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Current Affairs Questions on 16 to 20 April 2019 :
Home Expo India 2019 held in which city?
A. Jaipur
B. Chennai
C. Mumbai
D. Greater Noida
Answer: D
Explanation: The 8th edition of Home Expo India 2019 opened at India Expo Centre and Mart, Greater Noida on 16th April 2019. The three-day exhibition has been organized by the Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH). Home Expo India covers sectors with maximum thrust and growth potential in home décor, furnishing, furniture, flooring, and textiles.

Bamboo rice has shown up in which state after 4 decades?
A. Bihar
B. Kerala
C. Odisha
D. Jharkhand
Answer: C
Explanation: Nearly after four decades, Bamboo rice has shown up in Odisha. The state of Odisha had last witnessed Bamboo rice in 1979. The Forest Authorities of Chandaka-Dampara Wildlife Sanctuary in Cuttack district have opened up the gates for the forest dwellers to collect the Bamboo rice. Whenever the bamboo rice shows up, it would be accompanied by the increase in the rat population which starts running over the bamboo rice. Hence to avoid the menace the forest authorities have allowed forest dwellers to harvest Bamboo rice. Bamboo rice grows out of a dying bamboo shoot. Bamboo rice looks like paddy rice and tastes more like wheat. Bamboo rice is not commonly available as it takes many years for a bamboo tree to flower. Bamboo rice is believed to contain a low glycaemic index compared to other varieties and it is good for diabetics. It’s rich in proteins and does not contain any fat. Bamboo rice is also believed to be containing medicinal values.

Voting on which Loksabha seat cancelled by President on 16th April 2019?
A. Kanpur Rural
B. Vellore
C. Kochin
D. Amravati
Answer: B
Explanation: President Ram Nath Kovind rescinds election to Vellore parliamentary constituency in Tamil Nadu. The Election Commission had sent a recommendation to that effect dated April 14, 2019. The decision to recommend cancellation came after a large sum of cash was allegedly seized from the DMK candidate's office a few days ago. The district police had filed a complaint against DMK candidate Kathir Anand as well as two party functionaries on the basis of a report from the Income Tax department on April 10

Which platforms blocked the access to TikTok App recently in India?
A. Facebook
B. Android
C. Instagram
D. Twitter
Answer: B
Explanation: Google on April 16, 2019 blocked the access to highly popular Chinese video app 'TikTok' on its Android play store following the refusal of the Madras High Court to lift the ban imposed on the app on April 3, 2019. The app is now not available for download from Google playstore.

What was India’s rank in the World Press Freedom Index 2019?
A. 136th
B. 138th
C. 140th
D. 142nd
Answer: C
Explanation: International NGO, Reporters without Borders has released the World Press Freedom Index 2019. The index is based on the assessment of the countries’ press freedom records in the previous year. The report is partly based on a questionnaire which asks questions about pluralism, media independence, environment and self-censorship, legislative framework, transparency, and infrastructure. The World Press Freedom Index 2019′, topped by Norway which is followed by Finland, Sweden, Netherlands and Denmark. India has dropped two places on a global press freedom index to be ranked 140th out of 180 countries and the report indicates an increased sense of hostility towards journalists across the world, with violent attacks in India leading to at least six Indian journalists being killed in the line of their work last year.

Amar Paul was associated with which field?
A. Spots
B. Music
C. Medicine
D. Cricket
Anwer: B
Explanation: Eminent Bengali folk singer Amar Paul passed away following a cardiac arrest. He was 97. Paul lent his voice in a number of films. He has penned several books on folk songs of Bengal and received accolades from various academies around the world...........Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK


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