Current Affairs Quiz – 29 May 2019

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  1. What is the rank of India in the 2019 IMD World Competitiveness Rankings?
    A) 58

    B) 43
    C) 65
    D) 32
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    Option B
    Explanation:
     India has moved up one place to rank 43rd in the 2019 edition of the IMD World Competitiveness Rankings, mainly due to its robust economic growth, a large labour force and its huge market size. The index has been topped by Singapore, followed by Hong Kong and United States at second and third position respectively. 
  2. Which of these states has recently launched the Aroma Mission for the agriculture and allied sector?
    A) Gujarat

    B) Haryana
    C) Meghalaya
    D) Andhra Pradesh
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    The Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Conrad K Sangma launched the Aroma Mission and Processing Unit of Essential Oil at Byrwa in Ri-Bhoi district on May 27, 2019 to boost Agriculture and allied sector in the state. 
  3. Who has been sworn in as the new Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh?
    A) Pema Khandu

    B) Jagdish Mukhi
    C) Nabam Tuki
    D) Chowna Mein
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    Senior BJP leader Pema Khandu was sworn- in as the Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh for a second term on May 29, 2019. 
     
  4. Which of these countries has been removed from the Currency ‘Monitoring List’ of major trading partners by the US Treasury Department?
    A) China
    B) India
    C) Japan
    D) South Korea
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    The US Treasury Department has removed India as well as Switzerland from its currency monitoring list of countries having potentially questionable foreign exchange policies. Removal of India from the currency watch list radar is a positive development, which otherwise could have ultimately led to a tag of being a currency manipulator. 
  5. When is the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers observed?
    A) May 27

    B) May 28
    C) May 29
    D) May 26
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    The International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers is held annually on May 29 to commemorate sacrifice made by UN personnel on peacekeeping missions. The 2019 Theme is Protecting Civilians, Protecting Peace. 
  6. Naveen Patnaik has been sworn in as the Chief Minister of Odisha for the consecutive  ___________ term
    A) 4th

    B) 6th
    C) 3rd
    D) 5th
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    Naveen Patnaik, took oath as the Chief Minister of Odisha in Bhubaneswar on May 29, 2019 for the consecutive fifth time. Odisha Governor Prof. Ganeshi Lal administered the oath-taking ceremony.
  7. The GlobalCoin cryptocurrency will be launched by which of these companies?
    A) Facebook
    B) Google
    C) Microsoft
    D) Amazon
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    Technology major Facebook is planning to launch its own cryptocurrency, in early 2020, which is likely to be named GlobalCoin. The cryptocurrency is being launched by Facebook under its Secret project “Project Libra” and will require around $1 billion in funding to support the project.
  8. Sri Lanka has recently signed a tripartite agreement with which of these countries for the development of its Colombo port?
    A) US & China

    B) China & Japan
    C) India & Japan
    D) Malaysia and India
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    The Government of Sri Lanka has signed a tripartite agreement with India and Japan on May 28, 2019 for development of eastern terminal of Colombo port.
  9. The Confederation of Horticulture Associations of India has honored whom with the 2019 ‘Life Time Recognition Award’?
    A) Prof H.C. Sharma

    B) Prof N Kumar
    C) Prof Jetti A. Oliver
    D) Prof K. M. Indresh
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    Prof N Kumar, Vice-Chancellor, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU), has been conferred with the ‘Life Time Recognition Award’ by the Confederation of Horticulture Associations of India on May 28, 2019 during the International Conference on Innovative horticulture at Pantnagar, Uttarakhand. 
  10. Which of these campaigns has been launched by ICC to celebrate the Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019?
    A) Cricpee 
    B) Howzat
    C) Cricmania
    D) Criiio
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    The International Cricket Council (ICC) has launched Criiio campaign on the eve of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019. The campaign aims to bring together hundreds of millions of fans from around the world and celebrate the magnificent diversity of cricket. ICC has launched #criiio and website www.criiio.com for this social cricket tribe. 

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