Current Affairs Quiz: April 22, 2019

Current Affairs 22 April 2019 Quiz

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  1. The 2019 International Fleet Review will be held in which country?
    A)Indonesia
    B)Sri Lanka
    C)India
    D)China
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Indian Navy ships Kolkata and Shakti arrived at Qingdao in China to participate in the International Fleet Review (IFR) as a part of the 70th anniversary celebrations of People Liberation’s Army (PLA-Navy).

  2. Indian Navy launched which guided missile destroyer in Mumbai?
    A)INS Tarini
    B)INS Vikramaditya
    C)INS Imphal
    D)INS Viraat
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba launched the third ship of Project 15B, a guided missile destroyer Imphal, at Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders, Mumbai. The launch marks yet another significant milestone in the annals of the indigenous warship design and construction programme of India.

  3. According to a UN report,which one of these is world’s major industrial accidents of the 20th century?
    A)Hiroshima Tragedy
    B)Bhopal Gas Tragedy
    C)Chernobyl Disaster
    D)Kerala floods
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy which killed thousands of people is among the world’s “major industrial accidents” of the 20th century, a UN report has said, warning that 2.78 million workers die from occupational accidents and work-related diseases each year.

  4. In which country,scientists have unearthed 220 million year old dinosaurs fossils?
    A)Maldives
    B)Canada
    C)Argentina
    D)Russia
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    A site containing the 220-million-year-old fossilised remains of nearly a dozen dinosaurs has been discovered in western Argentina. According to Martinez, of the University of San Juan, the fossils are approximately 220 million years old, belonging to “an era of which we know little”.

  5. Which was the first molecule which was formed 14 billion years ago that was founded in the space recently?
    A)Hydrogen ion
    B)Helium hydride ion
    C)Hydrate ion
    D)Water ion
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Scientists have detected the most ancient type of molecule in our universe in space for the first time ever. Helium hydride ion (HeH+) was the first molecule that formed when, almost 14 billion years ago, falling temperatures in the young universe allowed recombination of the light elements produced in the Big Bang.

  6. Which company has inked a pact with China’s FutureMive Automative to develop connected mobility solutions ?
    A)Wipro
    B)Tata technolgies
    C)TVS
    D)TCS
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Tata Technologies said it has inked a pact with China’s FutureMove Automotive to develop connected mobility solutions for automotive manufacturers in China and other markets. The companies signed a memorandum of understanding on the sidelines of the Shanghai Motor Show 2019.

  7. Who was re-elected as the general secretary of the Asian a Judo Union?
    A)Tej Bahadur
    B)Nayan Shukla
    C)Mukesh Kumar
    D)Pratap Singh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Former Judo Federation of India chief Mukesh Kumar was re-elected as general secretary of the Asian governing body at its ordinary congress at Fujairah in the UAE.

  8. Recently Amar Paul passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Poet
    B)Social Activist
    C)Actor
    D)Singer
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Legendary Bengali folk singer Amar Paul passed away at a state-run hospital following a celebral haemorrhage. He was 96. After shifting base to Kolkata, he joined All India Radio as a grade artist and began lending his voice to films.

  9. Recently S Muthiah passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Journalist
    B)Poet
    C)Actor
    D)Social Activist
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The chronicler of Chennai history, cartographer and journalist S. Muthiah, 89, passed away in Chennai owing to age-related ailments. Muthiah was also known as “Mr. Madras” for his love for Chennai that was earlier known as Madras and for his books on the city’s history.

  10. When is World Liver Day observed?
    A)April 14
    B)April 15
    C)April 19
    D)April 20
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    World liver day is observed every year on every 19 April, to spread awareness about liver related diseases. The liver is the second largest and the second most complex organ in the body, after the brain. The day is meant to raise awareness about liver and following a lifestyle which supports liver health.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of International Labour Organization?
    A)hague
    B)Geneva
    C)Rome
    D)Paris
    View Answer
    Option B

  2. Where is the HQ of United Nations?
    A)Rome
    B)London
    C)New York
    D)Paris
    View Answer
    Option C

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