Current Affairs Quiz: May 29, 2019

Current Affairs 29 May 2019 Quiz

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  1. Which country has been elected to the executive board of the first UN habitat Assembly?
    A)Japan
    B)China
    C)Russia
    D)India
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India has been elected to the Executive Board of the first UN-Habitat Assembly, announced by Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. India has been elected to the Executive Board of the first UN-Habitat Assembly at the Plenary Session of the Assembly being held in Nairobi.

  2. Recently RBI announced an extension of timings for customer transactions through RTGS from 4:30 pm to what time?
    A)5 pm
    B)6:45 pm
    C)6 pm
    D)6:30 pm
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    With an aim to ease high-value fund transfers, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced an extension of timings for customer transactions through Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) by one and half hours.

  3. Which bank has launched “Bank on Wheels” facility recently?
    A)Indian Bank
    B)Punjab National Bank
    C)Bank of Baroda
    D)Indian Overseas Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) has announced that it has launched ‘Bank on Wheels’ facility in 14 of its lead districts in Tamil Nadu and Kerala, besides Vijayawada. The mobile van facility will enable the public, especially senior citizens, conveniently get door-step banking facility available at identified locations of the lead districts.

  4. Srei Equipment Finance has tied up with Which bank to offer loans for purchase of equipment under a co lending arrangement?
    A)Indian Overseas Bank
    B)Indian Bank
    C)IDBI Bank
    D)Oriental Bank of Commerce
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Srei Equipment Finance, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Srei Infrastructure Finance, has tied-up with Oriental Bank of Commerce to offer loans for purchase of equipment under a co-lending arrangement.

  5. As per SBI report,GDP growth in quarter 4 is likely to remain at how much percent?
    A)7.0-7.4%
    B)6.0-6.4%
    C)5.5-6.0%
    D)5.9-6.1%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The country’s economic growth in the fourth quarter ended March 2019 is expected to moderate to 6.1-5.9 per cent, which could pull down growth rate for the entire fiscal 2018-19 to below 7 per cent, according to a report by SBI.

  6. Who clinched gold in the women’s 25 m pistol at the ISSF World Cup 2019?
    A)Manu Bhaker
    B)Apurvi Chandela
    C)Rani Rampal
    D)Rahi Sarnabot
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Rahi Sarnobat clinched gold in the women’s 25m pistol at the season’s third International Shooting Sport Federation World Cup in Munich, Germany. By this win, she sealed an Olympic quota place for India in style.

  7. Who won his second gold medal in 10 m air pistol event at ISSF World Cup?
    A)Saurabh Chaudhary
    B)Abhinav Bindra
    C)Gagan Narang
    D)Vijay Kumar
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India’s 17-year-old shooter Saurabh Chaudhary broke his own junior and senior world record to win his second gold medal in 10m Air Pistol event in ISSF Gold Cup 2019. Saurabh won 10m Air Pistol event with 246.3 points, breaking his own senior record of 245 points and junior record of 245.5 points.

  8. Peter Mutharika has been sworn as new President of Which country?
    A)Scotland
    B)Netherlands
    C)Ukraine
    D)Malawi
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Malawian President Peter Mutharika has been narrowly re-elected for a second five-year term following a hotly-contested vote, according to the country’s electoral commission.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Malawi?
    A)Yen
    B)Krone
    C)Won
    D)Kwacha
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. Where is the HQ of Oriental Bank of Commerce?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Pune
    C)New Delhi
    D)Gurugram
    View Answer
    Option D

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