Current Affairs Quiz: May 28, 2019

Current Affairs 28 May 2019 Quiz

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  1. Recently ISRO flagged off the shipment of India’s largest liquid hydrogen storage tank in which state?
    A)Andhra Pradesh
    B)Gujarat
    C)Odisha
    D)Tamil Nadu
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    ISRO Chairman K Sivan flagged off the shipment of India’s largest liquid hydrogen storage tank at the VRV Asia Pacific’s manufacturing plant at Sri City in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh.

  2. Recently a unique tree ambulance service was launched in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Chennai
    C)kochi
    D)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    A unique ‘Tree Ambulance’ service – an initiative to provide care to trees besides spread green cover, was launched by Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu in Chennai.

  3. Who has become the youngest member of Parliament at the age of 25 years?
    A)Neha Rajpoot
    B)Kavya Tomar
    C)Nisha Jain
    D)Chandrani Murmu
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Chandrani Murmu, a tribal woman, has made history after winning the Lok Sabha seat from Keonjhar in Odisha. She has become the youngest Member of Parliament (MP) at the age of 25 years and 11 months.

  4. Recently NASA unveiled a calendar for the Artemis program that will return astronauts to moon by Which year?
    A)2024
    B)20222
    C)2026
    D)2030
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    NASA unveiled the calendar for the “Artemis” program that will return astronauts to the Moon for the first time in half a century, including eight scheduled launches and a mini-station in lunar orbit by 2024.

  5. Which country launched the world’s largest nuclear powered icebreaker?
    A)Japan
    B)china
    C)Russia
    D)USA
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Russia launched the world’s largest nuclear-powered icebreaker, which would open up commercial opportunities for the country in the northern sea route. With the ceremonial launch of ‘Ural’, Russia’s Rosatom Atomic Energy Corporation, which is the main equipment supplier for India’s Kudankulam nuclear power plant, has completed another step towards ensuring all-year round navigability of the Northern sea route.

  6. As per India Ratings’,At How much percent India will grow during 2018-19?
    A)7.0%
    B)6.7%
    C)6.9%
    D)6.8%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) said that it expects India’s GDP growth rate during 2018-19 to be 6.9 per cent as against the advance estimate of 7 per cent.

  7. Who clinched the Sekisui Open Title?
    A)Suzan Ron
    B)Rakesh Omkar
    C)Bernat Jaume
    D)Mahesh Mangaonkar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India’s Mahesh Mangaonkar defeated Spain’s Bernat Jaume, the third seed, in the final to clinch the Sekisui Open title for the second time in his career in Kriens, Switzerland. This was Mahesh’s eighth PSA title.

  8. Who won Monaco Grand Prix 2019?
    A)Sebastian Vettel
    B)Valtteri Bottas
    C)Lewis Hamilton
    D)Nick Rosberg
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Lewis Hamilton won the Monaco Grand Prix 2019 to extend his championship lead over Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas.

  9. Which country won the Sudirman Cup 2019?
    A)Japan
    B)India
    C)China
    D)Russia
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    China won the badminton world mixed-team championship, Sudirman Cup 2019 in Nanning, China. They beat Japan in men’s doubles, women’s singles and men’s singles to clinch the title for the 11th time.

  10. Who took oath as new CM of Sikkim?
    A)Pawan Chamling
    B)Ganga Prasad
    C)PS Golay
    D)Acharya Dev Vrat
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM) president Prem Singh Tamang, popularly known as PS Golay took oath as the Chief Minister of Sikkim. He was administered the oath by Governor Ganga Prasad at Paljor Stadium in Gangtok.

  11. Who was re elected as President of Badminton Asia?
    A)Guy Gunarratne
    B)Thomas Bech
    C)JS Malay
    D)Anton Aditya Subowo
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Indonesia’s Anton Aditya Subowo was re-elected as the President of Badminton Asia. As a result, he will continue as the President for another four years.

  12. Who has won the Dylan Thomas Prize recently?
    A)Arian Mahmud
    B)Leo Tolstoy
    C)Guy Gunaratne
    D)Chetan Bhagat
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Debut novelist Guy Gunaratne has won the £30,000 Swansea University International Dylan Thomas prize for In Our Mad and Furious City, an “urgent, timely and compelling” account of life on a London housing estate during city-wide riots.

  13. Recently Veeru Devgan passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Singer
    B)sports
    C)Journalist
    D)Film Director
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Veeru Devgan, one of the most celebrated action and stunts directors in Bollywood, has passed away in Mumbai. He choreographed action scenes in more than 80 films. The father of Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn, Veeru also directed a film with Ajay in the lead, Hindustan Ki Kasam. His other son Anil Devgan is a director.

  14. Recently Murray Gell Mann passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Philosopher
    B)Social Activist
    C)Director
    D)Physicist
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Murray Gell-Mann, the Nobel-winning physicist who brought order to the universe by helping discover and classify subatomic particles, has passed away. He was 89.

  15. Recently PM Prem Tinsulanonda passed away.He was the ex PM of which country?
    A)Ukraine
    B)Netherlands
    C)Thailand
    D)Finland
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Prem Tinsulanonda, who as an army commander, prime minister and adviser to the royal palace was one of Thailand’s most influential political figures over four decades, has passed away.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Thailand?
    A)Peso
    B)Won
    C)Euro
    D)Baht
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. Where is the HQ of India Ratings and Research Private Limited?
    A)Chennai
    B)pune
    C)Mumbai
    D)Delhi
    View Answer
    Option C

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