Current Affairs Quiz: April 1, 2019

Current Affairs 1 April 2019 Quiz

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  1. Recently, the government extended the deadline for linking PAN with biometric ID Aadhar by how many months?
    A)2
    B)6
    C)4
    D)5
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The government extended the deadline for linking PAN with biometric ID Aadhar by 6 months till September 30. This is the sixth time the government has extended the deadline for individuals to link their Permanent Account Number (PAN) to Aadhaar.

  2. In which state, Election Commission has come up with a mobile application called “PWD”?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Karnataka
    D)Odisha
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    in Mahrashtra, election Commission has come up with a mobile application called “PWD” for making voting easier and implement the poll body’s slogan of Accessible Elections for over two lakhs Divyang voters across the state.

  3. How much base rate has been set by RBI for NBFCs and MFIs for April-June quarter?
    A)9.54%
    B)7.11%
    C)8.5%
    D)9.21%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The RBI set the average base rate to be charged from borrowers by NBFCs and MFIs at 9.21 per cent for the first quarter of the next fiscal.

  4. Which organization recently became india’s second largest state owned firm based on market capitalization?
    A)PFC
    B)NABARD
    C)SBI
    D)IRDA
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    After acquiring a majority stake in REC Ltd (formerly Rural Electrification Corporation Limited), center backed Power Finance Corporation become India’s second largest Govt owned Financial Firm after State Bank of India (SBI), based on market capitalization.

  5. Which country won 2019 Azlan Shah Cup Hockey Title?
    A)China
    B)South Korea
    C)Nepal
    D)India
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    South Korea stunned favorites India 4-2 in the shoot-out to lift the Azlan Shah Cup hockey title after the five-time champions conceded an equaliser in the final quarter of the summit clash in Ipoh,Malaysia.

  6. Where was India Open 2019 held?
    A)Chennai
    B)Pune
    C)Guwahati
    D)New Delhi
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Viktor Axelsen dashed Indian hopes with a 21-7, 22-20 win over Kidambi Srikanth at the India Open 2019 final in New Delhi. In women’s singles, Thailand’s Ratchanok Intanon created history by becoming the first women’s singles shuttler to win the title three times, when she beat the third seed He Bingjiao.

  7. Who has been deployed as Special Expenditure Observer in Tamil Nadu by the Election Commission?
    A)Shailendra Handa
    B)DK Jain
    C)Madhu Mahajan
    D)KK Sharma
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Election Commission has appointed two eminent former Civil Servants Shailendra Handa and Ms.madhu Mahajan as special expenditure Observers for the upcoming Lok Sabha Elections.

  8. Who has been confirmed as the President of Slovakia?
    A)Maros Sefcovic
    B)Milton Obote
    C)Yoweri Museveni
    D)Zuzana Caputova
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Anti-corruption activist Zuzana Caputova has been confirmed as the 5th President of Slovakia,making her the country’s first female head of the State.

  9. Who is set to receive 2019 Peabody Career achievement Honour?
    A)Noor Khan
    B)Rita Moreno
    C)Shabana Azam
    D)Alia Bhatt
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Veteran actor Rita Moreno is set to receive 2019 Peabody Career achievement Honour.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Slovakia?
    A)Rial
    B)Peso
    C)Euro
    D)Dollar
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. What is the capital of Slovakia?
    A)Bratislava
    B)Belmopan
    C)Zagreb
    D)Majuro
    View Answer
    Option A

  3. Where is the HQ of Power Finance Corporation?
    A)Chennai
    B)Mumbai
    C)Pune
    D)New Delhi
    View Answer
    Option D

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