Current Affairs Quiz Questions Answers – 24 May 2017

24 May 2017 Objective Current Affairs Quiz Questions Answers

The following MCQ set is prepared from latest current affairs

 

1.Who was elected as new Director General of WHO(World Health Organisation) ?

 

a)Tedros Adhanam Ghebreyesus

b)Mulatu Teshome

c)Fernando Zavala

d)Juha Sipila

 

Answer & Explanation

Ans:A

He has won most votes from 186 member states

He will be first African to head WHO

Previously Tedros served as Ethiopian Health and Foreign affairs Minister

and also served as Chairman of the board of the Global fund to fight Aids,Malaria and TB

 

2.IIT Kharagpur signed MoU with which state government to measure Happiness Index ?

 

a)Kerala

b)Andhra Pradesh

c)Madhya Pradesh

d)Rajasthan

 

Answer & Explanation

Ans:C

IIT Khargapur will develop the index and collect the data which is provided by Mahya pradesh state government to assess of the level of the happiness and chalk out the recommendations to be used to improve the happiness

The institute also will develop courses on Happiness

 

3.In Which of the following city Union ministry of Environment,Forest and Climate change organized “Ozone2 Climate Technology” road show ?

 

a)Agra

b)Hyderabad

c)Thiruvananthapuram

d)Mumbai

 

Answer & Explanation

Ans:A

This roadshow show cased present air conditioning and refrigeration designed to be more energy efficient.

Many Refrigeration Technicians, Ozone officers, government officials and business representatives attended the roadshow

 

4.Who was awarded with CEAT international Cricketer of the year award ?

 

a)Yuvraj Singh

b)Ravichandran Ashwin

c)Virat Kohli

d)Zaheer Khan

 

Answer & Explanation

Ans:B

In this season Ashwin took 99 wickets in 17 Test matches made 699 runs with Two centuries and four half centuries

 

5.Which of the following country is smallest to ratify Solar alliance pact ?

 

a)Nauru

b)Ghana

c)Comoros

d)None of the above

 

Answer & Explanation

Ans:A

Nauru has population just above 10,000

It became Sixth nation to sign the pact

 

6.“Sachin : A Billion dreams” film made tax free in which state ?

 

a)Assam

b)Odisha

c)Himachal Pradesh

d)Andhra Pradesh

 

Answer & Explanation

Ans:B

The film was made on the life history of former indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar

The film was directed by James Erskine

 

7.Which of the following country became first to recruit Robot Police Officer ?

 

a)Dubai

b)Finland

c)Canada

d)Singapore

 

Answer & Explanation

Ans:A

This robot weighs 100 Kg and 5 feet tall

it can understand Human emotions

It also can tell you whether you are happy or sad