May 12th, 2017 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Daily Current Affairs : May 12th, 2017

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on May 12th, 2017
1. The Indian Army is planning to re-introduce which military tactic to counter terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir?
[A] Barrage
[B] Encirclement
[C] Hammer and anvil
[D] Cordon and search
[E] Saturation attack
2. Consider the following statements:

(i) The Election Commission has launched the National Contact Centre with a toll-free No. 1800111940.

(ii) Any citizen from any part of the country can call on the toll-free in English or Hindi with any query or complaint at any time of the day.

(iii) The National Contact Centre is operated on a National Grievance Redressal System Software.

Which of the above statement/s is/are true?
[A] Only a
[B] Only b
[C] Both a and b
[D] Both b and c
[E] All of the above
3. Water has been discovered on which planet by NASA on May 12?
[A] HAT-P-1b
[B] HAT- P-26b
[C] HAT-P-33b
[D] HAT-P-40b
[E] HAT-P-7b
4. ______ has launched a facility to link Aadhar card with PAN card.
[E] None of the above
5. The 28th meeting of the Northern Zonal Council was held in _______.
[A] Chandigarh
[B] Amritsar
[C] New Delhi
[D] Shimla
[E] Srinagar
6. Which country on May 12 declared an end to the Zika emergency?
[A] Argentina
[B] Columbia
[C] Peru
[D] Brazil
[E] Nicargua
7. Who has been elected as head of FIFA's governance committee?
[A] Dalveer Bhandari
[B] T. S. Thakur
[C] Madan Lokur
[D] Ajit Bharihoke
[E] Mukul Mudgal
8. Who won the bronze medal at the Asian Wrestling Championship on May 11?
[A] Anil Kumar
[B] Vijay Sharma
[C] Yashwant Ghuggi
[D] Prakash Bharadwaj
[E] None of the above
9. On May 11 the genetically modified mustard, _____ was given approval.
[A] DMH-12
[B] DMH-14
[C] DMH-19
[D] DMH-10
[E] DMH-11
10. Coastal land upto ____m from the High Tide Line comes under the Coastal Regulation Zone(CRZ)
[A] 600
[B] 700
[C] 800
[D] 500
[E] 900