Current Affairs Quiz: May 6, 2018

Current Affairs 6 May 2018 Quiz

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  1. According to the TRA’s Brand Trust Report 2018, which among the following has been ranked as the most trusted FMCG brand in India?
    A) Patanjali
    B) Dabur
    C) Parle
    D) Nestle
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Patanjali Ayurved Limited has been ranked as India’s most trusted Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) brand in the TRA’s Brand Trust Report 2018. In overall brand ranking Patanjali is at 13th rank.most trusted Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) brand
  2. What is the rank of India in the AT Kearney Foreign Direct Investment Confidence Index 2018?
    A) 9
    B) 11
    C) 7
    D) 15
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    India has slipped three notches to the 11th position in the AT Kearney Foreign Direct Investment Confidence Index for 2018. The US remained in the top position for investment intentions with Canada rising to the second position while Germany fell to the third.
  3. Which Indian city is set to host 6 day long Festivals of Bharat in May 2018?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Hyderabad
    C) New Delhi
    D) Amritsar
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Delhi will host a six-day-long Festival of Bharat between May 9 and May 14 as a 21st century tribute to the majesty and depth of India’s civilization.
  4. According to the Asian Developments Bank’s report, India’s economy is expected to grow at _______ percent in 2018
    A) 7.3%
    B) 7.5%
    C) 7.4%
    D) 7.6%
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      Option A
    Explanation: 
    The ADB, in its Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2018 report released in April, had claimed that the Indian economy is set to expand by 7.3 percent in fiscal year (FY) 2018 and 7.6 percent in the next fiscal i.e FY 2019. Also developing Asia grew by 6.1 percent in 2017, and we expect growth will be 6 percent in 2018. 
  5. Which Indian state has launched ‘Go to Village’ mission to bring inclusive development in the state?
    A) Assam
    B) Manipur
    C) Arunachal Pradesh
    D) Sikkim
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      Option B
    Explanation: 
    Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh launched ‘Go to Village’ mission throughout the state from Konuma ground. The mission is aimed at identifying the eligible and deserving beneficiaries in every corner of the state and delivering government services at their doorstep. The mission was launched on Tuesday in 60 villages of all the 60 Assembly constituencies.
  6. Star Khel Mahakumbh-a sports initiative- has been launched in which Indian city?
    A) Lucknow
    B) Gandhinagar
    C) Gurugram
    D) Dharamshala
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    A sports initiative ‘Star Khel Mahakumbh’ was launched at Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh today in the presence of 1,500 athletes. The athletes will compete in volleyball, basketball, cricket, football, kabaddi and athletics.
  7. The 29th International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) between India & Sri Lanka took place onboard which Naval Ship?
    A) Sahyadri
    B) Sagara
    C) Sumithra
    D) Sayura
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    The 29th International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) meeting between India and Sri Lanka was held onboard Indian Naval Ship ‘Sumithra’ at the Indo-Sri Lanka Maritime Boundary Line off Kankasanthurai.
  8. According to TRA’s Brand Trust Report 2018, name the brand which has become India’s Most Trusted Brand?
    A) Sony
    B) Samsung
    C) LG
    D) Tata
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Samsung leads the list to become India’s Most Trusted Brand. Sony and LG follow to retain pole positions as India’s second and third Most Trusted Brands. The fourth Most Trusted Brand is India’s leading multinational conglomerate, Tata.
  9. The 15th edition of the Pravasi Bhartiya Divas 2019 will be held in which city?
    A) Ahmedabad
    B) New Delhi
    C) Bengaluru
    D) Varanasi
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      Option D
    Explanation: 
    Pravasi Bharatiya Divas will now be celebrated every alternate year. There will be some theme-based sessions conducted in which the Ministry of External Affairs will invite about 12 people including both the nationals and the non-resident Indians. The 15th Pravasi Bhartiya Divas 2019 will be held during 21-23 Janury 2019 at Varanasi.
  10. Market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India has extended the timing of equity derivatives trading from current 3.30 pm to 11:55 pm with effect from __________.
    A) July 1, 2018
    B) May 1, 2018
    C) October 1, 2018
    D) August 1, 2018
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has allowed stock exchanges to extend the trading session for futures and options (F&O) segment from the current 3.30 p.m. to 11.55 in the night beginning October 1, 2018.
  11. Which Indian state has roped in a Pakistani girl as the brand ambassador for its ‘Swachh Jamui Swasth Jamui’ initiative?
    A) Bihar
    B) Jharkhand
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Chhattisgarh
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      Option A
    Explanation: 
    Triggering a controversy, a Pakistani girl featured as the “brand ambassador” on the cover page of a booklet meant to promote ‘Swachh Jamui Swasth Jamui’ initiative in Bihar’s Jamui district. It was also revealed that the girl was being promoted as the face of UNICEF in Pakistan for education.
  12. How much amount has been sanctioned by the Government of India for laying regional ring road around Hyderabad?
    A) Rs 7,500 crore
    B) Rs 6,500 crore
    C) Rs 5,500 crore
    D) Rs 4,500 crore
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      Option C
    Explanation: 
    Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari announced sanctioning of Rs 5,500 crore for laying regional ring road around Hyderabad. (363 km). The minister also announced Rs 1,700 crore for Telangana under Central Road Fund (CRF).
  13. Recently, North Korea has adjusted its tome zone forward by _______ minutes to align it with the time of of South Korea in a move to promote reconciliation between two nations.
    A) 15 minutes
    B) 30 minutes
    C) 45 minutes
    D) 60 minutes
    View Answer
      Option B
    Explanation: 
    North Korea moved its clock forward 30 minutes, aligning its time zone with South Korea, a move aimed at promoting the two countries’ reconciliation. North Korea pushed back its standard time by 30 minutes in August 2015, claiming the move was aimed at removing the vestige of Japan’s 1910-45 colonial rule of the Korean Peninsula.

Static GK Based on Current Affairs

  1. Who is the Chairman of the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA)?
    A) Ram Sevak Sharma
    B) T. S Vijayan
    C) Hemant Contractor
    D) Karnal Singh
    View Answer
      Option C
    Explanation:
    Founded: August 23, 2003
    Headquarter: New Delhi
  2. Name the Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)
    A) Ajay Tyagi
    B) Yaduvendra Mathur
    C) Sriram Kalyanaraman
    D) Harsh Kumar Bhanwala
    View Answer
      Option A
    Explanation:
    Headquarter:Mumbai
  3. The Asian Development Bank is situated at________-
    A) Hague, Netherland
    B) Manila, Philippines
    C) Geneva, Switzerland
    D) Beijing, China
    View Answer
      Option B
    Explanation:
    President: Takehiko Nakao

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