Current Affairs Quiz |6th December 2018

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Q1. Which organisation has unveiled 200 billion US Dollars in climate action investment for 2021 to 2025, adding that this amounts to a doubling of its current five-year funding?

(a) New Development Bank

(b) Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

(c) World Bank

(d) Asian Development Bank

(e) International Monetary Fund

Q2. The UN climate summits, i.e. so called COP (Conference of the Parties) are global conferences, in the course of which action for climate policy is negotiated. The Climate Change Conference 2018 was held in-

(a) Poland

(b) Ireland

(c) Netherland

(d) Switzerland

(e) Norway

Q3. Atlawim Debebe has won the Pune International Marathon 2018 with the timing of 2 hours 17 minutes 17 seconds. Atlawim Debebe is from

(a) South Africa

(b) Poland

(c) Jamaica

(d) Kenya

(e) Ethiopia

Q4. Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh has inaugurated Global Agriculture and Food Summit 2018 in-

(a) Patna

(b) Ranchi

(c) Kolkata

(d) Hyderabad

(e) Guwahati

Q5. FSSAI has launched a new mass media campaign calling for the elimination of industrially produced trans fat in the food supply. FSSAI’s global target of eliminating trans fat in India by the year_________________.

(a) 2050

(b) 2030

(c) 2025

(d) 2022

(e) 2020

Q6. FSSAI is an autonomous body established under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India. What is the full form of FASSI?

(a) Food Safety and System Association of India

(b) Food Safety and Standards Agency of India

(c) Finance Safety and Standards Authority of India

(d) Food Security and Standards Authority of India

(e) Food Safety and Standards Authority of India

Q7. The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) accorded approval for the acquisition of defence equipment worth nearly Rs _______________ crore which includes BrahMos Missiles, and Armoured Recovery Vehicles (ARVs) for Battle Tank Arjun.

(a) Rs 4000 crore

(b) Rs 1000 crore

(c) Rs 7000 crore

(d) Rs 3000 crore

(e) Rs 5000 crore

Q8. Who has become the first Indian to be elected one of the four vice-presidents of the International Shooting Sport Federation recently?

(a) Arvind Saxena

(b) AN Jha

(c) Raninder Singh

(d) AS Rajeev

(e) Pawan Singh

Q9. Leftist leader ________________________  has been sworn in as the new Mexican President following his landslide victory in the July 2018 presidential election.

(a) Beatriz Gutierrez Muller

(b) Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador

(c) Rocio Beltran Medina

(d) Jesus Ernesto Gutierrez

(e) Enrique Pena Nieto

Q10. The International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) is the governing body of the Olympic Shooting events in Rifle, Pistol and Shotgun disciplines, and of several non-Olympic Shooting sport events. Where is the Headquarters of ISSF?

(a) Munich

(b) Bern

(c) London

(d) New York

(e) Sydney

Solutions

Ans.1.(c)

Exp.The World Bank has unveiled 200 billion US Dollars in climate action investment for 2021 to 2025, adding that this amounts to a doubling of its current five-year funding. The move coincides with a UN climate summit in Katowice.

Ans.2.(a)

Exp. The UN climate summits, i.e. so called COP (Conference of the Parties) are global conferences, in the course of which action for climate policy is negotiated. The Climate Change Conference 2018 was held in Katowice, Poland. Previously, Poland hosted them twice – in 2008, in Poznan and in 2013, in Warsaw.

Ans.3.(e)

Exp. It was again all Ethiopian Show in Pune International Marathon 2018. Atlawim Debebe of Ethiopia won the Full Marathon with the timing of 2 hours 17 minutes 17 seconds. Teshome Getachew claimed second and Bekele Asefa third position. Both of them are also from Ethiopia.

Ans.4.(b)

Exp. Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh inaugurated Global Agriculture and Food Summit 2018 in Ranchi, Jharkhand. Seven countries, including China, Israel and Malaysia are participating in the two-day Summit. The aim of the Summit is to promote Jharkhand as a key player to attract investment in the agriculture sector.

Ans.5.(d)

Exp. The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) launched a new mass media campaign calling for the elimination of industrially produced trans fat in the food supply. Called “Heart Attack Rewind”, the 30 second public service announcement (PSA) – the first mass media campaign of its kind – will support FSSAI’s global target of eliminating trans fat in India by the year 2022, a year ahead of the global target by the World Health Organization (WHO) for complete elimination of trans fat.

Ans.6.(e)

Exp. Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is an autonomous body established under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India. The FSSAI has been established under the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 which is a consolidating statute related to food safety and regulation in India.

Ans.7.(d)

Exp. The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) accorded approval for the acquisition of defence equipment worth nearly Rs 3000 crore which includes BrahMos Missiles, and Armoured Recovery Vehicles (ARVs) for Battle Tank Arjun. The decision was taken at a meeting chaired by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

Ans.8.(c)

Exp. Raninder Singh has become the first Indian to be elected one of the four vice-presidents of the International Shooting Sport Federation. The 51-year-old Raninder also heads the National Rifle Association of India.

Ans.9.(b)

Exp. Leftist leader Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has been sworn in as the new Mexican President following his landslide victory in the July 2018 presidential election. Lopez Obrador, 65, took oath before a crowd that included world leaders and a strong majority in both houses of Congress.

Ans.10.(a)

Exp. The International Shooting Sport Federation, also known with the acronym ISSF, is the governing body of the Olympic Shooting events in Rifle, Pistol and Shotgun disciplines, and of several non-Olympic Shooting sport events. Headquarters of ISSF is in Munich, Germany.

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