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Current Affairs Questions on 19, 20 May 2018:
Dilip Tirkey, who is the newly appointed chairman of Odisha Tourism Development Corporation (OTDC), is the former player of which sports?
A. Cricket
B. Wrestling
C. Hockey
D. Boxing
Answer: C
Explanation: Dilip Tirkey, the former Rajya Sabha MP and ex-captain of Indian national hockey team, has been appointed as the new chairman of Odisha Tourism Development Corporation (OTDC). Tirkey, a leader of the ruling BJD, was elected to the Rajya Sabha on March 22, 2012 and his tenure ended on April 2, 2018. OTDC is a state government undertaking, incorporated in 1979, to promote tourism in the state and operate some of the existing tourist bungalows and transport fleets on commercial basis.

Who was appointed as the Chairman of Lalit Kala Akademi?
A. Uttam Pacharne
B. ML Srivastava
C. PL Deshpande
D. N K Jaishankar
Answer: A
Explanation: Uttam Pacharne, the noted artist and sculptor, was appointed as the Chairman of Lalit Kala Akademi by the President of India. He will hold office for a term of three years from the date on which he assumes the charge of his office. Pacharne is a widely respected person in the field of art and has held various important positions.

Who has become the India’s youngest women to scale Mt Everest from Nepal side?
A. Mugdha Mehta
B. Nidhi Mathur
C. Shivangi Pathak
D. Malavath Purna Hide
Answer: C
Explanation: Shivangi Pathak (16) has become the India’s youngest women to scale Mt Everest from Nepal side. Born in Hisar of Haryana, Shivangi climbed Mt Everest to spread the message that women could overcome any obstacle to achieve their goals.

Who has been appointed as the full time CMD of Coal India Limited?
A. Manan Joshi
B. Anil Kumar Jha
C. Sutirtha Bhattacharya
D. Suresh Kumar
Answer: B
Explanation: Anil Kumar Jha has been appointed as chairman-cum-managing director (CMD) of Coal India Limited (CIL) till his superannuation i.e. January 31, 2020. Prior to this post, He was CMD of subsidiary Mahanadi Coalfields. Jha replaced acting chairman Suresh Kumar, who has been holding the post of additional secretary at the ministry of coal. The CIL is a state-owned coal mining company headquartered in Kolkata...............Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK