Current Affairs Quiz: April 15, 2019

Current Affairs 15 April 2019 Quiz

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  1. India first of its kind voter park is to be opened in which city?
    A)Gurugram
    B)Noida
    C)Lucknow
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India’s first-of-its-kind ‘Voter Park’ was inaugurated in Gurugram, aimed at increasing voter awareness and educating people about the electoral process. Haryana Chief Electoral Officer Rajeev Ranjan inaugurated the park in Vikas Sadan building complex.

  2. How much total liquidity has been injected by the RBI in the market in 2018-19?
    A)Rs 1.65 lakh crore
    B)Rs 2.87 lakh crore
    C)Rs 2.98 lakh crore
    D)Rs 1.50 lakh crore
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India injected a total liquidity of Rs 2.98 lakh crore in the market in 2018-19.From a daily net average surplus of Rs 27,928 crore during February 1-6, 2019, systemic liquidity moved into deficit during February 7-March 31, reflecting the build-up of government cash balances, the First Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement, 2019-20 stated

  3. Which company announced its partnership with MMTC PAMP for buying and selling of gold?
    A)Microsoft
    B)Google
    C)Amazon
    D)Mobikwik
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Aiming to make Google Pay more useful for Indian users, Google announced its partnership with MMTC-PAMP India for buying and selling gold through the application. MMTC-PAMP India is an internationally recognised metal and mining service provider.

  4. Which company acquired Wibmo for $70 million?
    A)PayU
    B)Mobikwik
    C)Paytm
    D)Freecharge
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    PayU, an online payment service provider and Naspers’ fintech arm, announced the acquisition of Wibmo, a Silicon Valley startup that works on digital payment security and payment enablement on smartphones. The deal was valued at around $70 million.

  5. Who won second edition of Roland Garros eSeries?
    A)Kumar abhishek
    B)Rohit Thakur
    C)Ramesh Patel
    D)Kamlesh Patel
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Roland-Garros, BNP Paribas and BIGBEN announced Rohit Thakur as the winner of second edition of Indian leg of the Roland-Garros eSeries, an e-sport competition played on the Tennis World Tour video game. Last year too, Thakur won the tournament and represented India in the first edition of Roland Garros e-Series finals held in Paris.

  6. Who was appointed as Vice Chancellor of the Jamia Millia Islamia University?
    A)Noor Khatun
    B)Najma Akhtar
    C)Nimesh Shah
    D)Noor Ayat
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    President of India, in his capacity as the Visitor of the Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI), appointed Professor Najma Akhtar as the vice-chancellor of the varsity, making her the first woman to hold the charge. She has been appointed for a period of five years.

  7. Which pic won World Press Photo award 2019?
    A)Image of A child
    B)crying toddler at US border
    C)Crying women
    D)Crying girl at road
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The haunting image of a little girl crying helplessly as she and her mother are taken into custody by US border officials won the prestigious World Press Photo Award.

  8. Who has been honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award during 4th APJ Abdul Kalam Innovation Conclave?
    A)Meenakshi Raj
    B)Dr AK Singh
    C)Rajendra Joshi
    D)Dr KK Menon
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Dr A K Singh, director at Life Sciences, DRDO has been honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award 2019 during 4th APJ Abdul Kalam Innovation Conclave at Chandigarh University, Mohali. The conclave was organised by the university to note World Creativity and Innovation Day.

  9. Recently Jk Ritheesh passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Sportsmen
    B)Actor and politician
    C)Film Director
    D)Social Activist
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Actor and former Ramanathapuram MP JK Ritheesh passed away due to heart failure. He was 46. JK Ritheesh was last seen playing a role in RJ Balaji’s political satire LKG. He became an MP from Ramanathapuram after he was given a DMK ticket in the 2009 Lok Sabha Elections.

  10. Recently Paul Barbieri passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Sports
    B)Comedian
    C)Actor
    D)Director
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    British comedian, Paul Barbieri, who is popularly known by his stage name Ian Cognito, passed away on stage while performing a stand-up set in Bicester, England. The comedian who was in his early 60’s, fell ill during a performance at the Atic Bar in a small English town north of Oxford.

  11. Recently Pradeep Chaubey passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Sports
    B)Poet
    C)Politics
    D)Actor
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Renowned Hindi poet Pradeep Choubey paased away in his home in Gwalior. Choubey, known for his humorous poetry.

  12. Recently Paripooranand Painuly passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Freedom fighter and politician
    B)Actor and director
    C)Sports
    D)Writer and poet
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Former Congress MP and freedom fighter Paripooranand Painuli passed away at his residence in the Vasant Vihar area in Dehradun

  13. What is the theme of This year World Allergy Week?
    A)The global crisis of Allergy
    B)The global problem of food allergy
    C)Food Allergy and Poison
    D)Allergy and Health
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The World Allergy Organization is proud to announce that World Allergy Week 2019 will be on the topic of “The Global Problem of Food Allergy” and will take place globally the week of 7-13 April 2019.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of RBI?
    A)Chennai
    B)Mumbai
    C)Chennai
    D)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option B

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

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