Current Affairs Quiz: May 27, 2021

Current Affairs 27 May 2021 Quiz

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  1. With an objective of providing psychological first-aid and emotional support to children affected during the pandemic, the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) is providing tele-counselling to children through which portal?
    A) Samvedna
    B) Sambhavana
    C) Sanmukh
    D) Saumya
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    With an objective of providing psychological first-aid and emotional support to children affected during the pandemic, the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) is providing tele-counselling to children through SAMVEDNA (Sensitising Action on Mental Health Vulnerability through Emotional Development and Necessary Acceptance) – a toll-free helpline.
  2. Which ministry launched a 6- month Community Based Inclusive Development (CBID) Program on rehabilitation of Divyangjan?
    A) Ministry of Health
    B) Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
    C) Ministry of Defence
    D) Ministry of Panchayats Raj
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Union Minister of Social Justice & Empowerment Dr Thaawarchand Gehlot virtually launched a 6- month Community Based Inclusive Development (CBID) Program on rehabilitation of Divyangjan.
  3. Which state has decided to implement ‘Mukhya Mantri Covid-19 Anukampa Niyukti Yojana’?
    A) Madhya Pradesh
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Uttarakhand
    D) Himachal Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    In Madhya Pradesh, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan transferred the amount of Rs. 112. 81 crore under the COVID-19 assistance scheme into the account of Rs. 11. 28 lakh construction workers of the state.
  4. How much amount was released by government to 8 North Eastern States under Jal Jeevan Mission?
    A) ₹1700 cr
    B) ₹1650 cr
    C) ₹1510 cr
    D) ₹1605 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Union Government has released Rs 1605 crore to eight North Eastern states under Jal Jeevan Mission to provide tap water supply to rural homes in the current financial year.
  5. Who chaired the opening session of the 33rd meeting of Health Ministers of Commonwealth countries?
    A) Harsh Vardhan
    B) Anurag Singh Thakur
    C) Narendra Modi
    D) Nitin Gadkari
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan chaired the opening session of the 33rd meeting of Health Ministers of Commonwealth countries through video conferencing.
  6. Recently International Financial Services Centres Authority, IFSCA has constituted an expert committee on Investment Funds.who will head it?
    A) Nilesh Shah
    B) Amit Mistry
    C) Pankaj Jain
    D) Saurabh Kumar
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The International Financial Services Centres Authority, IFSCA has constituted an expert committee on Investment Funds.
  7. Recently The government has increased FDI limit of insurance sector to how much percent?
    A) 74%
    B) 59%
    C) 100%
    D) 81%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Finance Ministry formally notified the amendment to the Indian Insurance Companies (Foreign Investment) Rules, 2015 and clarified on the final rules for increasing the foreign direct investment limit in the insurance sector to 74% from the existing 49%,which came into effect on May 19, 2021.
  8. Which has now become the first Small Finance Bank to offer its NRI customer segment the ease of account opening online?
    A) Ujjvan Small Finance Bank
    B) AU small Finance Bank
    C) Fincare Small Finance Bank
    D) Equitas Small Finance Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Equitas Small Finance Bank has now become the first Small Finance Bank to offer its NRI customer segment the ease of account opening online. The company will also be the only one in the Small Finance Bank sector to have Virtual Relationship Managers based on time zones.
  9. Recently LIC hiked its stake to 5.06% in which bank?
    A) Canara Bank
    B) Punjab National Bank
    C) State Bank of India
    D) Union Bank of India
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) has hiked its stake to 5.06% in state-run Union Bank of India with acquisition of nearly 2% additional stake in the bank.
  10. Recently Mahindra Rural Housing Finance signed agreement with which bank for cash management solutions?
    A) India Post Payments Bank
    B) Punjab National Bank
    C) Paytm Payments Bank
    D) Ujjvan Small Finance Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Mahindra Rural Housing Finance and India Post Payments Bank announced a strategic partnership for cash management solution.
  11. Which company launched ‘S.H.E’ to promote entrepreneurship, education and wellbeing of women?
    A) Airtel
    B) Reliance
    C) Tata Comunications
    D) Wipro
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Tata Communications, a global digital ecosystem enabler has announced the launch of the ‘School of Hope and Empowerment’ (S.H.E.) at the 2021 UNESCO World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development.
  12. Recently Markets regulator Sebi doubled the overseas investment limit of alternative investment fundsand venture capital funds to how much amount?
    A) USD 2000 million
    B) USD 500 million
    C) USD 1000 million
    D) USD 1500 million
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Markets regulator Sebi doubled the overseas investment limit of alternative investment fundsand venture capital funds to USD 1,500 million.
  13. Who won the French Moro Grand Prix 2021?
    A) Jack Miller
    B) Max Verstappen
    C) Lewis Hamilton
    D) Sebastian Vettel
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Ducati’s Jack Miller held his nerve in a crash-filled MotoGP race in rainy conditions to win the French Grand Prix at Le Mans, with the Australian finishing ahead of local hopes Johann Zarco and Fabio Quartararo.
  14. Recently The Sports Ministry has given its approval to open how many Khelo India Centres across seven states in the country?
    A) 140
    B) 143
    C) 152
    D) 163
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Sports Ministry has given its approval to open 143 Khelo India Centres across seven states in the country with a total budget estimate of Rs 14.30 crore.
  15. Recently Mohali International Hockey Stadium in Punjab was dedicated to whom at a formal ceremony on his first death anniversary?
    A) Prakash Badal
    B) Akash Dhillon
    C) Amanpreet Kaur
    D) Balbir Singh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Mohali International Hockey Stadium in Punjab was dedicated to legendary centre-forward Balbir Singh Senior at a formal ceremony on his first death anniversary.
  16. Recently Anatole Collinet Makosso was sworn in as new PM of which country?
    A) Congo
    B) Chad
    C) Austria
    D) Kenya
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The President of the Republic of Congo, Denis Sassou Nguesso has appointed Anatole Collinet Makosso as the country’s Prime Minister. He replaced Clement Mouamba, in-office since 2016.
  17. Who won the best Biodiversity Management Committee award in Arunachal Pradesh?
    A) Shergaon BMC
    B) Kamang BMC
    C) Niptil BMC
    D) Shilling BMC
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Shergaon Biodiversity Management Committee (BMC) in West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh was awarded the best such panel in the country at the fifth edition of the India Biodiversity Award.
  18. Which organisation to send its first mobile robot to search for water on the moon in 2023?
    A) NASA
    B) ISRO
    C) SPACEX
    D) CNRS
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has announced its first mobile robot to the moon in late 2023. The rover will search for ice as well as other resources on and below the lunar surface.
  19. Which company to retire Internet Explorer 11 in June 2022?
    A) Google
    B) Microsoft
    C) Apple
    D) Amazon
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Microsoft announced that the Internet Explorer 11 desktop browser will be retired on June 15, 2022, for certain versions of Windows 10.
  20. What is the theme of this year’s Indian Commonwealth Day?
    A) Commonwealth to practice
    B) Towards a common future
    C) A connected commonwealth
    D) Delivering a common future
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Indian Commonwealth Day is celebrated on May 24. Also known as Empire Day, Commonwealth Day commemorates the formation of the British Empire in India and other colonies of Britain.
  21. What is the theme of this year’s International Day for Biological Diversity?
    A) Our solution are in nature
    B) We are part of the solution
    C) Our biodiversity,our food,our health
    D) Biodiversity in nature
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The International Day for Biological Diversity is a United Nations–sanctioned international day for the promotion of biodiversity issues. It is currently held on May 22.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of NASA?
    A) Washington
    B) London
    C) NewYork
    D) Rome
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. What is the currency of Congo?
    A) Dollar
    B) Franc
    C) Peso
    D) Dinar
    View Answer
    Option B

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

  4. Where is the HQ of India Post Payments Bank?
    A) Lucknow
    B) Chennai
    C) Mumbai
    D) NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option D

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