Currentaffairs-May-2018

UPSC, PSC, BANK, RAILWAY,etc. Examination Questions

PSC Question and Answer about Currentaffairs-May-2018 including for Kerala Administrative Service (KAS), Secretariat Assistant, Panchayath Secretary, BDO, Auditor, Assistant, LDC and LGS examination level questions. We will update balance portion of the study material.....

Part-I

updated on 05/05/2018


Question1:-The neighboring country of India in where National emergency was declared recently



Srilanka


Question2:- The president of Srilanka



Answer
Biplav Deb Kumar


Question4:- The person who became the life time President of China through Constitutional Amendment



Shijin Ping


Question5:- The Chinese Parliament



National Peoples Congress


Question6:- The first scheduled caste woman who was elected to Pak Senate



Krishnakumari Koli


Question7:- Who was the latest winner of Bharat Jyothi Award



P. Sreerama Krishnan


Question8:- The person who was elected as the Nepal President again



Bindya Devi Bhandari


Question9:- The first woman to become the head of the CIA



Jina Haspal


Question10:- The Scientist who died recently



Stephan Hockins


Question11:- "The brief History of Time " is written by



Stephan Hockins


Question12:- Stephan Hockins was born in which country



Britain


Question13:- "Large Scale Structure of Space Time " is written jointly by Stephan Hockins and ---------



G F R Ellies


Question14:- The film based on the life of Stephan Hockins



'The theory of Everything"


Question15:-The place of India in the list of happiness prepared by UN



113


Question16:-The country which has the first place in the list of happiness prepared by UN



Phinland


Question17:-The first Food Safety district of India



Kollam


Question18:-The person who became the president of Russia for the 4 th time



Vladimer Putchin


Question19:- The panchayath which was modeled by the Central Govt for making 500 villages of India, complete Yoga Villages



Kunnathanam (Pathanamthitta)


Question20:- The fruit which was declared as the official fruit of Kerala recently



Jack Fruit


Question21:-The southern zonal head of Kendra Sahithya Academy



Prabha Varma


Question22:- The painting of Raja Ravi Varma which was sold for 5.17 crore rupees



Thilothama


Question23:-The new security adviser of US



John Boltten


Question24:- The venue first Global Digital Conference



Kochi


Question25:-The construction of the biggest solar park of the world is continuing in ---- country



UAE


Question26:-The first Green Mall was opened at



Thiruvananthapuram (Mall of Travancore)


Question27:- The new Health Insurance Project of Central Govt



Ayushman


Question28:- The world Happiness Day



March 20


Question29:-The French President who visited India recently



Emmanuel Macron


Question30:-Catalonia which demands independence is a part of ------ country



Spain


Question31:-Where is All India Institute of Ayurveda



New Delhi


Question32:- In which subject the Royal Swedish Academy of Science has selected three American scientists Rainer Weiss, Barry .c Barish and Kip .s Thorne for 2017 Nobel Prize



Physics


Question33:- Prof Jagdish Mukhi is the new Governor of



Assam


Question34:- Satya Pal Malik is the new Governor of



Bihar


Question35:- The International Day of Older Persons (IDOP) is observed on -----every year on



October 11


Question36:- Which constituency is represented by P.Sreeramakrishnan, the current speaker , in Krala Legislative Assembly



Ponnani


Question37:- The Venue of the World Economic Forum 2018



Davos


Question38:- The richest city in India



Mumbai


Question39:- The oldest to secure world number one in Lawn Tennis



Roger Frederer


Question40:-The new Chief Justice of Kerala High Court



Js Antony Dominique


Question41:- The Nationality of Richard H Thaler who has won 2017 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for his contributions to behavioral economics



USA


Question42:-The first lady super star of Indian cinema who passed away recently



Sridevi


Question43:- Mitra Shakthi 2017 was a joint military training exercise between India and -----



Sri Lanka


Question44:- Cyril Ramaphosa is the new president of



South Africa


Question45:- First Indian Woman Martyr who was beatified



Maria Rani


Question46:- .In 2017, the Ayurveda Day was observed on



October 17


Question47:- In which subject, Kazuo Ishiguro won Nobel Prize in 2017



Literature


Question48:-Name the minister for Culture in Kerala



A.K. Balan


Question49:- The first Country in the world to grant citizenship to a robot



Saudi Arabia


Question50:- The height of the statue of Unity



182 m


Question51:- Who was the author of 'Daivathinte Pusthakam' which got the Award of Kendra Sahithya Academy Award



K.P. Ramanunni


Question52:-Which country was defeated in the finals of 2017 Asia Cup Hockey



Malaysia


Question53:- The prize money of the latest Jyan Peeth Award



11 Lakhs


Question54:- The president of Kerala Sahithya Academy



Vaishakhan


Question55:- Party of Hope is the opposition party in



Japan


Question56:- World Osteoporosis day is observed on



October 20


Question57:- 2018 is celebrated as the year of



Millets


Question58:- Bandhan Express started in 2017 November connects India and



Bangladesh


Question59:- The capital of Catalonia



Barcelonia


Question60:-Which country lifted 2017 Asia Cup Hockey



India


Question61:- The new chairman of the State Bank of Travancore



Rajnish Kumar


Question62:-Whose birth day is celebrated as the National Ayurveda Day



Dhanwanthari


Question63:- The latest Vayalar Award winner



T.D. Ramakrishnan


Question64:- Who go the latest Padmaprabha Puraskaram



Prabha Varma


Question65:-Who got the first Khasak Puraskaram by O.V. Vijayan Foundation



K.V. Mohan Kumar


Question66:-The first woman to get the DGP rank in Kerala Police



R. Sreelekha


Question67:- Which day is declared as the world Radio Day by UNESCO



fEBRUARY 13


Question68:- Who is the new chairman of Central Academy of Letters



Chandrasekhara Kambar


Question69:-With which country, India made the Rafel Aircraft deal



France


Question70:-The Ruling party of Japan



Liberal Democratic Party


Question71:-The Tamil word which was recently included in the Oxford Dictionary



Anna


Question72:- The venue of 2017 Asia Cup Hockey



Dhaka


Question73:-The venue of World Kerala Sabha held in 2018



Thiruvananthapuram


Question74:- Kerala has conducted the country's first ever-ever transgender one day athlete meet. The venue was



Thiruvanathapuram


Question75:-In which district is Sreekrishnapuram which bagged the Swaraj Trophy for 2016-17



Palakkad


Question76:- Which Temple in Tamil Nadu was adjudged as the cleanest iconic place in country under Swachhta Hi Seva (cleanliness is service )programme



Madurai Meenakshi


Question77:-Which became the first state in the country to incorporate skill development programme in higher education



Rajasthan


Question78:- India's first Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) under Hybrid Annuity Mode will come up in



Haridwar


Question79:-In which Indian state Gangaprasad is appointed new governor



Meghalaya


Question80:- The seat of International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons which has won 2017 Nobel Peace Prize



Geneva


Part-II

Updated on 25/05/2018


Question81:-The winner of 2017 Man Booker Prize



George Saunders


Question82:- Who won the Gold Medal in Shooting in Junior World Cup held at Sidney



Manu Bhakkar


Question83:- The new president of Myanmar



Win Mint


Question84:- The latest winner of J.C Daniel Award



Sreekumaran Thampi


Question85:- The new Organ found in the Human Body



Interstitium


Question86:- Who won Santhosh Trophy



Kerala


Question87:- Kerala defeated ------ in Santhosh Trophy Final



Bengal


Question88:- The leader of Independence -Struggle in South Africa , who died recently



Vinny Mandela


Question89:- Who is known as the Mother of new South Africa



Vinny Mandela


Question90:- The actor who was selected as the Most Popular Actor by the Survey of Sony Max



Prabhas


Question91:- The longest Sea Bridge is constructed in -------



China (55 km)


Question92:- The Space Station of China which fell down to the Pacific Ocean



Tiang Gong -I


Question93:- The person who was appointed as the Scientific Adviser of Central Govt



K. Vijaya Raghavan


Question94:- The film which entered into the World Record by taking the shortest time span for Script to Release



Viswa Guru (51 hour 2 s)


Question95:- The College which is selected as the Best College of India is



Miranda House (Delhi)


Question96:- The only one Govt College in India which placed among the list of First Hundred Best Colleges of India



Thiruvananthapuram University College


Question97:- The venue of the last Commonwealth Games



Gold Coast


Question98:- The Oscar Winner who won the the award of Maharashtra Govt for Sound Designing



Rassul Pookkutty


Question99:- Who won the prize for playing the most number of One Day Matches in Woman Cricket



Midhali Raj


Question100:- The Satellite launched recently by ISRO



G- Sat 6 A


Question101:- The first Keralite Director of BSF , who died recently



E.N. Ram Mohan


Question102:- Meera Bai Chanu , who won the Gold Medal in the Weight Lifting belongs to ------ state



Manipur


Question103:-The Best Parliamentarian Award ,2018 of Fame India was won by



N.K. Premachandran


Question104:- Poonam Yadav is related with which Athletic Game



Weight Lifting


Question105:- Including the Chairman, the strength of Kerala PSC commission



21


Question106:- Ordinal Status of Pinarayi Vijayan in the list of Chief Ministers of Kerala



16


Question107:-The Union MInister of Stata for Electronics and Information Technology, Culture and Tourism



Alphones Kannanthanam


Question108:-Which position is held by Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar



State Counselor


Question109:-The number of Woman legislators in the 14 Kerala Legislative Assembly



8


Question110:- Who is the Chairman of National Human Rights Commission



Justice H.L Dattu


Question111:-Who is the Chief Information Commissioner of India



R.K.Mathur


Question112:-Who is the leader of Opposition in Kerala



Ramesh Chennithala


Question113:- Who is the Sate Police Chief of Kerala



Loknath Behra


Question114:- In which country is Hangzhou, the proposed venue o 2022 Asian Games



China


Question115:- Manushi Chiller is crowned as Miss World ,2017. Which City was the Venue of the Competition



Sanya


Question116:-The first Malayalam Film Star to become a member of Rajya Sabha



Suresh Gopi


Question117:-The Miss Universe of 2017



Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters


Question118:- The nationality of Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters



South Africa


Question119:-The proposed venue of 2020 summer Olympics



Tokyo


Question120:- Which country will host the 2018 Asian Games



Indonesia


Question121:- Who is the Chairman of the UPSC



Vinay Mittal


Question122:- Who is the Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha



P.J. Kurian


Question123:-After the Gap of how many years , Kerala lifted the Santhosh Trophy in 2018



14


Question124:-How Many tomes , Kerala won Santhosh Trophy



6


Question125:-The last Country to join United Nations Organizations



South Sudan


Question126:- The venue of 61 st School Athletics Meet



Pala


Question127:- Which district in has the least number of Taluks in Kerala



Wayanad


Question128:- Who is the Brand Ambassador of GST



Amitabh Bachan


Question129:- Who is the Commissioner of Kerala PSC



Adv. M.K Sakeer


Question130:- Who is the Chairperson of Kerala Women,s Commission



M.C Josephine


Question131:-Who was the captain of the Kerala team when Kerala lifted the Santhosh Trophy in 2018



Rahul.V Raj


Question132:- In which Country Bidya Devi Bhandari was reelected President



Nepal


Question133:- In which Country , Mitripala Sirisena is the President



Sri Lanka


Question134:- In which state of India, Biplav Dev kumar is the Chief Minister



Tripura


Question135:- The Asian Country where Emergency was declared in 2018 March



Sri Lanka


Question136:- The famous painting by Raja Ravi Varma which was sold in auction for Rs. 5.17 Crores



Thilothama


Question137:-The first Food Saftey district in Kerala



Kollam


Question138:- The Keralite who was elected the President of Southern Region of Central Academy of Letters



Prabha Varma


Question139:- The Panchayat in Pathanamthitta district which is selected as the role model to create 5000 total yoga panchayats in India



Kunnanthanaam


Question140:- The Venue of Santhosh Trophy 2018



Kolkata


Question141:- Which was declared as the Official fruit of Kerala



Jack fruit


Question142:- In which country Vladmir Ptin was elected President for the Fourth Time



Russia


Question143:- Ordinal Status of Donald Trump in the list of US Presidents



45


Question144:- The famous book by Stephan Hawking



A Brief History of Time


Question145:-The host of 2018 Commonwealth Games



Australia


Question146:- The Nationality of Stephan Hawking who passed away recently



UK


Question147:- The number of Woman Ministers in Kerala Cabinet at present



2


Question148:- The venue of Future Kerala Summit held in 2018



Kochi


Question149:- Which Constituency is represented by Narendra Modi in Lok Sabha



Vadodara


Question150:-Who got the state award for the best film actor for the year 2017



Indrans


Question151:-For the performance in which Film, Indrans got state award for the best actor



Alorukkam


Question152:- For the performance in which Film, Parvati got state award for the best Actress



Take Off


Question153:- In which Country, Nick ut, who got the 'World Photographer Prize' instituted by the Govt of Kerala , was born



Vietnam


Question154:- The last to become the member of SAARC



Afghanistan


Question155:- Which is the Political Party of Theresa May, the Prime Minister of Britain



Conservative Party


Question156:- Who directed the film "Ottamuri Velicham" which got the state award for the best Film for the year 2017



Rahul Riji Nair


Question157:-Who got the state award for the best film director for the Year 2017



Lijo Jose Pellisseri


Question158:- Who is the leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha



No leader of Opposition