Current Affairs Quiz – May 18 2019

Current Affairs Quiz – May 18 2019

Current Affairs Quiz


1. Achyutanand Dwivedi is associated with_________.
a) Sports
b) Cinema
c) Politician
d) None of these

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Answer b) Cinema. Indian filmmaker Achyutanand Dwivedi’s three-minute film ‘Seed Mother’ won the third prize in the international section of ‘Nespresso Talents 2019’, a competition at Cannes Film Festival.

2. Who has been conferred the 2019 UN Sasakawa Award for Disaster Reduction?
a) K Yadav
b) Amar Nath
c) Vishnu Raj V
d) PK Mishra

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Answer d) PK Mishra. Dr PK Mishra, Additional Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister, has been conferred the 2019 UN Sasakawa Award for Disaster Reduction by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction.

3. Who has been appointed as CEO of Ujjivan Small Finance Bank?
a) Sanjay Khan
b) Nitheesh Nair
c) Nabeel Ahmed
d) Nitin Chugh

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Answer d) Nitin Chugh. Ujjivan Small Finance Bank has appointed Nitin Chugh as the next Managing Director and CEO for three years starting December 1.

4. Bangladesh won their first-ever multi-nation ODI tournament by beating the __________.
a) India
b) West Indies
c) New Zealand
d) Australia

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Answer b) West Indies. Bangladesh won their first-ever multi-nation ODI tournament by beating the Windies by five wickets via the DLS method in the tri-nation tournament in Dublin on Friday.

5. I. M. Pei is associated with________.
a) Architect
b) Politics
c) Cinema
d) All the above

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Answer a) Architect. I M Pei, a dominant figure in American architecture for more than three decades who designed the Louvre’s crystal pyramid and the angular East Building of Washington’s National Gallery of Art, has died. He was 102.

6. MR-SAM is a Air missile, jointly developed by which among following countries?
a) India and Japan
b) India and US
c) India and Israel
d) India and Kuwait

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Answer c) India and Israel. The eponymous Medium Range Surface to Air Missile (MR-SAM), jointly developed by India and Israel to defend the Navy’s warships against incoming anti-ship missiles, achieved a crucial landmark on Friday.

7. Among the following person, who has been named in the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) commentary panel for the upcoming World Cup?
a) Saurav Ganguly
b) Mohammed kaif
c) Virendar Shewag
d) Rahul Dravid

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Answer a) Saurav Ganguly. Former cricketers Sourav Ganguly and Sanjay Manjrekar have been named in the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) commentary panel for the upcoming World Cup, beginning May 30 in England and Wales.

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