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Current Affairs MCQs of 8th May 2021
- May 8, 2021
- Posted by: Maya
- Category: Current Affairs Daily Current Affairs
Q.1 According to a Global Report on Food Crises 2021 released by the United Nations, how many people faced acute hunger in 2020?
a. 120 million
b. 305 million
c. 155 million
d. 255 million
Q.2 Which state government has launched an Ayurvedic telemedicine facility for Corona patients?
c. Uttar Pradesh
Q.3 Which state government has launched a dedicated COVID-19 ‘Mukhyamantri Sewa Sankalp Helpline 1100’?
b. Andhra Pradesh
c. Uttar Pradesh
d. Himachal Pradesh
Q.4 Which state Unit of Ayurveda Vyaspeeth has launched an “Ayurvedic Doctors on Call” service to serve the Covid patients?
Q.5 In which country, the world’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge named “Arouca” was opened?
Q.6 Mark Selby has become the world champion for the fourth time. He is associated with which sports event?
Q.7 What is the theme of the 2021 World Asthma Day?
a. Never too early, never too late
b. Enough Asthma Deaths
c. Uncovering Asthma Misconceptions
d. STOP for asthma
Q.8 Which country has officially passed a legislation to allow screening of future FDI and Special Economic Agreements?
Q.9 NASA’s Parker Solar Probe has detected Natural Radio Emission from which planet’s Atmosphere?
Q.10 What is the name of the world’s first Artificial Intelligence ship?
a. Sunflower 40
b. Earth 2030
c. Mayflower 400
d. Seafarer 66
Q.2 b) Haryana Government has launched Ayurvedic telemedicine facility for Corona patients.Health Minister Anil Vij said that any patient can consult the Ayurvedic Doctors on phone by dialling 1075.
Q.3 d) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur launched dedicated COVID-19 Helpline ‘Mukhyamantri Sewa Sankalp Helpline 1100’ for facilitating the people regarding COVID related issues in Shimla.
Q.4 a) Gujarat Unit of Ayurved Vyaspeeth has launched an “Ayurvedic Doctors on Call” service to serve the Covid patients in the state.
Q.5 a) The world’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge named “Arouca” was opened in Portugal.
Q.6 a) In Snooker, English professional player Mark Selby has become the World Snooker Champion for the fourth time.
Q.8 b) Denmark has officially passed a legislation, to prevent outside FDI and special economic agreements that may pose a threat to national security, through screening and potential interference. The new law was developed following security concerns over a bid by China’s Huawei to build Denmark’s 5G network. However, Denmark’s biggest telecoms operator, TDC picked Ericsson over Huawei for the project.
Q.9 b) NASA’s Parker Solar Probe, during a brief swing by Venus in July 2020, detected a natural radio signal from Venus’ atmosphere. The Parker Solar Probe was launched in 2018 as a solar mission to analyze the Sun.
Q.10 c) Mayflower 400 is the world’s first Artificial Intelligence Ship, built by a team of researchers from the marine research organization ProMare in collaboration with IBM. It is an unmanned 15-m-long trimaran that weighs nine tons and is a completely autonomous ship. The ship is set to sail on a transatlantic voyage. It will track aquatic mammals, analyze plastic in the water and study marine pollution.