Current Affairs Quiz: April 25, 2019

Current Affairs 25 April 2019 Quiz

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  1. Which country released a special commemorative stamp on the theme of Ramayana to mark the 70 th anniversary of diplomatic ties with India?
    A)Bhutan
    B)SriLanka
    C)Thailand
    D)Indonesia
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Indonesia released a special commemorative stamp on the theme of Ramayana to mark the 70th anniversary of diplomatic ties with India. The stamp, designed by renowned Indonesian sculptor Padmashri Bapak Nyoman Nuart, features a scene from Hindu epic Ramayana in which Jatayu valiantly fought to save Sita.

  2. According to Economist Intelligence Unit 2019 Index of Cancer Preparedness report,what is the rank of India ?
    A)19th
    B)37th
    C)20th
    D)51st
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has released the 2019 Index of Cancer Preparedness (ICP) in which India’s overall rank is 19th out of 28 countries, with a score of 64.9. Australia tops the ICP, followed by the Netherlands and Germany. Saudi Arabia, Romania, and Egypt are at the bottom in Index.

  3. In which state,Garia Festival is celebrated?
    A)Assam
    B)Sikkim
    C)Tripura
    D)Nagaland
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Garia festival is an important festival for the Tripuri tribal community of the state. The Garia dance is very popular among the Tripuris and the Reangs. It is held on the seventh day of the month of Vaishakha. This year’s Garia puja was on 21 April.

  4. Which country will name a new community on the Golan Heights after US President Donald Trump?
    A)India
    B)Israel
    C)Iran
    D)Japan
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Israel said it would name a new community on the Golan Heights after U.S. President Donald Trump as an expression of gratitude for his recognition of its claim of sovereignty over the strategic plateau.

  5. The world’s first malaria vaccine has been launched in which country?
    A)Malawi
    B)Iran
    C)Myanmar
    D)India
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The world’s first malaria vaccine has been launched in Malawi after concerted efforts of over 30 years to protect children from the deadly disease that claims over 435,000 lives globally every year.

  6. Which organisation launched cyber defence insurance for businesses?
    A)IDBI Federal Insurance
    B)ICICI
    C)Bharti AXA Insurance
    D)SBI General Insurance
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    SBI General Insurance said it has launched a product to protect businesses from financial and reputational losses due to cyber attacks. In the initial phase, the focus will be on SMEs and mid-market businesses, but later the product can cater to larger business conglomerates as well.

  7. The London School of Economics named a professorship after Which famous personality recently?
    A)Raghuram Rajan
    B)Amartya Sen
    C)Viral Achrya
    D)MSSwaminathan
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    With an aim to honour renowned India-born economist Amartya Sen, the London School of Economics and Political Science, has announced a Chair in Inequality Studies in his name. The Nobel laureate served as a professor in the economics department at the institute from 1971-82.

  8. Recently,Which application was launched that offers loans to salaried professional within 5 minutes?
    A)Loan Hassle
    B)Boost
    C)Money Loji
    D)PayPal U
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Money Loji, a modern money lending platform, has launched its App, which offers quickest and the most secure loans to salaried professionals for an immediate requirement with flexible repayment options starting from 7 days to a maximum of 90 days.

  9. Who won gold at the Asian Wrestling Championship in the 65 kg freestyle category?
    A)K Kadian
    B)Sayatbek Ikassov
    C)Praveen Rana
    D)Bajrang Punia
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Bajrang Punia opened India’s medal tally at the Asian Wrestling Championships with a gold in the 65kg freestyle category, beating Sayatbek Okassov 12-7 in the final in Xi’an, China. Meanwhile, Praveen Rana settled for silver and Satyavrat Kadian won bronze in 97kg category.

  10. Who has been named as the brand ambassador of Indo American Arts Council?
    A)Varun Jaykar
    B)Anurag Pandey
    C)Abhimanyu Dutt
    D)Vikas Khanna
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Vikas Khanna, Michelin-star chef named as brand ambassador of Indo-American Arts Council (IAAC), a leading cultural organisation which will organise the annual New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF) that would showcase the chef’s film ‘The Last Color‘ and Nawazuddin Siddiqui-starrer ‘Photograph’.

  11. Recently,S Muthiah passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Politics
    B)Singer
    C)Actor
    D)Journalist
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Renowned city-based chronicler and writer-journalist S Muthiah passed away in Chennai. He was 89. Muthiah was born in 1930 in the erstwhile Madras Presidency, in what is today the Ramanathapuram district of Tamil Nadu.

  12. When is National Panchayati Raj Divas observed?
    A)April 20
    B)April 23
    C)April 22
    D)April 24
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The National Panchayati Raj Diwas (Day) is celebrated every year in India on 24th April. This day marks the passing of Constitution (73rd Amendment) Act, 1992 that came into force with effect from 24 April 1993.

  13. When is International Mother Earth Day observed?
    A)April 25
    B)April 22
    C)April 23
    D)April 24
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    On 22nd April 2009 the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution declaring 22nd April as the “International Mother Earth Day”. The term ‘Mother Earth’ implies the interdependent relationship which exists between all the species of planet earth and to acknowledge earth’s role in sustaining them all.

  14. STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

    

    1. What is the currency of Indonesia?
      A)Riel
      B)Peso
      C)Rupiah
      D)Rupee
      View Answer
      Option C

    2. Where is the HQ of Economist Intelligence Unit?
      A)Rome
      B)Paris
      C)NewYork
      D)London
      View Answer
      Option D

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