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Current Affairs Questions 07 May, 2019 | Daily GK Questions

1. E-Governance Services India Limited,has tied up with Which Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)- to upscale Unnat Bharat Abhiyan?
A IIT Kanpur
B IIT Delhi
C IIT Bombay
D IIT Kolkata
2. Saurav Ghosal and Joshna Chinappa won the individual titles in the Asian Squash Championship. In which Country Asian Squash Championship held?
A Malaysia
B Thailand
C Srilanka
D Singapore
3. Environmental ministers from G7 countries gathered  in the French city of Metz, to discuss concrete climate actions and adopt a charter on biodiversity. In which of the following country is not included in G7 countries ?
A France
B Canada
C Germany
D China
4. Who has been honoured in the UK with 2019 V K Krishna Menon award for his outstanding contribution as a pioneer of decolonised journalism?
A Rajkumar Sharma
B Robert Govender
C Shrikant Das
D Ajay Tyagi
5. Who has been appointed new Indian men’s team coach by the Volleyball Federation of India?
A Vital Heynen
B Serbian Dragan Mihailovic
C Bernardo Rezende
D None of these
6. Indian Navy's frontline missile destroyer  _______ to be decommissioned on May 6.
A INS Shakti
B INS Virat
C INS Ranjit
D INS Vayu
7. SBI Card raises ₹700 crore from banks, including parent bank to fund growth. In which City Headquarter of SBI are situated?
A Mumbai
B Delhi
C Kolkata
D Pune
8. Who has been Sworn in as Chief Justice of Chhattisgarh?
A PR Ramachandra
B Rajiv Shrma
C Shashi kumar
D None of these
9. INS Ranjit to be decommissioned on May 6.In which year INS Ranjit Commissioned?
A 1983
B 1973
C 1969
D 1964
10. My Music, My Life’ is the autobiography of which person?
A Pt. Ravi Shankar
B Pt. Sunil Narayan
C Pt. Manoj Kumar
D None of these
 
Answers With Explanation:-
 
Ans1(A) IIT Kanpur
E-Governance Services India Limited,has tied up with Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Kanpur to upscale ‘Unnat Bharat Abhiyan’.‘Unnat Bharat Abhiyan’ is an initiative of the Ministry of HRD,aims to find solutions to accelerate sustainable growth in rural India.
 
Ans2(A) Malaysia
In a memorable day for India, Saurav Ghosal and Joshna Chinappa won the individual titles in the Asian Squash Championship.Saurav Ghoshal defeated Leo Au Chun Ming of Hong Kong.
 
Ans3(D) China
Environmental ministers from G7 countries gathered  in the French city of Metz, to discuss concrete climate actions and adopt a charter on biodiversity. The G7 countries of France, Canada, Germany, the United States, Japan, Italy, the UK, along with delegations from Mexico, Chili, Niger, Gabon, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Fiji, Norway and the European Union, are all attending the summit.
 
Ans4(B) Robert Govender
G D 'Robert' Govender, an Indian-origin journalist in South Africa, has been honoured in the UK with 2019 V K Krishna Menon award for his outstanding contribution as a pioneer of decolonised journalism.The South Africa-born journalist was awarded posthumously during an event to mark the 123rd birth anniversary of Indian diplomat and politician V K Krishna Menon.
 
Ans5(B) Serbian Dragan Mihailovic
The Volleyball Federation of India appointed Serbian Dragan Mihailovic as head coach of the men’s national team in a move linked to the long term goal of Olympic Games qualification.The VFI also announced the appointment of Pryemyslaw Gaszyoski and Valadimir Radosevic as the team’s physio trainer and physiotherapist respectively.
 
Ans6(C) INS Ranjit
Indian Navy's frontline missile destroyer - INS Ranjit - would be decommissioned at the naval dockyard in Visakhapatnam on May 6 after serving for 36 years.INS Ranjit is the third of the five Kashin-class destroyers built by erstwhile USSR. It was commissioned in 1983.
 
Ans7(A) Mumbai
SBI Card raised ₹700 crore from several financial institutions including its parent State Bank of India (SBI) in the second half of FY19 as it aims to grow above the industry average.SBI Card is over 4 million cards behind the private sector lender at 7.9 million outstanding credit cards in the same period.  It is a government corporation statutory body headquartered in Mumbai.
 
Ans8(A) PR Ramachandra
Justice PR Ramachandra Menon was sworn in as Chief Justice of the Chhattisgarh High Court.
 
Ans9(A) 1983
INS Ranjit is the third of the five Rajput-class destroyers built for the Indian Navy. Ranjit was
commissioned on 24 November 1983 and remained in service till 6 May 2019.
 
Ans10(A) Pt. Ravi Shankar

     

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