Current Affairs Quiz: April 4, 2018

Current Affairs 4 April 2018 Quiz

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Quiz from Current Affairs 3 April 2018 of A2Z – Click Here to Read Current Affairs of April 3, 2018

  1. The Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is in Russia to attend the Moscow Conference on International Security. This is the _____ edition of the conclave.
    A) 5th
    B) 7th
    C) 9th
    D) 11th
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is in Russia to attend the 7th Moscow Conference on International Security. This is her first visit to Russia in her capacity as the Defence Minister.
  2. Which among the given cities has become India’s first city to have 8 police station with women in-charges?
    A) Hyderabad
    B) New Delhi
    C) Mumbai
    D) Pune
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Mumbai, also known as the financial capital of India, has added another feather to its cap, becoming the first city of the country to have as many as eight women police station in-charges.
  3. Which country has become the partner country for the International Frankfurt Trade Fair, Ambiente 2019 to be held in February 2019?
    A) India
    B) Norway
    C) Netherlands
    D) Singapore
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    India will be the partner country for International Frankfurt Trade Fair, Ambiente 2019 to be held during February 8-12, 2019 in Germany. India will take over the partner country globe from the Netherlands.
  4. Which among the following is the newest payments banks to start its operations as a payments bank with effect from April 3, 2018?
    A) Aditya Birla Idea Payments Bank
    B) FINO Payments Bank Limited
    C) India Post Payments Bank
    D) Jio Payments Bank Limited
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Jio Payments Bank Limited has commenced operations as a payments bank with effect from April 3, 2018. Reliance Industries Ltd was one of the 11 applicants which were issued in-principle approval for setting up a payments bank in August 2015.
  5. Which among the given banks has been dismissed by the Reserve Bank of India to import raw gold and silver for FY19?
    A) Punjab National bank
    B) Axis Bank
    C) ICICI Bank
    D) Federal Bank
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      Option B
    Explanation: 
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has dropped Axis Bank, which has been one of the largest importers of bullion, from the list of lenders allowed to ship in gold and silver for the current fiscal year. Two other small banks Karur Vyasa and South Indian Bank, were also dropped from the RBI list.
  6. The SoftBank and China’s energy conglomerate Golden Concord (GCL) has signed a $930-million deal to set up a joint venture in which country for producing and selling solar equipment?
    A) India
    B) Bangladesh
    C) Sri Lanka
    D) Pakistan
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    SoftBank has signed a $930-million deal with China’s energy conglomerate Golden Concord (GCL) to produce and sell solar equipment in India. The project will have a 4 gigawatt-capacity and will produce solar ingots, silicon wafers, batteries, and components. 

Static GK Based on Current Affairs

  1. What is the capital of Netherlands?
    A) Gaborone
    B) Amsterdam
    C) Santiago
    D) Copenhagen
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    The Hague is the government seat. Currency – Euro
  2. Frank-Walter Steinmeier is the President of which country?
    A) Germany
    B) Iceland
    C) Netherlands
    D) Russia
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      Option A
  3. Airtel Payments Bank Limited was the first in India to receive a payments bank license from the Reserve Bank of India. It started operating in which year?
    A) 2014
    B) 2015
    C) 2016
    D) 2017
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Airtel Payments Bank Limited is a public limited company. It was the first company in India to receive a payments bank license from the Reserve Bank of India. The license was received on April 11, 2016.
  4. The headquarter of SoftBank Group Corp. is situated in which country?
    A) India
    B) United States
    C) China
    D) Japan
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    SoftBank Group Corp. is a Japanese multinational conglomerate holding company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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