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23, 24 April 2018 GK, Current Affairs Quiz, Questions

23, 24 April 2018 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions: Current Affairs for April 2018Daily Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for India GK, World GK and current affairs with Collection of daily objective type Question by www.Indiagk.net based on General Knowledge (GK) and General Science (GS) Questions for UPSC, State PSC, SSC, Police exam, Railway exam, SBI, Bank PO, IBPC, SSC, LDC, UDC, Army, Airforce, Navy, Coast Guard, Bank Clerk, TET and all entrance examination with current affairs News, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) available on Website www.IndiaGK.net and Android Apps with daily updates:.  

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Current Affairs Questions on 23, 24 April 2018:
What is the theme of the 2018 World Earth Day (WED)?
A. Near the nature
B. Save Your Earth from Plastic
C. Environmental and Climate Literacy
D. End Plastic Pollution
Answer: D
Explanation: The World Earth Day (WED) is celebrated every year on April 22 worldwide to demonstrate support for environmental protection. The day was proposed at the UNESCO conference in 1969 and the first Earth Day celebrations took place in 1970. The person credited for organising the event 48 years ago is US Senator Gaylord Nelson. The 2018 campaign theme ‘End Plastic Pollution’ will provide the information and inspiration needed to fundamentally change human attitude and behavior about plastics. . The idea is to encourage people to cut down on their plastic consumption by paying a closer attention to the number of plastic items each person consumes annually and make a conscious effort to reduce the amount. According to a paper published in scientific journal Chemistry & Biology in 2009, plastic is non-biodegradable and disposed plastic can remain in the environment for up to 2,000 years.

Which country suspend Membership In UNASUR Regional Bloc recently?
A. Brazil
B. Chile
C. Peru
D. all of above
Answer: D
Explanation: Bolivian Foreign Minister Fernando Huanacuni has announced that Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Paraguay and Peru had decided to temporarily leave the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR), given differences over choosing the secretary general of the group. A South American bloc created a decade ago to counter US influence in the region has temporarily lost half its members after six countries suspended their memberships amid differences over who should lead the group. .............Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

21, 22 April 2018 GK, Current Affairs Quiz, Questions

21, 22 April 2018 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions: Current Affairs for April 2018Daily Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for India GK, World GK and current affairs with Collection of daily objective type Question by www.Indiagk.net based on General Knowledge (GK) and General Science (GS) Questions for UPSC, State PSC, SSC, Police exam, Railway exam, SBI, Bank PO, IBPC, SSC, LDC, UDC, Army, Airforce, Navy, Coast Guard, Bank Clerk, TET and all entrance examination with current affairs News, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) available on Website www.IndiaGK.net and Android Apps with daily updates:.  

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Current Affairs Questions on 21, 22 April 2018:
Which bank recently rated most-trusted bank of country?
A. ICICI Bank
B. SBI
C. HDFC Bank
D. Canara Bank
Answer: B
Explanation: According to the TRA Brand Trust Report 2018, the State Bank of India was the most-trusted bank (both public and private sector) in the country and ICICI Bank topped the chart among the private ones.  This year, State Bank of India tops the chart of BFSI (Banking and Financial Services Institutions) super-category despite seeing a dip in its overall brand trust index ranking. The leader among the private banks is ICICI Bank, rising nine ranks in overall ranking, it ranked 38th overall in 2018. Fraud-hit PSB Punjab National Bank, ranks sixth among the public sector banks (PSB) and is 297th in the overall ranking, according to the survey.

When is the Civil Services Day observed every year?
A. April 19
B. April 20
C. April 21
D. April 22
Answer: C
Explanation: The Government of India celebrates April 21 every year as ‘Civil Services day’ as an occasion for the civil servants to rededicate themselves to the cause of citizen and renew their commitments to public service and excellence in work.

Tim Bergling was associate with which field?
A. F-1 Racing
B. Music
C. Science
D. Sports
Answer: B
Explanation: Swedish DJ Avicii, one of the world's biggest dance music stars, has died in Oman at the age of 28. Avicii's club anthems include Wake Me Up, Levels, and recently, Lonely Together with Rita Ora. His representative said in a statement: "It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii. The superstar DJ behind some of the decade's biggest hits. The electronic dance music (EDM) star, who reportedly made $250,000 (£180,000) a night on tour, had struggled with some health issues in the past, having his gall bladder and appendix removed in 2014. .............Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Which country is hosting the meeting of the Council of foreign ministers of the SCO 2018?
A. Japan
B. India
C. China
D. USA
Answer: C
Explanation: The meeting of the Council of foreign ministers of the member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) will be held in Beijing, China on April 24, 2018. The Indian delegation will be represented by Union External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj. Ms Swaraj is on 6-day visit to China and Mongolia. These are the first SCO meetings after India and Pakistan were admitted into the 8-member group in which China and Russia play an influential role. The foreign ministers meeting is part of the preparations of the SCO summit scheduled in June 2018 that will also be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Qingdao. .............Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

Mascot of FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 - Son of Dreams

'Son of Dreams' was unveiled as official Mascot of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 in China. The selection of Son of Dreams as China 2019's Official Mascot was the culmination of a unique process by FIBA.
The mascot finalists were Chinese dragon ('Son of Dream'), a Siberian tiger ('Speed Tiger') and a lion ('Qiu Qiu'). For the first time, there are 32-team in FIBA Basketball World Cup. The tournament will take place in eight Chinese cities from August 31 until September 15.

19, 20 April 2018 GK, Current Affairs Quiz, Questions

19, 20 April 2018 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions: Current Affairs for April 2018Daily Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for India GK, World GK and current affairs with Collection of daily objective type Question by www.Indiagk.net based on General Knowledge (GK) and General Science (GS) Questions for UPSC, State PSC, SSC, Police exam, Railway exam, SBI, Bank PO, IBPC, SSC, LDC, UDC, Army, Airforce, Navy, Coast Guard, Bank Clerk, TET and all entrance examination with current affairs News, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) available on Website www.IndiaGK.net and Android Apps with daily updates:.  

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Current Affairs Questions on 19, 20 April 2018:
IAU on 16 April 2018 named one crater on Pluto’s largest moon – Charon after which mythological character from Mahabharata?
A. Abhimanyu
B. Bheem
C. Revati
D. Dhrona
Answer: C
Explanation: The International Astronomical Union (IAU), which is the international body in charge of giving official nomenclature and definitions for all celestial bodies, has named one crater on Pluto’s largest moon, Charon, as ‘Revati’. This was disclosed by the IAU on 16 April 2018. The rest of the craters and features on Charon are named mostly after Western fictional characters from Star Wars, Star Trek, Doctor Who, etc. ‘Revati’ is a noteworthy character in the ancient Indian epic Mahabharata. There are references in Mahabharata regarding Revati being from a different ‘yuga’ in multiple scenes of the epic. This has made the character colourful and fascinating to scientists and researchers from a science fiction point of view.

Which country has recently become the signatory member of International Solar Alliance (ISA)?
A. Japan
B. USA
B. Russia
D. United Kingdom
Answer: D
Explanation: The United Kingdom has formally joined the India-led International Solar Alliance (ISA) on April 17, 2018. The announcement was made an event held at the London Stock Exchange as part of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2018 (CHOGM). With this, UK became the 62nd signatory member of the ISA. The UK’s partnership will involve providing expertise and advice to the alliance, but no monetary contributions. ISA is an inter-governmental treaty-based organisation that aims to mobilise $1 trillion in funds for future solar generation, storage and technology across the world by 2030.

As per IMF’s World Economic Outlook (WEO), India has displaced which country to emerge as the world’s sixth largest economy?
A. USA
B. China
C. France
D. UK
Answer: C
Explanation: With Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of $2.6 trillion, India is now the world’s sixth largest economy, displacing France. The five economies ahead are the United States, China, Japan, Germany and United Kingdom. This was disclosed in the database of the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF’s) World Economic Outlook (WEO) for April 2018, which was released on 19 April 2018.

The much-awaited river bridge ‘Ib Setu’ has recently opened to public in which state?
A. Bihar
B. Jharkhand
C. Assam
D. Odisha
Answer: D
Explanation: The much-awaited river bridge ‘Ib Setu’, which is built over the Ib river in Sambalpur district , has been opened to the public by Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. The 2.5-km-long bridge, which is the State’s second longest bridge, has been built in 3 years at a cost of Rs. 117.50 crore. The bridge has helped establish direct road connectivity between Sambalpur and Brajarajnagar and the distance has now been reduced by 50 km. .............Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

17, 18 April 2018 GK, Current Affairs Quiz, Questions

17, 18 April 2018 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions: Current Affairs for April 2018Daily Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for India GK, World GK and current affairs with Collection of daily objective type Question by www.Indiagk.net based on General Knowledge (GK) and General Science (GS) Questions for UPSC, State PSC, SSC, Police exam, Railway exam, SBI, Bank PO, IBPC, SSC, LDC, UDC, Army, Airforce, Navy, Coast Guard, Bank Clerk, TET and all entrance examination with current affairs News, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) available on Website www.IndiaGK.net and Android Apps with daily updates:.  

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Current Affairs Questions on 17, 18 April 2018:
Which bank replaces SBI to become India's second most valued bank in the country?
A. ICICI Bank
B. Kotak Mahindra Bank
C. Canara Bank
D. PNB
Answer: B
Explanation: Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd on 16th April beat India’s largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) for the first time to become the second most valued bank in the country. Data from BSE showed that Kotak Mahindra Bank has a market capitalization of Rs2,22970.40 crore, after its shares closed 1.88% on 16th April 2018 to record high of Rs 1170.05. SBI market capitalization stood at Rs2,22,043.74 crore. HDFC Bank Ltd remained country’s most valuable bank with a market capitalization of Rs5.04 trillion.

PM Narendra Modi leave for which country(s) in April 2018?
A. Sweden
B. UK
C. USA
D. Both A & B
Answer: D
Explanation: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 16th April left for a five-day visit to Sweden and the UK, where he will attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM). Ahead of his visit, Modi said he was looking forward to deepening bilateral engagement with both the countries in a number of areas including trade, investment and clean energy.

India to grow at what rate in 2018 as per IMF?
A. 7.4%
B. 8.2%
C. 6.8%
D. 7.0%
Answer: A
Explanation: International Monetary Fund(IMF) has said that India is expected to grow at 7.4% in 2018 and 7.8% in 2019 and would re-emerge as one of the fastest growing major economies in the period.  The IMF explained this is due to the strong private consumption as well as fading transitory effects of the currency exchange initiative and implementation of the national goods and services tax.  The world agency said India will leave its nearest rival China which will grow at 6.6 in 2018 and 6.4 per cent in 2019.  IMF said, two major economic reforms, demonetisation and GST, resulted in a slightly lower growth rate of 6.7 per cent in 2017.  .............Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

15, 16 April 2018 GK, Current Affairs Quiz, Questions

15, 16 April 2018 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions: Current Affairs for April 2018Daily Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for India GK, World GK and current affairs with Collection of daily objective type Question by www.Indiagk.net based on General Knowledge (GK) and General Science (GS) Questions for UPSC, State PSC, SSC, Police exam, Railway exam, SBI, Bank PO, IBPC, SSC, LDC, UDC, Army, Airforce, Navy, Coast Guard, Bank Clerk, TET and all entrance examination with current affairs News, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) available on Website www.IndiaGK.net and Android Apps with daily updates:.  

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Current Affairs Questions on 15, 16 April 2018:
Who became the youngest Indian to win a gold medal in the Commonwealth Games?
A. Manu Bhaker
B. Anish Bhanwala
C. Shreyasi Singh
D. Bajrang Punia
Answer: B
Explanation: The 15-year-old Indian shooter, Anish Bhanwala, has created history by becoming the country’s youngest ever gold medal winner in the Commonwealth Games. Bhanwala shot down the CWG record in the 25m Rapid Fire final with a score of 30 points including four series of 5 each.

Who led the 227-member Indian contingent as the flag bearer in the CWG-2018 opening ceremony?
A. Sushil Kumar
B. PV Sindhu
C. Mary Kom
D. Manu Bhakar
Answer: B
Explanation: Ace badminton player PV Sindhu was the flag-bearer for India at the opening ceremony of the 2018 edition of Commonwealth Games. The opening ceremony was held at Carrara Stadium in Gold Coast city. It is the fifth time Australia is hosting the Commonwealth Games. Around 71 countries of the Commonwealth fraternity are taking part in these games, which comprises of 275 events from 19 sports. “Share the Dream” is the official motto of these Games. Borobi, a blue koala, is the official mascot of the Games. The term "Borobi" is an Aboriginal term for koala. Australian athlete Sally Pearson was the final runner of the traditional Queen’s baton while Karen Murphy took oath representing all athletes.

Who is the India’s flag-bearer at the closing ceremony of the 21st Commonwealth Games 2018?
A. Saina Nehwal
B. PV Sindhu
C. Mary Kom
D. Sushil Kumar
Answer: C
Explanation: Veteran Boxer M C Mary Kom, who claimed a Gold on debut at the Commonwealth Games (CWG), is the India’s flag-bearer at the closing ceremony of 21st Gold Coast CWG on April 15, 2018. In the overall analysis, the Indian contingent will return with 66 medals, just two medals more than the total of 64 they won in the last Games held in 2014 at Glasgow. But the Gold medal tally of 26 this time is significantly higher than the figure of 15 won in the last edition.

Which actor has been chosen for the Maharashtra state’s Raj Kapoor Lifetime Achievement honour?
A.  Amitabh Bachchan
B. Sridevi
C. Vinod Khanna
D. Dharmendra
Answer: D
Explanation: Veteran Bollywood actor Dharmendra will be conferred with the prestigious Raj Kapoor Lifetime Achievement award and filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani will be conferred with the Raj Kapoor Special Contribution award.............Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

13, 14 April 2018 GK, Current Affairs Quiz, Questions

13, 14 April 2018 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions: Current Affairs for April 2018Daily Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for India GK, World GK and current affairs with Collection of daily objective type Question by www.Indiagk.net based on General Knowledge (GK) and General Science (GS) Questions for UPSC, State PSC, SSC, Police exam, Railway exam, SBI, Bank PO, IBPC, SSC, LDC, UDC, Army, Airforce, Navy, Coast Guard, Bank Clerk, TET and all entrance examination with current affairs News, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) available on Website www.IndiaGK.net and Android Apps with daily updates:.  

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Current Affairs Questions on 13, 14 April 2018:
Who was conferred with the 2017 Dadasaheb Phalke Award posthumously?
A. Vinod Khanna
B. Dharmendra
C. Sri Devi
D. Reema Lagoo
Answer: A
Explanation: Vinod Khanna, the veteran Hindi film actor, has been conferred the 2017 Dadasaheb Phalke Award posthumously for his immense contribution to Indian cinema. Khanna is the 49th recipient of the Award, which is Indian cinema’s highest honour. It was a collective decision of the 65th National Film Awards jury, chaired by filmmaker Shekhar Kapur, to confer the award on Vinod Khanna, who starred in some of the biggest Bollywood hits like Mere Apne’, ‘Insaaf’, ‘Parvarish’, ‘Muqaddar Ka Sikandar’, ‘Qurbani’, ‘Dayavaan’, ‘Mera Gaon Mera Desh’, ‘Chandni’, ‘The Burning Train’ and ‘Amar, Akbar, Anthony’. The actor was the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) member of the Lok Sabha from Punjab’s Gurdaspur constituency.

Which movie bagged the best film award at the 65th National Film Awards for 2017?
A. Newton
B. Village Rockstar
C. Nagarkirtan
D. Water Baby
Answer: B
Explanation: The 65th National Film Awards for 2017 were announced at PIB Conference Room, Shastri Bhawan in New Delhi on April 13, 2018. In it, Assamese Film ‘Village Rockstar’ bagged the best film award, while ‘Newton’ has been selected as the Best Hindi Film. The National award for Best Actress is given to Sri Devi posthumously for her role in the film ‘Mom’ and the Best Actor (Male) award goes to Riddhi Sen for his role in Bengali film ‘Nagarkirtan’. ‘Water Baby’ directed by Pia Shah, won the Best Debut Film of a Director in the Non Feature Film category. The award ceremony for the 65th National Film Awards will be held on May 3, 2018. The National Film Awards will be presented by President Ram Nath Kovind.

Who has become the India’s youngest-ever gold medallist at the Commonwealth Games (CWG)?
A. Akshat Choudhary
B. Divya Kakran
C. Anish Bhanwala
D. Sudesh Jat
Answer: C
Explanation: Indian shooter Anish Bhanwala from Haryana has created history by becoming the country’s youngest ever gold medal winner in the Commonwealth Games (CWG) at the age of just 15. He achieved the feat after winning gold medal with a Games record in the men’s 25m rapid fire pistol event at the Belmont Shooting Centre. He created a Games record with a score of 30 to finish at the top of the podium in the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games on April 13, 2018. Beside him, Tejaswini Sawant also made a Games record to claim the Women’s 50-metre Rifle-3 Positions Gold. Anjum Moudgil won the Silver in the event. It was Tejaswini’s second medal as she had clinched a Silver in the 50-metre Rifle Prone event earlier.

Which navigation satellite was launched by ISRO recently?
A. IRNSS-1A
B. IRNSS-1H
C. IRNSS-1K
D. IRNSS-1L
Answer: D
Explanation: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on April 12, 2018 launched the navigation satellite IRNSS-1L. The satellite was put into orbit on the PSLV-C41 rocket from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in coastal Andhra Pradesh. .............Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

10, 11, 12 April 2018 GK, Current Affairs Quiz, Questions

10, 11, 12 April 2018 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions: Current Affairs for April 2018Daily Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for India GK, World GK and current affairs with Collection of daily objective type Question by www.Indiagk.net based on General Knowledge (GK) and General Science (GS) Questions for UPSC, State PSC, SSC, Police exam, Railway exam, SBI, Bank PO, IBPC, SSC, LDC, UDC, Army, Airforce, Navy, Coast Guard, Bank Clerk, TET and all entrance examination with current affairs News, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) available on Website www.IndiaGK.net and Android Apps with daily updates:.  

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Current Affairs Questions on 10, 11, 12 April 2018:
Which state government has launched mobile app Bi-lingual ‘Uzhavan’ for farmers?
A. Tamil Nadu
B. Kerala
C. Andhra Pradesh
D. Punjab
Answer: A
Explanation: In a bid to use technology for farmers’ benefit, the Tamil Nadu government has launched mobile application named ‘Uzhavan’ (farmer) app that will allow ryots to have access to 9 types of services including details about their crop insurance. It was launched by Chief Minister K Palaniswami. The app can be used by farmers to get information on farm subsidies, book farm equipment and related infrastructure and get details on their crop insurance, besides receiving weather forecast for the next four days. Palaniswami also launched the ‘Amma Bio-Fertiliser’ scheme, named after late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa. The initiative was aimed at better management of nature farming, and help boost and maintain soil fertility.

Who has taken charge as the new secretary of the Press Council of India (PCI)?
A. Manish Sharma
B. Vibha Bhargava
C. Jagdish Mukhi
D. Anupama Bhatnagar
Answer: D
Explanation: Anupama Bhatnagar, the senior Indian Information Service (IIS) officer, has assumed charge as the new secretary of the Press Council of India (PCI) on April 2. She succeeded Vibha Bhargava. Prior to her new assignment, Bhatnagar was posted as the additional director general (news) in All India Radio (AIR).

What is the India’s rank in the latest 2018 Index of Economic Freedom?
A. 120th
B. 125th
C. 130th
D. 119th
Answer: C
Explanation: India with an economic freedom score of 54.5 points has been ranked 130th in the latest annual Index of Economic Freedom released by a top American think-tank the Heritage Foundation. As per 2018 Index, India is developing into an open-market economy, but traces of its past autarkic policies remain. The Index covers 12 freedoms – from property rights to financial freedom – in 186 countries. It is a helpful tool for a variety of audiences, including academics, policymakers, journalists, students, teachers, and those in business and finance. The index is topped by Hong Kong, followed by Singapore, New Zealand, Switzerland and Australia.

Which state government launched the Ganga Hariteema Yojana?
A. Bihar
B. Maharashtra
C. Uttar Pradesh
D. West Bengal
Answer: C
Explanation: The Uttar Pradesh Government launched the Ganga Hariteema Yojana (also known as Ganga Greenery scheme) in 27 districts of the state located on the bank of river Ganga. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has launched the scheme at Allahabad. .............Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

7, 8, 9 April 2018 GK, Current Affairs Quiz, Questions

7, 8, 9 April 2018 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions: Current Affairs for April 2018Daily Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for India GK, World GK and current affairs with Collection of daily objective type Question by www.Indiagk.net based on General Knowledge (GK) and General Science (GS) Questions for UPSC, State PSC, SSC, Police exam, Railway exam, SBI, Bank PO, IBPC, SSC, LDC, UDC, Army, Airforce, Navy, Coast Guard, Bank Clerk, TET and all entrance examination with current affairs News, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) available on Website www.IndiaGK.net and Android Apps with daily updates:.  

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Current Affairs Questions on 7, 8, 9 April 2018:
Who bagged India’s first medal at the 21st Commonwealth Games 2018?
A. Manu Bhakar
B. Mirabai Chanu
C. P Gururaja
D. Saina Nehwal
Answer: C
Explanation: P Gururaja, who hails from Udupi in Karnataka, has clinched India’s first medal at the 21st Commonwealth Games 2018 at Gold Coast in Brisbane, Australia on April 5. He won the silver medal in the men’s 56 kg final with a total lift of 249 kg (111 kg in snatch + 138 kg in clean and jerk). Gururaja, who is the son of a truck driver, is employed with the Indian Air Force (IAF). He recently received the Eklavya award from the Karnataka state government.

Which city hosted the Global Logistics Summit (GLS-2018)?
A. Kochin
B. New Delhi
C. Hyderabad
D. Chennai
Answer: B
Explanation: The Global Logistics Summit (GLS-2018) was held in New Delhi on April 5-6 to improve logistics and connectivity which are vital for increasing intra-state and international trade flows. It was organised by the Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, along with Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) and the World Bank Group. The Summit acts as a platform to hold discussions for global experts, academics, government officials and private sector and industry representatives. According to the Union Minister for Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, 56 new airports will be ready for operation in the next few years.

Which country is hosting the 2018 Commonwealth Games?
A. England
B. Japan
C. China
D. Australia
Answer: D
Explanation: The 21st Commonwealth games began on April 4, 2018 at Gold coast in Australia. This year, the Games will mark the 5th time that Australia has hosted the games.

Sanjita Chanu has clinched India’s second gold at which weightlifting category in CWG-2018?
A. 45 kg
B. 53 kg
C. 55 kg
D. 69 kg
Answer: B
Explanation: India’s first gold medal of the opening day of the 2018 Commonwealth Games came in a stunning fashion from world champion and CWG record holder Saikhom Mirabai Chanu in the 53kg category. She broke six records in six lifts to finish first with a combined effort of 196kg to smash her previous career best of 194kg. This was Saikhom’s second CWG medal following the silver she won in Glasgow four years ago. However, India’s first medal of the games came through weightlifter P. Gururaja. He claimed a silver medal in the men’s 56kg category in Gold Coast on 5 April 2018, before Chanu's golden lift. He equalled his personal best of 249kg (111+138) to finish second after Malaysia’s three-time Commonwealth Championships medallist Muhammad Izhar Ahmed (117+144). .............Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK

4, 5, 6 April 2018 GK, Current Affairs Quiz, Questions

4, 5, 6 April 2018 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions: Current Affairs for April 2018Daily Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for India GK, World GK and current affairs with Collection of daily objective type Question by www.Indiagk.net based on General Knowledge (GK) and General Science (GS) Questions for UPSC, State PSC, SSC, Police exam, Railway exam, SBI, Bank PO, IBPC, SSC, LDC, UDC, Army, Airforce, Navy, Coast Guard, Bank Clerk, TET and all entrance examination with current affairs News, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) available on Website www.IndiaGK.net and Android Apps with daily updates:.  

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Current Affairs Questions on 4, 5, 6 April 2018:
Donald Trump has declared which program as dead?
A. CAM parole
B. Obama Care
C. DACA
D. WADA
Answer: C
Explanation: US President Donald Trump has declared dead the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that protected immigrants brought to the nation illegally as children. The program was introduced by former US President Barack Obama’s administration.

Which state won the 2018 Santosh Trophy?
A. Rajasthan
B. Goa
C. West Bengal
D. Kerala
Answer: D
Explanation: The Kerala football team has won the 72nd edition of Santosh Trophy Football tournament 2018 by defeating West Bengal in the final by 4-2 via penalties at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata on April 1. It is their sixth Santosh Trophy Football title. The Kerala team is led by Rahul Raj in the 2018-19 season. Kerala have not won the trophy since 2005 and lost on penalties to Services in the final five years ago at home in Kochi.

Which state government has rolled out ‘Rupashree Scheme’ for marriage of poor girls?
A. Punjab
B. Gujarat
C. Tamil Nadu
D. West Bengal
Answer: D
Explanation: The West Bengal government has rolled out a new scheme ‘Rupashree’ from April 1, 2018 in order to provide marriage assistance to girls coming from economically weaker families with a budgetary allocation of Rs 1500 crore. The scheme proposes to extend one-time financial assistance worth Rs 25,000 to the family of the girl whose annual income is up to Rs 1.5 lakh. Under the scheme, the woman will have to submit the application before marriage to the Local Bodies or Block Development Officer (BDO) office. The State Government will deposit Rs 25,000 to the beneficiary of the said scheme before his marriage to his bank account.

Who was elected as the President of NASSCOM?
A. Vinod Dham
B. Debjani Ghosh
C. R Chandrashekhar
D. Arundhati Dutta
Answer: B
Explanation: Debjani Ghosh, former managing director of Intel South Asia, has been appointed the new President of National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM). She succeeded R Chandrashekhar. A big propagator of gender diversity and equal representation in corporate India, Ms. Ghosh was the first woman to lead Intel India and Manufacturers’ Association for Information Technology (MAIT). She now gets the rein of Nasscom..............Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK