Current Affairs Quiz: April 24, 2019

Current Affairs 24 April 2019 Quiz

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    1. In which city/UT,the first edition of Naval Commanders Conference 2019 held?
      A)Pune
      B)Mumbai
      C)Chennai
      D)New Delhi
      View Answer
      Option D
      Explanation:
      The first edition of Naval Commanders’ Conference of 2019 began in New Delhi. The conference, which would continue till April 25, is the apex forum within the Service for interaction between the Naval Commanders.
    2. Who will head the panel of Anti hijack to coordinate military response?
      A)AbhimanyuDutt
      B)AjitDoval
      C)PK Sinha
      D)Narendra Modi
      View Answer
      Option C
      Explanation:
      The government has revamped its high-level anti-hijack panel to include top officials the Prime Minister’s Office, especially National Security Advisor AjitDoval, who will be empowered to coordinate any immediate military response.
    3. From Which year,CBSE students with visual impairment will be allowed to use magnifying glasses during class 10th final exams?
      A)2024
      B)2021
      C)2022
      D)2020
      View Answer
      Option D
      Explanation:
      From 2020, the CBSE students with visual impairment will be allowed to use magnifying glasses and portable video magnifiers during the Class X final examination.
    4. Bharat Earth movers Limited signed MoU with Which bank for financing Earth Moving and Construction Equipment?
      A)Syndicate Bank
      B)Bank of India
      C)Bank of Baroda
      D)IDBI bank
      View Answer
      Option A
      Explanation:
      Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML) and Syndicate Bank, one of the oldest and leading public sector bank, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for financing Earth Moving & Construction Equipment manufactured by BEML.
    5. As per latest data by government,the total number of jan Dhan accounts have crossed how much?
      A)25.68 crore
      B)35.89 crore
      C)30.76 crore
      D)35.39 crore
      View Answer
      Option D
      Explanation:
      The total deposits in bank accounts opened under the Jan Dhan scheme, which was launched about five years ago by the Modi-government, are set to cross Rs 1 lakh crore soon.
    6. Recently,Which banks authorised capital was increased by the government to Rs 8000 crore?
      A)Bank of India
      B)Allahabad Bank
      C)SBI
      D)Indian overseas bank
      View Answer
      Option B
      Explanation:
      State-owned Allahabad Bank said the government has increased its authorised capital by Rs 5,000 crore to Rs 8,000 crore. The central government after consultation with the Reserve Bank of India has increased the authorised capital of the bank from Rs 3,000 to Rs 8,000 through Gazette Notification.
    7. As per BimalJalancommittee,how much amount of excess reserves is with RBI?
      A)Rs 5 lakh crore
      B)Rs 1 lakh crore
      C)Rs 2 lakh crore
      D)Rs 3 lakh crore
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      Option D
      Explanation:
      The BimalJalan committee formed to study the RBI’s capital structure is likely to identify excess reserves of up to Rs. 3 lakh crore, Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofAML) said.
    8. According to a Stanford study, Indian economy shrank how much percent due to global warming?
      A)22 percent
      B)31 percent
      C)30 percent
      D)25 percent
      View Answer
      Option B
      Explanation:
      Global warming has caused the Indian economy to be 31 percent smaller than it would otherwise have been, according to a Stanford study which shows how earth’s temperature changes have increased inequalities.
    9. Recently,Uday Kumar Verma resigned.He was the former Secretary General of Which organisation?
      A)ASSOCHAM
      B)NITI AAYOG
      C)IRDA
      D)NABARD
      View Answer
      Option A
      Explanation:
      Uday Kumar Varma, a former bureaucrat who took over as the Secretary General of Assocham in August last year, has resigned from the post. Assocham Deputy Secretary General Saurabh Sanyal is discharging the duties of secretary general at present.
    10. In which city,SwacchtaPakhwada Awards were held?
      A)Chennai
      B)Pune
      C)Mumbai
      D)Delhi
      View Answer
      Option D
      Explanation:
      All India Radio, Publication Division and Children’s Film Society of India were given SwacchtaPakhwada Awards-2019 in New Delhi. Secretary in the Information and Broadcasting Ministry Amit Khare gave away the awards.
    11. When is World Book and Copyright Day observed?
      A)April 19
      B)April 22
      C)April 21
      D)April 23
      View Answer
      Option D
      Explanation:
      World Book and Copyright Day is a celebration to promote the enjoyment of books and reading. Each year, on 23 April, celebrations take place all over the world to recognize the scope of books – a link between the past and the future, a bridge between generations and across cultures.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

    1. Where is the HQ of Bharat Earth Movers Limited?
      A)Lucknow
      B)Chennai
      C)Mumbai
      D)Bengaluru
      View Answer
      Option D
    2. Where is the HQ of Allahabad Bank?
      A)Pune
      B)Chennai
      C)Mumbai
      D)Kolkata
      View Answer
      Option D

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