Daily Current Affairs Quiz 18 and 19 April 2022

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 18 and 19 April 2022

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 18 and 19 April 2022: This post contains Questions/Quiz based on the Current Affairs and Important News of 18 & 19 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. BRO is constructing the world’s highest tunnel at Shinku La Pass at 16,580 feet. This tunnel will connect Ladakh with which state of the country?

    A) Sikkim

    B) Himachal Pradesh

    C) Uttarakhand

    D) Arunachal Pradesh 

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    Option B

    Explanation:The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) will construct the world’s highest tunnel connecting Himachal Pradesh to Zanskar Valley in Ladakh. The tunnel will be constructed by BRO at Shinku La Pass at 16,580 feet.

  2. As per the World Bank report on the extreme poverty in India, the extreme poverty count in the country declined by what percentage between 2011 and 2019?

    A) 15.5%

    B) 11.6%

    C) 10.2%

    D) 12.3%

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    Option D

    Explanation:The extreme poverty rate in India fell from 22.5% in 2011 to 10.2% in 2019 as per World Bank Policy Research Working Paper. This represents a decline of 12.3 percentage points in extreme poverty count between 2011 to 2019 in the country.

  3. In April 2022, India has been elected on how many United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN-ECOSOC) bodies?

    A) 4

    B) 5

    C) 3

    D) 6

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    Option A

    Explanation:India has been elected to four key United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN-ECOSOC) Bodies in April 2022.These bodies include:Commission for Social Development, Committee on NGOs,Commission on Science & Technology for Development and Ambassador Preeti Saran has been re-elected to Committee for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.

  4. Which day is observed as the International Day for Monuments and Sites (World Heritage Day) annually?

    A) 15 April

    B) 16 April

    C) 18 April

    D) 17 April

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    Option C

    Explanation:The International Day for Monuments and Sites (World Heritage Day) is observed on 18 April each year to promote awareness about the diversity of cultural heritage of humanity, their vulnerability and the efforts required for their protection and conservation.

  5. Which team has won the 12th Senior Men’s National Hockey Championship?

    A) Railways

    B) Army

    C) Punjab

    D) Haryana

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    Option D

    Explanation: Haryana has emerged as the champions of the 12th Senior Men’s National Hockey Championship by defeating Tamil Nadu 3-1 in the shootout after the final ended 1-1 in the regulation time.

  6. Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi has resigned as the President of which country?

    A) Libya

    B) Yemen

    C) Oman

    D) Syria

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    Option B

    Explanation:The President of Yemen, Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi has stepped down from his position under pressure from Saudi Arabia.

  7. Hamish Bennett has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket for which country?

    A) Australia

    B) England

    C) New Zealand

    D) South Africa

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    Option C

    Explanation:New Zealand pacer Hamish Bennett has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket ending his 17-year old career.

  8. Who has been named as the next Chief of Army Staff to replace General MM Naravane?

    A) Lt. General Manoj Pande

    B) Lt. General Yogesh Kumar Joshi

    C) Lt. General Satinder Kumar Saini

    D) Lt. General Rana Pratap Kalita

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    Option A

    Explanation:Lieutenant General Manoj Pande has been appointed as the next Chief of Army Staff. Lt Gen Pande is the incumbent Vice-Chief of the Army. He will take over from General MM Naravane, who is set to retire on April 30, 2022.

  9. Prafulla Kar who has passed away recently was a noted singer and music director specialised in which language?

    A) Hindi

    B) Malayalam

    C) Marathi

    D) Odia

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    Option D

    Explanation:Popular Odia singer and music director Prafulla Kar has passed away following age-related ailments.He was 83.

  10. The World Liver Day is marked every year on which day?

    A) 18 April

    B) 19 April

    C) 17 April

    D) 20 April

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    Option B

    Explanation:The World Liver Day is observed on 19 April annually to spread awareness about causes of liver disease and tips for its prevention so as to take holistic care of liver.

  11. How much amount has been contributed by India UN Investigative Team to Promote Accountability for Crimes by Da’esh/ ISIL (UNITAD)?

    A) US$ 200,000

    B) US$ 300,000

    C) US$ 500,000

    D) US$ 400,000

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    Option A

    Explanation: India has contributed US$ 200,000 to UN Investigative Team to Promote Accountability for Crimes by Da’esh/ ISIL (UNITAD).

  12. What is the theme of International Day for Monuments and Sites 2022?

    A) Complex Pasts: Diverse Futures

    B) Shared Cultures, Shared Heritage, Shared Responsibility

    C) Heritage and Climate

    D) Rural Landscapes

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    Option C

    Explanation:Theme 2022 – ‘Heritage and Climate

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