Current Affairs Quiz 17th May 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 17th May 2021 Quiz:

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Q.1. Which state Government has launched ‘Ayush Ghar-Dwar’ program?

किस राज्य सरकार ने ‘आयुष घर-द्वार’ कार्यक्रम शुरू किया है?

(a) Jharkhand / झारखण्ड

(b) Himachal Pradesh / हिमाचल प्रदेश

(c) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(d) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(e) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(b)

Exp. Himachal Government has launched the ‘Ayush Ghar-Dwar’ program to keep the home isolated Covid-19 positive patients healthy by practising Yoga. This program has been started by the Department of AYUSH in collaboration with the Art of Living organisation.

Yoga Bharti’s instructors would provide their services in the program. During the launch, about 80 home isolated Covid positive patients from all over the state were also connected virtually.

Q.2. Which country’s first-ever Mars’ rover “Zhurong” has successfully landed on Mars?

किस देश का पहला मार्स रोवर झुरोंगसफलतापूर्वक मंगल पर उतरा है?

(a) Vietnam / वियतनाम

(b) Russia / रूस

(c) China / चीन

(d) Japan / जापान

(e) South Korea / दक्षिण कोरिया

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(c)

Exp. China successfully achieved the feat of landing its first Mars Rover ‘Zhu Rong’ on the red planet, on May 15, 2021, becoming the only second nation to do so.

Till date, only the United States has successfully landed its rover on Mars. All other countries that have tried have either crashed or lost contact soon after reaching the surface.

Q.3. Who has been appointed as the CEO of Bata India?

बाटा इंडिया के सीईओ के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Subhash Kumar / सुभाष कुमार

(b) Mukhmeet S Bhatia / मुखमीत एस भाटिया

(c) Urjit Patel / उर्जित पटेल

(d) Amit Chadha / अमित चड्ढा

(e) Gunjan Shah / गुंजन शाह

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(e)

Exp. Bata India on May 14 announced that it has appointed Britannia’s former chief commercial, Gunjan Shah, as its new chief executive officer.

Shah will take over from Sandeep Kataria, who was elevated as the Global CEO of Bata Brands in November last year. He will join Bata in June 2021.

Q.4. Who has won the prestigious Whitley Award 2021 for his/her ‘biodiversity peace corridor’?

किसने अपने ‘जैव विविधता शांति गलियारे’ के लिए प्रतिष्ठित व्हिटली पुरस्कार 2021 जीता है?

(a) Gita Mittal / गीता मित्तल

(b) Tahera Qutbuddin / ताहेरा कुतुबुद्दीन

(c) Shakuntala Hark Singh / शकुंतला हरक सिंह

(d) Y Nuklu Phom / वाई नुक्लू फोम

(e) Roberto Benigni / रॉबर्टो बेनिग्नि

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(d)

Exp. A church worker from Nagaland has won the Whitley Award, also known as the ‘Green Oscar’, for his efforts to create a network of community-owned forests in the state and protect the rare Amur falcon.

In his forties, Nuklu Phom is the only Indian to win the prestigious award — awarded annually to individuals from the Global South by UK-based charity the Whitley Fund for Nature (WFN)—this year.

Q.5. Who among the following has won the Miss Universe 2021 Crown?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने मिस यूनिवर्स 2021 का ताज जीता है?

(a) Andrea Meza / एंड्रिया मेजा

(b) Suman Rao / सुमन राव

(c) Adline Castelino / एडलाइन कैस्टेलिनो

(d) Vartika Singh / वर्तिका सिंह

(e) Julia Gama / जूलिया गामा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(a)

Exp. After a tough competition with 73 other candidates, Miss Mexico Andrea Meza has been crowned the 69th Miss Universe during a three-hour televised competition held at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Hollywood in Florida.

The second and third spot is held by Miss Brazil Julia Gama, and Miss Peru Janick Maceta del Castillo. Meanwhile, the 22-year-old Miss India Adeline Castelino made the country proud by making it at the fourth spot in the beauty pageant.

Q.6. World Telecommunication Day (WTD) is celebrated every year on __________________________.

हर साल विश्व दूरसंचार दिवस (WTD) ___________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 15 May/ 15 मई

(b) 16 May/ 16 मई

(c) 17 May/ 17 मई

(d) 18 May/ 18 मई

(e) 19 May/ 19 मई

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(c)

Exp. World Telecommunication Day (WTD) is celebrated every year on May 17 to highlight the role of Information and Communication Technology in today’s world.

The day is also celebrated to mark the anniversary of the founding of International Telecommunication Union (ITU) on May 17, 1865, the occasion on which the first International Telegraph Convention was signed in Paris, France.

Q.7. What was the theme for World Telecommunication Day 2021?

विश्व दूरसंचार दिवस 2021 की थीम क्या थी?

(a) Enabling the positive use of Artificial Intelligence for All

(b) ICT entrepreneurship for social impact

(c) Bridging the standardization gap

(d) Big Data for Big Impact

(e) Accelerating digital transformation in challenging times

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(e)

Exp. World Telecommunication Day (WTD) is celebrated every year on May 17 to highlight the role of Information and Communication Technology in today’s world.

The day is also celebrated to mark the anniversary of the founding of International Telecommunication Union (ITU) on May 17, 1865, the occasion on which the first International Telegraph Convention was signed in Paris, France.

Theme 2021: ‘Accelerating digital transformation in challenging times’

Q.8. On which date, National Dengue Day is observed every year?

राष्ट्रीय डेंगू दिवस हर साल किस तारीख को मनाया जाता है?

(a) 15 May/ 15 मई

(b) 16 May/ 16 मई

(c) 17 May/ 17 मई

(d) 18 May/ 18 मई

(e) 19 May/ 19 मई

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(b)

Exp. In India, the National Dengue Day is observed every year on 16 May.

The day is an initiative by the Ministry of Healthy and Family Welfare, to raise awareness about dengue and its preventive measures, and preparedness for control of the vector-borne disease before the transmission season begins.

Q.9. Which team has won The Football Association Challenge Cup (FA Cup) title for the first time?

किस टीम ने पहली बार द फुटबॉल एसोसिएशन चैलेंज कप (एफए कप) का खिताब जीता है?

(a) Chelsea / चेल्सी

(b) Leicester City / लीसेस्टर सिटी

(c) Liverpool / लिवरपूल

(d) Barcelona / बार्सिलोना

(e) Real Madrid / रियल मैड्रिड

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(b)

Exp. Leicester won the FA Cup for the first time in the club’s 137-year history on 15th May as Youri Tielemans’s sensational strike beat Chelsea 1-0 at Wembley in England.

Leicester players and fans celebrated the decision like a goal and were in raptures again moments later after seeing out a nervy finale.

Q.10. Which football team has won the Women’s Champions League title 2021?

किस फुटबॉल टीम ने महिला चैंपियंस लीग 2021 का खिताब  जीता है?

(a) Real Madrid / रियल मैड्रिड

(b) Barcelona / बार्सिलोना

(c) Atlético Madrid / एटलेटिको मैड्रिड

(d) Athletic Bilbao / एथलेटिक बिलबाओ

(e) Valencia / वालेंसिया

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(b)

Exp. Barcelona’s slow start two years ago doomed its European dream so this time it came out firing against Chelsea, scoring after just 32 seconds en route to a 4-0 victory and its first Women’s Champions League title on 16th May.

Barça is the first team from Spain to win Europe’s top club competition, which had been dominated recently by seven-time champions Lyon.

Q.11. Who has won the 2021 Italian Open title recently?

हाल ही में 2021 का इटैलियन ओपन खिताब किसने जीता है?

(a) Dominic Thiem / डोमिनिक थिएम

(b) Alexander Zverev / अलेक्जेंडर ज्वेरेव

(c) Novak Djokovic / नोवाक जोकोविच

(d) Rafael Nadal / राफेल नडाल

(e) Pancho Gonzales / पंचो गोंजाल्स

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(d)

Exp. World No. 3 Spaniard Rafael Nadal on 16th May overcame a mid-match surge from No. 1-ranked Serbian Novak Djokovic to win the Italian Open final 7-5, 1-6, 6-3 in two hours and 50 minutes for his 10th title.

The victory also earned Nadal a 36th ATP Masters 1000 crown, equalling Djokovic’s all-time record, since the series was established in 1990.

Q.12. In which state/UT, Inderkilla National Park is located?

इंदरकिला राष्ट्रीय उद्यान किस राज्य/केंद्र शासित प्रदेश में स्थित है?

(a) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

(b) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(c) Arunachal Pradesh / अरुणाचल प्रदेश

(d) Himachal Pradesh / हिमाचल प्रदेश

(e) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(d)

Exp. Inderkilla National Park is a national park in Himachal Pradesh, India.

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