Daily Current Affairs 18 April 2021 In English


Daily Current Affairs 18 April 2021 In English

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Daily Current Affairs 18 April 2021

Q1. Who has acquired the legendary AI speech tech firm 'Nance' Communication for $ 19.7 billion?

A. Google

B. Microsoft

C. Facebook

D. Twitter

Imp. Facts:

  •  Establishment of Microsoft - 4 April 1975
  •  Headquarters - Washington
  •  Chairman - John W. Thompson
  • CEO- Satya Nadella President- Brad Smith

Q2. The latest book "Believe - What Life and Cricket Taught Me" is whose autobiography?

A. Yuvraj Singh

B. Rahul Dravid

C. Rohit Sharma

D. Suresh Raina

Imp. Facts:

The book is co-authored by 'Bharat Sundaresan'.

Q3. Where has the 8th Indo-Kyrgyz Special Forces exercise 'Khanjar' started from 16 April 2021?

A. Jodhpur

B. Shillong

C. Shimla

D. Bishkek

Imp. Facts:

  •  President- Sadir Zaparov
  •  Prime Minister - Ulukbek Maripov
  •  Parliament- Supreme Council
  •  Currency- Mon

Q4. Recently, who released four books on the life of Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar, Jeevan Darshan, Person Darshan, Rashtriya Darshan, and Dimension Darshan?

A. Narendra Modi

B. Ramnath Kovind

C. Bankeya Naidu

D. Piyush Goyal

Imp. Facts:

  • Kishore Makwana has written these books

Q5. With what theme was the World Hemophilia Day celebrated on 17 April 2021?

A. Adapting to Change: Sustaining care in a new world

B. Get + Involved

C. Outreach and Identification

D. None of these

Q6. Which IPS officer who was the head of CBI from 2012 to 2014 passed away recently?

A. Ranjit Sinha

B. Sudeep Chavan

C. Vijay Rastogi

D. None of these

Imp. Facts:

  • CBI- Central Bureau of Investigation
  •  Establishment - 1 April 1963 (1942 as the 'Special Police')
  •  Headquarters - New Delhi
  •  Interim Director and Director-General - Praveen Sinha
  • Motto- Industry, Impartiality, Integrity

Q7. In how many kilograms of women has Sarita Mor won the gold medal at the ongoing Asian Wrestling Championships 2021 in Almaty?

A.65 kg

B.48 Kg

C.59 Kg

D.72 Kg

Imp Facts: -

  •  Sarita More won the gold medal by defeating Mongolia's Shuvador Baatarjav.

Other Winners:

  • Vinesh Phogat of Haryana Meng of Taipei in 53 kg category
  • Has won the gold medal defeating Suan Hsieh.
  •  Two Indian women wrestlers- Seema Bisla (50 kg) and Pooja (76 kg) have won one bronze each.

Q8. Recently which state government has announced a financial package of Rs 5,476 crore for the weaker sections of the society?

A. Kerala

B. Tamil Nadu

C. Rajasthan

D. Maharashtra

Imp. Facts:

  • Formation of Maharashtra - 1 May 1960
  • District 36
  •  Capital- Mumbai (Summer) and Nagpur (Winter), Chief Minister- Uddhav
  • Thackeray, Governor- Bhagat Singh Koshyari, Chief Justice- Dipankar Dutt,
  • High Court Located - Mumbai
  •  Election seat-6, Lok Sabha-48, Rajya Sabha-19, Vidhan Sabha-288,
  • Legislative Council-78
  •  State emblem - State animal - Huge squirrel, State bird - Green pigeon with yellow legs, State tree - Mango, State full - Jool,
  • State Sports - Kabaddi
  • Folk Dances - Lavani, Nakta, Tamasha, Mouni, Gafa, Bohda, Lejam,
  • Gauricha, Lalita, Lezhim and Powara
  • National Park - Chandoli National Park, Navegaon National Park,
  • Sanjay Gandhi National Park and Tansa Sanctuary
  • Famous Dam (Dam) - Pentakali Dam - Penganga River, Wardha Dam - Wardha
  • River, Koyna Dam- Koyna River, Jaikawadi Dam- Godavari River, Girna
  • Dam- Girna river and Ujjaini dam- Bhima river
  •  Tribes - Barli, Koli, Chitpavan and Abumphamadia

Q 9. Recently Vivekh passed away at the age of 59, he was famous actor of which regional cinema?

A. Tamil

B. Punjabi

C. Marathi

D. Bengali

Imp. Facts: -

  • His famous films: Run, Parthivan Kantu, Enion and Shivaji etc.

Q10. Which Italian film director and actor will be awarded the 'Golden Lion' award at the 78th Venice International Film Festival for his lifetime achievement?

A. Sadon Menis Bon

B. Roberto Benignani

C. Rebelo Dica

D. None of these

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Himachal Pradesh Current Affairs 18 April 2021

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Question 1: - Recently a student who has been in MSc postgraduate in Physics subject of Ghumarwin Swami Vivekananda Government College has the distinction of being selected as Assistant Researcher in Al Ain Abudhabi, Science College of UAE University ??

Answer: -Narendra Kumar

Question 2: - Which hospital has been ranked first under the National Health Mission Himachal Rejuvenation Award ??

Answer: - Regional Hospital of Kinnour

Imp facts: -

  • Reward: -25 Lakh 
  • Second prize to CH Sarkaghat of Mandi district, 1500000, 
  • 3rd prize to CH Palampur of Kangra district, Rs.10000 

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