Current Affairs Quiz 18th May 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

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Q.1. Which state’s CM has launched ‘Marun Gaam: Corona-Mukt Gaam’ (My Village: Corona-Free Village) campaign?

किस राज्य के मुख्यमंत्री ने मरुण गाम: कोरोना मुक्त गाम (मेरा गांव: कोरोना मुक्त गांव) अभियान शुरू किया है?

(a) Gujarat / गुजरात

(b) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(c) Bihar / बिहार

(d) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(e) Punjab / पंजाब

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(a)

Exp. Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani launched ‘Marun Gaam: Corona-Mukt Gaam’ (My Village: Corona-Free Village) campaign on the occasion of the state’s foundation day.

The campaign was launched to check the spread of infection due to coronavirus at village level to ensure the villagers remain free from the pandemic.

Q.2. India’s first Agriculture Export Facilitation Centre has been set up in which of the following city?

भारत का पहला कृषि निर्यात सुविधा केंद्र निम्नलिखित में से किस शहर में स्थापित किया गया है?

(a) Mumbai / मुंबई

(b) New Delhi / नई दिल्ली

(c) Hyderabad / हैदराबाद

(d) Bengaluru / बेंगलुरु

(e) Pune / पुणे

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(e)

Exp. The Maharashtra Chamber of Commerce Industries and Agriculture and NABARD (National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development) recently launched the first Agricultural Export Facilitation Centre in Pune.

The Centre will aid in boosting the agricultural and food exports of the state of Maharashtra. The centre will act as a one-stop shop to export agricultural food productions.

It will provide guidance in areas such as Minimum residue level, orchard management, branding and marketing, country-wise protocols, special export treatments and government export schemes.

Q.3. Moctar Ouane has been reappointed as the prime minister of which of the following country?

मोक्टार उआने को निम्नलिखित में से किस देश के प्रधान मंत्री के रूप में फिर से नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Nigeria / नाइजीरिया

(b) Mali / माली

(c) Eritrea / इरिट्रिया

(d) Sudan / सूडान

(e) Yemen / यमन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(b)

Exp. Mali’s Prime Minister Moctar Ouane resigned and was subsequently reappointed transitional president, the Malian presidency announced 15th May.

Ouane will have to form a new government with room for the political class, under instructions of President Bah N’Daw.

Q.4. Which of the following company has partnered with SpaceX for providing satellite internet service?

निम्नलिखित में से किस कंपनी ने सैटेलाइट इंटरनेट सेवा प्रदान करने के लिए स्पेसएक्स के साथ भागीदारी की है?

(a) Google Cloud / गूगल क्लाउड

(b) Amazon Web Services / अमेज़ॅन वेब सेसर्विसेज

(c) Microsoft Azure / माइक्रोसॉफ्ट एज़ूर

(d) Kamatera Cloud / कामातेरा क्लाउड

(e) Serverspace / सर्वरस्पेस

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(a)

Exp. Google Cloud and SpaceX signed a deal for providing internet service through Starlink satellite.

Google will provide the Cloud infrastructure for this connectivity Project, while Space X will install ground terminals in Google’s cloud data centres for connecting Starlink satellites. It will help in providing fast internet service to the rural areas. This service will be available to customers before the end of 2021.

Q.5. International Museum Day is celebrated on ____________________ every year.

हर साल अंतर्राष्ट्रीय संग्रहालय दिवस ____________ 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.5.(d)

Exp. The world celebrates International Museum Day on May 18, every year. As the name suggests, it is a day dedicated to raising awareness on the importance of museums.

Q.6. What was the theme for International Museum Day 2021?

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय संग्रहालय दिवस 2021 का विषय क्या था?

(a) Museums for Equality: Diversity and Inclusion

(b) Museums and contested histories: Saying the unspeakable in museums

(c) The Future of Museums: Recover and Reimagine

(d) New challenges and new inspirations

(e) Museums and Cultural Landscapes

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(c)

Exp. The world celebrates International Museum Day on May 18, every year. As the name suggests, it is a day dedicated to raising awareness on the importance of museums.

Theme 2021:  “The Future of Museums: Recover and Reimagine”

Q.7. UN Global Road Safety Week (UNGRSW) 2021 has been celebrated from _______ to ________ May.

संयुक्त राष्ट्र वैश्विक सड़क सुरक्षा सप्ताह (UNGRSW) 2021 _______ से ________ मई तक मनाया गया है।

(a) 15 – 21 May / 15 – 21 मई

(b) 16 – 22 May / 16 – 22 मई

(c) 17 – 23 May / 17 – 23 मई

(d) 18 – 24 May / 18 – 24 मई

(e) 19 – 25 May / 19 – 25 मई

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(c)

Exp. The United Nations is celebrating its sixth United Nations Global Road Safety Week between 17th May, 2021 and 23rd May, 2021.

It is a biennial global road safety campaign hosted by the World Health Organisation. The first Global Road Safety Week was celebrated in 2007. The week is celebrated to create awareness of road safety and reduce road deaths.

Q.8. What was the theme for UN Global Road Safety Week (UNGRSW) 2021?

संयुक्त राष्ट्र वैश्विक सड़क सुरक्षा सप्ताह (UNGRSW) 2021 का विषय क्या था?

(a) Improving global road safety

(b) #SpeakUp to Save Lives

(c) #SpeakUp for #RoadSafety

(d) Streets for Life

(e) Leadership

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(d)

Exp. The United Nations is celebrating its sixth United Nations Global Road Safety Week between 17th May, 2021 and 23rd May, 2021.

It is a biennial global road safety campaign hosted by the World Health Organisation. The first Global Road Safety Week was celebrated in 2007. The week is celebrated to create awareness of road safety and reduce road deaths.

Theme 2021: Streets for Life

Q.9. World AIDS Vaccine Day (HIV Vaccine Awareness Day) is observed annually on __________________.

विश्व एड्स वैक्सीन दिवस (एचआईवी वैक्सीन जागरूकता दिवस) प्रतिवर्ष ___________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 18 May/ 18 मई

(b) 19 May/ 19 मई

(c) 20 May/ 20 मई

(d) 21 May/ 21 मई

(e) 22 May/ 22 मई

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(a)

Exp. World AIDS Vaccine Day also known as HIV Vaccine Awareness Day, is observed annually on May 18 to promote the continued urgent need for a vaccine to prevent HIV infection and AIDS.

The first World AIDS Vaccine Day was thus observed on May 18, 1998, to commemorate the anniversary of Clinton’s speech.

Q.10. Padma Shri awardee KK Aggarwal passed away recently. He was a/an __________________.

पद्म श्री पुरस्कार से सम्मानित केके अग्रवाल का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह एक ___________ थे।

(a) Astrophysicist / अस्त्रोफिजिसिस्ट

(b) Cardiologist / कार्डियोलॉजिस्ट

(c) Paleontologist / पेलियोन्टोलॉजिस्ट

(d) Radio Astronomer / रेडियो एस्ट्रोनॉमर

(e) Cosmologist / कॉस्मोलॉजिस्ट

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(b)

Exp. Padma Shri awardee and former national president of the Indian Medical Association Dr KK Aggarwal passed away after a long battle with Covid at New Delhi’s All India Institute of Medical Sciences on 17th May.

Dr Aggarwal was a cardiologist and the head of the Heart Care Foundation of India. He received the Dr BC Roy Award in 2005 and the Padma Shree in 2010.

Q.11. What is the capital of Mali?

माली की राजधानी क्या है?

(a) Amsterdam / एम्स्टर्डम

(b) Luanda‎ / लुआंडा

(c) Windhoek / विंडहोक

(d) Maputo‎ / मापुटो

(e) Bamako / बमाको

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(e)

Exp. Capital: Bamako

Currency: West African CFA franc

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