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Current Affairs Questions on 11, 12 May 2019 :
Brasilia Declaration (2015), seen in the newspapers recently,is associated with which of the followings ?
A. Sports ethics
B. Healthy ageing
C. Road safety
D. Water safety
Answer: C
Explanation: Road accidents are the leading cause of death among people in the 5-29 age-group worldwide with more than 1.35 million lives lost each year and 50 million sustaining injuries, according to a World Health Organisation (WHO) report released during the on-going global road safety week. “But what makes matters worse for India is the fact that since 2008 we have maintained our dubious distinction of being world number one in road crash deaths. In 2015, India became a signatory to the Brasilia Declaration on Road Safety, where we committed to halving road crash deaths by 2020. Forget about halving, we may not even have acknowledged the full scale of the problem in India,” said Piyush Tewari, founder, Save LIFE Foundation.

What was the theme of World Press Freedom Day 2019?
A. Theme – “Keeping Power in Check: Media, Justice and The Rule of Law”
B. Theme – “The Media and Armed Conflict”
C. Theme – “Media for Democracy: Journalism and Elections in Times of Disinformation”
D. Theme – “Celebrating the fundamental principles of press freedom”
Answer: C
Explanation: World Press Freedom Day is observed annually on May 3 to raise awareness among the international community that freedom of the press and freedom of expression are fundamental human rights. This day also pay tribute to media professionals who risked or lost their lives in the line of duty. This year marked the 26th celebration of World Press Freedom Day which was observed with a theme “Media for Democracy: Journalism and Elections in Times of Disinformation”.The day was initiated by the UN General Assembly in December 1993 after the recommendation of 26th UNESCO’s General Conference in 1991 which led to the adoption of Declaration of Windhoek.

Which is the the primary host for Tuta absoluta, a pest in the news recently?
A. Cauliflower
B. Tomato
C. Maize
D. Groundnut
Answer: B
Explanation: Tuta absoluta is a species of moth in family Gelechiidae known by the common names tomato leafminer, tomato pinworm and South American tomato moth. It is well known as a serious pest of tomato crops in Europe, Africa, western Asia and South and Central America.

Which country is set to host the 45th G7 summit in August, 2019?
A. Japan
B. Italy
C. France
D. Canada
Answer: C
Explanation: India will be invited to the G7 summit at Biarritz, France.France, which is the chair of the G-7 grouping has invited India to the summit scheduled for August 24-26, 2019 where discussions will be focused on combating inequality. The group consists of US, UK, Canada, France, Germany, Japan and Italy.

Cattle rancher Laurentino Cortizo has been elected as the president of which country?
A. Spain
B. Panama
C. Argentina
D. Peru
Answer: B
Explanation: Panamanians elected a new president, but he will face an uphill battle to address the population's waning faith in government amid corruption scandals and rampant inequality. Democratic Revolutionary Change party candidate Laurentino "Nito" Cortizo, a businessman and former politician, won the presidency with 33 percent of the vote. He will take office on July 1.

Which country’s Airborne Early Warning and Control Helicopter named ‘Kamov Ka-31’ is set to be acquired by Indian Navy?
A. China
B. Russia
D. Japan
Answer: B
Explanation: Ministry of Defence gave approval to Indian Navy to acquire 10 ‘Kamov Ka-31’ Airborne Early Warning and Control Helicopter for a deal worth of Rs 3,600 crore from Russia. These 10 helicopters would be deployed on the aircraft carriers and warships of the Indian Navy including the INS Vikrant and Grigorovich-class frigates. The Kamov Ka-31 helicopters will strengthen the capability of Indian Navy against aerial threats to its aircraft carriers and large warships..............Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK


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