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Current Affairs Quiz: April 12, 2019



Updated On - Friday, 12 April 2019

Which country has recently sent expert teams to re-measure Mount Everest altitude?

Answer: Nepal

Nepal has recently sent a 4-member expert team to measure the height of Mount Everest. For this, chief survey officer Rashid Malik and Rabin Karki climb the survey of Mount Everest. After reaching the summit, they will use Global Navigation Satellite System to send the readings. This readings will be sent to their two co-workers in the base camp. This is happening for the first time when Nepal is sending its own expert team to measure the height of Mount Everest. After the massive earthquake in 2015, there was a possibility of a change in height of this Mount Everest. In 1954, the Indian survey measured the height of Mount Everest 8,884 meters.

 

 

Which flagship program was recently honored by the Public Water Agency of the Year in the Global Water Summit?

Answer: Namami Gange

In the Global Water Summit in London, the title of "Public Water Agency of the Year" was given by the National Water Mission for Clean Ganga or Namami Ganges Program in Global Water Summit. This award is given for initiatives to improve water conservation and water situation, which also improves people's lives.

Namami Gange hygienic purpose Ganga national mission (National Mission for Clean Ganga) or Namami Gange program is working to sanitize the river and its conservation. World Water Summit

The Global Water Summit is a global conference related to the water industry. High officials of industry, municipalities and international water companies participate in this conference. This conference provides an opportunity to connect public and private sector.

 

 

National safe maternity day is celebrated?

Answer: 11 April, National Safe Motherhood Day is celebrated on April 11 every year. Its aim is to provide women's health care and motherhood facilities to pregnant women. This year the National Safe Maternity Day theme is "Midwives for Mother's".

 

 

Which Indian Startup has won the Next Billion Adtech Prize 2019?

Answer: Startup buddy education India's "buddy education" has won the Next Billion Adatech Prize 2019. In addition to "buddy education", Tazania's "Ubongo" and Egyptian "Proxielabs" also won this award. The winner of this award is provided with 25,000 prize money. This award to friend Education

"Friend Education" has been given to parents to provide microscopic and useful audio content to mobile phones to help children in primary education. The software kit of software, audio content and buddy education creates interest in studying, because the study is made fun by it. It is very useful to strengthen the educational foundation of the children.

Next Billion Adtech Prize 2019 The Next Billion Adtech Prize 2019 is provided by the Varkey Foundation of the United Kingdom. This award is given to innovative companies which have significant impact on education in low income groups and emerging countries. The prize is also underlined the usefulness of technique in solving problems.

 

 

Who has been elected for the Saraswati Samman 2018?

Answer: K Siva Reddy of Telugu poet Sewa Reddy has been selected for the prestigious Saraswati Samman 2018, which is being given to him for his poetic collection "Pakkki Ottigilithe". This honor is given annually for the excellent literary work published in the languages ??recorded in the eighth Schedule of the Constitution. Respect it Of The literature given by the Birla Foundation is a prize. Dr. Harivansh Rai Bachchan was given the first Saraswati award for the autobiography of his four volumes. Saraswati Award was started by Birla Foundation in 1991. The winners of this award are given Rs. 15 lakhs, citation and symbols for prize money.

 

 

Who was the Chief Justice of Andhra Pradesh High Court recently appointed?

Answer: Vikram Nath, the highest court of the Allahabad High Court, has been appointed as the first Chief Justice of the newly formed Andhra Pradesh High Court. He has been appointed in place of Executive Chief Justice C. Praveen Kumar.

Andhra Pradesh High Court was functioning from 1st January, 2019 This is the 25th High Court of India. Recently the Supreme Court of India had recently approved the establishment of the High Court for Andhra Pradesh.

Initially this high court will work in the temporary building, later it will be set up in the High Court of Andhra Pradesh, Amravati Justice City. This temporary High Court became operational on December 15, 2018. After the division of Andhra Pradesh on June 2, 2014 there was a single High Court in Hyderabad for Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, now the High Court of Hyderabad will be known as the Telangana High Court.

 

 

Recently, which state government has imposed a fine of Rs 20 lakh for banning a satirical film called "Bhabishishore ghost"?

Answer: West Bengal

On April 11, 2019, the Supreme Court of India has imposed a penalty of 20 lakh on the West Bengal Government for banning the satirical film "Bhobishishore Bhoot". The Supreme Court has told the ban imposed on this film against the freedom of expression.

 

 

Which Indian cricketer named Leading Cricketer of the Year by Wisden?

Answer: Virat kohli

Virat Kohli and Smriti Mandhana have been named "Leading Cricketer" in the recently released edition of the prestigious cricket magazine, Wisden. Virat Kohli has been named "Leading Cricketer" in the men's category while Smriti Mandhana has been named "Leading Cricketer" in the women's category. Virat Kohli has also been included in the list of five best cricketers of the Year of Wisden magazine, England's Jose Butler and Sam Karen, County Championship winner Captain Rory Barnes and England's Women's Team Tommy Byomont were also included in the list. is.

 

 

In which of the following headlines is the T-90 tank related to which country?

Answer: Russia

Security Cabinet Committee has approved the purchase of 464 T-90 tanks from Russia.

Main point

  • 464 T-90 tank will be spent for the acquisition of 13,000 crores.
  • This defense deal includes Make-in-India, these tanks will be integrated into the Havie Vehicles Factory in the interest of near Chennai.
  • This acquisition will increase the number of 10 units in the new T-90 regiment.
  • The thermal imaging night site technology will be available in these new T-90 tank, with the help of enemy targets in the night can also be attacked.
  • The T-90 tank can be deployed on border with Pakistan.
  • The T-90 tank has become the most important tank for the Indian Army. It will be used in place of T-72 and T-55 tank.
  • The T-90 tank will have the ability to battle the Indian Army at night time.

 

 

Which country's scientists have recently discovered the sensor detecting dangerous chemicals? Answer: America

Scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison University have discovered a new sensor, it can be used to detect hazardous chemicals.


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