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Daily Current Affairs 19 April 2021 In English

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Daily Current Affairs 19 April 2021



Q1. In the 'Asian Wrestling Championship 2021' held in Almaty on 18 April 2021  , India finished third with how many medals  ?

A. 16

B. 18

c.14

D.  20


Imp. Facts:

  •  Gold medals - Ravi Kumar Dahiya (57kg freestyle), Vinesh Phogat  (53kg freestyle), Anshu Malik (57kg freestyle), Sarita More (59kg  freestyle) and Divya Kakran (72kg freestyle)
  •  Silver medals - Sakshi Malik (65kg freestyle), Bajrang Punia  (65kg freestyle) and Deepak Punia (86kg freestyle)


Q2. Dr. Narendra Kohli, a renowned litterateur of which language and honored with Padma Shri  , recently passed away at the age of 81?

A. Kannada

B. Hindi

C. Telugu

D. Malayalam


Imp. Facts-: 

  • Narendra Kohli is known for his mythological and historical works in Hindi literature  .
  • He was awarded the Hindi Sahitya Akademi, Sahitya Bhushan and Dr. Kamil Bulke Award for his writing  .
  • Dr. Kohli's famous compositions - neither ghosts nor future, abhyudaya,  strife, war, bondage, rights, and deeds etc.


Q3. Which of the following batsman has recently beaten the captain of Indian cricket team  Virat Kohli and secured the first position in the ICC ODI rankings  ?

A. Ken Williamson

B. David Malan

C. Eoin Morgan

D.  Babur Azam


Imp. Facts:

  • Establishment of ICC - 15 June 1909
  • Headquarters - Dubai
  • .Chairman- Greg Barclay
  • Deputy Chairman - Imran Khawaja
  •  CEO- Mun Sahni
  • Member Countries - 105


Q4. Which of the following organization has recently launched its first government  securities acquisition program (G-SAP)?

A. Reserve Bank of India

B. NITI Aayog

C. SEBI

D. SIDBI


Imp. Facts

  • Establishment of RBI - 1 April 1935
  •  Headquarters - Mumbai
  •  Governor- Shaktikanta Das
  • Deputy Governors - M Rajeshwar Rao, MD Patra, MK Jain
  • Motto- 'Cash is King But Digital is Divine'

Q5. Recently under whose chairmanship  the first meeting of the National Startup Advisory Council was  held?

A. Narendra Modi

B. Nirmala Sitharaman

c. Piyush Goyal

D. Amit Shah


Q6. Which Indian women's weightlifter has created a new world record in clean and jerk by lifting 119 kg at the Asian Weightlifting  Championships  ?

A.  Meerabai Chanu

B. Sanjita Chanu

C. Punam Yadav

D. Karnam Malleshwari


Imp. Facts:

  •  Ho Jihei of China won the gold medal by lifting a total of 213 kg (96 kg  and 117 kg)
  • This is the new world record in snatch.


Q7. The foreign minister of which country, Abdullah Shahid , was on an official visit to India on 15–16 April  ?

Ak Iran

B. Maldives

C. Afghanistan

D. Libya


Imp. Facts:

  • Capital- Male
  • President- Ibrahim Mohammad Solih
  •  Parliament - People's Majlis
  •  Currency- Rufiya


Q8. The Reserve Bank of India has recently established the Regulations Review Authority 2.0  for a period of how many years  ?

A. 2 years

B. 4 years

C. 6 years

D. 1 year


Q9. On which river will the Rs 110 crore Potghat project be set up in Odisha  ?

A. Dhamra River

B. Mahanadi

C. Damodar River

D. Cauvery River

Imp. Facts:

  •  The project will connect Talchua in Kendrapara district and Kanali in Bhadrak district  of the state.
  • Formation of Odisha - 1 April 1936
  •  Capital- Bhubaneswar, Chief Minister- Naveen Patnaik
  • Governor- Ganeshi Lal
  •  Chief Justice - S. Muralidhar, High Court Located - Cuttack
  • District 30
  •  Election Seats - Lok Sabha-21, Rajya Sabha-10, Vidhan Sabha-147
  •  State emblem - State animal - Sambar deer, State bird - Nilkanth, State tree - Banyan (Aswtha), Government full - Ashoka
  • Folk Dances - Odissi, Savari, Panca, Moonri, and Ghoomara
  •  National Park - Bhitarkanika National Park, Simlipal National  Park
  •  Sanctuaries - Balukhand Konark Wildlife Sanctuary, Chilka  Wildlife Sanctuary, Kotagarh Wildlife Sanctuary, Nandankanan  Wildlife Sanctuary, Lakhari Valle Wildlife Sanctuary and Gahirmatha  Marine Wildlife Sanctuary
  •  Tiger Reserve - Satkosia Tiger Reserve
  • Famous Dam- Hirakud Dam- Mahanadi, Mandira Dam- Shankh River, Rengali Dam-  Brahmani River
  • Tribes - Juang, Kharia, Chenchu ​​and Sond


Q10. With whom Facebook signed an agreement for 100 MW wind project towards 100% renewable energy in India 

A. Indian Oil

B. ONGC

C. CleanMax

D. None of these


Imp. Facts:

  • Establishment of Facebook - 4 February 2004
  • Headquarters - California
  •  CEO- Mark Zuckerberg


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Himachal Pradesh Current Affairs 19 April 2021

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Question 1: - "Chalo Chamba Campaign 2021" is based on what ??

Answer: -Three 'A' means craft (craft), culture (culture) and cujinj (cuisine)


Question 2: - Who has recently announced the third meeting of Himachal Pradesh Goseva Commission held in Shimla ??

Answer: - Virender Kanwar 


Question 3: - Recently, Urban Development Minister Suresh Bhardwaj released which issue of 'Samarika Samaj Kalyan' published by National Development Institute, Shimla in Shimla recently ??

Answer; - Six 



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