Current Affairs Quiz: May 30, 2019

Current Affairs 30 May 2019 Quiz

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  1. Recently Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar Airport was declared as an International Airport.It is situated in which city?
    A)Amritsar
    B)Bhopal
    C)Lucknow
    D)Indore
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Indore’s Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar airport has been declared as an international airport.

  2. Which country recently removed India from its currency monitoring list of major trading partners?
    A)UK
    B)USA
    C)Russia
    D)China
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Trump administration removed India from its currency monitoring list of major trading partners, citing certain developments and steps being taken by New Delhi addressing some of its major concerns. Switzerland is the other nation that has been removed from the list. However, the list includes China, Japan, South Korea, Germany, Italy, Ireland, Singapore, Malaysia, and Vietnam among others.

  3. Which country to host ADB Annual Meeting in 2021?
    A)India
    B)Japan
    C)SriLanka
    D)Vietnam
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Sri Lanka will host the annual meeting of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in Colombo in May 2021 and it will attract over 3,000 delegates.

  4. Which country tops the list in 2019 IMD World Competitiveness Rankings?
    A)India
    B)Singapore
    C)Netherlands
    D)Russia
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    India has moved up one place to rank 43rd most competitive economy in the world on the back of its robust economic growth, a large labour force and its huge market size, while Singapore has toppled the US to grab the top position in the 2019 edition of the IMD World Competitiveness Rankings.

  5. Who will head the panel constituted by RBI on development of secondary market for corporate loans?
    A)Viral Acharya
    B)harsh Vardhan
    C)Amit Jain
    D)TN Manoharan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) constituted a task force on development of secondary market for corporate loans.

  6. Who will head the panel constituted by RBI for housing finance securitisation market?
    A)BS Dhanoha
    B)Mahesh Kumar Jain
    C)Rakesh Sharma
    D)Harsh Vardhan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced the setting-up of a committee to work for the development of housing finance securitisation market in the country under the chairmanship of Harsh Vardhan, Senior Advisor with Bain & Co.

  7. Vodafone Idea Business Services announced a partnership with which company for information and communications technology solutions?
    A)Mphasis
    B)Wipro
    C)TCS
    D)CtrlS
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Vodafone Idea Business Services (VIBS), the enterprise arm of telecom major Vodafone Idea, announced a strategic partnership with datacentre service provider CtrlS for information and communications technology (ICT) solutions, including cloud computing.

  8. Naveen Patnaik was sworn as CM for the 5th consecutive time of which state?
    A)Haryana
    B)Tamil Nadu
    C)Bihar
    D)Odisha
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Biju Janata Dal (BJD) leader Naveen Patnaik took oath for the fifth consecutive term as the Chief Minister of Odisha in the presence of Governor Ganeshi Lal.

  9. Pema Khandu was sworn in as CM of which state?
    A)Sikkim
    B)Assam
    C)Arunachal Pradesh
    D)Nagaland
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    BJP leader Pema Khandu was sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh. Khandu along with 11 other cabinet ministers were administered the oath of office and secrecy by Governor Brigadier (retd) B.D Mishra.

  10. Who received the baton of Chairman,Chiefs of a Staff Committee from outgoing Chairman Sunil Lamba?
    A)Bikram Singh
    B)Birender Singh Dhanoa
    C)Sunil Prakash
    D)Vedprakash Saran
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa received the baton of Chairman, Chiefs of Staff Committee (COSC) from outgoing Chairman COSC and Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba.

  11. Who was appointed as MD of Truecaller for India operations?
    A)Rakesh Taneja
    B)Sandeep Patil
    C)Amit Singhal
    D)Vikash Singraoul
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Swedish caller identification app Truecaller has appointed former Flipkart executive Sandeep Patil as the Managing Director for its India operations.

  12. Muhammadu Buhari has been sworn in as President of Which country?
    A)Ukraine
    B)Netherlands
    C)Nigeria
    D)Afghanistan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Muhammadu Buhari has been sworn in for a second term as Nigeria’s president, following a campaign that focused on tackling security threats and rooting out corruption.

  13. Recently Benu Mishra passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Social Activist
    B)Singer
    C)Actor
    D)Artist
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Assam’s noted artist and former senior art adviser and deputy director of state Directorate of Information and Public Relations, Benu Misra has passed away in Guwahati.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Nigeria?
    A)Won
    B)Kwacha
    C)Euro
    D)Naira
    View Answer
    Option D

  2. Where is the HQ of Flipkart?
    A)Pune
    B)Noida
    C)Bengaluru
    D)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C

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