Q1. Union Cabinet approved implementation of Shahpurkandi Dam Project on river Ravi in Punjab, with central Assistance of ____ rupees for irrigation component, for over 5 years from 2018-19 to 2022-23?
A. Rs 567.77 crore
B. Rs 485.38 crore
C. Rs 985.65 crore
D. Rs 679.90 crore
Q2. Union Cabinet approved the strategic sale of what per cent of the Government of India’s equity shareholding in Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) to Power Finance Corporation (PFC) along with transfer of management control, on 6th December 2018?
A. 44.58 %
B. 67.56 %
C. 41.50 %
Q3. Union Cabinet approved the launch of National Mission on Interdisciplinary Cyber-Physical Systems (NM-ICPS), at a total outlay of ____ rupees for a period of 5 years, on 6th December 2018?
A. Rs 3660 crore
B. Rs 4235 crore
C. Rs 1296 crore
D. Rs 5678 crore
Q4. Union Cabinet approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and the United States of America (USA) focused on Scientific and Technical Cooperation in which field, on 6th December 2018?
A. Earth Sciences
B. Maritime Defence
C. Genetic Engineering
D. Food Processing and Technology
Q5. Union Cabinet approved a MoU between India and which country, that was signed in June 2018, focused on postage stamp, and following which Commemorative Postage Stamps including depiction of “Manipuri Dance” of India were released?
A. South Korea
Q6. Radha Mohan Singh, Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister, laid foundation stone of Pusa Kisan Haat in Indian Council of Agricultural Research’s (ICAR) Agricultural Technology Information Centre (ATIC) in _____, on 6th December 2018?
A. New Delhi
Q7. Where was the annual India Water Impact Summit 2018 held from 5th to 7th December 2018?
A. New Delhi
Q8. The Supreme court approved the draft of India’s First Witness Protection Scheme 2018 to ensure security to the witness, on 5th December 2018. This Scheme was drafted by which Union Ministry?
A. Ministry of Women and Child Development
B. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
C. Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
D. Ministry of Home Affairs
Q9. Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has notified amendments to central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989, and announced that all new vehicles will be sold pre-fitted with the high-security registration plates from _____?
A. 1 April 2019
B. 1 January 2019
C. 1 March 2019
D. 1 July 2019
Q10. Where was the Global Venture Capital Summit held on 7th December 2018?
A. Madhya Pradesh
D. Tamil Nadu
Q11. Ministry of shipping approved a Freight Village worth _____ rupees in Varanasi adjoining Inland Waterways Terminal at River Ganga, on 6th December 2018?
A. Rs 156 crore
B. Rs 250 crore
C. Rs 345 crore
D. Rs 400 crore
Q12. Which pair has become India’s Second Inland Water Transport origin destination pair for containerized cargo movement on National Waterway-1?
Q13. Where was the 1st International Conference on Bears held from 3rd to 6th December 2018?
A. Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
B. Agra, Uttar Pradesh
C. Darjeeling, West Bengal
D. Nagpur, Maharashtra
Q14. Indian Coast Guard conducted the Regional Level Marine Oil Pollution Response Exercise named ‘Clean Sea – 2018’ at the sea off _____, on 6th December 2018?
A. Chandipur, Odisha
B. Port Blair, Andaman & Nicobar Islands
C. Mumbai, Maharashtra
D. Calicut, Kerala
Q15. Central Government has approved Anti-Smuggling National Coordination Centre (SCord) under _____ to tackle Smuggling?
A. Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI)
B. Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR)
C. Directorate of Defence Trade Controls (DDTC)
D. Directorate of Maritime Safety (DMS)
Q16. Where was Regional Customs Enforcement Meeting (RCEM) conducted by Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) on 4th and 5th December 2018?
D. New Delhi
Q17. The top 10 fastest growing cities in the world from 2019 to 2035 are in India, as per Oxford Economics report. Which Indian city tops this list?
A. Mumbai, Maharashtra
B. Surat, Gujarat
C. Agra, Uttar Pradesh
D. Bengaluru, Karnataka
Q18. India is the _____ highest emitter of carbon dioxide in the world, accounting for 7 % of global emissions in 2017, according to a study by Global Carbon Project?
Q19. Which country has become the first Latin American Country to join China’s Belt and Road Initiative?
B. Costa Rica
Q20. Where was the 12th session of India-UAE Joint Commission Meeting (JCM) for Economic and Technical Cooperation, held on 3rd and 4th December 2018?
A. New Delhi, India
B. Mumbai, India
C. Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)
D. Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE)
Q21. A Currency Swap Agreement was signed between which Indian bank and the Central Bank of the UAE (United Arab Emirates), 0n 4th December 2018?
A. State Bank of India (SBI)
B. Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
C. National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD)
D. Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI)
Q22. India signed a MoU on Development Cooperation in Africa with which country for establishing a Centre of Excellence in Information Technology (CEIT) in Ethiopia, on 4th December 2018?
A. United Arab Emirates (UAE)
C. United States of America (USA)
D. South Korea
Q23. Where did External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj co-inaugurate Gandhi-Zayed Digital Museum, on 4th December 2018?
A. Bahrain, United Arab Emirates (UAE)
B. Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE)
C. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
D. Doha, Qatar
Q24. India signed an agreement with which country to pay for the crude oil it imports from the country in rupees, on 6th December 2018?
D. Saudi Arabia
Q25. Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed its first Alternative Procurement Arrangement (APA) with ____ to allow procedures on co-financed projects to follow a single procurement framework, on 6th December 2018?
A. Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)
B. World Bank
C. European Investment Bank (EIB)
D. State Bank of India (SBI)
Q26. Which airlines became the first Indian carrier to have 200 aircraft in its fleet, on 6th December 2018?
C. Jet Airways
Q27. Who won the 2018 Turner Award, Britain’s prestigious contemporary art award, at Tate Britain in London, United Kingdom, on 5th December 2018?
A. Evangeline Hodge
B. Charlotte Prodger
C. Caleb Richard
D. Rufus Huffman
Q28. Name the person who won the Glinka World Soil Prize 2018, at a ceremony in Rome, the headquarters of United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), on 6th December 2018?
A. Hadley De Silva
B. Rattan Lal
C. Amarnath Puri
D. Harriet Granger
Q29. Who was appointed as Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of New India Assurance (NIA) for a five year period, on 4th December 2018?
A. G Srinivasan
B. Atul Sahai
C. Manish Joshi
D. Anshal Sarin
Q30. Which software company has announced that it will shut down its messaging app Allo in March 2019 after 2.5 years of debut?
Q31. Which country won the 9th edition of International Admiral’s Cup Regatta 2018 held in Ettikulam Beach at Indian Naval Academy (INA), Ezhimala, Kerala?
Q32. Arun Kumar Shaw passed away following a prolonged illness in Kolkata, on 6th December 2018. He was a National Champion and first ____ to win Arjuna Award from Bengal?
D. Hockey Player
Q33. Mohammad Asrarul Haque passed away on 7th December 2018. What was his profession?
Q34. When was Indian Armed Forces Flag Day observed throughout India?
A. December 4
B. December 5
C. December 6
D. December 7
Q35. What was the theme of International Civil Aviation Day 2018 celebrated on 7th December 2018?
A. Working Together to Ensure No Country is Left Behind
B. Setting a whole new standard for Aviation
C. Sky is the Limit
D. Technological Development is the Key