1 May to 10th May 2021 – Current Affairs

Indian coast guard rescued missing Tamil Nadu fishing boat named as what?

  • Mercedes
  • Anveshika
  • Rider
  • Racer

Answer
Mercedes named boat have been rescued by Indian coast guard in Tamil Nadu. This boat was missing from April 24, there were 11 fisherman on board this boat. But now fortunately this boat have arrived safely to Thengapattanam in Tamil Nadu with help of Indian Coast Guard.


Which country has cancelled construction of border wall with Mexico that were being built using military funds?

  • Mexico
  • USA
  • France
  • Chile

Answer
USA has stopped building a border wall with Mexico, earlier President Trump have ordered to build a wall between Southern Boarder of USA and Mexico to prevent illegal people coming to USA. But now President Biden have ordered to stop construction of this wall.


Which organisation has sent 3,000 oxygen concentrators to help India?

  • UNGA
  • WHO
  • UNESCO
  • UNICEF

Answer
UNICEF (United Nations Children Fund) have arranged 3000 oxygen concentrators to India, so as to help India to battle against COVID-19 and to cope up with oxygen shortage across states like Delhi, UP and Madhya Pradesh.


Which IIT has recently transformed an existing Nitrogen plant into an oxygen generator?

  • IIT Delhi
  • IIT Guwahati
  • IIT Kharagpur
  • IIT Bombay

Answer
IIT Bombay recently have demonstrated a model for converting a Nitrogen Plant to Oxygen Generator. In India, different industries use Nitrogen Plants in their factories so as to produce Nitrogen Gas for their operations. But now Government want all these Industrial Nitrogen Plants to produce Oxygen to fulfill country’s current demand of Oxygen. In order to help Government in this initiative, Dean R & D at IIT Bombay Professor Milind Atrey started a project for converting existing industrial nitrogen plants to Oxygen Generators. This project was done by IIT Bombay in collaboration with Tata Consulting Engineers, Spantech Engineers companies.


Which country’s festival ‘Lag B’Omer’ has recently lost 44 people?

  • Italy
  • New Zealand
  • Bolivia
  • Israel

Answer
Israel have lost 44 people in a Stampede which happened during festival ‘Lag B’Omer‘. Not only that almost 150 people were also seriously injured during this stampede.
In order to learn more about Lag B’Omer Festival See this article – Information about Lag B’Omer Festival in Israel.


Indian Navy has conducted which operation for the shipment of Oxygen filled Containers to India?

  • Ajeya III
  • Mera Bharat
  • Samudra Setu II
  • Naval Help

Answer
In order to help crumbling Health System and Shortage of Oxygen across the country, Indian Navy have lauched mission Samudra Setu II which involves
• INS Kolkata, INS Talwar going to Manama, Bahrain for carrying 40 metric tonnes of liquid oxygen to Mumbai
• INS Jalashwa going to Bangkok for bringing in liquid oxygen to India
• INS Airavat going to Singapore for similar operation of bringing in liquid oxygen to India


Which state government has reduced the price of RT-PCR test in private labs?

  • Kerala
  • TamilNadu
  • West Bengal
  • Madhya Pradesh

Answer
Kerala have recently reduced price of RT-PCR Test from Rs. 1700 to only Rs. 500, this has happened after two MLAs of the opposition party Congress Shafi Parambil and KS Sabarinathan went to Kerala State High Court seeking a recution in price. Then only current health minister of Kerala KK Shailaja announced that prices of RT-PCR tests would be reduced from Rs. 1700 to 500


Which state government has cancelled the leave of all Medical staff?

  • Jharkhand
  • Bihar
  • Chattisgarh
  • Goa

Answer
Due to the increasing number of COVID-19 cases in Bihar state government have cancelled the leave of all Medical staff in the state so as to cope up with increased demand of Medical Professionals as number of patients in hospitals spike in the state.


Recently, which bank have reduced home loan interest rates?

  • SBI
  • PNB
  • BOB
  • Yes Bank

Answer
SBI (State Bank of India) have slashed Home Loan Interest Rates probably to help crumbling Indian Economy due to COVID Virus. As per press release by SBI from May 1, 2021

  • For a home loan of upto Rs. 30 lakh interest rate will be 6.7%
  • For a home loan between Rs. 30 lakh and Rs. 75 lakh, interest rate will be 6.95%
  • For home loans above Rs. 75 lakh, interest rate will be only 7.05%

Which state government have launched ‘COVID Emergency Loan Scheme’?

  • Uttar Pradesh
  • Himachal Pradesh
  • Haryana
  • Gujarat

Answer
Haryana have launched COVID Emergency Loan Scheme for helping businesses which supplies necessary equipment needed against COVID battle. For this specific scheme, Haryana Government have allocated Rs. 500 crore, which will contribute to different businesses and help them to increase their product to COVID related supplies like Masks, COVID PPE, Oxygen Concentrators etc.


Which anniversary of Guru Teg Bahadur Ji is in 2021?

  • 350th
  • 374th
  • 193th
  • 400th

Answer
400th


Which country recently became the second country to officially record 4 lakh COVID-19 deaths?

  • Italy
  • USA
  • India
  • Brazil

Answer
Brazil


Which country has announced the creation of the World’s most powerful ‘weather forecast supercomputer’?

  • Britain
  • Japan
  • China
  • America

Answer
Britain in collaboration with Microsoft will be building a Supercomputer to accurately/fast measurement of changes in weather so as to predict any possible weather change as soon as possible. This super computer will be operational in 2022 and British Government have allocated 1.2 billion pounds for development of this super computer.


Recently which company have announced emergency assistance of 10 million dollars for India?

  • Boeing
  • Microsoft
  • Apple
  • Samsung

Answer
Boeing an American Plane Manufacturing company have recently announced a Financial Assistance Package for India totaling 10 million dollars. This amount will be given to Indian Government, NGOs to speed up the battle against COVID-19.


When did ‘Shooter Dadi’ Chandro Tomar died?

Answer
Shooter Dadi comes from Baghpat village in Uttar Predesh, she was 89 years old. But unfortunately due to COVID-19 she has died on 20 April 2021. She has also won many gun shooting competitions and also a Bollywood movie named “Saand Ki Aankh” is based upon her life story.


Which country have topped in the Chandler Good Government Index 2021?

Answer
Finland have topped in the Chandler Good Government Index 2021, in this index India stands at 49th position.


List of Countries ranked in 49th Chandler Good Government Index 2021?

Answer

  1. Finland
  2. Switzerland
  3. Singapore
  4. Netherlands
  5. Denmark
  6. Norway
  7. Sweden
  8. Germany
  9. New Zealand
  10. Canada
  11. Ireland
  12. United Kingdom
  13. Austria
  14. Japan
  15. Estonia
  16. Australia
  17. France
  18. United States
  19. Iceland
  20. Belgium

Which country in the world have longest pedestrian bridge?

Answer
World’s longest suspended footbridge named Arouca Bridge has been opened in norther Portugal. This bridge is 516 metres long and hangs over 175 metres above the River Paiva.


Which Indian State has decided to appoint Oxygen Nurses to curb wastages of Oxygen in Hospitals?

  • Odisha
  • Haryana
  • Maharashtra
  • Gujarat

Answer
Maharashtra have appointed special nurses in COVID-19 Hospitals for stopping the wastage of Oxygen.


John Konrads a famous Swimmer who died recently belongs to which country?

Answer
John Konrads belongs to Australia, he died on 25 April 2021 in Sydney at age of 78. He was famously known as Wonder Boy.


According to Brand Finance, what’s the place of LIC in list of Most Valuable Insurance Brands in the World?

Answer
As per Brand Finance, LIC is 10th most valuable insurance brand in the world.


Who was Soli Jehangir Sorabjee, who passed aways recently?

Amswer
Soli Jehangir Sorabjee was Attorney General of India.


Which bank in India have recently launched a Digital Platform called Merchant Stack?

Answer
ICICI Bank have recently launched a Digital Platform called Merchant Stack for targeting 2 crore Retail Merchants in the country.


Who is the present Chairperson of National Commission for Women?

Answer
Rekha Sharma is present chairperson of National Commission for Women.


RBI recently canceled license of Bhagyodaya Friends Urban Co-operative Bank. This bank is based in which Indian State?

Answer
Bhagyodaya Friends Urban Co-operative Bank is based in state of Maharashtra. The license of this bank was canceled as it does not have enough liquid capital to be a Bank.


When is International Labour Day is celebrated in the World?

Answer
International Labour Day is celebrated on 1 May, in order to pay tribute to the hard work which labour people do all across the world.


When was 61th foundation day of Maharashtra and Gujarat was celebrated on?

Answer
1 May 2021


When is World Tuna Day is celebrated?

Answer
On 2nd May


When is World Press Freedom Day is celebrated?

Answer
On 3rd May


When is World Laughter Day is celebrated?

Answer
On 3rd May


Tata Digital gets CCI nod to acquire 64.3% stake in BigBasket Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved Tata Digital’s acquisition of 64.3% of BigBasket’s B2B arm Supermarket Grocery Supplies.

Answer

  • The commission said Supermarket Grocery Supplies may acquire sole control of Innovative
    Retail Concepts that operates BigBasket’s online retail unit.
  • Chief Executive Officer of Tata Digital – Pratik Pal
  • Founders – Hari Menon, V.S. Sudhakar, Vipul Parekh, Abhinayss Choudhari, V.S. Ramesh

Who is newer chairman of Bajaj Auto from 1 May?

Answer
From 1 May, Rahul Bajaj have stepped down and his cousin Niraj Bajaj have joined in as newer chairman of the company.


Which state has hiked ‘Ashirwad Scheme’ assistance from Rs. 21000 to Rs. 51000?

Answer
Punjab State


What is the theme of World Press Freedom Day 2021?

Answer
Information as a Public Good


Which bank have appointed Amitabh Choudhry as its Managing Director and CEO for next three years?

Answer
Axis Bank


Who has been appointed as fourth Deputy Governor of RBI?

Answer
T Rabi Sankar has been appointed as fourth Deputy Governor of RBI.
Some details about T Rabi Sankar

  • Education – Diploma in Development Planning from Institute of Economic Growth, Master’s in Science and Statistics from Banaras Hindu University
  • Career – Joined RBI as a research officer in September 1990, in 2020 T Rabi Sankar was appointed as Chairman of Indian Financial Technology & Allied Services (IFTAS). He has been working for RBI at different positions for last 30 years.

List names of current four Deputy Governors of RBI?

Answer

  • Michael Patra
  • Mahesh Kumar Jain
  • M. Rajeshwar Rao
  • T Rabi Sankar

Where is Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute located in India?

Answer
Kolkata


Debu Chaudhary, who passed away recently was a great exponent of which music instrument?

Answer
Sitar


Bikramjeet Kanwarpal who passed away recently was a well known ………………. ?

Answer
Actor


KV Anand who passed away recently was associated with which film industry?

Answer
Tamil


Remdesivir Injection is developed by which pharma company?

Answer
Gilead Sciences


What was profession of Rohit Sardana, who passed away recently?

Answer
Jouranlist


First country to approve Driver Less or Self Driving cars?

Answer
UK have allowed Self Driving cars on its roads, this new rule will come into affect from end of 2021.


Which country have designated TPLF, OLF-Shene as Terrorist groups?

  • Ethiopia
  • Iran
  • Siria
  • Bangladesh

Answer
Ethiopia has added two armed groups to its “terror list”, including the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), against which it launched a massive security operation late last year.


Who won Portuguese Grand Prix formula one race?

Answer
Lewis Hamilton


Which vaccine has been authorised by WHO for emergency use in COVID case?

Answer
Moderna


United States has given its approval for the sale of how many ‘P-8I aircraft’ to India?

  • 10
  • 3
  • 6
  • 9

Answer
6, these six new P-8I Aircrafts will cost around $2.42 billion dollars to India. Moreover India have already a fleet of these planes and these new 6 will further increase that fleet.

Some Information about P-8I

  • Its an Indian variant of P-8s Aircraft designed and made by Boeing
  • These aircrafts have eight Multifunctional Information Distribution System-Joint Tactical Radio Systems 5
  • These aircrafts have 42 AN/AAR-54 Missile Warning Sensors
  • These aircrafts have 14 LN-251 with Embedded Global Positioning Systems/Inertial Navigations Systems

G7 Foreign and Development Minister’s meeting is going to be held in which period?

  • 1-4 May
  • 2-6 May
  • 3-6 May
  • 4-7 May

Answer
3-6 May


Which COVID vaccine organisation has donated medicines worth $70million to India?

Answer
Pfizer have donated $70million worth of medicines to India so as to help country to fight battle against COVID-19.

Below is Statement of Albert Bourla chairman and chief executive officer of Pfizer about this =>
These medicines, valued at more than $70 million, will be made available immediately, and we will work closely with the government and our NGO partners to get them to where they are needed most. This effort, in combination with Pfizer foundation funding that supports humanitarian organisations providing essential and life-saving equipment to India, such as ventilators, oxygen concentrators, and consumables, is our most comprehensive humanitarian relief response ever.


India has secured which rank in ICC T20 ranking recently?

Answer
India has secured Second rank in ICC T20 ranking.


2021 ICC T20 Rankings?

Answer

RankCountryRatingPoints
1England2776088
2India2726811
3New Zealand2636048
4Pakistan2617818
5Australia2585930
6South Africa2484703
7Afghanistan2362826
8Sri Lanka2272957
9Bangladesh2252921
10West Indies2223992

Which Bank has donated Rs. 70 crore while COVID pandemic 2021?

Answer
SBI has allocated Rs 71 crore to support various initiatives in combating Covid-19 and is in talks with various designated authorities to explore partnerships for setting up makeshift hospitals.

This money will be used for

  • Setting up 1000 Hospital Beds
  • Setting up 250 ICU Facilities
  • Setting up 1000 bed isolation facilities

Which state government will provide 2 Lakh tap water connections by 2022?

Answer
Himachal Pradesh under Jal Jeevan Mission will construct new 2 lakh water taps by 2022 making Himachal Pradesh a Har Ghar Jal State.
Here is some information about Press Release by Himachal Pradesh Government => “As per the per release, “the State has 17.04 lakh rural households, out of which 13.02 lakh (76.41%) have assured tap water supply. Over 5 lakh tap water connections have been provided and so far 8,458 villages (46.78%) in the State have been declared ‘Har Ghar Jal’, since the announcement of Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) in August 2019– which means every rural household in these villages has tap water supply”.


Indian Army has inaugurated first Green Solar Energy Harnessing Plant in which state?

Answer
Indian army have inaugurated first ever Green Solar Harnessing Plant in the state of Sikkim, this plant is located at height of 16000ft. and have a capacity of 56KVA. This project of building a Green Solar Harnessing Plant in Sikkim is done by collaboration between IIT Mumbai and Indian Army, from IIT Mumbai side professor Prakash Ghosh led the project.


Who is appointed as Managing Director of Kotak Mahindra Life Insurance?

Answer
Mahesh BalaSubramanian


Recently Pandit Debu Chaudhary passed away, he is well known for which musical instrument?

Answer
Sitar

Some facts Pandit Debu Chaudhuri

  • Padma Bhushan awardee Pandit Devabrata Chaudhuri was considered a leading name among sitar players. As one of the leading proponents of the Senia Gharana, his demise owing to COVID 19 complications and dementia, is a great loss to the art and music world.
  • His son Prateek Chaudhuri took to Facebook to share the news of his father’s demise. He wrote, “My Father, The Legend of Sitar, Pandit Debu Chaudhuri is no more. He was admitted with Covid along with dementia complications and was put in ICU on ventilator around midnight today (1st May 2021)..after which he suffered a heart attack and could not be revived. In spite of all efforts and prayers he could not be saved. to the World of Sitar and Indian Music. Great loss. In grief Prateek Chaudhuri (myself) Runa Chaudhuri (my wife), Rayana Chaudhuri (my daughter) and Adhiraj Chaudhuri (my son).”
  • Padma Bhushan Pandit Debu Chaudhuri performing at the 36th All India Bhaskar Rao Nritya and Sangeet Sammelan.
  • Pandit Chaudhuri was born in 1935 in Mymensingh (now in Bangladesh), and as a child prodigy, he started playing the sitar from four years of age. His first broadcast was at the age of eighteen at the All India Radio in 1953. He also served as dean and head, Faculty of Music, University of Delhi.
  • Pandit Debu Chaudhuri performed across the world for over six decades, winning several honours, including the Padma Bhushan, the Padma Shri and the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award for his contribution in the field of music; Debu Chaudhari (sitting), Prateek Chaudhuri (left) and Ustad Rafiuddin Sabri in Chandigarh.
  • Besides being an ace sitarist, he was also an educationist and author. He is the writer of six books, composer of eight new ragas and numerous musical compositions.

When is Coal Mining Day Celebrated?

Answer
Coal Mining Day is celebrated on 4th May every year in order to pay tribute to all hard working coal miners across the globe.


When is World Asthma Day Celebrated?

Answer
World Asthma Day is celebrated on 4th May every year for raising awareness about Asthma and improving its care around the world.


What’s theme of World Asthma Day in 2021?

Answer
Uncovering Asthma Misconceptions


When is International Firefighter’s Day is celebrated?

Answer
International Firefighter’s Day is celebrated on 4th May to recognise and honour sacrifices that firefighter’s make to ensure that their communities and environment are as safe as possible.


How many trillion did the GST record in April 2021?

Answer
Rs. 1.41 trillion, this is almost 14% more than GST Collection of last month March 2021.

Breakdown of Rs 1.41 trillion of GST Collection in April 2021

  • CSGT (Central Goods and Services Tax) amounts to Rs 27,837 crore
  • SGST (State Goods and Services Tax) amounts to Rs 35,621 crore
  • IGST (Integrated Goods and Services Tax) amounts to Rs 68,481 crore which includes Rs 29,599 from Imported Goods
  • Cess (Union Territory Goods and Services Tax) is Rs 9,445 crore which includes Rs 981 crore collected from Imported Goods

Which Country’s Geologist have discovered 1.6 billion years old water on Earth?

Answer
Canada


The first consignment of Russian COVID-19 Vaccine Sputnik-V arrived in which city of India on 1 May 2021?

Answer
Almost 150,000 doses of Sputnik-V Vaccine doses came to India from Russia on 1 May 2021. This comes as a helping hand for country amongst its fight against COVID-19.


Who has become new Chief Secretary of Bihar?

Answer
Tripurari Sharan


Himachal Pradesh has committed to achieve ‘Har Ghar Jal’ target by which year?

Answer
July 2022


Who has been appointed as the 4th Deputy Governor of RBI?

Answer
T Rabi Sankar


Which player has won the ‘Portuguese Grand Prix 2021?

Answer
Lewis Hamilton
Below is some information about Lewis Hamilton Life.

Birth Date7 Jan 1985
Age36
OccupationRacing Driver
ParentsAnthony Hamilton, Carmen Larbalestier
NationalityBritish
First Tournament Won2007 Canadian Grand Prix
How many Tournaments Won97

Which bank has allocated Rs71 crore to deal with the second wave of Covid-19?

Answer
SBI – State Bank of India


Which State government has banned this year’s Chardham Yatra because of Covid-19 Pandemic?

Answer
Uttrakhand – Chief Minister of state Tirath Singh said that only priests of four temples would be there to perform rituals and puja.
Earlier Chardham Yatra was expected to start from May 14 2021.


Which Sri Lankan cricketer announced his retirement from international cricket?

Answer
Thisara Perera, a Sri Lankan Cricketer have announced his retirement from international cricket. Perera is one of the few players who have hat-trick in both ODIs and T20s. Playing 133 ODIs till date, he scored 1,586 runs at 18.23 and claimed 149 wickets. In T20s, he has got 794 runs and 48 wickets in 66 games.
Some more information about Thisara Perera Achievements See this article by SportsSkeeda – Achievements of Thisara Perera


Who has received the 3rd Highest award of japan “Order of the Rising Sun“?

Answer
Shyamala Ganesh – Bengaluru teacher Shyamala Ganesh, the former director of the Japanese Language School, will be conferred the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Rays. In a press release, Consulate-General of Japan, Bengaluru highlighted Ms. Ganesh’s contribution to the spread of the Japanese language and culture in Karnataka.


Who has been appointed as the acting chairperson of “National Human Rights Commission(NHRC)”?

Answer
Prafulla Chandra Pant known as PC Pant has been appointed as acting chairperson of NHRC.


Satyajit Roy’s book “Another Dozen Stories” translated from Bengali to English by whom?

Answer
Indrani Majumdar


Which State initiates ‘Parvat Dhara’ Yojana to Rejuvenate Water Resources?

Answer
Himachal Pradesh


Who has been appointed as the head of talent search of Delhi Capitals?

Answer
Saba Karim


India has got approval to buy ‘P-8I Patrol‘ aircraft from which country?

Answer
America


Assam’s first female IAS officer has passed away. Her name is what?

Answer
Parul Debi Das


Which nation is hosting the G7 Foreign Minister Meeting?

Answer
United Kingdom is hosting G7 Foreign Ministers Meeting.


Which state/UT has got its 1st covid centre with own oxygen plant?

Answer
Delhi


Who will take oath as Chief Minister of West Bengal for the third time on May 5,2021?

Answer
Mamata Banerjee


Union Government has slashed the integrated GST rate on imported oxygen concentrators from 28% to
what percent?

Answer
12%


All-rounder Thisara Perera Announces Retirement from Cricket. He Played for which Country?

Answer
SriLanka


Which ministry will organize a year-long celebration to mark the 100th birth anniversary of the legendary
filmmaker Satyajit Ray?

Answer
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.

Some information about Satyajit Ray

Born2 May 1921
Birth PlaceCalcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India
NationalityIndian
EducationPresidency College(Bachelor’s of Arts)
Visva-Bharati University(Master’s of Arts)
SpouseBijoya Ray
ChildrenSandip Ray
Parents Sukumar Ray (father)
Suprabha Ray (mother)
AwardsList of awards given to Satyajit Ray

Which Country has launched the “Multiscreen” test system to detect the presence of diseases such as HIV, hepatitis B and C, and syphilis simultaneously?

Answer
Russia


GST revenues touch all-time high of Rs1.41 lakh crore in Which Month?

Answer
April 2021


Which Social media platform is to add a fact box feature on users’ timeline to help promote the ongoing COVID-19 vaccination effort?

Answer
Twitter


Which Company has signed a Power Purchase Agreement(PPA) with Solar Energy Corporation of India(SECI) for supplying 540 MegaWatt (MW)?

Answer
JSW Renew Energy


Who is appointed as the first woman officer to command a Road Construction Company (RCC)?

Answer
Vaishali S Hiwase


Padma Shri Awardee Manas Bihari Verma Passed away. He was associated with which field?

Answer
Aeronautical Scientist


Who Launched 60 Starlink Satellites into Orbit for High-Speed Internet on 5th May 2021?

Answer
SpaceX


How much cash prize will be given under the newly instituted Satyajit Ray Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Cinema?

Answer
10 Lakh Indian Rupees


Which Country recently Joined the “Net Zero Producers Forum” on Climate Change?

Answer
Saudi Arabia


Which State launched the first of its “Auro ScholarshipProgramme” for all the students of the state?

Answer
Tripura
For More details about Auro Scholarship Programme see this article by Business Wire India – Minister of Tripura Launched Auro Scholarship Programme.


What is name of The Hindustan Aeronautics Limited’s (HAL) Advanced Light Helicopter, which was successfully
demonstrated recently?

Answer
Dhruv MK III

Some information about Dhruv MK III

Who Developed Dhruv MK IIIHelicopter Division of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL)
Length with Rotors Turning15.87m
Height with Rotors Turning4.98m
Height to Top of Rotor Head3.93m
Main Rotor Diameter13.2m

Delhi govt has announced to provide how much amount to every Taxi/Auto driver?

Answer
Rs. 5000


Indian Air Force has planned to set up a 100-bed COVID-19 care facility in which city?

Answer
Bengaluru


Who has announced the cancellation of IPL 2021 due to rise of COVID-19 cases?

Answer
BCCI


Who won the World Snooker Championship 2021 and become the 4th time World Champion?

Answer
Mark Selby

Some information about Mark Selby

Born19 June 1983
Birth PlaceLeicester, United Kingdom
Age37 Years
Current World Rankings4

As per Goldman Sachs, what is India’s estimated GDP growth rate in FY22?

Answer
11.1%


Aeronautical Scientist Manas Bihari Verma passed away recently. He was hailed from which state?

Answer
Bihar


Which operation has been launched by the Armed Forces to aid anti-COVID-19 efforts?

Answer
Co-JEET


Which IT firm became the India’s 3rd Largest IT Company?

Answer
Wipro


Which democratic republic announced the end of Ebola virus outbreak recently?

Answer
Congo


Which state government has converted 25 of its city buses into Ambulances?

Answer
Maharashtra


Who has been appointed as the new Finance Secretary in place of Ajay Bhushan Pandey?

Answer
T V Somanathan


Which bank has emerged as the top arranger of corporate bond deals in 2020-21(FY21)?

Answer
HDFC Bank


Which state govt hiked the financial assistance to Rs.51000 for the beneficiaries of the Ashirwad Scheme?

Answer
Punjab


According to which healthy authority, fully vaccinated people do not need to wear masks?

Answer
CDC (Centers for Disease Control)


The DRDO has set the target of installing how many Medical Oxygen Plants within 3 months?

Answer
500


India has permitted which state to fly drones for experimental delivery of COVID-19 vaccines?

Answer
Telangana


Who has launched a special Whatsapp helpline number for pregnant women?

Answer
NCW( National Commission for Women )


What is the Name of Mahatma Gandhi’s former personal secretary who has passed away recently?

Answer
V Kalyanam


The World’s longest Pedestrian suspension bridge opened in which country?

Answer
Portugal


ADB & India sign $10 million loans to support projects for preparation to expand horticulture in which state?

Answer
Himachal Pradesh


Jagmohan Malhotra Passed Away, he was the Former Governor of Which Indian State?

Answer
Jammu and Kashmir


Nuwan Zoysa banned for 6 years for breaching ICC’s anti-corruption code. He belongs to Which Country?

Answer
Srilanka


Who has been conferred UNESCO World Press Freedom Prize 2021?

Answer
Maria Ressa


Mamata Banerjee takes oath as West Bengal CM for the __________ consecutive time?

Answer
3rd


Which of the following has partnered with GOI( Government of India ) to introduce vaccine finder tool on mobile app in India?

Answer
Facebook


Which organisation approved applications of Telecom Service Providers for 5G trials?

Answer
RBI (Reserve Bank of India)


All India Trinamool Congress(AITC) won how many seats in the West Bengal Assembly Election 2021?

Answer
213


Government of India has set how much money for Road Construction for next 2 years.

Answer
15 Lakh crore


Which Indian organization has signed MoU with “Rolls-Royce“?

Answer
HAL( Hindustan Aeronautics Limited )


RBI has announced how much amount to Tap Liquidity?

Answer
Rs. 50,000 crore


Ministry of Information & Broadcasting has introduced which new annual award recently?

Answer
Satyajit Ray Lifetime Achievement Award, this prize will be given on occasion of International Film Festival of India(IFFI) every year and will consist of Rs. 10 lakh cash prize, a certificate, shawl, silver peacock medal, a scroll.


In which country, Around 40 tonnes fishes has been died first time ever in the world?

Answer
Lebanon


Which Indian sportsperson has become the Brand Ambassador of International Olympics Committee’s Believe in Sports campaign?

Answer
P V Sindhu


Which company has received a debt investment of $150 million from World Bank’s International Finance Corporation(IFC)?

Answer
Bajaj Finance Limited


Which Bank gives 6 percent interest on deposits of over Rs 1 lakh?

Answer
Airtel Payments Bank


The government has initiated rejuvenation of water sources and recharging aquifers through forest department with an outlay of Rs 20 crore by which scheme?

Answer
Parvat Dhara Scheme


India and which country have adopted Roadmap 2030 to elevate bilateral ties to comprehensive Strategic Partnership?

Answer
United Kingdom


BCCI has granted “No Objection Certificates” to how many Indian women cricketers to play in the inaugural Hundred tournament in the United Kingdom?

Answer
Four


Who has flagged off the first supply of Used Cooking Oil(UCO) based Biodiesel Blended Diesel?

Answer
Dharmendra Pradhan


How many states and UT’s have started lifting food grains from FCI for free distribution to poor people under PMGKAY( Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana )?

Answer
28


Cellular Operators Association of India(COAI), which is in news is headquartered in which State/UT?

Answer
New Delhi


CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology located in which city, has developed the first specific drug for COVID-19 treatment?

Answer
Hyderabad


Education minister of which state has launched “Auro Scholarship Programme” of Sri Aurobindo Society for all the scholars of the state?

Answer
Tripura


Who has been appointed as the 38th National President of FICCI Ladies organisation for the year 2021-2022?

Answer
Ujjwala Singhania


Union Cabinet has given approval to signing of MoU between India and which country on “Global Innovation Partnership“?

Answer
United Kingdom


The Freedom Fighter Ashatal Pathre has passed away. Did she hail from which state?

Answer
Maharashtra


The Government has targeted how many million tonnes of mustard production by 2025-26?

Answer
17 tonnes


What was the profession of Rohit Sardana, who has passed away?

Answer
Jouranlist


Who has been appointed as the 1st Women Officer Commanding in BRO(Border Roads Organisation)?

Answer
Vaishali Hiwase


SHWAS and AROG are the two new loan products launched by which institution amid the fight against COVID-19?

Answer
SIDBI (Small Industries Development Bank of India)


How much amount was infused into in state-owned IFCI(Industrial Finance Coporation of India) by the central government?

Answer
Rs. 200 crores


Name the MD & CEO of Axis Bank who has been re-appointed for 3 more years on the post by the bank board?

Answer
Amitabh Chaudhry


Which Bank has launched the digital and contactless banking platform Merchant Stack?

Answer
ICICI Bank


Which Indian has co-chaired the 23rd ASEAN(Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Indian senior officials meeting?

Answer
Riva Das


Which state has announced “Gopabandhu Sambadika Swasthya Bima Yojana” for journalists?

Answer
Odisha


Researchers have discovered 100 million-year-old bones of Sauropods in which state?

Answer
Meghalaya


Which state has transferred Rs.379 crore under “Jan-Kalyan Sambal Scheme“?

Answer
Madhya Pradesh


Which state has launched “Free Swastha Aahar Yojana” for corona patients?

Answer
Madhya Pradesh


Who has become the new Administrator of NASA?

Answer
Bill Nelson


India launch 10-year Road Map for Stronger Bilateral Trade Partnership with which nation?

Answer
UK


RBI has announced a loan of how much crores for Healthcare?

Answer
Rs. 50000 crores


Who flags off 1st supply of Biodiesel under the “Expression of Interest scheme”?

Answer
Dharmendra Pradhan


Who has been honored with UNESCO World Press Freedom Prize 2021?

Answer
Maria Ressa
UNESCO Full Form – United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization


Cabinet Committee has given its approval for Strategic Disinvestment in which bank?

Answer
IDBI (Industrial Development Bank of India)


Son of Former PM Chaudhary Charan Singh has passed away recently. His name is what?

Answer
Ajit Singh


India’s 1st “Drive in Vaccination Center” was inaugurated in which city?

Answer
Mumbai


What is India’s position in the ICC T20 team rankings?

Answer
2nd Place


The novel “Whereabouts” has been authored by whom?

Answer
Jhumpa Lahiri


What is the name of the World’s 1st Artificial Intelligence ship?

Answer
Mayflower 400


Who has received the “Airline Pacht Global Vision Award“?

Answer
Gitta Mittal


Which state has launched an online portal to provide oxygen for home isolation?

Answer
Delhi


How many rupees have been spent by “Oil and Gas PSUs” to redevelop “Badrinath Dham”?

Answer
Rs 99.60 crore


Which city has topped the “Prime Global Cities Index Q1 2021“?

Answer
Shenzhen


Former Personal Secretary of Mahatma Gandhi, passed away. His name is what?

Answer
V Kalyanam


What is the rank of Virat kohli in the ICC Test Player Rankings for batting?

Answer
5th


India-France-Australia holds 1st-ever Trilateral Foreign Ministerial Dialogue in which city?

Answer
London


Which institute has launched “Mission Bharat O2” to Tackle Oxygen Crisis?

Answer
IIT Kanpur


Which late actor’s photo has been included in the Textbox of the Bengali school?

Answer
Sushant Singh Rajput


How much amount has been committed by Citibank to support COVID-19 pandemic in India?

Answer
Rs 200 Cr


Who has launched the “Checkmate Covid Initiative“?

Answer
AICF (All India Chess Federation)


A new variant of Coronavirus, “N440K” has been found 1st time in which state?

Answer
Andhra Pradesh


Serum Institute of India will invest 240million euros in which country?

Answer
UK


China has definitely suspended strategic economic dialogue with which nation?

Answer
Australia


NASA spacecraft “Parker Solar Probe” has discovered a natural radio signal from which planet?

Answer
Venus


Which country has become the 1st nation to introduce regulation to use self-driving vehicles at slow speeds?

Answer
United Kingdom


As per Intended Nationally Determined Contribution Report, India need to spend how much amount of money to fight climate change?

Answer
$ 170 billion per year


The Border Roads Organisation one of its oldest projects DANTAK commemorated its Diamond Jubilee built in which country?

Answer
Bhutan


What was the profession of Bikramjeet Kanwarpal, who has passed away recently?

Answer
Actor


Which state government has launched the Corona Warriors Scheme?

Answer
Madhya Pradesh


Axis Bank Board classified which company as a public shareholder of Axis Bank from being a promoter?

Answer
NIACL (New India Assurance Company Limited)


The finance ministry has decided to give how much amount to States as interest-free 50year loan for spending on capital projects?

Answer
Rs 15000 crores


Pandit Debu Chaudhuri, who has passed away was a legendary player of which musical instrument?

Answer
Sitar


According to an analysis by brokerage Motilal Oswal Financial Services, household savings rose to how much percent of GDP?

Answer
22.5%


Which state government launched “Mukhyamantri Seva Sankalp Helpline“?

Answer
Himachal Pradesh


Who has been Sworn in as the CM of Puducherry?

Answer
N. Rangaswamy


Ajit Singh who Passed away due to Covid-19. He was Related to Which Field?

Answer
Politics


Who has become the New CM of Tamil Nadu?

Answer
MK Stalin, full name – Muthuvel Karunanidhi Stalin


Abhilasha Patil who Passed Away due to Covid, She was Related to Which Field?

Answer
Bollywood


According to the report by Global Network Against Food Crisis, how many peoples was hit by the Food Crisis in Year 2020?

Answer
20 Million People


Japan has announced to Establish No Fly Zone over Olympic Venues from 21 july to 5 September 2021.
Who is India’s Goodwill Ambassador for Indian Athletes?

Answer
Sourav Ganguly


Recently, Researchers have identified fossil bones of Dinosaur in West Khasi Hill District of Which Indian
State?

Answer
Meghalaya


On Which day, World Red Cross Day is Observed?

Answer
8th May


Rupsi Airport build under RCS-UDAN scheme has Started Operation from 8 May 2021.The Airport is located in which state?

Answer
Assam


Name the Indian-origin immunologist who has been elected to the prestigious Academy of Sciences of United States?

Answer
Sankar Ghosh


Who has become the New CM of Assam?

Answer
Himant Biswa Sharma


The Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities has made it mandatory for all State/UTs to grant certificate of disability through online mode only using which portal?

Answer
UDID Portal


Which state or UT government has decided to extend financial assistance of Rs 5000 to auto-rickshaw and taxi drivers to help them tide over the Covid-19 crisis?

Answer
New Delhi


The first India-France-Australia Trilateral Ministerial Dialogues was held in which city on May 4?

Answer
London


The Civil Aviation Ministry has permitted which state government to use drones for the experimental delivery of vaccines?

Answer
Telangana


Which woman, known as Shooter Dadi, passed away recently due to Covid 19?

Answer
Chandro Tomar


The first-ever electric tractor of India has been tested at the Central Farm Machinery Training and Testing Institute (CFMTTI) in Budni in Which State?

Answer
Madhya Pradesh


The Supreme Court has set up how many member’s national task force to streamline oxygen allocation across
the country?

Answer
Twelve


GOI has exempted ________ for Toll Tax across National Highways.

Answer
Liquid Medical Oxygen Tankers


Which country inaugurated Small hydro power plant at Chandannath Municipality with Indian assistance?

Answer
Nepal


Recently, Fitch has forecasted how much Indian GDP growth rate for 2022?

Answer
9.5%


Which country has become the host of “Council of the European Union”?

Answer
Portugal


Which organisation successfully demonstrated “Dhruv Mk III MR” light helicopter with deck operations capabilities?

Answer
HAL


We have observed “World Migratory Bird Day” on which date?

Answer
8 May


Which Indian Wrestler has won Gold in “World Olympic Qualifier” at Sofia in Bulgaria?

Answer
Seema Bisla


Recently, An eminent personality “Anup Bhattacharya” has passed away. He was a _____________

Answer
Musician


Recently, “Kami Rita Sherpa” has created a new record, He climbed Mt Everest which time?

Answer
25th


Which company has launched “Tip Jar” financial feature?

Answer
Twitter


Which batch of women military police has recently been inducted into the Indian Army?

Answer
The First


Recently, M.K. Kaushik has passed away. Which sports did he belong to?

Answer
Hockey


Recently, Arjun Lal Jat and Arvind Singh have qualified for Tokyo Olympics in which sport?

Answer
Rowing


On 9 May 2021, China’s long March 5B rocket has dropped around which country?

Answer
Maldives


Recently, India and European Investment Bank (EIB) have signed a finance contract for which metro rail project?

Answer
Pune Metro Rail Project


Recently, Which Bank has the Tax Hub been launched to increase international tax cooperation?

Answer
ADB


On May 10, which of the following days is celebrated every year?

Answer
International Day of Argania


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