26th April, 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 26th April, 2018
1. The government has entered into a legal agreement with the World Bank for financing the research towards early development for ____________.
[A] agriculture
[B] organic farming
[C] bio-pharmaceuticals
[D] education
[E] science and tech
2. Which state has announced the launch of 'Startup Week 2018' in June this year, with a view to encourage and enable the entrepreneurial eco-system?
[A] Maharashtra
[B] Madhya Pradesh
[C] Kerala
[D] Punjab
[E] Haryana
3. Indian is conducting joint exercise 'Harimau Shakti' with which country?
[A] Myanmar
[B] Bhutan
[C] Malaysia
[D] Cambodia
[E] Vietnam
4. Haryana has appointed whom as the Brand Ambassador for its Measles-Rubella vaccination campaign & Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram?
[A] Sakshi Malik
[B] Gauri Sheoran
[C] Vinesh Phogat
[D] Babita Phogat
[E] Sushil Kumar
5. Who won silver in Youth section and bronze medal in Junior section at the Asian Youth and Junior Weightlifting Championship at Urgench, Uzbekistan?
[A] Konsam Ormila Devi
[B] Jeremy Lalrinnunga
[C] Ajay Singh
[D] Kiran Shah
[E] None of the above
6. The NSE's arm India Index Services & Products Ltd (IISL) launched Nifty equity savings index that will serve as a benchmark for equity saving funds offered by various mutual funds. What is its base date?
[A] May 1, 2007
[B] June 30, 2009
[C] April 1, 2005
[D] July 11, 2013
[E] January 1, 20016
7. What is India's ranking in the Press Freedom Index 2018?
[A] 121
[B] 138
[C] 89
[D] 76
[E] 154

Read the following sentences carefully:

1) Human Resource Development Ministry launched the Unnat Bharat Abhiyan-2 in Mumbai.

2) Under Unnat Bharat Abhiyan, students from 500 higher educational institutions from across the country will adopt villages and visit them.

3) Under the scheme, the institutions have been selected on a Challenge Mode and has been extended to 500 reputed Higher Educational Institutes.

Which of the above sentences is/are correct?

[A] Only 2 and 3
[B] Only 1 and 3
[C] Only 1 and 2
[D] All are correct
[E] None is correct
9. Which of the following is the state flower of Manipur?
[A] Lady Slipper Orchid
[B] Shirui Lily
[C] Lotus
[D] Palash
[E] Brahm Kamal

Read the following sentences carefully:

1) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved Centrally Sponsored Scheme of National Bamboo Mission under National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture.

2) The mission is to ensure holistic development of the bamboo sector.

3) The Mission will focus on the development of bamboo in limited states where it has social, commercial and economical advantage, particularly in the North Eastern region.

Which of the above sentences is/are correct?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 1 and 3 Only
[C] 2 and 3 Only
[D] 2 Only
[E] All are correct