Current Affairs Quiz: May 31, 2021

Current Affairs 31 May 2021 Quiz

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  1. Who will head the Emergency Management Plan Group and the ten-member panel on Vaccination recently constituted by government?
    A) VK Paul
    B) Amitabh Kant
    C) Rajesh Bhushan
    D) Vimal Singh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Centre has reconstituted the six Empowered Groups into ten groups to tackle the COVID situation in the country.
  2. How much amount of monetary assistance was approved by government to students through DBT under Mid-Day Meal Scheme?
    A) ₹15.60 cr
    B) ₹20.00 cr
    C) ₹11.50 cr
    D) ₹11.80 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Union Government has decided to provide monetary assistance to students through Direct Benefit Transfer under the Mid-Day Meal Scheme.
  3. Who has been given additional charge of Director General of National Investigation Agency, NIA?
    A) Taraknath Banerjee
    B) Subodh Kumar Jaiswal
    C) YC Modi
    D) Kuldip Singh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Director General of Central Reserve Police Force, CRPF Kuldiep Singh has been given additional charge of Director General of National Investigation Agency, NIA.
  4. Whivh state government launched Bal-Seva Yojana for the children who lost their parents due to COVID pandemic?
    A) Madhya Pradesh
    B) Assam
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Bihar
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Uttar Pradesh Government also launched Bal-Seva Yojana for the children who lost their parents due to COVID pandemic.
  5. Which state government has announced Chief Sishu Sewa Scheme for the welfare of those children who lost parents due to COVID-19?
    A) Assam
    B) TamilNadu
    C) Meghalaya
    D) Nagaland
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Assam government has announced Chief Sishu Sewa Scheme for the welfare of those children who lost parents due to COVID-19.
  6. Which state government announced ₹5 lakh fixed deposit for children who lost parents to Covid?
    A) Himachal Pradesh
    B) Karnataka
    C) TamilNadu
    D) Assam
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Tamil Nadu Government has announced that an amount of Rs. 5 lakh would be deposited on the account of each orphaned child and would be given to the child with interest when the child attains 18 years of age.
  7. The Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF), the apex body of broadcasters,is to be renamed as which of the following?
    A) Association of India Digital Broadcast
    B) Braoadcast and Digital association of India
    C) Indian Broadcasters Association
    D) Indian Broadcasting and Digital Foundation
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF), the apex body of broadcasters, is expanding its purview to cover digital streaming platforms and will be renamed the Indian Broadcasting and Digital Foundation (IBDF).
  8. How much amount was granted to Madhya Pradesh under Jal Jeevan Mission to provide safe and potable piped drinking water to all the rural household in the state?
    A) ₹6885 cr
    B) ₹5686 cr
    C) ₹2500 cr
    D) ₹5117 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Central Government has allocated Rs. 5,117 crore grant to Madhya Pradesh under Jal Jeevan Mission to provide safe and potable piped drinking water to all the rural household in the state.
  9. Recently the insurance benefits under the Employees’ Deposit Linked Insurance Scheme (EDLI) have been enhanced to how much amount from ₹ 5 lakh?
    A) ₹6 lakh
    B) ₹9 lakh
    C) ₹8 lakh
    D) ₹7 lakh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Centre has enhanced and liberalised the insurance compensation schemes under Employees State Insurance Corporation and Employees Provident Fund Organization with a view to mitigate the financial difficulties faced due to death of single earning member in the family.
  10. Which ministry launched YUVA- Prime Minister’s Scheme For Mentoring Young Authors?
    A) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
    B) Ministry of Education
    C) Ministry of Finance
    D) Ministry of Rural Development
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Ministry of Education launched YUVA- Prime Minister’s Scheme For Mentoring Young Authors. It is an Author Mentorship programme to train young and budding authors belows 30 years.
  11. Which country chaired the second BRICS Sherpas’ and Sous Sherpas’ meeting?
    A) India
    B) Russia
    C) Brazil
    D) China
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The second BRICS Sherpas’ and Sous Sherpas’ meeting was convened under India’s Chairship.
  12. As per RBI annual report,banks bad loan ratio could rise to how much percentage by September 2021?
    A) 13,5%
    B) 12.5%
    C) 13.0%
    D) 14.2%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has published its annual report and highlights “asset quality of banks and their preparedness requires close monitoring for higher provisioning for upcoming quarters”.
  13. Who has been named as the Convenor of the GoM to look into matter of concessions & exemptions from GST for COVID relief materials?
    A) Pinarayi Vijayan
    B) Conrad Sangma
    C) Yogi Adityanath
    D) Narendra Modi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Union Finance Ministry has constituted a Group of Ministers, GoM to look into the matter of concessions and exemptions from GST to COVID relief materials.
  14. Recently which company has acquired a majority stake in popular online grocer BigBasket?
    A) Reliance
    B) Zomato
    C) Swiggy
    D) Tata Sons
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Tata Sons has acquired a majority stake in popular online grocer BigBasket through its subsidiary, Tata Digital Limited.
  15. Who was posted as OSD in the Union Commerce Ministry?
    A) BVR Subramanyam
    B) Madhukar Jain
    C) Arun Kumar Mehta
    D) Subhankar Singh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    J & K Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam, was posted as OSD in the Union Commerce Ministry and will succeed Commerce Secretary Anup Wadhawan on his retirement next month-end.
  16. Recently Bashar al-Assad was appointed as new president of which country?
    A) Syria
    B) Afghanistan
    C) Turkmenistan
    D) Turkey
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Syrian President Bashar al-Assad won a fourth term in office with 95.1 per cent of the votes in an election that will extend his rule over a country ruined by war but which opponents and the West say was marked by fraud.
  17. Who has been appointed as to head the world’s largest museum Louvre?
    A) Laurence des Cars
    B) Jean-Luc Martinez
    C) Martin Roper
    D) Lee Weing
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The French presidency has appointed Laurence des Cars, the current director of the Musée d’Orsay in Paris, to head the world’s largest museum as of September 1.
  18. Recently who became the oldest American to climb the world’s highest peak at 8,848.86-metres (29,031 feet)?
    A) Arthur Muir
    B) Tsang Hung
    C) Bill Burke
    D) Larry Page
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Climbers from the United States and Hong Kong have set new records as they scaled Mount Everest this week, hiking officials said.
  19. Recently how many Indian peacekeepers were honoured posthumously with prestigious UN medal for sacrifice in line of duty?
    A) 3
    B) 2
    C) 4
    D) 5
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Corporal Yuvraj Singh who served with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) and two civilian peacekeepers — Ivan Michael Picardo, who served with UNMISS, and Mulchand Yadav, who worked for the UN Assistance Mission in Iraq (UNAMI) — were honoured posthumously with the Dag Hammarskjold Medal during a sombre virtual ceremony here on the occasion of the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers.
  20. Who launched the Ayush Clinical Case Repository portal and the third version of Ayush Sanjivani App in a virtual event?
    A) Kiran Rijiju
    B) Narendra Modi
    C) Harsh Vardhan
    D) Nitin Gadkari
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Ayush Minister Kiren Rijiju launched the Ayush Clinical Case Repository portal and the third version of Ayush Sanjivani App in a virtual event.
  21. Recently which Indian Coast Guard Offshore Patrol Vessel was commissioned by NSA Ajit Doval to the nation for safeguarding maritime interests?
    A) Sajag
    B) Agni
    C) Vayu
    D) Vikram
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    National Security Advisor (NSA ) Ajit Doval has commissioned Indian Coast Guard Offshore Patrol Vessel Sajag and dedicated it to the nation for safeguarding maritime interests. Sajag has been constructed by Goa Shipyard Limited.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of HongKong?
    A) Dollar
    B) Peso
    C) Euro
    D) Yen
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. What is the capital of Syria?
    A) Damascus
    B) Tashkent
    C) Kabul
    D) Qatana
    View Answer
    Option A

  3. Where is the HQ of Employee State Insurance Corporation?
    A) NewDelhi
    B) Mumbai
    C) Chennai
    D) Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option A

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