Current Affairs Quiz: December 18, 2019

1. Recently, the Indian troops serving with the UNMISS received the UN Medal for their dedication and sacrifice. The UNMISS is in service to which country?
[A] Morocco
[B] South Sudan
[C] Sudan
[D] Syria

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2. Five US tech giants are currently facing lawsuits over the death of child labourers in cobalt mines in which country?
[A] Democratic Republic of Congo
[B] Uganda
[C] Angola
[D] Sierra Leone

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3. Which neighbouring country of India was recently criticised for providing special permits for the royal family of Qatar to hunt vulnerable species Houbara Bustards?
[A] Nepal
[B] China
[C] Sri Lanka
[D] Pakistan

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4. Which joint military exercise was recently concluded by Nepal and India?
[A] Yudh Abhyas
[B] Sampriti
[C] Hand in Hand
[D] Surya Kiran

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5. In December, the MSME ministry launched which of these products produced by women of militancy affected areas of J&K?
[A] Khadi Rumal
[B] Kashmiri Rug
[C] Papier mache crafts
[D] Pashmina shawls

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6. The Ilisu Dam, which has been in the news recently, is in which country?
[A] Pakistan
[B] Bhutan
[C] Turkey
[D] Bangladesh

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7. The scientists at the IIT-H developed a ‘memristor’ for detecting Bovine Serum Albumin. Which of the following is not a feature of this ‘memristor’?
[A] SET switching
[B] RESET switching
[C] Metal electrodes
[D] None of the above

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8. Pakistani judiciary recently announced the death sentence for former president Pervez Musharraf. In which year, Musharraf had seized power in a military coup in Pakistan?
[A] 1996
[B] 1999
[C] 2000
[D] 2002

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9. The Centre is planning to initiate ‘Saksham Anganwadi’ scheme through which of its ministries?
[A] Ministry of health and family welfare
[B] Ministry of science and technology
[C] Ministry of women and child development
[D] Ministry of human resource development

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10. Which sportsman was recently named “BBC Sports Personality of the year 2019”?
[A] Lewis Hamilton
[B] Ben Stokes
[C] Jos Buttler
[D] Eoin Morgan

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  • Sanjeeka Khanal
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    Nice questions.They really helped me a lot in my exams.