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Current Affairs One-Liner: 17th May 2022

Published on May 17, 2022
  • Appointments: 
    • Hassan Shaikh Mahmud becomes the new president of Somalia. He already served as Somalia’s president between 2012 and 2017.
    • Elisabeth Borne was appointed France's new prime minister, she is the second woman to hold the post in the country. She has served as Labor Minister in Macron's previous government since 2020.
    • Devasahayam Pillai becomes the first Indian layman to be declared a saint by Pope. Devasahayam Pillai becomes 1st Indian layman to be declared a saint by Pope.
    • Viktor Orban became the prime minister of Hungary for the fifth time.
  • TATA Motors tied up with Hyundai Motors to expand the EV charging infrastructure.
  • Important Days & Events: 17th may is observed as “World Hypertension Day
    • Theme:’Measure your blood pressure accurately, control it, Live longer’
  • The European Commission has reduced its eurozone growth forecast to 2.7% due to high energy prices caused by the Russia-Ukraine war.
Current Affairs One-Liner: 17th May 2022


Q.1 Who is appointed as the new president of Somalia?
a. Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed
b. Hassan Shaikh Mahmud
c. Mohamed Osman Jawari
d. Sharif Sheikh Ahmed

Q.2 The First World Hypertension Day was observed in which year?
a. 2010
b. 2005
c. 2006
d. 2012
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