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April 05, 2019 - Daily Current Affairs Quiz

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1. ____________________ approved merger with NBFC Indiabulls Housing Finance (IBH) through a share swap deal, in which 100 shares of Bank will fetch 14 of Indiabulls Housing finance.

  1. Merger will help Indiabulls Housing finance get entry into banking, after an unsuccessful application made by it in 2013 for a banking licence.
  2. Indiabulls HC NPA are approx .7 % and LVB is weak at 13 % NPAs. Merged entity will have 3% NPA.
Lakshmi Vilas Bank
Saraswat Bank
Catholic Syrian Bank
Karur Vyasa Bank
None of These


2. Bollywood Actor ____________________ honored by a honorary doctorate by University Of Law (London), for his Philanthropy work.

Salman Khan
Aamir Khan
Shah Rukh Khan
Amitabh Bachchan
None of These


3. Indian Navy initiated process to acquire six lethal submarines under ambitious ____________________ , costing over 50000 crores.

  1. Navy will build 6 conventional diesel-electric submarines which would be almost 50 per cent bigger than under-construction Scorpene class submarines being built at Mazagon Dockyards Limited in Mumbai.
Project-25i
Project-175i
Project-55i
Project-75i
None of These


4. ______________ Aerospace Exploration Agency spacecraft Hayabusa2 blasted surface of an asteroid for the first time to form a crater. Spacecraft will collect its underground samples to find possible clues to origin of solar system.

Spain
France
Russia
China
Japan


5. Phayeng, a village of Chakpa community in Imphal West district of ____________________________ has been named as India’s first carbon-positive settlement. It has been revived from dry village through determination of its residents and funding under National Adaptation Fund for Climate Change (NAFCC), a central scheme launched in 2015-16 to support adaptation for climate change impact in states.

Meghalaya
Mizoram
Manipur
Tripura
None of These


6. Book Kundan: Saigal’s Life & Music”, authored by _______________ has been released.

Sharad Dutt
Amish Tripathi
Vikram seth
Amitabh Bhattcahcrya
None of These


7. __________________ - National Maritime day in India. 2019 theme is “Indian Ocean- An Ocean of Opportunity”. It was first celebrated in 1964.

April 15
April 5
April 25
April 10
None of These


8. Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) approved loans worth $280 million for its first two projects in ______________. A $200 million loan will improve housing conditions for low-income communities in Colombo while another loan of $80 million will be used to reduce risk and damage from landslides in __________________.

Sri Lanka
Nepal
Bhutan
Bangladesh
None of These


9. Pradeep Nandrajog will be appointed as new Chief Justice of Bombay High Court (Maharashtra). He is currently Chief Justice at ________________ High Court.

Rajasthan
Delhi
Allahabad
Guwahati
None of These


10. IT industry’s apex body Nasscom appointed _________________ as its chairman for fiscal 2019-20. U.B. Pravin Rao is appointed as Vice Chairman for same term.

Mahesh Kumar Jain
Viral Acharya
N S Vishwanathan
Keshav Murugesh
None of These


11. ESPN India Multi-Sport Awards 2018 -

  1. Sportsperson of the Year (Male) – Neeraj Chopra (Athletics - ____________)
  2. Sportsperson of the Year (Female) – P V Sindhu (badminton)
  3. Comeback of the Year – Saina Nehwal (badminton)
  4. Coach of the Year – Jaspal Rana (shooting)
  5. Emerging Sportsperson of the Year – Saurabh Chaudhary (shooting)
  6. Team of the Year – Women’s team (table tennis)
  7. Differently-abled athlete of the Year – Ekta Bhyan (para-athletics)
  8. Lifetime Achievement – Pradip Kumar Banerjee (football)
Swimming
Long Jump
High Jump
Javelin Throw
None of These


12. ______________________ received licence from Department of Telecommunications to provide Internet and mobile services on flights.

MTNL
BSNL
Vodafone
Airtel
None of These


13. BSE (Bombay Stock Exchange) and India International Exchange (India INX) signed MOU with Moscow Exchange (MOEX) (______________) to connect investor community and companies in both countries besides allowing a capital formation platform.

Spain
France
UK
USA
Russia


14. CS Rajan has been appointed Managing Director while Vineet Nayyar named as Executive Vice-Chairman of ____________________ .

Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS)
ICICI Bank
HDFC Bank
Axis Bank
None of These


15. _________________ signed Bancassurance MoU with Bharti AXA Life Insurance Company to distribute Insurer’s life insurance products.

Axis Bank
ICICI Bank
HDFC Bank
Karnataka Bank
None of These


16. Asian Development Bank (ADB) published its ‘Asian Development Outlook 2019’ report -

  1. ADB has cut India’s growth forecast to _______________ for 2019-20 because of a slower-than-expected pickup in investment demand. Growth rate in Financial Year 2020-21 is likely to be 7.3%.
  2. Growth in East Asia decelerated by 0.2% to 6.0% in 2018, weighed down by weakening external trade and moderating investment in China PRC but sustained by resilient domestic consumption.
6.2%
8.2%
7.2%
7.7%
None of These


17. Scientists at Tsinghua University and __________________ Academy of Sciences' have discovered a possible death switch mechanism in plant's immune system that triggers infected cells to self-destruct, thus limiting the spread of the disease and keeping other parts of the plant healthy. 

  1. Researchers discovered that some plants have evolved to carry a resistance protein called ZAR1 that can detect bacterial proteins like AvrAC. These plants use special proteins as bait and trick the bacterial protein into attacking them instead. 
  2. the discovery will provide clues to cell death control and immunity for plants.
Japanese
Chinese
Russian
Australian
None of These


18. National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) and global transport infrastructure operator Roadis (Canada Based) will jointly set up a platform to invest up to ________________ of equity in road projects in India. Platform would target toll-operate-transfer models and acquisitions of existing road concessions.

$20 billion
$2 billion
$1 billion
$5 billion
None of These




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