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Current Affairs MCQs of 5th May 2021
Q.1 Central Farm Machinery Training and Testing Institute (CFMTTI) is located in which state?
a. Tamil Nadu
b. Madhya Pradesh
c. Andhra Pradesh
Q.2 Which Indian state Government is to launch a Cleanliness Drive named ‘CLAP’?
b. Andhra Pradesh
Q.3 What is Patania II, which was seen in the news recently, for being stranded on the Pacific Ocean floor?
a. Container Ship
c. Mining Robot
d. Satellite module
Q.4 Which nation is hosting the G7 Foreign Ministers Meeting?
Q.5 The President of which African nation has declared a state of emergency?
Q.6 Who among these is not serving as one of the Deputy Governors at RBI?
a. Michael Patra
b. Mahesh Kumar Jain
c. M. Rajeshwar Rao
d. Indradeep Sinha
Q.7 Recently Indian Navy launched which operation to bring oxygen-filled cryogenic containers to India from abroad?
a. Operation Nistar
b. Operation Vanilla
c. Mission Sagar II
d. Samudra Setu II
Q.8 World Happiness Report 2021, was released by
a. World Health Organization (WHO)
b. UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network
c. United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
d. World Economic Forum
Q.9 Greyhounds, known for anti-insurgency operations against Naxalites, is from which state?
a. Andhra Pradesh
Q.10 Which Indian firm will acquire the cybersecurity provider, Ampion?
Q.1 b) The Central Farm Machinery Training and Testing Institute, Budni is a premier institute under the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare.It is located in the state of Madhya Pradesh. Recently, the first-ever electric tractor in the country has been tested at the institute. This new electric tractor will be more environmentally friendly than other types of tractors.
Q.2 b) The state government of Andhra Pradesh is set to launch CLAP (Clean Andhra Pradesh) Jagananna Swachha Sankalpam programme.The scheme is expected to be launched in the month of July. a 100 days sanitation drive to keep the villages clean will start from May 1. The state has also planned for better sewage water treatment and solid waste management.
Q.3 c) A seabed mining robot, which was being tested on the Pacific Ocean floor at a depth of more than 4 km has become detached.Patania II is a 25-tonne mining robot prototype, which was being tested by Global Sea Mineral Resources (GSR), the deep-sea exploratory division of the famous dredging company DEME Group. The robot was meant to collect the nodules rich in cobalt and other battery metals found on the seabed.
Q.5 c) The President of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Felix Tshisekedi, has declared a state of emergency over the increasing violence in the eastern provinces in North Kivu and Ituri.
Q.6 d) The RBI deputy governors are Michael Patra, Mahesh Kumar Jain, M. Rajeshwar Rao and T. Rabi Sankar.
Q.7 d) The Indian Navy launched operation ‘Samudra Setu-II’ to bring oxygen-filled cryogenic containers to India from abroad as the country faces a severe shortage of medical oxygen in the wake of a massive spike in new Covid-19 cases.
Q.8 b) The World Happiness Report 2021 has been released by the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network and Finland was once again crowned as the world’s happiest country.India has been ranked 139 out of 149 countries in the list of UN World Happiness Report 2021. In 2019, India was ranked 140th.
Q.9 a) Greyhounds is a police special forces unit operating in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. Greyhounds specialises in anti-insurgency operations against Naxalite.
Q.10 b) Wipro will acquire the Australian cybersecurity provider, Ampion for $ 117 million. Wipro has signed an agreement for the acquisition in cash consideration.