Current Affairs Quiz: May 15 2018

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  1. On May 13, 2018, President Ram Nath Kovind launched Bhairon Singh Shekhawat Antyoday Swarojgar Yojana, Sundar Singh Bhandari EBC (economically backward class) Swarojgar Yojana and Rin Maufi Yojna of which State Government?
    1.Punjab
    2.Assam
    3.Haryana
    4.Rajasthan
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  2. After the cabinet reshuffle on 14th May 2018, who has been given the additional portfolios of Minister of Finance and Minister of Corporate Affairs?
    1.Suresh Prabhu
    2.Piyush Goyal
    3.Narendra Singh Tomar
    4.Rajnath Singh
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  3. After the cabinet reshuffle on 14th May 2018, who has been given independent charge as Minister of State in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting?
    1.Manoj Sinha
    2.Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
    3.Sushma Swaraj
    4.Nitin Gadkari
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  4. On 14th May 2018, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy issued ____?
    1.National Wind-Solar Hybrid Policy
    2.National Nuclear-Solar Hybrid Policy
    3.National Wind-Hydro Hybrid Policy
    4.National Hydro-Solar Hybrid Policy
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  5. On 15th May 2018, Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Communications and Minister of State of Railways, Manoj Sinha flagged off Antyodaya train named 22551/22552 Darbhanga-____ City Antyodaya Express (Weekly)?
    1.Chandigarh
    2.Patiala
    3.Hisar
    4.Jalandhar
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  6. Who chaired the meeting on the Samarth scheme that was held in New Delhi on 14th May 2018?
    1.Smriti Irani
    2.Dharmendra Pradhan
    3.Prakash Javedekar
    4.Arun Jaitley
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  7. National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) has signed MoU with which union ministry, setting highest ever target of Rs 9350 crore revenue for financial year 2018-19?
    1.Union Ministry of Mines
    2.Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy resources
    3.Union Ministry of Science and Technology
    4.Union Ministry of Skill Development And Entrepreneurship
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  8. Which Union Ministry has announced that E-way bill system for intra-state movement of goods valued over Rs 50000 would be rolled out in Assam from May 16, 2018 and in Rajasthan from May 20, 2018?
    1.Union Finance Ministry
    2.Union Ministry Commerce and Industry
    3.Union Ministry of Science and Technology
    4.Union Ministry of Tourism
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  9. Agence Française de Développement (AFD’s) programme to fund Smart City projects was launched during the First apex conference for Smart City CEOs that was held in ____ on 8th and 9th May, 2018?
    1.Raipur, Chhattisgarh
    2.Bengaluru, Karnataka
    3.Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
    4.Mumbai, Maharashtra
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  10. In a bid to pursue the objective of acquiring state-owned generation units across India, on May 15, 2018, NTPC inked acquisition pact with which state and its power utilities?
    1.Madhya Pradesh
    2.Rajasthan
    3.Bihar
    4.Tamil Nadu
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  11. Shikdamakha, one of the cleanest villages in ____, along with its neighbouring hamlets – Bormarjong, Maulen, Amsai, Langarkhon has taken an initiative to create a rural tourism model?
    1.Meghalaya
    2.Himachal Pradesh
    3.Assam
    4.Nagaland
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  12. Where did the first Post Office Passport Seva Kendra (POPSK) that is run by an all-woman team began operations on 14thMay 2018?
    1.Phagwara, Punjab
    2.Patiala, Punjab
    3.Mysuru, Karnataka
    4.Pune, Maharashtra
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  13. Where was the regional conference on “Physical and Social Infrastructure for Regional Development” held on 14th and 15thMay 2018?
    1.Mumbai, Maharashtra
    2.Guwahati, Assam
    3.Kochi, Kerala
    4.Chennai, Tamil Nadu
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  14. On 14th May 2018, Indian Army Women Officers’ Mountaineering Expedition to ____ comprising 9 women officers, was flagged off by Director General of Military Training?
    1.Mt. Bhagirathi-II
    2.Mt. Bhagavathi
    3.Mt. Nagawara-II
    4.Mt. Amarnath
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  15. As per a report by Mercom Communications India, which country has emerged as the third largest solar market in the world in 2017?
    1.China
    2.United States
    3.India
    4.Russia
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  16. RBI has debarred which bank from high-risk lending and has advised to reduce exposure to unrated and high-risk advances, which is under prompt corrective action (PCA) since January 2018?
    1.Allahabad Bank
    2.Axis Bank
    3.Andhra Bank
    4.Bank of India
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  17. Which bank has finally agreed to provide a grant to Bangladesh for meeting the basic needs of around one million Rohingyas who fled their homeland Myanmar?
    1.International Monetary Fund (IMF)
    2.Asian Development Bank (ADB)
    3.World Bank
    4.Asian Infrastructure Development Bank (AIIB)
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  18. On May 14, 2018, Paytm introduced ____, an automatic recurring payments feature that lets users of Paytm app to pay for periodic recurring expenses automatically?
    1.Bill Pay
    2.My Payments
    3.Payment Manager
    4.Bill Manager
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  19. Yes Bank and its think tank YES Global Institute have launched ____, aimed at creating a synergetic startup environment for budding women entrepreneurs in India?
    1.Agenda 25×25
    2.Agenda 20×20
    3.Energise 20×20
    4.Startup 20×20
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  20. On 14th May, the Indian army Chief General Bipin Rawat announced that the Indian Army has bagged a finalized a deal amounting to ____ for indeginously produced ammunition project consisting of critical weapons and tanks?
    1.Rs. 15000 crore
    2.Rs. 18000 crore
    3.Rs. 25000 crore
    4.Rs. 11000 crore
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  21. On May 15, 2018, Income Tax Department launched the ____, the third income return form for assessment year 2018-19, on the official e-filing portal?
    1.ITR-3
    2.ITR-2
    3.ITR-C
    4.ITR-B
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  22. Name the person who received the DRDO Lifetime Achievement Award – 2016 on 14th May 2018?
    1.Dr Hitendra Singh
    2.Dr Vasudev Kalkunte Aatre
    3.Giridharan S P
    4.Pawan Amirtharaj
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  23. Who was presented the ‘Shri Jayadev Rastriya Yuva Pratibha Puraskar 2018’, at the ‘Jayadev International Dance Festival’ in Bhubaneswar on 14th May 2018?
    1.Alya Parasuram
    2.Meena Subramanian
    3.Anindita Anaam
    4.Shobana Ravi
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  24. Name the British journalist and former BBC India correspondent who has been selected for this year’s RedInk award for lifetime achievement in journalism?
    1.Sir William Mark Tully
    2.Arthur Henry
    3.Agatha Christine
    4.Sherlly Pearls
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  25. Name the Indian who has been chosen for the Nikkei Asia Prize in Japan for his contribution to the development of Asia?
    1.Dr Anand Tiwari
    2.Ragunanthan Kumar
    3.Dr Bindeshwar Pathak
    4.Abhay Sharma
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  26. Who was appointed the brand ambassador of Netmeds on 15th May 2018?
    1.Virat Kohli
    2.Sania Mirza
    3.Mahendra Singh Dhoni
    4.P V Sindhu
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  27. Who won a gold medal in the 10m air pistol category at the International Shooting Competitions of Hannover (ISCH), on 13th May 2018?
    1.Heena Sidhu
    2.Shri Nivetha
    3.Anupama Kher
    4.Pavani Roy
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  28. Who won the Spanish Grand Prix thus crowning himself with the Formula One’s season title on 14th May 2018?
    1.Lewis Hamilton
    2.Valtteri Bottas
    3.Max Verstappen
    4.Sebastian Vettel
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  29. Name the football player who was named France’s player of the Year at an award ceremony in Paris, on 15th May 2018?
    1.Lionel Messi
    2.Mohammed Salah
    3.Christiano Ronaldo
    4.Neymar
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  30. Poet and politician, Nand Ramdas Balkavi Bairagi, who passed away on 15th May 2018, belonged to which state?
    1.West Bengal
    2.Madhya Pradesh
    3.Maharashtra
    4.Gujarat
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  31. What was the theme of International Day of the Families that was celebrated on 15th May 2018?
    1.Families and inclusive societies
    2.Good Families – Pillars of Society
    3.Familes and individuals
    4.Awareness on family related issues
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  32. A Summer Adventure Camp was organised at Air Force Station ____ for children and families from 12 to 15 May 2018?
    1.Hindan
    2.Pune
    3.Wellington
    4.Mathura
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  33. Atal Pension Yojana (APY) Scheme’s subscriber base has crossed _____ on completion of 3 years of the Scheme launch?
    1.2 crore
    2.1 crore
    3.1.5 crore
    4.75 lakhs
    5.None of there
    Answer & Explanation

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  4. Who is the chairman of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) that is headquartered in Beijing , China?
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