Current Affairs Quiz 19th April 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 19th April 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. With which country, India has signed an agreement on Technical Cooperation titled ‘Cities combating plastic entering the marine environment’?

किस देश के साथ भारत ने समुद्री वातावरण में प्लास्टिक का मुकाबला करने वाले शहरनामक तकनीकी सहयोग पर एक समझौते पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) UK / ब्रिटेन

(b) Japan / जापान

(c) Russia / रूस

(d) USA / यू.एस.ए.

(e) Germany / जर्मनी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(e)

Exp. The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety signed an agreement on Technical Cooperation titled ‘Cities Combating Plastic Entering the Marine Environment’ at a virtual ceremony in New Delhi.

The project’s outcomes are completely in line with the objectives of Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban focusing on sustainable solid waste management and Hon’ble Prime Minister’s vision to phase out single use plastic by 2022”.

Q.2. Who among the following has re-appointed as MD and CEO of DCB Bank?

निम्नलिखित में से किसे DCB बैंक के एमडी और सीईओ के रूप में पुनः नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) S Ramann / एस रमण

(b) Murali Natarajan / मुरली नटराजन

(c) Sushil Chandra / सुशील चंद्रा

(d) Krishnan Ramachandran / कृष्णन रामचंद्रन

(e) Siddharth Longjam / सिद्धार्थ लोंगम

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(b)

Exp. Private sector lender, DCB Bank has received approval from the Reserve Bank of India for the re-appointment of Murali M. Natrajan as the Managing Director & CEO, for a further period of one year from April 29, 2021.

He was appointed as MD and CEO of DCB Bank in May 2009.

Q.3. Who is the author of the new children’s book “The Christmas Pig” which is going to release in October?

नए बच्चों की किताब द क्रिसमस पिगके लेखक कौन हैं जो अक्टूबर में रिलीज होने जा रही है?

(a) Roald Dahl / रोआल्ड डाल

(b) Ruskin Bond / रस्किन बांड

(c) George Orwell / जॉर्ज ओरवेल

(d) JK Rowling / जे के रोवलींग

(e) Ian Fleming / इयान फ्लेमिंग

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(d)

Exp. JK Rowling has a new book coming this autumn, a festive children’s story with all new characters.

Publisher Scholastic announced on 16th April that The Christmas Pig, the story of a boy named Jack and his beloved toy that goes missing, will be released worldwide on October 12.

Q.4. What was the Rank of India in the Henley Passport Index 2021?

हेनले पासपोर्ट इंडेक्स 2021 में भारत का रैंक क्या था?

(a) 45th

(b) 53rd

(c) 71st

(d) 84th

(e) 104th

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(d)

Exp. Amid the rising COVID-19 cases and subsequent restrictions on travel overseas, when many countries are banning individuals from worst hit nations, the Henley Passport Index on April 17 released its list of the most powerful passports.

India stands at number 84 in the list, as the Indian citizens can visit Visa Free or Visa-on-Arrival in over 58 places. Japan, Singapore and Germany, South Korea stand Top 3 respectively.

Q.5. Which country has topped in the Henley Passport Index 2021?

हेनले पासपोर्ट इंडेक्स 2021 में किस देश ने टॉप किया है?

(a) Japan / जापान

(b) Singapore / सिंगापुर

(c) Germany / जर्मनी

(d) South Korea / दक्षिण कोरिया

(e) Finland / फ़िनलैंड

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(a)

Exp. Amid the rising COVID-19 cases and subsequent restrictions on travel overseas, when many countries are banning individuals from worst hit nations, the Henley Passport Index on April 17 released its list of the most powerful passports.

India stands at number 84 in the list, as the Indian citizens can visit Visa Free or Visa-on-Arrival in over 58 places. Japan, Singapore and Germany, South Korea stand Top 3 respectively.

Q.6. On which date, World Heritage Day is observed every year?

हर साल विश्व धरोहर दिवस किस तारीख को मनाया जाता है?

(a) 16 April / 16 अप्रैल

(b) 17 April / 17 अप्रैल

(c) 18 April / 18 अप्रैल

(d) 19 April / 19 अप्रैल

(e) 20 April / 20 अप्रैल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(c)

Exp. This day is observed every year on 18 April to preserve the human heritage and recognise the efforts of all the relevant organisations in the field. This day was announced by the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) in 1982 and was approved by the General Assembly of UNESCO in 1983.

Q.7. What was the theme for World Heritage Day 2021?

विश्व धरोहर दिवस 2021 के लिए विषय क्या था?

(a) Rural Landscapes

(b) Heritage for Generations

(c) Cultural Heritage and Sustainable Tourism

(d) The Heritage of Sport

(e) Complex Pasts: Diverse Futures

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(e)

Exp. This day is observed every year on 18 April to preserve the human heritage and recognise the efforts of all the relevant organisations in the field. This day was announced by the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) in 1982 and was approved by the General Assembly of UNESCO in 1983.

Theme 2021:  “Complex Pasts: Diverse Futures”

Q.8. World Liver day is observed on ______________ every year.

विश्व लीवर दिवस प्रत्येक वर्ष ______________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 16 April / 16 अप्रैल

(b) 17 April / 17 अप्रैल

(c) 18 April / 18 अप्रैल

(d) 19 April / 19 अप्रैल

(e) 20 April / 20 अप्रैल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(d)

Exp. World Liver day is observed on the 19 April every year to spread awareness about the second largest organ in the body.

The liver is the second largest and the most complex organ in the body, with the exception of the brain.

Q.9. Who has won the Emilia Romagna F1 Grand Prix 2021 in Imola, Italy?

इमोला, इटली में एमिलिया रोमाग्ना एफ1 ग्रांड प्रिक्स 2021 किसने जीता है?

(a) Sebastian Vettel / सेबस्टियन वेटेल

(b) Charles Leclerc / चार्ल्स लेक्लेर

(c) Max Verstappen / मैक्स वेरस्टैपेन

(d) Valtteri Bottas / वाल्टेरी बोटास

(e) Lewis Hamilton / लुईस हैमिल्टन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(c)

Exp. Max Verstappen (Red Bull – Netherlands) won the Emilia Romagna F1 Grand Prix 2021, in Imola, Italy. This win is his first victory of the season. The race was the second round of the 2021 Formula One World Championship.

Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes-Great Britain) finished second and Lando Norris (McLaren – Great Britain) stand third place.

Q.10. Kakarla Subba Rao passed away recently. He was a/an __________________.

काकरला सुब्बा राव का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह एक _______________ थे।

(a) Astrophysicist / अस्त्रोफिजिसिस्ट

(b) Cardiologist / कार्डियोलॉजिस्ट

(c) Paleontologist / पेलियोन्टोलॉजिस्ट

(d) Radiologist / रेडियोलॉजिस्ट

(e) Cosmologist / कॉस्मोलॉजिस्ट

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(d)

Exp. Renowned radiologist and Padma Shri awardee Kakarla Subbarao passed away on Friday. Born on January 25, 1925, the 96-year-old doctor breathed his last at the KIMS hospital in Secunderaba.

Subbarao was a well known radiologist both in India and overseas as well. Subba Rao was also the ex-director of Nizam Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS) in Hyderabad. During his tenure, Subba Rao was known for his services to the hospital and his efforts to transform the NIMS into a super speciality hospital.

Q.11. Sumitra Bhave, who passed away recently was a/an ________________.

सुमित्रा भावे, जिनका हाल ही में निधन हो गया, एक ________________ थीं।

(a) Painter / चित्रकार

(b) Folk Singer / लोक गायक

(c) Film Director / फिल्म निर्देशक

(d) Author / लेखक

(e) Historian / इतिहासकार

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(c)

Exp. Veteran film director and writer Sumitra Bhave, known for her work in the Marathi cinema and theatre, died in a hospital here on 19th April.

Bhave had won several national and international awards for her work. In 1985, Bhave made her first short film ‘Bai’, which was about a woman living in a slum and her survival against all odds. The film won several national awards.

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