Current Affairs Quiz – 15 April 2019

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  1. Name the India’s first indigenously designed and developed long-range sub-sonic cruise missile
    A) Prithvi
    B) Akash
    C) Nirbhay
    D) Neer
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully test-fired the long-range sub-sonic cruise missile ‘Nirbhay’ from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur, off the Odisha coast at 11.44 am on April 15, 2019. The state-of-the-art, all-weather Nirbhay cruise missile is the country’s first indigenously designed and developed long-range cruise missile that can be launched from multiple platforms. 
  2. Name the winner of the 2019 Masters Tournament for golf?
    A) Tiger Woods
    B) Rory McIlroy
    C) Phil Mickelson
    D) Justin Thomas
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    American professional golfer, Tiger Woods, clinched his fifth Masters and an overall 15th major title, after winning 2019 Masters Tournament held at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia between April 11–14, 2019. 
  3. What is the deadline set by CBDT for its officers to dispose of all cases related to demonetisation where assessment is required to be framed?
    A) May 31
    B) July 31
    C) April 30
    D) June 30
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    Central Board of Direct Tax (CBDT) has set the deadline of June 30, 2019 for its officials to “dispose of all cases related to demonetisation where assessment is required to be framed”. 
  4. Harsheel Dani is related to which sports?
    A) Golf
    B) Tennis
    C) Badminton
    D) Hockey
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    India’s Harsheel Dani defeated Mads Christophersen of Denmark to win the Dutch International badminton title held in Wateringen, The Netherlands.
  5. Marine Lizard, world’s first armed amphibious drone boat, was recently tested by which country?
    A) France
    B) China
    C) United States
    D) Sweden
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    China has successfully tested the world’s first armed amphibious drone boat and it is named Marine Lizard. It is built by Wuchang Shipbuilding Industry Group under China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC). 
  6. Who among the following has been awarded the World Press Photo Award 2019?
    A) John Moore
    B) Ronaldo Schemidt
    C) Burhan Ozbilici
    D) Warren Richardson
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    American photographer John Moore has won the World Press Photo Of The Year 2019 award for “Crying Girl” image. The award winning image shows a Honduran toddler, Yanela Sanchez, who is crying, as she and her mother are taken into custody by U.S. border officials in McAllen, Texas, on June 12, 2018.
  7. Which country will host the inaugural Artificial Intelligence Summit named “Ai Everything”?
    A) United States
    B) United Arab Emirates
    C) Germany
    D) Switzerland
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is going to organise the world’s foremost artificial intelligence summit named “Ai Everything” from April 30-May 1, 2019 in Dubai. The two-day event will take place at the Dubai World Trade Centre and bring together world leaders to empower global dialogue on the future of government, business and society. 

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