Current Affairs Quiz: April 30, 2019

Current Affairs 30 April 2019 Quiz

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  1. Which institute developed easy OCR system for Bharati Script?
    A)BHU
    B)IIT Bombay
    C)IIT Madras
    D)IIT Delhi
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Taking a cue from European languages, several of which have the same (Roman letter–based) script, Srinivasa Chakravathy’s team at IIT Madras, has, over the last decade, developed a unified script for 9 Indian languages,named the Bharati Script.

  2. Recently,RBI has proposed stricter rules for current accounts to tackle fund diversion.The norms however would apply to accounts which have borrowed and taken loans of how much amount or more?
    A)Rs 100 cr
    B)Rs 20 cr
    C)Rs 25 cr
    D)Rs 50 cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    RBI is said to have recommeneded stringent norms on opening and running of current accounts of corporate borrowers in an attempt to check fund diversion. Current accounts can “only be opened” with the main bank in a lending consortium while other lenders having collection accounts will have to transfer funds at the end of the day to the current account with the consortium lead.

  3. As per the Global World Food Policy Report prepared by US based International Food Policy Research Institute,how much people in the world now facing chronic food deprivation?
    A)821 million
    B)541 million
    C)550 million
    D)950 million
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Despite strong economic growth in 2018, undernourishment rose for the third year in a row, with 821 million people in the world now facing chronic food deprivation, says 2019 Global World Food Policy Report prepared by US based International Food Policy Research Institute.

  4. Recently,which country banned burqa,veil or covering of face in public places?
    A)Pakistan
    B)SriLanka
    C)Bhutan
    D)Afghanistan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Srilankan President Maithripala Sirisena used his emergency powers to issue an order to ban burqa,veil or covering of face in public places in any manner which prevents anyone from being identified.

  5. Who is the author of the book “Politics of Jugaad:The Coalition Handbook”?
    A)Sanjay Chaturvedi
    B)Saba Naqvi
    C)Simran sheikh
    D)Amitav Ghosh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The “Politics of Jugaad:The Coalition Handbook” new book authored by journalist Saba Naqvi examines possibility of coalition government after 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

  6. Who won Stuttgart’s Porsche Grand Prix 2019?
    A)Victoria Azenranka
    B)Anett Kontaveit
    C)Saina Nehval
    D)Petra Kvitova
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    World number three Petra Kvitova beat Estonian Anett Kontaveit to win Stuttgart’s Porsche Grand Prix for her second title of the year as she prepares for next month’s French Open.

  7. The 2019 Asian Wrestling Championship was held in which country?
    A)India
    B)China
    C)SriLanka
    D)Indonesia
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    India wrapped up their campaign at the Asian Wrestling Championships on a resounding note with 16 medals after Greco-Roman grapplers added a silver and a bronze on the concluding day in Xi’an. Harpreet Singh settled for a silver in 82kg while Gyanender won a bronze in 60kg on the final day of competitions.

  8. Which Indian wrestler is set to become the first wrestler from india to fight at the iconic Madison Square Garden in NewYork?
    A)Bajrang Punia
    B)Sushil Kumar
    C)Yogeshwar Dutt
    D)Jeet Rama
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Bajrang Punia is set to become the first wrestler from india to fight at the iconic Madison Square Garden in NewYork. The 25-year-old, who won the gold medal in the 65-kg category at the ongoing Asian Wrestling Championships earlier this week, is the first Indian wrestler to be invited by the American governing body.

  9. Recently,Pungam Kannan passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Journalism
    B)Sports
    C)Politics
    D)Social Activist
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Former India footballer Pungam Kannan who was facing acute financial crisis, died at a city hospital following prolonged illness. He was 80. A forward, Kannan played 14 matches for India.

  10. Recently,Mark Medoff passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Sports
    B)Playwright
    C)Social Activist
    D)Actor
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Mark Medoff,a provocative playwright whose “Children of a lesser God” won Tony and Olivier awards and whose screen adaptation of his play earned an Oscar nomination, has passed away in Las Cruces, New Mexico. He was 79.

  11. What is the theme of this year’s International Dance Day 2019?
    A)Dance and Fitness
    B)Art of Dance
    C)Dance is the Soul of Your Body
    D)Dance and Spirituality
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    International Dance Day is observed on 29TH April.The theme for this year is “Dance and Spirituality”.

  12. STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

    1. What is the currency of SriLanka?
      A)Rupee
      B)Rufiyaa
      C)Riel
      D)Yuan
      View Answer
      Option A

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

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