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

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

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

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

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

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”

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

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: 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: 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

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: 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

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

Ans : c) Padma Vibhushan
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