15th April, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 15th April, 2019
1. Who was elected as the prime minister of Palestine in April 2019?
[A] Ismail Haniyeh
[B] Hanan Ashrawi
[C] Mohammed Ishtayeh
[D] Saeb Erekat
[E] Salam Fayyad
2. ________ is set to host the world’s foremost Artificial Intelligence, AI Summit to empower global dialogue on the future of government, business and society.
[C] China
[D] India
[E] Japan
3. President Ram Nath Kovind greeted citizens on Vishu, Bohag Bihu, and Naba Barsha. Bohag Bihu is celebrated as ________ new year.
[A] Bengali
[B] Assamese
[C] Malayalam
[D] Manipuri
[E] Odiya
4. Where was a Half Marathon conducted in April 2019 to mark the 100th birth centenary of the legendary Marshal of the Indian Air Force (MIAF) Arjan Singh?
[A] Mumbai
[B] Delhi
[C] Pune
[D] Hyderabad
[E] Raipur
5. Who among the following received the UNESCO/Guillermo Cano Press Freedom Prize 2019?
[A] Wa Lone
[B] Kyaw Soe Oo
[C] Maria Ressa
[D] Both 1 and 2
[E] Both 1 and 3
6. Read the following statements carefully:

1.At the bottom of the Mariana Trench, the deepest part of the Earth’s oceans, scientists have discovered unique oil-eating bacteria.

2.But the new research reveals the Mariana Trench is home to the greatest concentration of these life forms anywhere in the world.

3.The 2,550km long ocean trench is located in the western Pacific Ocean and reaches a maximum depth of about 11,000 metres.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All of the above
7. The largest airplane ever created and its record-breaking ________ foot wingspan took off for the very first time in April 2019.
[A] 325
[B] 385
[C] 425
[D] 475
[E] 500
8. The only known female member of one of the world’s rarest and most endangered turtle species died on 13 April 2019. The death means only ________ giant softshell turtles remain in the world.
[A] 3
[B] 4
[C] 5
[D] 6
[E] 7
9. The import, manufacture, and sale of all medical devices will now need to be certified by the CDSCO. What does 'D' stand for in CDSCO?
[A] Dental
[B] Dermatology
[C] Dialysis
[D] Drugs
[E] Dynamics
10. India's steel export to the US in 2018 declined by ________% to USD 372 million.
[A] 32
[B] 38
[C] 43
[D] 49
[E] 58