Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 17th May 2018
Q1. Which day is observed as the International Day of Living Together in Peace ?
International Day of Living Together in Peace is observed on 16th May
Q2. Who has been elected as the new ICC chairman?
Shashank Manohar elected unopposed, to serve 2nd term as ICC chairman
Q3. Who has sworn-in as the chief minister of Karnataka?
BS Yeddyurappa will be sworn-in as the chief minister of Karnataka
Q4. Who is the head of the U.S India Business Council ?
The U.S India Business Council named Ambika Sharma as its head for India. Ms. Sharma was Director General for International at the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI).
Q5. What is India's growth rate according to International Monetary Fund ?
India Fastest Growing Economy At 7.4 Per Cent In 2018: International Monetary Fund
Q6. A frozen semen station will be set up in which state ?
To conserve and develop indigenous breeds to increase milk productivity, the Agriculture Ministry will set up a frozen semen station in Maranga, Purnea in Bihar.
Q7. Which telecom operator partnered with SAP to boost GST compliance in rural India?
State-owned telecom operator BSNL signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with enterprise solutions provider SAP to jointly offer innovative GST (goods and services tax) solutions to enterprises across India.
Q8. Who has been appointed eminent jurist in Lokpal panel?
Mukul Rohatgi appointed eminent jurist in Lokpal panel.
Q9. Which cricketer is the brand ambassador of Online pharmacy Netmeds ?
Online pharmacy Netmeds announced that cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni is its brand ambassador.
Q10. India releases grant for river training & construction of embankments in which country?
India releases grant for river training & construction of embankments in Nepal.
Q11. The National Geoscience Awards were presented by ______
The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, presented the National Geoscience Awards in New Delhi.
Q12. The DRDO Awards- 2016 & 2017 were given away by which minister ?
Raksha Mantri Smt Nirmala Sitharaman gave away the DRDO Awards- 2016 & 2017 to various DRDO scientists for their outstanding contributions
Q13. A seminar on Physical and Social Infrastructure for Regional Development is being held in which state ?
The two-day Seminar being organized by the Ministry of Finance on the theme of “Physical and Social Infrastructure for Regional Development” in Guwahati, Assam.
Q14. Which player has been named as France’s player of the year?
Neymar was named as France’s player of the year at an awards ceremony in Paris.
Q15. Who won the Jayadev Rastriya Yuva Puraskar award?
US-based Kathak dancer Anindita Anaam was honoured with the prestigious 'Shri Jayadev Rastriya Yuva Pratibha Puraskar 2018' for outstanding contribution to the field of art.