Babu Ka Current A/c – May 5, 2018

Daily news updates with possible questions from the same.

Current Affairs 2018 May 5
  1. Israel withdrew from UNSC seat race for 2019-2020 term
  • How many permanent members does UNSC have? (5)
  1. InSight launched to dig deep into Mars
  • What worth spacecraft is this? ($993mn)
  1. Financial services provider Wells Fargo agreed to pay $480mn to settle lawsuit
  2. Two stations of Maharashtra won ‘most beautiful’ station contest
  • Name them (Balharshah and Chandrapur)
  • What price money did each win? (10 Lakh)
  1. National Awards to be sent to homes of winners that boycotted the event
  • Name the Minister of Information and Broadcasting (Smriti Irani)
  • Name the Deputy minister of the same (Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore)


  1. A forest department driver bags silver at Asian Powerlifting Championships
  • Where was the event held? (Udaipur, Rajasthan)
  • Name him (A Manimaran)
  1. Japanese child population fell for the 37th consecutive year
  • What is the number of children in Japan? (1.5 cr)
  1. California is world’s fifth largest economy
  • What is its GDP? ($2.7 trillion)
  1. Nagpur Metro launched pre-launch joy ride
  • What is Nagpur metro’s estimated cost? (Rs.86.80bn)
  1. China likely to undertake joint collaborative projects with India and Sri Lanka
  • Name the Chinese ambassador to India (Luo Zhaohui)
  1. Saudi Arabia to build churches for the first time in its history
  • Name the Saudi king (Salman)
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