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Thursday, May 19, 2022

DAILY GK QUIZ: 14- 17 MAY 2022

 DAILY GK QUIZ: 14- 17 MAY 2022

[Q] The BRICS countries agreed to launch a ‘Pandemic Early Warning System’ during the 12th meeting of BRICS health ministers in May 2022.which country hosted the meeting:

(a) India

(b) Brazil

(c) Russia

(d) China

[ANS] d


[Q] Who was appointed as the new Prime Minister (PM) of Sri Lanka after the resignation of Mahinda Rajapaksa:

(a) Ranil Wickremesinghe

(b) Sirimavo Bandaranaike

(c) D. M. Jayaratne

(d) Chandrika Kumaratunga

[ANS] a


[Q] Name the personality who was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Managing Director (MD) of Air India.

(a) Harish Manwani

(b) Sanjiv Mehta

(c) Leslie Thng

(d) Campbell Wilson

[ANS] d


[Q] The Indian Air Force (IAF) tested the first extended-range version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from which aircraft:

(a) Sukhoi-30 MKI

(b) INS Chennai

(c) Mirage 2000D

(d) INS Delhi

[ANS] a


[Q] _________ became India’s 1st state to restore the old pension scheme in order to provide income to retired employees:

(a) Assam

(b) Chhattisgarh

(c) West Bengal

(d) Jharkhand

[ANS] b


[Q] Who has been appointed as President of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for the year 2022-23?

(a) PawanMunjal

(b) R Dinesh

(c) Sanjiv Bajaj

(d) T V Narendran

[ANS] c


[Q] Who has topped the list of Forbes Highest-Paid Athletes 2022 with a reported income of $130 million?

(a) Lionel Messi

(b) LeBron James

(c) Cristiano Ronaldo

(d) Neymar

[ANS] a


[Q] Who has been appointed as new Chairman and Managing Director of the REC Limited?

(a) Rajesh Unni

(b) PuneetChawla

(c) Alkesh Kumar Sharma

(d) Ravinder Singh Dhillon

[ANS] d


[Q] World Migratory Bird Day is marked twice a year. The Day will be celebrated on _______ and 8 October 2022.

(a) 13 May

(b) 14 May

(c) 15 May

(d) 16 May

[ANS] b


[Q] What is the theme for World Migratory Bird Day 2022?

(a) Sing, Fly, Soar – Like a Bird!

(b) Birds Connect Our World

(c) Protect Birds: Be the Solution to Plastic Pollution!

(d) Light pollution

[ANS] d


[Q] Who was elected as the President of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for 2022-23:

(a) T V Narendran

(b) R Dinesh

(c) Sanjiv Bajaj

(d) AshwiniVaish

[ANS] c


[Q] Which organisation/ministry launched the National Data and analytics Platform(NDAP) to improve access and use of published Indian government data:

(a) Miniatry of Science and Technology

(b) Indian Space Research Organisation

(c) NITI Aayog

(d) Ministry of Home Affairs

[ANS] c


[Q] Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan passed away. He is the president of which country:

(a) Iraq 

(b) UAE

(c) Saudi Arabia

(d) Qatar

[ANS] b


[Q] Which Indian company has become the top-ranked Indian company in the Forbes’ Global 2000 list of public companies worldwide in 2022?

(a) Reliance Industries

(b) State Bank of India

(c) HDFC Bank

(d) ICICI Bank

[ANS] a


[Q] ManikSaha has been appointed as the new chief minister of which of the following state?

(a) Meghalaya

(b) Mizoram

(c) Tripura

(d) Assam

[ANS] c


[Q] Who has been appointed as the chairperson of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)?

(a) Manoj Ahuja

(b) IndrajitMahanty

(c) V. Krishnaswamy

(d) NidhiChibber

[ANS] d


[Q] Which day is observed as the International Day of Families?

(a) 12 May

(b) 13 May

(c) 14 May

(d) 15 May

[ANS] d


[Q] RBI has imposed a penalty of Rs 59 lakh on KEB Hana Bank for non-compliance with the certain norms related to ______.

(a) KYC norms

(b) Interest rate on deposits

(c) Priority sector lending

(d) Capital Adequacy Ratio

[ANS] b


[Q] Former Australia cricketer Andrew Symonds passed away recently. He was a/an _____.

(a) Spinner

(b) Wicketkeeper

(c) Batsman

(d) All-rounder

[ANS] d


[Q] Which of the following team wins the Thomas Cup title 2022 for the first time ever with a stunning 3-0 win over powerhouse Indonesia in the final?

(a) Bangladesh

(b) USA

(c) China

(d) India

[ANS] d


[Q] What is the theme of the International Day of Families 2022?

(a) Families in Development: Copenhagen & Beijing + 25

(b) Families and Urbanization

(c) Families and Climate Action: focus on SDG13

(d) Families and inclusive societies

[ANS] b


[Q] According to World Bank report on migration and development, which country has topped the foreign remittance recipient list by receiving USD 89 billion?

(a) India

(b) Mexico

(c) China

(d) Russia

[ANS] a



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