16th May, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 16th May, 2019
1. Which of the following has partnered with the India Mortgage Guarantee Corporation (IMGC) to offer a mortgage-guaranteed home loan product?
[A] LIC Housing Finance
[B] PNB Housing Finance
[C] Dewan Housing Finance Corporation
[D] HDFC Limited
[E] Gruh Finance Ltd.
2. India's export growth slid to a four-month low of ________% in April as shipments of engineering goods, gems and jewellery, leather and other products declined.
[A] 0.52
[B] 0.64
[C] 0.75
[D] 0.86
[E] 0.92
3. The National Stock Exchange (NSE) penalised around ________ companies for non-compliance with the SEBI Listing Obligation and Disclosure Requirement Regulations (LODR) 2015.
[A] 100
[B] 150
[C] 200
[D] 250
[E] 300
4. The Defence Ministry has announced setting up of how many separate units to handle space and cyber warfare?
[A] 2
[B] 3
[C] 4
[D] 5
[E] 6

Read the following statements carefully:

1.BSE has launched 'BSE StAR MF' app to enable more participation and help mutual fund distributors process transactions faster.

2.BSE StAR MF mobile app supports real-time client registration and paperless transactions, creates and uploads mandate for SIPs, generates the basket of multiple orders, and more.

3.Its launch would further provide the comfort of doing business to its 24,000 members.

Which o 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
6. The 'Payment and Settlement Systems in India: Vision 2019 - 2021' expects the number of digital transactions to increase more than ________ times to 8,707 crore in December 2021.
[A] 2
[B] 3
[C] 4
[D] 5
[E] 6
7. To how much percent of GDP is RBI aiming to push up digital transactions over the next two years?
[A] 10
[B] 12
[C] 15
[D] 18
[E] 20
8. India is setting up its military space agency headquartered at ________ with the ace fighter pilot Air Vice Marshal SP Dharkar as its likely head. 
[A] Bengaluru
[B] Pune
[C] New Delhi
[D] Kochi
[E] Jamnagar
9. When is National Dengue Day observed?
[A] 13 May
[B] 14 May
[C] 15 May
[D] 16 May
[E] 17 May
10. An RTI response from the SBI noted that electoral bonds worth over Rs ________ crore were sold to the donors of India’s political parties in just two months. 
[A] 2,000
[B] 2,500
[C] 3,000
[D] 3,500
[E] 4,000