1. Who has been appointed as the first non-British president of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC)?
A. Kumar Sangakkara
B. Anil Kumble
C. Ricky Ponting
D. Sachin Tendulkar
2. Consider the following statements?
1. Indo-French joint naval exercise Varuna 19.1 begins off Goa coast.
2. The exercise is being conducted in two phases.
Which of the above statement/statements are correct?
1. Only 1
2. only 2
3. Both 1 and 2
4. Neither 1 nor 2.
3. The United Nations Security Council recently designated which organisation’s chief as a Global Terrorist?
A. National Thawheed Jamath
C. Jamathei Milathu Ibrahim
4. Consider the following statements?
1. Goods and Services Tax collection at an all-time high
2. The GST collections in April jumped to its highest level of Rs 1,13,865 crore since its rollout in 2017.
3. The total number of GSTR 3B Returns filed for the month of March up to 30th April 2019 is 72.13 lakh.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
A. 1 and 2 are correct
B. 1 and 3 are correct
C. 2 and 3 are correct
D. All of the above
5. Which Indian shooter has attained world number one position in 10m air rifle?
A. Apurvi Chandela
B. Anjum Moudgil
C. Manu Bhaker
D. Divyansh Singh Panwar
6. Consider the following statements related to Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria?
1. Air Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria takes over as Vice Chief of Air Staff.
2. He won the coveted ‘Sword of Honour’ for standing first in the overall order of merit.
A. Only 1
B. only 2
C. Both 1 and 2
D. Neither 1 nor 2.
7. Who has been nominated by Hockey India for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award?
A. Akashdeep Singh
B. PR Sreejesh
D. Chinglensana Singh Kangujam
8. Consider the following statements?
1. Gujarat celebrates its foundation 60th foundation Day.
2. Ahmedabad has featured in the Forbes list of ‘the world’s fastest-growing cities’ at rank number 3 after Chengdu and Chongqing from China.
9. Which nation has barred preaching religious, radical ideologies glorifying terrorism?
A. Sri Lanka
B. United Kingdom
D. New Zealand
10. Consider the following statements related to 99942 Apophis?
1. Apophis is one of about 2,000 currently known as Potentially Hazardous Asteroid.
2. Recently a near-Earth asteroid 99942 Apophis will cruise by Earth, about 31,000 km above the surface.
Answer: 1) A
Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara was announced as the first non-British President of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC). He will take up his one-year post on October 1, 2019. Sangakkara’s nomination was announced by the MCC’s current President Anthony Wreford, at the MCC Annual General Meeting at Lord’s Cricket Ground.MCC was founded in 1787 and has been based at Lord’s, which it owns, since 1814.It is the guardian of the Laws of the game.
Answer: 2) C
The first part of the Indo-French joint naval exercise, Varuna 19.1 is being held off the Goa coast from 1 to 10 May 2019.The exercise is being conducted in two phases. The harbour phase at Goa would include cross-visits, professional interactions and discussions and sports events. Varuna 19.2, the second part of the exercise, is scheduled to be held in May end in Djibouti.
Answer: 3) B
The United Nations designated Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a “global terrorist”. The decision came after China lifted its hold on a proposal to blacklist him. A “global terrorist” designation will subject Azhar to an assets freeze, travel ban and an arms embargo. France, US and UK had moved a fresh proposal to declare Azhar as a global terrorist at the UN in the wake of the Pulwama terror attack. Jaish-e-Mohammed had claimed responsibility for the attack. China had put a technical hold on the proposal, blocking it for the fourth time to designate Azhar.
Answer: 4) D
Goods and Services Tax (GST) collection scales record high of Rs 1.13 lakh crore in April, highest ever collection since GST implementation. The GST collections in April jumped to its highest level of Rs 1,13,865 crore since its rollout in 2017.While collections have been gradually increasing since August, they hit a record high last month of Rs 1.06 lakh crore, up from Rs 97,247 crore in the previous month. The total number of GSTR 3B Returns filed for the month of March up to 30th April 2019 is 72.13 lakh.
Answer: 5) A
Indian shooting ace Apurvi Chandela attained the world number one position in the women’s 10m air rifle event. Her compatriot Anjum Moudgil rose to number two after consistent performances in recent years. She is among the five Indian shooters to have already secured 2020 Olympics quotas for the country. Among men, Divyansh Singh Panwar’s World Cup exploits in Beijing helped him reach world number four spot in 10 metres air rifle category.
Answer: 6) C
Air Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria took over as Vice Chief of the Air Staff. An alumnus of the National Defence Academy, Air Marshal Bhadauria was commissioned in the fighter stream of Indian Air Force in 1980.He won the coveted ‘Sword of Honour’ for standing first in the overall order of merit.
Prior to assuming the present appointment, he was the Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Training Command. During his illustrious career, he was commended by the Chief of Air Staff and has been awarded Param Vishist Seva Medal, Ati Vishist Seva Medal and Vayu Sena Medal.
Answer: 7) B
India goalkeeper P.R. Sreejesh has been nominated for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award by Hockey India while the names of three other players have been proposed for the Arjuna Award.
Answer: 8) C
Gujarat celebrates its foundation 60th foundation Day on 1st May. The state of Gujarat came into existence on 1st May 1960 after the division of Mumbai state under Bombay Reorganization Act. Ahmedabad has featured in the Forbes list of ‘the world’s fastest-growing cities’ at rank number 3 after Chengdu and Chongqing from China.
Answer: 9) A
The Sri Lankan Government has issued orders preventing any person from preaching religious, extremist or radical ideologies that glorify terrorism. The order also banned any foreigner from preaching any such ideology and few persons involved in it have been deported.
Answer: 10) C
Recently a near-Earth asteroid 99942 Apophis will cruise by Earth, about 31,000 km above the surface. Apophis is one of about 2,000 currently known as Potentially Hazardous Asteroid. It is rare for an asteroid 340 m wide size to pass by Earth so close. At one point, it will travel more than the width of the full Moon within a minute and it will get as bright as the stars in the Little Dipper, according to NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Scientists hope their observations might help gain important scientific knowledge that could one day be used for planetary defence.
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