Current Affairs Quiz: April 7, 2019

Current Affairs 7 April 2019 Quiz

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  1. In which city/UT, the 3 day National Cardiology Conference will be held?
    A)Pune
    B)Chennai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu is visiting Lucknow where he will be the chief guest at National Cardiology Conference 2019 being held at Sanjay Gandhi Post graduate Medical Sciences.
  2. Which institute has tied up with American conglomerate General Electric to set up India’s first Cold Spray SMART lab?
    A)BHU
    B)IIT Roorkee
    C)IIT Madras
    D)IIT Delhi
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The IIT Madras announced its collaboration with American conglomerate General Electric to set up a lab that will develop advanced services technology for aircraft engine components.

  3. Which country launched world’s first fully fledged 5G network?
    A)Japan
    B)India
    C)South Korea
    D)China
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    South Korea launches the world’s first fully fledged 5G mobile networks.. Hyper-wired South Korea has long had a reputation for technical prowess, and Seoul has made the 5G rollout a priority as it seeks to stimulate stuttering economic growth

  4. Which bank is set to merge with IndiaBulls Housing Finance Ltd.?
    A)Lakshmi Vilas Bank
    B)Kotak Mahindra Bank
    C)Federal Bank
    D)IDBI Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The board of directors of Lakshmi Vilas Bank approved a scheme of amalgamation with IndiaBulls Housing Finance Ltd.

  5. Which company is acquiring 66.15 percent of the total equity shareholding of Mindtree?
    A)HCL
    B)IBM
    C)Larsen and Toubro
    D)LIC
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Competition Commission of India said that it has approved the acquisition of up to 66.15 percent of the total equity shareholding of Mindtree by Larsen and Toubro Limited.

  6. Recently, NTPC signed loan agreement of Rs 2000 crore with which bank?
    A)IDBI Bank
    B)Canara Bank
    C)Dena Bank
    D)Bank Of Baroda
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The country’s largest power producer NTPC has signed a term loan agreement for Rs 2000 crore with Canara Bank.. The loan facility is extended at an interest rate linked to three months MCLR of the Bank. This loan has a door to door tenure of 15 years and will be utilised to part finance the capital expenditure of the NTPC.

  7. Which panel examined the RBI’s policy of distributing its reserves and suggesting a guiding principle for surplus transfers?
    A)Bimal Jalan
    B)Viral acharya
    C)Shaktikanta Das
    D)Subramanian Swamy
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Bimal jalan panel examining the RBI’s policy of distributing its reserves may suggest a guiding principle for surplus transfers as well as a specific timeframe for its application while keeping in mind the public policy mandate of the RBI. These surplus reserves account for about 28 percent of the central bank’s total assets.

  8. Recently, RBI tweaked LCR norms to boost liquidity.What does “C” stands in LCR?
    A)Cess
    B)Custom
    C)Coverage
    D)Cover
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    In a bid to further improve the cash position of banks,the RBI provided additional 2 percent liquidity window to the lenders by tweaking liquidity coverage ratio(LCR) norms.The LCR indicates the proportion of highly liquid assets held by banks to ensure their ability to meet short-term obligations.

  9. Which bank has entered into an agreement with Bharti Axa Life Insurance Company to distribute the latter’s life insurance products?
    A)SBI
    B)Karnataka Bank
    C)South Indian bank
    D)IDBI Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Karnataka Bank has entered into a MoU with Bharti Axa Life Insurance Company to distribute the latter’s life insurance products.

  10. Which company recently got SEBI approval to start Stock Broking Services?
    A)ETMoney
    B)Mobikwik
    C)Paypal
    D)Paytm Money
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    the SEBI has given approval to Paytm Money the investment and wealth management platform of the mobile payments company to start offering broking service. It had applied for the licence in October last year.

  11. Recently, RBI lowered the GDP growth rate forecast for the current fiscal to how much percent?
    A)7.2%
    B)7.5%
    C)7.3%
    D)7.4%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    the RBI lowered the GDP growth rate forecast for the current fiscal to 7.2 percent from the earlier estimate of 7.4 per cent amid probability of El Nino effects on monsoon rains and uncertain global economic outlook.

  12. Who became only the 2nd Indian player after Suresh Raina to score 8000 runs in T20 cricket?
    A)Dinesh Karthik
    B)KL rahul
    C)MS Dhoni
    D)Virat Kohli
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat kohli became only the 2nd Indian player after Suresh Raina to score 8000 runs in T20 cricket during the Indian Premier League match against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.

  13. According to ADB, how much amount is needed per year to build disaster resilient infrastructure in Asia?
    A)$1.7 trillion
    B)$1.5 trillion
    C)$1.4 trillion
    D)$2.0 trillion
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Developing economies across Asia are among the most vulnerable to natural disasters and have suffered damages estimated at 644 billion dollars since 2000, according to ADB.

  14. Who was appointed as NASSCOM Chairman?
    A)MR Kumar
    B)Ravneet Gill
    C)Hemant Bhargava
    D)Keshav Murugesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Indian IT industry’s apex body NASSCOM said WNS global services’ Chief Executive Keshav Murugesh will be its new chairman for fiscal 2019-20.

  15. Who was appointed as MD of IL&FS?
    A)Rajendra kumar Ghosh
    B)Amitabh Chaudhary
    C)CS Rajan
    D)P Jayakumar
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Chandra Shekhar Rajan, who was the non-executive director of IL&FS for the last six months, was appointed the company’s MD.

  16. Who was elected as World Bank President?
    A)DK Jain
    B)Nikki Haley
    C)Thomas Bach
    D)David Malpass
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Former Under Secretary of United States Treasury Department, David Malpass was appointed as the 13th President of the World Bank Group.
  17. Who has become the first Indian to be elected as a member of FIFA Executive Council.?
    A)Praful Patel
    B)Sebastian Coe
    C)Rajendra Prasad
    D)Ravindra Kumar Singh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Praful Patel,president of All India Football Federation has become the first Indian to be elected as a member of FIFA Executive Council.
  18. Who took charge as the new chief secretary of Andhra Pradesh?
    A)Ravneet Singh
    B)Kamlesh Patel
    C)Mallikarjun Kharge
    D)LV Subrahmanyam
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The election Commission of india appointed senior IAS officer Subrahmanyam as chief secretary. ECI has shifted Chief Secretary Anil Chandra Punetha to a non-election post.

  19. Recently, Viharias Gopaldas Patel passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Economist
    B)Actor
    C)Poet
    D)Sports
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Viharias Gopaldas Patel,noted economist and “father of Entrepreneurship Movement” in India, passed away in Ahmedabad after a brief illness. He was 79. In 2017, the Government of India had decorated him with a Padma Shri for his contribution to the entrepreneurship movement.

  20. What is the theme of this year’s National Maritime Day?
    A)Sea and the Ocean
    B)Ocean with Billion Opportunities
    C)Indian Ocean-An Ocean of Opportunity
    D)India and Ocean
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    the National Maritime Day is observed on 5th April.the theme is “Indian Ocean-An Ocean of Opportunity”.

  21. When is Prevention of Blindness Week observed?
    A)March 31-April 6
    B)April 3-9
    C)April 1-7
    D)April 2-8
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    April 1 to 7 is observes as Prevention of Blindness week year in India.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of FIFA?
    A)Zurich
    B)Paris
    C)Kiev
    D)London
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the of World Bank?
    A)Geneva
    B)Washington DC
    C)Rome
    D)Paris
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

  3. Where is the HQ of IL&FS?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Delhi
    C)Mumbai
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option C

  4. Where is the HQ Of NASSCOM?
    A)Delhi
    B)Noida
    C)Chennai
    D)Gurugram
    View Answer
    Option B

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