Current Affairs Quiz: April 2, 2019

Current Affairs 2 April 2019 Quiz

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  1. Recently, ISRO placed which DRDO -developed electronic intelligence satellite in orbits?
    A)WingSat
    B)Emisat
    C)Sunsat
    D)Emigran
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    ISRO placed DRDO -developed electronic intelligence satellite Emisat and 28 foreign satellites in orbits. Emisat, weighing 436kg, is meant for helping the military locate hostile radars. This comes days after India test-fired an anti-satellite (ASAT) missile in the Mission Shakti operation.

  2. Which state’s district has developed “Sankalp” application for first time voters?
    A)Assam
    B)Karnataka
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Odisha
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    A district in Western Assam is going the digital way to attract the first-time voters towards the election process and ensure their participation.

  3. Which country’s city has claimed to become the world’s first district using both 5G coverage and broadband gigabit networks?
    A)Japan
    B)China
    C)Russia
    D)France
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Shanghai claimed that it has become the world’s first district using both 5G coverage and broadband gigabit networks as China seeks to establish lead over the US and other countries in the race to develop next generation cellular mobile communications.

  4. Which country launched the Tianlian II-01 satellite?
    A)China
    B)Japan
    C)USA
    D)Indonesia
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    China sent a new data relay satellite into orbit from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre in Sichuan Province.The Tianlian II-01 satellite was launched by a Long March 3-B carrier rocket.

  5. Recently,Bank of Baroda acquired Vijaya Bank and which other bank to create India’s 2nd largest public sector bank?
    A)Indian Overseas Bank
    B)Dena Bank
    C)IDBI Bank
    D)Canara Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Bank of Baroda will acquire Vijaya and Dena bank to create India’s 2nd largest public sector bank behind State Bank of India (SBI) effective from April 1.

  6. How much amount of gross revenue on account of GST totalled in March 2019?
    A)Rs 187841 cr
    B)Rs 154784 cr
    C)Rs 105454 cr
    D)Rs 106577 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Gross revenue on account of GST in March totaled Rs 106577 crore marking 15.6 percent growth over the revenue in same month of previous year. Of this, Central GST was Rs 20,353 crore, State GST Rs 27,520 crore, Integrated GST Rs 50,418 crore (including Rs 23,521 crore collected on imports) and cess Rs 8,286 crore (including Rs 891 crore collected on imports).

  7. Who won 4th ATP Miami Open Title?
    A)Leander Paes
    B)John Isner
    C)Roger Federer
    D)Novak Djokovic
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Roger Federer lifted his 4th ATP Miami Open title with an emphatic 6-1, 6-4 win over defending champion John Isner. In his 50th Masters final, the Swiss fourth seed produced some typically sublime ground strokes and wrapped up the match in an hour and three minutes.

  8. Who was appointed as MD and CEO of ICICI Securities?
    A)Ravneet Gill
    B)Vijay Chandhok
    C)KK Sharma
    D)Shikha Sharma
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Executive Director of ICICI Bank, Vijay Chandhok appointed as MD and CEO of ICICI Securities, a subsidiary of ICICI bank. He will succeed Shilpa Naval Kumar. He joined the ICICI Group in 1993.

  9. Who has has joined as an official ambassador of Toronto International Film Festival’s “Share Her Journey”?
    A)Rima Das
    B)Hima Das
    C)Hema Malini
    D)Shabana Azmi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Assamese Filmmaker Rima Das has joined as an official ambassador of Toronto International Film Festival’s “Share Her Journey”.
  10. Who took over as the ICC Chief executive?
    A)M N Chinayappa
    B)Manu Sawhney
    C)Dave Richardson
    D)K Srinivasan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Manu Sawhney took over as the ICC Chief executive. Sawhney has been working alongside the outgoing CEO David Richardson for the last six weeks to ensure a smooth transition within the organisation.

  11. Which country topped the ICC Test Team Rankings?
    A)India
    B)England
    C)Australia
    D)New Zealand
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India have retained the ICC Test Championships Mace as they secured the number one spot on the ICC Test Team Rankings while New Zealand have ensured second place.

  12. Recently,Dilip sarkar passed away.he was related to which field?
    A)Sports
    B)Politics
    C)Actor
    D)Poet
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Senior Tripura BJP Leader and five time MLA Dilip sarkar passed away at a private hospital in Delhi after prolonged illness. Sarkar, 61, a former state PWD Minister in the Congress-Tripura Upajati Juba Samiti (TUJS) alliance government between 1988 and 1993.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of ISRO?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Bengaluru
    C)Gurugram
    D)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option B

  2. What is the tagline of Vijaya Bank?
    A)A friend You Can Bank Upon
    B)Good People to bank with
    C)Honour Your Trust
    D)India International Bank
    View Answer
    Option A

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