The latest Malligyong-1-1 reconnaissance satellite launch of which country ended in a mid-air explosion during the first flight and failed to launch on Monday (May 27, 2024) night?

A. China
B. Russia
C. Japan
D. North Korea

Answer

Correct Answer: D. North Korea


Detail About MCQs

North Korea said its attempt to launch a new military reconnaissance satellite failed on Monday when a newly developed rocket engine exploded in flight. The attempt came just hours after Pyongyang issued a warning that it would try to launch a satellite by June 4, in what would have been its second spy satellite in orbit. Instead, the launch became the nuclear-armed North’s latest failure, following two other fiery crashes last year. It successfully placed its first spy satellite in orbit in November.

French President Emmanuel Macron latest visit to Germany in May 2024 is the first French presidential state visit to Germany in ____ years.

A. 10
B. 15
C. 24
D. 25

Answer

Correct Answer: C. 24


Detail About MCQs

Macron’s trip to the capital Berlin, Dresden in the east and Muenster in the west is the first French presidential state visit to Germany in 24 years. May 26, 2024 – French President Emmanuel Macron landed in Germany on Sunday for a three-day state visit followed by a bilateral cabinet meeting. The European Union’s two biggest powers seek to show unity ahead of next month’s EU parliamentary elections. Macron’s trip to the capital Berlin, Dresden in the east and Muenster in the west is the first French presidential state visit to Germany in 24 years. 

Which team became the of Champion of Indian Premier League (IPL) season 2024?

A. Kolkata Knight Riders
B. Sunrisers Hyderabad
C. Chennai Super Kings
D. Gujarat Titans

Answer

Correct Answer: A. Kolkata Knight Riders 


Detail About MCQs

The 2024 Indian Premier League (also known as IPL 17 and branded as TATA IPL 2024) was the 17th edition of the Indian Premier League. The tournament featured ten teams competing in 74 matches from 22 March to 26 May 2024. It was held across 13 cities in India, with Chennai hosting the opening ceremony and the final. In the final, Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad by 8 wickets to win their third IPL title.

The severe Cyclone Remal smashed into the low lying coast of _____ on May 26, 2024.

A. India
B. New Zealand
C. Bangladesh
D. Indonesia

Answer

Correct Answer: C. Bangladesh


Detail About MCQs

Cyclone Remal has smashed into the low-lying coast of Bangladesh as authorities evacuated hundreds of thousands of people from their homes, officials said. The storm started crossing the coast in the southern district of Khepupara in Bangladesh at around 8 pm (14:00 GMT), meteorologist Shamim Ahsan told a news briefing in Dhaka on Sunday, May 26, 2024. At least 800,000 people evacuated their homes in low-lying coastal areas of Bangladesh as an intense cyclone made landfall.

How many countries are considered to be nuclear-weapon states under the The Nuclear Threat Initiative (NPT)?

A. 3
B. 5
C. 7
D. 9

Answer

Correct Answer: B. 5


Detail About MCQs

The five nuclear weapon states are China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
NPT – The Nuclear Threat InitiativeThe NPT defines a nuclear-weapon state as a state that manufactured and exploded a nuclear weapon or other nuclear device before 1 January 1967. These states are China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States. All other states are non-nuclear-weapon states under the Treaty. Other states that possess nuclear weapons are India, Pakistan, and North Korea. Since the NPT entered into force in 1970, these three states were not parties to the Treaty and have conducted overt nuclear tests. North Korea had been a party to the NPT but withdrew in 2003. 

Palestinian journalists covering the war in Gaza, Wael Dahdouh, whose wife, son, daughter and grandson were killed in an Israeli airstrike in October 2023, have been awarded the 2024 ____ award.

A. Walkley Awards
B. One World Media Award
C. World Press Freedom Hero
D. Pulitzer Prize

Answer

Correct Answer: C. World Press Freedom Hero

Kami Rita Sherpa, known as “Everest Man”, who reached the peak of the Mt. Everest for a record 30th time, belongs to:

A. Bhutan
B. Pakistan
C. Nepal
D. India

Answer

Correct Answer: C. Nepal


Detail About MCQs

Rita was born and grew up in Thame, a small village in the Solukhumbu district of Nepal, living with his large family in a one-room house. Thame is also the birthplace of other famous mountaineering Sherpas, including Tenzing Norgay who (alongside Sir Edmund Hillary) achieved the first ascent of Mount Everest in 1953.

Three European nations ______ on May 22, 2024, announced their intention to recognize a Palestinian state on May 28, 2024.

A. Spain, Austria, and Germany
B. Norway, France, and Iceland
C. Norway, Ireland, and Spain
D. Ireland, Belgium, and Italy

Answer

Correct Answer: C. Norway, Ireland and Spain


Detail About MCQs

Spain, Ireland, and Norway have formally recognised a Palestinian state, in what they say is an attempt to refocus attention on efforts to find a political solution to the war in the Middle East. They hope by acting together they will encourage other European countries to follow suit, in a diplomatic push that could help secure a ceasefire in Gaza and the release of hostages held by Hamas. 

The 19th Meeting of the Chairs of Supreme Courts of the SCO Member States was held in:

A. Pakistan
B. China
C. Uzbekistan
D. Kazakhstan

Answer

Correct Answer: C. Uzbekistan


Detail About MCQs

The 19th Meeting of the Chairs of Supreme Courts of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Member States took place in Tashkent, Uzbekistan from May 22–24, 2024. The meeting’s participants discussed relevant judicial issues and explored future collaboration opportunities between the supreme judicial agencies of the SCO member states.