Current Affairs Quiz : May 27 2021

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1.

Which organisation introduced the World’s 1st Nano Urea Liquid for farmers?

   A.) Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Ltd
   B.) Krishak Bharati Cooperative Ltd
   C.) National Fertilizers Ltd
   D.) Rashtriya Chemicals & Fertilizers Ltd

Answer: Option 'A'

Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Ltd

Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IFFCO) has introduced the World’s 1st Nano Urea Liquid for farmers during its 50th annual general body virtual meeting.
i.Scientists have developed indigenous Nano Urea Liquid at Nano Biotechnology Research Centre, Kalol, Gujarat.
ii.It will reduce the excessive use of urea application in the soil and will make the crops stronger, healthier and protect them from lodging effects.
 

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2.

Name the Indian Institution that topped among Indian Universities in the World University Ranking 2020-21.

   A.) IIM Ahmedabad
   B.) University of Delhi
   C.) IISc Bangalore
   D.) IIT Delhi

Answer: Option 'A'

IIM Ahmedabad

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3.

__________ along with Jerry Wind won the International Business Book of the Year Award 2021 for their book ______________________________.

   A.) Salil Parekh; Winning Now, Winning Later
   B.) Nitin Rakesh; Transformation in Times of Crisis
   C.) Nitin Rakesh; Winning Now, Winning Later
   D.) Salil Parekh; The Passion Economy

Answer: Option 'B'

Nitin Rakesh; Transformation in Times of Crisis

Notion Press authors Nitin Rakesh and Jerry Wind won the International Business Book of the Year Award 2021 for their recently launched book Transformation in Times of Crisis.
i.Nitin Rakesh is the CEO & Executive Director of IT major ‘Mphasis’.
 

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4.

Who was appointed (in May’21) as the Director General of the National Investigation Agency?

   A.) Kuldiep Singh
   B.) Rakesh Asthana
   C.) Rishi Kumar Shukla
   D.) Y C Modi

Answer: Option 'A'

Kuldiep Singh

Kuldiep Singh, Director-General (DG) of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), has been given additional charge, as the DG of National Investigation Agency (NIA).
i.NIA is India’s counter-terrorism task force headquartered at New Delhi.
 

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5.

“Bal Swaraj”, a digital real-time tracking and monitoring platform was launched to protect Children who lost their parents in COVID-19. Which organisation launched the portal?

   A.) National Human Rights Commission of India
   B.) National Commission for Protection of Child Rights
   C.) Central Adoption Resource Authority
   D.) National Institute of Public Cooperation and Child Development

Answer: Option 'B'

National Commission for Protection of Child Rights
In May 2021, The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR), an organisation under the Ministry of Women and Child Development, launched “Bal Swaraj”, an online tracking portal for real-time tracking & monitoring of Children who lost both or either of their parents in COVID-19.
 

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6.

What is the theme of 2021’s World Tobacco Day that is annually observed across the globe on 31st of May by the World Health Organisation?

   A.) Stop Illicit Trade of Tobacco Products
   B.) Commit to Quit
   C.) Tobacco and lung health
   D.) Tobacco and heart disease

Answer: Option 'B'

Commit to Quit

World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) is observed every year around the world on 31st May to spread awareness about the dangers of using tobacco. According to the World Health Organization(WHO), tobacco kills more than 8 million people every year around the world.
i.Theme of WNTD 2021 is “Commit to Quit”

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7.

Which Defence organisation works under the motto “Vayam Rakshamah” or “We Protect”?

   A.)

Central Reserve Police Force

   B.) Indian Coast Guard
   C.) Railway Protection Force
   D.) National Disaster Response Force

Answer: Option 'B'

Indian Coast Guard

About Indian Coast Guard:
Motto – “Vayam Rakshamah” – We Protect
Director General – Krishnaswamy Natarajan
Headquarters – New Delhi

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8.

Which state govt. recently (in May’21) introduced the concept of Guardian Ministers?

   A.) Assam
   B.) Telangana
   C.) Rajasthan
   D.) Sikkim

Answer: Option 'A'

Assam

The Government of Assam has introduced the system of Guardian Minister. According to this System, 13 ministers will be responsible for the implementation of the government’s policy decision, Administrative reforms and other welfare schemes for the public in the district.
i.Each Minister would be assigned two to three districts in the state.

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9.

Inflation that evolves from the past events and continues to affect the current economic conditions are known as ________________.

   A.) Built-in inflation
   B.) Built-in inflation
   C.) Demand-pull inflation
   D.) Cost-push inflation

Answer: Option 'B'

Built-in inflation

Built-in Inflation is that kind of inflation which evolves from the past events and continues to affect the current economic conditions of a nation. Built-in Inflation that it may also be termed as Hangover Inflation

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10.

Raman Research Institute is located in _____________.

   A.) Chennai
   B.) Pune
   C.) Kolkata
   D.) Bangalore

Answer: Option 'D'

Bangalore

Raman Research Institute is an institute of scientific research located in Bangalore, India. It was founded by Nobel laureate C. V. Raman. Although it began as an institute privately owned by Sir C. V. Raman, it is now funded by the government of India. Scientists at Bengaluru's Raman Research Institute (RRI) have developed a more reliable, quicker, and low-cost digital receiver system for making precise magnetic field measurements.

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