Current Affairs Quiz: May 22, 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 22 May 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 22 May 2017. This Quiz is divided into two parts. First part contains questions from Current Affairs of  21 May 2017. The Second Part contains Current Affairs Questions from various newspaper of today i.e 22 May 2017. Read our Current Affairs and Newspaper daily to excel in General Awareness section of competitive exams.

Quiz from Current Affairs 21 May 2017 of A2ZClick Here to Read Current Affairs of May 21, 2017

  1. Name the first bank in India to adopt the new open architecture model of IRDA with three life insurers on a single platform?
    A) State Bank of India
    B) DBS Bank India
    C) BNP Paribas
    D) Deutsche Bank India
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Points to Remember: (i) Tie up between? DBS Bank India with Tata AIA Life and Birla Sun Life and Aviva India Life for bancassurance partnerships .
    (ii) Why Important?- DBS Bank has become the first bank in India to adopt a new open architecture model with three life insurers on a single platform.
    (iii) Headquarter of DBS Bank- Singapore
  2. Who has become the first woman in the world to scale Mt Everest twice in five days?
    A) Lydia Huayllas
    B) Arunima Sinha
    C) Premlata Agarwal
    D) Anshu Jamsenpa
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Arunachal Pradesh mountaineer Anshu Jamsenpa has become the world’s first woman to scale Mt Everest twice in five days.
  3. Dag Hammarskjöld Medal is awarded by which International Agency/Organisation?
    A) WEF
    B) UNO
    C) IUCN
    D) World Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Points to Remember: (i) Name of Award
    (ii) Who gives?- UN
    (iii) Purpose- for posthumous award to members of peacekeeping operations who lost their lives during service with a peacekeeping operation under the operational control and authority of the United Nations.
  4. Who will be honored with Dag Hammarskjold Medal?
    A) Brijesh Thapa
    B) Ravi Kumar
    C) Ravish Chandra
    D) Both A) and B)
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Points to Remember: (i) Name of the two medal winnersp
    (ii) International Day of UN Peacekeepers?- May 24
  5. Recently NASA discovered a bacteria species on the International Space Station (ISS) that was not found on earth. NASA has named this species on the name of ____ ?
    A) Narendra Modi
    B) Vikram Sarabhai
    C) APJ Abdul Kalam
    D) Rajiv Gandhi
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Points to remember: (i) Named After?- APJ Abdul Kalam
    (ii) Name?- Solibacillus kalamii
    (iii) What?- Bacteria
  6. Federation Cup is related to which sports?
    A) Football
    B) Hockey
    C) Cricket
    D) Golf
    View Answer
    Option A
  7. Who has won the Federation Cup 2017?
    A) Aizawl FC
    B) Bengaluru FC
    C) Mohun Bagan
    D) Chennai City FC
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Bengaluru FC has won this year’s Federation Cup by beating Mohun Bagan.
  8. Who has won the French motorcycle Grand Prix
    A) Johann Zarco
    B) Dani Pedrosa
    C) Andrea Dovizioso
    D) Maverick Vinales
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Spanish Movistar Yamaha rider Maverick Viñales has won the French motorcycle Grand Prix beating Frenchman Johann Zarco.
  9. When is Anti-Terrorism Day observed in India?
    A) May 19
    B) May 20
    C) May 21
    D) May 22
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : The Anti-terrorism Day is celebrated annually in the country to commemorate the death anniversary of the former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on 21st May.

Current Affairs Quiz from Today’s Newspaper (22 May 2017) – The Indian Express

  1. Which agency has released a report titled “A Child is a Child: Protecting children on the move from violence, abuse and exploitation”
    A) WHO
    B) UNICEF
    C) UNESCO
    D) The Global Fund for Children
    View Answer
    Option B
  2. Which country will host 2017 Arctic Energy Summit (AES)?
    A) Russia
    B) Norway
    C) Finland
    D) Canada
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Helsinki, Finland
  3. Jaipur Literature Festival was recently inaugurated in which city(May 2017)?
    A) Beijing
    B) London
    C) Tokyo
    D) Colombo
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Inaugurated at The British Library, London as part of the wider UK-India Year of Culture celebrations

 

 

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