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Current Affairs Quiz: 22 May 2016

Jagranjosh.com brings for its readers daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like G7 Finance Ministers meet, Red Line campaign and World Health Statistics among others.

May 22, 2016 16:01 IST
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Jagranjosh.com brings for its readers daily updated quizzes that cover the topics like G7 Finance Ministers meet, Red Line campaign and World Health Statistics among others.

1. The Red Line campaign that was in news related to

a)    Misuse of antibiotics
b)    HIV/AIDS prevalence among children
c)    Breast cancer among men
d)    Cyber crimes

2. This Indian-American professor was conferred with the US National Medal of Science 2015.

a)    Syamantak Payra
b)    Rupa Iyer
c)    Neela Banerjee
d)    Rakesh K Jain

3. As per the World Health Statistics 2016, the global life expectancy for children born in 2015 was

a)    51.4 years
b)    61.4 years
c)    71.4 years
d)    81.4 years

4. As per the World Health Statistics 2016, the life expectancy for children born in India in 2015 was

a)    58.3 years
b)    68.3 years
c)    78.3 years
d)    88.3 years

5. Which country decided to sever 40-year-old diplomatic ties with Iran?

a)    Afghanistan
b)    Maldives
c)    Bangladesh
d)    Lebanon

6. This city hosted the 1st World Conference on Tourism for Development?

a)    Beijing
b)    London
c)    New York
d)    Mumbai

7. Who was appointed as the new Director of Hyderabad-based Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology?

a)    Radha Binod Barman
b)    Rakesh Kumar Mishra
c)    Radha Kumar
d)    Susmita Pandey

8. Who of the following were appointed by United Nations as special envoys for El Nino and climate?

a)    Mary Robinson
b)    Macharia Kamau
c)    Allen Gore
d)    Both (a) and (b)

9. Phalodi in Rajasthan on 19 May 2016 recorded 51 degrees Celsius- the highest temperature recorded in India since 1956. The previous high of 50.6 degrees Celsius was recorded in

a)    Alwar
b)    Jaipur
c)    Kota
d)    Bharatpur

10. Which country hosted the meeting of G7 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors?

a)    Germany
b)    Canada
c)    Japan
d)    China

ANSWERS

1.    (a) Misuse of antibiotics
2.    (d) Rakesh K Jain
3.    (c) 71.4 years
4.    (b) 68.3 years
5.    (b) Maldives
6.    (a) Beijing
7.    (b) Rakesh Kumar Mishra
8.    (d) Both (a) and (b)
9.    (a) Alwar
10.    (c) Japan

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