Current Affairs Quiz – May 21, 2017

Q.1) The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) finalised the broad contours of a long-term strategic partnership with the Indian private sector in defence manufacturing. Who is the chairman of DAC?

a) Narendra Modi

b) Rajnath Singh

c) Manohar Parrikar

d) Arun Jaitley

e) Pranab Mukherjee

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Q.2) Madhya Pradesh Government signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ________ (the only institute to have a Happiness Centre) for developing state Happiness Index.

a) IIT-Madras

b) IIT-Kanpur

c) IIT- Bombay

d) IIT- Guwahati

e) IIT-Kharagpur

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Q.3) International Yoga Day is observed on?

a) June 21

b) July 21

c) May 20

d) June 20

e) July 20

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Q.4) Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju is participating in the five days Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR) summit being held in __________.

a) New Delhi, India

b) Cancun, Mexico

c) Sendai, Japan

d) Beijing, China

e) Manila, Philippines

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Q.5) Recently, Donald Trump has signed the largest arms deal with Saudi Arabia worth of $110 Billion. Who is the king of Saudi Arabia?

a) Fahda bint Al Asi Al

b) Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al

c) Salman bin Abdulaziz Al

d) Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al

e) Abdul Rahman bin Faisal

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Q.6) Anti Terrorism Day is observed on 21st May. The date chosen to commemorate the death anniversary of one of the most eminent Prime Ministers of India _______.

a) Indira Gandhi

b) Rajiv Gandhi

c) Jawaharlal Nehru

d) Charan Singh

e) Lal Bahadur Shastri

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Q.7) A 38-year-old German policewoman _______ will be become the first female referee in Europe’s top leagues next season after she was promoted to officiate in the Bundesliga.

a) Sian Massey-Ellis

b) Amy Elizabeth Fearn

c) Lucy Oliver

d) Jacqui Melksham

e) Bibiana Steinhaus 

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Q.8) Who became the youngest Masters Series finalist in 10 years when he beat American veteran John Isner at the Italian Open, recently?

a) Alexander Sascha Zverev

b) Thanasi Kokkinakis

c) Borna Coric

d) Nick Kyrgios 

e) ​Jared Donaldson

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Q.9) Who is probably became the Oldest women Yoga instructor in India, will participate in the International Yoga Celebrations (from June 15 to 21) being organised by the S.K.S.D. Group of Educational Institutions at Tanuku in Andhra Pradesh?

a) Swami Sivananda

b) Nanammal

c) K Pattabhi Jois

d) Jaggi Vasudev

e) Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

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Q.10) Which of the following person won the Prestigious Whitley Awards, also known as Green Oscars received from princess Royal Anne for her efforts in conserving greater adjutant storks?

a) Maneka Gandhi

b) Aravind Kumar

c) Purnima Devi

d) Vandana Shiva

e) Edward Abbey

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Q.11) Which of the following is the first Tamang woman from Nepal to scale the 8,848 metres peak with her message “Fight against human trafficking”?

a) Kanchhi Maya Tamang

b) Shambu Tamang

c) Ang Rita Tamang

d) Dawa Nuru Tamang

e) Kame Tamang

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Q.12) Which of the following Mountaineer Climb Mt.Everest Twice within Five days in Nepal?

a) Mingma Tsiri Sherpa

b) Anshu Jamsenpa

c) Kenton Cool

d) Lakpa Rita Sherpa

e) Ang Passang Sherpa

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Q.13) Vidit Gujrathi and R.Vaishali won the bronze medal at the Asian chess championship held at ____

a) London

b) Paris

c) Chengdu

d) Beijing

e) New Delhi

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Q.14) Which of the following scheme introduce by Odisha CM and Biju Janata Dal party president Naveen Patnaik?

a) Ama Gaon, Ama Vikas

b) Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas 

c) Maltidevi Prak Vidyalaya Paridhan

d) Mukhyamantri Adibandha

e) Mukhyamantri Swasthya Seva

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Q.15) What is the position of India in the World Happiness Index published by the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network?

a) 101st

b) 110th

c) 122nd

d) 141st

e) 154th

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