Current Affairs Quiz – 11 May 2019

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  1. The Indian Air Force has received the first Apache Guardian attack helicopter from which of these countries?
    A) Germany

    B) United States
    C) Scotland
    D) France
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    The Indian Air Force received its first Apache Guardian attack helicopter at a Boeing production facility in Arizona, United States on May 10, 2019. In September 2015, IAF had signed a contract with US Government and Boeing Limited for 22 Apache helicopters. The first batch of these helicopters is scheduled to be shipped to India by July 2019.
  2. Which of these institutions has unveiled the first indigenously developed microprocessor AJIT?
    A) IIT Bombay

    B) IIT Madras
    C) IIT Kanpur
    D) IIT Kharagpur
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Engineers from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) have developed a home grown microprocessor called AJIT.  It is the first microprocessor to be conceptualised, designed, developed and manufactured in India.
  3. The World Migratory Bird Day 2019 was held on ____________
    A) April 9

    B) March 10
    C) May 11
    D) February 28
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    The World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) is celebrated twice in a year since it started in 2006. Firstly it is held on Second Saturday of May and again on Second Saturday of October. The theme for 2019 WMBD is “Protect Birds: Be the Solution to Plastic Pollution.”
  4. Which of these electronic giants has developed the world’s highest-resolution image sensors?
    A) OnePlus

    B) Apple
    C) Nokia
    D) Samsung
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    Samsung Electronics Co has introduced the world’s highest-resolution image sensors that will help smartphones capture images at vibrant ultra-high resolution. The two new 0.8-micrometer pixel image sensors includes 64-megapixel ISOCELL Bright GW1and 48-megapixel ISOCELL Bright GM2
  5. Name the world’s first exclusive women’s cricket magazine launched recently.
    A) Cricpink

    B) Criczone
    C) Cricmag
    D) Cricwo
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    The first edition of world’s first exclusive women’s cricket magazine named ‘Criczone’ was released in Jaipur, Rajasthan.
  6. Which country has launched the first ever ‘Global Health Security Strategy’ to detect and prevent threats from infectious diseases in advance?
    A) United States

    B) India
    C) China
    D) UAE
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    The government of United States has unveiled a first of its kind strategy called as ‘Global Health Security Strategy’ that will help to prevent, detect and respond to threats from infectious diseases occurring naturally or accidentally.
  7. Y.C. Deveshwar who passed away recently was the former Chairman of__________
    A) TCS

    B) Dabur
    C) ITC Limited
    D) Hindustan Unilever
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    Chairman of ITC Limited, Y.C. Deveshwar passed away at the age of 72 years. Deveshwar, joined ITC in 1968, becoming a director in 1984 and was appointed the chief executive and chairman on January 1, 1996.
  8. Who has been named as the next President of the United Nations General Assembly?
    A) Karen Pierce

    B) Jonathan Cohen
    C) François Delattre
    D) Tijjani Muhammad Bande
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    Tijjani Mohammad Bande, a professor from Nigeria, has been appointed as the new President of the United Nations General Assembly.He will succeed incumbent María Fernanda Espinosa Garces after her tenure lapses in September 2019. 
  9. Sahitya Akademi winner Thoppil Mohamed Meeran who died recently was a noted novelist of which language?
    A) Tamil

    B) Bengali
    C) Marathi
    D) Urdu
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    The noted novelist and Sahitya Akademi awardee from Tamil Nadu, Thoppil Mohamed Meeran, passed away. He was 74.
  10. When do we observe the National Technology Day?
    A) Second Saturday of May

    B) May 11
    C) May 10
    D) Second Friday of May
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    India celebrates the National Technology Day every year on 11 May. It was on this day in 1998 that India successfully tested Shakti-I nuclear missile at the Indian Army’s Pokhran Test Range in Rajasthan.
  11. Roshan Taneja was a well known _________
    A) Journalist

    B) Sportsperson
    C) Acting trainer
    D) Tabla Maestro
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    Acting guru/trainer Roshan Taneja passed away at the age of 87 years. He had trained Bollywood stars like  Shabana Azmi, Naseeruddin Shah, Jaya Bachchan, Anil Kapoor and Shatrughan Sinha.

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