Current Affairs Quiz: 29 May 2020

The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as new WIPRO CEO, Rozgar Setu Scheme, Herbal Roads project and Agneeprastha missile park among others.

May 29, 2020 19:36 IST
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29 May 2020: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as new WIPRO CEO, Rozgar Setu Scheme, Herbal Roads project and Agneeprastha missile park among others.

1.Who among the following has been nominated to the delimitation panel from Jammu and Kashmir to assist in redrawing parliamentary and assembly constituencies?
a)Farooq Abdullah
b)Omar Abdullah
c)Mehbooba Mufti
d)Ghulam Nabi Azad

2.Who has signed an order to regulate social media platforms?
a)Donald Trump 
b)Narendra Modi
c)Angela Merkel
d)Kim Jong Un

3.Veteran politician Ajit Jogi passed away on May 29, 2020 at the age of 74. He was the first Chief Minister of which state?
a)Jharkhand
b)Chhattisgarh 
c)Odisha
d)Madhya Pradesh

4.Who has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Wipro?
a)Rishad Premji
b)Thierry Delaporte
c)Mark Paollo 
d)Henry Sachet

5.Which state has launched Rozgar Setu Scheme for skilled workers?
a)Uttar Pradesh 
b)Maharashtra
c)Madhya Pradesh
d)Bihar

6.Which state government has decided to implement Herbal Roads Project?
a)Uttar Pradesh 
b)Madhya Pradesh 
c)Delhi 
d)Telangana

7.When was the International Day of UN Peacekeepers observed?
a)May 29th
b)May 28th
c)May 27th 
d)May 26th 

8.The foundation stone for a missile park called ‘Agneeprastha’ has been laid in which among the following naval ship?
a)INS Kalinga
b)INS Vikrant
c)INS Tarkash
d)INS Shivalik 

Answers

1.(a)Farooq Abdullah
Five Members of Parliament including former J&K CM Farooq Abdullah, Union Minister Jitendra Singh and others such as Jugal Kishore Sharma, Hasnain Masoodi and Mohammad Akbar Lone have been nominated as the delimitation panel’s associate members from Jammu and Kashmir. They will assist the panel in redrawing parliamentary and assembly constituencies of J&K.

2.(a)Donald Trump
The US President Donald Trump on May 28, 2020 signed an executive order to increase the government’s ability to regulate social media platforms. Trump stated that the move is being taken to defend free speech from one of the gravest dangers it has faced in American history.

3.(b)Chhattisgarh
First Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh, Ajit Jogi passed away on May 29, 2020. He was 74. The news of his demise was shared by his son Amit Jogi on his twitter handle. The late leader was undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Raipur after suffering a cardiac arrest on May 9. 

4.(b) Thierry Delaporte 
Wipro on May 29, 2020 announced the appointment of Thierry Delaporte as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Managing Director (MD) of the company, effectively from July 6, 2020.

5.(c)Madhya Pradesh
The Madhya Pradesh Government launched Rojgar Setu Yojana to help migrant workers on May 28, 2020. The scheme aims to provide employment to the migrant workers.

6.(a)Uttar Pradesh 
The Uttar Pradesh Government has announced that it will be implementing the Herbal Roads Project in a stretch of 800 km in the state. Under the project, the state government will plant trees that have medicinal values on either side of the roads including Neem, Peepal and Sehjan.

7.(a)May 29, 2020
The United Nations celebrates International Day of UN Peacekeepers on May 29, 2020. The day was celebrated this year with the theme “Women in Peacekeeping: A key to Peace”.

8.(a)INS Kalinga
The foundation stone for a missile park ‘ Agneeprastha’ was laid at INS Kalinga on May 29, 2020. The missile park will be dedicated to all the Officers, Sailors and Support Staff of INS Kalinga. It will also commemorate the award of the prestigious Unit Citation to INS Kalinga for the year 2018-19. The missile park aims to capture glimpses of Missile History of INS Kalinga since 1981 till date.

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