Daily Quiz Update- 20-27 April 2019

This set of Current Affairs Daily Quiz 20-27 April 2019 Contains 15 Multiple Choice Questions. One mark for each correct answer and no negative mark for an incorrect answer.

1. Raavana-1 is the first satellite of which country?

Sri Lanka launched its first satellite Raavana-1 from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility on Virginia’s East Shore.

2. Nepal has launched its first satellite NepaliSat-1 into space under BIRDS project of which country

3. Learning Coin, a blockchain based coin has been launched by which international organization?

Learning Coin will be accessible only within the IMF and the World Bank to help both multinational agencies learn about the merits of blockchain.

4. National Civil Services Day is celebrated every year on 21st April to commemorate the address of probationers of Administrative Services Officers in 1947 by:

On this day in 1947, first Home Minister of Independent India, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, addressed the probationers of Administrative Services Officers.

5. Which of the following banks has become the first public sector bank in India to meet RBI’s EMV mandate?

ACI Worldwide has recently announced that Canara Bank has successfully rolled out major new functionality to support EMV-Europay, MasterCard and Visa.

6. Who has become the India's first female scientist to be elected Royal Society Fellow?

Dr. Gagandeep Kang, who is now with the Translational Health Science and Technology Institute, Faridabad, has become India's first female scientist to be elected Royal Society Fellow.

7. Which Indian sportsperson has clinched India’s first gold at the 2019 Asian Wrestling Championship?

8. Which of the following country has been nominated “Guest of Honour” country at the 29th edition of the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF)?

9. The UN English Language Day is observed every year on:

The UN English Language Day is observed every year on the 23rd of April to celebrate multilingualism and cultural diversity and to promote equal use of all six official languages throughout the Organization.

10. The National Panchayati Raj Day (NPRD) is celebrated on:

The National Panchayati Raj Day (NPRD) is celebrated every year on April 24. On this day, in 1993, the 73rd Constitution Amendment Act of 1992 came into force that has institutionalized Panchayati Raj through the village, Intermediate and District level Panchayats.

11. Which of the following space agency has revealed that Mercury has a massive solid inner core?

12. Pakistan and which country has decided to set up a Joint Border Reaction Force (JBRF)?

Iran and Pakistan have decided to set up a Joint Border Reaction Force (JBRF) following a number of deadly attacks by militant groups on their frontier.

13. The world's tallest 131ft indoor waterfall has opened in which of the following country?

14. Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA), which has detected the Universe’s first molecule in space, belongs to which space agency?

The researchers have finally detected the most ancient type of molecule in our universe in space for the first time ever. They used NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) to detect helium hydride in a planetary nebula NGC 7027 about 3,000 light-years away from Earth.

15. Which city as been declared the 2019 World Book Capital (WBC) on the occasion of the World Book and Copyright Day (WBCD)?

The World Book and Copyright Day (WBCD) is celebrated worldwide on 23rd April to pay tribute to the veteran literary figures like William Shakespeare, Miguel Cervantes, and Inca Garcilaso De La Vega.

 

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