08th May, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 08th May, 2019
1. India and the ________ have agreed that the gains made in Afghanistan in the past 18 years have must be preserved and consolidated.
[B] Russia
[C] China
[D] Turkey
[E] UK
2. The lenders to the crippled ________ moved NCLT to appoint a new resolution professional (RP) and form a committee of creditors.
[A] Bharti Airtel
[B] Reliance Communications
[D] Tata Docomo
[E] MTS India
3. Which of the following banks acquired eight crore shares in electric equipment maker CG Power and Industrial Solutions in 2019?
[A] Yes Bank
[B] Allahabad Bank
[E] HDFC Bank

Read the following statements carefully:

1. Cyclone Fani, packing wind gusts of up to 240 kmph, rendered not only millions of people homeless but also dealt a body blow to wildlife and forest resources in the region.

2. On May 3, the storm swept across several wildlife sanctuaries as it crossed the Odisha coastline.

3. The sanctuary has been reduced to a wasteland with hardly any tree left untouched by Fani.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All of the above
5. Which of the following has signed a pact with Petroleum Conservation Research Association in 2019 to aid efficient utilisation of energy in agriculture?
[B] Mahindra Tractors
[C] Ashok Leyland
[D] Bajaj Auto
[E] Eicher Motors
6. Which of the following announced the appointment of Chandru Badrinarayanan as its managing partner in May 2019?
[A] ECube
[B] Twitter
[C] L&T
[D] United Westlabs
[E] SimonMed Imaging
7. In which country will Mastercard invest $1 billion over the next five years, with plans to make the country a global technology node for its platforms?
[A] Bangladesh
[B] Pakistan
[C] Nepal
[D] India
[E] Afghanistan

Read the following statements carefully:

1.The U.S. Commercial Service will bring more than 100 U.S. companies to India as part of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s largest annual trade mission program, Trade Winds.

2.Trade Winds Indo-Pacific features a three-day business forum in Pune.

3.It has additional trade mission stops in Ahmedabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, and Bangladesh.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All are correct
9. Justice PR Ramachandra Menon was sworn in as Chief Justice of which High Court?
[A] Uttarakhand
[B] Delhi
[C] Chhattisgarh
[D] Madras
[E] Calcutta
10. When is the World Red Cross Day observed?
[A] 6 May
[B] 7 May
[C] 8 May
[D] 9 May
[E] 10 May