Current Affairs Quiz – 12 April 2019

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  1. Which Indian bank has been ranked as the number 1 bank in India for customer satisfaction as per the World’s Best Bank Survey of Forbes for India?
    A) State Bank of India
    B) HDFC Bank
    C) ICICI Bank
    D) DBS Bank
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    India’s largest private sector lender, HDFC Bank has been ranked No 1 in India based on customer satisfaction in the first edition of the ‘World’s Best Banks’ survey by Forbes magazine. For the survey, Forbes partnered with market research firm Statista and measured the best banks in 23 countries. 
  2. Which among the following days is marked on April 11 every year?
    A) World Asthma Day
    B) World Health Day
    C) World Parkinson’s Day
    D) World Hepatitis Day
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    Every year, April 11 is observed as World Parkinson’s Day to raise awareness of Parkinson’s disease, which is a progressive nervous system disorder. 
  3. Which country has been selected as the Guest of Honour country for the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF) 2019?
    A) India
    B) France
    C) China
    D) Singapore
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    India has been selected as the Guest of Honour country by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, ADIBF 2019 that will be held from 24 to 30 April 2019. The 29th edition of the fair will highlight the UAE’s rich heritage, its authenticity and modernity, as well as its cultural and literary output. 
  4. The Order of St Andrew the Apostle is the highest civilian honour given by which country?
    A) Switzerland
    B) France
    C) United Arab Emirates
    D) Russia
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    The Order of St Andrew the Apostle is the highest civilian award of Russia, awarded to prominent statesmen and public figures and representatives of science, culture, the arts and various industries for their exceptional services in promoting the prosperity, greatness and glory of Russia. The order can also be awarded to foreign heads of state for outstanding services to Russia. 
  5. When is the National Safe Motherhood Day (NSMD) celebrated in India?
    A) April 12
    B) April 10
    C) April 11
    D) April 8
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    India observes National Safe Motherhood Day (NSMD) annually on April 11 to discuss the problems associated with a mother’s health and focus on the priorities to ensure that every woman has the right to live and has a safe motherhood, eliminating the pre and post pregnancy risks. The 2019 theme of NSMD is “Midwives for Mothers”.
  6. Name the company which has recently acquired the US-based financial technology firm Wibmo?
    A) PayU
    B) PayPal
    C) MobiKwik
    D) Paytm
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    PayU, a Digital payments facilitator has acquired US-based financial technology firm Wibmo for USD 70 million (about Rs 484 crore).
  7. Who among the following has been felicitated with the ‘Freedom of the City of London’?
    A) M Sashikala
    B) Alice G. Vaidyan
    C) Usha Ramaswamy
    D) Reena Bhatnagar
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    Alice G. Vaidyan, the Chairman and Managing Director of the General Insurance Corporation (GIC) of India (GIC Re), has been awarded with the ‘Freedom of the City of London’ in recognition of her work to promote insurance ties between India and the UK. 
  8. The 2019 World Allergy Week has been organised from__________
    A) April 14-20
    B) April 5-11
    C) April 1-7
    D) April 7-13
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    World Allergy Week 2019 is being observed between  07-13 April 2019. Theme for 2019: “The Global Problem of Food Allergy” 
  9. Who has been conferred with the “Order of Saint Andrew The Apostle”, the highest civilian award of Russia for 2019?
    A) Narendra Modi
    B) Xi Jinping
    C) Donald Trump
    D) Ram Nath Kovind
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    The Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi, was conferred with the highest civilian award of Russia, the”Order of Saint Andrew The Apostle” on April 12 on behalf of President Vladimir Putin. He was honored for his exceptional services in promoting special & privileged strategic partnership between Russia and India. 
  10. When is the International Day of Human Space Flight celebrated?
    A) April 10
    B) April 11
    C) April 12
    D) April 9
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    The International Day of Human Space Flight is the celebrated every year on April 12 to mark the anniversary of the first human space flight by Yuri Gagarin in the year 1961. 
  11. Navtej Hundal who passed away recently at the age of 86 was a well known ___________
    A) Sportsperson
    B) Journalist
    C) Singer
    D) Actor
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    Bollywood actor Navtej Hundal, who recently appeared in Aditya Dhar directed “Uri: The Surgical Strike”, passed away after being treated for a chronic Hepatitis B disease recently. He was 86. 
  12. Namami Gange has received the Public Water Agency of the Year’ 2019 award at the Global Water Summit 2019. The Summit was held in which city?
    A) New Delhi
    B) London
    C) Paris
    D) Moscow
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    Option B
    Explanation:
     India’s flagship programme, National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) or Namami Gange has been felicitated with the ‘Public Water Agency of the Year’ award 2019 at the Global Water Summit held on April 9, 2019 in London. Namami Gange is an initiative for rejuvenation of the river Ganga and make it pollution free. 

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