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Current Affairs MCQs of 7th May 2021
Q.1 Which state has launched an online portal to provide oxygen for home isolation?
Q.2 The oldest human burial site has been discovered in which country?
Q.3 Who has been appointed as Director of Indian Institute of Rice Research (IIRR)?
- Vikas Singroul
- Anurag Kumar
- Govindan Rangarajan
- Raman Meenakshi Sundaram
Q.4 Himachal Pradesh has committed to achieving the Har Ghar Jal target by which year?
- July 2022
- July 2023
- July 2024
- July 2025
Q.5 Who has received the 3rd Highest award of Japan Order of the Rising Sun?
- Shyamala Ganesh
- Achanta Kamal
- Krithi Karanth
- Chandani Mehra
Q.6 Central Farm Machinery Training and Testing Institute (CFMTTI) is located in which state?
- Tamil Nadu
- Madhya Pradesh
- Andhra Pradesh
Q.7 3.Which country has launched the ‘Tianhe’ module to space?
Q.8 Which space agency’s Mars mission is to explore ‘Aerial scouting’ for better exploration of Mars?
Q.9 Which company has built the world’s biggest airplane ever, named Roc?
Q.10 As per OECD, which country stood as the top destination for FDI in 2020?
Q.2 a) Archaeologists have discovered the oldest human burial in Africa that dates back to 78,000 years at a cave site called Panga ya Saidi near the Kenyan coast. The remains belong to a 2-3 years old toddler who looks to have been laid to rest with a pillow.
Q.3 d) Raman Meenakshi Sundaram has been appointed as Director of Indian Institute of Rice Research (IIRR), an arm of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research.
Q.4 a) While presenting their plan, ‘Jal Shakti Vibhag’, the Government of Himachal Pradesh reiterated its commitment to achieve ‘Har Ghar Jal’ target by July, 2022.
Q.5 a) The Japanese Government has awarded the “Order of Rising Sun” to a Bengaluru based Japanese teacher, Shyamala Ganesh.
Q.7 d) China has launched the Tianhe module, which is a key component of the new permanent space station of the country. The launch was made using the country’s Long March-5B rocket.
Q.8 c) NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter had demonstrated powered, controlled flight on the Red planet. Now, the helicopter is to demonstrate a new activity.
Q.9 d) Stratolaunch is an American aerospace company, which has built the biggest airplane ever, named Roc. The aircraft is named after a giant bird of Arabian and Persian mythology.The aircraft has two flights under its belt, with a wingspan of 385 feet and cruised at an altitude of 14,000 feet during the test feet and travelled at a speed of 199 mph during the test flight, which was conducted recently.
Q.10 b) The OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) has reported that FDI globally has plunged to a 15 year low in the year 2020 and has dropped by 38% compared to previous years.