Current Affairs April 2024

Monthly Current Affairs PDF May 2024 (English)

Monthly Current Affairs PDF Edition May 2024 in English for UPSC, IAS, PCS, Civil Services, SSC CGL, CHSL, IBPS Banking and other Competitive Exams.

GK Now Monthly Current Affairs (English) Edition : May 2024

GK Now Monthly Current Affairs (English)

Edition : May 2024
(1 to 30 April 2024)
Medium : English
PDF Pages : 69
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Daily Current Affairs MCQ : 30 April 2024

Daily Current Affairs : 30 April 2024, MCQ questions with detail explanation and extra fact for the preparation of competitive exams.

Daily MCQs : 30 April 2024

Q: Who secured a Paris 2024 quota for India in Women’s skeet with a Silver medal in the shotgun Olympic qualification championship at Doha, Qatar?
a) Maheshwari Chauhan
b) Sunita Bhore
c) Nirmala Roy
d) Rajani Biswas

Answer
Ans : a) Maheshwari Chauhan
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Q: Who will represent India in the women single category in Badminton at the 2024 Paris Olympics?
a) Saina Nehwal
b) Neha Pandit
c) PV Sindhu
d) Tanvi Lad

Answer
Ans : c) PV Sindhu
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Q: Which Indian badminton players will compete in the men’s doubles category at the 2024 Paris Olympics?
a) PV Sindhu and Ashwini Ponnappa
b) Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and HS Prannoy
c) Chirag Shetty and Lakshya Sen
d) Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty

Answer
Ans : d) Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty
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Indian Badminton Team for the 2024 Paris Olympics

The Indian Badminton Team for the 2024 Paris Olympics consists of seven shuttlers across four categories.

  • PV Sindhu, a two-time Olympic medalist, will lead India’s challenge in the women’s category as the sole Indian entrant.
  • Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty form a star pairing and will compete in the men’s doubles category.
  • Lakshya Sen and HS Prannoy will represent India in men’s singles.
  • Tanisha Crasto and Ashwini Ponnappa will form the women’s doubles duo.

Q: Who will represent India in the women single category in Badminton at the 2024 Paris Olympics?

a) Saina Nehwal
b) Neha Pandit
c) PV Sindhu
d) Tanvi Lad

Ans : c) PV Sindhu

Q: Which Indian badminton players will compete in the men’s doubles category at the 2024 Paris Olympics?

a) PV Sindhu and Ashwini Ponnappa
b) Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and HS Prannoy
c) Chirag Shetty and Lakshya Sen
d) Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty

Ans : d) Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty

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Maheshwari Chauhan secured a Paris 2024 quota for India in shotgun event.

Maheshwari Chauhan secured a Paris 2024 quota for India in Women’s skeet with a Silver medal in the shotgun Olympic qualification championship at Doha, Qatar.

  • Only four out of six shooters were eligible to earn the quota in the final held on April 28, 2024.
  • Assem Orynbay of Kazakhstan crashed out, and Rigina Meftakhetdinova of Azerbaijan settled for sixth place, confirming the two Olympic quotas for Maheshwari and qualification leader Victoria Larsson of Sweden.
  • This marked India’s 21st Olympic quota in shooting and the fifth in shotgun events.

Q: Who secured a Paris 2024 quota for India in Women’s skeet with a Silver medal in the shotgun Olympic qualification championship at Doha, Qatar?

a) Maheshwari Chauhan
b) Sunita Bhore
c) Nirmala Roy
d) Rajani Biswas

Ans : a) Maheshwari Chauhan

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Weekly Current Affairs Quiz : 21 April to 27 April 2024

Weekly Current Affairs MCQs Questions from 21 April to 27 April 2024 for competitive exams.

Weekly Current Affairs MCQs : 21 April to 27 April 2024

Question : Which of the following states had the lowest voter turnout during the second phase of elections?
a) Manipur
b) Rajasthan
c) Kerala
d) Uttar Pradesh

Answer
Ans : d) Uttar Pradesh
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Question : Which countries are members of the SCO?
Eight countries are full members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) : India, Kazakhstan, China, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Pakistan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan;
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Question : Who is the Defence Secretary of India?
a) Ajit Doval
b) Giridhar Aramane
c) Rajnath Singh
d) General Anil Chauhan

Answer
Ans : b) Giridhar Aramane
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Q: Which state has the highest number of constituencies in the second phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2024 held on 26 April 2024 ?
a) Kerala
b) Maharashtra
c) Karnataka
d) Rajasthan

Answer
Ans : a) Kerala
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Question: Which date is World Intellectual Property Day celebrated annually?
A) April 1
B) April 26
C) May 15
D) June 10

Answer
Ans : B) April 26
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Question : Which bank has the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) instructed to stop issuing new credit cards and acquiring online customers immediately?
a) HDFC Bank
b) ICICI Bank
c) Kotak Mahindra Bank
d) State Bank of India

Answer
Correct answer: c) Kotak Mahindra Bank
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Question : Which Indian film has been selected for the Cannes Film Festival in the ‘La Cinef’ category?
a) “The Rooster’s Prophecy”
b) “Sunflowers Were the First Ones to Bloom”
c) “Sunflowers Were the First Ones to Know”
d) “The Elderly Woman’s Tale”

Answer
Correct answer: c) “Sunflowers Were the First Ones to Know”
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Question: Who directed the film “Sunflowers Were the First Ones to Know”?
a) Suraj Thakur
b) Manoj V
c) Chidananda S Naik
d) Abhishek Kadam

Answer
Ans : c) Chidananda S Naik
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Q: Which date do we celebrate World Book and Copyright Day?
A) April 15
B) April 23
C) May 1
D) June 8

Answer
Answer: B) April 23
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Q: Which city holds the title of World Book Capital for 2024?
A) Paris
B) Tokyo
C) Strasbourg
D) New York

Answer
Answer: C) Strasbourg
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Q: Where was the recently developed Lightest Bullet Proof Jacket successfully tested?
a) DRDO Headquarters, New Delhi
b) IIT Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh
c) TBRL, Chandigarh
d) ISRO, Bengaluru

Answer
Ans : c) TBRL, Chandigarh
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Q: Which amendment act established the Panchayati Raj System in India?
A) 42nd Amendment Act
B) 73rd Amendment Act
C) 86th Amendment Act
D) 91st Amendment Act

Answer
Answer: B) 73rd Amendment Act
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Q: Who became the youngest player chess ever to win the FIDE Candidates tournament?
a) Viswanathan Anand
b) Garry Kasparov
c) Hikaru Nakamura
d) Dommaraju Gukesh

Answer
Ans : d) Dommaraju Gukesh
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Q: Which day is celebrated as World Earth Day?
A) 21 August
B) 22 April
C) 21 December
D) 22 May

Answer
Ans : B) 22 April
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Q: What was the theme of World Earth Day 2024?
A) End Plastic Pollution
B) Ecosystem Restoration
C) Time for Nature
D) Planet vs. Plastics

Answer
Ans : D) Planet vs. Plastics
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Q: Which party secured a landslide win in the parliamentary elections held in Maldives on April 21, 2024?
a) Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP)
b) People’s National Congress (PNC)
c) Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM)
d) Maldives Reform Movement (MRM)

Answer
Ans : b) People’s National Congress (PNC)
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Q: Who secured a quota for the Paris Olympics 2024 in wrestling?
a) Vinesh Phogat
b) Anshu Malik
c) Reetika Hooda
d) All of the above

Answer
Ans : d) All of the above
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Q: In which weight category in wrestling did Vinesh Phogat compete to secure quota for the Paris Olympics?
a) 50 kg
b) 57 kg
c) 76 kg
d) 60 kg

Answer
Ans : a) 50 kg
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Q: Who secured India’s first Paris Olympics quota in rowing?
a) Balraj Panwar
b) ViSuraj Phogat
c) Rajesh Malik
d) Dinesh Hooda

Answer
Ans : a) Balraj Panwar
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Q: Which award was conferred posthumously to Bindeshwar Pathak?
a) Padma Bhushan
b) Padma Shri
c) Padma Vibhushan
d) None of the above

Answer
Ans : c) Padma Vibhushan
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Q: Which category of the Padma Awards is considered one of the highest civilian Awards of the country?
a) Padma Shri
b) Padma Bhushan
c) Padma Vibhushan
d) None of the above

Answer
Ans : c) Padma Vibhushan
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Daily Current Affairs MCQ : 28 & 29 April 2024

Daily Current Affairs : 28 & 29 April 2024, MCQ questions with detail explanation and extra fact for the preparation of competitive exams.

Daily MCQs : 28 & 29 April 2024

Question : Who secured a hat-trick of gold medals at the Archery World Cup Stage 1 in Shanghai on April 27, 2024?
a) Aditi Swami
b) Parneet Kaur
c) Jyothi Surekha Vennam
d) Andrea Becerra

Answer
Ans : c) Jyothi Surekha Vennam
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Question : Who secured a Paris Olympics quota in Sailing in Hyeres, France?
a) Vishnu Saravanan
b) Nethra Kumanan
c) Arvind Singh
d) R Sukumaran

Answer
Ans : b) Nethra Kumanan
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Question : Who is regarded as the “father” of modern ballet, and his birthday is celebrated as International Dance Day?
A) Jean-Georges Noverre 
B) Rudolf Nureyev
C) Mikhail Baryshnikov
D) George Balanchine

Answer
Ans : A) Jean-Georges Noverre 
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Jean-Georges Noverre “father” of modern ballet, birthday April 29 : International Dance Day

International Dance Day, celebrated annually on April 29th, is a global tribute to the art of dance.

Origins and Purpose:

Established in 1982 by the Dance Committee of the International Theatre Institute (ITI), International Dance Day aims to honor the diversity and talent of dancers worldwide.

The chosen date, April 29, coincides with the birthday of Jean-Georges Noverre (1727–1810), often regarded as the “father” of modern ballet.

Question : Who is regarded as the “father” of modern ballet, and his birthday is celebrated as International Dance Day?

A) Jean-Georges Noverre 
B) Rudolf Nureyev
C) Mikhail Baryshnikov
D) George Balanchine

Ans : A) Jean-Georges Noverre 

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Nethra Kumanan secured a Paris Olympics quota in Sailing

Nethra Kumanan secured a Paris Olympics quota in Sailing at the Last Chance Regatta in Hyeres, France. She competed in the women’s dinghy, ILCA 6, and finished fifth overall with 67 net points on April 26, 2024.

  • Nethra earned the Olympic quota as the top performer among sailors from the Emerging Nations Program (ENP).
  • The ENP aims to support athletes from lesser-known sailing countries to compete at the highest level.
  • Nethra is the second Indian sailor to qualify for the Paris Olympics; the first was Vishnu Saravanan, who secured India’s first sailing quota in the ILCA 7 Men’s World Championship 2024 in Australia in January.

Question : Who secured a Paris Olympics quota in Sailing in Hyeres, France?

a) Vishnu Saravanan
b) Nethra Kumanan
c) Arvind Singh
d) R Sukumaran

Ans : b) Nethra Kumanan

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Jyothi Surekha Vennam achieved a hat-trick of gold medals at Archery World Cup in Shanghai 

Jyothi Surekha Vennam of India achieved a hat-trick of gold medals at the Archery World Cup Stage 1 in Shanghai on April 27, 2024.

  • Vennam secured victory in a closely contested final against top-seeded Andrea Becerra of Mexico, asserting her dominance as the world No. 3 archer.
  • She also contributed to India’s gold medal win in the women’s compound team final alongside Aditi Swami and Parneet Kaur, defeating Italy with a score of 236-225.
  • Vennam, paired with Abhishek Verma, emerged victorious in the compound mixed team final, defeating the Estonian twins with a score of 158-157.
  • In the Men’s Individual Compound event, India’s Priyansh secured the Silver medal, losing the final 147-150 to Austria’s Nico Wiener.
  • Earlier, in the Men’s Compound team final, the Indian team comprising Abhishek Verma, Priyansh, and Prathamesh Fuge beat the Netherlands with a score of 238-231, completing a clean sweep of compound team events for India.

Question : Who secured a hat-trick of gold medals at the Archery World Cup Stage 1 in Shanghai on April 27, 2024?

a) Aditi Swami
b) Parneet Kaur
c) Jyothi Surekha Vennam
d) Andrea Becerra

Ans : c) Jyothi Surekha Vennam

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Weekly Current Affairs PDF 21 April to 27 April 2024

Weekly Current Affairs Magazine (in English) PDF for the week from 21 April to 27 April 2024 for free download. This weekly Current affairs magazine consist One liners, detail news and MCQs for Competitive exams.

Art and Culture Current Affairs.

  • “Sunflowers Were The First Ones To Know,” selected for 77th Cannes Film Festival

Economy Current Affairs.

  • Kotak Mahindra Bank to stop issuing new credit cards and online customer immediately: RBI

Environment Current Affairs.

  • World Earth Day, observed on April 22.

Important Days Current Affairs.

  • World Intellectual Property Day, celebrated annually on April 26.

National Panchayati Raj Day : 24 April

  • World Book and Copyright Day : April 23.

International Current Affairs.

  • Defence Secretary Giridhar Aramane attended the SCO Defence Ministers’ meeting in Astana, Kazakhstan 
  • Maldives: President Mohamed Muizzu’s ruling PNC win majority in Parliamentary Election.

National Current Affairs.

  • Lightest Bullet Proof Jacket developed by DRDO..
  • Padma Awards 2024: President conferred Padma Awards at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Polity Current Affairs.

  • General Elections 2024 Second phase: Voter’s turnout across around 61%..
  • Lok Sabha Election: Second Phase Voting on 26 April 2024.

Sports Current Affairs.

  • Dommaraju Gukesh becomes youngest ever to win Fide Candidates Chess tournament.
  • Balraj Panwar Secures Paris Olympics Quota in Rowing in Men’s Single Scull Event.
  • Vinesh Phogat, Anshu Malik, and Reetika Hooda secured quotas for the Paris Olympics 2024.

Weekly Current Affairs MCQ: 21 April to 27 April 2024.

PDF : Weekly Current Affairs Magazine
Period : 21 April to 27 April 2024
Medium : English
PDF Pages : 18

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