Top Current Affairs Quiz: 5 April 2019
5 April 2019: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as World Heath Day, new death switch mechanism in plants and latest FIFA rankings among others.
1. Which country has deployed a new missile destroyer, frigate in its anti-piracy fleet?
a) Sri Lanka
2. The Indian Army discovered the wreckage of a World War II aircraft from which Indian state?
a) Arunachal Pradesh
3. As per National Green Tribunal, which state only treats 49 per cent of wastewater before dumping it in the Ganga?
a) Uttar Pradesh
b) West Bengal
4. Scientists belonging to which nation have discovered a possible death switch mechanism in plants?
a) United States
5. Which nation has topped the latest FIFA rankings of 2019?
6. When the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace is observed every year?
a) 5 April
b) 6 April
c) 7 April
d) 8 April
7. Which city will host the Nepal-India Franchise Investment Expo and Conclave 2019?
a) New Delhi
8. When the World Heath Day is observed every year?
a) 6 April
b) 7 April
c) 8 April
d) 9 April
9. Where were the 7th Foreign Office consultations between India and Italy held?
a) New Delhi
10. Which Indian personality was recently honoured with UAE’s highest decoration Zayed Medal?
a) Ram Nath Kovind
b) Shah Rukh Khan
c) Narendra Modi
d) Aamir Khan
1. (c) China
China has deployed its new guided missile destroyer and frigate in the fleet of naval ships participating in anti-piracy operations in the Gulf of Aden and Somalian coast in the Arabian Sea and the Indian Ocean. The naval fleet includes the guided-missile destroyer Xi'an, the missile frigate Anyang and the comprehensive supply ship Gaoyanghu.
2. (a) Arunachal Pradesh
The Indian Army has discovered the wreckage of a World War II vintage US Air Force aircraft in Arunachal Pradesh’s Roing district. The Indian Army had sent a 12- memberspecial patrol to locate the debris, which was covered by thick undergrowth and buried under five feet of snow. The debris was located in a remote location, 30 kms from Roing.
3. (b) West Bengal
The National Green Tribunal has directed the West Bengal state government to submit a quarterly report on the issue of solid waste management. According to the green panel, the state only treats 49 percent of the wastewater before dumping it into the Ganga River.
4. (d) China
The Chinese scientists have discovered a possible death switch mechanism in plant's immune system that triggers infected cells to self-destruct, thus limiting the spread of the disease and keeping other parts of the plant healthy.
5. (a) Belgium
In the latest FIFA rankings released on April 4, 2019, India climbed up two places to reach the 101st position. Belgium topped the rankings list followed by France at the 2nd position and Brazil at the 3rd position. England and Croatia interchanged their positions as the former was able to rise by one spot to reach the 4th position while Croatia is on the 5th spot
6. (b) 6 April
The International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP) was observed across the world on April 6, 2019. The date commemorates the inauguration of the first ever Olympic games of the modern era in Athens, Greece in 1896.
7. (c) Kathmandu
The Nepal-India Franchise Investment Expo and Conclave will be held during May 15-16, 2019 in Kathmandu. The conclave will be organised by the Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FNCCI) in association with Embassy of India and Franchise India.
8. (b) 7 April
The World Health Day was observed across the world on April 7, 2019. The day marked the 71st anniversary of the World Health Organisation. The Day is celebrated around a specific health theme every year to highlight a priority area of concern for the World Health Organization.
9. (a) New Delhi
The 7th Foreign Office consultations between India and Italy were held in New Delhi. The Indian side was led by Secretary (West), Ministry of External Affairs, A. Gitesh Sarma. The Italian side was led by Director General of Global Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Italy, Luca Sabbatucci.
10. (c) Narendra Modi
The United Arab Emirates on April 4, 2019 honoured PM Narendra Modi with its highest decoration, Zayed Medal in recognition of his "pivotal role" in strengthening ties between the two nations.