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April 04, 2019 - Daily Current Affairs Quiz

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1. RBI's 1st Bi-Monthly Monetary Policy Review for 2019-20 -

  1. 6 member monetary policy committee IS chaired by RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das.
  2. RBI reduced 0.25 basis points in Policy Rates under liquidity adjustment facility (LAF) . Updated Rates -
    1. Repo Rate - 6 %
    2. Reverse Repo - 5.75 %
    3. Bank Rate - 6.25 %
    4. CRR (Cash Reserve Ratio) - 4 %
    5. SLR(Statutory Liquidity ratio) - 19.25 % (RBI decided to reduce SLR from to 18.0% in six quarterly instalments beginning January 2019)
    6. Marginal Standing Facility (MSF) Rate - _______________________ %
  3. RBI also projected GDP growth forecast for current fiscal at 7.2%, down from earlier estimate of 7.4 %.
6.25
5.25
7.25
6.75
None of These


2. Fitch Ratings kept India’s sovereign rating at lowest investment grade of BBB-with a stable outlook, unchanged for 13th straight year. Growth rate of India forecasted by Fitch is 6.8% in FY 2019-20 and 7.1% in FY 2020-21. Fitch had last upgraded India's sovereign rating from BB+ to BBB- with a stable outlook on August 1, ______________.

2004
2008
2006
2010
None of These


3. __________________ (CCMB) scientists discovered a new enzyme called “Murein EndopeptidiaseK”, paving way for a new drug treatment that prevents anti-bacterial resistance by existing antibiotics. It would act on the protein of cell wall in Escherichia coli (E. coli), a bacterium found in the lower intestine of warm-blooded organisms.

Center for Cell and Molecular Bureau
Center for Cell and Material Biology
Center for Core and Molecular Biology
Center for Cell and Molecular Biology
None of These


4. ________________ honoured PM Narendra Modi with prestigious Zayed Medal for giving a "big boost' to bilateral strategic ties. It is highest decoration awarded to kings, presidents, and heads of states.

Oman
Qatar
Kuwait
Saudi Arabia
UAE


5. _________________ took charge as Managing Director of Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC).

Kaushik Basu
H R Khan
Vipin Anand
Arvind Mayaram
None of These


6. ___________________ - International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action 2019.

Apr 4
Apr 14
Apr 24
Apr 22
None of These


7. Indian Oil Corporation started Supply of ultra-clean BS-VI grade petrol and diesel in cities adjoining national capital and Agra (UP). Rest of country will Begin using BS-VI grade Fuel from April _______________________. New Delhi was first city in India to switch from BS-IV to BS-VI fuels.

  1. Bharat stage IV fuels contain 50 parts per million (ppm) sulphur whereas Bharat Stage-VI grade fuel only has 10 ppm sulphur.
  2. It will -
    1. Bring PM in diesel cars down by 80 % when compared to Bharat stage IV.
    2. Bring down nitrogen oxides from diesel cars by 70 per cent and in petrol cars by 25 per cent.
2021
2020
2022
2025
None of These


8. _________________________ launched world’s first nationwide 5G mobile networks, being first providers of super-fast wireless technology in world. Three top telecom providers—SK Telecom, KT, and LG Uplus—began their 5G services. 5G will bring smartphones near-instantaneous connectivity, 20 times faster than existing 4G.

South Korea
Japan
Israel
USA
None of These


9. Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) and IIT ____________________ signed MoU to collaborate in field of standardisation and conformity assessment -

  1. It will enable setting up a Centre of Excellence in the field of Standardisation, Testing and Conformity Assessment with BIS branding at IIT ___________________, also appointing a Chair in field of standardisation and conformity assessment.
Delhi
Kanpur
Bombay
Kanpur
None of These




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