SSC Current Affairs Quiz – 13th May 2021

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1) International Nurses Day is Observed on which date?

A) May 1

B) May 2

C) May 12

D) May 3


2) Padmakumar Nair has been appointed as CEO of NARCL. He was a former employee of which bank?

A) Yes

B) Axis

C) IDBI

D) SBI


3) Which edition of India-Swiss Financial Dialogue has been held virtually in New Delhi?

A) 6th

B) 4th

C) 3rd

D) 2nd


4) Which has become the first country to test run for Metro train?

A) Sweden

B) Denmark

C) France

D) Bangladesh


5) As per UN forecast: In which year India will be the world’s fastest growing major economy ?

A) 2026

B) 2025

C) 2022

D) 2023


6) Which company has Appointed Sudhir Sitapati as MD and CEO?

A) Epson

B) Tata

C) Mahindra

D) Godrej Consumer


7) Who among the following Indian-American chemist has been nominated for the inventor award?

A) Shruti Sharma

B) Sumita Mitra

C) Anand Raj

D) Sudhir Srivastava


8) Swadhin Bangla Betar who passed away recently was an eminent ____.

A) Director

B) Freedom Fighter

C) Musician

D) Writer


Answers :

1) Answer: C

International Nurses Day is an international day observed around the world on 12 May of each year, to mark the contributions that nurses make to society.

The theme for the 2021 is Nurses: A Voice to Lead – A vision for future healthcare.

In January 1974, 12 May was chosen to celebrate the day as it is the anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing.


2) Answer: D

Padmakumar M Nair of State Bank of India (SBI) will be the chief executive of National Asset Reconstruction Company (NARCL), a proposed entity for taking over bad loans of lenders, predominantly public sector banks.

NARC, also called a ‘bad’ bank, is expected to be operational in June 2021.


3) Answer: B

The fourth India-Swiss Financial Dialogue was held here virtually through video conferencing.

Ajay Seth, Secretary Economic Affairs led the Indian delegation.

The delegation from the Swiss side was led by Daniela Stoffel, State Secretary, and State Secretariat for International Finance, Switzerland.

The dialogue covered sharing of experiences by both countries for collaboration on various aspects including investments, International Financial Services Centre Authority (IFSCA), National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF), FinTech, sustainable finance and cross border financial services.

Further, matters relating to G20, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and tax challenges arising from the digitalization of the economy were discussed along with infrastructure financing, read the release.


4) Answer: D

The test run of the first electrical metro train in Bangladesh was conducted in Dhaka.

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader inaugurated the metro rail test run virtually.

The first metro and electrified train in Bangladesh will be a symbol of the changing face of Dhaka.


5) Answer: C

India is forecast to grow at 10.1 per cent in 2022, becoming the fastest growing major economy in the world.

The United Nations, in its mid-year update of the World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP) which was first released in January 2021, projected that the Indian economy would grow at 10.1 per cent in the calendar year 2022, nearly double the 5.9 per cent growth forecast for the country in the January report.

At a growth rate of 10.1 per cent in 2022, India will be the fastest growing major economy in the world, ahead of China, which is projected to grow at 5.8 per cent, a slowdown from 8.2 per cent in 2021.


6) Answer: D

Sudhir Sitapati will join the Godrej Consumer Products (GCPL) as managing director and chief executive officer effective October 18.

He was appointed to the HUL management committee as an executive director in 2016, making him one of it’s youngest-ever members.

His appointment would be effective from October 18, 2021, following which Nisaba Godrej, who is currently the chairperson and managing director, will serve as executive chairperson.


7) Answer: B

Indian-American chemist Sumita Mitra has been nominated as a finalist in the “Non-EPO countries” category of the European Inventor Award 2021 for applying nanotechnology to the production of dental materials, leading to the creation of a new composite to repair teeth which have many advantages over conventional materials.

Her invention is more versatile than other composites, and can be used in any area of the mouth, and simplifies the filling procedure for dentists.


8) Answer: B

Freedom fighter and Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendra musician Anup Bhattacharya passed away.

He was 77.

Anup Bhattacharya was born in Zakiganj, Sylhet in 1954.

During the liberation war of Bangladesh he worked as the composer and music director at Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendra.

He is also a founder member of the Rabindra Sangeet Shilpi Sangstha.

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