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Current Affairs MCQs of 14th May 2021
Q.1 Which state recently conducted Monkey Census using the mobile application designed by the Wildlife Institute of India (WII)?
d. West Bengal
Q.2 The Government has identified which of the following sectors as strategic sectors, where bare minimum CPSEs would be retained?
2.Insurance and Financial Services
Select the correct answer code:
a. 1, 2, 3
b. 1, 3, 4
c. 2, 3, 4
d. 1, 2, 3, 4
Q.3 Which state/UT police launched COVI Van Helpline’ for senior citizens amid COVID surge?
Q.4 Recently Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually joined the meeting of European Council meeting held in which place?
Q.5 The International Nurses Day marks the birth anniversary of which social reformer?
a. Mother Teresa
b. Clara Barton
c. Florence Nightingale
d. Marie Curie
Q.6 Who has been sworn in National President of FICCI Ladies Organization for 2021-22?
a. Jahnabi Phookan
b. Harjinder Kaur Talwar
c. Sangita Reddy
d. Ujjwala Singhania
Q.7 The G20 Tourism Ministers Meeting was held virtually in which country?
Q.8 Who among the following has won the Arline Pacht Global Vision Award for 2021?
a. Gita Mittal
b. Margarita Luna Ramos
c. Shyamala Ganesh
d. Both a and b
Q.9 What is the name of the world’s first Unmanned Vessel that will navigate across the Atlantic?
a. Mayflower 400
b. Mayflower 300
c. Mayflower 200
d. Mayflower 100
Q.10 Which state has imposed a total ban on herbicide ‘Glyphosate’?
b. Tamil Nadu
Q.2 d) The government in the Budget unveiled the Disinvestment/Strategic Disinvestment Policy and identified four sectors — Atomic energy, Space and Defence; Transport and Telecommunications; Power, Petroleum, Coal and other minerals; and Banking, Insurance and financial services — as strategic sectors, where bare minimum CPSEs would be retained.
Q.3 a) Delhi Police has launched a helpline number for senior citizens who are struggling with their essential needs amid Covid-19.
Q.4 b) Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually joined in the meeting of European Council, as a special invitee at the invitation of European Council President, Charles Michel.
Q.7 b) The Union Minister of State for Tourism & Culture Prahlad Singh Patel participated virtually in the G20 Tourism Ministers’ Meeting held in Italy.
Q.9 a) Mayflower 400 is a completely autonomous ship. It is a 15-m-long
trimaran that weighs 9 tons. It is powered by Artificial Intelligence and the Sun’s
energy via solar panels.ProMare invested $1 million along with global contributions in the form of technology from India, the United States, and Switzerland to build the ship.
Q.10 d) Telangana has imposed a total ban on herbicide ‘Glyphosate’. The herbicide is widely used to kill the weeds growing in HTBt Cotton fields. The rampant use of the herbicide is causing soil toxicity and is dangerous for human health.