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Current Affairs Quiz 5th and 6th May 2024

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Question 1:
Which newspaper received recognition at the 6th International Newspaper Design Competition for its explainer page on Neeraj Chopra?

A) The Indian Express
B) The Times of India
C) Hindustan Times
D) The Hindu

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D) The Hindu

  • Explanation: The Hindu won awards at the 6th International Newspaper Design Competition for its explainer page, “The science behind Neeraj’s skills,” about Neeraj Chopra.

 

Question 2:
What is the purpose of China’s Chang’e-6 mission?

A) Orbit the far side of the Moon
B) Collect samples from the far side of the Moon
C) Establish a Moon base
D) Map the entire lunar surface

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Collect samples from the far side of the Moon

  • Explanation: The Chang’e-6 mission aims to collect samples from the Moon’s far side, a feat not yet accomplished by any nation.

 

Question 3:
Which festival in Rajasthan is notorious for child marriages?

A) Diwali
B) Holi
C) Akshay Tritiya
D) Dussehra

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Akshay Tritiya

  • Explanation: The Rajasthan High Court directed officials to prevent child marriages, particularly during the Akshay Tritiya festival, which is known for such unions.

 

Question 4:
How will India and Ghana facilitate instant and affordable transfers between the two nations?

A) Launch a new common currency
B) Create a crypto exchange
C) Establish joint banking regulations
D) Integrate their payment systems, UPI and GHIPSS

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Answer and Explanation

Answer: D) Integrate their payment systems, UPI and GHIPSS

  • Explanation: India and Ghana will integrate their UPI and GHIPSS payment systems to enable efficient fund transfers between the two countries.

 

Question 5:
Which Bollywood actress has been appointed as UNICEF India’s National Ambassador?

A) Priyanka Chopra
B) Deepika Padukone
C) Kareena Kapoor Khan
D) Anushka Sharma

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Kareena Kapoor Khan

  • Explanation: Kareena Kapoor Khan has been named the National Ambassador for UNICEF India, reflecting her long-standing involvement with the organization.

 

Question 6:
Where will REC establish a new subsidiary following approval from the RBI?

A) New Delhi
B) Mumbai
C) GIFT City, Gandhinagar
D) Bengaluru

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) GIFT City, Gandhinagar

  • Explanation: REC will establish a subsidiary in Gujarat International Finance Tech-City (GIFT) after receiving approval from the Reserve Bank of India.

 

Question 7:
What percentage of Rs 2000 notes have returned to the banking system according to the RBI?

A) 90.2%
B) 92.5%
C) 95.3%
D) 97.76%

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D) 97.76%

  • Explanation: The Reserve Bank of India reported that 97.76% of Rs 2000 notes have been returned to the banking system.

 

Question 8:
Which Bengaluru-based firm revealed India’s first indigenous bomber unmanned aircraft?

A) HAL
B) Flying Wedge Defence
C) DRDO
D) Tata Aerospace

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Flying Wedge Defence

  • Explanation: Bengaluru-based Flying Wedge Defence has unveiled the FWD-200B, India’s first indigenous bomber unmanned aircraft.

 

Question 9:
Who has taken charge as the Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Training Command in the Indian Air Force?

A) Air Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari
B) Air Marshal Nagesh Kapoor
C) Air Marshal Sanjeev Kapoor
D) Air Marshal Anil Chauhan

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Air Marshal Nagesh Kapoor

  • Explanation: Air Marshal Nagesh Kapoor has assumed command as AOC-in-C of the Indian Air Force Training Command.

 

Question 10:
Which country won the AFC U-23 Asian Cup, securing a berth in the 2024 Paris Olympics?

A) South Korea
B) Qatar
C) Uzbekistan
D) Japan

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D) Japan

  • Explanation: Japan won the AFC U-23 Asian Cup, defeating Uzbekistan and qualifying for the 2024 Paris Olympics.

 

Question 11:
Which nation won both men’s and women’s titles at the 2024 BWF Thomas & Uber Cup Finals?

A) Indonesia
B) Malaysia
C) South Korea
D) China

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D) China

  • Explanation: China won both the men’s and women’s titles at the 2024 BWF Thomas & Uber Cup Finals, solidifying its position as a top badminton nation.

 

Question 12:
Which Formula 1 driver won his first Grand Prix at the Miami GP?

A) Charles Leclerc
B) Lando Norris
C) Max Verstappen
D) Lewis Hamilton

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Lando Norris

  • Explanation: McLaren’s Lando Norris won his maiden Grand Prix victory at the Miami GP.

 

Question 13:
What is celebrated on May 5th every year?

A) World Portuguese Language Day
B) World Sports Day
C) International Day of Literacy
D) World Peace Day

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A) World Portuguese Language Day

  • Explanation: World Portuguese Language Day, established by UNESCO and the CPLP, is celebrated annually on May 5th.

 

Question 14:
Which British actor, known for roles in Titanic and Lord of the Rings, passed away recently?

A) Ian McKellen
B) Sean Bean
C) Bernard Hill
D) Orlando Bloom

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Bernard Hill

  • Explanation: Bernard Hill, the actor known for Titanic and Lord of the Rings, recently passed away at the age of 79.

 

Question 15:
Frank Shrontz, who passed away recently, served as CEO of which company?

A) Airbus
B) Lockheed Martin
C) SpaceX
D) Boeing

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D) Boeing

  • Explanation: Frank Shrontz was the CEO of Boeing from 1986 to 1996. He recently passed away at the age of 92.
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