Current Affairs MCQs May-2022


On which date the World Bee Day is observed?

a) May 20

b) May 21

c) May 22

d) May 23

Ans: A - May 20

  • World Bee Day is observed every year on 20 May.
  • The day marks the birth anniversary of Anton Jansa, the pioneer of modern beekeeping.

  • World Bee Day is being celebrated by the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India on May 20, 2023 at Raja Bhoj Agricultural College, Varasivani, Balaghat, Madhya Pradesh.

Where has the International Museum Expo 2023 been launched?

a) New Delhi

b) Jaipur

c) Jodhpur

d) Pune

Ans: A - New Delhi

  • The International Museum Exhibition 2023 was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi.

  • The International Museum Exhibition has been organized to celebrate the 47th International Museum Day (IMD) as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.

On which river an MoU has been signed for 'River Bank Religious Tourism Circuit' to connect seven religious places?

a) Ganga

b) Yamuna

c) Godavari

d) Brahmaputra

Ans: D - Brahmaputra

  • MoU has been signed for 'River Bank Religious Tourism Circuit' to connect seven religious places on Brahmaputra.
  • The circuit proposes to connect seven historical temples on the banks of the Brahmaputra - Kamakhya, Pandunath, Ashvakalanta, Doul Govinda, Umananda, Chakreshwar and Auniati Satra.

  • The agreement was signed between Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI), Sagarmala Development Corporation Limited (SDCL), Assam Tourism Development Corporation (ATDC) and Department of Inland Waterways Transport (DIWT), Government of Assam at Guwahati for the development of Riverside Religious Tourism Circuit in Assam. The beach has been done.

To realize the objectives of green energy and green hydrogen, an agreement has been signed between NTPC Green Energy Limited and?

a) Reliance Energy

b) Amplus Solar


d) Suzlon

Ans: C – HMEL

  • NTPC Green Energy Limited (NGEL) and HPCL Mittal Energy Limited (HMEL) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to realize the Government of India's objectives of green energy and green hydrogen and to drive energy transition.

  • The MoU envisages cooperation in the field of renewable energy through 250 MW power source round the clock to meet the requirement of HMEL and also explore opportunities in Green Hydrogen business and its derivatives (Green Ammonia and Green Methanol). 

Who has recently taken charge of the Ministry of Earth Sciences?

a) Kiren Rijiju

b) Mansukh Mandaviya

c) Dharmendra Pradhan

d) Amit Shah

Ans: A - Kiren Rijiju

  • Union Minister Shri Kiren Rijiju has taken charge of the Ministry of Earth Sciences.
  • After taking charge, Shri Rijiju said that his priority would be to implement the Prime Minister's flagship scheme, the Deep Ocean Mission, for exploration of mineral-rich polymetallic nodules.

  • They will work to re-organize the entire "weather forecasting system".

In which country was the Asia Petrochemical Industry Summit 2023 organized?

a) Japan

b) India

c) Malaysia

d) Singapore

Ans: B - India

  • Asia Petrochemical Industry Conference 2023 was organized in India.
  • It was presided over by Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya, Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers.

  • Asia Petrochemical Industry Conference (APIC) is a broad based petrochemical industry conference with a membership of seven partner countries - India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand.

India's largest skywalk bridge has been inaugurated in which state?

a) Himachal Pradesh

b) Tamil Nadu

c) Maharashtra

d) Assam

Ans: B - Tamil Nadu

  • India's largest skywalk bridge has been inaugurated in Tamil Nadu.
  • The length of this bridge is 570 meters and the width is 4.2 meters.

  • This skywalk bridge serves as an important connection between Mambalam Railway Station and T Nagar Bus Terminus.

World AIDS Vaccine Day is observed on which date?

a) May 16

b) May 17

c) May 18

d) May 19

Ans: C - May 18

  • World AIDS Vaccine Day is observed on 18 May.
  • HIV is a viral infection that specifically targets and weakens the immune system, making individuals more susceptible to diseases such as tuberculosis, certain infections, and even cancer.

  • The most advanced stage of HIV infection is known as acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).