26th May, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 26th May, 2019

Read the following statements carefully:

1. Australia's national science agency CSIRO has discovered new thread-like bacteria that oxidise tiny particles of gold from their surroundings and attach the gold to their strands.

2. The fungi, Fusarium oxsporum, were found to grow larger and spread faster than those that don't interact with gold.

3. Gold is so chemically inactive that this interaction is both unusual and surprising.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Ony 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All of the above
2. Paytm Payments Bank has turned profitable within its second year of operations, posting a ₹________ crore profit for the financial year 2018-19.
[A] 8
[B] 11
[C] 15
[D] 19
[E] 21
3. NASA unveiled the schedule for the 'Artemis' program that will return astronauts to the Moon. Which of the following will put astronauts on lunar soil in 2024?

Artemis 1

[B] Artemis 2
[C] Artemis 3
[D] Artemis 4
[E] Artemis 5
4. Who among the following won gold medal at the second 'India Open' boxing tournament?
[A] MC Mary Kom
[B] Sarita Devi
[C] Ritu Kumari
[D] Only 1 and 2
[E] All of the above
5. Who has won the biennial Joan Miró Prize for 2019?
[A] Subodh Gupta
[B] Nalini Malani
[C] Vivan Sundaram
[D] Jamini Roy
[E] Bharti Kher
6. Craftsvilla is looking at Future Group or Reliance Industries as possible avenue of acquisition. Craftsvilla was launched in ________.
[A] 2007
[B] 2009
[C] 2011
[D] 2013
[E] 2015
7. Where was NewSpace India Limited (NSIL), the commercial arm of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), officially inaugurated?
[A] Hyderabad
[B] Bengaluru
[C] Pune
[D] New Delhi
[E] Mumbai
8. How many seats have been won by women candidates in the 17th Lok Sabha elections?
[A] 56
[B] 68
[C] 72
[D] 78
[E] 84

Who has topped the ICC ODI all-rounders ranking in May 2019?

[A] Rashid Khan
[B] Shakib Al Hasan
[C] Kedar Jadhav
[D] Dinesh Karthik
[E] Manish Pandey
10. Recently, Ola has shut down the delivery business of ________, however, has retained the cloud kitchen business operating under private labels- the Great Khichdi Experiment, FLTR brands and Lovemade.
[A] Swiggy
[B] Foodpanda
[C] Zomato
[D] Ola Eats
[E] GrubHub
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