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Current Affairs MCQs of 12th May 2021
Q.1 Which state’s police has launched ‘Mission Hausla’ to help COVID-19 patients get oxygen, beds and plasma?
Q.2 Recently RBI excluded which bank from the second schedule of RBI Act?
a. UCO Bank
b. IDBI Bank
c. DBS Bank
d. Lakshmi Vilas Bank
Q.3 Which institute has launched the Mission Bharat O2?
a. IIM Ahmedabad
b. IIT Kanpur
c. IIT Bombay
d. IISc Bengaluru
Q.4 Which state’s unit has launched an Ayurvedic Doctors on Call service?
c. Uttar Pradesh
Q.5 When is the International Nurses Day celebrated?
a. May 10
b. May 11
c. May 12
d. May 09
Q.6 Who among the following has been sworn in as the new administrator of NASA?
a. Rick Scott
b. Charles Bolden
c. Bill Nelson
d. Marco Rubio
Q.7 The International Nurses Day marks the birth anniversary of which social reformer?
a. Clara Barton
b. Florence Nightingale
c. Marie Curie
d. Mother Teresa
Q.8 Consider the following statements regarding Production-Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme.
1.The PLI scheme aims to boost domestic manufacturing and cut down on imports by providing cash incentives on incremental sales from products manufactured in India.
2.The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology is the single nodal ministry for the implementation of the PLI scheme.
3.Adding any new sector for the PLI scheme will require approval of the Union Cabinet.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
a. 1 only
b. 1, 3
c. 2, 3
d. 1, 2
Q.9 Who among the following has scaled Everest for the record 25th time?
a. Anshu Jamsenpa
b. Ang Rita Sherpa
c. Kami Rita
d. Priyanka Mohite
Q.10Name the anti-COVID-19 Operation that was launched by Indian Armed Forces in May 2021.
d. SAMUDRA SETU
Q.1 c) The Uttarakhand Police has launched a drive called “Mission Hausla” to help people get oxygen, beds and plasma for COVID-19 patients. The state’s police are also helping the public in getting ration, ambulance and cremation of bodies.
Q.2 d) The banking regulator Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said it has excluded Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB) from the Second Schedule of the RBI Act.
Q.3 b) The Startup Incubation and Innovation Centre of IIT Kanpur has launched Mission Bharat O2, a 45-day open challenge for manufacturing high-quality indigenous, rapidly scalable oxygen generation units to help combat the emergency.
Q.4 b) The Gujarat Unit of Ayurveda Vyaspeeth has launched an “Ayurvedic Doctors on Call” service to serve the Covid patients in the state.
Q.7 b) The International Nurses Day marks the birth anniversary of nursing pioneer Florence Nightingale, who was born on May 12, 1820.
Q.8 b) Production-linked incentive scheme (PLI), instituted in April 2020 for large-scale electronics manufacturing in India, has gained significant traction over the past year. It offers a simple and direct incentive based on incremental sales, designed to boost domestic manufacturing and attract large investments in mobile phone and specified electronic component manufacturing units. In November 2020, the PLI scheme was extended to ten more sectors, including food processing, battery storage, automobile components and specialty steel.
Q.10 b) The Indian Armed Forces has launched operation “CO-JEET” to support anti-COVID-19 efforts of the country.
Lieutenant General Dr. Madhuri Kanitkar is monitoring the steps & working on
strategies to provide relief to Covid-19 Patients.