Daily Quiz Update- 22 May 2019

This set of Current Affairs Daily Quiz 22 May 2019 Contains 5 Multiple Choice Questions. One mark for each correct answer and no negative mark for an incorrect answer.

1. World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development was observed on:

The World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development is a United Nations-sanctioned international holiday for the promotion of diversity issues. This day was created as a result of the destruction of the Buddha statues of Bamiyan in Afghanistan in 2001. The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed this holiday due to UNESCO's Universal Declaration on Cultural Diversity in November 2001.[2] It was proclaimed by UN Resolution 57/249.

2. UGC has directed universities to observe 21st May as Anti-Terrorism Day in connection with:

To spread awareness among people about dangers of violence and terrorism and its effect on people, society and country altogether, UGC has directed universities to observe 21st May as Anti Terrorism Day on the occasion of the death of former PM Rajiv Gandhi in 1991.

3. Who has officially been elected as the new President of Indonesia?

4. The researchers at which space agency has found evidence of water, organics on Kuiper Belt object ‘Ultima Thule’?

The researchers at NASA space agency has found evidence for a unique mixture of methanol, water ice, and organic molecules on the surface of Ultima Thule, which is located in the Kuiper Belt - beyond the orbit of Neptune.

5. Which International organization has celebrated the 2nd edition of International Day of Light on 16th May?

To mark the role light plays in our daily lives, UNESCO has celebrated this day on 16th May for the second time.

 

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