Current Affairs Quiz: April 4, 2019

Current Affairs 4 April 2019 Quiz

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  1. India and US have set up the first ever secure communication link between the naval headquarters in which city/UT?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)Kolkata
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    India and US have set up the first ever secure communication link between the naval headquarters in New Delhi and the US Central as well as Pacific Naval Commands under the landmark Indo US COMCASA pact reached last year.

  2. India inks MoU with National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development Consultancy Services (NABCONS) for setting up the India –Africa Institute of Agriculture and Rural development in which country?
    A)Maldives
    B)Malawi
    C)Uganda
    D)Sri Lanka
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    India has signed a memorandum of understanding with the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development Consultancy Services(NABCONS) for setting up the India –Africa Institute of Agriculture and Rural development in Malawi, a landlocked country in southeastern Africa.

  3. Who will head the panel that has been set up to review ban imposed on Jamaat-E-Islami and JKLF?
    A)B Gopalan
    B)Chander Shekhar
    C)G Rohini
    D)Avantika Nehar
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The government of India has set up a tribunal ,headed by Justice Chander Shekhar of the Delhi High Court, to adjudicate if there exists sufficient cause to ban the Jama’at –e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir and the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front-Yasin Malik faction.
  4. In which state,ISRO opened its first visitors gallery to watch rocket launches?
    A)Kerala
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Odisha
    D)Andhra Pradesh
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    In a first, The ISRO opened a visitors with 5,000 capacity at Andhra Pradesh Sriharikota Island.The gallery has a clear line of sight to two launch pads and large screens to explain launcher and satellite features.

  5. Which state’s >”Kandhamal Hladi” got GI tag?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Andhra Pradesh
    C)Odisha
    D)Kerala
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    ”Kandhamal Hladi” , a variety of turmeric indigenous to southern Odisha, has earned the GI tag from Intellectual Property India, an organisation functioning under the auspices of the Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry.

  6. Which country has unveiled the new name of imperial era as “Reiwa”?
    A)France
    B)Russia
    C)Japan
    D)China
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Japan has unveiled the name of the new imperial era that will begin when Prince Naruhito becomes head of the world’s oldest hereditary monarchy next month.

  7. Recently, Abdelaziz Bouteflika stepped down from his post.He was the former President of which country?
    A)Germany
    B)Algeria
    C)Uganda
    D)France
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Ailing Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika stepped down from his post before his mandate ends on April 28. Bouteflika’s resignation announcement also comes one week after the country’s army chief called for Bouteflika to resign.

  8. Which India’s publishing house is all set to launch its next 2 books #Modi Again and Saffron Swords-Centuries of Inic Resistance to Invaders”?
    A)Raveen Prakahsan
    B)Naveen Prakshan
    C)Garuda Prakashan
    D)Eastern India Company
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    One of India’s homegrown startup publishing houses Garuda Prakashan is all set to launch its next 2 books #Modi Again and Saffron Swords-Centuries of Inic Resistance to Invaders” after the success of its recently launched books – ‘Urban Naxals’ by Vivek Agnihotri and ‘Thank you India’ by Maria Writh.

  9. According to Asian Development Bank,at how much percent India economy to grow in FY 2019?
    A)6.5%
    B)7.0%
    C)7.1%
    D)7.2%
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The growth is forecast to pick up modestly to 7.2 percent in FY2019 on revived rural consumption, continued growth in private investment in response to improved bank and corporate balance sheets, more competitive domestic firms and products under the Goods and Services Tax, and less drag from net exports.

  10. In which state,Talenmark is building India’s biggest cultural monument?
    A)Telangana
    B)Odisha
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Kerala
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    India’s future forward real estate company, Talenmark announced that their ambitious and iconic structure deemed to be “The Biggest Cultural Center of India” is under construction in Calicut,Kerala.

  11. Which country was awarded the ICC Test Championship Mace for the consecutive 3rd year?
    A)Australia
    B)Pakistan
    C)India
    D)Sri Lanka
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    india retained the ICC Test Championship Mace and won the purse of USD one million for a 3rd year running after a memorable season that saw them winning their maiden series in Australia. India finished at the top of the ICC Test team rankings recently while New Zealand have ensured second place.

  12. Which company partnered with ICC to restart World Cup Contest?
    A)Dabur
    B)PepsiCo
    C)Coca Cola
    D)Britannia
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Brittania Industries Ltd partnered the ICC to bring back their World Cup lucky draw contest whereby the winners can watch the showpiece cricket event live.

  13. Who was awarded the John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global health award?
    A)Mahendra Kumar
    B)Vikas Kumar
    C)Amar Sen
    D)Vikram Patel
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    the Gairdner Foundation announced the 2019 Canada Garirdner Award laureates, recognising Goa and Boston-based Vikram Patel for his research career raising the global profile of mental health problems.

  14. Who has been conferred with the prestigious “economic Times Bst Brands 2019” award at a ceremony held In Mumbai?
    A)Max Bupa
    B)Niranjan Mahaleni
    C)Mahi Singh
    D)Pranav Gill
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Max Bupa, a leading standalone health insurance player, has been conferred with the prestigious “economic Times Bst Brands 2019” award at a ceremony held In Mumbai.

  15. Recently,Kartik Chandra rath passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Actor
    B)Poet
    C)Playwright
    D)Artist
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Eminent theatre organizer and playwright Kartik Chandra Rath passed away at his residence in Cuttack following a brief illness. He was 70.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Malawi?
    A)Dinar
    B)Won
    C)Krone
    D)Kwacha
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. Where is the HQ of ISRO?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option D

  3. What is the currency of Algeria?
    A)Peso
    B)Rufiyaa
    C)Yuan
    D)Dinar
    View Answer
    Option D

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