Current Affairs Quiz: April 19, 2021

Current Affairs 19 April 2021 Quiz

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  1. According to a national climate vulnerability assessment report,how many Indian states are highly vulnerable to climate change?
    A) 8
    B) 6
    C) 5
    D) 10
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Eight Indian states — Jharkhand, Mizoram, Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Assam, Bihar, Arunachal Pradesh and West Bengal — are highly vulnerable to climate change, according to a national climate vulnerability assessment report.
  2. Which edition of India Kyrgyzstan military exercise “Khanjar” was recently held in Bishkek?
    A) 6th
    B) 7th
    C) 8th
    D) 10th
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Special forces of India and Kyrgyzstan began a two-week military exercise in Bishkek with a focus on counter-terror drills.
  3. Which bank has partnered with MasterCard to launch a mobile based consumer friendly payment solution Pay by Bank App?
    A) IDBI Bank
    B) HDFC Bank
    C) ICICI Bank
    D) RBL Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    RBL Bank and Mastercard have partnered to launch a mobile-based consumer-friendly payment solution – the Pay by Bank App, a first-of-its-kind payment functionality in India.
  4. Recently JP Morgan reduced India’s GDP for FY22 to what percent?
    A) 12%
    B) 11%
    C) 10.5%
    D) 11.5%
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    With the resurgence of COVID-19 cases posing risks to economic recovery, leading brokerages have downgraded India’s GDP growth projections for the current fiscal year to as low as 10 per cent on local lockdowns threatening fragile recovery.
  5. Which aircraft manufacturer has partnered with Indian Aviation Academy and University of South California for safety management training?
    A) BAE Systems
    B) Lockheed
    C) Airbus
    D) Boeing
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Aircraft manufacturer Boeing said it has partnered with the Indian Aviation Academy (IAA) and the University of Southern California (USC) for safety management system training to all stakeholders in the domestic aviation industry.
  6. Which company to buy Artificial Intelligence firm Nuance for $19.7 billion?
    A) Amazon
    B) Microsoft
    C) Google
    D) Asus
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Microsoft said it has agreed to buy Nuance Communications, a cloud and artificial intelligence (AI) software firm, in an all-cash transaction valued at $19.7 billion, including debt.
  7. Who created a national record in 50m backstroke while winning his second gold of the Uzbekistan Open Championship?
    A) Srihari Nataraj
    B) Ravindra Jain
    C) Shubham Singh
    D) Rakesh Sharma
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Ace Indian swimmer Srihari Nataraj created a national record in 50m backstroke while winning his second gold of the Uzbekistan Open Championship. The 20-year-old clocked 25.11 seconds to bag the top prize in the FINA-accredited Olympic qualifying event.
  8. Recently Cricketer Heath Streak banned by ICC for 8 years for breach of corruption.He hails from which country?
    A) Zimbabwe
    B) England
    C) Kenya
    D) South Africa
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Former Zimbabwe captain Heath Streak was banned for eight years from all cricket after he accepted five charges of breaching the ICC anti-corruption code, including disclosing inside information and facilitating corrupt approaches.
  9. which India’s city stadium will host the T20 World Cup final 2021?
    A) Chennai
    B) Lucknow
    C) Ahmedabad
    D) Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Ahmedabad’s Narendra Modi Stadium will host the T20 World Cup final in November this year.
  10. Recently who was awarded with Golden lion for lifetime Achievement at 78th Venice International Film Festival?
    A) Peter Parker
    B) Shelton Benjamin
    C) Louis Shater
    D) Robderto Benigni
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Oscar-winning Italian director-actor Roberto Benigni of ‘Life is Beautiful’ fame has been honoured with the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement of the 78th Venice International Film Festival, organisers announced.
  11. Recently author Naremdra Kohli passed away.He was author of which language?
    A) Hindi
    B) Tamil
    C) Urdu
    D) Telugu
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Veteran Hindi writer Narendra Kohli passed away of Covid complications in Delhi. He was 81.
  12. Recently KJ Shethna passed away.He belongs to which profession?
    A) Lawyer
    B) Author
    C) Actor
    D) Social Activist
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    lawyer and legal scholar K J Shethna has passed away.
  13. The “Believe-What life and cricket taught me” is the autobiography of which cricketer?
    A) Suresh Raina
    B) Virat Kohli
    C) MS Dhoni
    D) Gautam Gambhir
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The much-awaited autobiography of Suresh Raina, titled ‘Believe – What Life and Cricket Taught Me’, is set to hit the bookstands in May 2021.It will be published by the prestigious publishing house, Penguin India.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital of Krygyzstan?
    A) Bishkek
    B) Tashkent
    C) Kiev
    D) Kabul
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. What is the tagline of RBL Bank?
    A) Badhti ka named Zindagi
    B) Let make life simple
    C) Apno ka Bank
    D) The name you can bank upon
    View Answer
    Option C

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

  4. What is the capital of Uzbekistan?
    A) Dong
    B) Dirham
    C) Krone
    D) Som
    View Answer
    Option D

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