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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


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