the Lower Siang district, comprising four administrative circles. The state assembly had on 29 August 2018 passed a bill for creation of three new districts - Pakke-Kesang, Lepa Rada and Shi Yomi.
3 Commonwealth Games gold medallist Krishna Poonia becomes an MLA in __________.
A Rajasthan
B Madhya Pradesh
C Telangana
D Chattisgarh

Answer: Option [A]
Discus thrower Krishna Poonia, the 2010 CWG gold medallist and Congress candidate, won the Sadulpur assembly seat in Rajasthan, defeating sitting BSP MLA Manoj Nyangali.
4 The ________ adopted the 'Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration' in Morocco on 10 December 2018.
A WHO
B UN
C UNESCO
D IMF

Answer: Option [B]
The United Nations adopted the 'Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration' in Morocco on 10 December 2018. It is the non-binding global pact. The pact is aimed at coordinating action on migration around the world. The global pact lays out 23 objectives to open up legal migration and discourage illegal border crossings.
5 Which Day is observed on December 11th?
A International day of Peace
B International Day of Families
C International Day of Forests
D International Mountain Day

Answer: Option [D]
International Mountain Day is observed on December 11th.
6 Who launched a portal ENSURE- National Livestock Mission-EDEG developed by NABARD?
A Shri Vivek Chopra
B Shri Ramesh Gupta
C Shri Naresh Iyer
D Shri Radha Mohan Singh

Answer: Option [D]
Shri Radha Mohan Singh launched a portal ENSURE- National Livestock Mission-EDEG developed by NABARD.
7 'India Day', the official side event organised jointly by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, and the development partners ahead of 'Partners’ Forum 2018' was inaugurated in ________.
A New Delhi
B Mumbai
C Chennai
D Bengaluru

Answer: Option [A]
'India Day' was inaugurated in New Delhi on 10 December 2018. It is the official side event organised jointly by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, and the development partners ahead of 'Partners’ Forum 2018'. The aim of the event is to highlight the government's Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCH+A) programme.
8 -------- Named Sports Illustrated’s 2018 Sportsperson of the Year?
A Santa Cruz Warriors
B Philadelphia Warriors
C San Francisco Warriors
D Golden State Warriors

Answer: Option [D]
Golden State Warriors Named Sports Illustrated’s 2018 Sportsperson of the Year.
9 Who amongst these economists have resigned as a part-time member of the Economic Advisory Council of the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) effective 1 December 2018?
A Amartya Sen
B Surjit Bhalla
C Jagdish Bhagwati
D Kaushik Basu

Answer: Option [B]
Economist Surjit Bhalla has resigned as a part-time member of the Economic Advisory Council of the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) effective 1 December 2018. EAC-PM is headed by NITI Aayog Member Bibek Debroy. EAC-PM is a non-constitutional, non-permanent and independent body constituted to give economic advice to the Government of India, specifically to the Prime Minister.
10 From which of these states was Agni V successfully launched on 10 December 2018?
A Kerala
B Andhra Pradesh
C Odisha
D Gujarat

Answer: Option [C]
Agni V was successfully launched from a canister on a road-mobile launcher at the Dr Abdul Kalam Island off the coast of Odisha, on 10 December 2018. Agni V is a long-range surface-to-surface Nuclear Capable Ballistic missile. The launch operations were carried out and monitored by the Strategic Forces Command (SFC) and Scientists from Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).

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