Current Affairs Quiz – May 21 & 22 2021

Current Affairs Quiz – May 21 & 22 2021

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1. When is the International Day for Biological Diversity observed?
a) May 21st
b) May 22nd
c) May 23rd
d) May 24th

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Answer b) May 22. The International Day for Biological Diversity was observed on May 22nd. This year, the theme of the day is “We’re part of the solution”.

2. International Tea Day is observed on___________.
a) May 21st
b) May 22nd
c) May 23rd
d) May 24th

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Answer a) Mat 21st. Every year, on May 21, the United Nations observes International Tea Day. The resolution to celebrate International Tea Day was adopted in 2019 by the United Nations food and Agriculture Organization.

3. Which company has overtaken Amazon as the stock most commonly owned as a top-10 holding by hedge funds, according to new Goldman Sachs data?
a) Apple
b) Microsoft
c) Facebook
d) None of these

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Answer c) Facebook. Among 807 hedge funds assessed by analysts, 27% owned Facebook shares, and 57% of those owned it as a top-10 holding, at the end of first quarter. Meanwhile, Amazon saw the largest slip in hedge fund ownership.

4. Which Indian state has been ranked first in establishing Health and Wellness Centres under Ayushman Bharat Program?
a) Kerala
b) Tamil Nadu
c) Telangana
d) Karnataka

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Answer d) Karnataka. Karnataka is leading in implementing the project for 2020-2021. While the Centre had set a target of establishing 2,263 centres, the State has upgraded 3,300 centres till March 31. With a score of 90 out of 95.

5. Which state has launched the ‘Amrit Vahini’ App for the online booking of hospital beds?
a) Chattisgarh
b) Bihar
c) Jharkhand
d) Uttar Pradesh

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

6. Pinarayi Vijayan took oath as Kerala Chief Minister for __________ time.
a) 1st
b) 2nd
c) 3rd
d) 4th

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Answer b) 2nd. Pinarayi Vijayan was sworn as Kerala Chief Minister for the second time in the shadow of the Covid-19 crisis in the state. The oath ceremony took place with Covid protocols in place at the Central Stadium in Thiruvananthapuram.

7. Sreejesh appointed FIH Athletes’ Committee member, who is associated with___________.
a) Hockey
b) Cricket
c) Boxing
d) Wrestling

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Answer a) Hockey. Star India hockey team goalkeeper PR Sreejesh was re-appointed as a member of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) Athletes’ Committee during the virtual meeting of the world body’s Executive Board. He has been a member of the panel since 2017.

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