Current Affairs Quiz: April 24, 2018

Current Affairs 24 April 2018 Quiz

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  1. Name the IT company which has emerged as first Indian company to reach $100-billion market capitalisation.
    A) Tech Mahindra
    B) HCL Technologies
    C) Tata Consultancy Services
    D) Larsen & Toubro Infotech
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), the country’s largest IT outsourcing company has emerged as the first Indian listed company to cross the $100-billion mark in terms of market capitalisation (m-cap).
  2. Recently the IT major Tech Mahindra has rolled out its Cyber Security Operations Centre in which of the following states?
    A) Telangana
    B) Andhra Pradesh
    C) Tamil Nadu
    D) Karnataka
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    IT major Tech Mahindra has established Andhra Pradesh Cyber Security Operations Centre (APCSOC) in Vijayawada which is equipped with predictive threat analytics capabilities. The Andhra Pradesh Cyber Security Operations Centre (APCSOC), first of its kind in India, will leverage Tech Mahindra’s global expertise in cyber security and risk management for a robust government security framework.
  3. When is the World Book and Copyright Day observed?
    A) April 23
    B) April 22
    C) April 20
    D) April 21
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    World Book Day, also known as World Book and Copyright Day, is being celebrated across the globe on 23 Aril 2018.The event is organized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and was first held in 1995.
  4. Who among the following will chair the first meeting of the think tank on the Framework for National Policy on E-commerce to be held on April 24th, 2018?
    A) Rajnath Singh
    B) Arun Jaitley
    C) Narendra Modi
    D) Suresh Prabhu
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, will chair the first meeting of the think tank on the Framework for National Policy on E-commerce to be held on April 24th, 2018.
  5. Mario Abdo Benitez has been appointed as the President of which country?
    A) Paraguay
    B) Bolivia
    C) Argentina
    D) Brazil
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Paraguay’s ruling Colorado Party candidate Mario Abdo Benitez has won the presidential election, data released by the country’s election tribunal showed.
  6. Which among the given smart cities has become the first city of India that runs on 100 % renewable energy during the daytime?
    A) Bengaluru Smart City
    B) Diu Smart City
    C) Ahmedabad Smart City
    D) Chennai Smart City
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Diu Smart City has become the first city in India, that runs on 100% renewable energy during daytime setting a new benchmark for other cities to become clean and green. Diu had been importing 73% of its power from Gujarat until last year.
  7. Name the player who has won the 31st Monte Carlo Masters Title?
    A) Alexander Zverev
    B) Pablo Carreño Busta
    C) Rafael Nadal
    D) Novak Djokovic
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Rafael Nadal (Spain) defeated Japan’s Kei Nishikori by 6-3, 6-2 in the Monte Carlo Masters final won his 31st Masters title. It is also Nadal’s 11th Monte Carlo Masters title in 14 years
  8. The first ever International SME Convention is being held in which city?
    A) Gandhinagar
    B) Hyderabad
    C) Mumbai
    D) New Delhi
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      Option D
    Explanation: 
    Delegates from 37 countries are participating in the first ever International SME Convention being held in New Delhi from 22nd to 24th April 2018. Some of the participating countries are Australia, Austria, France, Indonesia, Italy, Kenya, Korea, Malaysia, Morocco, Nigeria, Philippines, Poland, Russia, Spain, Sri Lanka, South Africa and UAE.
  9. What is the theme of the 2018 World Book Day?
    A) Reading, it’s my right!
    B) Share A Story
    C) Translating The Idea
    D) Reading, the Need of Hour
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      Option A
    Explanation: 
    Theme for 2018 World Book Day: “Reading, it’s my right!” 
  10. ‘All Doors Opened’ is an autobiography of _______
    A) Sharda Sinha
    B) Inder Sharma
    C) Laxman Pai
    D) Vinod Rai
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Padma Shri (Late) Inder Sharma’s autobiography ‘All Doors Opened’ was released on April 23rd in the presence of Delhi’s Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal.
  11. As per the data of the Government, the total deposit in the Jan Dhan accounts stood at Rs __________ crore as on April 11, 2018.
    A) Rs 80,555.50 crore
    B) Rs 80,445.60 crore
    C) Rs 80,545.70 crore
    D) Rs 80,554.80 crore
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      Option C
    Explanation: 
    Total deposits in Jan Dhan accounts crossed Rs 80,000 crore mark with more people joining the flagship financial inclusion programme. The deposits, which have been steadily rising since March 2017, were at Rs 80,545.70 crore on April 11, 2018.
  12. Name the company which has been honoured with the 2018 Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation category?
    A) Telensa Limited
    B) Trio Healthcare Ltd
    C) Watson-Marlow Ltd
    D) Vitabiotics
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      Option D
    Explanation: 
    Vitabiotics, UK’s number leading vitamin company, has been honoured with The Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation for its Perfectil beauty Vitamin range. The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are the UK’s highest and most prestigious awards for business performance.
  13. How many gold medals have been won by India in the South Asian Judo Championship in Nepal?
    A) 10
    B) 9
    C) 7
    D) 11
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      Option A
    Explanation: 
    India has bagged a total of 10 gold medals in the ongoing South Asian Judo Championship, being held in Lalitpur (Kathmandu), Nepal. Out of the total 14 gold medals, India won 7 gold medals contested under women-single categories and the remaining 3 under men-single categories.
  14. Which among the given has been declared as the World Book Capital for 2018?
    A) Conakry, Republic of Guinea
    B) Athens, Greece
    C) Sharjah, UAE
    D) Incheon, South Korea
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      Option B
    Explanation: 
    The World Book Capital for 2018 is Athens, Greece. 
  15. According to the report of World Bank, which country has emerged as the highest recipient of remittances globally in 2017?
    A) Mexico
    B) China
    C) India
    D) Philippines
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      Option C
    Explanation: 
    India topped as the highest recipient of remittances globally in 2017, with its diaspora sending back $69 billion, according to the World Bank statement. Remittance inflows improved in all regions and the top remittance recipients were India with $69 billion, followed by China ($64 billion), the Philippines ($33 billion), Mexico ($31 billion), Nigeria ($22 billion), and Egypt ($20 billion).

Static GK Based on Current Affairs

  1. What is the capital of Paraguay?
    A) Ecuador
    B) Samoa
    C) Taiwan
    D) Asuncion
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      Option D
    Explanation:

    Capital: Asuncion
    Currency: Paraguayan guaraní
  2. Who is the current Lieutenant Governor of Delhi?
    A) Najeeb Jung
    B) Anil Baijal
    C) Tejendra Khanna
    D) Banwari Lal Joshi
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      Option B
  3. Name the MD & CEO of Tata Consultancy Services Limited (TCS)
    A) Kamlesh Nilkanth Vyas
    B) Natarajan Chandrasekaran
    C) Rajesh Gopinathan
    D) Alok Kumar Verma
    View Answer
      Option C

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