Current Affairs Quiz – April 9 2019

Current Affairs Quiz – April 9 2019


1. World Homoeopathy Day is observed on _______________every year.
a)11 April
b)9 April
c)10 April
d)12 April

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Answer c)10 April.World Homoeopathy Day is observed on 10 April every year to commemorate the birth anniversary of the founder of Homoeopathy, Dr. Christian Fredrich Samuel Hahnemann. The theme for 2019 is “Linking research with education and clinical practice”.

2. ITBP organises first National Sky Running Championship in __________.
a)Uttarakhand
b)Jhansi
c)Lucknow
d)Pune

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Answer a)Uttarakhand. Border guarding force Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) along with Sky Running Association of India organised the National Sky Running Championship at Mountaineering and Skiing Institute of ITBP at Auli in Uttarakhand.

3. The _________________government has renamed the iconic Chennai Central Railway Station as Puratchi Thalaivar Dr MGR Central Railway Station.
a)Kerala
b)West Bengal
c)Karnataka
d)Tamil Nadu

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Answer d)Tamil Nadu . The Tamil Nadu government has renamed the iconic Chennai Central Railway Station as Puratchi Thalaivar Dr MGR Central Railway Station. According to a government notification , the station was renamed after the receipt of ‘no objection’ from the Union Home Ministry.

4. ____________has emerged as the best educational institute in India.
a)IIT Madras
b)IIT Indore
c)IIT Kanpur
d)IIT Delhi

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Answer a)IIT Madras . The Indian Institute of Technology Madras, (IIT Madras) has emerged as the best educational institute in India, ahead of Indian Institute of Science Bangalore (IISc Bangalore), the union government said in a fresh university rankings report.

5. Telecom operator__________-has received market regulator Sebi’s approval to raise up to Rs25,000 crore through rights issue.
a)JIO
b)Vodafone
c)BSNL
d)Bharti Airtel

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Answer d)Bharti Airtel . Telecom operator Bharti Airtel has received market regulator Sebi’s approval to raise up to Rs25,000 crore through rights issue, according to sources. The board of the company had approved the rights issue proposal in February.

6. SBI puts NPAs worth Rs ____________ on sale via auction.
a)422 crore
b)420 crore
c)425 crore
d)424 crore

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Answer d)424 crore. State-run State Bank of India (SBI) has put non-performing assets (NPAs or bad loans) worth Rs 423.67 crore on auction to recover unpaid dues.

The accounts Kamachi Industries owes Rs 364.80 crore and SNS Starch has Rs 58.87 crore due – to SBI, the bank said. The bidding for these properties will start on April 25.

7. ___________is the first city in the world to implement a 24-hour, seven day a week Ultra Low Emission Zone.
a)Kathmandu
b)London
c)Delhi
d)New York

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Answer b)London . London is the first city in the world to implement a 24-hour, seven day a week Ultra Low Emission Zone, inside which vehicles will have to meet tough emissions standards or face a charge.

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