Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 4th April 2018
Q1. ____________________ has been re-appointed as Leader of the House in the Rajya Sabha
Arun jaitley has been re-appointed as Leader of the House in the Rajya Sabha.
Q2. Who has been appointed as the Chairman of the Lalit Kala Akademi?
The President of India appointed M L Srivastava, Joint Secretary (Academies), Ministry of Culture as Protem Chairman of the Lalit Kala Akademi.
Q3. arbitrage rate index has been launched by ?
Asia Index, a joint venture between S&P Dow Jones Indices and BSE, has launched arbitrage rate index.
Q4. RBI dropped ___________ bank from a list it has cleared to import gold and silver in the current financial year
The Reserve Bank of India dropped Axis Bank from a list of banks it has cleared to import gold and silver in the current financial year that began April 1.
Q5. Who has been appointed to become the first woman to head UN political affairs?
Long-serving American diplomat Rosemary DiCarlo was appointed to become the first woman to head UN political affairs, one of the most high-profile positions at the world body.
Q6. Global startup ecosystem in 2017has been topped by _____________
The list, measuring startup ecosystem strength and activity, was topped by the United States followed by the United Kingdom. Interestingly, India ranked below Latin American countries Mexico and Chile which stood at 30 and 33 respectively.
Q7.According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index 2018 of the world's 500 richest people who is the richest person in India?
Mukesh Ambani and four other Indians in Bloomberg Billionaires Index's top 100
Q8. _______________ acquires ticketing app Ridlr to enable mass transit integration
Homegrown ride-hailing major Ola has acquired end-to-end public transport ticketing app Ridlr in an all-stock deal at an undisclosed valuation as it looks at integrating its own services with mass transit infrastructure that exists in cities.
Q9. India's direct tax collections grew at __________ in the current fiscal.
India's direct tax collections for FY 2017-18 at a net of Rs 9.95 lakh crore grew at 17.1 per cent over the previous fiscal
Q10. Sahyog - Hyeoblyeog 2018 will be held between INDIA and _____________
The Indian Coast Guard and the Korea Coast Guard will hold a joint exercise "Sahyog - Hyeoblyeog 2018" off Chennai on April 5.
Q11. Which is the top city in the short-term Momentum Ranking of JLL’s annual global survey?
Hyderabad has been ranked the top city in the short-term Momentum Ranking of JLL’s annual global survey.
Q12. ______________ Becomes First Indian City to Roll-Out Euro-VI Ultra Clean Petrol, Diesel
Delhi Becomes First Indian City to Roll-Out Euro-VI Ultra Clean Petrol, Diesel
Q13. Kaizala is a digital payments app started by ____________
With the aim to help the first-line workforce become more productive, Microsoft enabled digital payments services on its enterprise social network app "Kaizala" in the country.
Q14. Japan International Cooperation Agency has signed a MOU with India to provide intelligent transport systems in ____________
Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has signed an agreement with the Government of India to provide loan assistance of 8,082 million Japanese Yen (approximately Rs 500 crore) for installation of intelligent transport systems in the Chennai.
Q15. A doctor from __________ Natgeo award for physical therapy app ?
A neuro physical therapist from Guntur has won the National Geographic Chasing Genius Challenge in the U.S. for designing a web/mobile application that helps patients with home exercise programmes in their native language.