SSC Current Affairs Quiz – 28th May 2021

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1) Panjab Singh who passed away recently won which of the following award?

A) Samrat Ratna

B) Bharat Ratna

C) Mahavir Chakra

D) Vir Chakra

2) Government to give assistance of Rs ____ to each Transgender person.

A) 1400

B) 1300

C) 1000

D) 1500

3) Which state CM has launched an online portal named ‘Akanksha’?

A) Kerala

B) Chhattisgarh

C) Delhi

D) Karnataka

4) Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen honoured by which country’s top award in social sciences?

A) Sweden

B) Germany

C) Denmark

D) Spain

5) NASA Plans to Launch its first mobile robot on the moon in ___.

A) 2027

B) 2026

C) 2025

D) 2023

6) New Book Titled 7 Lessons from Everest Expedition Learnings from Life and Business has been Authored by ___.

A) Pankaj Mathur

B) Amit Prakash

C) Sundar Patel

D) Aditya Gupta

7) Which International Hockey Stadium will be renamed to legendary Balbir Singh Senior?

A) Kolkata

B) Mohali

C) Dehradun

D) Chandigarh

8) Sami Khedira, who announced retirement recently was an eminent ___.

A) Badminton player

B) Tennis player

C) Hockey player

D) Footballer

Answers :

1) Answer: D

On May 23,2021, Vir Chakra awardee Panjab Singh passed away.He was 79.

He is a hero of the Battle of Poonch during the 1971 India-Pak war.

Col Panjab Singh was the director of Sainik Welfare, Himachal Pradesh.

He was also the vice-president, Indian Ex Service League, Himachal Pradesh of Southern Area.

He was in the Sixth battalion of the Sikh Regiment.

2) Answer: D

The Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, the nodal ministry for Transgender Welfare has decided to provide a subsistence allowance of Rs.1500 to each Transgender person as immediate support to meet their basic requirements.

3) Answer: D

A comprehensive portal on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities by companies in Karnataka, `Akanksha,’ was launched by chief minister B S Yediyurappa in Bengaluru.

The portal Akanksha provides details of all CSR activities in the state will help in enabling the corporate, government and donors to utilize the CSR funds for needy programmes by serving as a transparent platform.

4) Answer: D

Indian economist and Nobel Laureate Amartya Kumar Sen has been conferred with Spain’s top Princess of Asturias Award in the social sciences category.

He was selected out of the 41 candidatures from 20 nationalities put forward for the Social Sciences Award, the Princess of Asturias Foundation.

He won the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1998.

5) Answer: D

The United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration is sending its first mobile robot VIPER to the moon in 2023.

Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover (VIPER) is part of the Artemis program.

It will map and explore the moon’s resources on and under the lunar surface, particularly water-ice.

This will help them in providing a sustained human presence on the moon.

6) Answer: D

Aditya Gupta, a Delhi-based entrepreneur and mountaineer authored a book titled 7 Lessons from Everest Expedition Learnings from Life and Business.

It narrates the author’s experience of scaling Mt Everest at the age of 50 in 2019 and shares the virtues of “preparation, passion, perseverance, mental toughness, and resilience.

7) Answer: B

The Mohali International Hockey Stadium was renamed after the legendary Balbir Singh Sr on the occasion of his first death anniversary.

A statue in his memory would be installed at the stadium entrance.

8) Answer: D

Germany’s World Cup-winner midfielder Sami Khedira announced his retirement.

He began his career at VfB Stuttgart and he won the league title in the 2006-07 season.

He moved to Real Madrid, where he won the league and Champions League in a trophy-laden spell.

He played 77 games for Germany scoring seven goals and helped them win the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

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