Current Affairs May 2015 Last Week

1) Which team lifted the eighth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) title on 24 May 2015? - Mumbai Indians (MI)

2) Who was on 29 May 2015 appointed as the Cabinet Secretary to the Union Government with effect from 13 June 2015? - Pradeep Kumar Sinha

3) Who was on 29 May 2015 appointed as Scientific Advisor to Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar for a period of two years? - G Satheesh Reddy, a Distinguished Scientist

4) Which state on 27 May 2015 decided to withdraw the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA), 1958 from the remaining areas of the state with immediate effect? – Tripura

5) Who was appointed as the Director General (DG) of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on 28 May 2015? - Dr. S Christopher

6) Who was on 26 May 2015 became the first transgender principal of Krishnagar Women's College in Nadia district, West Bengal? - Manabi Bandopadhyay

7) Name Doordarshan’s farmer-centric channel launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 26 May 2015? - DD Kisan

8) Who was on 25 May 2015 named as the International Cricketer of the Year 2015? - Kumar Sangakkara
Note: Ajinkya Rahane was named as the CEAT Indian Cricketer of the Year 2015.

9) Which bank on 25 May 2015 launched Voice Recognition Service (VRS), which authenticates customers based on their speech patterns? - ICICI Bank

10) Name the Indian film which recently won the International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI) award at the 68th Cannes International Film Festival? – Masaan

11) Who won the Monaco Grand Prix Formula 1 World Championship title on 24 May 2015? -Nico Rosberg

12) Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on 30 May 2015 inaugurated the new Bank Note Paper Line unit of 6000 metric tonne capacity at Security Paper Mill in Hoshangabad in which state? - Madhya Pradesh

13) Microsoft on 27 May 2015 announced to open the India’s first Digital Experience Centre at? - Vadodara, Gujarat

14) Which bank on 29 May 2015 launched an Online Customer Acquisition Solution (OCAS)? - State Bank of India
Note:  It is an online platform to apply for Home Loans, Car Loans, Education Loans and Personal Loans.

15) The international Day of United Nations Peacekeepers was observed on 29 May 2015 with the theme? - Together for Peace

16) Which player on 31 May 2015 won a quota place in shooting for the 2016 Rio Olympics by finishing fourth in the Men’s 10 meter Air pistol final at the ISSF Shooting World Cup in Munich? - Gurpreet Singh

17) Who was on 28 May 2015 was crowned as the 27th Maharaja of erstwhile kingdom of Mysuru? - Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja

18) Who was on 28 May 2015 appointed as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Indian Bank? - VA Prasanth

19) Who was appointed as the head coach of England cricket team on 26 May 2015? - Trevor Bayliss

20) Which club on 27 May 2015 won Europa League title? - Sevilla Football Club

21) Union Ministry of Finance on 26 May 2015 constituted a Committee on Revisiting and Revitalizing the Public Private Partnership (PPP) Model of Infrastructure Development under the Chairmanship of? - Vijay Kelkar

22) Name the Nobel Awardee mathematician who died along with his wife in a car crash on 23 May 2015? - John Forbes Nash Jr.

23) Who was on 25 May 2015 was presented with the Motorsport Man of the Year Award at the 2014 Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India (FMSCI)? - CS Santosh

24) Forbes on 26 May 2015 released the list of World’s 100 Most Powerful Women of 2015. Who has topped the list? - Angela Merkel, German Chancellor

25) Who was on 25 May 2015 appointed as the Managing Director (MD) of Indian home appliances maker Whirlpool of India Ltd? - Sunil D’Souza

26) Lt. General (Retd.) Nirbhay Sharma was recently sworn-in as the Governor of which state? – Mizoram

27) Who was on 19 May 2015 elected as the Head of the Bureau of International Recycling? -Ranjit Singh Baxi

28) Name the NRI scientist who on 25 May 2015 created first single-molecule device? - Latha Venkataraman

29) Who was on 29 May 2015 appointed as Director General (news) in Doordarshan? - Veena Jain

30) Who was on 24 May 2015 appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of state-run National Fertilizers Limited (NFL)? - Manoj Mishra

31) Who has recently acquired Hyderabad-based mobile technology startup MartMobi for an undisclosed amount? - Snapdeal

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