SSC Current Affairs Quiz – 26th May 2021

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1) National Missing Children’s Day is Observed on May __.

A) 20

B) 30

C) 25

D) 22

2) Which company has won the Guinness title for the world’s largest programming competition?

A) Xiaomi

B) Microsoft

C) Dell


3) PGA Championship who has become the major winner?

A) Arnie Schmidt

B) Ringgit Jones

C) Connor Den

D) Phil Michelson

4) Who among the following has become the first Indian to win the Rudolf Schindler Award?

A) Dr Sudhir Kumar

B) Dr Nageshwar Reddy

C) Dr Anand Sharma

D) Dr Nitin Kulkarni

5) Forbes Highest-Paid Athletes for 2021 : UFC Champion Conor McGregor has topped with ____ million earnings.                                  

A) 90

B) 100

C) 180

D) 120

6) Book titled “India and Asian Geopolitics: The Past, Present” Authored by who among the following?

A) NS Tomar

B) Anurag Srivastava

C) Prahlad Patel

D) Shivshankar Menon

7) New species of snake Platyceps josephi has been found in which state?

A) Uttar Pradesh

B) Tamil Nadu

C) Gujarat

D) Bihar

8) OP Bhardwaj who passed away recently was a ______.

A) Director

B) Actor

C) Writer

D) Hockey coach

Answers :

1) Answer: C

National Missing Children’s Day has been commemorated in the United States on May 25, since 1983, when it was first proclaimed by President Ronald Reagan.

It falls on the same day as the International Missing Children’s Day, which was established in 2001.

The 2021 National Missing Children’s Day poster contest winner is Heidy Jimena Perez Veleta from Sunnyside Elementary School in Dodge City, Kansas.

Heidy’s poster represents the theme “Bringing Our Missing Children Home,” through her colorful representation of two hands forming a heart.

2) Answer: D

Tata Consultancy Services’ programming contest, TCS CodeVita, has won a Guinness World Records title for the world’s largest computer programming competition.

“The ninth season of TCS CodeVita has won a Guinness World Records title as the world’s largest computer programming competition with 136,054 participants from 34 countries”.

3) Answer: D

Phil Mickelson won the PGA Championship by two shots over Brooks Koepka and South African Louis Oosthuizen.

Mickelson (50 Years old) is the oldest winner in the 161 years of major championship golf.

The victory by Mickelson marked the sixth major championship win of his career and first since the 2013 British Open.

4) Answer: B

Padma Bhushan awardee Dr D Nageshwar Reddy, who is also the chairman of AIG Hospitals, has won the highest honour from the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) — the Rudolf V Schindler Award.

Dr D Nageshwar Reddy has received the Rudolf V Schindler award in the annual Crystal Award of American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE), one of the apex bodies of GI Endoscopy.

5) Answer: C

The 2021 Forbes‘ list of the world’s highest-paid athletes, the former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and renowned mixed martial arts superstar Conor McGregor, has been ranked top position.

This is the first time when McGregor has topped the coveted Forbes list.

From May 1, 2020 to May 1, 2021, as measured he earned a massive $180 million.

Followed by Professional Footballer Lionel Messi stood second place with an earning of $130 million and Cristiano Ronaldo earned $120 million he was in third place.

6) Answer: D

A new book titled “India and Asian Geopolitics: The Past, Present which has been authored by Indian diplomat Shivshankar Menon has been released.

The book is published by Brookings Institution.

7) Answer: B

A group of researchers has discovered a new species of racer snake named Platyceps josephi from Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu

The new species is named after late herpetologist Naveen Joseph.

It is published in Vertebrate Zoology.

Platyceps josephi, colubrid medium sized (maximum total length 951 mm) snake.

It can be seen in the open grasslands with rocky and scrub habitats.

It has distinct white bands on its body and irregular white spots on its head.

It is a non-venomous terrestrial snake.

Platyceps josephi should be considered a species in the Vulnerable category according to the IUCN criteria.

8) Answer: D

India’s first Dronacharya awardee coach in boxing, O P Bhardwaj, Passed away.He was 82.

He was India’s national boxing coach from 1968 to 1989 and also served as a national selector.

He was the first chief instructor for the sport at the National Institute of Sports India in Patiala.

Bharadwaj also got the Best Coach in Asia award around the 1990s.

He was awarded India’s highest award in the field of coaching of sports and athletics the Dronacharya Award, in 1985.

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