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13, 14 May 2018 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions: Current Affairs for May 2018Daily Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for India GK, World GK and current affairs with Collection of daily objective type Question by www.Indiagk.net based on General Knowledge (GK) and General Science (GS) Questions for UPSC, State PSC, SSC, Police exam, Railway exam, SBI, Bank PO, IBPC, SSC, LDC, UDC, Army, Airforce, Navy, Coast Guard, Bank Clerk, TET and all entrance examination with current affairs News, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) available on Website www.IndiaGK.net and Android Apps with daily updates:.  

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Current Affairs Questions on 13, 14 May 2018:
Who was conferred with the ‘Excellent Woman of Excellence’ award at the Women Economic Forum (WEF) 2018?
A. Anuradha Garg
B. Kartika Mukherjee
C. Meenakshi Kapoor
D. Nisha Bhalla
Answer: D
Explanation: Nisha Bhalla conferred with the ‘Excellent Woman of Excellence’ award for her spiritual service at the Women Economic Forum (WEF) 2018 in Delhi.

The world’s second oldest rock dating back to 4.2 billion years has been discovered in which Indian state in May 2018?
A. Rajasthan
B. Gujarat
C. Odisha
D. Goa
Answer: C
Explanation: A rock sample recovered nearly eight years ago from Champua in Odisha’s Kendujhar district has put India at the forefront of geological research in the world. Geologists from the University of Calcutta and Curtin University, Malaysia, along with researchers from the Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences, Beijing, made the discovery, which was published during May 2018 in ‘Scientific Reports’ journal. The only instance of zircon older than this discovery was the one found in Jack Hill, Western Australia, which was 4.4 billion years old and is the oldest known rock sample.

NASA is planning to fly a helicopter on which space body?
A. Venus
B. Moon
C. Mars
D. Saturn
Answer: C
Explanation: NASA is planning to send a small helicopter to Mars, in the first test of a heavier-than-air aircraft on another planet. The Mars helicopter will be bundled with the US space agency’s Mars rover when it launches in 2020.

Who has been conferred with the 11th KISS Humanitarian Award 2018?
A. Kailash Satyarthi
B. Dalai Lama
C. Aruna Roy
D. Muhammad Yunus
Answer: D
Explanation: Prof. Muhammad Yunus, the Nobel laureate and noted economist, has been conferred with the 11th KISS Humanitarian Award 2018 on May 11 for his unwavering commitment to eradicate global poverty and foster economic and social development. He is the founder of the Grameen Bank in Bangladesh and is widely known as the Father of Microfinance. The KISS Humanitarian Award is a prestigious international award given to someone who has made exceptional contribution to the society in various fields relating to social issues and who has distinguished himself or herself as a true humanitarian. It was instituted in 2008 by Dr Achyuta Samanta, the founder of Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) Bhubaneswar...............Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK


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