Current Affairs Quiz – 16 April 2019

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  1. The 8th edition of Home Expo India 2019 was held in which city?
    A) Hyderabad
    B) Mumbai
    C) Greater Noida
    D) Pune
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    The 8th edition of Home Expo India 2019 began at the India Expo Centre and Mart in Greater Noida on April 16. The three-day exhibition has been organized by the Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH) and will conclude on 18 April, 2019. 
  2. How many Indian banks have been honored with the Celent Model Bank 2019 Awards
    A) one
    B) five
    C) seven
    D) two
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Celent Model Bank 2019 Awards has been announced by Celent in New York. 22 Banks from across the world have been awarded in different categories. Two banks from India has won the awards. The banks are: Fincare Small Finance Bank, India and Paytm Payments Bank, India
  3. India’s first exotic and interactive bird park, EsselWorld Bird Park, has been launched in which city?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Pune
    C) Greater Noida
    D) Hyderbad
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    EsselWorld Bird Park, India’s first exotic and interactive bird park, has been launched at Gorai village, Borivali in Mumbai. It is a first of its kind rain forest-themed park spread across 1.4 acres is home to over 500 exotic birds from more than 60 species.
  4. After the merger of the Bandhan Bank with the Gruh Finance, what will be the share of HDFC Bank in the merged entity?
    A) 20%
    B) 14.9%
    C) 10%
    D) 17.5%
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Bandhan Bank has received the approval of the Competition Commission of India (CCI) for the proposed acquisition of Gruh Finance on April 15, 2019. Post merger, HDFC will hold 14.9% stake in the merged entity from about 57% in Gruh Finance. 
  5. Rajesh Kumar Yaduvanshi has been appointed as the Executive Director of which bank?
    A) Syndicate Bank
    B) Bank of Baroda
    C) Punjab National Bank
    D) Allahabad Bank
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    Punjab National Bank (PNB) has appointed Rajesh Kumar Yaduvanshi as the Executive Director of the bank with effect from April 15, 2019
  6. Who among the following has been selected as the goodwill ambassador of Indian team for Street Child Cricket World Cup 2019?
    A) Jhulan Goswami
    B) Harmanpreet Kaur
    C) Smriti Mandhana
    D) Mithali Raj
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    Indian Woman Cricketer Mithali Raj has been named as the goodwill ambassador of the Indian team for the Street Child Cricket World Cup 2019. It will be held at the Lord’s Cricket Ground, London, England. Former Indian Captain Saurav Ganguly is also a goodwill ambassador for the SCCWC 2019.
  7. What was the total amount of sovereign loan committed by the ADB to India in the year 2018?
    A) USD 3 billion
    B) USD 5 billion
    C) USD 7 billion
    D) USD 2 billion
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) had committed to provide USD 3 billion in sovereign loans to India in 2018. This is the highest level of assistance by ADB to India since 1986, when India opted to become a borrowing member of ADB. In all, the Asian Development Bank (ADB), owned by 68 member countries, committed a total of USD 3.88 billion, including sovereign loans and co-financing during the year ended December 2018.
  8. The 4th Resilient Cities Asia-Pacific (RCAP) 2019 Congress was held in which city?
    A) Shanghai
    B) New Delhi
    C) Bangkok
    D) Kuala Lumpur
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    The 4th Resilient Cities Asia-Pacific (RCAP) 2019 Congress is being hosted in New Delhi by South Delhi Municipal Corporation from April 15-17, 2019. It is for the first time that the event is being held in India. It has been organised by ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability headquartered at Bonn, Germany.
  9. Dr SK Shivakumar who died recently was the former Director at which organisation?
    A) AAI
    B) IOCL
    C) CCI
    D) ISRO
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    The veteran space scientist and former Director at the Indian Space Research Organisation Satellite Center (ISAC),  Dr SK Shivakumar, passed away after brief illness. He was 66.
  10. Name the winner of the Pulitzer Prizes 2019 in Fiction category
    A) There There
    B) The Great Believers
    C) The Overstory
    D) What the Constitution Means to Me
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Overstory by Richard Powers

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