Current Affairs Quiz: April 8, 2019

Current Affairs 8 April 2019 Quiz

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  1. Which state’s Phyeng village has been tagged as India’s first carbon positive settlement village?
    A)Sikkim
    B)Assam
    C)Manipur
    D)Mizoram
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    A small village, Phyeng in the North Eastern state of Manipur, has been tagged as india’s first carbon positive settlement.

  2. Which state government has renamed its railway station as Puratchi Thalaivar Dr MGR Central Railway station?
    A)Tamil Nadu
    B)Kerala
    C)Sikkim
    D)Karnataka
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The TamilNadu government has renamed the Chennai Central railway Station as Puratchi Thalaivar Dr MGR Central Railway station.

  3. The World Economic Forum on Middle east and North Africa 2019 kicked off in which country?
    A)Saudi Arabia
    B)Uganda
    C)Jordan
    D)Argentina
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The World Economic Forum on Middle east and North Africa 2019 kicked off in Jordan with over 1,000 participants from more than 50 countries

  4. Who is the author of biography “Kundan;Saigal’s Life and Music”?
    A)RN Ravi
    B)Chetan Bhagat
    C)Kamlesh Patel
    D)Sharad dutt
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The genius of K L Saigal, his timeless compositions and the golden era of Indian cinema have been brought alive in a book on the legendary singer. Kundan;Saigal’s Life and Music authored by documentary filmmaker and former DDG of Doordarshan Sharad Dutt, has been transcreated in English by Jyoti Sabharwal of Stellar Publishers.

  5. Recently, Anandavally passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Journalist
    B)Sportsmen
    C)Actor
    D)Poet
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Dubbing artist and actor Anandavally through whose voice female leads in Malayalam cinema spoke through much of the 1980s, passed away in Thiruvananthapuram.

  6. Recently, Silamboli Su Chellappan passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Politician
    B)Social Activist
    C)Poet
    D)Scholar and orator
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Well known Tamil Scholar and an orator Silamboli Su Chellappan (91) passed away due to age-related ailments at his residence at Thiruvanmiyur in Chennai.

  7. When is UN International day of Sport for Development and peace observed?
    A)April 6
    B)April 7
    C)April 8
    D)April 5
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    April 6 is the UN International day of Sport for Development and peace, which recognizes the power of sport in promoting peace and erasing cultural barriers worldwide.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital of Jordan?
    A)Zagreb
    B)Bishkek
    C)Amman
    D)Addis Ababa
    View Answer
    Option C

  2. What is the currency of Jordan?
    A)Rupee
    B)Dinar
    C)Rial
    D)Yuan
    View Answer
    Option B

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