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6 to 10 May 2019 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions: Current Affairs for May 2019Daily 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 6 to 10 May 2019 :
Which colour number plates should be used by all types of electric vehicles as per the guidelines issued by central government?
A. Green
B. Blue
C. Orange
D. Green Yellow
Answer: A
Explanation: The Central government has instructed all state transport departments to mandate green number plates on all types of electric vehicles, whether brand new or used. The reason behind this move is to distinguish green vehicles for preferential treatment in parking, free entry in congested zones, and concessional toll.Allowing youngsters in the age group of 16-18 years to ride e-scooters, as they are gearless, and easy to use. ii. To direct taxi aggregators to have an incremental share of electric vehicles from 2020, this could be 1 percent of the fleet every year. iii. To set the rate of depreciation on EVs at 50% as against the 15% for conventionally powered vehicles.

Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu has released a postage stamp to commemorate the 750th birth anniversary of which spiritual icon?
A. Manavala Mamunigal
B. Sri Vedanta Desikan
C. Yamunacharya
D. Nathamuni
Answer: B
Explanation: In order to commemorate the 750th birth anniversary of Sri Vedanta Desikan, Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu unveiled a postage stamp in New Delhi on May 2, 2019. The stamp has been released by Indian postal department. The releasing of commemorative postage stamps inspire the younger generation to practice humanism, peace and compassion propagated by the great saint and spiritual icon.

Cyclone Fani hits Odisha and West Bengal recently, which country has suggested the name ‘Fani’?
A. Maldives
B. Myanmar
C. Oman
D. Bangladesh
Answer: D
Explanation: The name Fani was suggested by Bangladesh.The name of cyclone ‘Fani’ was picked up from a pool containing 64 names suggested by eight countries in the North Indian Ocean basin.(Eight Countries are India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Maldives, Myanmar, Oman, Pakistan and Thailand). Cyclone Fani with a maximum wind speed of 240-250 kmph, is one of the most biggest and fiercest cyclonic storm over the east coast in nearly two decades. The word Fani (pronounced as Foni) means snake.

Name the former chief of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), who has been conferred France’s highest civilian award “Knight of the Legion of Honour” recently.
A. Udupi Ramachandra Rao
B. Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan
C. A S Kiran Kumar
D. G.Madhavan Nair
Answer: C
Explanation: Former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief, A S Kiran Kumar has been conferred France’s highest civilian award “Knight of the Legion of Honour”. This award is for his invaluable contribution to the development of the India-France space cooperation. The award has presented by Ambassador of France to India, Alexandre Ziegler, on the behalf of President of the French Republic. The Padma Shri awardee served as the ISRO chief from 2015 to 2018.

V Viswanatha Menon, passed away recently, he belonged to which field?
A. Actor
B. Politician
C. Director
D. Producer
Answer: B
Explanation: Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader and former finance minister, V Viswanatha Menon Passed away at the age of 92 in Kochi, Kerala. He was popularly known as “Ambadi Viswam”. He was born in Ernakulam, Kerala.He served as the Finance Minister in 1987 during the Left Democratic Front government led by E.K. Nayanar.He was elected to the Lok Sabha in 1967 and was also a member of Rajya Sabha from 1974 to 1980. He was elected to Kerala Legislative Assembly in 1987 from Thrippunithura constituency.He has presented five state budgets and also holds the record for delivering the longest budget speech of two hours and 35 minutes.............Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK


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