Current Affairs Quiz: May 12 2018

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  1. On 11th May 2018, which State Government signed a MoU with United Kingdom for setting up of bio-gas and bio- Compressed natural gas (CNG) plants in the state?
    1.Haryana
    2.Punjab
    3.Maharashtra
    4.Maharashtra
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  2. On May 12, 2018, the Chief Minister of which state launched Vikas Yatra from Dantewada district aimed at spreading awareness about the development the state has witnessed during Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Govt’s tenure in the state?
    1.Uttar Pradesh
    2.Chhattisgarh
    3.Goa
    4.Gujarat
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  3. On May 11, 2018, which State became the first to sign MoU with Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment (GRIHA) Council to train state’s Public Works Department (PWD) officials to rate government buildings?
    1.Madhya Pradesh
    2.Maharashtra
    3.Tamil Nadu
    4.Kerala
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  4. On May 11, 2018, where did Indian Customs and Department of India Posts held a first ever Joint Conference to discuss measures for streamlining imports and exports by post?
    1.Hyderabad
    2.Mumbai
    3.Bengaluru
    4.New Delhi
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  5. On May 12, 2018, Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare, Radha Mohan Singh laid foundation stone of the frozen semen station in Maranga, Purnea, of which state?
    1.Maharashtra
    2.Bihar
    3.Assam
    4.Telangana
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  6. On May 11, 2018, Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the NTPC for increasing solar power generation in the state. Expand NTPC?
    1.National Thermal Power Corporation
    2.Nuclear Thermal Power Corporation
    3.Nano Technological Power Corporation
    4.National Thermal Power Corporation
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  7. On May 12, 2018, Jammu and Kashmir State Cabinet chaired by Chief Minister ____, approved a notification of the non-functional (monetary) scheme (NFS) and its implementation for members of the general executive cadre of the Jammu and Kashmir Police Service (JKPS)?
    1.Nawas Sheriff
    2.Mehbooba Mufti
    3.Muqtar Abbas Naqvi
    4.Ali Raoff
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  8. On May 11, 2018, Supreme Court of India approved “Compensation Scheme for Women Victims/Survivors of Sexual Assault/other crimes”. A compensation fund will be set up and it would be managed by ___?
    1.State Legal Services Authority (SLSA)
    2.State governments
    3.Central governments
    4.High Courts
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  9. How much amount has been allotted by 71 ministries and departments of the central government for implementation of Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) in 2018-19?
    1.Rs 12,239 crore
    2.Rs 16,500 crore
    3.Rs 45,000 crore
    4.Rs 100,000 crore
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  10. On May 10, 2018, US President Donald Trump announced that he will meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on June 12, 2018 in ____?
    1.Canada
    2.North Korea
    3.Singapore
    4.United States
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  11. As per Credit rating agency Fitch, Indian economy is projected to grow at ____ percent in current fiscal i.e. 2018-19 and ____ percent in next fiscal?
    1.7.3, 7.6
    2.7.3, 7.5
    3.7.4, 7.8
    4.7.5, 7.7
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  12. According to a report titled ‘Indian Industry’s Inclusive Footprint in South Africa – Doing Business, Doing Good’, released by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), how many Indian companies have invested close to $4 billion in South Africa?
    1.100
    2.50
    3.140
    4.120
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  13. Name the three Indian alumni of UK universities who have been awarded by the British Council for their outstanding achievements and contribution to the country?
    1.Saumya Saxena, Ruchi Shah and Sushant Desai
    2.Pragya Prachi, Ankita Agarwal and Sunita Rai
    3.Sharmila Gariwal, Ruchi Shah and Sushant Desai
    4.Pragya Prachi, Ankita Agarwal and Nandhini Bhalla
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  14. On 9th May 2018, ____ was given three months extension as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)?
    1.Pawan Kumar Agarwal
    2.PP Malhotra
    3.Pawan Kalyan
    4.Anurag Mishra
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  15. Who has been nominated as the Green Ambassador of the Sikkim by Sikkim government?
    1.Arijit Singh
    2.Honey Singh
    3.Gurpreet Singh
    4.Mohit Chauhan
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  16. On 11th May 2018, Infosys announced that its independent director ____ has resigned from the Board with immediate effect?
    1.Arvind Ramakrishnan
    2.Ravi Venkatesan
    3.Survinder Singh
    4.Daniel Abraham
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  17. On 11th May 2018, SpaceX launched its most powerful Falcon 9 rocket named ____, carrying the first high-orbit communications satellite for Bangladesh named “Bangabandhu Satellite-1” from Cape Canaveral, Florida?
    1.Block 5
    2.Sparrow 1
    3.Block 3
    4.Bix 2
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  18. A rock sample found eight years ago in Champua, in Kendujhar district of which Indian state has been declared the world’s second oldest rock?
    1.Himachal Pradesh
    2.Uttar Pradesh
    3.West Bengal
    4.Odisha
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  19. On 10th May 2018, which tennis player broke John McEnroe’s record of 49 straight sets won on the same surface by defeating Diego Schwartzman 6-3, 6-4 in the third round of the Madrid Open, in Spain?
    1.Rafael Nadal
    2.Roger Federer
    3.Leander Paes
    4.Diego Schwartzman
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  20. Ankit Chadha who died in an accident near Pune, Maharashtra, on 9th May 2018, was a ____?
    1.Scientist
    2.Actor
    3.Story-teller
    4.Film Producer
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  21. On 11th May 2018, Gen Bipin Rawat, Chief of Army Staff, released the book ‘Across the Bench – Insight into the Indian Military Judicial System’. Name the author of this book?
    1.Lt Gen Gyan Bhushan
    2.Harinder Singh
    3.Sumit Rawat
    4.Lt Gen Aman Mittal
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  22. When was the International Nurses Day themed “Nurses A Voice to Lead – Health is a Human right” was celebrated all over the world?
    1.May 13
    2.May 12
    3.May 11
    4.May 10
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  23. What is the theme of the World Migratory Bird Day that was celebrated on 12th May 2018?
    1.Conservation of migratory bird species in Asia
    2.Unifying our Voices for Bird Conservation
    3.Stand up against environment pollution; Protect our bird population
    4.Migratory birds need better care and protection
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  24. Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) will offer Rs 10 crore under corporate social responsibility (CSR) funds to which state government for the widening of Gaurikund-Kedarnath trek route?
    1.Uttar Pradesh
    2.Uttarakhand
    3.Goa
    4.Andhra Pradesh
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  25. NASA will include a small, autonomous helicopter in its upcoming ____ mission?
    1.Mars 2022 rover
    2.Mars 2020 rover
    3.Space 2020 rover
    4.Space 2022 rover
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation

STATIC GK based on Current Affairs

  1. Where is Kolleru Bird Sanctuary located?
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  2. Name the Chairman and MD and headquarters of National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC)?
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  3. Which state houses the Guru Ghasidas National Park?
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  4. Who is the CEO & MD of Infosys?
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  5. Where is Maharaja Lakshmeshwar Singh Museum present?
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