18 Apr

A strong grasp of General Knowledge is required for cracking Banking and SSC Exams. At the time, when SBI Clerk Exam is round the corner and CGL 2018 notification is about to be released, one must remain updated on Current Affairs. With concerted effort on your part and right guidance from exam experts, scoring well on GK section should not be a tough task.

Vidya Guru, the Best Centre for SSC Coaching in Delhi, publishes Current Affairs Videos and Quizzes regularly so as to help Govt. Job aspirants crack even the tricky GK questions confidently. The latest quiz based on significant contemporary events has been provided below for your perusal.

April 2018 GK Quiz

Question 1. Who among the following badminton players recently became the World Number 1?
a. Kidambi Srikanth
b. Sai Praneeth
c. Ajay Jayaram
d. HS Prannoy

Answer: Kidambi Srikanth

Question 2. Martin Vizcarra was recently sworn in as the President of Question 2. Martin Vizcarra was recently sworn in as the President of
a. Italy
b. Chile
c. Argentina
d. Peru

Answer: Peru

Question 3. Which of the following teams recently won the Santosh Trophy football tournament?
a. Kerala
b. West Bengal
c. Mizoram
d. Punjab

Answer: Kerala

Question 4. The venue of the recently concluded Indian Science Congress 2018 was
a. Jaipur, Rajasthan
b. Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
c. Imphal, Manipur
d. Pune, Maharashtra

Answer: Imphal, Manipur

Question 5. Who has recently become the new Prime Minister of Ethiopia?
a. Paolo Gentiloni
b. Édouard Philippe
c. Lee Nak-yeon
d. Abiye Ahmed

Answer: Abiye Ahmed

Question 6. The World Hemophilia Day is observed annually on
a. 13th April
b. 20th April
c. 5th April
d. 17th April

Answer: 17th April

Question 7. Which of the following teams recently won the 2018 Irani Cup cricket championship?
a. Vidarbha
b. Mumbai
c. Tamil Nadu
d. Rest of India

Answer: Vidarbha

Question 8. Where was the G-20 meeting of Finance Ministers & Central Bank Governors held recently?
a. Buenos Aires, Argentina
b. Paris, France
c. Davos, Switzerland
d. New Delhi, India

Answer: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Question 9. Win Myint has been recently elected President of
a. Singapore
b. Thailand
c. South Korea
d. Myanmar

Answer: Myanmar

Question 10. Jio Payments Bank is a joint venture between
a. Reliance Industries and SBI
b. Bajaj Allianz and Reliance  Industries
c. Tata and Reliance Industries
d. Reliance Industries and Hindustan Lever

Answer: Reliance Industries and SBI

Question 11. Which of the following is the correct pair of Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award 2018 winners?
a. Anushka Sharma & Ranveer Singh
b. Dipika Padukone & Irrfan Khan
c. Shraddha Kapoor & Irrfan Khan
d. Aishwarya Rai & Ranveer Singh

Answer: Anushka Sharma & Ranveer Singh

Question 12. RBI recently launched the limited edition of Rs. 350 coins to observe the 350th birth anniversary of
a. Shri Guru Nanak Dev
b. Shri Guru Gobind Singh
c. Shri Guru Teg Bahadur
d. Shri Guru Arjan Dev

Answer: Shri Guru Gobind Singh

Question 13. Pankaj Advani and MS Dhoni were recently conferred with
a. Padma Shree
b. Padma Vibhushan
c. Padma Bhushan
d. Bharat Ratna

Answer: Padma Bhushan

Question 14. When is the World Autism Awareness Day observed annually?
a . 1st April
b. 2nd April
c. 3rd April
d. 9th April

Answer: 2nd April

Question 15. Who among the following recently became Chairman of National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM)?
a. Rajendra Singh Pawar
b. Rishad Premji
c. Pramod Bhasin
d. Keshav R. Murugesh

Answer: Rishad Premji

Question 16. Name the country that stood first in the 2018 Common Wealth Games that were recently held in Gold Coast, Australia.
a. Canada
b. Great Britain
c. Australia
d. China

Answer: Australia

Question 17. The launch of national implementation of GOBAR-DHAN scheme for converting cattle dung & solid farm waste to compost, bio-CNG and bio-gas was announced recently. “GOBAR-DHAN” stands for
a. Galvanizing Organic Bio-Agro Resources Dhan
b. Generating Organic Bio-Agro Resources Dhan
c. Gathering Organic Bovine-Agro Resources Dhan
d. Galvanizing Organic Bio-Agro Renewable Dhan

Answer: Galvanizing Organic Bio-Agro Resources Dhan 

Question 18. The first phase of joint Indo-French naval exercise was concluded recently in Goa. The name of the exercise is
a. Varuna
b. Jaldhar
d. Milan

Answer: Varuna

Question 19. ‘Sahyog – Hyeoblyeog 2018’, a joint rescue, search and anti-piracy exercise, was held recently between India and
a. Japan
b. South Korea
c. Thailand
d. Singapore

Answer: South Korea

Question 20. Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has been recently elected as the President of
a. Egypt
b. Oman
c. Iran
d. United Arab Emirates

Answer: Egypt

Question 21. Who among the following was the flag-bearer for India during the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games 2018?
a. MC Marykom
b. Saina Nehwal
c. Dipa Karmakar
d. PV Sindhu

Answer: PV Sindhu

Question 22. Which of the following committees has been set up the Govt. for drafting the new Direct Tax (Income Tax) Law?
a. YH Malegam Committee
b. Nachiket Mor Committee
c. Arbind Modi Committee
d. Vindo Rai Committee

Answer: Arbind Modi Committee

Question 23. Who has been recently appointed Chairman of Banks Board Bureau?
a. Rajeev Kumar
b. Bhanu Pratap Sharma
c. Pradeep Kumar
d. Sanjeev Nautiyal

Answer: Bhanu Pratap Sharma

Question 24. World Health Day 2018 was observed on 7th April. Its theme this year was
a. Universal Health Coverage: Everyone, Everywhere
b. Health is Wealth
c. Universal Health Care: A Necessity
d. Healthcare in Today’s World

Answer: Universal Health Coverage: Everyone, Everywhere

Question 25. The Indian Science Congress 2019 is scheduled to be held in
a. Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
b. Imphal, Manipur
c. Nagpur, Maharashtra
d. Hyderabad, Telangana

Answer: Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

Question 26. World’s first brass futures contracts were launched recently by which of the following stock exchanges?
a. NCDEX (National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange)
b. BSE (Bombay Stock Exchange)
c. ICEX (Indian Commodity Exchange)
d. MCX (Multi Commodity Exchange)

Answer: MCX (Multi Commodity Exchange)

Question 27. Bihar Governor, Satya Pal Malik gets additional charge as the Governor of
a. Odisha
b. West Bengal
c. Tripura
d. Assam

Answer: Odisha

Question 28. Anish Bhanwala, Heena Sidhu, Jitu Rai, Manu Bhaker, Shreyasi Singh and Tejaswini Sawant are associated with
a. Shooting
b. Boxing
c. Athletics
d. Wrestling

Answer: Shooting

Question 29. Where was the Informal World Trade Organization ministerial meeting held recently?
a. Vienna, Austria
b. New Delhi, India
c. Doha, Qatar
d. Davos, Switzerland

Answer: New Delhi, India

Question 30. With which of the following sports are the CWG 2018 Gold Medal winners Satish Kumar Sivalingam, Punam Yadav, Venkat Rahul Ragala, Sanjita Chanu and Mirabai Chanu associated?
a. Boxing
b. Shooting
c. Wrestling
d. Weightlifting

Answer: Weightlifting

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