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Current Affairs MCQs of 29th May 2021
Q.1 Who has been conferred with Energy Frontier Award 2020?
a. Swapan Kumar Datta
b. Ratan Kumar Sinha
c. B Sesikeran
d. C.N.R. Rao
Q.2 VIPER is a mobile robot, planned to be launched by which country to explore the moon?
d. United States
Q.3 Which company launched ‘S.H.E’ to promote entrepreneurship, education, and wellbeing of women?
d. Tata Communications
Q.4 Which Ministry has launched a repository portal & Ayush Sanjivani app?
a. Ayush Ministry
b. Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
c. Ministry of Health
d. Ministry of Panchayati Raj
Q.5 The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights is providing tele-counselling to children through which portal?
Q.6 In whose name was the Mohali International Stadium renamed?
a. Amanpreet Kaur
b. Prakash Badal
c. Balbir Singh
d. Akash Dhillon
Q.7 Recently three Common Incubation Facility Centres were set up in which state?
a. Jammu and Kashmir
Q.8 Recently which cyclone hit the coast of Odisha and WestBengal?
Q.9 India Set to Get Four Heron Long-endurance Drones from which country?
Q.10 Which state launched a comprehensive online portal on CSR activities ‘Akanksha?
Q.1 d) Bharat Ratna Professor CNR Rao was honoured with the International ENI Award 2020, also known as Energy Frontier Award 2020, for his research in renewable energy sources and energy storage. He has been working on hydrogen energy as the only source of energy for the benefit of all mankind.
Q.2 d) The US space agency NASA has planned to send its first mobile robot Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover to the Moon in late 2023 in search of ice and other resources on and below the lunar surface.
Q.3 d) Tata Communications has announced the launch of the ‘School of Hope and Empowerment’ (S.H.E.) at the 2021 UNESCO World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development.
Q.5 a) With an objective of providing psychological first-aid and emotional support to children affected during the pandemic, the NCPCR is providing tele-counselling to children through SAMVEDNA.
Q.7 a) In the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, establishment of three Common Incubation Facility Centres worth Rs. 7.81 crore at Anantnag, Baramulla and Jammu has been sanctioned by the Government of India.
Q.8 b) Cyclone ‘Yaas’, packing winds of up to 130-145 kmph, whipped the country’s eastern coasts, dumping heavy rain, damaging houses and farmlands, and leaving at least four persons dead – three in Odisha and one in West Bengal — officials said.
Q.9 c) India is expected to acquire four Heron long-endurance drones from Israel on lease in the next few months to primarily crank up its surveillance capabilities along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China.
Q.10 d) A portal that provides comprehensive details on all the CSR activities in Karnataka was launched by Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa in Bengaluru.