Current Affairs Quiz – May 12 2021

Current Affairs Quiz – May 12 2021

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1. Who has become the first person from India to win the prestigious Sheikh Zayed Book Award?
a) Amrita Pritam
b) Jhumpa Lahiri
c) Khaled Hosseini
d) Tahera Qutbuddin

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Answer d) Tahera Qutbuddin. The Mumbai-born professor won the honour for her book ‘Arabic Oration: Art and Function’, which was published by Brill Academic Publishers of Leiden in 2019.

2. When is International Nurses Day observed?
a) May 10th
b) May 11th
c) May 12th
d) May 13th

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Answer c) May 12th. International Nurses Day is observed every year on May 12 to honour nurses all over the world. The day was celebrated for the first time by The International Council of Nurses- ICN in 1965.

3. Who was the founder of modern nursing?
a) Mother Teresa
b) Elizabeth Blackwell
c) Clara Barton
d) Florence Nightingale

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Answer d) Florence Nightingale. Florence Nightingale, a British nurse was instrumental in changing the role and perception of the nursing profession.

4. NASA’s First Private Astronaut Mission to Space Station is named as___________.
a) Phenom
b) Sysly
c) Axiom
d) None of these

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Answer c) Axiom. Under the agreement, Axiom is to send its astronauts to International Space Station. This is the first private astronaut mission to the space station. The mission has been named as Ax-1.

5. Puducherry has become _____________ ‘Har Ghar Jal’ State/ Union Territory.
a) Fourth
b) Fifth
c) Second
d) Third

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Answer a) Fourth. With this, the Union Territory has become the fourth state/ UT to provide assured tap water supply to every rural home under Union Government’s flagship programme Jal JeevanMission after Goa, Telangana and Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

6. The Wildlife Institute of India recently conducted a “Monkey Census” in the state of _______________.
a) Haryana
b) Punjab
c) UP
d) MP

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Answer a) Haryana. This in turn is a part of the Wildlife Census 2021. The unique feature of the “Monkey Census” is that the Wildlife Institute of India invited the local people to participate in the census.

7. FIRA is expand as____________.
a) Finance Inward Remittance Advice
b) Foreign Inward Remittance Advice
c) Foreign Implicit Reserved Advice
d) Fully Inward Reserved Advice

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Answer b) Foreign Inward Remittance Advice . The Digital Payment service provider PayPal recently introduced Foreign Inward Remittance Advice. It is an automated process to obtain monthly foreign inward remittance advice.

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