05th May, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers - Page 2

(Showing: 11 - 20 out of 20 MCQs) Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 05th May, 2019
11. LIC Housing Finance (LIC HFL) has launched ‘Udyam’, a skilling center in which city?
[A] Chennai
[B] Bengaluru
[C] Indore
[D] Mumbai
[E] Raipur
12. Which country has emerged as the third largest foreign direct investor in India during 2017-18?
[B] Singapore
[C] China
[D] Japan
[E] Netherlands
13. When will the massive asteroid called 99942 Apophis will fly past earth?
[A] 2020
[B] 2021
[C] 2025
[D] 2029
[E] 2030
14. Which city will host the 8th Asian Youth Women Handball Championship?
[A] New Delhi
[B] Chennai
[C] Chandigarh
[D] Jaipur
[E] Lucknow
15. Global Registry of Violent Deaths (GReVD), a new initiative aiming to establish the annual number of violent deaths worldwide, has been launched by which organisation?
[A] United Nations Human Rights Commission
[B] World Bank
[D] International Monetary Fund
[E] None of the above
16. Recently, Vodafone Idea Ltd signed an agreement with which company to provide a platform for fast-track joint initiatives in Artificial Intelligence and the Internet of Things?
[A] Microsoft
[C] Apple
[D] Nokia
[E] Facebook
17. Very recently, who has been included in the Advisory Council of the 15th Finance Commission as its member?
[A] Raghuram Rajan
[B] YV Reddy
[C] Arvind Subramanian
[D] Urjit Patel
[E] Krishnamurthy Subramanian
18. Justice Ravindra Bhat was appointed as the Chief Justice of which state High Court?
[A] Gujarat
[B] Rajasthan
[C] Odisha
[D] Kerala
[E] Andhra Pradesh

Read the following statements about the recent discovery of first small-molecule inhibitors of the Streptococcus pyogenes Cas9 (SpCas9) protein:

  1. The discovery could enable more precise control over CRISPR-Cas9-based genome editing.

  2. They disrupt the binding of SpCas9 to DNA and thereby interfere with their ability to cut DNA.

  3. The new compounds allow for reversible and dose-dependent control of SpCas9-based technologies.

Which of the following statements are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] Both 1 and 2 
[C] Both 2 and 3
[D] Only 3
[E] All are correct
20. World Tuna Day is observed on which day?
[A] 2 May
[B] 1 May
[C] 5 May
[D] 31 April
[E] 30 April