Official notifications for both SBI PO and Clerk Exams 2019 have been released this month. Considering the pattern of General Awareness questions asked in these exams, it is in the best interest of aspirants to start focusing on Current Affairs. Cracking an SBI exam is next to impossible if one does not score well on the Current GK section.
At Vidya Guru, the Best Bank PO Coaching in Delhi & NCR, we believe that with right understanding of the exam pattern a candidate can easily get an edge over other competitors. That is why we have published the following Quiz based on some important events that have taken place in the past few days.
Current GK April 2019 Quiz
Question 1. India is going to procure T-90 tanks from which of the following nations?
Question 2. Name the winner of Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey Championship 2019.
c. South Korea
Answer: South Korea
Question 3. The new President of World Bank, Mr. David Malpass belongs to which of the following countries?
b. United Kingdom
Question 4. World Health Day (WHD) was observed on 7th April. What was the theme for WHD 2019?
a. Primary Healthcare Facilities: A Human Right
b. Healthy Lifestyle for Disease Prevention
c. Universal Health Coverage: Everyone, Everywhere
d. Eradication of Communicable Diseases
Answer: Universal Health Coverage: Everyone, Everywhere
Question 5. Bold Kurukshetra 2019, a joint military exercise between India & Singapore, was conducted recently in
a. Ajmer, Rajasthan
b. Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh
c. Almora, Uttarakhand
d. Variengete, Mizoram
Answer: Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh
Question 6. Benjamin Netanyahu was re-elected recently as the Prime Minister of
Question 7. Name the head of the RBI committee on currency movement.
a. Viral Acharya
b. YV Reddy
c. HR Khan
d. DK Mohanty
Answer: DK Mohanty
Question 8. Who has won the 2018 Saraswati Samman?
a. Kamal Kishore Goyenka
b. Surinder Verma
c. K Siva Reddy
d. Mamta Kalia
Answer: K Siva Reddy
Question 9. With which of the following banks has Indiabulls Housing Finance Ltd announced its merger?
a. Lakshmi Vilas Bank
b. City Union Bank
c. South Indian Bank
d. Indusind Bank
Answer: Lakshmi Vilas Bank
Question 10. Order of St. Andrew the Apostle has been conferred on Mr. Narendra Modi by which of the following countries?
Question 11. Tashigang village, which has become the highest polling station in the world, is located in
a. Jammu & Kashmir
c. Himachal Pradesh
d. Arunachal Pradesh
Answer: Himachal Pradesh
Question 12. Name the winner of the Vyas Samman 2018.
a. Sitanshu Yashaschandra
b. Padma Sachdev
c. Leeladhar Jagudi
d. Mahabaleshwar Sail
Answer: Leeladhar Jagudi
Question 13. Which of the following nations recently bestowed Zayed Medal upon Prime Minister Modi?
c. Saudi Arabia
d. United Arab Emirates
Answer: United Arab Emirates
Question 14. Where was AUSINDEX 19, a joint maritime exercise between India & Australia, conducted recently?
a. Port Blair, Andaman & Nicobar
b. Mormugao, Goa
c. Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
d. Kochi, Kerala
Answer: Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
Question 15. Which of the following nations is going to launch the world’s 1st national 5G network?
b. South Korea
Answer: South Korea
Question 16. Telecom department has approved the merger of Tata Teleservices Limited with
b. Bharti Airtel
c. Reliance Jio
d. None of these
Answer: Bharti Airtel
Question 17. Who has been recently appointed as the chief coach of Indian men’s hockey team?
a. Arjun Halappa
b. Graham Reid
c. Harendra Singh
d. Waltherus Marijne
Answer: Graham Reid
Question 18. World Heritage Day (International Day for Monuments & Sites) was observed on 18th April. What was its theme for this year?
a. Rural Landscapes
b. Preserving Monuments of International Significance
c. Heritage Sites: Shared Culture of Humanity
d. Protecting our Scriptures
Answer: Rural Landscapes
Question 19. Which of the following is correct with respect to the announcements made by RBI in its latest bi-monthly monetary policy review?
a. Repo Rate: 6%
b. Reverse Repo Rate: 5.75%
c. Bank Rate & Marginal Standing Facility Rate: 6.25%
d. All of the above
Answer: All of the above
Question 20. Who are the authors of the book ‘Indian Fiscal Federalism’?
a. Ustha Thorat & HR Khan
b. D. Subbarao & Kaushik Basu
c. C. Rangarajan & Bimal Jalan
d. Dr. Y V Reddy & Dr. G R Reddy
Answer: Dr. Y V Reddy & Dr. G R Reddy
Question 21. Who has been appointed President of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)?
a. Sandeep Jajodia
b. T V Narendran
c. Vikram Kirloskar
d. Sandip Somany
Answer: Vikram Kirloskar
Question 22. Reserve Bank of India has modified Liquidity Coverage Ratio (LCR) norms for banks thereby providing them with an additional liquidity window of
Question 23. Name the country with which India has recently signed an agreement for collaboration on smart cities and clean technologies.
Question 24. As per UN Population Fund, India’s population at present is 1.36 billion. What was the annual growth rate in Indian population from 2010 to 2019?
Question 25. Notre-Dame cathedral, which was damaged in fire recently, is located in
a. London, England
b. Paris, France
c. Moscow, Russia
d. Milan, Italy
Answer: Paris, France
Question 26. Nirbhay, which has been test fired successfully by the DRDO, is a/an
a. anti-tank guided missile
b. subsonic cruise missile
c. multi-barrel rocket launcher
d. light weight torpedo
Answer: subsonic cruise missile
Question 27. Meena Kumari recently won Gold at the Cologne Boxing World Cup 2019 in
Question 28. Russia’s Moscow exchange has signed an MOU with which of the following Indian exchanges?
a. National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange (NCDEX) & Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX)
b. National Stock Exchange (NSE) & Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX)
c. India International Exchange (India INX) & Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE)
d. National Stock Exchange (NSE) & National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange (NCDEX)
Answer: India International Exchange (India INX) & Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE)
Question 29. Earth Day (ED) is observed annually on 22nd April. The theme of ED 2019 is
a. Preserving Flora & Fauna for Future Generations
b. Saving Earth’s Ecosystems
c. Securing the Habitat of all Living Beings
d. Protect our Species
Answer: Protect our Species
Question 30. Which country was the highest recipient of remittances in 2018?
d. United Kingdom
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