Daily Current Affairs Quiz – May 16, 2020

Candidates who are appearing for any type of competitive exam would swear by the importance of studying the current affairs notes . In a lot of exams, including UPSC, IBPS, SBI , INSURANCE, Current Affairs is one of the most important pillars. A lot of questions are directly asked from current events and happenings having political, economic and social ramifications on the country.If such is the case you absolutely cannot compromise on the Notes you refer to brush up your knowledge on General Knowledge.One should have complete knowledge about the banking terms, current affairs news, etc. So, here is the GK Quiz of 16th May 2020 to help you prepare the Current affairs part. After reading this section, you can successfully attempt Current Affairs Quiz.



Daily Current Affairs Quiz : 16th May 2020

Q1. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh commissioned Indian Coast Guard Ship (ICGS) Sachet and two interceptor boats (IBs) C-450 and C-451 in _______ through video conferencing from Delhi.
A. Goa
B. Mumbai
C. Kolkata
D. Chennai

Q2. Who developed lightweight carbon foam that can replace lead batteries?
A. INSPIRE
B. NAL
C. SCTIMST
D. DRDO

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Q3. Telia Rumal which was GI tagged recently is from ________.
A. Uttar Pradesh
B. Telangana
C. Madhya Pradesh
D. Tamil Nadu

Q4. Tribal Affairs Ministry in partnership with _______ launched Going Online As Leaders (GOAL) programme for Digital Skilling of Tribal Youth across India.
A. Google
B. Facebook
C. Amazon
D. ATL Labs

Q5. Who participated in the 2nd G-20 Virtual Trade and Investment Ministers Meeting?
A. Dr. Harsh Vardhan
B. Nirmala Sitharaman
C. Piyush Goyal
D. Nitin Gadkari

Q6. The Head of WTO ________ has announced his resignation, a year before his term expires. He will step down on 31 August 2020.
A. Pascal Lamy
B. Maria Azevêdo
C. Roberto Azevedo
D. Qu Dongyu

Q7. Which state is to implement a sensor-based service delivery monitoring system under Jal Jeevan Mission?
A. Rajasthan
B. Tamil Nadu
C. Karnataka
D. Gujarat

Q8. Under SAMARTH, an e-Governance platform, how many modules have been implemented in NIT, Kurukshetra?
A. 25
B. 30
C. 38
D. 46

Q9. Who launched the e-Governance platform, SAMARTH?
A. Ministry of Tourism
B. Ministry of Science & Technology
C. Ministry of Human Resource Development
D. Ministry of Culture

Q10. What is the theme for the 2020 International Day of Families?
A. Families and Climate Action: Focus on SDG13
B. Families in Development
C. Families and inclusive societies
D. Families, education and well-being

 

ANSWERS

1) A. Goa6) C. Roberto Azevedo
2) A. INSPIRE7) D. Gujarat
3) B. Telangana8) C. 38
4) B. Facebook9) C. Ministry of Human Resource Development
5) C. Piyush Goyal10) B. Families in Development

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