Current Affairs Quiz: May 6, 2019

Current Affairs 6 May 2019 Quiz

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  1. Recently, Defence Ministry has approved the procurement of how many Kamov Ka 31 helicopters for the Indian Navy?
    A)11
    B)10
    C)13
    D)14
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Defence ministry has approved the procurement of 10 Kamov Ka-31 Airborne Early Warning and Control helicopters for the Indian Navy. The cost of the deal would be around Rs 3,600 crore and the 10 helicopters would be deployed on the aircraft carriers and warships of the Navy including the INS Vikrant and Grigorovich-class frigates.

  2. Recently Bhushan Patil quit the company.He was the former President of Which company?
    A)Freecharge
    B)Oxigen
    C)Mobikwik
    D)Paytm
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Bhushan Patil, president at Paytm, has quit the company. Patil, who joined Paytm after a five year stint with Alibaba, had initially joined the Noida-based company to look after its cross border commerce business.

  3. Recently ONGC has received the green nod to drill 6 development wells in which state?
    A)Sikkim
    B)Assam
    C)Manipur
    D)Mizoram
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has received the green nod to drill 6 development wells in Assam at an estimated cost of Rs 240 crore. The Union Environment Ministry has given the environment clearance for six development wells in five mining lease blocks in Jorhat and Golghat districts.

  4. Which country’s space agency will launch Chandrayaan 2 between July 8 and July 16?
    A)India
    B)Russia
    C)France
    D)Japan
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    All the modules are getting ready for Chandrayaan-2 launch during the window of July 9 to July 16, 2019, with an expected Moon landing on September 6, 2019. India’s second lunar mission, Chandrayaan-2, has three modules namely Orbiter, Lander (Vikram) & Rover (Pragyan).

  5. Who was finally coronated recently after ascending the throne two years ago in a $31 million three day celebration in Bangkok?
    A)Thai King
    B)lee Fu Sen
    C)Moon Jae In
    D)Fu Saki
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun was finally coronated recently after ascending the throne two years ago, in a $31 million three-day celebration that comes almost 69 years since the last coronation.

  6. According to a report by FICCI,at what percent India’s MICE(meetings,incentives,conference,exhibition) is growing?
    A)6%
    B)8%
    C)7%
    D)9%
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    A new report by industry body FICCI says that strong economic growth coupled with rapid emergence of India on the global horizon is poised to drive the growth of MICE (meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions) tourism at a much faster rate.

  7. According to ADB report,at what percent Asia Pacific is expected to grow in 2019?
    A)5.7%
    B)5.8%
    C)5.9%
    D)5.5%
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Asia-Pacific region is expected to power ahead growing at 5.7% this year but escalating trade tensions are a source of worry, according to Takehiko Nakao, President and Chairperson, Asian Development Bank.

  8. The Asian Squash Championship held recently in which city?
    A)Kiev
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Kuala Lumpur
    D)Kathmandu
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Ace Indian squash players Saurav Ghoshal and Joshna Chinappa won their respective Asian Individual Squash Championship titles in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Saurav Ghoshal defeated Leo Au Chun Ming of Hong Kong.

  9. Who is the author of article titled “Coalgate 2.0”?
    A)Av Subramaniyam
    B)Subash Rai
    C)Malik Khan
    D)Nileena MS
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The article titled ‘Coalgate 2.0’ authored by Nileena M S and published in The Caravan magazine in March last year has won the ACJ Award for Investigative Journalism, 2018.

  10. Recently Ghulam Mohammed Mir passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Actor
    B)Singer
    C)Politics
    D)Social Activist
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    In Jammu & Kashmir, terrorists shot dead a BJP functionary in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district. Unidentified gunmen suspected to be terrorists shot and injured a BJP worker at Nowgam Verinag area of Anantnag district.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of ONGC?
    A)Chennai
    B)New Delhi
    C)Lucknow
    D)Pune
    View Answer
    Option B

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

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