Current Affairs Quiz: May 30, 2021

Current Affairs 30 May 2021 Quiz

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  1. Which state government announced the launch of Ankur, a scheme under which citizens will be awarded for planting trees during monsoon?
    A) Madhya Pradesh
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Haryana
    D) Bihar
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Madhya Pradesh government announced the launch of Ankur, a scheme under which citizens will be awarded for planting trees during monsoon.
  2. Which state/UT launched a special financial scheme for families SASCM who lost their sole earning members due to the Covid-19 pandemic?
    A) Andhra Pradesh
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Jammu and Kashmir
    D) NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor (LG) Manoj Sinha,, launched a special financial scheme for families who lost their sole earning members due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
  3. Which state appointed ministers who would act as guardians for different districts in the state?
    A) Assam
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Telangana
    D) Kerala
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Assam Cabinet appointed ministers who would act as guardians for different districts in the state.
  4. Recently RBI imposed penalty of ₹10 cr on which bank for deficiencies in regulatory compliances with regard to its auto loan portfolio?
    A) ICICI Bank
    B) HDFC Bank
    C) RBL Bank
    D) IDBI Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank has imposed a penalty of Rs 10 crore on HDFC Bank for deficiencies in regulatory compliances with regard to its auto loan portfolio.
  5. Which company is planning to come out with an initial public offer worth USD 3 billion later this year?
    A) Mobikwik
    B) LIC
    C) Payzapp
    D) Paytm
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Digital payments giant Paytm is planning to come out with an initial public offer worth USD 3 billion later this year.
  6. Which Indian company has become the 14th startup to join the unicorn club this year after it raised $250 million from Japanese investment giant SoftBank for its series-C round?
    A) Freecharge
    B) Paytm
    C) Zeta
    D) Mphasis
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Banking technology solutions provider Zeta has become the 14th startup to join the unicorn club this year after it raised $250 million from Japanese investment giant SoftBank for its series-C round.
  7. Which Indian institute joined hands with The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH GIZ to help businesses tackle post-Covid challenges?
    A) IIM Indore
    B) IIM AHMEDABAD
    C) IIM Lucknow
    D) IISc Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    In line with its mission to stay contextually relevant and contribute to nation building, Indian Institute of Management Indore has joined hands with The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ), German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), to connect the dots across myriad sectors to understand how they grappled with COVID-19 for forthcoming pandemic preparedness.
  8. Who will be the only referee from India to officiate in wrestling matches of the Tokyo Olympic Games?
    A) Ashok Kumar
    B) Mahesh Jain
    C) Suresh Verma
    D) Akash Chopra
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Ashok Kumar will be the only referee from the country to officiate in wrestling matches of the Tokyo Olympic Games. He was named in the list of officials released by the United World Wrestling (UWW).
  9. Who won 2021 PGA CHAMPIONSHIP?
    A) Phil Mickelson
    B) Juluis Boros
    C) Anthony Bretman
    D) Michael Holder
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    American professional golfer, Phil Mickelson has created history by winning the 2021 PGA Championship, at the age of 50.
  10. Who has been elected as the President of the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB)?
    A) TR Narayan
    B) Mukesh Kumar Sen
    C) Anil Agarwal
    D) Jagjit Pavadia
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Jagjit Pavadia, the former Narcotics Commissioner of India, has been elected as the President of the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB).
  11. Who has become the first female flight test engineer in the Indian Air Force?
    A) Aastha Singh Negi
    B) Shivangi SIngh
    C) Aashritha V Olety
    D) Shivani Sharma
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Moving a step further towards women empowerment in the armed forces, Squadron Leader Aashritha V Olety has become the first female flight test engineer in the Indian Air Force.
  12. Who will take over as New CEO of Amazon?
    A) Igor Stimac
    B) Micheal Jordan
    C) Andy Jassy
    D) Jeff Bezos
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has picked a date to step down as CEO.He will become executive chair at Amazon and focus on new products and initiatives.
  13. Who was appointed as interim technical director of National Football Team by All India Football Federation‘s technical committee?
    A) Savio Mederia
    B) Igor Stimac
    C) Isaac Doru
    D) Isle David
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    National football team coach Igor Stimac‘s tenure was extended till September by All India Football Federation‘s technical committee, which appointed Savio Medeira as interim technical director in place of the outgoing Isac Doru.
  14. What was the rank of Jadavpur University among all Indian higher educational institutions in World University Rankings 2021-22 in the Centre for World University Ranking (CWUR)?
    A) 18th
    B) 20th
    C) 11th
    D) 15th
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Jadavpur University occupies the 18th ranking among all Indian higher educational institutions in World University Rankings 2021-22 in the Centre for World University Ranking (CWUR).
  15. Who was was conferred with President’s award by International Hockey Federation during the 47th FIH Congress?
    A) V Karthikeyan Pandian
    B) Nageshwar Reddy
    C) Mahesh Singh
    D) Shivshankar Sharma
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    V Karthikeyan Pandian, an IAS officer, and private secretary to Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, was conferred with President’s award by International Hockey Federation during the 47th FIH Congress.
  16. Who became the first Indian to receive Rudolf V Schindler Award?
    A) Viren Sharma
    B) V Patil
    C) Niranjan Sahu
    D) D Nageshwar Reddy
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) has honoured Dr D Nageshwar Reddy, Chairman, AIG Hospitals, with the renowned Rudolf V Schindler Award. The award was presented at the ASGE’s annual Crystal Awards virtual ceremony.
  17. Which Indian economist has been conferred with Spain’s top Princess of Asturias Award in the social sciences category?
    A) Amartya Kumar Sen
    B) Abhijeet Banerjee
    C) Bina Agarwal
    D) Shankar Acharya
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Indian economist and Nobel Laureate Amartya Kumar Sen has been conferred with Spain’s top Princess of Asturias Award in the social sciences category, the Spanish prize foundation announced.
  18. As per World Meterological Organisation, Global average temperature could pass how much Celsius within the next 5 years?
    A) 1.8
    B) 1.2
    C) 1
    D) 1.5
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    There’s about a 40% chance that the global average temperature for at least one of the next five years will be 1.5º Celsius higher than in pre-industrial times—and the odds are only going up.
  19. Recently Alka Raghuvanshi passed away,She was related to which field?
    A) Author
    B) Sports
    C) Politics
    D) Artist
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Artist, curator and art critic Alka Raghuvanshi passed away in Delhi, at 60.
  20. Who is the author of book India and Asian Geopolitics: The Past, Present” ?
    A) Shivshankar Menon
    B) Arjun Munda
    C) Rohan Verma
    D) Amitav Ghosh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The book titled “India and Asian Geopolitics: The Past, Present” authored by Shivshankar Menon has been released recently.
  21. When is International Day of Action for Women’s Health observed?
    A) May 29
    B) May 28
    C) May 30
    D) May 25
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The International Day of Action for Women’s Health (International Women’s Health Day) is observed every year on May 28 raise awareness on the issues related to women’s health and well being.
  22. Which organisation is observing “International Week of Solidarity with the Peoples of Non-Self-Governing Territories” from May 25 to 31, 2021?
    A) UN
    B) UNICEF
    C) UNESCO
    D) IMF
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    United Nations is observing “International Week of Solidarity with the Peoples of Non-Self-Governing Territories” from May 25 to 31, 2021.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of World Meterological Organisation?
    A) Geneva
    B) Madrid
    C) Rome
    D) NewYork
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of HDFC Bank?
    A) Chennai
    B) Mumbai
    C) Kolkata
    D) NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. Where is the HQ of Paytm?
    A) NewDelhi
    B) Pune
    C) Noida
    D) Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option C

  4. Where is the HQ of Narcotics Control Bureau?
    A) Mumbai
    B) NewDelhi
    C) Chennai
    D) Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option B

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