SSC Current Affairs Quiz – 19th May 2021

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1) International Museum Day is Observed on which date?

A) May 1

B) May 2

C) May 18

D) May 3


2) Rajendrasinh Jadeja who passed away recently was an eminent ____.

A) Singer

B) Dancer

C) Hockey player

D) Cricketer


3) Fortune’s World’s 50 Greatest Leaders list released and has been topped by ___.

A) Steve Balmer

B) Warren Buffett

C) Narendra Modi

D) Jacinda Arden


4) Which state government has launched ‘HIT Covid App’ ?

A) Kerala

B) Uttar Pradesh

C) Chhattisgarh

D) Bihar


5) Which company has appointed Reema Jain as Chief Digital Officer?

A) Dell

B) Microsoft

C) VI

D) Nokia


6) Who among the following has bagged the prestigious Whitley Award 2021?

A) Anllela Sagra

B) Y Nuklu Phom

C) Pham Tam

D) Mike Smith


7) Italian Open title has been won by who among the following?

A) Nikola Mektic

B) Mate Pavic

C) Rafael Nadal

D) Novak Djkovic


Answers :

1) Answer: C

International Museum Day is an international day held annually on or around 18 May, coordinated by the International Council of Museums.

The theme for IMD 2021 is ‘The Future of Museums – Recover and Reimagine’.

The event highlights a specific theme which changes every year to reflect the basis of the international museum community’s preoccupations.


2) Answer: D

On May 16, 2021, Former Saurashtra pacer and BCCI match referee Rajendrasinh Jadeja Passed away.He was 66.

Rajendrasinh was one of the finest right-arm medium pacers and a remarkable all-rounder.


3) Answer: D

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Arden topped Fortune’s list of the world’s 50 greatest leaders and Adar Poonawalla too made it to the list.

CEO of Serum Institute of India, Poonawalla is the only Indian among the top 10 names on the list.

Ardern has been lauded for her efficiency in tackling and stopping the coronavirus surge in her country.

Poonawalla, on the other hand, has also played a significant role in the manufacturing and supplying COVID-19 vaccines.


4) Answer: D

Bihar government launched ‘HIT Covid App’ to ensure regular monitoring and tracking of those Covid-19 patients, who are in home isolation across the state.

HIT stands for home isolation tracking.

The app will help the health workers in regular monitoring of home – isolated patients.

If the oxygen stage is under 94, the affected person will probably be shifted to the close by devoted Covid wellbeing centres for correct therapy.


5) Answer: C

Vodafone Idea Ltd (VIL) has appointed Reema Jain as its Chief Digital Officer.

She joins the telecom operator from Unilever, where she was the head of IT.

However, the company managed to attract senior talent including Jagbir Singh who joined as the new CTO.

It also appointed Vivek Jain as the executive vice president of marketing and Mathan Babu Kasilingam as executive vice president of technology security.

 


6) Answer: B

Nuklu Phom the only person from India to win the prestigious #WhitleyAwards 2021 for his work;

“Establishing a biodiversity peace corridor’.

The Whitley Award,also known as the “Green Oscar”, was given to a church worker from Nagaland for his efforts to establish a network of community-owned forests in the state and preserve the rare Amur falcon.

The award is one of the world’s leading prizes for grassroots conservation.


7) Answer: C

In tennis, Rafael Nadal beat world number one Novak Djokovic to win a 10th Italian Open title.

Nadal also equalled Djokovic’s record of 36 ATP Masters 1000 titles in his 12th Rome final.

The Women’s Singles title has been won by Polish teenager Iga Swiatek.

Men’s doubles : Nikola Mektic and Mate Pavic

Women’s Doubles title : Sharon Fichman and Giuliana Olmos

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