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Current Affairs Quiz: April 10, 2019

Updated On - Wednesday, 10 April 2019

According to the World Bank, what is the estimated growth rate of the Indian economy in the financial year 2019-20?

Answer: According to the World Bank, 7.5% of India's GDP growth rate will be in 2019-20. Its main reason is strong investment, better performance in exports and strong consumption. In the financial year 2018-19, the real GDP growth rate of India is estimated to be 7.2%. Earlier, the Asian Development Bank had reduced the GDP growth rate of India from 7.6% to 7.2% for 2019-20. Its main reason is slowdown in global demand and a decrease in domestic revenue. The Asian Development Bank has said in its report that even in 2019-20 India will move forward in big economies at a faster pace.

World Bank is headquartered in Washington, D.C. It was established in July 1945. World Bank is a lending institution whose objective is to involve the economics of different countries in a comprehensive global economy and to end poverty in developing countries. It has a total of 189 member countries. Its motto is "Working for the world of poverty free".



Who has been appointed the main coach of the Indian men's hockey team?

Answer: Graham Reid of Australia, Graham Reid, has been appointed as the head coach of the Indian men's hockey team. For the last four months, the position of the Hockey Coach was going on empty. His tenure will be till the end of next year. However this term can be extended to 2022 FIH World Cup on the basis of performance. Graham Reed's monthly salary would be $ 15,000. Before that he was the assistant coach of the Netherlands team, during his tenure, the Netherlands won the silver medal in the 2018 men's World Cup.

Graham Reid was a member of the Australian Hockey team winning the Silver Medal at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics. Reid was part of the Australian team that won the Champions Trophy title in 1984, 1985, 1989 and 1990. He has played 130 international matches for Australia. He was appointed assistant coach of the Australian Hockey team in 2009. He was later appointed the head coach and in 2012, the Australian team won the title of Champions Trophy.



Nobel laureate Sydney Brenner recently died, from which country?

Answer: South Africa Sydney Brener was a South African biologist, he died on April 5, 2019. He did research in the field of genetic code. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in the field of medicine in 2002.



Isaac Hike recently became the world's oldest football player, and to which country are he related?

Answer: Isaac Israeli Isac Haiik has recently become the world's oldest football player, he played professional football match at the age of 73. He played football match on April 5, 2019 as the goalkeeper for the Israeli team Ernie and Yehuda.



World Homoeopathic Day is celebrated?

Answer: April 10, 2019, is being celebrated as World Homoeopathic Day. World Homoeopathic Day is celebrated on the birth anniversary of the founder of Homoeopathic Dr. Christian Frederick Simuel Hanamen. On the occasion of World Homoeopathic Day, a two-day convention is being organized by the Central Homoeopathic Research Council on 9-10 April in New Delhi. The Central Homeopathy Research Council is an autonomous research organization under the Ministry of Union Ministry of Health.

Homoeopathic is the alternative medicine method of homeopathy, it started in 1796 by Samuel Hoaneman. This method is based on "the principle of symmetry". According to this medical practice the drugs can remove diseases similar to those diseases, which they can generate. Christian Frederick Samuel Haneeman Christian Frederick Samuel Haneeman was a German physician, he is known for the development of homeopathy. He was born on April 10, 1755 in Saxony, near Dresden, Germany. He died in Paris in 1843.



Which countries were recently organized in the "African Lion 2019" war practice?

Answer: America and Moroccan "African Lion 2019" war drills were organized between March 16 and April 7, 2019 between Morocco and America. This exercise was organized in areas called Agadir, Tifnit, Tan-Tan, Tata and Ben Guirir. Thousands of soldiers participated in this exercise. This annual practice stressed on various types of training. This joint military exercise was also practiced to counter terrorism.

Morocco is a country in north-eastern Africa, with an area of ??7,10,850 square kilometers. Its capital is located in Rabat. Morocco became independent on April 7, 1956. Moroccan currency is Moroccan dirham. Located in the north of Morocco, the Mediterranean Sea is located, while the Atlantic Ocean is located in the west.



Which of the two countries recently concluded the Friendship War exercise?

Answer: India and Sri Lanka between India and Sri Lanka between March 26 and April 8, a war drills were organized between Friends Shakti. It started in Sri Lanka's Diathlava on March 26, this military exercise is organized annually as a part of military diplomacy between India and Sri Lanka. In this exercise, the Bihar Regiment participated by the Indian Army. It involved 120 Indian soldiers. This practice will strengthen military relations between the two countries. During this exercise, the two countries' army shared their experiences and their expertise with each other. The purpose of this exercise is to practice to combat terrorism. Friends power practice was started in 2012. It started with the purpose of reducing China's influence in South Asia and the Indian Ocean region. The armies of India and Sri Lanka also work together in UN peacekeeping missions.



According to the figures released by World Bank, which country received the highest amount of remittance in 2018?

Answer: According to the World Bank's latest report, in the year 2018, India received the highest $ 79 billion remittance in the world. This amount has been obtained from the citizens residing abroad in India. India is followed by China ($ 67 billion), Mexico ($ 36 billion), Philippines ($ 34 billion) and Egypt ($ 29 billion).

Remittance: This is the amount of money sent to your family in your country by a person working abroad. In the developing world, there is great importance in eradicating the poverty of this wealth.

The main point in Europe and Central Asia: with the 11% increase in remittances in Europe and Central, it has reached $ 59 billion.

East Asia and Pacific region: In 2018, transmission in East Asia and Pacific region increased by 7% and this figure reached $ 143 billion in 2018.

Latin America and Caribbean: Transmission in this area increased by 10% and total remittances reached $ 88 billion.

India: In the last three years, there has been considerable increase in remittances in India. In the year 2016, the remittances were $ 62.7 billion, and in 2017 it was 65.3 billion dollars. In 2017, this remittance was 2.7% of India's gross domestic product.

South Asia: Remittances in South Asia reached $ 131 billion in 2018, with an increase of 12%. In 2017, the rate of despatch in the South Asia was 5.7%. The remittances of Bangladesh and Pakistan have increased by 15% and 7% respectively. This increase is mainly due to better economic conditions in developed countries. In addition, there has been an increase in remittances due to increase in oil prices by oil producing countries like Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates.



Which of the cannons was included in the Indian Army recently?

Answer: Dhanush Howitzer, Dhanush Howitzet Cannon has been included in the Indian Army. This will increase the strength of the Indian Army.

The bow is an artillery gun (cannon) of 155 mm x 45 mm. It has been developed by the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB), Kolkata based on the requirements of the Indian Army and manufactured by the Gun Carriage Factory (GCF) at Jabalpur. This is an undisputed version of the Swedish 155-mm Bofors Hevitzar, which India received in the mid-1980s, so it is also called 'Desi Bofors'.

It holds the strike range of 40 kilometers (11 km more than imported Bofors guns) with precision and precision. Its 81% components are indigenously built, which will be increased to 90% by 2019. The cost of each gun is Rs 14.50 crores while for each shell one lakh rupees has been spent. Based on the type of ammunition, it generates more fire power. It has several important advances, including all-electric drives, high mobility, speedy deployment, support power mode, advanced communication system, automatic command and control system.



Recently, the US has declared the Islamic Revolutionary Guards a terrorist organization, the Revolutionary Guards belongs to which country?

Answer: Iran has declared Iran's elite military force Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as a terrorist organization. In his statement, US President Donald Trump said that Iran not only sponsors terrorism but also fosters extremism through financial revolutions by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. This is the first time that the US has declared a country's government unit as a terrorist organization.

Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps

Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps is a branch of the Armed Forces of Iran, it was established on April 22, 1979 after the 1979 Revolution. It was founded on the order of Ayatollah Khomeini. According to the constitution of Iran, the work of Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps is to protect the Islamic system from foreign intervention. Currently, there are more than 120,000 employees in the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. It has been declared a terrorist organization by Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United States.

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