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Current Affairs MCQs of 1st May 2021
Q.1 Maitri Setu, recently seen in news is a link between
a. India and Nepal
b. India and Bhutan b
c. India and Bangladesh
d. India and Myanmar
Q.2 Special Drawing Rights (SDR) can be used to
1.Supplementing IMF member countries’ official reserves.
2.Settle Balance of Payment transactions
3.Bridge fiscal deficit and fund infrastructure projects
Select the correct answer code:
a. 1, 3
b. 1, 2
c. 1 only
d. 1, 2, 3
Q.3 Which country has launched a robot prototype named ‘NEO-01’ to clear space debris?
a. United States
Q.4 Which nation plans to send a large oxygen plant to India within one week?
Q.5 Which country has topped the Chandler Good Government Index (CGGI) 2021?
Q.6 Recently which company has pledged ₹135 cr to help India to fight Covid 19 pandemic?
Q.7 Who was appointed as India head of WhatsApp Pay?
a. Manesh Mahatme
b. Dinesh Dixit
c. Vikas Singh
d. Rakesh Sharma
Q.8 Who has been chosen as the first Indian and Asian woman for the 2021 ”WILD Innovator Award”?
a. Shivangi S Shaw
b. Unnati Mishra
c. Jessica Markoz
d. Krithi K Karanth
Q.9 Who was named Sportstar of the Decade at the 2021 Sportstar ACES Awards?
a. Sania Mirza
b. PV sindhu
c. Abhinav Bindra
d. Mary Kom
Q.10 Recently DRDO conducted a successful maiden trial of which 5th generation Air to Air missile?
b. Vir 2
c. Aditya 1
Q.1 c) Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually inaugurated the India-Bangladesh Friendship Bridge (Maitri Setu) over the Feni river at Sabroom in south Tripura.
Q.2 b) The SDR is neither a currency nor a claim on the IMF. Rather, it is a potential claim on the freely usable currencies of IMF members. SDRs can be exchanged for these currencies. It cannot be used to fund infrastructure projects as it is not a currency. Same goes for settling domestic financial bills of the government.
Q.3 b) The Chinese government has launched a robot prototype named as ‘NEO-01’, in the Earth’s low orbit on its Long March 6 rocket.
Q.4 d) Germany is ready to transport a large oxygen production plant to India in about a week, informed German ambassador to India Walter J Lindner.
Q.6 b) As the Covid-19 crisis intensifies in India, tech companies are coming forward to offer help. Google has now announced Rs 135 crore in new funding for India, including two grants from Google.org, the philanthropic arm of the tech giant. The total amount from these grants is Rs 20 crore.
Q.8 d) Dr.Krithi K Karanth, Chief Conservation Scientist at Bengaluru-based Centre for Wildlife Studies (CWS), has been chosen as the first Indian and Asian woman for the 2021 ”WILD Innovator Award”.
Q.9 d) M. C. Mary Kom, the only boxer – male or female – to win eight world championships medals, was named Sportstar of the Decade at the 2021 Sportstar ACES Awards.
Q.10 d) India’s indigenous Light Combat Aircraft, Tejas, has added the 5th generation Python-5 Air-to-Air Missile (AAM) in its air-to-air weapons capability.