Current Affairs Quiz - 14th April, 2018


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QUESTION: 1

This movie bagged the Nargis Dutt Award for Best Film on National Integration at the 65th National Film Awards 2017.

Solution: Marathi movie 'Dhappa' bagged the Nargis Dutt Award for Best Film on National Integration, while 'Ladhakh' was declared the Best Regional Film at the 65th National Film Awards. Apart from this, Malayalam Movie 'Aaalorukkam', directed by V.C.Abhilash, was awarded the Best Film on Social Issues. Jayaraj was awarded the Best Direction in the Feature Film category for the movie 'Bhayanakam' and Nagraj Manjule won the award for the Best Direction in the Non Feature Film Category.
QUESTION: 2

___________ becomes India's Youngest CWG Gold Medalist.

Solution: Indian shooter Anish Bhanwala from Haryana has created history by becoming the country's youngest ever gold medal winner in the Commonwealth Games (CWG) at the age of just 15. He achieved the feat after winning gold medal with a Games record in the men's 25m rapid fire pistol event at the Belmont Shooting Centre. He created a Games record with a score of 30 to finish at the top of the podium in the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games on April 13, 2018. Beside him, Tejaswini Sawant also made a Games record to claim the Women's 50-metre Rifle-3 Positions Gold. Anjum Moudgil won the Silver in the event. It was Tejaswini's second medal as she had clinched a Silver in the 50-metre Rifle Prone event earlier.
QUESTION: 3

Which cabinet approved a bill guaranteeing equal pay for men and women?

Solution: With a vision to bring more females into its workforce, United Arab Emirates' cabinet approved a bill guaranteeing equal pay for men and women. This decision is a part of UAE Government efforts to narrow the gender gap. In context of this news, it is important to note that UAE ranked 120 out of 144 countries overall in the 2017 World Economic Forum's Global Gender Gap Report. In context of this news, it is important to note that UAE ranked 120 out of 144 countries overall in the 2017 World Economic Forum's Global Gender Gap Report.
QUESTION: 4

Chandra Shekhar Ghosh has been re-appointed as MD & CEO of this bank.

Solution: Chandra Shekhar Ghosh has been re-appointed as managing director and CEO of Bandhan Bank for a three year term from 10thJuly 2018. Chandra Shekhar Ghosh's re-appointment is subject to regulatory clearances. It was approved by Bandhan Bank board recently. Bandhan Bank was listed on 27 March 2018. Mr. Chandra Shekhar Ghosh was appointed to this post in July 2015. Bandhan Bank had recently announced the resignation of its part-time, non-executive chairman Ashoke Kumar Lahiri.
QUESTION: 5

Which Assamese Film bagged the best film award at the 65th National Film Awards for 2017?

Solution: The 65th National Film Awards for 2017 were announced at PIB Conference Room, Shastri Bhawan in New Delhi on April 13, 2018. In it, Assamese Film 'Village Rockstar' bagged the best film award, while 'Newton' has been selected as the Best Hindi Film. The National award for Best Actress is given to Sri Devi posthumously for her role in the film 'Mom' and the Best Actor (Male) award goes to Riddhi Sen for his role in Bengali film 'Nagarkirtan'. 'Water Baby' directed by Pia Shah, won the Best Debut Film of a Director in the Non Feature Film category. The award ceremony for the 65th National Film Awards will be held on May 3, 2018. The National Film Awards will be presented by President Ram Nath Kovind.
QUESTION: 6

Who of the following has been appointed as the chairman of Bank Board Bureau recently?

Solution: Former DoPT (Department of Personnel and Training) Secretary Bhanu Pratap Sharma was appointed the Chairman of Banks Board Bureau (BBB) by the government. Bhanu Pratap Sharma succeeds Vinod Rai. Vinod Rai was appointed as the first chairman of BBB for a period of two years. Financial Services Secretary Rajiv Kumar said that, Bhanu Pratap Sharma will be given the same mandate as that of Vinod Rai.
QUESTION: 7

Sripriya Ranganathan appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the ___________.

Solution: Sripriya Ranganathan was appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Republic of Korea. Sripriya Ranganathan is an Indian Foreign Service Officer (IFS) of 1994 batch. She is at present Joint Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs. She has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Republic of Korea. She will take up the new assignment soon.
QUESTION: 8

With with country US, UK launch air strikes in Syria.

Solution: The US has launched air strikes in Syria along with the UK and France, in response to the chemical attack that killed dozens of people last week. Explosions were reported in Syria's capital Damascus, moments after US President Donald Trump announced the military action. The US intends to "sustain [the strikes] until Syrian regime stops its use of chemical weapons".
QUESTION: 9

What is the name of Former deputy governor at Reserve Bank of India (RBI) joins Bandhan Bank board recently?

Solution: Former deputy governor at Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Harun Rasid Khan, has joined Bandhan Bank board. Harun Rasid Khan joined the board of Bandhan Bank two weeks ago. He has replaced PK Saha in Bandhan Bank board. He had headed RBI's vision on payment system. He had handled financial market, foreign exchange, financial inclusion, etc. in RBI. He served as deputy governor of RBI from 2011 to 2016.
QUESTION: 10

India ranks ___________ in the latest 2018 Index of Economic Freedom.

Solution: India with an economic freedom score of 54.5 points has been ranked 130th in the latest annual Index of Economic Freedom released by a top American think-tank the Heritage Foundation. As per 2018 Index, India is developing into an open-market economy, but traces of its past autarkic policies remain. The Index covers 12 freedoms - from property rights to financial freedom - in 186 countries. It is a helpful tool for a variety of audiences, including academics, policymakers, journalists, students, teachers, and those in business and finance. The index is topped by Hong Kong, followed by Singapore, New Zealand, Switzerland and Australia.
QUESTION: 11

World's first long-distance electric bus line begins in ___________.

Solution: World's first long-distance electric bus line began service on April 12, 2018 in Paris, France. This bus line has been presented by Flixbus, a brand which offers intercity bus service in Europe. It will link Paris to France's northern city of Amiens, undertaking a 160 kilometres journey within two hours. This 49-seater bus has a maximum travel range of 250 kilometres. Its batteries can be fully charged in 5 hours.
QUESTION: 12

Which movie conferred with the Indira Gandhi Award For Best Debut Film of a Director at the 65th National Film Awards for 2017?

Solution: At the 65th National Film Awards for 2017, the Indira Gandhi Award For Best Debut Film Of A Director was given to the Jasari language movie 'Sinjar' directed by Pampally. The Best Film Critic award was given to Giridhar Jha for his writings covering vast horizon of Hindi cinema with authenticity and originality. The best Children's film was given to the Marathi Movie Mhorkya, directed by Amar Bharat Deokar. A.R Rahman was awarded the Best Music Direction award for the movie 'Kaatru Veliyidai'.
QUESTION: 13

RBI slaps Rs.3 Crore monetary penalty for this bank.

Solution:

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed a penalty of Rs. 3 crore on IDBI Bank for non-compliance with the outlined norms related to reporting of bad loans. the penalty was imposed on account of non-compliance with the directions issued on Income Recognition and Asset Classification (IRAC) norms. Notification regarding this stated that,this penalty has been imposed in exercise of powers vested in the RBI under the provisions of Section 47A(1)(c) read with Section 46(4)(i) of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949, taking into account failure of the bank to adhere to the aforesaid directions issued by the RBI.

QUESTION: 14

Who become the first Indian woman boxer to win a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games?

Solution:

Five-time world champion and Olympic bronze medallist MC Mary Kom has become the first Indian woman boxer to win a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games. Mary Kom achieved the feat after defeating Northern Ireland's Kristina O'Hara in the 45-48kg category final at Gold Coast. The 35-year-old boxer from Manipur is participating in her maiden Commonwealth Games.

QUESTION: 15

India has recently signed pact with which country to promote mineral exploration?

Solution:

India has inked a pact with Morocco under which focus would be laid on evaluation of potential mineral resources and promoting exploration and mining through participation of both public and private sector. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed in New Delhi on April 12, 2018 after the bilateral discussions between Mines Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and his counterpart Aziz Rabbah of Morocco. the focus of the MoU is on the development of the geological infrastructure for Geoscience Maps and geochemical maps, strengthening geological research and evaluation of the potential of mineral resources.