Current Affairs Quiz: May 27, 2019

Current Affairs 27 May 2019 Quiz

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Quiz from Current Affairs 26 May 2019 of A2Z – Click Here to Read Current Affairs of May 26, 2019

  1. Which company has acquired an equity stake in ABN AMRO Bank?
    A)TCS
    B)Capgemini
    C)Wipro
    D)Infosys
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Global software major Infosys has completed the acquisition of majority (75 per cent) equity stake in the Stater N.V. subsidiary of the Netherlands-based ABN AMRO Bank.

  2. Who won gold in women’s 10 m air rifle category at ISSF World Cup in Munich?
    A)Luyao Wang
    B)Manu Bhaker
    C)Apurvi Chandela
    D)Ritil Rosher
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Apurvi Chandela won the gold in women’s 10m air rifle at the ISSF World Cup in Munich. The 26-year-old shot 251 points in the final to pip China’s Luyao Wang’s score of 250.8. This was Apurvi’s second gold of the year, having won the first at the Delhi World Cup in February.

  3. Who won the 2019 Geneva Open?
    A)Andy Murray
    B)Henrey Roch
    C)Nicolas Jarry
    D)Alexander Zverev
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Germany’s Alexander Zverev captured his first title of the season with a see-saw 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (10-8) victory in Geneva Open final over Chile’s Nicolas Jarry, who had two match points but came up just short.

  4. Who has been appointed as Vice President of Badminton Asia Council?
    A)Sameer Jain
    B)Thomas Bech
    C)Narinder Singh Batra
    D)Himanta Biswa Sharma
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Badminton Association of India (BAI) President Himanta Biswa Sarma has been elected the Vice President of the Badminton Asia Council (BAC).

  5. Who received the UNSDG 10 most Influential people in healthcare award ?
    A)Acharya Balkrishna
    B)Dilip Shangvi
    C)Baba Ramdev
    D)Umang Vohra
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Patanjali Ayurved Limited’s Managing Director, Acharya Balkrishna received the ‘UNSDG 10 Most Influential People in Healthcare Award’ on behalf of Patanjali Group of Institutions in Geneva.

  6. Recently Surya Prakash passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Sports
    B)Singer
    C)Actor
    D)Artist
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Surya Prakash, a well-known painter from Hyderabad, who was one of the first artists to put the city on the national map, passed away following a heart attack. He was 78.

  7. When is World Thyroid Day observed?
    A)May 23
    B)May 22
    C)May 24
    D)May 25
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    World Thyroid Day is celebrated on 25 May every year to raise awareness and reduce the prevalence of thyroid related disorders. The year 2019 marked commemoration of 11 years of Global Thyroid Awareness.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Badminton Association of India?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Chennai
    D)Nagpur
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of Infosys?
    A)Chennai
    B)Delhi
    C)Kochi
    D)Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option D

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