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A)
May 20th
B)
May 19th
C)
May 18th
D)
May 17th

Correct Answer : Option (C) - May 18th

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International Museum Day is observed on May 18th every year to raise awareness among people about the museums. Museums are an important means of cultural exchange and the development of mutual understanding, cooperation, and peace among people.
 
INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM DAY 2022 THEME : Each year there is a specific theme for International Museum Day. The theme for International Museum Day 2022 is “The Power of Museums”.
 
Museums have the power to transform the world around us. As incomparable places of discovery, they teach us about our past and open our minds to new ideas — two essential steps in building a better future.
 
INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM DAY HISTORY : International Museum Day was first held in 1977. Since then, it has gained increasing attention. The International Museum Day in 2009 attracted 20,000 museums, hosting events in more than 90 countries.
 
The very next year, in 2010, 98 countries were a part of the International Museum Day celebration, whereas, in 2011, 100 countries joined the celebration..

Source : India Today

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Published On : May 18, 2022
A)
Nepal
B)
Sri Lanka
C)
Philippines
D)
Bangladesh

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Nepal

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Naveen Srivastava was on Tuesday(17th May 2022) appointed India's new ambassador to Nepal.

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) announced the appointment a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid a visit to Lumbini in Nepal. Srivastava, a 1993 batch Indian Foreign Service (IFS), is currently serving as additional secretary in the MEA.
 
Vinay Mohan Kwatra, who became foreign secretary over two weeks ago, was serving as India's envoy to Nepal before his appointment.
 
"Naveen Srivastava, presently Additional Secretary in the ministry, has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to Nepal. He is expected to take up the assignment shortly," the MEA said in a brief statement...

Source : Zeenews

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Published On : May 18, 2022
A)
Dhiraj Relli
B)
Sumit Bose
C)
Ajay Menon
D)
SS Mundra

Correct Answer : Option (D) - SS Mundra

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Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) has approved the appointment of former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor SS Mundra (Public Interest Director) as the Chairman of the board of directors of the company.

He replaced Justice Vikramajit Sen who is the current chairman.

Mundra was appointed as Public Interest Director at BSE in January 2018.

He retired as Deputy Governor of the RBI on July 30, 2017, and also served as Chairman and Managing Director of the Bank of Baroda.

Source : Live Mint

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Published On : May 18, 2022
A)
Telangana
B)
Kerala
C)
Karnataka
D)
Maharashtra

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Kerala

Note : In a first in the country, Kerala will launch a state-owned over-the-top (OTT) platform, 'CSpace', on November 1 offering film lovers an array of movies, short films and documentaries of their choice.

Minister for Cultural Affairs Saji Cheriyan revealed the name of the OTT platform as CSpace, which is an initiative of Kerala State Film Development Corporation (KSFDC) on behalf of the state government, through video conferencing at a function in Kalabhavan Theatre, here on Wednesday(18th May 2022)..

Source : Economic Times

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Published On : May 18, 2022
A)
Chandigarh
B)
Delhi
C)
Ladakh
D)
Jammu and Kashmir

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Delhi

Note :

Anil Baijal resigned as Delhi's Lieutenant Governor on Wednesday(18th May 2022). He submitted his resignation to President Ram Nath Kovind citing personal reasons, sources said.
 
Anil Baijal took over as the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi on December 31 in 2016, following the sudden resignation of his predecessor Najeeb Jung.
 
Anil Baijal completed five years in office on December 31, 2021. There is no fixed tenure for the post of Delhi Lieutenant Governor..

Source : India Today

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Published On : May 18, 2022
A)
Dr. Saikat Biswas
B)
Dr. Ashutosh Mishra
C)
Dr Kamal Bawa
D)
Dr.B.Vijaya Kumar

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Dr Kamal Bawa

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The chief of Bengaluru-based Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE), Dr Kamal Bawa has been elected to the US National Academy of Sciences. The election is the reaffirmation of our important work on the ecology, conservation, and management of tropical forests that are declining all over the world but are critical to humanity’s well-being. He is also an elected fellow of the Royal Society (London) and the American Philosophical Society.
 
Dr Bawa had brought together a few scientists from India’s leading institutions to develop the National Mission on Biodiversity and Human Wellbeing under the banner of the Biodiversity Collaborative which got the backing of the office of the principal scientific adviser to the Government of India and is currently funded by the Rohini Nilekani Philanthropies.

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Published On : May 18, 2022
A)
Ramgarh Vishdhari
B)
Jeypore Rainforest
C)
Rollapadu
D)
Dehing Patkai Wildlife

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Ramgarh Vishdhari

Note : * The Ramgarh Vishdhari Sanctuary in Rajasthan was notified as India's 52nd tiger reserve on May 16, 202, as per Union Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav.

* It will help to conserve biodiversity and bring ecotourism and development to the area. The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) had given in-principle approval to make Ramgarh Vishdhari Wildlife Sanctuary and adjoining areas as tiger reserves on July 5 last year.
 
* Wild animals like Indian wolf, leopard, striped hyena, sloth bear, golden jackal, chinkara, nilgai and fox can be seen in the Ramgarh Vishdhari Tiger Reserve. According to the “Status of Tigers in India” report released in 2019, there are 2,967 tigers in 20 states across the country.

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Published On : May 18, 2022
A)
Telangana
B)
Kerala
C)
Madhya Pradesh
D)
Rajasthan

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Rajasthan

Note : The Ramgarh Vishdhari Sanctuary in Rajasthan was notified as India's 52nd tiger reserve on May 16, 2022, as per Union Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav. This has become the fourth tiger reserve in Rajasthan after Ranthambore, Sariska and Mukundra. The reserve has been called 'critical' by wildlife experts and conservationists for the movement of Tigers between Ranthambore and Mukundra reserves.

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Published On : May 18, 2022
A)
IndiGo
B)
Vistara
C)
SpiceJet
D)
Air India

Correct Answer : Option (A) - IndiGo

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InterGlobe Aviation, the parent company of low-cost carrier IndiGo, on Wednesday(18th May 2022) appointed Pieter Elbers as its new Chief Executivie Officer (CEO). Mr Elbers will join from October 1, 2022, the airline stated in a notification to exchanges.
 
"He succeeds Ronojoy Dutta, 71, who has decided to retire on September 30, 2022, after guiding IndiGo through the turbulent Covid-19 period," it added..

Source : NDTV

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Published On : May 18, 2022
A)
Assam
B)
Punjab
C)
Gujarat
D)
Uttar Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Punjab

Note :

Punjab Chief Minister "Bhagwant Mann" heard grievances of people and issued directions for their redressal in a first-of-its-kind public interaction programme, 'Lok Milni', which was launched here on Monday(16th May 2022).
 
The chief minister said this interactive programme is aimed at providing a single-window platform to the people for redressal of their complaints.

But, the Punjab Congress called the programme "a selectively scripted show to create an illusion of governance".
 
This event helps to facilitate the people for resolving their long-pending administrative issues..

Source : Business Standard

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Published On : May 18, 2022