Current Affairs April 2018 Quiz - 121 to 160

121The world's oldest person,____________has passed away at the age of 117.
 A) Prafulla Das
 B) Laleeta Sharma
 C) Sweta Tiwari
 D) Nabi Tajima
  
122National Panchayati Raj Diwas is observed on ________________.
 A) 9th April
 B) 21st April
 C) 22nd April
 D) 24th April
  
123_______________Gram Panchayet, West Bengal has bagged the award for the best Gram Panchayet in India.
 A) Kotalpur
 B) Digambarpur
 C) Lawgram
 D) Pifa
  
124Diu Smart City has become the first city in India to run on ____________renewable energy during daytime.
 A) 100%
 B) 145%
 C) 130%
 D) 127%
  
125_________________has claimed India's first medal at the ongoing World Cup organised by the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) at Changwon, South Korea.
 A) Shahzar Rizvi
 B) Ismat Ara Sadek
 C) Khagendra Jamataia
 D) Muhammad Abdul Mannan
  
126World Malaria Day is observed on ____________.
 A) 9th April
 B) 21st April
 C) 22nd April
 D) 24th April
  
127_______________ has been elected as the President of Paraguay.
 A) T. Thomas
 B) John Mahoney
 C) Tom Hanks
 D) Mario Abdo Benitez
  
128Jailed Egyptian photographer ___________________, popularly known as Shawkan has won the 2018 Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization-s (UNESCO).
 A) Abhilasha Kumari
 B) T S Tirumurti
 C) Arvind Kumar
 D) Mahmoud Abu Zeid
  
129_______________has banned the use of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies by the banks and financial institutions.
 A) Iran
 B) Iraq
 C) Saudi Arabia
 D) Kuwait
  
130________________ and the European Union will host the world-s first 2-Day female foreign ministers- meeting in September 2018 in Canada.
 A) Colombia
 B) Canada
 C) Brazil
 D) Chili
  
131________________ has got the clearance to become the Suprime Court Judge.
 A) Architect Balkrishna Vithaldas Doshi
 B) Hardayal Prasad
 C) M. Parimal Devi
 D) Indu Malhatra
  
132_______________ has been appointed as the President of Madhya Pradesh unit of Congress.
 A) Architect Balkrishna Vithaldas Doshi
 B) Hardayal Prasad
 C) M. Parimal Devi
 D) Kamal Nath
  
133______________________ has step down as the captain of Delhi Daredavils.
 A) Robin Uthappa
 B) Gautam Gambhir
 C) Virat Kohli
 D) MS Dhoni
  
134______________ and doubles expert Rohan Bopanna have been nominated for the Arjuna award.
 A) Neelam Kapur
 B) Laleeta Sharma
 C) Sweta Tiwari
 D) Yuki Bhambri
  
135Top Indian shuttlers _______________, P V Sindhu, Kidambai Srikanth and H S Prannoy have entered the singles quarterfinals of Asia Badminton Championships.
 A) Jwala Gutta
 B) Saina Nehwal
 C) Sakshi Malik
 D) Roger Federer
  
136World Intellectual Property Day is celebrated on _____________.
 A) 9th April
 B) 21st April
 C) 22nd April
 D) 26th April
  
137Pakistan's Foreign Minister ______________ has been disqualified as a Member of the Parliament by the High Court in Islamabad for concealing details of his UAE work permit while contesting elections in 2013.
 A) Biplab Kumar Deb
 B) Karan Bajwa
 C) Vinay Kulkarni
 D) Khawaja Asif
  
138Senior advocate _________________ has taken oath as Supreme Court judge in New Delhi.
 A) Architect Balkrishna Vithaldas Doshi
 B) Hardayal Prasad
 C) M. Parimal Devi
 D) Indu Malhatra
  
139___________________ has been awarded with the National Intellectual Property (IP) Award 2018.
 A) NASA
 B) The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)
 C) GSI
 D) NAATMO
  
140_________________ has been named for Dhyan Chand Lifetime Achivement Award.
 A) Ravi Shastri
 B) Navjat Singh Sidhhu
 C) Sunil Gavaskar
 D) Kapil Dev
  
141India is expected to grow at _________________ in 2018 and 7.8 % in 2019 by the report of IMF, the International Monetary Fund.
 A) 7.4 %
 B) 7.0%
 C) 7.2%
 D) 5.8%
  
142Indian women boxers have been dominated the Asian Youth Championships in _______.
 A) Ipoh
 B) Bangkok
 C) Swirtzerland
 D) Hong Kong
  
143____________has won Under 12 South Asian Regional Qualifying Tennis Tournament.
 A) India
 B) Chuna
 C) Srilanka
 D) Bangladesh
  
144 ____________________has won the Indian leg of the junior French Open wild card tournament in New Delhi.
 A) Nayana James
 B) Hima Das
 C) Siddhant Banthia
 D) Dutee Chand
  
145__________________ of Switzerland has been appointed as his new special envoy on Myanmar.
 A) Christine Schraner Burgener
 B) Dale Gardner
 C) Ronald Garan
 D) Charles Gemer
  
146______________________ has sworn in as the UN secretary of state.
 A) Tom Hanks
 B) Will Smith
 C) Mike Pompeo
 D) Adam Sandler
  
147____________________ has been appointed as the brand ambassador of Haryana government for two health-related programmes.
 A) Gauri Sheoran
 B) Kunwar Brajesh Singh
 C) Pradeep Kapur
 D) B. Radhika
  
148_________________ has resigned as the President and whole-time director of IndiGo.
 A) Pranabindu Acharya
 B) Lalit Das
 C) S.S. Dev Datta
 D) Aditya Ghosh
  
149__________________, Central Minister has been awarded with the Safty Award 2017 of National Safty Council.
 A) Ghanshyam Upadhyay
 B) Prateek Mohanty
 C) Santosh Kumar Gangwar
 D) Ravi Kant
  
150_________________, former India women's Cricket team captain and current CoA (Committee of Administrators) member has been named for the prestigious CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award.
 A) Mithali Raj
 B) Harmanpreet Kaur
 C) Diana Edulji
 D) Jhulan Goswami
  
151Tennis player _____________________ has been included in the government's Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS).
 A) Sumit Nagal
 B) Ankita Raina
 C) Purav Raja
 D) Sanam Singh
  
152____________________ of Switzerland has been appointed as new special envoy on Myanmar.
 A) Christine Schraner Burgener
 B) Dale Gardner
 C) Ronald Garan
 D) Charles Gemer
  
153A UN Security Council delegation has arrived in _________________ to visit Rohingya refugee camps and discuss the crisis with local officials.
 A) India
 B) Mayanmer
 C) Bangladesh
 D) Pakistan
  
154The leaders of _________________have agreed to pursue a permanent peace and the complete denuclearization of the divided peninsula.
 A) North and South Asia
 B) North and South Africa
 C) North and South Asam
 D) North and South Korea
  
155___________________ has been appointed as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Kotak Mahindra Bank.
 A) Dinesh Kotak
 B) Chandrasekhar Chakraborty
 C) Mukesh Ambani
 D) Uday Kotak
  
156_____________ Assembly speaker Kavinder Gupta has been appointed as the Deputy- CM of the state.
 A) Jammu and Kashmir
 B) Nepal
 C) Punjab
 D) Bihar
  
157Bollywood actors ____________, Sonam Kapoor and Akshay Kumar have bagged the best actress and best actor awards respectively at the Dadasaheb Phalke awards.
 A) Alia Bhatt
 B) Bhumi Pednekar
 C) Anushka Sharma
 D) Priyanka Chopra
  
158Gujarati poet, playwright and academic ___________ has been selected for 2017 Saraswati Samman.
 A) Binyanand Jha
 B) Pankaj Jain
 C) M. Akhaya
 D) Sitanshu Yashaschandra
  
159__________________, Former President of the All India Football Federation (AIFF) and ex-member of the Appeals committee of FIFA has passed away at the age of 83.
 A) Om Prakash Singh
 B) D.K. Manavalan
 C) Ajoy Sinha
 D) P P Lakshmanan
  
160International Dance Day is observed on _________________.
 A) 29th April
 B) 21st April
 C) 22nd April
 D) 26th April
 

 
Answers:
121Ans) Nabi Tajima
122Ans) 24th April
123Ans) Digambarpur
124Ans) 100%
125Ans) Shahzar Rizvi
126Ans) 25th April
127Ans) Mario Abdo Benitez
128Ans) Mahmoud Abu Zeid
129Ans) Iran
130Ans) Canada
131Ans) Indu Malhatra
132Ans) Kamal Nath
133Ans) Gautam Gambhir
134Ans) Yuki Bhambri
135Ans) Saina Nehwal
136Ans) 26th April
137Ans) Khawaja Asif
138Ans) Indu Malhotra
139Ans) The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)
140Ans) Sunil Gavaskar
141Ans) 7.4 %
142Ans) Bangkok
143Ans) India
144Ans) Siddhant Banthia
145Ans) Christine Schraner Burgener
146Ans) Mike Pompeo
147Ans) Gauri Sheoran
148Ans) Aditya Ghosh
149Ans) Santosh Kumar Gangwar
150Ans) Diana Edulji
151Ans) Ankita Raina
152Ans) Christine Schraner Burgener
153Ans) Bangladesh
154Ans) North and South Korea
155Ans) Uday Kotak
156Ans) Jammu and Kashmir
157Ans) Bhumi Pednekar
158Ans)
159Ans) P P Lakshmanan
160Ans) 29th April

 
 
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