Current Affairs Quiz: May 3 2018

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  1. On May 2, 2018, Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved doubling the investment limit under the Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandan Yojana (PMVVY) to ____?
    1.Rs 12 lakhs
    2.Rs 15 lakhs
    3.Rs 18 lakhs
    4.Rs 20 lakhs
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  2. On May 2, 2018, Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved Mutual Recognition Agreement between the ICAI and the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA). Expand ICAI?
    1.Institute of Continuous Assessments of India
    2.Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
    3.Institute of Credit Accountants of India
    4.Institute of Cost Accountants of India
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  3. On May 2, 2018, Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved to provide financial assistance of ____ per quintal of cane crushed in sugar season 2017-18 to sugar mills to offset the cost of cane?
    1.Rs. 5.50
    2.Rs. 2.50
    3.Rs. 6.50
    4.Rs. 7.50
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  4. On May 2, 2018, Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the proposal for renaming and restructuring of Multi-sectoral Development Programme (MsDP) as ____?
    1.Pradhan Mantri Jan Vikas Karyakram (PMJVK)
    2. Pradhan Mantri Jal Vikas Karyakram (PMJVK)
    3.Pradhan Mantri Kisan Vikas Karyakram (PMJVK)
    4.Pradhan Mantri Krishi Vikas Karyakram (PMJVK)
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  5. On May 2, 2018, Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved, for the Umbrella Scheme, _____ in agriculture sector beyond 12th Five Year Plan for the period from 2017-18 to 2019-20?
    1.Green Revolution – Krishonnati Yojana
    2.Green Revolution – Krishna Rejuvenation
    3.Blue Revolution – Krishonnati Yojana
    4.White Revolution – Krishonnati Yojana
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  6. Where was ‘Vibrant North East 2018′ held on 3rd to 5th May 2018?
    1.Guwahati, Assam
    2.Shillong, Meghalaya
    3.Gangtok, Sikkim
    4.Imphal, Manipur
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  7. Maharashtra government has decided to rename Jalgaon-based North Maharashtra University as ‘Kaviyatri Bahinabai Chaudhari North Maharashtra University’ after Bahinabai Chaudhari. Who was Bahinabai Chaudhari?
    1.actress
    2.politician
    3.poetess
    4.doctor
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  8. On 3rd May 2018, EPFO announced that now Pensioners can view their pension passbook on mobile phones using Umang app. What does “F” represent in EPFO?
    1.Forum
    2.Finance
    3.Fund
    4.Fiscal
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  9. Union Environment Ministry has banned party poppers, stating that the devices pose a serious threat to human health and environment. CPCB has issued directives regarding this. Expand CPCB?
    1.Central Police Control Board
    2.Collective Pollution Control Board
    3.Cancer Patients Consultative Board
    4.Central Pollution Control Board
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  10. On May 2, 2018, a task force constituted by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) presented its report on “Establishing a Coalition on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI)” to the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh. Who is the head of the task force?
    1.Ms. Preeti Saran
    2.Ms. Pinky Reddy
    3.Mr. Saran Kumar
    4.Mr. Asutosh Sharma
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  11. Which IT firm has acquired Hedera Consulting, a Belgium-based business advisory and data analytics services company?
    1.Tata Consultancy Services Ltd (TCS)
    2.Cognizant
    3.Aceenture
    4.Microsoft
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  12. GroupM, part of WPP group, which is a global advertising group, announced that it has appointed ____ as the chief executive officer of its South Asia operations?
    1.Sameer Singh
    2.Abhishek Sharma
    3.Sunny Diwan
    4.Varun Patel
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  13. Name the BJP leader who was sworn-in as chief executive member (CEM) of the Chakma Autonomous District Council (CADC) in Mizoram, on 4th May 2018?
    1.Ankit Agrawal
    2.Shanti Jiban Chakma
    3.Ram Prasad Sharma
    4.Abhinav Bhatia
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  14. Which football player has been named the Football Writers’ Association Footballer of the Year for 2017/18?
    1.Christiano Ronaldo
    2.Lionel Messi
    3.Mohammed Salah
    4.Kevin de Bruyne
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  15. Who was appointed as the new coach of the Australian national cricket team, Cricket Australia on 3rd May 2018?
    1.Christian Longman
    2.Justin Langer
    3.Andrew Smith
    4.Robert Phil
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  16. Name the Indian pugilist who has been awarded the WBC Asia Boxer of the Year Award?
    1.Neeraj Goyat
    2.Viddanth Sharma
    3.Siddharth Ranjan
    4.Amit Bargav
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  17. What is the rank of India in the ICC ODI rankings released on 2nd May 2018?
    1.1
    2.2
    3.3
    4.5
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  18. Kottayam Pushpanath who passed away in Kottayam, Kerala, on 2nd May 2018, was a ____?
    1.Politician
    2.Educationalist
    3.Footballer
    4.Novelist
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  19. What was the theme of World Press Freedom Day 2018 celebrate on 3rd May?
    1.Keeping Power in Check: Media, Justice and The Rule of Law
    2.Freedom of press and Rights of Journalists
    3.Keeping Freedom in Check: Media, Justice and The Rule of Law
    4.Pillars of Democracy: Media, Justice and The Rule of Law
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  20. When was the World Tuna Day themed “Smart Tuna – Smart Ocean” celebrated all over the world?
    1.May 1
    2.May 2
    3.May 3
    4.April 29
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation

STATIC GK based on Current Affairs

  1. Which state houses the Vaidyaratnam Ayurveda Museum?
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  2. Who is the Central Provident Fund Commissioner of the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) headquartered in New Delhi?
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  3. Where is Sanjay Gandhi National Park located?
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  4. Where is the headquarters of Indian Bureau of Mines (IBM) that was established on 1948?
    Answer
  5. Name the CEO and headquarters of ICC (International Cricket Council)?
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