Current Affairs Quiz: May 14, 2019

Current Affairs 14 May 2019 Quiz

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  1. Recently, world’s first women’s cricket magazine “CRICZONE” was launched in Jaipur. Which woman cricketer featured as the cover story in the magazine?
    A)Mithali Raj
    B)Harmanpreet Kaur
    C)Smriti Mandhana
    D)Jhulan Goswami
    View Answer
    Option C

    Explanation: The inaugural issue of world’s first exclusive women’s cricket magazine ‘Criczone‘ was released in Jaipur with Indian team vice-captain Smriti Mandhana featuring as the cover story.
  2. Recently cricketer Sana Mir has become the most successful women’s ODI spinner in history after she took her 147th wicket, highest ever by any spinner in One-day International (ODI) cricket. She hails from which country?
    A)India
    B)Saudi Arabia
    C)Pakistan
    D)Afghanistan
    View Answer
    Option C

    Explanation: Pakistan off-spinner Sana Mir has become the most successful women’s ODI spinner in history after she took her 147th wicket, highest ever by any spinner in One-day International (ODI) cricket.
  3. Jehan Daruvala represents India in which sporting event?
    A)High jumping
    B)Car Racing
    C)Boxing
    D)Figure skating
    View Answer
    Option B

    Explanation: Young Indian racer Jehan Daruvala, driving for Prema Racing, won the inaugural round of the FIA Formula 3 Championship, one of the support events to Formula One in Barcelona.
  4. Who won the men’s title of Madrid Open 2019?
    A)Novak Djokovic
    B)Stefanos Tsitsipas
    C)Stan Wawrinka
    D)Rafael Nadal
    View Answer
    Option A

    Explanation: Serbian tennis superstar Novak Djokovic defeated Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-3, 6-4 in the Madrid Open final, claiming his third title at the clay-court event and 33rd ATP Masters 1000 crown.
  5. Name the Indian-American student who won the ESPN Esports championship held in Houston, U.S. state of Texas?
    A)Shivay Nanda
    B)Abhishek Gupta
    C)Preet Chadha
    D)Shiv Chopra
    View Answer
    Option D

    Explanation: A team from Georgia Institute of Technology, including an Indian-American student, has won “Hearthstone Collegiate Championship”, part of the first-ever ESPN Collegiate Esports Championship. Shiv Chopra along with two Georgia Tech teammates swept off Minnesota team 3-0 in the finals in Houston.
  6. Virgil van Dijk has been named as Premier League Player of the Season. He plays football for which country?
    A)New Zealand
    B)Netherlands
    C)Switzerland
    D)Serbia
    View Answer
    Option B

    Explanation: Virgil van Dijk is a Dutch professional footballer who plays as a centre-back for English Premier League club Liverpool and captains the Netherlands national team.
  7. American Peggy Lipton passed away recently. She was related to which field?
    A)Journalist
    B)Actress
    C)Scientist
    D)Professor
    View Answer
    Option B

    Explanation: The Mod Squad actor Peggy Lipton passed away at the age of 72.
    Margaret Ann Lipton was an American actress, model, and singer.
  8. Name the acting guru who trained actors Shabana Azmi, Naseeruddin Shah, Jaya Bachchan, Anil Kapoor among others, passed away recently?
    A)Roshel Sachdeva
    B)Roshan Taneja
    C)Mukesh Mukherjee
    D)Bhanu Singhal
    View Answer
    Option B

    Explanation: Roshan Taneja, known to many as the ‘pioneer of method acting’ in India, is held in high regard in the Hindi film industry. He had been training talent since the 1960s, first at the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) in Pune and later at his private school in Mumbai, the Roshan Taneja School of Acting.
  9. Vocal (musical) artist Hiralal Yadav passed away recently. He used to sing in which language?
    A)Bhojpuri
    B)Haryanvi
    C)Bihari
    D)Rajasthani
    View Answer
    Option A

    Explanation: Padma Shri awardee Bhojpuri vocal artist Hiralal Yadav passed away in Varanasi at the age of 93. Yadav was a well known Bhojpuri folk singer from the ‘Birha‘ genre. Yadav received a Padma Shri award, the country’s fourth highest civilian award, this year in January.
  10. what is the theme of International Nurses Day 2019?
    A)Nurses – A Voice to Lead – Improving health systems
    B)Nurses: A Voice to Lead: Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals
    C)Nurses: A voice to lead: Health is a human right
    D)Nurses – A Voice to Lead – Health for All
    View Answer
    Option D

    Explanation: International Nurses Day is observed on May 12 every year to honour the contributions made by nurses in the society. It is celebrated on birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing.
    International Nurse Day theme this year is “Nurses – A Voice to Lead – Health for All”. This year Nurses Day also coincides with Mother’s Day.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. When is International Nurses Day observed each year?
    A)May 12
    B)May 13
    C)May 11
    D)May 10
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Liverpool Football Club belongs to which country?
    A)Brazil
    B)Argentina
    C)United Kingdom
    D)Mexico
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. Novak Djokovic belongs to which country?
    A)Netherlands
    B)Serbia
    C)Jamaica
    D)Austria
    View Answer
    Option B

  4. Indian cricketer Smriti Mandhana hails from which state?
    A)Gujarat
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Odisha
    D)Maharashtra
    View Answer
    Option D

  5. What is the currency of Serbia?
    A)Rial
    B)Dirham
    C)Dinar
    D)Peso
    View Answer
    Option C

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