Current Affairs Quiz – 21 May 2019

Current Affairs Quiz 21 May 2019: Based on the Current Affairs and Important News of 21 May 2019 we have framed important current affairs questions for banking and competitive exams. These current affairs quiz questions will be helpful for upcoming competitive exams. Give our online current affairs test every day to be prepared for all exams. We try to prepare the best and most expected current affairs questions with answers. Attempt our daily current affairs quiz on our mobile app too.

  1. Which among the following companies has recently become India’s largest company in terms of Revenue?
    A) Reliance Industries Limited

    B) Indian Oil Corporation
    C) State Bank of India
    D) Life Insurance Corporation
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    The Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) has displaced the public sector refiner Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) as the biggest company by revenue in India. 
  2. Scott Morrison has recently secured the maximum vote to be elected as the Prime Minister of which country?
    A) Jordan

    B) New Zealand
    C) Australia
    D) Ukraine
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    Australian Prime Minister and Leader of the Liberal Party Scott Morrison has won the 2019 Australian election with majority. 
  3. Who among the following Indian has been acknowledged by World book of Records London for being one of the most viewed stand-up comedian in India and abroad?
    A) Sunil Grover

    B) Bharti Singh
    C) Johnny Lever
    D) Kapil Sharma
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    Indian stand-up comedian-actor Kapil Sharma has been acknowledged as one of the most viewed stand-up comedian in India and abroad and for promoting animal rights by the World book of Records London. 
  4. What is the projected Global economic growth as per OECD for the fiscal 2019-20?
    A) 3.4%

    B) 3.2%
    C) 3.1%
    D) 3.3%
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The OECD has cut its forecast for the global economic growth to 3.2 percent for 2019-20 from 3.3 percent earlier on the backdrop of rising trade tensions between China-US.
  5. What was the profession of Vijaya Mulay who died recently?
    A) Filmmaker

    B) Journalist
    C) Singer
    D) Politician
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    Renowned filmmaker, film historian, researcher and educationist Vijaya Mulay passed away. She was 98.
  6. How many animals have been displayed in the ‘Not all animals migrate by choice’ campaign launched in India to raise awareness on Illegal Wildlife Trade?
    A) one

    B) ten
    C) four
    D) six
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The UN Environment India and Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) of India have jointly launched an awareness campaign named ‘Not all animals migrate by choice’ to create awareness and public support for the protection and conservation of wildlife, prevention of trafficking, smuggling and reduction in demand for wildlife products. In the first phase of the campaign, Tiger, Pangolin, Star Tortoise and Tokay Gecko will be displayed as they are highly endangered due to illegal trading in International markets.
  7. The UN recognised World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development is held annually on__________
    A) May 18

    B) May 19
    C) May 20
    D) May 21
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    The World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development is held on May 21 every year to help communities understand the value of cultural diversity and learn how to live together in harmony.
  8. Who has been elected as the President of Indonesia amid 2019 elections?
    A) Joko Widodo

    B) Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono
    C) Prabowo Subianto
    D) Sandiaga Uno
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    The President of Indonesia, Joko Widodo has been re-elected as President of the country for the second term.
  9. Niki Lauda who passed away recently was a former ______________ champion
    A) Wresting

    B) Formula One Racing
    C) Golf
    D) Soccer
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The former Austrian Formula One driver and a three-time F1 World Drivers’ Champion Niki Lauda passed away. He was 70.
  10. Name the Indian who has been chosen for the Japan’s Order of the Rising Sun decoration for 2019?
    A) Nirupama Rao

    B) Shivshankar Menon
    C) Shyam Saran
    D) Gopalaswami Parthasarathy
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    Former Indian foreign secretary Shyam Saran has been chosen to be conferred with Japan’s second highest national award in its 2019 Spring Imperial Decorations . 72-year-old Saran will be awarded ‘the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star’ for his contributions to strengthen the strategic ties and enhancing mutual understanding between India and Japan. 
  11. The Indo-Myanmar Coordinated Patrol (IMCOR) 2019 is being held at ______________
    A) Goa

    B) Chennai
    C) Visakhapatnam
    D) Port Blair
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    The 8th edition of the Indo-Myanmar Coordinated Patrol (IMCOR) is being held at Port Blair in Andaman & Nicobar Command from May 20-28, 2019.
  12. When is the National Anti-Terrorism Day observed in India?
    A) May 20

    B) May 21
    C) May 19
    D) May 18
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    The National Anti-Terrorism Day is observed annually on May 21 in India to spread the message of global peace, non-violence and humanity to promote unity among the people and stop youngsters from being misguided. 

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