Daily Current Affairs Quiz 26th December 2018

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1 Who has taken over as the Deputy Chief of Integrated Defence Staff (Operations) on 26 December 2018?
A Air Marshal Lakshman Madhav Katre
B Air Marshal Ramaswamy Rajaram
C Air Marshal Rajeev Sachdeva
D Air Marshal Anil Chopra

Answer: Option [C]
Air Marshal Rajeev Sachdeva has taken over as the Deputy Chief of Integrated Defence Staff (Operations) on 26 December 2018. Prior to this, he was the Senior Air Staff Officer at Southern Air Command headquarters in Thiruvananthapuram. He was an Air Force examiner and also commanded a frontline transport squadron, a transport base, and the College of Defence Management.
2 Which state assembly recently passed anti-mob violence bill?
A Assam
B Manipur
C Tripura
D Arunachal Pradesh

Answer: Option [B]
Manipur Assembly led by CM N Biren Singh passed the 'Manipur Protection from Mob Violence Bill' to reduce the number of mob lynchings in the state.
3 The Defence Ministry of which country has successfully conducted the final tests of the 'Avangard' hypersonic missile system on 26 December 2018?
A Russia
B Japan
C China
D USA

Answer: Option [A]
Russia's Defence Ministry successfully conducted the final tests of the 'Avangard' hypersonic missile system on 26 December 2018. The intercontinental 'Avangard' system would be ready for use from 2019. It can fly at 20 times the speed of sound and can be maneuvered up and down. It is designed using new composite materials to withstand temperatures of up to 2,000 degrees Celsius.
4 Who was named as Indian women's ODI captain for the tour of New Zealand, which begins on January 24?
A Smriti Mandhana
B Harmanpreet Kaur
C Mithali Raj
D Jhulan Goswami

Answer: Option [C]
Mithali Raj and Harmanpreet Kaur were named as Indian women's ODI and T20I captains respectively for the tour of New Zealand.
5 The first trial run of Train 18 was conducted on Bareilly-________ railway section.
A Delhi
B Moradabad
C Kanpur
D Lucknow

Answer: Option [B]
Train 18, has now officially become India’s fastest train, which ran at a speed of 180 kilometers per hour during a trial run. The first trial run of the train was conducted on Bareilly-Moradabad railway section. Train 18 is India’s first indigenously built engine-less train. It was built by Chennai-based Integral Coach Factory (ICF). It will replace the premier Shatabdi Express.
6 Mission Indradhanush is related with ______?
A Higher Education
B Rural Development
C Child Vaccination
D Research

Answer: Option [C]
Mission Indradhanush is a health mission of the government of India. It was launched by Union Health Minister J. P. Nadda on 25 December 2014. It aims to immunize all children under the age of 2 years, as well as all pregnant women, against seven vaccine preventable diseases.
7 Who was conferred with the 'Champions of Change' award by Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on 26 December 2018?
A Sarbananda Sonowal
B N Biren Singh
C Bhupesh Baghel
D Nitish Kumar

Answer: Option [B]
Manipur's Chief Minister N Biren Singh was conferred with the 'Champions of Change' award by Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on 26 December 2018. He was awarded for his exemplary leadership in bringing about transformation in governance in the northeastern state. The award selection jury was led by former Chief Justice of India K G Balakrishna and former Supreme Court judge Sudha Mishra.
8 Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the longest rail-cum-road Bogibeel bridge in _________.
A Assam
B Arunachal Pradesh
C West Bengal
D Tripura

Answer: Option [A]
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the country's longest rail-cum-road bridge over Brahmaputra river at Bogibeel near Dibrugarh in Assam.
9 Dr. Hamidi Kashmiri has passed away on 26 December 2018. He was a ________.
A Politician
B Journalist
C Writer
D Singer

Answer: Option [C]
Dr. Hamidi Kashmiri, literary figure in the world of Urdu language, literature, and literary criticism passed away on 26 December 2018. He was a creative writer, an acclaimed critic and propounder of 'Iktishaafi Tanqueed'. He has also been the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Kashmir. He was a recipient of the Ghalib Award and Sahitya Akademi Award (2005).
10 India's first music museum to be set up in ________.
A Maharastra
B Karnataka
C Keralak
D Tamil Nadu

Answer: Option [D]
The country’s first music museum will be set up with assistance from the Central government in Thiruvaiyaru, Tamil Nadu, the birthplace of Saint Tyagaraja, one of the Trinities of Carnatic music.

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