Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 14th May 2018
Q1. Which day is observed as World Migratory Bird Day ?
World Migratory Bird Day 2018 is celebrated on 12th and 13th May. Theme "Unifying our Voices for Bird Conservation".
Q2. Which day is observed as International Nurses Day?
The National Technology Day was observed across India on May 11, 2018 to commemorate the anniversary of Pokhran nuclear tests of 1998.
Q3. What will be India's growth according to Index of Industrial Production (IIP) ?
Index of Industrial Production (IIP) posted a growth of 4.4 per cent in March 2018.
Q4. United Nations Development Programme is going to set up skill development centre in which city?
Aimed at empowering vulnerable and marginalised women by imparting skills training, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will soon set up a skill development centre at 'Bharosa,' an integrated support centre for distressed women and children here.
Q5. which was the largest remittance- receiving country in the world?
The report 'RemitSCOPE - Remittance markets and opportunities - Asia and the Pacific' said India (USD 69 billion), China (USD 64 billion) and the Philippines (USD 33 billion) are the three largest remittance- receiving countries in the world in 2017.
Q6. Which country pledged to dismantle nuclear site in May ceremony?
North Korea says it will begin dismantling its nuclear test site in less than two weeks in a ceremony attended by foreign journalists.
Q7. Who is India's National Security Advisor?
With the aim of combating terrorism, organized crime and drug trafficking, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval held talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Moscow on 11 May, discussing issues as a part of regular contacts between the two countries' security councils.
Q8. India has signed a MOU with which country regarding enhancement of bilateral contacts?
India and Russia strengthen ties discussing issues related to security and enhancing bilateral contacts
Q9. The South Asian Cooperative Environment Programme has been signed between maritime nations and __________
The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and South Asian Cooperative Environment Programme (SACEP) for co-operation on the response to oil and chemical pollution in the South Asian seas in Sri Lanka's capital, Colombo.
Q10. Indian Customs and Department of India Posts held a First ever Joint Conference at Vigyan Bhavan in _________-
Indian Customs and Department of India Posts held a First ever Joint Conference at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi
Q11. The 2018 Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) summit will be held in ________
Nepal's Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli announced to host the 2018 Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) summit.
Q12. The book "Across the Bench - Insight into the Indian Military Judicial System" has been launched by whom?
Gen Bipin Rawat, Chief of Army the Staff today released the book 'Across the Bench - Insight into the Indian Military Judicial System' by Lt Gen Gyan Bhushan, former Army Commander and Member 'A', Armed Forces Tribunal, Lucknow Bench..
Q13. Who has been conferred with the KISS Humanitarian Award 2018
Proffesor Muhammad Yunus conferred KISS Humanitarian Award 2018
Q14. Which payment bank has introduced automatic recurring payment ?
Paytm introduced automatic recurring payments, a new feature that lets users configure the payments app to pay for periodic recurring expenses automatically.
Q15. Which bank has launched the country's first India-dedicated publicly offered investment fund?
China's largest bank, the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), has launched the country's first India-dedicated publicly offered investment fund