Current Affairs Quiz: April 30, 2018

Current Affairs 30 April 2018 Quiz

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Quiz from Current Affairs 29 April 2018 of A2Z – Click Here to Read Current Affairs of April 29, 2018

  1. According to the report of the Deutsche Bank, Indian economy is likely to grow at __________ percent in the current fiscal.
    A) 7.6%
    B) 7.4%
    C) 7.3%
    D) 7.5%
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    The Indian economy is witnessing a “cyclical upswing” and the country is likely clock a GDP growth of 7.5 per cent this financial year, says a Deutsche Bank research report.
  2. Internet Saathi Programme has been rolled out by which tech giant to make rural women digitally literate and enhance their livelihood?
    A) Samsung
    B) Facebook
    C) Google
    D) Amazon
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      Option C
    Explanation: 
    Google says its Internet Saathi programme, which is aimed at making rural women digitally literate and enhance their livelihood options, has touched 1.5 lakh villages so far, covering 1.5 crore women. Google is rolling out this programme across the country in association with Tata Trust.
  3. Name the winner of the men’s single title at the 2018 Badminton Asian Championships.
    A) Chen Long
    B) Kento Momota
    C) Wang Yilu
    D) Chen Qingchen
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Japan’s Kento Momota and Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei bagged the men’s singles and women’s singles titles respectively at the Badminton Asian Championships.
  4. Which among the following companies has won the prestigious NSCI Safety Award, Sarvashrestha Suraksha Puraskar 2017?
    A) Parijat Industries (India) Pvt Ltd
    B) Godrej Agrovet Limited
    C) National Agro Industry
    D) Lemken India Agro Equipments Private Limited
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      Option A
    Explanation: 
    Leading Indian agrochemical company, Parijat Industries (India) Pvt Ltd, has recently been conferred with the top level National Safety Awards, “Sarvashrestha Suraksha Puraskar” gold award for the year 2017. Parijat Industries has received this award for its exemplary monitoring and implementation of effective safety systems and procedures during the assessment year. 
  5. The Reserve Bank of India has done away with the restriction on foreign investors to invest in bond market. Earlier the foreign investors could only invest in government and corporate bonds with tenures of ________ years or more.
    A) 4
    B) 5
    C) 3
    D) 2
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Reserve Bank of India said it is withdrawing a restriction that limited foreign investors to only investing in government and corporate bonds with tenures of three years or more, a move that could bolster the domestic bond market.
  6. Who among the given has clinched the 2018 Azerbaijan Grand Prix?
    A) Daniel Ricciardo
    B) Sebastian Vettel
    C) Valtteri Bottas
    D) Lewis Hamilton
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Mercedes’ British driver Lewis Hamilton on Sunday won the Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix. Hamilton grabbed his 63rd career win and his first in 2018.
  7. How many gold medals have been won by India at the 56th Belgrade International Boxing Tournament in Serbia recently?
    A) 5
    B) 3
    C) 4
    D) 2
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      Option B
    Explanation: 
    Sumit Sangwan (91kg), Nikhat Zareen (51kg) ad Himanshu Sharma (49kg) are the three gold-medalists in India’s stupendous campaign at the 56th Belgrade International Boxing Tournament in Serbia. India ended the tournament with three gold, five silver and five bronze medals in all.
  8. Who is the winner of the 11th Barcelona Open Tennis Title?
    A) Roger Federer
    B) Dominic Thiem
    C) Stefanos Tsitsipas
    D) Rafael Nadal
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Rafael Nadal of Spain earned his 11th Barcelona Open tennis title as he crushed the rising Greek star Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-2, 6-1.
  9. When is the Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare observed annually?
    A) April 28
    B) April 29
    C) April 27
    D) April 26
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    In November 2005 the UN decided to observe a memorial “Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare” on April 29 each year. The date April 29 was chosen for this observance because it was when the Chemical Weapons Convention came into force.
  10. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced a Swachh Bharat Summer Internship 2018’ programe which has been designed jointly by three ministries. Which among the given ministries is not one among them?
    A) Ministry of Sports
    B) Ministry of Human Resource Development
    C) Ministry of Skill Development
    D) Ministry of Drinking Water & Sanitation
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      Option C
    Explanation: 
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a summer internship linked to the ‘Swachh Bharat’ campaign. Three ministries of the Indian government have announced the ‘Swachh Bharat Summer internship’. The internship is an initiative of the Sports, Human Resource Development (HRD) and Water Ministry.

Static GK Based on Current Affairs

  1. The Deutsche Bank is located at_______
    A) Beijing, China
    B) Singapore
    C) Frankfurt, Germany
    D) Tokyo, Japan
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      Option C
  2. What is the currency of Serbia?
    A) Riyal
    B) Dinar
    C) Franc
    D) Shilling
    View Answer
      Option B
    Explanation:

    Capital: Belgrade
    Currency: Serbian dinar
  3. What is the capital of Azerbaijan?
    A) Baku
    B) Sofia
    C) Manama
    D) Bogota
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      Option A
    Explanation:

    Capital: Baku
    Currency: Azerbaijani manat
  4. The 2018 Badminton Asia Championships was held in which country?
    A) Indonesia
    B) India
    C) Japan
    D) China
    View Answer
      Option D

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