Daily Quiz Update- 14 & 15 April 2019

This set of Current Affairs Daily Quiz 14 & 15 April 2019 Contains 6 Multiple Choice Questions. One mark for each correct answer and no negative mark for an incorrect answer.

1. Researchers of which country has discovered a new species of ancient human called as "Homo Luzonensis"?

It is estimated that "Homo Luzonensis" lived on the island of Luzon, in the Philippines at least 50,000 to 67,000 years ago. This ancient human species was previously unknown to science. The discovery could mean primitive human relatives left Africa and made it all the way to South-East Asia, something not previously thought possible.

2. International Day of Human Space Flight is observed every year on April 12 to mark the anniversary of:

On 12th April 1961, Soviet Union (USSR) Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin undertook first successful first human space flight. This historic event opened the way for space exploration for the benefits of humanity.

3. Which country has recently sent a team of experts to re-measure height of Mount Everest?

The Nepal government has recently sent a 4-member team of experts to re-measure the height of Mount Everest.

4. Who has been appointed as the Chief Justice of the Andhra Pradesh High Court?

5. The Bombay Stock Exchange has tied up with which bank to give boost to startups platform?

The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with HDFC Bank to spread awareness about the benefits of listing on BSE Startups platform. The MoU will also extend value-added support for eligible startups, along with BSE for the listing.

6. Under which article of the constitution, Election Commission has prohibited the display of biopics or publicity material during the MCC period?

As per Article 324 of the constitution, the ECI has recently issued an order prohibiting display in electronic media including cinematograph of any biopic or publicity material in the nature of biography/hagiography sub-serving the purposes of any political entity or any individual entity connected to it during the the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) period.

 

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