SSC Current Affairs Quiz – 05th May 2021

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1) What is the theme of the World Press Freedom Day?

A) Best of Information

B) Producing and disseminating information

C) Information as a Public Good

D) Information is New


2) International Firefighters Day is Observed on which date?

A) May 3

B) May 1

C) May 11

D) May 4


3) Chandro Tomar who passed away recently was an eminent ____.

A) Singer

B) Writer

C) Actor

D) Shooter


4) PM Narendra will hold a virtual summit with the counterpart of which country?

A) China

B) UK

C) France

D) Germany


5) World’s largest aeroplane by _______ has completed a test flight.

A) State Plane

B) Starplane

C) Sky Plane

D) Stratolaunch


6) Who among the following has won the Portuguese Grand Prix 2021?

A) Mike Schmidt

B) Arnie Schmidt

C) Valtteri Bottas

D) Lewis Hamilton


7) Thisara Perera who announced retirement from international cricket played for which country?

A) South Africa

B) Zimbabwe

C) England

D) Sri Lanka


Answers :

1) Answer: C

“The theme of this year’s World Press Freedom Day, “Information as a Public Good”, underlines the indisputable importance of verified and reliable information.

It  calls  attention  to  the  essential  role of free and professional  journalists  in  producing  and  disseminating this information, by tackling misinformation and other harmful content.


2) Answer: D

International Firefighters’ Day is observed on May 4.

It was instituted after a proposal was emailed out across the world on January 4, 1999 due to the deaths of five firefighters in tragic circumstances in a bushfire in Australia.

The day was instituted, after the deaths of five firefighters in tragic circumstances in a bushfire in Australia on 2 December 1998.


3) Answer: D

On April 30, 2021, ‘Shooter Dadi’ Chandro Tomar passed away. She was 89.

Shooter Chandro Tomar, nicknamed ‘Shooter Dadi’.

She was Hailing from the Baghpat village in Uttar Pradesh.

Her feats ultimately inspired the award-winning Bollywood movie ‘Saand ki Aankh’.

Shooter Dadi won many awards in the senior citizen category including Stri Shakti Sanman presented by the President of India.


4) Answer: B

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a virtual Summit with his British counterpart Boris Johnson.

The Summit will be an important opportunity to elevate multi-faceted strategic ties and enhance cooperation on regional and global issues of mutual interest.

A comprehensive Roadmap 2030 will be launched during the Summit, which will pave the way for further expanding and deepening India-UK cooperation over the next decade across five key areas.

India and the UK have enjoyed a Strategic Partnership since 2004.

It has been marked by regular high level exchanges and growing convergences in diverse areas.


5) Answer: D

The world’s largest aeroplane, designed to transport hypersonic vehicles and facilitate easy access to space, soared into clear skies over California’s Mojave Desert.

The company Stratolaunch designed it to transport hypersonic vehicles and facilitate easy access to space.

The aircraft named ‘Roc’ features a twin-fuselage design and the longest wingspan ever flown, at 385 feet (117 m), surpassing the Hughes H-4 Hercules flying boat of 321 feet (98 m).

The Stratolaunch is intended to carry a 550,000-pound payload and will be able to launch rockets from high altitude.


6) Answer: D

Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes-Great Britain) won the 2021 Portuguese Grand Prix.

It was held on 2 May 2021 at the Algarve International Circuit in Portugal.

This was the second win of the season for Hamilton and 96th career victory.

This was the third race of the season of the 2021 Formula One World Championship.

Max Verstappen came second and Valtteri Bottas was third.


7) Answer: D

On May 03, 2021, Sri Lanka all-rounder Thisara Perera announced his retirement from international cricket.

The 32-year-old featured in six Tests, 166 ODIs, and 84 T20Is.

He tasted the most accomplishment in ODI cricket, scoring 2338 runs and scalping175 wickets.

Perera made his debut for Sri Lanka in an ODI against India in Kolkata in December 2009.

The highlight came in 2014, when he was part of the Sri Lanka side that won the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup, beating India in the final in Dhaka.

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