Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 25th May 2018
Q1. What is India's rank in terms of competitiveness ?
India has moved one notch higher, to the 44th place in terms of competitiveness, in the annual rankings compiled by International Institute for Management Development (IMD) which placed the US in the top slot.
Q2. which stock exchange company has launched 'repo' in corporate debt securities?
Leading stock exchange BSE today said it has received approval from Reserve Bank and Sebi to launch repo (or repurchase) in corporate debt securities, and plans to commence trading and reporting
Q3. which state launched the Model Code of Conduct Violation Reporting App?
Chief Election Commissioner O.P. Rawat told that an application, called Model Code of Conduct Violation Reporting App, was made available for the first time in Bengaluru in the run-up to the recently concluded Karnataka Assembly polls.
Q4.which state has the World's Largest Bird Sculpture 'Jatayu'?
According to legend, the rock 'Jatayupara', where the structure is based, is the place where the mythical bird 'Jatayu' fell after its wings were slain by Ravana.
Q5. Twin spacecraft to track Earth’s water cycle successfully launched by ________
A twin spacecraft to track the global water cycle has been successfully launched aboard the a SpaceX rocket, along with five communications satellites
Q6. The joint military exercise "Surya Kiran-XIII" is between India and which country?
India and Nepal's joint military exercise Surya Kiran-XIII will be held at Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh district from May 30 to June 12.
Q7. A 2-day offshore security exercise, code named 'Exercise Prasthan' was conducted in which place?
A 2-day offshore security exercise, code named 'Exercise Prasthan', conducted by the Eastern Naval Command on offshore rigs in the KG Basin and Ravva area located in the Krishna Godavari Basin, 25 nm South West of Kakinada, concluded on 02 November 2016.
Q8. Which Bollywood actor is the brand abassador of NITI Aayog?
Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput has been roped in to promote two major initiatives of the NITI Aayog - promotion of BHIM and the Women Entrepreneurship Platform.
Q9. A program named 'AshaKiran' has been launched by which payment bank?
Paytm Payments Bank announced a programme Paytm AshaKiran aimed at educating rural women about financial services.
Q10. With which country has signed a MOU for cooperation in the area of food safety?
The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Denmark regarding cooperation in the area of food safety.
Q11. India has signed MOU with which country in renewable energy?
Cabinet approves MoU between India, France in renewable energy
Q12. who chaired the 26th Pragati interaction ?
Prime Minister Narendra Modi chairs 26th Pragati interaction
Q13. The 4th three-day Smart Cities India 2018 Expo began in which city?
The 4th three-day Smart Cities India 2018 Expo, began in New Delhi
Q14. Which is the worlds first country in south-east Asia to eliminate trachoma?
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), Nepal has become the first country in south-east Asia to eliminate trachoma, world's leading cause of preventable blindness of infectious origin
Q15. Which organization launched the Data Visualisation App ?
The UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund) launched Data Visualisation App to provide user-friendly visual representation of complex analytics of education scenario in India.