Current Affairs Quiz 7th May 2021 : Daily GK Update Quiz

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Q.1. Who among the following has sworn in as Chief Minister of Puducherry?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने पुडुचेरी के मुख्यमंत्री के रूप में शपथ ली है?

(a) N Rangasamy / एन रंगासामी

(b) Mamata Banerjee / ममता बनर्जी

(c) Muthuvel Karunanidhi Stalin / मुथुवेल करुणानिधि स्टालिन

(d) Sarbananda Sonowal / सर्बानंद सोनोवाल

(e) Pinarayi Vijayan / पिनारयी विजयन

Answer & Explanation

Exp. All India NR Congress (AINRC) leader N Rangasamy on 7th May was sworn in as Chief Minister of the Union Territory of Puducherry.

The 71-year-old three-time Chief Minister was administered the oath by Lieutenant Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan during a brief ceremony at Raj Niwas.

Q.2. M K Stalin has taken oath as the Chief Minister of __________________.

एम के स्टालिन ने __________________ के मुख्यमंत्री के रूप में शपथ ली है।

(a) Puducherry / पुदुचेर्री

(b) Kerala / केरल

(c) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(d) Tamil Nadu / तमिल नाडू

(e) Assam / असम

Answer & Explanation

Exp. DMK chief MK Stalin was sworn in as the new Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, along with 33 members of his cabinet, by Governor Banwarilal Purohit.

This will be Mr Stalin’s first term; at 69, he is the oldest first-time Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. His father, party legend M Karunanidhi, held the post five times.

Q.3. ‘Miyon ka Bara’ station in Rajasthan’s Jodhpur has been renamed to ____________________.

राजस्थान के जोधपुर में मियों का बाड़ास्टेशन का नाम बदलकर _________________ रखा गया है।

(a) Mahesh Nagar / महेश नगर

(b) Bhagyanagar / भाग्यनगर

(c) Laxmi Nagar / लक्ष्मी नगर

(d) Chatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj Nagar / छत्रपति संभाजी महाराज नगर

(e) Upadhyaya Nagar / उपाध्याय नगर

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The identity of Miyon ka Bara railway station in Rajasthan’s Jodhpur has been modified to Mahesh Nagar after getting an approval from numerous departments.

Earlier, in August 2018, the identify of the village was formally modified from Miyon ka Bara to Mahesh Nagar after residents complained that they have been unable to get matrimonial matches for his or her youngsters because the identify gave an impression that it’s inhabited by Muslims.

Q.4. S Jaishankar has attended the G7 Foreign Ministers’ Summit. Which country is hosting the 47th G7 summit in 2021?

एस जयशंकर ने जी 7 के विदेश मंत्रियों के सम्मेलन में भाग लिया। 2021 में 47वें जी 7 शिखर सम्मेलन की मेजबानी कौन सा देश कर रहा है?

(a) United States / संयुक्त राज्य अमेरिका

(b) UK / ब्रिटेन

(c) Germany / जर्मनी

(d) Japan / जापान

(e) Italy / इटली

Answer & Explanation

Exp. S Jaishankar On Four-Day London Visit For G7 Foreign Ministers’ Summit. External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar began a four-day visit to London from 3rd May primarily to attend a meeting of foreign ministers of Group of Seven (G7) rich nations. India has been invited to the meeting as a guest country.

“The external affairs minister will be visiting London from May 3-6 to participate in the G7 foreign ministers meeting, at which India has been invited as a guest country.

Q.5. Fitch Solutions has estimated the GDP of the Indian economy to grow at __________ in 2021-22 (April 2021 to March 2022).

फिच सॉल्यूशंस ने 2021-22 (अप्रैल 2021 से मार्च 2022) में __________ पर भारतीय अर्थव्यवस्था के बढ़ने का अनुमान लगाया है।

(a) 8.5 %

(b) 9.5 %

(c) 10.5 %

(d) 11.5 %

(e) 12.5 %

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Fitch predicts India’s GDP growth at 9.5% for FY22. India’s GDP is expected to grow 9.5% From 12.8% this financial year, Fitch Solutions has said, adding that there are downside risks to the forecast due to the surge in COVID-19 cases and extension and expansion of localised lockdowns.

Q.6. Who has been appointed as Director of ICAR-Indian Institute of Rice Research (ICAR-IIRR), Hyderabad?

ICAR – भारतीय चावल अनुसंधान संस्थान (ICAR-IIRR), हैदराबाद के निदेशक के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Sushil Chandra / सुशील चंद्रा

(b) S Ramann / एस रमन

(c) T Rabi Shankar / टी रबी शंकर

(d) RM Sundaram / आर एम सुंदरम

(e) Swaminathan Janakiraman / स्वामीनाथन जानकीरमन

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Dr. Raman Meenakshi Sundaram has been appointed as Director of ICAR-Indian Institute of Rice Research (ICAR-IIRR), Hyderabad.

Earlier, Dr. Sundaram was working as Principal Scientist (Biotechnology), Crop Improvement Section, ICAR-IIRR and served the Rice Institute for the last 23 years.


Q.7. On which date, World Athletics Day has been observed in 2021?

2021 में विश्व एथलेटिक्स दिवस किस तारीख को मनाया गया है?

(a) 1 May / 1 मई

(b) 3 May / 3 मई

(c) 5 May / 5 मई

(d) 7 May / 7 मई

(e) 9 May / 9 मई

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The World Athletics Day-2021 is observed on the 5 May. The date is subject to adjustment, the date of World Athletics Day is decided by the IAAF, however, the month stays the same as May.

The first World Athletics Day was observed in 1996. The basic objective of World Athletics Day is to boost the participation of youths in athletics.

Q.8. Abhilasha Patil, who passed away recently, was a/an ____________.

अभिलाषा पाटिल, जिनका हाल ही में निधन हो गया, एक ________ थीं।

(a) Singer /गायक

(b) Journalist / पत्रकार

(c) Actress / अभिनेत्री

(d) TV Anchor / टीवी एंकर

(e) Classical singer / शास्त्रीय गायक

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Actress Abhilasha Patil, who featured in films like ‘Good Newwz’, ‘Badrinath Ki Dulhania’ and ‘Chhichhore’, passed away due to Covid-19 complications. She was in her early 40s.

Apart from Bollywood movies, Patil also appeared in Marathi films such as ‘Te Aath Diwas’, Bayko Deta Ka Bayko’, ‘Prawaas’, ‘Pipsi’ and ‘Tujha Majha Arrange Marriage’.

Q.9. G Anand has passed away recently. He was a/an ______________.

जी आनंद का हाल ही में निधन हो गया है। वह एक ______________ थे।

(a) Politician / राजनीतिज्ञ

(b) Journalist / पत्रकार

(c) Actor / अभिनेता

(d) Radio Astronomer / रेडियो एस्ट्रोनॉमर

(e) Singer / गायक

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Telugu playback singer G Anand died on 6th May due to Covid-19 at the age of 67.

His other superhits include songs such as “Vithala Vithala Panduranga Vithala” and “Dikkulu Chudaku Ramayya”. He also sang for Krishna-starred Pandanti Kapuram and Chiranjeevi’s Pranam Khareedu movies.

Q.10. Which country will host the 48th G7 (Group of Seven) summit in 2022?

कौन सा देश 2022 में 48 वें जी7 (ग्रुप ऑफ सेवन) शिखर सम्मेलन की मेजबानी करेगा?

(a) United States / संयुक्त राज्य अमेरिका

(b) UK / ब्रिटेन

(c) Germany / जर्मनी

(d) Japan / जापान

(e) Italy / इटली

Answer & Explanation

Exp. 47th G7 summit 2021: United Kingdom

48th G7 summit 2022: Germany

49th G7 summit 2023: Japan

45th G7 summit 2024: Italy

Q.11. In which state/UT, Oussudu Wildlife Sanctuary is located?

किस राज्य / केंद्रशासित प्रदेश में, ओसुदु वन्यजीव अभयारण्य स्थित है?

(a) Daman & Diu / दमन और दीव

(b) Puducherry / पुदुचेर्री

(c) Jammu and Kashmir / जम्मू और कश्मीर

(d) Chandigarh / चंडीगढ़

(e) Ladakh / लदाख

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Oussudu Wildlife Sanctuary is in the union territory of Puducherry and the state of Tamil Nadu.

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