- Question 1: World Red Cross Day is observed on...?
Explanation: World Red Cross Day, also known as World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day which is observed every year on May 8 is a gentle nod to all the volunteers who have made unparalleled contribution to people in need
- Question 2: Ankita Bhakat, Preeti, Vakilraj Dindor and Gurwinder Singh are related with...?
Explanation: India's Ankita Bhakat, Preeti, Vakilraj Dindor and Gurwinder Singh advanced to the third round in their events at the Archery World Cup Stage II in Shanghai today.
The lowest ranked Indian in the qualification, Gurwinder created an upset of sorts in the men's compound event when he eliminated his teammate Lovejot Singh by a slender two-point margin. He will take on Danie Oosthuizen of Australia in the third round.
- Question 3: International Narcotics Control Board was established in...?
Explanation: In a significant victory, India's Jagjit Pavadia was re-elected to the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) for another term.
She posted the highest number of votes at 44. Ms Pavadia has been a member of the INCB since 2015 and her current term is set to expire in 2020.
INCB consists of 13 members who are elected by the ECOSOC and who serve in their personal capacity. Established in 1968, the INCB is an independent and quasi-judicial monitoring body for the implementation of the UN's international drug control conventions.
- Question 4: What is the capital of Vietnam?
Explanation: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu will embark on a four-day official visit to Vietnam on Thursday. An official release said the visit is expected to enhance India’s comprehensive strategic partnership with the Southeast Asian nation.
Apart from holding one-on-one talks with the leaders of Vietnam, the Vice President will participate in the 16th United Nations Day of Vesak at Tam Chuc pagoda in Vietnam's northern Ha Nam province.
- Question 5: Recently. ___ court denies bail to fugitive jeweller Nirav Modi for the third time.
Explanation: A UK court has denied bail to Nirav Modi for the third time, saying that fugitive diamond merchant who is the main accused in the Punjab National Bank fraud and money laundering case amounting to up to 2 billion dollars would fail to surrender
- Question 6: Indian Navy has launched its 4th Scorpene Class Submarine INS ___?
Explanation:The fourth of Indian Navy’s stealth Scorpene class Submarines of Project 75, INS Vela was launched at the Kanhoji Angre Wet Basin of Mazagon Dock Limited at Mumbai in Maharashtra.
- Question 7: What is the name Japan’s First Privately Developed Rocket ?
Explanation:A Japanese aerospace start-up Interstellar Technology Inc. has successfully launched a first privately developed rocket Momo-3 into space.
The unmanned Momo-3 was launched from its test site in Hokkaido and reached about 110 kilometers (68 miles) in altitude before falling into the Pacific Ocean after 10 minutes of flight time.
- Question 8: What is the value of the fund which has been launched Healthy Oceans and Sustainable Blue Economies for the Asia and Pacific region by ADB?
Explanation:The Asian Development Bank (ADB) launched a $5 Billion Action Plan for Healthy Oceans and Sustainable Blue Economies for the Asia and Pacific region at the 52nd Annual Meeting of ADB’s Board of Governors in Fiji.
It will expand financing and technical assistance for ocean health and marine economy projects to $5 billion from 2019 to 2024.
- Question 9: ___ has unveiled fully-managed Azure Blockchain Service ?
Explanation:Microsoft has unveiled fully-managed Azure Blockchain Service that would simplify the formation, management, and governance so that businesses can focus on workflow logic and application development.