Current Affairs April 2018 Quiz - 1 to 60

1___________________, former managing director of Intel South Asia has been appointed as the new president of Nasscom.
 A) Rituparna Ghosh
 B) Ritu Malik
 C) PV Siindhu
 D) Debjani Ghosh
  
2Lyricist and director________________has been selected for the J.C. Daniel Award, the Kerala government-s highest honour for lifetime contribution to Malayalam cinema.
 A) A R Rahman
 B) Sreekumaran Thampi
 C) Joy Sarkar
 D) Atif Aslam
  
3Indian women-s cricket team captain ___________________ has been awarded with the Sportsperson of the Year.
 A) Mithali Raj
 B) Harmanpreet Kaur
 C) Rituparna Ghosh
 D) Sakshi Malik
  
4Kidambi Srikanth and ___________________have bagged the best senior male and female athletes at the Telangana Sports Journalists Association annual awards for 2017 in Hyderabad.
 A) Andy Murray
 B) Saina Nehwal
 C) P V Sindhu
 D) Roger Federer
  
5_________________is now the second-largest mobile phone producer in the world after China.
 A) China
 B) India
 C) Germany
 D) England
  
6The _____________ International Airport has been adjudged as the cleanest airport in India.
 A) Bangalore
 B) Mangalore
 C) Pune
 D) Mumbai
  
7_______________has lifted their sixth Santosh Trophy Football title.
 A) Karnataka
 B) Kerala
 C) Tamilnadu
 D) Maharashtra
  
8Indian shooter___________________has clinched the gold medal in women-s 25m pistol event at the ISSF Junior World Cup in Sydney, Australia.
 A) Abhinava Brinda
 B) Muskan Bhanwala
 C) Gagan Narang
 D) Vijay Kumar
  
9Tamil film director_________________ has passed away at the age of 81.
 A) Lalit Varma
 B) Rajendra Kumar Tiwari
 C) Shambhu Nath Shukla
 D) C.V. Rajendran
  
10World Autism Awareness Day is observed on _______________.
 A) 9th April
 B) 1st April
 C) 2nd April
 D) 3rd April
  
11Long-serving American diplomat ____________________ has been appointed to become the first woman to head UN political affairs, one of the most high-profile positions at the world body.
 A) Mary T. Barra
 B) Maya Angelou
 C) Rosemary DiCarlo
 D) Melinda Gates
  
12The Miami Open, sometimes known as the Miami Masters, an annual tennis tournament for men and women currently has held in __________________, the USA.
 A) Washington
 B) Florida
 C) Boston
 D) Chicago
  
13________________, the former wife of South African anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela has passed away at the age of 81.
 A) Winnie Mandela
 B) Rethabile
 C) Bokamoso
 D) Minenhle
  
14A world-class interpretation centre and other tourist facilities for visitors have been inaugurated at the ____________________, Odisha.
 A) Dhabalgiri
 B) Konark Sun Temple
 C) Khandagiri
 D) Nandankanan
  
15India's ________________ and Ramkumar Ramanathan have achieved their career-best tennis rankings in Singles.
 A) PV Sindhu
 B) Ankita Raina
 C) Saina Nehwal
 D) Sakshi Malik
  
16________________ has lifted the Men's Singles trophy of the Miami Open.
 A) John Isner
 B) Jack Sock
 C) Juan Martin del Potro
 D) Sam Querrey
  
17___________________ has got the number one ATP ranking.
 A) Novac Djokovic
 B) Rafael Nadal
 C) Roger Federer
 D) Harmanpreet Kaur
  
18The 2018 _________________Games has begun at Gold Coast, Australia.
 A) Cricket
 B) Commonwealth
 C) Billiards
 D) Golf
  
19National Meritime Day is observed on ___________________.
 A) 9th April
 B) 1st April
 C) 5th April
 D) 3rd April
  
20_____________________ has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Republic of Serbia.
 A) Sam Querrey
 B) Subrata Bhattacharjee
 C) Mukul Ray
 D) Juan Martin del Potro
  
21_________________ has been appointed as the new Managing Director and CEO of SBI Life Insurance.
 A) Lalit Varma
 B) Rajendra Kumar Tiwari
 C) Shambhu Nath Shukla
 D) Sanjeev Nautiyal
  
22____________________, Health and Education Minister of Assam has been elected as the President of Badminton Association of India (BAI).
 A) Himanta Biswa Sarma
 B) Adarsha Singh
 C) Aditya Sharma
 D) Saurav Ghosal
  
23_____________, an e-portal has been awarded for the most emerging online Education Portal in north India at the World Education Summit and Awards 2018 in New Delhi.
 A) Study.com
 B) Study Khazana
 C) My Book
 D) Bankersadda
  
24____________, weightlifter and current world champion has clinched India-s first gold medal of the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
 A) Gurbachan Singh
 B) Ramesh Prasad
 C) Vinay Sahasrabuddhe
 D) Mirabai Chanu
  
25Broadcasting giants _______________ India has bagged the media rights of Indian cricket team's bilateral home series as well as domestic cricket.
 A) Zee
 B) Star
 C) Sony
 D) 9x
  
26____________________ has taken oath as the President of Sierra Leone in the capital Freetown.
 A) Julius Maada Bio
 B) John L. Hennessy
 C) France Hassan El Belghitti
 D) Charles Okpoko
  
27_________________ has won his 11th Barcelona Open title on clay.
 A) Roger Federer
 B) Rafael Nadal
 C) Saina Nehwal
 D) PV Sindhu
  
28__________________ has pulled out of the Commonwealth Games.
 A) Sally Pearson
 B) Roger Federer
 C) Novac Djokovic
 D) Andy Murray
  
29_________________ has become the second largest producer of crude steel.
 A) China
 B) India
 C) Germany
 D) England
  
30_________________, Indian women's cricket team captain has become the most capped player in women's ODI cricket.
 A) Mithali Raj
 B) Harmanpreet Kaur
 C) Rituparna Ghosh
 D) Sakshi Malik
  
31Weightlifter _________________ has won India-s second gold medal of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast City, Australia.
 A) Sharmila Nicolle
 B) Shiv Kapur
 C) Jitu Rai
 D) Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu
  
32Clinching a bronze in the men-s 69kg category ________________ has become the youngest Indian (18 Yrs old) weightlifter to claim a Commonwealth Games medal.
 A) Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu
 B) Deepak Lather
 C) Jitu Rai
 D) Sharmila Nicolle
  
33World Health Organization (WHO) is celebrating __________________ anniversary.
 A) 60th
 B) 65th
 C) 70th
 D) 75th
  
34_______________ has passed away at the age of 61.
 A) Conrad Sangma
 B) John Mahoney
 C) Tom Hanks
 D) Ray wilkin
  
35Bollywood actor __________________ has been named for the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award for her successful movies as a producer.
 A) Kareena Kapoor
 B) Priyanka Chopra
 C) Anushka Sharma
 D) Deepika Padukone
  
36India-s foreign exchange reserves has hit a life-time high of ______________ billion US dollar.
 A) 424.361
 B) 465.24
 C) 485.12
 D) 471.022
  
37____________________ has broken the games record to claim the gold medal in men's 10m air pistol at the ongoing 21st Commonwealth Games.
 A) Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu
 B) Deepak Lather
 C) Jitu Rai
 D) Sharmila Nicolle
  
38___________________has clinched the first-ever badminton mixed team event gold in Commonwealth Games history.
 A) China
 B) India
 C) Germany
 D) England
  
39_________________has clinched the gold in the men's table tennis team event at the Commonwealth Games for the first time.
 A) China
 B) India
 C) Germany
 D) England
  
40Indian weightlifter Punam Yadav has won gold in the Women-s 69kg weightlifting category.
 A) Deepak Lather
 B) Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu
 C) Punam Yadav
 D) Jitu Rai
  
41______________ has bagged three more Gold, one Silver and two bronze medals at the 21st Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast.
 A) China
 B) India
 C) Germany
 D) England
  
42_______________, eminent filmmaker of Assam has passed away at the age of 72.
 A) Munin Barua
 B) Koushik Ganguly
 C) Sibaprasad Mukherjee
 D) Srijit Mukherjee
  
43________________, former DG of BSF has passed away at the age of 77.
 A) Hemant Rao
 B) Kishan Gangolli
 C) Rajinder Khanna
 D) E N Rammohan
  
44__________________ has been named as the Chief Executive officer of the Deutsche Bank.
 A) Christian Sewing
 B) John Mahoney
 C) Tom Hanks
 D) Will Smith
  
45Ferrari's ___________________ has won his second Grand Prix in as many races at the Bahrain Grand Prix.
 A) Martin Vizcarra
 B) John Perry Barlow
 C) Oliver Wright
 D) Sebastian Vettel
  
46____________________ has been appointed as the new Director General of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and Secretary of the Department of Health Research.
 A) Prakash Nanjappa
 B) Anish Bhanwala
 C) Kynan Chenai
 D) Balram Bhargava
  
47_________________ has been named as the Brand Ambassador of Harryana-s Measles and Rubella vaccination campaign.
 A) Archana Nigam
 B) Vinod Rai
 C) VN Kaul
 D) Manu Bhaker
  
48________________, Board member of Wipro Ltd. has been appointed as the Chairman of the National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) for 2018-19.
 A) Rishad Premji
 B) Karan Thapar
 C) S. Padmanabhan
 D) Ramalinga Reddy
  
49Indian shooter _____________________ has won the women's double trap gold.
 A) Abhinava Brinda
 B) Shreyasi Singh
 C) Gagan Narang
 D) Vijay Kumar
  
50___________________ has settled for the bronze medal in the men's 50m pistol event at the 21st Commonwealth Games at Gold Coast, Australia.
 A) Om Prakash Mitharval
 B) D.K. Manavalan
 C) Ajoy Sinha
 D) Parag Agrawal
  
51______________ has become the only third Indian woman tennis player to breach the top-200 rankings in singles.
 A) PV Sindhu
 B) Ankita Raina
 C) Saina Nehwal
 D) Sakshi Malik
  
52______________________, former UN Secretary-General has been elected chairman of Boao Forum for Asia (BFA).
 A) Ban Ki-moon
 B) John L. Hennessy
 C) France Hassan El Belghitti
 D) Charles Okpoko
  
53______________has been named as the brand Ambassador of the UN World Tourism Organization.
 A) Ronaldihino
 B) Lionel Messi
 C) Neymer
 D) Maradona
  
54Senior IPS officer____________ has been appointed as the Director General of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF).
 A) Om Prakash
 B) Adarsha Singh
 C) Aditya Sharma
 D) Rajesh Ranjan
  
55The__________________ has launched the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System-1L.
 A) NASA
 B) Indian Space Research Organization(ISRO)
 C) NAATMO
 D) GSI
  
56________________has become the first Indian male badminton player to attain the world number one ranking.
 A) Andy Murray
 B) Kidambi Srikanth
 C) Roger Federer
 D) Robin Uthappa
  
57______________ has bagged India's first wrestling gold medal at the Commonwealth Games 2018.
 A) Om Prakash
 B) Adarsha Singh
 C) Aditya Sharma
 D) Rahul Aware
  
58______________ has bagged his third straight Commonwealth Games gold medal.
 A) Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu
 B) Deepak Lather
 C) Jitu Rai
 D) Sushil Kumar
  
59World Aviation and Cosmonautics Day is observed on _______________.
 A) 9th April
 B) 1st April
 C) 12th April
 D) 3rd April
  
60_____________________ has won the women-s hockey semi-final match at the Commonwealth Games.
 A) Africa
 B) Australia
 C) UK
 D) USA

 
Answers:
1Ans) Debjani Ghosh
2Ans) Sreekumaran Thampi
3Ans) Mithali Raj
4Ans) P V Sindhu
5Ans) India
6Ans) Mangalore
7Ans) Kerala
8Ans) Muskan Bhanwala
9Ans) C.V. Rajendran
10Ans) 2nd April
11Ans) Rosemary DiCarlo
12Ans) Florida
13Ans) Winnie Mandela
14Ans) Konark Sun Temple
15Ans) Ankita Raina
16Ans) John Isner
17Ans) Rafael Nadal
18Ans) Commonwealth
19Ans) 5th April
20Ans) Subrata Bhattacharjee
21Ans) Sanjeev Nautiyal
22Ans) Himanta Biswa Sarma
23Ans) Study Khazana
24Ans) Mirabai Chanu
25Ans) Star
26Ans) Julius Maada Bio
27Ans) Rafael Nadal
28Ans) Sally Pearson
29Ans) India
30Ans) Mithali Raj
31Ans) Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu
32Ans) Deepak Lather
33Ans) 70th
34Ans) Ray wilkin
35Ans) Anushka Sharma
36Ans) 424.361
37Ans) Jitu Rai
38Ans) India
39Ans) India
40Ans) Punam Yadav
41Ans) India
42Ans) Munin Barua
43Ans) E N Rammohan
44Ans) Christian Sewing
45Ans) Sebastian Vettel
46Ans) Balram Bhargava
47Ans) Manu bhaker
48Ans) Rishad Premji
49Ans) Shreyasi Singh
50Ans) Om Prakash Mitharval
51Ans) Ankita Raina
52Ans) Ban Ki-moon
53Ans) Lionel Messi
54Ans) Rajesh Ranjan
55Ans) Indian Space Research Organization(ISRO)
56Ans) Kidambi Srikanth
57Ans) Rahul Aware
58Ans) Sushil Kumar
59Ans) 12th April
60Ans) Australia

 
 
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