Daily Current Affairs Quiz 16th December 2018

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1 Which country signs bilateral annual Haj agreement with Saudi Arabia for pilgrimage next year?
A India
B Pakistan
C Saudi Arabia
D Indonesia

Answer: Option [A]
India signs bilateral annual Haj agreement with Saudi Arabia for pilgrimage next year.
2 Which country won the 'Hockey World Cup 2018' in Bhubaneswar on 16 December 2018?
A India
B Pakistan
C Belgium
D Netherlands

Answer: Option [C]
Belgium won the 'Hockey World Cup 2018' in Bhubaneswar on 16 December 2018. They defeated the Netherlands in a shoot-out in the final of the Men's Hockey World Cup. The 'Hockey World Cup 2018' was held in Bhubaneswar, India from 28 November 2018 to 16 December 2018 The 2014 Hockey World Cup was won by Austrailia.
3 Which state gets Krishi Karman award in rice category?
A West Bengal
B Bihar
C Tamil Nadu
D Jharkhand

Answer: Option [D]
Jharkhand state gets Krishi Karman award in rice category.
4 Geographical Indications Registry at Chennai has granted GI tag to Silao Khaja on 11 December 2018. Silao Khaja is the traditional delicacy of ________.
A Bihar
B Haryana
C Madhya Pradesh
D West Bengal

Answer: Option [A]
Geographical Indications Registry at Chennai has granted Geographical Indication(GI) tag to Silao Khaja on 11 December 2018. Silao Khaja is the traditional delicacy of Nalanda district of Bihar. Silao is located close to Buddhist sites. The application was filed by Silao Khaja Audyogik Swavalambi Sahakari Samiti Limited.
5 The Best Debut Woman Parliamentarian 2018 award was presented to _________.
A Kanimozhi
B Rama Devi
C Hema Malini
D Chhaya Verma

Answer: Option [D]
The Best Debut Woman Parliamentarian award was presented to Chhaya Verma.
6 Who became the second fastest batsman to score 25 Test centuries, on 16 December 2018?
A Hashim Amla
B Cheteshwar Pujara
C Virat Kohli
D Joe Root

Answer: Option [C]
Virat Kohli became the second fastest batsman to score 25 Test centuries. He reached the milestone in 127 innings on Day 3 of the Perth Test, between India and Australia on 16 December 2018. Sachin Tendulkar is at the third position, as he achieved the mile stone in 130 innings. Don Bradman took mere 68 innings to score 25 Test hundreds.
7 Which company India signed MoU with FISME to empower MSME sector
A Reliance India
B Flipkart
C Snapdeal
D Amazon India

Answer: Option [D]
Amazon India signed MoU with FISME to empower MSME sector.
8 Where was Soldierathon flagged off, by sports minister Col Rajyavardhan Rathore on 16 December 2018?
A Gujarat
B Delhi
C Punjab
D Haryana

Answer: Option [B]
Sports Minister Col Rajyavardhan Rathore flagged off a special marathon 'Soldierathon' in New Delhi on 16 December 2018. The marathon was organised in the honour of Martyrs and wounded Soldiers. The proceeds from the event will be donated to Indian Army’s Artificial Limb Centre for wounded soldiers to help them acquire state-of-the-art prosthesis at the Paraplegic Rehabilitation Centre.
9 Which of the following Iranian Film bagged 'Suvarna Chakoram' award at International Film Festival of Kerala?
A The Dark Room
B 3 Faces
C Everybody Knows
D Dressage

Answer: Option [A]
Iranian director Ruhollah Hejazi’s “The Dark Room” was selected as best film at the 23rd International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) in Thiruvananthapuram, India.
10 Who among the following was named as the '2018 ITF World Champion' by the International Tennis Federation?
A Roger Federer
B Novak Djokovic
C Rafael Nadal
D Juan Martín del Potro

Answer: Option [B]
Novak Djokovic and Simona Halep were named as the '2018 ITF World Champions' by the governing body of global tennis. Djokovic received the honour from the International Tennis Federation (ITF) for the sixth time. It is the first time that Romania’s top-ranked Halep has been named for '2018 ITF World Champions'.

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