Current Affairs Quiz: May 7, 2021

Current Affairs 7 May 2021 Quiz

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  1. Which state launched ‘Auro Scholarship Programme’ of Sri Aurobindo Society for all the students of the state?
    A) Tripura
    B) Assam
    C) Kerala
    D) Nagaland
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    In a virtual event organised by Sri Aurobindo Society, Education Minister of Tripura Ratan Lal Nath launched ‘Auro Scholarship Programme’ of Sri Aurobindo Society for all the students of the state.
  2. Recently Ministry of Information and Broadcasting announced year long celebrations to Mark birth centenary of which filmmaker?
    A) Rajesh Khanna
    B) Satyam Kushwaha
    C) Satyajit Ray
    D) Priyadarshan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    In a homage to Satyajit Ray, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting announced that it will organise year-long celebrations across India and abroad to mark the 100th birth anniversary of the legendary filmmaker.
  3. As per Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari, government has set a target of road construction of worth how much amount in next two years?
    A) 15 lakh cr
    B) 22 lakh cr
    C) 25 lakh cr
    D) 30 lakh cr
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said government has set a target of road construction of worth 15 lakh crore rupees in next two years. He said the government is giving utmost priority to the development of infrastructure.
  4. Which country will join the United States, Canada, Norway, and Qatar in forming ‘Net Zero Producers Forum’ for oil and gas producers?
    A) UAE
    B) Iran
    C) Saudi Arabia
    D) Israel
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Saudi Arabia will join the United States, Canada, Norway, and Qatar in forming ‘Net Zero Producers Forum’ for oil and gas producers to discuss how they can support the implementation of the Paris Agreement on climate change.
  5. Who participated in the G-7 Foreign Ministers’ meeting in London through video conference from India?
    A) Amit Shah
    B) Narendra Modi
    C) Smriti Irani
    D) S Jaishankar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar participated in the G-7 Foreign Ministers’ meeting in London through video conference.
  6. How much amount has been committed by Citibank to support COVID-19 relief measures in India?
    A) ₹130 cr
    B) ₹150 cr
    C) ₹100 cr
    D) ₹200 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    American banking major Citibank committed an additional Rs 200 crore to support COVID-19 relief measures in India.
  7. According to UN Study, Online share of retail sales jumps to how much percent amid lockdowns?
    A) 21%
    B) 22%
    C) 19%
    D) 20%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Online sales accounted for nearly a fifth of total retail turnover last year as lockdowns to combat the spread of the coronavirus pandemic fuelled a boom in e-commerce, a United Nations study released showed.
  8. Recently S&P Global Ratings has slashed India’s GDP to how much percent for FY22?
    A) 8.0%
    B) 8.5%
    C) 9.5%
    D) 9.8%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    S&P Global Ratings slashed India’s GDP growth forecast for the current financial year to 9.8 per cent saying the second COVID wave may derail the budding recovery in the economy and credit conditions.
  9. Which company has partnered with the Indian government to roll out a vaccine finder tool on its mobile app in India, which will help people identify places nearby to get vaccinated?
    A) Google
    B) Microsoft
    C) Facebook
    D) Amazon
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    American technology conglomerate Facebook has partnered with the Indian government to roll out a vaccine finder tool on its mobile app in India, which will help people identify places nearby to get vaccinated.
  10. Which company has partnered with not-for-profit organisation, Sustainable Environment and Ecological Development Society (SEEDS) to launch a community COVID-19 vaccination drive and set up COVID care centres?
    A) Apple Inc
    B) Amazon
    C) Samsung
    D) PepsiCo
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    PepsiCo Foundation, the philanthropic arm of PepsiCo, said it has partnered with not-for-profit organisation, Sustainable Environment and Ecological Development Society (SEEDS) to launch a community COVID-19 vaccination drive and set up COVID care centres.
  11. Who clinched the gold medal in the 45kg category at the Asian Weightlifting Championship in Tashkent, Uzbekistan?
    A) Vikas Singh
    B) Ganesh Mali
    C) Sukhna Dey
    D) Jhilli Dalabehera
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India’s Jhilli Dalabehera clinched the gold medal in the 45kg category at the Asian Weightlifting Championship in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
  12. Who won the World Snooker Championship 2021?
    A) Mark Selby
    B) Shaun Murphy
    C) Stephen Hendry
    D) Jack Ryder
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Mark Selby claimed his fourth World Championship title with an 18-15 victory over Shaun Murphy at a sold-out Crucible Theatre.
  13. Who has been appointed as Director of Indian Institute of Rice Research (IIRR)?
    A) Vikas Singroul
    B) Anurag Kumar
    C) Govindan Rangarajan
    D) Raman Meenakshi Sundaram
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Raman Meenakshi Sundaram has been appointed as Director of Indian Institute of Rice Research (IIRR), an arm of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research.
  14. Recently former Union Minister and RLD chief passed away.Name him?
    A) Raghav Chaddha
    B) Sanjay Singh
    C) Ajit Singh
    D) Sharad Pawar
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Former Union Minister and Rashtriya Lok Dal Chief Ajit Singh passed away after battling with corona virus. He was 82.
  15. Recently one of India’s renowned cricket statistician passed away ,Name him?
    A) Dinar Gupta
    B) Sanjay Sharma
    C) Lokesh Singh
    D) Amrish Tiwari
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    One of India’s well-known cricket statistician, Dinar Gupte died after battling COVID-19. He was 76.
  16. Recently Vivek Yadav Passed away,He was related to the which sports?
    A) Football
    B) hockey
    C) Cricket
    D) Kabaddi
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Vivek Yadav, a former Rajasthan leg-spinner and a member of their Ranji Trophy-winning squad, died of coronavirus-related complications.He was 36-years-old.
  17. Recently Chandro Tomar passed away.She was related to which sports?
    A) Cricket
    B) Javelin
    C) Hockey
    D) Shooting
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Shooter Chandro Tomar, nicknamed ‘Shooter Dadi’, passed away at the age of 89 due to Covid-19.
  18. Recently On the occasion of filmmaker and writer Satyajit Ray’s 100 birth anniversary,how many books were released?
    A) 2
    B) 3
    C) 4
    D) 5
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    On the occasion of filmmakers and writers Satyajit Ray’s 100 birth anniversary two new books by the author were released.
  19. When is International No Diet Day observed?
    A) May 7
    B) May 4
    C) May 5
    D) May 6
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    International No Diet Day is observed on May 6, and its symbol is a light blue ribbon.
  20. What is the theme of this year’s World Asthma Day?
    A) Inititive for Asthma
    B) STOP for Ashthma
    C) Enough Asthma Deaths
    D) Uncovering Asthma Misconceptions
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    May 5 is internationally observed as ‘World Asthma Day.’ Asthma, or ‘wheezy chest’, is a fairly common disease.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital of Saudi Arabia?
    A) Riyadh
    B) Tashkent
    C) Kiev
    D) Seoul
    View Answer
    Option A

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

  3. What is the currency of South Korea?
    A) Won
    B) Dinar
    C) Rial
    D) Peso
    View Answer
    Option A

  4. Where is the HQ of Standard and Poor Global Ratings?
    A) NewYork
    B) Paris
    C) London
    D) Amsterdam
    View Answer
    Option A

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