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Daily Current Affairs Quiz 4 April 2019

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1 Indian Army built the longest suspension bridge over Indus river in Leh n a record 40 days. Name the bridge.
A Maitri
B Coleroon
C Bogibeel
D Elgin

Answer: Option [A]
Indian Army's Combat Engineers of 'Sahas aur Yogyata' Regiment of 'Fire and Fury Corps' have built the longest cable suspension bridge named 'Maitri’ over Indus river in Leh in a record 40 days.
2 Who entered the Guinness Book of World Records in light painting photography with 1,350 light orbs in April 2019?
A Sridhar Muthukrishnan
B Ram Singh Chauhan
C Avtar Singh Mauni
D Dagdu Seth

Answer: Option [A]
Sridhar Muthukrishnan, a 2nd-year student of BSc Visual Communications entered the Guinness Book of World Records in light painting photography with 1,350 light orbs. His work was submitted to the Guinness Book officials on February 13, 2018, and the certificate was issued in March 2019.
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3 When is the International Mine Awareness Day observed?
A April 2
B April 3
C April 4
D April 5

Answer: Option [C]
On 8 December 2005, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) declared that 4 April of each year shall be observed as the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action.
4 Algeria's president who resigned after 20 years in power, is _________
A Ismaïl Omar Guelleh
B Abdelkader Bensalah
C Armen Sarkissian
D Abdelaziz Bouteflika

Answer: Option [D]
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has stepped down after 20 years in office, after mass protests demanding an end to his rule, and after a call from the army for him to be declared unfit to hold office.
5 Recently, Viharidas Gopaldas Patel passed away. He was a/an ________.
A Politician
B Economist
C Journalist
D Actor

Answer: Option [B]
Viharidas Gopaldas Patel, noted economist and ‘Father of Entrepreneurship Movement’ in India, passed away on 4 April after a brief illness. 6/19 In 2017, the Government of India had decorated him with a Padma Shri for his contribution to the entrepreneurship movement. He had set up the Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII) in Ahmedabad in 1983.
6 Which of the following Country introduced new Sharia laws?
A Indonesia
B Iran
C Singapore
D Brunei

Answer: Option [D]
Brunei introduced harsh new sharia laws, including death by stoning for adultery and gay sex.
7 SC hear pleas challenging issuance of electoral bonds on ----------
A April 5
B April 6
C April 7
D April 8

Answer: Option [A]
SC hear pleas challenging issuance of electoral bonds on April 5.
8 ------ vaccinations launched in post-cyclone Mozambique
A Malaria
B Aids
C Swine Flu
D Cholera

Answer: Option [D]
Cholera vaccinations launched in post-cyclone Mozambique.
9 Who is elected as the Chicago’s first openly gay Mayor as well as the first African-American woman?
A Andrew Cuomo
B Toni Preckwinkle
C Bill de Blasio
D Lori Lightfoot

Answer: Option [D]
Lori Lightfoot is elected as the Chicago’s first openly gay Mayor as well as the first African-American woman.
10 April 1 to 7 is observed as Prevention of _________ Week every year in India.
A Malaria
B Cancer
C Blindness
D Diabetes

Answer: Option [C]
April 1 to 7 is observed as Prevention of Blindness Week every year in India. Initiated in 1960, Prevention of Blindness Week was launched by Jawaharlal Nehru and Raj Kumari Amrit Kaur, under Societies Registration Act of 1860.
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