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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

Which company becomes first Indian technology company to achieve the $100 billion market capitalization mark?
A. Infosys
B. TCS
C. SBI
D. ONGC
Answer: B
Explanation: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) became first Indian technology company to achieve the $100 billion market capitalization mark on 23 April 2018. On this day TCS’ share price grew by 4 per cent to Rs. 3,541, pushing the market capitalisation of India's biggest outsourcer to Rs. 6,78,002 crore. Earlier the company had posted its biggest-ever net profit of Rs. 6,904 crore in the 4th quarter on 19 April 2018.  It is worth mentioning that Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) became India’s first $100 billion m-cap company way back in 2008. Its preset m-cap is below $90 billion mark. Thus TCS is the second Indian corporate company to achieve $100 billion m-cap.

Which among the following cities has become India’s first city to run on 100% Renewable Energy during daytime?
A. Delhi
B. Jaipur
C. Diu
D. Port Blair
Answer: C
Explanation: The Indian smart city, Diu has become the first city in India that runs on 100% renewable energy during daytime setting a new benchmark for other cities to become clean and green. Diu had been importing 73% of its power from Gujarat until last year.