GK Questions on Current Affairs – May 2015 – Part1

GK Questions on Current Affairs for Bank Exams, UPSC, SSC – May 2015


GK Questions on Current Affairs May 2015: Take Current Affairs Quiz based on the Current Events of national and international importance that took place in MAY 2015. These are very useful for exams like UPSC Civil Services, SSC, Bank exams etc.


GK questions on Current Affairs - India Year Book

Q: Draupdi Murmi has been sworn in as the Governor of which state?

  1. Bihar
  2. Assam
  3. Jharkhand
  4. Goa


Q: Who won the inaugural Istanbul OPEN Tennis Men’s Singles title?

  1. Roger Federer
  2. Rafael Nadal
  3. Novak Djokovic
  4. Andy Murray


Q: World Press Freedom Day is on __________?

  1. May 6
  2. May 3
  3. May 2
  4. May 7


Q: Which famous Bollywood actor was sentenced to five-years in jail in 2002 hit-n-run case?

  1. Saif Ali Khan
  2. Salman Khan
  3. Shahrukh Khan
  4. Aamir Khan

Q: Which country recently passed a  ‘Surveillance law’ to prevent Terrorist attacks?

  1. USA
  2. China
  3. France
  4. Germany

Q: Which International Airport was adjudged as the best Airport under the category of handling 25 to 40 million passengers per annum by Airports Council International ?

  1. Indira Gandhi International Airport
  2. Kuala Lumpur International Airport
  3. Central Japan International Airport
  4. Singapore Changi International Airport

Q: __________ is the name of Indo-French Naval Exercise that took place in Goa?

  1. Maitri
  2. Agni
  3. Surya
  4. Varuna

Q: Whom did Floyd Mayweather Jr defeat to win the World Welterweight title of Boxing?

  1. Manny Pacquiao
  2. Mike Tyson
  3. Carlo Lewis
  4. Raymond Starc


Q: In which Indian state is the World’s Largest Solar Power Plant is proposed to be built?

  1. Tamil Nadu
  2. Gujarat
  3. Madhya Pradesh
  4. Telangana

Q: Where is the World’s largest Solar Power Plant located?

  1. Tokyo
  2. Vancouver
  3. California
  4. Montreal

Q: Maharashtra Food and Drug Administration has ordered to file a FIR against which famous E-commerce company?

  1. Flipkart
  2. Snapdeal
  3. Amazon India
  4. Jabong

Q: The President of which of these countries was on a bilateral visit to India recently?

  1. Cuba
  2. Russia
  3. Afghanistan
  4. Nepal


Q: Which of the following Forms has been launched by Union Government for easier setting up of companies in India?

  1. INC-21
  2. INC-34
  3. INC-45
  4. INC-29

Q: Which disease has been declared eradicated by WHO from North and South American regions?

  1. Chicken Pox
  2. AIDS
  3. EBOLA
  4. Rubella

Q: What is the name of Microsoft’s new Web Browser?

  1. Internet Explored
  2. Edge
  3. Explorer 2.0
  4. Line

Q: Who has been appointed as the DG of Central Industrial Security Force?

  1. Maninder Singh
  2. Kapil Shekhawat
  3. Surender Singh
  4. Narinder Kumar

Q: Which of the following has recently been recognised as a Sport by the Sports Ministry of India?


  • MotorSports
  • Chausar
  • Bull Fighting
  • None of the above

Q: The Mercury Mission which has been ended by NASA recently:

  1. Maven
  2. Messenger
  3. Discovery
  4. Superior

Q: The defence exercise ‘Theera Vetta’ was recently conducted by:

  • Indian Coast Guard
  • Indian Air Force
  • Indian Army
  • Indian Navy

Q: Which district of India has been declared as Open-Defecation Free District?

  • Aurangabad
  • Shimla
  • Nadia
  • Bilaspur

Q: Who amongst the following has been selected for prestigious fellowship by Royal Institute of Navigation (RIN)?

  1. Amit Kumar
  2. Sudesh Pandey
  3. Sateesh Reddy
  4. SuryaManglam

Q: The person conferred with Sayyidina Imam Al Hassan Ibn Ali Peace Award is:

  1. Amjad Ali Khan
  2. Zafar Ali Khan
  3. Maulana Madani
  4. Maulana Wahiduddin Khan

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