Current Affairs Quiz – 13 April 2019

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  1. Which among the following schemes of the West Bengal government has won the first prize at the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) award 2019?
    A) Nijo Griha Nijo Bhumi
    B) Krishak Bandhu Scheme
    C) Kanyashree Prakalpa
    D) Utkarsh Bangla
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    The West Bengal government launched schemes named “Utkarsh Bangla” and “Sabooj Sathi”have won the prestigious WSIS awards of the United Nations during the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) held from April 8-12, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland. While the “Utkarsh Bangla” was awarded the topmost prize in Capacity Building category, “Sabooj Sathi” was ranked in the top five as a champion project under ICT application: E-Government category. 
  2. #Just25 is a multimedia campaign launched by which bank to celebrate its silver jubilee?
    A) HDFC Bank
    B) IndusInd Bank
    C) Kotak Mahindra Bank
    D) Axis Bank
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    To celebrate the completion of its 25 years IndusInd Bank has launched a multimedia campaign named “#Just25”. The campaign takes inspiration from the 25-year-olds. 
  3. Name the first ever Indian to be appointed as the Chairman of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) Health and Safety Committee?
    A) Bibhu Kalyan Nayak
    B) Rajinder Singh
    C) Tapan Kumar Das
    D) Bhola Nath Singh
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    Bibhu Kalyan Nayak has been appointed as the Chair of International Hockey Federation (FIH) Health and Safety Committee . He is the first Indian to hold this post. 
  4. Hong Kong has overtaken which country to become the world’s third largest stock market as per Bloomberg report?
    A) India
    B) China
    C) Japan
    D) Singapore
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    According to data compiled by Bloomberg, Hong Kong’s equity market has overtaken Japan to become the world’s third largest stock market, in the world, behind only to the U.S. and mainland China.
  5. The Indian Army celebrated its_____________ Siachen Day on April 13, 2019
    A) 25th
    B) 35th
    C) 50th
    D) 20th
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    The 35th Siachen Day was celebrated by Siachen Warriors Brigade of Fire & Fury Corps on April 13, 2019. Siachen Day is celebrated as on 13 April 1984 the Indian Army secured Bilafond La and other passes on the Saltoro Ridgeline, thus launching “Operation MEGHDOOT”.
  6. Jean Michel Lapin has been appointed as the Prime Minister of which country?
    A) Cuba
    B) Israel
    C) Algeria
    D) Haiti
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    The President of Haiti, Jovenel Moise, has confirmed the appointment of Jean Michel Lapin as the new Prime Minister of the country. 
  7. The United Nations sponsored World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) 2019 was held in which place?
    A) New York
    B) Vienna
    C) Geneva
    D) London
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    Option C
  8. The IndusInd bank was inaugurated in which year?
    A) 1994
    B) 2000
    C) 1999
    D) 2004
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    IndusInd Bank has completes its Silver Jubilee i.e 25 years. IndusInd Bank commenced its operation in the year 1994. 
  9. The headquarter of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) is at_______
    A) London, United Kingdom
    B) Lausanne, Switzerland
    C) Berlin, Germany
    D) Paris, France
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    President is Narinder Batra
  10. What is the capital of Haiti?
    A) Tegucigalpa
    B) Havana
    C) Kingston
    D) Port-au-Prince
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Currency: Haitian gourde

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