Daily Current Affairs Quiz 29th December 2018

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1 As per the RBI Data, which bank has topped the list of those taking action against staff for their involvement in frauds during the three years through 2015 to 2017?
A SBI
B HDFC
C ICICI
D PNB

Answer: Option [C]
As per the RBI Data, ICICI bank topped the list of those taking action against staff for their involvement in frauds during the three years through 2015 to 2017. SBI was at the second position in terms of action initiated against employees involved in frauds, followed by Punjab National Bank. In all, banks took action against 13,949 officials, of which 16 %, or 2,236, belonged to ICICI.
2 Which of the following State has approved NCERT syllabus for the State-run and aided schools?
A Assam
B Karnataka
C Tripura
D Arunachal Pradesh

Answer: Option [C]
The Tripura government approved the proposal for replacing the school syllabus prevalent under the previous Left Front regime with the NCERT curriculum in all the State-run and aided schools from the next academic session, beginning April 2019.
3 Who has been appointed as the new Acting Chief Justice of Andhra Pradesh High Court from 1st January, 2019?
A Justice Mehr Chand Mahajan
B Justice Harilal Jekisundas Kania
C Justice Chagari Praveen Kumar
D Justice Sudhi Ranjan Das

Answer: Option [C]
President Ram Nath Kovind appointed Justice Chagari Praveen Kumar as the new Acting Chief Justice of Andhra Pradesh High Court. He is the senior-most judge of the current Andhra Pradesh High Court. The High Court will come into existence on January 1, 2019. The new High Court will function from Amravati.
4 Which country recently approved to issue 'Panda bond' in Chinese currency?
A Pakistan
B Indonesia
C Philippines
D Sri Lanka

Answer: Option [A]
Pakistan set to issue 'Panda bond' in Chinese currency. The federal cabinet approved the issuance of Pakistan’s first renminbi-denominated bonds to raise loans from Chinese capital markets.
5 Where will the 'Aero India-2019' be held from 20-24 February 2019?
A Kerala
B Andhra Pradesh
C Karnatala
D Tamil Nadu

Answer: Option [C]
Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman launched a newly designed web page for ‘Drone Olympics’ (https://aeroindia.gov.in/Drone) on 28 December 2018. The event is scheduled to be held at ‘Aero India – 2019’ from 20-24 February 2019 at Air Force Station, Yelahanka, Bengaluru. The web page is open for registration of UAV players interested in taking part in the maiden event of Aero India.
6 Who won Djokovic to win Balkan athlete of the year award?
A Cristiano Ronaldo
B Luka Modric
C Conor McGregor
D Lionel Messi

Answer: Option [D]
Luka Modric won Djokovic to win Balkan athlete of the year award.
7 Which of the following has received the Best Short documentary film award in 'Asia South East International Short Film Festival' in Cambodia on 28 December 2018?
A Finding Beauty in Garbage
B A Girl In The River
C Saving Face
D A Chance To Live

Answer: Option [A]
'Finding Beauty in Garbage' received the Best Short documentary film award in 'Asia South East International Short Film Festival' in Cambodia on 28 December 2018. The Film which is based on the garbage of Dibrugarh town in upper Assam. The seven-minute film was produced, directed, and scripted by Satyamam Dutta who is an Indian Revenue Service (IRS) Officer presently posted in Dibrugarh.
8 India pips China in FDI inflows for the first time in ------?
A 15 years
B 16 years
C 18 years
D 20 years

Answer: Option [D]
India pips China in FDI inflows for the first time in 20 years.
9 On 28 December 2018, RBI extended the enhanced single borrower limit facility for NonBanking Finance Company sector by ________ months.
A 2
B 3
C 4
D 5

Answer: Option [B]
The Reserve Bank of India extended the enhanced single borrower limit facility for Non-Banking Finance Company (NBFC) sector by 3 months. It has now been extended up to March 31, 2019 This will provide much-needed liquidity support to NBFCs. In October 2018, RBI increased the single borrower limit for NBFCs from 10% to 15% of capital funds.
10 Which bank pipped Tata Group as India’s largest business house worth Rs. 10.40 lakh crore?
A HDFC Bank
B ICICI Bank
C Yes Bank
D UCO Bank

Answer: Option [A]
HDFC Bank pipped Tata Group as India’s largest business house worth Rs. 10.40 lakh crore.

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