Daily Current Affairs :13th April 2020 | Daily GK update Quiz

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Daily Current Affairs 13th April 2020 Quiz:

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Q.1. Name the railway station which became the 1st station in Indian Railways to install sanitizing tunnels.

(a) Char Bagh Railway Station

(b) Howrah Junction

(c) Ahmedabad Railway Station

(d) Indore Railway Station

(e) Gorakhpur Railway Station

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(c)

Exp. Ahmedabad station of Western Railway has got the unique distinction of becoming the first station on Indian Railways to install a Walk Through Mass Sanitizing Tunnel. The tunnel was inaugurated on 12th April by Ahmedabad DRM Deepak Jha. The distance of the tunnel is 20 feet long which can be covered within 10 seconds.

Q.2. Name the former RBI governor who has been appointed to a 12-member advisory group to IMF.

(a) Urjit Patel

(b) Raghuram Rajan

(c) D. Subbarao

(d) Bimal Jalan

(e) Y. Venugopal Reddy

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(b)

Exp. Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan has been appointed to a 12-member advisory group to International Monetary Fund (IMF). Rajan, 57, who was the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor for three years until September 2016, is currently working as a professor at the prestigious University of Chicago. The External Advisory Group will provide its perspectives from around the world on developments and policy issues, including policy responses to the exceptional challenges surrounding the global coronavirus pandemic and its economic impact, the world organisation said in a release on 11th April.

Q.3. Who has been signed as the brand ambassador for Mobile Premier League (MPL)?

(a) M S Dhoni

(b) Yami Gautam

(c) Rishabh Pant

(d) Tamannaah bhatia

(e) Vicky Kaushal

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(d)

Exp. Baahubali actress Tamannaah Bhatia has been supported by her gaming platform by the Mobile Premier League (MPL). The MPL renewed its association with Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli for another year

Q.4. President Trump has declared that all the states of U.S. are under a major disaster declaration for the first time in U.S. history. What is the total no. of states in U.S.?

(a) 47

(b) 48

(c) 50

(d) 52

(e) 23

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(c)

Exp. All 50 states are under a major disaster declaration for the first time in U.S. history, after President Trump approved Wyoming’s declaration 11th April.

Q.5. 13 April marked the anniversary of the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre. In which year it happened?

(a) 1909

(b) 1911

(c) 1913

(d) 1915

(e) 1919

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(e)

Exp. 101st anniversary of the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre. On this day, the martyrs who were killed mercilessly in Jallianwala Bagh are remembered. Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to the innocent martyrs who showed great courage and sacrifice. The Jallianwala Bagh massacre, or the Amritsar slaughter, happened on 13 April 1919.

Q.6. Name the new channel that will air classic shows and has been launched by public broadcaster Prasar Bharati.

(a) DD Retro

(b) DD Vintage

(c) DD Classic

(d) DD Bharti

(e) DD Antique

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(a)

Exp. Buoyed by the strong viewer interest in ‘Ramayan’ and ‘Mahabharat’, public broadcaster Prasar Bharati has launched a new channel DD Retro that will air classic shows. “To relive the nostalgia of your favourite memorable serials of Doordarshan, watch DD Retro,” the pubcaster announced on 13th April.

Q.7. Where is the Headquarters of International Monetary Fund (IMF)?

(a) Paris, France

(b) Geneva, Switzerland

(c) Manila, Philippines

(d) London, United Kingdom

(e) Washington, D.C., United States

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(e)

Exp. Headquarters: Washington, D.C., US

Q.8. Who is the Managing Director of International Monetary Fund (IMF)?

(a) Masatsugu Asakawa

(b) Kristalina Georgieva

(c) Christine Lagarde

(d) Audrey Azoulay

(e) António Guterres

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(b)

Exp. Managing Director: Kristalina Georgieva

Q.9. Who is the present CEO of Prasar Bharati?

(a) Shashi Shekhar Vempati

(b) Chandramauli Kumar Prasad

(c) Vinod Kumar Yadav

(d) Arvind Saxena

(e) Pravin Kumar Purwar

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(a)

Exp. CEO: Shashi Shekhar Vempati

Q.10. Under which of the following Brigadier-general’s command, Jallianwala Bagh massacre occurred in Amritsar, on 13 April 1919?

(a) Michael O’Dwyer

(b) Louis Mountbatten

(c) George Curzon

(d) Reginald Dyer

(e) Warren Hastings

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(d)

Exp. The Jallianwala Bagh massacre, or the Amritsar slaughter, happened on 13 April 1919. On this day, the British Indian Army troops under the command of Colonel Reginald Dyer fired rifles into a crowd of Indians in Jallianwala Bagh, Amritsar, Punjab.

Q.11. What is the position of Mukesh Ambani in the Forbes 34th Annual worlds billionaires list?

(a) 9th

(b) 12th

(c) 15th

(d) 17th

(e) 21st

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(d)

Exp. Mukesh Ambani is at the 17th position in the Forbes 34th Annual worlds billionaires list with a net worth of $44.8 billion.

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