Current Affairs Quiz: April 29, 2019

Current Affairs 29 April 2019 Quiz

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  1. NITI Aayog signed a letter of intent with Which organisation to provide an open platform for children empowerment?
    A)UNICEF
    B)ILO
    C)FAO
    D)World Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Niti Aayogs Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) and Unicef India signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) to provide an open platform to promote participation, skilling and empowerment among young children across different communities

  2. Who will head the committee that will review framework on micro insurance?
    A)TS Vijayan
    B)Suresh Mathur
    C)VinayChaturvedi
    D)Sanjay Singh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) set up Suresh Mathur Committee to review regulatory framework on micro insurance, and to recommend measures to increase demand for such products.

  3. According to RBI,the banking ombudsman received how much percent more customers complaints in FY 18 over the previous year?
    A)15.87 percent
    B)31.8 percent
    C)24.9 percent
    D)22.5 percent
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The banking ombudsman received 24.9% more customer complaints in FY18 over the previous year, said the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). The 21 offices of the banking ombudsman received 1,63,590 complaints in the year 2017-18 marking an increase of 24.9% over previous year.

  4. Who has made to the Fortune magazine 2019 list of the world’s greatest leaders ranking 45 th in the list?
    A)ArunachalamMuruganantham
    B)Bill Gates
    C)Ryan Harris
    D)Robert Muller
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    ArunachalamMuruganantham, known as the maker of low-cost sanitary napkins in India with his invention of cellulose-based pads, has made it to Fortune magazine’s 2019 list of the world’s greatest leaders. Muruganantham ranks 45th in the list released by the American publication.

  5. Max Bupa and Which bank announced the launch of AnyTime Health Machines to distribute health insurance products?
    A)ICICI Bank
    B)IDBI Bank
    C)HDFC Bank
    D)SBI
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Max Bupa, one of India’s leading standalone health insurance players, and HDFC Bank, one of India’s leading private sector banks, announced the launch of ‘digital first’ propositions for the bank’s 40+ million customers, spread across its 5,000+ branches.

  6. Recently,RBI extended the ombudsman scheme for NBFCs to non deposit taking NBFCs with asset size of at least how much amount?
    A)Rs 50 cr
    B)Rs 100 cr
    C)Rs 150 cr
    D)Rs 200 cr
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) extended the “ombudsman scheme” for non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) to non deposit-taking NBFCs with asset size of at least Rs 100 crore.

  7. Recently,Which country gained their ODI status after USA and Oman?
    A)Papua New Guinea
    B)Ukraine
    C)Canada
    D)UK
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Papua New Guinea (PNG) gained their ODI status and a place in the ICC Cricket World Cup League 2 after a comprehensive victory against the already-qualified Oman.

  8. Claire Polosak became the first women to officiate in men’s ODI in the World cricket league.She hails from which country?
    A)Canada
    B)Australia
    C)England
    D)South Africa
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Australia’s Claire Polosak became the first woman to officiate in a men’s one-day international in the World Cricket League Division 2 final match between Namibia and Oman in Windhoek.

  9. Who was appointed as new technical director of All India Football Federation?
    A)Doru Isac
    B)Yokahimo Nary
    C)Daryl Plate
    D)Issac Wiliamson
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has appointed Romanian DoruIsac as its new technical director. Isac, who has nearly three decades of experience in various coaching roles in several countries, last worked as the sporting director of three-times J-league Champions Yokohama Marinos FC.

  10. Derek C Lalchhanhima recently received PETA India’s Compassionate kid award 2019.He belongs from which state?
    A)Assam
    B)Mizoram
    C)Sikkim
    D)Nagaland
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Accolades continue to pour in for Derek C Lalchhanhima, the six-year-old boy from Mizoram, who recently restored our fledgeling faith in humanity by rushing to the hospital a chicken he had accidentally run over with his cycle.

  11. Recently Chaudhary Vidyasagar passed away.He belongs from which profession?
    A)Social Activist
    B)Singer
    C)Actor
    D)Politics
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Former Himachal Pradesh minister and senior BJP leader Chaudhary Vidyasagar passed away at the age of 84 in Kangra near Dharamshala

  12. STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

    1. Where is the HQ of All India Football Federation?
      A)Kolkata
      B)Lucknow
      C)Chennai
      D)NewDelhi
      View Answer
      Option D

    2. What is the currency of Papua New Guinea?
      A)Krone
      B)Euro
      C)Kina
      D)Won
      View Answer
      Option C

    3. Where is the HQ of HDFC Bank?
      A)Pune
      B)Kolkata
      C)Mumbai
      D)Chennai
      View Answer
      Option C

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