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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. 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?
B. China
C. France
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


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