GK & Current Affairs Quiz: April 19, 2017

1. Which country to host the 14th edition of United Nations International Day of Vesak – 2017?
[A] India
[B] China
[C] Nepal
[D] Sri Lanka

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2. Who will head the committee formed by the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) to review UGC recommendations?
[A] Secretary of the department of Higher Education (HE)
[B] Union Minister of Human Resource Development
[C] Chairman of UGC
[D] Secretary of Home Affairs

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3. Which of the following banks has become the India’s most-valued Public Sector Unit (PSU) in terms of market valuation?
[A] Punjab National Bank
[B] Exim Bank
[C] State Bank of India
[D] Reserve Bank of India

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4. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has tied up with which PSU company to develop low-cost lithium ion batteries for electric vehicles?
[A] Antrix Corporation
[B] Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd
[C] Bharat Dynamics
[D] Bharat Electronics Ltd

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5. What is the India’s GDP growth forecast for FY 18, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF)’s latest report ‘World Economic Outlook (WEO)’?
[A] 7.2%
[B] 7.4%
[C] 6.8%
[D] 6.6%

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6. Allan Holdsworth, the renowned guitarist and composer passed away. He hailed from which country?
[A] Japan
[B] England
[C] Germany
[D] France

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7. Who has become the India’s first visually impaired runner to compete the historic Boston Marathon?
[A] Devika Narain
[B] Vishnukant Sharma
[C] Sagar Baheti
[D] Nikunj Sen

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8. The Civil Services Day (CSD) is celebrated on which day in India?
[A] April 18
[B] April 21
[C] April 19
[D] April 20

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9. Where is the headquarters of the National Safety Council (NSC)?
[A] New Delhi
[B] Kochi
[C] Mumbai
[D] Chennai

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10. The Sessa Orchid Sanctuary is located in which state?
[A] Assam
[B] Arunachal Pradesh
[C] Sikkim
[D] Odisha

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