15th April, 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 15th April, 2018

The scientists of which country have developed a 3D hollow-cone structure device called 'Artificial Transpiration' to increase solar-thermal energy conversion efficiency?

[A] China
[B] Japan
[C] France
[D] Germany
[E] Australia
2. In which state was PM Ujwala Yojana recently launched on 14th April, the birth anniversary of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar?
[A] Maharashtra
[B] Telangana
[C] Odisha
[D] Madhya Pradesh
[E] Karnataka
3. With which bank has the Indian Army signed a MoU regarding the Defence Salary Package?
[A] Vijaya Bank
[B] ICICI Bank
[C] Axis Bank
[D] IndusInd Bank
[E] SBI 

Read the following statements:

1. The India-Wiesbaden Conference 2018 will be held in Delhi on April 16-17.

2. It will be hosted by the Ministry of External Affairs in cooperation with Germany and the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs.

3. The conference will allow participants to share experiences on their export control systems.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] 1 and 2
[D] 1 and 3
[E] 1, 2 and 3
5. Which shuttler duo has won the silver medal in men's doubles Badminton finals in Commonwealth Games 2018?
[A] Satwik Rankireddy and Chirag Chandrashekhar Shetty
[B] Adam Hall and Alexander Dunn
[C] Satwik Rankireddy and H.S. Prannoy
[D] Chris Adcock and Chris Langridge
[E] Amit Panghal and Gaurav Solanki
6. In which city is India going to host its second India Mobile Congress in October 2018?
[A] Bangalore
[B] Hyderabad
[C] Delhi
[D] Mumbai 
[E] Chennai
7. Under the Liberalised Remittance Scheme (LRS) an individual can transfer up to USD ________ abroad in a year.
[A] 25000
[B] 125000
[C] 500000
[D] 250000
[E] 100000
8. Which Indian state celebrated its 71st Foundation Day on 15th April, 2018?
[A] Nagaland
[B] Himachal Pradesh
[C] Punjab
[D] Gujarat
[E] Odisha

Match Column A (award) with correct option from Column B (recipient for 2018):

                                 A                                                                                 B

1. Raj Kapoor Lifetime Achievement Award                                    a. Vijay Chavhan

2. Raj Kapoor Special Contribution Award                                      b. Rajkumar Hirani

3. V Shantaram Lifetime Achievement Award                                 c. Mrinal Kulkarni

4. V Shantaram Special Contribution Award                                   d. Dharmendra

[A] 1-d, 2-b, 3-a, 4-c
[B] 1-a, 2-c, 3-d, 4-b
[C] 1-b, 2-c, 3-a, 4-d
[D] 1-d, 2-a, 3-c, 4-b
[E] 1-d, 2-a, 3-b, 4-c
10. The Wholesale Price Index (WPI) in March 2018 stood at ________.
[A] 5.11%
[B] 4.28%
[C] 3.56%
[D] 2.47%
[E] 4.96%