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Current affairs MCQs of 21th May 2021
Q.1 Which state launched the ‘HIT Covid App’ to ensure regular monitoring, tracking of home isolated patients?
a. Madhya Pradesh
Q.2 Johnson and Johnson has partnered with which Indian pharma company for manufacturing its COVID-19 vaccine?
a. Serum Institute
b. Biological E
c. Zydus Cadila
d. Bharat Biotech
Q.3 Which state provides free medical consultation at home through “Vaidya Aapke Dwar Yojana”?
a. Uttar Pradesh
b. Madhya Pradesh
Q.4 Who will take charge as the new CFO and Internal Auditor of IDBI Bank?
a. Sunil Sarkar
b. Ajay Sharma
c. P Sitaram
d. Mahesh Kumar
Q.5 Moctar Ouane was reappointed as Prime Minister of which country?
Q.6 The SBIRS Geo-5 is a missile-warning satellite, launched recently on an Atlas V rocket into space.The satellite belongs to which country?
b. United States
Q.7 The World Bee Day is observed on which day of the year?
a. 20 May
b. 18 May
c. 19 May
d. 17 May
Q.8 Who won the 2020 Millennium Technology Prize along with David Klenerman?
a. Chandrima Shaha
b. B K Thelma
c. Shankar Balasubramanian
d. Avinash Dixit
Q.9 The newly launched Oxygen Recycling System (ORS), has been developed by which organisation?
a. Indian Navy
d. NITI Aayog
Q.10 Which country has topped the 57th EY Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index (RECAI)?
d. United States
Q.1 b) The Bihar government launched ‘HIT Covid App’ to ensure regular monitoring and tracking of those Civid-19 patients, who are in home isolation across the state.
Q.2 b) The US Pharmaceutical Company Johnson and Johnson has partnered with a Telangana-based pharma company in India, Biological E Limited for manufacturing of its COVID-19 vaccine.
Q.3 b) The Department of AYUSH in Madhya Pradesh launched the “Vaidya Aapke Dwar” scheme, through which free AYUSH medical specialists can be consulted through live video call from home.
Q.4 c) The Board of Directors of IDBI Bank has approved the appointment of P Sitaram, Executive Director (ED), as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Key Managerial Personnel with effect from June 1, 2021.
Q.6 b) American spacecraft launch service provider, United Launch Alliance, launched its Atlas V rocket into space, on May 18, 2021, carrying a missile-warning satellite, SBIRS Geo-5, for the U.S. Space Force. The Space Based Infrared System Geosynchronous Earth Orbit Flight 5 (SBIRS Geo-5), is fifth in the series of a constellation of the US Space Force, that will eventually contain six satellites.
Q.9 a) The Indian Navy has designed an Oxygen Recycling System (ORS) to mitigate the existing Oxygen shortages. Indian Navy’s Diving School of the Southern Naval Command has conceptualised and designed the System as they have expertise in this area because the basic concept is used in some of the diving sets used by the school.
Q.10 d) The United States retained its top position on RECAI 57, followed by China at the second position.