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Daily Current Affairs Quiz 6 April 2019

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1 Who is selected as the new President of the World Bank in April 2019?
A Jeffrey Gerrish
B Wilbur Ross
C David Malpass
D Steven Winberg

Answer: Option [C]
American David Malpass is selected as the new President of the World Bank. David Malpass is currently US Treasury Department's Under Secretary for International Affairs. He was a senior economic adviser to US President Donald Trump during his 2016 election campaign. Malpass succeeds Jim Yong-Kim, who stepped down on February 1 to join an investment firm.
2 Who conferred with Honorary Doctorate from University of Law, London
A Kareena Kapoor
B Anil Kapoor
C Shahid Kapoor
D Shah Rukh Khan

Answer: Option [D]
Shah Rukh Khan conferred with Honorary Doctorate from University of Law, London.
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3 The Indian Navy and ________ inked an MoU in April 2019 to undertake joint research and development of advanced technologies for the Indian Navy.
A Council of Scientific and Industrial Research
B Electronics Corporation of India Limited
C Bharat Dynamics Limited
D Nuclear Power Corporation of India

Answer: Option [A]
The Indian Navy and Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) inked an MoU on 5 April 2019. The MoU provides undertake joint research and development of advanced technologies for the Indian Navy. It would facilitate joint R&D activities in diverse fields of Mechanical, Electronics, Communication, Computer Science, Propulsion systems, Metallurgy and Nanotechnology
4 ______ women's Football team faces Nepal in Olympic Qualifiers Round 2 match
A Indonesia
B Pakistan
C South Africa
D Indian

Answer: Option [D]
Indian women's Football team faces Nepal in Olympic Qualifiers Round 2 match.
5 Who has been appointed as the U.K.’s special envoy on media freedom in April 2019?
A Julia Roberts
B Amal Clooney
C Mel B
D Hilaria Baldwin

Answer: Option [B]
Amal Clooney has been appointed the U.K.’s special envoy on media freedom. The UK and Canada are hosting a ministerial conference in London in July to draw attention to attacks on journalists. Ms. Clooney will chair a panel of legal experts who will work to support countries to repeal outdated and draconian laws and strengthen legal mechanisms to protect journalists.
6 Which team retained top spot in the latest FIFA world football rankings?
A England
B France
C Brazil
D Belgium

Answer: Option [B]
Belgium hold on to top spot in the latest FIFA world football rankings. The top three positions are unchanged with World Cup winner France in second spot ahead of Brazil, in third.
7 Who has assumed office as president of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for 2019-20?
A Chandrajit Banerjee
B Vikram Kirloskar
C Uday Kotak
D T V Narendran

Answer: Option [B]
Vikram Kirloskar, CMD of Kirloskar Systems Ltd. and Vice-Chairman of Toyota Kirloskar Motor has assumed office as president of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for 2019-20. Uday Kotak, founder and MD & CEO of Kotak Mahindra Bank, is the President-Designate of CII for 2019-20. T.V. Narendran, CEO & MD of Tata Steel Limited, takes over as CII Vice-President for 2019- 20.
8 Which of the following enzyme was recently found which would help on protein to break the cell wall of the bacteria?
A Murein EndopeptidiaseK
B Aspergillus
C PolygalacturonaseM
D AtXTH3

Answer: Option [A]
Scientists from the Centre for Cellular & Molecular Biology (CCMB), the Research institute in Hyderabad, Telangana have discovered Murein EndopeptidiaseK, a new enzyme which helps in breaking cell walls of bacteria.
9 The space agency of which country has said its Hayabusa2 spacecraft released an explosive onto an asteroid to make a crater on its surface?
A South Korea
B Japan
C France
D China

Answer: Option [B]
Japan's space agency has said its Hayabusa2 spacecraft released an explosive onto an asteroid to make a crater on its surface. It will also collect underground samples to find possible clues to the origin of the solar system. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency said that Hayabusa2 dropped a "small carry-on impactor" made of copper onto the asteroid and safely evacuated and remained intact.
10 Who is appointed as the U.K.’s special envoy on media freedom?
A Jonathan Wilk
B Amal Clooney
C Staffan de Mistura
D Jonathan Wilks

Answer: Option [B]
Amal Clooney has been appointed as the U.K.’s special envoy on media freedom. .
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