Weekly Current Affairs Quiz : 28 April to 04 May 2024

Weekly Current Affairs MCQs Questions from 28 April to 04 May 2024 for competitive exams.

Weekly Current Affairs MCQs : 28 April to 04 May 2024

Q: What does World Press Freedom Day mark the anniversary of?
a) The establishment of the United Nations
b) The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
c) The Windhoek Declaration
d) The Birth Anniversary of William Shakespeare

Ans : c) The Windhoek Declaration
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Q: Windhoek Declaration of UNESCO is related to:
a) Education standards in developing countries
b) Protection of cultural heritage sites
c) Promotion of free press principles
d) Wildlife conservation efforts

Ans : c) Promotion of free press principles
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Q: What is the location of Mount Ruang volcano?
A) Java, Indonesia
B) Bali, Indonesia
C) North Sulawesi, Indonesia
D) Sumatra, Indonesia

Ans : C) North Sulawesi, Indonesia
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Question : When is International Sun Day celebrated ?
a) May 1st
b) May 2nd
c) May 3rd
d) May 4th

Ans : c) May 3rd
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Question : Who was elected as the new Prime Minister of the Solomon Islands on May 2, 2024?
a) Manasseh Sogavare
b) Jeremiah Manele
c) Matthew Wales
d) Anthony Albanese

Ans : b) Jeremiah Manele
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Question: Despite the withdrawal process, what is the status of Rs 2000 banknotes?
a) They are no longer legal tender
b) They can only be used for specific transactions
c) They are still legal tender
d) They can only be exchanged at specific locations

Ans : c) They are still legal tender
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Q: When is International Labour Day observed?
a) June 1
b) May 15
c) April 1
d) May 1

Ans : d) May 1
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Q: What is the Supersonic Missile-Assisted Release of Torpedo (SMART) system designed to enhance?
a) Airborne surveillance
b) Anti-submarine warfare capabilities
c) Ground-based missile defense
d) Cybersecurity operations

Ans : b) Anti-submarine warfare capabilities
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Q: What is SLU in the context of elections?
a) Single Log Unit
b) Symbol Loading Unit
c) Security Locking Unit
d) Surveillance Logging Unit

Ans : b) Symbol Loading Unit
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Q: Who recently assumed the position of Chief of the Naval Staff ?
a) Admiral R Hari Kumar
b) Admiral Dinesh Kumar Tripathi
c) Admiral Sunil Lanba
d) Admiral Karambir Singh

Ans : b) Admiral Dinesh Kumar Tripathi
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Question: As per The Washington Post report, which terrorist was the alleged target of the assassination plot of Indian Intelligence Agency?
a) Maulana Masood Azhar
b) Gurpatwant Singh Pannun
c) Talwinder Singh
d) gurbachan Singh

Ans : b) Gurpatwant Singh Pannun
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Question : Who is the current chief of RAW (Research and Analysis Wing)?
A) Vikram Yadav
B) Samant Goel
C) Gurpatwant Singh Pannun
D) Ajit Doval

Correct Answer: B) Samant Goel
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Question : Who has been named as the captain of India’s 15-member squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup?
a) Virat Kohli
b) Hardik Pandya
c) Rohit Sharma
d) Ravindra Jadeja

Ans : c) Rohit Sharma
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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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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
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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

Ans : d) Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty
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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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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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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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