Latest Current Affairs on 17 April 2024

Q1. Which day is celebrated on 17 April?
(a)World Happyness day
(b)World Hemophilia Day
(c)World Women day

Answer :b)World Hemophilia Day
World Hemophilia Day is celebrated every year on 17 April and theme – 2024 – “Equitable access for all: recognizing all bleeding
disorders” Objective – To make people aware about hemophilia and other inherited bleeding disorders. This day is celebrated in honor of Frank Schnabel, the founder of the World Federation of Hemophilia (WHF).

Q2. Indira Gandhi International Airport was recently ranked at which position according to Airports Council International (ACI)? (a)10th

Answer :(a)10th
Airports Council International (ACI) released the list of the world’s busiest airports for the year 2023
India’s Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport Delhi is ranked 10th. In the year 2023, more than 7.22 crore passengers arrived at Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport

Q3. Who was recently awarded ‘Cricketers of the Year – 2024’?

(a)Arati Vaidya
(b)Mitali Ranj
(c)Nat-Sciver brunt
(d)Neetu David

Answer :(c)Nat-Sciver brunt

Nat-Sciver brunt Women’s cricketer has been selected as Wisden’s Leading ‘Cricketers of the Year’ – 2024 It is awarded by Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack magazine Started in 1889 Me Ki Gaii
It is a reference book of cricket, which is published every year in the United Kingdom It is called the Bible of Cricket

Q4. Who has been appointed as the Prime Minister of Kuwait recently?

(a)Ahmed Abdullah Al-Ahmed Al-Sawabah
(b)Muhammed Raeesh
(c)Abdullah Havildar

Answer : (a)Ahmed Abdullah Al-Ahmed Al-Sawabah
In Kuwait, Ahmed Abdullah Al-Ahmed Al-Saba has recently been appointed as the new Prime Minister of the country.

Ahmed Abdullah Al-Ahmed Al-Saba has been appointed as the Prime Minister in place of Sheikh Mohammed Saw Al-Salem Al-Sawa.

Q5. Recently KG Jayan passed away. In which field did he achieve success?
(a) Painting
(b) Artist
(c) Musician
(d) none

Answer: (c) Musician
Carnatic musician and Padma Shri recipient KG Jayan passed away. He was awarded Padma Shri in 2019.

Q6. Which country recently launched Operation Iron Shield?
(a) Israel
(b) Iran
(c) India
(d) USA

Answer: (a) Israel
Israel has named its defense operation Iron Shield after stopping the Iranian attack.

Q7. Recently ______ won the national women’s singles title in carrom
(a)Rashmi Kumari
(b)Rasmi lala
(c)Rasmi Mahara
(d)Rasmi sharma

Answer :(a)Rashmi Kumari
Recently Rashmi Kumari won the national women’s singles title in carrom, Rashmi Kumari has won the national women’s singles title in carrom 12 times so far. In the women’s final of the 51st National Carrom Championship organized by Madhya Pradesh Carrom Association, Rashmi Kumari defeated K Nagajothi and won the women’s singles title.

Srinivas won the men’s singles title, Srinivas defeated S Aditya in the final


Q8. Dipendra Singh Airee, who hit six sixes in 6 balls in T-20 cricket, became the _______ batsman of the world?
(a) Third
(b) 4th
(c) 25th
(d) 2th

Answer :(a) Third
Nepal cricketer Dipendra Singh Airee made a record of hitting 6 sixes in 6 balls against Qatar

Q9. According to the Global Forest Watch Report, India has lost 2.33 Million Hectares of tree cover from the year ______ to 2023?

Answer :(a)2000
Between the years 2001 and 2023, 60 percent of the total tree cover loss has occurred in five states Assam, Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur.
The maximum loss of 324,000 hectares of trees occurred in Assam.

Q10. Kristalina Georgievan was recently in the news related to?
(a)Currently the Managing Director of IMF
(b)Related to the agriculture sector

Answer:(a)Currently the Managing Director of IMF

Kristalina Georgieva’s new term as Managing Director will start from October 1, 2024 and will last for the next 5 years. Kristalina Georgieva belongs to Bulgaria, she was appointed as the Managing Director of IMF (International Monetary Fund) in 2019.


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