Current Affairs Quiz: May 7, 2019

Current Affairs 7 May 2019 Quiz

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  1. The 52nd Annual Meeting of Asian Development Bank Board of Governors will held in which region?
    A)Indonesia
    B)Fiji
    C)Nepal
    D)China
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) launched the Action Plan for Healthy Oceans and Sustainable Blue Economies for the Asia and Pacific region at the 52nd Annual Meeting of ADB’s Board of Governors in Fiji.

  2. Which country MOMO 3 rocket reaches outer space for first time?
    A)Nepal
    B)India
    C)Japan
    D)China
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Japanese aerospace startup funded by a former internet maverick has successfully launched a small rocket into space. Interstellar Technology Inc. says the unmanned MOMO-3 rocket has exceeded 100 kilometers (60 miles) in altitude before falling into the Pacific Ocean.

  3. The autobiography “Game Changer” is based on which personality?
    A)Gautam Gambhir
    B)Saurav Ganguly
    C)Shahid Afridi
    D)VVS Laxman
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Former Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi’s autobiography titled ‘Game Changer’ was released recently, and in it, he has lashed out explosively at India’s former southpaw and winner of two World titles Gautam Gambhir, taking their decade-old on-and-off-field spat to another level.

  4. The Feliks Stamm International Boxing Tournament held in Which city?
    A)Warsaw
    B)Bangkok
    C)Kiev
    D)NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Gaurav Solanki and Manish Kaushik won a gold medal each in the XXXVI Feliks Stamm International Boxing Tournament in Warsaw, Poland and with this win Indian boxers collected a rich haul of two gold, one silver, and three bronze after the conclusion of the tournament.

  5. Who was named as acting President by Archery Association of India to start election process?
    A)Sunil Sharma
    B)Mahesh Jain
    C)Vikas Chaturvedi
    D)Ashok Kumar
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Archery Association of India named its senior vice president Sunil Sharma as its acting president to start the ball rolling for its polls after the Supreme Court’s order to set aside the national body’s election last year and subsequent resignation of its president.

  6. Who was named as the head coach of the men’s national team by Volleyball Federation of India?
    A)Michael Bustle
    B)Dragan Mihailovic
    C)den Hen
    D)Christopher S
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Volleyball Federation of India appointed Serbian Dragan Mihailovic as head coach of the men’s national team in a move linked to the long term goal of Olympic Games qualification.

  7. Who was awarded with the PC Chandra Puraskar Award?
    A)Balagopal Sharma
    B)Begur Math
    C)Suvirannandji Maharaj
    D)Devi Prasad Shetty
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    P.C. Chandra Puraskaar, the annual national award from the P.C. Chandra Group was conferred upon one of India’s most reputed cardiac surgeon and humanitarian Dr Devi Prasad Shetty at the Biswa Bangla Convention Centre. Swami Suviranandaji Maharaj, the General Secretary of Ramakrishna Mission, Belur Math graced the occasion as the Chief Guest and gave away the award.

  8. Recently Maramraju Satyanarayana Rao passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Actor
    B)Singer
    C)Social Activist
    D)Writer
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Prominent writer and academician, Maramraju Satyanarayana Rao passed away at a hospital in Hyderabad following a cardiac arrest. He was 84.

  9. Recently Adiraja Sultana Fatima Muthu Beevi passed away.She was the head of erstwhile Arakkal royal family based in which state?
    A)Mizoram
    B)Nagaland
    C)Kerala
    D)Manipur
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Adiraja Sultana Fathima Muthu Beevi, the head of erstwhile Arakkal royal family, passed away at her residence in Thalassery, Kannur owing to age-related ailments. She was 86.

  10. When is World Laughter Day observed?
    A)First Saturday of May
    B)First Friday of May
    C)First Sunday of May
    D)first Wednesday of May
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    World Laughter Day is celebrated on first Sunday of May every year to spread happiness in the whole world. In 2019, it celebrated on 5 May. It is a day to raise awareness about laughter and its many healing benefits.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of Asian Development Bank?
    A)Philippines
    B)China
    C)Indonesia
    D)Nepal
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. What is the currency of Japan?
    A)Riel
    B)yen
    C)Rupee
    D)Euro
    View Answer
    Option B

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