Daily News Quiz: May 18, 2022

Hot Questions for UPSC: Jagran Josh’s Current Affairs Quiz section aims to help every quiz aspirant review the current affairs of the day at ease. The current affairs questions and answers cover topics such as India’s 52nd Tiger Reserve, the Religious Worship Act 1991 and the Ramgarh Vishdhari Sanctuary, among others.

1. Which State/UT Lieutenant Governor resigned on May 18, 2022?

a) Ladak

b) Jammu and Kashmir

c) Delhi

d) Pondicherry

2. What is the 52nd Tiger Reserve in India?

a) Rollapadu

b) Fauna of Dehing Patkai

c) Kanwar

d) Ramgarh Visdhari

3. Which state will launch India’s first state-owned OTT platform on November 1?

a) Maharashtra

b) Kerala

c) Karnataka

d) Gujarat

4. When is International Museum Day celebrated?

a) May 15

b) May 16

c) May 17

d) May 18

5. Where is Ramgarh Vishdhari Shrine located?

a) Rajasthan

b) Madhya Pradesh

c) Telangana

d) Andhra Pradesh

6. The Religious Worship Act 1991 prohibits the conversion of any place of worship after what year?

a) 1947

b) 1991

c) 1954

d) 1951

7. Pieter Elbers was named CEO of which airline?

a) Indigo

b) Vistara

c) Air-India

d) Spice Jet

Answers

1. (c) Delhi

Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal has tendered his resignation to President Ram Nath Kovind, the sources say. Baijal was the LG of Delhi for five years and four months, resigned for personal reasons.

2. (d) Ramgarh Visdhari

Ramgarh Vishdhari Sanctuary in Rajasthan was notified as India’s 52nd Tiger Reserve on May 16, 2020, according to Union Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav. It has become the fourth tiger reserve in Rajasthan after Ranthambore, Sariska and Mukundra. Ramgarh Vishdhari Sanctuary comprises the tiger habitat between Ranthambore Tiger Reserve in the northeast and Mukundra Hills Tiger Reserve in the south.

3. (b) Kerala

Kerala will launch a public over-the-top (OTT) platform “CSpace” on November 1, 2022. The platform will offer a range of films, shorts and documentaries of their choice. The platform which is an initiative of the Kerala State Film Development Corporation (KSFDC) on behalf of the state government, via video conference during a reception at the Kalabhavan Theater here on Wednesday.

4. (d) May 18

International Museum Day is celebrated annually on May 18 to celebrate the museums that hold so much information about science, history and culture. The day aims to raise awareness of the values ​​of museums as a means of important cultural exchange, development of mutual understanding, cooperation and peace among peoples.

5. (a) Rajasthan

Ramgarh Vishdhari Sanctuary in Rajasthan was notified as India’s 52nd Tiger Reserve on May 16, 2020, according to Union Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav. It has become the fourth tiger reserve in Rajasthan after Ranthambore, Sariska and Mukundra. The reserve has been called “critical” by wildlife experts and conservationists for the movement of tigers between Ranthambore and Mukundra reserves.

6. (a) 1947

The Places of Worship (Special Provisions) Act 1991 was passed in 1991 by then Prime Minister PV Narasimha Rao at the height of the Ram Mandir movement. The law prohibits the conversion of worship and provides for the maintenance of the religious character of any place of worship as it existed on August 15, 1947. The law states that legal proceedings could be initiated if the change in religious character of the place of worship was carried out. after August 15, 1947. Nor does it apply to the Ram Janma Bhumi Babri Masjid case.

7. (a) Indigo

Pieter Elbers has been appointed CEO of IndiGo by the Board of Directors of InterGlobe Aviation Limited. The statement released by IndiGo states that it will join IndiGo on or before October 1, 2022. He succeeds Ronojoy Dutta, who will retire on September 30, 2022.

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