15th May, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 15th May, 2019
1. As per the Mint Globetrotter Index's 'others' category, which city is the most expensive city with an index value of 192 and a rank of 28?
[A] Delhi
[B] Victoria
[C] Lagos
[D] Dubai
[E] London
2. ________ will likely carry the first woman astronaut to the Moon in 2024.
[A] ​Mission Voyager 2
[B] ​Mission Artemis
[C] ​Mission Pioneer
[D] ​Mission Apollo X
[E] ​Mission Viking 2
3. The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development announced a ₹ ________ crore venture capital fund for equity investments in agriculture and rural-focused startups.
[A] 400
[B] 500
[C] 600
[D] 700
[E] 800

Read the following statements carefully:

1.The Moon is steadily shrinking, causing wrinkling on its surface and quakes, according to an analysis of imagery captured by SpaceX’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO).

2.A survey of more than 12,000 images revealed that lunar basin Mare Frigoris near the Moon’s north pole has been cracking and shifting.

3.Since the moon’s crust is brittle, these forces cause its surface to break.

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
5. Oil prices rose after Saudi Arabia said explosive-laden drones had attacked ________ pumping stations belonging to state oil company Aramco.
[A] 2
[B] 3
[C] 4
[D] 5
[E] 6
6. A bipartisan group of lawmakers has introduced identical resolutions that would require the ________ government to develop a list of scientific and engineering institutions affiliated with the Chinese People's Liberation Army.
[B] Indian
[C] Australian
[D] Japanese
[E] UK
7. As per a Lancet study, which country had more deaths among children under five than any other country in 2015?
[A] Sudan
[B] Egypt
[C] India
[D] Libya
[E] Belarus
8. The central government has extended the ban on the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) for ________ years with immediate effect, in May 2019.
[A] 2
[B] 3
[C] 4
[D] 5
[E] 6
9. Where has Maruti Suzuki India opened a skill training centre that can provide training to over 7,000 trainees annually?
[A] Rajasthan
[B] Gujarat
[C] Haryana
[D] Punjab
[E] Bihar
10. At which of the following places does the Yamaha Motor have its manufacturing facilities?
[A] Surajpur
[B] Faridabad
[C] Chennai
[D] Both 1 and 2
[E] All are correct