Current Affairs Quiz: April 18, 2021

Current Affairs 18 April 2021 Quiz

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  1. Recently the government has simplify the process to re issue the OCI cards.What does “C” stands in OCI?
    A) Citizen
    B) Common
    C) Current
    D) Command
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Government has decided to simplify the process to re-issue Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) cards. Currently, the OCI card is required to be re-issued each time a new passport is issued up to 20 years of age and once after completing 50 years of age.
  2. Recently the central government cleared ₹110 cr ROPAX Jetty Project on Dhamra river in which state?
    A) Himachal Pradesh
    B) TamilNadu
    C) Odisha
    D) Assam
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Centre has approved over 50 crore rupees for developing all-weather ROPAX, Roll-on/Roll-off Passenger Jetty and allied infrastructure connecting Kaninali in Bhadrak district and Talachua in Kendrapara district, Odisha under the Sagarmala initiative.
  3. Which institute has developed world’s first affordable and long lasting hygiene product DuroKea Series?
    A) IIT Kanpur
    B) IISc Bengaluru
    C) IIM Ahmedabad
    D) IIT Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank launched World 1st affordable and long-lasting hygiene product DuroKea Series.
  4. How much grant was assisted by India to Nepal for a new building of a secondary school inUdayapur district?
    A) 48.00 million
    B) 43.50 million
    C) 42.95 million
    D) 44.50 million
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    India has extended Nepali rupees 42.95 million (26.98 million INR) grant assistance to Nepalfor a new building of a secondary school in Udayapur district, the Indian embassy said.
  5. As per Facebook Economist Intelligence Unit Study,what is India’s rank in Internet inclusion and gender inequality in accessing the World Wide Web?
    A) 49th
    B) 55th
    C) 42nd
    D) 51st
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Even though India has the cheapest data plans, and nearly 700 million internet users, the country is at a dismal 49th spot globally when it comes to internet inclusion and gender equality in accessing the world wide web, according to a Facebook-Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) study.
  6. Recently which bank announced to exit operations from India and 12 other countries?
    A) Nainital Bank
    B) Federal Bank
    C) DBSBank
    D) Citi Bank
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Citigroup has announced that it will exit the retail banking business in India and 12 other countries.
  7. The government e governance service arm CSC tied up with which company to set up solar powered micro grids and water pumps across rural areas in the country?
    A) Adani Enterprise
    B) Reliance
    C) Tata Power
    D) Microsoft
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The government’s e-governance services arm CSC announced a collaboration with Tata Powerto set up solar-powered micro grids and water pumps in rural areas across the country.
  8. Recently Amazon announced how much amount of Amazon Sambhav Venture Fund for Indian startup’s?
    A) $400 million
    B) $350 million
    C) $300 million
    D) $250 million
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    E-commerce giant Amazon India has launched $250 million Amazon Smbhav Venture Fund(the venture fund) to invest in startups and entrepreneurs focusing on technology innovations in SMB (small and medium business) digitization, agriculture and healthcare.
  9. Recently Joseph Jouthe announced his resignation as PM of which country?
    A) Kenya
    B) Zimbabwe
    C) Vietnam
    D) Haiti
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Haitian Prime Minister Joseph Jouthe announced that he has resigned, as the country faces a spike in killings and kidnappings and prepares for an upcoming constitutional referendum and a general election later this year.
  10. Puglya film won the best foreign language feature award at Moscow International Film Festival 2021.The film is based on which language?
    A) Marathi
    B) Tamil
    C) Hindi
    D) Telugu
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Marathi film Puglya directed by Vinod Sam Peter has won the best foreign language featureat the Moscow International Film Festival 2021, continuing its immensely successful international stint.
  11. Who has been named Wisden Almanack’s ODI player of the 2010s?
    A) Ben Stokes
    B) Virat Kohli
    C) MS Dhoni
    D) Steve Smith
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Virat Kohli has been named Wisden Almanack’s ODI player of the 2010s, while England all-rounder Ben Stokes was declared the ‘Cricketer of the Year’ for a second successive time.
  12. Recently actor Sara Begum Kabori passed away.She belongs to which country?
    A) Iran
    B) Nepal
    C) Pakistan
    D) Bangladesh
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Renowned Bangladeshi actor Sara Begum Kabori passed away in Dhaka. She was 70.
  13. Recently Renowned radiologist and former Director of Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences in Hyderabad passed away.Name him?
    A) Kakarla Subba Rao
    B) R Gopalakrishnan
    C) SN Rao
    D) Vikas Singh
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Renowned radiologist and former Director of Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences in Hyderabad Dr. Kakarla Subba Rao passed away while undergoing treatment at Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS), Secunderabad. He was 96.
  14. Recently which Tamil film actor and Padma Shree awardee passed away?
    A) Surya
    B) Dhanush
    C) Vijay
    D) Vivek
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Famous Tamil film actor and Padma Sri awardee Vivek passed away in Chennai. He was 60 years.
  15. Recently which former CBI director passed away,Name him?
    A) Ranjit Sinha
    B) Rakesh Asthana
    C) Ramesh Kanojia
    D) Rahul Tamrakar
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Former CBI director Ranjit Sinha passed away at the age of 68 due to Covid-related complications.
  16. Recently which former chief election commissioner passed away?
    A) GVG Krishnamurthy
    B) Omprakash Rawat
    C) Ashok Lavasa
    D) TN Murlidharan
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Former Chief Election Commissioner G.V.G. Krishnamurty passed away due to age-related ailments. He was 86.
  17. How many books were released by PM Narendra Modi on life of Bhimrao Ambedkar?
    A) 3
    B) 4
    C) 5
    D) 6
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    PM Narendra Modi has paid tribute to India’s first law minister and the architect of the Indian Constitution Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar on his birth anniversary and released four books based on his life, written by Kishor Makwana.
  18. What is the theme of this year’s World Haemaphilia Day 2021?
    A) Adapting to change-Sustaining care in a new World
    B) Get plus involved
    C) Outreach and identification
    D) Sharing knowledge makes us Stronger
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Every year, April 17 is observed as World Hemophilia Day to raise awareness about hemophilia and other bleeding disorders.
  19. When is International day of street children observed?
    A) April 12
    B) April 10
    C) April 15
    D) April 16
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The International Day for Street Children is celebrated every year on 12th April. The day provides a platform for the millions of children on the streets around the world – and their champions – to speak out so that their rights cannot be ignored.
  20. What is theme of this year World Voice Day 2021?
    A) Identity and voice
    B) Create and Listen Voice
    C) Listen to Voices
    D) One World Many Voices
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    World Voice Day is observed globally on April 16 and celebrates the phenomenon of voice.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Amazon?
    A) Washington
    B) Rome
    C) London
    D) NewYork
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. What is the capital of Nepal?
    A) Kathmandu
    B) Pokahar
    C) Patan
    D) Bishrampur
    View Answer
    Option A

  3. Where is the HQ of Citi Bank ?
    A) London
    B) NewYork
    C) Washington DC
    D) Paris
    View Answer
    Option B

  4. What is the currency of Haiti?
    A) Renminbi
    B) CFA Franc
    C) Krona
    D) Gourde
    View Answer
    Option D

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