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Daily Current Affairs Quiz 29 April 2019

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1 How many medals did India win in the Asian Boxing Championships 2019?
A 10
B 13
C 15
D 20

Answer: Option [B]
India has won 13 medals, including two gold, four silver and seven bronze at the Asian Boxing Championships. Boxer Amit Panghal picked up his second successive gold medal of the year, claiming the top honours in the 52-kilogram category. National champion Deepak Singh and Kavinder Singh Bisht in 56-kilogram category signed off with silver medals after close losses.
2 How many medals did India win in the Asian Wrestling Championships 2019?
A 10
B 12
C 14
D 16

Answer: Option [D]
India wrapped up their campaign at the Asian Wrestling Championships at Xi'an, China, on a resounding note with 16 medals. Men's freestyle wrestlers bagged eight medals comprising one gold, three silver and four bronze. Women wrestlers claimed four bronze. These included Harpreet Singh's silver in 82kg and bronze by Gyanender in 60kg on the final day of the competitions.
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3 Which country topped the 2019 ISSF Rifle/Pistol World Cup?
A India
B China
C US
D Japan

Answer: Option [A]
India topped the 2019 ISSF Rifle/Pistol World Cup. India ended their campaign at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup with a total of four medals, three golds, and a silver.
4 Which of these countries banned the National Thawheed Jamath (NJT) and Jamathei Milathu Ibrahim (JMI)?
A India
B Sri Lanka
C Pakistan
D Nepal

Answer: Option [B]
Srilankan President has banned the National Thawheed Jamath (NJT) and Jamathei Milathu Ibrahim (JMI) two of the fundamentalist terror networks linked with attacks. Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has issued an order for a ban on burqa, veil or covering of the face in a manner which prevents anyone from being identified.
5 Who won the Barcelona Open 2019 Championship?
A Dominic Thiem
B Kei Nishikori
C Fernando Verdasco
D Rafael Nadal

Answer: Option [A]
Dominic Thiem clinched the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell 2019 title held at Barcelona, Spain. He secured 6-4, 6-0.
6 World number one Kento Momota retained his Badminton Asia Championships title in ________.
A Shanghai
B Beijing
C Wuhan
D Hangzhou

Answer: Option [A]
World number one Kento Momota retained his Badminton Asia Championships title in Shanghai. He defeated Shi Yuqi of China 21-12, 11-11, 21-18. Yamaguchi, a silver medallist two years ago, won the women's crown with a victory over He Bingjiao 21-19, 21-9.
7 Which company Becomes Worlds Third Company To Be Worth $1 Trillion
A Laresn and tourbo
B Reliance Commumications
C Ashok Leyland
D Microsoft

Answer: Option [D]
Microsoft company Becomes Worlds Third Company To Be Worth $1 Trillion.
8 How many gold medals did India win at the ISSF World Cup 2019?
A 2
B 3
C 4
D 5

Answer: Option [B]
India topped the standings at the International Shooting Sport Federation, ISSF World Cup on the final day in Beijing, bagging four medals- 3 Gold and a Silver. Anjum Moudgil and young Divyansh Singh Panwar won a gold in the 10m Air Rifle Mixed Team competition. Abhishek Verma won India's third gold in men's 10m Air Pistol event.
9 Who became the first Indian woman scientist to be awarded Fellowship of the Royal Society (FRS), United Kingdom?
A Tessy Thomas
B Aditi Pant
C Gagandeep Kang
D Rohini Godbole

Answer: Option [C]
Gagandeep Kang becomes first Indian woman scientist to be awarded Fellowship of the Royal Society (FRS), United Kingdom. Gagandeep Kang is a clinician-scientist. She is well known for her key role in the development of Rotavac.
10 ________ created history as the first woman umpire ever to stand in a men’s One-Day International.
A Doris Turner
B Pat Carrick
C Claire Polosak
D Kathy Cross

Answer: Option [C]
Australia’s Claire Polosak created history as the first woman umpire ever to stand in a men’s One-Day International. She took the field in the final of the ICC World Cricket League Division 2. She was the first woman to stand in a men’s domestic fixture in Australia in her first List A match in Australia in 2017.
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