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Current Affairs Quiz - May 11, 2019



Updated On - Saturday, 11 May 2019

 

Which FINTECH company has launched the first UPI book account for merchants? 

Answer: India has recently launched the first UPI Book Account for the traders on India. Through this, traders can keep a record of cash / credit sales. It is also a networking platform for merchants. India is the first FINETEC company on India to offer merchants payment through UPI QR code. 

 

 

Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) is currently associated with the headlines of which country? 

Answer: Iran

Iran has announced the non-compliance of the limitations set forth in the 2015 nuclear deal. Iran's nuclear deal is called Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). Apart from the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, China and Russia signed this deal. Iran has given 60 days of ultimatum to these signatory countries to protect Iran's oil and banking sector. This nuclear agreement was prepared to stop Iran's nuclear program. Under this deal, Iran has to sell enriched uranium abroad, and can not use it for nuclear weapons. Iran had agreed to limit its nuclear activities under this deal. 

 

Which Indian Judge was recently included in the Commonwealth Secretariat Arbitral Tribunal? 

Answer: Justice (Retired) K. S. Radhakrishnan

Justice (retired) K. S. Radhakrishnan has been included in the Commonwealth Secretariat Arbitral Tribunal in London. They have been included for a period of four years. His tenure will be from June 1, 2019 to May 31, 2023. Justice Radhakrishnan served as Chief Justice of Gujarat and Jammu and Kashmir. Later, between 2009 and 2014, he worked in the Supreme Court. 

 

 

Which company recently launched the highest resolution image sensor in the world? 

Answer: Samsung

Recently South Korea's famous company Samsung has launched the world's highest resolution image sensor, this image sensor has 64 megapixels. This sensor will be used in smartphones. This sensor will allow better quality of picture quality in mobile devices. 
Image sensor 

  • Samsung expanded the 0.8-micrometers pixel image sensor (the smallest pixel size available in the global market) and presented two new 0.8 -micometer pixel image sensors,

This image sensor: 

  • 64-megapixel ISOCELL Bright GW1 (Advanced handset) 
  • 48-megapixel ISOCELL Bright GM2 (for flagship phone) 
  • The production of these two image sensors will start by the end of this year. 
  • By 2030 the image sensor market is expected to expand considerably.
  • These image sensors are used extensively in smartphones. In addition to phones, they are also used in cars in the parking attendant system and in the self-driving car. 

In 2018, Japan's Sony company's shareholder was 26.1% in the global image sensor market, while Samsung's share was 23.2%. 

 

 

Who has been recently elected the Vice President of the International Motorcycle Manufacturers' Association? 

Answer: Rakesh Sharma, Executive Director of Rakesh Sharma Bajaj Auto, has been elected as the Vice President of the International Motorcycles Manufacturers Association of Geneva based organization. Rakesh Sharma is the representative of the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers. International Motorcycle Manufacturers Association is the organization of two-wheelers manufacturers of the world. 

 

Which Indian has been appointed a Advocate of United Nations Sustainable Development Goal? 

Answer: Diya Mirza 

 United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appointed Advocate of 17 global sustainable development goals, including Mirza of India and Alibaba Chief Jack Ma. Its purpose is to strengthen the political will for sustainable development goals. Sustainable Development Target Advocates have created those popular people, who will spread awareness about these goals and do inspirational work to achieve these goals. World leaders accepted sustainable development goals on September 25, 2015. Advocates of sustainable development goals include people from government, entertainment, education, sports, business and other organizations.
The people involved in the advocacy of these newly appointed sustainable development goals are: Queen Maithield, Richard Curtis, Sheikh Moza, Nadia Murad, Jeffrey Sachs etc. 

 

 

Which Indian vessel recently participated in "Group Sale" naval exercise in the South China Sea? 

Answer: INS Calcutta and INS Power

 Guided Missile Destroyer INS Calcutta and Fleet Support Ship INS Shakti from India participated in the "Group Sale" naval exercise lasting for 6 days. In this war practice, Japan also participated in the Philippines and the United States. It was organized between May 3 and May 9 in the disputed South China Sea. The purpose of this war practice was to strengthen the Bi-Partnership of the participating countries and to improve mutual understanding.

 

 

Which country recently declared the publication of Fake News as a crime? 

Answer: Singapore 

Singapore has recently passed the law by declaring the publication of Fake News as an offense, by this law, the government can block or remove content related to Fake News. 


Main point

  • This law has banned false news that is harmful to Singapore or which can affect the elections. 
  • Under this law, the service provider will have to immediately remove the content related to Fake News, the government also has the power to block such content. 
  • In violation of this law, there is a provision of 10 years of imprisonment and a heavy fine. 
  • The law is being criticized for several reasons. This law has been given to the government to fix false news, which will also stop the independence of online news portals. 

 

 

Which actor has recently composed the novel "Twilight"? 

Answer: Pankaj Kapoor

Actor Pankaj Kapoor has composed a novel " Dopehri", which is based on one of his novels by this name, he had written and directed the play many years ago. It is based on an elderly widow named Amma B. 


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