Current Affairs Quiz Questions Answers – 18 May 2017

18 May 2017 Objective Current Affairs Quiz Questions Answers

 

1.Who among the following won National geographic Bee Prize 2017 ?

 

a)Suresh Krishnamurthy

b)Pranay Varada

c)Randhir Madhur

d)Govardhan Sharma

 

Answer & Explanation

Ans:B

Pranay varada is Indian American Student. he is 14 years old

This prize comprises of Medal , $50,000 and a family trip to Galapagos islands and life time membership in the National Geographical Society

 

2.Who won Prestigeous Dan David prize for this year ?

 

a)Srinivas Kulkarni

b)Murali Ranganathan

c)Vikas Chaturvedi

d)Praful Kumar

 

Answer & Explanation

Ans:A

Kulkarni is Professor of astro physics and planetary science at California institute of Technology in Pasadena

He was selected for the award for his contributions in the field of Astronomy

Previously Music Conductor Zubin Mehta, Chemist CNR Rao and author Amitav Ghosh won this prize

 

3.Indian Army received M777 Ultra lightweight Howitzer s from which country ?

 

a)France

b)US

c)UK

d)Canada

 

Answer & Explanation

Ans:B

 

4.The World Meteorological organization launched Year of Polar Prediction with an aim to improve prediction of weather,climate and ice conditions in which two continents ?

 

a)Antarctica and Arctic

b)Asia and Africa

c)Africa and Asia

d)Australia and Antarctica

 

Answer & Explanation

Ans:A

This was launched to improve the understandings of the weather at poles

 

5.india signed MoU to combat international terrorism with this country ?

 

a)Japan

b)US

c)Australia

d)Switzerland

 

Answer & Explanation

Ans:C

 

6.Who among the following has been appointed as group CEO of Dish TV ?

 

a)Rakesh Sachdev

b)Pritam Sharma

c)Ajay Malhotra

d)Anil Dua

 

Answer & Explanation

Ans:D

Dua previously worked for Hero Motocorp and Gillette

He is alumnus of IIM Ahmedabad

 

7.Which of the following brand is named as most valueable brand of India ?

 

a)Tata

b)ITC

c)Reliance

d)Nirma

 

Answer & Explanation

Ans:A

This list was prepared by valuation firm Brand Finance

Airtel placed after Tata