Current Affairs Quiz: April 23, 2019

Current Affairs 23 April 2019 Quiz

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  1. What is the rank of India in global startup ecosystem in 2019?
    A)14th
    B)17th
    C)16th
    D)22nd
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    India rose to 17th position in global startup ecosystem in 2019, up from the 37th spot in 2017, as per StartupBlink. The country list was topped by the US, followed by the UK and Canada. Notably, India was ranked above 27th-placed China.

  2. India has recently built Chhyoiphel Kundeling Monastery in which country?
    A)Indonesia
    B)Thailand
    C)China
    D)Nepal
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India has rebuilt Chhyoiphel Kundeling Monastery in Nepal. Shyalpa Tenzin Rinpoche inaugurated newly reconstructed Monastery at Lisankhu village in Sindhupalchok district. Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of India Dr. Ajay Kumar was also present on the occasion.

  3. Who Recently won the Ukraine presidential election 2019?
    A)Zennifer Maursen
    B)Volodymyr Zelenskiy
    C)Petro Poroshenko
    D)Scott Morrison
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Volodymyr Zelenskiy has won a major victory over incumbent Petro Poroshenko. The comedian plays the role of president in a fictional television sitcom. Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy won Ukraine’s presidential election by a substantial margin.

  4. Asian Tea Alliance was recently launched in which country?
    A)India
    B)China
    C)Thailand
    D)Myanmar
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Asian Tea Alliance (ATA), a union of five tea-growing and consuming countries was launched in Guizhou, China. Its members are major associations from key tea producing Asian countries viz. Indian Tea Association (ITA), China Tea Marketing Association (CRMA), Indonesian Tea Marketing Association (ITMA), Sri Lanka Tea Board (SLTB) and Japan Tea Association (JTA).

  5. India Post partnered with which company to modernise its services?
    A)TCS
    B)Wipro
    C)IBM
    D)Infosys
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India Post has partnered with IT services firm Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) to become a multi-service digital hub, modernize the delivery of mail and packages, enhance customer experience and launch innovative services.

  6. Which company became the first Indian retail company to clock more than Rs 1 lakh crore in annual revenues?
    A)TCS
    B)Reliance Retail
    C)FBb
    D)HCL
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Reliance retail has become the first Indian retail company to clock more than Rs 1 lakh crore in annual revenues. The retail venture of Reliance Industries reported an income of Rs 1,30,556 crore for 2018-19, 89% more than the previous year’s Rs 69,198 crore.

  7. Which team lifted the Santosh Trophy 2019?
    A)Services
    B)Punjab
    C)Bengaluru
    D)Delhi
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    In Football, the Services lifted the Santosh Trophy, beating Punjab 1-nil in the final at Ludhiana. In the first half, both the teams were goal-less. In the second half, Services scored the lone goal and held on till the final whistle.

  8. Who was appointed as Twitter India Managing Director?
    A)Ravneet gill
    B)Anil Sen
    C)Manish Maheshwari
    D)Achrya Mohanty
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Twitter India appointed Manish Maheshwari, ex-CEO of Network18 Digital, as the Managing Director for its India operations. Maheshwari will be responsible for driving an integrated business strategy to accelerate Twitter’s audience and revenue growth in the country.

  9. Who was appointed as brand ambassador of Dubai based Ras AL Khammam Economic Zone?
    A)Ravi Shashtri
    B)Virat Kohli
    C)Vinod kambli
    D)Ms Dhoni
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Former Cricketer Ravi Shastri appointed as Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (RAKEZ) exclusive Corporate Ambassador to the Indian Business Community. As brand Ambassador Ravi Shastri may attract more Indian business leaders to set up or expand their operations in UAE through RAKEZ.

  10. Which film won the best cinematography award at the Beijing International Film Festival?
    A)Majuli
    B)Baahubali
    C)Bhayanakam
    D)Yanakam
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Malayalam film Bhayanakam (Fear) directed by Jayaraj won the best cinematography award at the Beijing International Film Festival. The cinematography was done by Nikihil S Praveen.

  11. Who was bestowed with Pandit Govind Ballabh Pant Award‘ for his book titled ‘Samvidhan Kavya‘?
    A)Yogendra Chauhan
    B)Arnav Singh Bedi
    C)Sushil Kumar
    D)Sunil Kumar Gautam
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Sunil Kumar Gautam, Special Commissioner of Police (Operations) was honoured with ‘Pandit Govind Ballabh Pant Award‘ for his book titled ‘Samvidhan Kavya‘.

  12. Who was honoured with UK Royal Society honour?
    A)Anil Ambani
    B)Indra Nooyi
    C)Mukesh Ambani
    D)Yusuf Hamied
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Prominent scientist and businessman Yusuf Hamied is among a host of Indian-origin experts honoured in the 2019 list of new fellows of the UK’s Royal Society. The 82-year-old chairman of pharmaceutical major Cipla has been made an Honorary Fellow of the prestigious body, comprising of many of the world’s most eminent scientists.

  13. Recently,Lorraine Warren passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Philosopher
    B)Actor
    C)Social Activist
    D)Paranormal Investigator
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Real-life ghostbuster Lorraine Warren who inspired The Amityville Horror and The Conjuring movies passed away at the age of 92. She and husband Ed Warren are famous supernatural investigators.

  14. What is theme of this year’s Earth Day?
    A)Climate Change
    B)Environment and climate literacy
    C)End Plastic Pollution
    D)Protect Our Species
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The world celebrates Earth Day and Google has introduced an interactive doodle that celebrates the uniqueness, diversity and wonder of a small fraction of life forms found on earth. World Earth Day, which is celebrated on 22 April every year, now includes events in more than 193 countries.The theme is Protect Our Species.

  15. When is a World Creativity and Innovation Day observed?
    A)April 17
    B)April 19
    C)April 20
    D)April 21
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Every year World Creativity and Innovation Day (WCID) is officially celebrated on April 21. WCID is a part of the United Nations resolution entitled “Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.”

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Ukraine?
    A)Peso
    B)Krone
    C)Hyrvinia
    D)Won
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. What is the capital of Ukraine?
    A)Astana
    B)Baghdad
    C)Kiev
    D)london
    View Answer
    Option C

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