Current Affairs Quiz: May 31, 2019

Current Affairs 30 May 2019 Quiz

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  1. Narendra Modi recently took oath as which PM of India?
    A)12th
    B)10th
    C)15th
    D)13th
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Capping a landslide victory in the Lok Sabha elections, Narendra Modi, along with his Councils of Minister, on 3oth May took oath as the 15th Prime Minister of India in the forecourt of the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

  2. Recently India’s only orangutan Binny died at Nandankanan Zoological Park.It is situated in which state?
    A)Odisha
    B)Bihar
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    A 41-year-old orangutan at Odisha’s Nandankanan Zoological Park died following a prolonged illness. ”Binny”, the country’s lone orangutan passed away due to old-age related ailments followed by respiratory tract infection.

  3. Who took oath as CM of Andhra Pradesh?
    A)Pema Khandu
    B)K Chadrasekhar
    C)K Chandrababu Naidu
    D)Jagan Mohan Reddy
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Cheered by thousands of supporters, Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy took oath as the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh.

  4. Who took charge as new Navy Chief of India?
    A)Bimal Verma
    B)TS Narasimhan
    C)Karambir Singh
    D)Bir Vikram
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Armed Forces Tribunal cleared the way for Vice Admiral Karambir Singh to become the next Navy Chief, while it deferred for four weeks the matter of Vice Admiral Bimal Verma which seeks to quash Singh’s appointment.

  5. Who took over as the new Flag Officer Commanding in Chief of Eastern Naval Command?
    A)Karambir Singh
    B)Bimal Jain
    C)Atul Kumar Jain
    D)Sunil Lamba
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Vice-Admiral Atul Kumar Jain took over as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief (FOC-in-C), Eastern Naval Command (ENC), from Vice-Admiral Karambir Singh.

  6. James Marape took over as new PM of which country?
    A)Netherlands
    B)Thailand
    C)Ukraine
    D)Papua New Guinea
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    James Marape, a former finance minister and critic of a major global gas development deal, has been elected by parliament as the prime minister of Papua New Guinea.

  7. Who was announced as the winner of the USD 100,000 Nine Dots Prize?
    A)Ravinder Singh
    B)Ruskin Bond
    C)Annie Zaidi
    D)Chetan Bhagat
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Indian writer Annie Zaidi was announced as the 2019 winner of the USD 100,000 Nine Dots Prize, a prestigious book prize created to award innovative thinking that addresses contemporary issues around the world.

  8. Who is the author of the book “Darkness to light”?
    A)Lamar Odam
    B)Orhan Pamuk
    C)William Malfoy
    D)Stuart Dey
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Former American basketball player, Lamar Odom released a new book titled ‘Darkness to light’, which reportedly will reveal dark secrets of his life.

  9. What is theme of World Digestive Health Day 2019?
    A)Viral Hepatitis
    B)Your Diet and Gut Health
    C)Diet and the Gut
    D)Early Diagnosis and Treatment of GI Cancer
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Every 29th May, the World Gastroenterology Organisation (WGO), in collaboration with the WGO Foundation (WGOF), celebrates World Digestive Health Day (WDHD) and initiates a yearlong, worldwide, public health campaign. The theme for the World Digestive Health Day 2019 campaign is “Early Diagnosis and Treatment of GI Cancer.”

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Papua New Guinea?
    A)Krone
    B)Peso
    C)Kina
    D)Euro
    View Answer
    Option C

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