Daily Quiz Update- 01 May to 12 May 2019

This set of Current Affairs Daily Quiz 1 May to 12 May 2019 Contains 15 Multiple Choice Questions. One mark for each correct answer and no negative mark for an incorrect answer.

1. The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has officially celebrated the first-ever International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace on which date?

The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has officially celebrated the first-ever International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace on 24th April 2019. The day is a reaffirmation of the UN Charter and its principles of resolving disputes among countries through peaceful means.

2. Which cricketer has been recommended for 2019 Arjuna Award?

The BCCI recommended Indian pacers Mohammad Shami and Jasprit Bumrah, all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja and women’s team spinner Poonam Yadav for the 2019 Arjuna Award.

3. India’s biggest stucco sculpture has recently unearthed in which of the following states?

India’s biggest stucco sculpture has recently unearthed in a Buddhist site at Phanigiri in Suryapet, Telangana by a team of archaeologists. The sculpture is about 1.73 metres in height and 35 cm in width and considered to be the biggest stucco sculpture found in the excavations in the country till date.

4. Claire Polosak, who became the first female umpire to stand in a men's ODI, is from which country?

5. Which country has become India’s top crude oil supplier in 2018-19 fiscal year?

6. Who has been appointed as first independent woman director of Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE)?

7. Which of the following parliament has become the first in the world to declare climate emergency?

The United Kingdom Parliament has become the first national legislative body in the world to pass national declaration (or motion) of an Environment and climate emergency. The move comes a week after 16-year-old Swedish student Greta Thunberg addressed UK lawmakers to demand more climate actions.

8. ‘Rani Abbakka Force’, all women police patrol unit has been launched by which state's city police?

Mangaluru City Police has launched an all-women police patrol unit ‘Rani Abbakka Force’ for the protection of women and children.

9. The International Firefighters' Day (IFFD) is celebrated every year on:

International Firefighters' Day (IFFD) was instituted after a proposal was emailed out across the world on January 4, 1999 due to the deaths of five firefighters in tragic circumstances in Australia.

10. Which of the following banks has become the first Indian bank to link interest rates to RBI's repo-rate?

State-owned the State Bank of India has become the first bank in the country to link its saving and loan interest rates to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)'s repo rate.

11. Who is the newly appointed Prime Minister of Mali?

12. Who has been elected as the new President of Panama?

Laurentino Cortizo has been declared as the winner of 2019 Panama Presidental election.

13. Which Indian person has been elected as the member of the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB)?

14. India's first natural Ice Cafe is located in which of the following state?

India's first natural ice cafe is located in the Leh-Manali highway at a height of 14000 feet in Leh Ladakh.

15. On which date, the 2019 International Dance Day (IDD) is observed recently?

The International Dance Day (IDD) is observed every year on 29th of April to celebrate the birth anniversary of the creator of modern ballet, Jean-Georges Noverre (1727–1810).

 

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