Current Affairs Quiz: April 11, 2019

Current Affairs 11 April 2019 Quiz

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  1. Who will head the committee to look into the alleged erosion of Yamuna floodplain?
    A)Adarsh Kumar Goel
    B)Ranjan Gogoi
    C)Prannath Singh
    D)Govind Mathur
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The National Green Tribunal formed a committee to look into the alleged erosion of Yamuna floodplain due to movement of heavy vehicles in Haryana’s Sonipat district.It will be headed by Adarsh Kumar Goel.

  2. According to IMF,what will be the global growth forecast for 2019?
    A)2.5 percent
    B)3.3 percent
    C)3.5 percent
    D)4.0 percent
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The The International Monetary Fund (IMF) lowered its global growth forecast for 2019 to 3.3 per cent from the previous level of 3.5 per cent in its latest World Economic Outlook (WEO).International Monetary Fund (IMF) lowered its global growth forecast for 2019 to 3.3 per cent from the previous level of 3.5 per cent in its latest World Economic Outlook (WEO).

  3. Google has Recently launched its first drone delivery service in which country?
    A)India
    B)Canada
    C)Australia
    D)Usa
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Google parent Alphabet has beat Amazon to launch one of the first commercial drone delivery businesses. Alphabet made its first delivery in Canberra after getting approval from the country’s civil aviation authority.

  4. Which company introduces a new platform called ‘Anthos’?
    A)TCS
    B)Google
    C)Facebook
    D) Adobe
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Google has introduced a new open platform called “Anthos” to run and manage apps from anywhere. Based on the Cloud Services Platform that Google announced in 2018, “Anthos” lets users run applications on existing on-premise hardware investments or in the Public Cloud.

  5. Who successfully defended her Monterrey open title 2019?
    A)Victoria Azarenka
    B)Carolina Marine
    C)Garbine Muguruza
    D)Saina Nehwal
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Spain’s Garbine Muguruza successfully defended her Monterrey Open title when Victoria Azarenka retired injured from her first WTA singles final in three years.

  6. Recently, Dave Bautista announced his retirement. He was the former player of which sports?
    A)Football
    B)MMA
    C)Wrestling
    D)Cricket
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Describing his over two decade stint as a WWE wrestler as “a hell of a run”, Dave Bautista has officially announced his retirement from professional wrestling. This year, Bautista will be seen reprising his role as Drax the Destroyer in “Avengers: Endgame”, which he will follow up with “Stuber”.

  7. Who was elected as the new president of International Chamber of Commerce?
    A)PV Kumar
    B)Vikramjit Sahney
    C)Ashish Chauhan
    D)Vikram Limaye
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    SUN Group Chairman Vikramjit Singh Sahney elected as the new president of International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) – India. He said the chamber would work with the government to promote India’s external trade.

  8. Who was appointed as chairman of the National Building Construction Corporation?
    A)Shiv Das Meena
    B)K Srikant
    C)PS Jayakumar
    D)PV Bharithi
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Shiv Das Meena, Additional Secretary of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) has been appointed as the Chairman cum Managing Director (CMD) of National Buildings Construction Corporation (NBCC).

  9. Which organisation bagged the prestigious AIMA Managing India Award 2019 for outstanding PSU of the year?
    A)Bharat Electronic Limited
    B)Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited
    C)Indian Oil Corporation
    D)Nuclear Power Corporation Limited
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) has bagged the prestigious ‘AIMA Managing India Award 2019 for outstanding PSU of the year.’ The award was presented by former President Pranab Mukherjee to Sanjiv Singh, Chairman, Indian Oil.

  10. Recently, BA Sanadi passes away. He belongs to which profession?
    A)Sports
    B)Writer
    C)Singer
    D)Actor
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Kannada writer B.A. Sanadi passed away in Kumta in Belagavi. He was 86. Sanadi, a winner of the coveted Pampa award and Rajyotsava award, among others, hailed from Shindolli in Belagavi district.

  11. Recently, Navtej Hundal passed away. He belonged to which profession?
    A)Sports
    B)Social Activist
    C)Actor
    D)Singer
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Actor Navtej Hundal, who most recently appeared in Aditya Dhar’s Uri: The Surgical Strike, passed away. Navtej, who played the Home Minister in Uri, passed away, said actor Sushant Singh, general secretary of the Cine And Television Artistes Association (CINTAA).

  12. Recently, Nadia Regin passed away.She belongs to which profession?
    A)Journalist
    B)Actress
    C)Singer
    D)Poet
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Serbia-born actor Nadja Regin, best known for starring in Bond films From Russia With Love and Goldfinger, passed away at the age of 87. She was best known for her role as the mistress of Kerim Bey in From Russia with Love and had a smaller appearance as Bonita in the pre-credit sequence of Goldfinger, which featured Sean Connery as the iconic British spy.

  13. When is World Homeopathy Day observed?
    A)April 09
    B)April 10
    C)April 11
    D)April 12
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The World Homoeopathy Day is observed on 10th April, to commemorate the birth anniversary of the founder of Homoeopathy, Dr Christian Fredrich Samuel Hahnemann

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of National Green Tribunal?
    A)Chennai
    B)Kolkata
    C)New Delhi
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. Where is the HQ of IMF?
    A)Paris
    B)London
    C)Washington DC
    D)New York
    View Answer
    Option C

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