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 Q .
WHO has given what names to the COVID-19 variants first found in India?
A)
Kappa and Delta
B)
Zeta and Theta
C)
Beta and Gamma
D)
Alpha and Beta

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Kappa and Delta

Note : The B.1.617.1 and B.1.617.2 COVID-19 variants that were first identified in India, have been named as 'Kappa' and 'Delta' respectively by the World Health Organization.

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Published On : June 2, 2021
 Q .
According to the Statistics Ministry, the Indian economy contracted by how much percent in the Fiscal Year 2020-21?
A)
7.3%
B)
7.9%
C)
8.1%
D)
9.6%

Correct Answer : Option (A) - 7.3%

Note : The Indian economy contracted by 7.3 percent in Financial Year 2020-21, as per official data released by the Statistics Ministry.

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Published On : June 2, 2021
 Q .
Who has been appointed to head the world's largest museum Louvre?
A)
Lee Weing
B)
Martin Roper
C)
Jean-Luc Martinez
D)
Laurence des Cars

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Laurence des Cars

Note : The French presidency has appointed Laurence des Cars, the current director of the Musee d'Orsay in Paris, to head the world's largest museum as of September 1.

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Published On : June 1, 2021
 Q .
As per RBI annual report, banks' bad loan ratio could rise to how much percentage by September 2021?
A)
11.2%
B)
12.5%
C)
13.5%
D)
14.2%

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 13.5%

Note : In its semi-annual financial stability report, RBI had earlier said that the bad loan ratio of banks could rise to 13.5% under the baseline stress scenario by September 2021.

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Published On : June 1, 2021
 Q .
Who will head the Emergency Management Plan Group and the ten-member panel on Vaccination constituted by the government?
A)
Vimal Singh
B)
VK Paul
C)
Amitabh Kant
D)
Rajesh Bhushan

Correct Answer : Option (B) - VK Paul

Note : VK Paul will head the Emergency Management Plan Group. Centre has reconstituted the six Empowered Groups into ten groups to tackle the COVID situation in the country.

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Published On : June 1, 2021
 Q .
How much was granted to Madhya Pradesh under Jal Jeevan Mission to provide safe and potable piped drinking water to all the rural households in the state?
A)
2500 cr
B)
3500 cr
C)
4352 cr
D)
5117 cr

Correct Answer : Option (D) - 5117 cr

Note : The Central Government has allocated Rs. 5,117 crore grant to Madhya Pradesh under Jal Jeevan Mission to provide safe and potable piped drinking water to all the rural household in the state.

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Published On : June 1, 2021
 Q .
Which state government has announced Chief Sishu Sewa Scheme for the welfare of children?
A)
Assam
B)
Nagaland
C)
Tamil Nadu
D)
Meghalaya

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Assam

Note : The Assam government has announced Chief Sishu Sewa Scheme for the welfare of those children who lost parents due to COVID-19.

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Published On : June 1, 2021
 Q .
Dal Lake, which was seen in the news, is situated in which city/town of Jammu & Kashmir?
A)
Srinagar
B)
Leh
C)
Jammu
D)
Anantnag

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Srinagar

Note :

Dal is a lake in Srinagar city, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir. It is also called as the “Jewel in the crown of Kashmir”.
Recently, illegal constructions have been reported in the lake. The Lakes and Water Ways Development Authority (LAWDA), has demolished more than 170 illegal structures around the lake, in the last three months.

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Published On : June 1, 2021
 Q .
The International Astronomical Union (IAU) has approved eight names for features on the Moon, in which language?
A)
English
B)
French
C)
Chinese
D)
Spanish

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Chinese

Note :

The International Astronomical Union (IAU) has approved eight Chinese names for features around the area on the Moon
Last year, China’s spacecraft Chang’e-5 probe landed near those places to collect samples from the lunar surface and return to Earth. China has been naming geographical entities on the Moon since 2010.

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Published On : June 1, 2021
 Q .
How many Indian Peacekeepers have been chosen for the prestigious UN medal 'Dag Hammarskjold Medal' posthumously for 2021?
A)
10
B)
5
C)
3
D)
2

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 3

Note : The three Indian peacekeepers, who laid down their lives while serving in UN peacekeeping missions in 2020 has been chosen to be awarded the prestigious UN medal posthumously for courage and sacrifice in the line of duty.

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Published On : May 31, 2021