SSC Current Affairs Quiz – 14th May 2021

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1) Manchester City crowned Premier League champions for the ____time.

A) 6th

B) 5th

C) 4th

D) 3rd

2) The Union Cabinet has given a nod for PLI Scheme in the field of Advanced Chemistry Cell Battery Storage worth _____ crore.

A) 18500

B) 18400

C) 18300

D) 18100

3) Aahaar is a free meal distribution initiative in which state?

A) Kerala

B) Uttar Pradesh

C) Madhya Pradesh

D) Assam

4) Which state government has announced to provide free COVID treatment to beneficiaries of Himcare and PM-JAY scheme in registered private hospitals?

A) Madhya Pradesh

B) Uttar Pradesh

C) Kerala

D) Himachal Pradesh

5) Which state government has set up ‘Black Fungal Infection’ treatment units in OTs ?

A) Uttar Pradesh

B) Telangana

C) Madhya Pradesh

D) Kerala

6) Who among the following has been appointed as vice-president at ICAS?

A) Anil Chaudhry

B) Sudhri Kumar

C) Rajeev Pandey

D) Manisha Kapoor

7) Homen Borgohain who passed away recently was an eminent ___.

A) Freedom fighter

B) Hockey player

C) Director

D) Writer

Answers :

1) Answer: D

On May 11, 2021, Manchester City were crowned Premier League champions for the third time in four seasons after Manchester United crashed to a 2-1 defeat against Leicester.

Pep Guardiola’s side are 10 points clear of second-placed United with three games to spare.

This is Manchester City’s fourth Premier League title.

2) Answer: D

The Union Cabinet approved an Rs 18,100-crore plan to incentivize battery makers to manufacture locally as it looks to cut import dependence while giving a boost to electric vehicle (EV) adoption.

It will create direct investment of Rs 45,000 crore.

The nodal ministry proposed a national programme on ACC battery storage to achieve manufacturing capacity of 50 GigaWatt-Hour (GWh) of ACC and 5 GWh of “Niche” ACC.

3) Answer: D

In Assam, Aahaar, a free meal distribution initiative with the motto of combating hunger- feeding future is successful hearts in Guwahati metropolis.

This initiative is being taken up by an NGO- Care U 365 with the purpose to offer wholesome meals to roadside dwellers and their service is being acquired by the needy via their meals van.

4) Answer: D

Himachal Pradesh Government will provide free treatment to COVID patients under Himcare and Ayushman Bharat schemes in registered private hospitals.

According to the state government, only the beneficiaries of the Himcare and Ayushman Bharat scheme can avail of the facility.

Further, the private hospitals must be designated as a dedicated COVID hospital.

5) Answer: C

‘Black fungal infection’ treatment units with operation theatres (OTs) will be opened in Bhopal and Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh.

Patients are getting infected with ‘black fungal infection’ during Covid treatment due to overdose of steroids.

According to health experts, the symptoms of mucormycosis include headache, fever, pain under the eyes, nasal or sinus congestion and partial loss of vision.

6) Answer: D

General Secretary Manisha Kapoor has now been appointed to the executive committee of the International Council for Advertising Self-Regulation (ICAS).

Set up by the European Advertising Standards Alliance in 2008, ICAS is a global platform of self-regulatory organizations (SROs).

Kapoor will be one of the four vice presidents on the executive committee.

7) Answer: D

On May 12, 2021, Eminent writer, veteran journalist, Homen Borgohain passed away. He was 88.

Borgohain has written several novels, short stories and poetry.

He was most recently working as the editor in chief of Assamese daily Niyomiya Barta until his death.

He was also the president of Asom Sahitya Sabha from 2001-2002.

Homen Borgohain was awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award in the Assamese language for his novel Pita Putra in 1978.

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