Current Affairs Quiz: May 14 2018

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  1. On May 14, 2018, Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan launched ____ aimed to train over 5.5 lakh workers in environment and forest sectors through 30 courses by 2021?
    1.National Skill Development Programme (NSDP)
    2.Green Skill Development Programme (GSDP)
    3.Eco Skill Development Programme (ESDP)
    4.Digitlal Skill Development Programme (DSDP)
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  2. Where was the First workshop on Ayushman Bharat Program held on May 14, 2018?
    1.Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
    2.Chennai, Tamil Nadu
    3.Mumbai, Maharashtra
    4.Nagpur, Maharashtra
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  3. According to the ‘Clampdowns and Courage-South Asia Press Freedom Report 2017-18’, released recently by the UNESCO, which country witnessed the highest number of Internet shutdowns in 2017-18 among South Asian countries?
    1.Pakistan
    2.Thailand
    3.India
    4.Sri Lanka
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  4. The report titled ‘Impact of mortality and fertility transitions in Kerala on migration and its implications for state’s economy’ was compiled by a team led by noted demographer ____ of the Centre for Development Studies?
    1.Merwin Joseph
    2.Baskar Nair
    3.S. Irudaya Rajan
    4.R Aravind Kumar
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  5. Where is the first edition of the International Children’s Film Festival of Kerala held from 14th to 26th May 2018?
    1.Kochi
    2.Thiruvananthapuram
    3.Calicut
    4.Thrissur
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  6. On 14th May 2018, Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways, Shipping, Water Resources and Ganga Rejuvenation Nitin Gadkari inaugurated the upgraded 4-lane NH-15 from Amritsar to Bhatinda and NH-64 from Zirakpur to Bhatinda in ____?
    1.Delhi
    2.Punjab
    3.Assam
    4.Haryana
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  7. On 14th May 2018, Union Home Minister ____ chaired a meeting of the High Level Committee (HLC) for Central Assistance to Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Lakshadweep and Rajasthan?
    1.Sushma Swaraj
    2.Rajnath Singh
    3.Suresh Prabhu
    4.Piyush Goel
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  8. On 14th and 15th May 2018, where did the Head Quarter Western Air Command conduct a seminar on Humanitarian and Disaster relief (HADR)?
    1.Delhi
    2.Dehradun
    3.Hyderabad
    4.Bengaluru
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  9. ____’s Centre for Innovation, Incubation and Entrepreneurship (CIIE) has launched a Bharat Inclusion Initiative to develop knowledge, innovation and entrepreneurship in areas like financial inclusion, livelihood, education and health?
    1.IIM Bangalore
    2.IIM Mumbai
    3.IIM Ahmedabad
    4.IIM Kozhikode
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  10. On May 13th, the agriculture secretary SK Pattanayak announced the inclusion of how many more wholesale mandis to the eNAM portal?
    1.250
    2.300
    3.200
    4.150
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  11. With an aim to impart skill training and self-sufficiency the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has decided to set up a centre at ‘BHAROSA’ in ____?
    1.Hyderabad
    2.Mumbai
    3.Bengaluru
    4.Kolkata
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  12. India and Peru signed an agreement for cooperation in which field at Lima, during Indian Vice President Venkiah Naidu’s visit to Peru?
    1.Genetic Research
    2.Agriculture
    3.New and Renewable Energy
    4.Information and Technology
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  13. How many MoUs were signed between India and Panama by Indian Vice President Venkaiah Naidu and Panama President Juan Carlos Varela?
    1.5
    2.3`
    3.2
    4.6
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  14. On May 8, 2018, India and which country agreed to support each other’s candidature for the non-permanent membership of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC)?
    1.Zambia
    2.Phillipines
    3.Indonesia
    4.Guatemala
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  15. ICBC, a state-run Chinese bank has launched ICBC Credit Suisse India Market Fund, China’s first India-dedicated publicly offered investment fund. Expand ICBC?
    1.Industrial and Commercial Bank of China
    2.Innovation and Commerce Bank of China
    3.Information and Civic Bank of China
    4.Investment and Commerce Bank of China
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  16. Which country will host the upcoming 2018 BIMSTEC Summit (Bay of Bengal Initiative of Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation Summit)?
    1.India
    2.China
    3.Nepal
    4.Bangladesh
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  17. As per data released by the Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Wholesale Price Index (WPI)-based inflation stood at ___ in the month of April 2018?
    1.3.18 percent
    2.5.14 percent
    3.5.23 percent
    4.9.18 percent
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  18. On 14th May 2018, Department of Telecom (DoT) approved the merger of Telenor India with which firm?
    1.Idea
    2.Vodafone
    3.Bharti Airtel
    4.Reliance Jio
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  19. Scientists of ____ have progressed in the development of an environment-friendly propellant to power satellites and spacecraft?
    1.Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
    2.Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)
    3.IIM Mumbai
    4.Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  20. Who has replaced Rafael Nadal as world no. 1 in the men’s singles tennis ATP rankings published on May 14, 2018?
    1.Roger Federer
    2.Novak Djokovic
    3.Alexander Zverev
    4.Grigor Dimitrov
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  21. The U-16 national football team of which country emerged as champions of the Four-Nation Tournament in Serbia, on 13th May 2018?
    1.India
    2.China
    3.Serbia
    4.Tajikistan
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  22. Name the tennis player who topped the women’s singles tennis, WTA rankings published on May 14, 2018?
    1.Simona Halep
    2.Caroline Wozniacki
    3.Garbine Muguruza
    4.Elina Svitolina
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  23. On 12th May, renowned wildlife photographer ____ unveiled her book ‘Hidden India’ in New Delhi?
    1.Pritika Singh
    2.Latika Nath
    3.Namrata Karath
    4.Malvika Sitlani
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  24. Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan has said that the Botanic Garden of Indian Republic (BGIR) of ____, will be developed as one of the most distinct botanic gardens with modern-day landscape?
    1.Kochi
    2.Shimla
    3.Itanagar
    4.Noida
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  25. Principal Controller of Defence Accounts(Pensions), ____ has started issuance of electronic-Pension Payment Orders (e-PPOs) to the pensioners?
    1.Allahabad
    2.Ahmedabad
    3.Bhopal
    4.Indore
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  26. On 12th May 2018, Mansoor Ahmed, who passed away at a hospital in Karachi, Pakistan, was related to which sport?
    1.Football
    2.Hockey
    3.Cricket
    4.Basketball
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  27. Name the musician and singer who worked for Hindu-Muslim unity in South Africa, has passed away in 12th May 2018?
    1.Ramesh Hassan
    2.Ram Rashid
    3.Amar Akbar
    4.Kamal Karim
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation

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