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Monday, May 20, 2019

CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ – 17TH MAY 2019


CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ – 17TH MAY 2019
1.        Where was the Indian Navy’s first full-fledged Service Selection Board (SSB) inaugurated recently?
A) Panambur Harbour, Karnataka
B) Kandla Harbour, Gujarat
C) Diamond Harbour, West Bengal
D) Mormugao Harbour, Goa
E) None of these

2.        Where was the 6th Session of the biennial Global Platform for (DDR) Disaster Risk Reduction (GP2019) co-chaired by Switzerland and UNISDR?
A) Paris, France
B) Vienna, Austria
C) Jakarta, Indonesia
D) Geneva, Switzerland
E) None of these

3.        Which country is set to co-chair the Consultative Group (CG) of Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) 2020?
A) U.S.
B) India
C) Germany
D) Russia
E) None of these

4.        Where was the multilateral maritime security field exercise, Asean Defence Ministers’ Meeting-Plus (ADMM-Plus) held?
A) Russia
B) Singapore
C) U.S.
D) India
E) None of these

5.        Which country has become the second country in the world after UK to declare ‘climate emergency’?
A) Russia
B) U.S.
C) Ireland
D) China
E) None of these

6.        Which private sector bank has collaborated with IMGC (India Mortgage Guarantee Corporation) for a mortgage guarantee-backed home loan?
A) HDFC Bank
B) ICICI Bank
C) Yes Bank
D) Citibank
E) None of these


7.        Name the bank, that was penalized by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) with Rs.1 Crore for failing to fully automate the non-performing asset (NPA) identification process.
A) IndusInd Bank
B) Nainital Bank
C) RBL Bank
D) Lakshmi Vilas Bank
E) None of these

8.        Name the NGO foundation, whose registration was cancelled by the Home Ministry for violating the norms of receiving foreign grants.
A) Parinaam Foundation
B) Bharti Foundation
C) Infosys Foundation
D) Equitas Development Initiatives Trust
E) None of these

9.        Name the Indian women, who become the world’s first women to cross the Atlantic Ocean solo in a Light Sports Aircraft (LSA) recently.
A) Anny Divya
B) Aarohi Pandit
C) Bhawana Kanth
D) Avani Chaturvedi
E) None of these

10.    A K Sikri has been appointed as the chairperson of which association?
A) Entertainment Network India Limited
B) Indian Broadcasting Foundation
C) Press Council of India
D) News Broadcasting Standards Authority
E) None of these

11.    Who has been appointed as the first chief of Armed Forces Special Operations Division (AFSOD)?
A) AK Dhingra
B) Subhash Bhamre
C) Sanjay Mitra
D) Ajay Kumar
E) None of these

12.    Kumar Tuhin was appointed as the Ambassador of India to which country?
A) Montenegro
B) Bosnia and Herzegovina
C) Serbia
D) Albania
E) None of these

13.    Which football club has won the Premier League title 2019 and became the first team to retain its title in last 10 years?
A) Blackburn Rovers
B) Leicester City
C) Manchester United
D) Manchester City
E) None of these

14.    Who has been appointed as the first female match referee by ICC?
A) Mary Waldron
B) Shivani Mishra
C) Jacqueline Williams
D) G S Lakshmi
E) None of these

15.    India has been chosen to co-chair Consultative Group (CG) of GFDRR in which fiscal year?
A) 2022
B) 2021
C) 2020
D) 2022
E) None of these

16.    Who has been appointed head coach of the Indian men’s senior football team?
A) Hakan Ericson
B) Igor Stimac
C) Albert Roca
D) Lee Min-Sung
E) None of these

17.    Teressa Island is located in which of the following union territories of India?
A) Lakshadweep
B) Puducherry
C) Daman & Diu
D) Andaman and Nicobar
E) None of these


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