Daily Current Affairs Quiz 11 and 12 April 2022



Daily Current Affairs Quiz 11 and 12 April 2022

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 11 and 12 April 2022: This post contains Questions/Quiz based on the Current Affairs and Important News of 10 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. Which state has topped the NITI Aayog’s State Energy & Climate Index (SECI) Round I, among larger states category? 

    A) Maharashtra

    B) Madhya Pradesh

    C) Gujarat

    D) Karnataka

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    Option C

    Explanation: NITI Aayog has launched the State Energy & Climate Index (SECI) Round I on April 11, 2022. Top Three States among Larger States Category: Gujarat (1); Kerala(2); Punjab (3)

  2. The International Day of Human Space Flight is celebrated on which day of the year?

    A) April 12

    B) Second Tuesday of April

    C) April 11

    D) Second Monday of April

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    Option A

    Explanation:The International Day of Human Space Flight is celebrated annually on April 12 to mark the anniversary of the first human space flight by Yuri Gagarin on April 12, 1961.

  3. The Madhavpur Ghed Fair hasbeen organised in which state of the country?

    A) Madhya Pradesh

    B) Gujarat

    C) West Bengal

    D) Haryana

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    Option B

    Explanation:The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated five-day long Madhavpur Ghed Fair on April 10, 2022, at Madhavpur Ghed, Porbandar in Gujarat.

  4. Which player has won the Formula One (F1) 2022 Australian Grand Prix?

    A) Charles Leclerc

    B) Max Verstappen

    C) Lewis Hamilton

    D) Sebastian Vettel

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    Option A

    Explanation:Charles Leclerc (Ferrari- Monaco) has won the Formula One (F1) 2022 Australian Grand Prix, held on 10 April 2022 in Melbourne, Victoria..

  5. Which state has launched the 1064 Anti-Corruption Mobile App?

    A) Himachal Pradesh

    B) Tamil Nadu

    C)  Rajasthan

    D) Uttarakhand

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    Option D

    Explanation:The Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Pushkar Singh Dhami launched a mobile app called ‘1064 Anti-Corruption Mobile App’ on April 08, 2022.

  6. The National Safe Motherhood Day is observed in India, on the birth anniversary of which leader?

    A) Rani Lakshmi Bai

    B) Kasturba Gandhi

    C) Annie Besant

    D) Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit

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    Option B

    Explanation:In India, the National Safe Motherhood Day is observed every year on April 11 to raise awareness about adequate access to care for women during pregnancy, childbirth and postnatal services. The day commemorates the birth anniversary of Kasturba Gandhi, the wife of the father of Nation Mohan Das Karam Chand Gandhi.

  7. Name the indigenously developed helicopter launched Anti-Tank Guided Missile, which was flight tested by DRDO recently?

    A) RUDRA

    B) PARAM

    C) HELINA

    D) PINAKA

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    Option C

    Explanation:A team of scientists from Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Indian Army and Indian Air Force (IAF) jointly conducted the successful flight-test of the indigenously developed helicopter launched Anti-Tank Guided Missile ‘HELINA’ on April 11, 2022 at high-altitude ranges.

  8. Which day is marked as the World Parkinson’s Day annually?

    A) April 11

    B) April 12

    C) April 10

    D) April 09

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    Option A

    Explanation:Every year, April 11 is observed as World Parkinson’s Day to raise awareness of Parkinson’s disease, which is a progressive nervous system disorder. Theme 2022 is “integrated healthcare”.

  9. The World Bank and AIIB have approved a loan of Rs 7,500 crore for the ambitious ‘Mission School of Excellence’ project. Which state has launched this project, which aims to improve the quality of education in all the government and grant-in-aid schools in the state?

    A) Odisha

    B) Chhattisgarh

    C) Uttar Pradesh

    D) Gujarat

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    Option D

    Explanation:The Government of Gujarat has launched a project named ‘Mission School of Excellence’, that aims to improve the quality of education in all the government and grant-in-aid schools in the state. To support the Gujarat Government, the World Bank and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) have approved a loan of Rs 7,500 crore for the ambitious project.

  10. Who has been appointed as the new Chairman of UPSC?

    A) Alka Sirohi

    B) Manoj Soni 

    C) Pradeep Kumar Joshi

    D) Arvind Saxena

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    Option B

    Explanation:Academician and former Vice Chancellor, Dr Manoj Soni has been appointed as the Chairman of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) with effect from April 05, 2022.

  11. Who has been appointed as the new Prime Minister of Pakistan, following the removal of Imran Khan by no-trust vote?

    A) Shehbaz Sharif 

    B) Asif Ali Zardari

    C) Fawad Chaudhry

    D) Fazal-ur-Rehman

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    Option A

    Explanation:Pakistan’s opposition leader Shehbaz Sharif has been elected unopposed as the new Prime Minister of the country through voting in the National Assembly.

  12. Name the Indian writer who has been conferred with the prestigious 2022 O. Henry Prize for short stories?

    A) Devdutt Pattanaik 

    B) Ruskin Bond

    C) Amar Mitra

    D) Amit Majmudar

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    Option C

    Explanation:Bengali author Amar Mitra has been conferred with the prestigious 2022 O. Henry Prize for short storiesMitra has won for his work titled “The Old Man of Kusumpur”, originally written in Bengali with the title Gaonburo, 45 years back in 1977.

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