LIC AAO 2019 Current Affairs Questions | 31st May

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Current Affairs Questions for LIC AAO 2019

The General Awareness Section of Banking Exams covers numerous sections in it like Banking Awareness, Static GK, and Current Affairs. Most of the questions in GA appear from Current Affairs section. So it becomes important for you all to cover this particular section with sincerity and seriousness.

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Q1. Which two countries have announced that mutual defense cooperation agreement had come into force, amid increasing tensions between Washington and Tehran?
USA and UAE
USA and India
USA and Qatar
USA and China
USA and South Korea
Solution:
The United States and the United Arab Emirates have announced that mutual defense cooperation agreement had come into force, amid increasing tensions between Washington and Tehran. The DCA (Defense Cooperation Agreement) will enhance military coordination between the United States and the United Arab Emirates, further advancing an already robust military, political, and economic partnership at a critical time.

Q2. Name the Indian writer, who was announced as the 2019 winner of the USD 100,000 Nine Dots Prize, a prestigious book prize created to award innovative thinking that addresses contemporary issues around the world?
Shyam Saran
Annie Zaidi
Chhaya Sharma
GD Robert
Rana Dasgupta
Solution:
Indian writer Annie Zaidi was announced as the 2019 winner of the USD 100,000 Nine Dots Prize, a prestigious book prize created to award innovative thinking that addresses contemporary issues around the world.

Q3. International Everest Day is being observed on-
31st May
26th May
29th May
25th May
30th May
Solution:
International Everest Day is being observed on 29th May 2019. Nepalese Tenzing Norgay and New Zealand’s Edmund Hillary had climbed the Mt. Everest on this day (29th May) in 1953, as the first humans to achieve the feat.

Q4. Who is present President of the United Arab Emirates?
Sultan bin Muhammad Al-Qasimi
Fatima bint Mubarak Al Ketbi
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Shamsa bint Suhail Al Mazrouei
Solution:
Khalifa bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan is the current President of the United Arab Emirates, the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and the Supreme Commander of the Union Defence Force.

Q5. Which of the following country has decided to International Everest Day since 2008 when the legendary climber Hillary passed away?
Sudan
Kenya
India
China
Nepal
Solution:
International Everest Day is being observed on 29th May. Nepalese Tenzing Norgay and New Zealand’s Edmund Hillary had climbed the Mt. Everest on this day (29th May) in 1953, as the first humans to achieve the feat. Nepal decided to observe the day as International Everest Day since 2008 when the legendary climber Hillary passed away. Everest Day on May 29 every year in memory of the first summit of Mt. Everest by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa on the day in 1953. The day is celebrated with memorial events, processions, and special events in Kathmandu and the Everest region.

Q6. Which of the following state has celebrated its statehood day on 30th May 2019?
Tripura
Assam
Kerala
Odisha
Goa
Solution:
Goa celebrates its statehood day on 30th May. It was on this day in 1987 Goa became the 25th state of the Indian Union.2 It was a Union Territory along with Daman and Diu from December 1961 onwards when Goa was liberated from the colonial rule.

Q7. Which team has got the better of its English Premier League rivals to win the Europa League final, beating Arsenal 4-1 in the Baku Olympic Stadium, Azerbaijan?
SL Benfica
Liverpool
Premier League
Chelsea
Manchester United
Solution:
Chelsea got the better of its English Premier League rivals to win the Europa League final, beating Arsenal 4-1 in the Baku Olympic Stadium, Azerbaijan. Despite a bright start from the Gunners, Chelsea ran riot in the second half with three goals in quick succession.

Q8. Nepal is celebrating its ___________________ Republic Day on 29th May 2019.
10th
14th
12th
15th
11th
Solution:
Nepal is celebrating its 12th Republic Day on 29th May 2019. A number of programmes are being organized in different parts of the country to mark the occasion. The main function was held at Army Pavilion in Kathmandu, which was attended by the President Bidya Devi Bhandari, Prime Minister K.P.Sharma Oli, cabinet ministers, senior government officials, heads and representatives of various diplomatic missions and other dignitaries.

Q9. Who is the 13th and current Chief Minister of Goa?
Manohar Parrikar
Pramod Sawant
Laxmikant Parsekar
Digambar Kamat
Pratapsingh Rane
Solution:
Pramod Sawant is the 13th and current Chief Minister of Goa

Q10. Who has been elected by parliament as the prime minister of Papua New Guinea recently?
James Marape
Charles Abel
Peter O'Neill
Don Polye
Patrick Pruaitch
Solution:
James Marape, a former finance minister and critic of a major global gas development deal, has been elected by parliament as the prime minister of Papua New Guinea. His election came after weeks of political turmoil that saw his predecessor, Peter O’Neill, resign having lost the support of the House after more than seven years in power.

Q11. Name the actor, who known for roles in The Godfather franchise, has died at the age of 85 recently?
Yakov Smirnoff
Michael V Gazzo
Richard Herd
Carmine Caridi
Gianni Russo
Solution:
Carmine Caridi, known for roles in The Godfather franchise, has died at the age of 85. The veteran actor also appeared in the final part of “The Godfather” trilogy in a different role – Albert Volpe, an investor in Michael Corleone’s casinos who is killed in an attack at a hotel in Atlantic City.

Q12. The Supreme Court has extended the tenure of Justice VK Jain, a judicial member of the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC). Where is the head office of NCDRC?
New Delhi
Mumbai
Thiruvananthapuram
Hyderabad
Bengaluru
Solution:
The head office of NCDRC is in New Delhi.

Q13. What is the currency of Papua New Guinea?
Ruble
Dirham
Rand
Dinar
Kina
Solution:
The kina is the currency of Papua New Guinea. It is divided into 100 toea. The kina was introduced on 19 April 1975, and circulated along with the Australian dollar until 1 January 1976, when the dollar ceased to be legal tender.

Q14. Who has taken oath as Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh recently?
Pema Khandu
N Chandrababu Naidu
YS Jagan Mohan Reddy
PS Golay
Navin Patnaik
Solution:
YSR Congress party president YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has taken oath as Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh. Governor ESL Narasimhan administered him the oath of office and secrecy at Indira Gandhi Municipal Stadium in Vijayawada. Mr. Reddy is the second Chief Minister of the bifurcated Andhra Pradesh.

Q15. The ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 has begun in-
South Africa
England and Wales
New Zealand
West Indies
Australia
Solution:
The ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 has begun in England and Wales, from 30th May to 14 July 2019.

Q16. The Armed Forces Tribunal cleared the way for Vice Admiral ___________________ to become the next Navy Chief.
Bipin Rawat
Pradeep Kumar Chatterjee
Bimal Verma
Karambir Singh
Podali Shankar Rajeshwar
Solution:
The Armed Forces Tribunal cleared the way for Vice Admiral Karambir Singh to become the next Navy Chief, while it deferred for four weeks the matter of Vice Admiral Bimal Verma which seeks to quash Singh’s appointment.

Q17. RBI has constituted a six-member committee on the Development of Secondary Market for Corporate Loans to come up with recommendations to increase the efficiencies of the debt market and aid in the resolution of stressed assets. The committee will be headed by-?
TN Manoharan
Prabhakar Singh
MK Sharma
Sangita Dhingra Sehgal
Jasmine Shah
Solution:
RBI has constituted a six-member committee on the Development of Secondary Market for Corporate Loans to come up with recommendations to increase the efficiencies of the debt market and aid in the resolution of stressed assets. The committee, headed by TN Manoharan, Chairman, Canara Bank, will make recommendations on required policy/regulatory interventions for facilitating the development of the secondary market in corporate loans, including loan transaction platform for stressed assets.

Q18. Who has been sworn the second term as Nigeria’s president, following a campaign that focused on tackling security threats and rooting out corruption?
Goodluck Jonathan
Atiku Abubakar
Muhammadu Buhari
Yemi Osinbajo
Bola Tinubu
Solution:
Muhammadu Buhari has been sworn in for a second term as Nigeria’s president, following a campaign that focused on tackling security threats and rooting out corruption. He did not make a speech during the low-profile event attended by members of the diplomatic community.

Q19. Who is the Supreme Commander of the Indian Navy?
Indian Army Chief
Defence Minister of India
Chief Justice of India
Prime Minister of India
President of India
Solution:
The President of India is the Supreme Commander of the Indian Navy.

Q20. What is the capital city of Nigeria?
Dakar
Abuja
Addis Ababa
Lagos
Accra
Solution:
Abuja is the capital city of Nigeria, in the middle of the country.

               

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