Daily Current Affairs Quiz: 21 May 2018

Daily Current Affairs Quiz: 21 May 2018

Daily Current Affairs Quiz: 21 May 2018

1. According to the AfrAsia Bank Global Wealth Migration Review, the US is the wealthiest country in the world and India’s position in this regard with a total wealth of 8,230 bn US dollars is
1) Third
2) Fourth
3) Fifth
4) Sixth
5) Seventh

2. A Delhi court recently sentenced who among the following former diplomats to three years in jail for passing on sensitive information to Pakistan’s intelligence agency ISI?
1) Gautam Bambawale
2) TCA Raghavan
3) Madhuri Gupta
4) Sharat Sabharwal
5) Devyani Khobragade

3. Ethiopia has said that more than 1,000 of its citizens will be released from detention centres in which country after a request by new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed?
1) UAE
2) Iraq
3) Iran
4) Qatar
5) Saudi Arabia

4. Britain’s Prince Harry got married with who among the following US actresses in London recently?
1) Megan Fox
2) Emma Watson
3) Charlize Theron
4) Cate Blanchett
5) Meghan Markle

5. A Cuban-operated airliner with at least 110 people aboard crashed and burned after takeoff recently. The capital city of Cuba is
1) Budapest
2) Havana
3) Hawaii
4) Caracas
5) Santiago

6. Which of the following banks would be able to realise around Rs 1,993 cr from the first successful National Company Law Tribunal resolution concerning Bhushan Steel?
1) Dena Bank
2) UCO Bank
3) Bank of India
4) Indian Bank
5) Bank of Baroda

7. _______ has approved a $220-mn loan and an $80-mn guarantee for the India Energy Efficiency Scale-Up Program.
1) ADB
2) AIIB
3) IMF
4) Bank of Japan
5) World Bank

8. The US Senate approved who among the following as the CIA’s first female director recently?
1) Gina Haspel
2) Heather Higginbottom
3) Kathryn Ruemmler
4) Avril Haines
5) Lisa Monaco

9. _________ has bagged the S&P Global Platts Global Metals Award 2018 in the corporate social responsibility category.
1) Coal India
2) JSW
3) Essar Steel
4) NMDC
5) Nalco

10. The Indian women’s Hockey team failed to defend its crown at the fifth Asian Champions Trophy recently, as it lost in the summit clash to
1) Japan
2) South Korea
3) Malaysia
4) Philippines
5) China

Answers:

  1. 4
  2. 3
  3. 5
  4. 5
  5. 2
  6. 3
  7. 5
  8. 1
  9. 4
  10. 2
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