Current Affairs Quiz – 23 May 2019

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  1. What is the rank of India in the 2019 KidsRight Index?
    A) 132

    B) 117
    C) 149
    D) 105
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    India has secured 117th position out of 181 countries in the KidsRight Index 2019. Iceland has topped the international rankings followed by Portugal (2), Switzerland (3), Finland (4) and Germany (5). 
  2. Which of the following fighter jet was used by the Indian Air Force (IAF) to test fire air launch version of BrahMos missile recently?
    A) Sukhoi Su-30 MKI 

    B) Sukhoi Su-35
    C) Sukhoi Su-30 MKK
    D) Sukhoi Su-57
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    The Indian Air Force (IAF) successfully conducted the test firing of the air version of BrahMos missile from its frontline Su-30 MKI fighter aircraft on May 22, 2019. 
  3. Which of these institutions has signed an agreement to provide USD 750 mn loan to India for Electrification of Railway Track?
    A) World Bank

    B) International Monetary Fund
    C) Asian Development Bank
    D) United nations Development Programme
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    Asian Development Bank (ADB)  has signed an agreement to provide USD 750 million equivalent in Indian rupee long-term financing to electrify railway tracks in India.
  4. Who has been elected as the new President of South Africa?
    A) Pravin Gordhan
    B) David Mabuza
    C) Jacob Zuma
    D) Cyril Ramaphosa
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    The African National Congress (ANC) Party President Cyril Ramaphosa has been re-elected as the president of South Africa by the legislators of the country. 
  5. The 2019 SIMBEX was the bilateral naval drill between India and ___________
    A) Singapore

    B) Sri Lanka
    C) South Korea
    D) Scotland
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    The Singapore-India Maritime Bilateral Exercise (SIMBEX-2019) concluded on May 22, 2019. The bilateral naval drill, consisting of both harbour phase and sea phase, was conducted by the Indian Navy and the Republic of Singapore Navy from May 16 to May 22. 
  6. Which of these insurance companies has won the FICCI Claims Excellence Award?
    A) Aviva Life Insurance

    B) Bharti AXA Life Insurance
    C) Canara HSBC Oriental Bank of Commerce Life Insurance
    D) Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    Private Life Insurer, Bharti AXA Life Insurance has been conferred with the FICCI Claims Excellence Award. 
  7. Name the first woman pilot of the Indian Air Force to qualify to undertake combat missions on a fighter jet
    A) Avani Chaturvedi

    B) Anny Divya
    C) Shubhangi Swaroop
    D) Bhawana Kanth
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    Flight Lieutenant Bhawana Kanth has become the first woman pilot of the Indian Air Force to qualify to undertake combat missions on a fighter jet. 
  8. The first ever joint naval drill “Pacific Vanguard” between US, Japan, South Korea and Australia is being held at __________
    A) Guam, US

    B) Kuril Islands, Japan
    C) Jeju Island, South Korea
    D) Samoa, US
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    The navies of United States, Japan, South Korea, and Australia commenced their first ever combined naval drills named “Pacific Vanguard”, near the U.S. island of Guam in the Western Pacific region on May 23, 2019. 
  9. When is the World Turtle Day observed?
    A) May 21

    B) May 22
    C) May 23
    D) May 20
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    The World Turtle Day is held on May 23 every year to raise awareness and increase knowledge and respect for turtles and tortoises and encourage human action to help them survive and thrive. The theme for 2019 World Turtle Day is “Adopt, Don’t Shop.” 
  10. King Sultan Ahmad Shah who passed away recently was the chief of which country?
    A) Thailand

    B) Malaysia
    C) South Korea
    D) Israel
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    Malaysia’s seventh King Sultan Ahmad Shah passed away at the age of 88 years. 

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