Important Current Affairs Quiz 21th May

Que. 1 AYUSH is the acronym of the medical systems that are being practiced in India. Which among the following is not a part of AYUSH?

  1. Ayurveda
  2. Siddha
  3. Unani
  4. Naturopathy
  5. Vipassana

Que. 2 Name the Indian charity that won an award at the Asian Voice Charity Awards 2018?

  1. GetVidya
  2. Jagriti Yatra
  3. Kalvialaya
  4. Helping minds
  5. Shantmanas

Que. 3 Consider the following statements:

(1) The Green Good Deeds campaign was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Sikkim in 2018.

(2) The movement aims to protect the environment and promote good living in the country.

(3) The Green Good Deeds campaign got the global recognition when SCO Ministerial on Environment in China agreed to include it in its official agenda in the next Ministerial in Russia.

Which of the above statement/s is/are true regarding the Green Good Deeds campaign?

  1. Only (1)
  2. Only (2)
  3. Both (1) and (2)
  4. Both (1) and (3)
  5. All of the above

Que. 4 Who among the following recently resigned before facing a crucial trust vote in the Karnataka assembly?

  1. Siddaramaiah
  2. B. S. Yeddyurappa
  3. H. D. Kumaraswamy
  4. D. K. Shivakumar
  5. D. V. Sadananda Gowda

Que. 5 The UN Human Rights Council on May 20, 2018 voted to send a team of International War Crimes Investigators to?

  1. 1. Gaza
  2. Rakhine State
  3. Gilgit-Baltistan
  4. Damascus
  5. Jerusalem

Que. 6 Consider the following statements:

 (1) The Northeast Frontier Railway has started operating one lease Parcel Cargo Express Train (PCET) on fortnightly basis.

(2) It will connect the Northeastern part of the country to the West Coast.

(3) The route of this Parcel Cargo Express Train is – New Guwahati in Assam to Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh.

Which of the above statement/s is/are true regarding the Parcel Cargo Express Train?

  1. Both (1) and (2)
  2. Both (2) and (3)
  3. Only (2)
  4. Only (1)
  5. All of the above

Que. 7 Name the country that has recently unveiled the World’s first floating nuclear power station.

  1. U.S.
  2. Japan
  3. China
  4. Russia
  5. U.K.

Que. 8 Which film won the ‘Palme d’Or’, at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival?

  1. The Shape of Water
  2. BlacKkKlansman
  3. Capernaum
  4. Shoplifters
  5. The Image Book

Que. 9 Who among the following has topped the Women’s Tennis Association singles rankings as of 14 May, 2018?

  1. Garbine Muguruza
  2. Simona Halep
  3. Caroline Garcia
  4. Jelena Ostapenko
  5. Venus Williams

Que. 10 Venture Capital Symposium 2018 aims to deepen the economic relationship between India and which other country?

  1. U.S.
  2. UAE
  3. France
  4. China
  5. Japan

Que. 11 the 330 MW Kishenganga hydropower projects, which was recently inaugurated by PM Modi is located in which state?

  1. Uttarakhand
  2. Jammu and Kashmir
  3. Andhra Pradesh
  4. Himachal Pradesh
  5. Sikkim

Que. 12 Name the bank that has approved a $220 million loan and an $80 million guarantee for the India Energy Efficiency Scale-Up Program.

  1. Asian Development Bank
  2. World Bank
  3. European Investment Bank
  4. Nordic Investment Bank
  5. New Development Bank

Que. 13 Mark Rutte, who will be visiting India soon, is the Prime Minister of which European country?

  1. Netherlands
  2. Greece
  3. Poland
  4. Norway
  5. Hungary

Que. 14 Anil Kumar Jha has been appointed as the Chairman-Cum-Managing Director of which Maharatna company?

  1. Indian Oil Corporation Limited
  2. Oil and Natural Gas Corporation
  3. National Thermal Power Corporation
  4. Steel Authority of India Limited
  5. Coal India Limited

Que. 15 Which state government has decided to provide free treatment to victims of road accident cases within its state limits?

  1. Tamil Nadu
  2. Uttar Pradesh
  3. Madhya Pradesh
  4. Gujarat
  5. Maharashtra

Que. 16 B B Vyas, who was recently given one-year extension in the service is the Chief Secretary of which state?

  1. Madhya Pradesh
  2. Gujarat
  3. Kerela
  4. Jammu and Kashmir
  5. Arunachal Pradesh

Que. 17 Who has been named as the new president of Hockey India?

  1. Mariamma Koshy
  2. Narinder Batra
  3. Himanta Biswa Sarma
  4. Mridul Bhadauria
  5. Rajinder Singh

Que. 18 What was the theme of 2018 International Museum Day?

  1. Hyperconnected museums: New approaches, new publics
  2. Museums and contested histories: Saying the unspeakable in museums
  3. Museums and Cultural Landscapes
  4. Museums for a sustainable society
  5. Museum collections make connections

Que. 19 Information Technology Minister of which state was recently honoured with the Digital Leader of the Year award during the Businessworld Digital India Summit 2018?

  1. Telangana
  2. Tamil Nadu
  3. Kerala
  4. Andhra Pradesh
  5. Maharashtra

Que. 20 Who has been appointed as the new Secretary of the Information and Broadcasting Ministry?

  1. Anup Wadhawan
  2. Amit Khare
  3. M M Kutty
  4. Rina Ray
  5. Binoy Kumar

 

Answer Key:

1-5             2-2              3-2               4-2                  5-1

6-1            7-4              8-4               9-2                 10-3

11-2          12-1            13-1              14-5                 15-4

16-4        17-5          18-1                19-4                20-2

 

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