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Daily Current Affairs Quiz 8 April 2019

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1 Who received the Guinness World Records prize by playing as a goalkeeper for Israeli team Ironi Or Yehuda?
A Eliran Atar
B Eli Dasa
C Isaak Hayik
D Ayid Habshi

Answer: Option [C]
Isaak Hayik became the world's oldest player to take part in a professional game at the age of 73. He set the record by playing as a goalkeeper for Israeli team Ironi or Yehuda recently. He received the Guinness World Records prize at a ceremony after the match, just days ahead of his 74th birthday.
2 Biannual Army Commanders Conference began in ------
A New Delhi
B Pune
C Mumbai
D Hyderabad

Answer: Option [A]
Biannual Army Commanders Conference began in New Delhi.
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3 Which country sold 6.8 crore shares of DLF for ?1,298 crore through open market transaction in April 2019?
A Philippines
B Thailand
C Malaysia
D Singapore

Answer: Option [D]
Singapore government sold 6.8 crore shares of DLF for ?1,298 crore through open market transaction, with its stock price tumbling sharply by over 8%. Singapore government held around 7.32 crore shares in DLF as on December 31, 2018 quarter, which were worth 4.11% stake in the realty company. Shares of the company closed at ?184.60, 8.43% lower on the NSE
4 Who won Malaysia Open Badminton 2019 title in Men’s Singles category?
A Li Junhui
B Chen Long
C Lin Dan
D Liu Yuchen

Answer: Option [C]
Chinese badminton ace Lin Dan clinched the Malaysia Open 2019 title against countryman Chen Long to claim his first major title in two years.
5 As per an ANI report, ________ has become the 1500th station in the country to get free Wi-Fi facility provided by RailTel.
A Sahibabad
B Hapur
C Sohna
D Palwal

Answer: Option [A]
RailTel has provided free high-speed Wi-Fi services to as many as 500 stations in just seven days. Sahibabad has become the 1500th station in the country to get free Wi-Fi facility provided by RailTel, as per an ANI report. RailTel Corp. of India is a PSU under the Ministry of Railways which focuses on providing broadband and VPN services.
6 ----- set a new record as worlds oldest soccer player
A Wayne Rooney
B Lionel Messi
C Gareth Bale
D Isaak Hayik

Answer: Option [D]
Isaak Hayik set a new record as worlds oldest soccer player.
7 Which of the following has become the first Indian gaming company to enter the Unicorn club?
A Dream11
B Paarl Rocks
C 1XBET
D bet365

Answer: Option [A]
Dream11, online gaming firm, announced the completion of a secondary investment by Steadview Capital, an Asia-focused alternative asset manager. The investment takes Dream11’s valuation at over $1 billion making it first Indian gaming company to enter the Unicorn club. In terms of total user base on a fantasy sports platform, Dream11 is the market leader with over 50 million users
8 Which of the following country sought enhanced military training from India?
A Sri Lanka
B Myanmar
C Thailand
D Afghanistan

Answer: Option [A]
Sri Lanka has sought enhanced military training from India.
9 Recently, Navtej Hundal passed away. He was a/an ________.
A Journalist
B Politician
C Actor
D Cricketer

Answer: Option [C]
Bollywood actor Navtej Hundal passed away on 8 April. His recent movie was Vicky Kaushal starrer ‘Uri: The Surgical Strike'. He is survived by his wife Neelam and two daughters.
10 Who was appointed as the chief coach of India men's hockey team?
A Erik Wonink
B Graham Reid
C Sjoerd Marijne
D Harendra Singh

Answer: Option [B]
Hockey India named Australia's Graham Reid as the new chief coach of the Indian men's hockey team.
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