May 18, 2015
1. Which city has hold 6th National Conference on Nuclear Energy ?
Answer: New Delhi
Explanation: Sixth edition of National Conference on Nuclear Energy held in New Delhi. The theme of this edition was Nuclear Energy: a Clean Energy option. It was organized by Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM), one of the apex trade associations of India.
2. How much money has been allocated to development of AYUSH ?
Answer: 5000 crore
Explanation: The government has allocated Rs 5,000 crore for the growth of Department of AYUSH and launched an independent National AYUSH Mission aimed at capacity building for the sector. For creating awareness about Ayurveda, the Ministry is considering to observe Ayurveda Day.
3. Which bank has launched medical benefits prepaid card ?
Answer: HDFC Bank
Explanation: HDFC Bank has launched 'HDFC Bank Apollo Medical Benefits Card'. The bank has partnered with Apollo Hospitals for this prepaid product, which allows corporates to easily disburse medical allowance to their employees, saving time and cost.
4. Who has passed away World's oldest comatose patient ?
Answer: Aruna Shanbaug
Explanation: Aruna Shanbaug, the former nurse at KEM Hospital here who was brutally sexually assaulted by a ward boy at the facility 42 years ago and had been lying in a vegetative state ever since, passed away today. The 66-year-old was battling a serious bout of pneumonia and was on ventilator support, King Edward Memorial (KEM) hospital sources said.
5. Who has appointed as eight president of Guyana ?
Answer: David A. Granger
Explanation: David Arthur Granger is a Guyanese politician and retired military officer who has been President of Guyana since 2015. He served for a time as Commander of the Guyana Defence Force
6. Who has appointed as first woman governor of Jharkhand ?
Answer: Draupadi Murmu
Explanation: Draupadi Murmu was sworn in as the first woman Governor of Jharkhand. Murmu succeeds Syed Ahmed, who will take over as Manipur Governor. A two-time BJP MLA from Odisha, she was a minister in the Naveen Patnaik cabinet when the Biju Janata Dal ruled the state with the support of Bharatiya Janata Party.
7. Who has won 4th Rome masters Tennis title ?
Answer: Novak Djokovic
Explanation: Novak Djokovic continued his rich vein of form Sunday when he lifted the Internazionali BNL d'Italia trophy for a fourth time.The World No. 1 clinched his fifth title of the season with victory over No. 2-ranked Roger Federer 6-4, 6-3 in the Rome final. Djokovic is now 19-20 lifetime in their FedEx ATP Head2Head series.