Daily Current Affairs Quiz 08 April 2022



Daily Current Affairs Quiz 08 April 2022

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 08 April 2022: This post contains Questions/Quiz based on the Current Affairs and Important News of 08 April 2022. These questions have been framed keeping in mind the pattern of banking and competitive exams and hence this current affairs quiz will be helpful for upcoming competitive exams. Give our online current affairs test every day to be prepared for all Current Affairs competitive exams

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  1. The trade deficit faced by the Government of India in the financial year 2021-22 was recorded at ________

    A) USD 192.41 billion

    B) USD 174.41 billion

    C) USD 181.41 billion

    D) USD 109.41 billion

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    Option A

    Explanation:According to the data released by Ministry of Commerce and Industry, India’s trade deficit in 2021-22 rose by 87.5 percent to USD 192.41 billion.

  2. Name the recipient of the prestigious Saraswati Samman for the year 2021?

    A) Govind Mishra

    B) Prof Ramdarash Mishra

    C) Mahabaleshwar Sail

    D) Sharankumar Limbale

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    Option B

    Explanation:Noted Hindi poet and litterateur Prof Ramdarash Mishra has been selected for the Saraswati Samman, 2021. He has been selected for this prestigious literary award for his Hindi poetry collection ‘Mein to Yahan Hun’, which was published in 2015.

  3. Sarhul is a tribal festival, observed by which state?

    A) Haryana

    B) Sikkim

    C) Jharkhand

    D) Odisha

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    Option C

    Explanation:Sarhul is the most popular tribal festivals celebrated across the Jharkhand region to mark the beginning of New Year.

  4. Government has constituted an advisory committee of experts for Semicon India programme. Who is the head of this committee?

    A) Minister of State, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology

    B) Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India

    C) Secretary, Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology 

    D) Union Minister of Electronics and Information Technology 

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    Option D

    Explanation:The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has formed an advisory committee of experts for Semicon India programme. The Advisory Committee will be chaired by the Union Minister of Electronics and IT, Ashwini Vaishnaw, while the Minister of State, Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY), Rajeev Chandrashekhar will be the Vice-Chairperson. 

  5. What is the rank of Mukesh Ambani in the Forbes Billionaires List 2022?

    A) 10th

    B) 11th

    C) 9th

    D) 12th

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    Option A

    Explanation: Reliance Industries Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani has been retained as the richest Indian in the list with a net worth of $90.7 billion. He is ranked at 10th position globally.

  6. The Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) has signed an agreement with which country to convert civil passenger aircraft to “Multi Mission Tanker Transport” (MMTT) aircraft in India?

    A) France

    B) Russia

    C) Israel

    D) United States

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    Option C

    Explanation:Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) to convert civil passenger aircraft to “Multi Mission Tanker Transport” (MMTT) aircraft in India.

  7. Gaofen-3 03  is an Earth Observation satellite, launched by which country recently?

    A) Israel

    B) China

    C) Iraq

    D) Japan

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    Option B

    Explanation:China successfully launched a new Earth observation satellite Gaofen-3 03 on April 07, 2022 from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre onboard a Long March-4C rocket. The new satellite will become part of its land-sea radar satellite constellation by forming a network with the orbiting Gaofen-3 and Gaofen-3 02 satellites.

  8. Who has topped the Forbes Billionaires List 2022?

    A) Bill Gates

    B) Bernard Arnault

    C) Jeff Bezos

    D) Elon Musk

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    Option D

    Explanation:Tesla and SpaceX chief Elon Musk has topped the Forbes Billionaires List 2022 to emerge as the richest person in the world. His total estimated net worth is $219 billion.

  9. Who is the author of the book ‘The Maverick Effect’?

    A) Harish S. Mehta

    B) Nithin Kamath

    C) Shashank Randev

    D) Srikanth Velamakanni

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    Option A

    Explanation:A new book titled“The Maverick Effect” has been released, which has been written by Harish S. Mehta, the founding member and the first Chairman of NASSCOM.

  10. How much amount has been contributed by India towards UNESCO Fund for Elimination of Doping in Sport in 2022?

    A) USD 70,234

    B) USD 72,124

    C) USD 75,248

    D) USD 78,333

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    Option B

    Explanation:The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India, has contributed an amount of USD 72,124 towards UNESCO Fund for Elimination of Doping in Sport in 2022.

  11. Aleksandar Vucic has been re-appointed as the President of which country for second term?

    A) Finland

    B) Poland

    C) Serbia

    D) Greece

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    Option C

    Explanation:The incumbent Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic has won the 2022 presidential and parliamentary elections with landslide victory to secure second five-year term.

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