09th May, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 09th May, 2019
1. Experienced Peruvian climber Richard Hidalgo was found dead on ________.
[A] Mount Makalu
[B] Mount Everest
[C] Kanchenjunga
[D] Mera Peak
[E] K2
2. CBIC is organising a meeting of the Regional Heads of Customs Administration of Asia Pacific Region of the World Customs Organisation (WCO) in ________ in May 2019.
[A] New Delhi
[B] Kochi
[C] Hyderabad
[D] Mumbai
[E] Chennai

Read the following statements carefully:

1.India CEO Forum on Climate Change was organized by NITI Aayog on 8 May 2019.

2.The Forum consisted of high-level discussions across several sessions covering topics from India’s Nationally Determined Contributions.

3.The sessions voiced deliberations from the government on India’s international commitments to fighting climate change.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] Only 2
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All are correct
4. India and Turkey vowed to strengthen economic relations with the aim of reaching 10 billion US dollars bilateral trade by ________.
[A] 2020
[B] 2021
[C] 2022
[D] 2023
[E] 2024
5. Who has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Philips Innovation Campus in Bangaluru in May 2019?
[A] Srinivas Prasad M R
[B] Kalavathi G V
[C] Aditya Puri
[D] Vishal Sikka
[E] C. P. Gurnani
6. Recently, Baidyanath Mishra passed away. He was a/an ________.
[A] Actor
[B] Journalist
[C] Economist
[D] Judge
[E] Cricketer

On which of the following industries of Iran has the Trump administration imposed sanctions in May 2019?

1. Iron

2. Plastic

3. Aluminium

[A] Only 3
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All of the above
8. Which of the following has been chosen by Facebook as the centre for the global roll-out of WhatsApp pay?
[A] Paris
[B] New York
[C] London
[D] Delhi
[E] Madrid
9. The parliament of which country has passed a sweeping "anti-fake news" bill in May 2019?
[A] New Zealand
[B] South Africa
[C] ​Singapore
[D] Trinidad and Tobago
[E] Armenia
10. In which state has the outbreak of 'Fall Armyworm' affected at least 5,636 farming families in over 200 villages of the state in May 2019?
[A] Odisha
[B] Kerala
[C] Rajasthan
[D] Mizoram
[E] Jharkhand