Current Affairs Quiz: May 4, 2019

Current Affairs 4 May 2019 Quiz

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  1. The exercise Varuna takes place between India and which other country?
    A)Russia
    B)France
    C)USA
    D)Indonesia
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    France welcomed the two-part Varuna bilateral exercise with India, calling it a “swift development” of bilateral relations in the maritime security. The first phase of the exercise, namely Varuna 19.1, began off Goa’s coast on May 1 and is scheduled to culminate on May 10.

  2. Which city police has launched an all women police patrol unit “Rani Abbakka Force”?
    A)Chennai
    B)Kochi
    C)Mangaluru
    D)Mumbai
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Mangaluru City Police has launched an all-women police patrol unit in the city. Flagging off the ‘Rani Abbakka Force’ in Mangaluru, Sandeep Patil, Commissioner of Police, said the Karnataka police is giving utmost importance to the protection of women and children.

  3. Which telecom service provider has become the first operator to start optical fibre based high speed broadband service in Pulwama with launch of Bharat Fibre?
    A)Airtel
    B)Jio
    C)Idea
    D)BSNL
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    State-owned telecom firm BSNL has become the first operator to start optical fibre-based high-speed broadband service in Pulwama with the launch of ‘Bharat Fibre’. This is the first such FTTH (fibre-to-the-home) service deployment in the (Kashmir) Valley under this unique revenue share model.

  4. Which country’s parliament is first in the world to declare climate change emergency?
    A)USA
    B)UK
    C)Russia
    D)Canada
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The UK parliament became the first national legislative body in the world to declare a climate change “emergency”. The historic move closely follows Extinction Rebellion protests that blocked traffic in key parts of central London.

  5. According to a recent report,which company displaced Apple Inc to claim no 2 spot in smartphones maker in first quarter?
    A)Oppo
    B)Huawei
    C)Samsung
    D)Mi
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Huawei Technologies Co. overtook Apple Inc. to claim the No. 2 spot in smartphones in the first quarter, moving a step closer to its avowed ambition of displacing Samsung at the top of the market. The networking giant, shrugging off a barrage of accusations that it aids Chinese espionage (which it’s repeatedly denied), grew shipments 50 percent from a year earlier, research firm IDC estimates.

  6. Where did Ali Aliev Wrestling Tournament held?
    A)Vietnam
    B)China
    C)Russia
    D)India
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    World number one Bajrang Punia has become the first Indian to win gold at the Ali Aliev wrestling tournament after defeating Viktor Rassadin of Russia in the 65 kg freestyle in Kapiisk, Russia.

  7. Who has recently been included in as the member of the Advisory Council of the Fifteenth Finance Commission?
    A)Shaktikanta Das
    B)Viral Acharya
    C)Mahesh Kumar Jain
    D)Dr KrishnaMurthi Subramaniam
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Chief Economic Advisor to Central government, Dr. Krishnamurthy Subramanian has been included as the member of the Advisory Council of the Fifteenth Finance Commission. Dr. Krishnamurthy Subramanian will be the twelfth Member of the Council.

  8. Actress Deepika Padukone,Priyanka Chopra and which other Actress has won Instagrammers of the Year 2019?
    A)Katrina Kaif
    B)Rakul Preet
    C)Sara Ali Khan
    D)Disha Patani
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Actresses Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Deepika Padukone and Sara Ali Khan have won Instagrammers of the Year 2019, which acknowledges Instagram’s most engaging community members across the country. The winners represent individuals who have best embraced Instagram, by using its Stickers, Stories, Feed, Live and IGTV.

  9. Who was recently conferred with France highest civilian award Chevalier de I’Ordre National de la Legion d’Honneur for his contribution to India France relationship?
    A)K Sivan
    B)Christopher S
    C)AS Kiran Kumar
    D)PV Bharithi
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Former ISRO chairman A S Kiran Kumar was conferred with France’s highest civilian award Chevalier de l’Ordre national de la Lgion d’Honneur for his contribution to India-France space cooperation. On behalf of the President of France, Ambassador of France to India, Alexandre Ziegler conferred Kumar with the highest civilian honour of France.

  10. What is the theme of this year’s World Press Freedom Day 2019?
    A)Advancing Media and Journalism
    B)Critical Minds For Critical Times
    C) Media for Democracy: Journalism and Elections in Times of Disinformation
    D)Media for Democracy:Elections and Journalism
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Each year, May 3 is celebrated as World Press Freedom Day. Started by the UN General Assembly in 1993, on a recommendation from UNESCO, the day is used to celebrate the fundamental principles of press freedom, assess its state around the world, defend the media from attacks on their independence and to pay tribute to journalists who have laid down their lives in the exercise of their profession. The theme for this year’s World Press Freedom Day is “Media for Democracy: Journalism and Elections in Times of Disinformation”

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Huawei?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Shenzhen
    C)Beijing
    D)Tokyo
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    Option B

  2. Where is the HQ of ISRO?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Pune
    C)Bengaluru
    D)Delhi
    View Answer
    Option C

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