Current Affairs Quiz: May 25, 2021

Current Affairs 25 May 2021 Quiz

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  1. Which state government has launched the “Mission Oxygen Self-Reliance” scheme to meet the state’s oxygen needs.?
    A) Maharashtra
    B) Andhra Pradesh
    C) Odisha
    D) Telangana
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Maharashtra government has launched the “Mission Oxygen Self-Reliance” scheme to meet the state’s oxygen needs.Special incentives will be given to oxygen producing industries under this scheme.
  2. Which state government has announced Chief Minister Vatsalya Yojana for orphaned children who have lost their parents due to Covid-19?
    A) Maharashtra
    B) Uttarakhand
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Odisha
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat has announced Chief Minister Vatsalya Yojana for orphaned children who have lost their parents due to Covid-19.
  3. Recently Central government has notified and revised the rate of Variable Dearness Allowance (VDA) effective from which date?
    A) 1st May
    B) 1st April
    C) 30th March
    D) 31st March
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Central government has notified and revised the rate of Variable Dearness Allowance (VDA) with a view to provide relief to different category of workers engaged in various scheduled employments in the central sphere.
  4. Which country will host Global G 20 Health Summit?
    A) South Africa
    B) Israel
    C) India
    D) Italy
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Global G20 Health Summit was co-hosted by European Commission along with Italy as part of its G20 presidency amid the surge and spread of the coronavirus cases.
  5. How much amount was transferred by RBI as surplus to the central government recently?
    A) ₹87987 cr
    B) ₹90050 cr
    C) ₹98677 cr
    D) ₹99122 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Reserve Bank of India will transfer 99,122 crore rupees as surplus to the Central Government. The meeting of Central Board of Directors of RBI was held under the Chairmanship of Governor Shaktikanta Das.
  6. According to ‘State of Working India 2021: One Year of Covid-19’,average monthly income for workers fell by how much percent?
    A) 16%
    B) 15%
    C) 17%
    D) 18%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The COVID-19 pandemic has substantially increased informality in employment, leading to a decline in earnings for the majority of workers, and consequent increase in poverty in the country, according to ‘State of Working India 2021: One Year of Covid-19’, a report brought out annually by Azim Premji University’s Centre for Sustainable Employment, Bengaluru.
  7. Who won the La Gita Title 2021?
    A) Atletico Madrid
    B) Real Madrid
    C) Manchester City
    D) Manchester United
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Atletico Madrid pipped city rivals Real Madrid to the La Liga title after Luis Suarez fired them to a 2-1 comeback win at Real Valladolid.
  8. Who won the Women’s Champions League final 2021?
    A) Barcelona
    B) ChelseA
    C) Manchester City
    D) Lyon
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Barcelona put on a brilliant display to beat Chelsea 4-0 to win the Women’s Champions League final for the first time in the club’s history.
  9. Who was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Reserve Bank Innovation Hub?
    A) M Malviya
    B) Mukesh Sharma
    C) Rajesh Bansal
    D) Viral Acharya
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India has appointed Rajesh Bansal, an expert in electronic cash transfers and digital financial services, as the Chief Executive Officer of the Reserve Bank Innovation Hub with effect from May 17.
  10. Who has been re-elected as a member of the FIH Athletes’ Committee?
    A) PR Sreejesh
    B) Steve Borgan
    C) David Collier
    D) MV Murthy
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    India goalkeeper Pr Sreejesh has been re-elected as a member of the FIH Athletes’ Committee during the virtual meeting of the world body’s Executive Board. He has been a member of the panel since 2017.
  11. Who has been re-elected as president of the International Hockey Federation?
    A) Thomas Bach
    B) Narinder Batra
    C) David Miller
    D) Marc Coudron
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Indian Olympic Association president Narinder Batra has been re-elected as president of the International Hockey Federation in a virtual presidential election held.
  12. Who was recently was elected to the BWF council for the period 2021-25?
    A) Laxmi Balaji
    B) Tripti Singh
    C) Narinder Batra
    D) Himanta Biswa Sarma
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Badminton Association of India (BAI) president Himanta Biswa Sarma was elected to the BWF council for the period 2021-25.
  13. Which organisation has developed an antibody detection-based kit ‘DIPCOVAN’?
    A) DRDO
    B) BHEL
    C) BEL
    D) ONGC
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Defence Research and Development Organisation, DRDO has developed an antibody detection-based kit ‘DIPCOVAN’, the DIPAS-VDx COVID-19 IgG Antibody Microwell ELISA for sero-surveillance.
  14. Which elderly helpline has become operational in several states and is likely to become functional in all states by the end of this month?
    A) ElderOn
    B) ElderWay
    C) Elderhelp
    D) Elderline
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    A toll-free helpline for elderly persons, ELDERLINE (14567), has become operational in several states and is likely to become functional in all states by the end of this month. The facility is already operational in the five major states of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.
  15. Recently Ram Laxman passed away,He was related to which profession?
    A) Author
    B) Politics
    C) Actor
    D) Music director
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Veteran music director Vijay Patil aka Laxman of Raam Laxman duo, who is known for his work in films such as Maine Pyaar Kiya, Patthar Ke Phool, Hum Saath Saath Hain and Hum Aapke Hai Kaun passed away. He was 79.
  16. Recently former chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission passed away.Name him?
    A) Rakesh Sen
    B) Vithal Rao
    C) Vishal Sharma
    D) Srikumar Banerjee
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Former chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) Srikumar Banerjee, 75, died following a heart attack at his Navi Mumbai residence.
  17. Recently Shakti Mazumdar passed away,He was related to which sports?
    A) Cricket
    B) Tennis
    C) Hockey
    D) Boxing
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Member of the Indian contingent at the 1952 Helsinki Olympics, boxer Shakti Mazumdarpassed away after suffering a heart-attack at his home in Kolkata. He was 90.
  18. Recently scholar Mahamahopadhyay Pandit Reva Prasad Dwivedi Passed away.He was scholar in which language?
    A) Sanskrit
    B) Hindi
    C) Tamil
    D) Telugu
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Pandit Reva Prasad Dwivedi, scholar of Sanskrit literature, passed away. He is also known as ‘Acharya’ Dwivedi.
  19. What is theme of this year’s International Day to End Obstetric Fistula?
    A) Women’s rights are human rights! End fistula now
    B) End gender inequality,End health inequalities
    C) Human Rights Violation of Fistula
    D) End it Now
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    May 23 is the United Nations’ (UN) International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, which promotes action towards treating and preventing obstetric fistula, a condition that affects many girls and women in developing countries.
  20. What is the theme of this year’s world Turtle Day?
    A) Chamge it,Adopt it
    B) Rescue Turtles
    C) Adopt,don’t shop
    D) Turtles Rock
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    World Turtle Day is observed on May 23. The day is celebrated to make people aware of turtle and tortoise and their habitats.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital of Italy?
    A) Rome
    B) Geneva
    C) Tashkent
    D) Kabul
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of International Hockey Federation?
    A) Luassanne
    B) Kiev
    C) Vienna
    D) Brussels
    View Answer
    Option A

  3. Where is the HQ of Badminton World Federation?
    A) Thailand
    B) Malaysia
    C) Kenya
    D) Singapore
    View Answer
    Option B

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