20th May Current Affairs 2022: Here, we are providing the 20th May Current Affairs Quiz. These types of topics are important for candidates who prepare for Bank Exam 2022. In this article, we are covering the following topics Headlines:
- HIV Vaccine Awareness Day
- Cotton Council of India
- Bharti Airtel
- National Startup Advisory Council
20th May Current Affairs Quiz
The Current Affairs section constitutes a major part of the General Awareness section in a competitive examination and plays an instrumental role. To supplement your preparation for the General Awareness Section of the upcoming exams like IBPS PO/Clerk Mains, SBI PO Mains and SEBI Grade A Prelims, we are providing you Current Affairs Quiz of 20th May 2022 covering the following topics Headlines: HIV Vaccine Awareness Day, Cotton Council of India, Bharti Airtel, National Startup Advisory Council.
Q1. India received remittances worth over ___________in 2021 which was a healthy 8 per cent higher than the 2021.
(a) $189 billion
(b) $59 billion
(c) $89 billion
(d) $9 billion
(e) $69 billion
Q2. The 5G testbed has been developed as a multi-institute collaborative project by eight institutes led by which of the following Institution?
(a) IIT Madras
(b) IIT Palakkad
(c) IIT Kharagpur
(d) IIT Delhi
(e) IIT Bombay
Q3. Which of the following has appointed Ex RBI Deputy governor SS Mundra as its Chairman?
Q4. World AIDS Vaccine Day is also known as HIV Vaccine Awareness Day (HVAD) is annually observed across the globe on the ______.
(a) 14th May
(b) 15th May
(c) 16th May
(d) 17th May
(e) 18th May
Q5. Who has launched two made-in-India warships INS ‘Surat’ and ‘Udaygiri’ at the Mazagon Docks in Mumbai?
(a) Amit Shah
(b) Rajnath Singh
(c) Narendra Modi
(d) Ramnath Kovind
(e) Nitin Gadkari
Q6. Union Cabinet Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw has inaugurated the National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT) Centre ______.
Q7. The Union Government has announced the formation of the Cotton Council of India. Who among the following is the chairman of the council?
(a) Jitendra Bisht
(b) Deepak Verma
(c) Ravi Dikshit
(d) Suresh Bhai Kotak
(e) Rajendra Veer Singh
Q8. West Central Railway has developed a battery-operated dual-mode locomotive named ____.
Q9. Who has been reappointed as Managing Director & CEO of Bharti Airtel?
(a) Sumit Agarwal
(b) Sunil Bharti Mittal
(c) Gopal Vittal
(d) Prakhar Bansal
(e) Pushkal Gupta
Q10. Name the author of the book “A Place Called Home”.
(a) Anita Desai
(b) Preeti Shenoy
(c) Shashi Deshpande
(d) Anuja Chauhan
(e) Mahasweta Devi
Q11. Who has released the e-book ‘Civil List – 2022 of IAS officers’?
(a) Shripad Yesso Naik
(b) Ashwini Kumar Choubey
(c) Rao Inderjit Singh
(d) Jitendra Singh
(e) Arjun Ram Meghwal
Q12. S&P Global Ratings cut India’s growth projection for the current fiscal to ____ per cent from 7.8 per cent earlier.
Q13. Who chairs the 4th meeting of the National Startup Advisory Council?
(a) Narendra Modi
(b) Nirmala Sitharaman
(c) Ashwini Vaishnaw
(d) Piyush Goyal
(e) Amit Shah
Q14. Which of the following has removed from S&P 500 ESG Index, prompting Musk pushback?
Q15. Who has received an honorary Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) by Her Majesty The Queen?
(a) Ajay Piramal
(b) Hem Singhal
(c) Nitin Sharma
(d) Piyush Bansal
(e) Rohit Thakur
Sol. According to the World Bank, India has surpassed Mexico as the top remittance receiving country in 2021, pushing China to third place. In 2021, India received remittances totaling more than $89 billion.
Sol. The 5G testbed was created as a collaboration project between eight institutes, led by IIT Madras.
Sol. BSE Limited announced that it has approved the appointment of SS Mundra, Public Interest Director as the Chairman of the board of directors of the company.
Sol. World AIDS Vaccine Day is also known as HIV Vaccine Awareness Day (HVAD) is annually observed across the globe on the 18th of May to create awareness and provide information about Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS).
Sol. Defence minister Rajnath Singh has launched two made-in-India warships INS ‘Surat’ and ‘Udaygiri’ at the Mazagon Docks in Mumbai.
Sol. Union Cabinet Minister of Electronics & Information Technology, Communications and Railways, Ashwini Vaishnaw has inaugurated the National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT) Centre Leh, Ladakh.
Sol. The Union Government has announced the formation of the Cotton Council of India under the Chairmanship of renowned veteran cotton man Suresh Bhai Kotak.
Sol. West Central Railway has developed a battery-operated dual-mode locomotive named Navdoot.
Sol. Bharti Airtel board has reappointed Gopal Vittal as Managing Director & CEO for a further period of five years ending on January 31, 2028.
Sol. Bestselling author Preeti Shenoy is set to publish a new novel titled “A Place Called Home”, a story set in a coffee estate in Sakleshpur, Karnataka with a strong female protagonist at its core.
Sol. Jitendra Singh, Union Minister of State(MoS), Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions released the e-book ‘Civil List – 2022 of IAS officers’ at North Block, Secretariat Building, New Delhi.
Sol. S&P Global Ratings cut India’s growth projection for the current fiscal to 7.3 per cent from 7.8 per cent earlier on rising inflation and the longer-than-expected Russia-Ukraine conflict.
Sol. The Minister of Commerce and Industry, Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution and Textiles, Shri Piyush Goyal has chaired the 4th meeting of National Startup Advisory Council (NSAC) in New Delhi.
Sol. Index provider S&P Dow Jones Indices has removed Tesla (TSLA) from its widely-tracked S&P 500 ESG Index, citing issues related to claims of racial discrimination and crashes of Tesla’s autopilot vehicles. The decision prompted a harsh response from Tesla CEO Elon Musk.
Sol. Chairman of the Piramal Group, Ajay Piramal has received an honorary Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) by Her Majesty The Queen.
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