Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 15th April 2018
Q1. Which country is going to have the world's first long-distance electric bus line?
German low-cost company FlixBus presented its green bus at the foot of the Eiffel tower and will begin daily service on April 12. The service will link the French capital to the northern city of Amiens, a 160 kilometres journey which will take a little over two hours.
Q2. Who is going to be the new chairman of Banks Board Bureau?
Bhanu Pratap Sharma has been appointed for two years as the new chairman of Banks Board Bureau replacing Vinod Rai
Q3. Where is Indira Gandhi International aiport situated?
Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport has climbed six positions to enter the club of the top 20 airports across the world, the Airport Council International’s preliminary report on airport traffic for 2017 has stated.
Q4. What is India's rank in the annual Index of Economic Freedom ?
India has been ranked 130th among 180 countries in the annual Index of Economic Freedom report released by American think tank Heritage Foundation.
Q5. _________ has set up a radio lab with 5G equipment.
IIT-Delhi has set up a radio lab with an array of antennas for “standardisation, research and manufacturing” of 5G equipment.
Q6. According to RBI's rules, an individual can transfer up to USD ______________ abroad in a year.
The Reserve Bank today tightened reporting norms for the Liberalised Remittance Scheme (LRS) under which an individual can transfer up to USD 2,50,000 abroad in a year.
Q7. World Bank approves ____________ dollar for Bangladesh solar power project
World Bank approves 55mn dollar for Bangladesh solar power project. The World Bank has approved 55mn dollar to expand the use of clean renewable energy in rural areas of Bangladesh where grid electricity cannot reach easily.
Q8. Who won India’s first boxing medal of the 2018 Commonwealth Games ?
India’s first boxing medal of the 2018 Commonwealth Games has come from Naman Tanwar, who was defeated in his 91kg semi-final by Australia’s Jason Whateley to settle for bronze.
Q9. Which late actor was honoured with Dadasaheb Phalke Award
Late veteran actor Vinod Khanna honoured with Dadasaheb Phalke Award
Q10. NERL has brought ICICI Bank and ________ Bank on board as the repository participants for pledge finance.
National E-Repository Limited (NERL), a group company of National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange Limited (NCDEX ), has brought in ICICI Bank and HDFC Bank on board as the repository participants for pledge finance. .
Q11. The National Green Tribunal (NGT) is going to inspect lakes in ____________
Following orders from the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday, a committee constituted by the tribunal is set to carry out a two-day inspection, starting Saturday, of the Bellandur, Agara and Varthur lakes in Bengaluru.
Q12. What is the index of industrial production in february?
The index of industrial production rose 7.1 percent in February over the year, compared with a revised 7.4 percent growth in the previous month, according to data from the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation.
Q13. PM Modi to launch largest health care scheme ___________ on Ambedkar Jayanti
PM Modi to launch largest health care scheme Ayushman Bharat on Ambedkar Jayanti
Q14. India and the __________ were holding talks to seal an agreement on mutual recognition of educational qualifications
India and the United Kingdom (U.K.) were holding talks to seal an agreement on mutual recognition of educational qualifications, London’s envoy said here on Friday.
Q15. Who won javelin throw gold at the 21st Commonwealth Games in Glasgow?
Neeraj Chopra won javelin throw gold at the 21st Commonwealth Games in Glasgow