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Person On Visit / In News Current Affairs Quiz - April 2018

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1. Taniya Sanyal has been appointed as country's first Woman _____________.

Fighter Pilot
Civilian Pilot
None of These

2. ritish actress Millie Bobby Brown became youngest person in list of world’s 100 most influential people by TIME. 4 Indians featured on this list - Virat Kohli, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, Actor _________________ and Ola co-founder Bhavish Aggarwal.

Kangana Ranaut
Hrithik Roshan
Deepika Padukone
Salman Khan
None of These

3. ____________ became first Bollywood filmmaker to get a place at Madame Tussauds Museum London (UK).

Anurag Kashyap
Rajkumar Hirani
Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Karan Johar
None of These

4. Obituaries (April 2018) -

  1. Efrain Rios Montt - Noted military dictator of Guatemala. He was accused of a mass genocide.
  2. Munin Barua - Noted ______________ film-maker.
  3. Ray Wilkins - Noted England Footballer.
  4. S. Nihal Singh - Noted journalist.
  5. Ram Kumar - Noted painter. Hwa was awarded Padma Bhushan in 2010.
  6. TVR Shenoy - Noted journalist and columnist passed. He was awarded Padma Bhushan in 2003.
  7. Rajinder Sachar - Former Delhi High Court Chief Justice.
  8. Bhimsain Khurana - Noted animation expert
  9. Nabi Tajima - The world’s oldest person (117 year old) from Japan. Another Japanese woman, Chiyo Miyako, is now world’s oldest person (117 Years).
  10. James Ajongo - South Sudan military chief who died during a visit to Egypt.
  11. Avicii - Noted Swedish dance music star.

5. PM Narendra Modi released a commemorative postage stamp on former Chief Minister of ________________, Late Shri Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna.

Uttar Pradesh
None of These

6. Persons Retired / Resigned (April 2018) -

  1. Morne Morkel - South African cricketer.
  2. Julio Cesar - _______________ Footballer.
  3. Aditya Ghosh - Airline IndiGo CEO. Rahul Bhatia has been named Interim CEO.
None of These

7. Pune Swimmer Sampanna Ramesh Shelar has set a world record to double cross Bangla Channel (Water stretch from Saint Martin’s Island Jetty to Teknaf in Bangladesh). He accomplished this by completing swim of ________________ kilometers in 9 hours and 10 minutes.

None of These

8. _____________ Chief Minister Pawan Chamling became the longest-serving Chief Minister in India, surpassing Jyoti Basu, who served as West Bengal CM from 1977 to 2000. Chamling became Chief Minister in December 1994 and serves till Date.

None of These

9. Visits From India (Apr 1 - 10, 2018) -

  1. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman visited ____________________ to attend VII Moscow Conference on International Security.
  2. External Affairs Minister Susma swaraj Visited japan for 9th India-Japan Foreign Minister’s Strategic Dialogue.
  3. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj visited Azerbaijan to participate in Mid-Term Ministerial Meeting of Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) in Baku. On this occasion, India and Azerbaijan signed 2 MOUs for visa waiver for diplomatic, official and service passports holders and cooperation between diplomatic training institutes.
  4. Shipping, Road Transport & Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari Visited South Korea. India and SK signed mutual recognition of certificate of competency of seafarers to provide Indian seafarers employment on over 500 Korean ships.
  5. Indian President Ram Nath Kovind Visited 3 African Nations - Equatorial Guinea, Swaziland and Zambia. It is first-ever visit by any head of state of India to Equatorial Guinea and Swaziland.
    1. Equatorial Guinea -
      1. President Kovind was conferred with Condecoracion, highest honour accorded to a non-citizen by government of Equatorial Guinea. He was bestowed with medal of the Gran Colar de la Independencia by Equatorial Guinea government.
      2. 3 MOUs signed - AYUSH and traditional medicine, medicinal plants, An action plan for Information and Communication Technology.
    2. Swaziland -
      1. President Kovind inaugurated Information Technology Centre located in Royal Science and Technology Park (RSTP).
      2. India and Swaziland signed two agreements on health and visa waiver.
      3. President Kovind was conferred with Order of the Lion, highest civilian honour of Swaziland.
      4. President Kovind announced to donate $1 million to support Swaziland's national disaster mmanagement agency
      5. India will establish a Centre of Agricultural Excellence in Swaziland.
      6. India donated US $1 million to support Swaziland’s National Disaster Management Agency as well as food grains.
    3. Zambia
      1. India and Zambia signed four agreements - double taxation avoidance; on mutual visa waivers for officials and diplomats, judicial cooperation and on Entrepreneurship Development Institute that India will build in Zambia.
      2. India will provide USD 100000 towards construction of Mahatma Gandhi Convention Centre in Lusaka (capital of Zambia).
      3. India gifted medicines and medical equipment worth USD 3 million to Zambia.
None of These

10. Visits From India (Apr 11 - 20, 2018) -

  1. Minister of state for social justice and empowerment Krishan Pal Gurjar Visited Southeast Asian nation Timor Leste. MoU was signed in field of public health to extend affordable healthcare to people of Timor Leste.
  2. P.P. Chaudhary, Minister of State for Corporate Affairs and Law & Justice Visited USA an Carribean Nations St. Vincent & Grenadines, Barbados.
  3. Subhash Chandra Garg , Secretary in Department of Economic Affairs Visited Washington D.C. (USA) for BRICS Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting. It was held in sidelines of IMF/World Bank Spring Meetings in Washington D.C. Urjit R. Patel, RBI Governor Visited IMF/World Bank Spring Meetings in Washington D.C on India's Behalf.
    1. During BRICS Finance Ministers Meet, India pressed BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) nations to set up an independent credit rating agency.
  4. PM Narendra Modi Visited Sweden, United Kingdom and _________________ -
    1. UK Visit -
      1. PM attended Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in London.
        1. India and 3 other countries (Sri Lanka, Mauritius and Malta) participated creating in USD 5 million Commonwealth Small States Trade Finance Facility which will enable small states to obtain easier access to international trade finance to diversify their economies and achieve sustainable development goals. Standard Chartered Bank and Bank of Baroda, are facility managers for this fund. 31 Commonwealth nations classified as small states can avail this facility. Before it is available to all such nations, it will be rolled out on pilot basis in Bahamas, Botswana, Brunei, Dominica, Fiji, Mauritius, Namibia and Seychelles.
      2. UK formally joined International Solar Alliance, founded by India and France. It was announced at an event called Financing the Green Revolution.
      3. 10 MOUs Signed -
        1. UK-India Cyber Relationship framework aimed at having a free, open, peaceful and secure cyberspace
        2. MoU to enable United Kingdom to support India in sustainable management of water resources in Ganga river basin.
        3. MoU on agreement on Skill Development, vocational education and training.
        4. Agreement for regulation of safe nuclear energy use for peaceful purposes.
        5. MoU on skill development, vocational education and training to promote collaboration and capacity-building.
        6. MoU on cooperation in the animal husbandry, dairying and fisheries sectors.
        7. MoU on exchange of information for combating international criminality and tackling serious organised crime.
        8. addendum covering research in humanities and social sciences has been added to 2004 Newton-Bhabha MoU.
        9. MoU to enable development of evidence-based guidelines for integrating Ayurvedic principles and practices with modern medicine.
        10. MoU to strengthen institutional cooperation in sustainable urban development and enhance cooperation in Smart Cities Mission.
      4. Additionally, India's NASSCOM and TechUK launched new UK-India Tech Alliance, aimed at increasing collaboration on skills and new technologies, assisting policy development and encouraging innovation and lay groundwork for roadmap which will be jointly presented in June 2018.
    2. Sweden Visit -
      1. India and Sweden hosted India-Nordic Summit titled India-Nordic Summit: Shared Values, Mutual Prosperity.
        1. Nordic Nations are Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden, including Greenland and Faroe Islands.
        2. Nordic countries are a geographical and cultural region in Northern Europe and North Atlantic.
      2. An India-Sweden Joint Action Plan was decided with target areas -
        1. Innovation.
        2. Trade and investment.
        3. Smart Cities and Next Generation Transport.
        4. Smart, sustainable and renewable energy.
        5. Women’s skills development and empowerment - Encourage women empowerment by skilling employment and entrepreneurship opportunities for women through projects like“Kraftsamla”, undertaken by Swedish and Indian actors in Pune, Maharashtra.
        6. Defence
        7. Space and science
        8. Health and Life Sciences
      3. MOUs -
        1. With Sweden
          1. Joint Declaration on India-Sweden Innovation Partnership for a Sustainable Future.
        2. With Denmark -
          1. In field of Sustainable and Smart Urban Development.
          2. In fields of Animal Husbandry and Dairying.
          3. On Food Safety Cooperation between
          4. Cooperation in Agricultural Research and Education between.
        3. With Iceland -
          1. Establishment of the ICCR Chair for Hindi Language between Indian Council for Cultural Relations and University of Iceland.
        4. Agreements between India and Sweden Joint Declaration on India-Sweden Innovation Partnership for a Sustainable Future between Ministry of Science and Technology of India and the Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation.
    3. _________________ -
      1. It was a brief stop over, to discuss issues of common interest and enhance co-operation.
None of These

11. Visits from India (Apr 21 - 30, 2018) -

  1. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj Visited Mongolia. She co-chaired 6th round of India-Mongolia Joint Consultative Committee meeting.
  2. Indian Commerce Secretary Rita Teaotia Visited Nepal. During this Visit, India and Nepal agreed to review their bilateral trade treaty by July 2018, during a meeting of India-Nepal Inter-Government Committee (IGC) on Trade, Transit and Cooperation to Control Unauthorised Trade in Kathmandu.
  3. Indian PM Narendra Modi Visited China -
    1. India and China's first Informal Summit was held in ________________, to discuss measures for strengthening bilateral ties.
    2. PM Modi gifted to Xi Jinping (Chinese Premier), specially made prints of paintings by legendary Chinese artist Xu Beihong.
    3. India and China agreed to undertake joint India-China economic project in Afghanistan.
    4. PM Modi laid emphasis on importance of people-to-people (P2P) contact through STRENGTH. S-Spirituality; T-Tradition, Trade and Technology; R-Relationship; E-Entertainment (Art, Movies, etc.); N-Nature conservation; G-Games; T-Tourism and H-Health and Healing.
None of These

12. Visits to India (Apr 1 - 10, 2018) -

  1. Nepal's Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli Visited India -
    1. India and Nepal decided to develop inland waterways for cargo movement within Protocol to Treaty of Transit, recognizing untapped potential of inland waterways to contribute towards overall economic development of the region.
    2. India agreed to build strategic railway link between Raxaul in Bihar and Kathmandu in Nepal to facilitate people-to-people (P2P) contact and bulk movement of goods.
    3. India agreed to promote and co-operate in Agricultural development in Nepal.
  2. Vice Foreign Minister of _____________, Dang Dinh Quy Visited India.
South Korea
None of These

13. Visits to India (Apr 11 - 20, 2018) -

  1. Aziz Rabbah, Minister of Energy, Mines and Sustainable Development of ______________ Visited India. On this occasion, MoU wa signed in field of Mining and Geology for a period of 5 years to promote mineral exploration.

14. Visits to India (Apr 21 - 30, 2018)

  1. International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach Visited India, presented a memento to Indian ___________ Abhinav Bindra and boxer Vijender Singh.
Tennis Player
Badminton Player
Chess Player
None of These

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