Current Affairs Quiz – May 19 2021

Current Affairs Quiz – May 19 2021

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1. Who has been elected as President of the Central Tibetan Administration?
a) Penpa Tsering
b) Kalsang Dorjee Aukatsang
c) Wangdu Tsering
d) Dorjee Pesur

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Answer a) Penpa Tsering. The former speaker of the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile, Penpa Tsering, has been elected as the new President of the Central Tibetan Administration. This was informed by the officials on May 14, 2021.

2. Who has become the first Indian fighter to become MMA World Champion?
a) Chaitanya Gavali
b) Sunny Khatri
c) Mohammed Farhad
d) Arjan Singh Bhullar

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Answer d) Arjan Singh Bhullar . Arjan ‘Singh’ Bhullar became the first Indian fighter to win the ONE Heavyweight World Title at the top-level (Mixed Martial Arts) MMA Championship event in Singapore on May 16, 2021, after defeating the longtime heavyweight king Brandon ‘The Truth’ Vera.

3. Which organization has signed India with Digital Transformation of Tribal Schools?
a) Microsoft
b) Google
c) Apple
d) ZOHO

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Answer a) Microsoft. This includes the introduction of Ashram Schools and Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRS) in tribal areas.

4. “Simorgh” – Most Powerful Supercomputer belongs to___________.
a) Iran
b) Iraq
c) Pakistan
d) Syria

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Answer b) Iraq. The supercomputer has been developed indigenously by Tehran’s Amirkabir University of Technology (AUT). It has been named after a mythical Phoenix-like bird ‘Simurgh’.

5. Rajanarayanan who is passed away, is associated with________________.
a) Tamil folklorist
b) Journalist
c) Writer
d) Both a and c

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Answer d) Both a and c. Noted Tamil folklorist and acclaimed writer Ki. Rajanarayanan has passed away. Famously called by his Tamil initials as KiRa, he was known as the pioneer of ‘Karisal Literature’. KiRa was honoured with the Sahitya Academy award in 1991 for his novel ‘Gopalapurathu Makkal’.

6. Which organization has joined global consortium to build undersea cable network?
a) Airtel
b) VI
c) Reliance Jio
d) All the above

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Answer c) reliance Jio. Telecom operator Reliance Jio is constructing the largest international submarine cable system centred on India with global partners and submarine cable supplier Subcom to cater to increased data demand.

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