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Current Affairs Questions on 1, 2 May 2018:
The 9th India Japan Energy Dialogue 2018 was held in which city?
A. Jaipur
B. Delhi
C. Chennai
D. Mumbai
Answer: B
Explanation: The 9th India Japan Energy Dialogue was held in New Delhi on May 1, 2018. Both India and Japan with a view to implement Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) under the aegis of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) recognized the importance of development and deployment of next generation technologies including hydrogen to realize de-carbonization. Both countries agree to work together for energy security, energy access and climate change issues. They further confirmed their commitment to work together in promoting well-functioning energy markets and affirmed to promote transparent and diversified Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) market through the relaxation of destination clause. They also agree to initiate the discussion on Electric Vehicles (Evs) and commit to work together in promoting well-functioning energy markets.

Who has been re-appointed as the Chairman of Public Accounts Committee (PAC)?
A. Sanjay Raut
B. Arun Jaitley
C. Mallikarjun Kharge
D. Randeep Surjewala
Answer: C
Explanation: The leader of Congress party in Lok Sabha, Mallikarjun Kharge has been re-appointed as the Chairman of the 22-member Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament for its fresh term that started on May 1, 2018. A majority of the members of the parliamentary panel, which is headed by an opposition leader, are from the ruling NDA.

Who has become the principal director general of the Press Information Bureau (PIB)?
A. Rajat Sharma
B. Nikunj Srivastav
C. Sitanshu Kar
D. Prabhu Chawla
Answer: C
Explanation: Sitanshu Kar, a 1983-batch Indian Information Service (IIS) officer, has become the principal director general of the Press Information Bureau (PIB). He succeeded Frank Noronha, who had held the post since 2014. Prior to this post, Kar was serving as the AIR’s News Services Division (NSD) director general. In a career spanning nearly 35 years, Kar has worked in key positions in various media units of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. Apart from this, he has the distinction of being the longest serving spokesperson of the Ministry of Defence. He served there for over a decade at a stretch.

Which Indian city topped the list of 20 most Air polluted cities in the World as per WHO report in Geneva on 2 May 2018?
A. Kanpur
B. Varanashi
C. Surat
D. Delhi
Answer: A
Explanation: Uttar Pradesh’s industrial city Kanpur has topped the list of 20 most polluted cities in the World (in terms of air pollution) that was released by the WHO on 2 May 2018. According to WHO's global air pollution database released in Geneva, India has 14 out of the 15 most polluted cities in the world in terms of PM 2.5 concentrations - the worst being UP’s Kanpur with a PM 2.5 concentration of 173 micrograms per cubic metre, followed by Faridabad, Varanasi and Gaya. Other Indian cities that registered very high levels of PM2.5 pollutants are Delhi, Patna, Agra, Muzaffarpur, Srinagar, Gurgaon, Jaipur, Patiala and Jodhpur, followed by Ali Subah Al-Salem in Kuwait and a few cities in China and Mongolia. The study considered PM2.5 (particulate matter of diameter less than 2.5 micrometres) and PM10. PM2.5 is more dangerous than PM10. The period considered for the study was 2010 to 2016...............Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK