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April 06, 2019 - Daily Current Affairs Quiz

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1. Vice President Venkaiah Naidu conferred President’s Certificate of Honour and Maharshi Badrayan Vyas Samman Awards to over 100 Awardees.

  1. Certificate of Honour was introduced in 1958 to honour the scholars of Sanskrit, Arabic and Persian Languages.
  2. Maharshi Badrayan Vyas Sammandistinction is conferred for contribution in field of Sanskrit, Persian, Arabic, Pali, Prakrit, Classical Odiya, Classical Kannada, Classical Telugu and Classical Malayalam. It was introduced in ________________.
None of These

2. Markets regulator SEBI (Securities and Exchange Board of India) has approved an ‘Airport’ specific fund, named Taking Off To The Future Airport Fund, which can raise a capital of up to ____________________ billion. It has been approved by SEBI as a ‘Category II Alternative Investment Fund’ (AIF).

  1. Sponsor and Investment Manager of the fund is based in Chennai and is termed as ‘Taking Off To The Future Investment Management LLP’.
  2. Minimum capital contribution of Rs. 3500 crore and a maximum of Rs. 7000 crore is targeted by the fund.
None of These

3. Chennai Central railway station has been renamed by _________________ Government as Puratchi Thalaivar Dr MG Ramachandran Central Railway Station, after its late Chief Minister and founder of All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK).

Andhra Pradesh
Tamil Nadu
None of These

4. __________________ scientists at Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research stated that there is more Carbon dioxide (CO2) in our atmosphere than in past 3 million years. As per report, CO2 levels should not be higher than 280 ppm without human activity, but currently it’s 410 ppm and rising.


5. _________________ - United Nations’ (UN) International day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP).

April 16
April 26
April 6
April 10
None of These

6. Thottathil B. Radhakrishnan is appointed as Chief Justice of __________________ High Court. He was first Chief Justice of Telangana High Court.

None of These

7. April 6 - 7, 2019 Marks Platinum Jubilee (75 Years) anniversary of Battle of Kangla Tongbi, one of the fiercest battles of World War II.

  1. It was fought by Ordnance personnel of 221 Advance Ordnance Depot (AOD) on the night of 6/7 April 1944, against intruding Japanese forces that planned to capture Imphal (_____________________). 
  2. Kangla Tongbi War Memorial is a mute testimony to this battle and unflinching devotion to duty of Ordnance personnel of 221 AOD, 19 of whom made the supreme sacrifice.
None of These

8. Amazon India launched its seller-funding programme–_____________, in partnership with crowd-funding platform Ketto. Through this, Amazon looks at enabling sellers on its platform, to raise funds for their business expansion. Amazon India sellers can use Ketto’s platform for a subsidised fee of around 50 % to initiate fundraisers.

Amazon Wings
Amazon Swings
Amazon Boost
Amazon Plus
None of These

9. Government sold "enemy" shares worth Rs 1,150 crore in IT major ___________________.

  1. Enemy shares are called so as they were originally held by people who migrated to Pakistan or China and are not Indian citizens any longer.
  2. Total 44.4 million shares, which were held by Custodian of Enemy Property for India, were sold at Rs 259 a piece.
  3. Buyers were Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC), New India Assurance and General Insurance Corporation. LIC alone picked up shares worth Rs 1,000 crores.
None of These

10. Indian Navy's INS Kolkata and INS Shakti will take part in _______________ Navy's anniversary celebrations,from 21 to 26 April.

None of These

11. National Green Tribunal has put an interim penalty of Rs ___________________ crore on Andhra Pradesh government for inaction to prevent illegal sand mining in state.

None of These

12. National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has resuced usage fees for small transactions on Unified Payments Interface (UPI) network, to expand system’s adoption among banks and payment service providers (PSPs).

  1. For UPI transactions up to 1,000, charges arecut to ______________________ paise from 25 paise. Charges for transactions above 1,000 are retained at 50 paise.
  2. Incentive payments that were charged by NPCI at same rate as normal transactions have been brought under a fixed price regime of 10 paise to encourage such promotions by banks and PSPs. Incentive payments are charges banks or PSPs pay NPCI when they credit user’s bank account with cashbacks.
  3. Charges on merchant transactions through UPI have been cut as well. In place of a tiered transaction charge of 25 paise for transactions up to 1,000 and 50 paise beyond that, NPCI has introduced a flat charge of 10 paise along with an ad-valorem levy of 0.04% split between acquiring and issuing bank.
None of These

13. Former Pakistan Cricketer ____________________'s biography named Game Changer, will be released on April 30, 2019. It has been written by Wajahat S Khan.

Shoaib Akhtar
Wasim Akram
Misbah Ul Haq
Inzamam Ul Haq
Shahid Afridi

14. __________________has been appointed as President of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). He replaces Bharti Enterprises Chairman Rakesh Bharti Mittal.

Vikram Kirloskar
Arvind Mayaram
Gautam Adani
H R Khan
None of These

15. Joint military exercise between Morocco and ________________, named African Lion 2019 began in Morocco.

None of These

16. _______________ celebrated Sajibu Nongma Panba Cheiraoba, the New Year of the ___________ on April 6. It is celebrated on the first day of the State month, Sajibu, which falls in the month of March or April.

None of These

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