Daily Current Affairs Quiz 16 April 2022



Daily Current Affairs Quiz 16 April 2022

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 16 April 2022: This post contains Questions/Quiz based on the Current Affairs and Important News of 16 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 day is commemorated as the Save the Elephant Day?

    A) April 15

    B) April 16

    C) April 14

    D) April 13

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    Option B

    Explanation: Save the Elephant Day is celebrated on April 16 every year to raise awareness about the dangers elephants face and various difficulties they have to overcome to live.

  2. ‘Iron Beam‘ laser missile-defence system is world’s first energy-based weapons system that uses a laser beam to destroy any airborne object. Which country has developed this system?

    A) Israel

    B) Russia

    C) France

    D) United Statse

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    Option A

    Explanation: Israel successfully tested a new laser missile-defence system ‘Iron Beam‘ which can destroy any airborne object including drones. Iron Beam is the world’s first energy-based weapons system that uses a laser beam to shoot down incoming UAVs, rockets, mortars, long range missiles, anti-tank missiles etc.

  3. PM Modi has recently inaugurated K K Patel Super Speciality Hospital in which of these place?

    A) Malda

    B) Pali

    C) Faizabad

    D) Bhuj

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    Option D

    Explanation: Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated to the nation, a 200-bed K K Patel Super Speciality Hospital in Bhuj in Kutch district of Gujarat, via video-conferencing on April 15, 2022. This hospital has been built by Shree Kutchi Leva Patel Samaj, Bhuj and is the first charitable super speciality hospital in Kutch region.

  4. The Indian Air Force has inked an MoU with which institution to develop solutions for maintaining weapon systems?

    A) IIT Ropar

    B) IIT Kanpur

    C) IIT Madras

    D) IIT Delhi

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    Option C

    Explanation: The Indian Air Force (IAF) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras for technology development and finding indigenous solutions towards the sustenance of various weapon systems.

  5. Which bank has launched the FYN portal exclusively for business banking and corporate clients?

    A) HDFC Bank

    B) ICICI Bank

    C) Kotak Mahindra Bank

    D) Axis Bank

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    Option C

    Explanation: Kotak Mahindra Bank (KMBL) has launched its new enterprise portal ‘Kotak FYN’, exclusively for business banking and corporate clients.

  6. Which state has launched a scheme named ‘Him Prahari’ to stop the migration of ex-servicemen and youngsters of the state?

    A) Himachal Pradesh

    B) Uttarakhand

    C) Assam

    D) West Bengal

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    Option B

    Explanation: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami has announced a scheme named ‘Him Prahari’. The new scheme has been launched for ex-servicemen and youngsters and is aimed at stopping the migration of people from the state.

  7. Which country will host the Street Child Cricket World Cup 2023 (SCCWC 2023)?

    A) Japan

    B) Sri Lanka

    C) Mauritius

    D) India

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    Option D

    Explanation: India is the host nation for the Street Child Cricket World Cup 2023 (SCCWC 2023), a mixed gender cricket tournament for street-connected children and young people worldwide. The Tournament will be organised by Save the Children India (Bal Raksha Bharat) and Street Child United in September 2023.

  8. India recently held which edition of the Joint Staff Talks with France?

    A) 20th

    B) 15th

    C) 25th

    D) 10th

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    Option A

    Explanation:The 20th edition of India and France Joint Staff talks was held in Paris on April 12-13, 2022. The focus of the meeting was on new initiatives under the existing bilateral defence cooperation mechanism and strengthening ongoing bilateral defence engagements.

  9. Name the Indian badminton player who lost to Toma Junior Popov of France to win silver medal in men’s singles final of Orleans Masters 2022?

    A) Rahul Yadav Chittaboina

    B) B. Sai Praneeth

    C) Mithun Manjunath

    D) Ansal Yadav

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    Option C

    Explanation: In Badminton, India’s Mithun Manjunath lost to Toma Junior Popov of France, 21-11, 21-19, in the finals of the Orleans Masters 2022 to settle for a silver medal.This was the first-ever BWF Super 100 final match played by Mithun Manjunath.

  10. The World Voice Day is observed annually on________

    A) April 13

    B) April 16

    C) April 15

    D) April 11

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    Option B

    Explanation: The World Voice Day (WVD) is celebrated globally on April 16 every year to demonstrate the enormous importance of the voice in the daily lives of all people. The theme of 2022 is Lift Your Voice.

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