National TOP 10 Current Affairs Questions- 16 May, 2024

16 May 2024 Current affairs English

Q1. National Dengue Day is celebrated on?
(a) 16 May
(b) 10 May
(c) 15 May
(d) None of these

Answer :(a) 16 May

National Dengue Day is celebrated every year on 16 May.

This day was started by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare after seeing the increasing number of deaths due to dengue. This year the theme of National Dengue Day was – Dengue Prevention: Our Responsibility for a Safer

Question 2. Which is the first bank to become a trading-cum-clearing member of IIBX?
(a) RBI
(b) SBI
(c) Yes Bank
(d) HDFC Bank

Answer :(b) SBI
India International Bullion Exchange (IIBX) is India’s first bullion exchange, it was launched in Gujarat on 29 July 2022

Question 3. Recently the Central Government declared the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) an illegal organization?
(a) Yes
(b) No

Answer :(a) Yes

Question 4. World Wildlife Crime Report, 2024 was recently released by whom?
(a) United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
(b) WWF
(c) UCI
(d) none

Answer :(a) United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) released the ‘World Wildlife Crime Report 2024’. This was the third edition of the World Wildlife Crime Report.

Question 5. Who recently became the new Prime Minister of Singapore?
(a) Lawrence Wong
(b) Lee Hsies
(c) heang Lee keat
(d) None

Answer :(a) Lawrence Wong
On 15 May, Lawrence Wong took oath as the fourth Prime Minister of Singapore. Lawrence Wong has been appointed in place of former Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.

Question 6. Nobel Prize winning author Alice Munro passed away. When was she awarded the Nobel Prize? (a)2013

Answer :(a)2013
Alice Munro was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in the year 2013. Recently, Canadian Nobel Prize winner Alice Munro passed away at the age of 92.

Question 7. Manika Batra is related to which sport?
(a) Table Tennis
(b) cricket
(c) Hockey
(d) None

Answer :(a) Table Tennis

Recently, in the latest ranking released by the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF), Indian table tennis player Manika Batra ranked 24th. Manika Batra is the first Indian female table tennis player to reach the top 25.

Question 8. Which country is India’s largest trading partner?
(a) Chain
(b) Singapore
(c) Canada
(d) Bhutan

Answer :(a) Chain
According to the report of think tank Global Trade Research Initiative, India’s largest trading partner country in the year 2024 is chain. India’s bilateral trade with China was $118.4 F billion in 2024, as imports grew 3.24 percent to $101.7 billion and exports grew 8.7 percent to $16.67 billion in FY 24 compared to FY 2023.

Question 9. In which tiger reserve was leopard cat seen recently?
(a) Pench Tiger Reserve
(b) Kanha National Park, Mandla
(c) Kanu National Park
(d) None

Answer :(a) Pench Tiger Reserve
Recently leopard cat was seen in Pench Tiger Reserve of Maharashtra. Pench Tiger Reserve is located in the states of Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh

Question 10.Track FLOAT is related to?
(a) Moon
(b) Earth
(c) Jupiter
(d) Marsh

Answer :a) Moon

US space agency NASA will develop track FLOAT on the moon. Full form of FLOAT – Flexible Levitation on a Track

Objective – To transport payloads to the moon with ease

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