19th April, 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 19th April, 2018
1. SpaceX launched NASA's newest planet-hunting spacecraft that aims to scan 85% of the skies for cosmic bodies where life may exist. What is the spacecraft called?

Read the following statements:

1. According to the database of the IMF's World Economic Outlook for April 2018, India's GDP clocked in at $2.6 trillion for 2017.

2. India is now the world’s sixth largest economy, displacing France. 

3. IMF expects India to grow at 7.4% in 2018 and 7.8% in 2019.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Only 3
[D] 1 and 3
[E] 1, 2 and 3
3. ________ has been announced as the Most Film Friendly State for its efforts towards easing filming in the state.
[A] Maharashtra
[B] Himachal Pradesh
[C] Rajasthan
[D] Madhya Pradesh
[E] Haryana
4. 19th April is observed annually as ________.
[A] World Liver Day
[B] World Kidney Day
[C] World Brain Day 
[D] World Braille Day
[E] World Haemophilia Day
5. Name the Indian animation pioneer and multiple National Award winner who recently passed away.
[A] Ram Mohan
[B] Vanitha Rangaraju
[C] Bhimsain Khurana
[D] Rajiv Chilaka 
[E] Ishu Patel
6. With which country has India recently signed 10 agreements in several sectors including cyber-relationship, rejuvenation of Ganga & skill development?
[A] France
[B] Germany
[C] Austria
[D] United Kingdom
[E] Sweden
7. The cashless scheme Atal Amrit Abhiyan of Assam Government offers free medical care of up to Rs. 2 lakh for every individual belonging to families with annual income below ________.
[A] 1 lakh
[B] 2 lakh
[C] 3 lakh
[D] 4 lakh
[E] 5 lakh
8. The latest Indian figure to get a statue at Madame Tussauds is ________.
[A] Anurag Kashyap
[B] Karan Johar
[C] Ramgopal Verma
[D] Mira Nair
[E] Zoya Akhtar
9. Saudi Arabia has opened its first movie theatre in 35 yrs, with ________.
[A] The Predator
[B] Black Panther
[C] Annihilation
[D] Avengers: Infinity War
[E] Avengers: Age of Ultron
10. The committee constituted by the government to improve higher defence management will be headed by ________.
[A] Sanjay Mitra
[B] Subhash Bhamre
[C] Tarun Kumar Singha
[D] Ajit Doval
[E] Rajnath Singh