Current Affairs Quiz: May 26, 2021

Current Affairs 26 May 2021 Quiz

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  1. The Central government has decided to provide assistance of how much amount to each Transgender person as immediate support to meet their basic requirements in view of Covid pandemic?
    A) ₹2000
    B) ₹1000
    C) ₹1200
    D) ₹1500
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Government has decided to provide assistance of Rs 1500 to each Transgender person as immediate support to meet their basic requirements in view of Covid pandemic.
  2. Which body to partner with TRIFED to implement Van Dhan Yojana in districts identified as aspirational?
    A) SIDBI
    B) IRDA
    C) Niti Aayog
    D) NASSCOM
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    TRIFED will now be partnering with NITI Aayog to implement the Van Dhan Yojana in the districts that have been identified as aspirational by NITI Aayog.
  3. Recently with which country India has signed three-year work program for cooperation in agriculture?
    A) USA b
    B) Iran
    C) Israel
    D) Japan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    India and Israel have signed a three-year work program for cooperation in agriculture. India and Israel are implementing the “INDO-ISRAEL Agricultural Project Centres of Excellence” and “INDO-ISRAEL Villages of Excellence”.
  4. Which state government with support from Deloitte, has launched Sanjeevani Pariyojana ?
    A) Tripura
    B) Haryana
    C) Andhra Pradesh
    D) Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The government of Haryana, with support from Deloitte, has launched Sanjeevani Pariyojana (or ‘the life project’). This is a supervised, virtual home care initiative to help people quickly access health care for mild to moderate symptoms of Covid-19.
  5. Recently who chaired the 74th World Health Assembly?
    A) Arjun Chaturvedi
    B) Nitin Gadkari
    C) Tedros Adenhem
    D) Harsh Vardhan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Minister of Health & Family Welfare and Chairman of WHO Executive Board, Dr Harsh Vardhan, chaired 74th World Health Assembly in virtual mode. Director-General of World Health Organisation, Dr Tedros, also participated in the event.
  6. Which country to work with the World Health Organization, other partners and nations to develop an advanced international pathogen surveillance network to identify COVID-19 variants and emerging diseases?
    A) USA
    B) China
    C) UK
    D) France
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that the United Kingdom will work with the World Health Organization, other partners and nations to develop an advanced international pathogen surveillance network to identify COVID-19 variants and emerging diseases.
  7. Recently Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has permitted existing Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA) account holders, including NGOs and associations, to open their “FCRA Account” in which bank?
    A) SBI
    B) BOB
    C) PNB
    D) Indian Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has permitted existing Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA) account holders, including NGOs and associations, to open their “FCRA Account” in the New Delhi Main Branch (NDMB) of the State Bank of India up to June 30, 2021.
  8. Which organisation proposed $50 billion plan to vaccinate everyone by mid-2022?
    A) IMF
    B) IFC
    C) World Bank
    D) Asian development Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The International Monetary Fund or IMF proposed a $50 billion plan to end the Covid-19 pandemic, with a target of vaccinating at least 40% of the world’s population by the end of 2021 and the remaining 60% by the first half of 2022.
  9. The Hallmarking of Gold Jewellery is set to begin from which date?
    A) 1st June
    B) 1st July
    C) 15th June
    D) 30th June
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Hallmarking of Gold Jewellery is set to begin from 15th June this year. In view of Covid, Government accepted the request of stakeholders to give jewellers some more time to get prepared for implementation and resolve issues.
  10. As per the data released by Reserve Bank of India, Country’s Foreign exchange reserves crossed how much Mark?
    A) USD 590 billion
    B) USD 600 billion
    C) USD 500 billion
    D) USD 700 billion
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Country’s Foreign exchange reserves crossed the USD 590 billion mark on the week ended 14th March.In terms of rupee, it is 43,24,574 crores.
  11. Who won the PGA Championship 2021?
    A) Micheal Felmimgb
    B) Louis Oosthizein
    C) Brooks Koepka
    D) Phil Mickelson
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    In Golf, Phil Mickelson won the PGA Championship by two shots over Brooks Koepka and South African Louis Oosthuizen to become the oldest major winner in history.
  12. Who won the men’s Lyon Open Title 2021?
    A) Stefanos Tsitsipas
    B) Cameron Norrie
    C) Louis Parker
    D) Rusev Dramik
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    In Lyon Open tennis, Stefanos Tsitsipas teed himself up for the French Open in dominant fashion as he claimed his second title of 2021 with a 6-3, 6-3 win over Cameron Norrie.
  13. Recently Casper Ruud won the men’s single Geneva Open Tennis Tournament 2021.He hails from which country?
    A) Norway
    B) Canada
    C) Switzerland
    D) Finland
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    In Geneva Open tennis, world No. 21 Casper Ruud of Norway was rock-solid in the final as he took down 15th-ranked Denis Shapovalov of Canada 7-6 (6), 6-4 for his second ATP Tour title.
  14. Who won the Monaco Grand Prix 2021?
    A) Carlos Sainz
    B) Lewis Hamilton
    C) Raine Mclaren
    D) Max Verstappen
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Red Bull’s Max Verstappen has won the Monaco Grand Prix for the first time to take the Formula One championship lead from Lewis Hamilton.
  15. Recently Zhang Yiming stepped down as CEO from which company?
    A) ByteDance
    B) Wechat
    C) Krook
    D) Alibaba
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The founder of Chinese internet powerhouse ByteDance, the company behind video-streaming apps TikTok and Douyin, will resign at the end of the year and be succeeded by co-founder Liang Rubo, the company said.
  16. Which body won the prestigious Etienne Glichitch Award in recognition of its contribution to the growth and development of the sport in the country?
    A) Hockey India
    B) Badminton Association of India
    C) BCCI
    D) Football Federation
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Hockey India won the prestigious Etienne Glichitch Award in recognition of its contribution to the growth and development of the sport in the country.
  17. Recently World’s largest iceberg breaks off from which place?
    A) Antarctica
    B) Arctic Ocean
    C) Finland
    D) Switzerland
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    An enormous iceberg, a little bigger than the state of Rhode Island, has broken off of Antarctica.
  18. Recently Yuan Longoing passed away.He belongs to which profession?
    A) Scientist
    B) Author
    C) Actor
    D) Director
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Yuan Longping, a Chinese agricultural scientist whose breakthroughs in hybrid rice brought food security to China and transformed agriculture worldwide, died aged 91.
  19. Who is the author of book “The Spiritual CEO “?
    A) Abhijeet Chaturvedi
    B) Mohan Munda
    C) Ramesh Singh
    D) S Prakash
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The book titled “The Spiritual CEO”, penned by secretary of Heartfulness Institute, S Prakashhas been released. The book was published by Westland Publication.
  20. When is International Missing Children Day observed ?
    A) May 25
    B) May 26
    C) May 28
    D) May 27
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    International Missing Children’s Day is observed globally on 25th May every year.
  21. When is World Thyroid Day observed?
    A) May 28
    B) May 27
    C) May 26
    D) May 25
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    World Thyroid Day takes place on 25th May each year.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital of Norway?
    A) Oslo
    B) Copenhagen
    C) Kiev
    D) Vienna
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. When was Tribal Co-operative Marketing Federation of India founded?
    A) 1987
    B) 1989
    C) 1991
    D) 1993
    View Answer
    Option A

  3. What is the currency of Israel?
    A) Riyal
    B) Shekel
    C) Dinar
    D) Peso
    View Answer
    Option B

  4. Where is the HQ of International Monetary Fund?
    A) Washington
    B) Rome
    C) London
    D) Geneva
    View Answer
    Option A

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