Daily Current Affairs Quiz – 04th January 2019

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Daily Current Affairs Quiz – 04th January 2019

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1) World Braille Day is observed every year on which day?

a) Jan 2nd

b) Jan 3rd

c) Jan 4th

d) Jan 5th

e) Jan 6th

2) Parliament passed National Council for Teacher Education (Amendment) Bill, 2018. The Bill seeks to amend the _______.

a) National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) Act, 1992

b) National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) Act, 1993

c) National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) Act, 2000

d) National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) Act, 2002

e) National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) Act, 2003

3) Indian Oil Corporation will commission its first liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal at which port city?

a) Mormugao

b) Kolkata

c) Mumbai

d) Kudala

e) Ennore

4) Name the tropical depression, that brought heavy rains, causing catastrophic flooding and triggering deadly landslides in Philippines recently?

a) Khureshi

b) Ustad

c) Usman

d) Uttej

e) None of these

5) With which bank did the SBI Life Insurance have signed a pact to offer a comprehensive financial planning solution to its customers?

a) Karnataka Bank

b) Indian Overseas Bank

c) Bank of Baroda

d) Syndicate Bank

e) Bank of India

6) Private sector insurer Bharti AXA Life Insurance has started delivering policies and renewal premium receipt to customers throuh which social media platform?

a) Facebook

b) Tinder

c) Twitter

d) Whatapp

e) Wechat

7) Which among the private company become the country’s largest asset management company (AMC) after a gap of over two years?

a) ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company Ltd

b) ING Investment Management (India) Pvt. Ltd.

c) Axis Asset Management Company Ltd.

d) Reliance Capital Asset Management Ltd.

e) HDFC Asset Management Company Ltd

8) Which city is going to host The InternationalAdvertising Association global summit in February?

a) Pune

b) Kochi

c) Mumbai

d) Bangalore

e) Chennai

9) Name the Indian who becomes world’s first woman amputee to climb highest peak of Antarctica?

a) Arunima Sinha

b) Payal Rajput

c) Praneti Knala

d) Anushka Verma

e) Sarojini Gupta

10) Public sector oil companies inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with which IIT for setting up Centre of Excellence in Oil, Gas and Energy?

a) IIT Bombay

b) IIT Madras

c) IIT Kanpur

d) IIT Kharakpur

e) IIT Roorkie

Answers: 

1) Answer: c)

World Braille Day is celebrated every year on January 4th, for Louis Braille’s birthday, the inventor of Braille. Louis was born in 1809 in France, He became blind after a childhood accident and he quickly mastered his new way of living. When he was just 15 years old, he created the system we know today as Braille.

2) Ansewr: b)

The Indian Parliament passed the National Council for Teacher Education (Amendment) Bill, 2018, following the approval of the Rajya Sabha.The Lok Sabha had already passed the Bill on July 23, 2018. The Bill seeks to amend the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) Act, 1993.That bill seeks to retrospectively grant recognition to certain institutions running teacher education courses as well as grant retrospective permission to start new courses The Bill was introduced by the Union Minister of Human Resource Development, Prakash Javadekar in Lok Sabha on December 18, 2017.

3) Answer: e)

Indian Oil Corp (IOC), the nation’s biggest oil firm stated that, it will commission its first Rs. 5,151 crore worth liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal at Ennore in Tamil Nadu. This is the first LNG import terminal IOC has built on its own, It holds 95 per cent stake in the Ennore LNG import terminal. Tamil Nadu Industrial Development Corporation (TIDCO) has 5 per cent. The firm is also working on laying a 1,385 km natural gas pipeline originating from the Ennore terminal to Nagapattinam in Tamil Nadu via Puducherry.

4) Answer: c)

Storm Usman hit the Bicol region in Manila. The tropical depression, locally named Usman, brought heavy rains, causing catastrophic flooding and triggering deadly landslides.

5) Answer: d)

Syndicate Bank and SBI Life Insurance have signed a pact to offer a comprehensive financial planning solution to its customers. This partnership will see over 3000 branches of Syndicate Bank offer SBI Life’s diverse range of insurance products to its customers.

6) Answer: d)

Private sector insurer Bharti AXA Life Insurance has started delivering policies and renewal premium receipt to customers via instant messaging platform WhatsApp.Bharti AXA Life Insurance, a joint venture between Bharti Enterprises and French Insurance major AXA

7) Answer: e)

HDFC Mutual Fund has piped ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund to become the country’s largest asset management company (AMC) after a gap of over two years.As of December-end, HDFC MF manages assets to the tune of Rs 3.35 lakh crore, while those of ICICI Prudential MF stood at Rs 3.08 lakh crore.SBI MF is at the third slot with AUM of Rs 2.64 lakh crore, followed by Aditya Birla Sun Life MF Rs 2.42 lakh crore, and Reliance MF Rs 2.36 lakh crore.

8) Answer: b)

The International Advertising Association (IAA) will host the IAA World Congress at will be held at the Lulu International Convention Centre in Kochi from February 20 to 22, 2019.The world congress is held every alternate year, This is the first time an Indian city is hosting the summit,

9) Answer: a)

Arunima Sinha, the first female amputee to have conquered Mt Everest, created another record as she became world’s first woman amputee to climb highest peak of Antarctica.Her aim was to climb all the continents’ highest peaks and hoist the national flag of India. She has already done six peaks: Everest in Asia, Kilimanjaro in Africa, Elbrus in Europe, Kosciuszko in Australia, Aconcagua in Argentina and Carstensz Pyramid (Puncak Jaya) in Indonesia.

10) Answer: a)

IIT Bombay and public sector oil companies inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for setting up Centre of Excellence in Oil, Gas and Energy. The MoU was signed by heads of Indian Oil Corp (IOC), Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC), GAIL India Ltd, Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (BPCL), Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd (HPCL), Oil India Ltd and Engineers India Ltd.

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