4 April 2018: 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 DACA program, new President of NASSCOM and 114th Permanent Indus Commission among others.
1. Which country has approved a law to create anti-terror supreme council?
a) Saudi Arabia
2. Donald Trump has declared which program as dead?
a) CAM parole
b) Obama Care
3. Which country has initiated the construction of its first-ever nuclear power plant?
c) Saudi Arabia
4. The production of which edible item may be harming the environment according to study?
a) Chewing Gum
5. The Indian army has signed a MoU with which bank on Defence Salary Package?
a) HDFC Bank
b) ICCI Bank
c) Axis Bank
6. Which space agency is going to build a quiet supersonic manned plane?
7. Who was elected as the President of NASSCOM?
a) Debjani Ghosh
b) R Chandrashekhar
c) Arundhati Dutta
d) Shivam Mathur
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8. Name the Virtual Assistant for banks that was recently launched by SIDBI on its foundation day?
9. Google Doodle recently celebrated Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay’s 115th birth anniversary on which date?
a) 1 April
b) 2 April
c) 3 April
d) 4 April
10. Which country received the first consignment of LNG from United States?
a) South Korea
11. Where was the 114th Permanent Indus Commission meeting held?
a) New Delhi
12. Which group of nations recently suspended the implementation of the new "good conduct certificate" for foreign job seekers?
a) United States of America
b) United Arab Emirates
c) United Kingdom
d) United Nations
Answers with Explanation
1. (b) Egypt
The Egyptian parliament has preliminarily approved a new law to establish a supreme council for combating terrorism. The law aims to mobilize all the country's forces not only to rid the country of terrorist elements, but also to contain extremist and radical ideologies.
2. (c) DACA
US President Donald Trump has declared dead the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that protected immigrants brought to the nation illegally as children. The program was introduced by former US President Barack Obama’s administration.
3. (a) Turkey
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan along with Russian President Vladimir Putin launched the construction of Turkey's first-ever nuclear power plant in Mersin region, a large port city on the Mediterranean coast of southern Turkey.
4. (d) Chocolate
A recent study has revealed that chocolates may be significantly harming the environment, as the chocolate industry is reportedly producing tonnes of greenhouse gases in a year. The study found that the UK chocolate industry alone produces about 2.1 million tonnes of greenhouse gases a year.
5. (a) HDFC Bank
The Indian Army on April 3, 2018 signed a Memorandum of Undertaking (MoU) with HDFC Bank on the Defence Salary Package. Under the MoU, apart from other benefits the Army personnel will get free personal accident death cover and free permanent disability cover of Rs 30 lakhs, free educational cover of upto Rs 1 Lakh per year for four years for education of dependent child in case of accidental death of defence personnel and 100% processing fees waived for Car Loans and Personal Loans.
6. (c) NASA
NASA would be building a manned supersonic aircraft, which would be quieter and may not cause an ear-shattering sonic boom. The space agency would be granting a $247.5 million contract to Lockheed Martin, an American aerospace and defense group, to design and build the new plane.
7. (a) Debjani Ghosh
Former managing director of Intel South Asia, Debjani Ghosh was elected as the new president of NASSCOM. She will succeed R. Chandrashekhar upon completion of his term.
8. (b) Samirdhi
Small Industries and Development Bank of India (SIDBI) celebrated its foundation day as the day of Sampark (connect), Sanwad (interaction), Suraksha (security) and Sampreshan (disseminate). SIDBI launched Samridhhi- the virtual assistant on banks revamped universal loan portal. It will answer standard queries of aspirants 24*7.
9. (c) 3 April
Google doodle celebrated the 115th birth anniversary of Kamladevi Chattopadhyay, a social reformer who participated in India's freedom struggle, April 3, 2018. She was born in Mangalore in 1903.
10. (d) India
India received first Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) cargo comprising 1.2 Lakh tones of the Gas from United States. The cargo landed at the Dabhol regasification terminal in Maharashtra.
11. (a) New Delhi
The 114th meeting of the Permanent Indus Commission (PIC) between India and Pakistan was held in New Delhi. Representatives from both sides discussed Indus Water Treaty (IWT) dispute and resolution of outstanding issues.
12. (b) United Arab Emirates
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on April 1, 2018 suspended the implementation of the new "good conduct certificate" for foreign job seekers. The "good conduct certificate" initiative by the UAE cabinet was raised on February 4, 2018 which stated that an immigrant moving to the UAE for work should present a police document from his country as a proof of non-criminal history or convictions.