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Current Affairs MCQs of 3rd May 2021
Q.1 Who has been appointed as the new Finance Secretary in place of Ajay Bhushan Pandey?
a. T V Somanathan
b. Anil Kumar Gharai
c. Ravi Arora
d. Gurdeep Singh
Q.2 India has permitted which state to fly drones for experimental delivery of COVID-19 vaccines?
a. Andhra Pradesh
c. Madhya Pradesh
Q.3 Which country has launched a robot prototype NEO-01?
Q.4 Who has become Asia’s 1st woman to get the Wild Innovator Award?
a. Achanta Kamal
b. Krithi Karanth
c. Chandani Mehra
d. Anish Khare
Q.5 What is the name of China’s first Mars Rover?
d. Huo Xing
Q.6 Where will ICC World Test Championship Final 2021 take place?
a. The Oval
b. Hampshire Bowl
Q.7 World’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge started in which country?
Q.8 Which organization has launched the joint military exercise “Defender-Europe 21“?
Q.9 Recently which state government has launched the Corona Warriors Scheme?
a. Madhya Pradesh
b. Uttar Pradesh
Q.10 Which became the first country to announce that it will regulate the use of self-driving vehicles at slow speeds on motorways?
Q.2 b) The Government of Telangana has given conditional permission for the drone deployment by the Civil Aviation Ministry and the Directorate General of Civil Aviation for conducting an experimental delivery of the COVID-19 vaccines in the state.
Q.4 b) Dr.Krithi K Karanth, the 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.5 b) China’s first Mars rover has been named ‘Zhurong’ after a traditional fire god, as per an announcement made by the government on April 24, 2021. The rover is currently aboard China’s Mars probe Tianwen-1, which entered the Mars orbit on February 24 and will land on the red planet in May to search for evidence of life.
Q.6 b) The ICC World Test Championship Final 2021 is scheduled to take place at the Hampshire Bowl, Southampton from June 18-23, which includes a reserve day.
Q.7 a) The World’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge was officially opened for the public.This longest pedestrian suspension bridge located across the ‘516 Arouca’ in Portugal. This bridge is 516 metres long and is 175 meters suspended above the ‘Paiva’ river.
Q.8 b) North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has launched joint military exercises “DEFENDER-Europe 21” in Albania.Albania is playing a critical part in the DEFENDER-Europe 21 exercise with Joint Logistics Over-the-Shore operations taking place “for the first time in Europe since World War II at the Port of Durres”.
Q.10 b) The UK government became the first country to announce it will regulate the use of self-driving vehicles at slow speeds on motorways, with the first such cars possibly appearing on public roads as soon as this year.