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INTERNATIONAL

1) How many Indian origin MP’s were eleted to UK Parliament during the British elections of 2015?
Ans:- 10
2) Which country has criticised European Union proposals to authorise the use of force against smugglers
taking
migrants
across
the
Mediterranean
to
Europe?
Ans:- Libya
3) After losing more than 4,000 people to Ebola, which country has now been declared free of the disease
by
the
World
Health
Organization
(WHO)?
Ans:- Liberia
4) What is the name of the former Army General who took over as the 8th President of Guyana on 16 May
2015?
Ans:- David Arthur Granger
5) The World’s first referendum on same sex marriage is being held in — ?
Ans:- Ireland

INDIA & WORLD
1)
119th
Constitutional
Amendment
Bill
is
related
to
–?
Ans:- Land Boundary Agreement between India and Bangladesh
2) Name the festival of Indian Culture inaugurated in Russia on 10 May 2015 by the President of India?
Ans:- Namaste India
3)
India
has
recently
extended
e-tourist
visa
scheme
to

more
countries?
Ans:- 31
4) What is India’s current global ranking in terms of electricity generation from nuclear source?
Ans:- 13th
5) How many agreements have been signed between India and China for bilateral cooperation in several
areas
including
economy,
trade,
science
and
technology
and
culture?
Ans:- 24

NATIONAL
1) “Educate Encourage Enlighten” will be the new tagline of ____ as announced recently?
Ans:- New Education Policy
2) Name the programme launched by Government with Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) located on the banks
of
the
river
Ganga
for
achieving
the
objective
of
Clean
Ganga?
Ans:- Nirmal Ganga Sahbhagita
3) Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) India has recently launched a new TV rating system in
India.
This
will
replace
existing
which
rating
system?
Ans:- TAM (Television Audience Measurement)
4) The Supreme Court on 13 May 2015 barred publication of photos of leaders in government
advertisements
except
those
of
the
—-?
Ans:- President, Prime Minister and the Chief Justice of India
5) For the next 5 years, Namami Gange programme will have a budget outlay of ?
Ans:- Rs 20,000 crore

STATES
1) In which state a cow-urine refinery inaugurated for research on the cow products on 3 May 2015?
Ans:- Rajasthan
2) Andhra Pradesh and Telangana on 1 May 2015 introduced ___ rupees Accident Insurance Scheme for
transport
drivers?
Ans:- 5 lakh
3)
Which
state
is
site
to
the
India’s
first
hydro-engineering
college?
Ans:- Himachal Pradesh
4) Which court on 11 May 2015 acquitted AIADMK Chief J Jayalalithaa in the 19 year old disproportionate
assets
case?
Ans:- Karnataka High Court
5)
Which
thermal
power
plant
will
be
built
by
NTPC
in
Jharkhand
?
Ans:- Patratu Plant

CONFERENCES

to create one of India’s biggest retail chains with more than 570 stores across the country? Ans:.India 3) Who won the 2015 Mutua Madrid Open Men’s Singles Title? Ans:.Future Retail 3) Which entity during May 2015 completed India’s single largest office space leasing deal so far by signing up for a 2-million sq.Andy Murray 4) Who won the inaugural BNP Paribas Istanbul Open Tennis men’s single title? Ans:.Paris AWARDS & HONOURS 1) Name the Indian who won the Whitley Award 2015 for his work to protect the iconic Great Indian Bustard in the Thar Desert? Ans:. where will the conference to establish a new international framework replacing the 1997 Kyoto Protocol be held –? Ans:. This base has been established in which coastal city of Gujarat? Ans:.Charlie Hebdo SPORTS & GAMES 1) Name the team that won the English Premier League 2014-15 football title on 3 May 2015 held at London? Ans:.Roger Federer 5) Jonathan Trott who has recently retired from International Cricket is from which country? Ans:. custom-built office campus in Bengaluru? Ans:.4.Nadia. ft.Pramod Patil 2) Dr Prannoy Roy who was recently conferred the RedInk Award for lifetime achievement is the executive co-chairman of? Ans:.Wendell Rodricks 5) The PEN literary award for freedom of speech has been awarded to __? Ans:. West Bengal 4) Who has been conferred with the Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters for his contribution to the fashion industry? Ans:. Consumer Price Index (CPI) fell in the month of April 2015 as against 8.England ECONOMY 1) Which French IT firm recently announced to buy US rival IGATE for 4 billion US dollar? Ans:.1) What is the theme of the 6th National Conference on Nuclear Energy was organized by ASSOCHAM in New Delhi on 15 May 2015? Ans:.48 percent in April last year due to decline in the prices of food articles? Ans:.5% and 10% 6) National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) on 8 May 2015 announced a ___ percent reduction in charges for transactions on its inter-bank ATM network? Ans:.87% 5) Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on 13 May 2015 gave its approval for ___% disinvestment in NTPC and ___% in Indian Oil Corporation respectively? Ans:.Chelsea 2) In which country BRICS Under-17 Football Cup set to be held? Ans:.Porbandar .Flipkart 4) By what percent.CapGemini 2) Which company has announced that it would merge its retail operations with Bharti Retail Ltd.10 % SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY 1) A new strategic naval base of the Indian Navy named “INS Sardar Patel” was commissioned on 9 May 2015.Nuclear Energy: A ‘Clean’ Energy option 2) In 2015.NDTV 3) Which district in India has received 2015 UN Public Service Award? Ans:.

Xian E) MISCELLANEOUS 1) Mumbai sessions court on 6 May 2015 sentenced Bollywood film star Salman Khan to five years in prison.Defense Advance Research Project Agency form of DARPA ? BOOKS IN NEWS 1) Book titled Unbelievable – Delhi to Islamabad was released on 8 May 2015 by Vice President M Hamid Ansari in New Delhi.Fourth PERSONS IN NEWS A) APPOINTMENTS 1) Name the Indian-origin Member of Parliament in Britain appointed as the new Employment Minister in British Prime Minister David Cameron’s Cabinet? Ans:.Nikesh Arora B) RESIGNS 1) Name the Chief Ans:.Andaman and Nicobar Islands 6) The ‘Kavaratti’ ship has been launched on 19th May’15 at a glittering ceremony held at Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd (GRSE). was associated with which field? Ans:. for killing a man in a hit-and-run accident happened in which year? Ans:.Crime fiction writing D) VISITORS 1) In which city of China.Meenakumari committee DAYS & DATES up to review of deep-sea fishing Policy and Guidelines? . Prime Minister Narendra Modi held Summit level talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping on 14 May 2015? Ans:. Who is the author of this book? Ans:.1 billion 5) An advanced version of the BrahMos land-attack cruise missile was successfully test-fired on 9 May 2015 from the Car Nicobar Islands at? Ans:.2002 PLACES IN NEWS 1) Name the city that would become the first in India to get Google Street View as announced on 12 May 2015? Ans:.Hyderabad ABBREVIATIONS IN NEWS 1) What is full Ans:.Priti Patel 2) Who has been appointed as the President of Japan’s multinational telecommunications and internet company SoftBank Corp on 11 May 2015? Ans:. who passed away on 2 May 2015.Bhim Singh COMMITTEES IN NEWS 1) Which committee was set Ans:.30% 3) Japanese Scientists on 14 May 2015 discovered a new state of matter called? Ans:. It is the _______ Ship of Project-28? Ans:.2) Canada has most recently pledged to reduce Greenhouse gas emmisions by how many percentage points by 2030? Ans:.O Panneerselvam Minister of Tamil Nadu resigned on 21 May 2015? C) DEATHS 1) Ruth Rendell. Kolkata.) are there globally as disclosed in the newly disclosed status report of Global Statistics on Addictive Behaviours (GSAB)? Ans:.Jahn-Teller-metal 4) How many smokers (approx.

The World Ans:.3 May 2015 Press Freedom day was observed globally on –? .