Current Affairs Quiz 20th May 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

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Q.1. Which state has launched ‘Amrit Vahini’ App for online booking of hospital beds?

किस राज्य ने अस्पताल के बिस्तरों की ऑनलाइन बुकिंग के लिए ‘अमृत वाहिनी’ ऐप लॉन्च किया है?

(a) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(b) Jharkhand / झारखंड

(c) Maharashtra / महाराष्ट्र

(d) Chhattisgarh / छत्तीसगढ़

(e) Assam / असम

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(b)

Exp. Corona patients in Jharkhand can book hospital beds online through ‘Amrit Vahini’ App launched by CM Hemant Soren.

‘Amrit Vahini’ App, the state government would be able to provide better facilities for the people infected with coronavirus.

Q.2. Who among the following has been sworn in as Chief Minister of Kerala for the second time?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने दूसरी बार केरल के मुख्यमंत्री के रूप में शपथ ली है?

(a) Pinarayi Vijayan / पिनारयी विजयन

(b) Biswabhusan Harichandan / बिस्वभूषण हरिचंदन

(c) Jagdish Mukhi / जगदीश मुखी

(d) Arif Mohammad Khan / आरिफ मोहम्मद खान

(e) Bandaru Dattatreya / बंडारू दत्तात्रेय

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(a)

Exp. Pinarayi Vijayan was sworn in today as Kerala Chief Minister for the second time in the shadow of the Covid-19 crisis in the state.

Governor Arif Mohammed Khan administered the oath of office to 76-year-old Vijayan. It is the second stint of the Marxist veteran in the top office.

Q.3. Temples of Kancheepuram, one of the Six Heritage Sites which has been added to India’s UNESCO World Heritage sites Tentative List, is located in which state?

कांचीपुरम के मंदिर, उन छह विरासत स्थलों में से एक जिन्हें भारत की यूनेस्को की विश्व धरोहर स्थलों की अस्थायी सूची में शामिल किया गया है, किस राज्य में स्थित है?

(a) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(b) Telangana / तेलंगाना

(c) Odisha / ओडिशा

(d) Tamil Nadu / तमिल नाडू

(e) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(d)

Exp. The Union Culture Minister Prahlad Singh Patel recently announced that around six cultural heritage sites have been added to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

The following six places have successfully entered the tentative list of UNESCO World Heritage sites.

Ganga Ghats of Varanasi,

Temples of Kancheepuram in Tamil Nadu,

Satpura Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh,

Maharashtra Military Architecture

Hire Benkal Megalithic site,

Bhedaghat Lametaghat of Narmada Valley in Madhya Pradesh

With this, the total number of sites in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites Tentative list has increased to 48.

Q.4. Satpura Tiger Reserve, which has been added to India’s UNESCO World Heritage sites Tentative List, is located in which state?

सतपुड़ा टाइगर रिजर्व, जिसे भारत की यूनेस्को की विश्व धरोहर स्थलों की अस्थायी सूची में जोड़ा गया है, किस राज्य में स्थित है?

(a) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(b) Sikkim / सिक्किम

(c) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(d) Uttarakhand / उत्तराखंड

(e) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(a)

Exp. The Union Culture Minister Prahlad Singh Patel recently announced that around six cultural heritage sites have been added to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

The following six places have successfully entered the tentative list of UNESCO World Heritage sites.

Ganga Ghats of Varanasi,

Temples of Kancheepuram in Tamil Nadu,

Satpura Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh,

Maharashtra Military Architecture

Hire Benkal Megalithic site,

Bhedaghat Lametaghat of Narmada Valley in Madhya Pradesh

With this, the total number of sites in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites Tentative list has increased to 48.

Q.5. Which state has topped in setting up health & wellness centres under Ayushman Bharat?

आयुष्मान भारत के तहत स्वास्थ्य और कल्याण केंद्र स्थापित करने में किस राज्य ने शीर्ष स्थान हासिल किया है?

(a) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(b) Jharkhand / झारखंड

(c) Maharashtra / महाराष्ट्र

(d) Chhattisgarh / छत्तीसगढ़

(e) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(e)

Exp. Karnataka is ranked at the top in establishing health and wellness centres under Ayushman Bharat Programme to provide comprehensive primary health care in rural areas.

With a score of 90 out of 95, the state ranks on top when it comes to the implementation of the project for the year 2020- 21 as per the health and family welfare department.

Q.6. Which state has ranked first in the implementation of Smart City Mission schemes?

स्मार्ट सिटी मिशन योजनाओं के कार्यान्वयन में किस राज्य को पहला स्थान मिला है?

(a) Kerala / केरल

(b) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(c) Assam / असम

(d) Jharkhand / झारखण्ड

(e) Tamil Nadu / तमिल नाडू

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(d)

Exp. Jharkhand has clinched the 1st Position among the 36 States & UTs of India based on the progress of implementation of Smart City projects, Rajasthan came second in the rankings. The rankings were released by the Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs (MoHUA).

On the other hand, Delhi is at number 11 in the list of states and union territories and Bihar at number 27.

Q.7. Which country has successfully launched a new ocean observation satellite Haiyang-2D?

किस देश ने सफलतापूर्वक एक नया महासागर अवलोकन उपग्रह हैयांग -2 डी लॉन्च किया है?

(a) Japan / जापान

(b) China / चीन

(c) Vietnam / वियतनाम

(d) Indonesia / इंडोनेशिया

(e) South Korea / दक्षिण कोरिया

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(b)

Exp. China has successfully sent a new ocean-monitoring satellite into orbit as part of its effort to build an all-weather and round-the-clock dynamic ocean environment monitoring system that would provide early warning on marine disasters.

The satellite was launched by a Long March-4B rocket carrying the Haiyang-2D (HY-2D) satellite from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in northwest China.

Q.8. World Bee Day is celebrated on ______________ each year.

विश्व मधुमक्खी दिवस प्रत्येक वर्ष ______________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 14 May / 14 मई

(b) 16 May / 16 मई

(c) 19 May / 19 मई

(d) 20 May / 20 मई

(e) 21 May / 21 मई

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(d)

Exp. World Bee Day 2021 is on 20 May 2021. Bee Day celebrations raise awareness about the threats to pollinators like bees by human activities. In December 2017 UN approved this day and the First World Bee Day was celebrated on Sunday, 20 May 2018.

The purpose of the bee day is to acknowledge the role of bees and other pollinators for the ecosystem.

Q.9. What is the theme for World Bee Day 2021?

विश्व मधुमक्खी दिवस 2021 के लिए विषय क्या है?

(a) Bee engaged: Build Back Better for Bees

(b) Save the Bees

(c) For A Natural High: Smoke Some Bees!

(d) Beekeeping – A Hobby With A Sweet Taste!

(e) Ban Ignorance – Not Honey Bees

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(a)

Exp. World Bee Day 2021 is on 20 May 2021. Bee Day celebrations raise awareness about the threats to pollinators like bees by human activities. In December 2017 UN approved this day and the First World Bee Day was celebrated on Sunday, 20 May 2018.

The purpose of the bee day is to acknowledge the role of bees and other pollinators for the ecosystem.

Theme 2021: “Bee engaged: Build Back Better for Bees”

Q.10. World Metrology Day is celebrated annually on ___________________.

विश्व मेट्रोलोजी दिवस प्रतिवर्ष ___________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 14 May / 14 मई

(b) 15 May / 15 मई

(c) 20 May / 20 मई

(d) 21 May / 21 मई

(e) 22 May / 22 मई

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(c)

Exp. World Metrology Day is celebrated globally on May 20. World Metrology Day is an annual celebration of the signature of the Metre Convention on 20 May 1875 by representatives of seventeen nations.

Metrology, the science of measurement, plays a central role in scientific discovery and innovation, industrial manufacturing and international trade, in improving the quality of life and in protecting the global environment.

Q.11. What is the theme for World Metrology Day 2021?

विश्व मेट्रोलोजी दिवस 2021 के लिए विषय क्या है?

(a) Measurement for Health

(b) Measurements for global trade

(c) Constant evolution of the International System of Units

(d) Measurements for transport

(e) Measurements in a Dynamic World

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(a)

Exp. World Metrology Day is celebrated globally on May 20. World Metrology Day is an annual celebration of the signature of the Metre Convention on 20 May 1875 by representatives of seventeen nations.

Metrology, the science of measurement, plays a central role in scientific discovery and innovation, industrial manufacturing and international trade, in improving the quality of life and in protecting the global environment.

Theme 2021: Measurement for Health.

Q.12. Who is the current Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)?

संयुक्त राष्ट्र शैक्षिक, वैज्ञानिक और सांस्कृतिक संगठन (यूनेस्को) के वर्तमान महानिदेशक कौन हैं?

(a) Jin Liqun / जिन लिकुन

(b) Rafael Grossi / राफेल ग्रॉसी

(c) Audrey Azoulay / ऑड्रे अज़ोले

(d) Masatsugu Asakawa / मसत्सुगु असकवा

(e) Achim Steiner / अचिम स्टेनर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(c)

Exp. Director-General: Audrey Azoulay

Headquarters: Paris, France

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