Current Affairs Quiz: May 11, 2021

Current Affairs 11 May 2021 Quiz

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  1. Recently which organisation set up a Covid 19 Management cell?
    A) Indian Army
    B) Indian Navy
    C) Indian Air Force
    D) NASSCOM
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Indian Army has set up a Covid Management Cell to bring in greater efficiency in coordinating real-time responses to address the exponential rise in Covid cases across the country.
  2. How much amount was released by the centre to 25 States for providing grants to the Rural Local Bodies in advance, in view of the COVID-19 pandemic?
    A) ₹7954 cr
    B) ₹7986 cr
    C) ₹8965 cr
    D) ₹8923 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Centre has released over 8,923 crore rupees to 25 States for providing grants to the Rural Local Bodies in advance, in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  3. Recently RBI excluded which bank from second schedule of RBI Act?
    A) UCO Bank
    B) IDBI Bank
    C) DBS Bank
    D) Lakshmi Vilas Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The banking regulator Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said it has excluded Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB) from the Second Schedule of the RBI Act.
  4. Recently Government of India and European Investment Bank (EIB) signed the finance contract for second tranche of how much amount for Pune Metro Rail Project?
    A) 130 million
    B) 140 million
    C) 150 million
    D) 145 million
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Government of India and European Investment Bank (EIB) signed the finance contract for second tranche of 150 million Euro for Pune Metro Rail project through a virtual signing ceremony.
  5. Who won the men’s Madrid Open Title 2021?
    A) Alexander Zverev
    B) Marcol Granelluers
    C) Horacio Zebbales
    D) Sebastian Vettel
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    In tennis, World number six Alexander Zverev beat Matteo Berrettini to clinch his second Madrid Open title.
  6. Who won the Spanish Grand Prix 2021?
    A) Sebastian Vettel
    B) Lewis Hamilton
    C) Henri Polo
    D) Vottari Votas
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes produced a brilliant, attacking, strategic race to beat Red Bull’s Max Verstappen in the Spanish Grand Prix.
  7. Himanta Biswa Sarma was named the next chief minister of which state?
    A) TamilNadu
    B) Tripura
    C) Assam
    D) Meghalaya
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Himanta Biswa Sarma was named the next chief minister of Assam and he will replace incumbent Sarbananda Sonowal to the top post.
  8. Which bank has bagged five awards (Lead to Leap, APY Makers of Excellence, Game Changers, Leadership Capital and Amazing Achievers) under various campaigns held for enrolment of Atal Pension Yojana (APY) from the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA)?
    A) Pratham Bank
    B) Baroda UP Bank
    C) Aryavrat Bank
    D) Karnataka Vikas Gramin Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Karnataka Vikas Grameen Bank (KVGB), a regional rural bank headquartered in Dharwad, has bagged five awards (Lead to Leap, APY Makers of Excellence, Game Changers, Leadership Capital and Amazing Achievers) under various campaigns held for enrolment of Atal Pension Yojana (APY) from the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA).
  9. Who has been named “Sportswoman of the Year” at the Laureus World Sports Awards?
    A) Naomi Osaka
    B) PV Sindhu
    C) Ashley Bartey
    D) Serena Williams
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    World No. 2 tennis player Naomi Osaka has been named “Sportswoman of the Year” at the Laureus World Sports Awards for her achievements on and off the court, while tennis legend Billie Jean King was awarded the “Lifetime Achievement Award” by the Laureus Academy.
  10. Who is the author of book “Elephant in the Womb”?
    A) Sanjana Singh
    B) Sumitra Bajpayee
    C) Mohita Monda
    D) Kalki Koechalin
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Actor Kalki Koechlin is making her debut as an author with an illustrated non-fiction book on motherhood, publisher Penguin Random House India (PRHI) announced.
  11. Recently Raghunath Mohapatra passed away.He was related to which field?
    A) Social Activist
    B) Actor
    C) Politics
    D) Sculptor
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Eminent sculptor and Rajya Sabha member Padma Vibhushan Raghunath Mohapatra passed away while undergoing treatment for COVID-19 at the AIIMS-Bhubaneswar. He was 77.
  12. Recently India lost two great players Maharaj Krishan Kaushik and Ravinder Pal Singh.They were associated with which sports?
    A) Hockey
    B) Kabaddi
    C) Badminton
    D) Cricket
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India lost two revered hockey stars, Maharaj Krishan Kaushik and Ravinder Pal Singh, who were both members of the 1980 Moscow Olympics gold medal-winning side.
  13. Recently Lalti Ram passed away.He was related to the which field?
    A) Freedom Fighter
    B) Social Activist
    C) Politics
    D) Actor
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Freedom fighter and veteran of the erstwhile Indian National Army (INA) Lalti Ram passed away. He was 100

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Spain?
    A) Euro
    B) Dollar
    C) Peso
    D) Krone
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of International Tennis Federation?
    A) London
    B) Rome
    C) Paris
    D) NewYork
    View Answer
    Option A

  3. Where is the HQ of Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority?
    A) NewDelhi
    B) Mumbai
    C) Chennai
    D) Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option A

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