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Daily Current Affairs Quiz 24 April 2019

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1 Who is named as brand ambassador of Indo-American Arts Council (IAAC)?
A Vikas Khanna
B Naresh Iyer
C Vikram Kumar
D Suresh Krishna

Answer: Option [A]
Vikas Khanna is named as brand ambassador of Indo-American Arts Council (IAAC).
2 Who won India’s first gold medal at the Asian Wrestling Championships 2019?
A Sakshi Malik
B Praveen Rana
C Bajrang Punia
D Vinesh Phogat

Answer: Option [C]
World No.1 Bajrang Punia won India’s first gold medal in the 65 kg category at the Asian Wrestling Championships 2019 in Xi’an, China.
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3 Which organisation joins hands with Welingkar Institute of Management to support startups in exports?
A Security and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)
B Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI)
C Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA)
D Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO)

Answer: Option [D]
Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) organisation joins hands with Welingkar Institute of Management to support startups in exports.
4 Indian Govt extended ban on import of milk products from which country?
A China
B Singapore
C Norway
D Malaysia

Answer: Option [A]
The government extended the ban on import of milk and milk products (including chocolates, chocolate products, candies/ confectionary/ food preparations with milk or milk solids as an ingredient) from China. The order follows food regulator FSSAI's recommendation that the ban should be extended till laboratories at ports are 'suitably upgraded' for testing presence of toxic chemical melamine.. Melamine is a toxic chemical used for making plastics and fertilisers.
5 Swacchta Pakhwada Awards 2019 was awarded to ______
A Press Council of India
B All India Radio
C Press Information Bureau
D BECIL

Answer: Option [B]
All India Radio, Publication Division and Children’s Film Society of India were given Swacchta Pakhwada Awards-2019 in New Delhi.
6 Which institute revealed that Mercury has a massive solid inner core
A Vikram Sarbhai Reserach Centre
B ISRO
C Bhabha Atomic Research Centre
D NASA

Answer: Option [D]
NASA institute revealed that Mercury has a massive solid inner core
7 Which Country is to undertake malaria vaccine in a bid to prevent the disease that kills young children across Africa and Asia?
A Algeria
B Nigeria
C Uganda
D Malawi

Answer: Option [D]
Malawi, the African Nation, is to undertake large scale pilot tests for the world's most advanced experimental malaria vaccine in a bid to prevent the disease that kills hundreds of thousands across Africa and Asia every year.
8 Which company appointed Manish Maheshwari as new Managing Director of its India operations?
A Google
B Facebook
C Twitter
D Whatsapp

Answer: Option [C]
Twitter has appointed Manish Maheshwari as the Managing Director of its India operations. Manish Maheshwari, who previously served as the CEO of Network18 Digital, takes over the new role from April 29.
9 Mount Agung which erupted recently is located in _________.
A Bali, Indonesia
B Caldera, Italy
C The Democratic Republic of the Congo
D Honshu Island, Japan

Answer: Option [A]
Mount Agung is an active volcano in Bali of Indonesia.
10 When does India observe the National Panchayati Raj Day?
A April 21
B April 22
C April 23
D April 24

Answer: Option [D]
The National Panchayati Raj Diwas (Day) is celebrated every year in India on 24th April. The Constitution of India recognizes Panchayats as 'Institutions of self-government'.
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