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Daily Current Affairs Quiz 19 May 2019

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1 Which Football Confederation to have first-ever female referee team?
A Oceania Football Confederation (OFC)
B Confederation of North,Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF)
C Confederation of African Football (CAF)
D Asian Football Confederation (AFC)

Answer: Option [D]
Asian Football Confederation (AFC) to have first-ever female referee team for men AFC cup.
2 Which company Partners With France Based Firm Rakuten Aquafadas
A Cognizant
B Infosys
C Wipro
D Tech Mahindra

Answer: Option [D]
Tech Mahindra Partners With France Based Firm Rakuten Aquafadas.
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3 The bacterium ‘Escherichia coli’ is found mainly in:
A Human Intestine
B Root Nodules of leguminous plants
C Pteridophytes
D Paddy fields for nitrogen fixation

Answer: Option [A]
Bacterium 'Escherichia coli' is found mainly in human intestine. Escherichia Coli is a type of bacterium present in the intestine and the gut of human body. tion.
4 Who became the first cricketer with 100 million social media followers?
A Ajinkya Rahane
B Virat Kohli
C MS Dhoni
D Ravindra Jadeja

Answer: Option [B]
Virat Kohli is the first cricketer in the world ever to break into the 100 million category for followers on social media. Virat Kohli has Facebook (37.1 million), Twitter (29.4 million) and Instagram (33.5 million) to his name.
5 Who is appointed as the US deputy attorney general?
A Patrick M.Shanahan
B Jeffrey Rosen
C Mike Pompeo
D Rod Rosenstein

Answer: Option [B]
Jeffrey Rosen was confirmed as the United States’ latest deputy attorney general by the US Senate. He replaces Rod Rosenstein.
6 Who instituted the UN Sasakawa Award?
A GlobalMedic
B REACT International
C Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
D Nippon Foundation

Answer: Option [D]
United Nations Sasakawa Award was instituted in 1986 by Nippon Foundation. It is jointly given by the UNDRR and the Nippon Foundation.
7 Who was awarded the Sasakawa Award 2019 for Disaster Risk Reduction?
A Pramod Kumar Mishra
B Ashok Laxmanrao Kukade
C Pravin Gordhan
D PM Narendra Modi

Answer: Option [A]
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) has awarded the Sasakawa Award 2019 for Disaster Risk Reduction to Pramod Kumar Mishra. The award recognized his dedication to improving the resilience of communities most exposed to disasters. He is currently serving as Additional Principal Secretary to Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi.
8 Which System did the Saudi government approve for the first time for investors and skilled expatriates approved to stimulate the national economy?
A Nitaqat System
B Diplomatic residing System
C Privileged Iqama Scheme
D Diverse residence Scheme

Answer: Option [C]
The Saudi government has approved for the first time Privileged Iqam, a scheme for entrepreneurs, investors and skilled expatriates approved to stimulate the national economy. The approval is aimed at attracting long-term investments as the government tries to diversify the economy and boost domestic spending.
9 Ieoh Ming Pei has died at age of 102 years. He was a World famous ________
A Physician
B Architect
C Theatre Personality
D Musician

Answer: Option [B]
The world famous architect IM Pei recognised as one of the last great modernist architects, passed away on May 16, 2019. Ieoh Ming Pei is a famously known for his design of the iconic Louvre Pyramid, the main entrance to the Louvre Museum which houses the Mona Lisa among other historical works of art.
10 Bob Hawke has died at the age of 89. He was the Former Prime Minister of _______.
A Germany
B Canada
C Australia
D Italy

Answer: Option [C]
Australia’s 23rd prime minister and Labor elder statesman Bob Hawke has died. He served as prime minister between 1983 and 1991, making him the longest serving on the Labor side of politics.
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