Current Affairs Quiz: May 10, 2021

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  1. Recently foreign ministers of India, France, and Australia are set to hold a first trilateral meet in which city to strengthen maritime security?
    A) Chennai
    B) Kolkata
    C) Pune
    D) NewDelhi
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The foreign ministers of India, France, and Australia are set to hold a first trilateral meet in New Delhi to discuss steps to strengthen maritime security and other Indo-pacific issues.
  2. How much amount of financial support was given by NABARD to WestBengal for the development of agriculture and allied sectors amid Covid-19 pandemic?
    A) ₹9162 cr
    B) ₹9235 cr
    C) ₹9355 cr
    D) ₹9547 cr
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) has given financial support of Rs 9,162 crore to the state during the last financial year for the development of agriculture and allied sectors amid Covid-19 pandemic.
  3. Recently which organisation has issued guidelines on Bharat Yatra Suraksha, the standard domestic travel insurance product?
    A) RBI
    B) IRDAI
    C) PFRDA
    D) ESIC
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (Irdai) has issued guidelines on Bharat Yatra Suraksha, the standard domestic travel insurance product, that will provide coverage for hospitalization expenses, death, permanent complete or partial disablement due to an accident, for travel through taxi, bus, train, ship, and airplane in the country.
  4. Recently which Indian PSU regained market capitalisation (m-cap) of Rs 50,000 crore and entered 100 most valued Indian firms?
    A) SAIL
    B) BHEL
    C) NTPC
    D) BEML
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) regained market capitalisation (m-cap) of Rs 50,000 crore,after its stock climbed over 80 per cent in the past one and half month, on expectations of strong earnings in March quarter (Q4FY21) and a healthy outlook going forward.
  5. How much amount will be invested by Serum Institute of India to expand its vaccine business in UK?
    A) 240 million
    B) 250 million
    C) 275 million
    D) 300 million
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Serum Institute of India (SII) is expanding its vaccine business in the United Kingdom with an investment of £240 million.
  6. Which organisation has signed a pact with Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce (ICCC) to jointly promote ‘AtmaNirbhar Bharat’, and facilitate investment and manufacturing in areas such as telecom and ICT?
    A) TRAI
    B) NASSCOM
    C) NITI AAYOG
    D) TEMA
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Telecom Equipment Manufacturers Association of India (TEMA) has signed a pact with Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce (ICCC) to jointly promote ‘AtmaNirbhar Bharat’, and facilitate investment and manufacturing in areas such as telecom and ICT, according to a statement.
  7. Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture (CIBA) has developed the country’s first vaccine for deadly viral nervous necrosis (VNN) disease.The institute is based in which city?
    A) Lucknow
    B) Kolkata
    C) NewDelhi
    D) Chennai
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    In a major breakthrough, the Chennai-based Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture (CIBA) has developed the country’s first vaccine for deadly viral nervous necrosis (VNN) disease, which is currently affecting several species of fish.
  8. Which country has launched a new remote sensing satellite, Yaogan-34, into space?
    A) USA
    B) Japan
    C) Norway
    D) China
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    China has launched a new remote sensing satellite, Yaogan-34, into space from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China.
  9. Which company unveiled a breakthrough in semiconductor design and process with the development of the world’s first chip announced with 2 nanometer (nm) nanosheet technology?
    A) TCS
    B) IBM
    C) Wipro
    D) HCL
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    IBM unveiled a breakthrough in semiconductor design and process with the development of the world’s first chip announced with 2 nanometer (nm) nanosheet technology.
  10. Recently Abhilasha Patil passed away.She was related to the which field?
    A) Journalist
    B) Sports
    C) Actress
    D) Social Activist
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Actress Abhilasha Patil, who featured in films like ‘Good Newwz’, ‘Badrinath Ki Dulhania’ and ‘Chhichhore’, passed away due to Covid-19 complications. She was in her early 40s.
  11. Recently Gutha Maniratnam passed away,He was related to which field?
    A) Film Director
    B) Actor
    C) Sports
    D) Social Activist
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Renowned social activist and Padma Shri awardee Gutha Muniratnam breathed his last at a hospital in Chennai. He was 86.
  12. Recently Matamg Singh passed away.He was related to which field?
    A) Politics
    B) Actor
    C) Sports
    D) Social Activist
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Former Union Minister and Congress leader Matang Sinh passed away due to COVID-19. He was 58.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital of France?
    A) Paris
    B) Kiev
    C) London
    D) Amsterdam
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. What is the currency of Australia?
    A) Euro
    B) Dollar
    C) Riyal
    D) Peso
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. Where is the HQ of NABARD?
    A) Chennai
    B) Mumbai
    C) NewDelhi
    D) Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option B

  4. Where is the HQ of IRDAI?
    A) Kolkata
    B) Chennai
    C) Mumbai
    D) Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option D

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