Current Affairs Quiz – 30 May 2019

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  1. Narendra Modi took oath as the Prime Minister of India on May 30, 2019 for ____________ term
    A) Fourth

    B) Third
    C) Second
    D) Fifth
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    Following a landslide victory in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Narendra Modi took oath as the Prime Minister of India for the second consecutive term on May 30, 2019 in the forecourt of the Rashtrapati Bhavan. Indian President Ram Nath Kovind administered the oath to the 68-year-old Modi along with his Councils of Minister.
  2. The Reserve Bank of India has extended the duration for ‘Relaxation on the guidelines to NBFCs on securitisation transactions’ till____________
    A) 31 March 2020

    B) 31 December 2019
    C) 31 December 2020
    D) 31 July 2019
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    The Reserve Bank of India has decided to extend the ‘Relaxation on the guidelines to NBFCs on securitisation transactions’ till December 31, 2019. 
  3. The opening match of the ICC Cricket World Cup England & Wales 2019 was held in which stadium?
    A) The Oval

    B) Edgbaston 
    C) Lords
    D) Old Trafford
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    The 12th edition of the Cricket World Cup, known as the ICC Cricket World Cup England & Wales 2019 began on 30 May 2019 and will continue upto 14 July 2019. The matches will be hosted by England and Wales. The first match of the tournament will be played at The Oval while the final will be played at Lord’s
  4. When is the World Hunger Day observed?
    A) May 30

    B) May 29
    C) May 28
    D) May 27
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    The World Hunger Day is observed on May 28 to raise awareness of chronic hunger and celebrate the achievements of millions of people who are already taking actions to end their own hunger. The theme for World Hunger Day 2019 is Sustainability. 
  5. Renowned actor Carmine Caridi who died recently belonged to which country?
    A) Germany
    B) France
    C) Canada
    D) United States
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    American television and film actor, Carmine Caridi, who is remembered for his role in “The Godfather” series, has passed away. He was 85.
  6. Who has been sworn in as the new Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh?
    A) YS Jaganmohan Reddy
    B) N Chandrababu Naidu
    C) YS Rajasekhara Reddy
    D) Nallari Kiran Kumar Reddy
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    YSR Congress Party Leader YS Jaganmohan Reddy took oath as the new Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh on May 30, 2019. The 46-year-old Reddy is the second Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh post its bifurcation, after N Chandrababu Naidu. 
  7. Name the head of the committee formed by RBI on the Development of Housing Finance Securitisation Market?
    A) Chandan Sinha

    B) Dr. Harsh Vardhan
    C) Sanjaya Gupta
    D) Pranjul Bhandari
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    The Reserve Bank of India has constituted a Committee on the Development of Housing Finance Securitisation Market. The six member committee will be chaired by Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Senior Advisor, Bain & Company. 
  8. Which of these states has launched the Healthcare Investment Policy-2019 to boost medical tourism in the state?
    A) Chhattisgarh

    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Rajasthan
    D) Jammu & Kashmir
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    The Jammu and Kashmir Government has unveiled Healthcare Investment Policy-2019 on May 29, 2019 to boost healthcare infrastructure in the state. 
  9. The wax statue of which of these players was launched on the eve of ICC Men’s World Cup 2019 on May 29, 2019 by Madame Tussauds?
    A) AB de Villiers

    B) M. S. Dhoni
    C) Virat Kohli
    D) Chris Gayle
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    The renowned wax museum Madame Tussauds, unveiled the wax statue of Indian captain Virat Kohli at the iconic Lord’s Cricket Ground, London on May 29, 2019 to mark the launch of the ICC Men’s World Cup 2019. 
  10. Who among the following has taken over Vice Admiral Karambir Singh to be appointed as the new Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief (FOC-in-C), Eastern Naval Command (ENC)?
    A) Vice Admiral Atul Kumar Jain

    B) Vice Admiral G. Ashok Kumar
    C) Vice Admiral Robin K. Dhowan
    D) Vice Admiral R. P. Suthan
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    Vice Admiral Atul Kumar Jain has taken over as the new Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief (FOC-in-C), Eastern Naval Command (ENC) from Vice Admiral Karambir Singh on May 30, 2019. The outgoing FOC-in-C, Vice Admiral Karambir Singh, will assume the charge as the 24th Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS) on 31 May 2019. 
  11. Name the winner of 2019 Nine Dots Prize.
    A) Samhita Arni

    B) Annie Zaidi
    C) Jaiswal Smriti
    D) Simone Pieranni
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    Indian playwright and journalist Annie Zaidi has been named for the 2019 Nine Dots Prize for her essay Bread, Cement, Cactus. The book will be published by Cambridge University Press in May 2020. The 40-year-old Annie is Mumbai based Freelance writer. 
  12. Who will head the Task Force on the Development of Secondary Market for Corporate Loans constituted by RBI?
    A) Anand Srinivasan

    B) V. G. Kannan
    C) T. N. Manoharan
    D) Bahram Vakil
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has constituted a six member Task Force on the Development of Secondary Market for Corporate Loans to bring in place a well-developed secondary market for debt for transparent price discovery of the inherent riskiness of the debt being traded. The committee will be chaired by Shri T. N. Manoharan, Chairman, Canara Bank. 
  13. When is the International Everest Day celebrated?
    A) May 30
    B) May 29
    C) May 28
    D) May 27
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    The International Everest Day is observed every year on May 29 in memory of the first summit of Mt. Everest by Sir Edmund Hillary (New Zealand) and Nepalese Tenzing Norgay Sherpa on May 29 in 1953. 
  14. Which of these teams has won the 2018-19 UEFA Europa League?
    A) Chelsea 

    B) Manchester United 
    C) Arsenal
    D) Liverpool
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    Option A
    Explanation: 
    English football club Chelsea beat Arsenal 4-1 to win the UEFA Europa League final on May 29, at the Olympic Stadium in Baku, Azerbaijan. 
  15. James Marape has been sworn in as the Prime Minister of which country?
    A) Philippines

    B) Solomon Islands
    C) Seychelles
    D) Papua New Guinea
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    A former finance minister, James Marape has been sworn in as the 8th Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea by the National Parliament on 30 May 2019.

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