Current Affairs Quiz: April 5, 2019

Current Affairs 5 April 2019 Quiz

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  1. Which company has launched fact checking feature to combat fake news and rumours?
    A)WeChat
    B)WhatsApp
    C)Facebook
    D)Twitter
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Whatsapp launched India focused fact checking feature to combat fake news and rumours starting with the run-up to the Lok Sabha elections. The messaging platform said that its Indian users, numbering more than 200 million, can now report uncertain information or rumours they have received to a WhatsApp number (+91-9643-000-888) and check its authenticity.

  2. Which city has created history and elected Lori LightFoot as first African American woman as its mayor for the first time?
    A)Kiev
    B)New York
    C)London
    D)Chicago
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Chicago has created history by electing an African American woman as its mayor for the first time

  3. Which city organized the Nepal India Franchise Investment Summit?
    A)Patan
    B)Kathmandu
    C)New Delhi
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Nepal is set to organize the Nepal India Franchise Investment Summit starting from May 15

  4. As per RBI’s first bi monthly policy review,Repo rate is decided at how much percent?
    A)6.50%
    B)6%
    C)6.25%
    D)5.75%
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    the RBI cut key short-term lending repo rate by 25 bps to 6 percent at its first bi monthly policy review of the ongoing fiscal. The MPC decided to keep the monetary policy stance unchanged at neutral.

  5. Recently, RBI has set how much amount for the Ways and Means Advances(WMA) for the first half of the financial year 2019-20?
    A)Rs 30000 cr
    B)Rs 45000 cr
    C)Rs 75000 cr
    D)Rs 50000 cr
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    RBI in consultation with the government of India has set the limits for Ways and Means Advances(WMA) for the first half of the financial year 2019-20 at Rs 75000 crore.

  6. According to Fitch,at how much percent India will grow in fiscal year ending March 2020?
    A)6.0%
    B)7.2%
    C)6.6%
    D)6.8%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Fitch Ratings kept India’s Sovereign rating unchanged at the lowest investment grade of BBB-with a stable outlook. Fitch expects growth of 6.8 percent in the fiscal year ending March 2020 and 7.1 percent in FY 21supported by accommodative monetary policy, easing of bank regulations and government spending.

  7. Who has taken charge as MD of LIC India?
    A)Shubhra Singh
    B)Ravneet Gill
    C)Mahesh Jain
    D)Vipin Anand
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Vipin Anand has taken charge as MD of LIC India. to this, he was in charge of LIC’s Western Zone, headquartered at Mumbai. During his service of more than 35 years with the organisation, Anand has handled several assignments in various capacities and departments, including information technology, marketing, personnel and international operations across different locations in India.

  8. Who was conferred the prestigious Zayed medal by president of the UAE Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.?
    A)C Vidyasagar Rao
    B)Smriti Irani
    C)Narendra Modi
    D)Arun Jaitley
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been conferred the prestigious Zayed medal by president of the UAE Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. UAE honoured Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the highest civilian award for giving “a big boost” to bilateral relations between both the countries.

  9. Who was awarded by the Asian Tour with a Special Achievement Award for his contributions to Asian Golf?
    A)Mahesh Kumar
    B)Pawan Munjal
    C)P Gopichand
    D)Tiger Woods
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Dr Pawan Munjal,Chairman Hero MotoCorp– the world’s largest manufacturer of motorcycles and scooters – was felicitated by the Asian Tour with a Special Achievement Award for his contributions to Asian Golf.

  10. Who has been honored with the the “Dr Litt in astrology” by National American University,USA?
    A)Akansha Jain
    B)Usha Thorat
    C)Jaya Shastri
    D)Sohini Sastri
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Indian astrologer Dr Sohini Sastri has been honored with the the “Dr Litt in astrology” by National American University,USA.

  11. What is the theme of this year’s United Nations International ay for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action?
    A)More than Action
    B)More than Mine
    C)Needs Driven awareness
    D)United Nations Promotes SDGs:Safe Ground-Safe Home
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The United Nations International ay for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action is observed on April 4 each year. This day aims to raise awareness about landmines and progress toward their eradication.The theme is “United Nations Promotes SDGs:Safe Ground-Safe Home”.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Fitch Ratings?
    A)Paris
    B)Washington DC
    C)New York
    D)London
    View Answer
    Option C

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

  3. What is the currency of UAE?
    A)Rufiya
    B)Yen
    C)Dirham
    D)Rial
    View Answer
    Option C

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