Current Affairs Quiz – April 30 2018

Current Affairs Quiz – April 30 2018

1. Who has been appointed as the new UK Home Secretary?
a) Theresa May
b) Davis Justin
c) Sajid Javid
d) Sherin Javid

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Answer c) Sajid Javid. UK Prime Minister Theresa May appointed Sajid Javid as the new Home Secretary. Javid earlier served as Communities and Local Government Secretary.

2. Who has been appointed as Sonipat Beti Bachao ambassador?
a) Anu Kumari
b) Divya Kumari
c) Aksara Premkumar
d) Anu Priya

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Answer a) Anu Kumari. Anu Kumari, the second rank holder in the UPSC Civil Services Examination 2017, has been appointed as the new brand ambassador of the government’s Beti Bachao Beti Padhao campaign in Haryana’s Sonipat district.

3. Who is the current Deputy Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir?
a) Rajiv Sukhla
b) Arjun Sharma
c) Nirmal Singh
d) Kavinder Gupta

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Answer d) Kavinder Gupta. Kavinder Gupta took oath as the Deputy Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir after BJP’s Nirmal Singh resigned ahead of a Cabinet reshuffle.

4. Buddha Jayanti 2018 celebration was held at____________.
a) Mumbai
b) New Delhi
c) Pune
d) Agra

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Answer b) New Delhi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the ‘Buddha Jayanti 2018’ celebrations at Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in New Delhi.

5. International Jazz Day is observed on___________.
a) April 04
b) April 19
c) April 25
d) April 30

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Answer d) April 30. International Jazz Day is an International Day declared by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 2011 to highlight jazz and its diplomatic role of uniting people in all corners of the globe.

6. USTR in this ‘T’ represents________.
a) Technology
b) Trade
c) Technnical
d) None of these

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Answer b) Trade. The Office of United States (US) Trade Representative (USTR) placed India on ‘Priority Watch List’ in its annual Special 301 Report on the state of intellectual property protection. In 2018 Special 301 Report, the USTR has placed 12 countries on its Priority Watch List.

7. Which team has won 25th Spanish La Liga title?
a) Barcelona F.C
b) Chelsea F.C.
c) Liverpool F.C
d) Atlético Madrid

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Answer a) Barcelona F.C. Lionel Messi scored a hat-trick as Barcelona clinched a 25th Spanish La Liga title with a 4-2 victory at Deportivo La Coruna.

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