Current Affairs Quiz: May 9 2018

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  1. On May 8, 2018, India launched auction for 9th city gas distribution (CGD) licensing round offering permits for selling compressed (CNG) and PNG. Expand PNG?
    1.Petroleum Natural Gas
    2.Piped Natural Gas
    3.Petroleum Neutral Gas
    4.Piped Neutral Gas
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  2. Which Union Ministry is planning to expand Van Dhan Vikas Kendras in Tribal Districts across India?
    1.Union Ministry of Tribal Affairs
    2.Union Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment
    3.Union Ministry of Science and Technology
    4.Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  3. President Ram Nath Kovind has given his assent to ____ government’s proposed Bill to amend the Minimum Wages Act?
    1.Kerala
    2.Rajasthan
    3.Delhi
    4.Maharashtra
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  4. In the 2018 edition of Indian Pharmacopoeia, Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission has approved modern, animal-free tests for drug manufacturers. As per the new guidelines, which test will be replaced by a bacterial endotoxin test or a monocyte activation test?
    1.Protein test
    2.Pyrogen test
    3.Parasite test
    4.Promethine test
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  5. ____ Finance Commission has constituted an Advisory Council to advise and assist the commission?
    1.Sixteenth
    2.Fifteenth
    3.Fourteenth
    4.Tenth
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  6. On 8th May 2018, NSIC signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) for the year 2018-19. What does “S” represent in NSIC?
    1.Security
    2.System
    3.Scientific
    4.Small
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  7. On May 8th 2018, To help violence affected women, the centre has approved setting up of 100 additional One Stop Centres (OSC) in how many states?
    1.11
    2.9
    3.10
    4.13
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  8. On May 8, 2018, US President Donald Trump announced withdrawal of US from ____ Nuclear Deal?
    1.Iran
    2.Israel
    3.Russia
    4.Germany
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  9. Where will the 2018 World Robot Conference be held from 15th to 19th August 2018?
    1.Beijing
    2.Tokyo
    3.New Delhi
    4.Dublin
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  10. On 8th May 2018, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced that a climate summit will be held in September 2019 in ____ to review the Paris Agreement commitments?
    1.Paris
    2.New York
    3.London
    4.Sydney
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  11. Investment Board Nepal (IBN) has granted licence to ____, a subsidiary of Indian government-owned Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd, to generate power from the Arun-3 Hydropower Project that is located in Nepal?
    1.Satluj Jala Vodyut Nigam Power Development Company
    2.National Thermal Power Corporation
    3.PowerGrid
    4.Energy Efficiency Services Limited
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  12. As per International Monetary Fund’s (IMF’s) Asia and Pacific Regional Economic Outlook report released on May 8, 2018, which country will be the fastest growing major economy in 2018, clocking a growth rate of 7.4 per cent?
    1.China
    2.Japan
    3.India
    4.Germany
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  13. On 8th May 2018, TRAI released the draft amendment of telecommunication interconnection regulations. What does “T” represent in TRAI?
    1.Telecommunication
    2.Telecom
    3.Transfer
    4.Total
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  14. On 8th May 2018, NASA announced its tie up with which company to simulate flying taxis in urban areas in order to make flying cars a reality?
    1.Uber
    2.SpaceX
    3.OLA
    4.GoTaxi
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  15. What is the rank of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Forbes’ 2018 list of the world’s most powerful people that was released on 8th May 2018?
    1.10
    2.9
    3.15
    4.4
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  16. Name the holistic coach and consultant from Mumbai who was felicitated at the recently concluded Annual Women Economic Forum (WEF) 2018 Awards?
    1.Nisha Bhalla
    2.Nandhini Bhalla
    3.Arathi Baskar
    4.Preeti Reddy
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  17. Who was sworn in as Costa Rica’s 48th President, on 8th May 2018?
    1.Carlos Alvarado
    2.Anastasia Hillman
    3.Robert Thorpe
    4.Philip Freeman
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  18. On 7th May 2018, government gave one year extension to Cabinet Secretary ____ till June 2019?
    1.P K Malhotra
    2.N K Singh
    3.Pradeep Kumar Sinha
    4.Ravi Burman
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  19. Which firm has agreed to acquire a 77 percent holding in Flipkart Group for $16 billion?
    1.Walmart Inc
    2.Amazon Inc
    3.D Mart
    4.Aditya Birla Group
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  20. Name Google’s IoT platform that was launched recently?
    1.Android Techicals
    2.Android Things
    3.Google Components
    4.Google Jigsaw
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  21. On 8th May 2018, which country successfully launched Gaofen-5, a hyper-spectral imaging satellite, as part of the country’s high- resolution Earth observation project?
    1.China
    2.India
    3.Japan
    4.United Nations
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  22. Scientists at the Central Sheep and Wool Research Institute (CSWRI) of ____, have come up with a new laparascope-assisted insemination technique for sheep?
    1.Gujarat
    2.Jammu and Kashmir
    3.Rajasthan
    4.Bihar
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation
  23. When was World Athletics Day 2018 celebrated all over the world?
    1.May 9
    2.May 8
    3.May 7
    4.May 6
    5.None of these
    Answer & Explanation

STATIC GK based on Current Affairs

  1. Which state houses the Thol Lake?
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  2. Name the administrator and headquarters of National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)?
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  3. Who is the Chairman of Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) headquartered in New Delhi?
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  4. Name the MD and headquarters of International Monetary Fund (IMF)?
    Answer
  5. Where is Bandipur National Park located?
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