Current Affairs Quiz – 11 April 2019

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  1. As per the United Nations report, State of World Population 2019, the population of India stood at ___________ billion in 2019.
    A) 1.28 billion
    B) 1.64 billion
    C) 1.42 billion
    D) 1.36 billion
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    According to the United Nations Population Fund’s (UNFP) State of World Population 2019 report, India’s population grew at an average annual rate of 1.2 percent between 2010 and 2019 to 1.36 billion. 
  2. Google has partnered with which company to launch buying and selling of gold through its Google Pay app in India?
    A) Kundan Refinery
    B) National India Bullion Refinery ACA
    C) MMTC-PAMP India
    D) Gujarat Bullion Refinery Private Limited
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    Option C
    Explanation:
     Tech giant Google has partnered with bullion refiner MMTC-PAMP India on April 11, 2019, to enable the users of Google Pay to buy and sell gold through the app. MMTC-PAMP India is first and only LBMA (London Bullion Market Association) accredited for Gold and Silver refinery in India. 
  3. What is the deadline granted by European Union to United Kingdom for Brexit?
    A) October 31
    B) June 30
    C) May 31
    D) April 30
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    The United Kingdom and the other 27 European Union member states have agreed to extend Brexit until October 31, 2019. The decision was taken at an emergency Summit held on April 10 between the member nations in Brussels, Belgium. The deadline for UK’s exit from EU was originally set on 29 March 2019, which was later extended to 12 April 2019 and then to 31 October 2019.
  4. Who has been appointed as the new full time Chief Justice of the Andhra Pradesh High Court?
    A) Justice Ramesh Ranganathan
    B) Justice Vikram Nath
    C) Justice Chagari Praveen Kumar
    D) Justice Manthoj Ganga Rao
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    The seniormost judge of the Allahabad High Court, Justice Vikram Nath, has been appointed as the Chief Justice of the newly constituted Andhra Pradesh High Court. 56-year-old Justice Nath will take over as the full fledged Chief Justive from acting CJ C. Praveen Kumar. 
  5. Who has been selected for the Saraswati Samman 2018?
    A) Sitanshu Yashaschandra
    B) Veerappa Moily
    C) Sugathakumari
    D) K Siva Reddy
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    Telugu poet K Siva Reddy has been named to be conferred with the prestigious Saraswati Samman 2018 for his collection of poetry titled Pakkaki Ottigilite (Turning Aside While Lying Down). 
  6. George Francis who passed away recently was a well known ___________
    A) Journalist
    B) Motorsports photographer
    C) Agricultural scientist
    D) Astronaut
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    George Francis, the veteran Indian motorsport photographer passed away in Chennai following a brief illness. He was 57.
  7. Name the Indian who has been selected for the New Zealand Prime Minister’s Sir Edmund Hillary Fellowship for 2019?
    A) Deepa Malik
    B) Mary Kom
    C) Devendra Jhajharia
    D) Mithali Raj
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    2016 Rio Paralympics silver medallist Deepa Malik has been named as the recipient of the New Zealand Prime Minister’s Sir Edmund Hillary Fellowship for 2019 in recognition of her “inspiring achievements”. 
  8. Which among the following body has formed a Central Monitoring Committee to prepare and enforce national plan to tackle pollution of over 350 river stretches in the country?
    A) NITI Aayog
    B) Ministry of Environment
    C) NGT
    D) Central Pollution Control Board
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    The Nation Green Tribunal (NGT) bench headed by Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel, has formed a Central Monitoring Committee that will prepare and implement a national plan to make over 350 river stretches across the country pollution free. 
  9. The headquarter of the United Nations Population Fund is located at___________
    A) Paris
    B) New York
    C) Geneva
    D) London
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    Option B
  10. Currently, the European Union consists of how many member nations?
    A) 30
    B) 32
    C) 18
    D) 28
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The European Union is a political and economic union of 28 member states 

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