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Current Affairs Quiz (May 2022) Part -1 #currentAffairs #compete4exams #eduvictors

Current Affairs Quiz (May 2022) Part -1

Current Affairs Quiz (May 2022) Part -1  #currentAffairs #compete4exams #eduvictors

Q1. Who becomes the first Indian woman to climb five peaks above 8000 metres?

Answer: Priyanka Mohite 

Q2. Who took over as the new chairman and managing director of India's third largest oil refining and fuel marketing company Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL)?

Answer: Pushp Kumar Joshi

Q3. Which day is celebrated as World Thalassemia Day?

Answer: May 8

Q4. A Padma Vibhushan recipient, who was born in Jammu in 1938 and is believed to be the first musician to have played Indian classical music on the santoor, a folk instrument from Jammu and Kashmir. He recntly passed away. Who is this Santoor Maestro?

Answer: Shivkumar Sharma

Q5. Who among the following won a record seventh World Snooker Championship crown after beating Judd Trump 18-13 in the final ?

Answer: Ronnie O'Sullivan

Q6. Which startup company has become the 100th unicorn startup of India ?

Answer: Neobank

Q7. Name the Bengali author who has won this year's O.Henry prize for a short story he wrote in 1977. He bagged the award for his short story titled 'Gaonburo'- a Bengali short fiction.

Answer: Amar Mitra

Q8. Name the spacetech startup that has successfully launched its first fully-fledged commercial satellite called 'Shakuntala' with Elon Musk-run SpaceX's Falcon-9 rocket.

Answer: Pixxel

Q9. Who has been appointed the chairman of the country’s premier government recruiting agency ( UPSC) and his tenure will end on 27 June 2023?

Answer: Dr. Manoj Soni

Q10. Which state has launched a Vehicle Movement Tracking System (VMTS) mobile app to track the vehicles carrying sand and other mining material.

Answer: Haryana

Q11. World Athletics Day is celebrated every year on the which day to raise awareness about the importance of fitness and encourage them to play sports, especially athletics?

Answer: 7th of May

Q12. Name the climatologist who has been named the 2022 World Food Prize Laureate for her pioneering work in modeling the impact of climate change on food production worldwide.

Answer: Dr. Cynthia Rosenzweig 

Q13. Which country will be the official country of honour at the Cannes Film Market, scheduled to take place from May 17 to May 25, 2022?

Answer: India

Q14. Who has been appointed as the CEO of Amazon company?

Answer: Andy Jassy

Q15. Who was awarded the Nirmala Deshpande Memorial World Peace Prize?

Answer: Retired General Tej Kaul

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