Daily Current Affairs Quiz: 08 December 2018

Daily Current Affairs Quiz

Daily Current Affairs Quiz: 08 December 2018

. Preeti Saran has been elected to an Asia Pacific seat on the UN’s Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR). CESCR meets in
1) Geneva
2) New York
3) London
4) Rome
5) Paris
2. The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and allies agreed to cut oil output by 12 lakh barrels a day recently. The 14-nation OPEC has its headquarters based in
1) Riyadh
2) Abu Dhabi
3) Vienna
4) Caracas
5) Manama
3. The Reserve Bank of India on 5 Dec said that economic growth will accelerate to ______ in first half of 2019-20.
1) 7 per cent
2) 7.1 per cent
3) 7.3 per cent
4) 7.5 per cent
5) 8 per cent
4. India has signed an agreement with Iran to pay for crude oil it imports in rupees. The currency of Iran is
1) Dinar
2) Rial
3) Riyal
4) Lira
5) Pound
5. Fitch Ratings has revised India’s GDP growth forecast for the current fiscal (FY19) to
1) 6.8 per cent
2) 6.9 per cent
3) 7 per cent
4) 7.1 per cent
5) 7.2 per cent
6. President Rodrigo Duterte has asked legislators to extend martial law across the southern Philippines. The capital of Philippines is
1) Kuala Lumpur
2) Bangkok
3) Hanoi
4) Manila
5) Phnom Penh
7. Dar es Salaam is a major city and commercial port situated on Indian Ocean coast in
1) Armenia
2) Tanzania
3) Estonia
4) Eretria
5) Cambodia
8. Which of the following cities will be fastest growing city in the world through 2035 as per a report by Oxford Economics?
1) Shenzhen
2) Cairo
3) Jakarta
4) Kuala Lumpur
5) Surat
9. The Cabinet Committee of Economic Affairs has approved the purchase of the govt’s 52.63 per cent stake in Rural Electrification Corp by
1) NTPC
2) POWERGRID
3) Power Finance Corporation
4) NHPC
5) SIDBI
10. Jayaraman passed away recently. He was a noted
1) agriculturalist
2) environmentalist
3) astrologer
4) geologist
5) historian
Answers:
  1. 1
  2. 3
  3. 4
  4. 2
  5. 5
  6. 4
  7. 2
  8. 5
  9. 3
  10. 1
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