GK & Current Affairs Quiz Set - 5 - May - 2018 RRB ALP & Group D 2018 Free mock test Exams

  • 1. Which was the host city of International Jazz Day 2018 that was celebrated on 30th April 2018?
A.) Berlin, Germany
B.) Saint Petersburg, Russia
C.) London, United Kingdom
D.) New York, United States

Answer: Option 'B'

Saint Petersburg, Russia
International Jazz Day is chaired and led by the UNESCO Director General Audrey Azoulay and jazz pianist and composer Herbie Hancock. Herbie Hancock is UNESCO Ambassador for Intercultural Dialogue and Chairman of the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz. Saint Petersburg, Russia is the Global Host City for International Jazz Day 2018.

  • 2. On 28th April 2018, India’s ____ won a silver medal in the sabre event of the Tournoi World Cup Satellite Fencing Championship in Reykjavik, Iceland?
A.) Aarathi Baskar
B.) CA Bhavani Devi
C.) Amrutha Baskar
D.) Priyanka Singh

Answer: Option 'B'

CA Bhavani Devi
CA Bhavani Devi hails from Tamil Nadu. She was defeated 10-15 by USA’s Alexis Browne in the finals. She had defeated Parede Torres 15-9 in the quarterfinal and Italy’s Guila Arpino 15-10 in the semifinal.

  • 3. Who won the Barcelona Open tennis title for the 11th time in Barcelona, Spain, on 29th April 2018?
A.) Yukhi Bambri
B.) Rafael Nadal
C.) Roger Federer
D.) Leander Paes

Answer: Option 'B'

Rafael Nadal won the Barcelona Open tennis title by defeating Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-2 6-1 in the final. Stefanos Tsitsipas is 19 years old. He is the second-youngest player in the ATP top 100.

  • 4. Name the Indian tennis player who won his first singles title on the ATP Challenger circuit in the Kunming Open in Anning, China, on 29th April 2018?
A.) Sathish Gunasekaran
B.) Prajnesh Gunneswaran
C.) G Sathiyan
D.) Rakesh Sharma

Answer: Option 'B'

Prajnesh defeated Egypt’s Mohammed Safwat 5-7, 6-3, 6-1 in the final of the Kunming Open. Prajnesh is 28 years old. He hails from Chennai. He is currently ranked 260th. He is expected to enter the top-200 with the 125 ATP points obtained from the title.

  • 5. What is the name of the world’s oldest known spider that has died at the age of 43 in Australia?
A.) Edward
B.) Number 16
C.) Number 13
D.) Hayger

Answer: Option 'B'

Number 16 was a female trapdoor spider. It has broken the previous record of a 28-year-old tarantula in Mexico, as per a study published in the Pacific Conservation Biology Journal. Number 16 did not die of old age. It was killed by a wasp sting. Generally, trapdoor spiders have a life span ranging from 5 to 20 years. They are not a major threat to humans, but their bite can cause pain and swelling.