Current Affairs Quiz: April 25, 2018

Current Affairs 25 April 2018 Quiz

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  1. Which of the following days is observed as the National Panchayati Raj Day?
    A) April 23
    B) April 25
    C) April 24
    D) April 22
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    National Panchayati Raj Day (National Local Self-Government day) is the national day of India celebrated by Ministry of Panchayati Raj on 24 April annually.
  2. Which among the following financial institutions is set to give an assistance of Rs 1,700 crore to Uttarakhand for infrastructure development?
    A) Asian Development Bank (ADB)
    B) World Bank
    C) International Monetary Fund (IMF)
    D) Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)
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      Option A
    Explanation: 
    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed in principle to give an aid of 1,700 crore rupees to Uttarakhand for infrastructure development and creation of sewerage treatment facilities in urban areas. This was conveyed to Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat by the country director of ADB’s India Regiment Mission Kenichi Yokoyama at a meeting in Dehradun.
  3. Name the mobile app launched by the government for allotment of General Pool Residential Accommodation (GPRA) through Automated System of Allotment (ASA)?
    A) m-Nivas
    B) m-Awas
    C) m-Basera
    D) m-Makaan
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Sh. Hardeep Puri, Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs (I/C) launched a Mobile App (m-Awas) for allotment of Government accommodations in General Pool Residential Accommodation (GPRA) in Delhi under the control of the Directorate of Estates.
  4. Which country has won the 2018 South Asian Judo Championship?
    A) Nepal
    B) Pakistan
    C) India
    D) Bangladesh
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      Option C
    Explanation: 
    India have clinched the title of team champion in the 8th series of South Asian Judo Championship held in Nepal. In the men’s team category, India defeated arch-rivals Pakistan 3-2 in the finals to claim the title. Under the women’s team category, India thrashed hosts Nepal 5-0 to seal the title. India ended their campaign in the tournament with a total of 12 Gold medals and three Bronze medals.
  5. Which city hosted the 10th edition of The Great Indian Travel Bazaar (GITB) recently?
    A) Mumbai
    B) New Delhi
    C) Chandigarh
    D) Jaipur
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      Option D
    Explanation: 
    The 10th edition of The Great Indian Travel Bazaar (GITB) concluded in Jaipur, Rajasthan. The GITB was organised by the Rajasthan Tourism Department, Ministry of Tourism, and Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry and supported Hotel and Restaurant Association of Rajasthan, Indian Heritage Hotels Association and Rajasthan Association of Tour Operators.
  6. The 3rd meet of the Island Development Agency (IDA) took place in which city?
    A) Mumbai
    B) New Delhi
    C) Ahmedabad
    D) Lucknow
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    The Union Home Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh, chaired the third meeting of the Island Development Agency (IDA) In Delhi.
  7. The 15th Defense Ministers’ Meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Member States was held in which country?
    A) China
    B) India
    C) Pakistan
    D) Russia
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      Option A
    Explanation: 
    India is participating in the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Defence Ministers Meeting for the first time. The 15th SCO Defence Ministers Meeting was held at Beijing in China. Raksha Mantri Smt Nirmala Sitharaman highlighted India’s keen interest in developing an expanded partnership with the broader Eurasian region.
  8. On the occasion of the National Panchayati Raj Day, PM Modi unveiled the Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan in which of the given states?
    A) Gujarat
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Assam
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan today, at a public meeting, in Mandla in Madhya Pradesh. He unveiled a Road Map for overall development of tribals during the next five years.
  9. Name the international institution which has signed a loan agreement worth $210 million with the GOI to improve the rural roads in Madhya Pradesh?
    A) Asian Development Bank (ADB)
    B) World Bank
    C) International Monetary Fund (IMF)
    D) Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)
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      Option B
    Explanation: 
    The Indian government has signed a $210 million loan agreement with the World Bank to improve the rural roads in Madhya Pradesh. The project (Madhya Pradesh Rural Connectivity Project) will cover 10,510 km stretch of rural roads in Madhya Pradesh that fall under the Chief Minister’s Gram Sadak Yojana (CMGSY) program. 
  10. The Sunderban Reserve Forest is soon to be declared a Ramsar Site. Sunderban Reserve Forest is located in which state?
    A) Odisha
    B) Rajasthan
    C) Gujarat
    D) West Bengal
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      Option D
    Explanation: 
    West Bengal government has given its approval to State Forest Department to apply for coveted Ramsar Site recognition under Ramsar Convention to Sunderban Reserve Forest. Once it is conferred Ramsar site status, Sundarbans Reserve Forest will be largest protected wetland in the country. There are currently 26 sites in India recognised as Ramsar wetland sites of international importance.
  11. The 2 days Secure India Conclave 2018 took place in which city?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Hyderabad
    C) Bengaluru
    D) Pune
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    The two-day Secure India Conclave got underway in New Delhi on April 24, 2018. The conclave is being organised by Global Counter Terrorism keeping in view Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of New India : Secure India 2018.

Static GK Based on Current Affairs

  1. World Bank came into existence on__________
    A) July 1945
    B) July 1944
    C) July 1943
    D) July 1946
    View Answer
      Option B
  2. The Island Development Agency (IDA) was set up on__________?
    A) June 01, 2017
    B) August 01, 2017
    C) March 01, 2017
    D) December 01, 2017
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    The IDA was set up on June 01, 2017 following the Prime Minister’s review meeting for the development of islands.
  3. How many countries are member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)?
    A) 7
    B) 5
    C) 8
    D) 11
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) is a Eurasian political, economic, and security organisation, the creation of which was announced on 15 June 2001 in Shanghai, China by the leaders of China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan; the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Charter was signed in June 2002 and entered into force on 19 September 2003. India and Pakistan joined SCO as full members on 9 June 2017 at a summit in Astana, Kazakhstan.
  4. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) was founded in which year?
    A) 21 December 1977
    B) 12 December 1944
    C) 27 December 1955
    D) 19 December 1966
    View Answer
      Option D
    Explanation:
    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is a regional development bank established on 19 December 1966, which is headquartered in the Ortigas Center located in the city of Mandaluyong, Metro Manila, Philippines. 

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