Daily Current Affairs [19 MAY 2022] GK Questions For KBC

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The National Data & Analytics Platform (NDAP) was launched by _____ for free public use?

  • Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
  • NITI Aayog 
  • Ministry of Railways
  • Ministry of Communications and Information Technology

Ans:- NITI Aayog  

Explanation- NITI Aayog launched the National Data & Analytics Platform (NDAP) for free public use. By making data accessible, interoperable, interactive, and available on a user-friendly platform, the platform intends to democratize access to public government data. It houses fundamental datasets from various government departments, organizes them, and provides analytics and visualization capabilities. This public debut comes after the platform’s beta release in August 2021, which gave a small number of users access to testing and feedback

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_____ has been appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director of REC Ltd., Ministry of Power?

  • Aman Gupta
  • Shri S K G Rahate
  • Vivek Kumar Dewangen
  • Aditya Kumar Anand

Ans:- Vivek Kumar Dewangen

Explanation- Vivek Kumar Dewangen, a Manipur cadre 1993 batch IAS officer, has been appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director of REC Ltd., Ministry of Power. In a top-level bureaucratic upheaval, the Centre has nominated senior IAS officer Nidhi Chibber as the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) chairperson

World Hypertension Day is observed every year on _____?

  • 16th May
  • 15th May
  • 17th May 
  • 18th May

Ans:- 17th May

Explanation- World Hypertension Day is observed every year on the 17th of May to raise awareness and encourage hypertension prevention, detection, and treatment. The major risk factor for cardiovascular disease is high blood pressure, and hypertension is known as the “Silent Killer

The World Telecommunication and Information Society Day is observed each year on _____?

  • 18th May
  • 16th May
  • 17th May 
  • 15th May

Ans:-17th May

Explanation- The World Telecommunication and Information Society Day is observed each year on the 17th of May to increase awareness of the benefits and opportunities that the Internet and other information and communication technologies (ICT) provide to nations, societies, and economies. It also hopes to raise awareness about how to close the digital divide.

National Dengue Day is observed on _____ every year in India?

  • 17th May
  • 8th May
  • 16th May 
  • 14th May

Ans:- 16th May

Explanation- Every year, National Dengue Day is observed on the 16th of May in India. National Dengue day was an initiative of the Ministry of health and family welfare to make people aware of dengue and its prevention measures. It also has the people to know how to prepare and control dengue before the transmission season begins.

Who country won the Uber Cup 2022?
  • South Korea 
  • Indonesia
  • Denmark
  • China

Ans:- South Korea  

Explanation- After a thrilling final at the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand, Korea stunned defending champions China to capture their second Uber Cup title. Korea fought back from behind twice to deny China a record-extending 16th title in the famous team tournament in a tie that lasted close to 90 minutes apiece.

Elisabeth Borne has been appointed as the new Prime Minister of _____?

  • Russia
  • France 
  • Germany
  • United Kingdom

Ans:- France

Explanation- Elisabeth Borne was appointed as the new prime minister of France on 16th May 2022. Borne will be the first woman named as prime minister since Edith Cresson briefly occupied the office during the presidency of Socialist leader Francois Mitterrand in the early 1990s

International Museum Day is celebrated annually on _____?

  • 18th May
  • 16th May
  • 15th May
  • 17th May 

Ans:- 17th May  

Explanation- International Museum Day is a global day that is celebrated annually on the 18th of May. The International Council of Museums organizes this event. On the occasion of International Museum Day the Ministry of Culture is organizing a week-long celebration across its museums from 16th May – to 20th May 2022

Who won the Global Nursing Award 2022?
  • Jasmine Mohammed Sharaf
  • Francis Michael Fernando
  • Lincy Padicala Joseph
  • Anna Qabala Duba 

Ans:- Anna Qabale Duba

Explanation- Anna Qabala Duba, who is a Kenyan nurse stationed at the Marsabit County Referral Hospital, won the inaugural Aster Guardian Global Nursing Award for supporting education and campaigning against outdated cultural practices like Female Genital Mutilation in her community. Duba, who took home USD 250,000 in prize money, was feted by Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Emirates CEO at an award ceremony which was held in Dubai, which commemorated the International Nurses Day

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