14th April, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 14th April, 2019
1. Industrial growth slowed In February 2019 to ________%, driven by an across-the-board slowdown, especially in key sectors like manufacturing, mining, capital goods, and infrastructure.
[A] 0.1
[B] 0.4
[C] 0.6
[D] 0.8
[E] 0.9
2. Who was appointed as the chairman of Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors's South Asia board in April 2019?
[A] Sudhanshu Kumar
[B] Sanjay Dutt
[C] Bibhu Kalyan Nayak
[D] A Surya Prakash
[E] Alok Verma
3. Who released a booklet of the 'Selected speeches of Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar in the Constituent Assembly' in New Delhi in April 2019?
[A] A Surya Prakash
[B] Ajit Doval
[C] Ram Sewak Sharma
[D] Ram Nath Kovind
[E] Alok Verma
4. Scientists have found no major epigenetic differences in astronaut ________, who spent a year in space aboard the International Space Station, and his twin brother, Mark Kelly, who remained on Earth.
[A] Chris Kelly
[B] Scott Kelly
[C] Timothy Kelly
[D] Yuri Kelly
[E] Oleg Kelly
5. When is the National Safe Motherhood Day (NSMD) observed?
[A] 10 April
[B] 11 April
[C] 12 April
[D] 13 April
[E] 14 April
6. Who was appointed as the brand ambassador ‚Äčof Funtasy11 in April 2019?
[A] Parthiv Patel
[B] Ajit Agarkar
[C] Murali Kartik
[D] Mohammad Kaif
[E] Irfan Pathan
7. Where have scientists identified a new human ancestor species named 'Homo luzonensis'?
[A] Thailand
[B] Philippines
[C] Cambodia
[D] Taiwan
[E] Maldives
8. Who was honoured with the Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Nobel Award by International Human Rights Council in April 2019?
Achyuta Samanta
[B] Anil Agarwal
[C] Baba Kalyani
[D] Sudhanshu Kumar
[E] Binny Bansal

Read the following statements carefully:

1.A new global rule mandated by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) for national governments to introduce electronic information exchange between ships and ports took effect from 8 April 2019.

2.The rule seeks to make cross-border trade simpler.

3.The rule is mandatory under IMO’s Convention on Facilitation of International Maritime Traffic (FAL Convention).

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] Only 2
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All are correct
10. According to the Reserve Bank data released in April 2019, bank credit rose ________% to Rs 97.67 lakh crore for the fortnight to 29 March 2019.
[A] 11.28
[B] 11.84
[C] 12.62
[D] 13.24
[E] 14.26