Current Affairs Quiz: April 3, 2019

Current Affairs 3 April 2019 Quiz

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  1. Which state has been ranked first in e-learning training programme of Department of Personnel and Training of the Government of India?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Odisha
    C)Telangana
    D)Kerala
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    For the second successive year, Telangana has been ranked first in e-learning training programme of Department of Personnel and Training of the Government of India.
  2. Which company has introduce a new feature titled “Why Am I seeing this post?”?
    A)Facebook
    B)Google Plus
    C)Instagram
    D)LinkedIn
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Facebook has introduced a new feature titled “Why Am I seeing this post?”to help users understand and control the kind of posts surfacing on their News Feed from friends, Pages and Groups. This means we’ll be able to tap on posts and ads in News Feed, get context on why they’re appearing and take action to further personalise what we see.

  3. Which country concluded a seven nation Indian Ocean military exercise in Sri Lanka ?
    A)Japan
    B)Australia
    C)India
    D)Pakistan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Australia concluded a seven nation Indian Ocean military exercise in Sri Lanka where China has invested in strategic ports and loaned huge amounts to build other infrastructure. Some 1,000 Australian security personnel in four naval ships and a military aircraft participated in the biggest joint exercise yet with their Sri Lankan counterparts, Canberra’s top envoy in Colombo.

  4. Which bank became the first bank to charge for UPI use for more than 30 transactions in a month?
    A)ICICI Bank
    B)HDFC Bank
    C)Kotak Mahindra Bank
    D)SBI
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    the NPCI which runs the UPI network, has slashed usage fees for small transactions to expand the system’s adoption among banks and payment service providers (PSPs).

  5. Which company acquired US based Strong Bridge Envision?
    A)Wipro
    B)Syntel
    C)HCL
    D)TCS
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    IT major HCL Technologies said that its acquisition of US based Strong based Bridge Envision has been completed. HCL had recently agreed to acquire the Seattle-based company to enhance its digital transformation consulting capabilities. The deal was worth 45 million dollars.

  6. Reliance Nippon Life Asset Management joined hands with which company to enable the customers of Reliance Mutual Fund to carry out voice based financial transaction?
    A)Microsoft
    B)Cognizant
    C)TCS
    D)Google
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Reliance Nippon Life Asset Management joined hands with Google to enable the customers of Reliance Mutual Fund to carry out voice based financial transaction.RNAM becomes the first company in India, to provide a conversational interface that would help customers regarding funds transactions.

  7. Recently,who resigned as Google’s India and South East Asia President?
    A)Amar Niranjan
    B)Rajan Anandan
    C)Rahul Tamrakar
    D)Vikas Agnihotri
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Google india and South East Asia President Rajan Anandan has resigned after an eight-year stint at the American tech giant.

  8. Who won Bahrain GP 2019?
    A)Max Verstappen
    B)Sebastian Vettel
    C)Lewis Hamilton
    D)Charles Leclerc
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Five times world champion Lewis Hamilton took a Bahrain grand prix win for Mercedes after engine trouble in the dying stages denied Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc a first Formula One victory.

  9. Who joined as new MD of Sequoia Capital India?
    A)Vikas Agnihotri
    B)Rajan Anandan
    C)Shikha Sharma
    D)Vikas Chaturvedi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Rajan Anandan, Google’s Vice President for South East Asia and India, has quit the company and joined Sequoia Capital India as MD.

  10. Recently,Mahendran passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Social Activist
    B)Actor
    C)Filmmaker
    D)Writer
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Note Tamil Filmmaker Mahendran, who made his directorial debut with Rajinikanth’s Mullum Malarum in 1978 passed away at a private hospital in Chennai.

  11. What is the theme of this year’s Earth Hour 2019?
    A)Change the way We Live
    B)Switch off The Lights Worldwide
    C)Connect2 Earth
    D)Future Depends on Our Actions Today
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Individuals, businesses and cities in 188 countries and territories worldwide joined Earth Hour 2019 to speak up for nature and inspire urgent action for the environment. As Earth Hour rolled around the globe, thousands of landmarks switched off their lights in solidarity for our planet.The theme is “Change the way we live”.

  12. What is the theme of this year’s World Autism Awareness Day?
    A)Public Awareness about Autism
    B)Towards Autonomy and Self determination
    C)People living with Autism
    D)Assistive Technologies, Active Participation
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    World autism Awareness day is an internationally recognized day on 2 April every year,The theme is “Assistive Technologies,Active Participation”.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Sequoia Capital?
    A)Beijing
    B)London
    C)Paris
    D)California
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. Where is the HQ of national Payments Corporation of India?
    A)Chennai
    B)Delhi
    C)Lucknow
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option D

  3. Where is the HQ of Kotak Mahindra Bank?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Kolkata
    C)Pune
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option A

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