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Current Affairs Questions on 13, 14 May 2019 :
Who wins Formula One Spanish GP 2019?
A. Valtteri Bottas
B. Lewis Hamilton
C. Max Verstappen
D. Sebastian Vettel
Answer: B
Explanation: Lewis Hamilton won the Formula One Spanish Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya, in Barcelona and the Mercedes sealed its fifth consecutive one-two finish. At this Spanish Grand Prix, Mercedes matched the record of five successive Formula One one-twos. as Lewis Hamilton beat his teammate and pole-sitter Valtteri Bottas. It is only the fifth time in Formula One (F1) history that a team has taken top two spaces for five straight races and only third instance of Mercedes achieving feat since 2014. Lewis Hamilton overtook his teammate and pole-sitter, Valtteri Bottas at turn one and stayed in front, thus winning Spanish Grand Prix for a third consecutive year. This was the five-time and defending champion, L. Hamilton’s 76th career victory. With this win he moved back to the top of drivers’ standings.

Which organization conducts successful flight test of ABHYAS?
Answer: C
Explanation: Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) conducted successful flight test of ABHYAS - High-speed Expendable Aerial Target (HEAT) drone, from Interim Test Range (ITR) in Odisha’s Chandipur on 14th May 2019. “The flight test was tracked by various RADARS and Electro Optic Systems and proved its performance in fully autonomous way point navigation mode,” the DRDO said in a statement. ABHYAS is drone involving designed for autonomous flight with the help of an autopilot. “The configuration of ABHYAS is designed on an in-line small gas turbine engine and uses indigenously developed MEMS based navigation system for its navigation and guidance.

Who is appointed ITC’s New Chairman?
A. Abhay Das
B. Sanjiv Puri
C. Rajeev Singh
D. Maninder Singh
Answer: B
Explanation: ITC Group’s present Managing Director (MD) Sanjiv Puri was elevated as new Chairman and Managing Director of company. His appointment comes after noted industry leader and erstwhile ITC Chairman Yogi C. Deveshwar died on 11 May 2019. Y C Deveshwar (aged 72) had stepped down from ITC’s executive role in 2017 but remained non-executive chairman of company. He was ITC’s longest serving Chairman and corporate head. Later in 2017, as part of succession planning in company, the ITC group split the role of company’s Executive Chairman between Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Y C Deveshwar then mentored the executive management led by Sanjiv Puri. He is an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur and Wharton School of Business. He joined ITC in 1986.

Exercise Bull Strike 2019 was held at which place?
A. Odisha
B. Goa
C. Andaman and Nikobar
D. Rajashan
Answer: C
Explanation: Indian Armed Forces carried out Exercise Bull Strike at Teressa Island in Andaman and Nicobar. The military drill, called Exercise Bullstrike, was conducted to showcase joint operations capability of the armed forces. During the exercise, the army personnel got the chance to display their prowess by undertaking company level airborne operation at Teressa island. 170 troops from three services carried out para drop operations in a Combat Free Fall and Static Line mode. The Indian Army also shared a video of its personnel skydiving by jumping out of IAF aircraft and subsequently landing on the ground, surrounded by clear blue water.

Vinay Dube quits as CEO of which company on 14th May 2019?
A. Reliance Communication
B. Jet Airways
C. Reliance Infra
D. Adani Power
Answer: B
Explanation: Jet Airways on 14th May said its CEO Vinay Dube has resigned from the company due to personal reasons. This is the second high profile exit in as many days at the grounded Jet Airways after Deputy CEO Amit Agarwal put in his papers on Monday. In a filing to stock exchanges, the airline said Mr. Dube has resigned from the services of the company with immediate effect due to personal reasons.............Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK


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