23rd May, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 23rd May, 2019

U.S. Navy ships conducted joint drills with warships from which of the following countries in their first combined exercise in the Western Pacific in  May 2019?

1. Japan

2. Australia

3. India

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 3
[C] Only 1 and 2
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All of the above
2. Who has created history by becoming the first Kashmiri woman to successfully summit the World’s highest peak, Mount Everest?
[A] Nahida Manzoor
[B] Begum Zafar Ali
[C] Parveena Ahanger
[D] Raj Begum
[E] Shameem Dev Azad
3. The coach of Kenya’s Olympic track team in 2016, Michael Rotich, has been banned for ________ years for corruption.
[A] 5
[B] 7
[C] 10
[D] 12
[E] 15
4. Which of the following countries has delivered the first overhauled multi-role JF-17 fighter jet to Islamabad?
[B] China
[C] Japan
[D] Maldives
[E] Spain
5. Which bank launched a new savings bank product called 'KBL SB Salary' for salaried class with three variants of Executive, Prime, and Classic? 
[A] Indian Bank
[B] Karnataka Bank
[C] HDFC Bank
[D] ICICI Bank
[E] Karur Vysya Bank
6. Who has topped the first edition of the Hurun India Art List?
[A] Anish Kapoor
[B] Akbar Padamsee
[C] Krishen Khanna
[D] Ranbir Kaleka
[E] Ranjit Hoskote
7. What is the rank of India in the KidsRight Index out of 181 countries?
[A] 73
[B] 82
[C] 93
[D] 117
[E] 131
8. Who will be conferred with Japan's second highest national award?
[A] Shyam Saran
[B] Shivshankar Menon
[C] Gopalaswami Parthasarathy
[D] R S Butola
[E] Nirupama Rao

Read the following statements carefully:

1.A cosmic body that hit the Earth and led to the formation of the Moon about 4.4 million years ago may have also delivered large quantities of water to our home planet, scientists have found. 

2.The Earth is the only terrestrial planet with a large amount of water and a relatively large moon, which stabilises the Earth's axis.

3.Both were essential for Earth to develop life. 

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 are correct
10. FIFA shrugged off any possibility of expansion from 32 to ________ teams at the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.
[A] 36
[B] 42
[C] 44
[D] 48
[E] 50