Current Affairs Quiz 17th May 2022 : Daily GK Update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 17th May 2022 Quiz

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Q.1. Recently Amit Shah inaugurated National cyber forensic laboratory in which city ?

हाल ही में अमित शाह ने किस शहर में राष्ट्रीय साइबर फोरेंसिक प्रयोगशाला का उद्घाटन किया?

(a) Hyderabad / हैदराबाद

(b) Gorakhpur / गोरखपुर

(c) Kanpur / कानपुर

(d) Meerut / मेरठ

(e) Mathura / मथुरा

Answer & Explanation


Exp. Union Home and Co-operation Minister Amit Shah has formally inaugurated the National Cyber Forensic Laboratory (NCFL) in Hyderabad.

The premium laboratory was inaugurated at the premises of the Central Forensic Science Laboratory located at Ramanthapur in the city.

The Project was awarded to the CFSL with an estimated cost of about 35.51 crore rupees.

The Cyber and Information Security Division of the Home Ministry has set up the NCFL under Cyber Crime Prevention against Women and Child scheme


Q.2. Ramgarh Vishdhari wildlife Sanctuary of which state has been notified as 52nd tiger reserve of India?

किस राज्य के रामगढ़ विषधारी वन्यजीव अभयारण्य को भारत के 52वें बाघ अभयारण्य के रूप में अधिसूचित किया गया है?

(a) Assam / असम

(b) Himachal Pradesh / हिमाचल प्रदेश

(c) Rajasthan  / राजस्थान

(d) Jammu & Kashmir / जम्मू & कश्मीर

(e) Telangana / तेलंगाना

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Ramgarh Vishdhari Wildlife Sanctuary in Rajasthan notified as 52nd tiger reserve of India

Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Bhupender Yadav has announced that Ramgarh Vishdhari Tiger Reserve in Rajasthan has been notified as Rajasthan’s 4th and the 52nd Reserve Forest for Wild cats of India.

It will help to conserve biodiversity and bring ecotourism and development to the area.

Other Three Tiger Reserves

Ranthambore Tiger Reserve (RTR) in Sawai Madhopur

Sariska Tiger Reserve (STR) in Alwar

Mukundra Hills Tiger Reserve (MHTR) in Kota.

Q.3. Recently India has signed how many MoU with Nepal?

हाल ही में भारत ने नेपाल के साथ कितने एमओयू पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) 3

(b) 4

(c) 5

(d) 6

(e) 7

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(d)Exp. Nepal & India signed six MoUs and agreements related to education and hydropower sectors

India and Nepal signed and exchanged six MoU, during Prime Minister Modi’s day-long visit to Lumbini (Nepal).

They include an MoU between the Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR) and Lumbini Buddhist University on the establishment of Dr Ambedkar Chair for Buddhist Studies.

An MoU between Indian Council of Cultural Relations and Kathmandu University on the establishment of the ICCR Chair of Indian Studies.

letter of Agreement between Kathmandu University and Indian Institute of Technology (IITM) was also signed for a joint degree program at Master’s level.

An Agreement between SJVN Ltd and Nepal Electricity Authority was also signed for development and implementation of Arun 4 Project.

Note: About Nepal

  • Prime minister: Sher Bahadur Deuba
  • Capital: Kathmandu
  • Currency: Nepalese rupee
  • President: Bidhya Devi Bhandari


Q.4. Kenton Cool of which country became first foreigner to scale Mount Everest for 16 times?

किस देश के केंटन कूल 16 बार माउंट एवरेस्ट फतह करने वाले पहले विदेशी बने?

(a) Romania / रोमानिया

(b) UK / यूके

(c) Hungary / हंगरी

(d) Poland / पोलैंड

(e) Slovakia / स्लोवाकिया

Answer & Explanation


Exp. England’s Kenton Cool became 1st foreigner to scale Mount Everest 16 times

Kenton Cool from Gloucestershire, South West England has scaled the world’s highest mountain for the 16th time and becomes the first foreigner to climb the most Mt Everest summit.

Kenton climbed the summit with his fellow guide Dorji Gyalzen Sherpa.

Kenton also holds a record as the first British mountaineer who has climbed Mt Nuptse, Mt Everest and Mt Lhotse in a season in 2013.


Q.5. Recently Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has been elected as a new President of which country?

हाल ही में हसन शेख मोहम्मद को किस देश के नए राष्ट्रपति के रूप में चुना गया है?

(a) Qatar / कतर

(b) Somalia  /  सोमालिया

(c) Kuwait / कुवैत

(d) Saudi Arabia / सऊदी अरब

(e) United Arab Emirates / संयुक्त अरब अमीरात

Answer & Explanation


Exp. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud elected as new President of Somalia

Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, Somalia’s former leader, has been elected as President of Somalia, defeating Mohamed Abudallahi Mohamed (also known as Farmajo).

Farmajo served as President of Somalia since 2017. The polling took place at Halane Camp in Mogadishu, Somalia’s capital.

About Federal Republic of Somalia:

Capital: Mogadishu

Currency: Somali Shilling (SOS)

Prime Minister: Mohammed Hussein Roble


Q.6. Adani group to buy Ambuja Cement ,ACC for how many billion dollars ?

अडानी समूह कितने अरब डॉलर में अंबुजा सीमेंट, एसीसी खरीदेगा?

(a) 9.5

(b) 10.5

(c) 11.5

(d) 12.5

(e) 13.5

Answer & Explanation


Exp. Adani Group to buy Ambuja Cements, ACC for $10.5 bn from Holcim

Adani Group which belongs to Gautam Adani is set to acquire swiss multinational company Holcim’s stake in Indian companies Ambuja Cements and its subsidiary ACC for $10.5 bn (around Rs 81,361 crore), including the open offers.

The value for the Holcim stake and open offer consideration for Ambuja Cements and ACC is USD 10.5 billion, which makes this the largest-ever acquisition by

Adani, and India’s largest-ever M&A transaction in the infrastructure and materials space.

Holcim, through its subsidiaries, holds 63.19 per cent in Ambuja Cements and 54.53 per cent in ACC (of which 50.05 per cent is held through Ambuja Cements).

Deutsche Bank, BarCap and Standard Chartered were financiers to the deal. Deutsche Bank was the financial adviser to Adani Group.


Q.7. Who among the following has won men’s single title of Italian open 2022?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने इटेलियन ओपन 2022 का पुरुष एकल खिताब जीता है?

(a) Rafael Nadal

(b) Novak Djokovic

(c) Stefanos Tsitaipas

(d) John Isner

(e) Roger Federer

Answer & Explanation


Exp. Italian Open 2022: Novak Djokovic & Iga Swiatek won men’s and women’s singles title

World No.1 Serbia’s Novak Djokovic has defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas to win 79th edition of Italian Open (Internazionali BNL d’Italia) in Rome, and to capture the 38th ATP Masters 1000 crown.

Novak Djokovic became the fifth man in the Open Era to earn 1,000 match wins after defeating Casper Ruud in the semi-finals.

In women singles, Iga Swiatek has won the Italian Open title after defeating Ons Jabeur.


Q.8. National Dengue Day is observed on which date ?

राष्ट्रीय डेंगू दिवस किस तारीख को मनाया जाता है?

(a) 15 May/ 15 मई

(b) 16 May/ 16 मई

(c) 17 May/ 17 मई

(d) 18 May/ 18 मई

(e) 19 May/ 19 मई

Answer & Explanation


Exp. 16 May: National Dengue Day

In India, the National Dengue Day is observed every year on 16 May.

The day is an initiative by the Ministry of Healthy and Family Welfare, to raise awareness about dengue and its preventive measures, and preparedness for control of the vector-borne disease before the transmission season begins.


Q.9. Sikkim observed its Statehood day on ________.

सिक्किम ने अपना स्थापना दिवस _______ को मनाया।

(a) 15 May/ 15 मई

(b) 16 May/ 16 मई

(c) 17 May/ 17 मई

(d) 18 May/ 18 मई

(e) 19 May/ 19 मई

Answer & Explanation


Exp. 16 May 2022: Sikkim’s 47th statehood day

Sikkim observed its 47th Statehood Day on 16th May 2022.

It was on 16th May 1975 that Sikkim became a part of India as its 22nd state.

On 15 May 1975, then-President of India Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed signed a 36th constitutional amendment and a day later, Sikkim became a complete Indian state The rule of the Chogyal (last dynasty) was abolished.


Q.10. Recently which country hosted key SCO’s Regional Anti terrorist Structure anti terror meet?

हाल ही में किस देश ने प्रमुख एससीओ की क्षेत्रीय आतंकवाद विरोधी संरचना आतंकवाद विरोधी बैठक की मेजबानी की?

(a) South Korea / दक्षिण कोरिया

(b) Japan / जापान

(c) Vietnam / वियतनाम

(d) India/ भारत

(e) Malaysia / मलेशिया

Answer & Explanation


Exp. India hosted key “SCO’s Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure” anti-terror meet

India hosted the meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization’s (SCO’s)-Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure (RATS) in New Delhi from May 16th to 19th.

The Security Advisers of the National Security Councils of India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Pakistan and Uzbekistan participated in the meeting.

India has taken the chairmanship of the Council of Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure of SCO last year for a period of one year.

SCO’s RATS, based out of the Uzbek capital, Tashkent, is a permanent body of the grouping and aims to counter terrorism, extremism, and separatism in the region.


Q.11. Which day is observed as the International Day of Families?

किस दिन को अंतर्राष्ट्रीय परिवार दिवस के रूप में मनाया जाता है?

(a) 12 May/ 12 मई

(b) 13 May/ 13 मई

(c) 14 May/ 14 मई

(d) 15 May/ 15 मई

(e) 16 May/ 16 मई

Answer & Explanation


Exp. International Day of Families is observed every year on 15th May across the globe.

This day provides an opportunity to raise awareness about the issues related to the families.

The Economic and Social Council and the Commission for Social Development in 1983 recommended a resolution (1983/23) on the role of the family in the process of development.

In 1993, the General Assembly had decided that 15 May will be celebrated annually as The International Day of Families.

Theme 2022: ‘Families and Urbanisation’.

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