22nd May, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 22nd May, 2019

Read the following statements carefully:

1. It turns out bedbugs are older than bats – a mammal that people had previously believed to be their first host 50-60 million years ago.

2. Bedbugs in fact evolved around 50 million years earlier, a recent study suggests.

3. Bedbugs rank high among the list of most unwanted human bedfellows but until now, little was known about when they first originated.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All of the above
2. Which country's space agency has invited public to submit their names to fly abroad the next rover to Mars in 2020?
[A] India
[B] Russia
[C] China
[E] France
3. Which country's scientists have created a new kind of monkey using human brain genes in an attempt to understand how human brains develop in 2019?
[A] Italy
[B] India
[C] China
[E] France
4. Who among the following Indian climbers has scaled two mountains above 8,000 metres, including the Mt. Everest, in just six days in May 2019?
[A] Malavath Purna
[B] Mohan Singh Kohli
[C] Harish Kapadia
[D] Keval Hiren Kakka
[E] Manoj Singh
5. Who was honoured with the 'Global Asian of the Year 2018-19' award in Dubai recently?
[A] Devi Shetty
[B]  Hema Divakar
[C] Indira Hinduja
[D] Aditi Govitrikar
[E] Shashi Wadhwa
6. The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has reduced the prices of ________ non-scheduled cancer drugs by up to 87% in May 2019.
[A] 5
[B] 7
[C] 9
[D] 11
[E] 13
7. Which of the following states is set to revamp ‘Ujala Clinics’ for adolescents in 2019?
[A] Rajasthan
[B] Punjab
[C] Uttar Pradesh
[D] Bihar
[E] Jharkhand
8. Recently, Joko Widodo has been re-elected as President of which country?
[A] Malaysia
[B] Singapore
[C] Indonesia
[D] Brunei
[E] Thailand
9. Who won the 2019 International Tennis Federation (ITF) men’s Futures tennis tournament title in Kampala, Uganda?
[A] Dhruv Sunish and ​Anirudh Chandrasekar
[B] Vishnu Vardhan and ​Anirudh Chandrasekar
[C] ​Anirudh Chandrasekar and Niki Poonacha
[D] Vishnu Vardhan and Niki Poonacha
[E] Dhruv Sunish and Niki Poonacha
10. Recently, India has allowed the import of refurbished mobile phones or second mobile phones only if they are certified by the ________.
[A] International Organization for Standardization
[B] Bureau of Indian Standards
[C] Securities and Exchange Board of India
[D] Federation of Indian Export Organisations
[E] Reserve Bank of India