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Current Affairs Quiz 19th April 2024

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Question 1:

What is the top speed of India’s indigenous bullet train, Vande Bharat?

A) 200 km/h

B) 250 km/h

C) 300 km/h

D) 350 km/h

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) 250 km/h

  • Explanation: The Vande Bharat bullet train is capable of reaching speeds exceeding 250 kilometres per hour, aiming to redefine high-speed rail travel in India.

 

Question 2:

Where is the 16th World Future Energy Summit being held?

A) Mumbai

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B) Abu Dhabi

C) New York

D) Tokyo

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Abu Dhabi

  • Explanation: The 16th edition of the World Future Energy Summit has commenced in Abu Dhabi, drawing global leaders to discuss sustainable energy solutions.

 

Question 3:

Which city’s products received the Geographical Indication (GI) tag recently?

A) Mumbai

B) Kolkata

C) Varanasi

D) Chennai

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Varanasi

  • Explanation: The Tiranga Barfi and Dhalua Murti Metal Casting Craft from Varanasi have been awarded the GI tag.

 

Question 4:

How much has the RBI fined five cooperative banks?

A) Rs 30.3 lakh

B) Rs 40.3 lakh

C) Rs 50.3 lakh

D) Rs 60.3 lakh

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D) Rs 60.3 lakh

  • Explanation: The Reserve Bank of India imposed a total fine of Rs 60.3 lakh on five cooperative banks for non-compliance with regulatory norms.

 

Question 5:

What is UNCTAD’s forecast for India’s GDP growth in 2024?

A) 5.5%

B) 6.0%

C) 6.5%

D) 7.0%

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) 6.5%

  • Explanation: UNCTAD forecasts India’s GDP growth at 6.5% in 2024, slightly down from the previous year’s 6.7%.

 

Question 6:

Where was DRDO’s Indigenous Technology Cruise Missile tested?

A) Pune

B) Chandipur

C) Hyderabad

D) Bangalore

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Chandipur

  • Explanation: DRDO conducted a successful test flight of its Indigenous Technology Cruise Missile from the Integrated Test Range in Chandipur, Odisha.
  • Question 7:

    Who inaugurated the high-tech IT lab in Uzbekistan?

    A) General Bipin Rawat

    B) General Manoj Pande

    C) General V.K. Singh

    D) General Rajnath Singh

    Answer and Explanation

    Answer: B) General Manoj Pande

    • Explanation: General Manoj Pande inaugurated a state-of-the-art IT Laboratory at the Uzbek Academy of Armed Forces during his visit.

 

Question 8:

Which airport won the Skytrax Award for ‘Best Airport Staff’ in 2024?

A) Mumbai International Airport

B) Delhi International Airport

C) Hyderabad International Airport

D) Bangalore International Airport

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Hyderabad International Airport

  • Explanation: GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd was honored with the ‘Best Airport Staff in India & South Asia 2024’ award by Skytrax.

 

Question 9:

What was the theme of World Liver Day 2024?

A) Protect Your Liver

B) Love Your Liver

C) Keep Your Liver Healthy and Disease-Free

D) Fight Liver Disease

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Keep Your Liver Healthy and Disease-Free

  • Explanation: The theme for World Liver Day 2024 was “Keep your liver healthy and disease-free,” focusing on the importance of preventive measures and regular health check-ups.
  • Question 10:

    Who passed away at the age of 92, as announced by the ECB?

    A) Ian Botham

    B) Geoffrey Boycott

    C) Raman Subba Row

    D) Mike Gatting

    Answer and Explanation

    Answer: C) Raman Subba Row

    • Explanation: Raman Subba Row, the former England Test batsman and England’s oldest living men’s Test cricketer at the time, passed away at the age of 92.

 

Question 11:

What is the new world record set by Takshvi Vaghani?

A) Highest jump in skating

B) Longest distance in limbo skating

C) Lowest limbo skating over 25 metres

D) Fastest 100m on skates

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Lowest limbo skating over 25 metres

  • Explanation: Takshvi Vaghani set a new world record for the lowest limbo skating over 25 metres, maintaining a height of just 16 cm above the ground.
  • Question 12:

    What major event did Paris host concerning Sudan?

    A) Peace Talks

    B) Economic Summit

    C) Cultural Festival

    D) Humanitarian Conference

    Answer and Explanation

    Answer: D) Humanitarian Conference

    • Explanation: Paris hosted an International Humanitarian Conference for Sudan and Neighbouring Countries to address the ongoing humanitarian crisis.
    • Question 13:

      What unique beauty pageant was introduced for AI models?

      A) Miss Digital World

      B) Miss AI

      C) Miss Virtual Globe

      D) Cyber Beauty Contest

      Answer and Explanation

      Answer: B) Miss AI

      • Explanation: The first-ever beauty pageant for AI-generated models and influencers, named “Miss AI,” was introduced, focusing on aesthetics and technical innovation.
      • Question 14:

        What percentage increase did India’s electronics exports see in FY 2023-24?

        A) 19.4%

        B) 21.7%

        C) 23.6%

        D) 25.5%

        Answer and Explanation

        Answer: C) 23.6%

        • Explanation: India’s electronics industry experienced a significant increase in exports, reaching $29.12 billion in FY 2023-24, marking a 23.6% increase from the previous year.
        • Question 15:

          Which Indian city’s girls excelled at the European Girls’ Mathematical Olympiad 2024?

          A) Mumbai

          B) Hyderabad

          C) Ahmedabad

          D) Delhi

          Answer and Explanation

          Answer: C) Ahmedabad

          • Explanation: Girls from Ahmedabad shined at the 13th European Girls’ Mathematical Olympiad, showcasing their mathematical skills and winning medals.
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