Current Affairs Quiz – 14 May 2019

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  1. The Indian Armed Forces conducted the Exercise Bull Strike at which place?
    A) Teressa Island

    B) Majuli Island
    C) Srirangam Island
    D) Abdul Kalam Island
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    The Indian Armed Forces carried out Exercise Bull Strike at Teressa Island in Andaman and Nicobar to showcase joint operations capability of the armed forces.
  2. Who has been awarded the International Cricketer and Batsman of the Year at the CEAT Cricket Rating International Award 2019?
    A) Rashid Khan

    B) Rohit Sharma
    C) Virat Kohli
    D) Aaron Finch
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    Option C
  3. Name the High-speed Expendable Aerial Target (drone) which was recently tested successfully by DRDO
    A) SEWAK

    B) YUDH
    C) RAKSHAK
    D) ABHYAS
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successful conducted the test flight of ABHYAS drone on May 14, 2019 from Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur in Balasore, Odisha. ABHYAS drone is a High-speed Expendable Aerial Target (HEAT) designed for autonomous flight with the help of an autopilot. 
  4. India will host the International Army Games 2019 in which city?
    A) Guwahati

    B) Gurugram
    C) Jaisalmer
    D) Surat
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    For the first time, India will be host a part of the International Army Games at Jaisalmer in August 2019, in a bid to promote cordial relations with the participating countries. International Army Games is an international military sports event organised by the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation since 2015 and is participated by around 32 countries.
  5. The first edition of the Young Scientist Programme ‘Yuvika2019’ will be held in how many centres of ISRO?
    A) 6

    B) 4
    C) 1
    D) 2
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    The first edition of the Young Scientist Programme ‘Yuvika2019’ was inaugurated by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman Dr K Sivan through video mode in Bengaluru on May 13, 2019. It is a two week summer vacation residential programme that will be conducted from 13 to 26 May 2019 over four ISRO centres in Bengaluru, Thiruvananthapuram, Ahmedabad and Shillong. 
  6. Who has been appointed as  the CEO of LIC Mutual Funds?
    A) Dinesh Pangtey

    B) Rammohan Nilkanth Bhave
    C) M. Raghavendra
    D) H. N. Motiwalla
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    LIC Mutual Fund has appointed Dinesh Pangtey as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Before his appointment, Mr Pangtey was Director and Chief Executive Officer at LIC HFL AMC.
  7. Which of these companies has surpassed TCS to become India’s most-valued firm in terms of market valuation?
    A) HDFC Bank

    B) Hindustan Unilever Ltd 
    C) Reliance Industries Ltd
    D) ITC
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    Reliance Industries Ltd has reclaimed its status as India’s most-valued firm in terms of market valuation on May 13, 2019, overtaking software services major TCS.
  8. Who among the following has won the Asia-Pacific Diamond Golf Cup 2019?
    A) Daisuke Kataoka

    B) Kim Kyung-tae
    C) Rahil Gangjee
    D) Yosuke Asaji
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    Yosuke Asaji of Japan has won the Asia-Pacific Diamond Golf Cup 2019 by one shot at the Sobu Country Club on May 12, 2019.
  9. Who among the following has become the first Indian female to be appointed to International Panel of Match Referees by ICC?
    A) GS Lakshmi
    B) Shantha Rangaswamy
    C) Shubhangi Kulkarni 
    D) Diana Edulji 
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    GS Lakshmi has been appointed to the ICC International Panel of Match Referees, becoming eligible to referee international matches with immediate effect.
  10. Name the CEO of Jet Airways who has resigned with immediate effect recently
    A) Amit Agarwal

    B) Vinay Dube
    C) Dinesh Tandon
    D) Karthik Rana
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Jet Airways, Vinay Dube has resigned from services of Jet Airways with immediate effect citing personal reasons on May 13, 2019.

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