Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 9th May 2018
Q1. A facility named as 'Colocation as a Service' have been started by ___________.
The National Stock Exchange of India on Monday introduced a facility of managed colocation service, which has been named, ‘Colocation as a Service’ (CaaS).
Q2. India has launched a flood and earthquake early warning systems in ________ ?
India has launched a flood and earthquake early warning systems in Myanmar.
Q3. Which cabinet secretary gets a years extension?
Cabinet secretary Pradeep Kumar Sinha has got another one-year extension as the country’s top bureaucrat.
Q4. The Balikatan exercise is being held at _________?
U.S. and Philippine forces began their largest annual military exercises since President Rodrigo Duterte came to power and vowed to scale down America’s military presence in the country as he sought closer ties with China and Russia..
Q5. NITI Aayog is collaborating with which company to develop Precision Agriculture Over Artificial Intelligence?
NITI Aayog To Collaborate With IBM To Develop Precision Agriculture Over Artificial Intelligence
Q6. which organization has developed an atomic clock that will be used in navigation satellites to measure precise location data?
Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) has developed an atomic clock that will be used in navigation satellites to measure precise location data.
Q7. Which bank is going to provide loan to help National Nutrition Mission in India?
The World Bank will provide a USD 200 million loan to help the government achieve its goal of reducing stunting in children 0-6 years of age from 38.4 per cent to 25 per cent by the year 2022
Q8. World Red Cross day is observed on which day?
World Red Cross day means 8th of May is celebrated every year as the birthday anniversary of founder of the Red Cross.
Q9. Which state institute comes up with new sheep insemination technique?
Rajasthan institute comes up with new sheep insemination technique
Q10. Who has sworn in as Costa Rica's president ?
Journalist Carlos Alvarado was sworn in as Costa Rica's president through 2022, promising a "plural" and inclusive government following an election and runoff where same-sex marriage became a key issue.
Q11. Who is Google's Cloud Operations head in India ?
Google said it had appointed Nitin Bawankule as the country head for its cloud business in India, as the search giant looks at taking a larger share of the booming demand for those services in the country.
Q12. The Van Dhan Vikas Kendra have been launched in which tribal areas?
After the launch of the Van Dhan Vikas Kendra at Bijapur by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi on 14th April, 2018 and his call to converge Jan Dhan, Van Dhan and Govardhan Schemes, the Ministry of Tribal Affairs (MoTA), Government of India proposes to expand Van Dhan Vikas Kendras in Tribal Districts across the country. .
Q13. India and which country signed a MoU for expanding cooperation in the area of diplomatic training.?
India and Guatemala signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for expanding cooperation in the area of diplomatic training.
Q14. The two-day conference ‘First Apex Conference for the CEOs of Smart Cities' will be held in which place?
The two-day conference ‘First Apex Conference for the CEOs of Smart Cities' will be held in Bhopal
Q15. A climate summit to review the Paris Agreement commitments will be hled in ?
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced a climate summit set to take place in September 2019 in New York to review the Paris Agreement commitments.