Current Affairs Questions and Answers - Apr 22, 2015Q1. Name the leader of Aam Aadmi Party who has been removed from the post of parliamentary party leader on 21st Apr’15?
A. Dharamvira Gandhi
B. Yogendra Yadav
C. Mayank Gandhi
D. Anand Kumar View Answer / Hide Answer
Q2. Which state government cancelled the permission granted to Coca-Cola to set up a beverages plant in a district on 21st Apr’15?
ANSWER: A. Dharamvira Gandhi
He has been replaced with Bhagwant Mann, who is said to be close to party chief Arvind Kejriwal. Mr Gandhi had spoken against the expulsion of Yogendra Yadav, and Prashant Bhushan from the National Executive.
A. Uttar Pradesh
B. Madhya Pradesh
C. Jammu & Kashmir
D. Tamil NaduView Answer / Hide Answer
Q3. Name the project launched by the Railway Minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu on 21st Apr’15 for monitoring the implementation of budget announcements?
ANSWER: D. Tamil Nadu.
The Tamil Nadu Government today cancelled the permission granted to Coca-Cola to set up a beverages plant at Perundruai in Erode district. The Managing Director of the state owned industries promotion corporation issued an order cancelling permission to the company, after it failed to start construction in the stipulated six months time.
D. E-RailBudgetView Answer / Hide Answer
Q4. Name the former Chief Minister of Odisha has passed away on 21 April 2015?
ANSWER: B. e-Samiksha.
The portal will mainly focus on Budget Review, Board Meetings, Zonal Railway Review, Infrastructure Targets and Project Implementation Review. The Minister said, E-Samiksha is a real time, on-line system for monitoring of follow-up action on the decisions taken during the presentations made by different ministries to the Prime Minister.
A. Janaki Ballabh Patnaik
B. J.B. Munda
C. Ajay Patnaik
D. Shriram MurtiView Answer / Hide Answer
Q5. In which country 17 prisoners were hanged in various jails on 21st Apr’15 - that becomes the highest number of executions in the country?
ANSWER: A. Janaki Ballabh Patnaik
Mr Patnaik served the nation in different capacities during his long public life as a Parliamentarian, Union Minister, Governor and able administrator. He was Member of Legislative Assembly, Minister and Chief Minister of Odisha and made immense contribution for the welfare and development of the people and State of Odisha. He was also the former Governor of Assam.
C. Saudi Arabia
D. EgyptView Answer / Hide Answer
Q6. Name the New York Governor who became first US Governor to visit Cuba in 50 years?
ANSWER: B. Pakistan
Initially executions were limited to terrorism offences but on March 10 the government decided to implement death penalty in all cases following the Peshawar school massacre on December 17 last year.
A. Andrew Cuomo
B. Bobby Jindal
C. Nikki Haley
D. Matt MeadView Answer / Hide Answer
Q7. In which country, a train has for the first time traveled at more than 600 kilometres an hour?
ANSWER: A. Andrew Cuomo.
Mr Cuomo led a delegation of businessmen from his state, New York, to the island where he held talks with Cuban minister of external trade. Mr. Cuomo said that the 50 years of isolating Cuba have been unsuccessful. Relations between Havana and Washington have improved since December, when President Barack Obama and his Cuban counterpart Raul Castro announced their intention to normalise diplomatic ties.
C. North Korea
D. JapanView Answer / Hide Answer
Q8. In which sea, 800 people died when a boat crammed with migrants sank off Libya on 19th Apr’15?
ANSWER: D. Japan
Japan's state-of-the-art Maglev train clocked a new world speed record in 21st Apr’15 in a test run near Mount Fuji, smashing through the 600 kilometre per hour mark. The new record came less than a week after the company recorded a top speed of 590 kph, breaking its own 2003 record of 581 kilometre per hour.
A. Pacific Sea
B. Atlantic Sea
C. Arabian Sea
D. Mediterranean SeaView Answer / Hide Answer
Q9. Yoga Guru Ramdev has humbly refused to accept the status of Cabinet Minister offered to him by which State Government?
ANSWER: D. Mediterranean Sea.
D. Himachal PradeshView Answer / Hide Answer
Q10. What is the revised Fair and Remunerative Price (FRP) of sugarcane for the sugar season 2015-16 announced by the Centre on 21st Apr’15?
ANSWER: A. Haryana
Haryana government had announced on April 13 it would give Ramdev the status of cabinet minister. He was earlier made the state’s brand ambassador to promote yoga and
A. 220 per Quintal
B. 450 per Quintal
C. 600 per Quintal
D. 230 per Quintal View Answer / Hide Answer
Q11. Name the former Bengal Under -19 Captain who lost his life due to a freak on-field injury in April 2015?
ANSWER: D. 230 per Quintal.
The FRP for the last sugar season was Rs 220 per quintal.
A. Sourabh Mondal
B. Ankit Keshri
C. Rahul Ghosh
D. Sonjoy BiswakarmaView Answer / Hide Answer
Q12. Name the country that had historic series win over Pakistan after two successive victories in the 3- Match ODI Series progressing in Apr’2015?
ANSWER: B. Ankit Keshri
Ankit Keshri had a collision with his team-mate Sourabh Mondal on 17 April, attempting a catch during Cricket Association of Bengal knockout match between East Bengal and Bhowanipore.
D. AfghanistanView Answer / Hide Answer
Q13. Which country’s court sentenced ousted President Mohammad Morsi to 20 years in prison over his alleged order to fire on the protestors in 2012 and killing?
ANSWER: A. Bangladesh
In the second ODI played at Dhaka's Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium, Bangladesh chased down 240 to beat Pakistan by seven wickets and clinch the 3 match ODI series.
D. United StatesView Answer / Hide AnswerQ14. Ninth Civil Services Day was observed across India on ______.
A. 20th April 2015
B. 21st April 2015
C. 22nd April 2015
D. 23rd April 2015View Answer / Hide Answer
ANSWER: B. 21st April 2015
The day is observed by all Civil Services to re-dedicate and re-commit themselves to the cause of the people.