Current Affairs Questions and Answers - Apr 03, 20151. Bharatiya Janta Party’s national executive meet is scheduled to be held from 3rd Apr’15 at ____.
A. New Delhi
D. PanajiView Answer / Hide Answer
Q2. The 88th All India Marathi Sahitya Sammellan started from 3rd Apr’15 in _____.
ANSWER: C. Bengaluru.
The two day BJP National Executive Committee meeting will be held in Bengaluru. Party President Amit Shah will preside over the meeting. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Ministers, several State Chief Ministers, and deputy Chief Ministers of the Party are to attend it.
D. LudhianaView Answer / Hide Answer
Q3. In the year 2015 FM Global Resilience Index, what rank has been achieved by India among 130 countries?
ANSWER: B. Gurdaspur.
The 88th All India Marathi Sahitya Sammellan is starting at village Ghumaan in Gurdaspur district of Punjab from 3rd Apr’15. President of All India Marathi Sahit Mahamandal Dr. Madhavi Vaidya will hoist the flag of the mandal.
D. 119View Answer / Hide Answer
Q4. 80th Foundation Day of Reserve Bank of India was celebrated on _____.
ANSWER: D. 119
India, despite its scope and global potential, ranks119, falls from 112th rank in 2014. Norway has topped the Resilience Index for being the country best suited for companies seeking to avoid disruptions in their global supply chain operations. The Index measures business resilience of nations based on economic, risk quality and supply chain factors.
A. 2nd Apr’15
B. 1st Apr’14
C. 3rd Apr’15
D. 5th Apr’14View Answer / Hide AnswerQ5. With which private sector bank amalgamation of Kotak Mahindra bank has been approved by the Reserve Bank of India w.e.f 1st Apr’15?
A. Yes bank
B. ING Vysya Bank
C. ICICI Bank
D. HDFC BankView Answer / Hide Answer
6. Sunita Tomar died on 1st Apr’15 at her native village in Bhind district of Madhya Pradesh. She was the face of India’s _____ Campaign.
ANSWER: B. ING Vysya Bank
The RBI on 31 March 2015 approved the merger of ING Vysya Bank into Kotak Mahindra Bank.
A. Anti Polio
B. HIV/AIDS Awareness
D. Anti Hepatitis-BView Answer / Hide Answer
Q7. Name the Indian-origin Singaporean nurse, who was was named for the 2015 International Achievement Award by the Florence Nightingale International Foundation (FNIF) of the International Council of Nurses on 2nd Apr’15.
ANSWER: C. Anti-Tobacco.
She died at the age of 28. In 2014 she shot a 30 second video in which she shared her experience, which later was used by the government for its anti-tobacco drive to warn people against consumption of smokeless gutkha and pan masalas.
A. Dr. Sushila Tandon
B. Dr. Subadhra Devi Rai
C. Dr. Neeta Irani
D. Dr. Naina RaiView Answer / Hide Answer
Q8. Name the cricketer conferred with the Sir Richard Hadlee Medal for 2014-15 on 1st Apr’15?
ANSWER: B. Dr. Subadhra Devi Rai
She was named for the award for her work in the healthcare sector of women and refugees.
A. Michael Clarke
B. A B De Villers
C. M S Dhoni
D. Brendon Mc Cullum View Answer / Hide Answer
Q9. Name the renowned Hindi poet whose work includes Sufinama, Sankrant. He passed away on 1stApr’15.
ANSWER: D. Brendon Mc Cullum.
It is the highest cricketing honour of New Zealand that was presented to him during the New Zealand Cricket (NZC) Awards presentation ceremony held in New Zealand’s capital Auckland.
A. Kailash Satyarthi
B. Kedar Sharma
C. Kailash Vajpai
D. Dudh Nath SinghView Answer / Hide Answer
Q10. Who has been appointed as the Chief Justice of Sikkim High Court?
ANSWER: C. Kailash Vajpai
He published 28 books, including 14 volumes of poetry. Some of his works includes Teesra Andhera, Prthvi ka krshnapaksha, Rajdhani and Bhavishya Ghat Raha Hai, Sufinama, Sankrant, Dehant se Hatkar.
A. Justice Dhananjaya Y. Chandrachud
B. Justice Sunil Kumar Sinha
C. Justice Manjula Chellur
D. Justice Ravi KumarView Answer / Hide Answer
ANSWER: B. Justice Sunil Kumar Sinha.
He was serving as acting Chief Justice of Sikkim high court since 2014.