Current Affairs Quiz – 14 April 2019

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  1. Name the Formula 1 champion to clinch the 2019 Chinese Grand Prix ?
    A) Max Verstappen
    B) Valtteri Bottas
    C) Sebastian Vettel
    D) Lewis Hamilton
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    British driver Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) has won the 2019 Chinese Grand Prix title held at Shanghai International Circuit, Shanghai, China.
  2. Who has been selected for the 2019 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano Press Freedom Prize?
    A) Kyaw Soe Oo and Wa Lone
    B) Gao Yu
    C) Ahmad Zeidabadi and Amira Hass
    D) Dawit Isaak
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    Two Reuters journalists named Kyaw Soe Oo and Wa Lone from Myanmar have been named for UNESCO/Guillermo Cano Press Freedom Prize for the year 2019 as a tribute to their courage, resistance and commitment to freedom of expression.
  3. Meena Kumari Maisnam is an Indian player related to which sports?
    A) Shooting
    B) Boxing
    C) Athletics
    D) Weightlifting
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    Indian boxer, Meena Kumari Maisnam, clinched the gold medal in the 54 kg category event to finish on the top of the podium at the Cologne Boxing World Cup 2019 held at Cologne, Germany from April 9-14, 2019.
  4. The 2019 Ambedkar Jayanti marked the ___________ birth anniversary of the Father of Indian Constitution.
    A) 125
    B) 121
    C) 128
    D) 130
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    India celebrated Ambedkar Jayanti on April 14, 2019, to commemorate the 128th birth anniversary of the architect of the Indian Constitution, Dr BR Ambedkar. Often called as Babasaheb, he was born on 14 April 1891.
  5. The first ever test flight of the world’s largest airplane named Stratolaunch took place in which city?
    A) Oslo
    B) Dubai
    C) Paris
    D) California
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    The world’s largest airplane a Stratolaunch has made its first test flight in California. It uses two fuselages and 6 Boeing 747 engines. The plane is built by Stratolaunch Systems Corp. 
  6. The FICCI Ladies Organisation (FLO) has partnered with which Indian company to launch a mobile app named My Circle for women’s safety?
    A) Bharti Airtel
    B) Paytm
    C) BSNL
    D) NPCI
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    FICCI Ladies Organisation (FLO) in collaboration with Bharti Airtel, has launched a mobile app named My Circle for women’s safety.
  7. Which country has been given the Chairmanship of the ASEAN group?
    A) Singapore
    B) Thailand
    C) Indonesia
    D) Malaysia
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    Thailand, which has assumed the role as the Chairmanship of ASEAN for 2019, is the Country Coordinator of the ASEAN-India dialogue parternship for the period 2018-2021. 
  8. The late Colonel Raj Kumar Kapoor was related to which field?
    A) Author
    B) Sportsperson
    C) Filmmaker
    D) Politician
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    Colonel Raj Kumar Kapoor, the famous director of the Television Series FAUJI, who helped Shah Rukh Khan make his acting debut through the show, passed away recently. He was 87. 
  9. Name the winner of the men’s single title at the 2019 Singapore Open
    A) Anthony Sinisuka Ginting
    B) Srikanth Kidambi
    C) Viktor Axelsen
    D) Kento Momota
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Women’s single was won by Tai Tzu-ying (Taiwan) by defeating Nozomi Okuhara (Japan)
  10. When was the International Turban Day celebrated?
    A) April 13
    B) April 14
    C) April 11
    D) April 9
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    The International Turban Day is celebrated on April 13 every year since 2004 to bring awareness of the strict requirement on Sikhs to put the turban as a mandatory part of their religion.
  11. The Spring Meeting 2019 of the Boards of Governors of the World Bank Group (WBG) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) was held in which city?
    A) London
    B) Geneva
    C) Washington D.C
    D) Paris
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    The Spring Meeting 2019 of the Boards of Governors of the World Bank Group (WBG) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) was held between April 8-14, 2019 in Washington DC, US. 
  12. The 21st ASEAN-India Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM) was held in which city?
    A) Mumbai
    B) New Delhi
    C) Hyderabad
    D) Noida
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    The 21 edition of the ASEAN-India Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM) was held from 11-12 April 2019 at New Delhi.
  13. India marked the _____________ anniversary of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre in 2019
    A) 100
    B) 75
    C) 50
    D) 150
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The massacre, on April 13, 1919, is one of the darkest chapters of India’s freedom struggle against the British occupation. April 13, 2019 marked the 100th anniversary of the massacre
  14. Which among the following teams has won the 2019 Indian Super Cup of Football?
    A) FC Delhi Dynamos
    B) Chennaiyin FC
    C) FC Jamshedpur
    D) FC Goa
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    FC Goa defeated Chennaiyin FC 2-1 to win the 2019 Super Cup of Football. The finals was held at Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneshwar. 
  15. Paripooranand Painuli was a famous ___________ who died recently at the age of 94.
    A) Journalist
    B) Actor
    C) Freedom fighter
    D) Author
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    Paripooranand Painuli, the former Congress MP and the freedom fighter who participated in the Quit India Movement passed away at the age of 94. Paripooranand Painuli was part of the Quit India Movement when is was 17 years old. 

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