11th May, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 11th May, 2019

Read the following statements carefully:

1. Taxonomists have discovered a non-venomous species of snake in Odisha.

2. The findings about the snake were published in the taxonomic journal, Zootaxa, by a team of scientists from India and abroad.

3. The Mizo rain snake (Smithophis atemporalis) has been named after eminent British herpetologist, Malcom A Smith, for his contribution to Indian herpetology.

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 of the above
2. The 'Cannes film festival, 2019' is rolling out an initiative called Le Ballon Rouge – named after a children’s film by ________.
[A] Quentin Tarantino
[B] Albert Lamorisse
[C] Céline Sciamma
[D] Corneliu Porumboiu
[E] Marco Bellocchio
3. Who was appointed as Maharashtra's Chief Secretary in May 2019?
[A] Devendra Fadnavis
[B] Ajoy Mehta
[C] Ajit Seth
[D] K. M. Chandrasekhar
[E] Pradeep Kumar Sinha

Read the following statements carefully:

1. A previously extinct species of bird returned from the dead, reclaiming the island it previously lived on and re-evolving itself back into existence.

2. The white-throated rail colonized the Aldabra Atoll in the Indian Ocean and evolved to become flightless.

3. It was completely wiped out when the island disappeared below the sea around 136,000 years ago.

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 of the above
5. Recently, Jeff Bezos unveiled a mockup of a lunar lander which is being built by ________.
[A] Blue Origin
[B] Virgin Galactic
[C] Haven
[D] Space X
[E] Boeing
6. On which date is National Technology Day observed every year in India?
[A] 10th May
[B] 11th May
[C] 12th May
[D] 13th May
[E] 14th May
7. The Food and Drug Administration approved the first vaccine against dengue fever. What is the name of the vaccine?
[A] Dengpoxia
[B] Dengueccine
[C] Denelaxia
[D] Dengvaxia
[E] Denevac
8. As per the Indian Staffing Federation, the Indian tech industry will add another 3 million new jobs by ________.
[A] 2023
[B] 2024
[C] 2025
[D] 2026
[E] 2027
9. National Dairy Development Board has developed the world's first complete parent-wise genome assembly of ________
[A] Cow
[B] Buffalo
[C] Goat
[D] Camel
[E] Sheep
10. In May 2019, US President Donald Trump has ordered his top officials to begin the process to raise tariffs on almost all the imports from ________.
[A] Israel
[B] China
[C] Russia
[D] South Korea
[E] Syria