Current Affairs Quiz: May 3, 2021

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  1. Which state government has signed two MOUs with Bhutan and Nagaland for procurement of oxygen?
    A) Andhra Pradesh
    B) Tripura
    C) Telangana
    D) Assam
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Assam Government has signed two MOUs in Guwahati with Bhutan and Nagaland for procurement of oxygen.
  2. Recently Alstom has successfully manufactured and delivered the 100th electric locomotive to the Indian Railways.The company is based in which country?
    A) China
    B) UK
    C) France
    D) USA
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Alstom has successfully manufactured and delivered the 100th electric locomotive to the Indian Railways, the French multinational rolling stock manufacturer said.
  3. Gemini ,a cryptocurrency firm partnered with which company to Launch New Crypto Rewards Credit Card?
    A) MasterCard
    B) Visa
    C) Rupay
    D) Amazon
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Gemini, a cryptocurrency platform, announced details of its first-of-a-kind cryptocurrency rewards credit card, including a partnership with Mastercard and WebBank, a leader in digital lending and the bank issuing the credit card.
  4. Which organisation has launched SHWAS and AROG schemes for COVID preparedness?
    A) NABARD
    B) SIDBI
    C) NASSCOM
    D) IRDA
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI), has launched SHWAS (SIDBI assistance to Healthcare sector in War Against Second wave of COVID19) and AROG (SIDBI Assistance to MSMEs for Recovery & Organic Growth during COVID-19 pandemic), two new quick credit delivery schemes.
  5. Recently which company launched the ‘Oxygen on Wheels’ initiative to facilitate the transportation of this crucial medical aid amid the surging coronavirus cases in the country?
    A) Mahindra
    B) TCS
    C) Wipro
    D) Cipla
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The chairman of Mahindra automobiles, Anand Mahindra launched the ‘Oxygen on Wheels’ initiative to facilitate the transportation of this crucial medical aid amid the surging coronavirus cases in the country.
  6. Who was appointed as new MD of Kotak Life Insurance Company Limited?
    A) Swapnesh Singh
    B) G Murlidhar
    C) Suresh AgarwAl
    D) Mahesh Balasubramaniam
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Kotak Mahindra Group (Kotak) announced two key appointments for their Insurance businesses. Effective 1st May 2021, Kotak Mahindra Life Insurance Company Limited (Kotak Life) will be headed by Mahesh Balasubramanian as Managing Director (MD) while Kotak General Insurance Company Limited (Kotak GI) will be led by Suresh Agarwal as MD & CEO
  7. Recently a book on Begum Akhtar was released.He was related to which profession?
    A) Actor
    B) Sports
    C) Singing
    D) Politics
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Publishers HarperCollins and Vani Prakashan released a book on singing star Akhtaribai Faizabadi a.k.a Begum Akhtar.
  8. Recently a famous TV journalist passed away due to a heart attack.Name him/her?
    A) Rohit Sardana
    B) Anjana Om Kashyap
    C) Sudheer Chaudhary
    D) Ravish Kumar
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Television journalist Rohit Sardana passed away due to a heart attack, days after testing positive for coronaviru, according to reports. He was 41.
  9. Recently Bikramjit Kanwarpal passed away.He was related to the which profession?
    A) Actor
    B) Polictics
    C) Philosophy
    D) Social Activist
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Actor Bikramjeet Kanwarpal, who has been a part of many popular films, TV shows and web series, passed away due to Covid-19 complications. He was 52.
  10. Recently a famous Sitar mAestro passed away in New Delhi,Name him?
    A) Hariprasad Chaurasia
    B) Devabrata Chaudhari
    C) Taraknath Banerjee
    D) Subroto Ray
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Sitar Maestro Pandit Devabrata Chaudhuri, who was widely known as Debu Chaudhuri passed away in Delhi due to COVID-19 complications. He was 85.
  11. When is World Tuna Day observed?
    A) May 2nd
    B) May 3rd
    C) May 1st
    D) May 4th
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    World Tuna Day is observed on 2nd May every year to draw attention to the importance of conservation management and sustainable fishing.
  12. When is World laughter Day observed?
    A) April 30th
    B) 1st May
    C) First Saturday of May
    D) First Sunday of May
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    World Laughter Day is celebrated every year on the first Sunday of May to raise awareness about laughter and its many healing benefits. This year the day falls on May 02, 2021.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of Bhutan?
    A) Ngultrum
    B) DrAm
    C) Rupee
    D) Dollar
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Which is the capital of France?
    A) London
    B) Paris
    C) Amsterdam
    D) Rome
    View Answer
    Option B

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

  4. Where is the HQ of MasterCard?
    A) NewYork
    B) Rome
    C) London
    D) Paris
    View Answer
    Option A

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