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Daily Current Affairs Quiz 30 April 2019

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1 As per a recent study, the social media fraud increased by ________% in 2018.
A 35
B 43
C 50
D 57

Answer: Option [B]
A study has found that social media fraud increased by 43% in 2018. The cybercriminals are increasingly relying on Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, and other legitimate social media and messaging platforms to sell stolen identities, credit card numbers and other ill-gotten gains. The name of the report is Current State of Cybercrime – 2019, released by RSA security.
2 Which country recently banned Face-Covering in Public ?
A India
B Sri Lanka
C Pakistan
D Iran

Answer: Option [B]
Sri Lanka country recently banned Face-Covering in Public.
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3 Which of these companies have acquired Splash Corporation?
A Persistent
B Wipro
C Infosys
D TCS

Answer: Option [B]
Wipro Consumer Care has signed an agreement to acquire Splash Corporation, a Philippines-based personal care company. The transaction strengthens Wipro’s consumer care portfolio in personal care and completes its South-East Asian footprint. This is Wipro’s 11th acquisition in the consumer line business and the 9th acquisition in the personal care segment overall.
4 Who was awarded the Goldman Environmental Prize 2019?
A James Lovelock
B Alfred Brownell
C Bill McKibben
D Al Gore

Answer: Option [B]
Alfred Brownell, an environmental lawyer and activist, was awarded the Goldman Environmental Prize. He was awarded for exposing alleged abuse by the the palm oil company Golden Veroleum Liberia and helping to prevent it from converting about 50 km2 of forest that is home to elephants, pygmy hippopotamuses and chimpanzees.
5 ________ has agreed to the proposal of the Dental Council of India which had sought to allow dentists to practice as general physicians after a bridge course.
A Niti Aayog
B IMA
C IDA
D ICMR

Answer: Option [A]
Niti Aayog has agreed to the proposal of the Dental Council of India which had sought to allow dentists to practice as general physicians after a bridge course. The proposal was made to explore unconventional methods to address the shortage of doctors in the country, particularly in rural areas. Indian Medical Association vehemently opposed the proposal.
6 Who has been honoured with the Order of Ikhamanga in the Silver Division?
A Eric Simons
B Gra Kirsten
C Chester Williams
D Jacques Kallis

Answer: Option [D]
Ex-South Africa all-rounder Jacques Kallis has been honoured with the Order of Ikhamanga in the Silver Division. Kallis has been rewarded for his successful cricketing career.
7 All India Football Federation (AIFF) appointed Romanian ________ as the technical director of for a 3-year tenure.
A Carlo Ancelotti
B Doru Isac
C Jürgen Klopp
D Antonio Conte

Answer: Option [B]
All India Football Federation (AIFF) appointed Romanian Doru Isac as the technical director of for a 3-year tenure. The All India Football Federation, also simply known as the AIFF, is the governing body of association football in India. Formed in 1937, the federation was one of founding members of the Asian Football Confederation, the overseer of football in Asia.
8 Who is the author of the book “Politics of Jugaad: The Coalition Handbook”, where she examines the possibility of coalition government after Lok Sabha polls (2019)
A Jhumpa Lahiri
B Stephen King
C Amishsi Roy
D Saba Naqvi

Answer: Option [D]
Saba Naqvi is the author of the book “Politics of Jugaad: The Coalition Handbook”, where she examines the possibility of coalition government after Lok Sabha polls (2019).
9 Who won Stuttgart Porsche Grand Prix 2019?
A Kiki Bertens
B Naomi Osaka
C Karolína Plíšková
D Petra Kvitova

Answer: Option [D]
Petra Kvitova Won Stuttgart Porsche Grand Prix 2019.
10 When is the Ayushman Bharat Diwas celebrated in India?
A 28 April
B 30 April
C 1 May
D 5 May

Answer: Option [B]
As part of Gram Swaraj Abhiyan, Ayushman Bharat Diwas is celebrated across the country on April 30. For the first time, the day was observed on 30th April 2018. .
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