Current Affairs Quiz – 10 April 2019

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  1. The Government of India has successfully met the fiscal deficit target set at _______percent of the gross domestic product (GDP) for FY19
    A) 3.4%
    B) 3.2%
    C) 3.8%
    D) 3.6%
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    The government had set the met the fiscal deficit target of 3.4 percent of the GDP for 2018-19 and was successful in meeting this target of 3.4% of the gross domestic product (GDP) in FY19. This was possible by reducing government spending and increasing borrowings from small savings funds. 
  2. Which among the following cities has implemented the World’s first of its kind, Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) in the city to deal with the problem of air pollution?
    A) Dubai
    B) Paris
    C) Bengaluru
    D) London
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    In order to reduce air pollution and protect public health, London has come up with a special Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) where vehicles will have to meet tough emissions standards to enter or pay an entry charge if they do not meet the standards. The ULEZ will be operational for 24 hours and seven days in a week. 
  3. What is the expected growth rate of global economy in 2019-20, as per the latest estimate of IMF?
    A) 3.6%
    B) 3.3%
    C) 3.9%
    D) 3.7%
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has lowered its global GDP growth forecast for 2019 to 3.3 % from the previous level of 3.5 % in its latest World Economic Outlook (WEO).
  4. Who among the following has been appointed as the MD & CEO of the Indian Overseas Bank?
    A) R A Sankara Narayanan
    B) Murali Ramaswami
    C) Karnam Sekar
    D) Nageshwara Rao
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the appointment of Karnam Sekar, MD and CEO of the former Dena Bank, as the MD and CEO of Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) from July 1, 2019. His term will end in June 2020. 
  5. What will be the rate of interest applicable for the General Provident Fund (GPF) in the first quarter of the FY20?
    A) 7.7%
    B) 8.5%
    C) 7.9%
    D) 8%
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    The Government of India has retained the interest rate for General Provident Fund (GPF) and other related schemes at 8 percent for the first quarter (April to June) of financial year 2019-20, effective from April 1, 2019. 
  6. Name the winner of the ‘Women’s Leading Cricketer of Year’ 2019 by Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack
    A) Smriti Mandhana
    B) Meg Lanning
    C) Heather Knight
    D) Amy Satterthwaite
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    While in Women’s Cricket, Smriti Mandhana has been named the ‘Leading Cricketer of Year’ by the 2019 edition of Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack. 
  7. IRDAI has mandated all the insurance companies to devise a mechanism for sharing  status of claims with policyholders effective from________
    A) 1 June 2019
    B) 1 May 2019
    C) 1 July 2019
    D) 1 August 2019
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has advised all the insurance company to devise a framework to share the status of claims by developing a tracking mechanism for policyholders so as to enable them to know the status of their claim. IRDAI has said that insurers need to implement this claim tracking mechanism w.e.f July 01, 2019. 
  8. R A Sankara Narayanan has been named to be the MD and CEO of which bank?
    A) Indian Overseas Bank
    B) Canara Bank
    C) Andhra Bank
    D) Syndicate Bank
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    R A Sankara Narayanan, former MD and CEO of Vijaya Bank, has been appointed as the MD & CEO of Canara Bank. His term will end in January 2020. 
  9. Who among the following has been named as the ‘Leading Cricketer of Year’ 2019 by Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack?
    A) Virat Kohli
    B) Jos Buttler
    C) Tammy Beaumont
    D) Sam Curran
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    Virat Kohli has been named the  ‘Leading Cricketer of Year’ by the 2019 edition of Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack. This is the third consecutive win for Virat Kohli. 
  10. When do we observe World Homeopathy Day?
    A) April 8
    B) April 9
    C) April 11
    D) April 10
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    World Homeopathy Day is celebrated every year on April 10 to mark the birth anniversary of Dr. Samuel Hahnemann, who is considered as the founder of system of alternative medicine called Homeopathy. The year 2019 marks the 264th birthday of Hanhemann.

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