Today’s Current Affairs {18th May 2022} KBC Current Affairs

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Which institution launched the ‘National Data & Analytics Platform (NDAP)’?

  • C-DAC
  • NITI Aayog 
  • Reserve Bank of India

Ans:-NITI Aayog

Explanation- NITI Aayog launched the National Data & Analytics Platform (NDAP) for open public use. The platform aims to democratize access to public government data by making data accessible, interactive, and available on a user-friendly platform. It presents foundational datasets from various government agencies and provides tools for analytics and visualization. This public launch follows a beta release of the platform in August 2021 that had provided access to a limited number of users for testing and feedback

What is the theme of the ‘International Museum Day 2022’?

  • Global Co-operation
  • Power of Museums
  • Cultural Exchange
  • Bio-restoration in Museums

Ans:-Power of Museums

Explanation- International Museum Day is celebrated by museums across the globe on May 18th, to generate awareness about the significant role of museums in community building, national and international cooperation as well as cultural exchange. The National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi is organizing week-long celebrations with educational activities and programs under the theme of this year’s Museum Day – ‘Power of Museums

India’s first ‘Amrit Sarovar’ has been inaugurated in which state?

  • Gujarat
  • Jammu and Kashmir
  • Uttar Pradesh
  • Goa

Ans:- Uttar Pradesh

Explanation- Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi inaugurated the country’s first ‘Amrit Sarovar’ in Rampur, Uttar Pradesh. With the help of local people and local school children, the dirty pond has been transformed with a new retaining wall, boundary wall, food court, fountains, and lighting. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had called for having at least 75 water bodies in every district in the 75th year of India’s Independence

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When is the International Day of Living Together in Peace observed annually?

  • May 18
  • 17 May  
  • May 16
  • May 12

Ans:-May 16  

Explanation-The United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution to declare 16 May as the International Day of Living Together in Peace in 2017. The Day aims to urge people to live together in a united and peaceful way. The year 2000 was recognised as ‘The International Year for a Culture of Peace’ and the UN declared the decade from 2001 to 2010 as the “International Decade for a Culture of Peace and Non-Violence for Children of the World

Technology Pioneers Community’ is an initiative of which institution?

  • World Bank
  • WEF 
  • IMF
  • NITI Aayog

Ans:- WEF

Explanation-The World Economic Forum said 100 new startups, including five from India, have joined its Technology Pioneers Community. The start-ups include entities from healthcare and financial services to the metaverse.  World Economic Forum released the 2022 cohort of Technology Pioneers ahead of its annual meeting in Davos. The five Indian entities include Vahan, SmartCoin Financials, Proeon, Pandocorp and Recykal

Which tennis player won the Italian Open 2022 women’s single title?

  • Simona Halep
  • Iga Swiatek
  • Naomi Osaka
  • Ashleigh Barty

Ans:-Iga Swiatek

Explanation-World No.1 Iga Swiatek won her fifth consecutive WTA Tour title, defeating No.7 player in straight sets to win the Italian Open 2022. The 20-year-old Polish star is just the second player to ever win four or more WTA 1000 titles in a single season after Serena Williams (5) in 2013. Novak Djokovic scored a straight-set victory over Stefanos Tsitsipas to win the 2022 Italian Open men’s title and his first ATP Tour title of the season

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Chittagong Port, which was seen in the news, is located in which country?

  • Myanmar
  • Bangladesh
  • Nepal
  • India


Explanation-The Chittagong or Chhatogram port is one of the important seaports of Bangladesh. Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina offered India to use the Chittagong Port when External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar met her in Dhaka. Due to the sea port’s close proximity, the port facility has the potential to boost economic activity in the North-East Indian states including Assam, Meghalaya and Mizoram, as it provides close access to global shipping lanes

Which venue is the first Incredible India International Cruise Conference (IIICC) held in 2022?

  • Kolkata
  • Vishakhapatnam
  • Mumbai
  • Goa


Explanation-Union Tourism Minister, G. Kishan Reddy inaugurated the first Incredible India International Cruise Conference (IIICC) in Mumbai. He also invited domestic and international tourists to ‘Come, Cruise in India.’ It was jointly organized by the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways, the Government of India, and FICCI. Eight Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) were signed during the conference

Rural Tribal Technical Training Project was inaugurated from which place?

  • Pune
  • Gandhi Nagar
  • Bhopal
  • Varanasi


Explanation-Minister of State, Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Rajeev Chandrasekhar launched the Pilot Project for Skilling Tribal Youth – Rural Tribal Technical Training at the Centre for Research and Industrial Staff Performance CRISP, Bhopal. The project seeks to provide training for about 250 beneficiaries of 17 districts selected from six states of India – Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Maharashtra and Odisha and will be organized at Jharkhand. The training will enable the youth to start their own business

Scientists have discovered the fossil of a Madtsoiidae snake in which state/UT?

  • Lakshadweep
  • West Bengal
  • Ladakh
  • Kerala


Explanation- Scientists have discovered the fossil of a Madtsoiidae snake in the Himalayan Mountains in Ladakh. Madtsoiidae is an extinct group of medium-sized to gigantic snakes. This research highlights the existence of the rare serpent species in the Indian subcontinent. They are thought to grow up to 30 feet in length. The study was undertaken by researchers from Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Dehradun, Panjab University, IIT Ropar, and Comenius University, Slovakia

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